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A collection of articles, websites, and apps designed to catalyze creativity and success in today's schools!
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friEdTechnology: Brief Guide to Vocabulary for Project Based Learning

friEdTechnology: Brief Guide to Vocabulary for Project Based Learning | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Learn the lingo... #edtechRR RT @friEdTechnology: Brief guide to vocabulary for Project Based Learning. http://t.co/eHTprQNpbf
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This vocab guide helps!

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Exploring Resources for PBL - Project Based Learning Boot Camp

Exploring Resources for PBL - Project Based Learning Boot Camp | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Exploring Resources for PBL - Project Based Learning Boot Camp http://t.co/zVYbKcOhG8 #pbl #6tech #edtech #txed
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Yes! Boot Camp!

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Rachel McGrath's curator insight, February 18, 9:14 PM

I think this is an important source for me because it can always stand as reminder of what PBL is and other avenues that can get the creative juices flowing. As a beginning teacher it never hurts to have a source that is a starting ground full of other sources for a particular topic.

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Why Parents Should Let Their Kids Fail - Huffington Post

Why Parents Should Let Their Kids Fail - Huffington Post | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Why Parents Should Let Their Kids Fail Huffington Post Bringing this away from a mid-'70s rock film and back to parenting, the idea of making sure competitions end in ties not only prevents children from learning how to win gracefully and lose with...
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Please read. The title is less provocative than it appears.

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The importance of real-world learning

The importance of real-world learning | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Project-based learning can be defined as learning that occurs within the context of a challenging project. Just as workers encounter complicated tasks in the workplace, students are presented with ...
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PBL to real world.  That is the point!

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Academic Discourse and PBL

Academic Discourse and PBL | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Sammamish High School has defined seven key elements of problem-based learning used in our classrooms. This week we will explore the key element of academic discourse.
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A case!

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Developmental Math + MOOC = College Ready: Q&A With UW-La Crosse MathMOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com

Developmental Math + MOOC = College Ready: Q&A With UW-La Crosse MathMOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Wisconsin-La Crosse is getting students college ready with a developmental math MOOC. Part 1 of an interview with professors.
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I'm scooping this as a request. Let's see where it leads.

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Michele Ivanisevic's curator insight, May 7, 2013 6:07 PM

A resource that some of my Intermediate 

Chris Carter's comment, May 7, 2013 11:08 PM
Thank you, Michele
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Parents May Devote More Teaching Time to Girls ...

Parents May Devote More Teaching Time to Girls ... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
By Shankar Vedantam For some years now, teachers and parents have noted something about boys and girls.
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Wow! What a switch from the past!

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New Webinar | The Game-Based Curriculum

New Webinar | The Game-Based Curriculum | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
An experimental game-based learning management system http://t.co/EKXEn4n6yc via #constantcontact Join the New Webinar! #Games
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This sounds like it could be good!

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Technology Education Should Start Early

Technology Education Should Start Early | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
I have not intentionally set out to be a trendsetter, but I am a strong proponent of starting technology education early in a student’s career. (Guess I'm grown up now.
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Yes.

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Students Share Feedback on Project Based Learning

Students Share Feedback on Project Based Learning | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Students were recently asked to demonstrate for educators how they use Project Based Learning, and provide insight for what they’d like to see next year. During the week of April 29 – May 3, each D...
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Nothing like a little end-user feedback.

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ACT turns to iPads, computers to give college admission exams

WASHINGTON — Goodbye, No. 2 pencils. Hello, iPads.
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How interesting!

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Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world | Video on TED.com

Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.
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Simply impressive!

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Project-Based Learning Research: Best Practices Across Disciplines

Project-Based Learning Research: Best Practices Across Disciplines | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
What does project-based learning look like in math, in science, or in economics? On this page you'll find concrete examples of successful projects in specific subjects.
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Best practices!

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Teaching with Games: GLPC Case Study: Ginger

This video case study shows how Ginger Stevens, a 6th grade special-education teacher at Quest2Learn in New York City, utilizes the intentionally game-like e...
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A case study, and video, all in one!

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How to Invest in Game Based Learning - Forbes |...

How to Invest in Game Based Learning - Forbes |... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
When I was a kid, time spent with the Atari 2600 console was tantamount to dodging responsibilities. Today, video games are no longer just an instrument of procrastination. For my kids, playing video games is often their homework.
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I find the most impressive articles on Forbes, including this one:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemaddock/2012/08/21/three-incredibly-simple-questions-the-most-successful-people-use-to-change-the-world/?goback=%2Egde_1899487_member_234868741

 

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 05/07/2013

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 05/07/2013 | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 05/07/2013 http://t.co/0Nv3NZEUrP @2learn2 #edchat #charterschools
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Incredible blog!

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Parents Want Kids to Use Mobile Devices in Schools | MindShift

Parents Want Kids to Use Mobile Devices in Schools    | MindShift | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices have gained popularity as educational tools in part because of the belief those devices could cut across the di (Parents Want Kids to Use Mobile Devices in Schools http://t.co/AW3r07ddAn...
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Well, I am a parent, and I want this!

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Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: The Des...

Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: The Des... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking.
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Please take a look!

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TED: Ideas worth spreading

TED: Ideas worth spreading | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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I am crazy about TED Talks. You?

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Mapping The Future Of Education Technology

Mapping The Future Of Education Technology | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Add this massive infographic to the recent discussion of futuristic dorms and what education will look like in 2020--and beyond.
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I love infographics!

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What is Project-Based Learning?

Project based learning useful for #CommonCore http://t.co/DjLWUHOmd3 #ccss #NYACCE #adulted
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Worth a read if you are curious.

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The CUNY Games Festival | A Conference of Game-based Learning in Higher Education

The CUNY Games Festival | A Conference of Game-based Learning in Higher Education | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
RT @CunyGames: CFP now open for the CUNY Games Festival: A Conference of Game-based Learning in Higher Education! More info: http://t.co/dumZUvN6M1
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Go, CUNY!

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Irish Symposium on Game Based Learning 2013: Registration Deadline 10th May

Irish Symposium on Game Based Learning 2013: Registration Deadline 10th May | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
The Irish Symposium on Game Based Learning (iGBL2013) will be held in the Dublin Institute of Technology from Thursday 6th to Friday 7th June.
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Go, Emerald Isle! Tá súil agam go bhfuil tú rathúil!

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Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games | Video on TED.com

How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask.
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When discussing the impact of games, we have to look at the data!

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Applying Gamification to Education | The Cengage Learning Blog

Applying Gamification to Education | The Cengage Learning Blog | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
RT @ashley: Applying Gamification to Education http://t.co/I6LI4U2Zc2 via @cel_nie Good distinction between gamification & game-based learning #edsg
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Listen to our up-and-coming podcast!

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