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The role of technology in global learning

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Nick Morrison explores how schools are using video conferencing, chatrooms, picture messaging, blogging and more to connect with schools in other countries...


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Why Instructional Design Must Focus on Learning Outcomes, Not Learning Activities (EdSurge News) by Nira Dale

Why Instructional Design Must Focus on Learning Outcomes, Not Learning Activities (EdSurge News) by Nira Dale | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that kids learn better when teachers provide learning activities that keep them engaged. Teachers work tirelessly to plan engaging lessons that capture and keep the interests of their students, thereby making content more accessible. However, teachers continue to feel the daunting pre

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Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance 

Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance  | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
The old model of a teacher delivering a one-way message through a lecture is no longer engaging 21st-century students.

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A Wonderful Tool to Help Students Easily Design Their Own Games

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Gamestar Mechanic is a gaming platform where students grades 4 to 9 get to learn how to design their own games using the learning principles of game design. Gamester Mechanic features three main components to engage students in game-based learning: the Quest, Workshop and Game Alley.

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10 top #writing tips and the psychology behind them

10 top #writing tips and the psychology behind them | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it

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35 Content Creation Tools Everyone Needs To Know About

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The success of a website or another type of online project is determined by the content you publish. It doesn’t matter how much you invest in ads and marketing; your efforts won’t yield results if you neglect the power of great online content.
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36 Weeks of Innovation for Your Classroom

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Recently, it's been reported that U.S. "Millennials" are not making the mark when it comes to technology proficiency and problem solving when compared to counterparts in other countries (19th out o...

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Some of these ideas could be adapted for Library lessons or even competitions. Cool!

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Helen Teague's curator insight, September 3, 2015 3:38 PM

Absolutely love this!

Fiona Leigh's curator insight, September 7, 2015 10:48 PM

cool ideas here - anyone can learn to be innovative

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Minecraft in Education | Listly List

Resources shared from #edcamphome. | Minecraft Tutorials - E01 How to Survive your First Night (UPDATED!), Minecraft in education, The Minecraft Teacher, Delver Revisited - First-Person Action Roguelike!, and In This Minecraft Classroom Digital Citizenship 101 Is The Topic Of Play

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Interesting resource for those using Minecraft in an educational setting.

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How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom

How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
Some educators are finding that standing desks are a simple way help fidgety kids settle down and get to work.

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Virtual Field Trips

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How can you broaden your kids' horizons without actually going anywhere? These videos and resources for virtual field trips will inspire you to try a few engaging web-based explorations.

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Casey Anley's curator insight, August 3, 2015 4:48 AM

Virtual fieldtrips - who has tried any of these??

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20 YouTube Channels for Educators (from @ShakeUpLearning)

20 YouTube Channels for Educators (from @ShakeUpLearning) | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips!

When you want to learn something new these days, most of us head over to YouTube. You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. For students, o

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Public. Search for a '21st century library' - Grand Forks Herald

Public. Search for a '21st century library' - Grand Forks Herald | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
In Billings, Mont., library books used to be available on rows of tall shelves in a warehouse with poor lighting.

That warehouse wasn't for storage—it was the city's public library.

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Research planner and question compass toolkit - navigating online information

Research planner and question compass toolkit - navigating online information | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
During your time at school you will have many projects and research assignments that require you to find and use information online. 

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Statistical data shows what does and doesn't work in ed reform (Hattie)

Statistical data shows what does and doesn't work in ed reform (Hattie) | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
Dr. John Hattie, a professor and researcher at the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education, looks to the data to decide which reforms to keep and which to toss. 

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40 Learning Quotes That Will Inspire You

40 Learning Quotes That Will Inspire You | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
Here are 40 of some of the best learning quotes out there on the Web, collected from some of history's best and most brilliant minds.

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I needed this! Thanks to Tom D'Amico.

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As you think about preparing for the new school year, here is an awesome collection of 40 inspiring quotes about learning.
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Great quotes for thinking
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Thinking of Building a Makerspace? Think Again!

Thinking of Building a Makerspace? Think Again! | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
You see, we're not building one space 5,000 times. We're building the space that our kids, teachers, and community need. And it's ok to be different from someone else's space.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 10, 9:55 PM

A list of questions educators may want to consider as they begin building their own makerspaces.

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Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try

Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it

These apps  are arranged into different categories which will help you target different areas in the teaching of coding.


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Case study on teacher union partnership with school library association to support status of school libraries in British Columbia

Ewbank, Ann Dutton. (2015). Union-Active School Librarians and School Library Advocacy: A Modified Case Study of the British Columbia Teacher-Librarians’ Association and the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation. American Association of School Librarians, Vol.18. Retrieved http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslpubsandjournals/slr/vol18/SLR_UnionActiveSchoolLib_V18.pdf

 


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lyn_hay's curator insight, October 22, 2015 3:44 PM

Very few states or provinces in the US, Canada and Australia still have this kind of active partnership between the teachers' union and the school library professional association. But this case study shows how difficult even teacher unions find it to advocate for school library positions in schools. Although, one advantage of union support is the union's access to school-based data on staffing etc. Well worth a read if you are fortunate to be working in an education system with teacher union support.

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Digital tools, Connected Educators, Maker Space, and more - Free - Join edWeb this year

Digital tools, Connected Educators, Maker Space, and more - Free - Join edWeb this year | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it

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learning center today for free access to professional development, ... and provides educators of all types with an opportunity to play with new tools, make .... http://goo.gl/HJAuMo

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A Guide to Producing Student Digital Storytellers

A Guide to Producing Student Digital Storytellers | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
Everyone tells stories: journalists, politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs. Conveying information in a coherent and compelling way is vital to success in the real world, and it’s our job as educators to prepare our students to share their ideas in effective ways.The emphasis is on empowering st

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World's coolest bookstores - CNN

World's coolest bookstores - CNN | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish.

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School with no walls: Teaching in open learning environments in Denmark (Learning World: S5E41, 3/3)

Ørestad Gymnasium in Denmark has no walls, no classrooms and spaces that are only loosely defined by permeable borders. Classes are taking place in these ...

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What an interesting and challenging teaching environment. I wonder how that would work here. I love the design of the school. Flexible learning is definitely the way of the future...

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Maximize Evernote with 5 Powerful Features

Maximize Evernote with 5 Powerful Features | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
With over 100 million users, Evernote is arguably the web's favorite productivity and note-saving tool. But there's much more to this powerful platform than meets the eye. Since its launch in 2008, Evernote has quickly become the ubiquitous platform for "storing everything." From photos of receipts, to copies of bills. From hurriedly typed notes, to downloads of your…

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Ooh! Stuff to make Evernote even better! COOL!

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, July 29, 2015 11:01 PM

Some nice advantaged features in Evernote. 

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Thierry Evangelista's curator insight, July 30, 2015 7:03 AM
If you use Evernote (I must say that I'm a big fan), here are some advanced tricks that may improve the way you use it and your productivity
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4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes

4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it

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Google Drive plug-in for Microsoft Office - a new must extension for Google/Microsoft

Google Drive plug-in for Microsoft Office - a new must extension for Google/Microsoft | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it

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Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators - Infographic

Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators -  Infographic | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
The Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators Infographic provides ideas for teaching annotation in the classroom.

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Cathy Hainstock!

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