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Jun 28, 15

"Time Awareness and Time Tracking
How Much Time is Enough?
Taking Action
Time Shifting and Adjusting
Getting Started

Jun 28, 15

" you need a plan—something strategic, specific, and scheduled. Motivational speaker Earl Nightingale said, “If a person will spend one hour a day on the same subject for five years, that person will be an expert on that subject."

Mar 05, 14

"planning one's learning;
monitoring progress while implementing the plan; and
evaluating the outcome of the plan once it's completed. SRL cycle: - planning one's learning; monitoring progress while implementing the plan; and evaluating the outcome of the plan once it's completed.
the three phases of the SRL cycle, along with the central importance of reflection throughout the process

Jun 28, 15

"several specific ways that expert learners or self-regulated learners differ from less skilled learners. Expert learners: Control the learning process rather than become a victim of it Are active, not passive, in their approach to learning"

Sep 24, 13

The Web Literacy Standard comprises a map of competencies and skills that Mozilla and our community of stakeholders believe are important to pay attention to when getting better at reading, writing and participating on the web. The Web Literacy Standard is part of Mozilla’s ongoing goal to create a generation of webmakers – those who can not only elegantly consume but also write and participate on the web"

Oct 31, 13

A MOOC is a model of educational delivery that is, to varying degrees, massive, with theoretically no limit to enrollment; open, allowing anyone to participate, usually at no cost;
online, with learning activities typically taking place over the
web; and a course, structured around a set of learning goals
in a defined area of study.

Jun 27, 15

"Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation (AALF) is to ensure that all children have access to unlimited opportunities to learn anytime and anywhere and that they have the tools that make this possible. To achieve this, AALF helps schools develop visionary leadership and knowledgeable, innovative educators."

Apr 16, 15

The tablet has changed the landscape of classrooms around the world, from flipped learning to augmented reality.
A much needed balance between function and affordability, tablets of all shapes and sizes are being embraced by teachers in millions of different ways.

Oct 28, 13

"Anything Digital Can Be Seen, Manipulated, Experienced
With mobile devices, neither we, as educators, nor our students are limited to a single modality for presenting content or demonstrating understanding. Regardless of the device, the potential exists to create and consume images, audio, video, text and more."

Jun 25, 15

" Norman Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels, can help teachers meet that challenge. Depth of Knowledge (DoK) categorizes tasks according to the complexity of thinking required to successfully complete them."

Jun 10, 15

"Polyominoes is the general name given to plane shapes made by joining squares together. Note that the squares must be 'properly' joined edge to edge so that they meet at the corners.
Each type of polyomino is named according to how many squares are used to make it. So there are monominoes (1 square only), dominoes (2 squares), triominoes (3 squares), tetrominoes (4 squares), pentominoes (5 squares), hexominoes (6 squares) and so on."

Jun 10, 15

"HSG-GMD.B Visualize relationships between two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects"

Jun 04, 15

"Spatial Reasoning and STEM Success"

Jun 04, 15

"Think3d! promotes the spatial reasoning critical to success in math and science. Spatial thinking skills are an indispensible foundation for understanding math and science concepts and yet there is a recognized gap in spatial reasoning training, particularly for elementary age children. A sequence of three modules, the Think3d! curriculum targets 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. "

Jun 04, 15

"Origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper
folding, involves spatial thinking to both interpret and carry
out its instructions. As such, it has the potential to provide
spatial training (Taylor and Hutton under review). The
present work uses cognitive discourse analysis to reveal the
spatial thinking involved in origami and to suggest how it
may be beneficial for spatial training. Analysis of think-
aloud data while participants folded origami and its relation
to gender, spatial ability measures, and thinking style
suggest that one way that people profit from spatial training
is through the possibility to verbalize concepts needed to
solve-related spatial tasks."

Jun 04, 15

"The program, Think3d!, consists of six units in which students in grades 3-6 learn to fold origami and build paper structures, both from diagrams and by reverse- engineering from models. In the process, they learn to develop their own algorithms to explore and track how changes in the angle of a fold, for example, or in the number of cuts in a folded paper change the final sculpture."

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