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Learning to Think and Question (By Student Christian Isaac)

Learning to Think and Question (By Student Christian Isaac) | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
The way we chastise or praise students at schools today is two laughs beyond hysterical. We’ve been raised to think that the most intelligent students are the ones who turn in their homework on tim...
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Think Inside the Box: The Power of Creative Constraint

We expect creativity to thrive in wide open spaces with tons of options. But what happens if that's not always true? In this illustrated video, I share som
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A 20-cent lifesaving tool that's made with only paper, string, and PVC pipe

A 20-cent lifesaving tool that's made with only paper, string, and PVC pipe | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
The MacArthur "genius" fellow Manu Prakash, known for his "frugal science" inventions like a $1 origami microscope, has done it again. His latest creation is a 20-cent medical device that's made of only paper, string, and two pieces of PVC pipe. It's called the paperfuge, and may one day replace expensive centrifuges that can cos
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Guest essay: Teaching writing in a post-truth era

Guest essay: Teaching writing in a post-truth era | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Writing professor Peter Wayne Moe explains the need for college writing courses to promote information literacy.
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Can we rethink Design Thinking?

Can we rethink Design Thinking? | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it

...in reality the best solutions are centered on understanding the issue to solve, and a lot less on the whistles and bells of how these get to be solved. Ideas only become meaningful, and potentially a signature moment, when the right problem is solved the right way. Design Thinking is used to find the right problem, as to get the problem right. Anything less is at risk to be but lipstick on pigs.

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5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Check out these researched-based, best teaching practices and share with us the ways you already use them in your classroom.
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Why the Best Innovators Ask the Most Beautiful Questions

Why the Best Innovators Ask the Most Beautiful Questions | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Warren Berger believes questions are more important than answers. A best-selling author and self-proclaimed “questionologist,” Warren is on a mission to help all leaders learn how to use questioning to support innovative, resilient and adaptive organizations. We caught up with Warren recently to ask him about why it’s more important than ever to lean into …
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The Unspoken Rules Kids Create for Instagram

The Unspoken Rules Kids Create for Instagram | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
While parents sometimes impose rules for using social media on their kids, the most important rules are those that children create for themselves.
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Boston U. student raises over $1,000 for homeless man just before Christmas

Boston U. student raises over $1,000 for homeless man just before Christmas | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
It started off as a class project, but it became about more than just a grade for BU junior Blake Smith.
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NeuroLogica Blog » Real Scientific Literacy, Part II

NeuroLogica Blog » Real Scientific Literacy, Part II | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Continued from Part I 5) How to Analyze a Scientific Study I don't expect a non-scientist, or even a scientist far outside their area of expertise, to b
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What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Social And Emotional Skills’?

What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Social And Emotional Skills’? | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Social-emotional learning. Grit. Resilience. Agency. Empathy. Executive function. Education experts agree these are all crucial for student success, but the
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How Making Thinking Visible Helps Teachers and Students - November Learning

Article Produced in Partnership with Cisco Education . One category of digital tools, making thinking visible, can give students a higher level of confidence to ask questions when they need help, or share their opinions and ideas with the rest of the class — leading to more thoughtful discussions. These same tools inform educators about how to plan for much more meaningful lessons. In the 1980s coming of age movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, one of the funniest scenes I remember (perhaps because I was a social studies teacher at the time) is the high school economics class with Ben [...]
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Top private high schools start campaign to kill traditional transcripts and change college admissions

Top private high schools start campaign to kill traditional transcripts and change college admissions | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
More than 100 elite private high schools aim to replace traditional transcripts with competency-based, nonstandardized documents -- with no grades. They plan to expand to public high schools, with goal of completely changing how students are evaluated.
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An Acronym Leading to Empowerment in Schools (CEE)

An Acronym Leading to Empowerment in Schools (CEE) | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
There are so many acronyms in education, that it could become a little overwhelming.  Not only because there are so many that educators could remember, but because they are often targeted to a…
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The most common attitudes that lead to bad decisions—and how to prevent them

The most common attitudes that lead to bad decisions—and how to prevent them | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
A friend told me recently that he'd started implementing checklists in his organization. Afterward, he noticed, people seemed a lot more confident in their decisions. On the surface, that would seem to be a good thing—but there are some times when confidence can go awry. When we’re facing a problem, we often start running down
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A Crowd-Sourced Website Helps Preserve Indigenous Cultures

A Crowd-Sourced Website Helps Preserve Indigenous Cultures | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Cultural Codex invites anyone to contribute stories and experiences that record aspects of indigenous cultures they want to celebrate.
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This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
In school it was easy. But knowing how to make friends as an adult is something nobody teaches us. Here's what research and experts say can help.
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Dorothea Lange Photos Lead Historians to Japanese Camp Survivors

Dorothea Lange Photos Lead Historians to Japanese Camp Survivors | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it

This piece has it all. Social justice, art, history... // "Rachel Kuruma was 11 when Dorothea Lange took her picture at school in San Francisco, days before being sent to a WWII incarceration camp for Japanese Americans

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Quick Start Guide to PBL and the mind-shifts along the way

Quick Start Guide to PBL and the mind-shifts along the way | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Part one of our PBL series outlines four critical mind-shifts needed before implementing project based learning in your school or classroom.
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I Can't Answer These Texas Standardized Test Questions About My Own Poems

I Can't Answer These Texas Standardized Test Questions About My Own Poems | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
When I realized I couldn’t answer the questions posed about two of my own poems on the Texas state assessment tests (STAAR Test), I had a flash of pani
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Don't Let Praise Become a Consolation Prize

Don't Let Praise Become a Consolation Prize | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
Helping children confront challenges requires a more nuanced understanding of the “growth mindset.”
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It's Not Mexico That Will Ultimately 'Steal' Those Carrier Jobs | RealClearMarkets

It's Not Mexico That Will Ultimately 'Steal' Those Carrier Jobs | RealClearMarkets | Schools and Learning and Teaching, Oh My | Scoop.it
It's easy to understand why Carrier's decision under pressure to spare about 800 of its Indianapolis workers seemed like great news. The bad news? Over the next few years many of those jobs wil
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