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How to Prepare Teachers for Digital Education

How to Prepare Teachers for Digital Education | Education | Scoop.it
Teacher preparation programs mix technology, pedagogy and content knowledge into their education.
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The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad | Education | Scoop.it
The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad (RT @TeachersApps: STILL going strong!
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Singapore should not be Finland

Singapore should not be Finland | Education | Scoop.it
As the national conversation continues over the future shape of Singapore’s education system, the example of Finland has cropped up now and again.
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The rise of the Mooc

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Newsnight's David Grossman looks at the impact of Moocs, online courses aimed at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web.
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Three Things to Unlearn About Learning

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flickr:CDsessums "If you're not feeling uncomfortable about the state of education right now, then you're not paying attention to the pressures and c
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Oregon Looks at Way to Attend College Now and Repay State Later

Oregon Looks at Way to Attend College Now and Repay State Later | Education | Scoop.it
The Legislature has approved a proposal that could have students commit a percentage of future income for university payment, but it faces procedural and practical hurdles.
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Future Learning Short Documentary

Students are the future, but what's the future for students? To arm them with the relevant, timeless skills for our rapidly changing world, we need to revolu...
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Letter: Parents who undermine teachers make teaching extremely difficult

Letter: Parents who undermine teachers make teaching extremely difficult | Education | Scoop.it
Re: “Why can’t teachers let kids be kids?” (Letter of the Day, June 3) Upon reading this letter, I became completely engulfed with anger and disappointment.
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Catching on at last

Catching on at last | Education | Scoop.it
IN A small school on the South Side of Chicago, 40 children between the ages of five and six sit quietly learning in a classroom. In front of each of them is a... (Compelling read...
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Initiatives aim to boost excitement for science, math fields  - Education - Charleston Daily Mail - West Virginia News and Sports -

Initiatives aim to boost excitement for science, math fields  - Education - Charleston Daily Mail - West Virginia News and Sports - | Education | Scoop.it
Initiatives aim to boost excitement for science, math fields  - Charleston Daily Mail http://t.co/0Oaq83Wbry #stem #engineering #mfg
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Confused About Ed Tech Tools? New Rating Site for Apps and Games

Confused About Ed Tech Tools? New Rating Site for Apps and Games | Education | Scoop.it

To evaluate the bonanza of apps, games, and websites that claim to have educational value, Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization best known for rating commercial media for age-level appropriateness, has developed a new rating system called Graphite.


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Douglas Allen Lawslo's curator insight, July 12, 2013 4:43 PM

This should help lots of people who are trying to learn which tools are most effective for what.

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, July 31, 2013 9:39 AM

Thanks! Worth a try.

JoAnn Delaney's curator insight, July 31, 2013 10:27 AM

#edtech #edchat

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John F. Ross teachers elated by flipped-day classes - Guelph Mercury

John F. Ross teachers elated by flipped-day classes - Guelph Mercury | Education | Scoop.it
John F. Ross teachers elated by flipped-day classes Guelph Mercury Instead of the standard classroom, where a teacher gives a lecture and then assigns homework so students can practice applying the lessons at home, the flipped day sends the lecture...
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Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply

Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply | Education | Scoop.it
For thousands of years, people have known that the best way to understand a concept is to explain it to someone else. “While we teach, we learn,” said the Roman philosopher Seneca.
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The Challenges and Realities of Inquiry-Based Learning

The Challenges and Realities of Inquiry-Based Learning | Education | Scoop.it
As education continues the march toward a student-driven, project-oriented approach that values intelligent solutions to open-ended problems, it won’t be sufficient to focus on the wonderful discoveries and authentic work that result from an...
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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring t...
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How the Flipped Classroom works

Visit http://mediacore.com to learn more. With the teacher at the front and seats in rows, the classroom has barely changed in the last century. But, we now ... (We loved this little video encouraging the flipped classrooms!
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Windmill project teaches kids science, math, engineering - Gazettextra

Windmill project teaches kids science, math, engineering - Gazettextra | Education | Scoop.it
Windmill project teaches kids science, math, engineering
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Mariah Schmidt, left, and Rhianna Waite watch as the windmill they worked on raises a cup filled with metal washers.
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