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Most people have heard of Koko, the gorilla who could speak. What most people don’t know, however, is that Koko was an avid Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood fan. When Fred Rogers took a trip out to meet Koko for his show, not only did she immediately wrap her Primates, Beautiful Creatures, Animals Beautiful, Cute Animals, Wild Animals, I Smile, Make Me Smile, Francisco Javier Rodriguez, Sign Language Words

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BRAIN POWER: From Neurons to Networks: the film explores the parallels between a child’s brain development and the development of the global brain of Internet, offering insights into the best ways to shape both.

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Mobile Films for Global Change

A look at cheating and plagiarism in the digital age. Very interesting that cheating is growing so significant these days Science Education, Higher Education, Academic Dishonesty, Information Literacy, Digital Citizenship, Media Center, Educational Technology, Teacher Resources, Cheating
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Explore Career Paths, Compare Career Salaries and Outlooks

Explore different types of careers, and take a quiz to find out which career is right for you. Compare career salary and outlook info and find career infographics.

Asynchronous E-Learning Vs. Synchronous E-Learning Inbound Marketing, Social Marketing, Marketing Mail, Marketing Digital, Content Marketing, Internet Marketing, Online Marketing, Business Marketing, Social Media Statistics
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Did you know that two thirds of education faculties have used some form of social media during a class? YouTube leads the way, ahead of Facebook and LinkedIn, with Twitter [...]

The Khan Academy: pros and cons. We cannot understand the flipped classroom without the Khan Academy. La Academia Khan: pros y contras. No podemos entender la Clase invertida sin la Academia Khan. o sí? Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teaching Kids, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Flipped Classroom Model, Professional Development For Teachers, 21st Century Learning, School Classroom
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How Does This Work For All Learners? - FAQ - Katie Gimbar's Flipped Classroom

For more information on how to flip your classroom (flipping the classroom) go to:

Rick Wormeli: Redos, Retakes, and Do-Overs, Part One -- Standards and Competency Based Assessment. I watched videos of him in my Educ class Differentiated Instruction, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teacher Video, Class Teacher, Teacher Hacks, Assessment For Learning, Learning Targets
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Rick Wormeli: Redos, Retakes, and Do-Overs, Part One

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Elliot Eisner, a Chicago High School art teacher turned Professor of Art Education at Stanford University, developed a lidy of lessons that capture the importance of teaching the arts. High School Art, Middle School Art, Why Is Art Important, Importance Of Art Education, Arte Elemental, Art Doodle, Classe D'art, Art Handouts, Art Projects
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10 Lessons the Arts Teach

Show and Tell with the Active Learner Infographic (Teaching Tips) Teach Like A Pirate, Visual Thinking, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking, Brain Based Learning, Learning Process, Student Learning, Instructional Design, Instructional Planning
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Show and Tell with the Active Learner - Blackboard Blog

Q: How do you engage today’s active learner? A: Use an image! As you prepare to go back to school, we thought we’d share some important data about just how much students retain. The bad news – it’s just a fraction! The good news – visual aids can dramatically increase the fraction! Take a look… […]

build your own free social media command center: free tools to listen, engage and respond - a good overview in this infographic. Social Marketing, Marketing Digital, Internet Marketing, Content Marketing, Online Marketing, Marketing Ideas, Business Marketing, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology
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Infographic: Growing Up With Technology | Getting Smart

Technology is transforming today's educational landscape, reaching children's fingers before they reach their shoes. According to the infographic below from, 70% of children between the ages of 2-5 can use a computer mouse, while only 11% can tie their own shoes. Today's generation is growing up with technology, proving to reject traditional beliefs about how people learn. 90% of students think tablets help them study more efficiently, and cause them to read 1.5 more books…

Teacher Andrew McKenzie agreed to turn his white mustache bright blue if students raised 200 dollars for charity: water creative-fundraising Christina Noble, Thoughts On Education, Charity Water, Ovarian Cancer Awareness, Important People, Tomorrow Will Be Better, Community Events, Bake Sale, Educational Activities
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The Westerly Sun is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering all local news, sports and community events in the Southern Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut area

Play helps build emotional development, social development, physical development and cognitive development. Kids will be stronger in different areas. Each type of development changes throughout time and age.

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play.

A Students Take on the Flipped Classroom by Harrison Mendel

A Students Take on the Flipped Classroom

A Students Take on the Flipped Classroom by Harrison Mendel

At the center of twenty-first century learning are engaged students and inspired teacher-librarians. Join us! Library Lessons, Library Books, Superhero Classroom Theme, Teacher Librarian, Library Activities, Elementary Library, School Videos, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Reading

Dav Pilkey PSA: Reading Gives You Superpowers | 2012

Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants series, explains how Reading Gives You Superpowers! and

Remember clapping the erasers for the teacher? Trademark Lawyer, Us School, School Stuff, Thing 1, Mom Day, High School Graduation, Our Kids, Teaching English, Childhood Memories
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Top 12 Things You Learned In School That Your Students Won’t

For better or worse, some lessons are disappearing from the curriculum. Here are 12 things you learned in school that may not be taught today:

What should school districts do for children who turn 5 in the fall? Should they be sent to kindergarten, preschool, or a transitional kindergarten program? Michigan and California take different approaches, as described in this article from MichiganLive. Thoughts On Education, Student Home, Transitional Kindergarten, Fall Baby, School District, Classroom Ideas, Michigan, Up, Preschool
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While Michigan keeps 'fall babies' home, California schools create a new grade

“Transitional kindergarten” will open this August in many California districts for children who turn 5 between Sept. 1 and Dec. 2. A new Michigan law keeps those students home.

Why Good Teachers — Not Good Videos — Are Key To The ‘Flipped’ Classroom. Very interesting idea! Thoughts On Education, Education Today, Art Education, Teaching Technology, Educational Technology, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Instructional Technology, Instructional Strategies

Why Good Teachers — Not Good Videos — Are Key To The 'Flipped' Classroom

An Indiana teacher, who has emerged as a spokesperson for the