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How to Get High-Quality Student Work in PBL

How to Get High-Quality Student Work in PBL | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it

This is a common concern of teachers who are new to project-based learning. Things can appear to be going smoothly -- students have been engaged by the project, they've been learning content and skills, they've been busy and meeting deadlines -- but their thinking is not as in-depth and their final products not as polished as they should be. If this is your experience, it's time to ask yourself some questions:


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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, October 11, 2013 2:40 PM

o artigo traz uma reflexao de como incentivar que as solucoes para problemas aprensentadas por criancas, sejam mais consistentes. Creio que nao é somente criancas, adultos tambem precisam de estimulam para mergulhar um pouco mais fundo e sair da superficie. Gostei das alternativas propostas.

Michaela Vila's curator insight, February 13, 2014 11:48 AM

Great checklist for PBL and has a great link to 8 PBL essentials! 

Ashleigh Sweetman's curator insight, February 20, 2014 11:42 AM

I loved this Edutopia article! It answered many of the questions I have as a future teacher about project-based learning. I am really interested in how to find out whether or not the students are engaged in the project. If they are not engaged, how do teachers alter their projects to make all students engaged?  I feel that project-based learning is extremely beneficial for students inside and outside of the classroom.  This article will be really helpful in my future classroom when I begin to have trouble managing my students' project-based learning.

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Harvest 2013

Harvest 2013 | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
From grains to grapes to cabbage and many other crops the harvest season has been in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Scott Langston's curator insight, October 28, 2013 7:48 PM

An image our Grad 11 students can at least have some empthy with....

Liam Michelsohn's curator insight, November 6, 2013 2:47 PM

Well see as how my page is called World Photography, i figurd this would be a good article/gallery to put up. Along with so georgous photos one can really see the imporance of farming on a culture and farming world wide. The gallery of photos is increadible, and with a caption to match each photo you are able to see geographilycly and cultulary where certan foods and plants are produced. This makes me feel  that cultures are all some what connected, the tobbco from your cigretts comes from mexico, and the nice wine that you drink when your out to dinner is from a vineyard in germany. Its a small idea but food is very cultualy influncing 

Jessica Rieman's curator insight, April 23, 2014 2:09 PM

After reading this article it became apparent the back breaking work that these people have to endure just to stay alive and feed their family. Which is insane when you think about our society today, I dont know about you but I do not farm and do this type of work after I'm done with my school work everyday. In some places in the United States like out west they are used to some of this work but most of us do not make all of our meals and kill them in the same spot. It became apparent how much of a lifestyle this type of work is and the true dedication that people go through for themselves, family, land and economy.

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Geographic Imagination in the English Anthem 'Jerusalem'

Geographic Imagination in the English Anthem 'Jerusalem' | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it

"I first learned to appreciate this anthem as a child watching the movie Chariots of Fire with my father.  My father was an avid runner in the early 80's and still continues to run to this day; he also is a devout Christian who seeks to earnestly honor the Sabbath Day.  Clearly the movie Chariots of Fire would resonate deeply with him and become a Dixon family classic to be watched over and over."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, July 14, 2013 9:25 AM

I greatly enjoyed writing this article about the geographic imaginations and yearnings that are embedded in the great nationalistic anthem 'Jerusalem.'  The audio, lyrics and analysis are all available here.


Tags: UKlandscape, culturereligion, Christianity, music.

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The MOOC Quality Project - The 12 Weeks Schedule

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Schedule of Expert Contributions On May 8th we  launched a series of blog posts on this site from world renowned experts on MOOCs, all expressing their personal opinion about the topic of Quality o...

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Barry Dahl's curator insight, June 21, 2013 6:33 AM

On May 8th we  launched a series of blog posts on this site from world renowned experts on MOOCs, all expressing their personal opinion about the topic of Quality of MOOCs.


The project follows simple rules: 12 weeks with each week featuring one new contribution, each contribution has to keep below 1500 words, each Wednesday noon there will be a new post and YOU all will have an opportunity to comment and discuss… - See more at: http://mooc.efquel.org/schedule-and-themes/#sthash.eElqCDNS.dpuf

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DropTask - Visual Task Management for Individuals and Teams

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Visualize your workload like never before with DropTask, a complete reimagining of task management on the web.

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AC Norman's curator insight, August 6, 2013 6:46 PM

To do-variant.

Mary A. Axford's curator insight, August 12, 2013 9:05 AM

Haven't tried it, but FYI.

Mike Carrington's curator insight, August 14, 2013 7:13 PM

Like the idea - should make dividing large tasks into manageable chunks much simpler. Could be useful for organising myself and for organising school group work.

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Complexity, Leadership and storytelling

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"Yet while political organisations have always been a rich fund of colourful stories (who’s up, who’s down, who’s in and who’s out) and powerful visions (I have a dream …) this is excluded from the traditional account of managerial leadership. Our research highlights the distinctive ways in which storytelling serves strategic purposes for chief executives’ leadership behaviour. This short article outlines some of our headline findings and argues that storytelling should be recognised as central to the ways in which local authority chief executives act as leaders."


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 11, 2013 12:02 PM

Good science is a mix of philosophy, storytelling, and observations of the world we live in.

Beth Robinson's curator insight, July 12, 2013 10:15 PM

Stories are a good way to get people from different backgrounds relating to the same set of circumstances and can provide a touchpoint for discussing their different needs.

Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:23 PM
Ivon and Beth -- good points! Thanks for sharing.
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10 Awe-Inspiring Weather Phenomena

10 Awe-Inspiring Weather Phenomena | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
There are reported cases of fish and frogs raining from the sky, as well as ice bombs attacking earthlings from above.

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FCHSAPGEO's comment, September 16, 2013 6:20 PM
I thought I would add that frogs do fly through the air sometimes!
Kamaryn Hunt's comment, October 7, 2013 6:28 PM
This post was interesting to me because living in Virginia Beach, we dont see much interesting amounts of snow, nor rainfall, so we dont know about the many things weather can do. Now knowing this about weather makes it more intersting,and makes me wonder what else could happen??
Cam E's curator insight, January 29, 2014 2:20 PM

The mystery of the world is personally one of my favorite topics, as we've not even come close to exploring every inch of our own planet. As much as I want to see us expand outwards, we should not avoid looking to our own planet with an explorer's eye like many did in the past. This particular article makes me wonder how many unexplained events that ended up in folk legend were the cause of some unique weather pattern or then-unexplained event which we better understand today. I personally saw something like this very recently. On a trip up north towards Vermont for some skiing I spotted that the moon was particularly large that one night. Later on as we were passing by Boston we saw what appeared to be a black line cutting straight through the moon. It extended to each end of the horizon and while it was a cloud, no others were in the sky, and it was so uniform throughout that it made me doubt my own common sense!

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Quizboard

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Quizboard is a free trivia game for iPhone and Android. Use your knowledge and clever tactics to beat your friends or random opponents

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 3, 2013 6:17 AM

This is a great motivational game to get students reading and learning.

timsbox's curator insight, July 14, 2013 4:47 AM

pourr les collégiens

Miep Carstensen's curator insight, August 5, 2013 4:31 PM

good ideas for the do now

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Sad But True: PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. Tell stories!

Sad But True: PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. Tell stories! | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
How many times have you heard the phrase, "PowerPoint sucks!" or "slides kill presentations?" Here's something to think about as you head into the weekend: PowerPoint doesn't suck. You suck. Sorry. I don't mean "you" (the person reading this blog...

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Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:21 PM
I agree Andrew. Tools are tools and it's all about how you use them that counts.
Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:23 PM
Good question Thomas! I think it is an ongoing dance between learning good storytelling and then learning the tools for maximum impact.
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, August 2, 2013 7:44 AM

recentlyrue recently I had to get students to use Powerpoint as the Internet connection was too slow to have them all work at once on other online presentation tools. After laying down some ground rules about effective use they amazed us with their creative responses. It is not the tool. It is how you use it. And how teachers plan for it!

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Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning

Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it

Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning’ presents a range of research projects which aim to explore how to make engagement in learning (and teaching) more passionate. This interactive and experimental resource discusses innovations which pave the way to open collaboration at scale. The book introduces methodological and technological breakthroughs via twelve chapters to learners, instructors, and decision-makers in schools, universities, and workplaces.

 


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Gina Martin's curator insight, August 11, 2013 3:46 PM

Looking forward to reading this one. 

Guillermo Pérez's comment, August 11, 2013 10:21 PM
You can view mor information at: https://itunes.apple.com/book/advances-in-technology-enhanced/id663022333?ls=1
Guillermo Pérez's comment, August 11, 2013 10:22 PM
You can view mor information at: https://itunes.apple.com/book/advances-in-technology-enhanced/id663022333?ls=1
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8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard for Innovations

8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard for Innovations | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
[Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint.

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Michael Allenberg's curator insight, June 29, 2013 9:39 AM

I have found that storyboarding integrates seamlessly between Persona development and UI design as a perfect way to visualize the happy paths of already identified Use Cases... This can be an enormous value add for stakeholders. @OneSpring #Visualization #InnovateorDie

Karen Dietz's comment, June 29, 2013 2:54 PM
Great points Michael and thanks for the comment!
Michael Allenberg's comment, July 1, 2013 6:33 PM
Thank you Karen!
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Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning

Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it

Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning’ presents a range of research projects which aim to explore how to make engagement in learning (and teaching) more passionate. This interactive and experimental resource discusses innovations which pave the way to open collaboration at scale. The book introduces methodological and technological breakthroughs via twelve chapters to learners, instructors, and decision-makers in schools, universities, and workplaces.

 


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Gina Martin's curator insight, August 11, 2013 3:46 PM

Looking forward to reading this one. 

Guillermo Pérez's comment, August 11, 2013 10:21 PM
You can view mor information at: https://itunes.apple.com/book/advances-in-technology-enhanced/id663022333?ls=1
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Replies - Peace and Collaborative Development Network

For more information, please visit: http://awid.org/Get-Involved/Events/Events-Around-the-World/Short-Course4 Gender, Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice… ... Peace and Collaborative Development Network.

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Street Art

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The street art here is out of this world! There is the standard tagging I see in any urban environment, but there are also serious pieces that can be considered works of art. From intricate murals ...

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27 Presentation Tips For Students And Teachers

27 Presentation Tips For Students And Teachers | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
In an effort to help you become the next Steve Jobs of presenting, here are more than two dozen different presentation tips.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 2:37 PM

A simple and useful tips-guide (infographic) for your students to present.

BookChook's curator insight, October 9, 2013 11:44 PM

Great tips for kids and adults. 

Jazmin Reyes's curator insight, February 13, 2014 2:45 AM

Everyone is afraid of getting up on stage and giving a speech or what ever they need to do in front of an audience. These kind of tips are helpful in every way possible especially when someone is nervous. Knowing that we need to just breathe is an important thing. These skills can allow us to get better in our presentations.

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A Wonderful Wheel featuring iPad Apps for Autistic Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Wheel featuring iPad Apps for Autistic Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it

"I must admit that apps for autistic learners are really scarce and hard to find. A few months ago I posted here a list some powerful apps for autism and today while I was looking for new apps that might have been created since the publication of that list I came across this wonderful wheel.

I know that the first thing that comes to mind when you see this wheel is the popular pedagogy Wheel created by Allan Carrington in which he provided suggestions for 62 apps based on Bloom's Taxonomy. The present wheel is developed by Mark Coppin in which he featured a wide variety of apps for autistic students."


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anne-marie mason's curator insight, July 15, 2013 7:41 PM

Another great wheel to share with colleagues in Spec Ed.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, July 16, 2013 12:29 PM

Useful tool for parents with Autistic students!

Tahnee Cunico's curator insight, February 10, 2014 6:28 PM

Great wheel of apps for students with autism 

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Clip, Annotate, Markup and Permanently Archive Any Web Page with Scribble

Clip, Annotate, Markup and Permanently Archive Any Web Page with Scribble | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
scrible lets you highlight and annotate web pages and easily save, share and collaborate on your web research with others. Sign up for free!

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SLRE's curator insight, August 2, 2013 6:45 AM

Handig app om dingen die je op het web tegenkomt van aantekeningen te voorzien en te bewaren.

wanderingsalsero's curator insight, October 20, 2013 7:54 PM

I haven't read this article but I'm seriously interested in the question implied in the title.....i.e. how to 'mark up' information and get them on the web.  In many cases, I think that's adequate for most people's purpose.

 

I have yet to find a tool that I found really comfortable for doing that.  Maybe this is it.

יפה בן-דרור's curator insight, June 22, 2014 9:12 AM

CROCODOC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmWcWbGnpt4

 

A.NNOTATE

 

מגוון של תכניות להערות על PDF

http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/top-web-annotation-and-markup-tools/

 

 

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Fab Storytelling! How Honest Tea Sold to Coke--But Kept Their Soul

Fab Storytelling! How Honest Tea Sold to Coke--But Kept Their Soul | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
The Honest Tea founders raised eyebrows when they sold their company to Coke for millions of dollars.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 11, 2013 3:32 PM

Aaarrggghhh!! I want to know the end of the story! But I have to wait until it's published in September 2013.


Now here is brilliant biz storytelling! The Honest Tea founders tell their story of how they sold their business to Coca-Cola as a graphic novel (comic book form). This post shares an excerpt of their story and it's a cliff-hanger. I can hardly wait to find out what happened and hear how the story ends. I'm counting down the days until the book comes out.


So the company creates their story as a graphic novel, publishes a part of it on the web, doesn't share the end, and readers defnitely want to hear how it turns out. Think they'll buy the book? Oh yeah!


Take some lessons here. Let your creativity kick in and create something similar. Your audience will love it. And keep having fun (storytelling is fun BTW, if you haven't figured that out yet)! :)


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling atwww.scoop.it/t/just-story-it

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Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language

Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
VirtualWritingTutor is a grammar checker for ESL writing. Finds common ESL spelling mistakes and grammar errors for free.

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Camelia Mojica Rodríguez's comment, August 11, 2013 9:39 AM
is a very importante to learn english
Rose Mount's comment, August 17, 2013 1:00 AM
Great tool
Rose Mount's curator insight, August 17, 2013 1:01 AM

A great tool for English language students.

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Google Glass and Education

Google Glass and Education | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
Google Glass is one of those technologies where the idea alone is enough to start conversations. For those who grew up on a diet of Star Trek it is an idea from that world brought to life.

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seems new to me...need to learn abc of it...

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Asim Mushtaq's curator insight, July 9, 2013 1:44 AM

If only the privacy issues are resolved

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 9, 2013 2:59 PM

Tendremos que descubirlo.

JoAnn Delaney's curator insight, July 31, 2013 10:30 AM

#edtech #edchat

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Content Marketing Is The New Advertising

Content Marketing Is The New Advertising | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it

"Understanding what content marketing is and where it's headed next"


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CAEXI BEST's curator insight, July 16, 2013 7:49 PM
Content Marketing est la nouvelle publicité
eMedToday's curator insight, July 30, 2013 7:38 PM

content marketing is key part of every hospital strategy or at less should be.

warehouseIt's comment, August 14, 2013 9:53 AM
The art is sourcing good intelligent content that will attract current and prospective customers
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Writing in Mathematics

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Collaborative for Teaching and Learning


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Laurence Cuffe's curator insight, June 24, 2013 5:11 AM

A link to some links on the topic.

Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, June 24, 2013 8:48 AM

Love these links.... Math teachers should, too, with the new standards~

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MUST WATCH The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History of Aspect Ratio, by John P. Hess (18:15)

Posted by Robert Hardy on June 28, 2013 • 

 

"How often do we think about aspect ratios? Better yet, how often do we think about where all of our aspect ratios came from and the storied cinematic histories from which they were born? It’s an interesting question, not only for the sake of being more informed about the technical history of cinema, but also for having a better understanding of the implications of various aspect ratios on your film’s aesthetic and story. Hit the jump for an extensive video lesson on the history of the aspect ratio.

 

Filmmaker IQ has produced an awesome and in-depth course called “Everything You Need to Know About Aspect Ratio“. The first lesson from their course is a sprawling 18 minute exposé with all of the aspect ratio history you could ever want."

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Fred Harden's curator insight, July 4, 2013 8:45 PM

Yeah size matters but I'm reminded of Jean Cocteau who said "The next time I write a poem, I shall use a larger sheet of paper. The problem is in using archival images (all that 16mm, 8mm, VHS diary footage)  and destroying the composition when cropping it to 16x9. It looks old. It is.

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MOOCSs: 20 ways to monetise

MOOCSs: 20 ways to monetise | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it

No one should deliver a MOOC without considering income but pure ‘monetisation’ is the wrong term, as a MOOC is an activity that needs to be seen in terms of both costs and income over time. So I’ll come at this as if it was both an income and cost issue, namely its impact on your profit & loss account. Note also that an institution could position its financial goal as an investment, aim for break-even or go for profit. Monetisation is ot just about profits.


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Karen Hochberg's curator insight, June 29, 2013 1:02 PM

Great list of Mooc revenue opportunities 

verstelle's curator insight, June 30, 2013 5:02 AM

Comprehensive overview of current thinking about MOOC monetisation

Veronika Wuyts's comment, July 14, 2013 10:16 AM
is used in every Covey workshop because of that reason!
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Child-rearing grandparents slipping through the safety net - Los Angeles Times

Child-rearing grandparents slipping through the safety net - Los Angeles Times | open resource materials in Teacher-preparation | Scoop.it
Child-rearing grandparents slipping through the safety net Los Angeles Times "The reality is our system just focuses on traditional nuclear families and doesn't accommodate multigenerational families," said Susie Smith, a managing director at the...

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