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Does competitive sport in school do more harm than good?

Does competitive sport in school do more harm than good? | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
The incentive to win might encourage some pupils. But with so much of the curriculum already target driven, journalist Matthew Jenkin questions whether rivalry in sport is necessary or effective
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A must-read for PE staff everywhere... at least to be asking the question...

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Depression Tweaks the Brain's Disappointment Circuit

Depression Tweaks the Brain's Disappointment Circuit | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
An unusual chemical balancing act helps explain why people with depression attend more closely to negative information
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Watch "Learning How to Learn | Barbara Oakley | TEDxOaklandUniversity" Video at TEDxTalks

Watch "Learning How to Learn | Barbara Oakley | TEDxOaklandUniversity" Video at TEDxTalks | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley is co-teaching one of the worl...
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2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
How to be alone, wake up from illusion, master the art of asking, fathom your place in the universe, and more.

After the year's most inte
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Sir Ken Robinson--how to do your best work - YouTube

Sir Ken Robinson--how to do your best work --------------------- Become a Brand Master! Subscribe! http://full.sc/1zMoWtX --------------------- Sir Ken Robin...
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Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs

Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
A growing body of research suggests that teaching really young kids how to recognize and express their feelings can help them into their adult lives.
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Always nice to see research catching up with common sense.

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Teachers Will Embrace Students' Smartphone Addiction In 2015 - TechCrunch

Teachers Will Embrace Students' Smartphone Addiction In 2015 - TechCrunch | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
These are heady days for education technology. In fact, with big investments in outfits like Everspring and Udemy, I’d say 2014 was the biggest year yet in..
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▶ Jim Carrey's Incredible Graduation Speech, 2014 (Full Speech) - YouTube

"My soul is not contained within the limits of my body; my body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul." ~Jim Carrey Free Yourself From Concern! Ha...
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He's just gone up in my estimation....great, great speech, despite some frankly obscure cultural references.

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Happiness Hacks: The 10 Most Unexpected Ways to Be Happy

Happiness Hacks: The 10 Most Unexpected Ways to Be Happy | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Discover some new and unexpected ways to think about happiness and several research-backed insights into how to be happy.
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Happiness research! Who knew?

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The Teenage Brain Explained - YouTube

Being a teenager is hard. Especially when hormones play their part in wreaking havoc on the teenage body and brain. In this episode, Hank explains what is ha...
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Are You Building Creative Teams Or 'Yes' Clubs?

Are You Building Creative Teams Or 'Yes' Clubs? | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
"We're drawn to the image of the lone genius whose mystical moment of insight changes the world.  But the long genius is a myth; instead, it's group genius that generates breakthrough innovation. W...
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How to Think Critically and Learn Anything - YouTube

I first started writing this as a much-needed lesson plan for my niece and nephew (who are about to enter their high school years) and then figured I'd turn ...

 

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Alfonso Gomez hernandez's curator insight, November 12, 2014 10:54 PM
Finally video are a good way to learning whatever you want. Information trought images go quickly to brain
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This brief video that presents the what, why, and how you can begin to teach your students about meaningful and life-long learning.

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Such a clear explanation of what critical thinking is and how we have to do.

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After Charlie Hebdo and Other Thoughts : Sam Harris

After Charlie Hebdo and Other Thoughts : Sam Harris | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, and The Moral Landscape.
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Well worth listening to Sam Harris' take on the aftermath...

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A Beautiful Sketchnote on How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Sketchnote on How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Twitter is a powerful  social networking tool with huge potential for teachers professional development.  In a relatively short span of time, Twitter evolved into one of the best educational social networking platforms of choice for educators and teachers. It has also become an essential element in teachers life-long learning and a key driver of professional development.

In a recent post I shared here a few days ago, I featured 10 effective ways teachers can leverage the power of Twitter to grow professionally. However, today as I was wading through my Pinterest feeds I stumbled upon this beautiful sketchnote from Langtwiches on the same topic I covered in the aforementioned post: Twitter for professional development. I liked this sketchnote and decided to share it with you. You can also check this  Pinterest board for similar sketchnotes.

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I hate the 'Ten best...' genre of internet posts, but this collection of tips for using Twitter as PD did resonate with me.

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Daniel Goleman On Creativity and Innovation: What's the Difference? - ValueWalk

Daniel Goleman On Creativity and Innovation: What's the Difference? - ValueWalk | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
The terms “creativity” and “innovation” are often used interchangeably. But how similar – or different – are they? I spoke with my colleague, Teresa Amabile, an expert on workplace innovation, for my
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Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning

Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Can inquiry-based and project-based learning exist in a traditional industrial-age school? It may be time for schools to invent fresh ecosystems designed specifically for inquiry.

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Now is the time to push for a change in how we teach and help our students learn..

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3 TED Talks to Unleash Your Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 TED Talks to Unleash Your Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning to learn | Scoop.it

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Rox and Roll: Parents: let Harvard go

Rox and Roll: Parents: let Harvard go | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
As a former admissions officer for two "elite" schools -- one Ivy and one West Coast Ivy-equivalent -- I am in a unique position to offer some insights for parents that may be of help in raising healthful teens. Exasperated...
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Perfection isn't a worthy aim, and it doesn't guarantee anything

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GiveDirectly: Send money directly to the extreme poor

GiveDirectly: Send money directly to the extreme poor | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
GiveDirectly allows donors to send money directly to poor households with no strings attached. Our approach is guided by rigorous evidence of impact and by our core values of efficiency, transparency, and respect.
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Research-backed systems to give DIRECT donations to those who really need them.

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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 to learn | 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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Living and learning » 4 words to solve the education problem…

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insightful and simple...

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Teacher to parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits, disrupts and influences YOUR kid)

Teacher to parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits, disrupts and influences YOUR kid) | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
'I know. You’re worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting, shoving, pinching, scratching, maybe even biting other children...I know, and I am worried, too.'
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