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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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Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use

Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Qualcomm's Wireless Reach Initiative aims to conquer the digital divide between those who can afford wireless internet access and those who can't.
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Two Essential, Engaging Questions for Every Teaching Moment:

Two Essential, Engaging Questions for Every Teaching Moment: | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

1.  How does this relate to what they already know?

2.  How might they use this in the future?

 

Turns out, these questions we asked in high school trigonometry were pretty good questions!  Do you recall how teachers handled them back then? 

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57+ Content Curation Tools Resource – Awesome for Marketers, Bloggers, Educators and Students

57+ Content Curation Tools Resource – Awesome for Marketers, Bloggers, Educators and Students | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
After Google’s crack down of microsites and thin sites, building an authority site becomes very daunting to many affiliate marketers and small businesses.
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Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture Workshop

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Why I Love Project Based Learning

Why I Love Project Based Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
While some teachers may wonder about the merits of PBL, I’m sold. My high school students have learned much more in an inquiry classroom than others did when we had a traditional one.
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Student Engagement in Language Arts

Student Engagement in Language Arts | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Get teaching classroom management techniques to increase student engagement. Real life example from a middle school English Language Arts classroom.
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Cockroaches and Ladybugs: Re-Thinking Project Based Learning

Cockroaches and Ladybugs: Re-Thinking Project Based Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Project Based Learning (PBL) is not a question of "on or off", do PBL or not do PBL... It can mean different things to different people. There are a lot of variations (like in any other educational methodology) and any teacher can ...
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Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained

Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Since the Common Core State Standards were introduced, there has been much discussion about what they mean for educators and students and how they will impact teaching and learning.


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Reflection Leads to Achievement | A Floor, But No Ceiling

Reflection Leads to Achievement | A Floor, But No Ceiling | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

We can never confuse our product (academic success as defined by standards) with our process (“21st century learning”).  So with that context in mind, please consider the following:

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Learning With Twitter | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired}

Learning With Twitter | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired} | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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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?

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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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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Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips

Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
From multimedia to geocaching, the possibilities for using mobiles to engage learners are endless.
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Matching Value and Expectation: The Key to Motivation ...

Matching Value and Expectation: The Key to Motivation ... | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

 

I believe that it’s critical to find ways for all students to meet success in the classroom.  Keeping them hopeful means keeping them invested. 

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Tech-Savvy Teacher Uses Tools to Engage Students

Tech-Savvy Teacher Uses Tools to Engage Students | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Livescribe paper-based computing platform includes a smartpen, dot paper and software applications that changes the way people capture, use and share audio and visual information with pen and paper.
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How to make video lessons..Knowmania

How to make video lessons..Knowmania | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Search thousands of tutorial videos on any subject from the worlds best teachers. Before you know it, you'll know it.
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Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest

Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Using social media in schools doesn't have to be scary, says Matt Britland.
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Supporting Empowered Females! | The Fem Tech Project

Supporting Empowered Females! | The Fem Tech Project | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Supporting Empowered Females!

I love math.  Am I an expert at it?  No.  Do I make mistakes as I teach it?  Probably–but I work hard not to, unless...

"Beyond fulfilling my responsibility to teach the state mandated standards, I hope Willy and I have helped along the strengthening of some more math loving females, while helping them all build visualization skills and flex their logic muscles."
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ClassBadges | Home

ClassBadges | Home | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

ClassBadges is a free, online tool where teachers can award badges for student accomplishments. Through your teacher account, you can award badges customized for your classroom or school.

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10 Surprising Facts About Mobile Usage Around The World | Edudemic

10 Surprising Facts About Mobile Usage Around The World | Edudemic | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
85% of the global population have a cell phone.
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The Teaching Chameleon: Student Motivation and the Gifted

The Teaching Chameleon: Student Motivation and the Gifted | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Student Motivation and the Gifted. I had the priveledge of attending the Kansas Associatoin of the Gifted, Talented, and Creative conference here this past week. There were many wonderful speakers at the conference.
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Twitter guide for Twits and Tweachers that want to tweet !

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