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9 Powerful Tools That Will Proofread Your Content For You

9 Powerful Tools That Will Proofread Your Content For You | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
You may think proofreading is an outdated activity, but sometimes spellcheck is just not enough. These clever web tools will proofread your copy for you.
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Smart Strategies for Student Success

Smart Strategies for Student Success | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Five techniques you can use with students in any class to help boost their long-term learning outcomes.
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Adapting to the Lifelong Learning Culture: How and Why Postsecondary Institutions Must Shift

Adapting to the Lifelong Learning Culture: How and Why Postsecondary Institutions Must Shift | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

As societal norms evolve from higher education as a single engagement to higher education as an ongoing part of the life of professionals, the role and approach to institutional management at colleges and universities across the United States needs to evolve.

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Bringing It All Together: Literacy, ICT and the 21st Century Skills

Bringing It All Together: Literacy, ICT and the 21st Century Skills | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
By Stephen Pinel Literacy, 21st century skills, ICT and a common pedagogical framework – these four seem to be flavours of the month i
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The Tech Edvocate’s 2017 List of 116 of the Best Teaching and Learning Apps

The Tech Edvocate’s 2017 List of 116 of the Best Teaching and Learning Apps | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
*The Tech Edvocate is pleased to produce its “Best of the Best” resource lists. These lists provide our readers with rankings for edtech related blogs, twitter accounts, influencers, products, etc. These lists are meant to be fluid, and for that reason, they are regularly updated to provide up to the moment information.* Technology is changing the way we teach and learn at a rapid speed. So, how can teachers make learning more interactive and more fun with technology? True, teachers can make up games to teach a concept that involves every student. But, when teachers need to help students in …
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10 Things to Create Instead of an E-Learning Course

10 Things to Create Instead of an E-Learning Course | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Not every performance challenge needs to be answered with an e-learning course. Here are some creative alternatives to a standard e-learning course.
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This article provides some insights into alternative methods and resources for e-learning that works.

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Selected resources on “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning” available at Nanyang Polytechnic Library

Title: Scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education

Author: Murray, Rowena

Publication Information: 2008

Call Number: LB2331 S368

https://libsearch.nyp.edu.sg/client/public/search/results?te=ILS&qu=9780335234462

 

Title: The scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education : an evidence-based perspective

Author: Perry, Raymond P.

Publication Information: 2007

Call Number: LB2331 S368

https://libsearch.nyp.edu.sg/client/public/search/results?te=ILS&qu=9781402049446

 

Title: Enhancing learning through the scholarship of teaching and learning : the challenges and joys of juggling

Author: McKinney, Kathleen

Publication Information: 2007

Call Number: LB2326.3 M158

https://libsearch.nyp.edu.sg/client/public/search/results?te=ILS&qu=9781933371290

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Top Higher Education Learning Trends to Look For in 2017 | Getting Smart

Top Higher Education Learning Trends to Look For in 2017 | Getting Smart | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
By Blake Beus - As students become more wary of tuition, personalization will become more important. These learning trends will accompany the shift.
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Using Design Thinking in Higher Education

Using Design Thinking in Higher Education | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
The best designs are human centered. Putting human beings at the center of the process helps us create and maintain humanity as we innovate and move forward.
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Competency-Based Education Can Better Inform Parents, Students & Teachers

Competency-Based Education Can Better Inform Parents, Students & Teachers | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
By Karla Phillips and Carri Schneider - Competency-based education doesn't just allow students to move at their own pace it raises the bar for all students.
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6 Reasons - Massive Growth in E-Learning

6 Reasons - Massive Growth in E-Learning | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
In 2015 over 35 million people registered for an online MOOC, up from 17 million the year before. That’s a massive growth in E-Learning, up over 100%
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Authentic Assessment Toolbox Home Page

Authentic Assessment Toolbox Home Page | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

"Welcome to the Authentic Assessment Toolbox, a how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics, and standards for measuring and improving student learning."

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Follow your urge to teach process and assess by rubric. Dive into the Authentic Assessment Toolbox!

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Grads of LifeVoice: Digital Revolution Demands Changes To Education

Grads of LifeVoice: Digital Revolution Demands Changes To Education | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
I’d argue that the average person is grossly underestimating just how much the world will become digital and the job landscape will change in the next 20-30 years, let alone the next 50 years, largely because they haven’t given it much though.
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Whittle School & Studios: Transforming Education for Global Good

Whittle School & Studios: Transforming Education for Global Good | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
To develop the Whittle School, a world-class staff, informed by a global academic advisory board and leading-edge partners, developed a school model that incorporates 10 important innovations that set the new standard for quality education.
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Helping students think more deeply

Helping students think more deeply | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Some of the most rewarding experiences for teachers can emerge when students think deeply about the problems they are trying to solve.
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Resources for Nurturing Resilience

Resources for Nurturing Resilience | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
The ability to bounce back from adversity is associated with a variety of skills. Learn more about the resilience research and supports and strategies to address resilience in young people.
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Four Barriers to Learning 21st Century Skills

Four Barriers to Learning 21st Century Skills | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
If you’ve spent any time around education in the last decade, you have probably heard about 21st Century Skills. Although the Framework developed by the Partnership for 21st Century Learning …
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“Yes, and” as Teaching-Learning Methodology

“Yes, and” as Teaching-Learning Methodology | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Omar Ali and Nadja Cech present ‘Yes, and,’ a concept derived from improvisational theatre, as a teaching-learning methodology that supports engaged experiential learning. In this approach, the leader of the group and co-participants affirm each other and creatively build on what any and all bring to the conversation and activity at hand. The approach can…
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Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Looking for tools and strategies for effective assessment in project-based learning? To support you, we've assembled this guide to helpful resources from Edutopia and beyond.
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4 Education Trends in 2017

4 Education Trends in 2017 | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Learn how the new administration will impact education, and other trends to look for in the coming year.
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How can design thinking improve teaching practice and education outcomes?

How can design thinking improve teaching practice and education outcomes? | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Just like Lean Thinking could work within adult education to improve teaching practice, so too could Design Thinking. Again, I'm particularly interested in my own perspective which is the professional development relating to adult literacy and numeracy education for trades and vocational training. According to the Wikipedia entry: Design Thinking refers to the methods and…
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A Return to Best Practices for Teaching Online -- Campus Technology

A Return to Best Practices for Teaching Online -- Campus Technology | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Co-authors Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad have refined a list of 14 best practices based on core learning principles to help faculty succeed in creating effective online courses.
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Teaching With Technology or Traditionally? The Key is to Balance the Way Out

Teaching With Technology or Traditionally? The Key is to Balance the Way Out | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
How is technology supposed to supersede or excel the learning effectiveness of traditional methods of teaching?
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Professional Development in 21st Century Education

Professional Development in 21st Century Education | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Moving Beyond the Classroom Like many other teachers, when I entered my teaching career almost 13 years ago, I used a computer to type up lesson plans and to create worksheets. I had two computers in
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This article provides useful skills and links to other relevant resources on how to stay relevant in this fast changing IT oriented education industry.
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