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Design Thinking: Tools to help make thinking visible

Design Thinking: Tools to help make thinking visible | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
A range of tools from Nesta that can help creatives and learners to make complex processes simple

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Have You Tried TED ED? Here Are 6 Sample Videos

Have You Tried TED ED? Here Are 6 Sample Videos | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

TEd-Ed is a great resource to find videos. This post provides a look at six of their videos. Each video has a multiple choice quiz as well as some questions with short answers. They also include additional resources. You also have the ability to flip the lesson on your own. A tour of TED-Ed is available at http://ed.ted.com/tour.

This post shares six videos in six subject categories (out of 11 categories). Click through to see videos on:

* How inventions change history?

* How breathing works?

* Logarithms, Explained

* Rethinking thinking

* How do nerves work?

* Why do Americans vote on Tuesday?


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How To Inspire the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers and Innovators

How To Inspire the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers and Innovators | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

"What insights would you gain if you asked 13 innovators (architects, artists, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and a media savvy baker) what they would urge educators and parents to do to best develop the next generation of innovators and creative thinkers?"


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, March 11, 6:12 PM

This post shares 12 insights from a variety of innovators. What are some of their ideas? (Ideas below quoted from the post)

* Realize that Out of School time tends to be more inspiring and powerful ...

* Provide unique Experiences that surprise and allow children to see things from new perspectives...

* Refining the skill of Asking Questions is the fuel that ignites innovators...

The post includes some sharing of how innovators explored in their own unique ways as children. You will also find one short video of an innovator sharing their story as well as a link to eleven videos from the conference Innovators to Educators. This post may bring some fresh ideas to use with students of all ages.

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, March 12, 12:15 AM

13 innovators (architects, artists, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and a media savvy baker)  urge educators and parents to help develop the next generation of innovators and creative thinkers?"

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, March 13, 5:54 AM

Race to the Top demands that we prepare learners to be innovative creators. Wouldn't it be fabulous to have this type of training happening in PD and classrooms?