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The Five Levels of Student Engagement (Infographic)

The Five Levels of Student Engagement (Infographic) | Education Greece | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, November 24, 2013 1:08 PM

Phillip Schechty is an educator whom has looked at "five ways that students respond or adapt to school-related tasks and activities." This infographic looks provides an overview of the five stages. If you want more information about this please visit the website The Schlechty Center located at http://www.schlechtycenter.org/

malek's curator insight, November 27, 2013 5:40 PM

Any marketer dream!

If only customers behave like students....

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, November 27, 2013 5:57 PM

This is an interesting way to look at and evaluate your child's engaement with school as well as your parenting. Are you encouraging "ritual compliance" or real engagement? And, for those of with kids with special needs, the behavior labels in the green boxes might be more helpful in terms of both describing what we see as well as considering in motivating our childen.

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How Technology Has Transformed the Classroom (Infographic)

How Technology Has Transformed the Classroom (Infographic) | Education Greece | Scoop.it

"Parents are famous for their ability to reminisce about days gone by. It always starts the same way, “Back when I was your age, we used to walk 10 miles to school barefoot—in the snow.” Or, “I remember when school lunch cost a nickel.”

Thanks to the integration of technology, schools, and classrooms in particular, have changed so dramatically in recent years that some parents might not even recognize them. It’s a classic case of old school versus new school."

 


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, September 14, 2013 6:09 PM

This infographic looks at how the integration of technology into schools has made major changes. Learn how many parents used software in school compared to their teenage students; how collaboration has changed; if technology is important to student success (parents view) and much more. If you have an upcoming Open House this might be an infographic that would elicit comments from parents.

Nancy Jones's curator insight, September 15, 2013 11:37 AM

Spot on. Although I am still trying to get the hang of printing these out to share with faculty And parents by display ongoing in a public area

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, September 20, 2013 2:23 PM

Transformation in education is necessary!!

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31 Surprising (& Controversial) Research Findings About How Students Learn

31 Surprising (& Controversial) Research Findings About How Students Learn | Education Greece | Scoop.it

This post begins "Have you checked your assumptions about student learning at the door?" It then provides 31 research findings that may make you pause and reconsider some of your beliefs. 

* Are there any benefits to "playing scary and violent video games"?

* Can video games impact "disruptive behaviors and enhance positive development in ADHD children"?

* Is it best to teach very young children how to play with a toy or should we allow them to explore on their own?

An additional 28 findings) are provided in this post. 


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John McDermott Neill's curator insight, December 16, 2012 4:01 AM

Some interesting and surprising findings to make us think about our own preconceptions.

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2012 (you) vs. 2025 (your kid) | Visual.ly (Infographic)

2012 (you) vs. 2025 (your kid) | Visual.ly (Infographic) | Education Greece | Scoop.it

65% of today's grade school kids will end up at jobs that haven't been invented yet.That statement comes from the U.S. Department of Labor. Are we preparing our students "for a world that doesn't exist yet?"

This infographic explores this idea and compares education today to what it may be in 2025, as well as how offices and jobs may change. 


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What Does It Mean to be a Great Teacher? Ten Ideas from Education Rethink

What Does It Mean to be a Great Teacher?  Ten Ideas from Education Rethink | Education Greece | Scoop.it

Have you asked yourself the question "What does it mean to be a great teacher?" Here are ten ideas from a teacher three days into teaching 6th grade this year, reflecting on his first 3 days and his previous years in teaching he asked himself this question, and came up with a list which he has shared. Read through the post and consider responding with your thoughts. What would you add to the list?

And to give you a taste, here are a couple of his thoughts (but read on for his explanations):

1. A love of students

2. A love of good content

3. Solid pedagogy


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Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic

Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic | Education Greece | Scoop.it
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.

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Pamela Perry King's curator insight, October 21, 2013 12:09 PM

The Big Six taught me a lot on how we assume kids can skim and scan.  We need to take more time to show them how to search.

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 4, 2013 2:07 PM

do your students know how to search, find and curate information?

Cindy Gerken Butler's curator insight, November 11, 2014 2:34 PM

We are a 1:1 school and we have several students who could learn a lot in regards to searching for content on the internet.

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25 Ways To Use Tablets To Enhance The Learning Experience

25 Ways To Use Tablets To Enhance The Learning Experience | Education Greece | Scoop.it
We hear so much about tablets these days, and new ones seem to be appearing at a rapid pace. Yet we also see teachers who question the use of technology in the classroom. This post looks at the many ways that tablets may be used in the classroom from art to simulations, foreign languages to presentations, ebook and more. To learn more about the ways listed here and an additional twenty, each of which have some additional descriptions click through to the post.
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James Walker's curator insight, December 13, 2012 12:36 PM

Tables will be the BYOD in tomorrow's classroom.

Rajkumar Mahajan's curator insight, December 13, 2012 3:28 PM

No tool is of any use unless we know what for it is and how to use. This article is explaining different ways how a tablet can be useful in the school.

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The 20 Biggest Education Facts You Should Know - Edudemic

The 20 Biggest Education Facts You Should Know - Edudemic | Education Greece | Scoop.it
Did you know there are more than 1.4 billion students on Earth?

This is just one of the 20 education facts found on this infographic. Learn how many educators there are globally, the number of students in pre-k to high school, the number of jobs expected to require some technology skills in the next decade and much more.


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Will Tablets to Replace Textbooks in Schools? | Teach.com

Will Tablets to Replace Textbooks in Schools? | Teach.com | Education Greece | Scoop.it
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says every school should replace textbooks with tablets or e-reader devices. What does this mean for your students' learning?

This post explores cost analysis and learning considerations. Did you know that South Korea has been using digital textbooks and report that their students have "graduation rates of six to eight percent higher than students with no access." Other studies raise questions about retention with digital access to textbooks. Without question, this is a hot button topic. For more information click through to the post.


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