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A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Stanford physicist Carl Wieman is on a quest to bury the big lecture in favor of evidence-based techniques. But it's not clear higher education is listening.
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A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching —"You give people lectures, and [some students] go away and learn the stuff. But it wasn't that they learned it from lecture — they learned it from homework, from assignments. When we measure how little people learn from an actual lecture, it's just really small."
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Improve Your Ability to Learn

Improve Your Ability to Learn | How People Learn | Scoop.it
It matters for your performance at work.
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"Learning agility is a mind-set and corresponding collection of practices that allow leaders to continually develop, grow and utilize new strategies that will equip them for the increasingly complex problems they face in their organizations."

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Instructional Design Models And Theories: The Situated Cognition Theory And The Cognitive Apprenticeship Model - eLearning Industry

Instructional Design Models And Theories: The Situated Cognition Theory And The Cognitive Apprenticeship Model - eLearning Industry | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Instructional Design Models And Theories: The Situated Cognition Theory And The Cognitive Apprenticeship Model. The Situated Cognition Theory!
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5 Multimedia Principles For Your Online Course - eLearning Industry

5 Multimedia Principles For Your Online Course - eLearning Industry | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Although creating Multimedia Content for Online Courses may look straightforward, some important Multimedia Principles need to be taken into consideration.
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8 Diagramming Apps for Better Brainstorming on the Go

8 Diagramming Apps for Better Brainstorming on the Go | How People Learn | Scoop.it
When you've got projects to manage, events to plan and the never-ending demands of life hovering over your head, it's helpful to get your thoughts onto paper. Do you carry around a pen and pad? Maybe not; but if you're like most people, your mobile device is always within arm's reach. Plan and organize your…

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Tasia Thompson's curator insight, February 27, 2015 10:23 AM

Great apps for Ss to use when creating Thinking Maps  in our iPad grades! 

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Mind-mapping is so important because we need to organize our thoughts in a way that we can make sense of information.  The same goes for our students.  Many of the sites in this article are free with upgrades you have to pay extra for.  They are worth investigating.

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How to Foster Grit, Tenacity and Perseverance: An Educator’s Guide

How to Foster Grit, Tenacity and Perseverance: An Educator’s Guide | How People Learn | Scoop.it
How can we best prepare children and adolescents to thrive in the 21st century? This question is at the heart of what every educator attempts to do on a daily
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4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Because there's learning and there's knowing how to learn.
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The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech

The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? Learn all about the impact of gaming on education in this infographic.
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Visual Recording on the iPad - YouTube

A brief overview of how to use the iPad for visual recording/notetaking. Includes things to consider when doing this; how this is different from traditional ...

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Great video on the benefits of Visual Notetaking. 

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Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Kinesthetic learning, especially for middle school girls, connects the act of acquiring knowledge with physical movement, breaking through the barriers of self-image and perceived limitations.
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10 Conditions For Self-Sustaining Learning In The Classroom

10 Conditions For Self-Sustaining Learning In The Classroom | How People Learn | Scoop.it
"It's important to find ways to let our kids take ownership of their learning. The more self-directed they become, the more the learning will stick and develop into a transparent lifelong pursuit o...
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How Video Games and Social Media Fuel Students’ Passion for Art

How Video Games and Social Media Fuel Students’ Passion for Art | How People Learn | Scoop.it
The same devices that are used to consume art have also allowed students to create on their own, often with little instruction or direction. This trend of interest-driven art creation comes at a time when public schools are cutting art programming, and it offers a promising new way to reach and mold budding artists.
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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson said the current education system is designed to create conformist and compliant students, but this approach doesn't honor the diversity and
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Now TIME has an entire section on Virtual Reality

Now TIME has an entire section on Virtual Reality | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Read the latest stories about Virtual Reality on TIME

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Jed Fisher's Insight: Wow, I've been involved in 3D my entire career and started my blog on AR and VR before it was "in". Now Time has not only a story but an entire section on VR. Amazing. 

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Jed Fisher's Insight: Wow, I've been involved in 3D my entire career and started my blog on AR and VR before it was "in". Now Time has not only a story but an entire section on VR. Amazing. 

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Jed Fisher's Insight: Wow, I've been involved in 3D my entire career and started my blog on AR and VR before it was "in". Now Time has not only a story but an entire section on VR. Amazing. 

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Jed Fisher's Insight: Wow, I've been involved in 3D my entire career and started my blog on AR and VR before it was "in". Now Time has not only a story but an entire section on VR. Amazing. 

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How People Learn: An Evidence-Based Approach | Edutopia

How People Learn: An Evidence-Based Approach | Edutopia | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Deans for Impact believes that teacher educators should focus on how students acquire and retain information to help them build their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
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7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

7 Tenets of Creative Thinking | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Michael Michalko explains that everyone is an artist and that it takes belief and persistence to nurture this quality. He offers seven principles about creative thinking that he wishes he'd known as a student.

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Everyone is an artist.

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Eight Ways of Looking at Intelligence

Eight Ways of Looking at Intelligence | How People Learn | Scoop.it
The science of learning can offer some surprising and useful perspectives on how we guide and educate young people. Things like our perception of "smart," relationships between students and educators, sleep, and use of technology can have profound effects on intelligence.
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What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains

What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Getty Neuroscience may seem like an advanced subject of study, perhaps best reserved for college or even graduate school. Two researchers from Temple
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"A 20-minute lesson about the brain was enough to improve knowledge of brain functioning."

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Please, Stop Calling Students Lazy.

Please, Stop Calling Students Lazy. | How People Learn | Scoop.it
I hate it when teachers call their students lazy. Or when they refer to having the class from “Hell”. When teachers say that do they really know what they’re saying? I’m offended when I hear that. ...
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Can large introductory science courses teach students to learn effectively? - Washington University in St. Louis News

Can large introductory science courses teach students to learn effectively? - Washington University in St. Louis News | How People Learn | Scoop.it
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Can large introductory science courses teach students to learn effectively?
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Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating | How People Learn | Scoop.it
One educator rethinks Bloom's Taxonomy because it gives the impression that there is a scarcity of creativity in students.
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3 rules to spark learning

3 rules to spark learning | How People Learn | Scoop.it
It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of “pseudo-teaching” to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity. In a fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works.
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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup | How People Learn | Scoop.it
Edutopia's curated collection of blogs, articles, interviews, and videos with information for parents and educators about the associated concepts of resilience and grit.
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Can perseverance be taught?

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