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7 Reflection Tips for Assessment, Empowerment, and Self-Awareness

7 Reflection Tips for Assessment, Empowerment, and Self-Awareness | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Through being reflective about your own teaching practices, model and guide students toward a more reflective approach to their projects, grades, actions, and reactions.
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What Are the Basic Principles of Memory | Skills Converged

What Are the Basic Principles of Memory | Skills Converged | Serious Play | Scoop.it
This is a fantastic exercise in teaching a number of important topics related to memory and retention. The exercise is actually rathe
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Periodic table of iPad apps vol 2 by Mark Anderson

Periodic table of iPad apps vol 2 by Mark Anderson | Serious Play | Scoop.it
First things first. It’s never just about the apps. End of. That said being guided around tried and tested apps from the classroom can be really helpful. With that in mind, back in 2014 I cre…

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3 Free Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom By Jeffrey Knutson

3 Free Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom By Jeffrey Knutson | Serious Play | Scoop.it
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Frances Foote's curator insight, June 15, 2016 8:39 AM

Includes Virtual Reality apps - great for use in the classroom for teaching scholars about the trials that children their age face.  Also, can be used as a Bible lesson on how we do not know others stories.

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43 Ways to Find the Best Book Idea for New Writers

43 Ways to Find the Best Book Idea for New Writers | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Finding the right book idea can be a challenge. Since the best inspiration comes from within, we put together 43 ways to find your personal best book idea.
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How to Select a Team Building Game | Trainers Warehouse Blog

How to Select a Team Building Game | Trainers Warehouse Blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it
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3 End-of-Year Reflection Strategies for Students

3 End-of-Year Reflection Strategies for Students | Serious Play | Scoop.it
When students reflect on what they have learned, ownership of that new knowledge increases. Check out these three strategies to use with secondary students.
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How To Use Photographs As Prompts for Writing Life Stories

How To Use Photographs As Prompts for Writing Life Stories | Serious Play | Scoop.it

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but when you actually attach words to a picture it gains even greater value. Photographs jog our memories, and as such make excellent prompts for writing short life stories, or as I call them, vignettes. Here are easy tips to get you started writing about your photographs and memories. By elucidating the stories associated with your family pictures, you leave a visual AND narrative history to your children, a gift from the past for the future.

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13 New EdTech Tools to Boost Engagement 2016

13 New EdTech Tools to Boost Engagement 2016 | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Boost engagement in 2016 with these edtech tools.
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15 Tech Skills for Teachers to Learn This Summer

15 Tech Skills for Teachers to Learn This Summer | Serious Play | Scoop.it
By Whooo's Reading Blog Team Summer is a time to relax, enjoy the sunshine… and prepare for next year. Spend a few hours a week improving your technology skills—you and your students will be thankful.    How to make more engaging presentations.
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6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2016

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2016 | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Each of these tools can make your teaching more efficient and effective, and your students' learning deeper and more engaging. Come take a look.
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10 Fun Web Apps, Games, for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills — Emerging Education Technologies

10 Fun Web Apps, Games, for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills — Emerging Education Technologies | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Engage Students in Critical Thinking Activities With These Great Applications The most important gift that educators can give to students is the ability to think critically. Critical thinking is the ability to take information, then instead of simply memorizing it…
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3 End-of-Year Reflection Strategies for Students

3 End-of-Year Reflection Strategies for Students | Serious Play | Scoop.it
When students reflect on what they have learned, ownership of that new knowledge increases. Check out these three strategies to use with secondary students.
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Join me at #ISTE2016 for Digital Storytelling with Interactive Images | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me at #ISTE2016 for Digital Storytelling with Interactive Images | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Every image has a story. Learn how authors of all ages can tell deeper stories with multimedia rich interactive images and 360/VR images. Explore a variety of examples and get resources to create powerful stories that engage students like never before and appeal to the diverse needs of all learners.

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Maybe a webinar after? I wish I could be there!
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4 Great Web Tools for Creating Educational Games via @medkh9

4 Great Web Tools for Creating Educational Games via @medkh9 | Serious Play | Scoop.it

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Cindy Peters's curator insight, June 24, 2016 10:46 AM
Check out these great tools for creating educational games!  #ucedutech #ucdsb
Ann's comment, July 9, 2016 12:13 PM
El Tiny Tap es uno de mis preferidos por ser sencillo y con grandes potenciales. A lo mejor termine vendiendo mis juegos interactivos a $0.99 Jaja
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6 of The Best Web Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios via @medkh9

6 of The Best Web Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios via @medkh9 | Serious Play | Scoop.it

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 15, 2016 7:58 PM

Good stuff! Thanks to Tom D'Amico.

Won Ho's curator insight, June 16, 2016 9:52 AM
포트폴리오의 의미를 되짚다~
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1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools, which lists over 1,000 tools  in 4 main categories as shown below.
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Critical Thinking Exercises That Will Blow Your Students’ Minds

Critical Thinking Exercises That Will Blow Your Students’ Minds | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Want to blow your students' minds with some hard-hitting critical thinking exercises? Try out the ones we've got for you here.
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Coursera is Removing Hundreds of Courses. Here is a Guide To Get Them While You Can - Class Central's MOOC Report

Coursera is Removing Hundreds of Courses. Here is a Guide To Get Them While You Can - Class Central's MOOC Report | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Coursera's old platform shuts down on June 30th taking hundreds of courses with it
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Free Technology for Teachers: A Week of Presentations - A Slide of Slides

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10 Teacher Tools to “Techify” Your Classroom

10 Teacher Tools to “Techify” Your Classroom | Serious Play | Scoop.it
By Bethany Petty The classrooms of today have the potential to look vastly different than those of the past. Many teachers have access to a vast array of technology tools that can be used in the classroom to increase student engagement.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Giving Remote Presentations

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Giving Remote Presentations | Serious Play | Scoop.it
All three of these tools can be used by teachers to present to students, but they can also be used by students to present to teachers and classmates. Students could use these remote presentation tools to host peer-reviews of slides and presentation pacing. 
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Plickers 102: Innovative Ways to Use Plickers

Plickers 102: Innovative Ways to Use Plickers | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Can you tell I'm a little obsessed with Plickers? I love learning new ways to use it, and I love sharing ideas with other teachers even more! Most educators think of Plickers as a free online assessment program, but I've been hearing about some truly innovative ways it's being used in the classroom. Read this post to learn more!
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Naomi Wiseman's curator insight, June 19, 2016 6:32 AM
Plickers cards printed, watch this space!