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High School Librarian, American International School - Chennai
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Captivating Students with Perplexing Problems they can answer using the Internet

Captivating Students with Perplexing Problems they can answer using the Internet | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Dan Meyer speaks at CUE about how to engage students with questions the Internet can answer.

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How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
Encouraging kids to think in pictures and words can free up their creativity and language skills as they write.

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Mary Lou Buell's curator insight, December 6, 2013 5:30 PM

This makes so much sense to me--we have done a little of this with the cartoon and graph assignments. Thinking I should plan more.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, December 8, 2013 6:09 AM

Most of our students are probably visual learners....... this explains a  lot.

Open Doors's curator insight, January 12, 2014 5:59 PM

Helping children think in both pictures and words can help with language fluency and development of creative skills.

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50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition)

50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition) | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

"The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title educator embodies many forms within these talks.

So it’s precisely for this reason that any educator benefits from so many of these talks. Each speaker reveals his or her passion of a view or a subject with the enthusiasm of a first-year teacher."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 2, 2014 9:07 PM

Every year new TED Talks become available online but it is tough to determine which of the many you want to watch. Here is a list of 50 TED talks that focus on education. Check out a few of the titles below.

* 100,000 Tutors - Peter Norvig

* School Cloud - Sugata Mitra

* Autistic Brothers - Faith Jegede talking about her autistic brothers

* Teaching Design for Change - Emily Pilloton

* What We're Learning from Online Education - Daphne Koller

Click through to the post for additional videos and have fun watching, listening and learning!

Lisa Simmons's curator insight, April 3, 2014 4:11 PM

I love listening to these amazing and inspirational TED Talks!