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Bye-Bye, Bullies: This School's "Buddy Bench" Helps Lonely Kids Find Playmates

A Canadian elementary school found a simple way to help kids play nice and encourage broader social circles.
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10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students

10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Check out these 10 great ideas for critical thinking activities and see how you can use them with your own modern learners.
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A Few Strategies to Help Slow Working Students

A Few Strategies to Help Slow Working Students | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
We want students to work at their own pace, but when one student is significantly slower than his peers, it can cause problems for him and for his teachers.
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The 30 Second Assessment

The 30 Second Assessment | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Use these quick but powerful 30 second assessment strategies to uncover the strengths and needs of your students without testing.
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The Mindset of the Maker Educator: Presentation Materials

The Mindset of the Maker Educator: Presentation Materials | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
During Connected Educators' Month I did a virtual presentation on The Mindset of the Maker Education. The description for this presentation was: Dr. Jackie Gerstein discusses why we are in a perfect storm for maker education and the maker mindset--new skills and roles (many of which you probably already have on your internal desk)--with a…
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Let Students Learn From Failure

Let Students Learn From Failure | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Too often, students–and teachers–believe learning comes from success when in truth, it’s as likely to be the product of failure. Knowing what doesn’t work is a powerful weap…
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The future of learning: Technology coupled with human interaction | Forbes India Blog

The future of learning: Technology coupled with human interaction | Forbes India Blog | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
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Shift to Digital: Classroom 'Look Fors'

Shift to Digital: Classroom 'Look Fors' | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
By Tom Vander Ark - The bottom line in the shift to blended and personalized learning is how teachers and learners are experiencing change in the classroom.
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Teaching and Learning Strategies, Resources, Tips,

Teaching and Learning Strategies, Resources, Tips, | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
40 Strategies to Engage Students
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E D U C AT The challenges of teaching in a continuously developing world

E D U C AT I O N I S I N C R I S I S T H E F U T U R E O F T H I N K I N G Nik Peachey | Writer | Trainer | Learning Technology Consultant • “Over the past two…
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8 Skills for Future-Proofed Teachers -- THE Journal

8 Skills for Future-Proofed Teachers -- THE Journal | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Determining what kind of technology teachers should be familiar with matters less than ensuring they have skills to adapt to whatever gadgets come along.
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The Benefits and Challenges of Student-Designed Learning

The Benefits and Challenges of Student-Designed Learning | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Students at an inquiry-based, project-oriented school were given complete freedom to design their own learning. They reflect on the ups and downs to such
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50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students

50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think
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How to develop a growth mindset for better learning - ExamTime

How to develop a growth mindset for better learning - ExamTime | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Someone with a growth mindset, believes that effort is the path to mastery and that criticism and challenges are valuable tools for improvement.
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10 Ways to Integrate Screen Time with Learning Time

10 Ways to Integrate Screen Time with Learning Time | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Developmentally appropriate use of classroom technology can be a powerful tool for early childhood educators.  
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School Is Not a Metaphor for Life

School Is Not a Metaphor for Life | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
School should not simply be a metaphor for life. Our students in our schools today deserve a learning experience that va…
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12 Rules Of Great Teaching -

12 Rules Of Great Teaching - | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
12 Rules Of Great Teaching by Terry Heick Recently, I’ve been thinking of the universal truths in teaching. Students should be first. Don’t always start planning with a standard. Questions matter more than answers. Trust is a currency of a human classroom. So I thought I’d gather twelve of them to start [...]
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How to Instill the Love of Reading

How to Instill the Love of Reading | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Foster students' passion for reading by starting in their comfort zone, surrounding them with books, reading books aloud, and modeling your own love of reading.
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Doing school vs (real) learning…

Doing school vs (real) learning… | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
I love chatting with my colleague about approaches to pedagogy and how to encourage teachers to reflect and grow. This week's conversation gets us thinking about a shift in focus required for (some) beginning teachers... and some who're not beginning. We attempt to define it. Is it a shift in focus from: Teaching to learning? Teacher centred to student centred? Work…
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Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Examples of a false growth mindset include praising effort over progress, affirming students' potential without enabling them, and blaming their mindset instead of refocusing it.
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How to Fix 7 Counterproductive Learning Habits

How to Fix 7 Counterproductive Learning Habits | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Take a look at these 7 counterproductive learning habits and how you can avoid running into them in your own learning experiences.
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How to Engage Modern Learners: When to "Push" and When to "Pull"

How to Engage Modern Learners: When to "Push" and When to "Pull" | Theories and Innovative Ideas in Education and Teaching | Scoop.it
Jennifer Hofmann's TMN presentation provided guidance for creating learning programs that engage learners and adapt to the modern workplace culture.
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