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Personalizing Teacher Training Through Social Media-Based Professional Development.

Personalizing Teacher Training Through Social Media-Based Professional Development. | Memory and Learning | Scoop.it

"It’s Time To Give Educators Credit For Their Self-Directed, Social Media-Based PD. Professional development for teachers is a beautiful thing. While many professionals work either in isolation or total stagnation, educators are constantly given new tools to become better at their craft. National-level conferences like ISTE and ASCD, district PD, school PD, professional learning communities, data teams, “PD-style staff meetings,” books, blogs—there are so many incredible resources being updated literally as you read this, that the challenge is more about knowing where to start than finding suitable content."


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This article speaks to the gist of how social media can be leveraged for professional development.

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Five unexpected benefits of a wired school | Digital

Five unexpected benefits of a wired school | Digital | Memory and Learning | Scoop.it
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Personal experience with social media improves the application of social media in education. Trainers and teachers need the opportunity to learn these technologies so that they can better model their use.

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It’s Modes, Not Personality Traits

It’s Modes, Not Personality Traits | Memory and Learning | Scoop.it
I know a woman who at work seems emotionally reactive, needy and dependent – everyone says, “That’s just her personality.”But then when she was part of a group touring the
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I wonder if these modes of being may manifest in different learning environments? That may be why some students thrive in online classes while flounder in face to face classes. And the opposite is true with other students.

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Training Industry Quarterly | Training Industry

Training Industry Quarterly | Training Industry | Memory and Learning | Scoop.it
Training Industry is your complete resource for training and development companies, products, services, and technologies for IT, Sales, Leadership, Medical, Professional and Workforce Development.
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Subscribe for free. This issue is devoted to explore the best way to assure that training is retained and useful to learners.

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Which eLearning Authoring Tool Should You Use?

Which eLearning Authoring Tool Should You Use? | Memory and Learning | Scoop.it
Some of the most rewarding moments in my career are times when a colleague or client asks with wonderment, “How did you do that?” after viewing an eLearning module or Just In Time training tool or resource I have created.
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What criteria would you use to choose and authoring tool?

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Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain | Memory and Learning | Scoop.it
In an excerpt from his new book, psychologist Louis Cozolino applies the lessons of social neuroscience to the classroom.
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To be effective, teachers need to consider how we learn.

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Tips for using Pinterest in the classroom | eSchool News

Many aspiring crafters and cooking fanatics are familiar with Pinterest, a social media site set up like a virtual bulletin board in which users “pin” favorite home décor, cooking, and craft ideas.
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Using social media to store and share information is a powerful way to augment learning.

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- Learning While Online, Instead of Wasting Time

- Learning While Online, Instead of Wasting Time | Memory and Learning | Scoop.it
Training Industry is your complete resource for training companies, products, services, and technologies for IT, Sales, Leadership, Finance, Healthcare, and On Line Colleges and Universities.
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This article looks at the ultimate goal of education- that we remember what we learn. As trainers we can include conditions that will help our students retain the information we present.

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