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To Study Conceptual Use of Research, Consider Tradeoffs Among Methods | William T. Grant Foundation

To Study Conceptual Use of Research, Consider Tradeoffs Among Methods | William T. Grant Foundation | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Research works in subtle ways to influence policy decisions and practice. Bill Penuel and Anna-Ruth Allen outline three approaches that can help identify the uptake of ideas from research in practice.
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Susan Cain, the world’s leading introvert expert, on how to thrive in an open-office world

Susan Cain, the world’s leading introvert expert, on how to thrive in an open-office world | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
If you are an introvert, you may sometimes feel as if the world is conspiring against you. In the workplace, you are correct, according to Susan Cain, author of the best-selling Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. A bias toward extroversion informs every aspect of contemporary work culture
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4th Grader Comes Home With Disturbing News—Then Mom Realizes Her “Worst Nightmare” Is Coming True

4th Grader Comes Home With Disturbing News—Then Mom Realizes Her “Worst Nightmare” Is Coming True | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
It wasn’t pretty, but
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Could Storytelling Be the Secret Sauce to STEM Education?

Could Storytelling Be the Secret Sauce to STEM Education? | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
By exploring stories, learners can acquire a deeper understanding and appreciation of STEM.
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So You Want to Be a Better Presenter and Pitcher? The Power of the Education ‘Ignite Talk’ (EdSurge News)

So You Want to Be a Better Presenter and Pitcher? The Power of the Education ‘Ignite Talk’ (EdSurge News) | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Interested in see Ignite Talks in action? Check out the Los Angeles Tech for Schools Summit on Apr. 22-23.2006 wasn’t just the year of the world’s most famous TED Talk. It’s also the year that Ignite Talks—a rapid-fire presentation style—originated.These bite-sized presentations take up no more than
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The art of storytelling, according to the founders of StoryCorps and Humans of New York

The art of storytelling, according to the founders of StoryCorps and Humans of New York | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Dave Isay of StoryCorps and Brandon Stanton of the website, Humans of New York, share thoughts on how to get the best stories out of people.
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There's a Word for That: 25 Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

There's a Word for That: 25 Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Words are a way of singing to the world
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Here are six scientifically proven tips for more effective studying

Here are six scientifically proven tips for more effective studying | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Straight from the experts.
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How We Can Make Peer Feedback Effective

How We Can Make Peer Feedback Effective | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
To move from a culture of grading to one of feedback, teachers need to help students learn to critique each other in non-threatening ways, says Bill Ferriter.
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Rethinking College Admissions

Rethinking College Admissions | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
A new report suggests that we’re on the cusp of important, necessary changes in the way colleges evaluate applicants.
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The New Yorker Publishes No-Holds Barred Critique Of “Grit”

The New Yorker Publishes No-Holds Barred Critique Of “Grit” | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
I’ve been pretty critical of the dangerous misuse of Social Emotional Emotional Learning Skills (see my Washington Post pieces,  Why schools should not grade character traits and The manipula…
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The Scientific Reason Why Bullets Are Bad for Presentations

The Scientific Reason Why Bullets Are Bad for Presentations | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
You've probably heard this advice before: Don’t use bullet points in
your presentations. But do you know why presentation design experts are
so adamantly opposed to the bullet point format? Here's the simple, but
perhaps surprising, explanation to why bullet points are bad for
presentations: Bullet
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Smart radiator covers let New Yorkers keep their windows closed

Smart radiator covers let New Yorkers keep their windows closed | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Becky Stern writes, “I recently investigated my building’s new smart radiator cover installation and found a company bringing steam heat into the 21st century and allowing residents to …
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How a Failed Experiment Turned Into a Stunning Medical Breakthrough (Video)

How a Failed Experiment Turned Into a Stunning Medical Breakthrough (Video) | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
The fascinating video above tells the story of MIT Professor Ioannis Yannas, who was recently inducted into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame along
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The internet is designed to manipulate you, but you can fight back with psychology

The internet is designed to manipulate you, but you can fight back with psychology | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
“22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!” Despite an impending deadline—not to mention my skepticism (how cute could they possibly be?)—I clicked on the story. I’m only human, after all. Yet this failure in self-regulation cost me at least half an hour of good work time—as hav
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NMC and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Release the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Ed Edition

NMC and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Release the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Ed Edition | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
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Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information

Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Using spaced repetition as a study technique is effective because you are deliberately hacking the way your brain works
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Why It’s Critical for the Next Gen to Be Tech Creators Not Consumers

Why It’s Critical for the Next Gen to Be Tech Creators Not Consumers | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
According to Ayah Bdeir, technology is the language of our time. The 33-year-old founder and CEO of littleBits likes to compare the engineers of today to the clergy of the Middle Ages, who controlled access to knowledge and power via their monopoly over the use and understanding of the written word. Today’s engineers have a…
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