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Teachers Will Connect to Drive Change in 2014

Teachers Will Connect to Drive Change in 2014 | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
At Edmodo, a K-12 social learning network with over 30 million teachers and students worldwide, we witnessed the power of teacher connections firsthand this past year
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What Didn’t Happen in Edtech in 2013 (EdSurge News)

What Didn’t Happen in Edtech in 2013 (EdSurge News) | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
This year marked a very noticeable surge in technology investment and innovation in education--what I call “innovestment"--which plays an important role in stimulating a sector that is traditionally behind the innovation adoption curve...
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Nice to talk about what we could do better in technology investment, from 4 CEOs. There is more to embracing technology than just having the latest device.

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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, December 11, 2013 1:34 AM

As a librarian who teaches it is always great to see posts like this.  How else would we learn if we didn't share these ideas. 

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Google's 200 ranking factors: The complete list [infographic]

Google's 200 ranking factors: The complete list [infographic] | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Google's stayed mum of the secret of their rankings, but Single Grain and Backlinko have compiled the most complete information they can find on the Internet to expose the secret of ranking success...
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A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills - Edudemic | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
While looking for a better way to start teaching students digital citizenship skills, one teacher decided to make a visual guide herself - and share it!
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Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education

Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

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Elena Orlova's curator insight, December 9, 2013 7:33 PM

Google в области образования

Library Staff's curator insight, December 9, 2013 7:45 PM

Some very good Youtube clips on Digital Citizenship are also accessible from the Google in Education site.

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Future Learning Short Documentary

Future Learning Short Documentary | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

Students are the future, but what's the future for students? To arm them with the relevant, timeless skills for our rapidly changing world, we need to revolutionise learning.

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Sugata Mitra, Salman Khan, and others talk about learning in the future.

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6 Tips on How to Create an Online Mind Map with ExamTime

6 Tips on How to Create an Online Mind Map with ExamTime | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

6 tips on how to create a Mind Map online using ExamTime's free online study tools. When sitting down to create a mind map all you need are two things; an idea and a brain.

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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: What's your digital footprint? Take this quiz and find out!

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: What's your digital footprint? Take this quiz and find out! | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Excellent blog from Lisa Nielsen.

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Doing the Things that Really Matter Really Well | In Their Own Words | Big Think

Doing the Things that Really Matter Really Well | In Their Own Words | Big Think | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
The things you really appreciate aren’t the complicated things.   They’re the simple things that work just the way you expect them to. 
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What Ever Happened to Common Sense? No Child Pushed Ahead - Teachers With Apps

What Ever Happened to Common Sense? No Child Pushed Ahead - Teachers With Apps | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
What Ever Happened to Common Sense? No Child Pushed Ahead
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60 minutes: The future of education?

With the backing of Gates and Google, Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn. Sanjay Gupta reports.
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Brain function 'boosted for days after reading a novel'

Brain function 'boosted for days after reading a novel' | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Being pulled into the world of a gripping novel can trigger actual, measurable changes in the brain that linger for at least five days after reading, scientists have said.
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Note-Taking Using Graphic Organizers | Scholastic.com

Note-Taking Using Graphic Organizers | Scholastic.com | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Teach your students how to use different graphic organizers to take notes when reading nonfiction texts.
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Many assumptions are made about digital literacy, including students' inherent ability to read and decipher the information now arriving in a variety of formats. The ability to synthesise information is more important than ever.

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Learning Frontiers | Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

Learning Frontiers | Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Looking at the educational principles  - personal, integrated, connected and co-created.

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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Teachers and educators around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter in the classroom as a teaching tool, and we’ve shared many of these great ideas here with you.

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Marinhos's curator insight, January 29, 2014 3:56 PM

60 formas de usar? Não conseguia imaginar meia dúzia!

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Learning from my mistakes: an English teacher's blog: Questioning the questions

Learning from my mistakes: an English teacher's blog: Questioning the questions | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
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Q&A: Why School Leaders Should Embrace Social Networking

Q&A: Why School Leaders Should Embrace Social Networking | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
Eric Sheninger, the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, is known for his innovative use of social networking in education.
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Assessment is not a spreadsheet - it's a conversation

Assessment is not a spreadsheet - it's a conversation | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

For the love of learning is Joe Bower's blog. 

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Joe Bower's blog has some interesting insights. He advocates traditional assessment methods should be replaced by task-involved feedback.

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Seriously Amazing

Seriously Amazing | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.
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4 (Digital) Habits That Will Make You More Creative - The Principal Of Change

4 (Digital) Habits That Will Make You More Creative - The Principal Of Change | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it

"Doing the same thing that we have always done is not going to make any us any more creative or innovative, but according to the “Creativity Research Journal” (as referenced in Red Thread Thinking), there are some things that we could do daily that will actually make us more creative."

 


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Technology enables more involved, effective education

Technology enables more involved, effective education | Learning space for teachers | Scoop.it
New technology allows children to become more involved and enthusiastic in education.
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