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Various dimensions of planning, instructional, learning environment, professional practices, and responsibilities.
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How Many Hours Do Educators Actually Work? [Infographic]

How Many Hours Do Educators Actually Work? [Infographic] | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it
New infographic shows how tough teaching really is.

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Now add 2 hours a day for the time it takes to engineer and generate new models of creative and design thinking and you are up to 18hrs;-)

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The Teacher's Guide To Choosing The Best Digital Content [Infographic]

The Teacher's Guide To Choosing The Best Digital Content [Infographic] | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it
Here's a handy visual step-by-step guide to choosing the best digital content for a blended learning environment. Useful for all skill levels!

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Wouldn't this make for a great app?

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Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, May 9, 2013 8:42 AM

An interesting infographic

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 9, 2013 8:29 PM

This is another excellent looking infographic

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 23, 2013 5:29 AM

Infographics are so handy! Great visual feast!

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Why (And How) Students Can Get Excited About STEM [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why (And How) Students Can Get Excited About STEM [INFOGRAPHIC] | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it
There's a lot of buzz out there about STEM - not only in the realm of teaching and learning, but in terms of job growth and potential, too.

 

According to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (the makers of the handy infographic), People who understand science and technology are smarter, more competitive, more productive, and more engaged global citizens.


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If only I had a wall large enough, in our STEM video game lab, to put this info graphic on for others to view.

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John Purificati's comment, May 5, 2013 6:44 AM
Thanks for this Gust.
John Purificati's curator insight, May 5, 2013 6:45 AM

Smithsonian always has great insights, and in this case, Infographics.

John Purificati's curator insight, May 5, 2013 6:45 AM

Smithsonian always has great insights, and in this case, Infographics.

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Quality Tutorial Designers Checklist

Quality Tutorial Designers Checklist | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it
Helping students become quality Tutorial Designers has been on my mind and agenda. The reasons are plentiful, from the train of thought "if you can teach it, you know it", being a vital skill in th...

 

Image Credit: http://langwitches.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Page_1.jpg

 


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This checklist also identifies blooms taxonomy, but applies digital media technologies. This list is also demonstrates the methods used in the design and development of video games.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 23, 2013 6:01 AM

Check this out, please! Very interesting for Teachers and Students...

 

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The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet [Infographic] | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it
There's a whole galaxy of terminology that you should know about when it comes to education technology. From PLNs to Blended Learning to Synchronous Online Learning... it can get overwhelming.

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This is a great visual breakdown of the various edtech industries.

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Patricia Christian's curator insight, February 3, 2013 8:14 PM

This is a nice visual summary of terms in education technology.

Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, May 7, 2013 8:10 PM

Implementos tecnológicos móviles y mezcla de entornos presenciales y virtuales para potencializar el aprendizaje, van a requerir de estrategias eficaces pedagógicas variadas y diversas para cada caso y situación concreta educativa.

Dolores Gómez's curator insight, July 23, 2013 2:50 PM

Para familarizarnos con la terminología.

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Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers | Teaching Strategies | Mentoring Minds

Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers | Teaching Strategies | Mentoring Minds | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it

"As we venture into the 21st century, we as a society, are faced with more innovation and challenge than ever before. We now live in an interconnected world, where the Internet and global communications are simultaneously uniting and isolating us as a society. How do we raise critical thinkers to best face the challenges that face our modern society?"


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This is another great infographic that I would make a huge print of and hang on my classroom wall.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, June 4, 2013 10:43 PM

This infographic provides a look at how we may develop 21st century critical thinkers. Using an image of a brain with eight areas that look at skills we need to know how to use,and that correspond with 21st century skills found in the Common Core and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.

In addition there are six that we as teachers should be doing within our classrooms including:

* Integrate critical thinking skills within and across all content areas

* Establish safe, intellectually risk-free learning environments

* Allow time to develop critical thinking skills.

There is also a section called "Your Students' Path to Critical Thinking" that includes 25 recommendations.

The infographic is also available as a pdf file that you may download in an 11" x 17" version at the website.

Undwear Entrepreneur's curator insight, November 12, 2013 5:06 PM

Adapt, improve your knowledge & skill sets, or become obsolete!

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18 Myths People Believe About Education

18 Myths People Believe About Education | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it

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These myths make for good classroom conversation. 

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, May 5, 2013 8:25 PM

This post provides the infographic that shows 18 myths about education. It also includes short explanations about research on each of the 18 myths (located under the infographic).

The editor also noted that some of these topics are "contentious." If you choose to respond to any of them here or on the original post please use civil language.

Rajkumar Mahajan's curator insight, May 12, 2013 12:37 AM

for all those who claim to know all about education..

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Infographic: The Value of a STEM Education

Infographic: The Value of a STEM Education | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it

"Knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math STEM_ canbe a key to a successful future. Here's why a STEM education matters and how you can inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

80 % of the fastest growing occupations in the United States depend on mastery of mathematics and scientific knowledge and skills, but students are not currently equipped to satisfy this growing need." 


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I look forward to putting this infographic in front of my students to discuss.

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Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, July 31, 2015 10:33 AM

Engineering is the missing piece of STEM.  Rarely do you find a focus on STEM that capitalizes on engineering.

Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, August 1, 2015 8:55 AM

A great infographic that looks as the value of a STEM education...for more on the value of educating students in science, technology, engineering and math click through to the post. You may also download the infographic as a pdf. 

Ellen Dougherty's curator insight, August 1, 2015 11:42 AM

A great infographic that looks as the value of a STEM education...for more on the value of educating students in science, technology, engineering and math click through to the post. You may also download the infographic as a pdf. 

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Social media for teachers [Infographic]

Social media for teachers [Infographic] | A collection of articles based on T-TESS Texas Evaluation System Support | Scoop.it

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This chart has some fantastic info for you teachers that use technology in the classroom.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, February 6, 2013 1:39 AM

Very interesting summary of social media in schools. What sort of tools does your school utilise?

Gaurav Pandey's curator insight, February 11, 2013 4:35 AM

Great infographic. 

Robert Blair's curator insight, February 14, 2013 2:02 AM

I think that this is such a great visual for my generation. It is so representative of how we rely, and use technology to demonstrate common core values in the classroom. This is great but it also could be our achilles heel, we need to apeal to all types of learners and visual is just one, there are so many more type that must be catered to so that we can be affective.