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10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

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Personalize Learning: Toolkit

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Toolkit
Our Personalize Learning Toolkit includes resources that can help your school or organization personalize learning for all of your learners. You need this toolkit to:
help you understand the language around personalizing learning.
provide background knowledge of the differences of Personalization, Differentiation and Individualization.
understand Universal Design for Learning as the foundation to create Personalized Learning Environments.
realize that there are three stages of Personalized Learning Environments.
design Personal Learner ProfilesTM and Personal Learning BackpacksTM.




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5 videos on connected learning

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Here are four very powerful videos from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub that are guaranteed to make you think hard about learning, teaching, and schooling. You can watch them all in less than half an hour.


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Asking the right questions is always the most important. Thinking about learning taking into account the student experience is a great idea!

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7 Skills students need for their future

Dr. Wagner, co-director of Harvard's Change Leadership Group, has identified what he calls a "global achievement gap," which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have skills of the future:

 

- Critical thinking and problem-solving
- Collaboration across networks and leading by influence
- Agility and adaptability
- Initiative and entrepreneurialism
- Effective oral and written communication
- Accessing and analyzing information
- Curiosity and imagination

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Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Diana Laufenberg shares 3 surprising things she has learned about teaching -- including a key insight about learning from mistakes.
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Develop Your Learning Skills

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The Intelligence Daily offers proven brain-boosting tips, and enriching educational and cultural media. This website’s mission is to essentially serve as an easily accessible hub of enlightening content, which is dispersed throughout the web and difficult to find. The information presented on this website is in the form of tutorials, press releases, news and article snippets, videos, audio books, and ebooks.

See more about developing your learning skills and learning strategies in this link.

 

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How to Ignite Passion in Your Students: 8 Ways Educators Can Foster Passion-based Learning

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Many teachers strive for that moment when they see hunger in their students’ eyes. When learning becomes a necessity, they follow passion they feel to achieve something. Einstein often talked about this thirst for learning and the power of imagination.
But what makes this possible and how is passion based learning achieved?
As educators, we can create an environment that drives passion by doing a few things...

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Learning2learn

Let's talk about LEARNING, not technology! What are some cultural shifts in our fast changing world, that have an impact on our own learning as educators?

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12 videos to spark educators’ thinking | Dangerously Irrelevant

12 videos to spark educators’ thinking | Dangerously Irrelevant | Serious Play | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you have trouble keeping up with all of the great videos that are out there.

 

Here’s my list, in no particular order:

 

A. Sir Ken Robinson, Changing education paradigms (11 minutes)
B. Sugatra Mitra, The child-driven education (17 minutes)
C. Clay Shirky, How cognitive surplus will change the world (13 minutes)
D. Chris Anderson, How web video powers global innovation (19 minutes)
E. Dean Shareski, Sharing: The moral imperative (25 minutes)
F. Henry Jenkins, TEDxNYED (18 minutes)
G. Daniel Pink, Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (11 minutes)
H. Dan Meyer, Math class needs a makeover (12 minutes)
I. Jeff Jarvis, TEDxNYED (17 minutes)
J. Lisa Nielsen, Response to principal who bans social media (4 minutes)
K. New Brunswick Department of Education, 21st century education in New Brunswick (6 minutes)
L. Charles Leadbeter, On innovation (19 minutes)

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The Myth and Mystique of the Learning Pyramid | Trainers Warehouse Blog

The Myth and Mystique of the Learning Pyramid | Trainers Warehouse Blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it

The image Edgar Dale’s Cone of Learning is so tempting. For those of us who are advocates active learning, it visually tells us that talking at people, lecturing, just isn’t enough. We do better as teachers and trainers if we let learners see, hear, experience, try and teach it back to others. But here are the problems with this model, first introduced by Dale in 1946...

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The 10 Biggest Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning | Trainers Warehouse Blog

The 10 Biggest Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning | Trainers Warehouse Blog | Serious Play | Scoop.it

While we still have a long way to go before we truly unravel all the mysteries the brain has to offer, scientists have been making some major breakthroughs that have gone a long way in explaining both how the brain functions and how we use it to organize, recall, and acquire new information. Here, we list just a few of the biggest and most impactful of these breakthroughs that have contributed to our understanding of the science of learning.


 1. More information doesn’t mean more learning

 2. The brain is a highly dynamic organ

 3. Emotion influences the ability to learn

 4. Mistakes are an essential part of learning

 5. The brain needs novelty

 6. There are no learning styles

 7. Brains operate on the “use it or lose it” principle

 8. Learning is social

 9. Learning is best when innate abilities are capitalized on

10. Learning can change brain structure

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Future Learning Short Documentary

Students are the future, but what's the future for students? To arm them with the relevant, timeless skills for our rapidly changing world, we need to revolutionize what it means to learn. Education innovators like Dr. Sugata Mitra, visiting professor at MIT; Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy; and Dr. Catherine Lucey, Vice Dean of Education at UCSF, are redefining how we engage young minds for a creatively and technologically-advanced future. Which of these eduvators holds the key for unlocking the learning potential inside every student?

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