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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | Education | Scoop.it
We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population are visual learn

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DTLLS tutor's curator insight, July 15, 2014 5:00 PM

Not just in e-learning, but as part of any learning. I have seen excellent  use of visuals as back grounds to talks as part of an e-learning course, so definitely something to remember...

Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 16, 2014 4:02 PM

No estaba tan descaminada cuando defendía la tremenda importancia de incorporar imágenes, vídeos y todo tipo de medios visuales en la educación, he aquí un interesante artículo

Michiel van den Anker's curator insight, July 19, 2014 6:31 PM

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Motivating Students With Effective Feedback and Clarity

Motivating Students With Effective Feedback and Clarity | Education | Scoop.it
In today's guest post, school superintendent and Visible Learning trainer BR Jones shows how feedback can motivate students in a whole new way.

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Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, October 5, 2014 6:04 PM

Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, August 3, 1:16 PM

Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

irene's curator insight, August 3, 9:04 PM

Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

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Best Games, Apps, and Sites for Personalized Learning

Best Games, Apps, and Sites for Personalized Learning | Education | Scoop.it
When learning isn't attentive to each student's needs, many are likely to check out either bored and unchallenged or unable to keep up. These top picks for personalized learning help teachers put each student first, letting individual interests, abilities, and goals drive learning.

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, August 3, 10:32 AM

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Life of an Educator: 5 ways to gauge student engagement

Life of an Educator: 5 ways to gauge student engagement | Education | Scoop.it

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, June 19, 8:17 AM
Observing students and looking for these things will let you know what they are engaged in.......
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Observing students and looking for these things will let you know what they are engaged in.......

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3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers | Education | Scoop.it
Students deeply desire to hear that their teachers believe in them, recognize and can explain their purpose, and want to know who they really are.
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The Challenge Of Personalizing Learning In Real-Time

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The Challenge Of Personalizing Learning In Real-Time
by Dr. Philip Lanoue
The conversation on the need to use student achievement data in education is fast-tracking its importance in today’s classrooms.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 19, 4:42 PM

Interesting article about the "productive struggle" and using Waggle.

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The Adventures of Library Girl: An Open Letter To Principals (Before You Hire A New School Librarian)

The Adventures of Library Girl: An Open Letter To Principals (Before You Hire A New School Librarian) | Education | Scoop.it

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 26, 3:12 PM

I have already seen this shared in other ways but it is well worth sharing again. But don't keep it to yourself! Make sure you share it with your admin team. This isn't a preachy, heavy-handed treatise but rather a friendly piece of advice that should help principals in the management of their schools. Love the Library Girl!

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How to Trigger Students’ Inquiry Through Projects

How to Trigger Students’ Inquiry Through Projects | Education | Scoop.it
When students engage in quality projects, they develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions that serve them in the moment and in the long term. There are several ways to start designing projects. Here are six steps that will help you get started.

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Tip Sheet: What is Twitter?

Tip Sheet: What is Twitter? | Education | Scoop.it
Learn about the social network, Twitter, and what parents should know.
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Edtech: Mastering the device vs mastering the pedagogy - Innovate My School

Edtech: Mastering the device vs mastering the pedagogy - Innovate My School | Education | Scoop.it
Can a school be over-reliant on devices to the point of ignoring their teaching instincts? LearnMaker’s Jay Ashcroft discusses the fine but crucial line between “what” and “how”.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Slide Design for Students

The Do’s and Don’ts of Slide Design for Students | Education | Scoop.it
» The Do’s and Don’ts of Slide Design for Students |

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12 Rules Of Great Teaching -

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12 Rules Of Great Teaching by Terry Heick Recently, I’ve been thinking of the universal truths in teaching. Students should be first. Don’t always start planning with a standard. Questions matter more than answers. Trust...
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Social Media Research Toolkit - Social Media Lab

Social Media Research Toolkit - Social Media Lab | Education | Scoop.it
This toolkit assembled by the Social Media Lab seeks to provide an overview of some of the many open access tools available for the study and analysis of social media and online communities. The table below presents the tools in alphabetical order and highlights the…

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Avoiding "Learned Helplessness" | eSkills | Curation

Avoiding "Learned Helplessness" | eSkills | Curation | Education | Scoop.it
Curate and Create Learning Resources


If we want to have students seek out other information from sources other than the teacher, then we must make sure those resources are available. Many teachers using the flipped classroom approach already have created or found these kinds of resources. However, think broadly about the word resource.


People are resources, texts are resources, and community organizations are resources -- to name just a few categories. We have to be comfortable not always knowing the answer, and instead suggesting we find the answer together through the vast amount of learning resources that we have at our disposal.


Try curating these resources before, during, and after a unit. Work with students as well to create a culture where the answers are everywhere.


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Curate and Create Learning Resources


If we want to have students seek out other information from sources other than the teacher, then we must make sure those resources are available. Many teachers using the flipped classroom approach already have created or found these kinds of resources. However, think broadly about the word resource.


People are resources, texts are resources, and community organizations are resources -- to name just a few categories. We have to be comfortable not always knowing the answer, and instead suggesting we find the answer together through the vast amount of learning resources that we have at our disposal.


Try curating these resources before, during, and after a unit. Work with students as well to create a culture where the answers are everywhere.


Learn more:


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


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/learn-every-day-a-bit-with-curation/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/02/20/curation-tips-and-tricks-with-scoop-it-rescoop-and-tags/


https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/19/pkm-personal-professional-knowledge-management/


http://blog.scoop.it/2011/11/30/lord-of-curation-series-gust-mees/


Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 26, 1:51 PM

Great Article!

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Exploring the Idea of ‘Happiness’ As Part of School Work

Exploring the Idea of ‘Happiness’ As Part of School Work | Education | Scoop.it
Two schools are approaching a project about their own happiness in very different ways based on the context of their schools and lives.

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Rachel Benoit's curator insight, May 12, 9:38 AM

Very intriguing indeed. 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 12, 9:33 PM

We should talk about being happy, and, more importantly, we should express our happiness through our interests as teachers and people. It signals to others, including students, how we are who we are.

 

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Motivating Students With Effective Feedback and Clarity

Motivating Students With Effective Feedback and Clarity | Education | Scoop.it
In today's guest post, school superintendent and Visible Learning trainer BR Jones shows how feedback can motivate students in a whole new way.

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Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, October 5, 2014 6:04 PM

Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, August 3, 1:16 PM

Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

irene's curator insight, August 3, 10:19 PM

Where are we going?  How am I doing?  Where to next?  Vital questions kids should be able to answer.  Feedback tells them how they are doing.  It also keeps them engaged.

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Teacher as Learning Designer

Teacher as Learning Designer | Education | Scoop.it
Through highly standardized curricula and pacing guides, teachers are told exactly how to teach, rather than being empowered to differentiate instruction and create engaging learning environments to meet the needs of their students.

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7 Ways to Use Technology With Purpose - A.J. Juliani

7 Ways to Use Technology With Purpose - A.J. Juliani | Education | Scoop.it
Why are you using technology? Or more importantly, how are you using technology to better the learning in your classroom and/or school? If you are like me, then you’ve had your fair share of technology screw ups. Projects that didn’t make sense (but used the tech you wanted to bring in). Activities that were ruined …
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7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future | Education | Scoop.it
Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future
by Terry Heick
(Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post)
So we’re taking a stand here. This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 21, 12:48 PM

There seems to be lots of room for libraries and librarians to interject their skill sets with these 7 shifts, especially in the areas of digital literacy, research literacy, physical-to-digital, connectivism... My biggest takeaway, though, is the idea that none of these ideas require a huge influx of funding - they can all be done tomorrow with concerted effort in the education community. 

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Seven Ways Principals Can Support Instructional Coaches - edu Pulse

Seven Ways Principals Can Support Instructional Coaches - edu Pulse | Education | Scoop.it
7 Ways Principals Can Support Instructional Coaches I @ScholasticAdms

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 27, 2:55 PM

This is an article that is worth sharing with your admin team - especially if YOU are that instructional coach but have been hampered by scheduling (rotations, teacher planning). That said, be sure you're ready to step up to the plate and fulfill the duties of a true instructional coach before you jump in with both feet!

Chris Carter's curator insight, May 28, 1:01 AM

Oh, yes, please!!!

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10 useful tools for assessment with tech

10 useful tools for assessment with tech | Education | Scoop.it
Technology gives students lots of options for demonstrating their learning via assessments. Here are 10 tools to empower them.

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Edtech: Mastering the device vs mastering the pedagogy - Innovate My School

Edtech: Mastering the device vs mastering the pedagogy - Innovate My School | Education | Scoop.it
Can a school be over-reliant on devices to the point of ignoring their teaching instincts? LearnMaker’s Jay Ashcroft discusses the fine but crucial line between “what” and “how”.

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50 Ways to Blend Your Learning

50 Ways to Blend Your Learning | Education | Scoop.it
50 Ways to Blend Your Learning (interactive version: bit.ly/50waystoblend, music to inspire, examples slideshow) The problem’s all inside your head / She said to me. / The ways to blend are easy if you / Use technology. / We’d like to help you in your struggle / As you teach. / There must be

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 29, 2:26 PM

This is a list I haven't run across before. It looks very helpful if you are blending learning!

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6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning

6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning | Education | Scoop.it
Wondering how to Engage Passive Learners In eLearning? Check the 6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning.

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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

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What is Adaptive Learning?

What is Adaptive Learning? | Education | Scoop.it
It's that time of the week to further our understanding of educational technology by learning the industry's  'jargon.' Let's add another term to our edtech vocab, and for this week, it's Adaptive Learning.

Adaptive learning implements a more dynamic set of learning paths compared to a standard 'static' curriculum. The defining detail of adaptive learning is that it's data-driven..Learn more:.- http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Adaptive+Learning
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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 25, 6:12 PM
It's that time of the week to further our understanding of educational technology by learning the industry's  'jargon.' Let's add another term to our edtech vocab, and for this week, it's Adaptive Learning.

Adaptive learning implements a more dynamic set of learning paths compared to a standard 'static' curriculum. The defining detail of adaptive learning is that it's data-driven.
NikolaosKourakos's curator insight, May 26, 3:15 AM

its sounds good