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14 Ways for Teachers to Collaborate Online ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

14 Ways for Teachers to Collaborate Online ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching | Scoop.it
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Diane Horvath's curator insight, July 21, 2013 7:01 AM

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Gifted adults characteristics: Being a perfectionist, being anxious

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“Anxiety keeps me humble.” AIDS researcher Anthony Fauci, MD notes that pursuing excellence in your life and work is not without emotional challenges: “One of the by-products of being a perfectionist and constantly trying to improve myself are sobering...

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Before Reading or Watching Videos, Students Should Experiment First

Before Reading or Watching Videos, Students Should Experiment First | Teaching | Scoop.it

The study’s conclusion suggests that the current model of the flipped classroom should itself be flipped upside down. The researchers advocate the “flipped flipped classroom,” in which videos come after exploration and not before.

 


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Jim Lerman's curator insight, July 31, 2013 3:21 PM

A very worthy observation.

Gordon Dahlby's curator insight, August 1, 2013 2:27 PM

and the pendulum swings

Angela C. Dowd's curator insight, August 2, 2013 3:33 PM

Experimenting first sounds good, though I think it depends on the learner and on what is being taught. I like the idea of pushing the envelop to be more inclusive...yet not throwing out things that continue to work (for some types of learners).

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Superhuman or Extra Intelligent? | High Ability / Gifted Adults

Superhuman or Extra Intelligent? | High Ability / Gifted Adults | Teaching | Scoop.it

By Willem Kuipers – From a section of his book “Enjoying the Gift of Being Uncommon.” -- One of the greatest obstacles to the recognition of extra intelligent people is the mysterious qualities and extreme rarity that many people (including parents) associate with “uncommon intelligence."

 

Often it is either a kind of child-prodigy–assumption, like Mozart, or a comparison with other long-gone icons like Einstein and Madame Curie...But the group we want to discuss amounts to something like 2% of the population, that is, 1 in 50.


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