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New Study Uncovers Surprising Results of eBook & Printed Books Trends | LJ INFOdocket

New Study Uncovers Surprising Results of eBook & Printed Books Trends | LJ INFOdocket | Readnlearn | Scoop.it

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SCIS's curator insight, December 16, 2013 9:35 PM

Some interesting findings here but some reinforcement here of what  we have been reporting anecdotally ...

 

"College students prefer printed textbooks to eBooks as they help students to concentrate on the subject matter at hand; electronic display devices such as tablet PCs tempt students to distraction."

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45 YA Titles for your October - December Radar - BOOK RIOT

45 YA Titles for your October - December Radar - BOOK RIOT | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Young Adult Books Coming out in 2014, 2014 YA books
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A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
The following account comes from a veteran HS teacher who just became a Coach in her building. Because her experience is so vivid and sobering I have kept her identity anonymous. But nothing she de...
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Tackling the Digital Divide: Low-Income Students Weigh In

Tackling the Digital Divide: Low-Income Students Weigh In | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Many MindShift readers were outraged that some students are missing out on valuable learning resources because of their families’ socio-economic status, while others worried that bringing mobile devices into the classroom – any classroom – invites chaos.
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A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop

A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material
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20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED

20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curric
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World War One Was the Precursor to a Century of Conflict: 30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years - Made From History

World War One Was the Precursor to a Century of Conflict: 30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years - Made From History | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Given we’ll shortly be reaching the centenary of the outbreak of World War One, we compiled this piece to explain the key global events of the...
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What Makes a Master Teacher

What Makes a Master Teacher | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
The term "master teacher" seems to get thrown around a lot, but is something that many educators aspire to be. In my ten years in the field of education, I would say that the definition of "master ...
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Get into the Flow in your Classrooom

Get into the Flow in your Classrooom | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
There is an experience that happens in many of my classes... Students get so enthralled in what they are doing that time disappears and learning transpires. I often wondered how this happened and h...
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How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
In less than a decade, mobile technology has spread to the furthest corners of the planet. Of the estimated 7 billion people on Earth, 6 billion now have
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Two Great Classroom Posters on The Six Thinking Hats

Two Great Classroom Posters on The Six Thinking Hats | Readnlearn | Scoop.it

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Charmaine Thaner's curator insight, July 19, 12:49 AM

I think IEP meetings could be more productive if the 6 Thinking Hats approach was used.  What do you think?

Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 20, 1:50 PM

Interesting to use a different perspective for things.  I hadn't heard of the 6 hats but will be looking fir more info...

Julie Lindsay's curator insight, July 20, 6:47 PM

A fresh take on the Thinking Hats - a great tool for writing blog reflections and other individual as well as collaborative work.

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Creativity and Education: Why it Matters

Creativity and Education: Why it Matters | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
U.S. study, "Creativity and Education: Why it Matters," sheds new light on creativity as a learned skill + the role of creativity in career success
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A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century Learning and Work Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century Learning and Work Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
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The 15 Punctuation Marks in Order of Difficulty

The 15 Punctuation Marks in Order of Difficulty | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Ever wonder why you can't figure out when and where to stick a comma? It's probably because commas, by far, have more rules and applications than any other punctuation mark. But why do so many people use the semicolon incorrectly? Comparatively, it should be one of the easiest punctuation marks to master. And why doesn't anybody seem to use the en dash? Click here for a free high resolution PDF version of the poster for printing. For more specific rules and examples on how to use these punctuation marks, visit the punctuation portal. Click here for a free high resolution PDF version of…
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Doctor Who's new web game aims to teach children programming skills

Doctor Who's new web game aims to teach children programming skills | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Latest attempt to make coding fun for kids involves rescuing a Dalek and exploring the unscreened world of Sontar. By Stuart Dredge
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10 projects that enhance print books with technology

10 projects that enhance print books with technology | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Project that enhance print books with technology are not only the inspiring concepts. They are the alternative way to push books forward.
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Avoiding Obsolescence: 13 Standards For A Near-Future School -

Avoiding Obsolescence: 13 Standards For A Near-Future School - | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Avoiding Obsolescence: 13 Standards For A Near-Future School by Terry Heick In 2014, an “unconnected classroom”—that is, one without social components, digital media output, authentic and highly visible school-to-school and school-to-community functions, and personal learning...
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Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love.

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50 Insane Facts About Plants - Blog - Chadwicks

50 Insane Facts About Plants - Blog - Chadwicks | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
50 Insane Facts About Plants - Plants are all around us - and as well as being pretty yo look at, they can also be useful and deadly. We've put together 50 insane facts.
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10 signs you are a tech-savvy teacher - Daily Genius

10 signs you are a tech-savvy teacher - Daily Genius | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
You love it when you don\'t know the answer to something. It gives you the opportunity to tap into the real-time learning happening on Twitter and other soc

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gwynethjones's curator insight, July 20, 12:52 PM

Great for back to school Prof Dev! Share w/ your peeps!

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, July 21, 3:44 AM

ah this is nice!

Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 5:00 PM

This is a fun way to think about the teachers that work with on a daily basis.

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9 Twitter Tips You Need To Know

9 Twitter Tips You Need To Know | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Ever so often, a social media service would update its look and features to keep things running smoothly. Twitter is no different. Recently, Twitter profiles have seen quite a big change with the new layout being implemented with a bigger display picture and cover header (that’s similar to Facebook) among ... Continue reading »
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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning) | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult lear
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A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit

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Iolanda Bueno de Camargo Cortelazzo's curator insight, October 9, 12:30 AM

To support my course on professional education

Maria Persson's curator insight, October 13, 5:11 AM

For those of us 'down under' you'll find this resource very useful.  Plenty to dig into!

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Embedding Assessment Throughout the Project (Keys to PBL Series Part 5)

Assessment can be integrated seamlessly into project-based learning. Find tools for measuring student understanding from the beginning to the end of a project.
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Punctuation Portal

Punctuation Portal | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Your one-stop shop for all things punctuation and grammar. Check out how punctuation works, what the rules for punctuation marks are, and how you can improve your writing just by using punctuation correctly. After all, punctuation is the visual rhythm of our language. Click here for an infographic of the 15 punctuation marks in order of difficulty. Punctuation Rules Apostrophes: How to Use Apostrophes Apostrophes are something you don't want to get wrong. Besides creating confusion, a misuse of an apostrophe can be embarrassing—especially on your family Christmas card! Check out how to use apostrophes, look at some apostrophe good examples…
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