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The three essential skills you’ll need to survive the future of work

The three essential skills you’ll need to survive the future of work | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Problem solving, technology, and self-management.
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What is the Difference between Standards-Based Grading (or Reporting) and Competency-Based Education? « Competency Works

What is the Difference between Standards-Based Grading (or Reporting) and Competency-Based Education? « Competency Works | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
img class=” wp-image-8749 ” alt=”Matt Townsley” src=”http://www.competencyworks.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/matt-townsley-199×300.jpg”; width=”139″…
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10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.
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Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
"Creative individuals are more likely to have not only the strengths of their own gender but those of the other one, too."

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Why social media needs to be taught in high school

Why social media needs to be taught in high school | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
I know it’s not traditional, but some things really are more useful than calculus.
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The Importance of Being Purposeful

The Importance of Being Purposeful | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
This is a refreshed version of a post I wrote in March, 2010 ======================================= When I first came to Vancouver to take up my new role as a Human Resources Consultant with a maj...
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Many, Many Examples Of Essential Questions

Many, Many Examples Of Essential Questions | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Many, Many Examples Of Essential Questions
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6 eLearning trends for the future - eCampus News

6 eLearning trends for the future - eCampus News | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Online and blended learning, or eLearning, is becoming par-for-the-course in campuses across the country. Find out which trends you should know.
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Why You Don’t Have To Be Cool To Build Rapport — Smart Classroom Management

Why You Don’t Have To Be Cool To Build Rapport — Smart Classroom Management | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it

There is a common misconception that you must be “cool” in order to build rapport. The idea being that unless you’re able to interact with students on their level, unless you can speak their pop/youth culture language and tap into […]

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5 Reasons Your Portfolio Should Be A Blog

5 Reasons Your Portfolio Should Be A Blog | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, I wrote five reasons why your portfolio should be online.  As I do more work and sharing with portfolios, I think it is important to actually going one step further and talk abou...
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The Knowledge, London's Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the Age of GPS

The Knowledge, London's Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the Age of GPS | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Memorizing the city’s 25,000 streets might be the most difficult test in the world. As technology imperils this tradition, is there an argument for learning as an end in itself?
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One of the best non-education pieces on education and learning I've ever read!

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Report highlights 10 trends set to shake up education

Report highlights 10 trends set to shake up education | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Massive open social learning and dynamic assessment on the Open University’s list
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Prompts to Help Students Reflect on How They Approach Learning

Prompts to Help Students Reflect on How They Approach Learning | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
One of the best gifts teachers can give students are the experiences that open their eyes to themselves as learners. Most students don’t think much about how they learn. Mine used to struggle to write a paragraph describing the study approaches they planned to use in my communication courses. However, to be fair, I’m not sure I had a lot of insights about my learning when I was a student. Did you?
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A Fair Test: Ban Secrecy

A Fair Test: Ban Secrecy | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
What’s the point of standardized tests? [O]n Wednesday, Barbara Byrd-Bennet, the [Chicago] district CEO, said that she still has big concerns about the [PARCC] test and doesn’t want to administer i...
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This University Teaches You No Skills—Just a New Way to Think | WIRED

This University Teaches You No Skills—Just a New Way to Think | WIRED | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
According to Minerva Project, the primary purpose of a university isn’t to prepare students for a career. It’s to prepare them for life.
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American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist | WIRED

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist | WIRED | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Being dumb in the existing educational system is bad enough. Failing to create a new way of learning adapted to contemporary circumstances might be a national disaster.
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Students Riding on Coattails during Group Work? Five Simple Ideas to Try

Students Riding on Coattails during Group Work? Five Simple Ideas to Try | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
The idea for sharing this post came from a session I recently conducted at the annual teaching conference organized by my university. A pedagogical conundrum was raised by a colleague whose enthusiasm and question stayed with me and inspired me to write this post. The question posed by this colleague is relevant to all instructors who have ever used group work to assess their students: How should one deal with the issues that arise when members of a group are not picking up their share of the re
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The 4-Step Guide To Critical Thinking Skills | Edudemic

The 4-Step Guide To Critical Thinking Skills | Edudemic | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Here is a guide to critical thinking skills complete with four (count 'em, 4!) steps accompanied by fill-in-the-blank questions designed to pique your interest and illustrate how each step works.
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