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60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know : Ryan Schaff

60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know : Ryan Schaff | dot.edu | Scoop.it
Below is a diverse list adapted from resources found at fortheteachers.org of potential student products or activities learners can use to demonstrate their mastery of lesson content. The list also offers several digital tools for students to consider using in a technology-enriched learning environment.

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Creating is where we want to be on the continuum.  
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M is for Mother tongue

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In 1906 Maximilian Berlitz wrote, in the preface to his Method for Teaching Modern Languages: "In the Berlitz Method, translation as a means of acquiring a foreign language is entirely abandoned. F...
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What You Need for a Caring Classroom | Mindful

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Daniel Goleman and Peter Senge outline three kinds of empathy kids need for success at work and in life.
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Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

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Blogger and English teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron asked her eighth grade students what they find most engaging in the classroom.
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David A. Kolb on experiential learning.

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David A. Kolb on experiential learning. David A. Kolb's model of experiential learning can be found in many discussions of the theory and practice of adult education, informal education and lifelon...
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Grit Curriculum Lesson: Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals - YouTube

New Hampshire teacher Beth Perkins presents an overview of S.M.A.R.T. Goal applications citing real-life goals from among the students of her fifth-grade cla...
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Did We Get 'Career Ready' Right?

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If collaborative work environments have grown businesses into 21st century successes, why shouldn't schools truly operate on those principles?
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Homework: Reconsidering its Purpose, Amount, and Weight

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After seven years in the classroom, I wonder if any real correlation exists between homework and achievement —however defined. As I discover, it doesn't.
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Eight Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

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David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.
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BBC Radio 4 - Mind Changers, Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

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Claudia examines the Hierarchy of Needs, part of Abraham Maslow's theory of motivation.
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Deep! How can we practice this stuff together?
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Designing Schools for 21st Century Learning

Presented at the CEFPI 86th Annual World Conference & Expo. The Pearson Foundation and The Mobile Learning Institute with Randall Fielding, Chairman; Foundin...
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Amazing!

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Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education

learn more and get the book at http://www.hiphopgenius.org follow on twitter at http://twitter.com/husslington to view the video with subtitles in Spanish, E...
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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benj...
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Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning

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These channels allow instructors to share information and blend media in unprecedented and exciting new ways. From teaching Mandarin Chinese to busting myths about Astronomy, the educational possibilities are diverse and dynamic. 


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David Rowbotham's curator insight, March 14, 2016 8:28 AM

This is a well filtered list of resources that will help you tune in to strong and grade appropriate YouTube content. 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 23, 8:35 AM
Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning
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More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years: Donald Clark at TEDxGlasgow - YouTube

Search, links, media sharing, social media, Wikipedia, games, open source etc. are ground breaking shifts in the way we learn, says Donald Clark. Unfortunate...
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How to teach ... mindfulness

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The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help introduce the concept of mindfulness to pupils, to help them be calm, focused and creative
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Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students

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As a teacher, I was obsessed with cultivating a love of reading in my students. I love to read, loved it as a kid too. I'm equally compelled to ensure that my own child loves reading -- and he does. I
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This has become a mission.  Funny I was just facing this very issue today 2/26/14

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Believing in Students: The Power to Make a Difference

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After a morning Discipline With Dignity training, the high school principal and I walked to the cafeteria to eat lunch. He said, "I love your session, but it's not practical." I responded with my vie
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Common Core State Standards for ELA and Literacy

See an introduction to the new Common Core state standards including background on the design process, key features, and major differences.
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The pretty pyramid that beguiled business

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The psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of human motivation is 70 years old - why is it still so influential?
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Remake Your Class Part 1: Planning for a Collaborative Learning Environment

Visit http://www.edutopia.org/remake for more tips and resources! Edutopia's three-part series follows a determined teacher at Roosevelt Middle School in San...
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Interesting series!  Check out all 3 videos.

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Great ideas and improved learning environments can only come about as a result of putting heads together and sincere effort that often takes place after hours.
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The Role of Leaders in 21st Century Education

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I hope I can call myself a leader some day.

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To encourage creativity, Mr Gove, you must first understand what it is

To encourage creativity, Mr Gove, you must first understand what it is | dot.edu | Scoop.it
Ken Robinson: The education secretary's new national curriculum is a dead hand on the creative pulse of teachers and students alike

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Larry Davies's curator insight, May 18, 2013 8:01 AM

The heart of what we need to do.