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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | EOC Topics | Scoop.it

Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … it’s important they know how to properly Google. Lucky for teachers (and students, of course), Google has a handy set of lesson plans that are just waiting to be unleashed upon the leaders of tomorrow.


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The Education System That Pulled China Up May Now Be Holding It Back

The Education System That Pulled China Up May Now Be Holding It Back | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
China wants inventors and entrepreneurs, but its schools, built around the notorious gaokao exam, are still designed to produce cookie-cutter engineers and accountants...
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The State Of Digital Education

The State Of Digital Education | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
The internet has already disrupted many major industries. It's poised to transform education, too. Why now? Share your thoughts about the infographic below.
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Do Kids Have Too Much Homework?

Do Kids Have Too Much Homework? | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
Across the United States, parents, teachers and administrators alike are rethinking their approach to after-school assignments...
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Digital literacy can boost employability and improve student experience

Digital literacy can boost employability and improve student experience | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
Students without the skills to use digital tools risk suffering an inferior learning process at best, and being left completely behind at worst, says JISC's Sarah Knight...
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Arizona schools flipping homework, lectures

Arizona schools flipping homework, lectures | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
Arizona schools flipping homework, lectures, An innovation called the "flipped classroom," reverses the roles of classwork and homework.
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Justin Tarte - Life of an Educator...: 10 ways to be a great teacher...

Justin Tarte - Life of an Educator...: 10 ways to be a great teacher... | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
After you've made your own list, read this and get ready to discuss.
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Do Students Know Enough Smart Learning Strategies? | MindShift

Do Students Know Enough Smart Learning Strategies? | MindShift | EOC Topics | Scoop.it

When your students say, "I need to study more," are they studying effectively?

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Opposing view: Testing isn't teaching

Opposing view: Testing isn't teaching | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
After 10 years experience with No Child Left Behind, research shows that attaching high stakes to test scores pushes engaging lessons aside.
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How to Get the Most Out of Studying: Part 1 of 5, "Beliefs That Make You Fail... Or Succeed"

#2  is especially important to think about!

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Do's & Don'ts For Teaching English Language Learners | Edutopia

Do you agree with this list?

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What Can We Learn From Finnish Schools? by Kenneth Kolson | The New York Review of Books

A response to the article by Diane Ravitch "Schools We Can Envy" (NYR, March 8, 2012).

 

Two big differences between US and Finnish schools: team sports and public transportation.

 

What does it mean?

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Why Great Teachers Are Also Learners

Why Great Teachers Are Also Learners | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
You can inspire students to learn with simple demonstrations of your own curiosity...
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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Motivating People to Learn

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Motivating People to Learn | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., psychologist and author of the book, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, describes what schools and parents can do to promote optimal learning experiences.
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Study: Children Internalize Stereotypes About Abilities

Study: Children Internalize Stereotypes About Abilities | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
Education Week staff writer Lesli A. Maxwell and contributing writer Julie Rasicot are reporters and bloggers with a long track record of covering education.
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Literacy vs. Digital Literacy

Literacy vs. Digital Literacy | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
I would argue that core literacy skills as outlined in all of our YRDSB documents have not changed, however the tool set may have. If by digital literacy we’re referring to the use of technology ...
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In immersion foreign language learning, adults attain, retain native speaker brain pattern

A first-of-its kind series of brain studies shows how an adult learning a foreign language can come to use the same brain mechanisms as a native speaker.
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Three Trends That Define the Future of Teaching and Learning | MindShift

Three Trends That Define the Future of Teaching and Learning | MindShift | EOC Topics | Scoop.it

Collaborative, Tech-Powered, Blended

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Fear of Public Speaking | Present.me

Fear of Public Speaking | Present.me | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
Some thoughts and tips about how to create lasting change and to learn to enjoy public speaking...
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The Essence of Connected Learning

http://connectedlearning.tv We are living in a historical moment of transformation and realignment in the creation and sharing of knowledge, in social, polit...
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#BeyondtheTextbook: The Internet is the Best Textbook

#BeyondtheTextbook: The Internet is the Best Textbook | EOC Topics | Scoop.it

From passing out textbooks to curating information.

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Japan launches primary push to teach English

Japan launches primary push to teach English | EOC Topics | Scoop.it
Can Japan teach its way out of its 'English deficit'?
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