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Just Ask: Harnessing the Power of Student Curiosity

Just Ask: Harnessing the Power of Student Curiosity | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
When was the last time you asked your students what they wanted to learn? Take a minute and think about that. In the go-go world of Common Core, Smarter Balance and other assessments, when do we focu
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Seven Free Science Apps for iPads

Seven Free Science Apps for iPads | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
I'm preparing to do a virtual presentation for a small district next month. My hosts asked for a list of some science apps that their middle school and high school students can use. This is part of...
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The Student Voice - Our Survey, Part 6: 1 last piece of advice

The Student Voice - Our Survey, Part 6: 1 last piece of advice | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
In the previous posts, I have summarized student views on a number of current practices. The last question on the survey asked them to provide advice: Finally, if you could give teachers just 1 pie...
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Cindy Schmitt's curator insight, October 17, 2013 7:28 PM

Excellent question to add to student surveys!

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10 Web Resources For Digital Field Trips To Museums - Edudemic

10 Web Resources For Digital Field Trips To Museums - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
This week’s Learnist feature highlights digital field trips, travel writer Tyler Wilcox and others, as they take us to some of the best museums in the world.
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Seven Ways to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom - Reading Horizons

Seven Ways to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom - Reading Horizons | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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6 Innovative Ways Students Are Using Technology - Edudemic

6 Innovative Ways Students Are Using Technology - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
From blending up all their online and offline courses to integrating iPads into activities outside the classroom, there's a lot happening that you should know about.
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5 Ideas for Using Google Presentations with Students (*Bonus Videos Included)

5 Ideas for Using Google Presentations with Students (*Bonus Videos Included) | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
I love using Google presentations! I use Power Point or Keynote when I present, but the collaboration feature and ability to easily publish Google presentations to the web make it my presentation tool of choice when working with students.
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Apple Makes Pages, Keynote, iMovie, and Many More FREE: Educators & Students Rejoice

Apple Makes Pages, Keynote, iMovie, and Many More FREE: Educators & Students Rejoice | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Apple recently announce that five of its premier iOS productivity apps will now come free with every new iPhone, iPad, or 5th Generation iPod Touch Device. This includes Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iP...
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Encouraging Student Participation: Why It Pays to Sweat the Small Stuff | Faculty Focus

Encouraging Student Participation: Why It Pays to Sweat the Small Stuff | Faculty Focus | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Student participation can be encouraged and supported by attention to small but important details. How long you wait for a student to answer your questions
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Free Technology for Teachers: Tools for Creating Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Tools for Creating Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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The 10 Biggest Educational Trends (And What Teachers Think) - Edudemic

The 10 Biggest Educational Trends (And What Teachers Think) - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Do you know the ten biggest educational trends making the rounds today? What about how teachers feel about each?
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A Nice Graphic Featuring Differences between Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Nice Graphic Featuring Differences between Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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10 ways to use infographics

10 ways to use infographics | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Big data is one of the largest idea trends of 2013, and the biggest question surrounding it has been figuring out the best way to interpret it all.

Whether you are a corporation ...
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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, October 22, 2013 4:31 PM
great article,thank you,
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EdTechSandyK: Create Short Animated Videos for Learning With the Tellagami App

EdTechSandyK: Create Short Animated Videos for Learning With the Tellagami App | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, October 22, 2013 4:35 PM
just great,thank you!!!
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Helping Students Develop the Skills to Focus

Helping Students Develop the Skills to Focus | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
In Dan Goleman's new book, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence, he shows the importance of being able to direct and sustain our attention on everything from, well, everything!
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Cindy Schmitt's curator insight, October 17, 2013 7:16 PM

Why is student engagement important?  "The inability to focus and sustain attention can rob us of relationships, deep knowledge, career accomplishment, peace of mind, and high test scores, " according to Dan Goleman. 

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How Much Do You Know About How To Learn? « Annie Murphy Paul

How Much Do You Know About How To Learn? « Annie Murphy Paul | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers

11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers, from iOS to Android, free and paid.
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How Exceptional Teachers Improve Listening — Smart Classroom Management

How Exceptional Teachers Improve Listening — Smart Classroom Management | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
If you were to break down what makes exceptional teachers so effective, you would find their ability to teach students to listen one of several key common traits.
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Confidence, not peer pressure, is key to success at school, say researchers

Confidence, not peer pressure, is key to success at school, say researchers | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Study finds competition in the classroom can affect results of lower-ranking pupils
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, September 22, 2013 10:04 AM

Previous success breeds confidence!

Randall Crosby's curator insight, September 29, 2013 4:11 PM

When kids see themselves as successful, they perform better.

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5 Web Design Tools You Should Be Using

5 Web Design Tools You Should Be Using | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
In the highly competitive web design market, how do you compete against large corporations and other design firms? The answer is simple - tools! Learn what tools the pros use to stand out.
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Do you want to Print a YouTube Video?

Do you want to Print a YouTube Video? | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
The Print YouTube bookmarklet extracts the storyboard frames of a video, stitches them all into one big poster and sends it to your printer.
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