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ClassThink.com The complete guide to managing iPad in schools - Updated! » ClassThink.com

ClassThink.com The complete guide to managing iPad in schools - Updated! » ClassThink.com | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it

"We’ve updated the ClassThink guide to managing iPads in education. If you’re planning to use iPads in your school or want to know the latest iPad management tips, it’s an essential read!"


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Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 4, 10:18 PM

A useful guide for beginning to use iPads in classrooms or schools. This should never be done without thinking about the consequences and challenges. 

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Latest Raspberry Pi Projects for Engineering Students

Latest Raspberry Pi Projects for Engineering Students | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
This article discusses about the latest Raspberry pi projects in 2015 that includes Solar Street Light, Auto Intensity Control and Motor Speed Control etc
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Boolean Algebra

Boolean Algebra | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Contents1 What is Boolean Algebra2 History of Boolean Algebra2.1 Boolean Expressions3 Postulates of Boolean Algebra3.1 Identity law3.2 Idompotent Law3.3 Dominance Laws or Annulment Law3.4 Complementary Law3.5 Commutative Law3.6 Distributive Law3.7 Associative Law3.8 Absorption Laws3.9 Redundancy Laws3.10 Combining Law3.11 Involution law3.12 Consensus Laws4 Boolean Logical Operations4.1 Complement (NOT Function)4.2 Addition (OR Function)4.3 Multiplication (AND Function)5 Simplification of …
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What Classrooms Can Learn From Informal Learning - TeachThought

What Classrooms Can Learn From Informal Learning - TeachThought | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
I spent more than 5 years in public school classrooms, both urban and suburban, and while I saw a lot of educators working their behinds off and engaging kids in valuable, essential learning, I also saw a lot of kids that were disenchanted by what school had to offer. After years in the public school system, many of the students that need school the worst had been taught one irrevocable truth: learning was not for them. And not just because school was too hard or too easy, but because it was often at odds with their interests and desires.

And then, in just the past few months, I’ve had my eyes opened to the world of schooling that happens beyond the walls of the traditional brick and mortar education. Suddenly, I saw living rooms, parks, co-ops, libraries, churches, and community centers as steady, stimulating learning environments. I saw parents confidently addressing the educational needs of their children without necessarily having the formal training to do so (my good friend, Becky, is among them). I saw how certain learning methods and perspectives could yield the type of student that regularly scores above the national average on an array of standardized tests and feels empowered as a lifelong learner. But what exactly were these families able to do that was so different? And what could we as public educators borrow from these homeschool classrooms–or any non-traditional or informal learning environment–that would be of benefit in our own? Here are the five things that stand out.

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Elizabeth Walton Coleman's curator insight, August 1, 11:19 PM

These are the things I've learned that the half is never greater than the whole.

Heather Maxon's curator insight, August 2, 6:11 AM

Good article

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How to use stories to influence decision makers

How to use stories to influence decision makers | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Leaders are decision-makers. They have to be. As soon as they walk into the office in the morning, they’re bombarded with decisions that have to be made: ‘Can our business partner sell our product in that new market?

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What a great post from my colleagues over at Anecdote. This one is all about influencing decision makers by exposing them to stories outside their own experiences. 


As Shawn Callahan points out, "And of the experiences that get noticed, a few are thought about and translated into a story that explains what happened. Over time, these accumulate into a repertoire of experience-based stories. It is this repertoire that guides intuitive decision-making. To influence a decision-maker, you need to change the stories their intuition relies upon."


He then goes on to give us tips for exactly how to do that. What I also love about Shawn's posts is how often then are based on solid research. At the bottom of the post you will find all the citations cited in the article. Yay! So we are talking hard science, not spouting platitudes. We need more of this kind of writing.


Thanks Shawn.


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her business storytelling curation at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

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2DiFore Marketing Solutions's curator insight, July 28, 7:40 AM

Didn't you just love it when your parents, grandparents or other extended family would tell stories about "when they were young" it was so different!? Well, why don't you tell a story about other client experiences with prospective clients? Turn your successes into sales today.

Kevin Watson's curator insight, July 31, 9:14 AM

What a great post from my colleagues over at Anecdote. This one is all about influencing decision makers by exposing them to stories outside their own experiences. 

 

As Shawn Callahan points out, "And of the experiences that get noticed, a few are thought about and translated into a story that explains what happened. Over time, these accumulate into a repertoire of experience-based stories. It is this repertoire that guides intuitive decision-making. To influence a decision-maker, you need to change the stories their intuition relies upon."


He then goes on to give us tips for exactly how to do that. What I also love about Shawn's posts is how often then are based on solid research. At the bottom of the post you will find all the citations cited in the article. Yay! So we are talking hard science, not spouting platitudes. We need more of this kind of writing.


Thanks Shawn.


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her business storytelling curation at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it ;

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JavaScript & JQuery: A More Beautiful Way to Learn Web Development

JavaScript & JQuery: A More Beautiful Way to Learn Web Development | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
These days, there’s no shortage of online resources for teaching yourself to code, but there’s also nothing like reading a good instruction book from start to finish. JavaScript & JQuery, by Jon Duckett, is perhaps the most elegant, visually engaging book you can learn JavaScript from.
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#JavaScript #Education #Coding #IoT #Websites

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#JavaScript #Education #Coding #IoT #Websites

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Empower Students to Ask Questions

Empower Students to Ask Questions | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
In "Q Tasks," Carol Koechlin & Sandi Zwaan argue that the key to learning, understanding & thinking critically is the Question. The book's 50 or so lessons help students generate & use ...
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Creativity As An Exact (Biomimetic) Science

Creativity As An Exact (Biomimetic) Science | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
This paper was first presented at the 4th Biomimetics¹ Workshop at the University of Reading, UK, on 24 September 1999. Darrell Mann Industrial Fellow, Dep
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#Biomimicry #STEM #Creativity

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Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

Why Technology Will Never Fix Education | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
The real obstacle is student motivation, and no gadget can create that.
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From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines - Langwitches

From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines - Langwitches | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now. I have used these routines with students, as  blogging routines and in professional development workshops.

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Authentis Formations's curator insight, July 29, 4:36 AM

Pour mieux apprendre : des rituels à mettre en place !

Lawrence Buck's curator insight, July 31, 7:29 AM
I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now. I have used these routines with students, as  blogging routines and in professional development workshops.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

Calliope Global Fran's curator insight, July 31, 2:42 PM
I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now. I have used these routines with students, as  blogging routines and in professional development workshops.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

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Splice Cable Like A Rocket Scientist

Splice Cable Like A Rocket Scientist | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Rocket Science without the expensive college education!Often, in the world of electronic experimentation or repair, there's a need to splice a wire or...
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#Soldering #Wire #Splice #NASA #Electrical

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Bitsbox: a new way to introduce kids to computer programming

Bitsbox: a new way to introduce kids to computer programming | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
A code.org featured activity, Bitsbox provides monthly projects that teach gradeschoolers how to program apps. Try it now for free at Bitsbox.com.
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#Computer #Programming #Apps #HourOfCode

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Sinusoidal Waveform | ELECTRONICS HUB

Sinusoidal Waveform | ELECTRONICS HUB | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Contents1 Introduction2 Generation of  Sine Wave3 What is R.P.M.?4 Instantaneous Voltage5 Displacement of a Coil With in a Magnetic Field6 Sinusoidal Wave Construction7 Angular Velocity of Sine Wave8 Sinusoidal Waveform Example Introduction Among all the waveforms , sine waves are frequently used because of their ease of representation and some specific advantageous characteristics. The sine or sinusoidal wave is …
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Younger Students Increasingly Drawn to Online Learning, Study Finds

Younger Students Increasingly Drawn to Online Learning, Study Finds | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Prospective online students are drawn to local schools and are skewing younger, one report discovers.
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A College Without Classes

A College Without Classes | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
MANCHESTER, Mich.—Had Daniella Kippnick followed in the footsteps of the hundreds of millions of students who have earned university degrees in the past millennium, she might be slumping in a lecture hall somewhere while a professor droned. But Kippnick has no course lectures. She has no courses to attend at all. No classroom, no college quad, no grades. Her university has no deadlines or tenure-track professors.
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Introduction to Combinational Logic Circuits

Introduction to Combinational Logic Circuits | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Combinational logic circuits are designed by combining various logic gates to produce a specific output for all possible input combinations
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#Electronics #Logic #Circuits #Boolean #STEM #MAKE

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A MUST READ! What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

A MUST READ!  What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

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A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.


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A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

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Татьяна Слесаренко's curator insight, Today, 11:13 AM
A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

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Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country shared their favorite teaching apps.

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#Apps #Education #Classroom #EdTech

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Cheryl Hunter's curator insight, July 30, 7:58 AM

There's a nice variety on this list - definitely a good starting point!

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Not an Introvert, Not an Extrovert? You May Be An Ambivert

Not an Introvert, Not an Extrovert? You May Be An Ambivert | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Ambiverts have introverted and extroverted traits, but neither trait is dominant. As a result, they have more balanced, or nuanced, personalities. They aren’t the folks yammering your ear off. Nor are they the totally silent ones happily ensconced in the corner.

Ambiverts move between being social or being solitary, speaking up or listening carefully with greater ease than either extroverts or introverts. “It is like they’re bilingual,” says Daniel Pink, a business book author and co-host of Crowd Control, a TV series on human behavior, who has studied ambiversion. “They have a wider range of skills and can connect with a wider range of people in the same way someone who speaks English and Spanish can.”

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Ambiverts have introverted and extroverted traits, but neither trait is dominant. As a result, they have more balanced, or nuanced, personalities. They aren’t the folks yammering your ear off. Nor are they the totally silent ones happily ensconced in the corner.


Ambiverts move between being social or being solitary, speaking up or listening carefully with greater ease than either extroverts or introverts. “It is like they’re bilingual,” saysDaniel Pink, a business book author and co-host of Crowd Control, a TV series on human behavior, who has studied ambiversion. “They have a wider range of skills and can connect with a wider range of people in the same way someone who speaks English and Spanish can.”

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Linda Alexander's curator insight, July 29, 11:18 AM

Me me! This is who I really am....neither extreme.  I need the social contact, lots of friends and family nearby, but usually prefer to retreat after a good dose of interaction.  Indeed I can paint alone for hours or read a good book. My sense is that ambivert fits a lot of personalities...

Ruth Ersapah's curator insight, August 2, 10:30 AM
Interesting article.
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Ambiverts have introverted and extroverted traits, but neither trait is dominant. As a result, they have more balanced, or nuanced, personalities. They aren’t the folks yammering your ear off. Nor are they the totally silent ones happily ensconced in the corner.

 

Ambiverts move between being social or being solitary, speaking up or listening carefully with greater ease than either extroverts or introverts. “It is like they’re bilingual,” saysDaniel Pink, a business book author and co-host of Crowd Control, a TV series on human behavior, who has studied ambiversion. “They have a wider range of skills and can connect with a wider range of people in the same way someone who speaks English and Spanish can.”

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Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference

Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
You know that bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? It’s the literal truth. While most of us spend more time thinking about reality TV stars and pro athletes, teachers are among the few people who truly affect our ...

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Tiziana Rosanna Iozzi's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:37 AM

Un insegnante ha il ruolo di un mentore, è un modello, sa aiutare i ragazzi nelle difficoltà e li incoraggia a seguire i loro sogni... A chi di voi è capitata la fortuna di conoscerne almeno uno/a nella vita?

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:56 PM

I had the opportunity to tell my first grade teacher thank you 5 years ago. She actually had kept my first grade picture all these years. My teachers were great and school was my favorite place and I excelled there. So thanks to all the teachers that I did not get to thank. :-)

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Four Tools to Help Gamify Your Classroom

Four Tools to Help Gamify Your Classroom | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
The first step toward gamifying your classroom can be as simple as taking the "ew" out of "review" with these helpful game-oriented apps, selected and described by tech integration expert Curtis Ch...

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Slice Fractions

Slice Fractions | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
On sale for only $.99  - Slice Fractions was recently listed as one of Apple's Best of 2014: Apps. Kids learn about fractions as they slice through ice and lava to clear a path for a cute mammoth. ...
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Grant Thompson - "The King of Random" - #LifeHacks on YouTube

Grant Thompson - "The King of Random" - #LifeHacks on YouTube | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Call it "mad science", or just a "quest for discovery". These are some of my experiments, life-hacks, and random weekend projects. WARNING: In many cases, th...
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#LifeHacking #LifeHacks #MAKE #MakerSpace #DIY #STEM #SkillsGap

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Counting Board to Learn Math

Counting Board to Learn Math | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
FREE and fabulous - Counting Board HD, a colorful number grid that can be used to help kids learn basic number concepts. The app is advertised as being suitable for 2 to 4 year olds but it can also...
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School district wants to grow STEM from bottom up | Miami Herald

School district wants to grow STEM from bottom up | Miami Herald | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Miami-Dade County’s hiring department may get 1,000 applications for an elementary school teacher position.
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#STEM #Teachers #Physics #Chemistry #100Kin10

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How to Use the Team Building Infographic 

How to Use the Team Building Infographic  | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
Many of you have used the infographics to enhance a teacher meeting, a workshop, or other educational experience. It's so much fun to see how the infographics are being used around the world! Here ...

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Interesting read

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In my IB History classes we are ALWAYS fostering a cohort mentality!

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Latest Wireless Communication Projects with Explanation

Latest Wireless Communication Projects with Explanation | School & Learning Today | Scoop.it
This article provides the latest wireless communication projects with brief explanation. i.e, Ambulance Flashing Light and Garage Door Opening etc.
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#Wireless #Engineering #Projects #Students #MAKE #DIY #SkillsGap

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