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It’s Official, Social Media Is Making Us More Rude

It’s Official, Social Media Is Making Us More Rude | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
As anyone who has ever posted anything even remotely political or mildly opinionated on Facebook has inevitably learned, social media is making us ruder.
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Educators Evaluate 'Flipped Classrooms'

Educators Evaluate 'Flipped Classrooms' | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | 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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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach on Twitter) is an elementary computer teacher in Philadelphia, PA and a regular blogger on Edutopia. You can read more of her work on her own blog at Philly-teacher.
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Good read!

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The Ultimate Guide To Flipping Your Classroom

The Ultimate Guide To Flipping Your Classroom | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
The Ultimate Guide To Flipping Your Classroom
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Come learn about the Flipped Classroom!

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Women in a Man's World

Women in a Man's World | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Irene Dorner, chief executive of HSBC USA, says the few women in the upper levels of Wall Street should have been better role models for the generation that followed.
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Maria Rachelle's comment, April 4, 2013 12:42 AM
I was struck by a comment in the article by Ms. Dorner:"... women on Wall Street need to advocate more forcefully for themselves. In many cases, she says, the problem of the glass ceiling is matched by what she calls the “sticky floor” — that is, women who remain in lower-tier jobs because they don’t proactively try to climb the corporate ladder."
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Why Innovators Get Better With Age

Why Innovators Get Better With Age | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
The most common image of an innovator is of a kid developing a great idea in a garage. But that is the exception to the rule.
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Wisdom!

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Be Happier: 10 Things to Stop Doing Right Now

Be Happier: 10 Things to Stop Doing Right Now | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Sometimes the route to happiness depends more on what you don't do.
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Forgiveness: Making Space For More Happiness

Forgiveness: Making Space For More Happiness | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Anger begets anger. Self-pity can turn into despair. When these emotions become dominant, they take over valuable real estate within you that could be used to channel your awesomeness, creativity and talents.
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Forgiveness clears the path for learning, love, and happiness.

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Building Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students: Passion and Strengths

In this nine-part series, we will look at important factors that influence the happiness and social and emotional learning of elementary school age children. These are very useful in helping students
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Passion in learning and in living!

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Transformational Quality Theory (TQT): An Innovative and Improved Way to Conceptualize Educational Quality.

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Getting Ready to Write: Citing Textual Evidence

Getting Ready to Write: Citing Textual Evidence | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it

Teaching students to use textual evidence is a key component of the Common Core. Learn how to teach students to cite textual evidence, engage in collaborative discussions and draw evidence from literary text in preparation for writing.


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This link will take you to a 6 minute video that discusses the Common Core focus of citing textual evidence.  It shows excerpts of an actual lesson and offers teacher insight into its use.

David Kevin Myers's curator insight, March 10, 2013 12:48 PM

This link will take you to a 6 minute video that discusses the Common Core focus of citing textual evidence.  It shows excerpts of an actual lesson and offers teacher insight into its use.

David Kevin Myers's curator insight, March 10, 2013 12:48 PM

This link will take you to a 6 minute video that discusses the Common Core focus of citing textual evidence.  It shows excerpts of an actual lesson and offers teacher insight into its use.

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Generation Me: Study Finds College Students Lack Empathy

Generation Me: Study Finds College Students Lack Empathy | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Prospective students searching for Generation Me: Study Finds College Students Lack Empathy found the following resources, articles, links, and information helpful.
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What can we do to influence a change in thinking and in the way we experience each other?

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Can You Teach Emotional Intelligence?

Can You Teach Emotional Intelligence? | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
The Secretary of Education isn't the only one who thinks so. Behind the growing movement for social and emotional learning.
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The Flipped Class: Myths vs. Reality - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

The Flipped Class: Myths vs. Reality - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education. | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
We also realize there is a lot of mis-information about the Flipped Classroom and quite a bit of controversy about whether or not this is a viable instructional methodology.
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Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom

Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,
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Blooms Taxonomy According to Seinfeld

The 6 Levels of Bloom's Taxonomy, as demonstrated through various episodes of Seinfeld.
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Fun way explore the meaning and memorize Bloom's Taxonomy.

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Rick Moscatello's comment, May 27, 2013 6:34 PM
Awesome; Bloom's Taxonomy, after 50 years of no physical evidence, is appropriately placed in reference to a sitcom.
Jenn Alevy's curator insight, May 28, 2013 4:38 AM

Funny

Vicki Butler's curator insight, May 28, 2013 2:06 PM

Enjoy!!! This made me giggle! What would Bloom think! I'd bet smiles all around.

 

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Flipped Classrooms Promote Personalization in Higher Education

Flipped Classrooms Promote Personalization in Higher Education | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Digital tools cultivate engagement and encourage mastery by allowing for highly individualized instruction.
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The 'Flipped Classroom'. What do you think about this idea? I am considering  trying it for graduate education courses I teach. Share your thoughts.

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Teaching Teens Social and Emotional Intelligence Skills

Teaching Teens Social and Emotional Intelligence Skills | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Many educators on LinkedIn have asked me about teaching social and emotional intelligence skills to teens. As more learning takes place in group and team settings, many teachers have observed that
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Flow | This Emotional Life

Being "in the zone" is a state when you are so caught up in what you are doing or creating that time just slips by. Psychologists call this state of optimal attention and immersion “flow.”
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How to motivate employees: What managers need to know

How to motivate employees: What managers need to know | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
How to motivate employees--what managers need to know
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How to deal best with failure and stress

How to deal best with failure and stress | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
How do we deal with failure and stress the best?
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Positive reframing, acceptance, and humor!

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Microsoft Office on Your iPad? You Can With CloudOn | iPad.AppStorm

Microsoft Office on Your iPad? You Can With CloudOn | iPad.AppStorm | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
CloudOn is a revolutionary way of working with fully-featured applications without having to install anything except for a small viewer app on your iPad.
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Fantastic App! 

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Student Database Backed By Gates Foundation Jazzes Tech Startups, Spooks Parents

Student Database Backed By Gates Foundation Jazzes Tech Startups, Spooks Parents | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
By Stephanie Simon (Reuters) - An education technology conference this week in Austin, Texas, will clang with bells and whistles as startups eagerly show off their latest wares.
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Troubling sign of things to come? The Brave New World of education.

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Happiness Quotes, Sayings about Being Happy

Quotations about happiness, unhappiness, and attitude, from The Quote Garden.
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The Benefits of Optimism Are Real

The Benefits of Optimism Are Real | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Having a positive outlook is the most important predictor of resilience.
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