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How to separate fact and fiction online

How to separate fact and fiction online | Ed World | Scoop.it
By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge? At the TEDSalon in London, Markham Nolan shares the investigative techniques he and his team use to verify information in real-time, to let you know if that Statue of Liberty image has been doctored or if that video leaked from Syria is legitimate.
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4 Easy Steps To Teach What Matters Most

4 Easy Steps To Teach What Matters Most | Ed World | Scoop.it
4 Easy Steps To Teach What Matters Most
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Teachthought.com

Teachthought.com | Ed World | Scoop.it
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Teachthought.com.  A good source for a vairety of ideas and ways to integrate technology into your classroom.

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21 Century Classroom: The Amaryllis: What Causes Students to Learn? An Interview with John Hattie

21 Century Classroom: The Amaryllis: What Causes Students to Learn? An Interview with John Hattie | Ed World | Scoop.it
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High School Students Need to Think, Not Memorize - US News and World Report

High School Students Need to Think, Not Memorize - US News and World Report | Ed World | Scoop.it
New education standards will affect the way regular and AP courses are taught.
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10 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers

10 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers | Ed World | Scoop.it

List of valuabe video resources for the class and further professional development.

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300+ Educational Twitter Hashtags Being Used Right Now

300+ Educational Twitter Hashtags Being Used Right Now | Ed World | Scoop.it
Are you looking to figure out exactly which Twitter hashtag is the right one to follow? There's no shortage of options and it can feel overwhelming. Sure, there's the popular #edchat and #edtech hashtags most of us follow.
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Where Do Educational Games Come From?

Where Do Educational Games Come From? | Ed World | Scoop.it

Increasingly, digital games are cropping up everywhere in education.

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25 Of The Best Pinterest Boards In Education

25 Of The Best Pinterest Boards In Education | Ed World | Scoop.it
 Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out there that can help you keep up with the latest and greatest developments in educational technology.…...
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5 Infographics Tutorials: Make a Great Visual Information Presentation

5 Infographics Tutorials: Make a Great Visual Information Presentation | Ed World | Scoop.it
5 Infographics Tutorials Make a Great Visual Information Presentation...
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6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them

6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them | Ed World | Scoop.it
Great leaders choose their leadership style like a golfer chooses his or her club, with a calculated analysis of the matter at hand, the end goal, and the best tool for the job.
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Browse Tech for Teachers | Teachinghistory.org

Browse Tech for Teachers | Teachinghistory.org | Ed World | Scoop.it

Add some new tools to the chest.

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Jeremiah McCall on Historical Problem Spaces | Teachinghistory.org

Jeremiah McCall on Historical Problem Spaces | Teachinghistory.org | Ed World | Scoop.it

Jeremiah McCall discusses the use of simulations and games involving elements of problem solving and game theory in class

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Should Schools Teach Kids to Meditate?

Should Schools Teach Kids to Meditate? | Ed World | Scoop.it
Meditation can help students be less stressed and more compassionate. But how many districts are ready to sign on?
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What is the Purpose of Using Technology in the Classroom?

What is the Purpose of Using Technology in the Classroom? | Ed World | Scoop.it

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 6, 2013 7:33 PM

Using technology in education is incredibly important today...but we must remember WHY we want our students using these tools and not accidentally make the tool itself the objective. 

Pamela Hall's curator insight, August 22, 2013 10:20 AM

This theme carries over to the business world too. Business owners need to realize that understanding the technology available and how to use it's tools can have a major impact on their businesses. "What do you want your business to do with technology?" 

Linda Denty's curator insight, October 10, 2013 1:50 AM

Absolutely true!

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46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom | Ed World | Scoop.it

Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).

The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency...


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maite collados's curator insight, January 14, 11:24 AM

Las infografías son una herramienta muy útil por su factor visual: en poco espacio y de forma visulamente agradable y atrayente, engloba datos y relaciona conceptos.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 30, 7:50 AM

For more resources on Social Media & Content Curation visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl




Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 30, 2:45 PM

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Top 10 eBooks for Social Studies Teachers

Top 10 eBooks for Social Studies Teachers | Ed World | Scoop.it
With hundreds of different topics to study between the major Social Studies disciplines, it can be a complete drag to pick out the best eBooks for your students.

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10 Great Sites with Free Teacher Resources| The Committed Sardine

10 Great Sites with Free Teacher Resources| The Committed Sardine | Ed World | Scoop.it
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Grit, character and academic success: thoughtlessness, part 3

Grit, character and academic success: thoughtlessness, part 3 | Ed World | Scoop.it
As readers may know, a new book is getting a lot of national press these days: How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, …Continue reading »...

 

Well written and intersting piece by Grant Wiggins.

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TileMill | Fast and beautiful maps

TileMill | Fast and beautiful maps | Ed World | Scoop.it
Design beautiful maps...

 

Always looking for new interactive mapping tools.

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Tools for Teaching: The Amazing Sticky Note

Tools for Teaching: The Amazing Sticky Note | Ed World | Scoop.it

Creative ways on using sticky notes to check for understanding, summarizing, gallery walks, etc.

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Create Free Interactive Timelines & Maps -myhistro.com

Create Free Interactive Timelines & Maps -myhistro.com | Ed World | Scoop.it
On myHistro you can create advanced geolocated timelines that you can play as presentations. Pin your events, videos and photos to the map and share them with friends and family.
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Strategies that Encourage Historical Thinking| Teachinghistory.org

Strategies that Encourage Historical Thinking| Teachinghistory.org | Ed World | Scoop.it

Searchable teaching guides.

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Critical Thinking Model

Critical Thinking Model | Ed World | Scoop.it

Interactive graphic from the Foundation of Critical Thinking helps us access different ways of analyzing the elements of thought.

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PBL: What Does It Take for a Project to Be "Authentic"?

PBL: What Does It Take for a Project to Be "Authentic"? | Ed World | Scoop.it
John Larmer is the Director of Product Development at the Buck Institute for Education (@biepbl on Twitter).
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