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20 Things Educators Need To Know About How Students Learn

20 Things Educators Need To Know About How Students Learn | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 31, 2013 11:09 AM

This post looks at 20 learning principles that teachers should know. Five are listed below. When you click through to the post you fill find additional information on each of the 20 principles.

* Students learn differently

* Make it relevant

* Failure is a fabulous teacher

* Brief and organized "bites"

* Feedback: Not just what, but when

This is great information as a new school year approaches in many areas!

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And, how to learn with them..

Maria Palaska's comment, July 31, 2013 10:59 PM
true! we learn from them a lot!
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...just the facts, Jack...elearning 101 ;)
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How to Create Effective Homework

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Strategies on how to make time spent on homework as effective and helpful as possible.
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What are the relevant research-based ideas introduced in this article on effective homework-building?

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QR codes enhance learning at Iowa school - QR Code Press

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QR codes enhance learning at Iowa school
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... interactions in the lessons being taught to elementary school students.

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Chris Kasprzyk's comment, July 27, 2013 7:56 AM
Still trying to get a better feel for how these are used. I wish I could see this process in action. Our school is elementary and kids don't have smart phone access. Thanks, Chris Kasprzyk @ iDooBo.com
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Apps for Students | Dysgraphia & Writing Difficulties - NCLD

Apps for Students | Dysgraphia & Writing Difficulties - NCLD | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

Apps can help students and adults who have learning disabilities like dysgraphia or dyslexia with their written expression. These are LD-friendly.


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Internet Safety Cheat Sheet


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Doug Joubert's curator insight, July 29, 2013 10:55 AM

Teaching parents (and less techie folks) how to stay safe on sites like "Instagram," "Google" MineCraft," and more.

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6 Steps to Easily Evaluate Information Online ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Steps to Easily Evaluate Information Online ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

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Tellagami - Create Narrated Animations on Your iPad

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Tellagami is a free iPad that elementary school students will enjoy using to create narrated animations. If you have ever used Voki or GoAnimate, Tellagami will feel familiar to you. Tellagami allo...

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KEpps's comment, August 1, 2013 12:53 AM
Clever!
MathyCathy's comment, August 1, 2013 7:00 AM
Sounds like "App-Smashing" to me! Imagine what students can explain if given the opportunity to create these videos!
Gayle Kakac's curator insight, August 1, 2013 3:32 PM
looking forward to using this
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{12 Days: Tool 5} Marzano's 6-Step Vocabulary Process - Learning Unlimited

{12 Days: Tool 5} Marzano's 6-Step Vocabulary Process - Learning Unlimited | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

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Jenny Smith's curator insight, July 31, 2013 3:57 AM

Great framework provided here.

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20 Things Educators Need To Know About How Students Learn

20 Things Educators Need To Know About How Students Learn | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 31, 2013 11:09 AM

This post looks at 20 learning principles that teachers should know. Five are listed below. When you click through to the post you fill find additional information on each of the 20 principles.

* Students learn differently

* Make it relevant

* Failure is a fabulous teacher

* Brief and organized "bites"

* Feedback: Not just what, but when

This is great information as a new school year approaches in many areas!

Yasemin Allsop's curator insight, July 31, 2013 1:12 PM

And, how to learn with them..

Maria Palaska's comment, July 31, 2013 10:59 PM
true! we learn from them a lot!
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Tynker

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Tynker creative computing platform unlocks STEM skills for educators, kids and parents

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Jenny Smith's curator insight, July 31, 2013 10:08 PM

An alternative to Scratch and compatible with iPad? Written in HTML5.

Definitely worth investigating!

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iPads in Languages

A short video describing independent languages consultant Joe Dale's experience of learning how to use iBooks Author and iTunes U Course Manager on the Apple Teacher…

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5 iPhone Apps for Students With Disabilities

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The best iPhone apps for students with disabilities are hard to find and not always the most popular on the block. Here's a few must-haves.

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10 Must-Have Apps For iPads In The Classroom

10 Must-Have Apps For iPads In The Classroom | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
My students love using their iPads in the classroom! iPads in the classroom provide student with the opportunity not to be restricted to the traditional way of learning.

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edutagger - K-12 Social Bookmarking - Published

Edutagger is a social news and bookmarking site for K-12 educators...

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Check out Edutagger...does it have potential for your students?

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Kathleen Gradel's curator insight, July 22, 2013 3:35 PM

Check this out...does this have potential for your students?

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18 iPad uses: How classrooms are benefiting fro...

18 iPad uses: How classrooms are benefiting fro... | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
iPads are quickly becoming a popular and powerful educational tool for classrooms. Beyond the immediate benefit of engaging students, iPads can improve education efficiency and standards.

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Save Webpages as PDF in Safari on iPad without Third-Party Apps

Save Webpages as PDF in Safari on iPad without Third-Party Apps | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
Without using any third-party app, webpages can be easily and quickly saved as PDF from within Safari.

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Writer's Studio is an amazingly complete authoring tool for iOS - tuaw.com

Writer's Studio is an amazingly complete authoring tool for iOS - tuaw.com | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
Writer's Studio is an amazingly complete authoring tool for iOS
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Apple has iBooks Author for that. But if you want to create some personal, rich media e-books or presentations, Writer's Studio is a good call.

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The 10-Minute Guide To Bloom's Taxonomy - Edudemic

The 10-Minute Guide To Bloom's Taxonomy - Edudemic | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
Bloom's Taxonomy is one of the most cited theoretical constructions within education and e-learning.

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iPad QR Scavenger Hunt

iPad QR Scavenger Hunt | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
I've said it before - I love using QR codes in my classroom! There are a lot of reasons: Takes students directly to a website you have chosen Eliminates frustration of typing in long web addresses ...

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22 iPad and Apple TV Presentation Apps From edshelf

22 iPad and Apple TV Presentation Apps From edshelf | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
A collection of iPad and Apple TV presentation apps for use by teachers in a classroom, such as Prezi, Haiku Deck, Nearpod, Educreations, iMovie, etc.

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Jenny Smith's curator insight, July 31, 2013 3:44 AM

A useful collection to come back to for sure!

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A Teacher's Use of an iPad - Example 1

A Teacher's Use of an iPad - Example 1 | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
Today was spent conducting 1:1 interviews with each of my tutees, Years 11 to 13. It's a biannual conference in which students, parents and tutor collaborate on each student's goals for the semeste...

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Mobile Apps Make Field Trips More Interactive

Mobile Apps Make Field Trips More Interactive | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
With "augmented reality" technology, teachers can transform a pond or an empty lot into a vibrant classroom.

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7 Must-Know Apps for Common Core Skills -- THE Journal

7 Must-Know Apps for Common Core Skills -- THE Journal | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

"According to Elizabeth  Calhoon, an academic technology specialist at the Santa Clara (CA) County  Office of Education, the best way to use apps for Common Core curriculum is not  to look for apps aligned to specific standards but to find ones that encompass  the "ideas of collaboration and creation [which] are far more pervasive in  Common Core" than in the current paradigm. The following is a selection of apps  for ELA and math, curated with help from Calhoon, that do just that."


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7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an iPad Classroom

7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an iPad Classroom | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

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Karen Young's curator insight, February 8, 2013 8:43 AM

Great alternatives to the 'automatically print' syndrome.

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The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics

The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it
This third and last part of my series of 30 best iPad apps for students and academics focuses on apps for Organizing and Enjoying life in academia.

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Use These 10 Sites to Detect Plagiarism

Use These 10 Sites to Detect Plagiarism | eLearning Biggies | Scoop.it

Plagiarism is a serious offense. These 10 online services help you check students' text, or avoid getting into academic hot water yourself.


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These sites may not do it all, but let's get the conversation on the table...

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