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All about fun, imaginative learning and training.
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Assessment Ideas

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There are so many opportunities to assess learning. When do you assess learning? How do you assess learning. Here are a few of my favorites. Here are more places to find out about assessments. http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/IASA/newsletters/assess/pt3.html http://tep.uoregon.edu/pdf/assessment/Ways_to_Assess_Student_Learning_During_Class.pdf https://teachingcommons.stanford.edu/resources/teaching/evaluating-students/assessing-student-learning http://cte.cornell.edu/teaching-ideas/assessing-student-learning/index.html https://learningsciences.utexas.edu/teaching/assess-learning/methods-overview http://www.columbia.edu/cu/tat/pdfs/assessment.pdf Enjoy! ~Mia
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5 Tools And Strategies That Support Personalized Learning

5 Tools And Strategies That Support Personalized Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is something that many teachers strive for, but it can be easier to want it than make it happen.
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Flipping the Classroom Facilitates Active Learning Methods

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Flipping the Classroom Facilitates Active Learning Methods – Experiential, Project Based, Problem Based, Inquiry Based, Constructivism, Etc.

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Facilitating Active Learning via ‘the Flip’

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A Manifesto for Active Learning - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Manifesto for Active Learning - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Throughout the academic year working with the Center for Teaching Excellence, I built my teaching philosophy from the ground up, holding each of my assumptions under close examination. In the end, I crafted the following Manifesto for Active Learning.

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20+ Ways to Help Students Be Innovative

20+ Ways to Help Students Be Innovative | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Cultivating an innovative culture inside your classroom and enhancing your students inquiry-based approaches to learning is not an easy task particularly in the light of all the...
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Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus

Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus | Serious Play | Scoop.it

From Web-enhanced face-to-face courses to MOOCs, flipped, blended, and fully online courses, videos are an integral component of today’s educational landscape—from kindergarten all the way through higher education.

But there’s a big difference between watching a video and learning something from it. 

To help increase the educational effectiveness of an online course video, consider applying one or more of the following active learning strategies.

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UDL Resource - Because Each Learner is Unique

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"This site hosts information about Universal Design for Learning, and it suggests free and low-cost digital tools that facilitate a UDL approach to learning, as well as tools to support learners with access challenges."

 

Thank you Paul for creating this resource for educators everywhere!


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From the site: "Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for designing curricula that enable all individuals to gain knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for learning. UDL provides rich supports for learning and reduces barriers to the curriculum while maintaining high achievement standards for all." 

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8 dicas para transformar a aula em uma fábrica de ideias

8 dicas para transformar a aula em uma fábrica de ideias | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Pensar de maneira inovadora é um dos principais requisitos do mercado de trabalho atualmente. Fazer com que os estudantes sejam capazes de realizar esse processo é a grande preocupação dos professores.

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Active Learning - Overview, Strategies and Resources

From the University of Minnesota, this is an extensive collection of resources for developing and delivering active learning. It also includes research on the effectiveness of active learning.


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CITT: 20+ Active Learning Techniques

Dr. Bonnie B. Mullinix created a website with 20+ Active Learning Techniques. The site lists the techniques, along with their advantages and instructions and ideas on how to use them in your courses.

You can find the list here.

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Roundtable Roulette | Trainers Warehouse Blog

Roundtable Roulette | Trainers Warehouse Blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"I wanted to create an environment where people could engage in discussions around several topics, meet more people, and get the highlights of what others had talked about at the other tables too. Thus the “Roundtable Roulette” was born."

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Improve Comprehension with Collaboration using Post-Its

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Six strategies with post-it notes that can be used across the curriculum or as interdisciplinary strategies in order to improve student understanding.
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A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning

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A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning by TeachThought Staff At TeachThought, we're huge fans of project-based learning. Whil
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DIY – Get skills. Be awesome.

Get DIY – Get skills. Be awesome. on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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https://diy.org/skills

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Invent To Learn - Resources

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There's a Free Kindle Invent To Learn Promotion September 18 - 20.

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Agora Abierta's curator insight, September 21, 2013 9:37 AM

Always inventing something new and useful for our classroom.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 12:42 PM

Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom features hundreds of links to high-quality books, websites, projects, and other resources to help you create a makerspace in any school, no matter your budget.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 12, 2013 9:25 PM

I am reading this book at the moment and finding it really interesting! Here are some resources that accompany it. 

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How to create interactivity that works

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How many times you have come across sessions that makes you click various on screen objects and claims to be interactive? How many times you have talked to vendors who claim their content to be interactive because it has quizzes after every 5 screen?

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From the site: "what is the right ways of creating interactivity? The answer lies in understanding what is an interactivity and what are the types. Here is a short guide to get you started." 

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Kathleen Cercone's curator insight, February 23, 2013 3:45 PM

Good article about different interactions

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Where Action Learning comes from and where it's going - IFAL

Where Action Learning comes from and where it's going - IFAL | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Professor Reg Revans (pictured left, 1907 – 2003) pioneered action learning, considered to be one of the most important ideas in the field of organisational development.
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Creative APP-titude: iPad Multimedia Tools for Creativity

This presentation gives an overview of apps that can be used in the classroom to develop creative learning projects.
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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Serious Play | Scoop.it

The "Top 25" Websites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover.

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Active-Learning Ideas for Large Classes: Simple to Complex | Faculty Focus

Active-Learning Ideas for Large Classes: Simple to Complex | Faculty Focus | Serious Play | Scoop.it
The article that proposes these active-learning strategies is written for faculty who teach large-enrollment biology courses. But large courses share many similarities, and strategies often work well with a variety of content.
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Evolving Training Into the Perfect Hole

Evolving Training Into the Perfect Hole | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"When you walk away from this piece, I hope that you can agree with me on at least one point – The rules of learning engagement have changed. All the bunny trails I have linked above take you into the nuts and bolts of lessons I have learned that influence my thinking and my passions for addressing learning environments as dynamic learning ecosystems."

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