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Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning

A recent 93-page report on online education, conducted by SRI International for the Department of Education, has a starchy academic title, but a most intriguing conclusion: “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.”
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7 Tech Tools That Foster Critical Thinking Skills

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RT @Graphite: [New Blog] 7 Tech Tools That Foster Critical Thinking Skills: http://t.co/G4pwJfB9Uz http://t.co/6EMVyw0xqe #edtech #edchat …
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Dive into the Maker Movement

Dive into the Maker Movement | Problem-based Learning | Scoop.it

Maker Spaces, Fabrication Labs . . . it's been going on for some time now, but it's all the buzz in education these days. And with good reason. I've been thinking about all this more and more since

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NJThey Role of Mistakes in the Classroom

NJThey Role of Mistakes in the Classroom | Problem-based Learning | Scoop.it
Journalist Alina Tugend (@atugend on Twitter) is the author of Better By Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong, and writes the ShortCuts column for the New York Times business sectio (Need to develop a growth mind set in our students thus...
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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters | Problem-based Learning | Scoop.it

One good way to put students through a meaningful, rigorous experience of analyzing source validity is with an annotated bibliography. Students have to not only summarize the source’s importance, but also evaluate its validity.


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Lesley Sheldon's curator insight, October 7, 2013 12:10 PM

Such an important skill to teach our children. 

robyns tut's curator insight, October 8, 2013 12:43 AM

This will make an interesting article for rhodes studdents seeing as referencing is such a big issue at rhodes. Is it fair to children for them to have to start indepth referencing so young?

-Tanah

Kibet Koskei's curator insight, October 15, 2013 6:47 AM
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Building a successful media on content curation? Ooops! Someone did it again. Well done Upworthy!

Building a successful media on content curation? Ooops! Someone did it again. Well done Upworthy! | Problem-based Learning | Scoop.it
What if BuzzFeed had a political agenda? Upworthy does, and it's doing well.
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hmmmm--can we repurpose this idea for Higher Education?
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5 Ways to Add Interactive Elements to Your Videos

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This is a round-up of the ways that you can add interactive elements to your videos. The first four tools could be used by students to create a series of choose your own adventure videos. These tools could be used by teachers to enhance the short videos that they create for flipped lessons.

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Content curation as a way for students to develop critical thinking

Content curation as a way for students to develop critical thinking | Problem-based Learning | Scoop.it

I wanted students to be able to funnel their interests into a more authentic academic experience so that they could learn about what they want to learn about and become empowered as researchers, both casually and formally.


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, October 3, 2013 5:48 PM

An excellent story for lecturers or teachers thinking in content curation as a tool in their aulas.

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:22 AM

Useful for educators - key digital literacy skill

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 4, 2013 2:00 PM

content curation and critical thinking skills