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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.
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Improving Executive Function: Teaching Challenges and Opportunities | Edutopia - 8 views

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    Neurologist and educator Judy Willis on the importance of igniting and developing students' executive function -- a part of the brain that controls critical thinking, creativity, and complex decision-making.
Ruth Howard

Teacher Reboot Camp - 16 views

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    A long list of short n juicy professional development online courses to jump into next few months
Ruth Howard

Maria Popova: In a new world of informational abundance, content curation is ... - 6 views

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    Literacy literature digital literacy future of education curation of content. 
    Good writeup on Twitters role in curation
Ruth Howard

Donald Clark Plan B - 5 views

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    The Extraordinary and the ordinary- the projected trajectories of current computer technologies and their application for sustained mind controlling outcomes. It's already here- we will be interacting with computers with our minds. Incredible applications for learning.
edutopia .org

"0" As a Grade | Edutopia Group Discussions by and for Educators - 3 views

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    Controversial discussion on the merits of a "0" grade.
Barry Peterson

The Best Live Education Tool Available - 32 views

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    Dear Educators,

    With this webcasting tool, you can connect live face to face with anyone, anywhere, anytime.....family, friends, students, teachers, colleagues, administrative groups, principals meetings, etc. without having to travel.

    You can even promote world peace by connecting with teachers and students in their classrooms worldwide and learning more about each other's country and culture

    The tools for your use include the ability to have live video chat, make PowerPoint presentations, stream video, share your desktop, record and share your presentation, and much more.

    Guests do not have to download any software. They simply click on the link to your conference that you send them, no cost, no travel and better yet, no wasted time.

    This tool is affordable and easily fits into a classroom, school or administartive office budget.

    As a former superintendent in the education system with more than 50 schools spread out 400 miles along a major highway, the ability to communicate with everyone in an efficient, effective and economical manner was essential.

    Hope you find this helpful.

    Best wishes,

    Barry
Barry Peterson

Connect Classrooms From Around The World - 17 views

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    Connect classrooms, teachers, administrators...online collaboration - all features are included.
Barry Peterson

Communication - The Key To Understanding Others - Communicate Face to Face With Anyone,... - 10 views

Connect live face to face with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime.....family, friends, students, teachers, Promote world peace by connecting teachers and students in their classrooms worldwide. http://tinyu...

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started by Barry Peterson on 30 Apr 11 no follow-up yet
Barry Peterson

Connect Administrators, Teachers and Classrooms, Anywhere, Anytime - 23 views

GVO Conference has no limits or restrictions. This system will take whatever you throw at it! GVO Conference requires absolutely no download and works on all operating systems. This highjly secure ...

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started by Barry Peterson on 21 Apr 11 no follow-up yet
Joseph Alvarado

b9667271ee6c154195_t9m6iij8k.pdf (application/pdf Object) - 1 views

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    Great research paper on why student test scores should not be used to evaluate teachers.
David Hilton

Teaching Written Response to Text ... - Google Books - 22 views

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    An excellent guide to teaching text comprehension skills to students.
Joseph Alvarado

Moms Fighting Autism Webinars - 6 views

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    To help moms who have children with autism and to support Autism Awareness month, Momsfightingautism.com is offering a free virtual conference with 17 different presenters over two days on Saturday April 10th and Sunday April 11th. Attendees can listen and participate from anywhere in the world free.
Joseph Alvarado

Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds | Video on TED.com - 9 views

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    Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of smart geeky kids.
David Hilton

Literacy Creep at The Core Knowledge Blog - 13 views

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    An article in last week's Education Week looks at the increasingly common practice of reading aloud to middle and high school students. In discussing the practice with Mary Ann Zehr (I'm quoted briefly in the piece) I made the point that while there is certainly nothing wrong with reading out loud to teenagers, it is symptomatic of what I call "literacy creep" - the tendency of elementary school-style instructional techniques to find their way deeper into K-12 education across all content areas.
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    Yet another beautiful analysis of a major problem in education today by the good people at Core Knowledge.
David Hilton

School:Education - Wikiversity - 10 views

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    I know wikis are as popular with some educators as Al-Qaeda is with the CIA, however sometimes these portals and schools on Wikimedia sites can contain some interesting and useful information. I think so, anyway.
David Hilton

Learning Styles Re-evaluated | Psych Central News - 21 views

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    A long-standing educational philosophy is under attack as a new research report downplays the importance of different learning styles.
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    An interesting contribution by psychologists to a field usually left to educational researchers. Given how dominant the belief in 'learning styles' has become in education it is quite troubling.
David Hilton

Motivational gimmicks 'undermine intellectual content of lessons' - Telegraph - 13 views

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    A position which is bound to fire up educators, yet upon reading it I wondered if part of what they're saying isn't true? Perhaps it just sets up a simplistic binary that blinds teachers to the truth that we can be both interesting and effective as educators. Hard to tell.
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