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10 Tools for Your Students’ Creativity Toolbox

10 Tools for Your Students’ Creativity Toolbox | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it
The Creativity Toolbox
Here are a few tools for your students’ creativity toolbox. Practice these techniques with students and they’ll begin to understand how to use them for themselves.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 25, 2017 3:23 PM

How many of these creativity tools have you used? Give your shelf a shot of new ideas.  Follow up!

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Are you bringing your browser history to school? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Are you bringing your browser history to school? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it

What this means is that if last night in the privacy of your own home and from your own computer, you were visiting some potentially embarrassing websites (porn, stalk-your-ex.com, Sarah Palin fansites, WebMD's "What that weird rash might be", or whatever), a record of this activity will appear on your school computer when you access your browser the next morning.


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For those of us who spend much time online both in the privacy of our homes and at work, this article bears thoughtful consideration.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 25, 2014 5:02 PM

Never pass up a chance to gain a bit of wisdom from Doug Johnson. This is good information for students, teachers, anyone.

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Megan Von Bergen: Using Screencasts for Formative and Summative Assessment

Megan Von Bergen: Using Screencasts for Formative and Summative Assessment | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it
As a new teacher, one of the resources I found most helpful in shaping my grading practices was Grant Wiggins’s advice on feedback and assessment. Meaningful feedback, he suggests, is much more than assigning a grade or even offering recommendations for improvement. Rather, meaningful feedback is descriptive, “play[ing] back” the student’s performance and connecting it to the learning outcomes of the course.

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Excellent ideas on the power, promise, and process for assessments and feedback. 
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 30, 2017 1:18 PM

Here is an article from one of UW-Stout's graduate students from the E-Learning and Online Teaching Program. Megan, all your instructors are proud of your accomplishments!