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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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New Classroom Questioning Techniques for the Best Year Ever

New Classroom Questioning Techniques for the Best Year Ever | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
For students to ask questions, teachers have to start the ball rolling with questions of their own. Check your own methods and discover new resources.
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Critical Thinking Pathways

Critical Thinking Pathways | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
To teach critical thinking, consider applying six definitions of that discipline to the practices of authentic inquiry, PBL, and integrated studies.
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4 Ways Technology is Changing How People Learn - Edudemic

4 Ways Technology is Changing How People Learn - Edudemic | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
When we talk about what changes technology has brought to classrooms across the globe, the answers could basically be never ending. Teachers could talk about things like bringing ease to researching all types of topics, bringing organization (and a lack of physical papers to lose) to the classroom, and making connections for professional development. There …
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Learned Helplessness, and How We Can Overcome It

Learned Helplessness, and How We Can Overcome It
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
How can a classroom be set up to maximize learning? Get inspired by this video playlist with tips and ideas for teachers to make over their classrooms.
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This Is What a Student-Designed School Looks Like

This Is What a Student-Designed School Looks Like | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
The Independent Project is a result of a high school student's mission to create a school where students would feel fully engaged, have an opportunity to develop expertise in something, and learn how to learn.
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This Is No Oil Slick: Huge Anchovy School Swarms Off California Coast - weather.com

This Is No Oil Slick: Huge Anchovy School Swarms Off California Coast - weather.com | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Scientists at California's Scripps Institution of Oceanography spotted a massive school of anchovies swarming in the waters off the coast of La Jolla Tuesday afternoon, and captured them in these photos and video.
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USAV Partners with VERT Wearable Jump Technology

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Hacking School: One Teenager’s Path to Happiness

Hacking School: One Teenager’s Path to Happiness | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Teenager Logan LaPlante explains why he's committed to making his education about learning how to live a healthy and happy life, not just how to make a living.
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How Flipped Classrooms Are Growing and Changing

How Flipped Classrooms Are Growing and Changing | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
The teaching method is approaching “mainstream” status, according to the report.
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A Simple Idea That Just Might Revolutionize Education

A Simple Idea That Just Might Revolutionize Education | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Blog post at Brilliant or Insane :

Despite his relative anonymity, James Pillans dramatically changed teaching and learning. Pillans, you see, invented the blackboard and [..]
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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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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis shares a wealth of apps and platforms that can facilitate teaching and maximize learning within a BYOD classroom and school environment. She counts 51, and these are just her favorites!
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12 great ways to start using Google Classroom now | Ditch That Textbook

12 great ways to start using Google Classroom now | Ditch That Textbook | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Google Classroom is a powerful yet simple place to manage everything you do with Google Apps in the classroom. Here's where I'm getting started with it.
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First female to win math's top prize describes her 2 brainstorming strategies

First female to win math's top prize describes her 2 brainstorming strategies | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Iranian-born Maryam Mirzakhani of Stanford University has become the first woman to win the top award in mathematics, the Field's Medal. The award, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics...
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10 Lessons Teachers Can Learn from YouTube’s Popularity

10 Lessons Teachers Can Learn from YouTube’s Popularity | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
By Terry Heick What might happen if educators experimented with some of the lessons YouTube’s staggering success has taught us? 1. Interdependence Google
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Using Networks for More Than a Single Click | The New Media Consortium

Using Networks for More Than a Single Click | The New Media Consortium | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
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What Are Effective Methods for Brainstorming a Million-Dollar Idea?

What Are Effective Methods for Brainstorming a Million-Dollar Idea? | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Jeff Nelson, former Google employee, answers a Quora user's query about how to come up with a million dollar idea.
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7 Creative Ways to Organize Your Mobile Apps

7 Creative Ways to Organize Your Mobile Apps | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
With thousands of apps at our fingertips, they can quickly overcrowd our screens. Find an organizational structure that works for you.
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She Was Sick Of Being Photoshopped, So She Did THIS. 

She Was Sick Of Being Photoshopped, So She Did THIS.  | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
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Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadgets

Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadgets | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
When researchers asked young children to figure out an experiment using cause and effect, they did a much better job than young adults. That may be because their thinking is more flexible and fluid.
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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
Digital learning specialist Anna Adam provides a quick overview of seven apps that are appropriate for teaching younger children one of the most critical 21st century skills: coding.
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Chart: How To Use 15 Punctuation Marks, In Order Of Difficulty - DesignTAXI.com

Chart: How To Use 15 Punctuation Marks, In Order Of Difficulty - DesignTAXI.com | Perfecting Educational Practice | Scoop.it
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Curtis Newbold, who runs a blog called The Visual Communication Guy, has come up with an informative chart...
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