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Concept Based Curriculum - Learning Through Big Ideas

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I have been working on using a variation of this theory with my middle schoolers. It seems to be working.
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Schmap Geotweet - Share Maps and Places on Twitter

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Add maps to your tweets, with optional photos, notes, star ratings and a choice of map icons to share local restaurants, bars and travel adventures with your followers. You can geotweet using the button below, or with our free Geotweeter for iPhone.

 

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PBworks | Online Team Collaboration

Online team collaboration USA to get work done. Capture knowledge, share files, and manage projects within a secure, reliable environment.
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Zunal WebQuest Maker

Zunal WebQuest Maker | Education Information | Scoop.it
A resource page for Educational Technology
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Wonderful resource for Web Quest!

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Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders

Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders | Education Information | Scoop.it
LiveBinders is your 3-ring binder for the web, create an online binder for content curation
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1st of a long line of tech related post that I will be sending out during the next few days.

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Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators | Education Information | Scoop.it
I recently sat through a bullying prevention session for parents, and the conversation inevitably migrated to a discussion of cyberbullying, smartphones and other forms of digital media. Considering h
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Very interesting article on Digital Citizenship. This is something that we need to teach our students about as part of our 21st century skills. We live in a very digital world where privacy is not what it used to be.

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How To Use Crowdsourcing In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Use Crowdsourcing In The Classroom - Edudemic | Education Information | Scoop.it
Our students write reports from information they find on the internet, not a library book. They need to understand this type of new information source and the network it comes from. (Using technology to develop classroom links....
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Lawmakers, Residents Feel Common Core Standards Hurt Education

Lawmakers, Residents Feel Common Core Standards Hurt Education | Education Information | Scoop.it
At a town hall meeting at Beaufort Community College Monday, Representative Michael Speciale went as far as to acknowledge that the standards have put our state's education system in
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How to Use Technology in the Classroom

How to Use Technology in the Classroom | Education Information | Scoop.it
My Top 5 Resources (RT @MrsLisaLight: Watch "How to Use Technology in the Classroom" on TouchCast: http://t.co/ayf6eh8rWp. #videoweb http://t.co/F0uzJMBn8h)...
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Top 100 Apps for Teachers, Students and Researchers

Top 100 Apps for Teachers, Students and Researchers | Education Information | Scoop.it
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3 Ways To Use Vine In The Project-Based Learning Classroom -

3 Ways To Use Vine In The Project-Based Learning Classroom - | Education Information | Scoop.it
3 ways to use Vine in the project-based learning classroom.
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46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom ...

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom ... | Education Information | Scoop.it
46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom (46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom | @scoopit http://t.co/Dt5J2ih8Do)
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FreeBIEs | Project Based Learning | BIE

FreeBIEs | Project Based Learning | BIE | Education Information | Scoop.it
Project Based Learning for the 21st Century ("@biepbl: [NEW] Our latest rubrics are now available in editable form.

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Beyond the classroom

Beyond the classroom
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This is a my new Website. It is a work in progress, but when finished I plan on having a comprehensive site for education. Please check it out and look in every once in a while.

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Lawrence Carroll's curator insight, March 21, 2014 1:56 PM

or life is your classroom - what you have to love about this is importance of blurring the artificial boundaries between the different environments in our lives.

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Flocabulary - Educational Hip-Hop

Flocabulary - Educational Hip-Hop | Education Information | Scoop.it
Flocabulary is a library of songs, videos and activities for K-12 online learning. Hundreds of thousands of teachers use Flocabulary's educational raps and teaching lesson plans to supplement their instruction and engage students. Our team of artists and educators is not only committed to raising test scores, but also to fostering a love of learning in every child.
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NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching - About NCCAT

NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching - About NCCAT | Education Information | Scoop.it
The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching provides professional development seminars for NC public school teachers, including public charter schools
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The Phenomenology of Silence: Educing Learning and Creativity in the Classroom

The Phenomenology of Silence: Educing Learning and Creativity in the Classroom | Education Information | Scoop.it
"ABSTRACT: Primary indicators reveal that the educational system in the United States is failing in its mission. Academic performance in the U.S. has fallen from second place in the world in the 1950’s to seventeenth place in 2012. (Huffington,
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TEACCH Professional Certification Program — TEACCH

TEACCH Professional Certification Program — TEACCH | Education Information | Scoop.it
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This is a very interesting program site for parents and teachers of children with special needs. Please check it out as I think it is very helpful!

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Integrating Technology in the Classroom - Flipped Classroom Presentation for BTSA teachers

Integrating Technology in the Classroom - Flipped Classroom Presentation for BTSA on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 (Integrating Technology in the Classroom - Flipped Classroom Presentation for BTSA teachers by Crystal Kirch on Prezi
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Games used in teaching information literacy skills | Edwards & Hill

Games used in teaching information literacy skills | Edwards & Hill | Education Information | Scoop.it
The attached files are games and activities developed by Adam Edwards and Vanessa Hill to support teaching information literacy skills at Middlesex University. Some of the games will need laminating and cutting up for use in multiple sets. You can use these for your own teaching. We just ask that you tell us if you make new versions as we like to build on new ideas.
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 3, 2014 12:10 PM

Everyone should know about these. I intend to use them in my lessons this week. 

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Don't Miss These Excellent Back to School Resources from Wikispaces

Don't Miss These Excellent Back to School Resources from Wikispaces | Education Information | Scoop.it
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When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids

When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids | Education Information | Scoop.it
A school board member takes versions of his state’s standardized tests in math and reading, and realizes something is really wrong with these high-stakes exams.
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Benefits of Educational Blogging Video - Integr...

Benefits of Educational Blogging Video - Integr... | Education Information | Scoop.it
The benefits of educational blogging is something I have discussed many times on this blog.
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Quality teaching

Demystifying Quality Teaching Dr Robert Parkes Senior Lecturer in Curriculum Theory, History & Media Education School of Education University of Newcastle (Quality teaching on @slideshare http://t.co/ut8sy4HfIe)...
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Natalie Setz's curator insight, August 20, 2015 1:51 AM

Academic source - Robert Parks from Uni of Newcastle. Prioritises Intellectual Quality over other QT elements. Do NOT agree - use for a comparison.