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20 Great iPad Apps to Help Learners Explore Their Creativity via @medkh9

20 Great iPad Apps to Help Learners Explore Their Creativity via @medkh9 | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, February 19, 3:39 PM
Quelques bonnes applications !
Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, September 8, 3:22 AM
Apps to inspire creativity
 
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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
'Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process.'

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, March 16, 2014 8:19 PM

Share with students!

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, March 17, 2014 2:01 PM

This includes a list of things creative people do. Many of the things on this list we should all be doing - like making time for solitude. 

Lee Hall's curator insight, March 18, 2014 12:44 PM

Give you and your students time to be creative.

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How To Inspire the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers and Innovators

How To Inspire the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers and Innovators | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

"What insights would you gain if you asked 13 innovators (architects, artists, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and a media savvy baker) what they would urge educators and parents to do to best develop the next generation of innovators and creative thinkers?"


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, March 11, 2014 9:12 PM

This post shares 12 insights from a variety of innovators. What are some of their ideas? (Ideas below quoted from the post)

* Realize that Out of School time tends to be more inspiring and powerful ...

* Provide unique Experiences that surprise and allow children to see things from new perspectives...

* Refining the skill of Asking Questions is the fuel that ignites innovators...

The post includes some sharing of how innovators explored in their own unique ways as children. You will also find one short video of an innovator sharing their story as well as a link to eleven videos from the conference Innovators to Educators. This post may bring some fresh ideas to use with students of all ages.

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, March 13, 2014 8:54 AM

Race to the Top demands that we prepare learners to be innovative creators. Wouldn't it be fabulous to have this type of training happening in PD and classrooms?

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5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

The answer: in more ways than you could imagine. While Skype was not designed as an educational tool, it’s quickly becoming one as teachers discover the many ways it enriches their lessons and the lives of their students. Even something as simple as hosting a guest speaker through a video call can add excitement to a lesson.

As with any tech tool, it can seem daunting to introduce this into your classroom at first. If you don’t know where to start, try one of these five creative ideas.

 

Learn more:

 

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

 


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Jen Pollard's curator insight, March 15, 2015 4:40 PM

Skype is a great tool to use in learning as it provides real time engagement with experts. This a great article with ideas about thinking outside of the box when integrating Skype. 

Phil Hobrla's curator insight, March 16, 2015 8:04 PM

Microsoft recently showcased a new Skype feature that allows for real-time, two-way, voice translation! This feature will make the Skype Cultural Exchange even more extensible and will allow those who use Skype for non-native language acquisition to have in-depth conversations, in their own languages, about their progress and issues in their learning. 

Henry Lee's curator insight, March 16, 2015 9:25 PM

Rescooped from Sarah Kozlowski. This make distance learning possible for virtual classrooms. While this setup up isn't ideal for a lot of virtual classroom setups, it can work as a low-tech solution.

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27 Simple Ideas To Stimulate Creativity (Infographic) - Edudemic

27 Simple Ideas To Stimulate Creativity (Infographic) - Edudemic | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Sometimes you're just stuck in a creativity rut. Check out these 27 simple ideas to boost your creativity!

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Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, March 16, 2014 2:11 AM

A bunch of down to earth advices to help you catch up and/or keep your creativity flowing. 

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, March 16, 2014 7:44 AM

Appropriate when considering my personal creativity focus. Excellent visual.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 29, 2014 6:05 PM

I love this infographic. What do you think about the ideas?