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A surprising map of the countries that are most and least welcoming to foreigners

A surprising map of the countries that are most and least welcoming to foreigners | Ideas for performance tasks | Scoop.it
Blue countries are more welcoming, red countries less. Where does yours rank?
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Great research questions students can pursue as to why...

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Kelly Bellar's curator insight, September 29, 2016 10:35 PM

Great research questions students can pursue as to why...

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What is Performance Assessment? - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - educlipper, MasteryConnect, performance assessment, portfolio, Project-based learning

What is Performance Assessment? - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - educlipper, MasteryConnect, performance assessment, portfolio, Project-based learning | Ideas for performance tasks | Scoop.it
Performance assessments are real-world scenarios that reflect the ambiguity of real-world challenges. They require higher-order thinking and problem solving. They are concluded with authentic performance.
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Succinct description of performance tasks and schools and systems that are doing it well

 

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Giving Students Feedback With Kaizena (Voice Comments) Tutorial

Published on Sep 10, 2013

Use your voice to give students feedback about their papers in Google Docs. I've only played with this a little bit so far, but I'm really excited to be able to use Kaizena to give my students feedback this year. Being able to add links to resources and reuse those links for other students is so helpful. If you have questions I'm on twitter @JenRoberts1 and the guys who make kaizena are @kaizenaFB if you have feedback for them, or email founders@kaizena.com


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Very powerful way to humanize commentary and feedback.

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David Miles's curator insight, September 20, 2013 6:17 PM

I think this has the potential to be of great use with English Language Learners, especially since they tend to understand the spoken word better than the written.

Maryalice Leister's comment, September 20, 2013 6:29 PM
Very true, David. One more tool to meet the needs of individual learners.
harish magan's comment, September 20, 2013 10:57 PM
OK. it is indeed very good
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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | Ideas for performance tasks | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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Tons of great ideas here to inspire performance tasks...

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Badges - Learning Beyond Letter Grades

Badges - Learning Beyond Letter Grades | Ideas for performance tasks | Scoop.it
Welcome!  This is the self-paced portion of the course. Below are a series of topical learning modules where you can, if you choose, earn badges to demonstrate your knowledge and skill.
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Badges to clarify and engage students. Oh the possibilities...

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Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic

Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic | Ideas for performance tasks | Scoop.it
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
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Important skill that is so vital in many performance tasks.

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3D relationships on 2D surfaces

3D relationships on 2D surfaces | Ideas for performance tasks | Scoop.it

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Great visual challenge to create world map from a particular point of view.

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espaciosalternativos's comment, September 11, 2013 1:26 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goode_homolosine_projection
espaciosalternativos's comment, September 11, 2013 1:27 PM
http://cargocollective.com/alvinaronson/Orange-Peel-Map
Makenna Jordan's curator insight, September 13, 2013 4:07 AM

I think the idea of drawing a map on an orange is so clever because it really shows us that it's basuically impossible to take an image from a round spherical shape and transform it into the same exact thing on a 2D surface 

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This Will Be The #1 Business Skill Of The Next 5 Years

This Will Be The #1 Business Skill Of The Next 5 Years | Ideas for performance tasks | Scoop.it
Last year, a pale woman with crazy eyebrows and a keytar strapped to her back made a video of herself, wearing a kimono and holding up hand-Sharpied signs on a street in Melbourne. One by one, the
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Telling stories as a #1 business skill. Read all about it and reinvent what kids are doing in schools. How can you breathe life into a topic or concept by inspiring kids to take action?

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