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Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas

Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Article discussing ideas from the book Brain Rules on the impact of our visual perception on sales presentations (Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas http://t.co/Pn8Vpw7g)...

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Karen Dietz's comment, January 4, 2013 12:19 PM
LOL Billy! In that case it becomes a story trigger -- a word or image that triggers a known story in the mind of the listener.
Karen Dietz's comment, January 4, 2013 12:19 PM
Yes, I loved that point too Outi!
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 27, 2013 4:50 PM

Some interesting ideas on how to tell a visual story and make your presentations more memorable.

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Cara Gubbins - I love this graphic. And I think I nailed... | Facebook

I love this graphic. And I think I nailed it with intuitive readings, transformational coaching, and empowering classes - and soon Family Adventure Travel!!!

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Teach Literacy through the Arts in DC, MD, and VA

Teach Literacy through the Arts in DC, MD, and VA | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Give the Gift of LITERACY! Arts integration techniques are one of the most effective, meaningful and efficient methods for teaching literacy to a wide range of learning styles and levels. Our programs not only establish the building blocks for reading and writing, but also more importantly instill a passion for learning, powerful enough to change the course of a life. We will be able to reach hundreds more students, teachers and parents. Help us stop the illiteracy cycle today!

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40 Ways to Stay Creative

40 Ways to Stay Creative | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Practicing kindness has proven health and psychological benefits, and teaching kindness contributes to behaviour patterns that counteract the impulse toward bullying.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 23, 2014 9:29 PM

What if we treated each other kindly every day instead of on special days? This might begin with the way adults treat each other in School.

 

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The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. Resilient people possess a set of paradoxical traits.

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David Hain's curator insight, December 22, 2014 1:30 AM

Our instincts are to fight against adversity.The most resilient will often find a way to fight it by embracing it. ` @faisal_hoque

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, December 22, 2014 2:35 AM

what can you do today to become more resilient in the future?

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How teachers can find and download safe creative common images for use in the classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

How teachers can find and download safe creative common images for use in the classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

"Photos for Class is a great platform that enables educators to find safe images that can be used for educational purpose in the classrooms ..."

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Lynne Tamor's curator insight, December 15, 2014 1:51 PM

A nice summary of Creative Commons licenses.

Eli K's curator insight, December 15, 2014 2:21 PM

Interesting article. You have to always be mindful of what kids should and shouldn't be exposed to at young ages. 

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Creating Digital Books that Help Others

Find resources at http://ShellyTerrell.com & http://Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/ebook-creation/id5731037

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Lots of resources for those creating eBooks

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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.


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What do we gain and lose as our brains rewire with the changing patterns of our culture?

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How Systems Thinking Makes You An Effective Leader

How Systems Thinking Makes You An Effective Leader | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
There was a time when people thought of businesses as some sort of machine. However, people are not very good cogs. They are just too likely

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Open Communication and continuing focus on working together towards the goal creates a functioning system.

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Olivia Perez's comment, November 15, 2014 12:12 AM
I defiantly believe that the business world needs people to become one team and to make themselves a team. It was interesting to read this article to kind of understand how the business world works.
Leeza Trainor's comment, November 17, 2014 9:30 AM
More people in the business world need to read this! It could help so many employee's and CEO's. Learn how to effectively communicate to make everyday at work easier
Lexie Ruscheinski's comment, November 17, 2014 10:55 PM
Very resourceful in helping companies with team building but also learning to be a team leader! Any aspiring business men and women can learn from this.
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Chrome apps & extensions to support struggling learners- Going Google! FREE webinar from RESNA

Chrome apps & extensions to support struggling learners- Going Google! FREE webinar from RESNA | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Many schools are discovering the use of the free Chrome Browser, and free apps and extensions in the Chrome browser to support education and learning. How do you support your struggling students? 


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These Google apps can help readers and writers who struggle.  They cannot be used on iPads or iOS devices.

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Diana Petschauer's curator insight, November 2, 2014 9:36 AM

Many schools are discovering the use of the free Chrome Browser, and free apps and extensions in the Chrome browser to support education and learning. How do you support your struggling students? This webinar will present several apps and extensions to support literacy and executive function, and they are free to download right in the Chrome web store. If your students are using laptops (Mac or PC), Chromebooks, or a tablet (android or windows), Chrome apps and extensions can support them on their device in the classroom and at home to read, write, research, complete assignments, organize, complete assignments and more. These apps and extensions are useful for students in 3rd grade through post-secondary.

Register Here:

http://www.resna.org/professional-development/webinars/chrome-apps-extensions-support-struggling-learners-going-google


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Infographic | Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers | eSkills

Infographic | Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers | eSkills | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
View or download an 11x17 version of the "Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers" Infographic by Mentoring Minds.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking

 


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11 X 17 Poster available to download 

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Sana Sakale's curator insight, November 3, 2014 5:16 AM

Steps towards 21 st Century  Critical Thinking

Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, November 5, 2014 5:05 AM

Interesting infographic.

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How to Improve Employee Morale

How to Improve Employee Morale | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Studies have shown that employee morale is directly tied to productivity – the more stressed and dissatisfied employees are the more productivity will plunge. On the contrary, happy employees mean more gets done in a healthy, fruitful work ...

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Wen's curator insight, October 20, 2014 1:18 PM

Hello Mr Obvious...

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Leading with the Heart— and a Dash of Emotional Intelligence

Leading with the Heart— and a Dash of Emotional Intelligence | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

..."Manage your own behavior first. Many managers try to control others’ behavior by being coercive, manipulative or demanding. Control your impulses, take responsibility for your actions, and be adaptable. If you aren’t a responsible leader, don’t expect employees to shoulder the responsibility for making your business a success."


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Lead with love.

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Barry Deutsch's curator insight, January 7, 2013 2:23 PM

Why do most managers and executives have trouble "coaching" their teams to higher levels of peformance? Why is it that so few companies spend NOTHING on training managers and executives how to coach, inspire, delegate, assign, and give feedback?


Everyone pays lipservice to the idea of leading/managing teams, but so few companies put their resources behind the concept of being a great place to work because of the quality of the leadership/management.


We seem to have taken the "heart" out of leading/managing and it's become a very sterile environment that just doesn't work. Trust comes from the heart, and if you're not leading, managing, coaching from that perspective, your team will NEVER trust you!


Barry Deutsch

 

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If your passion is focused on being the best leader possible, join us in our LinkedIn Discussion Group for leadership topics ranging from hiring and retaining top talent to outstanding sales management

 

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Martin o'neon's curator insight, January 8, 2013 10:06 AM

Why do most managers and executives have trouble "coaching" their teams to higher levels of peformance? Why is it that so few companies spend NOTHING on training managers and executives how to coach, inspire, delegate, assign, and give feedback?

 

Everyone pays lipservice to the idea of leading/managing teams, but so few companies put their resources behind the concept of being a great place to work because of the quality of the leadership/management.

 

We seem to have taken the "heart" out of leading/managing and it's become a very sterile environment that just doesn't work. Trust comes from the heart, and if you're not leading, managing, coaching from that perspective, your team will NEVER trust you!

 

Barry Deutsch

 

Leadership Blog for CEOs and Senior Executives in the Vistage and TEC Community

 

http://www.impacthiringsolutions.com/vistageleadershipcommunity

 

If your passion is focused on being the best leader possible, join us in our LinkedIn Discussion Group for leadership topics ranging from hiring and retaining top talent to outstanding sales management

 

http://www.linkedin.com/groups/IMPACT-Hiring-Solutions-Leadership-Management-1925834/about

 

David Hain's curator insight, October 20, 2014 10:02 AM

You can't make authentic heart-to-heart contact without being in touch with your own!

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Chrome Toolbox - Apps and Extensions for assistive technology (resources)


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Attributes That We NEED to Instill and Value In Our Students

Attributes That We NEED to Instill and Value In Our Students | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

From Jackie Gerstein's resource-rich site comes this sweet infographic depicting the skills we'd like to instill in our students. The post also includes a long, helpful list of resources for everything from how to help students develop hope, to encouraging empathy and social and emotional skills, to how to foster grit, tenacity and perseverance: an educator's guide.


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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.


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AnnC's curator insight, December 7, 2014 4:01 PM

What do we gain and lose as our brains rewire with the changing patterns of our culture?

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The Importance of Music and Creativity in the Autism Community | The Art of Autism

The Importance of Music and Creativity in the Autism Community | The Art of Autism | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Through music autistic people can show their creative gifts. Performing and practice for workshops allows friendships to develop

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 22, 2014 7:42 PM

Music provides creative spaces for all learners.

 

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The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographic

The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographic | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographicWelcome to the age of hyper-parenting and pressurized schools. What can we do to return the child to childhood? The Old Way Vs.


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What type of learning is developmentally  appropriate to the child?  Where are we really heading?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 14, 2014 8:54 AM

The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographic. Welcome to the age of hyper-parenting and pressurized schools. What can we do to return the child to childhood? 


Linda Alexander's comment, December 14, 2014 9:31 AM
In my experience, the Common Core is not the issue rather the way the teachers are prepared and the State implements the standards. I think this infographic is misleading and meant to provoke fear...
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Coding for Kindergarteners - Edutopia

Coding for Kindergarteners - Edutopia | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Last year at this time, I was trying not to think about kindergarteners. I was still teaching ninth grade English and had just accepted a job teaching technology to K-5. I was excited about the challenge, and I knew that I'd bitten off more than I could chew.

Developing the tech curriculum challenged me to teach programming or at least computational thinking at each elementary grade level. Our school is mid-pivot in technology -- we're in our second year of a middle school 1:2 iPad program, our first year of having a cart of iPads available for elementary, and our last year of two PC labs for the students to use (next year we'll have only one lab). Knowing this, I wanted to design a program that mostly used tablet-based tools.

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Starting early - preparing for the future?

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, December 7, 2014 9:08 AM

Check this out! Thanks to John Evans.

William Griffin's curator insight, December 7, 2014 9:04 PM

The idea of teaching children how to code is a great one.  Technology has rapidly changed the world and all of it stems from coding.  Just like most skills, the sooner its learned, the more time it can be mastered, and ultimately effectiveness is maximized.  

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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.


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How do we engage a child's curiosity?  

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50 Online Early Readers (with audio) - mattBgomez

50 Online Early Readers (with audio) - mattBgomez | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
I found an awesome website that has over 100 early readers with audio! The site is Unite For Literacy and I took the first 50 of the books and created a Symbaloo webmix for my class. The best part is these books work on the iPad as well! I will make another webmix of 50 more books soon.

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Center for Accessible Living NKY's curator insight, November 14, 2014 9:03 AM

Great site for children's books with audio!

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November 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Media literacy – DEN Blog Network

November 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Media literacy – DEN Blog Network | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, November 1, 2014 5:32 PM

Media Literacy is crucial in today's society. We are bombarded with messages urging us to buy this and look like that. Teaching young people about the messages being sent is vital if they are to be confident and informed citizens. 

Kathy Schrock's blog gives teachers an overview to this important skill.

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Tapping into Your Students’ Individual Intelligences in the Classroom

Tapping into Your Students’ Individual Intelligences in the Classroom | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Howard Gardner s theory of multiple intelligences changed the world of education. Before Gardner proposed that a student could have an affinity towards more than one intelligence, a student was usually put into one category that would define him for the rest of his life.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Howard-GARDNER

 


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 31, 2014 12:04 PM

I am sure that Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences has changed some practices, but I don't think it has taken root across the board.

 

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The Rice Process's curator insight, October 31, 2014 6:32 PM

Effective teachers make instructional decisions based on needs of the students.  Students learn best when teachers incorporate meaningful materials with engaging activities.

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GREAT iPad App Pinterest Collection by Katie Christo

GREAT iPad App Pinterest Collection by Katie Christo | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Tons of educational iPad apps organized by grade levels and categories.


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MrsTucceri's curator insight, September 1, 2014 8:17 AM

Helpful collection of educational apps organized by grade levels and categories

Karen E Smith's curator insight, October 25, 2014 8:57 AM

Every teacher should create a list of apps that work/don't work for their teaching purposes.

J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, October 25, 2014 10:28 AM

I really appreciate the early childhood apps. I'm gonna recommend them to my students' parents

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The Education Economy: America's Next Big Thing? Do We Care?

The Education Economy: America's Next Big Thing?  Do We Care? | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Integrating the country's educational system, employers, and job creators can reshape -- and reignite -- the American economy. An expert on education explains.

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, September 11, 2014 7:20 AM

While I am happy to be working with teachers and students to help develop #FutureLeaders, the findings of this Gallup report are alarming.


Here are a few facts that tell the tale of our poor student engagement in schools and its relationship to  our declining economy:


  • Student engagement in school drops precipitously from fifth grade through 12th grade. About three quarters of elementary school kids (76%) are engaged in school, while only 44% of high school kids are engaged. The longer students stay in school, the less engaged they become. If we were doing this right, the trend would be going in the opposite direction.
     
  • About four in 10 students in grades five through 12 (43%) say they plan to start their own business, yet only 7% currently have an internship or job in a real organization where they can apply that energy. News flash: Schools and colleges don't have jobs and internships -- employers do. If we don't get schools and businesses working together to give students these opportunities, everyone will lose.
     
  • Only 14% of Americans say they are confident that college graduates are well-prepared for success in the workplace. And business leaders are even more skeptical, with only 11% saying that college graduates are well-prepared for success at work. Yet despite this, 96% of chief academic officers of colleges and universities are either somewhat or very confident that they are preparing college students for success in the workplace. It's hard to imagine a gap -- or moat -- bigger than that. 
     
  • And if you think our schools and colleges will be able to test our way out of this mess, that's a big mistake too. Perhaps the most important education-related news story of the entire year was Google -- the world's most admired brand -- announcing that it found almost no correlation between the grades and test scores of its employees and their success on the job. So the company no longer asks all its applicants to provide these things. This is a canary in the coal mine. As goes Google, so goes the rest of the business world.