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How Will Classrooms Change With the Use of Computers?

How Will Classrooms Change With the Use of Computers? | New learning | Scoop.it

By now, most would agree that technology has the potential to be a useful tool for learning. Many schools have invested in some form of technology, whether it’s in computer labs, tablets, or a laptop for every student, depending on their budget.

But for many schools, finding a way to integrate the use of tech in a traditional setting — teacher-centered classrooms — is proving to be a challenge. What educational software should be used? What criteria should the software be judged against? And what happens to the role of the teacher and classroom activities when students are using software for practice exercises?  Mindshift

 


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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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Stream On! New Enhancements to Streaming Coming Soon | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Stream On! New Enhancements to Streaming Coming Soon | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | New learning | Scoop.it
We're giving Discovery Education Streaming and Streaming Plus a fresh new look, and so much more!
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Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community.

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Explore Partner Success | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Explore Partner Success | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | New learning | Scoop.it
Educators who have found success integrating Discovery Education into their classrooms.
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Discovery Education works to develop sustainable solutions that transform classrooms, empower teachers and captivate students. Whether our partners are just beginning their digital journey or well along their way, our tailored programs are designed to drive impactful growth through a combination of the highest quality digital resources, capacity building instructional and administrative professional development and support from the largest learning network of its kind.

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Teachers Make the Big Difference

Teachers Make the Big Difference | New learning | Scoop.it
The best teachers I worked with at all levels were always very concerned about the curriculum and what the students were learning. These were not teachers who ever got any attention for the great work they were doing, but these are the ones who ocontinue to make the big difference. I would like to find a…
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Looking for ways to promote the teachers who don't have the time to promote themselves

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Discovery Education Community Stories | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Discovery Education Community Stories | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | New learning | Scoop.it

Community Stories from Discovery Education - teachers in your community

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Community Stories from Discovery Education - teachers in your community

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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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This Week in Ontario Edublogs

This Week in Ontario Edublogs | New learning | Scoop.it
Not a week goes by that I'm not amazed at the quality of posts and insights of Ontario Edubloggers.  I can't help but keep wondering how many more are out there that I haven't found yet.  If you're blogging, please use the link above to add your resource.  The more, the merrier as they say.…
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This is required reading every week for Ontario educators

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Community Update: May 26, 2017

Community Update: May 26, 2017 | New learning | Scoop.it

Stream On! Discovery Education has been dreaming up new content, features, and 21st-century tools for educators and students alike. Realize your dreams of students deeply engaged in critical thinking with the cool new look and tools.

We'll be rolling out many enhancements to Streaming over the next few months that are designed to deepen student engagement, extend critical thinking, and save teachers time.

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Community update for today from Discovery Education. Check out some of the great upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education streaming.

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The 2017 DENny Award Winners

The 2017 DENny Award Winners | New learning | Scoop.it

Congratulations to all this year's DENny Award winners and thanks to Discovery Education for empowering educators everywhere!

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Congratulations to all this year's DENny Award winners and thanks to Discovery Education for empowering educators everywhere!

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If There Has Been No Learning

If There Has Been No Learning | New learning | Scoop.it
If there has been no learning, there has been no teaching. As educators, we work in service of student learning. We ask where a learner is now (assessment), where a learner is going (curriculum lea…
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Excellent post by Donna Fry. There is lots of fluff out there that presents itself as legitimate digital learning. We need to discern where true learning is happening and that takes time. The key question is this - how do you know your students are learning?

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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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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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