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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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Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, May 23, 2015 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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Interactive illustrating the critical thinking model of Paul and Elder ("elements of thought")


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Everybody speaks about critical thinking, but what does it mean exactly?
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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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How to Anonymize Everything You Do Online | WIRED

How to Anonymize Everything You Do Online | WIRED | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Use cryptographic anonymity tools to hide your identity, on the other hand, and network eavesdroppers may not even know where to find your communications, let alone snoop on them.
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Mindfulness will permanently alter your brain.

Mindfulness will permanently alter your brain. | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
It’s good for resilience and decision making.

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Penrith Farms's curator insight, February 21, 2015 12:20 AM

Non-judgmental present moment awareness is good for the brain.  Insightful article about the benefits of Mindfulness and why we should all be more mindful.

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When to Say When With Homework

When to Say When With Homework | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Are our current beliefs about daily homework in fact a myth? What is the point of homework in your classroom?
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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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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, March 27, 2015 9:06 AM

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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Ten Reflective Questions to Ask at the End of Class - Brilliant or Insane

Ten Reflective Questions to Ask at the End of Class - Brilliant or Insane | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Use these ten reflective questions at the end of class to help learners deepen their understandings of themselves and their work.
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Seems very relevant to design thinking and just good general classroom practice...

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Mindfulness sur Twitter

Mindfulness sur Twitter | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Mental strength involves more than just willpower; it requires hard work and commitment #mindfulness #dedication pic.twitter.com/QmTC7UYPTj

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Experimenting preteens may have different brain processes - PsyPost

Experimenting preteens may have different brain processes - PsyPost | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Preteens who experiment or explore new things may have brain processes that work differently than those of preteens who do not, according to a study releas ...
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Many 'children taking risks online'

Many 'children taking risks online' | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
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