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To test or not to test: Should parents be able to decide whether kids take state exams? | Get Schooled

To test or not to test: Should parents be able to decide whether kids take state exams? | Get Schooled | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
Should parents in Georgia decide whether their children take annual state exams? A reader told me that her daughter was showing signs of test anxiety
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In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library? | MindShift

In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library? | MindShift | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
The main reason most parents go to libraries is to get books for their kids. So what becomes of the magic of being surrounded by books when e-readers become more prevalent?
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Educators on iPads - Let Them Play!!!

Educators on iPads - Let Them Play!!! | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
Part of the technology plan at Gordon Greenwood has been to get iPads into the hands of our teachers and support staff in order to give them an idea of the possibilities that technology can  present...
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Zombie-Based Learning -- "Braaaaaaains!"

Zombie-Based Learning -- "Braaaaaaains!" | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
You read that correctly: Zombie-Based Learning. When I started learning about it, my inner geek squealed with joy. I've always loved zombies. I've watched all the movies and even read the original Wa
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Novelty and the Brain: Why New Things Make Us Feel So Good

Novelty and the Brain: Why New Things Make Us Feel So Good | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
We all like shiny new things, whether it's a new gadget, new city, or new job. In fact, our brains are made to be attracted to novelty—and it turns out that it could actually improve our memory and learning capacity.

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SO, What's THE CHANGE For Teachers In 21st Century Education!?

SO, What's THE CHANGE For Teachers In 21st Century Education!? | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
. . SO, What's THE Change For Teachers In 21st Century Education!? . This is a general overview only to explain in simple words: I get asked very often and get also a lot of discussions with people...
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Rethinking PBIS

Rethinking PBIS | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
What do you think of when you think of PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports)?  Chances are you think first of the idea of “caught being good” or rewards.  I was at a SEL (Social Emoti...
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Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology

Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
What exactly do the Common Core standards say about technology?
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10 Creative Ways To Use Google Tools To Maximize Learning - Edudemic

10 Creative Ways To Use Google Tools To Maximize Learning - Edudemic | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
While there are hundreds of tools and devices available, we have found 10 creative ways to use Google tools and services to help improve learning.
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10 Axioms for Learning Design (and just what IS an axiom, anyway?) | Global Learning Partners

10 Axioms for Learning Design (and just what IS an axiom, anyway?) | Global Learning Partners | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
At Global Learning Partners, we are energized by our work with a diverse range of clients worldwide, and are driven by a desire to effect lasting global change towards peace and justice.
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iPads In The Classroom: The Right Questions You Should Ask - Edudemic

iPads In The Classroom: The Right Questions You Should Ask - Edudemic | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
Does the iPad foster or hinder creativity? Is it a comprehensive tool or just a mere distraction? Do we use the iPad just because it makes our classroom look cool? Are we missing the forest for the trees here?
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Why MOOCs are Good for Teacher Professional Development! - OnlineUniversities.com

Why MOOCs are Good for Teacher Professional Development! - OnlineUniversities.com | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
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To Improve School Climate, Examine Recess

To Improve School Climate, Examine Recess | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
As we look at ways to create environments that allow teaching and learning to thrive, it's time to take a long, hard look at the critical role of recess in our schools. Recess has the potential to tr
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The Persistent Appeal of Technology in Learning

The Persistent Appeal of Technology in Learning | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
Dr. Victor Frankenstein loved technology, and Mary Shelley's work of fiction was at once a cautionary and promotional tale of technology's incredible potential. In the iconic story, he took the piece
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Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge - Mark Anderson's Blog

Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge - Mark Anderson's Blog | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge model - ideas, framework and practical applications.
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The 12 Commandments of Digital Citizens ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 12 Commandments of Digital Citizens ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
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12 Disruptive Technologies That Are Changing The World

12 Disruptive Technologies That Are Changing The World | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
A potential $33 trillion/year impact by 2025.
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There's a special app for that - Part 10: Apps for behavior management and intervention

There's a special app for that - Part 10: Apps for behavior management and intervention | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
Welcome to Part 10 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 10, we focus on apps for behavior management and intervent...
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How Teachers Are Integrating Technology Into The Common Core

How Teachers Are Integrating Technology Into The Common Core | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic I’m positive about the future of education and you should be too! Schools across the globe are disrupting the traditional educational model through the incorporation of technolo...
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What Your Social Media Habits Say About Your Teaching Style - TeachThought

What Your Social Media Habits Say About Your Teaching Style - TeachThought | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
Is there a relationship between your social media habits and your teaching style?
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Education Topics: Secrets to a Successful Principal and Teacher Relationship

Education Topics: Secrets to a Successful Principal and Teacher Relationship | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
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The Ultimate Education Reform: Messy Learning & Problem Solving

The Ultimate Education Reform: Messy Learning & Problem Solving | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
  via Powerful Learning Practice Have you ever gone to the doctor with a rather vague problem? The kind of problem that has no obvious solution? “Doctor, my elbow hurts.” “Doctor, I have a run...
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Using Technology to Reach Unreachable Students

Using Technology to Reach Unreachable Students | School Leadership 2.0 | Scoop.it
The iPad made a transformation in John's learning demeanor. Where once his attitude blared, "I dare you to teach me!" now it screams, " Teach me more!
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