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Great Summer Reading List for Teachers and Educators

Great Summer Reading List for Teachers and Educators | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Looking for some good titles to read this summer? The resources below will probably be of some help. These are collections of books curated with teachers and educators in mind. They span a plethora of education-related themes and topics and some of them also touch on the area of personal development and motivation.


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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 5, 2014 7:30 PM

Some good books on here.  Worth looking at.

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Libraries concerned over copyright changes

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Libraries have expressed human rights concerns over proposed copyright changes, saying website blocking should be used as a last resort.

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University Security Becomes a Continent-Wide Concern in Africa - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

University Security Becomes a Continent-Wide Concern in Africa - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
In the wake of attacks on universities and schools, the Association of African Universities calls for greater efforts to protect students.
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An earthquake felt across South Asia

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"The magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday morning destroyed parts of Kathmandu, trapped many people under rubble and killed more than 2,500 people. It was the worst to hit the country since a massive 1934 temblor killed more than 8,000."


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Sally Egan's curator insight, April 27, 8:48 PM

Fabulous images and great for study of this disaster.

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Sad & ill-fated..!

 

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The 7 Ps of Modern Workplace Learning

The 7 Ps of Modern Workplace Learning | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

21 April 2015 by Jane Hart: I have shared, in a number of places, a diagram of Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) , which I believes visualise all the main ways we learn at work. However, I have recently added a few P words that have helped to summarise the different elements as well as L&D’s role in it in order to help people at work. so I am sharing this diagram.


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Cheryl Cruz's curator insight, April 22, 8:36 AM

Tba

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Workplace Learning
Elsa Caetano's curator insight, April 27, 6:59 PM

Está na hora de (re)aprender a Língua dos "pês"

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Five Ways to Bring Innovation Into the Classroom

Five Ways to Bring Innovation Into the Classroom | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

In addition to thinking about tools that help boost educators’ teaching practice, this moment might be a good time to pull back and think about some big-picture ideals, too. Here are a few to consider.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/?s=PracTICE



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SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, April 26, 10:31 PM

Innovation, creativity, collaboration, genius hour.

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Otras formas para innovar...Five Ways to Bring Innovation Into the Classroom | @scoopit via @knolinfos http://sco.lt/...

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Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship - UCT Graduate School of Business

Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship - UCT Graduate School of Business | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Six of Africa's top business schools form a new academic association to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent.
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The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts | d...

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts | d... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
"These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages." Tags: language, culture, infographic.
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ESL lesson plans for the digital world

ESL lesson plans for the digital world | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

I think if you asked most teachers, especially in their first few years of teaching, what would make their lives easier, the single most common answer you would get, would be ready made lesson plans and materials.



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Robin Yu's curator insight, March 27, 6:01 AM

Nik Peachey's review of Off2Class is clear and comprehensive, as ever. 

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Nik Peachey's review of Off2Class - online lessons.

Eve Lackman's curator insight, April 9, 8:30 PM

Well thought out lessons created by real teachers who have a passion for elearning. 

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Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Despite cautionary tales of teens and social networks, students have a lot to gain from incorporating what they learn in their personal digital space to the classroom.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 25, 10:22 AM

Interesting article.

junewall's curator insight, March 28, 12:50 AM

David Price talked about these "Do it's" recently in relation to the whole concept of open learning. Perhaps use them as a check-list to see what you currently include in your teaching?

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How Academic Institutions Partner with Private Industry - R & D Magazine

How Academic Institutions Partner with Private Industry - R & D Magazine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Partnerships between universities and businesses are nothing new, but these partnerships have become especially relevant in the face of increasing economic pressure and global competition, the need for interdisciplinary approaches and the growing...
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Are 90% of academic papers really never cited? Reviewing the literature on academic citations.

Are 90% of academic papers really never cited? Reviewing the literature on academic citations. | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
It is widely accepted that academic papers are rarely cited or even read. But what kind of data lies behind these assertions? Dahlia Remler takes a look at the academic...
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"The ExxonMobil Explosion That Nobody Is Talking About" - ThinkProgress

"The ExxonMobil Explosion That Nobody Is Talking About" - ThinkProgress | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A chemical ash rained down on residents of Torrance, California, after an ExxonMobile refinery explosion in February. Why were residents told so little about the potential toxic effects?
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Africa needs IP protection to build knowledge economies - SciDev.Net

Africa needs IP protection to build knowledge economies - SciDev.Net | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The next generation of African entrepreneurs and scientists need support to protect their ideas, says Paul Boateng.
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A professor fails his entire class and his university intervenes - Inside Higher Ed

A professor fails his entire class and his university intervenes - Inside Higher Ed | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Inside Higher Ed A professor fails his entire class and his university intervenes Inside Higher Ed The same day Horwitz sent a similar email to the senior administrators of the university telling them what he had done, and predicting (correctly)...
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PRESIDENT OBAMA TO CONNECT WITH STUDENTS NATIONWIDE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF READING AND DIGITAL LITERACY AS CRITICAL SKILLS IN LATEST VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP FROM DISCOVERY EDUCATION AND THE WHITE HOUSE | ...

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