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8 Ways Digital Storytelling Transforms Learning in 21st Century Education: The Research Evidence

8 Ways Digital Storytelling Transforms Learning in 21st Century Education: The Research Evidence | Media Studies | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling is a trending educational tool. Know the 8 ways research indicate it transforms learning.

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Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies

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Evidence based teaching strategies have a far larger effect on student results than others do. Discover the top ten, evidence based teaching strategies in this article.

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5 Teaching Strategies to Engage Students Using Technology

5 Teaching Strategies to Engage Students Using Technology | Media Studies | Scoop.it
If you are one of those educators who are up to this mix then 5 strategies are listed below that might come handy for you to engage students better than before.
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Vitamin Prezi Template | Prezibase

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Prezi Template with a medical/healthcare theme. Colorful vitamins/drugs flying out of capsules.

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The Rise of EdTech

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The one-size-fits-all approach to education has never been more outdated or irrelevant. Now thanks to the transformative effects of technology, learning has become something that can ...

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Darla Grant's curator insight, August 2, 2013 9:27 PM

Good tech mentioned here.

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9 Wrong And 8 Right Ways Students Should Use Technology - Edudemic

9 Wrong And 8 Right Ways Students Should Use Technology - Edudemic | Media Studies | Scoop.it
A thoughtful visual about ways students should use technology asks the big question: what do you want kids to do with technology?

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Darla Grant's curator insight, August 3, 2013 4:00 PM

I Agree.  Technology is a tool and not an outcome!

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APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature & Culture

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature & Culture | Media Studies | Scoop.it

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Wim Van Mierlo's curator insight, August 31, 2013 4:16 AM

Special issue on Editions and Editing

Darla Grant's curator insight, September 8, 2013 5:23 PM

Love the fact that this issue doesn't speak about Shakespeare.  However, it does talk about Milton, another of my favorite writers of the Early Modern Era.

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How To Build Powerful Tech-Infused Lesson Plans - Edudemic

How To Build Powerful Tech-Infused Lesson Plans - Edudemic | Media Studies | Scoop.it
From apps to web tools, there are a lot of ways to infuse some technology into your lesson plans. Here are a few key ideas!

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Darla Grant's curator insight, September 8, 2013 5:27 PM

Make sure the technology is relevant and efficient.  Then, it becomes a powerful tool!

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The Most Important Lesson Schools Can Teach Kids About Reading: It's Fun

The Most Important Lesson Schools Can Teach Kids About Reading: It's Fun | Media Studies | Scoop.it
Yes, strong literacy skills help students get good grades and, eventually, good jobs. But schools shouldn't forget to emphasize the joy of getting lost in a book.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, November 22, 2013 2:35 PM

I have had to read books for school that I wouldn't have picked on my own and didn't enjoy.  However, I can't imagine a world where reading isn't fun!

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Cool Tool | Shakespeare at Play

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Shakespeare. The bane of every teenaged English student in the English speaking world, right? Even though the scripts are in English, seems like there's something lost in translation over four cent...

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Darla Grant's curator insight, April 24, 2014 10:57 AM

I love technology that helps me teach Shakespeare.  I've got to check this one out.

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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cherimacleod's curator insight, June 14, 2015 1:09 AM

Tools tools tools

Julie Lindsay's curator insight, June 14, 2015 5:37 PM

Tony Vincent - Learning in Hand - always provides excellent resources for classrooms.

James I.'s curator insight, June 16, 2015 9:43 PM

Love the fact that this infographic focuses both on the web and mobile possibilities.

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Immigrant students sharpen English skills with poetry

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A big adjustment for a lot of kids new to the country is learning to speak English. At one school, the performing arts are helping students improve language skills.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, January 25, 2016 4:15 PM

What a great way to incorporate poetry!

Catharine Bramkamp's curator insight, January 26, 2016 12:52 PM

Poetry, like music, lives in the air, in the telling.  Most poets memorize their works, another great way to internalize both the language and to make your own creative works more real.

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criticism: Character Design in The Picture of Dorian Gray - by Sheldon W. Liebman | 英语大学


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English Ashcombe's curator insight, March 13, 2014 5:48 AM

Full text of critical essay for Dorian Gray. It has some really useful snippets for you to quote in your exam.

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5 Traits & Teaching Strategies for Success

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5 traits & teaching strategies that contribute to a happy, successful teaching career.


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Teaching Strategies that Enhance Higher-Order Thinking

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10 teaching strategies to enhance higher-order thinking skills in your students.

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Connected Prezi Template | Prezibase

Connected Prezi Template | Prezibase | Media Studies | Scoop.it
Prezi template with a round network sphere theme. Various grayscale circles connected into a round 3D sphere. Present about connections, technology, network,

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40 Of The Best Elementary Learning Apps For Students via TeachThought

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40 Of The Best Elementary Learning Apps For Students

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The Lingua File: The Art Of The Shakespearean Insult

The Lingua File looks at some clever Shakespearean insults.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, August 3, 2013 3:52 PM

We actually write about poetic insult in my class.

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The Importance Of Mobile Learning In (And Out Of) The Classroom

The Importance Of Mobile Learning In (And Out Of) The Classroom | Media Studies | Scoop.it
There has always been at least some sort of disconnect between how things like mobile learning are taught in a classroom and how things work in the 'real world'.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, September 8, 2013 5:27 PM

Mobile devices are here (and have been).  It's time to start leveraging their power in the classroom.

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How Teachers Are Turning to Social Media to Extend Learning

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Teachers are expanding the school day and enhancing learning through social media.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:15 PM

I'm blogging with my AP classes this year, and it's going great!  I can't wait to get started on Twitter too!

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A Refreshingly Simple Guide To Twitter For Teachers - Edudemic

A Refreshingly Simple Guide To Twitter For Teachers - Edudemic | Media Studies | Scoop.it
How do you get over the anxiety of starting a new social network account? This simple guide will get you started with Twitter for teachers.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, September 24, 2013 9:07 PM

Still a big fan of Twitter!

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Is Literacy Fun-Damental? Teaching Reading for Pleasure

Is Literacy Fun-Damental? Teaching Reading for Pleasure | Media Studies | Scoop.it
A source of constant bedevilment for me, and probably for most English teachers these days, is the fact that many kids will tell you they just don't "like" reading.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, November 22, 2013 2:40 PM

More on reading for pleasure.  Can we help kids read if they get to read a book they want?

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What teaching is and isn’t

What teaching is and isn’t | Media Studies | Scoop.it
It's Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, May 7, 2014 11:33 AM

Teaching is far more complex than I gave it credit for prior to becomming a teacher.  Good teachers have to work at it just like anything else.

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How to Teach Students to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Edudemic

How to Teach Students to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Edudemic | Media Studies | Scoop.it
Becoming critical consumers of online material requires knowing what qualifies as quality content and how to judge what is good material and what is not.

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Darla Grant's curator insight, August 4, 2015 9:28 PM

It's unfair to expect students to evaluate source material when we don't teach them how to do it.

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Exploring the Corruption of the Soul in the Works of Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker ... - Student Pulse

Exploring the Corruption of the Soul in the Works of Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker ... - Student Pulse | Media Studies | Scoop.it
Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are all "Democratic Age"1 novels that evoke...

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