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Study: Student Motivation, Study Strategies Trump IQ for Learning Gains

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Education Week Teacher's take on the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders.
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5 Great Tools for publishing Students Works ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Kids Will Be Kids: 8 Easy Strategies for Engaging Students

Kids Will Be Kids: 8 Easy Strategies for Engaging Students | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
As an educator, speaker and blogger, people send me articles on a wide range of education topics. My husband's grandmother sends me articles in the mail, my father-in-law forwards interesting NPR segments via email, and my neighbor down the street leaves newspaper clippings in my mailbox.  Last
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Who Made Me Sick? Do You Have Cooties? A Participatory Simulation for iPads -- THE Journal

Who Made Me Sick? Do You Have Cooties? A Participatory Simulation for iPads -- THE Journal | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
This week’s blog features a fun, engaging, and intellectually stimulating (free) iPad app: The Cootie Participatory Simulation. In participating in the simulation of the spread of an infectious disease – the Cuddle germ – children learn how diseases are spread. Usable from 1st to 12th grade.
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Education Week

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What Is The Ideal Length Of A Tweet (And Other Communications)? - Edudemic

What Is The Ideal Length Of A Tweet (And Other Communications)? - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
There are so many ways that teachers are using social media –  both in the classroom and for their own professional development. From Instagram and Facebook in the classroom to Twitter lists and hashtags for their PLN, there are so many social networks and so much content to choose from when you’re looking. You know that …
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7 engaging video sites for teachers and students | eSchool News | eSchool News

7 engaging video sites for teachers and students | eSchool News | eSchool News | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Engaging video sites are a key resource for educators, and we've got 7 great video resources you should explore.
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Motivation and mindset anchoring

Motivation and mindset anchoring | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
When I was at University, a running joke was how little we’d all worked on our papers, how late and last minute we’d left them, and how little effort we’d put into them. A couple of things jolted m...
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Three Awesome Games That Help Kids Make Games

Three Awesome Games That Help Kids Make Games | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Summer break presents the perfect opportunity for students to dig into games and build skills that'll reap huge rewards when they return in the fall. Game making can be one of the best ways to get students thinking creatively while cultivating useful technical literacies, and there's a ton of absorbing tools that students won't tire of over the long break. Here are three options to choose from depending on the type of technology students have at home.
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3 Edtech Tools You Can Use To Gamify Your Classroom - Edudemic

3 Edtech Tools You Can Use To Gamify Your Classroom - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Gamification is one of the buzzwords in education right now, and for a good reason: Gamification is empowering, exciting, and under the right circumstances can be the disruptive innovator many teachers desperately need in order to change the dynamics between knowledge and the learner. There is an explosion of EdTech tools destined to gamify the …
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Microsoft Office Mix reinvents the PowerPoint experience - Microsoft UK Schools blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Microsoft Office Mix reinvents the PowerPoint experience - Microsoft UK Schools blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
The Microsoft UK Blog for schools, featuring news for schools from Microsoft, case studies within education, and education ICT advice
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Life of an Educator: 8 ways to spruce up that classroom activity

Life of an Educator: 8 ways to spruce up that classroom activity | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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How (And Why) To Get Started With 3D Printing In The Classroom - Edudemic

How (And Why) To Get Started With 3D Printing In The Classroom - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
This past week, I introduced 3D printing into my classroom. Next week, we will receive 3D pens from Dim3printing, an Austin-based 3D printing distributor. This technology has brought about an excitement for learning I have never experienced in my classroom before. Revolutionize Learning 3D printing will revolutionize learning because it lends itself to low-risk, low-cost …
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13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice

13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice
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Infographic: Engaging the Active Learner | Atomic Learning Blogs

Infographic: Engaging the Active Learner | Atomic Learning Blogs | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
As the infographic below shows, today's learners demand engaging content. Looking for ideas on how to use technology to engage students at your district? Check out Atomic Learning's online resources on Creating Engaging Presentations and Engaging with Interactive Whiteboards for inspiration!
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Today's learners demand engaging content; check out Atomic Learning's online resources on Creating Engaging Presentations and Engaging with Interactive Whiteboards for inspiration!

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We Are Teachers | The Best Books for Grades 9 - 12 students

We Are Teachers | The Best Books for Grades 9 - 12 students | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
See the books that grades 9-12 teachers say are must-haves for your classroom library.
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How to Create Illustrated Characters in PowerPoint

How to Create Illustrated Characters in PowerPoint | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Here's an easy way to create your own custom illustrated characters in PowerPoint. This comes in handy if you don't have access to the stock image you need.
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How to Combine Tellagami Clips in iMovie

How to Combine Tellagami Clips in iMovie | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Tellagami is a great app for creating short digital stories on an iPad or on an Android device. The shortcoming of the app is that you can only record one scene before you have to save the movie to...
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Using Entrepreneurship to Transform Student Work

Using Entrepreneurship to Transform Student Work | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
As my colleagues and I were building curriculum for our ninth grade project-based program, we found that most of our conversations centered not on potential projects themselves, but rather on buildin
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Engagement Landscape

Engagement Landscape | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
A survey from the Education Week Research Center offers important insights about the levels of engagement and dedication teachers and school-based administrators see among their students.
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Students Learn Best When You Do This

Students Learn Best When You Do This | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Students Learn Best When You Do This
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Fixing High School By Listening To Students

Fixing High School By Listening To Students | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Fixing High School By Listening To Students
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7 Fantastic Apps for Making Media -- THE Journal

7 Fantastic Apps for Making Media -- THE Journal | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps that help students create digital media.
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10 tips for editing video in a thoughtful, compelling way | TED Blog

10 tips for editing video in a thoughtful, compelling way | TED Blog | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
The techniques editors use to shape film and video content reveal a lot about how people create meaning in the world. Some guidelines.
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Adobe Voice Provides a Great Way to Create Narrated Picture Stories

Adobe Voice Provides a Great Way to Create Narrated Picture Stories | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Adobe Voice is a new iPad app that makes it easy to create beautiful picture stories. Like other picture story apps, Adobe Voice allows you to record your voice, import pictures, and write text to ...
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4 Free Web Tools to Boost Student Engagement

4 Free Web Tools to Boost Student Engagement | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
When students use tool technologies to create content, their engagement is largely based on how successfully teachers craft the learning assignments, rather than on the technology itself. This is dif
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