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Safer Internet Day 2015 - Let's create a better internet together: Cybersmart

Safer Internet Day 2015 - Let's create a better internet together: Cybersmart | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately?

Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately? | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Teach Reflection: Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately?

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Are you too busy to think about this? More reflection, less haste...

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, February 7, 2015 5:22 PM

Watching yourself teach is now so simple with digital video! It is an illuminating and powerful experience. It is many years since I was in the classroom for substantial periods of time but the memories of seeing my self teach on video remains a strong and vivid memory so many years later. At that time I learned so much about my craft simply by watching my self and reflecting on how the student's were learning (or not learning), engaged and involved or not, time on task, and especially whether the lesson was coherent to the students,  linked to prior material and foreshadowed coming lessons.

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▶ Did you know, in 2028... - YouTube

What will the world of 2028 look like? This is a question St Paul's School has been asking as it explores what a rapidly changing world will be like when it'...
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Three Trends That Will Influence Learning and Teaching in 2015

Three Trends That Will Influence Learning and Teaching in 2015 | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

There is no shortage of predictions for the upcoming year of 2015. Micro-credentials, digital wearables and mobile learning are just a few of the many. Yet predictions are notorious for misleading ...


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Everything You Need To Know About Wikipedia And More - Mashable

Everything You Need To Know About Wikipedia And More - Mashable | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Wikipedia is one of the most famous sites on the Internet. The world’s favorite encyclopedia made a humble beginning in 2001. Today, it’s informative, as well as controversial, and having a page there is highly sought after. It’s quite simply the Encyclopedia Britannica on steroids, covering every conceivable subject.

Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia in which anybody can start a page, or edit one, on any subject. The page is then examined by an editor who decides whether or not the page stays.

The site is currently available in many languages, so you don’t have to speak English to use the site. It is one of the most frequently accessed sites — normally when you search for something on Google, the Wikipedia page is quite often the first page in the search results.

With that, let’s dive into the crowdsourced wonder of Wikipedia and start exploring many of its wondrous facets…

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Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

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6 What If Questions that Great Teachers Ask Every Day - Brilliant or Insane

6 What If Questions that Great Teachers Ask Every Day - Brilliant or Insane | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Are you a great teacher? Test yourself by seeing if you ask the what if questions that all great teachers ask.
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Blogging for Learning: Mulling it Over

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I am mulling Blogging FOR Learning over and over. It seems to be the glue that holds the puzzle pieces together in terms of contemporary learning and teaching. From 1. Documenting (video, audio, te...
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How to Save the Lost Students In Your Classroom

How to Save the Lost Students In Your Classroom | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Instead of focusing on the high performing, front-row kids and neglecting the lost, skid-row kids in the back of the room, teachers can turn their classrooms into fertile ground that nurtures all students....
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Researcher's Scans Show Brain Connections Growing When Learning New Language

Researcher's Scans Show Brain Connections Growing When Learning New Language | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Photo from Ping Li Lab, Penn State Regular readers of this blog and/or my books are familiar with how I help students see the physical impact learning new things can have on its brains (see The Bes...
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Why I Hate "Digital Citizenship"

Why I Hate "Digital Citizenship" | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Digital responsibility instead?? Do trite phrases inhibit our ability to think coherently about what we're trying to do?

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Learning

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Image Credit: Tyler89 www.flickr.com/photos/tyler89/2364065361/

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Trudy Sweeney's curator insight, November 13, 2014 4:59 PM

I love this image! Speaks volumes. Thank you to ransomtech for sharing :-)

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A Prototyping Disposition | The Curious Creative

A Prototyping Disposition | The Curious Creative | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
I bump into different views of what "prototyping" is, should be or could be quite regularly. It is interesting to try and help people, especially educators,
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About the Toolkit | Evidence and Data | The Education Endowment Foundation

About the Toolkit | Evidence and Data | The Education Endowment Foundation | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

'The Sutton Trust-EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit is an accessible summary of educational research which provides guidance for teachers and schools on how to use their resources to improve the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. The Toolkit currently covers 34 topics, each summarised in terms of their average impact on attainment, the strength of the evidence supporting them and their cost.'


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Allan Shaw's curator insight, January 23, 2015 12:08 AM

The Sutton Trust-EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit is an accessible summary of educational research which provides guidance for teachers and schools on how to use their resources to improve attainment. The Toolkit currently covers 34 topics, each summarised in terms of their average impact on attainment, the strength of the evidence supporting them and their cost. So simple to access and be provided with an indication of what works and how much it costs (in the UK).

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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
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Growth vs Fixed Mindset For Elementary Students

Growth vs Fixed Mindset For Elementary Students | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

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Ben Bempong's curator insight, July 20, 2015 7:30 PM

I chose this because I highly believe that knowing your mindset will definitely be beneficial in knowing to you learn and study.  Kids have fixed mindset, and kids have growth mindset.  As educators, a big task will be to change students from fixed mindsets to growth mindsets.  Know what your dealing with is a bonus in knowing your approach on how to mold and shape a student academically.

Jason Smith's curator insight, July 20, 2015 8:00 PM

Great article for elementary educators

Jennifer McGuff's curator insight, August 1, 2015 4:28 PM

Good article for all educators. 

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10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015

10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Check out the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning around Learning Culture, Learning Environments, Deeper Learning and Partnerships in Learning.

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Bernard VULLIERME's curator insight, December 18, 2014 11:55 AM

Exercice de trêve des confiseurs : traduire (ou non) ces tendances dans le cadre de l'entreprise 

Anita Vance's curator insight, December 19, 2014 9:04 AM

insight for planning....


Jennifer Gandarias's curator insight, December 29, 2014 11:55 AM

This will be a good site to follow and apply to my English classroom.  I am already on this path but new insight will be helpful in the development.

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10 Things You Can Not Do in A 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Things You Can Not Do in A 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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12 Mistakes Schools Make When Introducing The Next Big Thing -

12 Mistakes Schools Make When Introducing The Next Big Thing - | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
12 Mistakes Schools Make When Introducing The Next Big Thing by Grant Wiggins Ed note: This post by Grant focuses on mistakes schools make when introducing Understanding by Design in schools. Certainly for that focus,...
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Lessons plans to support the Australian Curriculum - Video

Lessons plans to support the Australian Curriculum  - Video | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
There are an increasing number of resources, many developed by subject associations, freely available on the web to support the delivery of content in the Australian Curriculum. In this presentation, Dr Jennie Bales introduces a selection of quality web sites where exemplary lessons and units of work have been developed to directly address content outlined in Humanities and Social Sciences...read more →

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The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager

The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
he millennials are accomplishing great things. But too many of them look inside only to peer into a void that we, at least in part, have helped to create. In our efforts to push our kids ahead, we have forgotten to ask why pushing ahead is important ...
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12 Sources for Free Images to Use on Your Blog and Social Media

12 Sources for Free Images to Use on Your Blog and Social Media | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
The right image may be just the added touch your blog post or social media update needs to get noticed, but finding free, high-quality photos that you can use is challenging. You'll want to bookmark all of these resources to use time and again.

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Maria Lazaridou's curator insight, November 27, 2014 6:20 AM

Εργαλεία πα΄ντα χρήσιμα για χρήση εντός και εκτός σχολείου

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 20, 2015 11:58 PM

Do you need picture references? Here are some links to free images.

SENAME Interactive's curator insight, July 16, 2015 1:34 AM

Images grabs people's attention easily. You use these free image sources for all your image needs.

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5 powerful study tips for the always-online student - Daily Genius

5 powerful study tips for the always-online student - Daily Genius | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
If you’re an online student or on campus trying to improve your grades, you probably need to get a better handle on how to study. These powerful study tips are likely going to save you a bit of time and frustration as you try to identify what works and what doesn’t when it comes to acing that next test.

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