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The Myth and Mystique of the Learning Pyramid | Trainers Warehouse Blog

The Myth and Mystique of the Learning Pyramid | Trainers Warehouse Blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it

The image Edgar Dale’s Cone of Learning is so tempting. For those of us who are advocates active learning, it visually tells us that talking at people, lecturing, just isn’t enough. We do better as teachers and trainers if we let learners see, hear, experience, try and teach it back to others. But here are the problems with this model, first introduced by Dale in 1946...

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Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Here are some activities to stimulate your students' minds when they need a change, and to focus and calm them when they're just too stimulated.
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Patricia Thomson's curator insight, Today, 5:31 AM

Could also be used for those times when your lesson ends earlier than anticipated!

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 Ebook + Checklist: Como produzir eBooks e Webinars

Conheça nosso passo-a-passo detalhado para produzir eBooks e Webinars. Mais produtividade e eficiência nas suas produções!

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Vídeo ou Apresentação? Qual a melhor opção para meu objetivo? - SOAP

Vídeo ou Apresentação? Qual a melhor opção para meu objetivo? - SOAP | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Em muitas ocasiões você já deve ter se perguntado se seria melhor fazer uma apresentação ou um vídeo… então, para decidir, questione-se sobre os seguintes pontos. Você…   Tem pouco tempo para falar sobre seu projeto, produto ou marca? Precisa replicar uma apresentação dezenas de vezes? Precisa de um material que seja auto explicativo e …
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Education World: Icebreakers Volume 5: Getting To Know You Activities | Ice Breakers | First Day of School Activities

Education World: Icebreakers Volume 5: Getting To Know You Activities | Ice Breakers | First Day of School Activities | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Icebreakers Volume 5: Getting To Know You Activities is chock-full of great new ideas for the start of the new school year.
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How to Provide Effective Feedback and Improve the Learning Experience

How to Provide Effective Feedback and Improve the Learning Experience | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Help students achieve goals, move forward, and excel by providing effective feedback to improve the overall learning experience.
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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future | Serious Play | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often describe…

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Authentis Formations's curator insight, May 6, 3:58 AM
Le leader du futur...le
Ian Berry's curator insight, September 26, 10:41 PM
A good infographic for dealing with disruption
Emerging World's curator insight, September 27, 1:33 AM

Within the business world, the term VUCA is becoming very popular to describe the kind of world in which we live  This graphic and article does a great job is summing up some of the main issues concerning how to lead in this environment.

 

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Legos for grownups

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Lego blocks: playtime mainstay for industrious kids, obsession for many (ahem!) mature adults. Hillel Cooperman takes us on a trip through the beloved bricks' colorful, sometimes oddball grownup subculture, featuring CAD, open-source robotics and a little adult behavior.
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5 Free Tools to Boost Creativity and Communication

5 Free Tools to Boost Creativity and Communication | Serious Play | Scoop.it
By Samantha Burton We live in a world that promotes communication but lacks community. The classroom is the perfect place to adopt technologies that genuinely connect us with others and ourselves—even if it means using tools that require more than 140 characters or emojis.
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10 Ways to Use Google Maps in the Classroom

10 Ways to Use Google Maps in the Classroom | Serious Play | Scoop.it
By Jessica Sanders Google Maps is a great free tool for teachers to engage students. They’ll love mapping major novel moments, guessing locations based on clues, and investigating cities around the world.
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42 Quotes on the Importance of Play #Infographic

42 Quotes on the Importance of Play #Infographic | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Tests, technology, standardized cirriculum, social media, organized events, and so much more – children's lives are more micro-managed and hectic than ever! That's why unstructured play and recess are so essential to a child's growth and development in every single way. When children engage in free play that they create themselves, they are sparking physical growth, emotional growth, social growth, cognitive growth, creative growth and academic growth. Plenty of experts have attested to the unparalled power of play in a child's life. Early education professionals, doctors, teachers, authors, scientists, poets, entertainers, and parents have all advocated for the countless empowering ways that play matters. This infographic is a fun and colorful celebration of quotes that highlight just how wonderful play and recess are. Whether you're a parent, teacher, or just someone involved with the healthy upbringing of children, this infographic is sure to open your eyes and play more yourself!
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How to Discover and Share the Very Best Content

How to Discover and Share the Very Best Content | Serious Play | Scoop.it
It's all here! This ultimate guide to content curation has tips on where to find great content, how to read it fast, and automation flows for social sharing
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14 public-speaking mistakes you never want to make

14 public-speaking mistakes you never want to make | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/flickrGlossophobia - the fear of public speaking - is one of the most common phobias among Americans today.According

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SafeShare: Share Videos Safely, Without Distractions (New 3 Minute TOOL-torial) — Emerging Education Technologies

SafeShare: Share Videos Safely, Without Distractions (New 3 Minute TOOL-torial) — Emerging Education Technologies | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Want Students to Watch Videos but Concerned About Distractions and Inappropriate Content? SafeShare.tv = Problem Solved. Video is an increasingly important element in the teaching tool set, but we often find ourselves challenged buy the challenges video delivery can suffer
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21 Types Of Content Your Readers Crave [Chart]

21 Types Of Content Your Readers Crave [Chart] | Serious Play | Scoop.it
If you want to optimize the effectiveness of your content, check out this list with the 21 types of content your reader (and probably you) craves.
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Passo a Passo: Como Fazer um Webinar - Resultados Digitais

Passo a Passo: Como Fazer um Webinar - Resultados Digitais | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Você está em dúvida em como fazer um Webinar? Então você tem que conferir esse passo a passo que a Resultados Digitais preparou. Crie um Webinar agora!
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7 dicas de preparo, linguagem verbal e não verbal para seu webinar - SOAP

7 dicas de preparo, linguagem verbal e não verbal para seu webinar - SOAP | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Estamos vivendo ainda a descoberta dos webinars como poderosa ferramenta de marketing. São uma forma fácil e barata de promover uma palestra ou seminário de tema específico e ainda podem atingir um grande número de pessoas.
Isso mesmo, um grande número de pessoas! Esse é um ótimo motivo para dar aquele friozinho na barriga ao pensar em se colocar na frente da câmera, não é?
“O que fazer com as mãos?”
“ Há diferença em ser presencial? “
“Parece que falar para a câmera é ainda pior”
E é!
Mas…existem técnicas que te ajudam nesse momento decisivo e nós queremos te contar quais são!
Listamos para você, 7 dicas de preparo, linguagem verbal e não verbal para você apresentar um webinar no estado da arte e diminuir o medo de falar em público (mesmo que online)
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How to Create Relevant, Compelling Online Learning Assignments

How to Create Relevant, Compelling Online Learning Assignments | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Check out these tips on creating relevant, compelling online and blended learning assignments to help students explore their creativity.
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Trello - help your student groups work more collaboratively 

Trello - help your student groups work more collaboratively  | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Infinitely flexible. Incredibly easy to use. Great mobile apps. It's free. Trello keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details.

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Herramientas para empezar a gamificar - entreParéntesis

Herramientas para empezar a gamificar - entreParéntesis | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Entre los informes aparecidos en el sector educativo y tecnológico y el gran auge de las mecánicas lúdicas en el ámbito empresarial, comercial y publicitario, la palabra de moda en los foros donde se piensan, trabajan y diseñan las experiencias futuras en todos esos ámbitos es “gamification”. En castellano, como nos suele suceder, aún estamos …
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21 Business Books Worth Reading at Least Once a Year

21 Business Books Worth Reading at Least Once a Year | Serious Play | Scoop.it
The right expert advice at the right time can often offer you a shortcut to success. Here are 21 books capable of doing exactly that.
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6 Steps to A Professional Online Portfolio for Teachers

6 Steps to A Professional Online Portfolio for Teachers | Serious Play | Scoop.it
By Kelly Smith If you haven't developed an online space for presenting your professional profile and accomplishments, it’s time to get started. An online portfolio of your work will help you create a strong personal brand, and can also be used to establish a channel of communication with parent
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10 Ways to Differentiate Instruction with Technology

10 Ways to Differentiate Instruction with Technology | Serious Play | Scoop.it
By Heidi Raki Differentiation and technology integration are two hot topics in education right now. They’re also two of my specialties, so I’d love to share 10 ways I like to differentiate instruction using technology.
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10 películas que todo educador y estudiante de educación tiene que ver

10 películas que todo educador y estudiante de educación tiene que ver | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Dentro de la educación, existen diversos temas que pueden ser objetos de debate como igualdad, moralidad, condición financiera de la comunidad d
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20 skills that are hard for leaders to master & storytelling helps with 10

20 skills that are hard for leaders to master & storytelling helps with 10 | Serious Play | Scoop.it
You have to be able to give out — and take — honest criticism.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, September 12, 6:23 PM

I love articles like this because when I read them, I see just how many leadership skills storytelling helps with.

 

So imagine this -- by focusing on building your storytelling skills, on top of that you are building skills in at least 10 other hard-to-do areas. That's what I call being very efficient!

 

From the list in this post, here are the 10 skills storytelling will help you master:

  1. Listening
  2. Effective communication
  3. Managing expectations
  4. Coaching (story listening is also a coaching activity)
  5. Building up morale
  6. Recognizing great work (better to do through stories than examples)
  7. Better decision making (because you have better information via story listening)
  8. Team building
  9. Staying positive & enthusiastic

 

It makes sense to for leaders to pay attention to building their story skills because of the both large and small impacts they can have on people and organizations. Enjoy this post and story on!

Patricia Stitson's curator insight, September 13, 11:22 AM
A reminder that integrating storytelling into training and development helps create your future leaders.
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Events in Instruction-  (Infographic)

Events in Instruction-  (Infographic) | Serious Play | Scoop.it
https://magic.piktochart.com/output/7e2f80c3-8919-447f-96fd-c80ae6f6b911

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