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Build your own iPad charging cart out of office supplies - Innovation: Education

Build your own iPad charging cart out of office supplies - Innovation: Education | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
How to build a rolling 10-iPad charging tub out of office supplies. Some assembly required.

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Debbie Rogers's curator insight, May 18, 9:03 PM

MDM and the new apple DEP - no more large carts required--wireless pushing of apps to apple ids ( not device specific)!

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Creating Innovators: a lecture by Tony Wagner

THINK Global School and Traidhos Three Generation Community for Learning host a lecture event with Tony Wagner, a renowned educator focused on transforming e...

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Felix Jacomino's comment, August 4, 2013 1:59 PM
I can't wait to read his book by the same name!
Carolyn Wiberg's curator insight, August 5, 2013 2:55 PM

In the culture of innovators, the focus is problem specific not subject specific.  Fail early and fail often.

Marcia Monsálvez's curator insight, August 24, 2013 10:46 PM

Good speech about 21 educational scenario

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Teachers Look to Film to Foster Critical Thinking

Teachers Look to Film to Foster Critical Thinking | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Proponents of teaching film studies in the K-12 classroom say it boosts students’ complex literacy skills and dovetails with the new common standards.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, August 15, 2013 1:14 PM

....and the UK has lost Film Education.  Sad.

 

kathyvsr's curator insight, August 18, 2013 11:06 AM

Interesting article about using films to teach analysys which is a Common Core essential.

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21 Reasons to Stop Saying "21st Century Teacher"

21 Reasons to Stop Saying "21st Century Teacher" | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it

This afternoon I saw a blog post titled 27 Ways To Be A 21st Century Teacher. 22 of the 27 items in that list could have been 50 years ago. And 24 of the 27 items are things that I did as a sixth grade student in 1990 (yes, I coded thanks to Logo Writer). Because of this I Tweeted the following in response to seeing the list; 

Read the full story at Free Technology for Teachers: http://goo.gl/Z1vYE9

 


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I think this article has some strong points. What do you think?

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 15, 2013 10:08 AM

This is what we have been talking about today... "21st Century" is not how it is anymore. Great article. 

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7 Awesome Visual Alternatives to Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Awesome Visual Alternatives to Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it

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6 year project to map how nerve connections develop in babies' brains while still in the womb and after birth

6 year project to map how nerve connections develop in babies' brains while still in the womb and after birth | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Scientists in the UK have launched a six-year project to create the first map of babies' brain in a critical period of growth in the womb and after birth.

 

By the time a baby takes its first breath many of the key pathways between nerves have already been made. And some of these will help determine how a baby thinks or sees the world, and may have a role to play in the development of conditions such as autism, scientists say.

 

But how this rich neural network assembles in the baby before birth is relatively unchartered territory.

 

Researchers from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, King's College London, Imperial College and Oxford University aim to produce a dynamic wiring diagram of how the brain grows, at a level of detail that they say has been impossible until now.

 

They hope that by charting the journeys of bundles of nerves in the final three months of pregnancy, doctors will be able to understand more about how they can help in situations when this process goes wrong.

 

Prof David Edwards, director of the Centre for the Developing Brain, who is leading the research, says: "There is a distressing number of children in our society who grow up with problems because of things that happen to them around the time of birth or just before birth.

 

"It is very important to be able to scan babies before they are born, because we can capture a period when an awful lot is changing inside the brain, and it is a time when a great many of the things that might be going wrong do seem to be going wrong."

 

The study - known as the Developing Human Connectome Project - hopes to look at more than 1,500 babies, studying many aspects of their neurological development.

 

By examining the brains of babies while they are still growing in the womb, as well as those born prematurely and at full term, the scientists will try to define baselines of normal development and investigate how these may be affected by problems around birth.

 

Researchers aim to understand more about how the brain is affected by prematurity

And they plan to share their map with the wider research community.


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A Realist's Guide: Flipping the Classroom

Flipping themoorssalCA Realist’s Guide (A Realist's Guide: Flipping the Classroom by @blackboard on @slideshare http://t.co/QjbOhEgrVG)

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congerjan's curator insight, March 24, 2013 3:01 PM

How can we flip the library in line with Common Core?

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Two Excellent Tools to Create Stop Motion Animations for your Class

Two Excellent Tools to Create Stop Motion Animations for your Class | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Stop motion videos are usually enchanting because they’re so basic, the choppy movements are part of the appeal. But at its most wonderful, stop motion videos can bring sketches or toys or static...

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Free Technology for Teachers: European Exploration - A Game for Learning About The Age of Discovery

Free Technology for Teachers: European Exploration - A Game for Learning About The Age of Discovery | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it

"Last week Glenn Wiebe http://ow.ly/foKFR ; published a list of iPad apps for history teachers. One item in that list that was new to me was European Exploration: The Age of Discovery http://ow.ly/foKC6   This free iPad app puts students in charge of exploring the "New World." In the game students are in charge of selecting explorers and ships to send out to the New World. Students have to manage the finances of their expeditions so that they don't run out of money before they can return home safely."


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Teachers Find iPad Slide-sharing App Nearpod Like 'PowerPoint on Steroids' -- THE Journal

Teachers Find iPad Slide-sharing App Nearpod Like 'PowerPoint on Steroids' -- THE Journal | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Three educators explain how the slide-sharing app Nearpod--which lets teachers create and share presentations on students' iPads--is changing the face of lesson delivery at their schools.

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The Innovative Educator: Innovative Educators Don’t Say, “Hand It In.” They say, “Publish It!

The Innovative Educator: Innovative Educators Don’t Say, “Hand It In.” They say, “Publish It! | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it

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Great apps to get your kindergartner ready for school

Great apps to get your kindergartner ready for school | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Sending your child off to school for the first time? These educational apps geared toward kindergartners will help them get ready for the big time by helping them brush up on their letters, numbers and more.

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Apps for multiple intelligences | ipadders.eu

Apps for multiple intelligences | ipadders.eu | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it

What makes the iPad brilliant is that it caters to all different intelligences. In fact most apps touch upon all different types of intelligences.


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Audrey's curator insight, November 28, 2013 12:59 PM

Not only are you able to increase your own intelligence orientation you can also explore other methods of learning which will certainly increase your neural network..  For example, if you are a visual learner, you could combine this logical-mathematical.  Just think:  you could see numbers and learn to add up and multiply much faster.  You could also store your bank account numbers in the visual area of the brain...................................Just think of how you can increase your brain power!!

Have a look at www.hotmoodle.com for different examples of learning.

Agora Abierta's curator insight, December 5, 2013 8:06 AM

Multiples intelligences by Gadner in apps

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Does the Rise in iPad Purchases by Schools Benefit Education?

Does the Rise in iPad Purchases by Schools Benefit Education? | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
     Apple stock recently surged upon the report that over 14 million iPads sold in the last quarter. Astoundingly, around 1.1 million iPads were purchased by…

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"We should be working on developing skills to find, evaluate, curate and utilize the content that's abundantly available instead of selecting a minuscule slice of the exponentially growing content pie and delivering it in a standardized fashion ..."

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Naomi Sekeres's curator insight, September 2, 2013 7:58 PM

My daughter came home with a Maths assignment. It's theme - "Tax in Australia". The focus was determining tax structures for each income level of their 4 candidates- a school kid working part time, a mum working 30 hours a week, a self employed trades person and an executive working in his two companies. The problem was they were using a tax booklet with tax rates from 2008 and there was no explanation of how to actually pay the tax. No explanation of what GST is and what should and shouldn't be claimed and why. I understand that these are complex issues however shouldn't our kids have a basic understanding of this when they leave school? After all, they pay tax for the rest of their life. Money, finance, debt, tax and how to plan financially should be taught at school, not how to use an Ipad Iphone etc. Children educate themselves with these devices. Budgeting and the use of money however is something that should be taught...

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7 Indispensable Apps for Creating Books with your Students

7 Indispensable Apps for Creating Books with your Students | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Today in this post, I am updating a list of iPad apps ideal for creating books with your students and which I have published a year ago. The list comprises some really practical apps every teacher...

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Editorial for iPad is the new text editor to beat - The Verge

Editorial for iPad is the new text editor to beat - The Verge | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Editorial for iPad is the new text editor to beat
The Verge
I realize I'm probably in the minority, but to me, the iPad is a lot more than a consumption device; it's a real computer.

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6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell

6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Phonics is the primary way in which children learn basic literacy at schools and you can help them learn with these great iOS apps.

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Elise Hoffman's curator insight, June 26, 2013 1:13 PM

I will be getting an iPad for my classroom next year and have never used one before. This looks like it could provide a starting point for me!

Bill Moody's curator insight, July 9, 2013 12:07 PM

learning made fun, like a game should be fun

Danny Miller's curator insight, July 5, 8:35 AM

Phonics apps for Ipad

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iOS Apps to Support Reading and Writing

iOS Apps to Support Reading and Writing | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it

A list of apps that support students struggling in reading, writing and more.


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I add Tools4Students, CompareNContrast and ReadNRespond and K-2MobileReading to the list.

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Anthony Egbers's curator insight, April 2, 2013 7:17 AM

Always helpful to see new app ideas

Laina McDonald, Ed.D's curator insight, May 26, 2013 7:49 PM

Really good ideas for struggling students.  Engage them through the use of technology. 

Abi James's curator insight, May 29, 2013 4:09 PM

Good list of apps. I'd add Evernote to help with organisation and note-taking plus Mind Meister as agood all round mind mpapign tool you can access on any device. 

 

 

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Storyboard That – online storyboard creator for schools

Storyboard That – online storyboard creator for schools | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Storyboard That is a cutting edge Web 2.0 tool for rapidly creating amazing storyboards, no art skills needed. Great for business meetings and in the classroom for students to express their creativity.

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Carol Thomson's curator insight, July 12, 2013 5:51 AM

struggled to use in school (internet issues) but seems a good way to go.

Venkatesh Surya's comment, March 17, 2:53 AM
that is a great innovation in studying
Venkatesh Surya's comment, March 17, 2:53 AM
that is a great innovation in studying
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The 8 Elements Project-Based Learning Must Have - Edudemic

The 8 Elements Project-Based Learning Must Have - Edudemic | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
If you're contemplating using Project-Based Learning or are already trying out the latest craze to hit the modern classroom, you should know about this checklist.

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Cyndie Sebourn's curator insight, August 4, 2013 8:45 PM

This is the perfect list for P-BL!

Martha Staten's curator insight, September 25, 2013 12:17 PM

"latest craze to hit the modern classroom"?? Good educators have been employing this type of student engagement for decades. Good article nontheless.

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Teacher's Guide to Using Videos in Classroom

Teacher's Guide to Using Videos in Classroom | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
A lot of content online is in video format and the recent stats speak for themselves: People across  the globe upload 48 hours of video to YouTube every minute, which translates to nearly...

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For Poor Schoolchildren, a Poverty of Words

For Poor Schoolchildren, a Poverty of Words | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
Along the socioeconomic spectrum in New York City’s student population, there is a corresponding vocabulary gap for children beginning in kindergarten.
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How to make a student iPad podcasting studio.

How to make a student iPad podcasting studio. | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it

This past summer I converted our conventional podcasting studio with PCs over to iPads in hopes of improving the workflow. To be honest, I amazed at how easy podcasting is now for my elementary students. Here are the basics:

iPad number 1: Sound Effects. The host of each episode has this iPad his/her desk in the studio, this iPad used the..........


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3D virtual reality immerses students in proteins and peptides

3D virtual reality immerses students in proteins and peptides | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
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Great iPad Apps to Organize, Grade, and Assess Students Learning

Great iPad Apps to Organize, Grade, and Assess Students Learning | Innovating Ideas in Education | Scoop.it
RT @sjgorman: Great iPad Apps to Organize, Grade, and Assess Students Learning http://t.co/a8UXncqD via @medkh9 #iosedapp #edtech...

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