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Customized Instruction: Four Characteristics of Effective Instructional Explanations

Customized Instruction: Four Characteristics of Effective Instructional Explanations | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 26, 2013 5:54 PM

Wonderful article!  Attending to lesson design is vital.  We must consider cognitive demand.  Principles of adult learning appear to be quite related to those for children.  

Carmen Arias 's comment, March 1, 2013 1:14 PM
One has only to watch the developement of their own children to realize the powerful influence a commited teacher can have on their future maturity.
Carmen Arias 's comment, March 1, 2013 1:17 PM
A chid teacher is at the same time tutor, mentor and counselor so responsability is stronger at that primary stage of learning. A child cannot choose their teacher. That´s why their task is so overwhelmingly relevant
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3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age

3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ These three "gogies" of effective online learning will help you get a clearer picture of learning and eLearning in the digital age.”
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"Personalized Learning" Is Redundant -

"Personalized Learning" Is Redundant - | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ Dan Meyer has just published a provocative post called “Don’t Personalize Learning,” inspired by an even more provocative post with the same title by Benjamin Riley (as well as being a follow-up to Meyer’s post “Tools for Socialized Instruction not Individualized … Continue reading →”
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Ricochet Partners's curator insight, June 23, 5:15 PM

Although this article is aimed at classroom teachers the discussion on how humans learn (or don't learn) is relevant to us corporate trainers.

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Great Examples of How Content Curation Tools Can Be Effectively Used In Education

Great Examples of How Content Curation Tools Can Be Effectively Used In Education | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it

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Robin Good's curator insight, June 19, 5:19 PM



An excellent showcase of best practices in curating content in education while using different tools and services.


Sue Waters pulls together a great number of very good examples, of how curated content can be effectively used in education.


The analysis includes relevant statistical data on the use of content curation tools, and several chapters providing examples of how different types of content curation tools have been effectively utilized within an educational context.


Tools covered: Storify, Slideshare, Scoop.it, Pinterest, Tweetdeck, Flipboard, Popplet, Mindmeister.

Content types covered: Blog posts, Visual notes, Infographics. 



Resourceful. 8/10


Full report: http://theedublogger.com/2014/06/12/curation/ 


Reading time: 6'




Biblio Teca's curator insight, June 21, 1:24 AM

This article covers the use of many different content curation tools including

 

Storify

https://storify.com/

which Margie mentioned recently, that allows a narrative thread to be run through information collated and shared

 

Flipboard

https://flipboard.com/

 

Which allows you to be your own newspaper tycoon... well sort of!

 

 

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Theory of Change in Education

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“A structure for thinking about initiatives & educational change”
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Zaha Hadid adds concrete and cantilevers to Issam Fares Institute

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Zaha Hadid has completed a building for the American University of Beirut, which cantilevers out over a public courtyard and a series of elevated pathways.The IFI's design builds upon the institute's mission as a catalyst and connector between AUB, researchers and the global community. Routes, views and links within the campus converge to define the IFI as a three-dimensional intersection; a space for university's students, fellows and visitors to meet, connect and engage with each other and the wider world.The building takes full advantage of the region's tradition and expertise of working with in-situ concrete. Passive design measures, high efficiency active systems and recycled water technologies minimize the building's impact on the local and wider environment.More at the link...
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Pedagogical Practice - Pedagogical Repository

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Blogging as Pedagogy: Facilitate Learning

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“ Blogging should not be an add-on, not an isolated project, but should be seen as PEDAGOGY. Ann Davis shared a definition of Pedagogy beyond a simple "method of teaching" (unfortunately I was not a...” Learn more: - http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/practice-using-blogs-for-home-work-to-get-ict-skills-and-creativity/ - http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/01/what-you-should-know-about-blogging/ - http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/15/ideas-for-valuable-homework-practice/
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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, June 9, 7:05 PM

Los Blogs como herramienta pedagógica

Margarita Saucedo's curator insight, June 17, 11:03 PM

Un buen medio de comunicación

Tina Jameson's curator insight, June 19, 7:53 PM

If you are looking at 'blogging' as a possible classroom tool / strategy to use with students - then this infographic and accompanying 'blog' advice could be useful. 

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Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs! - Infographic

Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs! - Infographic | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ Need some extra verbs? Here you go! ~Mia”
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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, June 7, 10:51 AM

Cute!

David Swaddle's curator insight, June 16, 11:28 PM

A nice infographic to keep at hand when writing questions and setting learning objectives.

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James Surowiecki: The Startup Mass Extinction

James Surowiecki: The Startup Mass Extinction | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
It’s never been easier to build a product, raise money, and start a company. But there’s a catch: fierce competition means that the life of a startup is often brutish and short. Why are so many people gambling on ventures that are likely to end badly?
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Yep (but lets pretend this never was obvious)

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Collaborate & Curate

This is "Collaborate & Curate" by langwitches on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

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objectplace's curator insight, May 13, 10:41 AM

what goes where curation

Steven Kouts's curator insight, May 13, 9:16 PM

love the idea

Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 14, 3:32 PM

This is what education is all about in this time and age!

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XEODesign | Downloads

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Thirteen very different tools to help students find their voice

Thirteen very different tools to help students find their voice | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
"Students need a voice. By voice, I mean the ability to recognize their own beliefs, practice articulating them in a variety of forms, and then find the confidence — and the platform — to express them ...".
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12 Ways To Share Almost Any File With Your Students

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12 Ways To Share Almost Any File With Your Students

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, May 4, 4:06 PM

Great list to keep in mind.  There's always more than one way to share out with others.

Nicky Mohan's curator insight, May 5, 3:01 AM

Want student buy in? Tools to help you with teaching, learning, assessment & feedback

 

niftyjock's curator insight, May 5, 9:38 PM

sharing files is often problematic, some of these work others don't

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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning

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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning
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David Hain's curator insight, June 26, 3:23 AM

Give a man a fish...

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‘Managing students’ technology’ equals ‘forcing them to sit and listen’

‘Managing students’ technology’ equals ‘forcing them to sit and listen’ | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
Calvin Hennick wrote: NetSupport’s Kingsley is more skeptical. He laughs at the notion that students will studiously ignore text messages and social media updates from their friends and simply put their devices down when the ­teacher is talking.
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, June 20, 6:39 PM
A bold response to a common concern in the classroom.
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What's the Future of the Workplace?

MIT professor Thomas Malone predicts that new technologies will enable more decentralized decision making and ultimately more freedom in business.
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Personal Learning: A Set of Three Talks - by Stephen Downes

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New Learning - by Stephen Downes

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Daniel Tan's curator insight, June 11, 7:43 PM

Knowing from "knowing" to "recognizing"!

Ilkka Olander's curator insight, June 13, 2:05 AM

But what is more fundamental is the change to our understanding of knowledge itself. We are shifting fromknowledge as remembering to knowledge as recognizing. The difference is that we understand knowing, not as an accumulation of facts, but rather, as a development of the self, of the creation of a 'mental muscle', which is in essence a set of reactions and instincts.

Sometimes, new knowledge looks like remembering, especially then the knowledge being applied is simple and straightforward. Sometimes it looks like a performance or skill, as when we perform a complex and adaptive task. Somethings it looks like mastery of the tools, as when we know exactly what and where to look up the information we need.

Daniel Tan's curator insight, June 13, 3:53 AM

Learning is moving from "knowing" to "recognizing"

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Together We’re Smarter: Tips for Using Digital Learning to Make the Most of Collective Intelligence

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“ Whenever I speak at a conference I take the same approach – I look for ways to get people talking to one-another and contributing to the session. I figure; we’ve got a room full of smart, highly ex...”
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Viktor Markowski's curator insight, April 18, 2013 11:30 AM

A simple but sound advice

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Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference? | Developing Your Digital Literacy

Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference? | Developing Your Digital Literacy | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ Difference between digital literacy and digital citizenship. (#uosdiglit Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference?”
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Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education

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“ Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education”
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Thingful

Thingful is a discoverability engine for The Public Internet of Things, providing a geographical index of where things are, who owns them, and how and why they are used.
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Motion Detector: Computer Game Reveals 'Space-Time' Neurons in the Eye

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You open the overstuffed kitchen cabinet and a drinking glass tumbles out. With a ninjalike reflex, you snatch it before it shatters on the floor, as if the movement of the object were being tracked before the information even reached your brain. According to one idea of how the circuitry of the eye processes visual data, that is literally what happens. Now, a deep anatomical study of a mouse retina—carried out by 120,000 members of the public—is bringing scientists a step closer to confirming the hypothesis.Researchers have known for decades that the eye does much more than just detect light. The dense patch of neurons in the retina also processes basic features of a scene before sending the information to the brain. For example, in 1964, scientists showed that some neurons in the retina fire up only in response to motion. What's more, these “space-time” detectors have so-called direction selectivity, each one sensitive to objects moving in different directions. But exactly how that processing happens in the retina has remained a mystery.The stumbling block is a lack of fine-grained anatomical detail about how the neurons in the retina are wired up to each other. Although researchers have imaged the retina microscopically in ultrathin sections, no computer algorithm has been able to accurately trace out the borders of all the neurons to map the circuitry. At this point, only humans have good enough spatial reasoning to figure out what is part of a branching cell and what is just background noise in the images.Enter the EyeWire project, an online game that recruits volunteers to map out those cellular contours within a mouse’s retina. The game was created and launched in December 2012 by a team led by H. Sebastian Seung, a neuroscientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Players navigate their way through the retina one 4.5-micrometer tissue block at a time, coloring the branches of neurons along the way. Most of the effort gets done in massive online competitions between players vying to map out the most volume. (Watch a video of a player walking through a tissue block here.) By last week, the 120,000 EyeWire players had completed 2.3 million blocks. That may sound like a lot, but it is less than 2% of the retina.The sample is already enough to reveal new features, however. The EyeWire map shows two types of retinal cells with unprecedented resolution. The first, called starburst amacrine cells (SACs), have branches spread out in a flat, plate-shaped array perpendicular to the incoming light. The second, called bipolar cells (BPs), are smaller and bushy. The BPs come in two varieties, one of which reacts to light more slowly than the other—a time delay of about 50 milliseconds. The SACs and BPs are known to be related to direction sensitivity, but exactly how they sense direction remains to be discovered.
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Tour the Vegetation on Our Planet (provided by NASA/NOAA)

Although 75% of the planet is a relatively unchanging ocean of blue, the remaining 25% of Earth's surface is a dynamic green. Data from the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite is able to detect these subtle differences in greenness. The resources on this page highlight our ever-changing planet, using highly detailed vegetation index data from the satellite, developed by scientists at NOAA. The darkest green areas are the lushest in vegetation, while the pale colors are sparse in vegetation cover either due to snow, drought, rock, or urban areas. Satellite data from April 2012 to April 2013 was used to generate these animations and images.
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An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources

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“Flipped Class Tool and Resource List from Turn to Your Neighbor We will keep a (clearly very incomplete) list of tools and resources we use and/or discover relative to flipped teaching here. Help u...”
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niftyjock's curator insight, May 5, 9:26 PM

Peer instruction checklist, fantastic

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, May 7, 11:21 AM

добавить понимание ...

Murielle Godement's curator insight, May 30, 1:35 AM

Annuaire commenté des ressources utiles pour une classe inversée. Création et partage de ressources