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Keri-Lee Beasley

The Ultimate Playlist: 50 Reasons to Believe in the Power of Play - 1 views

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    Infographic on value of play
Keri-Lee Beasley

Trust No Sources - Books vs Internet - The Learner's Way - 3 views

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    It's not one versus the other - it's thinking critically about all information, regardless of the source.
Jeffrey Plaman

13 Keys to Successful Blended Learning -- THE Journal - 0 views

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    13 Keys to Successful Blended Learning via @THE_Journal
    http://t.co/wEOKkK1bkc
Keri-Lee Beasley

BeeLine Reader: BeeLine Reader adds a color gradient to text to help you read faster an... - 0 views

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    Great for people with dyslexia, this tool adds gradient to words/lines of text to help with the issue of accidentally skipping a line.
Keri-Lee Beasley

How Google Is Changing The Way We Think - 0 views

  • According to Small’s research, using a search engine increased activity in the regions of the brain dealing with decision making, complex reasoning and vision. Also, the more-experienced Internet users exhibited more than twice as much brain activity as the less-experienced subjects, leading Small to predict that the more we search, the stronger the brain’s reaction to searching.
  • One influential study, produced by researchers at Columbia, Harvard and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, found that people were less likely to remember a piece of trivia when they had access to the Internet. Instead, they were more likely to remember where the information had been saved.
  • “The Internet has become a primary form of external or transactive memory, where information is stored collectively outside ourselves,” the researchers concluded.
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

Response: Ways To Help Students Develop Digital Portfolios - Classroom Q&A With Larry F... - 0 views

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    Great summary of existing ideas on Digital Portfolios.
Adrienne Michetti

Blended Learning to Address the Five Moments of Need Infographic - e-Learning Infographics - 0 views

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    Ideas for using technology for different types of learning, here called "moments of need." 
Keri-Lee Beasley

Presentation Zen: There's no shame in falling. The key is in getting up! - 0 views

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    What penguins can teach us about resilience
Adrienne Michetti

10 Elements - Digital Learning Now - 0 views

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    The 10 elements of high-quality digital learning, as set out by the National Education Reform team in 2010. I really like these!
Adrienne Michetti

Blended Learning Framework | The Learning Accelerator - 0 views

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    A framework for Blended Learning. Love the different options. 
Adrienne Michetti

Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation - 0 views

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    A great resource on Blended Learning from a nonprofit think tank. Very USA-centric, but lots of ideas for how to create true blended learning environments. 
Keri-Lee Beasley

10 ways to find global connections for your class | Ditch That Textbook - 0 views

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    Many educators are interested in the idea of connecting their classes to other classes or individuals that could have a positive influence on their students. They just aren't sure where to find people to connect with.

    Thankfully, the Internet is full of resources to help classes get connected. Here are 10 places where you can turn
Keri-Lee Beasley

Diving into Game-Based Learning- Part 3 | Learning @ SASS - 1 views

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    Literacy and Minecraft for fantasy stories
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