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Where"s the Joy in Learning?

Where"s the Joy in Learning? | Learning Focused Schools | Scoop.it
The joy of learning happens when students work at their own level and their own pace, avoiding comparisons with peers http://t.co/BYBSnaAy...
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Educational Leadership - October 2011 - Page 60

Educational Leadership - October 2011 - Page 60 | Learning Focused Schools | Scoop.it
RT @Ed_Leadership: How one literacy coach adapted her work to the teachers she coached: http://t.co/jlbMhMNP...
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Mobile phones and authentic learning tasks

Mobile phones and authentic learning tasks | Learning Focused Schools | Scoop.it

Dr Jan Herrington, explores the use of mobile phones as powerful ‘cognitive tools', where students’ phones can be used to research, produce and publish polished products of learning. Jan is Professor of Education at Murdoch University, and she discusses here some strategies for the design of innovative learning activities and tasks for mobile devices, using authentic learning principles, where whole units of study or projects can be designed around complex and engaging tasks.


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Itay Talgam: Lead like the great conductors | Video on TED.com

Itay Talgam: Lead like the great conductors | Video on TED.com | Learning Focused Schools | Scoop.it
TED Talks An orchestra conductor faces the ultimate leadership challenge: creating perfect harmony without saying a word.
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Professional Inquiry: Visual Technology in Intermediate Classrooms

Professional Inquiry: Visual Technology in Intermediate Classrooms | Learning Focused Schools | Scoop.it
What did we, as educators at Uxbridge Public School, learn from students about 21st Century learning with visual technology that could improve our current professional practice in the classrooms of our school?
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Smarter.Me: Ideas from the Northern Hubs Workshop at USS

Northern Hubs Workshop today focusing on using technology to support learning.

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