Saturday, 27 October 2012

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For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer, Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain, ClassBadges Is A Free Way To Gamify Your Classroom, 10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do, Teen Takes Educators to Twitter School, Seven Baseball-Themed Classroom Activites for the World Series, OperationSAFE Emotional Care for Children After Disaster, Are You One Of The Next PBS Teacher-Innovators?, Free Technology for Teachers: The 25 Worst Passwords of the Year and How to Create Better Passwords, Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning, The Education Technology Maestro!: Sketchy Explanation: Starting a PLN by OurSocialVoice, Free Technology for Teachers: Use Studeous to Create a Discussion Forum for Your Class, Viewpoints: Teacher training standards, 2012 Conference, Learning on the move
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For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer
blogs.kqed.org  ❘   Shared by Raymond Giovanelli, David Dimmett and 3 others
For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer October 26, 2012 | 7:00 AM | By Katrina Schwartz Thinkstock In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information. Teachers often...
Raymond Giovanelli David Dimmett Ashleigh Ahern Courtney Hanes Tina Barseghian
Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by Allied Schools, Kevin Honeycutt and 2 others
What do you think of when you hear the word dyslexic? All too often the reflex reaction is a stream of negative associations -- "slow reader," "under performance," "extra time on exams," "difficulty spelling." While it is true that these are common...
Allied Schools Kevin Honeycutt Peggy Drolet edutopia
ClassBadges Is A Free Way To Gamify Your Classroom
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Liam Dunphy, Peggy Drolet and 2 others
Looking to find a new, simple, and free way to gamify your classroom? There a new web tool out that you should probably know about. It's called ClassBadges and it's a free online tool where teachers can award badges for student accomplishments....
Liam Dunphy Peggy Drolet Alison Anderson Edudemic
10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do
mashable.com  ❘   Shared by Terri D Harings, Wil Morales and 1 other
Between hosting webpages and emailing files straight to your folders, there's a lot you can do with Dropbox that you never knew before.
Terri D Harings Wil Morales Toby-Wan Kenobi
Teen Takes Educators to Twitter School
mashable.com  ❘   Shared by Dr Catherine Hart , Scott McLeod and 1 other
Fifteen-year-old Adora Svitak knows students nowadays "live, work and play" social media. To help more educators learn about its benefits, she taught nearly 3,000 teachers, principals and administrators how to implement Twitter and Facebook into classrooms.
Dr Catherine Hart Scott McLeod Daniel Edwards
Seven Baseball-Themed Classroom Activites for the World Series
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by John Robinson, Rob Furman and 1 other
The World Series kicked off last night in San Francisco, and during the next week, it might be on the your mind or the mind of some of your students. We know here at Edutopia, the series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers has...
John Robinson Rob Furman Sal Contes Jr
OperationSAFE » Emotional Care for Children After Disaster
opsafeintl.com  ❘   Shared by Jenny She and Yangbo Du
Just as when children experience small personal disasters such as losing a favorite toy, being involved in a fight at school, or suffering an injury, meeting physical needs is only part of the solution.  Children also have emotional needs; the need...
Jenny She Yangbo Du
Are You One Of The Next PBS Teacher-Innovators?
edudemic.com  ❘   Shared by Kevin Tame and Edudemic
As I was browsing the interwebs recently, I stumbled upon a piece about PBS's teacher-innovators. The awards recognize innovative PreK-12 classroom educators, media specialists, technology coordinators and homeschool educators who use any type of...
Kevin Tame Edudemic
Free Technology for Teachers: The 25 Worst Passwords of the Year and How to Create Better Passwords
freetech4teachers.com  ❘   Shared by Kath Morris and Richard Byrne
Kath Morris Richard Byrne
Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning
theipadfan.com  ❘   Shared by Tom Murray and A.J. Ripin
October 21st in App Reviews , iOS , iPad , iPhone by Jeff Cormier The human brain has an unlimited amount of storage space to hold everything we put in it, unlike the restricted memory on our smartphones, tablets, and computers. Edudemic (a website...
Tom Murray A.J. Ripin
The Education Technology Maestro!: Sketchy Explanation: Starting a PLN by OurSocialVoice
edtechmaestro.blogspot.com  ❘   Shared by EdTech2Day and EdTech Maestro
EdTech2Day EdTech Maestro
Free Technology for Teachers: Use Studeous to Create a Discussion Forum for Your Class
freetech4teachers.com  ❘   Shared by Alfonso Gonzalez and Richard Byrne
Alfonso Gonzalez Richard Byrne
Viewpoints: Teacher training standards
bbc.co.uk  ❘   Shared by James Theobald and Emily Neal
Teacher trainees in England are to face tougher tests in English, mathematics and reasoning after the government said it wanted to raise the quality and standing of the profession. The new entry tests for people wanting to become teachers were...
James Theobald Emily Neal
2012 Conference
globaleducationconference.com  ❘   Shared by Anne Mirtschin and Randy Rodgers
© 2012   Created by Lucy Gray .
Anne Mirtschin Randy Rodgers
Learning on the move
spokesman.com  ❘   Shared by Root-1, Inc and Teaching Channel
October 13, 2012 in City Workout incorporating letters, counting, shapes and more aims to turn out Smart Kids Jody Lawrence-Turner The Spokesman-Review   Tags: Altrusa International inc. Kari Cunningham kindergartners Lidgerwood Elementary School...
Root-1, Inc Teaching Channel
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