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How your "working memory" makes sense of the world

How your "working memory" makes sense of the world | Literacy | Scoop.it

"Life comes at us very quickly, and what we need to do is take that amorphous flow of experience and somehow extract meaning from it." In this funny, enlightening talk, educational psychologist Peter Doolittle details the importance --...

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10 TED Talks that re-imagine school

10 TED Talks that re-imagine school | Literacy | Scoop.it

All over the world, there's a growing consensus that our education systems are broken. These educators offer lessons in how we might re-imagine school.

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Do schools kill creativity?

Do schools kill creativity? | Literacy | Scoop.it

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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Disciplinary Literacy Suitcase | Wisconsin Standards

Content and Learning

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The power of nonfiction: Using informational text to support literacy in special populations - Reaching every learner: Differentiating instruction in theory and practice

The power of nonfiction: Using informational text to support literacy in special populations - Reaching every learner: Differentiating instruction in theory and practice | Literacy | Scoop.it

Discusses the benefits of teaching with informational text for specific types of learners.


Via Cheryl Kintz, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Lifelong Learning is a Crucial Educational Mindset | Edudemic

Lifelong Learning is a Crucial Educational Mindset | Edudemic | Literacy | Scoop.it

Doctors, lawyers, & others never stop learning new techniques & strategies to hone their craft & remain on the cutting edge in their field – as do teachers.

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Engaging Kids Today - It's about Pedagogy, not just Technology by Dan Haesler

Dan Haesler is an international keynote speaker, educator, writer and consultant. Working with schools across the country around issues of engagement and wellbeing, he is passionate about equity in education and engaging our hardest-to-reach kids. In recent years Dan has developed a reputation as one of the Asia Pacific's most dynamic educational thinkers and speakers.


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ketil hage's curator insight, April 15, 10:41 AM
Meget inspirerende foredrag om læring.
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners Blog

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners Blog | Literacy | Scoop.it

View the CoolTools Blog, a regularly updated source of ideas for efficient and effective technology integration


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So You Think You Can Write | MobyLives

So You Think You Can Write | MobyLives | Literacy | Scoop.it
It was only a matter of time until writers made it onto reality television (I guess?), and Tom Rachman reports in the New York Times that the Italians have beat the rest of us to it.

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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, November 15, 2013 8:44 AM

A reality show for writers in Italy!

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Twitter / UnrevealedFacts: Tupac wrote this about education ...

Twitter / UnrevealedFacts: Tupac wrote this about education ... | Literacy | Scoop.it
Tupac wrote this about education when he was 17. http://t.co/eROM6jrdcc
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Wow,  insightful.

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