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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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Student Engagement: What Kids Want

Student Engagement:  What Kids Want | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Thought Stream has created a nifty booklet highlighting what kids want to stay engaged.  Lots of tips and tricks here! 

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Where does curation sit in e-learning?

Where does curation sit in e-learning? | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Where does curation sit in all of this? Whilst blogging implies creating content or self-publishing, curation is aggregating content by one person for others – going out with a broom to sweep autum...

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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10 Truths About Educational Technology

10 Truths About Educational Technology | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
A few brief, high-impact guidelines for using technology in the classroom.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge, Gust MEES
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How to Ask Better Questions

How to Ask Better Questions | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

You may have what sounds like the best idea in the world. But before you do anything else, try to poke as many holes in it as you can.


Via Barb Lack, Lynnette Van Dyke, Les Howard
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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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The Buzz of Engaged Minds! Venturing into Project-Based Learning

The Buzz of Engaged Minds!  Venturing into Project-Based Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Jenny Luca, popular edtech blogger, teacher and librarian, describes her first foray into project based learning in her English classroom. (Aussie teachr/librarian @jennyluca ventures into Project-Based Learning. 

 

Venture into PBL!  The buzzing minds will keep you going~! : )

 

 

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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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Connected Mind - create mind maps

Connected Mind - create mind maps | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Draw unique and memorable mind maps, store them in the cloud for free and access them anywhere. Works on Google Chrome.


Via Baiba Svenca, Cristina Reyes
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Audrey's comment, June 9, 2013 6:38 PM
This is brilliant!!
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Citelighter - The fully automated bibliography, research, citation, and internet highlighting tool.

Citelighter - The fully automated bibliography, research, citation, and internet highlighting tool. | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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