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The Top 10 Videos About Learning From The YouTube Age

The Top 10 Videos About Learning From The YouTube Age | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

Like blogs and social media, YouTube gives educators direct access to the latest trends in learning.

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Web Literacy Education for Educators - November Learning

Web Literacy Education for Educators - November Learning | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Impart vital information literacy skills to your students.
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Some excellent resources to help students navigate the web.

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4 Characteristics Of Critical Digital Pedagogy

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A Must See Visual Featuring The Do's and Don'ts of Digital CItizenship ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must See Visual Featuring The Do's and Don'ts of Digital CItizenship ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?

Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say? | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Kids read emotions better after spending several days without electronic media, according to new research.
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Keep your audience captivated | Teaching Scotland

Keep your audience captivated | Teaching Scotland | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Use innovative techniques to spark young people's passion for learning and create lasting memories, says Ewan McIntosh.
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It's a big ask but so very important - engagement.

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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they're learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, September 3, 7:32 PM

Do you know how to provide meaningful feedback to your students. This post in Edutopia provides five suggestions, all of which are included in the illustration above (located here).

What are the suggestions?

* Be as specific as possible

* The sooner the better

* Address the learner's advancement toward a goal

* Present feedback carefully

* Involve learners in the process

Additional information on these five suggestions are in the post.

Mary Starry's curator insight, September 14, 4:38 PM

The role of immediate, meaningful feedback must also be incorporated into the active learning environment.

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7 Tips on how to Drive Students Motivation ~ Ed...

7 Tips on how to Drive Students Motivation ~ Ed... | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Here is another awesome back-to-school resource. This is basically a graphic from ASCD featuring seven reminders on how to drive motivation.

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▶ If you give a kid... - YouTube

Google for Education is about learning for everyone, anywhere. Learn more at google.com/edu Artist: The Temper Trap Song: Sweet Disposition Publisher: Imagem...
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Welcome to the new culture of connected learning. Overcome your cynicism and embrace it.

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Digital Literacy: Becoming Digital Citizens

Digital Literacy: Becoming Digital Citizens | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

Children at Our Lady of Dolours School live and work in a high tech world. More importantly, they will become the leaders of tomorrow. They will work in jobs that have not been invented yet. They will make their contribution to the world through a multitude of different technologies.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, August 26, 9:27 PM

Links ICT capabilities to digital literacy components and Australian Curriculum.

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TEACH-LEARN-LEAD

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Teaching, Learning, and Leading, curated ideas.

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Great ideas here from Dean Fusto.

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Where is Your School’s Online Conversation?

Where is Your School’s Online Conversation? | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

"Jason Markey will be the first to tell you that this is the work of his community (and he truly means community which includes parents, teachers, and especially students) coming together and doing some pretty amazing things,.....  If something goes awry, at the end of the day, he will be accountable as principal of the school.


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Ours is firmly placed within a Learning Management System. I fail to understand why, as this is not reality. Here is some innovative thinking.

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, August 23, 11:26 PM

The trust Jason Markey places in his community is of a very high level and the community members seem to have accepted and rewarded that trust with their attitudes and behaviours. This shows calculated risk taking and leadership exhibiting courage.

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The Learning Curve | 2014 Report Summary | Pearson

The Learning Curve | 2014 Report Summary | Pearson | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Designing New Literacies

Designing New Literacies | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
In Mike FIsher and my keynote/workshop last week at the Wildly Excited Conference at the Grand Rapids State University in Michigan, I shared the following blended sketchnote (blended= self-drawn do...
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In a changing technology scene new literacies are emerging.  An excellent summary.

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Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | WIRED

Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | WIRED | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

Digital literacy is about learning to use the most powerful tools ever built.

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Welcome to the new participatory culture.  Being truly literate means moving beyond simply consuming, beyond a passive relationship with technology.

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10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom | Edudemic

10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Instagram is a hugely popular social network for photo sharing. Though the use of social media in the classroom may have skyrocketed, Twitter and Facebook definitely reign supreme as the key social media tools for schools and teachers. Somehow, despite the widespread popularity of Instagram, few teachers are employing it in the classroom. We’ve heard …
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The Intersection of Growth Mindsets and Maker Education - User Generated Education

The Intersection of Growth Mindsets and Maker Education - User Generated Education | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

"I have a recent interest in both Growth Mindsets and Maker Education; and have blogged and presented on both of these topics.  As such and because of my passion for both of these area, I have been thinking about the intersection between the two.  This intersection, I found, is strong and powerful."


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How to Get the Most Out of Student-Owned Devices in Any Classroom

How to Get the Most Out of Student-Owned Devices in Any Classroom | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Tips to make sure classroom technology is focused on asking students to be creative, collaborative and analytical.
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Don't let devices be used for simple substitution. We can do so much more now. Be prepared to be a learner!

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20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning -

20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning - | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Feedback for learning is a matter of communication, consistency, and tone, all driven by and for assessment practice.

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Reading literary fiction improves empathy, study finds

Reading literary fiction improves empathy, study finds | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

New research shows works by writers such as Charles Dickens and Téa Obreht sharpen our ability to understand others' emotions.

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There is research to show reading is essential for developing empathy and understanding others' stories.

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What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’?

What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’? | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Google launches new tools for teachers and expands its brand among students. (RT @cagelessthink: What are the advantages and disadvantages of going 'full Google' in the classroom?

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Music plays the right notes in the brain: UC documentary : Monitor Online : University of Canberra

Music plays the right notes in the brain: UC documentary : Monitor Online : University of Canberra | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Teachers deal with students' drug and alcohol abuse, report says

Teachers deal with students' drug and alcohol abuse, report says | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
The binge drinking and drug taking culture among high school students is having a detrimental impact on schools, a survey of principals found, with teachers spending significant amounts of classroom time dealing with the fallout of weekend parties.
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3 Shifts To Create A Climate Of Possibility In Your Classroom

3 Shifts To Create A Climate Of Possibility In Your Classroom | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

In May of last year, Ken Robinson–he of “Is School Killing Creativity”/TED Talk legend status–gave a brief talk on the idea of contrast, specifically the difference between who we are and how we teach.

 

His general message was that we, as human beings, are wired for certain tendencies. Three of those most immediate to education, Robinson explains, are our diversity, curiosity, and creativity, calling children “natural learners.”

 

He contrasted these hallmarks of being human with the tone in which public education in the United States currently operates–a tone that promotes conformity, compliance, and standardization.


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How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn

How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Psychologists are finding that when students are motivated by a desire to have a positive impact on the world they are more able to plug away at challenging or tedious tasks.

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Adrian Bertolini's curator insight, August 23, 8:22 PM

They recently explored purposeful learning in a series of four studies and put their intervention to the test against one of the banes of learning: boredom. Initial promising results suggest the psychology strategy could encourage pupils to plug away at homework or learning tasks that are challenging or tedious, yet necessary to getting an education that’ll help them reach their greater life goals.

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How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn

How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Psychologists are finding that when students are motivated by a desire to have a positive impact on the world they are more able to plug away at challenging or tedious tasks.
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Flow, intrinsic motivation, purpose - how can we encourage students by haloing with purposeful mindset?

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