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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!

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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...

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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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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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Research Upends Traditional Thinking on Study Habits

Research Upends Traditional Thinking on Study Habits | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Psychologists have discovered that some of the most hallowed advice on study habits is flat wrong.
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Getting It Wrong: Surprising Tips on How to Learn: Scientific American

Getting It Wrong: Surprising Tips on How to Learn: Scientific American | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
New research makes the case for hard tests, and suggests an unusual technique that anyone can use to learn
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10 Proven Time Management Skills You Should Learn Today

10 Proven Time Management Skills You Should Learn Today | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
How well do you manage your time? Not too well? These 10 time management skills will help you manage time more effectively.
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Superb tips from the LifeHack team!

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15 Websites That Make Your Time Spent On The Internet Productive

15 Websites That Make Your Time Spent On The Internet Productive | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
If you think it's a waste of time to just browse on the internet, think again. Here're 15 websites that make your internet time productive.
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These productive activities are much better than watching TV!

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Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read - OEDB.org

Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read - OEDB.org | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Click above to view full image! Any book lover can tell you: diving into a great novel is an immersive experience that can make your brain come alive with imagery and emotions and even turn on your senses.
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Some fascinating findings... Deep reading makes us more empathetic!

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Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner

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Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner
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I like the definition of 21st century skills as ''skills for creativity, for civic engagement, for social life–the full range of experiences that young people will be involved in in the future.”

21st century skills, people often reduce them to skills for the workplace and skills involving technology. And we’re really talking about skills for creativity, for civic engagement, for social life–the full range of experiences that young people will be involved in in the future.” - See more at: http://www.teachthought.com/learning/rethinking-learning-the-21st-century-learner/#sthash.R97ToHgH.dpuf
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9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

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9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning
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Gives a rather broad sweep of what it takes to be a 21st century learner...

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Critical Thinking Skills for College Students - Globus Institute

Critical Thinking Skills for College Students - Globus Institute | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
College_Students The critical thinking process is one of the most important components that you can have when you begin the journey into college as well as during your college tenure. Yet, I have found that most of my ...
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I actually like what the author has written in the preamble:

 

''... The caveat with critical thinking is creative thinking. The main reason for this partnership is that in order to think critically, one needs to be able to think creatively... ''

 

However, for the purpose of this article, he only talks about the areas of critical thinking: gathering information, analyze and clarify information, and evaluate information.

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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

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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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How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists

How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
Last week's post (The truth about vaccinations: Your physician knows more than the University of Google) sparked a very lively discussion, with comments from several people trying to persuade me (a...
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Reading is often an easy task, but knowing how to extract gems from your reading, takes skills and techniques.

Here's one set of practical techniques - to be added to your reading arsenal - to help you navigate a scientific paper purposefully, meaningfully and productively.

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Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong | GeekDad | Wired.com

Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong | GeekDad | Wired.com | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
According to one expert, most common learning strategies are actually hurting our ability to acquire and retain long-term knowledge.
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How to Read A Book

Most of us stopped improving our ability to read in elementary school and we're missing out. Using simple techniques Mortimer Adler shows us how.
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25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer

25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
We round up 25 nuggets of writing wisdom from Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates, Augusten Burroughs, Geoff Dyer, Steven Pressfield, and more.
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More geared towards professional writing, but the suggestions can easily be adapted as strategies to help improve personal writing skills...

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Students for the 21st Century

5 Ways to Prepare Your Students for the 21st Century | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
In the first in a series of blog posts about 21st Century skills, (to accompany our teacher training videos on the same subject), author and English language teacher Charles Vilina provides some gr...
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Though written from a teacher-centric perspective, as a student, you can examine how you can leverage on these tips in order with the view to make yourself future-ready.

 

For example, you can start thinking about how best can you make use of critical as well creative thinking to enhance your studentship, while pursuing reading, writing, presentation, research, lesson review, note making, memory management, text preparation, time management, goal setting and even stress management.

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12 Certainties That Will Transform Every Career and Create New Ones

12 Certainties That Will Transform Every Career and Create New Ones | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
As technology continues to impact our lives, workers in today’s ever-changing labor market need to be prepared with skills to adapt and succeed in the workplace. The problem is, we …
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The ''12 Certainties'' from technology futurist Daniel Burrus certainly provides an useful and interesting platform for strategising and charting out your future career in a seemingly terrifying and yet extremely exciting world of tomorrow...

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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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Wonderful resource bank for the ESL teacher and learner!

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13 Likely Realities For The Future Of Learning

13 Likely Realities For The Future Of Learning | THE STUDY SMART SMORGASBORD | Scoop.it
13 Likely Realities For The Future Of Learning
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Highly speculative, but certainly illuminates possibilities...

speculative, presented to hopefully promote conversation, illuminate possibility, and help us to stop and think where this all might be headed. - See more at: http://www.teachthought.com/learning/13-likely-realities-the-future-learning/#sthash.EJFR0T1A.dpuf
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