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Ebooks for Youth Encourage Reading For Fun | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift

Ebooks for Youth Encourage Reading For Fun | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
If schools want their students to become readers for life, then school libraries should be sure to include fiction ebooks as they build their digital collections, Debbie Swartz, Library Technology Facilitator, Mesquite (TX) Independent School...
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Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools

Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it

In my last post I suggested that equitable schools are those that contribute to happiness in children.

1. Slow down

2. Get outside

3. move your body

4. Blast good music

5. Sing

6. Smile

7. Incorperate quiet time

 

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An Epic Mashup of Science and Hip Hop

An Epic Mashup of Science and Hip Hop | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Here’s a great example of how to make learning culturally relevant and to tap into students’ interests, as demonstrated by teachers at one Bronx school.
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New E-books are changing reading habits – Stephen's Lighthouse

New E-books are changing reading habits – Stephen's Lighthouse | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
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More gadgets, more reading: Survey suggests e-reader and tablet owners read more books

More gadgets, more reading: Survey suggests e-reader and tablet owners read more books | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
A new survey suggests that adults who own an e-reader or tablet read more books than those who don’t own a device. The survey also found that younger people tend to read more books than older people.
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Video Games in School

Video Games in School | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Video games engage players in many of the core facets of learning, but at what price?
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Books deemed a thing of the past by YouTube generation of readers

Books deemed a thing of the past by YouTube generation of readers | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
A new study by the National Literary Trust shows children find reading 'embarrassing' and are opting for video instead
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Reading and writing not shifting from print to digital but to consuming information in ways that do not involve reading or writing text. Problem needs to be adressed because there is a strong relation between literacy and social outcomes.

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Connectivism as a Digital Age Learning Theory |...

Connectivism as a Digital Age Learning Theory |... | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
George Siemens and Stephen Downes developed a theory for the digital age, called connectivism, denouncing boundaries of behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism.
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Confidence, not peer pressure, is key to success at school, say researchers

Confidence, not peer pressure, is key to success at school, say researchers | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Study finds competition in the classroom can affect results of lower-ranking pupils
It has long been one of education's central tenets: pupils benefit from being around children who are brighter than them.
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13 #E-learning theories

13 #E-learning theories | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
E-learning theories are not new theories, but rather e-enhancements of existing learning theories (Mayes and de Freitas, 2004).  They form “sets of beliefs: about the nature of knowledge and compet...

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Karine Thonnard's curator insight, October 4, 2013 9:13 AM

Belle mosaïque pour faire le point et réfléchir. Il faut sortir de notre zone de confort pour s'adapter, cheminer et mieux répondre aux besoins d'aujourd'hui!

 
ech08ravo's curator insight, December 1, 2013 10:24 PM

Seriously worth printing our at high-res to digest...

Designing for Learning's curator insight, December 2, 2013 11:37 PM

Sometimes it's worth reflecting the range of ways in which learning has been considered over time. I don't think it's going to become any less complex as we explore both new paradigms and interactions between old ones.

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Good Read: Teaching Newton’s Law With Hip Hop

Good Read: Teaching Newton’s Law With Hip Hop | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Science education professor Christopher Emdin knows how to get his students interested in science: Rap about it. Together with the hip-hop artist GZA and rap ly
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In Connectivism, No One Can Hear You Scream: a Guide to Understanding the MOOC Novice | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

In Connectivism, No One Can Hear You Scream: a Guide to Understanding the MOOC Novice | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
When we think about ways the iPad has changed the world, our minds usually shoot to publishing, entertainment, or mobile communication. For the community of people living with d...
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Lessons for educators: which countries are miles ahead in professional development?

Lessons for educators: which countries are miles ahead in professional development? | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
From maths pedagogy in Singapore to social and emotional learning in Sweden, Martin Williams profiles who's leading innovation in education Teaching is an international issue and, increasingly, teachers are looking abroad for ideas about...
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Connection (and Moderation) in the Twitterverse

Connection (and Moderation) in the Twitterverse | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Cathy Higgins, Technology Director for the ConVal School District in New Hampshire, shares how Twitter - in moderation - has helped her become a more connected educator.
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Tweetallen zijn effectiever achter de computer. Onderzoek onderwijs toepassen 4.

Tweetallen zijn effectiever achter de computer. Onderzoek onderwijs toepassen 4. | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Deze post is eerder verschenen op Droog's leren delen Onderwijs leert onderzoeken. Onderwijs wordt onderzocht. En dan? Het verbaast mij al sinds ik uit de wereld van het onderzoek ben gestapt en de...
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Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn

Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
What’s the key to effective learning? One intriguing body of research suggests a rather riddle-like answer: It’s not just what you know. It’s what you know about what you know.
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Waarom Belgische kinderen wél lezen - Vrij Nederland

Waarom Belgische kinderen wél lezen - Vrij Nederland | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
In Nederland geven we kinderen de boeken die het meest gemarket worden. In België krijgen ze de mooiste. Hoe zijn de leesculturen uit elkaar gegroeid?
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Pottermore Adds New Interactive Content, Early Access for Contest Winners

Pottermore Adds New Interactive Content, Early Access for Contest Winners | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
JK Rowling’s interactive fan site Pottermore has been slowly and meticulously rolling out new content in a timely way.
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How to Help Kids Find Their Aspirations

How to Help Kids Find Their Aspirations | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it

A lot of kids have big dreams about what they want to do as adults -- whether that’s become a professional athlete or a teacher -- but no idea of what it takes to get there. The trick is to find the sweet spot – what Quaglia calls the “aspiration state.” To do that, Quaglia suggests focusing on three guiding principles: self-worth, engagement, and purpose.

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Digital Reading Hinders Children’s Literacy

Digital Reading Hinders Children’s Literacy | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
eReading was supposed to be a benefit that revolutionized reading, stripping away barriers such as access to books and bookstores, high prices of
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VISIBLE LEARNING - Information about What works best in education

VISIBLE LEARNING - Information about What works best in education | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it

Visible Learning means an enhanced role for teachers as they become evaluators of their own teaching. According to John Hattie Visible Learning and Teaching occurs when teachers see learning through the eyes of students and help them become their own teachers.

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Het didactisch-elitaire karakter van connectivistische MOOCs

Het didactisch-elitaire karakter van connectivistische MOOCs | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it
Op zich geloof ik in zelfgestuurd leren, leren in netwerken en communities. Ik sta dan ook best positief ten opzichte van de onderliggende visie van de zogenaamde cMOOCs (massive open online course...
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BeerBrarian: More Thoughts on New Librarianship, Weeks 2-3: Bias in Librarianship

BeerBrarian: More Thoughts on New Librarianship, Weeks 2-3: Bias in Librarianship | learning and reading styles | Scoop.it

In weeks two and three of R. David Lankes' MOOC on new librarianship, the course shifts from theory to practice, though the former informs the latter in at least two ways.First, librarians as facilitators, and second, libraries as platforms.

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Very fundamental in questioning the theoretical assumptions of David Lankes and the atlas of new librarianship.

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