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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

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100 Search Engines For Academic Research.. .Check out our new, up-to-date collection to discover the very best search engine for finding the academic results you’re looking for.


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Conquering Content Curation: Best Practices for Instructional Designers

Conquering Content Curation: Best Practices for Instructional Designers | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Content curation allows Instructional Designers to use existing material while putting their spin on it to give learners added value. Learn some best practices:

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8 Must-Try Coding Websites & Apps for Students - Class Tech Tips

8 Must-Try Coding Websites & Apps for Students - Class Tech Tips | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Coding websites and apps place valuable resources in the hands of students. With mobile and web-browser based tools, students of all ages can explore computer science. As you think about your goals for the school year, how can you incorporate coding into your instruction? Maybe you’ve decided to carve out a part of the school day or school week for coding. Perhaps you’re starting an after school program.

If you are ready to bring coding into your classroom these coding websites and apps are worth checking out. On this list you’ll find a wide range of tools. Some are perfect for younger students and others will work best in classrooms where teachers have lots of experience with computer science.

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Lee Hall's curator insight, September 13, 2016 11:26 AM
Help your students get started with coding with one of these websites or apps. 
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RefME Citation Tool to Avoid Student Plagiarism - Class Tech Tips

RefME Citation Tool to Avoid Student Plagiarism - Class Tech Tips | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Last month I featured RefME a citation tool that lets you write the bibliography of a report or any type of research paper without leaving Microsoft Word.  They’ve just released a survey all about student plagiarism. It makes a great case for the use of tools that help students avoid plagiarism and correctly cite the work of…

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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, June 27, 2016 9:03 AM
Build your bibliography without leaving WORD with RefME. Help students learn how to avoid plagiarism and produce quality papers.
Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, June 28, 2016 11:43 PM
Plagiarism can be a difficult concept for many ESL students, but unfortunately it's alive and well in many writing assignments throughout curriculum.  It's important for teachers to teach students how to use their own words, summarize and cite information correctly.  It's also important for teachers to use plagiarism checkers so they know if students are submitting their own work.  This is one of many programs that check for copied work.
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8 things every teacher can do to create an innovative classroom | eSchool News | eSchool News

8 things every teacher can do to create an innovative classroom | eSchool News | eSchool News | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Innovation is a trait that I desperately want to instill in my students, and many teachers I talk to seem to share that goal. In the current climate of high stakes testing, state standards, and prescribed learning outcomes, it can be incredibly difficult to foster an atmosphere of innovation and creativity that inspires students. But rest assured, it is possible.

Here, I outline eight basic principles for the “Innovative Classroom,” around which I designed a middle school course called Physical Computing. Some of the projects and tools are specific to that course, but I think the fundamental ideas could be applied to almost any course at any level.

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33 Websites That Will Make You a Genius — Personal Growth

33 Websites That Will Make You a Genius - Personal Growth - Medium
The web is increasingly becoming a powerful resource that can easily help you learn something new everyday. These awesome sites are just…

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The web is increasingly becoming a powerful resource that can easily help you learn something new everyday. These awesome sites are just…

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Check out this list of useful websites for personal growth!

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21st Century Education: Preparing Today's School for Tomorrow's Future

21st Century Education: Preparing Today's School for Tomorrow's Future | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
The world is changing in exponential ways due to technology. Education is not an exception. Consumers are turning into producers. Kindergarteners are turning into authors with a worldwide audience....

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Angela Ribo's curator insight, July 29, 2015 10:33 AM

Yes, it is an exciting time, but also a time with a lot to learn about how to do it well.

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This article, while emphasizing on K12 sector, shares some insights from recent workshops and conferences about what today's schools need to be considering to be ready for tomorrow's learners.

Paul's curator insight, July 30, 2015 9:20 AM

I like the idea of social media being about story-telling - would like to see more of this at our school

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Apps train users to make good financial decisions - The Desert Sun

Apps train users to make good financial decisions - The Desert Sun | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Apps train users to make good financial decisions The Desert Sun Most teachers agree that students should take a financial education course, but only 11 percent of K-12 teachers have taken a workshop on teaching personal finance, according to a...
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SIIA Education Industry Summit: Data, Bubbles and Kudos - EdSurge

SIIA Education Industry Summit: Data, Bubbles and Kudos - EdSurge | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
SIIA Education Industry Summit: Data, Bubbles and Kudos EdSurge Bob Moore, founder of RJM Strategies and project director for CoSN's Protecting Student Privacy Initiative, said products that come into schools through individual teachers could lay a...
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Using Self-Determination Theory to Improve Online Learner Motivation

Using Self-Determination Theory to Improve Online Learner Motivation | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
According to self-determination theory, a theory developed by Deci and Ryan, three basic psychological needs affect motivation: autonomy, competence, and relatedness. Susan Epps, associate professor of Allied Health Sciences, and Alison Barton, associate professor of Teaching and Learning, both at East Tennessee State University, have used this theory to develop ways to improve online learner motivation.

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"Creating a sense of autonomy helps students make choices that emphasize what they value, which can increase the subjective value of the learning—the sense that the learning is relevant to one’s life, Barton says.



Here are some ways to offer students choices:

  • Content—Barton has her students, who are preservice teachers, facilitate online discussions about lesson plans that each student develops. Each student gets to decide what the lesson will be, which content from the module to include, and which theories to demonstrate. “That, I hope, makes it more of a motivating experience for them because they’re writing a lesson about something they want to write about,” Barton says.
  • Format—In some instances Epps gives her students choices on assignment format such as a paper or a narrated PowerPoint presentation. “When they feel they’re choosing something that is relevant to them, they actually do better work,” Epps says.
  • Grade weighting—In the past, Barton has offered students options on how much various assignments, quizzes, and tests will count toward the final grade. “If they’re not great test takers, you may offer them an option where their assignments or final projects are given more weight,” she says."
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How Semantic Web Technology Promotes E-learning Efficiency

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The Student Cyborg: How Technology is Facilitating Education - Infographic

The Student Cyborg: How Technology is Facilitating Education - Infographic | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Technology has its pros and cons, especially in the classroom. Students have a vast number of resources and search engines at their fingertips, but you might also find that they’re more easily distracted. The handy infographic below takes a look at the concept of a ‘student cyborg’ and how technology is facilitating education. Defining a …

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Collaborate & Curate

This is "Collaborate & Curate" by langwitches on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

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objectplace's curator insight, May 13, 2014 10:41 AM

what goes where curation

Steven Kouts's curator insight, May 13, 2014 9:16 PM

love the idea

Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 14, 2014 3:32 PM

This is what education is all about in this time and age!

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Pixabay - Nearly 100,000 Free copyright free images for educators - join the community and share your photos and graphics

Pixabay - Nearly 100,000 Free copyright free images for educators - join the community and share your photos and graphics | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Free Images - Public Domain CC0

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Steve Wheeler on future learning environments: professional, powerful and personal

Steve Wheeler, associate professor in information and computer technology at Plymouth University, on future learning environments: professional, powerful and...

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7 Tools For Your Digital Classroom - eLearning Industry

7 Tools For Your Digital Classroom - eLearning Industry | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
ven a traditional classroom today hardly happens to have no digital tools at all. It is essential for modern teachers to discover and master new tools and stay on top of things. Here is the list of the essential tools one needs to transform their classroom into a blended-learning or a digital one.

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Ferramentas para transformar digitalmente a sala de aula.
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8 Must-Try Coding Websites & Apps for Students - Class Tech Tips

8 Must-Try Coding Websites & Apps for Students - Class Tech Tips | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Coding websites and apps place valuable resources in the hands of students. With mobile and web-browser based tools, students of all ages can explore computer science. As you think about your goals for the school year, how can you incorporate coding into your instruction? Maybe you’ve decided to carve out a part of the school day or school week for coding. Perhaps you’re starting an after school program.

If you are ready to bring coding into your classroom these coding websites and apps are worth checking out. On this list you’ll find a wide range of tools. Some are perfect for younger students and others will work best in classrooms where teachers have lots of experience with computer science.

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Lee Hall's curator insight, September 13, 2016 11:26 AM
Help your students get started with coding with one of these websites or apps. 
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Maker Studio - STEM Curriculum Resources by Dr. Wesley Fryer

Maker Studio - STEM Curriculum Resources by Dr. Wesley Fryer | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
These are project options and ideas for students working in our "Maker Studio." In STEM class students alternate working in the Maker Studio and learning in our STEM "Learning Lab." Maker Studio projects are also available for students in our after-school Maker's Club. 

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magnus sandberg's curator insight, August 26, 2015 3:18 AM

Great project ideas!

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 15, 2015 3:39 PM

Tons of #STEM #Resources for all grades.  #Classroom #STEAM

Jessica Cox's curator insight, September 20, 2015 4:22 PM

Website: MakerSpace

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Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it

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Tom Whitford's curator insight, August 9, 2015 8:28 PM

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Growth+Mindset

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

Sylvianne Parent's curator insight, September 6, 2015 1:09 PM

Lorsque les élèves éprouvent de grandes difficultés à l'école, il est primordial de leur enseigner à développer un esprit de croissance personnelle axé sur les efforts et les défis personnels. Le concept de growth mindset est vraiment intéressant pour illustrer aux enfants que l'intelligence et le succès n'est pas fixe mais relié aux efforts aux tentatives et aux réajustements. Voir Carole DWECK l'auteure de ce concept.

Cecilia Di Felice's curator insight, September 7, 2015 10:05 AM

We are implementing this in our school....finally.

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ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf

ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it

Binders with interactive activities, tools, & platforms


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matterberry's curator insight, November 11, 2015 4:23 AM

nice

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top 3 photo editors free online

top 3 photo editors free online | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Here is a selection of the best free online photo editors, because there is a whole world beyond Photoshop! These tools will (...)
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Clever Breaking Sign-on Barriers to Make Edtech Easier for Teachers - Xconomy

Clever Breaking Sign-on Barriers to Make Edtech Easier for Teachers - Xconomy | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Clever Breaking Sign-on Barriers to Make Edtech Easier for Teachers Xconomy The teachers had to spend hours manually typing in students' data to create individual accounts for them with each third-party learning program they wanted to use, Carroll...
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Why the School-As-Factory Metaphor Still Pervades

Why the School-As-Factory Metaphor Still Pervades | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Why has the factory system remained such a strong metaphor for education for so long?

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, May 14, 2014 10:17 PM

How many times have you heard or read about the school-as-a-factory, how public schools were created to help move children from farm-to-factory? Today this metaphor may be out of place, but conversations around education still revolve around terms that relate to factories. Think of Common Core and how business has been a prime player in the creation of the standards.

This post explores this issue and provides a number of great visuals that help bring the discussion into focus.

Chris Carter's comment, May 15, 2014 9:44 PM
Thank you!
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What is Digital Literacy?

What is Digital Literacy? | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it
Digital literacy in simple words is the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.

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10 Rare Sources for Copyright-Free Images

10 Rare Sources for Copyright-Free Images | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it

Checkout [these] 10 rare sources for copyright-free images.


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What Teachers Need to Know about The New Creative Commons 4.0 Licenses ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

What Teachers Need to Know about The New Creative Commons 4.0 Licenses ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Teaching | Scoop.it

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Howard Cohen's curator insight, May 7, 2014 8:03 AM

It is important to consider that education and business have a lot of connecting points. 

Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 7, 2014 10:05 AM

Thanks to John Evans for sharing Educator's Technology recent post on the updates to Creative Commons.  

 

This visual does a nice job of explaining each CC diagram. 

Henrietta Marcella Paz-Amor's curator insight, May 13, 2014 2:45 PM

Important changes to know about Creative Commons Licenses...