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The Getty Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive

The Getty Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive | New learning | Scoop.it
Last summer we told you that the J. Paul Getty Museum launched its Open Content Program by taking 4600 high-resolution images from the Getty collections, putting them into the public domain, and making them freely available in digital format. We also made it clear -- there would be more to come.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 24, 2014 10:28 PM

Getty has added an additional 77,000 images to their Open Content Program (which means they have made available over 87,000 images). This post, from Open Culture, provides additional information or you may want to head directly to The Getty and begin to search. 

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Amazing resources for student researchers and art lovers alike! THIS is the sort of thing that makes me love the internet!

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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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School-Wide Genius Hour

School-Wide Genius Hour | New learning | Scoop.it
My days spent at #TCEA16 last week were motivating and extremely inspiring.  This week, I would like to select a few highlights to share with you.  First up, School-Wide Genius Hour. Several members of the staff of Cottonwood Creek Elementary in Coppell ISD woke me up on Thursday morning with their incredible presentation about student-led…
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons for Teachers | New learning | Scoop.it
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going to look at all of these!

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Teaching the Design Process in Makerspaces | Renovated Learning

Teaching the Design Process in Makerspaces | Renovated Learning | New learning | Scoop.it
Stewart Middle Magnet is a STEM magnet school, and part of our curriculum comes from Project Lead the Way, including classes in engineering, robotics and aerospace.  The Design Process is an important part of that curriculum.  It also ties in
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What's next for educators after Twitter? - A.J. JULIANI

What's next for educators after Twitter? - A.J. JULIANI | New learning | Scoop.it
Ahh Twitter. You have a place in my heart. But if you were on the platform this weekend and saw the #RIPTwitter hashtag trending, it has never been more ap
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Really interesting article - I am sticking with Twitter

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How to use video and Google Forms to encourage deeper learning

How to use video and Google Forms to encourage deeper learning | New learning | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Great idea - using Google forms and video to encourage deeper thinking.

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What's Best For Kids?

What's Best For Kids? | New learning | Scoop.it
For the past 24 hours I have been participating in the rich, immediate conversations in The Innovator's Mindset Voxer Group. Last night, we were thinking a lot about the challenges of innovating from the middle.  When we challenge leaders to innovate their practice, we are seen as "rogues", as troublemakers (I can't tell you how…
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excellent Voxer chat on innovation - please consider joining

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The Holstee Manifesto: Lifecycle Video

http://holstee.com/manifesto The Holstee Manifesto is a call to action to live a life full of intention, creativity, passion, and community. The LifeCycle Fi...
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Great video and great intention behind the video - very good to share with your staff

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Stephen Elford - MinecraftEdu Featured Educator - May 2015

Stephen Elford - MinecraftEdu Featured Educator - May 2015 | New learning | Scoop.it
Continuing our monthly feature on educators who use MinecraftEdu in the classroom, for May we bring you Stephen ‘Elfie’ Elford. Stephen was an early adopter of MinecraftEdu, and has greatly...
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Part of the introductory series from Minecraftedu that we are now rolling out at our school

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8 ways Minecraft works on your brain

8 ways Minecraft works on your brain | New learning | Scoop.it
Recently I've spent some time reading parenting websites about Minecraft. What is said is often repetitive, aggregated and lacks much substance. If you are a parent, or Minecraft player, then I hope this post will provide you with some further ideas about how the game works on our minds. The thing which most articles omit…
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Rolling out Minecraft training starting today

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A Turn to Learn: How to Save a PowerPoint Slide as a Transparent Image!

A Turn to Learn: How to Save a PowerPoint Slide as a Transparent Image! | New learning | Scoop.it
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great tips in this blog

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Before You Buy That Laptop For Everyone...

Before You Buy That Laptop For Everyone... | New learning | Scoop.it
Having a conversation with a school administrator, he shared his frustration with his district's plan to buy the same laptop for every teacher in his school district. On the surface, this is a grea...
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if teaching is an art, shouldn’t we create systems that allow educators some freedom to choose their own brushes?

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19 Valentine Sites For Students

19 Valentine Sites For Students | New learning | Scoop.it
Here are some fun Valentine sites to fill those few minutes betwixt and between lessons, projects, bathroom breaks, lunch, and everything else: Dress up the heart ‘I love you’ in languages Afrikaan…
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Paper Circuit Valentines

Paper Circuit Valentines | New learning | Scoop.it
Can you figure out where the light is? (If you can’t, that’s because of my terrible photography skills!)
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great, simple makerspace idea

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Get Inspired By Everyday Teachers Doing Great Things

Get Inspired By Everyday Teachers Doing Great Things | New learning | Scoop.it
Our good friends at SoulPancake (home of everyone's favorite pint-sized inspirational speaker, Kid President) have just launched a video series that we absolutely love, profiling California teachers who are making a difference.
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great post to start your day!

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12 Barriers To Innovation In Education

12 Barriers To Innovation In Education | New learning | Scoop.it
12 Barriers To Innovation In Education
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Take a look at #12 - makes lots of sense

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WHAT ARE TESTS FOR?

WHAT ARE TESTS FOR? | New learning | Scoop.it
I am giving a test next week. I don't give many. ...When I was a kid, my teachers always gave tests. I was schooled in a testing culture... School was something like this, in every subject, with most of my teachers... Do you remember anything like this? Teacher says "In this unit we are going to…
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Terrific post on the place testing should occupy in our education culture

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7 Things Twitter Should Be Able To Do

In the near future, probably April, my new book will come out. It's titled 140 Twitter Tips for Educators and is being published by Burgess Consulting. I am writing the book with my fellow...
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great post interesting ideas on how to modify Twitter!

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World Population

Watch human population grow from 1 CE to present and see projected growth in under six minutes. One dot = 1 million people.
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Very interesting video tracing population growth over the past 2000 years

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MinecraftEdu Elfie: Microsoft Acquires MinecraftEdu - What it Means.

MinecraftEdu Elfie: Microsoft Acquires MinecraftEdu - What it Means. | New learning | Scoop.it
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Interesting article on the acquisition of Minecraftedu by Mocrosoft - issues that need to be resolved

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10 Takeaways from FETC 2016 After Meeting With 5 Top Education CIOs

10 Takeaways from FETC 2016 After Meeting With 5 Top Education CIOs | New learning | Scoop.it
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Good summary of some of the key takeaways from FETC - I would add the great importance of information management systems

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Has “Twitter” Changed or Has Our View?

Has “Twitter” Changed or Has Our View? | New learning | Scoop.it
(This is more about me reflecting to learn, as opposed to sharing my learning so please excuse the length of the post. Just trying to clarify my thoughts.) There has been a lot of conversation on h…
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A very thoughtful post on Twitter and its usefulness - good to read

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24 Steps to Creating an Awesome Teacher Blog - Teach Junkie

24 Steps to Creating an Awesome Teacher Blog - Teach Junkie | New learning | Scoop.it
Interested in starting a teacher blog or do you want to learn something more specific? Then I've got your back. These how-to tips will help you get your blog up and running so that you can share your teaching tips with the world. However, you can always simply share them right here from the Teach Junkie Community too and skip right to the sharing part {wink}.
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great resource for blogging

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