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5 Simple Ways To Inspire Innovation In Learning

5 Simple Ways To Inspire Innovation In Learning | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

How can we make our classrooms more engaging, creating "spaces that help students connect, get inspired, and achieve deeper learning and better results."

This post provides five simple ideas. Each is followed with short descriptions. Three are listed below:

* Try out new teaching techniques, don't just read about them.

* Try out technology tools that allow you to work side by side with your students rather than positioned next to the board.

* Explore new learning opportunities by accessing a web portal and connecting with another classroom studying the same topic.


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Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports

Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
By apuustin | apuustin created a magazine on Flipboard. "Finnish Education Highlights" is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for "apuustin".

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Valia Reinsalu's curator insight, November 3, 2013 9:34 AM

Always interesting to read about Finland's school system...

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Webcam Toy

Webcam Toy | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Take photos with your webcam using over 80 free fun effects. Save photos to your computer or post to Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook!

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Lukio-opintojen sähköistäminen

Lukio-opintojen sähköistäminen | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Työelämän tieto- ja viestintätekniikassa siirrytään enemmän ja enemmän sähköisiin materiaaleihin.

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The Global Search for Education: The Top 10

The Global Search for Education: The Top 10 | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
"The Global Search for Education series takes important issues related to global education and gives them context." -- Adam Steiner



Diane Ravitch, Howard Gardner, Sir Ken Robinson, Pak Tee Ng, Pasi Sahlberg, Tony Wagner, Yong Zhao, Kris...

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Lukiolaiset pakkolomalle Haminassa – "Opinnot sivuraiteille"

Lukiolaiset pakkolomalle Haminassa – "Opinnot sivuraiteille" | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

Haminan lukio sulkee ovensa seitsemäksi arkipäiväksi kaupungin lomautusten seurauksena. Rehtori Jouni Hyyrynen on huolissaan etenkin tuoreiden lukiolaisten opinnoista.


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How to Create Your Personal Learning Network on Twitter in 5 Steps | EdgeU Tech

How to Create Your Personal Learning Network on Twitter in 5 Steps | EdgeU Tech | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
How to Create Your Personal Learning Network on Twitter in 5 Steps | EdgeU Tech http://t.co/bkrYhXnzmV

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Aamulehti | Kouluissa saa kerätä rahaa retkiä varten – Opetushallitukselta uudet ohjeet

Aamulehti | Kouluissa saa kerätä rahaa retkiä varten – Opetushallitukselta uudet ohjeet | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Opetushallitus on uusinut ohjeistuksensa koulujen ja oppilaitosten retkien ja tapahtumien järjestämisestä. Opetushallituksen mukaan maksuttomuuden ei pidä estää kouluja...

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5 Entrepreneurship Lessons You Can Learn from Military Veterans

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons You Can Learn from Military Veterans | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
These two vets went through life-changing experiences in the military. Here they share the valuable lessons they brought home to build their successful businesses.

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donhornsby's curator insight, August 25, 7:29 AM

(From the article): These two vets went through life-changing experiences in the military. Here, they share the valuable lessons they brought home to build their successful businesses.

george_reed's curator insight, August 25, 9:15 AM

Being a soldier, sailor, airman or marine does not make you one bit better than the society you serve. It just makes you want to be better. If you appreciate our troops, hire one.

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Group Brainstorming Tools - GroupMap

Group Brainstorming Tools  - GroupMap | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
GroupMap's easy and effective online group brainstorming tools with visual templates puts your ideas against everyone's ideas on one single unique platform.

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Wanda Hill's curator insight, August 26, 1:07 PM

Looks like great a great classroom tool...and great for TPEP.

 

Amanda O'Connell's curator insight, August 26, 3:03 PM

Very useful for planning and writing activities

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 26, 4:33 PM

The free version only allows public mindmaps/brainstorms, so if you are in a school setting and don't want student work to be shared, this might not be the right tool. The professional version that allows you to make the maps private is a steep $49 a month. 

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How to Record Slow Motion Video with the iPhone Camera - OSXDaily

How to Record Slow Motion Video with the iPhone Camera - OSXDaily | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

"The newest iPhone models support the recording of slow motion video with the native Camera app. This nifty feature was first introduced as a major part of the iPhone 5s camera and is able to shoot 720p movies at 120 frames per second. But that doesn’t mean that slow-motion is limited only to the latest and greatest iPhones, in fact, you can use third party apps to record slow motion video on older iPhone models too. In either case, the result are really fancy slow motion videos, which can be a great way to emphasize particular scenes, events, or just to see the action better of whatever you’re recording."


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Classroom Management: 9 Free Virtual Field Trips

Classroom Management: 9 Free Virtual Field Trips | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Kids love field trips. They’re out of the classroom, get to travel by bus with lots of kids and not enough adults. What’s not to like?
A few items not to like come to my mind: Cost, staffing, potential for disaster.

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Excellent iPad Tips,Tricks, and Resources for Teachers

Excellent iPad Tips,Tricks, and Resources for Teachers | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

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Nuoret saatava mukaan koulutuksen suunnitteluun

Nuoret saatava mukaan koulutuksen suunnitteluun | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Oppivelvollisuuden pidentäminen näyttää tapahtuvan poliittisten päättäjien johdolla toteuttamalla mallia, joka ei ole aiemminkaan innostanut syrjäytymisvaarassa olevia nuoria. Koko ikäluokan myllyttäminen täsmäohjauksen sijaan ei tunnu talouden eikä motivaatiotietämyksenkään valossa tarkoituksenmukaiselta.

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Laila Bröcker's curator insight, August 24, 4:08 AM

On keksittävä parempia keinoja koulutuksen työntekijöiden ja koulutuksen asiakkaiden väliseen vuorovaikutukseen. Miten edistää tasa-arvoista vuorovaikutusta?

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Et halua olla tämä ihminen! Vanhempi, älä käyttäydy näin vanhempainillassa

Et halua olla tämä ihminen! Vanhempi, älä käyttäydy näin vanhempainillassa | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Älä ole jankuttaja, myöhästelijä tai vaadi palvelua. Lue vinkit vanhempainiltaan!

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Saavatko pomonkin kädet täristä? - Helsingin Sanomat

Saavatko pomonkin kädet täristä? - Helsingin Sanomat | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Saavatko pomonkin kädet täristä?
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Jos taas työntekijät olivat aktiivisia ja ehdottelivat muutoksia työtapoihin, ekstroverttien johtamien pizzerioiden tulos oli 14 prosenttia huonompi.

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Kari Hannonen's curator insight, Today, 5:02 AM

Introvertit ja ekstrovertit työelämässä.

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Moocs are free – but for how much longer?

Moocs are free – but for how much longer? | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Monetising career development courses could be the next step for the university, says Stanford professor

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Surefire

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Jukka Sormunen's curator insight, August 26, 11:53 AM

Rehtoritkin ovat siirtyneet OnEdu aikaan. Mahtavat sivustot ja tulenemme näkemään erilaisia toimintoja otettavaksi käyttöön OnEdusta tulevien kuukausien aikana.!

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How To Integrate iPads With The New Google Classroom - Edudemic

How To Integrate iPads With The New Google Classroom - Edudemic | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
With the recent announcement that Google Classroom will be available to all Google Apps for Education schools by the week of August 11th, schools that have also adopted iPads are interested in exploring the platform to determine if it will integrate into their existing deployment to provide a helpful and approachable workflow solution. While there …

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Fysiikan opetus ja oppiminen: Käsin piirretty kuvaaja koneella

Fysiikan opetus ja oppiminen: Käsin piirretty kuvaaja koneella | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

RT @rsalmenoja: Fysiikan opetus ja oppiminen: Käsin piirretty kuvaaja koneella http://t.co/b9HTFj34ao


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Turku karsimassa 200 opettajaa - OAJ:n mukaan opetus vaarantuu

Turku karsimassa 200 opettajaa - OAJ:n mukaan opetus vaarantuu | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it