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What Makes Good Teaching?

What Makes Good Teaching? | leading and learning | Scoop.it
In a short documentary, three HGSE students — now alumni — interviewed faculty to find out what good teachers have in common.
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Teaching and Learning with Science Media

Teaching and Learning with Science Media | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Using Multimedia with Students Why Use Multimedia in Science Education (pdf) How to Use Science Media for Teaching and Learning (pdf) Science Mu
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The Components of a Digital Age Learning Ecosystem

The Components of a Digital Age Learning Ecosystem | leading and learning | Scoop.it
An ecosystem is a system formed by the interaction of a community of living organisms with each other and their environment. (Dictionary.com, 2014) When I visit a digital age classroom where studen...
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Myths about the brain 'hamper effective teaching' - Telegraph

Myths about the brain 'hamper effective teaching' - Telegraph | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Research published today suggests that widely believed myths about neuroscience are being used to justify classroom practice that has "no educational value"
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Maybe we need more teachers to be critical thinkers, too.

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How Stress Affects the Brain During Learning | Edudemic

How Stress Affects the Brain During Learning | Edudemic | leading and learning | Scoop.it
A fight or flight reaction may be useful in some situations, but it is highly detrimental in the classroom.
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CURMUDGUCATION: So Sorry, Minneapolis Teachers

CURMUDGUCATION: So Sorry, Minneapolis Teachers | leading and learning | Scoop.it
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Favorite analogy: "If you rip the roof off a classroom, the teachers that you send to teach in that classroom will get wet when it rains."

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Bring on the learning revolution!

Bring on the learning revolution! | leading and learning | Scoop.it
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
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The Evolution of Classroom Technology - Edudemic

The Evolution of Classroom Technology - Edudemic | leading and learning | Scoop.it

We’ve certainly come a long way but some things seem hauntingly similar to many years ago. For example, Thomas Edison said in 1925 that “books will soon be obsolete in schools. Scholars will soon be instructed through the eye.” I’m pretty sure this is exactly what people are saying these days about the iPad.

 


Via Nik Peachey, Elizabeth E Charles, Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D.
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Classic

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Nataliasterns's curator insight, June 19, 2013 11:41 AM

la evolución de las tic y la educación

Peg Becksvoort's comment, June 19, 2013 12:11 PM
Interesting to listen to B.F. Skinner talk about the machine for learning. He talks about the student moving at "his" own pace. This is, no surprise, the differentiated or Mass Customized Learning precursor.
Peg Becksvoort's curator insight, June 19, 2013 12:12 PM

Watch B.F. Skinner talk about the learning machine.

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A 5-Step Reading Strategy For Students Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

A 5-Step Reading Strategy For Students Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | leading and learning | Scoop.it
The 5-Step Reading Strategy For Students Infographic will equip your struggling upper-elementary and middle school readers with a simple reading strategy.
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SF seen as model in bilingual education over English only - San Francisco Chronicle

SF seen as model in bilingual education over English only - San Francisco Chronicle | leading and learning | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle SF seen as model in bilingual education over English only San Francisco Chronicle In the 15 years since voters essentially banned bilingual education in state schools, teaching English learners to read, write and do...
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The UK needs a revolution in the way maths is taught. Here's why…

The UK needs a revolution in the way maths is taught. Here's why… | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Learning by rote is not the answer – unlocking the creative power of problem-solving is what will enthuse British schoolchildren and make them world-class, argues mathematician Conrad Wolfram (Conrad wolfram on maths education for the future:
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7 Ways Teaching Has Changed

7 Ways Teaching Has Changed | leading and learning | Scoop.it
This Is The World Teachers Must Adapt To: 7 Ways Teaching Has Changed by Terry Heick Teachers are the arbitrators of knowledge and culture.
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“Hunting Scapegoats”: WWII Literacy Crisis and Current Education ...

“Hunting Scapegoats”: WWII Literacy Crisis and Current Education ... | leading and learning | Scoop.it
“Hunting Scapegoats”: WWII Literacy Crisis and Current Education Reform. “Historians often mention World War II as a time when expectations for schooling and literacy really took off,” explains Deborah Brandt, “when what ...
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What it Takes to Launch a Mobile Learning Program in Schools

What it Takes to Launch a Mobile Learning Program in Schools | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Erin Scott As mobile learning programs become more ubiquitous, international attention is focusing on how different countries integrate mobile
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Brain Science in the Classroom

Brain Science in the Classroom | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Teachers can take cues from brain research to boost student learning, writes Benedict Carey of The New York Times.
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Putting students in charge to close the achievement gap - The Hechinger Report

Putting students in charge to close the achievement gap  - The Hechinger Report | leading and learning | Scoop.it
In an 11th-grade English class at Pittsfield Middle High School in rural New Hampshire, Jenny Wellington’s students were gathered in a circle debating Henry David Thoreau’s positions on personal responsibility.
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The Lowdown on Learning Targets

The Lowdown on Learning Targets | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Susan Brookhart sets the record straight on learning targets—they must “live in the lesson,” not just be posted on the board.
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Focus, Focus

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Teaching by the Medicine Wheel | Canadian Education Association (CEA)

Teaching by the Medicine Wheel | Canadian Education Association (CEA) | leading and learning | Scoop.it
A key question that needs to be addressed in the creation of an Indigenous, culturally relevant educational process is how to create a schooling environment that reflects Indigenous culture and instils traditional values while providing the...
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fascinating ideas

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Youth on Youtube: An Interview with Katya

Youth on Youtube: An Interview with Katya | leading and learning | Scoop.it
There may not be a site in the world that generates as much web traffic as YouTube. We all know that it’s commonplace to see youth as consumers of the content, but how much do we know about our you...

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Coming up on Friday, #bit14

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Here's How Study Breaks Boost Learning

Here's How Study Breaks Boost Learning | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Students in school are rarely given opportunities to rest and reflect on the knowledge they've acquired, but a new study suggests that giving the mind a little targeted downtime could be a highly effective way to boost learning.
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So true - when we were cramming three semesters into one, we barely had time to process what we were learning...reflection and rest are essential

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High schooler teaches social media to LA Unified staffers

High schooler teaches social media to LA Unified staffers | leading and learning | Scoop.it
In a role reversal, a high school senior takes the lead in teaching Instagram to a group of Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and administrators.
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Talk about Flipped PD!

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Project Based Learning: Explained. | Effective ...

Project Based Learning: Explained. | Effective ... | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Common Craft a short animated video that explains in clear language - project-based learning. http://www.bie.org/ (Project Based Learning: Explained.
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Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School: What Works Clearinghouse

This practice guide provides four recommendations that address what works for English learners during reading and content area instruction.
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'Personal Learning Environments' Focus on the Individual

'Personal Learning Environments' Focus on the Individual | leading and learning | Scoop.it
But defining what exactly a "personal learning environment," or PLE, is supposed to look like is proving to be challenging.
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Books That Grow

Books that 'grow' in difficulty as kids become better readers (.@4pt0schools LAST CHANCE to get a new kind of book for a young reader you care about: http://t.co/zdREswfWES #reading #education #literacy)...
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Great potential here
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