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[Infographic] How YouTube Increased Classroom Pass Rates by 31% - EdTechRevie... - 9 views

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    The use of YouTube as an aid to educate the future of the world has become more and more prevalent, and is becoming a way all teachers could benefit educating their students. Source: edtechreview.in See on Scoop.it - Technology in the Classroom , 1:1 Laptops & iPads and MORE
Randy Rodgers

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Busine... - 15 views

  • Decentralized systems have proven to be more productive and agile than rigid, top-down ones
  • Teachers provide prompts, not answers, and then they step aside
  • We don’t openly profess those values nowadays, but our educational system—which routinely tests kids on their ability to recall information and demonstrate mastery of a narrow set of skills—doubles down on the view that students are material to be processed, programmed, and quality-tested. School administrators prepare curriculum standards and “pacing guides” that tell teachers what to teach each day. Legions of managers supervise everything that happens in the classroom; in 2010 only 50 percent of public school staff members in the US were teachers.
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  • In 1970 the top three skills required by the Fortune 500 were the three Rs: reading, writing, and arithmetic. In 1999 the top three skills in demand were teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • And yet the dominant model of public education is still fundamentally rooted in the industrial revolution that spawned it, when workplaces valued punctuality, regularity, attention, and silence above all else.
  • “schools in the cloud,”
  • There will be no teachers, curriculum, or separation into age groups—just six or so computers and a woman to look after the kids’ safety. His defining principle: “The children are completely in charge.”
  • as the kids blasted through the questions, they couldn’t help noticing that it felt easy, as if they were being asked to do something very basic.
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    Must. Read. Such a valuable lesson and another example of how we are doing it wrong.
LUCIAN DUMA

Please Share,Tweet,Comment:Competition finalist 4:Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation ... - 6 views

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    Share and comment also my last blog post : Top 10 social media educational apps to unleash you ipad power http://bitly.com/Top10iPadCurationedapps
Jennifer Dorman

18+ Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educationa... - 23 views

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    "This post could be almost infinite: there is most certainly an extraordinary array of options for videos which expand educators' understandings and inspire advances in 21st century learning.  But curation is about choice and selection, and while I know I will leave out many, I thought I'd offer up a set of 15 of my favorites for your consideration for video screening at at back-to-school or beginning-of-the-year faculty meetings (and/or parent and board meetings). "
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How Principals Can Grow Teacher Excellence | Edutopia - 0 views

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    At Cochrane Collegiate Academy, teachers credit their principal with helping them continually improve their practice through effective PD, ongoing support, and mutual trust.
edutopia .org

Edutopia | WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation - 0 views

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    Edutopia's Schools That Work series profiles K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the way students learn. Focusing on evidenced-based successes, we create how-to videos and actionable tip lists to help you transform your schools. 
John Evans

Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2012 | Edutopia - 26 views

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    " Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning "
edutopia .org

Why We Celebrate School Successes When Education Seems to Be Going to Hell | Edutopia - 0 views

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    How we define success may vary -- building 21st-century learning skills, closing the achievement gap, reinventing the learning process. But the tonic effect of success on teachers does not change. Everywhere we go, we hear it: There is no greater reward than knowing you have enhanced a child's chances of succeeding in life.
Jennifer Dorman

polltogo - 11 views

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    Create polls accessible to voters on any mobile device
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