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27 creativity and innovation tools - in one-pagers!

27 creativity & innovation tools is an overview of various commonly used techniques in creativity, innovation, research & development processes. All in one-pag

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Very useful deck of methods for facilitating new ideas and creativity.

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Viktor Markowski's curator insight, May 23, 2013 9:54 AM

H/T Devon Reid

Lia Goren's curator insight, July 7, 2013 6:08 PM

Algunas herramientas super interesantes, lo más importante: acuérdate de ucarlas!!

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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
It’s one of the most talked-about trends in education right now. Right behind the iPad and Common Core. Flipping your classroom is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. That’s great, because it offers a lot of advantages for your classroom regardless of your students’ age or what subject matter you’re presenting in your classroom. If you’re new to the concept, flipping your classroom can feel a little bit overwhelming: How much should I switch around? What is best for the classroom vs at home? Why am I doing this again anyway?

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, August 7, 7:26 PM

Simple infographic that gives clear and simple guidance to the process of 'flipping' a lesson.  Good to demonstrate 'simplicity' of process to sceptical colleagues.

Kristen McGowan's comment, August 9, 5:21 PM
This was an incredibly quick read being an infographic. While flipping the classroom sounds like a daunting process, this 6 step guide provides a clear sequence on how to initiate this change.
Kristen McGowan's comment, August 9, 5:21 PM
This was an incredibly quick read being an infographic. While flipping the classroom sounds like a daunting process, this 6 step guide provides a clear sequence on how to initiate this change.
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6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning - eLearning Industry

6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning - eLearning Industry | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it

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These online group collaboration tools have enabled smooth and fast communication, collaboration among distantly located students and their instructors. Thus students can gain more from the experience of their instructors. These tools along with instructional design and implementation strategies devised by instructors has led to enhancement of knowledge and sharpening of students’ skills. This has allowed educational benefits to reach to more and more students globally beyond the confines of classrooms


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 23, 12:21 PM

It is interesting to see the corporate e-learning world opening up to the power of collaboration and discussion. Well crafted, expertly facilitated online learning is more often found on the Academic side of the online world. This article, aimed at corporate trainers, provides a solid introduction to an essential topic.  You'll also find an eclectic list of time shifted and real time tools. 

Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 31, 1:00 AM
Telling students to work together isnot enough. It has to be done correctly.
Ann Luzeckyj's curator insight, August 7, 7:45 PM

More about technology than first year - but all useful I hope!

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ToP Facilitation Methods

ToP Facilitation Methods | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
ToP® Facilitation Methods Learning You Can Use Immediately Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover immediate uses in your life and work. [vimeo 34103634] Feb 11-12, 2014 Apr 8-9, 2014 Sep ...
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Buy A Sticky Wall!

Buy A Sticky Wall! | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
The Benefits of a Sticky Wall It provides a 5’ x 12’ surface that big flipchart paper or smaller paper can stick to and be moved around without risk of damage. This is helpful in situations where you need to group and regroup ideas that have been ...
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The Science of Attention- How To Capture & Hold Attention of Distracted Students

The Science of Attention- How To Capture & Hold Attention of Distracted Students | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it

"How long can you reasonably expect your students to pay attention during your lessons? Some psychologists claim the typical student’s attention span is about 10 to 15 minutes long, yet most university classes last 50 to 90 minutes. Students’ attention levels vary widely based on factors like motivation, emotion, enjoyment, and time of day."


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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, June 29, 2:48 PM

15 great tips for engaging student attention. Well worth a read. 

Mélanie Ciussi's curator insight, June 30, 5:39 PM

Etude à lire!

KCenter SKEMA's curator insight, July 15, 11:25 AM

Grande question pour les enseignants surtout maintenant avec les "distractions" qui se multiplient

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Coaching | Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

Coaching | Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
Description of the page
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This is part of a comprehensive set of modules on professional learning.   A set of documents based on an environmental scan of coaching methods. 



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Design Thinking as a Strategy for Innovation

Design Thinking as a Strategy for Innovation | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
When design thinking is applied to strategy and innovation, the success rate for innovation dramatically improves. Learn how to think like a designer.
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Design Thinking framework

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Flipped Classroom Resources | RIT Teaching & Learning Services

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The Engagement Hub

The Engagement Hub | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
A peer-to-peer learning network
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Dialogue Mapping

Dialogue Mapping | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
wicked problem wicked problems facilitation dialogue mapping issue mapping
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Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance

Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it

Harvard Business School Working Paper
Giada Di Stefano, Francesca Gino, Gary Pisano and Bradley Staats 

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John Dewey: "We do not learn from experience ... we learn from reflecting on experience."


  • Learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection—that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught by experience.
  • Reflecting on what had been learned makes the experience more productive.
  • Reflection builds confidence to achieve a goal


Full paper: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2414478



"Though some organizations are increasingly relying on some group reflection (e.g., “after-action reports”), there has been almost no effort to encourage individuals to reflect, and people often fail to engage in self-reflection themselves. Though reflection entails the high  opportunity cost of one’s time, we argue and show that reflecting after completing tasks is no
idle pursuit: it can powerfully enhance the learning process. Learning, we find, can be augmented if one deliberately focuses on thinking about what one has been doing."



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Digital Visual Facilitation

Digital Visual Facilitation | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
tools, tips, and tech for taking your practice into the digital world
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Zoom.it – Image fk61

Zoom.it – Image fk61 | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
Explore and share this image in full, high-resolution detail with Zoom.it, a free service from Microsoft.
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6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning - eLearning Industry

6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning - eLearning Industry | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
Would you like to boost learning. Check this article to find out 6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning.
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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning) | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it

"Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult learners are both busier and more free to indulge in distractions. Helping students to pay attention is a primary concern of training professionalsso here are some optimal methods to win the attention game in eLearning."


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DPG plc's curator insight, July 23, 6:02 AM

Time to move away from the 'read, click next, read. click next

Clare Treloar's curator insight, July 24, 8:08 PM

a great summary about ways to target our learners in the digital space. 

Mark Treadwell's curator insight, July 27, 3:47 PM

A great list of elements that contribute to a good prompt. Prompts initiate curiosity via the stimulation of the release of hormones that trigger astrocytic cells (75% of all brain cells) in the brain to trigger neurons to map and automate complex neural patterns we call ideas and concepts. MT

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ToP Facilitation Methods

ToP Facilitation Methods | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
ToP® Facilitation Methods Learning You Can Use Immediately Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover immediate uses in your life and work. [vimeo 34103634] Feb 11-12, 2014 Apr 8-9, 2014 Sep ...
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Buy A Sticky Wall!

Buy A Sticky Wall! | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
The Benefits of a Sticky Wall It provides a 5’ x 12’ surface that big flipchart paper or smaller paper can stick to and be moved around without risk of damage. This is helpful in situations where you need to group and regroup ideas that have been ...
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Aligning Workshop Activities With Neuroscience To Avoid Overwhelming Participants

Aligning Workshop Activities With Neuroscience To Avoid Overwhelming Participants | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
Too many conferences foster attendee information overload. Rarely do our conferences align with these seven essential mental nutrients.
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A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instructional Design Theory

A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instructional Design Theory | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
Of the many eLearning theories that influence the practice, three of them are used by professionals on a daily basis.

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, June 19, 11:33 PM

A nice visual of three predominantly observed theories of learning:
Cognitivism
Behaviourism
Constructivism 

José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, June 20, 7:21 AM

Ótimo infográfico com dicas sobre as três teorias de aprendizagem (construtivismo, behaviorismo e cognitivismo) mais comuns nos programas de design instrucional. Simples sem ser simplista.

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, June 26, 9:19 AM

I love stuff like this. It makes me think about what I am doing and why :-)

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Join Us! Research Q and A with Justin Ellsworth: Wikis and Professional Development Best Practices

Join Us! Research Q and A with Justin Ellsworth: Wikis and Professional Development Best Practices | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
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Journalism That Matters

Journalism That Matters | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it
Journalism That Matters is a nonprofit that convenes conversations to foster collaboration, innovation, and action so that a diverse news and information ecosystem can thrive.
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Some good resources for convenings

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Twijector

Twijector | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it

Twijector is a real-time twitter wall for conferences, events, cafe and classrooms.


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Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's curator insight, June 4, 11:49 PM

https://hootsuite.com/hootfeed

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Similar to TodaysMeet - but public!

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twitter projection

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Body Language Tips for Your Next Presentation

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For those times when you do need to do a brief lecture, here's some tips about good body language

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Lecturing Isn't An Effective Instructional Delivery Method: Make It Active

Lecturing Isn't An Effective Instructional Delivery Method: Make It Active | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/austinjp/3277270090/sizes/o/

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The study was a meta analysis of research that looked at instructional delivery and student grades in sciences.   The results raise questions about the continued use of traditional lecturing and support active learning as the preferred, empirically validated teaching practice in regular classrooms.


The study's authors are interviewed int his article: 

http://news.sciencemag.org/education/2014/05/lectures-arent-just-boring-theyre-ineffective-too-study-finds


  • Change lecture  every 10 minutes with more active teaching techniques and more students will succeed.  Traditional stand-and-deliver lectures are 1.5 times more likely to fail than students in classes that use more stimulating, so-called active learning methods.
“This is a really important article—the impression I get is that it’s almost unethical to be lecturing if you have this data,” says Eric Mazur, a physicist at Harvard University who has campaigned against stale lecturing techniques for 27 years and was not involved in the work. “It’s good to see such a cohesive picture emerge from their meta-analysis—an abundance of proof that lecturing is outmoded, outdated, and inefficient.” 
Peer Instruction is a research-based, interactive teaching method developed by Eric Mazur at Harvard University in the 1990s. It has been adopted across the disciplines, institutional types, and throughout the world. It incorporates many different ideas aligned with how people learn and how they learn best by moving away from the lecture and lecture notes and encouraging students to engage with their peers as they learn. The Peer Instruction Blog: Turn to Your Neighbor is written by Julie Schell , a researcher for Eric Mazur.




"Only an idiot would rely entirely on lectures -- that hasn’t happened for 200 years," he said. "The art of teaching is getting that balance between giving the lectures creatively to impart information and organizing more intensive interactive discussions with students, in different formats."

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/05/13/stem-students-fare-better-when-professors-dont-just-lecture-study-finds#ixzz31ixoYx3b 
Inside Higher Ed 



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TUZZit - Online Visual Collaboration Tool

TUZZit - Online Visual Collaboration Tool | Nonprofit Capacity Building and Training | Scoop.it

TUZZit is the virtualization of the most simple, creative and widely used collaborative tool from the real world, a web and mobile collaborative whiteboard allowing people from around the world to share and develop ideas without limiting their creativity. It is also a new way to learn, use and share methodologies and canvases.

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This is an online visual thinking tool that allows you save your ideas online and share it.   The tool has templates designed on innovation frameworks such as Dave Gray's empathy map. 



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