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Keri-Lee Beasley

When Social Media Breaks Bad: Why I STILL Want My Students Using Social Media | Tech Le... - 1 views

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    "@MrSchoenbart"
Keri-Lee Beasley

How Should Reading Be Taught in a Digital Era? - Education Week - 1 views

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    "With the many enhancements to mobile devices, multimedia websites, e-books, interactive graphics, and social media, there's no question that the nature of reading has changed during the past decade.
    But has the way reading is taught in elementary schools changed as well? And what should teachers be doing to get students ready for the realities of modern reading?"
Keri-Lee Beasley

Technology in Education | American Federation of Teachers - 1 views

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    "we will focus in this article on five specific myths and present the research findings that dispel them."
Keri-Lee Beasley

Google Cardboard in Education - EdTechnocation - 0 views

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    List of resources for Google Cardboard in Education
David Caleb

Why Do Teachers Need Instructional Coaches? - Finding Common Ground - Education Week - 1 views

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      This is the case for instructional coaches. 90% retention vs. 10% retention. Incredible.
  • up to 90% of what teachers learn alongside coaches will be retained. This means, that unlike traditional professional development where Knight's research shows that teachers lose 90% of what they learn, coaching can provide an enormous impact.
Keri-Lee Beasley

Let's Change the Conversation About Education (Technology) | Digital Promise - 1 views

  • We know that technology belongs to the classroom. Have you ever asked whether technology belongs in your workplace? Technology is a tool that helps us develop and apply skills we all value – curiosity, problem-solving, persistence, collaboration, information literacy.
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    Great article about changing the conversations we have about educational technology
Keri-Lee Beasley

Beyond 'turn it off': How to advise families on media use - 0 views

  • scientific research and policy statements lag behind the pace of digital innovation
  • The 2011 AAP policy statement Media Use by Children Younger Than Two Years was drafted prior to the first generation iPad and explosion of apps aimed at young children.
  • Media is just another environment. Children do the same things they have always done, only virtually
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  • In a world where “screen time” is becoming simply “time,” our policies must evolve or become obsolete.
  • Role modeling is critical. Limit your own media use
  • The more media engender live interactions, the more educational value they may hold
  • The quality of content is more important than the platform or time spent with media. Prioritize how your child spends his time rather than just setting a timer
  • An interactive product requires more than “pushing and swiping” to teach
  • Play a video game with your kids
  • co-viewing is essential
  • Tech use, like all other activities, should have reasonable limits
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    In a world where "screen time" is becoming simply "time," our policies must evolve or become obsolete. 
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    New look at screentime from American Association of Paediatrics - finally.
Jeffrey Plaman

http://www.inacol.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/iNACOL-Blended-Learning-Teacher-Compet... - 0 views

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    iNACOL Blended Learning
    Teacher Competency Framework
Jeffrey Plaman

How Your Travels Around the Internet Expose the Way You Think | WIRED - 0 views

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    "This is what psychologists call "metacognition," thinking about how we think. Trailblazer gave me an x-ray view of my own mental activity. Clicking on random memes triggered a curious search query and-boom-20 pages later I'd find a useful scientific paper. (I'm now more forgiving of falling down a Twitter hole.) Traditional academic citations never capture serendipity, the stumbling, associational nature of how knowledge relates to itself. Trailblazer does."
Jeffrey Plaman

Trailblazer - See how your students learn online. - 0 views

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    This looks like a great way to access metacognition around web browsing. I could see it very useful in the research process. 
Keri-Lee Beasley

How computers change the way we learn - 0 views

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    "While there's no doubt that information technology can have its downsides for our day-to-day behaviour, there is very little evidence that computers are damaging our brains - any more than writing made us more forgetful. In fact, computers might just make us a bit smarter."
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3 Reasons why teachers should Film Themselves Teaching - 0 views

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    Teacher self - Reflection on teaching practices
Keri-Lee Beasley

Is Homework Worthwhile? | Edudemic - 0 views

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    Homework appears to have little impact on learning in elementary 
Keri-Lee Beasley

Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development | Edudemic - 1 views

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    A great 'getting started' guide for teachers new to Twitter.
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Details | Asia Education Foundation - 0 views

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    Asia Education Foundation links to resources for Drama, Music, Media Arts focusing on Asia.
Keri-Lee Beasley

Can good music help improve young brains? | Windsor Star - 1 views

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    A group of Canadian scientists who specialize in learning, memory, and language in children think so. They've found evidence that pre-schoolers can improve their verbal intelligence after only 20 days of classroom instruction using interactive musical cartoons.
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