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10 iPad Apps To Record How Students Learn

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10 iPad Apps To Record How Students Learn

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I think Tagxedo and Wordle are two of the best innovations in the cloud. 

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Viv Hall's curator insight, May 3, 2013 3:47 AM

Explain Everything is a very powerful tool, initially teachers find it useful to use to produce resources for their students.  Using it with the students as a creation tool, from outlining how they completed a project to peer feedback and feedforward, is the next step.

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What Is Genius Hour? -

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From the outside looking in, it is less organized, less formal, and less standardized than traditional learning. Genius hour is truly “open-ended” learning characterized by student self-direction, passion-based learning, inquiry, and autonomy.
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Education 3.0--Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences

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It’s often the awkward attempt to bridge new learning pathways with existing means of assessment, accountability, training, and other moving parts of public education that consistently defuse the potential in each. We “schoolify” all the best ideas and thinking until their magic and efficacy are gone.

So what would happen if our “common and viable curriculum” was, rather than content, instead a set of networks, tools, self-directed thinking habits, and accessible learning models?
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Volunteering In My Wife's Classroom Opened My Eyes -

Volunteering In My Wife's Classroom Opened My Eyes - | TeachThought | Scoop.it
About two decades ago, my wife began teaching second grade in a small school in the same low-income area she grew up in. She unknowingly walked into a classroom with several dark secrets she would keep from me.
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How To Give Students Specific Feedback That Actually Helps Them Learn

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How To Give Students Specific Feedback That Actually Helps Them Learn
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The Perfect Assessment -

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The Perfect Assessment by Terry Heick Nothing is perfect, but we can dream. So let’s dream about assessment. First, what is an assessment? A measurement? A snapshot? A kind of bar for students to clear? In...
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Teaching Is Not Content Distribution – TeachThought

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Historically, teaching could be reduced to two simple questions: What’s worth understanding, and how can I package it so that they (whoever they are) may understand?
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The Time I Went To Israel In Search Of Innovation -

The Time I Went To Israel In Search Of Innovation - | TeachThought | Scoop.it
In this arid Mediterranean country, you see what you want. At this point in its life, for all of the headlines you see, it’s pleasingly ambiguous. You can create whatever kind of narrative you’d like because it’s all actually here somewhere. Nothing is made up in Israel.
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Why Your Students Don't Remember What You Teach -

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Production apart from a place is industry. Production within a place is craft.
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Dated Thinking: 3 Crucial Ideas That Schools Continue To Struggle With -

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Dated Thinking: 3 Crucial Ideas That Schools Continue To Struggle With by Terry Heick If one goal of education is to prepare a “workforce,” the more parallel the educational system...
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Nano-Professional Development: 20 Quick Courses For Teachers -

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Nano-Professional Development: 20 Quick Courses For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Professional development can come from a variety of sources–conversation, books, blogs, social media, YouTube, and more–courses, for example. Nanocourses, more...
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Reaching Students: 18 Simple Ways To Make A Lasting Impact On Your Students

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Knowing what to “pretend not to notice” is an important part of any relationship. Not everything is a teaching point.
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How To Design A 21st Century Assessment -

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How To Design A 21st Century Assessment by Mike Fisher Contemporary curriculum design involves multiple facets: engaging 21st Century skills, using digital tools, collaborating with…
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