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Jackie Gerstein

Interactive Lectures - 13 views

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    An interactive lecture is an easy way for instructors to intellectually engage and involve students as active participants in a lecture-based class of any size. Interactive lectures are classes in which the instructor breaks the lecture at least once per class to have students participate in an activity that lets them work directly with the material.
Suzie Nestico

CELT - Effective Educational Practice - 13 views

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    Iowa State University Resources - extensive resources on assessment, Bloom's Taxonomy, critical thinking, student engagement, national benchmarks of educational practice, UDL.  Includes student resources, as well.  
Meredith Johnson

Increasing Engagement in School Web Sites - 10 views

http://www.vizu.com/index.html Easy to use resource that could increase family involvement in education!

polling engagement web sites

started by Meredith Johnson on 28 Oct 11 no follow-up yet
edutopia .org

Schools That Work: Integrating Art and Politics to Improve High School Student Engageme... - 2 views

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    AP government teacher Dayna Laur and art teacher Katlyn Wolfgang collaborated to create a joint project between their classes. After Edutopia produced the video, Dayna and Katlyn, who teach at Central York High School in York, Pennsylvania, shared their strategies for creating a successful integrated studies project. You can also find free resources and downloads from from Central York High School.
Ben Rimes

Twitter to the Student Rescue - Improve Student Engagement - 11 views

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    Study conducted to assess the effectiveness of social media on student engagement. Study included both experimental and control groups of students, and followed the National Survey of Student Engagement guidelines to measure data.
Kelly Faulkner

Parental engagement: Facebook, Twitter & Web2.0 apps | jamieportman.com/blog - 9 views

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    using social media to connect with parents
Ben Rimes

Local Capitalism, Civic Engagement And Socioeconomic Well Being - Research and Read Boo... - 0 views

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    "Local Capitalism, Civic Engagement and Socioeconomic Well-Being"
Ben Rimes

CJO - Abstract - Inaccurate, Exceptional, One-Sided or Irrelevant? The Debate about the... - 0 views

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    Study reflecting upon the perceived lack of civic engagement in Western Society.
Michael Walker

Embedding Stuff in #Moodle or Anywhere - 20 views

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    Miguel compiled a great list of sites whose embed code works in Moodle.
Adrienne Michetti

International Engagement Through Education: Remarks by Secretary Arne Duncan at the Cou... - 6 views

  • two important trends that inform our drive to transform education in America. The first is increased international competition. The second is increased international collaboration
  • cultural awareness of all our students
  • education reform
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  • We haven't been compelled to meet our global neighbors on their own terms, and learn about their histories, values and viewpoints. I am worried that in this interconnected world, our country risks being disconnected from the contributions of other countries and cultures. Through education and exchange, we can become better collaborators and competitors in the global economy
  • The President said that "education and innovation will be the currency of the 21st century."
  • In this way, Secretary Clinton said, "We will exercise American leadership to build partnerships and solve problems that no nation can solve on its own." This view of smart power and U.S. leadership applies to the work of improving educational attainment and partnerships around the globe.
  • International collaboration cuts across nearly every office in our agency
  • Such collaboration can inform and strengthen our reform efforts nationally, even as it helps improve standards of teaching and learning—and fosters understanding—internationally.
  • We must improve language learning and international education at all levels if our nation is to continue to lead in the global economy; to help bring security and stability to the world; and to build stronger and more productive ties with our neighbors.
  • we have never been more aware of the value of a multi-literate, multi-lingual society: a society that can appreciate all that makes other cultures and nations distinctive, even as it embraces all that they have in common.
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    Speech given by Arne Duncan, May 17, 2010 regarding international collaboration and engagement in US Education
Michael Walker

Student Engagement Teacher Handbook - 24 views

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    Excellent overview from the International Center for Leadership in Education
Thomas Ho

Meaningful, Engaged Learning - 0 views

  • They are also energized by their learning; their joy of learning leads to a lifelong passion for solving problems, understanding, and taking the next step in their thinking
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      I'm like this, BUT my students often are NOT!
  • Collaboration around authentic tasks often takes place with peers and mentors within school as well as with family members and others in the real world outside of school.
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      This sounds tailor-made for social networking, doesn't it?
  • artifacts to assess what they actually know and can do.
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      a learning STREAM is an artifact created as a "natural" byproduct of the learning process as documented by social media
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  • Instruction encourages the learner to construct and produce knowledge in meaningful ways.
  • Truly collaborative classrooms, schools, and communities encourage students to
  • lead conversations
  • work-related conversations
  • Flexible grouping, which allows teachers to reconfigure small groups according to the purposes of instruction
  • facilitator, guide, and learner
  • they become producers of knowledge, capable of making significant contributions to the world's knowledge
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