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Engaged Teaching: "Do Now" Activities for Your Lessons

Engaged Teaching: "Do Now" Activities for Your Lessons | Education | Scoop.it
This is a follow up to a May 2013 blog about The Five Dimensions of Engaged Teaching (Solution Tree, 2013), by Laura Weaver and Mark Wilding -- a book that offers SEL and Common Core-compatible app
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Nine Tenets of Passion-Based Learning | MindShift

Nine Tenets of Passion-Based Learning | MindShift | Education | Scoop.it
By Kimberly Vincent We hear a lot about "passion-based" learning, and although in theory it sounds ideal, there are many factors to consider in buildin

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 6, 2013 8:25 PM

Passion based learning has such an inviting call for our students.  Can you imagine how excited our students would be if their passions were truly ignited.  We would not need to motivate, inspire or coddle, they would excel without a second thought.  

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For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer | MindShift

For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer | MindShift | Education | Scoop.it
Thinkstock In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 27, 2013 6:28 PM

Questions are more important that the answer.  Reverse osmosis leads to the teacher being more facilitator of collaborative discussions.  This is definitely part of the Bloom's taxonomy, which requires more analytical thinking skills!

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12 Ways To Integrate (Not Just Use) Technology In Education

12 Ways To Integrate (Not Just Use) Technology In Education | Education | Scoop.it
If you run a classroom, school, district, or country, you need to know how to properly integrate technology in education. This should help.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 25, 2013 7:08 PM

Finding ways to integrate iPad learning in the learning commons,  with teacher and student excitement does take time and planning!