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Teen Tech Whiz With Dyslexia Shares His Expertise to Help Others

Teen with dyslexia Jack Owens is teaching others how to use assistive technology (AT) to help students with dyslexia. See how he's making a difference in his community.

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, January 13, 11:07 AM

The term dyslexia is thrown around a lot.Here is something positive about assistive technology.

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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play | Education | Scoop.it

“Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I believed him. An angry red rash was...”


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Natarsha Miller's curator insight, July 8, 2014 3:54 AM

Interesting article, I wonder if we could see this incorporated in the US

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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | Education | Scoop.it
We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population is visual learners, images are clearly key to engaging people in eLearning courses. Moving and still images have been included in learning materials for decades, but only now has faster broadband, cellular networks, and high-resolution screens made it possible for high-quality images to be a part of eLearning visual design. Graphic interfaces made up of photos, illustrations, charts, maps, diagrams, and videos are gradually replacing text-based courses.In this post, we will dig deep into some statistics and facts to further convince of why eLearning developers should embrace visuals when creating their courses.
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DTLLS tutor's curator insight, July 15, 2014 5:00 PM

Not just in e-learning, but as part of any learning. I have seen excellent  use of visuals as back grounds to talks as part of an e-learning course, so definitely something to remember...

Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 16, 2014 4:02 PM

No estaba tan descaminada cuando defendía la tremenda importancia de incorporar imágenes, vídeos y todo tipo de medios visuales en la educación, he aquí un interesante artículo

Michiel van den Anker's curator insight, July 19, 2014 6:31 PM

voeg uw inzicht ...

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How To Take Notes: Learning From The Strategies That Set Straight-A Students

“Most students take notes without thinking twice about it. It's what a good student does, what the professor expects, what everyone around them is doing.”
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5 ways to support kids who struggle with student-directed learning -

5 ways to support kids who struggle with student-directed learning - | Education | Scoop.it
“I mentioned in my ten takeaways from #ISTE2014 post that I wanted to write a bit more about some of the problems teachers are encountering with project-based and student-directed learning. Even though we believe deeply in helping kids uncover their passions, ask and pursue answering their own questions, and take ownership over their learning, the …”
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26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom

26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom | Education | Scoop.it
“26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom”
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RESENTICE's curator insight, July 4, 2014 8:54 AM

26 applications sous iOS pour une classe qui n'utilise plus du tout de papier......

Brad Reitzel's curator insight, July 4, 2014 9:58 AM

Interesting way for us to meet some of our EcoSchool goals! 

Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 5, 2014 9:32 AM

How many of these are we using or are able to use?

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40+ Great Free iPad Apps for Elementary

40+ Great Free iPad Apps for Elementary | Education | Scoop.it

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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play | Education | Scoop.it
“Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I believed him. An angry red rash was...”
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Natarsha Miller's curator insight, July 8, 2014 3:54 AM

Interesting article, I wonder if we could see this incorporated in the US

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Naturally successful people do these 5 things at work every day ("push pause before responding")

Naturally successful people do these 5 things at work every day ("push pause before responding") | Education | Scoop.it
Small tweaks to the daily routine.

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Simon Awuyo's curator insight, May 13, 2015 3:40 AM

I want to be successful and I have seen what it takes and I have some of the attributes; so I need to find out why I am not as successful as I desire to be.

Paul Iwancio's curator insight, May 13, 2015 12:30 PM

Excellent suggestions.

Trudy Sweeney's curator insight, May 13, 2015 9:22 PM

This post is well worth the read. The 5 simple tips are excellent. Note to self: What positives have you acknolwedged today and what questions have you asked?

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11 Ways to Improve Your Study Habits

11 Ways to Improve Your Study Habits | Education | Scoop.it

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[Infographic] How is Internet Making Kids Smarter?

[Infographic] How is Internet Making Kids Smarter? | Education | Scoop.it
“The Internet is making the children of today smarter in at least four key ways.”
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26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom

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Studies Discover How Computers And The Web Are Changing The Way We Learn and Remember - InformED

Studies Discover How Computers And The Web Are Changing The Way We Learn and Remember - InformED | Education | Scoop.it
“Computers have transformed our daily lives so much that it?s hard for most people who have grown up in this digital age to imagine a time without technol”
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4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders

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“4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders”
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