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Beyond the Classroom: A New Digital Education for Young Australians in the 21 st Century

The new digital education environment will look and function very differently. In addition to classroom teaching, staff will develop new ways of teaching that embrace digital education, and ‘bring your own device’ learning models will be integrated into the learning environment. Strong leadership in schools will be needed to support this new environment, to increase teacher capacity and to support the uptake of digital education in schools.


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David Rowbotham's curator insight, July 3, 2013 5:58 AM

Way to go!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, July 4, 2013 6:25 PM

A must read for Aussie Educators!

Conan Gogan's curator insight, March 23, 8:44 AM

I have just read an interesting report from the Digital Education Advisory Group on education in Australia.

I agree with the author of this article, 21st century education consists of computers and all the advanced technologies to help children to learn in a more efficient way. As technology is upgrading and becoming more advanced, so are the teachers. Teachers that teach in the 21st century education system have developed a more effecient and more interesting way to teach the children today.

I believe that in the future the education system will once again change and the children of the future will learn much more efficiently. This upgrade in the education will have a positive influence on the children as they benefit from it, they will learn faster and understand what they are taught better. 

Although there is a big upgrade in the technology and education systems today, it is not truly fool proof. There will always be children who might not understand what is going on in the classroom as the attention span of children is not long no matter the upgrade in technology.  

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8 Skills for Future-Proofed Teachers

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Determining what kind of technology teachers should be familiar with matters less than ensuring they have skills to adapt to whatever gadgets come along.

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Mary Samilova's curator insight, April 4, 9:14 PM

Some good points here.

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Some good points here.

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Some good points here.

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The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy -

The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy - | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
The Padagogy Wheel is designed to help educators think – systematically, coherently, and with a view to long term, big-picture outcomes – about how they use mobile apps in their teaching. The Padagogy Wheel is all about mindsets; it’s a way of thinking about digital-age education that meshes together concerns about mobile app features, learning transformation, motivation, cognitive development and long-term learning objectives.

The Padagogy Wheel, though, is not rocket science. It is an everyday device that can be readily used by everyday teachers; it can be applied to everything from curriculum planning and development, to writing learning objectives and designing centered activities. The idea is for the users to respond to the challenges that the Wheel presents for their teaching practices, and to ask themselves the tough questions about their choices and methods.

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Martin Debattista's curator insight, February 19, 2:01 AM

Same like cars. Not about wheels, engines and fuel but all about the freedom of moving around.

Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, February 21, 7:58 PM

I am sure the teachers will find this interesting and useful. 

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Visible and invisible learning and teaching

Visible and invisible learning and teaching | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Learning process is anything but linear and visible. Best learning experiences are often messy and hard, but oh-so-rewarding. For education professionals it is sometimes nice to think about how the learning process is rolling forward like a simple cycle (like Kolb's), and emphasize the perception and processing, but the reality is far more complex. There…

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Adrian Bertolini's curator insight, January 15, 2:35 AM

 Emphasizing invisible learning empowers students to engage in self-regulated learning and be more active in building their own, personal knowledge-base

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Social Media FOR Schools: Developing Shareable Content for Schools

Social Media FOR Schools: Developing Shareable Content for Schools | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it

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22 Customizable STEM Project-Based Learning Activities

22 Customizable STEM Project-Based Learning Activities | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Enjoy this list of great STEM project-based learning activities, customizable for lots of grade levels!
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17 Tips for Effective Note Taking (traditional meets technology)

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Follow our blog for product news, team updates, and tips for connecting with students and parents.

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, April 14, 2015 8:44 PM

This blog entry shares some excellent tips to share with your students about how to take efficient class notes.

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Teaching the Geography of Food

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"Food. It’s something we all think about, talk about, and need. Food has been one major topic of interest at National Geographic because it connects all of us to our environment. The recent global population projections for the year 2100 just went up from 9 billion to 11 billion, making the issues of food production and distribution all the more important.  For the last 3 years I’ve stored podcasts, articles, videos, and other resources on my personal site on a wide range of geographic issues, including food resources.  I thought that sharing 10 of my personal favorite resources on the geography of food would be helpful to understand our changing global food systems."


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Claire Law's curator insight, April 26, 2015 2:01 AM

Ten engaging resources on the geography of food

Kaiden-Leigh Cloete's curator insight, April 29, 2015 11:15 PM

This topic connects to our agricultural unit. This article describes the explaining of food. Knowing where our food comes from is a big component in lit today, with all the GMO's going around we don't know what we r busy consuming daily. Having more information in our minds about food would help decrease the long term affects of genetically modified organisms, help maintain a healthy economy, provide more resources such as water, because if GMO's do come to an end then the water will not be as polluted as it is now due to the runoff from the remaining chemicals in GMO's, and also provide a healthy environment for everyone. 

Lydia Tsao's curator insight, May 26, 2015 2:10 AM

I absolutely love this article. It touches on many of the most important and challenging issues facing food production in the world, ranging from food manufacturing ethics to global hunger. I think it's interesting how, although we all eat food everyday, we don't think about the many implications associated with the production and consumption of food. To more privileged people, food is not a big deal, as anyone can get food at any time of day. However, for people who are trying to solve the problems associated with food in the modern world or for people who are suffering from hunger and malnutrition, the information presented in this article is extremely important. Brilliant minds can come together to propose potential solutions for all the problems facing food distribution. I can't wait for the day every child can go to bed with a full stomach, and I am willing to do my part to help make that happen.

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Images: Safe Sourcing for Students

Images: Safe Sourcing for Students | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
A huge thank you to my PLN & all those out there who helped me to put together this list for my students and staff. Cheers, Ally Safe Sourcing: Use Creative Commons images. Use free public doma...

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Motivation: The Overlooked Sixth Component of Reading

Motivation: The Overlooked Sixth Component of Reading | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Learners are motivated by three factors: desire to learn, incentives, or fear of failure. As we grow, most of the early curiosity is tested away, and school becomes work. Obstacles increase, desire to learn decreases, and incentives and/or fear of failure move to the forefront. Jack Canfield, self-esteem expert, reports that 80 percent of first graders posses high self-esteem, but by high school graduation, this drops to a staggering five percent.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 12, 2014 4:51 AM

A pretty sad statistic, but some good suggestions.


Saran Ahluwalia's curator insight, August 12, 2014 10:37 AM

How can we rethink learning spaces that can serve children differently?

Linda Denty's curator insight, August 12, 2014 6:33 PM

Quite a sad statistic!

 

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40 Maps That Explain The Middle East

40 Maps That Explain The Middle East | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
These maps are crucial for understanding the region's history, its present, and some of the most important stories there today.

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Lora Tortolani's curator insight, March 15, 2015 8:47 PM

It is interesting to see the same trends over and over again.  These maps are a great tool to show the history of the area, as well as the history of religion and political views.  I appreciate the information provided since the Middle East has undergone the most transitions (going all the way back to Mesopotamia) and its history can be confusing. 

Alex Vielman's curator insight, November 23, 2015 3:17 PM

Maps like the ones posted in this article, really helps people to understand and break down deeply of understanding the entire region as a whole. Visualization is very important in geography when trying to understand the region people are talking about. this region as goes down to the Mesopotamia Era. It is important to know, how the culture was in this area to how it differentiated during the Ottoman Empire. During the first couple of maps, we can begin to see the division of the entire region. As you go on, we begin to notice the divisions between people, religion, language between states and in-states. There is so much information to know about the Middle East region and it may be even harder to understand due to the tons of changes and separations, but it is important to understand these divisions like the Sunni's and the Shi'ites in order to fully explain the development and the current situations that are occurring in this region as we speak. 

Matt Ramsdell's curator insight, December 7, 2015 5:18 PM

These 40 maps are a very interesting way of showing how people have traveled around and moved about the Earth from the time of the fertile crescent era to the people of today. It shows us the paths that people have taken to move to a new location. How they used the Meditteranean Sea to move from one side to the other. It also shows how the Tigris and Euphrates came together to form a smaller area of the Persian gulf. This led to smalled economic growth because now there is less land for imports and exports.

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How Homework Works In Finland (Hint: There Isn't Any) - Edudemic

How Homework Works In Finland (Hint: There Isn't Any) - Edudemic | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
When we talk about how our education system is failing our students, there are a lot of different options presented on how to ‘fix’ it. Everyone has an answer, a promising new way of thinking, a potential magic bullet. Inevitably, we also examine school systems that are working as a part of investigating what to do …

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Good piece, but need to consider also; this country is not really catering to multi-cultural group.  But, we should learn from their examples - we in Australia definitely moving towards over-educating, with even prep losing its play-based approach.  Also worth noting - the teacher in the classroom has the biggest impact on whether or not the students will learn - effective teachers=effective learners.

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, July 27, 2014 8:15 PM

Interesting...

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 27, 2014 10:25 PM

I rarely assigned homework. It seemed counter-productive and counter-intuitive. The exception, if can be called homework, were projects which engaged students and their parents at home. This provided an untapped resource, excited students and parents, and was highly successful. I always provided more time for these projects so they did not work against learning.

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Too much false information, including topic.
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Welcome to 'Geography Education'

Welcome to 'Geography Education' | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Finding Materials: This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials.  To search for place-specific posts, browse this interactive map.  To search for thematic posts, see http://geographyeducation.org/thematic/ (organized by the APHG curriculum).  Also you can search for a keyword by clicking on the filter tab above.


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Rich Schultz's curator insight, November 18, 2014 2:10 PM

Geography and current events

Olivier Tabary's curator insight, November 28, 2014 12:06 PM

Many interesting tools to practice and to discover

Jamie Mitchell's curator insight, March 8, 1:04 AM

Amazing resources about places and topics in Geography

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Ebooks v paper - FT.com

Ebooks v paper - FT.com | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Yet research has already told us a lot about how we read now. First and foremost, it emphasises that even using paper, there are many different approaches. Most of us probably have a settled style: you might be a skimmer, a skipper, a front-to-back completist, a keeper of the pristine page or an obsessive writer of marginalia. Whatever the case, our habits have probably been created largely as combination of childhood experience and how the medium we read in is nudging us.


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Definitely worth reading this article. I have heard many teachers proclaim that reading a "book" is more beneficial than an ereader, etc. I have not necessarily bekieved what they say, but the evidence is just not there yet, however it is beginning to come and my own anecdotal evidence seems to resonate with what is being stated here. 

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ETU - Imperial College Busines School's curator insight, July 3, 2014 4:56 AM

Neuroscientist Susan Greenfield expresses her concerns that, as technology takes us into unknown territory, “the brain may be adapting in unprecedented ways”.

Nataliasterns's curator insight, July 3, 2014 3:20 PM

lectura papel vs tablet

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 5, 2014 5:15 PM

Ebooks versus papel.

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16 skills students need to learn today to thrive tomorrow

16 skills students need to learn today to thrive tomorrow | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Will classes in curiosity, problem-solving and creative thinking soon be on the curriculum? Our latest report thinks it should.

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Group learning makes children better decision-makers, study finds

Group learning makes children better decision-makers, study finds | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Children who participate in group learning develop better decision-making skills than children who study the same curriculum via teacher-led discussions, suggests a new study. More than 760 fifth-grade students were involved in the study, which compared the efficacy of collaborative group work with conventional direct instruction at promoting students' ability to make reasoned decisions and apply those skills in a novel task.

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 interesting study. Would like to see more in this area.

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Adrian Bertolini's curator insight, January 22, 9:32 PM

If children are to become thoughtful decision-makers, they need more time in the school day for collaborative group work that involves active reasoning about significant issues

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The 4 Cs of Learning | The Thinking Stick


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13 Multipliers that Elevate Average to Remarkable

13 Multipliers that Elevate Average to Remarkable | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Small multipliers elevate average to remarkable. Last week, due to flight delays, I arrived at the Hilton around 3:30 a.m. The night clerk greeted me by name, smiled, made sure I had everything I n...

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Christine Rounsevell's curator insight, August 26, 2015 8:09 PM

What a great list of positive things to do in every work and life.

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"Most Likely To Succeed" Shows How Classrooms Modeled On Real Life Can Help Kids Succeed In Real Life - Fast Company

"Most Likely To Succeed" Shows How Classrooms Modeled On Real Life Can Help Kids Succeed In Real Life - Fast Company | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it

"Education-bashing has become something of a national sport in the United States. From hurling criticism about slipping test scores, socio-economic disparity, dropout rates, to raising concerns about poor teaching standards and school resources, the popular narrative is that U.S. schools are failing children. There’s good reason for the pile-on: in many cases, the problems are real.

While most of the conversation around education reform centers on how to address these existing issues, another point of view has been gaining momentum over the last several years. It’s a point of view that is less focused on fine-tuning the current system for high performance—since the system was built in 1893 with the goal of churning out "good workers"—and more about rethinking education entirely and how it meets the world’s rapidly changing economy in the information age.

This topic is explored in depth in the feature-length documentary, Most Likely to Succeed, which premiered at Sundance and will appear at the Tribeca Film Festival April 24. In the film, director, writer and producer Greg Whiteley casts a light on the shortcomings of established education methods by focusing on one school that’s defying convention, San Diego’s High Tech High. While following two ninth-grade classes for a year, with classroom instruction unlike anything you’ve ever seen, the doc offers some inspirational ideas for how to help students rise to the occasion of an innovation economy that requires critical thinking."


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Mark Monsen's curator insight, May 12, 2015 1:40 AM

link to problem based learning

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40 maps that explain the Roman Empire

40 maps that explain the Roman Empire | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
2000 years ago today, the Roman Emperor Augustus died. His reign marked the start of a 200-year period of peace and prosperity for the empire.

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Joy Kinley's curator insight, February 12, 2015 11:04 AM

Maps can show many different things and this group of maps show a great deal about the growth of Rome.

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The Seven Spaces of Technology in School Environments

@NoToshNB - Updated version with all content. Matt Locke originally came up with the concept of the Six Spaces of technology (test.org.uk/2007/08/10/six-spaces-of-social-media/).…


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Designing Libraries - Designing a library for changing needs

Designing Libraries - Designing a library for changing needs | Effective teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Facing declining visitors, the new town of Almere in the Netherlands redesigned its libraries based on the changing needs and desires of library users.

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This is excellent- and our iCentre has done the same type of thing. Libraries must be  designed for  this century of learners and learning.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, September 28, 2014 1:09 PM

Cool beans.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 29, 2014 2:31 PM

Library Technology

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A Paradigm Shift for Student Engagement

Even more interesting is that, according to research, children will play video games for several hours, yet fail as much as 80% of the time at those games, all the while continuing to persevere with an almost irrational determination.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 14, 2014 4:02 AM

Interesting article about making learning into a kind of computer game.

Edgar Mata's curator insight, August 15, 2014 10:40 AM

Un buen artículo.

 

Tiene razón: Los niños y jóvenes pueden pasar horas con un vídeo-juego a pesar de que fallarán el 80% de las ocasiones y "perseverarán con  una determinación casi irracional", algo de esta perseverancia y determinación sería útil en el salón de clases.

 

Sin embargo, las críticas a su propuesta de usar juegos en la clase también tienen sentido:

"¿Qué pasará el próximo año cuando asistan a una nueva clase y se den cuenta que la escuela es trabajo y no 'juego y diversión'? Los estás preparando para una decepción."

 

Un interesante debate. 

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 22, 2015 8:23 PM

Interesting thoughts...

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Professional Development / Genius Hour Resources

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Sustaining Seven Billion People

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"With seven billion people now living on Earth, the ever growing demand is putting unprecedented pressure on global resources—especially forests, water, and food. How can Earth’s resources be managed best to support so many people? One key is tracking the sum of what is available, and perhaps nothing is better suited to that task than satellites."

 


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Daniel LaLiberte's curator insight, July 6, 2014 12:09 PM

Such studies of the agriculture around the world are essential. The way we are doing agriculture to support seven billion people now, peaking at 9-10 billion in another 60 years, it is clear that we are putting severe strains on the environment.  But we have grown lazy, and we are doing it all wrong.

 

We CAN drastically reduce the amount of meat we consume, and thus quickly reduce the amount of arable land we need.  We CAN grow plants in ways that actually sequester more carbon and improve the soil it over time rather than erode and degrade.  And we CAN in fact grow all the food we need in the space we live in, thus enabling us to recycle all the water used as well, which is mostly just lost in evaporation. 

Tom Cockburn's curator insight, July 13, 2014 5:52 AM

Vital debate for the future

MsPerry's curator insight, August 12, 2014 7:44 PM

APHG-U2

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Visualizing Time and Space

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sriddle geo's curator insight, July 24, 2014 9:04 AM

Once again the educator in me is at work.  My little girl is asking me all the time , "If it's day here is it night on the other side of the world?"  Now I can show her.

Cory Erlandson's curator insight, July 24, 2014 9:48 AM

Great spatial representation of time and time zones, which is a weirdly fascinating topic for my students.

MsPerry's curator insight, August 12, 2014 7:00 PM

APHG-U1