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Educators: Embrace Social Media

Educators: Embrace Social Media | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
What is up with the fear of social media? Many educators are soaring into the next advent of learning while others avoid the digital tools that are available.
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Really good questions! I've seen some thoroughly engaging tasks using Twitter. What are educators afraid of?

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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with
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Australian Indigenous Education - Centre for Aboriginal Studies

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The Centre for Aboriginal Studies aspires to contribute to positive social change for Indigenous Australians through higher education and research.


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pru's curator insight, March 16, 2014 5:07 AM
Full of valuable resources for collection building indigenous perspectives
Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 16, 2014 6:22 PM

Useful web links to support inclusion of Australian Aboriginal resources in the curriculum.

 

Maria Richards's curator insight, April 3, 2014 3:20 PM

Thanks Pru!

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5 Must Read Guides on Social Media Use for Parents and Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Must Read Guides on Social Media Use for Parents and Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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21st Century Icebreakers: 10 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology - Teachers With Apps

21st Century Icebreakers: 10 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology - Teachers With Apps | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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The Fear Factor That Holds Back Innovation

The Fear Factor That Holds Back Innovation | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

My friends at Canada Education have just published a piece I wrote for them on why schools find it so hard to innovate…Feel the fear and do it anyway…

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Excellent article by David Price. What stops innovation in schools? "Doing the right thing or doing the required thing?" (Barry Schwartz) How many school leaders feel the fear and do it anyway?  Innovation is a mindset.

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The “C words” of Education

The “C words” of Education | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
I recently attended one of the largest education conferences in the United States, FETC in Orlando, Florida. The focus of the conference was the use of Technology in Education. The sessions and ven...
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Communicate, Collaborate, Create - the new buzzwords.

 

But we know teachers view that other "C" word as king - Content.

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The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential Vs. Reality of Consuming Media

The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential Vs. Reality of Consuming Media | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
By Justin Reich and Beth Holland The Someday/Monday dichotomy captures one of the core challenges in teacher professional development around education techno
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How do inquiry teachers….teach?

How do inquiry teachers….teach? | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
When I first became fascinated in inquiry-based approaches (too many years ago to say!), the focus for many of my conversations and indeed, my early research, was on how to plan.  Back then, learni...
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Maybe we need to use ICT to facilitate this type of learning.

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Eliminate Tech from the Education Discussion

Eliminate Tech from the Education Discussion | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
After five decades of being an educator, I am growing weary of the constant discussion over the divide between education and technology. When will we reach a point where we will discuss Education, ...
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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
"I'm not very tech savvy" is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it's attaching a document to an email or creating a PowerPoint, some teachers really have
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How PD can make real change

How PD can make real change | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Writing blogs like this one and interacting with teachers on Twitter and the like can make edtech teacher types, like me,  forget that it is still the case that the majority of teachers are not con...
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The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
We've combed through thousands of resources to offer you our first official guide to flipped classrooms. It's a curated list just for you.
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8 Excellent Tools for Formative Assessment to Try With Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Excellent Tools for Formative Assessment to Try With Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
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Just shut up and listen, expert tells teachers

Just shut up and listen, expert tells teachers | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
JOHN HATTIE has spent his life studying the studies to find out what works in education. His advice to teachers? Just shut up.
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Once teachers stop talking, several things happen. One is they listen more, and another is that students then get to talk more, ask questions more, of themselves and each other.

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15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion - Edudemic

15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion - Edudemic | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Facilitating discussions between students is one of those things that is infinitely easier when you’re teaching in a physical classroom rather than online. When the students are all in one room, discussions happen more naturally. Facilitating the same type of productive, useful discussion when teaching online is more of a challenge. The handy infographic below …
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So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows

So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
"In Google we trust." That may very well be the motto of today's young online users, a demographic group often dubbed the "digital natives" due their apparent tech-savvy. Having been born into a world where personal computers were not a revolution, but merely existed alongside air conditioning, microwaves and other appliances, there has been (a…

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 12, 2014 3:50 PM

"I Googled it" isn't the foundation for being web savvy!!!

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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Tom Perran's curator insight, March 9, 2014 9:35 AM

There are some great ideas in this post.

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The Teacher’s Guide To Using Screencasts In The Classroom

The Teacher’s Guide To Using Screencasts In The Classroom | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Screencasting is getting a lot of attention as a tool for teachers when using the flipped classroom model. Certainly, screencasts are a great tool for teachers to create presentations for their students to view at home.

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There are many good reasons to use screen casting in learning, not least of which is the facility for students to create, and for the teacher to differentiate.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 10, 2014 4:31 PM

Powerful creation tool for students. 

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Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning?

Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning? | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Every student has the capacity for rich, meaningful learning experiences. How can educators tap into the motivation that helps drive a love of learning in students? They key might be found in the "deeper learning" movement.
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Technology In The Classroom: A Teacher’s Perspective

Technology In The Classroom: A Teacher’s Perspective | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
A computer to pupil ratio in Australia for primary schools of 1:4 and for secondary schools of 1:1 clearly demonstrate the availability of technology in the Australian education system (source).
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▶ Networked Student - YouTube

The Networked Student was inspired by CCK08, a Connectivism course offered by George Siemens and Stephen Downes during fall 2008. It depicts an actual projec...
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The Major Pros And Cons To Online Learning - Edudemic

The Major Pros And Cons To Online Learning - Edudemic | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Ever since the entry of online learning, many have questioned its advantages and disadvantages over the more traditional model of classroom based learning. While each format presents its own pros and cons, determining which is more advantageous will depend on the circumstances faced by a student. Online learning may be the better choice for some, …
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21 Ways to Kill Your Creativity

21 Ways to Kill Your Creativity | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
21 suggestions, recommendations and habits that will guarantee you will never come up with a good idea.
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How many of these resonate with you?

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