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A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators

A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Critical thinking skills are what we want our students to develop. Without these skills we can not guarantee a sound and effective education that will enable our kids to seamlessly blend in tomorrow 's job market. Therefore, it is our responsibility as teachers and educators to fully understand the components of this set of skills in order to better focus on them in our instruction.

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/07/a-quick-guide-to-21st-century-critical.html#

 


Via Educatorstechnology, Aki Puustinen, Gust MEES, Yehuda Peled, R.Conrath, Ed.D., Ann Papi Castro, Les Howard
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Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom 

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom  | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
DO Produce material for YOUR students to engage them outside the classroom. Generic content works as a starting point but students have greater faith in their own teacher’s input. Decide on a...
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Building Effective Relationships with Students at Oakland Schools Nov. 9, 2012

Building Effective Relationships with Students at Oakland Schools Nov. 9, 2012 | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This professional learning experience is part of a comprehensive effort to address student engagement. The morning will set the stage for an engaging, thought provoking and interactive discussion around motivation, relationships  and the important factors of engagement based teaching and learning, including classroom climate.    In the afternoon we will unpack Robyn Jackson's book, "How to Motivitate Reluctant Learners".Follow-up support and resources via Edmodo group on Engagement Based Teaching and Learning.   Participants are encouraged to bring laptops, ipads and internet ready cell phones. Fee includes book, handouts and lunch.  Facilitated by Sue Welcome and Mary Perfitt-Nelson

 

https://events.oakland.k12.mi.us/coe/coe_p2_details.aspx?eventid=105037&cc=COEE&oc=10

 

We currently have room for about 20 more guests! 

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Why Learning Should Be Messy

Why Learning Should Be Messy | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt of One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School, by 17-year-old Nikhil Goyal, a senior at Syosset High School i...
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Engaged with Twitter: How the social network is becoming a second screen.

Engaged with Twitter: How the social network is becoming a second screen. | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Did you watch Tuesday night’s presidential debate on one screen or two? If you answered “Why the heck would I need two screens to watch TV?”, then you missed half the show.
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Sustaining That Back-to-School Momentum

Sustaining That Back-to-School Momentum | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
There's nothing like the excitement students and teachers feel when school starts. Kids are excited to see who's in their class and what types of great things they're going to learn.
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14 Edtech Integration Tips & 20+ Resources for the School Year : Teacher Reboot Camp

14 Edtech Integration Tips & 20+ Resources for the School Year : Teacher Reboot Camp | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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4 Twitter Superheroes Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

4 Twitter Superheroes Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Blogging through the Fourth Dimension: What Does Student Blogging Exactly Do?

Blogging through the Fourth Dimension: What Does Student Blogging Exactly Do? | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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What’s Trending in Classroom Games?

What’s Trending in Classroom Games? | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This infographic showcases how games help students learn and retain, engage and get motivated to learn and many more fascinating results.
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A Glog that Tells the UDL Story

A Glog that Tells the UDL Story | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"No two students are the same, no two students process information the same, and therefore students deserve to have information presented in multiple ways, students should be encouraged to showcase their knowledge in multiple ways, and students should be motivated in multiple ways." Melissa tells the story of UDL and includes video of UDL and the three principles along with the tools that can help support a diversity of learners in the classroom:   the CAST Lesson Builder, UDL Curriculum Self-check and Book Builder.

 


Via Kathleen McClaskey, Smaragda Papadopoulou, Charmaine Thaner
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Study: Students Want Teachers To Use Technology ASAP | Edudemic

Study: Students Want Teachers To Use Technology ASAP | Edudemic | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

n annual study conducted by the research arm of Educause (ECAR – Educause Center for Applied Research), a nonprofit that advocates for technology in higher education, found that more students than ever gave the thumbs up to their professors’ use of technology in the classroom.

 

Teachers need to keep learning along with their students!

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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.


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The 2012 Global Education Conference – Attend, Present, or Volunteer! | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer

The 2012 Global Education Conference – Attend, Present, or Volunteer! | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning

Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This classroom guide is intended to inspire and expand your thinking about effective assessment for project-based learning.

The tips are organized to follow the arc of a project. First comes planning, then the launch into active learning, and then a culminating presentation. Reflection is the final stage.


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Advice to presenters and teachers: All You Have is Enough

Advice to presenters and teachers: All You Have is Enough | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"ALL I HAVE IS ENOUGH. ALL YOU HAVE IS ENOUGH. IT HAS TO BE because there is nothing else left to give when you have given everything. Learn from your mistakes and get better every time but draw a clear line between rethinking your approach and approaching self doubt because you don't feel like you got enough verbal validation for what you did."

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The EduStars Review: Many Goodies to Stay Engaged

The EduStars Review: Many Goodies to Stay Engaged | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
A newspaper by Rich Kiker - updated daily with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Club aims to make math fun - Elm Leaves

Club aims to make math fun - Elm Leaves | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
RIVER GROVE — Students rarely mention “math” and “fun” in the same sentence, but a Rhodes Elementary School club is trying to make the subject more enjoyable.
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Instructional Support Days

Instructional Support Days | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
   I‘m proud of the creativity my administrative team has demonstrated with devising and implementing game changing strategies that will go a long way in supporting the teaching and learning ...
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Why Email is a Productivity Killer – and its days are numbered. Staying engaged in other ways.

Why Email is a Productivity Killer – and its days are numbered. Staying engaged in other ways. | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Ryan believes email is on the way out. Much like the landline? My kids rarely use it.
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Increasing Student Motivation: Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers: Margaret A. Theobald: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

Increasing Student Motivation: Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers: Margaret A.
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Video as eLearning: 15 Tips

Video as eLearning: 15 Tips | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
I was recently featured in an article in In Business magazine that highlights “The Online Video Phenomenon” and talks about the upsurge of online video marketing.  Why is it so popular?

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Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Digital Ties Run Deep

Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Digital Ties Run Deep | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
     I believe teachers who are engaging in digital professional development are committed, highly responsive educators who crave intellectual stimulation and debate. They aren’t intimidated by change or sharing across long distances.
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