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Teen Takes Educators to Twitter School

Teen Takes Educators to Twitter School | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Fifteen-year-old Adora Svitak knows students nowadays “live, work and play” social media.
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Essential Elements of Course Design - Presentation/eLearning Mod Link

Essential Elements of Course Design - Presentation/eLearning Mod Link | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Essential Elements of Course Design - Content, Objectives, Assessments, Activities...these are all elements that we commonly think about when preparing a class. But there are also other essential elements to consider such as student backgrounds, the
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Open is Serendipity

Open is Serendipity | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
TL;DR version: I discuss my evolving understanding of "open" learning in online spaces. I examine the serendipitous nature of open, and see an extension from my earlier connection with "open is an ...
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Content Curation Using Storify as a Formative Assessment

Content Curation Using Storify as a Formative Assessment | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
In many of my classes I have students reading, writing, making, and sharing in online spaces. This may include blogging, tweeting, or connecting with others on Twitter or Google+. In some of my mor...
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#Iwest

#Iwest | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Overcoming…. Barriers to Innovation Verena Roberts @verenanz
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The Roberto Marzano’s 9 Effective Instructional Strategies Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Roberto Marzano’s 9 Effective Instructional Strategies Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
The Robert Marzano's 9 Effective Instructional Strategies Infographic summarizes the 9 instructional strategies to improve students' learning.
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3 Ways Parents Can Spot Student-Centered Learning « Competency Works

3 Ways Parents Can Spot Student-Centered Learning « Competency Works | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared at Getting Smart on February 26, 2015. Recently I had the opportunity to learn alongside my seven-year old daughter, as we used…
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Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them?

Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them? | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
The Pew Research Internet Project reported on 8 December 2014 “A large majority (87%) of American adult internet users say the internet has improved their ability to learn new things. This figure i...
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A New Approach to Education Technology Takes Emotions Into Account

A New Approach to Education Technology Takes Emotions Into Account | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Neuropsychologist David Rose spent years helping kids with learning disabilities participate in school by creating digital textbooks with pop-up graphics, text to speech, flexible fonts, and other customizable features to fit individual needs. The books were so engaging “that traditional books started to look relatively disabled by comparison,” says Rose,...
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Learning Needs a Context

Learning Needs a Context | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
This is a follow up to a post I wrote, How Do We Learn? How Should We Learn?  The purpose of these posts is to encourage educators to examine practices they take for granted, implement without deep...
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The Role of Digital Technologies in Deeper Learning | Students at the Center

The Role of Digital Technologies in Deeper Learning | Students at the Center | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
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When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher?

When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher? | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?
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Blended Designs that Anticipate Serendipity

Blended Designs that Anticipate Serendipity | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
How can our planning be thorough enough to provide opportunities for each student to have differentiated, personalized and customized learning opportunities while still planning for serendipity?
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31 Days of Deeper Learning & PBL Blog Series | 1: Intro | Coffee For The Brain

31 Days of Deeper Learning & PBL Blog Series | 1: Intro | Coffee For The Brain | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
I have been immersed in the wonderful and complex world of teaching and education for over a decade. I often wish I started blogging from day one so I could go back and realize how much I have changed thoughts, ideas, and what works in education. It would go to prove that being a lifelong learner means that I can only improve with age. Typing that previous paragraph reminds of what John Dewey is known for saying, "If we teach as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow." This post is
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Understanding by Design | Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University

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No, Finland isn’t ditching traditional school subjects. Here’s what’s really happening.

No, Finland isn’t ditching traditional school subjects. Here’s what’s really happening. | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Children will look at broader topics and use multi-disciplinary modules, one expert says.
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Why education leaders must talk about the whole picture | Global Education & Skills Forum - Linkis.com

Why education leaders must talk about the whole picture | Global Education & Skills Forum - Linkis.com | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
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Elite Private Schools Use Wide Range of Ed-Tech Strategies

Elite Private Schools Use Wide Range of Ed-Tech Strategies | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
The approaches diverge from those taken by most of their public school counterparts, but experts suggest the tactics and strategies could be replicated.
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Blended Learning: A Disruptive Innovation [INFOGRAPHIC] #edtech #edutech

Blended Learning: A Disruptive Innovation [INFOGRAPHIC] #edtech #edutech | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Check out this in-depth infographic all about Blended Learning. Learn what it is, why it's spreading, and how it works in real and virtual classrooms.
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nABLE Framework Google Edition by Luis Perez

nABLE Framework Google Edition by Luis Perez | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.
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