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The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators | Edudemic

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators | Edudemic | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration, online videos make for an incredible teaching tool. In 2010, we covered our favorite 100 video sites for educators, and we’ve now updated our list for 2012 with more than 100 resources and more than 25 brand new entries.

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Teague's Tech Tricks - Summarization and Close Reading of Text

Teague's Tech Tricks - Summarization and Close Reading of Text | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Here is a Summarization Strategy for Reading and Writing which can e used across the curriculum called “The Incredible Shrinking Notes” that also addresses the Common Core Standard of "close reading of text".

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Ability to Pay Attention May Predict College Success, Study Says

Ability to Pay Attention May Predict College Success, Study Says | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

A recently released study has found that children who were rated high on attention span and persistence at age 4 were more likely to graduate from college than their less attentive peers. Education Week staff writer Lesli A. Maxwell and contributing writer Julie Rasicot are reporters and bloggers with a long track record of covering education.

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H.B. to lose landmark stacks for cleaner energy project

H.B. to lose landmark stacks for cleaner energy project | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

News: H.B.to lose landmark stacks for cleaner energy project | aes, energy, plants, project, power, beach, plant, use, huntington, water...

a little nostalgia...I grew up with these stacks as landmarks. 

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The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning

The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

In this post Christopher Pappas lists The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning.

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Glogpedia - the best of Glogs

Glogpedia - the best of Glogs | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

a searchable space for Glogs, amazing work done by educators here...why recreate the wheel?


Via Baiba Svenca, Agathi Georgiadou, Gust MEES
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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, February 16, 2013 9:50 AM

Great examples of how students can share information with technology.

KB...Konnected's curator insight, April 27, 2013 11:04 AM

Great way to find Glogs you can use in the classroom. Glogs are interactive posters that are a fun way for students to present what they are learning.

Ma. de Lourdes Garcia's curator insight, August 20, 2013 7:54 PM

My students loved this tool so much

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Average Is Over, Part II

Average Is Over, Part II | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
What’s preventing Americans from taking our education challenge seriously?
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Strategies for online reading comprehension

Strategies for online reading comprehension | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

This article examines the differences between reading in print and reading online, and proposes some tools and strategies to help aid students' reading comprehension and information literacy in online environments


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The Textmapping Project - Home

The Textmapping Project - Home | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
How and why to use paper scrolls and colored markers to teach reading comprehension skills and classroom content. Improve the clarity and effectiveness of reading comprehension skills instruction.

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Beautiful web-based timeline software

Beautiful web-based timeline software | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
Welcome to TikiToki, a web app that makes it dead easy to make stunning, animated timelines that work in your browser.

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The Psychology of Generation "NET"

The Psychology of Generation "NET" | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
The term "generation Net" is often used to refer to the people who were born between 1980 and 2000. This is the largest generation in American history (100 + million).
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Links to Top 72 Product Finalists in Best of ELearning! Awards

Links to Top 72 Product Finalists in Best of ELearning! Awards | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

The Reader's Choice Awards for the 2012 "Best of Elearning" by Joe DiDonato

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Clive on Learning: The science of learning

Clive Shepherd summarizes what he learned about the brain and how we learn.

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Multiple intelligences icebreakers: Starting the year off right | VOXXI

Multiple intelligences icebreakers: Starting the year off right | VOXXI | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Multiple Intelligence Icebreakers. According to Gardner all human beings have multiple intelligences and most people have two or three that they favor.

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The rising role of mobile learning | eXact learning Blog

The rising role of mobile learning | eXact learning Blog | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

M-learning is influenced by, and belongs with, games, social networking and virtual worlds – all of which create challenges for tracking learning and provide the continuum which an extended blended learning experience needs in order for it to be effective.

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The Effect of Affect

The Effect of Affect | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

David Ginsburg is a consultant specializing in instructional coaching, school leadership, math instruction, and new teacher training. In this post, he warns that similar methods will not be as effective for all teachers. He writes in this blog post that teaching techniques and curricula will rely heavily on teachers' classroom management and "a teacher's affect on student behavior and learning.

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40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future | Edudemic

40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future | Edudemic | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
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Great Teachers Are Great Learners This animation...

Great Teachers Are Great Learners This animation... | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
Great Teachers Are Great Learners This animation was produced on behalf of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership, and aims at encouraging education leaders to develop a framework...
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What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains

What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Getty Neuroscience may seem like an advanced subject of study, perhaps best reserved for college or even graduate school. article by Annie Murphy Paul

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Teague's Tech Tricks - Great Idea from Scholastic: Spine Poetry

Teague's Tech Tricks - Great Idea from Scholastic: Spine Poetry | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Spine Poetry: a great idea for critical thinking and classroom inquiry woven in a poetry unit

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Teaching My Friends!: Textmapping

Teaching My Friends!: Textmapping | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

"I'm posting today about an instructional technique I used in class this week with great success. During the week, I will also be posting a few quick posts on some anchor charts my friends and I have created along with a couple of organizing tips. But, on to today's topic. . .

Have you tried TEXTMAPPING?"


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Mootup - Home

Mootup - Home | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
debate-based writing and research assignments easily built and customized by teachers...

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Teachers Guide to The 21st Century Learning Model : Connected Learning

Teachers Guide to The 21st Century Learning Model : Connected Learning | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Connected Learning is " when you are pursuing knowledge and expertise around something you care deeply about, and you're supported by friends and institutions who share and recognize this common passion or purpose".


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10 Excellent Alternatives to PowerPoint

10 Excellent Alternatives to PowerPoint | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

By Med Kharbach...so glad to have some alternatives to ppt

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The 10 Biggest Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning | Online PhD Programs

The 10 Biggest Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning | Online PhD Programs | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

interesting breakdown of the breakthroughs in learning. Not sure about learning as social exclusively...what do you think?

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