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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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The Best Science Sites Of 2015 by @larryferlazzo

The Best Science Sites Of 2015 by @larryferlazzo | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Here’s my latest annual end-of-year list. It’s a fairly small science list this year, though there are certainly tons of good resources from previous ones. I'll add this list to All My 2015 “Best” ...

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I am passing this on to my Science colleagues.

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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers
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Sweet!

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20 Best Google Education Resources for Teachers

20 Best Google Education Resources for Teachers | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
20 Google education resources every teacher should have nearby.

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, December 2, 2015 9:05 AM
Access to some really good Apps that everyone can find uses for...
Angela Ribo's curator insight, December 2, 2015 9:50 AM

This is certainly something I need to learn more about!

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#Google #Apps #EdChat #TechEd #EdTech

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How to Improve Your Online Course - eLearning Industry

How to Improve Your Online Course - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Great Online Course content isn't enough to provide the best experience to your learners. Here are 9 key factors that can improve your Online Course.
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eLearning Industry continues to impress.

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57 ideas for making videos in your school | Blogush

57 ideas for making videos in your school | Blogush | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game -

10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game - | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. (The definition of...
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4 Personalization Trends And 5 Ways To Design Personalized Learning Experiences   - eLearning Industry

4 Personalization Trends And 5 Ways To Design Personalized Learning Experiences   - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Want to know how to create Personalized Learning experiences? Check 4 personalization trends and 5 ideas to design Personalized Learning experiences.
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All effective teaching starts with the relational. That does not change with online learning. In fact, relationship building becomes all the more important with the impersonal nature of E-courses.

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8 Strategies Robert Marzano & John Hattie Agree On

8 Strategies Robert Marzano & John Hattie Agree On | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Discover what Robert Marzano and John Hattie, two of the most prominent educational gurus, agree on in this easy-to-read article.
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Hattie and Marzano ... perfect together!

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3 things teachers need to stop doing | Stop, Start, Continue: Conceptual Understanding Meets Applied Problem Solving

3 things teachers need to stop doing | Stop, Start, Continue: Conceptual Understanding Meets Applied Problem Solving | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
To better understand how educating individuals can make a global difference, consider what we should stop doing, what we should start doing, and what we should continue doing.

 

What Should We Stop Doing?Stop teaching as if we have the answers.Stop rushing.Stop talking.What Should We Start Doing?Start looking for problems to solve, actions to take, and beauty to create.Start seeking out authentic, high-stakes audiences for student work.

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 19, 2015 7:40 PM

To better understand how educating individuals can make a global difference, consider what we should stop doing, what we should start doing, and what we should continue doing.


What Should We Stop Doing?Stop teaching as if we have the answers.Stop rushing.Stop talking.What Should We Start Doing?Start looking for problems to solve, actions to take, and beauty to create.Start seeking out authentic, high-stakes audiences for student work.




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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

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We know these tools, but a nice reminder.

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Peter Balanck's curator insight, November 20, 2015 9:45 AM

Some of these education tools may be useful....

Calliope Global Fran's curator insight, November 28, 2015 8:59 PM

LOVE Kahoot! as an engaging tool for various reasons and lesson plans, across all disciplines! 

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go noodle gets the wiggles out of my squirrely class | tech tools daily #102 - michaelboll | BAM Radio Pulse

go noodle gets the wiggles out of my squirrely class | tech tools daily #102 - michaelboll | BAM Radio Pulse | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
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I love this tool! Body/kinesthetic, fun, and the perfect reset for a class that needs it.

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How To Apply Gagné's 9 Events Of Instruction In eLearning - eLearning Industry

How To Apply Gagné's 9 Events Of Instruction In eLearning - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
What eLearning Professionals Should Know About Gagné's 9 Events Of Instruction In eLearning? How To Apply Gagné's 9 Events Of Instruction In eLearning!
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A nice checklist.

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storyline online provides free video readalouds | tech tools daily #103 - michaelboll | BAM Radio Pulse

storyline online provides free video readalouds | tech tools daily #103 - michaelboll | BAM Radio Pulse | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
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What's your storyline?

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How Relearning Old Concepts Alongside New Ones Makes It All Stick | LEARNing To LEARN

How Relearning Old Concepts Alongside New Ones Makes It All Stick | LEARNing To LEARN | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

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Schmidt explains that repetitive drilling on the same task is called “block practice.” You do the same thing, over and over, in one block of activity. He argues that a better way to learn is to practice several new things in succession, a technique called “variable practice” or “interleaving.”

 

There’s a broad feeling that we could learn better, our kids could learn better, that it’s important,” Bjork said. “And everything we’re seeing here suggests that schools could be more effective. People could learn much more effectively than they’re learning.”

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

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

 

 

 


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Schmidt explains that repetitive drilling on the same task is called “block practice.” You do the same thing, over and over, in one block of activity. He argues that a better way to learn is to practice several new things in succession, a technique called “variable practice” or “interleaving.”


There’s a broad feeling that we could learn better, our kids could learn better, that it’s important,” Bjork said. “And everything we’re seeing here suggests that schools could be more effective. People could learn much more effectively than they’re learning.”


Learn more:


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/


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


DeTrice Rodgers's curator insight, November 30, 2015 1:59 AM

#nuued  www.nuued.com Sign up for the Free App

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Ways to Share Bundles of Links With Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Ways to Share Bundles of Links With Students | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
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A nod to the bundlers.

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My Favorite Free and Easy Apps for World Languages

My Favorite Free and Easy Apps for World Languages | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
For the world language classroom, consider blending favorite old apps (like the Evernote suite) with Word Reference and apps specifically designed for the language being studied.

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Calliope Global Fran's curator insight, November 28, 2015 9:08 PM

There are so many more amazing apps to add to this list: Chatterpix, Padlet, Nearpod, Periscope, Thinglink, Kahoot!, Duolingo, and more.

I would also use a couple different apps instead of the ones listed: Schoology instead of Edmodo, Notability instead of Evernote, etc. To read more about creativity and productivity in the WL classroom, please read my blog at http://hablamostechnology.blogspot.com 

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Google’s five key success factors for effective teams

Google’s five key success factors for effective teams | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
There’s more to building a team than simply assembling a bunch of the smartest people you can find.

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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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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, November 28, 2015 1:32 PM

#Learning #Thinking #Education

Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, November 29, 2015 6:30 PM

These team-building exercises can easily be done in English as a way to assess oral skills of students as well as critical thinking and problem solving with a group.

Philippe Guillaume's curator insight, November 30, 2015 6:36 AM

La panoplie des managers et des coachs pour apprendre à un collectif à travailler ensemble, et à forcer l'imagination collective. Bon panorama à tester !

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The 16 Best Google Apps Updates of 2015 (So Far) | The Gooru

The 16 Best Google Apps Updates of 2015 (So Far) | The Gooru | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
With only a month and a half left until 2016, we thought now is as good a time as ever to take a look back at all the new features Google Apps released this year. There were so many amazing ..more ›
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Cool Tool | World Population History

Cool Tool | World Population History | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
WorldPopulationHistory.org, a new interactive site from Population Connection, features tools allowing visitors to examine human population growth through various lenses—historical, societal, environmental, and political.
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6 Steps to Teaching Students to Search

6 Steps to Teaching Students to Search | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Please feel free to use this resource with students or in teacher trainings. Please do not republish to your blog. Link to Google Drawing:  New Literacy The new literacy is to teach students how to…
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12 Strategies For Creating An Atmosphere Of Problem-Solving In Your Classroom

12 Strategies For Creating An Atmosphere Of Problem-Solving In Your Classroom | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

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The Perfect Storm: 4 Conditions Align for a Revolution in Curriculum Development -- THE Journal

The Perfect Storm: 4 Conditions Align for a Revolution in Curriculum Development -- THE Journal | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway explain four conditions currently coming together to create a fertile environment for development of new digital curricula.
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Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

"With the Internet exploding with information resources and tools for learning, teachers can be facilitators of information with a greater emphasis on explanation and critical thinking as opposed to the dissemination source. Formal learning systems have in some cases been slower to adopt this model, rightfully concerned with accuracy of material and consistency; yet with ever increasing numbers of individuals accessing information in learning environments, the necessity of these formal systems to adopt technological change is very clear."


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Ana Paula Sena de Almeida's curator insight, November 16, 2015 8:00 AM

Aos queridos professores.

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Are You Prepared For The Future Of #SocialLearning? | @scoopit via @plevy http://sco.lt/... #socialmedia #LMS 

 

 

Tony Guzman's curator insight, November 18, 2015 11:52 AM

This article poses the question: Are you ready for having social learning be the norm in the classroom of the future?

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Being a connected educator is a mindset

Being a connected educator is a mindset | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

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Thought preceeds action.

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Angela Ribo's curator insight, November 18, 2015 10:09 AM

Getting connected has been the best thing for me personally as an educational leader.