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Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Graphicacy = Visual Literacy + Visual Thinking

Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Graphicacy = Visual Literacy + Visual Thinking | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking.
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ScanSnap Wireless Mobile Scanner

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Do you recognize these Obsolete Technologies?

Do you recognize these Obsolete Technologies? | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Hardly anyone uses them anymore, but at one point they were cutting edge and people were thanking their lucky stars that they existed!
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18 Apps That Will Inspire Creativity In Your Everyday Life

18 Apps That Will Inspire Creativity In Your Everyday Life | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris, occupying themselves in a hardly satisfying, and utterly pixelated virtual reality. The tablet or s...
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Webmaker/WebLiteracyMap - MozillaWiki

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Your Project - Google Science Fair 2014

Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to students from 13 to 18 years old. What do you want to change?
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Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media ~ Athabasca University Press

Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media ~ Athabasca University Press | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it

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"Within the rapidly expanding field of educational technology, learners and educators must confront a seemingly overwhelming selection of tools designed to deliver and facilitate both online and blended learning. Many of these tools assume that learning is configured and delivered in closed contexts, through learning management systems (LMS). However, while traditional "classroom" learning is by no means obsolete, networked learning is in the ascendant. A foundational method in online and blended education, as well as the most common means of informal and self-directed learning, networked learning is rapidly becoming the dominant mode of teaching as well as learning.

 

"In Teaching Crowds, Dron and Anderson introduce a new model for understanding and exploiting the pedagogical potential of Web-based technologies, one that rests on connections — on networks and collectives — rather than on separations. Recognizing that online learning both demands and affords new models of teaching and learning, the authors show how learners can engage with social media platforms to create an unbounded field of emergent connections. These connections empower learners, allowing them to draw from one another’s expertise to formulate and fulfill their own educational goals. In an increasingly networked world, developing such skills will, they argue, better prepare students to become self-directed, lifelong learners."


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Growth Mindset: A Driving Philosophy, Not Just a Tool

Growth Mindset: A Driving Philosophy, Not Just a Tool | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
It's important to recognize that a growth mindset is an overall paradigm for personal development rather than a pedagogical tool for measuring academic accomplishment.
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Webmaker/WebLiteracyMap - MozillaWiki

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7 Incognito Wearables You'd Never Guess Were Gadgets

For the techies worried about becoming Glassholes, there's always subtlety.
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7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
As you plan next year's curriculum and activities, consider how you'll use your classroom space. Here are seven learning zones to help focus your students.
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3 benefits of mobile learning you’re not leveraging

3 benefits of mobile learning you’re not leveraging | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
One of the most common mistakes schools make with 1:1 mobile programs is that they treat the devices as if they were regular computers.
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Tweet from @JayBilly2

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the classroom, positions it as a vital life skill and provides 12 positive examples of classroom use.
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11 Simple Ways To Start Using Technology In Your Classroom | Edudemic

11 Simple Ways To Start Using Technology In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
If you’re on the education technology fence, you probably can’t decide which device or app is the best one to really use. You aren’t sure if you want to jump into the edtech pool with Evernote, Moodle, an iPad, a Chromebook, or some other hot new product or service. That’s because there are an overwhelmingly …
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easel.ly | create and share visual ideas online

easel.ly | create and share visual ideas online | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Easel.ly is a simple web tool that empowers anyone to create and share powerful visuals (infographics, posters)... no design experience needed! We provide the canvas, you provide the creativity.
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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.
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How I Trick Myself Into Writing

How I Trick Myself Into Writing | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
The ways I put pen to paper when I don’t feel like it.
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Athabasca University Press - Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media

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Inspiring Quotes from 10 Influential Women in Tech

Inspiring Quotes from 10 Influential Women in Tech | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Wit and wisdom from the women who created some of the technology we use every day.
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Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up

Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Kids with a fixed mindset believe that you are stuck with however much intelligence you're born with. When they fail, these kids feel trapped. They start thinking they must not be as talented or smart as everyone's been telling them. They avoid chall...
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10 tips on how to make slides that communicate your idea, from TED's in-house expert

10 tips on how to make slides that communicate your idea, from TED's in-house expert | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
  Aaron Weyenberg is the master of slide decks. Our UX Lead creates Keynote presentations that are both slick and charming—the kind that pull you in and keep you captivated, but in an understa...
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JIBO

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Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces

Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
From innovative, intelligent seating arrangements to relevant, engaging bulletin boards, your students deserve a classroom space that stimulates and facilitates their learning.
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Using Webb's Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor

Using Webb's Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Norman Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels is a system that categorizes tasks according to the complexity of thinking required to successfully complete them.
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Remake Your Class: Building a Collaborative Learning Environment (Video Playlist)

Remake Your Class: Building a Collaborative Learning Environment (Video Playlist) | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Watch a determined middle school teacher transform his crowded classroom space to enable deeper learning and effective teamwork -- with help from his students, community volunteers, and a few experts.
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