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11 Essential Tools For Better Project-Based Learning | Eclectic Technology

11 Essential Tools For Better Project-Based Learning | Eclectic Technology | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Technology and interaction - do the two go together? This post looks at how "the rise of technology...has made learning more interactive."  Why do digital tools provide engagement?
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Mastery and Time - Instructional Design and Development Blog

Mastery and Time - Instructional Design and Development Blog | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

And one of the fundamental realities of learning math is that it's cumulative; anything new you're taught is based on what you're supposed to have learned before. If there are gaps in your understanding of the previous topic, ..."\

 

"Level of performance is the constant, and the rate at which students move through the material is the variable. This allows students who are behind the curve to spend as much time as they need to on a topic to truly understand it, but it also allows exceptional students to keep learning."

 

 

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If Only You Tweeted! Engaging with the Little Bird. Big Think

If Only You Tweeted! Engaging with the Little Bird.   Big Think | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Great resource to send to non-tweeting pals about the benefits of engaging.
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The Transformative Power of the Internet: Commodification of Information

The Transformative Power of the Internet: Commodification of Information | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
When the Internet first became available to the public in the late 1990s, there was a lot of talk about its transformative potential and the possibility of a global civil society. “Popular as well ...
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Students suggest better ways to grade teachers | Deseret News

Students suggest better ways to grade teachers | Deseret News | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
SALT LAKE CITY — Nikhil Goyal says the learning stopped in third grade when his class began to prepare for state mandated math and English tests.
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Engaging by Talking: An Agile and Effective Approach to Audio ...

Engaging by Talking: An Agile and Effective Approach to Audio ... | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This project will explore methods to produce and deliver audio feedback to a wide range of students engaged in a variety of academic tasks with the aim of maximising student engagement while working towards a framework ...
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Monitoring Student Interest by Walking Around-Part 2: Strategies for Student Engagement - Marzano Center

Monitoring Student Interest by Walking Around-Part 2: Strategies for Student Engagement - Marzano Center | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Teach on your feet for high levels of student engagement http://t.co/ZHallcOD http://t.co/eW7AEOfo #edchat #buildingexpertise...
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10 Learning Lessons From Albert Einstein: Stay Engaged

10 Learning Lessons From Albert Einstein: Stay Engaged | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
10 Learning Lessons From Albert Einstein... One of the most fascinating people in history
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Finding a Mindful Balance while Engaging with Technology

Finding a Mindful Balance while Engaging  with Technology | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This weekend, I had the opportunity to spend time with other administrators learning about the power of technology from our very interesting guest speaker, George Couros. I left with so many great ...

 

Ways to combat "butterfly brain"!  : )

 

 

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Social Media for Educators: Strategies and Best Practices (Engaging Educators)

Social Media for Educators: Strategies and Best Practices (The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education) [Tanya Joosten] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers.

 

Looks to be an interesting and applicable book for educators trying to engage in social media productively.  I suspect I need this!  : ) 

 

 

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Engaging the Class:15 Ways to Use an iPad in Middle & High Schools

Engaging the  Class:15 Ways to Use an iPad in Middle & High Schools | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Twitter Boosts College Grades and Class Engagement [STUDY]

Twitter Boosts College Grades and Class Engagement [STUDY] | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter makes students more engaged and makes writers better, according to a newly released study.
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Student Engagement From the Inside « The Core of Education

Student Engagement From the Inside « The Core of Education | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
RT @flourishingkids: Student Engagement From the Inside « The Core of Education http://t.co/39Q37Zcw Wonderful interview with inspiring @kyleredford...
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Simplified! The Ultimate Guide To Infographics: | Edudemic

Simplified!  The Ultimate Guide To Infographics:   | Edudemic | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Really love this!  An infographic is data, sorted, arranged and displayed!  : )


Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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More on Effective Engagement of High School Students | Dr. Joseph ...

More on Effective Engagement of High School Students | Dr. Joseph ... | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
More perceptions from high school teachers on student engagement, as reported by Hart Research Associates: “When your end result is a multiple test score, then how compatible is that with student engagement?
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8 Great Tips to Engage with EdTech Innovation

8 Great Tips to Engage with EdTech Innovation | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
A collection of ideas to position administrators and educators to encourage and embrace innovative uses of instructional and education technologies in their...
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An In-Depth Report On Social Media’s Role In Education | Edudemic

An In-Depth Report On Social Media’s Role In Education | Edudemic | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Engaging the "bored" | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Engaging the "bored"  | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Great idea to address the issue of "boredom" in the classroom head on. 

 

"In other words, when they started feeling bored by just the “surface” of what they were listening to, they were able to become more interested in it by looking at it in a deeper level." 

 

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Learner Autonomy –Engaging Learners

Learner Autonomy –Engaging Learners | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
It means supporting our students' motivation if they have it, counting on their curiosity if they lack motivation and through surprising discoveries making them want to go deeper. Most of all it means, giving our students space ...
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11 Ideas for Fostering an Innovative and Engaging Culture

11 Ideas for Fostering an Innovative and Engaging Culture | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Eleven tips from a pro!
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EdCamp by kids! Wow! EdCampxEDU

EdCamp by kids! Wow! EdCampxEDU | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
On June 1, 2013, Burlington High School Help Desk students will organize and host the first edcamp run by students for students and teachers. As part of their year long project, BHS Help Desk stude...
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Creating podcasts to engage students: ICTmagic - Music, Sound & Podcasts

Creating podcasts to engage  students:  ICTmagic - Music, Sound & Podcasts | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Great site for understanding podcasts.  Will Help with tips/tricks for creating podcasts to engage students. 

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21st century education: Flaws, fixes, further thoughts . Engage With Meaning

21st century education: Flaws, fixes, further thoughts .  Engage With Meaning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"The 21st century skills list seems to blow right by many of the fundamentals. I’m not against these competencies, but I think there’s a layer underneath to which we need to pay attention."

 

 

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Motivated? | A Slice of Sara

Motivated? | A Slice of Sara | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
I've been thinking about the last few weeks and the common thread in all my frustrations is motivation. I have students who are very motivated by marks, a few students who are motivated to do a good job because they want to, ...
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When Students Do The Teaching

When Students Do The Teaching | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Not every teacher gets to hear these words: the process of making "this video gave me a better understanding of how teachers teacher, so when I am faced with a math problem that I don't understand I c (RT @NancySweer: Increase student engagement.
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