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From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines

From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines | On education | Scoop.it
I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now. I have used these routines with students, as  blogging routines and in professional...

Via Beth Dichter
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 31, 2015 7:25 PM

Teachers are first amongst equals in classrooms. Their role modeling of learning is essential to the learning of students.



veroco's curator insight, February 10, 2015 12:42 PM

Nice vision : the "modern learning" routines => Read - Comment - Write / Watch - Do - Teach / Contribute - Feedback - Grow... 

Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, April 2, 2015 9:34 AM

These thinking routines can help teachers move toward teaching processes for learning rather than content alone.  In the era of ever increasing knowledge, we need to help students learn how to learn.


That being said, these routines can also be used as a model for teachers by using them as options for professional development, 

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The top 20 data visualisation tools

The top 20 data visualisation tools | On education | Scoop.it

From simple charts to complex maps and infographics, Brian Suda's round-up of the best – and mostly free – tools has everything you need to bring your data to life...

A common question is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practice – and to practice, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, get introduced to 20 different tools for creating visualisations...

Via Lauren Moss, Baiba Svenca, Jim Lerman
Randy Rebman's curator insight, January 28, 2013 12:33 PM

This looks like it might be a good source for integrating infographics into the classroom.

National Microscope Exchange's comment, February 18, 2015 12:00 AM
Superb Article