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What is my learning style? How to use this in your classes

What is my learning style? How to use this in your classes

By Varsity Tutors November 14, 2015 9:32 am

You’ve probably heard of the three primary learning styles: auditory, kinesthetic and visual. Maybe you’ve even given some thought…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 15, 2015 at 8:57am — No Comments

Launching the All New Visual Impact, Visual Teaching "Custom Workshop"

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How Administrators Can Design the Best Learning Experiences for Teachers

How Administrators Can Design the Best Learning Experiences for Teachers

Ellen Dorr 

Nov 4, 2015

At the recent U.S. Education Learning…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 13, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

The Secret Weapons to Success

The Secret Weapons to Success

The recent wave of midterms has swept across Carthage, leaving some students miserable and without an A in sight. Although midterms are not uncommon in nature,…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 5, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments

A TechChat on Learning Strategies With Educator, CEO and Author Barbara Dianis

A TechChat on Learning Strategies With Educator, CEO and Author Barbara Dianis

Barbara Dianis, author of “Grade Transformer for the Modern Student,” had to help herself learn with dyslexia at a time when there weren’t many resources for those with learning disabilities. During her education, she developed and honed systematic strategies to not only help students with additional challenges, but anyone…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 3, 2015 at 8:13am — No Comments

Apps That Actually Help Kids Learn

Apps That Actually Help Kids Learn

Monday, October 19, 2015

Annie Murphy Paul - The Brilliant Blog

Last week, I moderated a panel discussion at Sesame Street Workshop (yes, there were Muppets everywhere!)—an event that was part of the launch of a wonderful new …

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 3, 2015 at 7:59am — No Comments

Project-Based Learning and Gamification: Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together

Project-Based Learning and Gamification: Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

Times of flux should signal the A-OK for some experimentation in schools. My own school, for instance, is encouraging more PBL.

In my room, we've got my advocacy unit on superheroes. Meanwhile, a fundraiser is launching in…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on October 13, 2015 at 9:52am — No Comments

The Bare Minimum Of Learning Technology

 

The Bare Minimum Of Learning Technology

by TeachThought Staff 9/28/15

What is the bare minimum of learning technology integration in a classroom?

Does it depend on nation, grade level, or content area? Socioeconomic status?…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on October 13, 2015 at 9:44am — No Comments

The search for a thinking machine

The search for a thinking machine

By Jane Wakefield

Technology reporter

Building an artificial…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on September 17, 2015 at 9:29am — No Comments

Schools adopt activity-based learning for new academic year

Schools adopt activity-based learning for new academic year

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 7:40am IST | Place: Thane | Agency: dna | From the print edition

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on September 15, 2015 at 9:21am — No Comments

A Guide to Producing Student Digital Storytellers

Michael Hernandez 

Aug 26, 2015

Everyone tells stories: journalists, politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs. Conveying information in a coherent and compelling way is vital to success in the real world, and it’s our job as educators to prepare our students to share their ideas in effective ways.…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on September 8, 2015 at 9:31am — No Comments

Take visual literacy seriously

Ajit Balakrishnan: Take visual literacy seriously

Students' flagging interest in the written word is because of a generational digital divide

LAST UPDATE

Ajit Balakrishnan 

September 7, 2015 Last Updated at…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on September 7, 2015 at 10:32pm — No Comments

Excerpt from: The Screen Revolution: Visual Learning, Literacy and Liturgy

The Screen Revolution: Visual Learning, Literacy and Liturgy

COMMENTARY: As the screen culture increases, our method of assimilating and processing information is changing. 

by FATHER DWIGHT LONGENECKER 08/17/2015 

You may have…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 18, 2015 at 9:35am — No Comments

Visual literacy takes a back seat, even teachers lack it badly

Dr. Lalit kishore

Visual literacy takes a back seat, even teachers lack it badly. Some recent studies have shown that both the reading habits and visual literacy of students have suffered tremendously. The latest report by Pratham NGO has revealed that most students of grade five cannot read properly with age-appropriate…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 14, 2015 at 7:57am — No Comments

How Technology Can Increase Rigor In The Classroom

How Technology Can Increase Rigor In The Classroom

07/17/2015, TeachThought Staff, 3 Comments…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 4, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments

An Interview With School of Visual Arts' Creativity Master Richard Wilde on His New Book, The Process: A New Foundation in Art and Design

Christopher Lee Nutter

Writer, media consultant, and founder, Nutter Media Insider Solutions

 

Disruptive…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 31, 2015 at 8:21am — No Comments

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Doodle of a feedback protocol of adults and students by Shelley Paul.

By Katrina Schwartz

JULY 15, 2015

Shelley Paul and Jill Gough…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 28, 2015 at 9:11am — No Comments

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

By Katrina Schwartz

JUNE 29, 2015

 

In a fast-moving field like education technology, it’s worth taking a moment to take stock of new…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 16, 2015 at 8:51am — No Comments

Effective Feedback: The Little Known Secret To Pixar’s Creative Success

Effective Feedback: The Little Known Secret To Pixar’s Creative Success

By Greg Satell | Jun 26, 2015 | 

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Often, feedback sessions are seen as a chance for people to…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 7, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments

Glued to the Screen: A Third-Grade Class Where Kids Spend 75% of the Day on i-Pads

by GAIL ROBINSON

June 18, 2015

 

Third-graders follow and annotate a text on climate as their teacher reads it aloud. Later the children will be asked to post photographs related to the topic.

MINEOLA, N.Y. — When the 24 third-graders…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 7, 2015 at 10:21am — No Comments

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