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Why digital citizenship is important

Why digital citizenship is important | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Are you busy preparing new content and learning experiences for your students?  If you are, never miss the opportunity to include digital citizenship in relation to online environments.
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What We Lose if We Lose the Canon

What We Lose if We Lose the Canon | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
When we cease distinguishing between the great and the good, literature loses its spine.
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The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective | MIT Technology Review

The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective | MIT Technology Review | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
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Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture.

Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture. | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Scroll.in is a digital daily of political and cultural news for India. Our focus is on analyses, reportage and commentary.
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Top Games That Teach Empathy

Top Games That Teach Empathy | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Kids who are in tune with other kids' emotions are off to a great start. They earn the trust of their peers. They can help mediate when tempers flare. One day, they may even use those perspective-taking skills to become organization or world leaders.
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3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections With Your Students

3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections With Your Students | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano believes there's more to teaching than dispensing curriculum, and he shares three practices that lead students and their families to trust him on a personal level.
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What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Reflecting on one's work can be instrumental to growth and improvement, but it's an activity that's often under utilized.
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Listening to Parents: What It Means to Be an Ally

Listening to Parents: What It Means to Be an Ally | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
The best ways to build trust with parents are thinking before you react, being fully present, not offering quick fixes, and committing to follow-ups.
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3 Ways to Create More Teacher Time - Brilliant or Insane

3 Ways to Create More Teacher Time - Brilliant or Insane | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Education leaders in Kentucky discuss ways to increase teacher time, potentially improving teaching and learning for all education shareholders.
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Social Entrepreneurship: 7 Ways to Empower Student Changemakers

Social Entrepreneurship: 7 Ways to Empower Student Changemakers | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Tap into students' heartbreak to discover how they want to change the world, and the power of social media will launch them toward great accomplishments.
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A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel — Medium

A Teenager's View on Social Media - Backchannel - Medium
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How to Remember a Name

Diane Darling, founder and CEO of Effective Networking, offers five steps for mastering this important networking skill.
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Gratitude Can Fuel School Transformation

Gratitude Can Fuel School Transformation | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Blogger Elena Aguilar describes how developing a practice of gratitude on our campuses can help change the culture and climate of our schools.
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Student Engagement: Resource Roundup

Student Engagement: Resource Roundup | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Keeping students captivated and ready to learn throughout the year is no small task. Here's a list of articles, videos, links, and other resources that offer strategies and advice for keeping them engaged in learning.
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The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2014

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2014 | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
As regular readers know, I've recently begun posting my end-of-the-year  “The Best….” lists. There are nearly 1,400 regularly updated lists now.  You can see them all here. As usual, in order to ma...
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ASCD EDge - Quiz Tank 8: Do Your Students Believe You Are An Effective Teacher?

ASCD EDge - Quiz Tank 8: Do Your Students Believe You Are An Effective Teacher? | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
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3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections With Your Students

3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections With Your Students | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano believes there's more to teaching than dispensing curriculum, and he shares three practices that lead students and their families to trust him on a personal level.
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6 Rules to Break for Better, Deeper Learning Outcomes

6 Rules to Break for Better, Deeper Learning Outcomes | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Incorporate deeper learning as you empower students to seek knowledge from many sources, use tools relevant to their lives, and embrace the lessons of failure.
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14 Bizarre, Beautiful Words You Should Start Saying Immediately

14 Bizarre, Beautiful Words You Should Start Saying Immediately | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
Choices like whippersnapper, agathokakological ("comprised of both good and bad parts") and hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian ("pertaining to long words") prove that madcap, bizarre-sounding words are always going to be popular....
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The Benefits of Teaching Lessons Learned in Preschool to Older Kids

The Benefits of Teaching Lessons Learned in Preschool to Older Kids | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
A new report argues that non-academic "skills for success" can and should be cultivated and assessed in older students.
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Giving Thanks and Making a Difference: Visuals Help Build a Culture of Connection

Giving Thanks and Making a Difference: Visuals Help Build a Culture of Connection | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
By Vicki Schulenberg and Michelle Welch Feathers with thankful thoughts and leaves that list many ways of making a difference are in abundance for all to see at Fredstrom Elementary School. These are two of the many ideas the school has used during its three-year initiative to connect students, staff, and the community. The school, located in Lincoln, Neb., knew it had room to grow in terms of building engagement and is accomplishing its goals by looking at the needs of the whole child and creat
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25 Alternatives To What'd You Learn In School Today?

25 Alternatives To What'd You Learn In School Today? | Education Spotlight | Scoop.it
25 Alternatives To What'd You Learn In School Today?
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