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Educators Evaluate 'Flipped Classrooms'

Educators Evaluate 'Flipped Classrooms' | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Benefits and drawbacks are seen in the approach, which replaces in-class lectures with on-demand video to make more time for analysis and discussion during class time.
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How Schools Can Help Notice and Serve the ‘Quiet Kids’

How Schools Can Help Notice and Serve the ‘Quiet Kids’ | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Remember that quiet kid in class who never spoke up? In New York, teachers are learning how to make sure the ideas of introverts don't get overlooked.

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Control Alt Achieve: New Google Forms Quiz Feature vs Flubaroo

Control Alt Achieve: New Google Forms Quiz Feature vs Flubaroo | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
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Six Things Faculty Can Do to Promote Student Engagement

Six Things Faculty Can Do to Promote Student Engagement | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Last week’s post encouraged us to reconsider what student engagement means. Today we explore some of the things teachers can do to better promote it.
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Summer Is Prime Time for PBL Remodeling

Summer Is Prime Time for PBL Remodeling | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
PBL designers and facilitators: Here are two exciting resources to inspire you as you tackle project remodeling this summer.
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Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions

Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Wildwood IB World Magnet School uses the inquiry-based model to put students in charge of their learning, with lessons that stem from student questions and harness the power of curiosity.
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16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now. — Modern Learning — Medium

16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now. - Modern Learning - Medium
It’s been interesting to watch over the last year or so a growing chorus of parents, authors, educators and even some policy makers begin…
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The Oasis Within: Mindfulness Practice for Teachers

The Oasis Within: Mindfulness Practice for Teachers | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Dr. Lisa Flook, of the University of Wisconsin's Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, introduces Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, a practice that struggling teachers can easily use to diminish their negativity and avoid burnout.
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Education Research Highlights From 2015

Education Research Highlights From 2015 | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
A look at the research that made an impact in 2015, from the benefits of well-designed classroom spaces to the neuroscience behind exercise and math ability.
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Five Types of Quizzes That Deepen Engagement with Course Content - Faculty Focus

Five Types of Quizzes That Deepen Engagement with Course Content - Faculty Focus | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Quizzes can promote deeper engagement with the content, further the development of important learning skills, and provide feedback that promotes learning. 
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What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness?

What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness? | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Taking the time to practice mindfulness, every day, several times a day, has made a big difference at a school trying to overcome trauma.
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Why Education Is The Most Important Revolution Of Our Time

Why Education Is The Most Important Revolution Of Our Time | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
The ways learning happens in the US are shifting rapidly. We're out to capture learning in its natural habitat, from soccer fields to science labs, boardrooms to bedrooms. Welcome to NPR Ed.
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Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions

Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Carol Dweck's work has made growth mindset a hotly discussed topic in education. It has also spawned misunderstandings about growth mindset and what it means in education.

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Student Centered Classroom Apps From #ISTE2016 | Listly List

Come learn how to make the most of your student centered classroom: from classroom redesign, student agency and personalized learning
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The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category

The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category
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A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
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What Does Student Engagement Look Like?

What Does Student Engagement Look Like? | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Engagement is a big part of learning, but what does student engagement look like? Are the students who talk in class more engaged than those who don't?
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The Syllabus: Indicator of Instructional Intentions

The Syllabus: Indicator of Instructional Intentions | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Much can be learned about the culture of teaching in our courses, departments, and institutions through descriptive analysis of course syllabi.
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Reboot: 5 Resources for Teacher Inspiration

Reboot: 5 Resources for Teacher Inspiration | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Whether snacking on TED-Ed videos, reading with purpose, checking into a smile backchannel, or chuckling at hashtags and memes, you're never far from relief and inspiration.
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Three Focusing Activities to Engage Students in the First 5 Minutes of Class

Three Focusing Activities to Engage Students in the First 5 Minutes of Class | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
You can use a focusing activity to introduce a new idea or to set the stage for what’s to come during class. They can be high-tech, low-tech, or no tech.
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Small Changes in Teaching: Giving Them a Say

Small Changes in Teaching: Giving Them a Say | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Three small ways to improve learning by giving students a measure of control.

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5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
With digital tools like Nearpod, Classkick, Educreations, Explain Everything, and Seesaw, teachers can leverage student-centered, personalized learning in whole-group instruction, guided and independent practice, and reflection.
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Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class

Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Don’t waste them trying to cram in eight more points or call out as many reminders as possible.

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Teaching: Not for Introverts

Teaching: Not for Introverts | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Educators are feeling drained by the insistent emphasis on collaboration and “social learning”—and that could be undermining kids’ achievement.
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