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Guided Inquiry : PBS LearningMedia

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PBS Learning Media Home Page (RT @pbsteachers: Observe how this middle school science teacher integrates #essay writing into a guided student inquiry.

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Adam Carron's curator insight, May 14, 2013 8:05 PM

Teachers build essay writing into a guided inquiry activity!

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How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space - Project Based Learning

How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space - Project Based Learning | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry by Jane Krauss and Suzie Boss. It was published this month by Corwin.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Promoting Visual Literacy with Haiku Deck - Guest Post

Free Technology for Teachers: Promoting Visual Literacy with Haiku Deck - Guest Post | Ed Resources | Scoop.it

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The Art of Science Learning § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

The Art of Science Learning § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
It's no secret: American children are behind in math and science, and falling faster by the year. For a group of innovative thinkers gathering in Washington DC, restoring
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The Gamification of Education? | MIT Technology Review

The Gamification of Education? | MIT Technology Review | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
Tablets have a place in the classroom, but are far from a panacea.
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Aspiring teachers face new literacy and numeracy tests

Aspiring teachers face new literacy and numeracy tests | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
The Gillard government will seek to introduce its own new standards for teaching students, including more complex entry requirements to teacher training courses and new literacy and numeracy tests, it will be announced today.
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Primary schools face tougher targets

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Hundreds more primary schools in England could be labelled as underperforming and could be turned into academies, as the government raises its targets for test results.

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Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning?

Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning? | Ed Resources | Scoop.it

"Lately, there have been a bunch of buzzwords floating around the education world that all seem to mean the same thing. You’ve probably heard them: problem-based learning, project-based learning and inquiry-based learning. Is there a difference? How will you know which one to do in your classroom?"


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Brad Reitzel's curator insight, July 5, 2014 8:43 AM

this is a very insightful article that helps lay out the similarities and differences between project based, inquiry based and problem based learning styles. a good read for anyone looking to try them, and understand the differences between them. 

Ignacio Sáenz de Miera's curator insight, November 6, 2014 5:03 AM

Muy útil esta referencia para poder orientarse en el campo de las metodologías procesuales.

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Are you looking for a cheat sheet to understand the differences between Problem-Based Learning, Project-Based Learning and Inquiry-Based Learning? This post will lend a hand. Each type of learning is given a definition, example, teaching tip, and where to go to get more information. 

If you are thinking of trying one of these types of learning and are not clear on which to choose this post may provide some insight to help you make your decision. Click through for more information.

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February | 2013 | 2C Learning 2013 2013 February | Sharing our Learning with the World

February | 2013 | 2C Learning 2013 2013 February | Sharing our Learning with the World | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
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Literacy, families and learning: 2013 Newbery & Caldecott Winners Announced

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On Meaningful Observation § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

On Meaningful Observation § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
Adding art and design to science education would put a bit of humanity back into the innovation engine and lead to the most meaningful kind of progress.
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Apple Sells Four Million iPads per Year to Schools | MIT Technology Review

Apple Sells Four Million iPads per Year to Schools | MIT Technology Review | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
High schools, grammar schools, and kindergartens are a large and growing market for Apple’s iPad.
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A Wealth of Words by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., City Journal Winter 2013

A Wealth of Words by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., City Journal Winter 2013 | Ed Resources | Scoop.it
The key to increasing upward mobility is expanding vocabulary.
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The Preservation of Colors in Fossil Insects

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By using elevated pressures and temperatures to simulate the effects of burial on structurally colored cuticles of modern beetles, researchers at Yale University show how colors change during fossilization.
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Generate Better Ideas With These Android Mind Mapping Apps

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Brainstorming is sometimes a spur-of-the-moment activity. Arguably, the best tool for generating ideas remains the humble pen and paper. Again arguably, the second best tools are mobile phones and tablets.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, March 8, 2013 1:45 PM

The article reviews some of the mind mapping apps for Android (Mindjet, Simple Mind, Mind Map Memo, Mindomo) weighing their pros and cons.