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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with
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Using Social Media for teaching visual literacy.

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Finland’s Formula for School Success (Education Everywhere Series)

Finland’s Formula for School Success (Education Everywhere Series) | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
Early intervention and sustained individual support for every student are keys to educating the whole child in Finnish schools.
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"special education" has a completely different meaning in Finland, this could be why they're at the top of the educational ranks.

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Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers

Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
Being a mentor teacher to a teaching candidate is quite a privilege and honor, as you are integral in nurturing and helping that new teacher to reflect and improve upon his or her instruction. I rece
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Advice from Mentor Teachers.  I really hope I have an amazing mentor teacher when I go into my student teaching.

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A List Of 50+ Teaching Strategies To Jumpstart Your Teacher Brain

A List Of 50+ Teaching Strategies To Jumpstart Your Teacher Brain | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
A List Of 50+ Teaching Strategies To Jumpstart Your Teacher Brain

Via Chelsi Rosen
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Chelsi Rosen's curator insight, April 4, 7:19 AM

This is like finding the pot of gold under the rainbow when it comes to teaching strategies. As I am still developing my "teacher brain," this provides a clear and concise info graphic and list of teaching strategies and when to use them. This will be a big help as a write my mission statement for the College of Ed! I can see myself referring back to this list as I begin my teaching career to help each of my students learn their own way!

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for the love of learning: Ungraded Students

for the love of learning: Ungraded Students | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
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Taking away the pressure of grades allow students to enjoy learning. #edci280 #abolishhomework

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These Seattle Teachers Boycotted Standardized Testing -- and Sparked a Nationwide Movement | Activism, Blog | BillMoyers.com

These Seattle Teachers Boycotted Standardized Testing -- and Sparked a Nationwide Movement | Activism, Blog | BillMoyers.com | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
Parents, students, and teachers all over the country have joined the revolt to liberate our kids from a test-obsessed education system.
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So excited that teachers, parents and students are FINALLY taking a stand for what they know is best!

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10 Ways to Protect Your Child From Stress / Girls & Self Esteem / Getting Your Preschooler to Sleep / Consequences? / Aha! Parenting Weekly 3-10-14

10 Ways to Protect Your Child From Stress / Girls & Self Esteem / Getting Your Preschooler to Sleep / Consequences? / Aha! Parenting Weekly 3-10-14 | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
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Amazed that young people have so much unnecessary stress, much of which is related to school. An eye opener for parents and educators.

 

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A New SAT Aims to Realign With Schoolwork

A New SAT Aims to Realign With Schoolwork | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
The College Board said it would eliminate obligatory essays and cut obscure vocabulary words in an effort to make its college admission exams focus on important academic skills.
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SO EXCITED TO SEE WHAT THE NEW SAT IS ALL ABOUT!!

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Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students

Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
As a teacher, I was obsessed with cultivating a love of reading in my students. I love to read, loved it as a kid too. I'm equally compelled to ensure that my own child loves reading -- and he does. I
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Nothing WOW, but will defi assist in the classroom to Create a Love of Reading

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How to raise a successful, happy, cooperative child, while disciplining less. In 5 simple steps.

How to raise a successful, happy, cooperative child, while disciplining less. In 5 simple steps. | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
How to raise a successful, happy, cooperative child, while disciplining less. In 5 simple steps. 1. Start where they stump you. 2. Identify your child's true nature
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Beneficial to know different generic categories of child personality.  Proves that children are individuals and need to be treated that way.

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4 Tips to Build Student Confidence

4 Tips to Build Student Confidence | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
For many students, the process of learning new material can feel like swimming in an ocean with fish moving in many different directions. Additionally, the information itself can feel like fish swimm
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Using these strategies ASAP on one of my students that lacks confidence. Love the "Brain Dump", I should try it on myself ;-)

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The Art of Creating Perfect Social Media Posts - infographic

The Art of Creating Perfect Social Media Posts - infographic | EDCI280 | Scoop.it

Each social media operates a bit differently, and each brand's followers have their own preferences and moods.

The fact is that, there is no One-Size-Fits-All trick or strategy, however, there are some guidelines that can help you create the perfect social content.

Use this infographic to find tips on how to craft perfects posts for GooglePlus, YouTube, Blog, Tumblr, Vine, Twitter and Facebook.


Via Lauren Moss, Louise Robinson-Lay
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Wonderfully explains all the tech language of diff social media sites, and how to attract the most attention!

 

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Actions Speak's curator insight, April 18, 6:57 AM

 

Effective communications are tough to accomplish.

 

Do you have some type internal training or processes to improve communications inside and outside your organization?

 

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50 Professional Development Ideas for Teachers

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50  Professional Development Ideas For The New Year
 
There is never a better time than “NOW” to start working on one’s own professional development as a teach…
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Some really awesome ideas for pre-service teachers to get started on. Some things we're already doing in #EDCI280 like the PLN and Twitter. 

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

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Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz

Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true?



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I found this helpful because it not only tells you to use social media, but also gives excellent examples of what other teachers are doing!

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This is what it's like to be a student in @ClintSmithIII's class room. (via @Upworthy) http://www.upworthy.com/this-teacher-made-a-video-about-his-star-student-trying-to-get-into-college-shes-not-getting-in?g=2&c=hpstream … #EDCI280
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Realities of our education system for undocumented students.

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Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup

Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
This collection of blogs, articles, and videos from Edutopia aims to help teachers deploy social media tools in the classroom to engage students in 21st-century learning.
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Different avenues of social media in the classroom

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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | EDCI280 | Scoop.it
Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with
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Using Social Media for teaching visual literacy.

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Connecting Students to Schools

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Having a school "connectedness" decreases the rate of high school dropouts and retention. How to create the "connectedness" using Maslow's heirarchy of needs in the classroom in article

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