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Let Children’s Play (with Technology) Be Their Work in Education [Infographic]

Let Children’s Play (with Technology) Be Their Work in Education [Infographic] | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
The importance of play as part of a child’s development has been the focus of educational specialists and research for decades.  Piaget and Montessori have emphasized that a child’s pla...

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We definitely need more play in education. Play often times leads to deep learning. I think that we are too serious and take our content areas too seriously in education.

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Melinda Bolton's curator insight, January 28, 2013 5:32 PM

Awesome infographic to show changes over the last 15 year.

Ignacio Sáenz de Miera's curator insight, February 7, 2013 6:18 AM

From play to motivation, from motivation to creativity, from creativity to multiple intelligences, then to improve meaningful learning forever.

Emily W's comment, May 8, 2013 9:49 AM
Ohhh! The detail is so impressive! Amazing!
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A ThingLink Toolkit for Teachers

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Susan Oxnevad: I am excited to share a Teacher Toolkit of Resources for using ThingLink for teaching and learning.


The wiki includes:

 

- Several samples of Common Core aligned projects by grade level.


- A collection of quick video tutorials to demonstrate how to use ThingLink. The tutorials can be used with students to provide tech support right when needed.


- Resources for creating original artwork to be used with a ThingLink image.


- A help button for support from a real teacher.


- An opportunity for sharing.


- A brand new blog for sending updates. Sign up!

 

Read more:

http://d97cooltools.blogspot.com/2012/11/a-thinglink-toolkit-for-teachers.html

 


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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow: blended learning, elearning, digital tools, khan academy, youtube...

 

 

 

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http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/37-blended-learning-resources-you-can-use-tomorrow/

 


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How to set up a QR Code Treasure Hunt

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"A QR-Code Treasure Hunt is a fun, simple way to get students using their mobile devices to continue learning outside of lesson time. Here's how we set one up at the International School of Toulouse with some guidance on how to do the same with your own students using the QR Treasure Hunt Generator at ClassTools.net."

 


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Ken Morrison's comment, September 11, 2012 8:48 PM
Hello Louise
Thank you for the recent rescoops!
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Ken Morrison's comment, September 29, 2012 9:40 PM
Thank you for the rescoop!
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80 Educational Alternatives to YouTube

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Kids learn best when they see how things work, when, where and why they happen. Watching educational videos is a great way to learn because it allows kids to build a visual picture or model in their mind. The visual dimension not only helps them understand concepts better but also stimulates curiosity and encourages self-training.

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/03/80-educational-alternatives-to-youtube.html

 


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9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class

9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it

I am pretty sure as you introduce the idea to your students everyone will want to have a say in their next e-magazine. There is nothing much more rewarding to students then to have a proof of their hard work recognized in a publication of some sort.

 

Most of the tools cited here are easy to use and have user friendly interface and they will let you create your own e-magazine or newspaper in few simple steps. Yet I would recommend your discretion as you use them with your students.

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/11/9-tools-to-create-e-magazines-and.html

 


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Peter Parise's comment, November 25, 2012 9:02 PM
Wow this is a good collection!
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The Role of Pinterest Inside & Outside The Classroom [Infographics]

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With over 10 million users, Pinterest has rocketed to pop-culture fame since its launch in beta in March 2010. This rapid growth makes it the fastest growing social media site of the past year. Educators have caught on to Pinterest in a big way. From kindergarten to college, teachers, professors and students are using Pinterest creatively to organize and share ideas from all around the Web and even in their own classrooms and campuses.


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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers

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How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!


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Did you see something weird on the Internet?

 

Gust MEES: To parents: a MUST watch video who shows the importance of taking care of your children when they are on Internet! Help them while being Online and educate them as well please ;)


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