Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
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How To Properly Integrate Education Technology Using The 'Plan, Trust, Expect' Method - Edudemic

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Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
An exploration of the connections between research, learning theory, practice and the various constructs of literacy.
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The Best Resources For Learning About “Learning Strategies”

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Self-efficacy, or the feeling of competence that you have the skills and ability to accomplish a task, is a critical element behind developing intrinsic motivation (see Creating the Conditions for …...
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Genes are not destiny: environment and education still matter when it comes to intelligence

Genes are not destiny: environment and education still matter when it comes to intelligence | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Even if intelligence has a genetic basis, this doesn't make educational intervention pointless.

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New Models of Open and Distance Learning ~ Stephen Downes

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“ Online learning, new media, connectivism, MOOCs, personal learning environments, new literacy, and more from Stephen Downes”
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5 Strategies for Teaching Project Based Learning · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyPatrick Cole

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By teaching through Project Based Learning, you are creating far more motivation for the students to care about the project. | TeacherCast.net

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How to Raise Happy Kids

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Learn the key elements to raising happy kids who will grow up to be flourishing, successful adults.

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good tips on raising happy kids, be it preschoolers or teenagers.
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The Simpler, Less Stressful Way to Helping Kids Succeed

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Teaching self-control is proven to be much more effective than tutoring and advanced classes.

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How to raise your kids to have grit

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What makes kids persist? What gives them the "grit" to keep working hard in school, to get good grades, and ultimately be successful in life?

A big contributor is having a "growth mindset."

You may have heard about this before but many people don't understand it nearly as well as they think.

To make sure you and I get it right I called Carol Dweck. She came up with the growth mindset idea. Dweck is a professor at Stanford University and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.

A lot of people are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to this subject. Here's Dweck:

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From preschool through high school: 24 great books that show empathy, kindness

From preschool through high school: 24 great books that show empathy, kindness | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

“When you read these books aloud, you can tell from their expressions that they are empathetic in relating to these characters. They understand what the characters are feeling,” says Sharon Rawlins, youth services specialist at the New Jersey State Library and president of the Collaborative Summer Library Program

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www.leadupnow.com/partner

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In today’s educational landscape there are new pressures, unrelenting accountability, and polarizing scrutiny on our teachers, students, and administrators. Yet, the collective “we” are expected to implement, revise, and innovate.
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I love the idea of "thought partners"...we all need think of collaboration and coaching I. Terms of developing thought partners
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Mindset a Key Factor In Student Success

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Having a growth mindset may help buffer students from low-income families from the effects of poverty on academic achievement, researchers found in a first-of-its kind, large-scale study of 168,000 10th grade students in Chile.

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The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement

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Learning how to think about thinking can help students develop strategies for solving problems and understand tasks at hand.

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A Finnish Library Now Also Offers Karaoke

A Finnish Library Now Also Offers Karaoke | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
It’s not the only example of Finland’s national obsession with playback singing.

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At the Junk Playground, Children Play Freely With Hammers and Saws

At the Junk Playground, Children Play Freely With Hammers and Saws | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Where children tinker with saws and hammers while parents stand on the sidelines

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How to Motivate Your Student For Back-to-School by Letise Dennis

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By Letise Dennis

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, August 21, 6:27 PM

Teachers could use some of this too. ;) Thanks to Tom D'Amico.

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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
that it’s important for young people to become economically independent and self-sufficient. But to do that, he argues, they shouldn’t all learn the same thing. Instead, they should be learning to be adaptable, to be innovative, to flow with change, to collaborate and other globalized skills that will apply to whatever area of work they are passionate about pursuing. An education can help expose students to different life paths and support them in finding their passions, while giving them the transferable skills to attack any problem.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Sir-Ken-Robinson

 


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that it’s important for young people to become economically independent and self-sufficient. But to do that, he argues, they shouldn’t all learn the same thing. Instead, they should be learning to be adaptable, to be innovative, to flow with change, to collaborate and other globalized skills that will apply to whatever area of work they are passionate about pursuing. An education can help expose students to different life paths and support them in finding their passions, while giving them the transferable skills to attack any problem.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Sir-Ken-Robinson

 

 

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, August 20, 6:49 PM

Good stuff! Thanks to Jim Lerman.

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What Are the Best Strategies For Surface to Deep Learning?

What Are the Best Strategies For Surface to Deep Learning? | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
If it's done correctly, teaching is both rewarding and complicated. The rewarding part is when we see students achieve or overcome some new learning, whether that's social-emotional or academic. In these days of social media, teaching is rewarding because we get to see students who we had in our classrooms long ago, grow up and find a passion in their choice of career.

However, teaching is also complicated because it's not just about teaching students "stuff." Teaching is about using a variety of strategies to help students learn information they need for the future, and it's about teaching students how to ask questions in order to have some level of control over their own learning, so they find a love for learnin

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Mel Riddile's curator insight, August 21, 2:32 PM

In the paper, Hattie and Donoghue write,


"Knowing the success criteria. A prediction from the model of learning is that when students learn how to gain an overall picture of what is to be learnt, have an understanding of the success criteria for the lessons to come and are somewhat clear at the outset about what it means to master the lessons, then their subsequent learning is maximized. The overall effect across the 31 meta-analyses is 0.54, with the greatest effects relating to providing students with success criteria, planning and prediction, having intentions to implement goals, setting standards for self-judgements and the difficulty of goals."

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'Vital' For Parents To Discuss Sexting With Children - Schools Improvement Net

'Vital' For Parents To Discuss Sexting With Children - Schools Improvement Net | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Sky News is reporting that parents believe sexting is a serious risk – but most have not spoken to their children about it, according to new research.
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OD- learning & unlearning simultaneously

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Organisational Development. Change requires both learning and un-learning. https://t.co/vzX6TbtJsZ
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Learning Strategies, Not Learning Styles

Learning Strategies, Not Learning Styles | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
long, students were defined and confined by learning styles. It most likely all began as a positive move toward helping students grow as learners, but it was one of those times educators took some research and went the wrong way with it. We (I include myself in this issue) would tell certain students they were visual learners, and others that they were auditory learners.

It's not that we don't have preferred methods of learning, but too often our students are boxed in by their learning styles as if they didn't have more than one. This issue caused me to write about the Myth of Learning Styles a few years ago. It became a big issue because students, and their parents and teachers, began to believe that students only had one way of preferred learning which prevented them from strengthening other styles of learning.

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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

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“ Sir Ken Robinson said the current education system is designed to create conformist and compliant students, but this approach doesn't honor the diversity and”
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With Kids' Empathy on the Decline, Books and Talking Help

With Kids' Empathy on the Decline, Books and Talking Help | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Erik Fisher, a psychologist, and co-author of The Art of Empowered Parenting: The Manual You Wish Your Kids Came With, said this mother should help her son calm down by talking to him in a quiet voice and asking him how he might be able to show his friend that he was sorry.

A study by the University of Michigan found that college freshmen were 40% less empathetic than they were 30 years ago. The research analyzed nearly 14,000 college students over this period.

A new book, “Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World,” by educational psychologist Michele Borba, is based on decades of interviews and research with over 500 kids. She agrees that technology is part of the problem, but she adds that there is too much emphasis on academic success and too little on emotional and social development.
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3 Ways to Become a More Effective Learner | #EffectiveLEARNing #LEARNing2LEARN #ModernEDU

3 Ways to Become a More Effective Learner | #EffectiveLEARNing #LEARNing2LEARN #ModernEDU | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

We may graduate from school, but we never stop learning. New jobs, new roles, new relationships: all require the acquisition of new knowledge. To stop learning is to stop improving.


Despite its importance, so many of us develop bad habits and faulty techniques that undermine our ability learn effectively, says Nate Kornell, an associate professor of cognitive psychology at Williams College who studies learning strategies.

Below, Kornell outlines three fundamental principles to learn by. 

 

1. Embrace discomfort

2. Stop cramming

3. Make connections

 

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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, August 16, 7:51 AM
Thx Gust Mees! 3 Common mistakes we all make in Learning. My students often get caught at #1, Embrace discomfort, because they do not appreciate the key fact that "Effective Learning feels difficult". Cramming (#2) has never worked to help us retain learning; we must space and layer our practice. Finally, connect the learning to our lives and current knowledge.
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What Great Listeners Actually Do

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It’s about more than keeping quiet.
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Building Resilience in Children - 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies (Backed by Science) - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young

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All kids are capable of extraordinary things. By building resilience in children, we can give them the skills to thrive through challenge and adversity.
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There’s no innovation agenda without design thinking - Globe and Mail

There’s no innovation agenda without design thinking - Globe and Mail | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Never have design thinking, design practice and creative skills been as important to Canada’s future as they are now. Today, competitive success is determined by the ability to understand human needs and desires and to deliver richly imagined ways of addressing them. Many organizations recognize the importance of innovation, but they don’t know how to achieve it. The answer is design.

Designers allow companies to stay ahead of their customers by anticipating and addressing human needs and behaviours in a complex and changing world. Technology needs to be intentionally designed for and with people. Design creates the experience of a product, system or service, the individual, social and cultural experience, and the value and the impact it has. Design is the bridge between raw invention and application.

The essence of design thinking involves empathizing deeply, listening to people and observing them to identify tough problems to address or new opportunities to explore. Design thinking marries systems analysis with outcomes-oriented problem solving. It’s relevant to the development and enhancement of services, products and business methods. It’s as applicable to large companies as it is to startups and non-profits.

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