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A New Way To Teach Using Wordle - Edudemic

A New Way To Teach Using Wordle - Edudemic | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
There's a new way to teach using wordle. It involves actually withholding a bit of information and making students think a bit harder. What fun!
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Amy McIntyre's comment, December 10, 2012 11:12 AM
Great way to start a unit!
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Learning Analytics

Learning Analytics | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Learning analytics as defined by elearnspacesis the use of intelligent data, learner-produced data, and analysis models to discover information and social connections, and to predict and advise on learning. EDUCAUSE’s Next Generation learning initiative defines the learning analytics as “the use of data and models to predict student progress and performance, and the ability to act on that information”.
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6 Useful Apps to Create Short Movies

6 Useful Apps to Create Short Movies | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
"With the improved tech features of iPhone and iPad , more and more people are using their idevices to capture and immortalize some moments in their lives.This has never been as easier as it is now especially with the abundance of apps that enhance users and guide them through simple step by step process in creating their movie.In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is providing you with some awesome apps that you, as a teacher and educator, can use to film your project and share it with the world. Check out the list below and let us know if you have other suggestions."
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Lino's curator insight, December 16, 2012 2:03 PM
6 Aplicaciones útiles para crear un corto.

la tecnología educativa y el aprendizaje móvil está proporcionando algunas aplicaciones impresionantes que usted, como profesor y educador, puede utilizar para grabar su proyecto y compartirlo con el mundo.

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A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it


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Susan Liner Fisher's comment, December 14, 2012 7:20 PM
thanks for all of the great posts to rescoop!!
Wendi Pillars's curator insight, December 15, 2012 1:12 PM

A handy printable to share and encourage others to try Twitter!

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Part One… 12 Resources to Discover and Curate Digital Curriculum for Teachers and Students

Part One… 12 Resources to Discover and Curate Digital Curriculum for Teachers and Students | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Technology and the internet open up a vast array of resources. In fact, it is so big that teachers have had to become familiar with the art of curation. If anyone started bookmarking awesome resources a few years ago, they will probably find it a challenge today locating what they have saved in the past. This series is really not centered on all the amazing resources available, but rather how to we find quality material and how do we archive it so we can find it later. 

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SafeKids.com | Online safety & civility

SafeKids.com | Online safety & civility | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

SafeKids.com is one of the oldest and most enduring sites for Internet safety. It’s creator, Larry Magid, is the author of the original 1994 brochure, “Child Safety on the Information Highway” and is also co-director of ConnectSafely.org and a technology journalist.

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Visible Learning - John Hattie

Visible Learning - John Hattie | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
In Visible Learning John Hattie basically says that almost everything we do in our efforts to help students in schools has a positive effect on students. However, much of what we do actually isn’t terribly effective… despite our beliefs in these practices.
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Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today?

Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today? | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Wes Freyer's awesome interactive resource for product-based learning. Great examples how one can use 21st Century tools in the classroom while every part is well described with "Definition", *Workflow", *Tools", "Workshop Description"...
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Ariel Muñoz Prado's curator insight, January 11, 2013 11:22 AM

¿No estaremos hablando de una Educación Transmedia? De mejorar la experiencia del usuario universitario, combinar conocimientos y TIC`s en la construcción del conocimiento en el aula...

Paula Correia's curator insight, April 29, 2013 2:23 PM

"Como educadores do século 21, devemos oferecer oportunidades para que os alunos demonstrem o domínio e compreensão do currículo, não só com texto, mas também com imagens, áudio e vídeo".Wesley Fryer.

Website muito interessante que disponibiliza : definições, video exemplos, WORKFLOW, Ferramentas e tutoriais (Mapa de médias para o currículo)

 

Melissa Cooper's curator insight, October 8, 2013 10:14 AM

A great resource list for a variety of tools

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Assessment for 21st Century Learning: Transforming the 21st Century Learning Organization

Assessment for 21st Century Learning: Transforming the 21st Century Learning Organization | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Hear from education expert Jay McTighe about why he feels staff collaboration is imperative to understanding what students are learning. He explains that working together as a team allows teachers to come up with a better game plan to improve the learning experience.
A charter school in Brooklyn, N.Y., shows on-the-ground examples of successful collaboration. Administrators and teachers work across the board to improve their teaching skills.


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Howard Rheingold on How the Five Web Literacies are Becoming Essential Survival Skills| The Committed Sardine

Howard Rheingold on How the Five Web Literacies are Becoming Essential Survival Skills| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Net Smart offers up a set of five literacies Rheingold sees as important: attention, participation, collaboration, crap detection and network smarts

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Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read? | The Committed Sardine

Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read? | The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Digital books are lighter and more convenient to tote around than paper books, but there may be advantages to old technology.

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Thinking Tools| The Committed Sardine

Thinking Tools| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

A comprehensive, interactive collection of 30 thinking strategies and tools from the Thinking Curriculum, CoRT Thinking, Tribes Program and Visible Thinking.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
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Top Twitter Abbreviations You Need to Know | Social Media Today

Top Twitter Abbreviations You Need to Know | Social Media Today | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
by Bliss Hanlin, a Community Manager for eModeration Twitter abbreviations and acronyms are an odd mash-up of text slang, old school chat room phrases, common sense short forms and corporate buzzwords.  There is nothing more terrible than parsing ...

 

Read more, a MUST when Tweeting:

http://socialmediatoday.com/node/512987

 


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Jodi Lynn's curator insight, December 13, 2012 1:54 PM

This is great not just for Twitter, but also Facebook and plain texting.

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How to Mind Map: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Mind Map: A Beginner’s Guide | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Mind Mapping is a visual information management tool that enables us to structure, organize, memorize, arrange, brainstorm and learn information in a highly specialized way...
These days mind mapping isn’t all about the map. It’s rather evolving into a visual information management tool that is transforming the way we think and work on a daily basis — bringing into perspective the critical importance of developing our visual thinking capacity.
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Ariana Amorim's curator insight, December 14, 2012 3:09 PM

A great guide with good tips and some examples.

Shailja Kaushik's curator insight, January 1, 2013 5:28 AM

Check out the ready to use mindmapping tool at http://www.24point0.com/ppt-shop/mindmap-editable-ppt-slides that will help you save time & effort, structure information, streamline work processes and enhance productivity. It can be used for managing projects or events, planning strategies, oganizing meetings, networking & research and development. 

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Raising Young Critical Thinkers in the Digital Age

Raising Young Critical Thinkers in the Digital Age | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Teaching kids how to curate information and discern what's trustworthy from what's bogus is a really important lesson for parents nowadays. (Teaching your kids to curate in a digital age. The first steps to information literacy?
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The Evolution Of The Smartphone [Infographic]| The Committed Sardine

The Evolution Of The Smartphone [Infographic]| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
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Social Media for Kids

Social Media for Kids | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Social Media for Kids® is educators, in partnership with social media professionals, helping young people navigate the web in an effective and safe manner while ensuring their future success in a tech-savvy and highly connected world.

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Fried Technology: What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"?

Fried Technology: What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"? | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … it’s important they know how to properly Google. Lucky for teachers (and students, of course), Google has a handy set of lesson plans that are just waiting to be unleashed upon the leaders of tomorrow.
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12 Excellent Creativity Resources for Teachers

12 Excellent Creativity Resources for Teachers | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
I want to share with you some of the articles I have curated and read about creativity, a topic of much relevance to us in education. I have collected these articles probably over a period of 6 or 7 months but they are some of the best reads you can find online and I enjoyed reading every single line of them. You can bookmark them too and read them when you have time.
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Scientists Find Learning Is Not 'Hard-Wired'| The Committed Sardine

Scientists Find Learning Is Not 'Hard-Wired'| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Neuroscience exploded into the education conversation more than 20 years ago, in step with the evolution of personal computers and the rise of the Internet, and policymakers hoped medical discoveries could likewise help doctors and teachers understand the "hard wiring" of the brain.

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Is This The Future of Touchscreen Tech? New Video Will Blow Your Mind| The Committed Sardine

Is This The Future of Touchscreen Tech? New Video Will Blow Your Mind| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Glass manufacturer Corning has unveiled a follow-up YouTube video to its wildly successful “A Day Made of Glass,” providing another look into what the future could be like with the growth of glass touchscreen interfaces, from innovative chalkboards and activity tables in classrooms to uses for it in hospitals.

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Reinventing Education To Teach Creativity And Entrepreneurship| The Committed Sardine

Reinventing Education To Teach Creativity And Entrepreneurship| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

We don’t need to memorize things any more, but we still need teachers to guide our students toward learning the best ways to problem solve. The question is: HOW?

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education

Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Twitter has become a powerful tool for teaching and learning. VideoAmy offers up a playlist of videos that will help you learn to use the social platform well in a variety of ways.
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