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Craig Campbell

Rethinking Schools - 2 views

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    good ideas for lessons
Craig Campbell

Watch FRONTLINE Online | PBS - 1 views

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    160 of Frontlines best videos online at this site
Bill Noomah

Using Google Analytics and Student Created Content - 0 views

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    A fifth grade project using student drawings and Google Analytics as a vehicle to learn about intellectual property, fair use, and privacy.
Dimitris Tzouris

Poetica - 21 views

Carl Bogardu

Tweet with power on your Android device with Twidere - TechRepublic - 5 views

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    With more features than the standard Twitter app, this is a highly configurable interface for those that are heavy Twitter users. Configuration instructions on this site.
Roland Gesthuizen

It's time to stop hating Google Glass - 10 views

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    "In the nearly two years since Google began testing its augmented-reality eyewear, public reaction has progressed from "that's amazing" to "those look stupid" to "if you wear them, you deserve to be physically assaulted." Google always said people would need some time to adjust to the concept of smart glasses, but this probably isn't the evolution the company had in mind.

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Margaret FalerSweany

Educational Leadership:Writing: A Core Skill:Teach Critical Thinking to Teach Writing - 36 views

  • critical thinking doesn't come easily for anyone
  • writing does not necessarily teach critical thinkin
  • the best way to help students learn critical thinking may be to actually teach it
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  • although writing and thinking may be linked, students don't learn to think just by learning to write; rather, to learn to write, they need to learn to think.
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    An excellent article on the challenges we all face in become better at thinking critically and writing well. I have found that most students do better presenting arguments in written form when they have engaged in in-depth discussion, as then questioning and peer responses can prompt deeper thinking and make real the need to both cite and explain evidence. The Shared Inquiry method used in Great Books programs provides a focus on open, interpretive questions that require students to make an defend claims about the meaning of complex texts. The model lessons suggest a sequence of activities that supports multiple close readings, collaborative discussions, and writing throughout the process.
Deborah Baillesderr

TodaysMeet - 35 views

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    I have a few students who have a very difficult time asking questions and contributing to class discussions, so I thought I would try out a backchannel tool to help them find their voice. I was amazed at how much more these students participated during the lesson. I used this site, it was very easy to use and you don't have to sign-up for an account. Also, the students do not have to sign-in to the site, they just put in the class name I set up.
Dimitris Tzouris

GitBook - 31 views

A Gardner

PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint altern... - 191 views

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    Start with suggestions or from scratch; Great Potential!
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