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What is good behaviour?

What is good behaviour? | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
Well, that’s obvious isn’t it? Good behaviour is sitting still, doing what you’re told, speaking when you’re spoken to and generally following instructions. And that’s great except for the fact that students are in school to learn not to behave.
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Look Who's Learning Too: Things to try next year

Reflections on deepening learning based on visit to Finland.
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Key Principles of a Differentiated Classroom | Articles | NLD Networking Group of Ontario

Differentiation.
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How and why to create a class wiki | The Creative Education Blog

How and why to create a class wiki | The Creative Education Blog | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
some ideas and advice on how and why to set up a class wiki- a great way to encourage learner led independent and collaborative learning...
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Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2011

Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2011 | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
1. The iPad 2. Social Media — Adoption and Crackdown 3. Text-messaging 4. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”) 5. The Digital Library 6. Khan Academy 7. STEM Education’s Sputnik Moment 8.
Via Stephanie Sandifer
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The Gamification of Education: What School Can Learn from Video Games | Edutopia

The Gamification of Education: What School Can Learn from Video Games | Edutopia | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
Terrell Heick of TeachThought.com leads a guided tour through the evolution of gaming and hints at how students can customize their own educational experience.
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Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer -- THE Journal

Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer -- THE Journal | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
Leaders from two schools that have implemented iPad programs share their insights, experiences, and recommendations for institutions looking to launch similar programs.
Via John Evans
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Teachers should have the courage to be less helpful

Teachers should have the courage to be less helpful
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The Global Transformation in Education (First Edit) | Digital Delights - Digital Learning

The Global Transformation in Education (First Edit) | Digital Delights - Digital Learning | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
"The Global Transformation in Education" addresses the forces of change that are causing educators globally to rethink what education for today's students sh......
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The Three C’s of Social Networking: Consumption, Curation, Creation | Social Media Today

The Three C’s of Social Networking: Consumption, Curation, Creation | Social Media Today | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
Detailed analysis of social media use.
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Schools head hails 'magic' of learning via smartphone

Schools head hails 'magic' of learning via smartphone | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
The death of classroom textbooks is predicted today by the new leader of the country's top girls' schools.
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“Not where the light is”: Schools and Creativity | The Compass Point

“Not where the light is”: Schools and Creativity | The Compass Point | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
Creativity for learning
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Thou Shall Not Burnout | TeachHUB | Digital Delights - Digital Learning

Thou Shall Not Burnout | TeachHUB | Digital Delights - Digital Learning | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
Thou Shall Not Burnout | TeachHUB http://t.co/b8imxXTp...
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Tip of the Week – Six Great Ways to Publish Student Work

Tip of the Week – Six Great Ways to Publish Student Work | Leading Learners | Scoop.it

We know that the world is moving online and that to prepare our kids for that world, we need to train them to use that world's tools. We know that publishing student work beyond the classroom en...


Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Pippa Davies @PippaDavies
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50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom | Smart Teaching

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Learning About Blogs FOR your Students- Part IV: Connecting | Langwitches Blog

Learning About Blogs FOR your Students- Part IV: Connecting | Langwitches Blog | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
This is Part IV in the series “Stepping it Up: Learning About Blogs FOR your Students” if you've started using a blog for your class but are disappointed with the response or wondering how to develop the project, this is a great article to help you.
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Helping Students Own the Learning Environment | Powerful Learning Practice | Digital Research for Humanities

Helping Students Own the Learning Environment | Powerful Learning Practice | Digital Research for Humanities | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
"Reflection is such a huge tool for my own learning, and I feel like I’m getting better and better at finding ways to do this with students. It isn’t that I have never used student reflections to improve my own teaching.
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Using Tech To Meet Parents Where They Are

Using Tech To Meet Parents Where They Are | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
At Kent we provide many opportunities for parents and families to stay informed and involved in their child’s education.
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Preparing Your School for an iPad Implementation - iPads in Education

Planning is imperative for any technology initiative - iPad or otherwise.
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Whole Education - Introduction - Who we are

Whole Education brings together leading education organisations that demonstrate a commitment to a more rounded education for young people.
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Project-Based Learning for Digital Citizens | Edutopia

Project-Based Learning for Digital Citizens | Edutopia | Leading Learners | Scoop.it
Blogger Andrew Marcinek shares the real payoff for his digital literacy students.
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