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John Pearce

The Creativity Post - 6 views

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    The Creativity Post is a non-profit web platform committed to sharing the very best content on creativity, in all of its forms: from scientific discovery to philosophical debate, from entrepreneurial ventures to educational reform, from artistic expression to technological innovation - in short, to all the varieties of the human experience that creativity brings to life.
John Pearce

10 Infographics for Learning | Getting Smart - 7 views

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    "We all love infographics. Why? Well, they help us grasp information in a quick and fun way that appeals to our visual senses. In fact, there's an infographic here explaining that. Below you'll find 10 infographics that discuss learning in many different capacities - online, blended, mobile, etc."
John Pearce

GetClassMate lesson plan, teaching resources, resources for teachers, primary resources - 7 views

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    Have you ever wanted to share your digital resources or look at what someone else has produced? Have you ever made a whiteboard lesson from scratch, only because you didn't have a place to go for quality content? Classmate gives you access to hundreds of thousands of teachers from around the world, all sharing and collaborating across multiple formats. 
John Pearce

The New School - 5 views

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    Sir Ken Robinson and Joel Klein discuss the future of education in this video from The Economist. The permalink is http://ideas.economist.com/
John Pearce

Free Technology for Teachers: Backup plans - some tips for teachers (guest post) - 1 views

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    "Every teacher is taught that back up plans are a must. Things change constantly in education and there are a variety of factors that can make plans change - computer breaks, internet goes out, file is corrupted, forgot your flash drive at home, you finish a lesson early with a class, your class has very low attendance due to a school activity or event (like AP testing, prom, etc), lesson runs long, students don't understand the material, class is interrupted by a fire drill. To deal with these issues, teachers must have back up plans ready to go and be flexible and organized. Here are some tips and resources for backup plans."
John Pearce

Born to Learn ~ You are Born to Learn - 5 views

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    "Born to learn is a fun, thought-provoking series of animations that illustrate ground-breaking new discoveries about how humans learn. "
John Pearce

Collaborative Schooling - 0 views

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    "Collaborative schooling is a model where the school collaborates with, and provides direction and support for its homes and community. It recognizes the profound impact the home has upon education and that in most of the students' homes and communities there is a vast, largely untapped 'teaching' capacity. It therefore seeks to integrate the efforts of the home and the school. The school has already recognized the opportunities the network and digital technologies provide for the school to network and work collaboratively with their homes and desired parts of their school community. This is seen in the following:"
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Reinventing school - you co-design it. we make it possible - 0 views

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    "We invite students, teachers, designers, parents, careres, architects, industrial designers, interactive designers, interior designers, gardeners to join in and ideate, design, prototype new possibilities and reinvent the school experience in Australia. This is another ideas@play project."
John Pearce

iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and Tablet computers in education. - 6 views

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    "Tablet computing and personal electronic devices such as iPads promise to have a dramatic impact on education. This Ning network was created to explore new and innovative ways iPads and other portable devices could be used in schools and colleges."
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