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Habits of Mind - Which Ones Should You Use?

Habits of Mind - Which Ones Should You Use? | Education | Scoop.it
“Tools to help teachers and students apply the Habits of Mind and Thinking Routines”
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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 9, 2014 8:38 PM

Are you using Costa and Kallick's Habits of Mind, or are you interested in learning more about them? This website provides an in-depth look at each of the sixteen habits of mind. It also looks Thinking Routines that are related to the Habits of Mind. The home page provides visuals for each of the sixteen habits of mind. When you click through to a page you will find the following sections:

* What does it mean?

* Why does it matter?

* When should you use it?

* A video that provides an example of the habit of mind

* 5 Top Strategies

* 5 Question to ask about your Thinking

* Thinking Routines

If you are new to the Habits of Mind five are listed below.

* Thinking Interdependently

* Thinking about your Thinking

* Creating and Innovating

* Using all your Senses

* Responding with Wonderment

Click through to the site to see the other habits of mind and to learn more about each.

Stacy Pickett's curator insight, August 11, 2014 2:29 PM

Interactive, linked with videos!  Students would enjoy exploring!

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Add narration and more to videos - EDpuzzle New Look

Add narration and more to videos - EDpuzzle New Look | Education | Scoop.it

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lodes.net's comment, July 10, 2014 12:25 AM
its really a great edupuzzle will be amazing ...!! http://lodes.net
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Finally! Record the Screen of Your iPad in Any App, with Narration - Douchy's Blog

Finally! Record the Screen of Your iPad in Any App, with Narration - Douchy's Blog | Education | Scoop.it
- "Yesterday X-Mirage added the ability to record not only your iPad screen and audio via Airplay, but also your voice narration. I've been waiting for someone to implement this for ages. ".
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How to Make Google Drive Work Like a Desktop Suite

How to Make Google Drive Work Like a Desktop Suite | Education | Scoop.it
Google Drive, and the apps in it--Docs, Sheets, and Slides--are great for people looking for a simple Office suite. It's free, makes collaboration easy, and pretty much anyone can use it. But if you're used to something more traditional, like Microsoft Office, you may be hesitant to use it. Here's how to make Google Drive work more like the desktop suites you're used to.
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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 5, 2014 1:45 PM

In a world where the cloud is important and ever more part of your practice - why not try this?

Maria Richards's curator insight, April 16, 2014 3:07 AM

Taking the Google drive journey?

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A Handy Tool to Grade and Annotate Students Assignments from Google Drive

A Handy Tool to Grade and Annotate Students Assignments from Google Drive | Education | Scoop.it

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Four nifty ways to display and curate Twitter — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Four nifty ways to display and curate Twitter — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Education | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, May 26, 2014 10:50 AM

I love this! And the word NIFTY!!!!

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Access Any Website Or Forum Without Registering

Access Any Website Or Forum Without Registering | Education | Scoop.it
“Visit any forum or website to find something useful and they will ask you to register. Every time a forum asks me to register, I simply close the site. You”
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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 1, 2014 9:37 AM

Very slick - but it seems like a lot of work. Also, it doesn't say HOW you use it when you get there - at the site.

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Screencasting: Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps

Screencasting:  Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps | Education | Scoop.it
“See this great presentation:”
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ChristopherBell's curator insight, June 1, 2014 6:04 AM

Old Trick - but a good one.

GwynethJones's curator insight, June 1, 2014 10:37 AM

Not likely to do this - but it's cool!

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Re-envisioning Modern Pedagogy: Educators as Curators


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 27, 2014 8:43 AM

Re-envisioning Modern Pedagogy: Educatoris as Curators

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 27, 2014 10:14 AM

For more resources on Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl


Ajo Monzó's curator insight, July 28, 2014 5:51 AM

Sencillo y muy entendible!, gracias

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Using Transparency in Google Drawings

Using Transparency in Google Drawings | Education | Scoop.it

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 10, 2014 10:41 AM

Another Google tip to add to my repertoir.  Reading this article I learned about Web Clipboard tool in Google Drive. I'll save that article as well.

Lorraine Vickery's curator insight, July 14, 2015 4:11 AM

Drive Bunny makes Google Drawings simple

Fiona Leigh's curator insight, July 26, 2015 3:22 AM

still trying to work it out

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Format MS Word Like a Ninja Super Hero! | The Daring Librarian

Format MS Word Like a Ninja Super Hero! | The Daring Librarian | Education | Scoop.it
MS Word Comic Tutorials for Kiddos & Staff!Laminate & put in your computer lab!All Creative Commons Share Alike!Gee, I use lots of !!'s when I scoop!
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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 8, 2014 10:42 AM

I created these printable MS Word comics for my kiddos & staff with the help of a fellow teacher and Jones. 


They're all Creative Commons and can be printed out & laminated for your computer lab!

Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, June 9, 2014 3:55 AM

Usar BD para dicas úteis aos alunos que têm de escrever trabalhos usando o word...

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The Ideal Blogger's Workflow for Effectively Curating Online Content

The Ideal Blogger's Workflow for Effectively Curating Online Content | Education | Scoop.it

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christa appleton's curator insight, June 25, 2014 6:18 AM

Great visual representation of blogging as curation

Jimun Gimm's curator insight, October 13, 2014 1:28 PM

당신의 통찰력을 추가 ...

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Getting the Most of Google Forms in your Classroom

Come learn the many ways that you can use Google Forms in your classroom. Whether it is with students, parents, or other teachers, you’ll find lots of practical ways to implement forms.
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 15, 2014 10:06 AM

Lots of folks using Forms these days.

GwynethJones's curator insight, June 15, 2014 12:08 PM

LOVE me so me Google Forms!

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Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE

Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE | Education | Scoop.it
“At the 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, last week, Common Sense Media staff and Graphite Certified Educators presented a series of engaging, informative, and hands-on lightning-fast sessions. These 15-minute workshops showcased practical and engaging ways to use specific...”
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The Role of Peer Assessment in a Maker Classroom

The Role of Peer Assessment in a Maker Classroom | Education | Scoop.it
“ Peer assessment can be as effective as any done by an adult or teacher, and allows for deeper differentiation in the learning process for our students.”
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Adrian Bertolini's curator insight, July 10, 2014 12:40 AM

Fascinating article about peer assessment in a maker classroom

Suvi Salo's curator insight, July 10, 2014 2:31 AM
"Many of my students come to the classroom with valuable insights, experiences and opinions."
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Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education | Scoop.it
"Here is a great and comprehensive directory of free image sources compiled by The Edublogger. This collection is specifically created to help teachers, educators and students have instant access to a wide variety of web resources where they can search for and access free images.The sources featured in this directory are organized according to these 4 criteria:"
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Free Technology for Teachers: Chalkup - Distribute & Grade Assignments in Google Drive Without Using Scripts

Free Technology for Teachers: Chalkup - Distribute & Grade Assignments in Google Drive Without Using Scripts | Education | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 29, 2014 6:25 PM

Google Drive + Edmodo = Lots of AWESOME! Thanks @rmbyrne !!

Susan Siel's curator insight, April 29, 2014 7:33 PM

Scripts can be tough... this is EASY!!! ;)

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Discarded to DiscARTed

Discarded to DiscARTed | Education | Scoop.it
“A board of craft ideas and projects that use recycled or repurposed books! Brought to you by Shanneon Grant and Kellie Berg from the La Crosse Public Library in La Crosse, Wisconsin.”
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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, May 23, 2014 12:49 PM

Another great craft board!

GwynethJones's curator insight, May 25, 2014 9:59 AM

I LOVE to support ART and craftiness in our kiddos and our schools!

Sharlene Lien's curator insight, July 23, 2015 7:06 PM

Great ideas to use for weeded books!

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Building Content Knowledge: Collaborate and Curate

Building Content Knowledge: Collaborate and Curate | Education | Scoop.it
“Mark Engstrom. 8th grade Geography teacher and Assistant Principal at Graded- The American School of São Paulo, has redesigned his entire course. Students move through the modules of this blended l...”
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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 28, 2014 10:48 PM

Thanks, Silvia and Mark for sharing what thoughtful curation could look like in the classroom!

GwynethJones's curator insight, May 29, 2014 6:19 AM

COOL!

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AddictiveTips - Tech tips to make you smarter

AddictiveTips - Tech tips to make you smarter | Education | Scoop.it
“We cover the best desktop, web and mobile apps, guides and how-to tips for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, and Windows Phone.”
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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 1, 2014 9:50 AM

Pretty cool. Pretty nerdy. Pretty nifty!

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8 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn to Code

8 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn to Code | Education | Scoop.it
“The main reason for encouraging students to learn to code usually centers around future jobs. These reasons are perfectly valid, but there are many more.”
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Paul Herring's curator insight, May 24, 2014 5:44 PM

Some very perceptive and thought provoking points regarding the value of coding.

GwynethJones's curator insight, June 1, 2014 11:04 AM

Great article!

Sheila Fredericks's curator insight, June 2, 2014 12:11 PM

Good reasons for students should learn to code.

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5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations

5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations | Education | Scoop.it
“Bring the Passion and Purpose Back to Your Presentations With These Helpful Ideas Are your PowerPoint slides the same ones you've been using for years? Are”
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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 7, 2014 1:06 PM

Check out my How to be a Presentation Ninja for .PPT design tips!

http://slidesha.re/1mZWQG5

Marinhos's curator insight, June 8, 2014 7:03 AM

Tem muito professor que usa o PowerPoint como a velha transparência, dando suporte para aulas expositivãs chatas. Como fazer apresentações no PowerPoint é coisa parabse aprender . 

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The Time-Saving Guide To Microsoft Word Shortcuts - Edudemic

The Time-Saving Guide To Microsoft Word Shortcuts - Edudemic | Education | Scoop.it
“Back in the day, there weren’t a ton of choices for word processing options out there – you had to use what was installed on your computer, based on the type of computer you owned. At that time (which was before Apple really became the mainstream crack of tech), that meant Microsoft Word was your …”
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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 8, 2014 10:36 AM

You know you have it, you know you use it, you may even know most of these tips - but why not share em with your peeps?


I just taught a teacher THIS YEAR how to Cut & Paste text! Never assume! I have comic tutorials that work back to this, too! For the kiddos!

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Education | Scoop.it
“You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and t”
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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 14, 2014 7:37 PM

Sweet BYOD Batman! @teachingwthsou comes through again with a great resource!

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The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher

The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher | Education | Scoop.it
“Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more.”
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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, June 15, 2014 11:07 AM

This will be good to share at the beginning of the year. I think it will reassure some teachers, and light a fire under others:)

GwynethJones's curator insight, June 15, 2014 11:55 AM

Like my friend Mary Clark said (She's a great follow!)  This is a really great graphic to share with teachers at the start of school! 


I'm also gonna share this on my New Teacher Survival Guide wikipage!

Rachel Gutzler's curator insight, August 13, 2014 11:25 AM

Curating with ScoopIt.  #pasummit