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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning

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by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education “I didn’t know they could think!” an excited high school principal blurted out. The principal was reacting to what he had just witnessed: his 9th grade students engaging in their first-ever Socratic...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, October 17, 2013 11:36 AM

Great article worth sharing with teachers. I love how the principal was so surprised that the kids could think. Yes, they can - in spite of their public education and test-o-mania.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 17, 2013 12:54 PM

We should have been doing this for some time. I wrote a reflection paper about John Dewey and Flow Theory. They fit and can lead to improved metacognitive skills.

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How can we tell snake oil from science?

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“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” Stephen Hawking  The Doctor & The Leech Long ago a travelling physician diagnosed fevers as due to an over-s...
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Camtasia Cheat Sheet: 10 Tips & 20 Ideas for Educators | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies

Camtasia Cheat Sheet: 10 Tips & 20 Ideas for Educators | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies | How high school students research | Scoop.it
RT @Socrative: Camtasia Cheat Sheet: 10 Tips & 20 Ideas for Educators http://t.co/kw3gIsAXOC #flipclass #edchat #edtech Thanks @jonbergmann

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Research Officer James Discussing Access to Research

Check out Our Research Information Officer, James Gingell, explaining more about why we want to bring you accessible research findings. Find out more about o... (RT @BreakthroughBC: Why are accessible #breastcancer research findings so important?
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Social Networking | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Read a summary of Pew Internet's social networking research. (Apparently I don't 'Tweet' enough.
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LMC_MayJune12_WhatDoTLsTeach_Corrected_Poster.pdf - Google Drive

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Three Reasons For High Schoolers to Use Peer-Reviewed Journals in Research - Getting Smart by Guest Author -

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If you’ve taught students to improve their researching and writing skills - or even graded your share of research papers - you’ve probably noticed that students have the whole process down to a system: Google a few articles or grab them from the...

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Intel reveals what happens in a single Internet minute

Intel reveals what happens in a single Internet minute | How high school students research | Scoop.it
If the Internet is a series of tubes, then those tubes are jam-packed. An Intel infographic shows all the amazing things that happen in just one minute on the Internet. Read this article by Amanda Kooser on CNET.
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School libraries shelve book-boosting plans as more student research goes online

School libraries shelve book-boosting plans as more student research goes online | How high school students research | Scoop.it

"When the Wilmington High School library got rid of around 5,000 of its books, leaving just a few shelves full, one teacher suggested to librarian Paula Byrne that it marked the end of civilization... As part of the school's efforts to modernize, an ongoing library remodeling began with the removal of books that hadn't been checked out in eight to 10 years, making way for new seating and learning areas that put the focus on technology."


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EDTECH@UTRGV's curator insight, March 16, 2013 9:59 AM

According to the writer, "this isn't the end of civilization. It's the digital age."

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Integrating iPad Apps into High School Content - LiveBinder

This is a collection of skills and lessons and the apps that support the learning.

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HOW DO YOU JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER?A survey on the buying preferences of purchasers of health and self help non-fiction titles, published by traditional publishers.  Survey

Do you like to read? Take this quick 10-question survey to help a colleague with some research on book... http://t.co/07aOaeVZ0R
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Information Fluency

Lee Crockett of the 21st Century Fluency Project presents the 5 As of Information Fluency, which are a common language for educators and learners to share. This…
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The Gettysburg Address: Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core

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Although House of Cards on Netflix, the fictional Elmer Gantry and the preposterous Watergate cover-up all provide ammunition to those who view rhetoric pejoratively, rhetoric should be studied as a

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, February 13, 2013 7:57 PM

How will you teach literary nonfiction? Several suggestions here are worth exploring.

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, April 24, 2014 6:23 AM

This is an excellent article on how to teach students to read and UNDERSTAND very complex texts. The author includes lots of tech tools and resources for teachers to try with classes. I love this!