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Busted Halo’s 2012 Advent Surprise Calendar - Busted Halo

Advent is a precious time in the Christian calendar. Completely avoiding the Christmas onslaught may be impossible, but we can make an effort to maintain some connection to the spiritual foundation of this season.
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Best of Breed Learning Web 2.0 Tools 2012 - Organized by category

Best of Breed Learning Web 2.0 Tools 2012 - Organized by category | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

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Groupnotes - Enable student collaboration through web browsing and notes

Groupnotes - Enable student collaboration through web browsing and notes | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators

A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
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6 Great Videos on Teaching Critical Thinking

6 Great Videos on Teaching Critical Thinking | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

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PD for busy teachers - videos 15 min or less

PD for busy teachers - videos 15 min or less | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Visual, easy-to-digest interviews with experts and educators on a variety of compelling topics, WATcasts go a step beyond podcasts and webinars with video and animation to engage busy teachers.
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The Blessing And Curse Of Being A Millennial (Infographic)

The Blessing And Curse Of Being A Millennial (Infographic) | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
You heard constantly about the millennial generation--that they’re tech-savvy, and different from everyone that came before.

This infographic looks at four areas: an overview, their politics, lifestyle, education, and work.


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Descriptive Feedback

Descriptive Feedback | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Life’s actions are all about feedback. Even if we don’t always realize it, we are constantly engaging in either giving or receiving feedback. A classroom is no exception. As teachers, w...
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Tech Edventures: Revolutionize Classroom Posters and Bulletin Boards with QR Codes

Tech Edventures: Revolutionize Classroom Posters and Bulletin Boards with QR Codes | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

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Kleinspiration - 21 Free Graphic Organizers

Kleinspiration - 21 Free Graphic Organizers | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

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A New Way To Teach Using Wordle - Edudemic

A New Way To Teach Using Wordle - Edudemic | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

There's a new way to teach using wordle. It involves actually withholding a bit of information and making students think a bit harder. What fun!


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Amy McIntyre's comment, December 10, 2012 11:12 AM
Great way to start a unit!
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10 Little-Known Rules in the Art of Listening - Online College Courses

10 Little-Known Rules in the Art of Listening - Online College Courses | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
We can't think of a better time than the holidays to learn a few forgotten tenets about the craft of listening.

Do we really know how to listen, in this society that so engaged with 21st century technology that we often seen students sitting next to each other and texting or messaging rather than having a face2face conversation. Is the art of listening being lost? Check out this post for 10 rules that might help you become a better listener.

Read on to learn how to listen actively; what it means to clean your lenses; and much more!


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Inalco Camille's curator insight, March 2, 2014 8:53 PM

21st Century LSRW

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Developing Inquiring Minds: Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback Pt1

Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of t...
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Snapshots of Effective Practice | Principal Learning Teams

Snapshots of Effective Practice | Principal Learning Teams | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

webinar on Principal Learning Team

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#Learntalk: - Using Social Media in the Classroom - Excellent list of resources

#Learntalk: - Using Social Media in the Classroom - Excellent list of resources | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
This board is material presented during the first #Learntalk Twitter Chat.
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Student Collaborative Learning Builds Deeper Understanding

By working together on problem sets in math and sharing their perspectives in roundtable discussions in English, students at The College Preparatory School a...
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Top 10 Bookmarking Websites for Teachers

Top 10 Bookmarking Websites for Teachers | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

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20+ Storytelling Apps

20+  Storytelling Apps | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
I feel storytelling apps are one of the most powerful aspects of using the iPad. It allows for collaboration and creativity that I couldn’t really achieve before using the iPad. Here are my 2...
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The 50 Most Popular Books For Teachers - Edudemic

The 50 Most Popular Books For Teachers - Edudemic | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
What are the best books for teachers? What are others reading? This new infographic visualizes exactly that and should be great for any teacher!
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Home Page

Home Page | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
This page will serve as the portal page to many of my technology resource support sites. Use the navigation bar on the left to view the pages.

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Jim Lerman's curator insight, July 11, 2013 12:25 AM

A true pioneer in tech integration for learning.

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Computer Use = Improved Writing results - study

Computer Use = Improved Writing results - study | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
Could online assessments spur districts to take the one-to-one leap?

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7 Actions that Teachers Can Take Right Now: Text Complexity » TextProject

7 Actions that Teachers Can Take Right Now: Text Complexity » TextProject | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

Is text complexity a new way to look at text? This post notes that the Common Core State Standards have explicitly identified text levels, which has not been done in the past. The seven actions below are detailed in the post, and you may choose to download it as a pdf. 

Action 1 - Focus on Knowledge

Action 2 - Create connections

Action 3 - Activate Students' Passion

Action 4 - Develop vocabulary

Action 5 - Increase the Volume

Action 6 - Build Up Stamina

Action 7 - Identify Benchmarks


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Seven Fun (and Cheap) Class Projects to Try with Video

Seven Fun (and Cheap) Class Projects to Try with Video | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it
By Hall Davidson For educators interested in incorporating video into classroom lessons, here are seven projects to dive into.

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Collection of BYOD Policies and resources - Cybraryman

bring your own devices discussed

 


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Free Technology for Teachers: QR Codes in the Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: QR Codes in the Classroom | Educating in a digital world | Scoop.it

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