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Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A (Collaborative Thinking)

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A (Collaborative Thinking) | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
In October of 2011, AIIM (the Association for Information & Imaging Management, a non-profit research, community and educational association), published a survey-based report that examined social business and Enterprise 2.0 trends.
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art does matter

art does matter | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Brian Robinson, a Waiben artist living in Cairns, Queensland, cites Leonardo Da Vinci as inspiration. Da Vinci was the epitome of a Renaissance man: a painter, sculptor, architect, musician,...
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Mixed metaphors. Putting the jigsaw together can be challenging when it’s a rhizome

Mixed metaphors. Putting the jigsaw together can be challenging when it’s a rhizome | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
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Teaching a highly able (possibly gifted) cohort – Dr Toni Meath on differentiation and personalised learning

Teaching a highly able (possibly gifted) cohort – Dr Toni Meath on differentiation and personalised learning | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
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Opening the Door: Teaching Students to Use Visualization to Improve Comprehension

Opening the Door: Teaching Students to Use Visualization to Improve Comprehension | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Visualizing text is a proven way to improve reading comprehension. It is a technique that can be taught using this simple, step-by-step strategy from literacy consultant Cathy Puett Miller.

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Terry Elliott's curator insight, February 1, 9:53 AM

I am interested in the short section on using drawing to help students visualize.  

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Engaging students with Pear Deck in Year 9 Commerce class

Engaging students with Pear Deck in Year 9 Commerce class | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Kris Bush, Commerce and English teacher extraordinaire, is using Pear Deck to engage his Year 9 Commerce class. Pear Deck is about formative assessment and student engagement. When Catherine and I ...
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The One who Watches-Reagan Tao 10C

The One who Watches-Reagan Tao 10C | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
I always knew your touch, whether filled with sorrow, or with mirth. When I was yet to take my first breath Before birth After death   We are intertwined. When I first stood up, You were there...
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Analysis of The Yellow Wallpaper

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"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a psychological horror story that expresses the fragmented reality and the thoughts of a deranged mind, and how the fantasy in our minds can at...
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Our recent focus on giftedness and differentiation. So many unanswered questions.

Our recent focus on giftedness and differentiation. So many unanswered questions. | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
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It's Too Late Now

It's Too Late Now | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
I broke somethingIt wasn't my faultI can't take all the blameIt's broken now, beyond repairAnd nothing can change that.I wish I could thoughTurn back timeChange the decisions of the pastHow do you ...
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Your body language shapes who you are

Your body language shapes who you are | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

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ASHANE DE SILVA 10K- Sonnet

ASHANE DE SILVA 10K- Sonnet | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Inner Over Outer Does Always Arise Sleeves on blue shirts grow higher and higher, Hair leaps a mound as it reaches the ground Letters and symbols known to all are crowned, Knives and scalpels make ...
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Sonnet- Jason Li 10L

Sonnet- Jason Li 10L | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Locusts The farmers look toward the evening sky An orange glow illuminates the land Sickles stand by as harvest time draws nigh Never witnessed before, a land so grand Western zephyrs, a dark cloud...
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One of my Competition Writing students, Jason Li, has written this sonnet on the blog.

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Brain Movies: When Readers Can Picture It, They Understand It

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Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, brain-based teaching program developers and authors, encourage us to boost students' reading retention by training them to visualize meaning as well as paying attention to the words themselves.

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Focus here is on turning text into brain movies.  

 

Here is an annotated link: https://diigo.com/07am3u

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Do live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope change the classroom?

Do live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope change the classroom? | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
As I explore more the power of live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope, I find myself wondering how this might affect classroom teaching. I don't see a direct use for the tools in my everyda...
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Hipsters of Melbourne - student film

Hipsters of Melbourne - student film | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Some of the most enjoyable experiences at school happen when students are actually out of school - don't you think? At the end of the year we release our year 9s into the city to research an aspect...
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The One who Watches-Reagan Tao 10C

The One who Watches-Reagan Tao 10C | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
I always knew your touch, whether filled with sorrow, or with mirth. When I was yet to take my first breath Before birth After death   We are intertwined. When I first stood up, You were there...
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We do music like we do sport - full on!

We do music like we do sport - full on! | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
The annual Melbourne High School Choral and Instrumental house competition held in our grand Melbourne Town Hall is possibly the most anticipated and most enjoyed of all school events by students, ...
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We host inner city schools curriculum day: differentiation

We host inner city schools curriculum day: differentiation | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
Last Thursday Melbourne High School staff and those from the inner city ('City Edge') - namely, Mac.Robertson Girls', University High School, Melbourne Girls', Victorian College of the Arts Seconda...
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The poet and the songstress

The poet and the songstress | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
This is a story about a poet and a songstress with a problem,The songstress' problemIt couldn't be solved by a thousand compliments or ten thousand ovations,Only the poet understood,She wanted to p...
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Emerging Practices in Open Online Learning Environments | George Veletsianos

Emerging Practices in Open Online Learning Environments | George Veletsianos | What does it mean to be a connected educator? | Scoop.it
I joined Audrey Watters, Philipp Schmidt, Stephen Downes, and Jeremy Friedberg in Toronto last week, to give a talk at Digital Learning Reimagined, an event hosted and organized by Ryerson University s Chang School.

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That Endless Climb

The mountain of paper grows no smaller.You think it does, and sometimes you even fool yourself into thinking it has stopped growing. But it never does, and the paper keeps coming. You try to stop i...
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