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The Fallacy of Being a Facilitator

The Fallacy of Being a Facilitator | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
End of semester blowing in the cold morning wind and time for truths. Time to reflect, recall and question my learning. Time to consider my learners’ learning. And what changes I may – ...

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Have just spent 2 days with Dylan Wiliam and came back to find this article; timely!

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What are you ???

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 11, 2014 8:07 PM

This is an interesting and critically well thought out article. We need to consider the terms and words we use to describe what we do. What does it mean to be a facilitator? What does it mean to be a teacher?

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5 Free (or Low-Cost) Tools for Flipped Learning

5 Free (or Low-Cost) Tools for Flipped Learning | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
From screencasting to interactive presentations, here are some resources to get a flipped class off the ground.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, May 16, 8:15 PM

Nice list of free or low cost tools..I've tried out most of these..to easily create videos.

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5 Things to Avoid When Providing Feedback for Learning - Brilliant or Insane

5 Things to Avoid When Providing Feedback for Learning - Brilliant or Insane | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Teachers want to provide meaningful feedback for learning to their students, but this can be challenging. Here are 5 things to avoid when giving feedback.
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How to Expand Your Personal Learning Network with Social Media

How to Expand Your Personal Learning Network with Social Media | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
The advent of social media has allowed teachers to build a personal learning network to improve professional development quickly and easily.
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11 Ways Finland's Education System Shows Us that "Less is More".

11 Ways Finland's Education System Shows Us that "Less is More". | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
When I left my 7th grade math classroom for my Fulbright research assignment in Finland I thought I would come back from this experience with more inspiring, engaging, innovative lessons. I expect...
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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.
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Food for thought.
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A Beautiful Visual on The Impact of Music Education on Kids Cognitive Skills

A Beautiful Visual on The Impact of Music Education on Kids Cognitive Skills | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
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My nieces agree totally.
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4 Tips for Writing in the Math Classroom

4 Tips for Writing in the Math Classroom | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Writing is a universal thread that can unite all content areas. Check out these four tips to help bring writing into your math curriculum.

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Thanks to Mel Riddile for this.
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New Studies Find That, for Teachers, Experience Really Does Matter

New Studies Find That, for Teachers, Experience Really Does Matter | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
New research challenges the belief that teachers plateau early in their careers, suggesting instead their effectiveness grows over the first decade in the classroom and beyond.
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You can't beat a good mix of old and new staff. It has proved successful in business and education.

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Top Tech Tools for Formative Assessment - graphite

Top Tech Tools for Formative Assessment - graphite | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Formative assessment is an important tool teachers can use to target students' learning needs. When teachers know what students know (or don't know), they can better adjust their teaching to meet the kids right at their level. These digital formative assessment tools can help you do the job.

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Teachers and students.

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Hainbat webgune jarduera desberdinak egiteko ikasgelan.

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The Best 4 Whiteboard Apps for Teachers

The Best 4 Whiteboard Apps for Teachers | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
“February, 2015 Looking for some interactive whiteboard apps to use in your class? The titles below are among the best you can find out there. These apps will enable you to brainstorm and...”
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Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future
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60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques

60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques
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5 Critical Practices for Emerging Leaders

5 Critical Practices for Emerging Leaders | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Author Shari Nasim shares 5 critical practices for emerging leaders to apply in order to build credibility.
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I need to make this the 1st thing I see when I walk through the door in the morning.
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Tailor Instruction to Fit Your Students' Learning Style - ABCdraw

Tailor Instruction to Fit Your Students' Learning Style - ABCdraw | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Seven ways you can tailor instruction to fit your students' learning style.
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Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Students can better understand math and physics problems by acting them out. This type of embodied learning can help open up the mind to abstract concepts.
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Making Student Data Part of the Conversation

Making Student Data Part of the Conversation | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Humboldt Elementary, a school once on the verge of being labeled under-performing, turned to data to move the bar on student success.
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TOOLS FOR LEADERS: 5 Tables To Expand Your Thinking - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

I have an assortment of tables, graphs, and charts that I have been collecting related to leadership and problem solving. Here are a few that I have found particularly useful

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New Learning Styles | Classroom Tools & School Software | Technology in Education - Innovate My School

New Learning Styles | Classroom Tools & School Software | Technology in Education - Innovate My School | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Innovate My School motivates teachers to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead proactively and, most importantly, stay informed.
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Vote for EdTech K–12’s 2015 Must-Read IT Blogs Nominees

Vote for EdTech K–12’s 2015 Must-Read IT Blogs Nominees | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
Which blogs do you rely on for cutting-edge insight in the world of education technology? Let us know with your vote.
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Subjects trimmed in primary school curriculum shake-up

Subjects trimmed in primary school curriculum shake-up | Educational & ICT Leadership | Scoop.it
The primary school curriculum will be trimmed down – with four subjects combined into one – and teachers will place more emphasis on phonics when teaching children how to read under a redesign of the national curriculum approved by all state governments.

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I don't know of any Junior Primary teacher that doesn't utilise phonics along with a variety of other strategies. Maybe i have only met the ones who do!

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