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Vivian Worley

7 Online Creative Writing Apps to Make Writing Enjoyable for Students - 106 views

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    Writer's block-sometimes it feels like less of a block and more of an insurmountable wall. Inspiration can seem to be a million miles away, with no hope of being reached. Thanks to the scores of online creative writing apps we can access today, it doesn't have to be that way anymore.
Nate White

How to Foster a Creative Mindset in Your Students | Edudemic - 71 views

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    Interesting article on fostering creativity in students. Two of the points especially are aha moments that appear counter-intuitive, but are actually brilliant. Great short read.
Elisa Waingort

Visible Thinking - 126 views

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    Making thinking visible
Rachel Hinton

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | Cyber-Related Scams Targeting Universities, Emp... - 10 views

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    The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is aware of multiple scams targeting universities, university employees, and students across the nation. The scams range from Internet fraud to intrusions.
Amy Burns

PDF.js viewer - 18 views

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    Project Tomorrow is a report sponsored by Microsoft that shares student survey results regarding their use of technology in schools. Fascinating charts and responses, often broken down by grade level.
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    Take some time to go through the data...some of the student responses might surprise you.
Don Doehla

Believing in Students: The Power to Make a Difference | Edutopia - 77 views

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    After a morning Discipline With Dignity training, the high school principal and I walked to the cafeteria to eat lunch. He said, "I love your session, but it's not practical." I responded with my view that it was practical because it works -- but it's just not easy.
ron houtman

Engaging Schools: Fostering High School Students' Motivation to Learn - 59 views

  • When it comes to motivating people to learn, disadvantaged urban adolescents are usually perceived as a hard sell. Yet, in a recent MetLife survey, 89 percent of the low-income students claimed I really want to learn applied to them. What is it about the school environment pedagogy, curriculum, climate, organization that encourages or discourages engagement in school activities? How do peers, family, and community affect adolescents attitudes towards learning? Engaging Schools reviews current research on what shapes adolescents school engagement and motivation to learn including new findings on students sense of belonging and looks at ways these can be used to reform urban high schools. This book discusses what changes hold the greatest promise for increasing students motivation to learn in these schools. It looks at various approaches to reform through different methods of instruction and assessment, adjustments in school size, vocational teaching, and other key areas. Examples of innovative schools, classrooms, and out-of-school programs that have proved successful in getting high school kids excited about learning are also included.
jdrakes

8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps For Students | Edudemic - 226 views

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    #5 on this list is a favorite of mine!
Scott Kinkoph

technology4kids [licensed for non-commercial use only] / globalprojects - 4 views

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    Shell Terell website
Rae Sanchez

easel.ly | create and share visual ideas online - 186 views

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      Create easy infographics with Easel.ly
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    Create Free Infographics.  Drag and Drop pre-designed themes and vector assets onto your canvas for easy creation and customization of rich infographics.   We currently support Firefox, Chrome and Safari.  Sorry Internet Explorer…
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    Create infographics with these very helpful tools--backgrounds, objects, shapes, themes, more.
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Susan Saunders

BridgingApps | Apps for Special Needs - 4 views

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    BridgingApps is a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston that provides access to educational and therapeutic tools-anywhere, anytime-allowing parents, teachers, and therapists to effectively use mobile devices and apps to target and improve individual skill development to help children and adults with disabilities reach their highest levels of physical and cognitive development.
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