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Learn about narrative on instaGrok.com

Learn about narrative on instaGrok.com | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
InstaGrok shows you a graphic of your search and allows you to see the nodes as separate links. You can see videos and images related to your initial search as well as definitions. Great for learners.
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visualising dialogue in Shakespeare's Macbeth | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

visualising dialogue in Shakespeare's Macbeth | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Using Gephi to visualise the flow of dialog between characters in the "Scottish Play" A clockwise arc from player 'A' to player 'B' means 'A' speaks their lines immediately before player 'B'.
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How data visualization promotes eLearning through effective story telling

How data visualization promotes eLearning through effective story telling | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
“It’s like you’re telling a story,” says Mayra Aixa Villar. “That’s why I find data visualization tools so fascinating.
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Three Innovative Ways to Get Students Talking

Three Innovative Ways to Get Students Talking | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
A Journey of Learning by Karen Barnstable...
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8 Crucial Resources For Flipped Classrooms | Edudemic

8 Crucial Resources For Flipped Classrooms | Edudemic | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

useful list of resources, including apps, that allow you to 'flip' your classroom.

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Exposition - Power Genre - CQ Literacy - Sharing Images of Success

Exposition - Power Genre - CQ Literacy - Sharing Images of Success | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Literacy - Sharing Images of Success - POWER GENRE - Exposition...
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Why and How to Teach Critical Thinking - Tool Kits

Why and How to Teach Critical Thinking - Tool Kits | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
My hope is that we’ll put our energy into making critical thinking a central and essential part of classroom pedagogy.
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The Future of Textbooks in Education « Learning Technologies of ...

Since the launch of iBook Author and iBooks2 app by apple and the educational technology experts started discussing the possible impact of this move on education as a whole and on textbooks in particular.
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The Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction

The Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Stories stimulate the brain. Metaphors like “He had leathery hands” rouse the sensory cortex.
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Language: The Cultural Tool by Daniel Everett – review

Language: The Cultural Tool by Daniel Everett  – review | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Tim Radford on the bitter arguments about a language instinct...
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Faculty Conversation: Carol Tomlinson on Differentiation » Articles » Curry School of Education

Faculty Conversation: Carol Tomlinson on Differentiation » Articles » Curry School of Education | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
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Marie Schoeman's curator insight, March 13, 2013 11:41 AM

As the South African Department of Basic Education is introducing the concept of curriculum differentiation as an essential component of the successful delivery of the National Curriculum Statement, advice from experts such as Carol Tomlinson is very valuable.

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Guardian Open Journalism: Three Little Pigs Advert - Video| The Committed Sardine

Guardian Open Journalism: Three Little Pigs Advert - Video| The Committed Sardine | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Video from The Guardian. Great for point of view and social media discussions.
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Whiteboard Mind Map by Anna Saraceno 

Whiteboard Mind Map by Anna Saraceno  | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
This popped into my Facebook feed the other day, an animated GIF of Anna Saraceno , an Indiana ...
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Mishaps and Adventures: The Evolution of Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes Jacket

Mishaps and Adventures: The Evolution of Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes Jacket | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
How does a book jacket get created? Explains the ideas behind the design and the symbolism.
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Books for Readers

Books for Readers | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

Book recommendations...I have created this for my English classes.

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Wondersay - Animate text with style

Wondersay - Animate text with style | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

With Wondersay, you can use any simple sentence or twitter account to generate a cool animation! Wondersayings are easy to create, customise and share. No software programs to download (it's all online), no sign-up or passwords (save them by copying the link), and all for free.


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CristinaSkyBox: Leaping into Online Publishing

CristinaSkyBox: Leaping into Online Publishing | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

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An Effective Poster :: Creating Effective Poster Presentations

An Effective Poster :: Creating Effective Poster Presentations | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Effective scientific posters, including poster design and poster presentation guidelines...
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Exposition - Power Genre - CQ Literacy - Sharing Images of Success

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Story Shakers: revolutionary online teaching tool that is shaking up Literacy teaching

Story Shakers: revolutionary online teaching tool that is shaking up Literacy teaching | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Story Shakers is the revolutionary online teaching tool that is shaking up Literacy teaching. Try our homepage storyboard to see how it works - just touch the dice!

 

Story Shakers gives you thousands of different options for storyboards in a range of writing genres including stories, non-chronological reports, instructions and newspapers.


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Ultimate Book List - Updated 1/3/11

Ultimate Book List - Updated 1/3/11 | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Ultimate Reading List. The list is a compilation of books of literary fiction that have won one or more of the seven awards listed or have been included in one or more of the lists of "Best Books".Happy Reading!
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Don't let children lose sight of the pleasure principle

Don't let children lose sight of the pleasure principle | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Frank Cottrell Boyce: As Plan B made clear at TEDx, stories should be an essential part of inspiring young people...
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Sorry, there's no such thing as 'correct grammar'

Sorry, there's no such thing as 'correct grammar' | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Michael Rosen: Martin Gwynne may have fun telling people the rules of grammar, but language is owned and controlled by everybody...
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Top 5 Free eBook Tools & Tidbits For Your Reading Pleasure

Top 5 Free eBook Tools & Tidbits For Your Reading Pleasure | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
At MakeUseOf, we've written plenty of articles on how to find free eBooks, but it was about time we made a primer for those of you who haven't been researching very long.
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Identity crisis

Identity crisis | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Managing digital identities. What, and how, should we be teaching?
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