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Just some really cool Instructional Technology related stuff I found on the "Internets" for my fellow, like minded- nerdy Educators out there!
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Redesigning School to Graduate Capable, Confident Learners

Redesigning School to Graduate Capable, Confident Learners | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Educators at schools that focus on deeper learning are nurturing confident, self-sufficient learners who are ready for the rigors of college regardless of their backgrounds.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, June 5, 2014 1:08 PM

Envision Schools is a small public charter network in the San Francisco Bay Area whose mission is to prepare learner to get into and graduate from college, and to do this, teachers focus on helping learners develop what they call a “deeper learning” skill set. Learners have to master academic content and skills, collaborate effectively, think critically, reflect on how they learn, and understand how they can have an impact on their own success.

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Leaving to Learn - "Engagement is Key"

Isn't it time to offer adolescents a pathway to success in school that's proven to inspire and motivate kids to keep on learning? Isn't it time to try more i...

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, December 31, 2013 1:39 PM

Isn't it time to offer adolescents a pathway to success in school that's proven to inspire and motivate kids to keep on learning? Isn't it time to try more innovative ways to address the challenges of our nation's dropout rate? We can keep kids in school and prepare them for life after graduation by delivering authentic learning experiences that matter to them. The first step is taking down the barriers between school and the outside world. The first step is letting them leave, to learn. www.leavingtolearn.org

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Free Webinar: The Motivation Equation - Jan 21, 5pm ET

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, January 15, 2014 2:36 PM

Hear from learners how five of the eight conditions play out in highly motivating classrooms. Kathleen Cushman will share the strategies that motivate learners and the voices from five learners on what matters so they can learn. Before this webinar, check out her guest post on the 8 Secrets of Motivated Learners and download her eBook, The Motivation Equation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/p/webinar-series.html#sthash.HcrDyJQX.dpuf