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A Solution To The Cross Platform Classroom Problem - Edudemic

A Solution To The Cross Platform Classroom Problem - Edudemic | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
BYOD? Blended learning environment? Devices of every shape, size, and type in your classroom? Jen Carey offers solutions for cross platform classrooms.

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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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Two Math Apps that Have Students Slicing Numbers

Two Math Apps that Have Students Slicing Numbers | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
As the end of the school year approaches I find myself receiving more requests for review and skill practice apps. Yesterday’s post was all about fractions review.
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Where the Magic Happens: library maker programs | The Maker Issue

Where the Magic Happens: library maker programs | The Maker Issue | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Students at Monitcello High School in Charlottesville, VA, built a
“Frankenwii” from three broken Wiis soldered together to be functional.
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Technology And Social Change

Technology And Social Change | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
What will engineering look like in 10 years if kids now are being inspired to build stuff in their basements and garages today?
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Which Personalized Learning Framework is Best For You and Your School?

Which Personalized Learning Framework is Best For You and Your School? | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Early in my teaching career I taught eighth and ninth grade English in a small classroom that had nothing more than a chalkboard, ceiling fan, and about twenty-five attentive pairs of eyes looking up at me for guidance five hours each day.
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Inquiry Circles: Collaborative Learning in Guided Inquiry

Inquiry Circles: Collaborative Learning in Guided Inquiry | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
>>> VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDINGWe know that learning how to collaborate is an essential skill for college and workforce readiness. How are we engaging students to meaningfully collaborate through inquiry?
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"Resist Googling" & 5 Other Strategies For Meaningful Modern Research

"Resist Googling" & 5 Other Strategies For Meaningful Modern Research | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Most people teaching today weren’t trained to instruct students about researching in a technologically advanced world. Many need a quick refresher course or tutoring packet on successful student research. The tips below are meant to help teachers and students get off to a good start as they embark on an inquiry adventure:

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Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.

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Gamification Does Not Equal Games, It Equals Engagement And Innovation

Gamification Does Not Equal Games, It Equals Engagement And Innovation | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Gamification Equals Engagement And Innovation The first example is an onboarding program that we at Apex created for an international mining company, who approached us after an Association of Talent and Development (ATD) presentation we gave on...

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Chris Carter's curator insight, April 24, 10:49 PM

Yes, more than a distinction, gamification is taking aspects of games and game-mechanics to motivate and engage students.

John Caswell's curator insight, April 26, 4:09 AM

Right On!

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Why are games good for learning

Why are games good for learning | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

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callooh's curator insight, April 24, 2:26 PM

A good info graphic on the benefits of the potential  benefits of games when designed well.

Jerome Leleu's curator insight, April 27, 3:13 AM

ajouter votre aperçu ...

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Tutorials to Help Students Develop Online Search Skills

Tutorials to Help Students Develop Online Search Skills | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

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What Is Holding Back America’s Brightest Students?

What Is Holding Back America’s Brightest Students? | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
As a nation, how can we best empower our gifted kids? I talk with the editors of A Nation Empowered, a new volume reviewing the evidence on the academic and socio-emotional impact of educational acceleration for gifted kids.

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Five Habits of Creative People

Five Habits of Creative People | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Whether it's getting into a routine or knowing when to give up, here are the habits creative people have cultivated.

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Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own emotions, or the emotions of others. These skills can be valuable, but you’ll never get them in a classroom.

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Jenny Ebermann's curator insight, April 20, 2:10 PM

Very true, these skills ought to be taught in school to prepare children to what is coming, i.e. a VUCA world! (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous)

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8 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills with EdTech

8 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills with EdTech | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
New educational technologies, or edtech, are revolutionizing the classroom by improving learning efficiency and efficacy. Used wisely, edtech can help students develop vital critical thinking skills by changing the fundamental paradigms of education.
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The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Infographic

The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Infographic | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Digital access, commerce, communication, literacy and etiquette… What do these words have in common? Well, for starters, they are all components of digital citizenship. In fact, these concepts---an...

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A Guide to Creating a Collaborative Learning Environment

A Guide to Creating a Collaborative Learning Environment | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Over the past several years, I've posted many examples of collaborative learning in my history classrooms grades 8-10. The part that gets most students' and educators' attention is that I do not give tests.
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Getting Started with Game-Based Learning

Getting Started with Game-Based Learning | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
>>> VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDINGAre you curious about game-based learning, but don’t know where to begin?
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25 states now require computer science for high school graduation - Education Dive

25 states now require computer science for high school graduation - Education Dive | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

"As computer science skills like coding become increasingly relevant in the job market, a number of states and districts are making moves to set students up for success. 


Today, 25 states require students to take a computer science course in order to graduate from high school — more than double the number with such a requirement in 2013.


Additionally, a large number of districts are weaving coding instruction into early learning curriculum, impacting students as young as kindergarten. "


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James Schreier's curator insight, April 28, 8:59 AM

It is fascinating that almost 50 years ago,  many university business school required flowcharting and programming -- then many dropped or changed requirements.  A couple generations missed these skills -- now coming back with a roar!

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Distraction Is Good for Learning, Sometimes

Distraction Is Good for Learning, Sometimes | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Study in a noisy room if you have to take a test or perform in a distracting environment

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Paul Simmons's curator insight, April 27, 6:34 AM

Distraction isn't always a bad thing. Sometimes we need it to take our minds off of some mundane things clogging our brain. We need distractions to refresh our minds and perform better. 

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5 Reasons Why Parents of Children with ADHD Need to Become Proactive, Well-Informed Advocates

5 Reasons Why Parents of Children with ADHD Need to Become Proactive, Well-Informed Advocates | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Most children with ADHD receive their care from community-based pediatricians, so it is especially important for that care to be consistent with best-practice guidelines. Unfortunately, all too often it is not.

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Differentiating Instruction with Technology: A Framework for Success

Differentiating Instruction with Technology: A Framework for Success | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
>>> VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDINGWhen technology integration is at its best, a student or a teacher does not stop to think that he or she is using a technology tool – it’s second nature.
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Free, Cheap Ways High School Teachers Can Learn This Summer - US News

Free, Cheap Ways High School Teachers Can Learn This Summer - US News | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Free or low-cost professional development for teachers is available locally, nationally and online.

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Digital Tools for the Social Studies Classroom

Digital Tools for the Social Studies Classroom | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
>>> VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDINGHistory is everywhere! It is part of our past, present and future.
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What Should High School Graduates Know and Be Able to Do?

What Should High School Graduates Know and Be Able to Do? | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Districts can't rely solely on graduation requirements and state test scores as a proxy for quality education aims and measures. Students and community members deserve a more compelling and complete set of goals and metrics.
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Be a Helium Parent, Not a Helicopter One

Be a Helium Parent, Not a Helicopter One | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Parenting by panic is damaging to children.

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