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Social Learning Vs Informal Learning: Can You Tell The Difference?

Social Learning Vs Informal Learning: Can You Tell The Difference? | Information Literacy | Scoop.it

Learning can happen anytime, anywhere, with those around us serving as invaluable sources of inspiration, experience, and knowledge. In many respects, the world is our teacher, but we must be aware of how to tap into the educational opportunities it can offer. Both social and informal learning models are rooted in this ideology.


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3 tips for promoting each.

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Norman René Trujillo Zapata's curator insight, April 4, 1:31 PM

3 tips for promoting each.

Xtel's curator insight, April 5, 2:08 AM

3 tips for promoting each.

Birte Heidkamp's curator insight, April 5, 5:04 AM

3 tips for promoting each.

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The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong. How to Really Master a Skill

The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong. How to Really Master a Skill | Information Literacy | Scoop.it

Additionally, Gladwell failed to adequately distinguish between the quantity of hours spent practicing, and the quality of that practice. This misses a huge portion of Ericsson’s findings, and is the reason why Tim Ferriss scoffs at Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule in this video.


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So much depends upon participation - The chinese understood this:

 

I hear I forget

I see I remember

I do I understand

 

( Old Chinese Proverb)

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Aline Choupin's curator insight, December 13, 2015 4:26 PM

Very interesting. A must read.

Serge G Laurens's curator insight, December 27, 2015 2:59 PM

The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong. How to Really Master a Skill

TD's curator insight, March 8, 6:03 PM

Great. I've always thought this 10k hours rule to be incredibly simplistic.

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A Look at Blogging in the Classroom as we Start a new School Year

A Look at Blogging in the Classroom as we Start a new School Year | Information Literacy | Scoop.it

Blogs Seeing More Academic Use as ePortfolio Platform, and for Collaboration, Discussion, & Resource Sharing In 2013, PBS.org reported that 74 percent of teachers agree that technology in the classroom helps motivate students to learn and allows teachers to reinforce


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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, September 9, 2015 10:43 PM

Interesting reasons supporting the benefits of blogging in the classroom.  It's something to look into if your students and/or families have access to the internet.

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Social Bookmarking with students: Quality not quantity! - The ...

Social Bookmarking with students: Quality not quantity! - The ... | Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Knowing how to organise, filter, research, evaluate and bookmark resources online is a valuable skill for students to gain. However, we can't assume giving students access to a social bookmark tool means they'll know what's ...
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Clear guidance is needed  to use the bookmarking tools well. This blog gives and interesting perspective.

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Information Literacy Weblog: Developing Digital Literacies for a ...

Information Literacy Weblog: Developing Digital Literacies for a ... | Information Literacy | Scoop.it
There are three presentations from the ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences) AGM held earlier this month. The theme was: Developing Digital Literacies for a Digital World and ...
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When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges

When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges | Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Teachers are trying to get students to slow down and take note of how and why they are thinking and to see thinking as an action they are taking. But two other core components of metacognition often get left out of these discussions — monitoring thinking and directing thinking.

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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, April 5, 9:32 AM

Well worth reading.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 6, 7:10 AM
Learning and critical thinking skills
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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy

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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff The modern learner has to sift through a lot of information. That means higher level thinking skills like analysis and evaluation...

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It is so difficult to be a school students today... so much is expected.

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Joe McDonough's curator insight, February 5, 5:11 PM

I'd like to see "Ethics" listed... maybe on the "Encouraging reflection" vector.

Susan Wegmann's curator insight, April 22, 12:21 PM
Professional Development ideas
Rebecca Geevarghese's curator insight, May 8, 6:08 AM
Another GREAT visual map of 21st Century Pedagogy....Definitely helps me put things into perspective !! :) 
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Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens | Information Literacy | Scoop.it

danah boyd (she doesn’t capitalize her name) is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center, where she looks at how young people use social media as part of their everyday lives. She has a new book out called It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, and she’s made it available as a free PDF. On her website she writes, “I didn’t write this book to make money. I wrote this book to reach as wide of an audience as I possibly could.


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Tricia Adams's curator insight, March 10, 2014 7:06 AM

Social history and reflection on today's connected youth - looks interesting

gawlab's curator insight, March 16, 2014 9:01 PM

a téléchargé la copie libre  du livre de danah boyd. 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 22, 2014 2:58 AM

Free Download

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The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting

The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting | Information Literacy | Scoop.it

What are the most popular social networks, apps, and websites for high schoolers? Niche asked. Seven thousand teenagers answered.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 7, 2014 7:32 AM

Interesting survey results.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 8, 2014 12:45 PM

Redes Sociales

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How Technology is Changing the Future of Learning - Resources ...

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Training professionals need to understand how learning technologies are evolving and how future technologies will impact and benefit their organizations. Join us for a discussion exploring the future of learning technology, ...
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