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Vicki Davis

Common Visual Design Mistakes That Ruin the Way Your Course Looks | The Rapid E-Learnin... - 1 views

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    Some great reminders for those designing blended learning courses.
Vicki Davis

Cool Cat Teacher - YouTube - 6 views

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    A simple video tutorial I created for my students including these essential questions: What is copyright? How long does it last? What are the kinds of copyright? How can I copyright my own work? How can I find works I can use freely? Do I still have to give credit for the work? How can i buy license for professional work? What are the penalties for not following copyright?
Vicki Davis

Copyright 101: A Simple Lesson in Licenses - YouTube - 7 views

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    A simple video tutorial I created for my students including these essential questions: What is copyright? How long does it last? What are the kinds of copyright? How can I copyright my own work? How can I find works I can use freely? Do I still have to give credit for the work? How can i buy license for professional work? What are the penalties for not following copyright?
Vicki Davis

40 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom - Google Drive - 34 views

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    A slick presentation about Google apps for education. Becky Evans created and shared this and says you can use it as a presentation to introduce current features to teachers at your school. Take a look as you prepare to give teachers an overview of Google Apps for Education.
Vicki Davis

Learn Tech Conference & Exhibition - 0 views

  • Best Virtual Classroom Provider     »  WizIQ.com, authorGEN Technologies Ltd.
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    The online learning congress has named their outstanding award winners. I was excited to see one of my blog sponsors, WizIQ win best virtual classroom provider for the second year in a row. Lots of interesting companies herein the global education community.
Vicki Davis

Sheppard Software: Fun Free Online Learning Games And Activities For Kids. - MentorMob - 4 views

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    Use the buttons on the left to play this interactive whiteboard set of tools for some of the best things you can find for interactive whiteboards. This list was made by Theresa Allen and you should share it with all your teachers who use IWB's. GREAT games and tools. Thanks, Theresa.
Vicki Davis

Curriculum Exemplars | EngageNY - 7 views

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    Engage NH has some examples of lessons that they consider exemplars for English Language arts grades 6-12 and math grades 1,2,7, and high school. IF you're looking to see what this looks like in practice, here are some that you'll want to review.
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.  
Tony Searl

Performance.Learning.Productivity: 70:20:10 - It's not about the numbers, it's all abou... - 5 views

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    t's not about the numbers, it's about change top-down thinking and bottom-up action are both essential a new understanding of 'learning' is needed by everyone learning professionals have to step up and let go manager engagement and capability are both critical
edutopia .org

Unlocking Learning Mastery | Edutopia - 8 views

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    Gamification is one response. By embedding diverse achievements into activities and assessments, learning progress can be refracted infinitely. These systems would be able to more flexibly respond to unique learner pathways and abilities, and would further serve as encouragement mechanics -- instead of one carrot stick, there are hundreds. And not just carrots, but every fruit and vegetable imaginable.
Suzie Nestico

The Flip Manifesto - 14 views

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    Daniel Pink's 16 counterintuitive thoughts about motivation, innovation
Julie Shy

Tips for Trainers - 11 views

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    This section is full of great ideas to help YOU become a better facilitator. The articles here are written and shared by the staff at Training Wheels. Some of the articles are written by Michelle Cummings, the Big Wheel and Founder of Training Wheels, and some are written by Linda Williams, the Spare Tire and Lead Facilitator at Training Wheels.
edutopia .org

How to Engage Underperforming Students | Edutopia - 11 views

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    By focusing tightly on instructional strategies and PD, educators at Cochrane Collegiate Academy saved their school from closure. In just three years, they have doubled student performance, and they continue to reach higher. Read the article. [Interactive Video Player: Look for downloadable PDF worksheets and other resource links to appear under the player as you watch the video.]
edutopia .org

How One School Beats the Odds Every Day | Edutopia - 5 views

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    How One School Beats the Odds Every Day
Jodie Riek

Teacher Excellence Narrows the Achievement Gap | Edutopia - 4 views

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    By embracing research-backed instructional design, consistent PD, and strong, caring relationships, all boats are rising and teachers have gone from surviving to thriving at this once-failing middle school.
Roland O'Daniel

What's Fuzzy, Thin, and Bendable? « Co-Creating Solutions: A Blog by CTL - 0 views

  • One of the beliefs at the core of CTL is “Learning about, in and through the arts is a vital dimension of effective classroom practice”. When CTL staff engage with clients (students, teachers, and administrators), we intentionally use the arts to deliver the content.
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      Great way to help teachers and administrators create meaning for themselves, as well as understand how to help students create meaning. 
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    Read Ashley Perkins' thoughts on embedding the arts into instruction to help students create meaning. 
Vicki Davis

Teaching Resources, Classroom Resources & Lesson Plans - TES Resources - 10 views

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    Bev Evans is very popular Special needs teacher in the UK who has shared over 500 free resources for teachers that she uses with her students. She has a child with special needs and is just a cool person. @tes_sen is her twitter handle. She is definitely one that special needs teachers want to follow.
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