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How to be a rock star teacher in 2015 (in a world of ‘CAVE’ colleagues)

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"Make 2015 the Year you Make it Happen! Have you let cynical peers and worn-down administrators get you down or hold you back? There's no doubt it's challenging ..."

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Best science experiments games for kids to learn science with fun

Best science experiments games for kids to learn science with fun | Comics | Scoop.it

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Six awesome (and free) e-learning tools

Six awesome (and free) e-learning tools | Comics | Scoop.it

"Every year, we see more e-learning resources available online for free. Whether you want to publish better videos, improve your design, or just spice up your content a little, there’s an app or ..."

Get free stock art.Find your colours.Create a killer colour scheme.Edit your photos for free.Add audio effects.Convert media from one format to another.
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15 Great Audiobooks for Helping Kids Read Better | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Great Audiobooks for Helping Kids Read Better | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Comics | Scoop.it

The puzzling question that is often posed when talking about audiobooks' integration in the teaching and learning of literacy is whether they have the same cognitive benefits as the actual reading. In other words , can listening to audiobooks be considered reading?

 

Well, the answer does require a rigorous scientific study; however, what is certain here is that listening to audiobooks and reading both require serious engagement with the content for deep and critical understanding to take place.

There are actually several myths around audiobooks such as that they are a form of cheating or that they are for those with reading disabilities or those who don't like to read.

 

But these are unverifiable myths and do not stand to the evidence of reason. In fact, such a discussion on the uncertainties related to audiobooks does a big disservice to their actual merit.

 

As a learning tool, audiobooks have a number of important educational benefits to students and can be used in a variety of ways. Reading Rockets lists 10 interesting things you can do with audiobooks in class:

 

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Xuan Phan's curator insight, November 25, 2014 11:36 PM

Audiobooks is an amazing  learning tool for people of all ages, who enjoys reading or would like to improve their reading skills.

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Audiobooks in class room:

Introduce students to books above their reading levelModel good interpretive readingTeach critical listeningHighlight the humor in booksIntroduce new genres that students might not otherwise considerIntroduce new vocabulary or difficult proper names or localesSidestep unfamiliar dialects or accents, Old English, and old-fashioned literary stylesProvide a read-aloud modelProvide a bridge to important topics of discussion for parents and children who can listen together while commuting to sporting events, music lessons, or on vacationsRecapture "the essence and the delights of hearing stories beautifully told by extraordinarily talented storytellers" (Baskin & Harris, 1995, p. 376)

Audiobooks increase:

Reading comprehensionMotivationSelf-confidence
Mandy Reupsch's curator insight, December 8, 2015 9:54 PM

This is a great artifact that gives you ideas on how audiobooks can be of great use for students with reading disabilities.

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Comics (Graphic Novels) = Literature

I talk a little bit about the value of Graphic Novels in the classroom and provide some examples of where you can start as a teacher, curriculum specialist, ...
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From Virtual Classroom to Printed Reality: COMICS EXPERIENCE & IDW Team Up - Newsarama

From Virtual Classroom to Printed Reality: COMICS EXPERIENCE & IDW Team Up - Newsarama | Comics | Scoop.it
Former Marvel editor Andy Schmidt has news for aspiring comic book creators - his classes are now going to print with IDW.
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New Comic Books Aim To Teach Students In Common Core Classrooms - Huffington Post

New Comic Books Aim To Teach Students In Common Core Classrooms - Huffington Post | Comics | Scoop.it
Comic book heroes no longer only save damsels from burning buildings or get the bad guy, they also teach classrooms full of children about Newton's First Law of Motion and George Washington.
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Using Comics in the English Language Classroom

This webinar is part of the "Shaping the Way We Teach English” webinar series brought to you by the American English team. For more resources to teach and le...
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Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure - The Globe and Mail

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure - The Globe and Mail | Comics | Scoop.it

"When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success ..."

 


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How to be a rock star teacher in 2015 (in a world of ‘CAVE’ colleagues)

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"Make 2015 the Year you Make it Happen! Have you let cynical peers and worn-down administrators get you down or hold you back? There's no doubt it's challenging ..."

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Educomics - Using digital comics in the classroom

Educomics http://www.educomics.org/ is a European Union education project. It has built sets of resource materials for teachers based on research and pilotin...
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NYCC: Super Girls – Using Comics To Engage Female Students In The Classroom - Bleeding Cool News

NYCC: Super Girls – Using Comics To Engage Female Students In The Classroom - Bleeding Cool News | Comics | Scoop.it
John Odum writes for Bleeding Cool: Anybody who thinks the future of comics is to be relegated to Hollywood R&D market testing wasn’t in the teacher’
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Are You Teaching Comics in the Classroom? Are You Using Pinterest to Do It?

Are You Teaching Comics in the Classroom? Are You Using Pinterest to Do It? | Comics | Scoop.it
by Glen Downey, Comics in Education, www.comicsineducation.com
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Comics As Literature In The Class Room - Bleeding Cool News

Comics As Literature In The Class Room - Bleeding Cool News | Comics | Scoop.it
Ra'Chaun Rogers writes for Bleeding Cool: I spent quite some time working in or with the medium of comics whether it be, editing, authoring, or selling them, a
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