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MacdonaldTechForTeachers - Google Docs - Students

MacdonaldTechForTeachers - Google Docs - Students | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Using Google Docs

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Study Finds Timing of Student Rewards Key to Effectiveness - Education Week

Study Finds Timing of Student Rewards Key to Effectiveness - Education Week | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
New research sheds light on some possible reasons why experiments to pay or reward students for good test scores have been yielding lackluster results.
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What Exactly Is "Understanding?" And How Do We Assess It? - edutopia

What Exactly Is "Understanding?" And How Do We Assess It? -  edutopia | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

May 10, 2012

Assessing understanding might be the most complex task an educator or academic institution is tasked with. The challenge of assessment is no less than figuring out what a learner knows, and where he or she needs to go next.

 

Includes Richard & Rebecca DuFour; Wiggins and McTighe Alternatives to Bloom's Taxonomy; Marzano New Taxonomy.

 

3 points to a solution.

 

Bottom Line:  If you are able to show all assessment results -- formal and informal -- for the most visible portion of the learning process, the letter grade itself, learners may finally begin to see for themselves that understanding is evasive, constantly changing, and as dynamic as their own imaginations.

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Seven misconceptions about how students learn

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Here are seven of the biggest myths about learning that, unfortunately, guide the way many schools are organized in this era of standardized test-based public school reform.
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The Infographics Show – Social Media

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Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Teachers, Technology, and the Common Core Transition

Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Teachers, Technology, and the Common Core Transition | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Teachers, Technology, and the Common Core Transition (Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time) Good ideas!

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Virtual Field Trips | SimpleK12

Virtual Field Trips | SimpleK12 | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

 Virtual field trips can offer students more opportunities because you can take them to places they wouldn't normally be able to go to otherwise - like inside a volcano or ocean floor!

While virtual field trips offer a great learning opportunity, they can be hard to organize and time consuming.  See this list for opportunities!

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10 musts for daily digital manners--USA Today

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Are you guilty of using gadgets inconsiderately and 'over-sharing' your private life?  10 Commandments for Daily Digital Manners @Kim Komando

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- Requirements Definition: Beginning with the End in Mind, Part II - #K4STEMLAB

- Requirements Definition: Beginning with the End in Mind, Part II - #K4STEMLAB | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

Learning Management System (LMS)--features Edmodo

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- 12 Valuable Wordle Tips You Must Read...Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 1

- 12 Valuable Wordle Tips You Must Read...Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 1 | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

 

Welcome to a series of posts devoted to the use of Word Clouds. I know you will find new information… whether you are a seasoned user of word clouds, or brand new. I enjoy working with teachers and helping them use word clouds in their lessons because they are a great way to get any teacher started with integrating technology.

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13 great web 2.0 and open source programs for your classroom

13 great web 2.0 and open source programs for your classroom | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Via Susan Bainbridge, Judy Terboss
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40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future

40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Do you know what technology you’ll be using in the classroom 5 years from now? What about 10 years from now? A new visualization may be able to help.

 

Thanks to the hard work by Envisioning Tech, it’s simple to see what we could expect to happen in the next few decades. From today’s iPads to holograms in the year 2040, there’s a lot coming to a classroom near you.


Via Timo Ilomäki, Gust MEES, Judy Terboss
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casteranremy's comment, July 27, 2012 2:14 AM
Dear Sir,
would you mind to set on line a french version of this topic? It wil be more cumfotable for me to read it...Best regards. Rémy
Isabel Bornet's comment, July 27, 2012 2:56 AM
Bonjour,
Je n'ai pas la version française et de nombreux articles sur le E-Learning sont souvent en anglais...
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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
Cross-posted @ Edutopia A good majority of northern hemisphere and international schools are winding down the 2011-2012 school year and doors will be closing as the students and teachers take off o...
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Students Need Both Tech Tools and Teachers - MindShift

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In the age of the technology avalanche, what happens to a teacher’s role

 

 

"Can students use technologies in academic ways? We know they can use technologies without us. They’ve got mobiles, texts, Facebook, and people out in the work world and academic world use technologies all the time. If you have a very engaging science teacher, but no technology there, where will students learn the other part of being a scientist, for example, and how can they add their own content and creativity?”

 

 

 

 

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Choice Literacy - A Sponge is a Summary

Choice Literacy - A Sponge is a Summary | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

GREAT lesson on teaching summarizing.

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Think You're An Auditory Or Visual Learner? Maybe Not : NPR

Researchers say there's no evidence to support the widely held belief that there are distinct visual, auditory and kinetic learning styles.

 

Read through comments--interesting statements. 

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Supporting the Reluctant Teacher (Fractus Learning)

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I want to talk about a mythical creature - the Reluctant Teacher.

Here are some of the best do’s and don’ts I have experienced to support the reluctant teacher.

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Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Creating InfoGraphics with Kathy Schrock

Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Creating InfoGraphics with Kathy Schrock | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Info graphics as a creative assessment!
They are NOT posters!

LATCH Model of organizing information -
Location
Alphabet
Time
Category
Hierarchy

"data visualization"

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The Dummies’ Guide to E-Learning--Fractus Learning

The Dummies’ Guide to E-Learning--Fractus Learning | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
Guide to all things e-learning and edtech for teachers who are new to using technology in the classroom and want to get started.
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9 Great New Web Tools for Teachers--Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Everyday new web 2.0 tools emerge and some others die. It is thanks to the existence of such tools that internet became interactive and users shifted from the basic role of just passive consumers of digital input to active participant in the creation of the digital knowledge. The fact that this information revolution has radically transfomed education is no novel news to teachers and educators. The use of technology in education has become pervasive and the more we continue to invest in this field the better our instrction become.

As I said before to keep track of the new web tools that are created almost every day is not an easy task for a teacher who already has several other peocupations. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, however, can help you stay informed about these recent releases. In this regard, we have compiled a list of some of the best web tools that are relatively new but have a great potential in education. Check the list below and hopefully share it with your colleagues .

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- Engaging Learners through Digital Storytelling: 40+ Resources & Tips

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

Links to resources, free music, tips

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- 5 Mind Mapping Tools to Find Your Next Big Idea

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

 

Mind mapping is the visual and easy-to-understand representation of our ideas. It helps us to brainstorm, organize ideas and information visually. They can be used for writing, note taking, to draw connection between ideas, brainstorm in any topic, create visual products, collaborate and grow ideas. All these things lead learning and better comprehension of the concepts.

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The 10 (EdTech) Commandments

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10 unbreakable rules for teachers using education technology in the classroom...
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Teaching Secrets: Get to Know Students Through Seating Challenges

Teaching Secrets: Get to Know Students Through Seating Challenges | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
Sandy Merz writes that engaging his students in seat-selection activities sets a positive collaborative tone from the first day of school and helps him learn how each class will function.
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Key Phrases: Massachusetts Common Core Guiding Principles (Anwser Garden)

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Key Phrases: Massachusetts Common Core Guiding Principles http://t.co/1acapfUl...

 

Use of Answer Garden (free) to identify key phrases collaborately.   

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