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Mind-Sets and Equitable Education

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More on Carol Dweck's work and its applications in education

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New Teachers: Resource Roundup

New Teachers: Resource Roundup | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:


Classroom Management
Lesson Planning
Cultivating the Learning Environment
Working with Parents
Building Relationships
Preparing for the School Year
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Great resources for any stage in the profession.  We are always learning.

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5 Great Tutorials on How to Build your Personal Learning Network ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great Tutorials on How to Build your Personal Learning Network ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
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Reflections from an Elementary School Principal: #ASCD13 Post: Turn the Battleship on a Dime: Keys to Initiating Sustainable Change

Reflections from an Elementary School Principal: #ASCD13 Post: Turn the Battleship on a Dime: Keys to Initiating Sustainable Change | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
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A terrific little summary of what we know we need for change to happen.

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Braingenie

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Braingenie is the Web's most comprehensive math and science practice site. Popular among educators and families, Braingenie provides practice and video lessons in more than 4,000 skills.
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Some day I will have time to check this out...

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5 Characteristics of a Change Agent

5 Characteristics of a Change Agent | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by visualpanic (change agents) – People who act as catalysts for change… In my work through school and organization visits, I have been fascinated...
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Are you a change agent in your school?

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21st Century Leadership - Leaders: One way to get people to follow you

21st Century Leadership - Leaders: One way to get people to follow you | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Why do people follow leaders?
 
Hint: it’s not because of that really great PowerPoint presentation of the new strategy you gave at the qua
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...it's because of how you make them feel.  

 

Does this work in education?

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Top 9 Traits of the Principal as Student Advocate > Eye On Education

Top 9 Traits of the Principal as Student Advocate > Eye On Education | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
The Principal as Student Advocate: A Guide for Doing What's Best for All Students by M. Scott Norton, Larry K. Kelly, and Anna R. Battle offers pract...

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What Student Engagement Isn't

What Student Engagement Isn't | Leading Learning | Scoop.it

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So true!

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 14, 2013 7:02 PM

So I asked my beloved Madeline, a senior scouring colleges, to tell me (impromptu) what student engagement isn't.  

 

Her spontaneous response?

 

"Textbooks and tests"

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, August 8, 2015 4:44 PM

So I asked my beloved Madeline, a senior scouring colleges, to tell me (impromptu) what student engagement isn't.  

 

Her spontaneous response?

 

"Textbooks and tests"

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The Secret To Fixing Bad Schools

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The striking achievement of Union City, N.J. — bringing poor, mostly immigrant kids into the educational mainstream — argues for reinventing the public schools we have.
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How to Create a Robust and Meaningful Personal Learning Network [PLN]

How to Create a Robust and Meaningful Personal Learning Network [PLN] | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
This post describes how educators can develop a personal learning network that supports meaningful and relevant learning. The MOOC, Education Technology & Media, etmooc, is used here as a worki...
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A really good summary of the concepts PLN and PLE

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Leaders Should Be Uncomfortable Right Now

Leaders Should Be Uncomfortable Right Now | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
This question from the recent Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design sums up much of the discussion that is happening within my circles: The trends we are seeing in today’s new media...
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Be uncomfortable, drive forward.

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.

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resources - Google Apps for Education Ontario Summit

resources - Google Apps for Education Ontario Summit | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
The Google Apps for Education Ontario Summit is a regional users summit at Eastwood Collegiate Institute in Kitchener on April 20 & 21, 2013.
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To Attract More Girls to STEM, Bring More Storytelling to Science | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

To Attract More Girls to STEM, Bring More Storytelling to Science | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Jonathan Olsen and Sarah Gross, teachers at High Technology High School in Lincroft, New Jersey

Women and girls are historically underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering, ...
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Guest Post: Learning 2030 -- Star Trek or Blade Runner?

Guest Post: Learning 2030 -- Star Trek or Blade Runner? | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
An Ontario teacher lists four obstacles he sees in the way of a bold new future in education.
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Down to Earth and very thoughtful - and based in reality.

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Boredom in the Classroom: Why are So Many Students Bored -- and What Can Be Done?

Boredom in the Classroom: Why are So Many Students Bored -- and What Can Be Done? | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers sense when students are bored in the classroom.  Eyes glaze over, their minds drift off, and a pall descends upon the class.  The tendency is to drone on, repeating your points, perhaps ev...
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20 Pros and Cons of implementing BYOD in schools

20 Pros and Cons of implementing BYOD in schools | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
There’s a lot to consider when determining if implementing BYOD at your school is the right move.
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“You're Constantly Revising Yourself”: The Dispositions of a Student-Centered Teacher

“You're Constantly Revising Yourself”: The Dispositions of a Student-Centered Teacher | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
What qualities should a school seek when hiring teachers explicitly to teach in a student-centered setting? What dispositions help teachers thrive in the demanding environment of a student-centered school?
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Are Teachers of Tomorrow Prepared to Use Innovative Tech?

Are Teachers of Tomorrow Prepared to Use Innovative Tech? | Leading Learning | Scoop.it

Only half of current working teachers believe they can use technology to motivate students to learn, compared to 75 percent of incoming teachers. Only 17 percent of current teachers believe technology can help students deeply explore their own ideas, compared to 59 percent of incoming teachers. And 26 percent of current teachers believe students can use technology to apply knowledge to problem-solving, compared to 64 percent of aspiring teachers.


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Jeff Van de Poël's curator insight, February 18, 2013 3:45 AM

Great question indeed ;-)

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, February 22, 2013 8:47 AM

Une question qui se pose souvent ;-)

Paulo Moekotte's comment, February 25, 2013 1:39 PM
The major findings corroborate research conducted in the Netherlands in 2011.
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On genuine vs. bogus inquiry - using EQs properly

On genuine vs. bogus inquiry - using EQs properly | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
We had a delightful visit to The School of the Future in New York City the other day. Lots of engaged kids, a great blend of instruction and constructivist work, and an obvious intellectual culture...
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Future Work Skills 2020 ~~> future_work_skills_2020.pdf


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Google+ For Educators - LiveBinder

Everything For Learning About Google+

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Another 'skinny' - the goods on using Google+

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