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Resources and Activities for Teaching Kids Social Skills | iGameMom

Resources and Activities for Teaching Kids Social Skills | iGameMom | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
Teaching kids social skills is not an easy job, here we share helpful tools for parents and teachers, including books, games, printables, activities.

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8 interactive activities to increases student e...

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" If you’re mentoring new teachers and observe that their classes lack interacting or engaging activities, here are some suggestions that I have found easy to implement and wildly successful.
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A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century L...

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A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century Learning and Work Skills.
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Learning 3.0 Today

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Learning 3.0 Today, by Mike Caldwell: Daily Digest for Learning in the 21st Century (Learning 3.0 Today is out!
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"Embracing Learning as a Life-Long Experience"

"Embracing Learning as a Life-Long Experience" | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt from the Graduation & Launch Day speech by Terry Nathan, President of IYRS School of Technology & Trades: In America today, about 3mm jobs are unfilled. Nearly a third of...
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The Teacher's Guide to Choosing the Best Digital Content

The Teacher's Guide to Choosing the Best Digital Content | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it

Here's a handy visual step-by-step guide to choosing the best digital content for a blended learning environment. Useful for all skill levels!


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12 Things I Want To Hear My Students Say

12 Things I Want To Hear My Students Say | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
“ What Teachers Want To Hear: 12 Examples by Terry Heick “Ohhh, now I get it.” The iconic phrase that teachers value hearing. A sign that you’ve moved a student from not understanding to understanding. Into the light....”
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Charles Fischer's curator insight, April 22, 2014 9:02 PM

Awesome list of exactly what I would like to hear my students say as well. I would love to hear #1 a lot more!

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Socratic Seminar

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“ Socratic Seminar is a structured discussion that teaches students how to engage in discourse that is polite, respectful, focused, and academic. This speaking strategy also teaches students how to think critically about texts.”
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Charles Fischer's curator insight, June 19, 2014 11:30 AM

A quick summary with connections to the Common Core.

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50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

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“ TEST 50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think by Lisa Chesser Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions.”
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Charles Fischer's curator insight, June 30, 2014 5:48 PM

A fantastic list of questions to keep around the classroom and to hand out to the students!

Sally Sternberg's curator insight, June 30, 2014 9:16 PM

Great questions to really help students organize their thoughts and dig deeper.  

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Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading | Scholastic.com

Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading | Scholastic.com | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
“ Help your students navigate the ins and outs of close reading as they learn to purposefully read and analyze complex informational text.”
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INFOhio Curriculum Toolbox's curator insight, October 1, 2013 1:07 PM

The author offers some practical how to tips on helping students meet the challenge of close reading.

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Lessons Learned from Failed Projects | Sensible Project Manager

Lessons Learned from Failed Projects | Sensible Project Manager | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
“ Project managers throughout the world share some lessons they learned from project failures. Learn from their experiences.”
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iPads in the Elementary PBL Classroom - LiveBinder

“ This livebinder highlights the use of iPads in the K-6 classroom beyond just listing apps.”
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Shayla Miller's curator insight, July 17, 2013 12:00 PM

This live binder has a lot of resources that I would be able to use for PBL. I love the ipad app suggestions along with the 3rd and 4th grade examples from Edutopia

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The Science of Attention (And Why eLearning Professionals Should Care)

The Science of Attention (And Why eLearning Professionals Should Care) | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
“Paying attention is a task people take for granted; they rarely stop to think about the complex neurocognitive processes involved. However, it is an”
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How can blogging improve student writing and thinking skills? | The Acclaim Blog

How can blogging improve student writing and thinking skills? | The Acclaim Blog | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
The Acclaim Blog highlights innovative educators who use fresh, engaging, and effective teaching methods to improve our education system and positively influence students' lives every single day.
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How (And Why) Visual Design Matters In e-Learning

How (And Why) Visual Design Matters In e-Learning | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
The use of visual, engaging content is a regular topic around these parts, isn’t it. Getting your students interested and keeping them engaged is a challenge for every teacher in every subject and at every age level. That said, when you’re putting together your class materials, do you give a ton of thought to how …
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How to Create Your Own e-Learning Video | eTraining Pedia

How to Create Your Own e-Learning Video | eTraining Pedia | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
Do you ever wish you could include video in your online training? There are plenty of procedures and techniques that would benefit from a visual demonstration.
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Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator eBook: Dave Burgess: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store

Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator eBook: Dave Burgess: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store (http://t.co/HQinZC1Bmt #2: Teach Like...
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Google Certified Teacher and Trainer Hangout - Google Apps For Education Tips & Tricks

Google Certified Teacher and Trainer Hangout - Google Apps For Education Tips & Tricks | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
A group of Google Certified teachers and Google Education Trainers discuss the latest Google updates and what they mean for teachers and students.
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What Do You Want To Do? There's A Tech Tool For That!


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Gilles Le Page's curator insight, July 4, 2014 5:47 AM

Très bonne idée, ce tableau croisé ! Reste à le traduire en français pour le disséminer se façon efficace .... pa trop le temps ces jours-ci, dommage.

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Tutor virtual's curator insight, July 12, 2014 8:21 AM

Tools...!!!

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Top 10 Skills for Workforce Success

Top 10 Skills for Workforce Success | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
“ At Critical-Thinkers.com, we’ve been beating the drum about the importance of critical thinking skills training for over 4 years now.”
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Charles Fischer's curator insight, June 11, 2014 3:44 PM

Socratic Seminar directly addresses 7 of these 10 skills!  With a specific focus on certain texts, seminars could also address the remaining 3. 

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Anatomy of The 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Anatomy of The 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it

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Charles Fischer's curator insight, June 22, 2014 11:22 AM

Socratic Seminar itself directly addresses 3 of the 4 categories: Problem Solving & Critical Thinking, Collaboration & Communication, and Creativity & Innovation. Add on a research component before or after a seminar and all four of these 21st Century skill categories are effectively addressed in a succinct way.

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Socratic Seminar itself directly addresses 3 of the 4 categories: Problem Solving & Critical Thinking, Collaboration & Communication, and Creativity & Innovation. Add on a research component before or after a seminar and all four of these 21st Century skill categories are effectively addressed in a succinct way.

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wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1

wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1 | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it

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Cathie Cooper's curator insight, May 20, 2013 2:42 PM

Great guide to creating questions to use as evidence of learning.  Focus on key ideas, essential quesitons and their understanding.

Mrs. Beamer's curator insight, August 20, 2014 10:51 AM

very comprehensive

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How does text complexity build literacy skills?   Learn more about close reading, text complexity and how to help students build these skills in this blog.

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50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education | Edudemic

50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education | Edudemic | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
I still say Google (or other collaborative-focused service) is one of THE best tools in a PBL classroom. If you want kids learning by doing, then they'd better be able to do.
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The 8 Elements of Project Based Learning: A Model Project

The 8 Elements of Project Based Learning: A Model Project | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
“ As most of you know, the uber gods of PBL are BIE. I was first introduced to the BIE PBL 'model' from mate Dean Groom who handed me over what I still refer to as my 'PBL Bible' – a ring-binder full of the BIE Freebies that ...”
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An Open Letter to All Educators: I don't understand

An Open Letter to All Educators: I don't understand | Transforming Learning | Scoop.it
“ There's something I don't understand and I need help figuring it out. Will you help? We, as teachers, want to help our kids be better people in the world, right? That's our purpose? To help kids to...”
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