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The Students' Guide to Mind Mapping

The Students' Guide to Mind Mapping | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Mind maps are a great tool for education. Find out how to improve your memory, take more effective notes and enhance the results of your studying efforts!

Via Baiba Svenca
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Mind mapping is useful for student achievement, and this article illustrates many possibilities of usage.

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A guide for students and teachers about the benneficts and uses of mindmining for different learning purpouses

mariosuarez's curator insight, September 29, 2013 4:50 PM

mapas mentales en el aula...

Christine Bushong's curator insight, October 28, 2013 12:22 PM
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MindMeister have published a great article on mind mapping with students. The article explains the purpose of mindmapping, describes its uses and benefits, and reminds the teachers that MindMeister's maps can be displayed in Presentation Mode.

 

See the first part of the topic The Teachers’ Guide to Mind Mapping http://www.mindmeister.com/blog/2013/09/10/the-teachers-guide-to-mind-mapping/

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BPS Research Digest

BPS Research Digest | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Keeping you up-to-date with the latest psychology research.
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A  good roundup of evidence-based study techniques!

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A Beginner's Guide To Personalized Learning -

A Beginner's Guide To Personalized Learning - | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
A Beginner’s Guide To Personalized Learning by TeachThought Staff  There is a difference between personalized learning and differentiation. Differentiation is a kind of personalized instruction, where teachers adjust process, & product, according to a student’s readiness, interest,...
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I fully concur. It represents an excellent beginner’s guide to personalized learning.

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Deep Habits: Create an Idea Index - Study Hacks - Cal Newport

Deep Habits: Create an Idea Index - Study Hacks - Cal Newport | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Brain Picking I'm a professional non-fiction writer which makes me by default also a professional reader of sorts (the photo above shows my nightstand). I
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A jolly good idea!

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Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself

Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
There is no greater investment that you can make than the investment you make in yourself. There is no greater return on investment on Earth that is greater than the ROI on books. I don’t care what...
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Very true!

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25 Things Skilled Learners Do Differently - InformED

25 Things Skilled Learners Do Differently - InformED | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Imagine for a moment that all human beings had the same IQ, but that some of us knew how to tap into it better than others. How would we approach educati
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A pretty good roundup, but I like to add:

- skilled learners believe in self-efficacy;
- skilled learners have long time horizons about their own academic as well as professional future;
- skilled learners are passionate and enthusiastic in whatever they choose to do, including stuff outside their academic pursuits;
- skilled learners often have strong and encouraging support from their teachers, parents and friends;

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Never Stop Learning: How Self-Education Creates a Bullet-Proof Career

Never Stop Learning: How Self-Education Creates a Bullet-Proof Career | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Your next job title probably doesn’t even exist yet. So what’s the only skill that promises to pay dividends in the future? Your ability to expand your mind.
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Splendid ideas on igniting and sustaining a passion for self-directed learning!

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Professor says memorization worst strategy for reviewing | The Collegian

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Interesting insight on how best to use flash cards!

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23 science-backed study tips to ace a test

23 science-backed study tips to ace a test | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
From talking out loud to taking gym breaks, these tips will get you psyched about studying.
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Worth emulating!

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The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
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To all the students out there: This is part of preparing for your Future Readiness!

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How to Study in Six Simple Steps - For Dummies

How to Study in Six Simple Steps - For Dummies | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Developing good study skills is critically important. You spend so much of childhood learning stuff, and being tested and quizzed and evaluated on what you've learned.
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A refreshingly nice reminder!

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20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should Know About - Edudemic

20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should Know About - Edudemic | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Although educators tend to feel like they are left all on their own to deal with students that are getting crazier by the day, there are plenty of technology resources that can make their teaching job more effective.
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197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About - InformED

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About - InformED | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
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The Invisible University, at your service 24/7!

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Executive Functioning Process | Key to Success - NCLD

Executive Functioning Process | Key to Success - NCLD | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
An executive function process that may be problematic for students with learning or attention difficulties is the ability to think flexibly and to shift approaches.
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18 Rules In Education That Should Be Broken As Soon As They're Learned - InformED

18 Rules In Education That Should Be Broken As Soon As They're Learned - InformED | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Rules are great. They provide order to an otherwise chaotic world and help preserve and perpetuate important ideas. If it weren't for rules, and the will
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Sensible, considering the harsh realities of the real world. Worth noting!

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10 Awesome Tools Every Productive Student Needs To Know About

10 Awesome Tools Every Productive Student Needs To Know About | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
School days are made of fiery, rosy memories for the energetic youths. The thought of ‘too many things, too little time’ holds true for many a full-time student. To make the most of your student days, why not try out these tools that might tide you through semester after semester, or even blaze ahead of your [...] The post 10 Awesome Tools Every Productive Student Needs To Know About appeared first on Vulcan Post.
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Neat and nifty!

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Doodling: A Teacher's Secret Weapon for Unlocking Learning | Edudemic

Doodling: A Teacher's Secret Weapon for Unlocking Learning | Edudemic | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
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In fact, I believe from my own experience over the years, doodling - frankly I prefer the term, graphic or visual note-making - is a student's WMD (Weapon of Massive Deconstruction), especially when it comes down to information gathering and knowledge acquisition from any reading or learning pursuit. It helps the student to deconstruct or simplify massive information deluge into manageable - and most importantly, easy-to-grasp - components during the reading or learning process.

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20 Of The Best Study Apps For The Plugged-In Student -

20 Of The Best Study Apps For The Plugged-In Student - | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
20 Of The Best Study Apps For The Plugged-In Student by TeachThought Staff Teaching and learning through technology is a complex thing. Learning what, from whom, and why? But in terms of pure academic preparation–practicing...
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WOW!

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The best way for students to become writers

The best way for students to become writers | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
The answer may surprise you.
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I share her sentiment:

"... I still believe that the best way for students to become writers is by reading as much good writing as possible and internalizing the various structures and techniques they encounter. For extras, the habit of reading will also increase their vocabulary, improve their spelling, and help them grasp the fact that many of the conventions of written language are different from those of spoken language... "

To me, her advisory applies aptly to working professionals as well.

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Educational Leadership:Instruction That Sticks:Strategies That Make Learning Last

Educational Leadership:Instruction That Sticks:Strategies That Make Learning Last | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
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Good "battle-tested" study strategies!

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5 science-backed tricks to improve your memory - The Times of India

5 science-backed tricks to improve your memory - The Times of India | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
If you want to do get to the top of your class or climb the ladder at work, you give yourself a gigantic advantage over everybody else if you can recall more information at a faster speed.
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Good tips!

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Blitzing your science, technology, maths and engineering exams

Blitzing your science, technology, maths and engineering exams | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
With HSC exams coming up, students will be preparing to sit a range of different exams, from English to music to biology to languages. For study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM…
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Interesting and yet pragmatic approaches to studying effectively!

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MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities

MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
BDPA Detroit Chapter website.
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How to Develop Smart Study Habits mind map

How to Develop Smart Study Habits mind map | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Discover how to develop smart study habits using this mind map as a handy reference tool to help you develop a productive study regime.
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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language -

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language - | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of the help they can get! Thankfully, many excellent resources for...
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A compendium of wonderful resources for EL/ESL learners!

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The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know
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Every student should know too!

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