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What makes a great , engaging teacher?

What makes a great , engaging teacher? | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This blog post is directly inspired by reading a blog post by @headguruteacher on ‘creating the conditions for great teachers to thrive’, which links back to the post which has given ri...
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10 High School Teacher Blogs You Should Know About

10 High School Teacher Blogs You Should Know About | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Love blogging teachers? Meet some inspiring, articulate educators whose blogs ooze unique ideas about high school teaching. Bookmark these blogs for freely shared resources, curricula and teaching aids.
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Stanford Unveils Free Platform To Run Your Own Online Engaging Courses

Stanford Unveils Free Platform To Run Your Own Online Engaging Courses | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Google and Stanford are more than just neighbors in Silicon Valley. They're becoming the leaders in the online learning revolution. And it's all happening fast and starting right about ... now.

 

I've been WAITing for this! : )

 


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Engaging Kids -Digital Citizenship: From Nice to Ethical

Engaging Kids -Digital Citizenship: From Nice to Ethical | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

The author pushes the reader to consider how we teach students about the digital world:  moving from "be nice" to 'be ethical".  Five solid concepts are put forth for thought. 

 

Well done! 


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The Kleinspiration daily: Engaging educators

Meet Erin Klein I'm a mother of two, wife, and a teacher in Michigan. I enjoy exploring creative ways to integrate technology into my curriculum and sharing those ideas with others. I'm a member of the National Writing Project, technology co-chair of the Michigan Reading Association, A Plus Workshop Presenter, and Teaching Blog Addict Author. I have my Master's of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and enjoy traveling the country to present and meeting amazing educators along the way. Please visit my blog: http://www.kleinspiration.com   Another person who will facilitate your  learning and growing!   newspaper updated daily! 
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Teaching Children Well: Feedback Loop

Teaching Children Well: Feedback Loop | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Blog regarding academic feedback to engage students

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How Grades Change Conversations About Assessment & Achievement -Increase Engagement

How Grades Change Conversations About Assessment & Achievement -Increase Engagement | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning

Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Digital Learning: For learning to be effectively transferred it must be truely personalized, instructor facilitated & reinforced over time (Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning http://t.co/96IhSPvV...)...
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Secondary Schools Must Embrace Technology -- and Soon ...

Secondary Schools Must Embrace Technology -- and Soon ... | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Finding an answer that passes the smell test could be key to maintaining high levels of student engagement. What is easier than booting up the popular Apple iPad, a tool that is making its way into an ever-larger number of ...
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Student Engagement | Out of the Box and Into the Classroom

Student Engagement | Out of the Box and Into the Classroom | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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What is 21st century education?

Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace. To prepare our students, lessons must go beyond the "3 R's" and foster 21st century skills.

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Student Voice – Are We Really Listening?

Student Voice – Are We Really Listening? | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
In November 2008 Speak Out - our provinces Student Engagement Initiative was launched. During that time thousands of Junior High and High School students have attended Speak Out Forums, Annual Spea...
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Assessing 21st Century Skills with Laura Greenstein

Assessing 21st Century Skills with Laura Greenstein | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Wednesday, September 19, 20123:30pm - 4:30pm, PSTCost: FREE!

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Les! Thank you for the resources!
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Report Recommends Shift to Digital Educational Resources Within 5 Years

Report Recommends Shift to Digital Educational Resources Within 5 Years | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
"If the shift to digital instructional materials is not made immediately, major funding will continue to be directed to traditional materials that will tie the hands of students and educators to static, inflexible content for years to come,"...
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Deb Pickering: The Highly Engaged Classroom Part 2

Deb Pickering:  The Highly Engaged Classroom Part 2 | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Part 2 of Deb Pickering's visit to Oakland Schools in March of 2012.  The model of engagement includes attention and motivation.  This presentation follows the last two important questions kids ask when they decide to invest in our classrooms: 

 

Am I interested?

Is this important?

 

 

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Instagrok - a promising curation tool interactive web search engine for learners

Instagrok - a promising curation tool interactive web search engine for learners | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

 

instaGrok allows students to keep a journal of their work . The journal is automatically populated with the websites a student visits, allowing them to keep an evolving annotated portfolio of their work. A teacher can see and comment on their students’ journals, or they can be shared with classmates so they can learn from one another! Here you can find age-appropriate educational content on any topic presented with interactive multimedia interfaces generates quiz questions based on student's research activity and skill level supports creation of research journals and concept maps for learning assessment .

 


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Deb.Pickering: The Highly Engaged Classroom

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Deb Pickering joined our county in a day of engagement.  The morning was spent learning the model presented, while exploring key pieces around student engagement. 

 

     Am I Interested?  Can I do this?   

 

First of two powerpoints used during a professional learning session last March. 

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Vander Ark on Innovation - Education Week Recap of the Week

Vander Ark on Innovation - Education Week Recap of the Week | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Tom Vander Ark is an education advocate, advisor, and author of Getting Smart: How Personal Digital Learning is Changing the World. Tom is Founder and Executive Editor of Getting Smart and a partner in Learn Capital.

 

Check out the entry re: High Schools worth visiting! 

 

 

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A Principal's Reflections: Fostering Creative Thought Through Tweets

A Principal's Reflections: Fostering Creative Thought Through Tweets | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Eric Sheninger's blog describing his observation of a lesson in 9th grade where the teacher used twitter creatively to engage kids.

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A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom - with an interesting Infographic

A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom - with an interesting Infographic | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Gaming, wikis, blogs, social media, interactive polls and QR codes: just some of the technologies that teachers are bringing into the classroom.

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Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The great debate in education, particularly where I live in British Columbia, seems to be Personalized Learning or Personalized Education. There was an #edchat chat this Tuesday with this as the to...
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Educating in the 21st Century: 10 Reasons You Should Attend an Edcamp!

Educating in the 21st Century: 10 Reasons You Should Attend an Edcamp! | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
#sd34learn RT @aakune: some of my #edcamp posts http://t.co/iGavXSk4 http://t.co/fSRHhF3D http://t.co/Eica5Dzb @chriswejr @davidwees...
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Your Body Language Speaks for You in Meetings: Are you engaged?

Your Body Language Speaks for You in Meetings:  Are you engaged? | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Besides our choice of words and the volume and tone of a voice, gestures, posture and facial expressions all convey powerful messages to the people we are talking to, which is precisely why everyone pays close attention to other people's body...

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5 Bammy Award Finalists Who Need To Be In Your PLN

5 Bammy Award Finalists Who Need To Be In Your PLN | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Diane Ravitch -    Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education.  She shares a blog called Bridging Differences with Deborah Meier, hosted by...
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Twitter in the classroom?

High schoolers at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, Minn. are being engaged in the classroom in a whole new way. By using social media tools and giving t..

 

.I have learned more via twitter in the past few weeks than anywhere else in my memory of late. 

 

 

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