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74 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom | edte.ch

74 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom | edte.ch | New learning | Scoop.it
The Interesting Ways series of resources continue to grow as the community add ideas from the classroom.

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How is technology changing education? Are traditional forms of education going to be transformed?
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Elia Saikaly - Adventurer - Filmmaker - Speaker

Elia Saikaly - Adventurer - Filmmaker - Speaker | New learning | Scoop.it
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Great experience to follow.  Elia has spoken to Ottawa students from the top of Mt. Everest and our school followed him live on one of his later climbs.

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Home - Discovery Education Community

Home - Discovery Education Community | New learning | Scoop.it

Discovery Education - connect with fellow educators!

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Are you are of the #DEN Community? Great support for teachers from @DiscoveryED - Discovery Education

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This Student Responded To A Homophobic Assignment With A 127-Page Defense Of Marriage Equality

This Student Responded To A Homophobic Assignment With A 127-Page Defense Of Marriage Equality | New learning | Scoop.it
"God created me bisexual, and he made no mistakes, and he creates some people gay, and makes no mistakes."
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Can't believe a teacher asked a students to do this - his response is excellent "Marriage is not between man and woman, marriage is between love and love. Love is not wrong, love is not a mistake, love is not an abomination, love is just love."

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9 TED Talks to help you understand social justice

9 TED Talks to help you understand social justice | New learning | Scoop.it
Want to join the fight for equality? A starter pack of TED Talks for those looking to understand the basics of social justice.
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Talks to help you understand social justice

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3D Printing - Processes - Check123, Video Encyclopedia

3D Printing - Processes - Check123, Video Encyclopedia | New learning | Scoop.it
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very cool educational resource - video encyclopedia 

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Startling: New report reveals 10 ways students are outpacing their schools

Startling: New report reveals 10 ways students are outpacing their schools | New learning | Scoop.it
Although technology changes at a rapid pace, one thing is constant: students have a deep desire to learn using digital tools and resources.
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"Students say that learning how to use technology is important for their future (51 percent), and that learning and using technology results in college- and career-ready skills like creativity (46 percent), collaboration (48 percent), and problem solving (41 percent). Students also use technology more often for learning outside of school than in school (56 percent)."

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Tech-Based Formative Assessment

Tech-Based Formative Assessment | New learning | Scoop.it
Check for understanding in a meaningful and sustainable way with these assessment tools.
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tech-based formative assessment techniques - interesting.

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L To The Power of Three

L To The Power of Three | New learning | Scoop.it
Written by Lesleigh, Linda and Lesley (L to the Power of Three) We are three Northern Ontario educators who LOVE math and are thinking deeply about how to influence math learning and teaching across our districts.  We are L to the Power of 3 (a happy coincidence that all of our names start with L…
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"We believe strongly in the power of words and it’s only when our actions reflect our spoken words that learning will occur for our students.  Have we done enough to ensure that all understand the reciprocal relationship between the the terms teaching and learning?"

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Everything Google announced at its 2017 I/O conference

Everything Google announced at its 2017 I/O conference | New learning | Scoop.it
During a non-stop, two-hour keynote address at its annual I/O developers conference, Google unveiled a barrage of new products and updates. Here's a rundown of the most important things discussed: Google Lens Google CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off the keynote by unveiling a new computer-vision system coming soon to Google Assistant. Apparently, as Pichai explained, you'l
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Theoretically, in the future, you’ll be searching the world not through text or your voice, but by pointing your camera at things.

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Globalizing Teacher Education

Globalizing Teacher Education | New learning | Scoop.it
Educating the next generation of teachers is very serious business. Teacher candidates now spend two years to get their degree, during that time, they are spending more hours in the classroom and more time volunteering - this is wonderful, anything that gets teacher candidates into the classroom should be encouraged. I think there is another…
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how can we extend teacher education to include experiences in the Global South?

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Teachers speak: What PD actually works?

Teachers speak: What PD actually works? | New learning | Scoop.it
The right PD supports are essential in helping high-quality teachers succeed at every stage of their teaching careers.
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Recommendations and considerations: Streamline and refine certification policies, give teachers flexibility to self-select targeted professional development, and facilitate collaboration time or structures.

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10 Ways to Encourage Primary Source Analysis with Middle Schoolers

10 Ways to Encourage Primary Source Analysis with Middle Schoolers | New learning | Scoop.it
As Social Studies education has transformed in the past few years, I've found that I need to have my middle school students analyzing documents almost every day of the year. Simply having students read and answer questions becomes tedious and boring after a week of class. Therefore, I've developed quite a few strategies to "trick"…
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"Before I utilize any of these strategies, I make sure that the documents read at a level that is accessible to the students.  These strategies simply won’t work if the reading level is too far out of their reach. Many primary sources require editing and modification."

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Compliance is Not the End Goal of Education

Compliance is Not the End Goal of Education | New learning | Scoop.it
Recently, I was listening to a teacher talk about their more “traditional” view of education, and how “compliance” wasn’t a bad thing for students. Even going a step f…
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"Are we trying to develop students to fit into our world, or are we hoping that students feel that they have the power to create a better world, now and in the future?"

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Worldwide Summer Adventure | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Worldwide Summer Adventure | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | New learning | Scoop.it

what if you could also travel the world and continue learning all summer long?

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Worldwide Summer Adventure!! What if you could also travel the world and continue learning all summer long? Discovery Education Streaming Plus

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Discovery Education Streaming Plus Digital Media | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Discovery Education Streaming Plus, our leading digital curriculum service featuring the latest and greatest teaching resources available, contains a growing library of over 9,500 videos, 77,000 concept-specific clips, and more than 155,000 multimedia assets which integrate seamlessly into any curriculum.
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New from Discovery - Streaming Plus - In Discovery Education Streaming, the brand-new Math in Context Content Collection offers a host of resources that demonstrate how to use math in the real world.

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Tim Cook reportedly seen sporting a world-changing Apple Watch prototype

Tim Cook reportedly seen sporting a world-changing Apple Watch prototype | New learning | Scoop.it
Tim Cook was reportedly seen on Apple's campus wearing a glucose monitoring prototype of the Apple Watch, which the company is rumored to be developing.
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Globalizing Teacher Education

Globalizing Teacher Education | New learning | Scoop.it
Educating the next generation of teachers is very serious business. Teacher candidates now spend two years to get their degree, during that time, they are spending more hours in the classroom and more time volunteering - this is wonderful, anything that gets teacher candidates into the classroom should be encouraged. I think there is another…
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What does it add to a teacher candidate's education when they visit schools in the Global South?

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Check123 - Video Encyclopedia

Check123 - Video Encyclopedia | New learning | Scoop.it
Check123 is the web's first Video Encyclopedia. Come and learn about arts, history, science, space, animals and more in 1, 2, or 3 minute Videos!!

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HumdeBut's curator insight, May 9, 3:47 PM
belle initiative !
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Interesting collection. Seems more geared at K-13 than higher ed, though. 
 
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NASA asked the internet to help edit raw pics of Jupiter. Here are 12 stunning responses.

NASA asked the internet to help edit raw pics of Jupiter. Here are 12 stunning responses. | New learning | Scoop.it
The internet is having a field day with the largest planet in our solar system.
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really interesting interpretations of Jupiter using raw picts

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The Student-Centered Math Class

The Student-Centered Math Class | New learning | Scoop.it
Transform your math instruction with three strategies you can start using today.
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Strategies including vertical nonpermanent surfaces

 

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Google's future is useful, creepy and everywhere: nine things learned at I/O

Google's future is useful, creepy and everywhere: nine things learned at I/O | New learning | Scoop.it
With Google Assistant coming to the iPhone, the company hopes to kill off Siri and wants to ‘see’ inside your home as it reiterates its AI-first approach
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"Voice-activated smart speaker Google Home, will now start offering “proactive assistance” rather than waiting for you to say “OK, Google” to wake it up. For example, it might notify you if you have to leave your house earlier than expected because traffic is particularly heavy. Perhaps the company will start proactively advertising to customers in the future?"

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It doesn’t always cost money

It doesn’t always cost money | New learning | Scoop.it
Yesterday's post, "In their shoes" drew a number of comments.  I enjoyed going through reading and "likeing" them all.  There were some great observations from those that commented.  Nobody defended the status quo so I guess that's a message that we still have a ways to go.  Thanks to everyone who took the time to…
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Great discussion on the structure of the school day - great comments too.

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Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website)

Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website) | New learning | Scoop.it
Nobelprize.org, the official site of Nobel Prize, offers a number of interesting educational games you can use with your students in class. These are interactive games and simulations based on Nobel-awarded achievements to teach and inspire students. There are actually over 29 games covering different topics including physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace, and economics. Most of these games include a ‘Read more’ link to help students learn more about the subject. Below are the 10 most popular games in Nobelprize.org. To access all the educational resources and games, check out this page.

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I'd give a Nobel prize for good games to use with the kiddos!

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Possible game ideas for teaching and learning
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Exclusive: Upcoming Apple Watch to include game-changing health features

Exclusive: Upcoming Apple Watch to include game-changing health features | New learning | Scoop.it
There's no doubt about it — the Apple Watch is a hit. While Apple has not disclosed sales numbers, smart money has the device, now in its second generation, at over 25 million units sold.
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The Apple watch may replace the iPhone in the future.

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Two Simple Questions To Ask at the End of a Professional Learning Day

Two Simple Questions To Ask at the End of a Professional Learning Day | New learning | Scoop.it
I have shared parts of this story before, but it has been stuck in my head for awhile and I wanted to create a solution to a problem… After a group of students introduced me to speak at an ev…
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Great questions that we should be able to answer after the pD we take part in.

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Best practices for rolling out tech in the classroom—an administrative perspective

Best practices for rolling out tech in the classroom—an administrative perspective | New learning | Scoop.it
Edtech director describes how her school planned a 1:1 rollout with success.
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always start with teacher PD

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