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10 Emaciated Terms That Keep Education In A Box

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TEST 10 Emaciated Terms That Keep Education In A Box by Thom Markham Albert Einstein nailed it–“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” That truth will decide whether we develop a 21st-century friendly...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, July 31, 2014 2:47 PM

If you don't read any other article today - or even this week - this is the one you ought to check out. I will be thinking about this one for days because it is so on-target. These are terms that I just accepted and never thought about in regards to the limitations they impose. Definitely worth a read.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 31, 2014 8:56 PM

If we emancipated teaching and learning, we might put an end to these emaciated terms. Play is creative and is important for children, youth and adults.

 

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Can Learning to Knit Help Learning to Code?

Can Learning to Knit Help Learning to Code? | Classroom writing | Scoop.it
Betsy Weber

“Thinking is like cosmic knitting,” Waldorf school founder Rudolph Steiner wrote nearly one hundred years ago.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, October 8, 2013 4:31 PM

Having just finished a wonderful webinar about Maker Spaces, this article really resonates with me and provides a profound argument for the value of hands-on work and maker spaces in the library. It also cements my long-held beliefe that the "A" is missing in STEM...

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, October 9, 2013 10:37 PM

Makerspace ideas.

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Move Over iPad, Here Comes Google Play For Education

The famous rivalry between Google and Apple is finding its way into schools, and Google is looking to dethrone the famous iPad with its new Google Play for Education, a suite of apps and management tools that will be available to teachers and students this fall.


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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 20, 2013 11:34 AM

More fun as Google competes with Apple to find its niche with educational apps! Mindshift article.

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10 Web Resources For Digital Field Trips To Museums

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This week’s Learnist feature highlights digital field trips, travel writer Tyler Wilcox and others, as they take us to some of the best museums in the world.
The post 10 Web Resources For Digital Field Trips To Museums appeared first on Edudemic.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:26 PM

This article provides links to Learnist boards featuring the world's best museums. If nothing else, these would be great to have in your back pocket for writing prompts. Enjoy!

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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers 1. Interaction Big Idea: Dive into engaging, relevant, and credible media forms to identify a “need” or opportunity for inquiry The first phase of inquiry-based learning is...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, October 11, 2013 3:08 PM

I think I could read this article several times and come with new ideas for those 4 phases every time. This is an EXCELLENT article with visual to share with teachers who either want to implement a more inquiry-based structure or are curious as to what it means.

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Classroom Newspaper Google Docs Style!

Classroom Newspaper Google Docs Style! | Classroom writing | Scoop.it

Great Ideas! Love the idea of uploading newspaper to Youblisher. Turns it into a flippable page newspaper.


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Miles McGeehan's curator insight, September 16, 2013 10:42 AM

Great application for third graders!

Rachel Marker's curator insight, September 27, 2013 11:30 PM

Could replace monthly newsletter. Student written!

Annie Gual-Arnoux Gwynn's curator insight, November 22, 2014 3:51 AM
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