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Taking stock: do MOOCs work best for educated people?
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Recent studies of MOOC completion rates and participation indicate that students with some college experience already do better.
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Finally a #MOOC that students might complete: Hogwarts classes! #edchat #edtech #HarryPotter http://ow.ly/vProR
As a 10-year-old reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, I had but one wish: that I, too, would soon receive an owl from Hogwarts, a letter of acceptance that could rescue me from my boring life as a Muggle. It wasn’t just Harry’s magical adventures that appealed to me....
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How engaged are students and teachers in American schools? #edchat
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A recent Gallup poll indicates that students' emotional engagement and well-being at school is powerfully tied to academic achievement.
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Enlisting older elem. students to tutor younger ones empowers both #edchat http://ow.ly/vOT5c
In Avon, high school honors students help Heritage North students keep up with their studies. Sixth grade students help third and fourth graders sharpen their math and reading skills.
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Three Things to Unlearn About Learning #edchat #teaching http://ow.ly/vMNFc
flickr:CDsessums "If you're not feeling uncomfortable about the state of education right now, then you're not paying attention to the pressures and c
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Can Kids Be Taught Persistence? #edchat #character #grit #mindsets http://ow.ly/vPrYI
Flickr:Miish By Jennie Rose In his new book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, author Paul Tough makes the ca
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96% of teachers think tech can make them more effective, but 46% say need more PD to use it well #edchat #edtech http://ow.ly/vPfg2
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Access to grades online gives students lots of info, but in many cases ups the stress factor #edchat #edtech http://ow.ly/vPbEM
Foster Starks checks his grades most every day on his phone, logging into a website where teachers at Celebration High post marks for tests, papers and other assignments.
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How Educators Can Protect Students’ Data from Security Breaches #edchat #edtech #bigdata http://ow.ly/vOEV5
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Gamifying search to give students practice finding good information quickly #edchat #edtech http://ow.ly/vMED2
As with any skill, research takes practice. The more students search, the better they will become at finding what they need online. I use A Google a Day to “gamify” research in my classroom. After I present tips for searching smarter, I want students to have ample opportunities to practice those
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Technology is revolutionizing the world of education – replacing familiar classroom tools and changing the way we learn. MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions – covering cultural and technology trends, groundbreaking research, education policy and more. The site is curated by Tina Barseghian.