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10 Types of Visual Content to Improve Learner Engagement

10 Types of Visual Content to Improve Learner Engagement | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
We love visuals. In fact, we are wired to respond more to visuals than to words. That is why, we are so hooked to Pinterest and Instagram. This is also the reason why Facebook posts and tweets with images get liked and are retweeted the most.
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A Framework for Differentiation

A Framework for Differentiation | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"Differentiation is adjusting and modifying what skills and concepts student learn, what materials the use, and/or how their learning is assessed based on the needs of the students.

Our students are not all the same, so we cannot expect that teaching a lesson one way will reach every student."


Via Beth Dichter
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Check out concepts, assessments, and activities for differentiation...

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Drora Arussy's curator insight, November 17, 2014 8:11 AM

We hopefully are all trying to differentiate, but sometimes we need that creative push and encouragement. This is a wonderful resource with printable infographics for coming work areas and links to concepts and other resources to really get you thinking in every direction outside of the box - each student will gain something out of you using this. 

Janet McQueen's curator insight, November 17, 2014 6:57 PM

These differentiation flowcharts will prompt teachers to make good decisions around scaffolding of student learning.  

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 25, 2014 8:02 AM

Excellent resources for your teaching and learning environments. Thank you Mayumi for sharing.

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4 Top Educational Tools for Visual Learners

4 Top Educational Tools for Visual Learners | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
With the assistance of mobile technology, visual learners are given more opportunity to make the learning experience easier, more interactive, and fun.
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Try out Memrise to learn languages visually, or O2 and Ubooly Talks! to learn visually a variety of subjects and finally,  learn vocabulary for the GRE visually.

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Lisa Nebeker's curator insight, February 23, 2015 12:20 AM

Four popular apps to aid in memorizing and learning.  They act like a study buddy for learning.

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The Beginner's Visual Guide To Online Learning - Edudemic

The Beginner's Visual Guide To Online Learning - Edudemic | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
If you're considering taking or teach a course online, this visual guide is for you. It details the 3 main things you should know about online education.

 

From the Article: You'll also find out how online education works behind the scenes, and what some effective tools might be. From YouTube to Facebook to Twitter, there’s a lot of innovative ways to talk directly to anyone else taking your online course.

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Quick starter guidelines for those new to teaching online..

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