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125+ Articles on Games and Learning | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

125+ Articles on Games and Learning | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | The Mine | Scoop.it

A sprightly collection of over 125 articles on Games and Learning, from as early as today to going back to 2006. Features pieces by and about many leaders such as Constance Steinkeuhler, Drew Davidson, James Gee, Katie Salen, John Seely Brown, Mimi Ito, Cathy Davidson, dana boyd, and many others. This great publication will cease to produce new work sometime in late 2013 and begin to put out a new publication shortly thereafter.


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125+ Articles on Games and Learning

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An incredible resource with articles from the top names in DGBL.

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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | The Mine | Scoop.it
For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.
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Change from the Inside

Change from the Inside | The Mine | Scoop.it
(This blog picks up some threads from my Dear Students piece ) What do we teachers do while we wait for politicians to agree with us that 19th century school structures are obsolete in the 21st cen...
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The change will come from the teachers!

 

"There is nothing that a teacher can do about the way a school day is divided, but there is a lot that a teacher can do when shaping each day in her classroom"

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Teachers: What's Your Motto in the Classroom?

Teachers: What's Your Motto in the Classroom? | The Mine | Scoop.it
A motto is a powerful way for teachers to encapsulate the principles, values, and ideals which guide them in their daily decisions.
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100 Schools Worth Visiting

100 Schools Worth Visiting | The Mine | Scoop.it
By Tom Vander Ark - Based on a couple thousand school visits and with help from colleagues and readers, we’ve compiled a list of 100 schools worth visiting.
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Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain

Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain | The Mine | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Glenn Whitman, Director of the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, suggests a scientific approach to manageable homework: students should do it without interruption, and schools shouldn't assign too much of it.
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The death of the classroom as we know it

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The classroom of today has changed little since the Industrial Revolution. The time for a new approach, experts say, is now.
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Passion-Based Learning Week 4: How to Do One Thing Really Well

Passion-Based Learning Week 4: How to Do One Thing Really Well | The Mine | Scoop.it
In an afterschool enrichment club, Gr. 3-5 students learn screencasting by creating short presentations with the general theme 'How to Do One Thing Really Well.'
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Cool Flowchart to Teach Students How to Cite and Credit Images

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Cool Flowchart to Teach Students How to Cite and Credit Images | The Mine | Scoop.it
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6 Mind Mapping Tools to Increase Design Efficiency

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The technique of mind mapping has actually been around for centuries, but Tony Buzan, a psychology author from the '70s, was the most recent advocate of mind mapping, explaining that jotting down ideas in a branch-like fashion is much more...
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Free Technology for Teachers: AirPano - Gorgeous 360 Degree Virtual Tours of the World

Free Technology for Teachers: AirPano - Gorgeous 360 Degree Virtual Tours of the World | The Mine | Scoop.it
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MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms

MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms | The Mine | Scoop.it
If educational technology and 1:1 education are going to thrive, school leaders must be focused on constantly employing the best practices and tools in relation to the most pressing needs of their students.
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Teachers: How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change

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Sometimes, in order to gain perspective on a situation, I imagine myself zooming into outer space and looking down on whatever is going on. From a distance of thousands of feet above whatever cr
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Turning to Education for Fun - NYTimes.com

Turning to Education for Fun - NYTimes.com | The Mine | Scoop.it
"These days, examples of what is often called edutainment are everywhere. As the word suggests, edutainment combines aspects of education and entertainment into products and experiences that seek to improve learning by making it not just painless but also pleasurable."
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106K free teacher-created digital textbooks hit the web | eSchool News | eSchool News

106K free teacher-created digital textbooks hit the web | eSchool News | eSchool News | The Mine | Scoop.it
A new partnership places more than 100,000 free digital texbooks and resources online.
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Are You a Positive or Negative Thinker?

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Use our interactive test to find out how you perceive things, and get advice on how to think more positively.
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A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit

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This infographc is informative and FUN!

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With Tech Taking Over in Schools, Worries Rise

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Parent groups and privacy advocates are challenging the practices of an industry built on data collection, and California has passed wide-ranging legislation protecting students’ personal information.
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Are you the kind of teacher, you would want your own children to have?
30 simple questions by @TeacherToolkit

Are you the kind of teacher, you would want your own children to have?<br/>30 simple questions by @TeacherToolkit | The Mine | Scoop.it
Are you the kind of teacher, you would want your own children to have? I am in a reflective mood, after being involved in a coaching and mentoring training session this week. I promise to blog abou...
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20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher

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Other Data: 20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher

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some worthy comments on what to reflect on when data overwhelms... 

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Researchers at the University of Leicester have proven that students assign the most authority to teachers who care about them. If this is true, then you are demonstrating a wonderful principle: that respect comes from kind behavior.

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Este post não se relaciona diretamente com  os temas habitualmente aqui tratados mas conduz-nos a um importante momento de reflexão profisssional. Questões simples. Sê-lo-ão as respostas?

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Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process | The Mine | Scoop.it
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Albert Einstein We do not need to teac
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Inventor to Schools: ‘Let Kids Fail!’

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We've heard the importance of failure and experimentation in learning. In this excellent interview on Science Friday, inventor James Dyson speaks about his dire
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What You Should Know About Education In Finland - Edudemic

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This takes an in-depth look at some of the details behind the success of education in Finland, and what makes it work so well.
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The Most Focused Kids in the World?

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Author Amanda Ripley makes a convincing case for institutional change, especially for revamping teacher training in a way that validates the hard work of teaching kids.
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