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Mathematical Habits of Mind

Mathematical Habits of Mind | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In math (and all STEM subjects), we should encourage a mindset in which students know what to do when they don't know what to do.
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Developing Habits of Mind is essential to problem solving and higher order thinking. See how this approach works with Math.

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Three Important Updates to Google Forms Teachers Should Be Aware of ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Three Important Updates to Google Forms Teachers Should Be Aware of ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Google Forms allow to create real time engagement. Very powerful feature of Google Apps for Education.

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dig.ccmixter

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Teachers and students are always looking for music to enhance their presentations, posts or websites. Sometimes they just want to listen to some cool music. Creative Commons offers free, licensed, original songs and musical backgrounds through CCMixter. When you are into it, you can also sample and re-mix many of these selections.

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Leading with the 4 C’s to Build the 5th C: Culture | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE

Leading with the 4 C’s to Build the 5th C: Culture | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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At-A-Glance education technology Tutorials

Easy to follow Comic Life Tutorials - At-A-Glance - Please feel FREE to Use, Share, & Embed! All my work is Creative Commons, Attribution, Non-Commercial & Share-Alike! Cheers!

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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3D: Printing the Future exhibition - in pictures

3D: Printing the Future exhibition - in pictures | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Science Museum's new exhibition looks at how 3D printers inspire creativity and features more than 600 3D-printed objects including replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun (RT @sciencemuseum: Some wonderful images here from ...
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Start to learn more about the "maker" revolution.

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Project Based Learning | BIE

Project Based Learning | BIE | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Complete resources for PBL, K-14: publications, online tools, professional development, and research.
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Buck Institute is your go-to resource for how to implement project based learning.

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Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel

Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
For Common Core resources, teacher videos, strategies and lesson plans, go to Teaching Channel. Find great ideas and strategies in classroom teaching videos covering Math, Science, English, History and more.
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Exceptional videos and explanations for teaching and inspiring learners

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Driving Questions

For many teachers, one of the trickiest parts of designing a project is coming up with a Driving Question (DQ), or writing one with students. In this webinar...
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The essence of inquiry learning is the driving question.

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Growth Mindset Reflective Questions for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Growth Mindset Reflective Questions for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Via Educatorstechnology
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http://www.businessinsider.com/how-a-growth-mindset-leads-to-success-2014-8 ; Great article on Carol Dweck’s research on Growth mindsets. If you have 26 minutes, then watch her lecture on growth mindset research. http://youtu.be/QGvR_0mNpWM ;

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, December 10, 2014 1:24 PM

I wonder if we framed the questions around how we experienced these experiences, if that would change the tone of the questions?

 

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Jennipher Eisenstein's curator insight, December 31, 2014 9:18 AM

The importance of being the reflective practitioner is even more important with the variety of tools at the learners fingertips.

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One World Trade Center: The Top of America | TIME

One World Trade Center: The Top of America | TIME | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
After 12 years of anticipation, 1 WTC is ready for its close-up.
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I am a Time Magazine subscriber, but you don't have to be. You can be thrilled by this extraordinary interactive. It is made up of 567 real photographs taken from the top of WTC and stitched together into a huge 14.5 GB file.

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Symbaloo

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I really like Symbaloo! A place where you can organize and share your favorite websites. How do you like Symbaloo?
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People can share their webmixes with others. Here is one called Create Video.

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Quick List Of Apps For Learners And Curators | Digital Learning Environments

Quick List Of Apps For Learners And Curators | Digital Learning Environments | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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It is always instructive to read what others think of as the most important "apps" for learners. Here is an excellent quick list of apps and th benefits of using each.

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What Would You Do With a Gap Year?

What Would You Do With a Gap Year? | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Does the idea of a year off between high school and college appeal to you? What might you do with it?
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Change may need to come to how we pursue higher education. Should students take a structured break before college?.

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K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work

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K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work
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The esential ed tech resource for innovation in education. Very practical.

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Common Sense Media Education

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Common Sense helps parents, teachers and students become savvy digital users who can protect their identiy while getting what they want

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