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Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble

Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
Nearly seven years after first opening its doors, the Science Leadership Academy public magnet high school* in Philadelphia and its inquiry-based approach to
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22 Simple Ideas for Harnessing Creativity in the Elementary Classroom

22 Simple Ideas for Harnessing Creativity in the Elementary Classroom | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
Kindergarten inclusion teacher Trisha Riche' inspires her students -- and her readers -- to play, learn and teach outside of the box.
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Is School Enough? Exploring Interest-Driven and Informal Learning

Is School Enough? Exploring Interest-Driven and Informal Learning | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
Meet students around the country who are engaged and passionate about learning -- outside of the classroom. Explore additional resources about student engagement and passion-based learning for both parents and educators.
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nope, definitely not enough

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Common Core in Action: Using Digital Storytelling Tools in the ELA Classroom

Common Core in Action: Using Digital Storytelling Tools in the ELA Classroom | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
A storytelling app helps students use technology to produce and publish writing, collaborate with others, and hit the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing.
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Why Academic Teaching Doesn’t Help Kids Excel In Life

Why Academic Teaching Doesn’t Help Kids Excel In Life | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
Teacher Shelley Wright explains why a school system that revolves around academics fails to teach kids what they really need to know. Students have many talents; they just don’t fit into set current curriculae because their talents are likely not considered "real knowledge."
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I like the questions....

"What are you going to learn?"

"How are you going to learn it?"

"How are you going to show me you're learning?"

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▶ How does flipping work in an elementary classroom? Flipped Classroom Training Program FAQ - YouTube

More information about the Flipped Classroom Training Program: http://teacher.fizzedu.org For more information on how to flip your classroom (flipping the cl...
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Can we flip it?  Even if we can't flip an entire classroom, can we flip a lesson?

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Integrating technology in a Kindergarten classroom

An example of how digital technology was used in a Kindergarten classroom.
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▶ Explorer Elementary Student Projects - YouTube

Learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) at : http://bie.org/. Students of various grades from Explorer Elementary share their work.
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12 Changes Coming To The Future Of Learning - Edudemic

12 Changes Coming To The Future Of Learning - Edudemic | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
The future of learning is exciting, filled with innovative ideas, and no one in their right mind knows more than that. Anyone who says otherwise is pulling your leg.
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I'm in on this!

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▶ An Introduction to Technology Integration - YouTube

Integrating technology with classroom practice can be a great way to strengthen engagement by linking students to a global audience, turning them into creato...
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Common Core in Action: Using Digital Storytelling Tools in the ELA Classroom

Common Core in Action: Using Digital Storytelling Tools in the ELA Classroom | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
A storytelling app helps students use technology to produce and publish writing, collaborate with others, and hit the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing.
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4 Ways Technology is Changing How People Learn | Edudemic

4 Ways Technology is Changing How People Learn | Edudemic | Who Owns the Learning? | 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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▶ Project Based Learning: Explained. - YouTube

Learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) at : http://bie.org/. The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common...
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A Flipped Classroom? Or Should It Be Sideways? | Edudemic

A Flipped Classroom? Or Should It Be Sideways? | Edudemic | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
The traditional model of teach we’re familiar with is that of the teacher in front of the class, lecturing and assigning homework for students to do once they leave the classroom. The teacher has full control over their learning process. Or do they? Teachers who seem to have full control over their student’s learning often …
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What about sideways?

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▶ Innovation Spaces - Kindergarten - YouTube

Blue Valley School District #229 - Innovation Spaces -Education Services developed an innovation technology project that would create technology rich classro...
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Kindergartners can do research too!!

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▶ Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning - YouTube

Student-driven class activities, enhanced by technology, launch kindergartners on a journey of lifelong learning. See more ideas about immersing young learne...
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Flipping the Elementary Classroom - jonbergmann.com

Flipping the Elementary Classroom - jonbergmann.com | Who Owns the Learning? | Scoop.it
A question I have been frequently asked is how do you flip an elementary classroom?  Does the flipped methodology work for the younger grades?  The answer is yes–sorta.   My current role is that of a K-8 technology facilitator.  I work directly with an amazing staff who has taught me much about students in the …
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"Don't flip a class: flip a lesson" - I think this is an approach we at the elementary level need to consider. 

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