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Everything you know about curriculum may be wrong. Really.

Everything you know about curriculum may be wrong. Really. | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it

As odd as that might sound for academics, it makes perfect sense in our everyday lives. The point of child-rearing, cooking, teaching, soccer, music, business, or architecture is not ‘knowledge’; rather, knowledge is the growing (and ever-changing) residue of the main activity of trying to perform well for real.

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'Growth Mindset' Gaining Traction as School Improvement Strategy

'Growth Mindset' Gaining Traction as School Improvement Strategy | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
The concept aims to raise academic expectations by teaching students and teachers how to think of intelligence as something that can be improved through effort and experimentation.
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Maine School Engages Kids With Relevant Problem-Solving Challenges | PBS NewsHour | May 6, 2013

Maine School Engages Kids With Relevant Problem-Solving Challenges | PBS NewsHour | May 6, 2013 | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports on a public middle school in Portland, Maine that is taking a different approach to teaching students.
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What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"?

What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"? | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might...
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A Research-Based Approach to Arts Integration

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At Bates Middle School in Annapolis, Maryland, arts integration has helped raise student achievement.
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MeetTheRobinsonsBestScenes2.avi

When Lewis tried to fix a gadget but failed. He was so sad and down but the rest of the Robinsons family cheer him up instead. Telling him not to give up but...
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Effective Teams: The Key to Transforming Schools?

Effective Teams: The Key to Transforming Schools? | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
This fall I've been thinking a lot about what makes a good team in a school context. I'll share some of these thoughts, but I really want to hear your ideas on this subject.
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Wheaton H.S. to model project-based learning for Montgomery County schools

Wheaton H.S. to model project-based learning for Montgomery County schools | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
The school will be a model for project-based learning in Montgomery County schools.
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The Future of Learning, Networked Society - Ericsson

Learn more at http://www.ericsson.com/networkedsociety Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, inn...
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Wrong Focus: Teacher-Centered Classrooms and Technology

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Beyond the Bubble: Technology and the Future of Student Assessment | Education Sector

Beyond the Bubble: Technology and the Future of Student Assessment | Education Sector | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
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10 Reasons Why Your Brain Hates Long Business Meetings - Forbes

10 Reasons Why Your Brain Hates Long Business Meetings - Forbes | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
Christopher Robbins/Getty Images 1.  Crammed agendas inspire adults to act like kids waiting for recess.
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Ahead of the learning curve

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From the $40 million Hauser gift to support teaching and learning initiatives to the recent announcement of the global online platform edX, Harvard tackled the future of higher education head-on in 2011-12.
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Three Revised Things to Unlearn About Learning by @karenlmahon | TeacherCast Blog

Three Revised Things to Unlearn About Learning by @karenlmahon | TeacherCast Blog | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
Tina Barseghian wrote a nice piece today for Mind Shift about Will Richardson‘s 2012 ISTE presentation.  I often find myself disagreeing with Will’s pos...
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The Poisonous Employee-Ranking System That Helps Explain Microsoft’s Decline

The Poisonous Employee-Ranking System That Helps Explain Microsoft’s Decline | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
There were many reasons for the decline of Microsoft under Steve Ballmer, including, as I wrote this morning, its lack of focus and its habit of chasing trends rather than creating them.
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Students can't resist distraction for two minutes ... and neither can you

Students can't resist distraction for two minutes ... and neither can you | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
Are gadgets making us dumber? Two new studies suggest they might be. One found that people who are interrupted by technology score 20 percent lower on a standard cognition test.
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What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

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The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.
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Louis Menand: The End of Homework?

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In a recent speech, Francois Holland, the President of France, announced his intention to abolish homework for all primary- and middle-school students.
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Could Minecraft be the next great engineering school?

Could Minecraft be the next great engineering school? | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
On the Boulevard Saint-Michel, near the center of Paris, just off the edge of the Jardin du Luxembourg and just a short stroll from the Sorbonne sits the main campus of the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris.
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Writing Undergoes Renaissance in Curricula

Writing Undergoes Renaissance in Curricula | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
The subject's ascent stems from its emphasis in the common core, feedback from colleges and the workplace, and emerging research.
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Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say

Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
There is a widespread belief among teachers that digital technology is hampering students’ attention spans and ability to persevere, according to two surveys.
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Education Week: More Argument, Fewer Standards

Mike Schmoker and Gerald Graff write that the new common-core standards in English/language arts are bloated and lacking a focus on an essential skill: argument.
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College Is Dead. Long Live College! | TIME.com

College Is Dead. Long Live College! | TIME.com | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
On Sept. 17, the Pakistani government shut down access to YouTube. The purported reason was to block the anti-Muslim film trailer that was inciting protests around the world.
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Kelly Gallagher – Article of the Week Resources

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Gaming Reality - CNN.com

Gaming Reality - CNN.com | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it
Video gaming is a $90 billion business. Globally, we spend 1 billion hours per year inside games. But this virtual pastime has infiltrated the real world in unexpected ways. It's powering up our problem-solving.
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Everything you know about curriculum may be wrong. Really.

Everything you know about curriculum may be wrong. Really. | Teaching & Learning Collective | Scoop.it

As odd as that might sound for academics, it makes perfect sense in our everyday lives. The point of child-rearing, cooking, teaching, soccer, music, business, or architecture is not ‘knowledge’; rather, knowledge is the growing (and ever-changing) residue of the main activity of trying to perform well for real.

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