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Global Collaboration for Pre-K

Global Collaboration for Pre-K | Durff | Scoop.it
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I found someone who wanted to do some Pre-K collaboration from North Carolina. I can't even remember how we met (I think it was the Global Education Conference).

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Announcing "MAD about Mattering": A Global Collaboration Among Students To Build Apps that Matter To Our World

Announcing "MAD about Mattering": A Global Collaboration Among Students To Build Apps that Matter To Our World | Durff | Scoop.it
This new project will take the best of compassion driven innovation, mobile app development, and global collaboration to create a new model of collaborative engineering between students of all ages.
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Three Reasons Students Should Own Your Classroom’s Twitter and Instagram Accounts (EdSurge News)

Three Reasons Students Should Own Your Classroom’s Twitter and Instagram Accounts (EdSurge News) | Durff | Scoop.it
It is quickly becoming a non-negotiable for all classrooms to leverage social media in order to communicate with families and other classrooms—thus engaging others in the daily lives of students. While simply posting “fun” photos is a start, this novelty wears off quickly, and as a result, we must t
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Teacher PD Is Still Broken, These 3 Steps Can Fix It

Teacher PD Is Still Broken, These 3 Steps Can Fix It | Durff | Scoop.it
Many teachers feel like teacher professional development is a waste. Dan Brown shares the three research-based ways to make teacher PD better.
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Would You Want to Be a Student in Your Own Classroom?

Would You Want to Be a Student in Your Own Classroom? | Durff | Scoop.it
Teachers go into professional development and they complain. This is boring! There’s nothing here I can use! I don’t have time to learn anything new! But these same teachers who have such high demands of those who teach them — go into the classroom and deliver a lesson that could bore the ticks off a […]
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BookWidgets — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

BookWidgets — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Durff | Scoop.it

A widget library presents more than thirty customizable options and a wizard talks the user through widget building.  Among the options are exit slips, worksheets, timelines, maps, an assortment of classic [...]...

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Game Mechanics in the Classroom to Engage Learners

Game Mechanics in the Classroom to Engage Learners | Durff | Scoop.it
Game mechanics are elements of gaming that you can design into her lesson plans to engage learners. Teacher Michael Matera shows us how to use them.
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A Walk on the Wild Side of Game-Based Learning - BAM! Radio Network

A Walk on the Wild Side of Game-Based Learning - BAM! Radio Network | Durff | Scoop.it
What is purpose-driven learning? What are game mechanics and how are they being used to powerfully engage students? Join us as we take a deep dive into the rapidly evolving practice of game-based learning.

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A LOOK INSIDE a Digital Shop Class: Game Based Learning, Design Thinking and …

A LOOK INSIDE a Digital Shop Class: Game Based Learning, Design Thinking and … | Durff | Scoop.it
Digital shop class! Igniting wonder! You can write on the desks. You can write on the walls; there are no grades! Learning is a game where students level up and earn experience points. Kids are building things to improve their community. Does this sound like a dream? No! It’s happening right now in Kevin Jarrett’s […]
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The QuadRadiX

The QuadRadiX | Durff | Scoop.it
*~*~*~*~* The QuadRadiX *~*~*~*~* You've heard them before ..... the quad steaming band playing your favorites! 4 fantastic musicians streaming into Second Life from 4 different locations throughout the US and Canada. Quad streaming, performing rock music & love songs from the 60's to present, covering bands & artists such as Jason Mraz, The Beatles,…
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These guys are quad streaming from 4 different locations and they are awesom!

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Why Your Students Need to Know That You See Them - BAM! Radio Network

Why Your Students Need to Know That You See Them - BAM! Radio Network | Durff | Scoop.it
This episode begins the first in a series of discussions about why it's so important to let your students know that their lives matter and how to communicate this.

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Two Programs That Inspire Student Creativity, Curiosity and Wonder - BAM! Radio Network

Two Programs That Inspire Student Creativity, Curiosity and Wonder - BAM! Radio Network | Durff | Scoop.it
This episode spotlights creative learning experiences that stimulate your student's curiosity and sense of wonder.

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Teaching Pitfalls: Signs That You Are Out of Balance & Burning Out

Teaching Pitfalls: Signs That You Are Out of Balance & Burning Out | Durff | Scoop.it
One of the biggest pitfalls of teaching is being out of balance. It is a sign you're heading towards burnout. Learn about the signs and how to back up.
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Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt - BAM! Radio Network

Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt - BAM! Radio Network | Durff | Scoop.it
Imaging merging your class with a teacher and students on then other side of the globe. That's exactly what our guest did. Find out how the collaboration impacted his students.

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Breaking the Code: Unleashing the Talents of Our Girls and Students of Color (EdSurge News)

Breaking the Code: Unleashing the Talents of Our Girls and Students of Color (EdSurge News) | Durff | Scoop.it
My five-year-old girl entered kindergarten this past fall, bringing me one of life’s greatest experiences: watching her explore her curiosities and creativity as she desires and develops skills that will last her a lifetime. Her energy and joy for learning is inspiring. Each morning before school
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Student Technology Conference

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Join me at the 2016 Student Technology Conference, a student-directed global conversation about technology in education, on Saturday, January 30th from 9am - 9pm ET. Hear from students in grades 6-12 as they discuss and share their perspectives on educational technology. Visit http://studenttechnologyconference.com/page/attending-schedule to see the schedule of sessions in your time zone. Share that you’ll be attending on Facebook athttp://ow.ly/TXHkW, and be sure to tweet using #StuTech2016.

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And The Meek Shall Inherit The Earth

And The Meek Shall Inherit The Earth | Durff | Scoop.it
In the deep recesses of my mind, tucked away in a well-protected crevasse is Heartland. Memories of my boyhood reside there. It is a place where a boy’s picturesque view of his world makes time stand still. I do not often go there, but when I do a warm memory always welcomes me. Let’s go there…
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MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam | Durff | Scoop.it
MAD about Mattering is a new compassion driven collaborative app development project. This global collaborative project will have kids designing apps.
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Beginning and Ending Class Like a Pro with Brian Sztabnik

Beginning and Ending Class Like a Pro with Brian Sztabnik | Durff | Scoop.it
The four minutes beginning and ending class matter most according to teacher Brian Sztabnik. How to make the most of those valuable minutes.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 23, 11:31 AM

This involves conversations rather than technology. Interestingly enough, the etymology of technology suggests a dialogue and conversation between people and their tools.

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Historical Inquiry: 20+ Creative Ways History Teachers Can use Primary Sources

Historical Inquiry: 20+ Creative Ways History Teachers Can use Primary Sources | Durff | Scoop.it
Historical inquiry helps make history class exciting. History teachers can use primary sources in creative, exciting ways to make history come alive.
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Teaching Strategies: Why the First and Last Four Minutes Matter Most - BAM! Radio Network

Teaching Strategies: Why the First and Last Four Minutes Matter Most - BAM! Radio Network | Durff | Scoop.it
Our guest says that how you start and end your class is pivotal to teaching, learning and great classroom management. Learn why.

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How I'm Teaching Beyond the Textbook, Far Beyond... - BAM! Radio Network

How I'm Teaching Beyond the Textbook, Far Beyond... - BAM! Radio Network | Durff | Scoop.it
In this episode, we talk with a teacher on the leading edge of ditching traditional textbooks and teaching with primary sources.

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Alec Couros’ 6 Epic Educational Truths

Alec Couros’ 6 Epic Educational Truths | Durff | Scoop.it
When you see an accomplished educator like Alec Couros, it is easy to think that he’s always been this way. You might believe that he’s never made mistakes. You might think that everything was perfect from day one. In this conversation, Alec takes us through his educational journey and the truths he’s learned along each […]
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