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How Homework Works In Finland (Hint: There Isn't Any) - Edudemic

How Homework Works In Finland (Hint: There Isn't Any) - Edudemic | Innovative Educational Practices | Scoop.it
When we talk about how our education system is failing our students, there are a lot of different options presented on how to ‘fix’ it. Everyone has an answer, a promising new way of thinking, a potential magic bullet. Inevitably, we also examine school systems that are working as a part of investigating what to do …

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Teachers held in high esteem!  Time to exercise and play outside!  Graduate degrees subsidized by the state!!!  Awesome.

 

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7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic

7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic | Innovative Educational Practices | Scoop.it
Walk into a school, airport, shopping mall, or even a church and the image is always the same, teens and tweens have their heads down, ear buds on, and a mobile device in their hand. This generation is commonly referred to as Generation Z and they are coming of age with a new set of …

Via Keith Heggart
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Generation Z wants to innovate and teachers can learn how to keep up!!

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A BIG LIST of apps, programs and websites for teaching coding and game design

A BIG LIST of apps, programs and websites for teaching coding and game design | Innovative Educational Practices | Scoop.it
Web Based Programs                     TES i-Board resources        Programs for your PC/ Mac            Alice 2...

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How Technology Wires the Learning Brain | EdTech

How Technology Wires the Learning Brain | EdTech | Innovative Educational Practices | Scoop.it
Kids between the ages of 8 and 18 spend 11.5 hours a day using technology -- whether that’s computers, television, mobile phones, or video games – (How Technology Wires the Learning Brain http://t.co/6jaajHV7FX...

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Technology's impact on learning is significant, but nothing that today's teachers and leaders cannot handle!  Generation Y has set the bar and we can adapt to reach it!

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Kirsten Macaulay's curator insight, February 25, 2014 3:05 AM

“The technology train has left. You have to deal with it, understand it, and get some perspective.”

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7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning

7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning | Innovative Educational Practices | Scoop.it
Flirck:WoodleyWonderworks Every educator wants to create an environment that will foster students' love of learning. Because the criteria are intangible, (R yr students "adaptive + nimble thinkers?
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The Secret of Effective Motivation - NYTimes.com

The Secret of Effective Motivation - NYTimes.com | Innovative Educational Practices | Scoop.it

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Another great study that underscores the importance of teachers understanding how to create a motivating and innovative environment for students.  

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StepUp Lets You Easily Chop YouTube Videos Into Bite-Size Chunks

StepUp Lets You Easily Chop YouTube Videos Into Bite-Size Chunks | Innovative Educational Practices | Scoop.it
 Step forward UK startup StepUp which has built a platform for turning existing video content into shorter snippets that can be looped for repeat viewing, or watched in sequence — one segment after another, as tasty bite-sized chunks.

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