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A collection of articles, websites, and apps designed to catalyze creativity and success in today's schools!
Curated by Chris Carter
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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-10 | Hack-A-Thon

Tech Talk Roundtable 04-10 | Hack-A-Thon | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The term brings up all sorts of negative thoughts, right? But hacking can also be a fantastic way to learn.
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You really will benefit from sticking your nose into a hack-a-thin event if you get the opportunity. You will find that you are looking into the 21st Century.
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Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation

Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

"Reading, in terms of scale and diversity, is different than it used to be. Thinking, in terms of context and application, is also different.

It makes since that learning is also changing–becoming more entrepreneurial than directly didactic. That is, more learner-centered ... than teacher-controlled."

 


Via Beth Dichter
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Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation

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The Power of Teacher Collaboration

The Power of Teacher Collaboration | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Teaching is simultaneously one of the hardest and one of the most rewarding jobs in the world. We often say that students make it worth it, but there’s something else that can make or break your happiness as a teacher: your colleagues.


Collaboration begins with finding time to connect with colleagues, to share thoughts, and provide support. Here are three tips for successful collaboration...


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/



Via Gust MEES
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So true!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 21, 2014 2:50 PM

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/


Chris Carter's comment, July 22, 2014 1:44 PM
So true. I collaborate with four colleagues on our Humanities curriculum, a combined ELA and Ancient History class, and the growth in quality of the curriculum has been incredible. We have 3-4 hours per week of collaboration time, and we use that time fully. Collaboration is a force multiplier.
Chris Carter's comment, July 22, 2014 1:44 PM
So true. I collaborate with four colleagues on our Humanities curriculum, a combined ELA and Ancient History class, and the growth in quality of the curriculum has been incredible. We have 3-4 hours per week of collaboration time, and we use that time fully. Collaboration is a force multiplier.
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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking
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Lisa Jennings Weaver's curator insight, July 16, 2016 3:21 PM

Games are always a great idea for students.  Take a look

Flores Marisol's curator insight, July 21, 2016 8:56 AM
Love this!
Victor Ventura's curator insight, July 21, 2016 9:35 AM
Team building is imperative in every classroom and a few of these 10 may work for you.
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The Educator with a Growth Mindset

Presentation materials for an educator inservice on growth mindsets. Includes background information, historical perspectives, a self-assessment, and strategi…

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=MindShift...

 


Via Gust MEES
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Ready-to-go presentation

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Anne-Laure Delpech's curator insight, October 3, 2014 2:58 AM

A great slideshare useful for an educator and for everyone who leads change !

Margarita Parra's curator insight, October 3, 2014 10:03 AM

Abrirse a las ideas, explorar alternativas, aprender de otros, utilizar eficientemente los recursos tecnológicos, colaborar, compartir,...

Tony Meehan's curator insight, October 4, 2014 5:49 AM

All you need to introduce a growth mindset culture, anywhere, comprehensively and generously compiled by @JackieGerstein Ed.D.

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4 Ways The Internet Is Making Kids Smarter

4 Ways The Internet Is Making Kids Smarter | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The internet brings so much information to our fingertips. It makes doing research a much smoother, faster process, and it enables us to not have to lug around tons of heavy books. We can connect more easily with old friends and new acquaintances. It streamlines our work in the classroom and our students’ work too. …

Via Deb Gardner, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Deb Gardner's curator insight, June 17, 2014 7:21 AM

Some actionable data  here and other good-to-know. Dispels a lot of myths surrounding technology use.