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Digital Badges Are Clearing the Final Hurdles for Disruption | Extreme Networks

Digital Badges Are Clearing the Final Hurdles for Disruption | Extreme Networks | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
If you have been following our blog series on digital badges you are familiar with the concept of digital badges and how they are beginning to realize their

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Is the question about identification or about the results of high stakes standardized testing contributing to cheating?  Intersting concept none-the-less 

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3 Ways Of Facilitating Students Of The Digital Age

3 Ways Of Facilitating Students Of The Digital Age | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Wondering how teachers can facilitate Students Of The Digital Age? Check why teachers should facilitate Students Of The Digital Age and how it can be done.

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The Phases of Inquiry-Based Teaching

The Phases of Inquiry-Based Teaching | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Inquiry-based approaches foster critical thinking. By supporting students in their explorations, analyses, and synthesizing processes, they deepen learning.

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Reports from New Directions in Active History: Pathways to Active Historical Engagement in High Schools

Reports from New Directions in Active History: Pathways to Active Historical Engagement in High Schools | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
One of my favourites, asks students to consider “what Canadian stories are NOT worth telling in our Museums?
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How historical figures would have looked today

How historical figures would have looked today | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
A team of digital artists spent three months updating a series of classic portraits for a new TV Series Secret Life on Yesterday.
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Comment on The British Colonist adds 30 years of digitized newspapers by This week’s crème de la crème — April 30, 2016 | Genealogy à la carte

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[…] The British Colonist adds 30 years of digitized newspapers by Steve Clifford on Doing Our Bit. […]
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How to Teach Your Children Mind-Mapping

How to Teach Your Children Mind-Mapping | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
teaching your children mind mapping is not the same as teaching an adult. Learn how you can create a fun and educational experience learning mind mapping.

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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, April 16, 9:58 AM
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Follow this guide to coaching kids or people who "think in pictures" how to create picture-based notes and outlines. Kid brains remember better by starting with the picture for a story. . ***Read the text while they create pictures to tell it. 
***They re-tell using their pictures. 
***Analyze the accuracy to improve the image words of the story (if possible) or the power of the images. 
Next time *** Divide the paper into number of topics 
*** Picture for each topic 
*** Re-tell & connect the pictures to create a branch from topic to topic 
*** Add smaller sub branches with new pictures if needed 
*** Re-tell 
Advanced*** Recreate the pictures from memory
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10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students

10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Check out these 10 great ideas for critical thinking activities and see how you can use them with your own modern learners.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking

 


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Check out these 10 great ideas for critical thinking activities and see how you can use them with your own modern learners.

 

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Check out these 10 great ideas for critical thinking activities and see how you can use them with your own modern learners.

 

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, April 12, 8:34 AM
These critical thinking activities are rich in language opportunities. Those listed at the end of the article will look familiar to many teachers who teach content information through English.
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Big data, massive potential

Big data, massive potential | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Across Harvard, programs and researchers are mining vast quantities of computerized information, sometimes revolutionizing their fields in the process | Across Harvard, programs and researchers are mining big data, vast quantities of computerized...
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Using Animoto to Tell the Story of an Historical Figure

Using Animoto to Tell the Story of an Historical Figure | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
David Barlow in Manchester, England, created this video about a local historical figure using Animoto.
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The race is on to preserve our heritage

The race is on to preserve our heritage | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
I believe the race is well and truly on now for memory organisations such as museums to determine how they can digitally preserve our heritage.
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When our culture’s past is lost in the cloud

When our culture’s past is lost in the cloud | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Abby Smith Rumsey explores the pitfalls of digital life for preserving our past for the future.
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Blooms (Digital) Taxonomy

Most educators are familiar with Bloom’s Taxonomy, a model that classifies different levels of human cognition in thinking, learning, and understanding. Bu
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Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology

Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it

"Curiosity, likely an evolutionary adaptive, is a raw appetite for information that helped us survive. But that same aggressive appetite for information and experience changes in the face of information abundance, and not always for the better."


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Interesting article. Worth a look. 
 
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www.edfoglobal.com is a educational portal that provides end to end solution for each and every need of a student under one platform (be it Information from Playschool to PhD, Coaching Centres, Sports, Admissions, Educational Loans, Career Counselling, Supply of Curriculum Books and the like)
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 25, 11:10 AM
Etymologically, technology is about having a conversation with and through a craftperson's tools. It is a way of being at home and knowing one's tools and one's relationship with those tools.
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Reports from New Directions in Active History: Digitising Childhood Evacuation: A Serendipitous Pursuit of Active History

Reports from New Directions in Active History: Digitising Childhood Evacuation: A Serendipitous Pursuit of Active History | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
By Claire L. Halstead As historians, we are increasingly under pressure to make our research “active” and relate to a public audience. This spurs us to discover new methods of engagement and innova…
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Design Thinking Develops Empathy

Design Thinking Develops Empathy | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
How might we encourage our students so that they understand their own power and ability to change their world by taking action? The answer is simple: start small, make it relevant and local, and use Design Thinking to manage the process. Design Thinking is a codification of the artistic or scientific process and starts with empathy and understanding. Students gather insights, define the problem and then brainstorm multiple solutions before moving forward to prototyping and testing their ideas.  In this post, I will share ways you can use Design Thinking to foster global competence in your classroom.

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Article on design thinking for teachers and students.

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How Digital Storage Is Changing the Way We Preserve History | VICE | United States

Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile.
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updating the ol’ teaching philosophy

updating the ol’ teaching philosophy | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
I’m updating my teaching philosophy statement; periodically this is necessary for both cynical and genuine reasons. Cynical, because of paperwork requirements; genuine, because I think I actually believe this, when I see it written out.
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1776: SHOULD I STAY OR GO? by Mike Clare on iBooks

An example of incorporating historical thinking into an interactive iBook.  This is a beta edition.  Have a look
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How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships

How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
In the first of five posts about the film "Inside Out," Lori Desautels offers strategies to help explore how joy, sadness, fear, anger, and disgust can help students.
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Move over science, humanities’ tech-savvy research is making waves

Move over science, humanities’ tech-savvy research is making waves | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
From digital archives to 3D modelling, humanities research has undergone a technological revolution When you think of research on the cutting edge of technological change or bringing in investment from business you are more likely to think of...
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Digital history and the future of the past

Digital history and the future of the past | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Historians Gather in Amsterdam to Coordinate Work in Digital History.
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Editors’ Choice: New Forms of History: Critiquing Data and Its Representations

Editors’ Choice: New Forms of History: Critiquing Data and Its Representations | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
As the historical record becomes increasingly digitized, historians now have new research methodologies and modes of dissemination at their fingertips that have virtually no precedent. Many of thes
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The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Franco Moretti -...

The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Franco Moretti -... | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Part 1 of a new series exploring the role of the digital humanities as well as the digital in the humanities as it currently exists in the US academy.
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Political History in the Digital Age: The challenges of archiving and analysing born digital sources.

Political History in the Digital Age: The challenges of archiving and analysing born digital sources. | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
The vast bulk of source material for historical research is still paper-based. But this is bound to change. Dr Helen McCarthy considers the lessons from the Mile End Institute’s conference on…
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Tips for Planning Video Projects

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Tips for Planning Video Projects | iPads & Historical Thinking | Scoop.it

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RESENTICE's curator insight, March 22, 6:32 AM

Des conseils aux enseignants pou rmener à bien un projet vidéo en classe.

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Des conseils aux enseignants pou rmener à bien un projet vidéo en classe.

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 22, 5:40 PM
This article provides three quick tips to keep in mind if you plan on introducing video projects in your classroom.