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5 surprising results of a self-paced classroom

5 surprising results of a self-paced classroom | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
The self-paced classroom allows students to discover how they learn best and gain valuable information about their own learning that they can carry with them for life.
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Use formative assessment to put students on a winning streak

Use formative assessment to put students on a winning streak | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Reinforce the learning part of project-based learning by using formative assessment approaches that encourage risk taking, reveal misunderstandings in an accepting environment and give students the breathing room they need to learn from their mistakes.
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What Is Intrinsic Motivation?

What Is Intrinsic Motivation? | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Why do you do the things you do? If you are doing them for some internal reason, then psychologists would describe you as intrinsically motivated.
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7 mistakes to avoid when building a Moodle course

7 mistakes to avoid when building a Moodle course | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
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No time for PD? 5 ways to embed it into your day

No time for PD? 5 ways to embed it into your day | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers and administrators alike consistently rue the lack of time they have for the professional development they need to use digital age learning tools to their full potential. Make the most of the time you have by fitting a little PD in every day.
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Gazette » Technology in Education – Content Curation for Higher-Level Critical Thinking

Gazette » Technology in Education – Content Curation for Higher-Level Critical Thinking | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
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How To Get Kids Hooked On Books? 'Use Poetry. It Is A Surefire Way'

How To Get Kids Hooked On Books? 'Use Poetry. It Is A Surefire Way' | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Newbery Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander's new effort is a novel about a 12-year-old boy named Nick, written in verse. He says poetry is one key to keeping kids invested in what they're reading.
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Does Your Classroom Cultivate Student Resilience?

Does Your Classroom Cultivate Student Resilience? | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Over 100 years ago, the great African American educator Booker T. Washington spoke about resilience: I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles overcome while trying to succeed.
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Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
These five steps are essential in creating a 21st-century classroom: establishing zones, ensuring resource accessibility, encouraging mobility, igniting inspiration, and fostering respect.
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Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Modern classrooms are teeming with students of varying interests, backgrounds, abilities and learning needs. As educators, it’s important to understand the nuanced differences between the terms personalized, differentiated and individualized learning in order to best meet their needs.
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Going Gradeless: Student Self-Assessment in PBL

Going Gradeless: Student Self-Assessment in PBL | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
By replacing student grades with an end-of-quarter conference, you can change that persistent question of "Will I be graded on this?" to "What can I do better?"
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3 Crucial Tips To Build A Blended Learning Plan That Works -

3 Crucial Tips To Build A Blended Learning Plan That Works - | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
3 Crucial Tips To Build A Blended Learning Plan That Works by Janice Heffernan, Teacher As educators strive to provide robust, relevan
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Lessons | TED-Ed

Lessons | TED-Ed | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Develop a growth mindset to turn tech frustrations into tech opportunities

Develop a growth mindset to turn tech frustrations into tech opportunities | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Educators can develop their own growth mindset when it comes to technology implementation by seeking out mentors and persevering when things go wrong.
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100 Questions That Help Students Think About Thinking -

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100 Questions That Help Students Think About Thinking by Terry Heick Last year I wrote a post on how to help students think for themselves
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Adding Depth to the Classroom

Adding Depth to the Classroom | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Using students’ experiences and backgrounds as a springboard, deeper learning engages kids—particularly those who fall through the cracks in traditional schools—and prepares them for success after …
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Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset

Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Find information about growth mindset, discover how learning mindsets can affect student performance, and explore strategies that support student confidence.
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Getting Smart on Digital Learning: 11 of the Best Resources, Tools, and Apps for Teachers

Getting Smart on Digital Learning: 11 of the Best Resources, Tools, and Apps for Teachers | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
List of online tools that teachers can use to enhance their experience in the classroom, and they can help students..
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Integrating Technology and Literacy

Integrating Technology and Literacy | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
A middle school language arts educator shares his favorite digital tools for text and video annotations, teacher feedback, and formative assessment.
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How To Get Parents Meaningfully Involved In Your School -

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How To Get Parents Meaningfully Involved In Your School by Carol Goedken, CEO of Families & Schools Together Improving the academi
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When Grading Harms Student Learning

When Grading Harms Student Learning | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Instead of issuing zeros, penalizing late work, and grading formative assessments, teachers should make the classroom a place of hope instead of fear.
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Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
These five steps are essential in creating a 21st-century classroom: establishing zones, ensuring resource accessibility, encouraging mobility, igniting inspiration, and fostering respect.
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How to think like a teacherpreneur

How to think like a teacherpreneur | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teacherpreneurs are innovative, they are willing to go off script to bring new ideas into the classroom and they all possess a certain drive or attitude that pushes them.
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Social Learning Vs Informal Learning: Can You Tell The Difference? - eLearning Industry

Social Learning Vs Informal Learning: Can You Tell The Difference? - eLearning Industry | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Interested in learning the differences of Social Learning vs Informal Learning? Check this article to find out 3 plus 3 tips for each.
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