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The Evolution of Learning Technologies

How has learning evolved over the course of human history and what might the future hold for us? Follow our time traveller on his journey through time and space.
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The abacus, the pen, paintings  - all examples of learning technologies. Lovely presentation, easy to read. 

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Classroom practice - Teach students to set themselves free - news - TES

Classroom practice - Teach students to set themselves free - news - TES | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Independent thinking is a vital skill but we don’t always give it enough attention. To open minds in your classroom, try these tips
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Short article with some sound advice.

 

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9 ways that sound affects our health, wellbeing and productivity | TED Blog

9 ways that sound affects our health, wellbeing and productivity | TED Blog | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Noise pollution costs Europe $30.8 billion a year. It also impairs learning at school, productivity at work and healing in hospitals.
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The Future Of Learning: Short Film Take Fascinating Look At Ed And Tech

The Future Of Learning: Short Film Take Fascinating Look At Ed And Tech | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

Nicola: Amazing film about education. Interesting perspectives and ideas. 

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Sept 3 - Teaching and Learning Weekly is out

Sept 3 - Teaching and Learning Weekly is out | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

An online newspaper that collects together the week's news relating to teaching and learning - particularly for those interested in finding resources and inspirational stories about education.

Read and subscribe free at:  http://paper.li/f-1328546324

 

Nicola: could be useful


Via Adam Atodl, Stewart-Marshall
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Innovations in Education - Understanding Content Curation

Innovations in Education - Understanding Content Curation | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

Why curate? What is the value of curating?


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Multimedia ePortfolio Tool

Multimedia ePortfolio Tool | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

This is a really elegant tool for creating e-Portfolios. It can display web based materials as well as files from your computer.


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Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal on Teaching & Technology | Articles

Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal on Teaching & Technology | Articles | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal on teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in the classroom.

Via Darren Kuropatwa
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The 5 big mistakes in virtual education | #eLearning #edutech #learning

 

Nicola: This is an excellent presentation. Beautiful slides, great ideas explained clearly. Please take a look.


Via Lia Sant, Paulo Simões, JoelleYalin, Gust MEES
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Dyslexia: What You’re Seeing

Dyslexia: What You’re Seeing | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
These parent guides describe typical warning signs of dyslexia (a reading learning disability) in preschool, grade school, and middle school and in teens.
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Website for both parents and teachers to help them recognise and deal with learning difficulties.

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8 New Ways of Looking at Intelligence | TIME.com

8 New Ways of Looking at Intelligence | TIME.com | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Our brains can be strengthened (and weakened) in many more ways than we ever thought.
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27 Actions That Promote Self-Directed Learning

27 Actions That Promote Self-Directed Learning | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
So I'm trying to better understand how people learn--not now they're taught in terms of teaching strategies, but more so learning strategies--only not really strategies.…
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Need thinking about but a great to-do list. 

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Brain based education: Fad or breakthrough--high quality

Professor Daniel Willingham looks at when and how neuroscience can inform education. (Higher quality version of previously posted video)
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I've been taking part in the EVO TESOL conference neuroscience sypmosium. This video posted by one of the participants made a lot of sense to me.

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What do you love?

Get more of what you love by searching across numerous Google products with one click.

 

Nicola: This could be a great way to pull together a presentation quickly or get students working on a project that doesn't just go to wikipedia as it's source. Some of the results weren't great. The book results were for authors named Catania rather than books about Catania but even so ...

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Power Up Your Brain: Myth vs. Reality

Power Up Your Brain: Myth vs. Reality | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

Human beings are especially skillful at this kind of social learning. Collaboration helps us adopt smarter, more creative solutions in less time than it would if we attacked every problem in isolation


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Sticky Teaching - Understanding What The Brain Can't Ignore (Infographic)

Nicola: This great infographic really explains well how the brain works when we're trying to learn. I love it because it matches ideas I developed for myself but it explains it much better than I ever have.

 

It also shows why infographics are such a great way of explaining concepts.


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Cube Creator - writing prompts and story generator

Cube Creator - writing prompts and story generator | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

This interactive cube creator will help your students to start their own story writing. It breaks the writing process into six distinct parts which will guide students to write their own  biographies, mystery stories, short stories, and free planning of story, a blank  template that they can customize.


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RitaZ's curator insight, June 10, 2013 7:40 AM

Good for guided story writing.

Rhonda Kay's curator insight, June 18, 2013 3:44 PM

Must check this out...wonder if it's too K-12.

 

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, June 19, 2013 4:46 PM

Lots of awesome uses for this.  Added to my CCSS resources. 

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Scientists Find Learning Is Not 'Hard-Wired'

Scientists Find Learning Is Not 'Hard-Wired' | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Discovering the brain's power to change may be neuroscience's biggest—and most promising—contribution to education.

Via Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.
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