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valerie taylor

What is a MOOC? - YouTube - 0 views

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    "From cell phone and video games to Facebook and YouTube, digital media are changing the way young people play and socialize in the 21st century. Learn more at http://www.macfound.org/programs/lear.... The MacArthur Foundation's grantmaking aims to determine how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. Answers are critical to education and other social institutions that must meet the needs of this and future generations."
valerie taylor

50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners - Edudemic - Edudemic - 0 views

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    "life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don't necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies. Those with a lust for learning who happen to also enjoy testing the limits of what the iPad offers definitely don't have to worry about finding resources to pique their fancy. Hundreds, if not thousands, of apps are out there just twitching for users to fire them up and absorb a mental nugget or two."
valerie taylor

How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning | MindShift - 0 views

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    "seven components to game-play that aptly fit curriculum design. Challenge is constant Everything is interconnected Failure is reframed as iteration Learning happens by doing Feedback is immediate and ongoing Everyone is a participant It feels like play"
valerie taylor

How to Get Your School Ready for STEM This Year | MindShift - 0 views

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    "ramp up for great STEM learning by following some advice gathered from educators who've been teaching STEM classes successfully for several years. First things first: Prepare yourself for noisy, exuberant classrooms where multiple right answers abound and failure is regarded as a positive step toward discovery and a successful solution. Get ready for kids to work closely together, using hands-on methods to solve real-world problems."
valerie taylor

The Best Infographics About Parent Involvement In Schools | Engaging Parents ... - 0 views

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    "The Best Infographics About Parent Involvement In Schools"
valerie taylor

A Collection Of Useful Recently-Published Interactive Maps & Charts | Larry F... - 0 views

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    "some quite useful interactive maps and charts that have been published recently"
valerie taylor

Six Ways To Motivate To Students To Learn | MindShift - 0 views

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    "Scientific research has provided us with a number of ways to get the learning juices flowing, none of which involve paying money for good grades. And most smart teachers know this, even without scientific proof"
valerie taylor

Definition Of Digital Citzenship - 0 views

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    "citizenship far more complex than a simple legal matter, but rather one that consists of self-knowledge, interaction, and intimate knowledge of a place, its people, and its cultural history."
valerie taylor

15 Free Learning Tools You've Probably Never Heard Of - 1 views

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    "some seriously helpful free learning sites. Here we highlight just a few of these under-the-radar free learning sites, that run the gamut from providing full degree programs to simple job-skill training tools, offering a little something for every kind of learner."
valerie taylor

Project Learning in Action: The Wing Strength Design Project | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Aviation High School, in Seattle, Washington, is described as "the premier public high school of choice for students . . . who wish to pursue their passion for aviation and aerospace in a learning environment that prepares them for higher education, citizenship, and work." "
valerie taylor

Straight From Students: Smart Tips for Searching Online | MindShift - 0 views

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    "There are many questions you can ask yourself, and many things to look for when you are considering the relevance of web sites."
valerie taylor

5 Great Sites for Student Collaboration - 0 views

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    "get students collaborating successfully and productively with one another. Check out these great tools for electronic student collaboration…"
valerie taylor

Video games lead to faster decisions that are no less accurate - 0 views

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    "Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster. The researchers found that video game players develop a heightened sensitivity to what is going on around them, and this benefit doesn't just make them better at playing video games, but improves a wide variety of general skills that can help with everyday activities like multitasking, driving, reading small print, keeping track of friends in a crowd, and navigating around town."
valerie taylor

40 Simple Ways To Use A Smartphone In The Classroom - 0 views

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    " smartphones are often the bane of teachers' existence because they cause disruptions. This isn't one of those ruminations. Let's just go straight to the suggestions,"
valerie taylor

6 Tips for Successful Mobile Video Assignments in the Classroom - ProfHacker - The Chro... - 0 views

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    "shooting and uploading video to YouTube alone does not a videographer make, "
valerie taylor

Jair Dynast - Art of Invention - 0 views

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    "New rap music video is a tribute to the accomplishments of African-American inventors and their contributions to our society. Many of their inventions were so revolutionary that they have made significant changes to thousands of lives and will continue to do so for many decades. Malvern rapper, Jair Dynast is determined to spark debate about the negative stereotypes of hip hop culture and change attitudes by quietly inspiring youngsters that experience adversity. Be sure to watch the high quality version hip hop video. Category Music License Standard YouTube License "
valerie taylor

Gooru | About - 0 views

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    "At Gooru, we envision a world in which the best education content, experts and community come together to provide personalized learning experiences and positive learning outcomes for all students."
valerie taylor

What is Plagiarism? - Plagiarism.org - 0 views

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    "What is Plagiarism? Many people think of plagiarism as copying another's work or borrowing someone else's original ideas. But terms like "copying" and "borrowing" can disguise the seriousness of the offense:"
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