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Tons of Open Educational Resources to Use in Your Teaching

Tons of Open Educational Resources to Use in Your Teaching | Digital Melting Pot | 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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Kick off your Hour of Code with Minecraft’s help

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Microsoft Corp. and Code.org have unveiled the Minecraft Hour of Code Designer, a coding tutorial for students and educators.

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3 Ways to Use ThingLink for Video in the Classroom

3 Ways to Use ThingLink for Video in the Classroom | Digital Melting Pot | Scoop.it
Recently ThingLink introduced ThingLink for Video, an exciting new editor for annotating video content with rich media.

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How to Tell If You Have a Fixed or a Growth Mindset [Infographic]

How to Tell If You Have a Fixed or a Growth Mindset [Infographic] | Digital Melting Pot | Scoop.it
How do you think? With a fixed mindset, or a growth mindset? Do you believe in limitations or possibilities? Compare the two and see where you fit in!

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 15, 2017 7:53 AM
Elegant graphic to explain the differences
Sample Student's curator insight, May 15, 2017 6:03 PM
This is a reminder to both students and teachers (we are all learners) that a can-do attitude can help us to overcome barriers and obstacles to growth. Often we see a single route to success. When that pathway is blocked, we may give up. But a positive attitude supports multiple pathways and once we persevere we find them. It is about growth, not about benchmarks - any growth, small or large is positive.
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Learning Menus and Choice Boards to Differentiate in the Classroom with Google Apps

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I love learning menus, and it is one of my favorite ways to incorporate choice and differentiate learning.

Learning menus or choice boards are a form of differentiated learning that give students a menu or choice of learning activities.

One easy way to

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Love ThingLink on an iPad or in a Browser

Love ThingLink on an iPad or in a Browser | Digital Melting Pot | Scoop.it
Earlier today I was asked about how we added the cool star nubbins in our Earth Day ThingLink, so I wanted to share some tips. ThingLink can be an awesome classroom creation resource. It’s iPad app and web browser version are both awesome! They do have some differences though, so let me share a few tips for creating & curating with …

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, July 18, 2014 2:23 AM

ThingLink! This web-based app (now with an iOS version) is really, really interesting - basically, you can turn images into interactive content and share them with whoever you would like. It is like a non-linear, totally visual exploration of content. Great to do with infographics too. This link has ideas on how to make the most of ThingLink on an iPad and online.