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What makes me wonder about life. And anything that fascinates.
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WHAT is outstanding teaching and learning? (1428x2014 pixels)

WHAT is outstanding teaching and learning? (1428x2014 pixels) | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, September 6, 2014 11:12 AM

The feedback point is interesting. It is about information given to students relative to their learning goals. Feedback also means feedback for the teacher. What do we mean by student goals? What does this mean in relationship to curricula-as-plans. It suggests that teaching and learning are part of complex conversations (Pinar) and that the curricula-as-lived (Aoki) are important considerations.

 

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Mark Gittos's curator insight, September 8, 2014 2:56 AM

Very interesting

Educate Massachusetts's curator insight, September 8, 2014 9:27 AM

Organized, clear and easy to read this infographic has important reminders for all of us in the profession of education.

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Do Your Children Experience the Joy of Learning at School? « A Smarter Beginning

Do Your Children Experience the Joy of Learning at School? « A Smarter Beginning | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it

pchWhy is it that so many children, when asked whether they like school, say no? Is there a "joy of learning" in classrooms today and what does it look like?

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The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it

You have no excuse for being bored.

 

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J. Jenkins' Teaching Thoughts: Small Gestures = Big Bang for That Child

J. Jenkins' Teaching Thoughts: Small Gestures = Big Bang for That Child | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
disruptive students
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Self-Assessment Inspires Learning

Self-Assessment Inspires Learning | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Read and download this self-assessment rubric and accompanying questions to help you assess your own or your students' social and emotional development this year.
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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Deeper learning has some specific requirements, not the least of which is collaboration. Ben Johnson shares some tips to establish cross-curricular collaboration even in the most isolated of environments.
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Illinois Online Network: Educational Resources

The Illinois Online Network (ION) is a collaboration of all community colleges in Illinois and the University of Illinois working together to advance utilization of technology enhanced and Internet-based instruction and service.
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Student Passion and TEDx Talks

Student Passion and TEDx Talks | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Culminating a year of students pursuing their passions through 20 Time, one teacher organized a TEDx event to let them share those passions with the world.
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Best in class: 25 inspiring school improvement ideas – interactive

Best in class: 25 inspiring school improvement ideas – interactive | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
From apps that beat cyberbullying to sensory buses and walk-in aquariums, our interactive is full of exciting ideas from the 2014 School We'd Like Competition
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The Inquiry Process, Step By Step

The Inquiry Process, Step By Step | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Created by educators in Australia, this diagram can be a helpful resource for students, as they embark on the inquiry learning process.
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Beyond Worksheets, A True Expression of Student Learning

Beyond Worksheets, A True Expression of Student Learning | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Possession of facts is not learning. What is an important skill is the ability to sift through abundant information, identify what is valid and meaningful, then use it to create meaning and express it. This is why student creation is so important in the new economy of information.
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Fish out of IB - Mumbai Mirror -

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It’s an easy gateway to a foreign undergrad course. Why then are half of Mumbai’s IB students staying put?
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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 6, 2014 10:32 AM

Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.


Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, September 6, 2014 11:04 AM

When I completed my Master's in Education, I used something similar to the 60 second paper and had students reflect on what was important to them in their learning. The most insightful times were when someone said the learning was of little value. That caused me to question what I was doing and rethink the way I taught. Sometimes it worked and other times it did not.

 

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Usable Knowledge: Education at bat: Seven principles for educators

Usable Knowledge: Education at bat: Seven principles for educators | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
HGSE Professor David Perkins uses baseball as a metaphor to describe his concept of “learning by wholes” and his practical teaching principles in his new book, Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, September 6, 2014 11:56 AM
Avoid learning "pieces"...always help them put it together into a whole.  Avoid learning "about" something....DO IT instead.   Putting it all together

To implement these ideas in the classroom, David Perkins suggests that educators start with a junior version of the seven principles—picking and choosing what's most right for their own classrooms, while paying particular attention to “playing the whole game” and “making the game worth playing.” If educators use these principles, Perkins hopes, they will improve their students' understanding of the game, and their ability to play it successfully.

 

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Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten! – iPads in Education

Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten! – iPads in Education | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
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10 alternatives to goal setting...

10 alternatives to goal setting... | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
My friend Jason Graham is a passionate educator with a massive amount of energy and enthusiasm for learning. You can find him on any given day planning great learning for his kids, supporting other...
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Get ready for Generation Z

Get ready for Generation Z | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
They’re smarter than Boomers, and way more ambitious than the Millennials. Brace yourselves for the ultimate generational divide.
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27 Awesome Straight-Talk Quotes About Teaching

27 Awesome Straight-Talk Quotes About Teaching | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
No question, teaching is one of the toughest and most satisfying gigs around. We've gathered 27 of our favorite quotes on the high-wire act that is being a teacher. Save them for that day when ...
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Consumer Education - Teaching Resources | Consumer Classroom

Consumer Education - Teaching Resources | Consumer Classroom | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Consumer Classroom is a Community Website for Teachers bringing together an Extensive Library of Consumer Education Teaching Resources from across the EU.
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The Collaboration Paradox: Why Working Together Often Yields Weaker Results

The Collaboration Paradox: Why Working Together Often Yields Weaker Results | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
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Angry Parent Letter and Inquiry Based Learning: A Disconnect? | Edubabbling for the Masses

Angry Parent Letter and Inquiry Based Learning: A Disconnect? | Edubabbling for the Masses | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Current education is all about helping to facilitate critical thinking for our students. It is not so much about our students getting the answer as opposed to HOW they got the answer. Nevertheless, this does create some frustration with some parents and members of the public. Are we doing enough to explain the importance of inquiry based learning?
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5 Tips To Help Students Arrive At Their Own Understandings

5 Tips To Help Students Arrive At Their Own Understandings | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
5 Tips To Help Students Arrive At Their Own Understandings
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