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Never forget: Can anyone improve a poor memory?

Never forget: Can anyone improve a poor memory? | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
The One Show's Alex Jones presents a guide about memory, and a number of techniques on how to improve it.
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[Infographic] Using Solution Fluency in Design Thinking

[Infographic] Using Solution Fluency in Design Thinking | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
This infographic from Nueva School serves as inspiration for our own “design process” infographic. It’s called “Solution Thinking”, and it’s about using Solution Fluency in design projects.

Solution Fluency is bound by the tenets of Global Digital Citizenship and encompasses the other 21st Century Fluencies. We’ve put together an infographic to keep track of it all. Hope it proves helpful!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 25, 5:56 PM

This infographic from Nueva School serves as inspiration for our own “design process” infographic. It’s called “Solution Thinking”, and it’s about using Solution Fluency in design projects. 

Solution Fluency is bound by the tenets of Global Digital Citizenship and encompasses the other 21st Century Fluencies. We’ve put together an infographic to keep track of it all. Hope it proves helpful!


Eunice Sari's curator insight, May 25, 9:03 PM

21st century kids - must be able not only to accept the information, but use the info creatively to solve problems, discover new things, dream and design for better solutions.

Julie Lindsay's curator insight, May 26, 5:10 PM

The Global Digital Citizen website also has a solution fluency quickstart guide for free download.

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The psychology of simple

The psychology of simple | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down. We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.  In the words […]

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 21, 9:20 PM

For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down. We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.  In the words […]


Learn from it when creating courses and/or Social Media posts ;)

Ian Berry's curator insight, May 22, 6:56 PM

Good article. Here's to everything being as simple as possible without losing the profound

Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, May 22, 10:12 PM
Keeping it simple -- without making “it” seemed dumbed down -- is the key to a user friendly website. Here, at last, is the psychology behind the strategy of being the same (predictable/comfortable), yet different (memorable).
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▶ Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Standardized Testing (HBO) - YouTube

American students face a ridiculous amount of testing. John Oliver explains how standardized tests impact school funding, the achievement gap, how often kids...
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Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
As education grows and changes educators have the opportunity to change the way they envision their roles and their classrooms.
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The world's carbon dioxide levels just hit a staggering new milestone

The world's carbon dioxide levels just hit a staggering new milestone | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
The kind of record we don't want to break.
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CriticalThinking.org - Critical Thinking Model 1

CriticalThinking.org - Critical Thinking Model 1 | Learning to learn | Scoop.it

Interactive illustrating the critical thinking model of Paul and Elder ("elements of thought")


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, May 8, 1:23 PM

Modelo de pensamiento crítico...CriticalThinking.org - Critical Thinking Model 1 | @scoopit via @DebJArnold http://sco.lt/...

Miles McGeehan's curator insight, May 9, 12:20 AM

Nice interactive effect with the mouse over.

Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, May 23, 6:25 PM

Great tool for teachers.  We must make students aware of their thinking processes so they can use them strategically and develop them fully

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Toddlers prepare for their first big interview - BBC News

Toddlers prepare for their first big interview - BBC News | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Getting into good schools and universities is tough in many parts of the world, but in Hong Kong parents are enrolling toddlers in classes to prepare for nursery interviews.
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book pickings

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Some really outstanding reads here. I recently finished 'What are people for?' Berry, which was beyond thought-provoking!

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Monkey Brain or Lizard Brain? How Do You Do Conflict? - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young

Monkey Brain or Lizard Brain? How Do You Do Conflict? - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Family arguments are a way of life. We live, we love, we argue, we make up. Research has made it clear that the way we argue carries more heft in determining relationship quality than whether or not we argue, or how much. Fighting filthy will bring us undone. Fighting fair, on the other hand will keep relationships... Read more »
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Visualizing a Plenitude Economy - YouTube

More at http://www.newdream.org Video by the Center for a New American Dream This fun animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look ...
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How could less work solve everybody's problems? Could it be this simple?

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Flipped Classroom Pilot Results in 14.5 Percent Fewer DFW Grades — Emerging Education Technologies

Flipped Classroom Pilot Results in 14.5 Percent Fewer DFW Grades — Emerging Education Technologies | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Piloted Course Offerings With Flipped Lessons Consistently Yield Better Outcomes Having seen increasing data supporting the effectiveness of flipped teaching and learning techniques throughout 2012 and 2013, The Provost and CIO* at The College of Westchester sought to trial the
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How to Build Trust in Schools

How to Build Trust in Schools | Learning to learn | Scoop.it

Excellent article on building trust in schools.Education reform efforts often undermine trust in schools, but research points to another way.

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Excellent article on building trust in schools.

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Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Does your school have a homework policy? How does your school ensure that teachers don't overload students with busy work?
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Is Homework Worthwhile? | Edudemic

Is Homework Worthwhile? | Edudemic | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
If you’re confused about homework you’re forgiven. In a single day you might hear a story about how education lacks rigor or how students are overburdened.

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▶ The Backwards Brain Bicycle - Smarter Every Day 133 - YouTube

Patreon Support Link: http://www.patreon.com/smartereveryday Free Audio Book ⇒ http://bit.ly/AudibleSED ⇐ (I really do love the Commander's book!) Tweet ⇒ ht...
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Ban mobile phones to help underperforming students: study

Ban mobile phones to help underperforming students: study | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
New research in the UK suggests mobile phone use in the classroom can have a negative impact on test results for under-performing students.
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Should we be banning phones after all?

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You Asked: Are My Devices Messing With My Brain?

You Asked: Are My Devices Messing With My Brain? | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Yes—and you're probably suffering from phantom text syndrome, too.
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Avoiding "Just Google it!" with your students

Avoiding "Just Google it!" with your students | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
In a recent staff meeting we kicked off our first professional development season, which focuses on learning engagements. One aim of the plenary was to begin to get teachers thinking about how they...
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Turning off technology is about mental wellbeing – not becoming a digital hermit

Turning off technology is about mental wellbeing – not becoming a digital hermit | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Technological advances have put the world at our fingertips, but is being connected all of the time really good for us?
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Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Creativity can seem like an abstract concept, but having a definition can give a learner the power to practice it on a regular basis.
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Living Brave: How to make the right moment right now. - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young

Living Brave: How to make the right moment right now. - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Too often, we never call on courage because of the need to keep ourselves safe. There's a reason for this. And there's a way to stop fear getting in our way
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An Identity Crisis: When Students See Themselves As Digital

An Identity Crisis: When Students See Themselves As Digital | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
An Identity Crisis: When Students See Themselves As Digital
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Serious discussions we should be having about teen idenitity

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The musings of numerous sci-fi books in the last couple of decades might be coming to life? -Lon

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▶ Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy - YouTube

More at http://www.newdream.org Video by the Center for a New American Dream This fun animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look ...
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Liiving systems - another way

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What’s an Adolescent Brain’s Weakness? Other Tweens

What’s an Adolescent Brain’s Weakness? Other Tweens | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Adolescents get a bad rep for being irrational. The bad news: It's kinda deserved. The good news: Teen brains come equipped with an internal Mr. Spock, trying to keep them safe.
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