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A Call for Comments: What Causes Violence at Schools?

A Call for Comments: What Causes Violence at Schools? | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
I am calling on my learning network to tell me what they think and to share their knowledge with me. I have prepared a few discussion questions below to guide you. Please post your messages to my T...
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There's No Tomorrow (Excerpts from the Movie)

There's No Tomorrow (Excerpts from the Movie) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
"There's No Tomorrow" (Excerpts From the Hard-Hitting Animated Documentary.) Catch the movie here:  INTRODUCTION It took nature about 5 million years to create the fossil fuels that the world consu...
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Whispers and Whoops: How to Get as Smart as a Brick

Whispers and Whoops: How to Get as Smart as a Brick | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
  Who doesn't love Brick Heck? He's so cute and quirky (Softly whisper the word QUIRKY into your chest - because it comforts you.) In case you don't know, Brick is the youngest son of Mike and Fran...
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The Education Revolution vs The Scourge of Standardized Assessment: What Really Matters

The Education Revolution vs The Scourge of Standardized Assessment: What Really Matters | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
  Teachers: Let's be brutally honest shall we: exam results are all that matters in education. Bottom line.   Don't misunderstand: What students can regurgitate and explain and do in a stress-fuele...
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Level Me Up! (Why ClassCraft is the Best Thing to Happen to Education Since the iPad.)

Level Me Up! (Why ClassCraft is the Best Thing to Happen to Education Since the iPad.) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
ClassCraft is simply awesome!I've been using it now for a few months and I have been amazed at how it increases engagement in my class.Developed by high school Physics teacher Shawn Young, and...
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30(ish) of the Best iPad Apps for Education (2014 Edition)

30(ish) of the Best iPad Apps for Education (2014 Edition) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
TWITTER  NOTABILITY  EXPLAIN EVERYTHING  VIDEOSCRIBE  BAIBOARD  RAPID BOOK CREATOR  STOP MOTION STUDIO  TELLAGAMI  THINGLINK  FLIPBOARD  ZITE  IDOCEO  BOOK CREATOR  SPLASHTOP 2  STOREHOUSE    TEACH...
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I Have a Dream: The Future of Education

I Have a Dream: The Future of Education | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
I have dream that one day students will be more important than syllabi.In the not too distant future, education will be a collaborative enterprise, with teachers and students assuming shifting role...
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Dear Teacher: Welcome to Teaching. You're Going to Like It Here.

Dear Teacher: Welcome to Teaching. You're Going to Like It Here. | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Dear teacher*:Now that I have scoffed at your youthful enthusiasm and use of university lingo the customary fifty-four times, it falls to me to welcome you officially into the fellowship. I know yo...
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The Most Insidious Thing a Teacher Can Say About a Student.

The Most Insidious Thing a Teacher Can Say About a Student. | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Perhaps the single most damaging and insidious belief in education over the course of the last century is the notion that any ability (and intelligence in particular) is hereditary. You either have...
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The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizon Report 2014 Gets it Right)

The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizon Report 2014 Gets it Right) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizon Report 2014 Gets it Right.) The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 K-12 Edition (HR14) is an annual summary of key technologies which are h...
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Big Brother is Judging: The Insidious Effect of Big Data & Learning Analytics in Education

Big Brother is Judging: The Insidious Effect of Big Data & Learning Analytics in Education | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
  I know, let's gather all the information we can about our students. We'll tell people we're using it to personalize and enhance kids' learning experience. We'll call it Educational Data Mining. N...
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How Training Cats is Like Teaching Kids

How Training Cats is Like Teaching Kids | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
 Ever tried to train a cat? I'm talking the kind of training it takes to get them to do tricks - not potty training or not-scratching-the-furniture training. I can't say as I have ev...
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10 Laws for a New World

10 Laws for a New World | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Once, I started writing a science fiction novel about a society recovering from the end of civilization. Then I realized it wasn't particularly good. The rules I made up by which this society ...
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On the Wretchedness of Memory

On the Wretchedness of Memory | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
There are so many things I wish I could forget - so that I could experience them again as if for the first time: reading Kurt Vonnegut or John Steinbeck, falling for the woman I share my life with,...
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How Your Brain Messes With You (My Favorite Optical Illusions)

How Your Brain Messes With You (My Favorite Optical Illusions) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Read the sentence above carefully. Now read it again. Notice a repeated word. Lazy brain! The image below is static. Your brain invents the black dots whenever you're not looking. (Not everyone see...
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How to Learn Better (30 Brain Friendly Tips & Techniques)

How to Learn Better (30 Brain Friendly Tips & Techniques) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Try these neurologically nifty techniques to improve your learning... 
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Woot! Let's Play! (Levelling-Up Education Though Gamification) #gamification

Woot! Let's Play! (Levelling-Up Education Though Gamification) #gamification | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Let's play a game... (Note: Please see my next post on ClassCraft for the best tool their is to gamify your classroom!) Here is your character: You can earn Experience Points (XP) for doing good th...
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Sean Hampton-Cole

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25 Questions Every 21st Century Student Should Be Able to Answer

25 Questions Every 21st Century Student Should Be Able to Answer | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
25 Questions Every 21st Century Student Should Be Able to Answer (And then a few more) What is the value of creativity? How do I evaluate the reliability of a website? How do I stay safe online? Wh...
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A Bangarang Peter Pan

A Bangarang Peter Pan | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Here's what Barrack Obama had to say about celebrating the life of the man who could make everybody laugh, except himself: Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a p...
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Teachers: 11 Steps Towards Becoming a Recognized Professional (A Message From the SOTP)

Teachers: 11 Steps Towards Becoming a Recognized Professional (A Message From the SOTP) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
  Dear teachers We are considering officially recognizing your vocation as a profession. We realize that you have all felt that what you do has always been a profession, but honestly, we at the Soc...
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20 Really Bad Things Some Teachers Would Say If You Forced Them to be Honest

20 Really Bad Things Some Teachers Would Say If You Forced Them to be Honest | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
There's a very funny list floating around the interwebz on 10 things teachers wish they could say but can't. It goes like this: 10 Things Teachers Wish They Could Say Since my last report, your chi...
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The Future of Technology in Education (Part 2: How The 2014 K-12 Horizon Report Gets it Wrong)

The Future of Technology in Education (Part 2: How The 2014 K-12 Horizon Report Gets it Wrong) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
The Future of Technology in Education (Part 2: How The 2014 K-12 Horizon Report Gets it Wrong) Please see my previous post titled ‘The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizo...
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Sean Hampton-Cole

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A Terminal Tailspin (Why We Need a New Economic Order)

A Terminal Tailspin (Why We Need a New Economic Order) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
Even as the world economy falters, its champions are already predicting that the disease which afflicts it, though malign, is not terminal. They predict an ‘up turn’ within a few years of what is a...
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Questions From a Pangalactic Anthropologist (Batch #1)

Questions From a Pangalactic Anthropologist (Batch #1) | Life, Learning & the Things That Matter | Scoop.it
I met a very strange and interesting individual called David a few days ago. He asked me if I would use my blog to help him find answers. He seemed particularly agitated and a little sad (quite pat...
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This guy needs answers. Please help!

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