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Synced brainwaves reveal if students like class

To see if students actually enjoy a class—and get along with their classmates—check their brainwaves, a new study suggests.
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Mindfulness in the Classroom: Does It Work?

Mindfulness in the Classroom: Does It Work? | Future of education | Scoop.it
In most schools across the country, you are likely to find students practicing mindfulness. But what affects are these programs having?
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10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills

10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills | Future of education | Scoop.it

"As educators we are faced with the challenge of teaching students to efficiently use the Internet to find and use information. Searching for information and making sense of it is a process that involves critical thinking and it is an important skill. Fortunately, there are many free digital tools available to help students efficiently sift through an overwhelming abundance of web content to find the relevant and reliable information they need. This post will explore some digital resources to provide educators with tools to help all students become savvy searchers and independent learners."

 

Susan Oxnevad shares a wealth of other tools and resources to teach students how to search.

 

" - Google Search Education

  - Google Custom Search

  - The Find Tool

  - Oolone

  - Twurdy

  - instaGrok

  - Qwiki Reference

  - Reliable Search Engines: 

iPL2 -A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment manned by students and volunteer librarians which features searchable resource collections for kids and teens, as well as an a“Ask a librarian” section.
Sweet Search - A Search Engine for Students. It searches only credible Web sites approved by Internet research experts
KidsClick! – A web search site designed for kids by librarians – with kid-friendly results!"

 

 

>>Extremely valuable for librarians as well!


Via Anne Whaits, Dennis T OConnor, Jason Ertz, Lisa Durff, Karen du Toit
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30 Educational Web Tools for Teacher Librarians

30 Educational Web Tools for Teacher Librarians | Future of education | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Connectivism - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology

Connectivism - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology | Future of education | Scoop.it
At its core, George Siemens’ theory of connectivism is the combined effect of three different components: chaos theory, importance of networks, and the interplay of complexity and self-organization.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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