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How Educators Can Assist Learners in Developing a Growth Mindset

How Educators Can Assist Learners in Developing a Growth Mindset | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
I have written, described, and presented about the growth mindset in education settings, see The Educator and the Growth Mindset The Educator with a Growth Mindset: A Staff Workshop Growth Mindset:...
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A model for inquiry in PE

A model for inquiry in PE | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

Sharing examples of what PYP implementation looks like in IB World schools. Home · About the site ... Andy writes about his experiences teaching PE in a PYP school in his blog “PYP PE with Andy“. “The true meaning of ...


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GreatGrade at to see inquiry across the curriculum.

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EdTechSandyK: Parent Concerns in a 1:1 iPad Initiative

EdTechSandyK: Parent Concerns in a 1:1 iPad Initiative | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
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Leading Change: Five quick encouragements connected to innovative spaces (& a video) | Connected Principals

Leading Change: Five quick encouragements connected to innovative spaces (& a video) | Connected Principals | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
1.      The SCIL Building: a sequence of multimodal flexible learning spaces The Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning (SCIL) has as its home th...

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November Learning | Education Consulting, Workshops and Conferences

November Learning | Education Consulting, Workshops and Conferences | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
Our consulting services, workshops, conferences, online courses and rich resources empower educators to apply powerful tools and strategies across the curriculum.
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10 Evernote Uses for Teachers | Teaching News

10 Evernote Uses for Teachers | Teaching News | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

Do you use Evernote? Here are 10 ways that I use this great (free) program. How else could it be used in the classroom? (RT @mrsapia_teach 10 Evernote Uses for Teachers.)


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One Week with an iPad | Remote Access

One Week with an iPad | Remote Access | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

"About a week ago I wrote a post outlining how, through a Town of Snow Lake initiative, I’ve ended up with an iPad. We are attempting to cut back on paper and this seemed like a good place to begin. After about a week this is what I’ve noticed:"


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iPads and Text Types – a match made in heaven!

iPads and Text Types – a match made in heaven! | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

Some people have asked me “how do I integrate the iPad into my English classes?” I respond by providing some iPad related tasks that link and work well with the text/writing types taught in Aus...


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Six Examples of iPad Integration in the 1:1 Classroom

Six Examples of iPad Integration in the 1:1 Classroom | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
Andrew Marcinek is an instructional technologist at Burlington High School in Burlington, MA. He is also a regular blogger on Edutopia. Follow him on Twitter @andycinek.
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The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
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Tablet computer technology transforming speech therapy » Local News » Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

Tablet computer technology transforming speech therapy » Local News » Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
It turns out the iPad, the touch-screen tablet computer made by Apple Inc., is more than the latest must-have gadget.
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WebTool Mashup

WebTool Mashup | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

Fun online Flipbook integrating Multiple Intelligences, Blooms Taxonomy, and Web Tools


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7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips

7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

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47 Core Teacher Apps: A Visual Library Of Apps For Teachers | TeachThought

47 Core Teacher Apps: A Visual Library Of Apps For Teachers | TeachThought | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

"Using the iPad in a 1:1 environment requires not only some ground rules, but a bit of common language.

 

Since every student has their own iPad, and teachers likely do as well, this common tool necessitates some universal understanding:"


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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, July 5, 2013 3:09 AM

Wellicht kunnen leraren deze zomer in de digitale wereld inspiratie opdoen, nu 'flipping the classroom' in opkomst is. (zie de Volkskrant: 'De nieuwe leraar is videomeester'.

Mats Öström's curator insight, July 8, 2013 11:22 PM

En snabb blick ger att detta är en bra översikt över bra appar att ha för elever på gymnasiet (funkar säkert bra på högstadiet och på högskolan med...)

Jason Varnon's curator insight, August 26, 2013 7:22 AM

Excellent resource for teachers who just received iPads!

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If you were on Twitter

If you were on Twitter | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
Dear educator, if you were on Twitter yesterday, you might have found: this awesome reflection about working with a teacher on technology...

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The iPad in Education – How the iPad Suits All Learning Styles | MediaCAST Blog

The iPad in Education – How the iPad Suits All Learning Styles | MediaCAST Blog | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

"When the gift-giving season for 2011 came around, the dreaded word ‘iPad’ appeared on the wishlist of nearly half the children in America. Parents across the country feared that the expensive handheld would become just another video game console tossed in the toybox. Now, while the flashy graphics and wide array of entertainment apps can paint that sort of picture, many app designers are actually tending toward interactive learning tools for their younger users. Was this portable PC really designed with education in mind?"


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The Case For Social Media in Schools

The Case For Social Media in Schools | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
Teachers and parents are often wary about using social media in the classroom. Here's why the benefits outweigh the risks.
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How Apple is replacing Macs with iPads at school

How Apple is replacing Macs with iPads at school | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared that the adoption of the iPad by educational institutions was "unlike anything I've seen in technology." It's not just a cheaper iPad 2 that's driving record K-12 iPad sales, but Apple's total education apps...

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What if You Flipped Your Faculty Meetings? - The Tempered Radical

What if You Flipped Your Faculty Meetings? - The Tempered Radical | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
Dear Principals, I've got a professional challenge for you: I want you to flip every faculty meeting during the 2012-2013 school year. Doing so would be a breeze, I bet. You could: (1). Use YouTube's video recorder and your laptop's...
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To “I wish I didn’t have Asperger’s” | D.J. Kirkby

To “I wish I didn’t have Asperger’s” | D.J. Kirkby | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
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The Benefits of Failure

The Benefits of Failure | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com.
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Six Steps to Master Teaching: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner | Edutopia

Six Steps to Master Teaching: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner | Edutopia | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it
Longtime educator Peg Regan outlines six critical steps toward becoming a master teacher.
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Teaching Large Classes with an iPad »

Teaching Large Classes with an iPad » | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

A good way to take ipads into the learning of teachers and students

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How to use an iPad effectively in your classroom: #2 Feedback Support/Overviews with Attitude - nickdennis.com/blog

How to use an iPad effectively in your classroom: #2 Feedback Support/Overviews with Attitude - nickdennis.com/blog | Leading Schools of the Future | Scoop.it

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