15 Awesome Quotes on Collaboration| The Committed Sardine
“The need to collaborate with others is a big deal for how today’s students love to take control of their own learning. Idea Champions provides us with 15 great quotes in praise of collaboration in the following article.”
11 Ideas for Fostering an Innovative Culture
The list below is meant to help others focus on how they can create an innovative culture as opposed to simply having “pockets.”
Infographic: How to Design a Logo | Marketing Technology Blog
Want to know the secrest to designing a great logo? This video and infographic from Sothink shows you how to do it right.
Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Edutopia
Below are all 16 Habits of Mind, each with a tip, strategy or resource to understand and begin implementation in your classroom. The habits themselves aren’t new at all, and significant work has already been done in the areas of these “thinking habits. However, in a 21st century learning environment — one often inundated with information, stimulation and connectivity — there may be a newfound context for their application.
And a renewed urgency for their integration.”
Indicators of a World-Class 21st Century Education System
From Yong Zhao’s latest book, we can read about the top indicators of a world-class education system. And having high test scores is not one of them.
KnowledgeWorks: Future Forecast
“Forecast 3.0, Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem, highlights five disruptions that will reshape learning over the next decade. New education innovations, organizations, resources, and relationships will proliferate, giving us all the opportunity to put the pieces – some long-established and some new – together in new sequences to create a diverse and evolving learning ecosystem. Education recombination promises to bolster the learning ecosystem’s resilience by helping it withstand threats and make use of possibilities. “
2012 (you) vs. 2025 (your kid) | Visual.ly
In this inforgraphic, we can really see what our kids will need to be prepared to solve problems of the future in an ever-changing world.
Three Trends in Higher Education That Defy the Status Quo | online learning insights
“three trends on the horizon in higher education”
TED Blog | 10 talks on making schools great
“Here are 10 talks from speakers with some very big ideas about how to reshape our school environments.”
Five Elements to Help Redefine Public Ed | DMLcentral
“we prep for uncertainty within the safety net of interdependency.”
MIT + K12
MIT + K12 is a new MIT project that features MIT students explaining math and science concepts for K-12 students. The website isn’t a collection of Khan Academy-style videos it’s a place where you will find videos featuring real MIT students explaining concepts while showing them as hands-on demonstrations or experiments.
Learning to Read the Core: A View from 30,000 Feet
This is an overview webinar video from Teaching Channel that gives an overview of the Common Core, including some strategies for reading the document and making sense of the Common Core and the upcoming assessments.
11 Essential Tools For Better Project-Based Learning – Getting Smart by Guest Author – blended learning, EdTech, PBL
Here is a list of web 2.0 tools good for supporting project-based learning.
An important series of TEDx talks from TEDxYourthBFS. Timely topics around educational reform.
History Teaching, part 2: the new AP US History Framework « Granted, but…
Post from Grant Wiggins on the progress being made in rethinking AP US History.
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