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An online library of effective teaching techniques and methodologies which inspire enduring and meaningful learning.
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Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology

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Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology


Curiosity is the “complex feeling and cognition that accompanies a desire to learn what is unknown,” according to Min Jeong Kang and fellow researchers in a 2009 study. Neurological research here focused on, among other areas, the difference in neural activity when answers are presented, and when questions are presented for both high-curiosity and low-curiosity questions.


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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment | Purposeful Pedagogy | Scoop.it

I've posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes.  This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment.  This assessment contains questions to ass...


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David Baker's curator insight, February 17, 2015 10:54 AM

The power of the Infographic is that it references both teacher and student actions and habits. I have shared it with my teachers. This might become a solid self-assessment tool for coaching conversations with teachers.

jane fullerton's curator insight, March 29, 2015 10:21 AM

Love the graphics in this post.

Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, April 3, 2015 12:05 PM

Interesting graphic with some great ideas on interpreting 21st century skills as they pertain to teaching

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Ramsey Musallam: 3 rules to spark learning

It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of the educa...

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, December 2, 2013 3:40 PM

Be inspired by this Ted Talk by Ramsey who shares the 3 Rules to Spark Learning:

 

1. Curiosity comes first

2. Embrace the mess

3. Practice reflection

 

Sounds like learner--centered to me!l

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8 ways to improve your digital teaching - eClassroom News

8 ways to improve your digital teaching - eClassroom News | Purposeful Pedagogy | Scoop.it

"...Like any learning, transitioning from traditional to digital needs a base of knowledge, a curiosity for discovery, and the flexibility to try new things. To take the first steps toward good digital teaching, one must understand ..."

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Why Curiosity Enhances Learning

Why Curiosity Enhances Learning | Purposeful Pedagogy | Scoop.it

A neurological study has shown that curiosity makes our brains more receptive for learning, and that as we learn, we enjoy the sensation of learning.





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



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maria taveras's curator insight, December 18, 2014 1:57 PM

It's a natural human phenomenon that occurs when our curiosity is activate and engaged learning and assimilation takes place. It's a creative dynamic that is essential to foster for our well being.

Lon Woodbury's curator insight, December 18, 2014 3:45 PM

When a child drives you crazy with "Why?", I guess that is a good thing. :)  -Lon

Smith_Lin's curator insight, January 27, 2015 2:57 PM

Dont answer your own questions. Make the learners do the work, they will enjoy it.