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Flipped Classroom Panel Discussion Provides Rich Insights into a Powerful Teaching Technique

Flipped Classroom Panel Discussion Provides Rich Insights into a Powerful Teaching Technique | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Thanks to McGraw-Hill for coordinating this great streamed panel discussion about 'the flip' On this past Thursday, I had the pleasure and privilege of
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University guide 2013: league table for economics

University guide 2013: league table for economics | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
University performance: Economics in our sortable league table
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5 Less-Known iPad Apps For The Flipped Classroom

5 Less-Known iPad Apps For The Flipped Classroom | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
These 5 apps are among the less well-known applications to support the flipped classroom model.
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Why Education is a Powerful Content Marketing Strategy: 17 Examples

Why Education is a Powerful Content Marketing Strategy: 17 Examples | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

Education is a powerful content marketing strategy and brands that focus on it are wisely choosing the road less traveled. Find out how it's working effectively in these 17 examples. I just finished reading this Richard Branson post about following your passions in life. In it, he restates this magnificent quote from Nelson Mandela: “Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.” I truly believe in this. I also believe that the brands that place a priority on educating their prospects and customers through the creation of remarkable content are wisely choosing the road less traveled. Think about this truth: Our customers don’t care about our products or services; they care about themselves. If we buy into this, then we must also accept that the majority of the information we produce for marketing purposes cannot be about ourselves. Our content must be based on fulfilling our customers’ needs and interests, so that they come to build a trusted and emotional connection with our brands....


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Content only works when it meets consumer needs.

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TED speaker, education and creativity expert | Sir Ken Robinson

TED speaker, education and creativity expert | Sir Ken Robinson | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
RT @SirKenRobinson: Education has to connect with the real lives of young people and not stifle their talents and dreams. http://t.co/GvsLUtICzk
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Schooling Is Not Education! Using Assessment to Change the Politics of Non-Learning | Center For Global Development

Schooling Is Not Education! Using Assessment to Change the Politics of Non-Learning | Center For Global Development | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Schooling is not education. Excellent piece for politicians... http://t.co/ZjFwkBEXxo
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Why Higher Education Is a Public Good, Not Just a Private Investment

Why Higher Education Is a Public Good, Not Just a Private Investment | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Robert B. Reich is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator, and has served in three national administrations, most recently as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Reich will address three key drivers of change in the economy that make higher education more important than ever—not just for individuals who will need a degree to an adequate income—but for our economy and society. Those drivers are (1) globalization, (2) technology, and (3) demographics.
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50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today ...

50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today ... | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Finding the best education technology tools is a time-consuming task. It may even be viewed as a chore (for some). Not with this fabulous list, though!

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7 Ways To Use Your iPad In The Classroom - Edudemic

7 Ways To Use Your iPad In The Classroom - Edudemic | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
There's a plethora of ways to use your iPad in the classroom but this infographic details some insanely useful apps, methods, and ideas for all teachers.
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25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic

25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Some teachers embrace technology and social media. Others lurk. Many ignore. So what does the average teacher do if they're somewhere in the middle?
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Goldman Sachs bets on SLC early education program

Goldman Sachs bets on SLC early education program | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Goldman Sachs plans to announce this week that it will finance an early education program in Utah — and it expects to make money on the venture.
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4 Tools To Help Avoid Summer Learning Loss - Edudemic

4 Tools To Help Avoid Summer Learning Loss - Edudemic | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Combating summer learning loss over the summer for young readers is a challenge that many teachers face.

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What it is - Building Learning Power

What it is - Building Learning Power | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
What it is - Details the ideas of Building Learing Power. Building learning power is about helping young people to become better learners, both in school and out.
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What 60 Schools Can Tell Us About Teaching 21st Century Skills: Grant Lichtman at TEDxDenverTeachers

The rate of change in the world demands that we re-imagine and restructure the foundational learning relationship among students, teachers, and knowledge. In...

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When did you last watch a good TED talk?

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Great Apps for Teachers - Teaching with iPad - Steve Lai

Great Apps for Teachers - Teaching with iPad - Steve Lai | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Here are all the direct links to my Apps for Teachers here: App #1: Music (free) App #2: Dropbox (free) App #3: Skitch for Evernote (free) App #4: Pick-Me ($.99) App #5: GoodReader ($4.99) App #6: ...

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What sort of sadist sends a child to boarding school? Me - Telegraph

What sort of sadist sends a child to boarding school? Me - Telegraph | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Prince Charles hated his boarding school, Gordonstoun, but these days children beg to be sent away – and it’s not a sign of neglectful parents

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Pinterest in the iClassroom « techchef4u

Pinterest in the iClassroom « techchef4u | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

"Recently I happed upon a cleverly created integration of Bloom’s Taxonomy and Pinterest from the folks at Teachbytes. And as if fated, the same week, I had a conversation with a fabulous theater arts and film teacher, Sarah Yurko, who had shared how she is using Pinterest with her secondary students. Fascinated by the boards and ideas she shared, I asked her to detail her thoughts so I could celebrate these app-tastic ideas with the greater global iClassroom."


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Out from the cave: have we lost the purpose of education?

It’s nothing new to say we have a problem in education.
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Flip It! Make Magazines on Flipboard

Flip It! Make Magazines on Flipboard | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
In this class, curator Mia Quagliarello will explain how to make magazines and grow your audience using Flipboard’s new curation tools.
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