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Advanced Visual Thinking Techniques Training (to drive innovation ...

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The workshop will provide you with a structured approach to incorporating visual thinking tools and techniques into meetings, events and conferences you may be leading, facilitating or helping to create.
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The Teacher’s Cheat Sheet For Edmodo

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I'd like to share a powerful cheat sheet for Edmodo that I stumbled across today. It's available on Google Drive right now but I've embedded it below to make your life a little bit easier.
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3 TED Talks For Teachers In Need Of Inspiration

3 TED Talks For Teachers In Need Of Inspiration | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
What happens when you hit a bit of a rough patch and need a pick me up? Why, these TED Talks for teachers will get you back up and running! The post 3 TED Talks For Teachers In Need Of Inspiration appeared first on Edudemic.
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30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational...

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30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on 21st Century Education curated by Pini Tal (30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit via @careypeter
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High School Senior Ethan Young Resists Common Core - Budget & Tax News (blog)

High School Senior Ethan Young Resists Common Core - Budget & Tax News (blog) | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
High School Senior Ethan Young Resists Common Core Budget & Tax News (blog) The words were those of Ethan Young, a high-school senior in Knoxville, TN, who mustered the courage to take the allotted five minutes and critique the Common Core national...
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A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Cit...

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While looking for a better way to start teaching students digital citizenship skills, one teacher decided to make a visual guide herself - and share it!
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A Famous Actor Asks 6,000 Kids For Help. The Result Is A Different Kind Of Scientific Breakthrough.

A Famous Actor Asks 6,000 Kids For Help. The Result Is A Different Kind Of Scientific Breakthrough. | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
I'm pretty sure learning isn't supposed to be this fun.
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The Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Pr...

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The Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic] on Digital Delights - Digital Tribes curated by Ana Cristina Pratas (Top 10 Skills for 21st Century Young Professionals [Cool Infographic - Scooped n' shared by @AnaCristinaPrts]...
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Embracing Educational Trends in Technology - KCRG

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KCRG Embracing Educational Trends in Technology KCRG WAVERLY, Iowa - Smart phones, iPads, Kindles and other tablets are everywhere, including in our schools.
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A Testing Moratorium Is Necessary

A Testing Moratorium Is Necessary | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
Meaningful assessment data reveal what students know and are able to do, and provide teachers with the information they need to track student progress and to identify and support students who are struggling.
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How To Use Scaffolding For Deeper Understanding

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There are nine simple steps on this visual guide to figuring out how to use scaffolding for deeper understanding of, well, everything. The post How To Use Scaffolding For Deeper Understanding appeared first on Edudemic.
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5 Myths About Our Schools That Fall Apart When You Look Closer

5 Myths About Our Schools That Fall Apart When You Look Closer | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
How our schools could be so much better than they are now.
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Teaching Strategies Toolbox

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This site was designed to help teachers quickly find strategies for teaching students with diverse backgrounds through multiple learning models.
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'Visual Thinking – The Basics (including remembering how to draw ...

'Visual Thinking – The Basics (including remembering how to draw ... | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
Crackerjack's new 'Visual Thinking – The Basics (including remembering how to draw!)' training workshop is being held on Monday 6th January 2014 in Nottingham. This 1 day workshop is a great starting point for those ...
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3 Presentation Tools Teachers Are Now Using

3 Presentation Tools Teachers Are Now Using | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
Presentations are more than just Powerpoint or Keynote. While those presentation tools will get the presentation-making job done, there are definitely better options out there.
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Reading Without Understanding -- Common Core Versus Abraham Lincoln - Huffington Post

Reading Without Understanding -- Common Core Versus Abraham Lincoln - Huffington Post | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
Reading Without Understanding -- Common Core Versus Abraham Lincoln Huffington Post Valerie Strauss, an education reporter for The Washington Post, recently posted an excellent and very critical blog on the inadequacies of the Common Core's...
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Are Kids Too Coddled?

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Tougher education standards like the Common Core may require a tough love that some parents and educators don’t like.
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Innovative Grammar Mind Map Is Perfect For Teaching English

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This grammar mind map breaks down basic English grammar into eight branches, and then breaks down each branch a bit further. The post Innovative Grammar Mind Map Is Perfect For Teaching English appeared first on Edudemic.
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The 21st century is challenging old notions of ...

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Technology and collaborative work environments are changing the design of learning spaces.
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XP Math - FREE Math Games - Common Core Math

XP Math - FREE Math Games - Common Core Math | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
Mr. Hui's XP Math features free math games aligned to Common Core State Standards: Number Sense and Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Data Analysis and Probability.
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iPad apps for kids

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Learning 21st Century Snapshot - Wonderful Weebly with iPad apps and tutorials, plus much more. (Learning 21st Century Snapshot - Wonderful Weebly with iPad apps and tutorials, plus much more.
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Examining High-Stakes Testing

Examining High-Stakes Testing | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
More than 40 states plan to assess student performance with new tests tied to the Common Core State Standards. In summer 2013, results from Common Core–aligned tests in New York showed a steep decline in outcomes.
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Assessments Are Vital for Healthy Schools

Assessments Are Vital for Healthy Schools | Teaching Now | Scoop.it
Standards, tests, and accountability policies are merely tools. They don’t make learning happen. Tests themselves don’t narrow the curriculum; they also can’t close achievement gaps. How educators use these tools is what is critical.
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