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The Best Graphic Novels and Graphic Nonfiction of 2012

The Best Graphic Novels and Graphic Nonfiction of 2012 | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it
From music history to war trials by way of Hunter S. Thompson and Steve Jobs, with a side of Ancient China.

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4 Steps for Getting Started with Student Digital Portfolios

4 Steps for Getting Started with Student Digital Portfolios | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

 "As the digital era has taken hold, portfolios have become a method of assessment and the collection and sharing of work has become much more common."


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Mary Clark's curator insight, February 27, 9:12 AM

A great summary of the issues you want to address before jumping into student portfolios.

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 29, 7:01 AM

GAfE Baby!

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There are some great tips here for using Google Apps in your classroom. For example:  #13. Mystery Hangouts. Using Hangouts – Google’s video chat service — classes from different parts of the country or the world can play this “guess where we are” game. 

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Teaching with technology - using Google Apps

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Map creator online to make a map with multiple color pins and regions

Map creator online to make a map with multiple color pins and regions | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it
Create a map from location list, crowd source, spreadsheets, etc. Publish, share your interactive maps. Highlight radius and other regions. Get map images.

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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, February 18, 12:57 PM

This tool will be of interest to teachers, scholars, genealogists, historians, and just about anyone with a need to share information about multiple locations. Best of all, the Basic plan is free and provides access to the functionality most individual users are likely to need.

alexislucas's curator insight, March 25, 11:22 PM

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Bernard Gagnon's curator insight, March 26, 6:32 AM

Créer vos propres cartes géographiques avec possibilité d'insérer des vidéos, photos ou fichiers audio. Et encore plus...

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Thinking_about_Inquiry.jpg (592x798 pixels)

Thinking_about_Inquiry.jpg (592x798 pixels) | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

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6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals

6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it
Create graphics, collages, add text, edit pictures and make cover images for your blog or social media profiles without using Photoshop.
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The Handbook for Interactive Open Educational Resources

The Handbook for Interactive Open Educational Resources | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

Learn about how iOERs enhance, engage, and enable learning. This one of a kind book covers the best practices for finding, choosing, and using interactive learning materials.


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A Glossary of Blogging Terms for Teachers and Students

A Glossary of Blogging Terms for Teachers and Students | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

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Lena Leirdal's curator insight, February 3, 3:56 AM

Ever felt a bit confused about all the different blogging terms? What is a widget, permalink, RSS, plugin or captcha? Check out this glossary list of terms and explanations from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning! A useful page for teachers in the digital classroom.

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, February 3, 6:35 AM

For new and experienced bloggers.  Use with teachers, administrators and implementation with student blogs.

Francisco Restivo's curator insight, February 3, 10:45 AM

The blog language.

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An Amazing Timeline Chronicling The History of Social Media

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Emma Stutzman's curator insight, January 3, 11:03 AM

This picture shows how social media has developed over the years. It mentions how many people thought that social media was started with facebook, when in reality it was really started by other projects that you can see above. This picture/concept shows the differences between which sites took off and which didn't, depending on our cultural preferences.

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Catherine Pascal's curator insight, February 28, 6:08 AM

  YES infographie : synthèse social média.

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10 Trends for Personalized Learning in 2014

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Bray and McClaskey provide the Top 10 Trends for Personalized Learning in 2014

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 6, 9:53 AM

We are all learners. The cartoon speaks volumes.

Mickey Gast's curator insight, February 11, 4:48 PM

What personalized learning is and how it can be optimized. Now that learning is available to "the masses", what is preventing "the masses" from taking advantage of learning opportunities?

Don Breedwell's curator insight, March 26, 5:47 PM

I like to see good change and this looks like the right direction. Going to make the changes in vocabulary now. 

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WE SOLVE it! - Inquiry online

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Patti Smith: Advice to the young

"Build a good name", rock poet Patti Smith advises the young. "Life is like a roller coaster, it is going to have beautiful moments but it is going to be real fucked…
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Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom

Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

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nomusa keninda's curator insight, October 8, 2013 6:13 AM

Google, this, that and that..google everything.

silvermanmc's curator insight, October 11, 2013 6:33 AM

A fun and appropriate technique for engaging and focusing primary school students using WWW.

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Rachma Wati's curator insight, October 9, 2013 7:48 PM

Beberapa diantara buku-buku terbaik ini sudah diterjemahkan ke dalam Bahasa Indonesia. Sudahkan perpustakaan Anda mengoleksinya?

 

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 29, 7:01 AM

GAfE Baby!

WEAC's curator insight, March 31, 7:15 AM

There are some great tips here for using Google Apps in your classroom. For example:  #13. Mystery Hangouts. Using Hangouts – Google’s video chat service — classes from different parts of the country or the world can play this “guess where we are” game. 

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Teaching with technology - using Google Apps

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Kids Share Their Thoughts on Student Engagement

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A twelve-year teaching veteran and a California regional Teacher of the Year, Heather Wolpert-Gawron's musings on educational policy, curriculum design, and daily school life can also be read at www
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ICTmagic - Displays & Posters

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Apple Store Prank (Part 1) - YouTube

Prank call your friends without saying a thing - http://prankdial.com Staring: Tyler Fischer http://tylerfischer.com/ Dir: Skyler Fulton Written by Tyler Fis...
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20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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The State of Social Media During 2013 - YouTube

The state of social media during 2013 For many of us, it's hard to believe that 2013 is over. It was a big year for social media, as Twitter went public, Sna...

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Inquiry as a Journey in Physical Education | Inquire Within

Inquiry as a Journey in Physical Education | Inquire Within | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it
For me personally, I have one 80-minute session a week which translates to roughly 7-9 hours of contact time per unit with the students. Active inquiry in any UoI in the classroom involves students in a plethora of options in ...

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Reflection for Resilience

Reflection for Resilience | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

 

Resiliency is about handling stress, uncertainty and setbacks well — in other words, maintaining equilibrium under pressure.

 

And in our modern lives, whether we are at school, at work, or at home, there is no shortage of pressure.

 

Maintaining our equilibrium is something, it seems, we all need these days.

 

There is something you can do — everyday if you would like — to help build your resilience, your capacity to weather stressful events.

 

It's journalling.

 

Keeping a journal can foster resiliency.

 

CCL recommends using "learning journals" or "reflection journals" as tools for gaining insight into your leadership experiences.

 

The process of writing and reflection builds self-awareness, encourages learning and opens the door to adaptability.

 

The form and content of your journal is a matter of individual choice. However, when you do sit down to make a journal entry about an experience that has challenged your equilibrium, we recommend it have three parts:

 

 

✤ The event or experience.

Describe what occurred as objectively as possible.

Don't use judgmental language.

Stick to the facts.

What happened?

Who was involved?

When did it happen?

Where did it happen?

 

 

✤ Your reaction.

Describe your reaction to the event as factually and objectively as possible.

What did you want to do in response to the event?

What did you actually do?

What were your thoughts?

What were your feelings?

 

 

✤ The lessons.

Think about the experience and your reaction to it.

What did you learn from the event and from your reaction to it?

Did the event suggest a development need you should address?

Do you see a pattern in your reactions?

Did you react differently than in the past during similar experiences and does that suggest you are making progress or backsliding on a valuable leadership competency?

 

 

So remember, capture the event or experience in objective language, describe your reaction, then note the lessons you might get from it.

 

CCL uses journaling as part of almost all our leadership development program experiences and we emphasize with our participants that learning doesn't come from the "doing" but in the "reflecting on the doing."

 

 

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, January 14, 7:37 PM

This is a great article.

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All the very best to Ness and all
Roger Sommerville's curator insight, February 17, 11:44 PM

I find it hard to spend the time on making a journal work. I suspect it is because I have not thought about resilience and reaction to situations. The short lists here provide a useful guide - and by focusing on my reaction I can give my self a chance to use demanding events/situations more productively. 

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Quiet at the back: classrooms around the world – in pictures

Quiet at the back: classrooms around the world – in pictures | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it
From the Russian pupils in Prada to the Nigerian children who sit four to a desk, photographer Julian Germain takes us on a journey around the world's classrooms
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Interactive Graphic Organizer

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A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

"Creative Commons is a non-profit that helps sharing and reuse of creativity and knowledge via free legal and technological tools . These tools are not alternatives to copyright laws, rather they work alongside them.

To help you better teach your students about Creative Commons and how it works, here is a handy graphic that visually captures the main important things students need to know about Creative commons. Enjoy"


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KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 2, 2013 6:16 PM

This info is also good for teachers who sell products through TpT and Teacher's Notebook.

Dawne Tortorella's curator insight, August 10, 2013 3:36 PM

Actually good for faculty too!

josé krijnsen's curator insight, December 4, 2013 10:54 AM

graphic on creative commons

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Real World Math

Real World Math | teacher tools for this century | Scoop.it

 

Resource site for students and teachers with math activities for Google Earth.


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kathy pryor's curator insight, October 9, 2013 2:09 PM

www.realworldmath.org.....

Real World Math is a collection of free math activities for Google Earth designed for students and educators. Mathematics is much more than a set  of problems in a textbook.  In the virtual world of Google Earth, concepts and challenges can be presented in a meaningful way that portray the usefulness of the ideas.