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ePortfolios are AWEsome: The Why, How, and What of Student Digital Portfolios - Tackk

ePortfolios are AWEsome: The Why, How, and What of Student Digital Portfolios - Tackk | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
In this session, we will discuss the benefits and purpose of student-created digital portfolios, thoughtfully evaluate considerations for selecting an e-portfolio platform, explore tools for digitally archiving learning artifacts, glean ideas for...

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Why digital portfolios?  Take a look!

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The concept of student centred ePortfolios can be incorporated into the digital classroom ... particularly as part of a classroom based 'Google Sites' website.
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Authentic Learning: Developing a Student-Centered Classroom Through Portfolios

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Five common misconceptions about teaching - from Ofsted's Annual Report 2012/13 - Ofsted resources - Blog - Ofsted resources - TES Community

Five common misconceptions about teaching - from Ofsted's Annual Report 2012/13 - Ofsted resources - Blog - Ofsted resources - TES Community | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
TES Community connects teachers around the world to share classroom support, healthy debate and extra-curricular fun
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The Socratic Process ~ 6 Steps of Questioning

The Socratic Process  ~ 6  Steps of Questioning | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
...And on that note: Truly Questioning Everything How much of what we do at school is done because TTWWADI (That's The Way We Always Do It)? What 'norm' can you question and challenge in school? Wh...
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Top 10 Skills for Today' s Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 10 Skills for Today' s Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
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Exercise 'boosts academic success'

Exercise 'boosts academic success' | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
Regular exercise improves teenagers' academic performance, according to new research by the universities of Strathclyde and Dundee.
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Teach 'values', parents tell schools

Teach 'values', parents tell schools | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
Most parents want schools to encourage values such as honesty and fairness in pupils, a survey suggests.
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How your brain likes to be treated at revision time

How your brain likes to be treated at revision time | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
A neuroscience student harnesses his knowledge to advise fellow students about memorising information...
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10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
Information graphics, visual representations of data known as infographics, keep the web going these days.
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Learning with 'e's: The Commons touch

Useful article on creative commons usage in education.

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Traveling Light: the teacher that arrives to work with just his keys!

Traveling Light: the teacher that arrives to work with just his keys! | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
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A Surge in Learning the Language of the Internet

A Surge in Learning the Language of the Internet | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
The market for Web sites, night classes and online lectures in computer programming is booming, as demand grows for knowing how the digital pieces of the Internet fit together.
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Sotf interactive e portfolios

Interactive ePortfoliosWeb 2.0 and socialnetworking tools Dr. Helen Barrett SOTFConference October 23, 2012electronicportfolios.org/slideshare.net/eportf…
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The "All-Time" Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly

The "All-Time" Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
I've been posting annual lists of the Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly for seven years. I thought it would be useful for readers, my students, and me to review them all and i...
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10 things teachers need to know about the Pisa results

10 things teachers need to know about the Pisa results | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
If teaching has left you with little time to plough through the Pisa results, here's our condensed guide
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21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates

21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
Our students need to be comfortable with the information technologies that are inextricably linked to the 21st century skills the work place requires, and
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Peter Hyman: We need a new schools model for the 21st century

Peter Hyman: We need a new schools model for the 21st century | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
What comes next for London’s schools? After more than a decade of improvement, London schools are now doing better than the rest of the country. Backed by initiatives such as the London Challenge, most of the “failing schools” have turned round.
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Lots of good ingredients by the sounds of things - hope it actually works out.

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A Living Curriculum

As we enter the 21st Century will the traditional curriculum sustain us? The need for a new way of thinking is becoming more prevalent, a human-centred curri...
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China: The world's cleverest country? We

China: The world's cleverest country? We | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
China's results in international school tests are "remarkable", says Andreas Schleicher, responsible for the highly-influential Pisa tests.
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Kids and video games: Why children should play more

Kids and video games: Why children should play more | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it

Parents, politicians, and educators often criticize video games as a waste of time that distract kids from healthier activities such as school, outdoor play, sports, and community service. Just one problem: Research is quickly proving the theory wrong and illustrating that gaming can be a beneficial and well-rounded part of a healthy, balanced media diet.

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Connected learning resources and infographic | Dangerously Irrelevant

Connected learning resources and infographic | Dangerously Irrelevant | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
Fresh from the Digital Media & Learning conference in San Francisco are two new web resources, Connected Learning and the Connected Learning...
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How Many Hours Do You Work Per Week? (Hint: If It's Over 40, You May Have a Problem)

How Many Hours Do You Work Per Week? (Hint: If It's Over 40, You May Have a Problem) | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
For years, the 40-hour work week was recognized as the sweet spot for workplace productivity and profits, a system, which AlterNet's Sara Robinson points out, is backed by 150 years of research.
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Are Education Reforms Causing a Decline in Student Achievement? - Education - GOOD

Are Education Reforms Causing a Decline in Student Achievement? - Education - GOOD | Living Curriculum | Scoop.it
Almost 40 years of data from the University of Bristol shows that reforms designed to boost student achievement are having the opposite effect.
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