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Las 50 peores traducciones de títulos de películas de la historia

Las 50 peores traducciones de títulos de películas de la historia | PLN | Scoop.it
Cincuenta nombres de películas mal traducidos. Las traducciones de títulos de pelis de Hollywood más locas de España, Latinoamérica, China y otros países
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Successful Learning: Peer Learning: Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes

A newsletter of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning (CDTL)
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graphite | The best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula rated for learning

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This Look At What The World Eats For Breakfast Is Unbelievably Delightful

This Look At What The World Eats For Breakfast Is Unbelievably Delightful | PLN | Scoop.it
Where should your tastebuds actually live?
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5 Tips For A Regular Mindfulness Practice - Lucid Living

5 Tips For A Regular Mindfulness Practice - Lucid Living | PLN | Scoop.it
Science underpins what has been common sense all along: Commitment to a regular practice is the single most important key to recognisable progress in almost everything we do. In terms of mindfulness it is our brain that we re-invite and lovingly encourage to reshape with each recurring meditation session, and this is a serious job. …
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55 Spanish Cognates To Use with Kids

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Spanish cognates help children learn vocabulary. Use these cognates when you talk to language learners. Printable list included.
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How Do We Create Rich Learning Opportunities for All Students?

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Every student has the capacity for rich, meaningful learning experiences. How can educators tap into the motivation that helps drive a love of learning in students? They key might be found in the "deeper learning" movement.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, February 28, 2014 10:00 PM

What is deeper learning? This post defines it as the following six competencies:

* mastering content

* critical thinking

* effective written and oral communication

* collaboration

* learning how to learn

* developing academic mindset

The post shares an example from one school that uses deeper learning, provides additional resources on how to cultivate academic mindset, and deeper learning and the common core, educators and deeper learning, and getting started with deeper learning.

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When, And How, To Let Learners Struggle

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“Let them eat cake,” said Marie Antoinette. Should teachers, parents, and managers say of the learners in their charge, “Let them struggle”?

Allowing learners to struggle will actually help them learn better, according to research on “productive failure” conducted by Manu Kapur, a researcher at the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore. Kapur’s investigations find that while the model adopted by many teachers and employers when introducing others to new knowledge—providing lots of structure and guidance early on, until the students or workers show that they can do it on their own—makes intuitive sense, it’s not the best way to promote learning. Rather, it’s better to let neophytes wrestle with the material on their own for a while, refraining from giving them any assistance at the start.

In a recent study published in the Journal of the Learning Sciences, Kapur and a co-author, Katerine Bielaczyc, applied the principle of productive failure to mathematical problem solving in three schools in Singapore. With one group of students, the teacher provided intensive “scaffolding”—instructional support—and feedback. With the teacher’s help, these pupils were able to find the answers to their set of problems.

Meanwhile, a second group was directed to solve the same problems by collaborating with one another, absent any prompts from their instructor. These students weren’t able to complete the problems correctly. But in the course of trying to do so, they generated a lot of ideas about the nature of the problems and about what potential solutions would look like. And when the two groups were tested on what they’d learned, the second group “significantly outperformed” the first.

The struggles of the second group have what Kapur calls a “hidden efficacy”: they lead people to understand the deep structure of problems, not simply their correct solutions. When these students encounter a new problem of the same type on a test, they’re able to transfer the knowledge they’ve gathered more effectively than those who were the passive recipients of someone else’s expertise.

In the real world, problems rarely come neatly packaged, so being able to discern their deep structure is key. But, Kapur notes, none of us like to fail, no matter how often Silicon Valley entrepreneurs praise the salutary effects of an idea that flops or a start-up that crashes and burns. So, he says, we need to “design for productive failure” by intentionally managing the way learners fail.

Kapur has identified three conditions that promote a beneficial struggle. First, choose problems to work on that “challenge but do not frustrate.” Second, provide learners with opportunities to explain and elaborate on what they’re doing. Third, give learners the chance to compare and contrast good and bad solutions to the problems.

By allowing learners to experience the discomfort of struggle first, and the triumph of understanding second, we can ensure that they have their cake and eat it, too.

 


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 24, 2014 2:05 PM

There is a balance that needs to happen. Teachers need to be sensitive and tactful to what student needs are.

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Focus on Audience for Better PBL Results

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At the end of a project-based learning (PBL) experience, students typically share what they have learned or discovered with an audience. Depending on the project, students might publish their work online, make presentations at a public event, or pitch their ideas to a panel of judges

 

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Your Lesson's First Five Minutes: Make Them Grand

Your Lesson's First Five Minutes: Make Them Grand | PLN | Scoop.it
If you have ever lived with another person and come home to find them in a bad mood, how long did it take you to figure it out? Hours? Minutes? Seconds? Most people say "seconds," and some can tell b

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:19 AM

The start of class can greatly influence how the rest of the class goes. Here's some practical, detailed advice for how to get students wanting to learn.

1) Do something you love

2) Use teasers

3) Ask compelling questions

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Wonderful Graphic Featuring 10 Simple Ways to Create your PLN ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful Graphic Featuring 10 Simple Ways to Create your PLN ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | PLN | Scoop.it

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Con Sotidis's curator insight, April 6, 2014 6:50 PM

You can start by following #ozlearn Tweet chat this Tuesday 8:00 pm AEST. 

Andrew Gerkens's curator insight, April 6, 2014 7:47 PM

A Personal learning Network (PLN) is a simple and powerful way to develop. I'd like to see the development of a PLN and professional network integrated as a key '20' activity within every development plan (and process). Give workers the awareness, the resources and the support to develop and maintain their networks and make them accountable for it.

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These companies are tracking the fitness of their employees - The Guardian

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The Guardian These companies are tracking the fitness of their employees The Guardian For The Outside View, the experiment is about finding a way to have a more productive workforce, where staff can use the data to learn from each other.
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Screencast-O-Matic - Free online screen recorder for instant screen capture video sharing.

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Online screen recorder for one-click recording for free.
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Learning: What We Read-Hear-See-Do

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daniel peled's curator insight, March 12, 2014 3:23 AM

חשיבות הדיון בלמידה על השינון בע"פ. 

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Seven Attitudes of Mindfulness - Lucid Living

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The practice of mindfulness is like cultivating a garden: it flourishes when certain conditions are present. Learn about seven essential attitudes.
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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

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Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with

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The Role of PBL in Making the Shift to Common Core

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Editor's note: John Larmer, Editor in Chief at the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), contributed to this post.

The Common Core has embedded within it some Big Ideas that shift the role of teachers

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Amy Burns's curator insight, December 17, 2013 10:24 AM

Article explains how PBL and Common Core work together.

Sydney Sims's curator insight, February 20, 2014 12:03 PM

The Common Core is here..how can PBL and CCSS work together?

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How to Create a Robust and Meaningful Personal Learning Network [PLN]

How to Create a Robust and Meaningful Personal Learning Network [PLN] | PLN | Scoop.it
This post describes how educators can develop a personal learning network that supports meaningful and relevant learning. The MOOC, Education Technology & Media, etmooc, is used here as a worki...
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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, May 13, 2013 12:08 AM

Sir Ken Robinson's newest TED talk inspires a revolution in education informed by the natural characteristics of human beings that will allow learning to flourish. This is a can't miss, highly motivating performance with a sincere, well-informed, and commonsense message.