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Access the Latest Information on Creating a Dynamic, Engaging Educational System Right Here.

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The key to success? Grit

The key to success? Grit | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.
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'Grit' might be more important than IQ. Now schools need to learn to teach it.

'Grit' might be more important than IQ. Now schools need to learn to teach it. | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
Grit has been called the secret to success — but schools don't yet know how to instill it in kids.
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I Flip, You Flip, We All Flip: Setting Up a Flipped Classroom

"So you want to flip your class? In this how to video I explain the idea behind flipping, some things to think about as you begin and some concrete steps to . . ."


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gabe grant's curator insight, October 18, 2013 9:26 AM

For those who want to flip a classroom

Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, October 20, 2013 6:16 AM

How to set up a flipped classroom

Tova Taragin's curator insight, October 21, 2013 8:57 AM

Thank you Rabbi David Etengoff. 

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25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
You'll be the talk of the teacher's lounge with these smart classroom ideas.
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Some great ideas for ANY teacher, not just elementary!

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6 Great Videos on Teaching Critical Thinking

6 Great Videos on Teaching Critical Thinking | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it

"All of our students think in a way or another but the question is, do they really think critically? Are they able to evaluate the information they come across?  Check out these 6 videos you can use with your classes to discuss HOW to think critically."

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Creativity in education: Why it matters

Creativity in education: Why it matters | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it

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Teacher Absence as a Leading Indicator of Student Achievement

Teacher Absence as a Leading Indicator of Student Achievement | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
The discussions required to reduce teacher absence and claw back associated learning loss require sensitivity to the needs of teachers, the scarcity of resources, and the urgency of improving achievement overall and closing achievement gaps.
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Anticonventional Thinking And Implementation - DesignTAXI.com

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Anticonventional Thinking And Implementation...
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Some districts letting students bring smartphones, tablets, devices to class

Some districts letting students bring smartphones, tablets, devices to class | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it

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Schools Are Using Social Networking to Involve Parents

Schools Are Using Social Networking to Involve Parents | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
Through Twitter feeds, Facebook pages, and text messages, districts are giving parents news and information about their children's schools.

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20 Time-Saving Grading Apps

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Can apps help teachers to save time grading? Check out the BestCollegesOnline list of the 20 Time-Saving Grading Apps for your classroom.
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Even answer that seems wrong can be right as kids focus on the why, not just the what

Even answer that seems wrong can be right as kids focus on the why, not just the what | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
What's the probability it'll get dark tonight? For many of the third-graders in Kristi Schwartz's classroom, the probability was pretty high. But 8-year-old Yuma Sato had a different idea.
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Disruptive thinking

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Disruptive thinking, by Richard Donnelly: An expansive education through project based learning
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'Grit' might be more important than IQ. Now schools need to learn to teach it.

'Grit' might be more important than IQ. Now schools need to learn to teach it. | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
Grit has been called the secret to success — but schools don't yet know how to instill it in kids.
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6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom

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6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom

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In other words, my independent study...

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, October 12, 6:46 AM

6 principios da "Hora Genial " na Sala de aula:

Hora Genial permite liberdade aos aprendizes para desenharem sua aprendizagem. durante o periodo da aula. Sao estimulados a explorarem suas proprias curiosidades, e construirem e organziarem seu conheimento durante a aula. Para que isso se concretize, devem seguir os 6 principios:


1- regra 80/20

2- socializacao

3- criacao

4- requerimento de informacao

5- consolidacao (desenho)

6- proposito


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Seis principios que todo profesor debe tener en cuenta en su clase

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21 Ways to 21st Century Skills: Why Students Need Them and Ideas for Practical Implementation

21 Ways to 21st Century Skills: Why Students Need Them and Ideas for Practical Implementation | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
(2013). 21 Ways to 21st Century Skills: Why Students Need Them and Ideas for Practical Implementation. Kappa Delta Pi Record: Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 78-83. doi: 10.1080/00228958.2013.786594

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AlexandriaNews - T. C. Grads Bring Hope To School Children In Kenya

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Our non-profit, Ignitus Worldwide, helps impoverished youth in the slums of Kenya.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks.


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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 2, 2012 7:42 AM
Thanks, this is a super resource.
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media literacy in learning business studies

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» Creative Thinking: Imagine You Are Seven Again - The Creative Mind

» Creative Thinking: Imagine You Are Seven Again - The Creative Mind | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery declares children are much wiser and more creative than many adults. Can we regain that creative vitality?

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Student Engagement and Blended Learning: What's the Connection? - November 2012 - Google Drive

Student Engagement and Blended Learning: What's the Connection? - November 2012 - Google Drive | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it

"anything that moves the participant out of the role of passive receptor and into that of an active contributor
active participation from the student -- it is not just receiving, it is contributing, discussing, discovering (not just taking it the way it is told to you)"

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The role of technology in global learning

The role of technology in global learning | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
Nick Morrison explores how schools are using video conferencing, chatrooms, picture messaging, blogging and more to connect with schools in other countries...

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For some children with ADHD, music has similar positive effects to medication

For some children with ADHD, music has similar positive effects to medication | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—The findings are part of a study on the effects of distractors on children with ADHD. A team of researchers, led by FIU Center for Children and Families Director William E.

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Gulf Islands Superintendent Plans to Open His Own Private School

Gulf Islands Superintendent Plans to Open His Own Private School | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it

Jeff Hopkins steps down to start a Victoria independent school he hopes will spur changes in BC's public system.  For Superintendent Jeff Hopkins, the move away from what he sees as the "industrial" schooling of segregated grades and courses to the schools of the future is happening at a snail's pace.

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5 Must-Have iOS Apps For Writers

5 Must-Have iOS Apps For Writers | What Education SHOULD Look Like | Scoop.it

Check out these five top Apple applications for essay writing to make getting organizing and presenting your thoughts in a coherent manner a much easier process.


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