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5 Fundamental Assessment Resources From Learnist

5 Fundamental Assessment Resources From Learnist | An Article a Day | Scoop.it

"...assessment isn’t always employed correctly. It sometimes gets over, under, or misused. Assessment should work seamlessly into the classroom routine. The traditional test can be intrusive and stressful. True assessment flows into the lessons and gives a constant pulse on student learning. Here are some techniques that can help to master assessments. There are many types of assessments to use in different situations." 


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Visible Thinking

Visible Thinking | An Article a Day | Scoop.it

The core routines are a set of seven or so routines that target different types of thinking from across the modules. These routines are easy to get started with and are commonly found in Visible Thinking teachers' toolkits. Try getting started with with one of these routines.


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Maree Whiteley's curator insight, August 25, 2013 5:10 AM

Fantastic thinking routines for Inquiry Learning...to encourage your students to pose questions, wonder and explore. Start with the See, Think, Wonder activity. 

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Curriculum & Leadership Journal | Changes to Curriculum Leadership journal

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Nine ways to get people to listen when you talk

Nine ways to get people to listen when you talk | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
Tips on how to enjoy presenting to a group of engaged individuals who are more likely to change their thinking or behaviour for the better after listening to your presentation
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10 Brilliant Examples Of Sketch Notes: Notetaking For The 21st Century

10 Brilliant Examples Of Sketch Notes: Notetaking For The 21st Century | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
Sketch notes aren't just a trend, but rather a new visual style of capturing and documenting ideas for the 21st century student.
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How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning | MindShift

How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning | MindShift | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
Scientists are always uncovering new ways into how people learn best, and some of the most recent neuroscience research has shown connections between basic su
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Hacking the Classroom: Beyond Design Thinking

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Design Thinking is trending is some educational circles.  Edutopia recently ran a design thinking for educators workshop and I attended two great workshops at SXSWedu 2013 on Design Thinking: Hack ...
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How Students Learn

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Faculty members offered insight into how students learn during an open conversation on the future of the liberal arts.
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How to Be Mindful in an 'Unmanageable' World

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Creating value in our lives and work requires the courage to delay immediate gratification.
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Five Resources for Parent-Teacher Conferences

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For many educators, spring conferences are coming up soon -- if they haven’t already -- and it can be a stressful time of the school year. With summer on the horizon, spring conferences sometimes get
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Accelerating Students Along Neural Superhighways

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In our brains, upwards of one hundred billion neurons form a vast network of information pathways, intersecting at nearly one hundred trillion unique synapses. To put that number into context, consid
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The Top 12 YouTube Education Channels - Edudemic

The Top 12 YouTube Education Channels - Edudemic | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
From the YouTube education channels to the videos to users ... there's a lot of video out there for teachers, students, and lifelong learners.
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Setting the Table (Difficult Conversations, Part 1) (Ed Batista)

Setting the Table (Difficult Conversations, Part 1) (Ed Batista) | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
We know it's going to be a difficult conversation because we keep putting it off. We know it's going to be difficult because we feel unsettled when we think about it. We know it's going to be difficult because we're...
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Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Albert Einstein

We do not need to teac
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It’s the Process, Not the Product- Inquiry learning...

It’s the Process, Not the Product- Inquiry learning... | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
Facilitating a project rather than merely dispensing knowledge help students approach new ideas, information, and problems.

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"Completing successful projects with students follows several basic steps, many of which you probably already use. Implementing each of these steps with students helps to ensure successful student technology projects. You can use these guidelines to help you and your students through the process..."
Brenda Robinson's curator insight, March 21, 2014 9:48 AM

Very true! Prevents students from getting bored and skipping class. Make them want to be there as it engages them and their brains.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Ways To Look At The World As A Village

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The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning | MindShift

How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning | MindShift | An Article a Day | Scoop.it

Scientists are always uncovering new ways into how people learn best, and some of the most recent neuroscience research has shown connections between basic survival functions, social and emotional reactions to the world, and creative impulses.


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Students’ social and emotional reactions to learning are imperative to feeling motivated to learn and to their ability to creatively solve problems, according to Mary Helen Immordino-Yang,

Brenda Robinson's curator insight, March 21, 2014 9:46 AM

That is one great thing about FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, it forms connections and inspires people to "DO" and "ACT".

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Google World Wonders Project

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From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world.
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Top Five iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas

Top Five iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
Ever since I was a kid, I loathed back to school commercials. They always showed parents gleefully skipping through aisles of pencils and notebooks as the kids, sullen and dejected, sluggishly follow
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Group Discussion - How Do We Design Learning Environments of the Future? | Aspen Ideas Festival

Group Discussion - How Do We Design Learning Environments of the Future? | Aspen Ideas Festival | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
How do we design spaces that will capture students’ imaginations?
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41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills -

41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills - | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills by Tom Vander Ark first appeared on gettingsmart.com  Math gets all the love–at least that appears…
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Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience

Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience | An Article a Day | Scoop.it
From natural disasters to economic meltdowns, from wars abroad to tragic shootings close to home, this year brought to light the increasing complexity of the world in which we raise kids. Our natural
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