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Evernote for Beginners: The Basics of the Most Popular Notebook App

Evernote for Beginners: The Basics of the Most Popular Notebook App | online interestingness | Scoop.it
Evernote's an amazingly powerful notebook app. But it can also be rather overwhelming at first. Here's everything you need to get started with Evernote and get your info saved into notes, organized with notebooks and tags. You'll even learn how to clip anything you find online into your notebook, and search like a pro. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Medium; Tags: App Training, Productivity, Evernote

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Via @Ana Cristina Pratas Evernote brilliant for student notes, projects, progress diaries, and revision. And more private than google drive...

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niftyjock's curator insight, February 17, 2014 8:46 PM

Love Evernote

Marco Pozzi's curator insight, March 27, 2014 4:15 AM

Esistono delle applicazioni veramente notevoli. Avrebbero una ricaduta importante nella didattica così come nel lavoro di tutti i giorni.

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, March 28, 2014 6:39 AM

If you've ever thought of getting into using Evernote, but weren't sure where to start, this would be a good place. Teachers can use Evernote to organise all sorts and share with students. It's a great tool, I'd recommend giving it a go.

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Why I Choose to Only Read Books by Writers of Colour in 2014

Why I Choose to Only Read Books by Writers of Colour in 2014 | online interestingness | Scoop.it
When I came across, “Why I Only Read Books by Women in 2013,” by Lilit Marcus, I wished that I’d thought of it. The meme of listing ten books that made the most impact on us had just gone viral on ...
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Celebrate writers of colour

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Rid of Bullet Points » The Rapid eLearning Blog

Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Rid of Bullet Points » The Rapid eLearning Blog | online interestingness | Scoop.it
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New 'Tech Levels' created in drive to boost practical skills - Telegraph

New 'Tech Levels' created in drive to boost practical skills - Telegraph | online interestingness | Scoop.it
The Department for Education announces the creation of 142 new "Tech Level" qualifications as part of major proposals to drive up standards of practical skills
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Now sell it hard so that technical skills are not seen as a step down from academic ones. 

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What 3 things would you do to improve a teacher? - David Didau: The Learning Spy

What 3 things would you do to improve a teacher? - David Didau: The Learning Spy | online interestingness | Scoop.it
If there was no OfSTED, no league tables, no SLT… just you and your class. What would you choose to do to make it GREAT? Do that anyway… Tom Sherrington It’s been said before but, I think, bears repeating: Ofsted have a lot to answer for.
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What is said here about mistakes is excellent. We need to make mistakes normal; we need to accept mistakes and even encourage them as part of the process of learning. 

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The Tyranny of Homework: 20 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Assign Homework Over The Holidays

The Tyranny of Homework: 20 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Assign Homework Over The Holidays | online interestingness | Scoop.it
Many students agree that homework over the holidays really is a form of cruel and unusual punishment.
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The homework debate chunters on

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How to Run a Contest on Facebook, Safely | Brett Relander | Social Media Today

How to Run a Contest on Facebook, Safely | Brett Relander | Social Media Today | online interestingness | Scoop.it
Running a contest on Facebook is one of the best ways to get and keep fans. Let’s face it – many people are fans based on what they can get out of it… and there is nothing wrong with that.
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12 Mistakes Nearly Everyone Who Writes About Grammar Mistakes Makes

12 Mistakes Nearly Everyone Who Writes About Grammar Mistakes Makes | online interestingness | Scoop.it
There are a lot of bad grammar posts in the world. These days, anyone with a blog and a bunch of pet peeves can crank out a click-bait listicle of supposed grammar errors. There's just one problem-...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 8 Must See TED Talks for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 8 Must See TED Talks for Teachers | online interestingness | Scoop.it
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Good list!

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An Academic Benefit Of Mindfulness

An Academic Benefit Of Mindfulness | online interestingness | Scoop.it
As if the stress-relieving, healthifying effects of mindfulness weren't enough, a new study shows it could actually help students perform better on tests by boosting their memory and reading comprehension skills.
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Anything which reduces exam stress must be good. 

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Is This the Top Content Marketing Company in the World? - Jeffbullas's Blog

Is This the Top Content Marketing Company in the World? - Jeffbullas's Blog | online interestingness | Scoop.it
The rise of content marketing means we must all become publishers. How do we do that well and what is the top content marketing company on the planet?
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9 Cool Tools to Use to do an Awesome Social Media Audit

9 Cool Tools to Use to do an Awesome Social Media Audit | online interestingness | Scoop.it
Is social media marketing working for your business? Here are 9 great tools to use to an awesome social media audit.
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Possibly worth looking into

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(Almost) No One Is Reading Your Tweets

(Almost) No One Is Reading Your Tweets | online interestingness | Scoop.it
Until Friday afternoon, Justine Sacco was just like you: A Twitter user whose tweets went unread by almost everyone.
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Digital Information World: Social Media Renovation Tips For Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

Digital Information World: Social Media Renovation Tips For Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC] | online interestingness | Scoop.it
Social media is not rocket science. That’s good news because it means that with some minor adjustments to your Facebook page, Twitter account and weekly calendar you can stand out from your competition, get more leads and engage with more customers.
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New calculations suggest the Universe could collapse at any time

New calculations suggest the Universe could collapse at any time | online interestingness | Scoop.it
All things being equal, the universe is set to continually expand, eventually ripping itself to shreds in about 22 billion years. But Danish scientists say an expanding bubble of existential doom could crush the Universe into a tiny ball.
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At least these doomsday merchants have the good sense to predict a date beyond their own lifetime, Harold Camping!

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By Whom Should Children be Taught? – ComRes/NUT opinion poll | National Union of Teachers - NUT

By Whom Should Children be Taught? – ComRes/NUT opinion poll | National Union of Teachers - NUT | online interestingness | Scoop.it
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AAn overwhelming 89% of adults surveyed would prefer their child to be taught by a university graduate who is a qualified teacher"

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The Universe in a Nutshell: Michio Kaku on the Physics of Everything

The Universe in a Nutshell: Michio Kaku on the Physics of Everything | online interestingness | Scoop.it
The history of physics is the history of modern civilization.

How did humanity go from a tribe governed by superstition to a species on t
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A theoretical physicist who measures things in inches! (About 2mins in)

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Teach your kids math with Legos using these clever tricks

Teach your kids math with Legos using these clever tricks | online interestingness | Scoop.it
If you're a parent, you've probably wondered how to help your child advance their understanding of the much-discussed, always-important subject we call math. And you probably feel some combination of rusty, terrified, mystified, and slow.
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love the Mean calculation! Must get some Lego at my tuition centre immediately. 

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10 Alarming Signs that Your Business is in Trouble - Jeffbullas's Blog

10 Alarming Signs that Your Business is in Trouble - Jeffbullas's Blog | online interestingness | Scoop.it
What are the indicators that you are becoming irrelevant in a tsunami of change? Here are 10 signs that your business is in trouble and what you can do about it.
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Bullas on form. 

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Twitter for Content Discovery | Content Marketing Implications | Social Media Today

Twitter for Content Discovery | Content Marketing Implications | Social Media Today | online interestingness | Scoop.it
Is Twitter really worth $18 billion following its IPO last week? One thing is clear: in a fast-changing world, insights are the new currency. Twitter can provide unique insights and it is becoming an important social discovery layer on the Internet.
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Six of the best: the traits your child needs to succeed

Six of the best: the traits your child needs to succeed | online interestingness | Scoop.it
What makes a child do well in school? When I ask parents that question, they always have lots of great answers: a high IQ, a terrific school, well-run lessons, skilled teachers, a creative curriculum, high expectations.
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These attributes aren't god given or immutable as the article suggests. They can be nurtured too. Confidence grows with skills. Having good role models and relationships fosters these attributes. 

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