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The Innovative Educator: Discover what your digital footprint says about you

The Innovative Educator: Discover what your digital footprint says about you | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it

Discover what your digital footprint says about you Does your digital footprint convey the message you want? If you don't know you should spend time figuring this out. In the 21st century our digital footprint conveys an important image and people should know what that is.  Below are ideas that will enable you to explore and consider if your digital footprint conveys the message you want to share with the world.  It will also give you ideas for activities you can do with your students so they can do the same.

 


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Jim Goldsmith's curator insight, January 22, 9:22 AM

From the article:  "Does your digital footprint convey the message you want? If you don't know you should spend time figuring this out. In the 21st century our digital footprint conveys an important image and people should know what that is."  Interesting and worth a look.

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6 virtual field trips to give lesson plans a boost | Education Dive | Diigo


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8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents

8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“As you’re preparing your lesson plans and classrooms for the first day of school (which may have already happened for some of you!), keeping in touch with parents is probably on your mind. Communic...”
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Quran Coaching's curator insight, September 12, 3:37 AM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
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#quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed

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Quote Slides - Nice collection to use with your classes

Quote Slides - Nice collection to use with your classes | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“Free quote slides, quotes ready for powerpoint”
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 25, 8:08 PM

There are some interesting quotes. It is interesting to see one from Skinner.

 

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.”
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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 25, 2:36 PM

A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.


Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, August 26, 12:54 AM

Study strategies....

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Computer Science: The Future of Education

Computer Science: The Future of Education | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“Robust computer science curriculum is necessary for our society's future. Here are five steps to engage teachers and students in this critical area of study.”
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Aris P. Louvris's curator insight, August 25, 6:40 AM

Η επιστήμη της Πληροφορικής: το μέλλον της εκπαίδευσης

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Curriculum y robótica

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, August 26, 12:49 PM

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Just Ask: Harnessing the Power of Student Curiosity

Just Ask: Harnessing the Power of Student Curiosity | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano suggests harnessing the power of student curiosity by asking them what they want to learn.”Use it ALSO for #CriticalTHINKing and #ProactiveTHINKing:- http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking- http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Proactive+Thinking

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Great Resources for Integrating Technology in Class

Great Resources for Integrating Technology in Class | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“ August 18, 2014 Over this weekend, I spent some time sifting through the piles of posts in this blog looking for materials and posts to help new teachers better integrate technology in education. The...”
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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 18, 3:36 PM

If you are the tech leader or instructional coach in your school, these infographics will help you teach your staff the differences between technology use and technology integration along with suggestions for infusion. Who knows? Some of these may give YOU a new idea too!

Anita Vance's curator insight, August 21, 12:25 PM

a little something to help get started - everyone is somewhere in the learning curve for technology - this graphic helps focus on achievable steps to keep moving forward.  Thank you Susan G.!

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What Is The Future Of Education? Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

What Is The Future Of Education? Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“What Is This The Future Of Education? Check the The Future of Education Infographic to find our more!”
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Jane Hadjion's curator insight, August 18, 8:04 PM

Learning or education and the industries employing need to work together to close the gap. The cycle for updating learning cannot continue to be so great or we need to change strategies and accept the irrelevance of some of the content we deliver.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, August 20, 4:11 PM

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W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, August 27, 3:41 PM

Agreed, but where is the Nature Connectedness and Ecological Literacy to balance out the technology?

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5 Must Have Resources for History Teachers

5 Must Have Resources for History Teachers | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it

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James I.'s curator insight, August 16, 5:59 PM

Get primary and secondary sources for Social Studies and English

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Education World - Back to school (archive of resources for teachers)

“EdWorld's Back to School archive page offers loads of useful articles and 12 volumes of icebreakers and first day of school activities to help students and teachers get to know each other.”
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Quran Coaching's curator insight, August 12, 2:11 PM
The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes. http://goo.gl/st4aLZ Like/Share/Comment. #quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed
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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“ To inspire more inquiry in the classroom, blogger Rebecca Alber offers up five questions to routinely ask students.”
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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, July 21, 8:42 AM

Simple, but powerful...   Sometimes I find myself tongue tied and can think of a next question. These are great to always have in your back pocket.

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The 6 Levels Of Bloom's Taxonomy, Explained With Active Verbs - Edudemic

The 6 Levels Of Bloom's Taxonomy, Explained With Active Verbs - Edudemic | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“The various levels of Bloom’s (Revised) Taxonomy are pretty well known to most teachers at this point. The gradated levels of critical thinking allow teachers to build lesson plans and identify learning outcomes that are appropriate for the level of exploration of material for the students at that time. A useful way of understanding how …”
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 7, 6:49 PM

We should be using gerunds i.e. summarizing, digging up, recollecting, etc. It suggests an ongoing, recurring practice.

 

When I taught, I used the active verbs i.e. summarize. With recent reading and writing, I am continuously (recurring) re-thinking my thinking.

 

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The Distracted Generation Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Distracted Generation Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“The Distracted Generation Infographic: Tools and Tips to Get Children Refocused!”
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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, August 6, 5:10 AM

"show your children from an early age that reading is fun!"

W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, August 7, 2:46 PM

Reading for pleasure calms the mind and builds ELA skills like vocabulary, imagination, and syntax.

Paper has a different effect than tablets but I agree with much of the infographic.

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The best laid lesson plans...

The best laid lesson plans... | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“This article was written for Sec Ed Magazine and appeared in their NQT special edition in June 2014. You can read the original here or download the NQT Special here.There's a free info graphic to ...”
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Deb Kalikow-Pluck's curator insight, September 9, 1:34 PM

Check this out!

Deb Kalikow-Pluck's curator insight, September 9, 1:36 PM

Using more of your brain is a good thing.

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, September 13, 3:29 PM

Simple and effective! I like the four different components, especially 3 and 4. We sometimes focus too much on 1 and 2. Making it "Real" is important as it helps to see how things will actually unfold. Making it "Satisfying" speaks to how we sometimes make plans that fulfill the "Get it done" category but do not fulfill the deeper connections. 

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A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles

A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it

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Marianne Vdk's curator insight, September 11, 4:42 AM

Great summary statements which can help you identify how your child learns and then tailor make a program which includes this type of learning style.

simeon shaningua's curator insight, September 13, 6:44 AM

Help me raise funds  for education in my country want to build computer Lab in our local schools .Raise funds on GoGetfunding.com  thank you for your help and support

W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, September 14, 4:08 PM

There are indeed more than 7 but this infographic is a good reminder that effective teaching blends lessons, units, and curricular objectives to do it's best to touch on all of these concepts.

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Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers – Helping teachers make better classrooms, one mouse-click at a time.

Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers – Helping teachers make better classrooms, one mouse-click at a time. | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“Hundreds of tools, resources, and ideas for using technology in the classroom. Great for teachers, technology specialists, administrators, home-school parents, and anyone involved in K-12 education!”
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GNG's curator insight, August 25, 11:50 AM

Great resources for using technology in your classroom!

Michail Darley's curator insight, August 27, 8:32 PM

The student activities and the web resources menus are the places to go at Tammy's site. The handouts are Evernote presentations. Looks well worth spending half an hour looking for a gem or two.

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In the Bustling, Interactive Classroom, A Place for Digital Games

In the Bustling, Interactive Classroom, A Place for Digital Games | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“ Teachers can use games as a supplement that enables increased one-on-one learning between teacher and student.”
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Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out?

Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out? | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“Unless you're an educator, you probably haven't heard predictions by thought leaders that the traditional school system is on its way out. More surprisingly, these predictions are being borne out by experiments where new learning models are being tri...”A MUST READ!!!
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Ferdi McDermott's curator insight, August 23, 2:59 PM

Not at www.chavagnes.org ...

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 23, 5:01 PM

Perhaps School as we know is on the way out, but education and School are not interchangeable words although they are used that way frequently. Actually, School as we know it should have been on the way out a long time ago. With the current reformers who propose change that does not change the structure, it is not happening soon.

 

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InkySprat's curator insight, August 27, 10:05 AM

Teachers are not immune to the need to learn new skills as the world changes 

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Teachers as Leaders, Coaches & Lifelong Mentors

Teachers as Leaders, Coaches & Lifelong Mentors | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Do you remember your 5th grade teachers? Would you say that any of your 5th grade teachers made a lifelong impression on your life?Today’s guest is doing just that!
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Jerry Busone's curator insight, August 24, 9:02 AM

Find yourself a mentor, teacher or coach ...

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 25, 12:01 AM

Los Profesores de Como Líderes, mentores y Entrenadores.

Sacra Jáimez's curator insight, August 27, 4:03 AM

Magnífica reflexión para iniciar el nuevo curso.

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Mastering the Teaching Game - Edutopia

Mastering the Teaching Game - Edutopia | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“ After listening to an interview with top tennis coach Sven Groeneveld, Carol Tomlinson clarifies eight essential principles that teaching shares with high-level sports coaching.”
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 18, 7:18 PM

The word mastering is not necessarily the right word, but the points made by Carol Tomlinson are valid. I spent 20 plus years teaching and found I was not close to mastering teaching. That is good. It made me curious and always looking for more.

 

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The Top Ways Digital Tools Transform Learning

The Top Ways Digital Tools Transform Learning | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“Annual survey highlights how students, teachers leverage digital tools to change education Digital tools are often touted for their ability to have a transformative effect on teaching and learning,...”
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Dorian Love's curator insight, August 14, 2:43 AM

What are teachers using?

Leonard P. Miller's curator insight, August 14, 2:02 PM

Nice reflective view from both teachers and students as to use and utility of digital tools in the classroom.

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A Cornucopia of Multidisciplinary Teaching

A Cornucopia of Multidisciplinary Teaching | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“The synergy of diverse disciplines can lead to a sweet spot. Consider myths and fables for teaching subjects as far ranging as geography, vocabulary, and philosophy.”
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 8, 9:40 PM

Transdisciplinary is where we want to be. It is about integrating disciplines, thinking, learning, etc. Cornucopia is a great word for the mixing.

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 11, 3:24 PM

Multidisciplinary Teaching is a MUST!


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21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“ 21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation”
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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, July 9, 7:54 AM

Very simple ways to engage students. Nothing new (I hope), but a great refresher. 

 

I think in a world where we are so serious about outcomes, we have to do what we can to have fun and put the student first.

 

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Parents feel left behind by the accelerating pace of technology

Parents feel left behind by the accelerating pace of technology | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“They also wish that schools would make more effort with tech homework assignments that could include parents, and bring them and kids together in...”
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, August 7, 3:54 PM

No need to feel that you are being left behind. Get down to your library and we can explain it all. @SLS Guernseyeven runs courses for you to learn how to keep up. 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 8, 9:50 PM

The pace of digital technology change is such that everyone is being left behind. It is important to develop skills which allow adaptation rather than mastery. The object is not to understand one type of digital technology, but to have skills that allow us to move from one to another as they emerge and work together.

 

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Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, August 9, 8:40 AM

One of our biggest goals and challenges is excellent communication with and engagement of parents. Let's not leave them behind!

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Google Classroom to be released next week

Google Classroom to be released next week | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
“Google Classroom is almost here! Google Classroom will be officially released to all schools next week -- August 11th, 2014. Classroom is the Google's alternative to the VLE allowing teachers to bu...”
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