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Pinterest. Teaching Growth Mindset with @sylviaduckworth Sketchnote. 10 Rules For Making An Infographic Effective & Viral. Advertisement We share a lot of infographics here on Bit Rebels.

10 Rules For Making An Infographic Effective & Viral

It’s because we feel it’s one of the most optimized ways to share important information in bite-sized chunks so that consuming it all doesn’t take up too much time. Sometimes an infographic goes viral, and there are of course several reasons and factors that go into that. In order for an infographic to become popular, it’s important to know how to design it. These 10 rules could help push any infographic into popularity. There are situations where an infographic can look absolutely horrible, yet still it catches people’s eye and goes viral. The 10 rules presented in this infographic called 10 Rules That Make An Infographic Cool, Effective And Viral, are sure ways to make your infographic appeal to a whole lot more people. Among these is the importance of identifying both your goals and the audience. Avalanche Infographics’ 10 Rules (Click Infographic To Enlarge) Via: [] 21st Century Information Fluency. “Resist Googling” & 5 Other Strategies For Meaningful Modern Research.

“Resist Googling” & 5 Other Strategies For Meaningful Modern Research by Jane Healey, Ph.D It’s the start of a new school year, and many teachers will be planning research projects for their classes.

“Resist Googling” & 5 Other Strategies For Meaningful Modern Research

Inquiry-based learning is one of the current buzz phrases, meaning students should ask and answer questions as a primary method in the classroom. Get Your Grok On. A tool-strand post in an ongoing 2-strand series about Information Literacy How can we foster a “slow search” approach that maximizes what we don’t know through discovery?

Get Your Grok On

How can we take advantage of what we don’t know and use it more effectively in developing a search strategy? How can the quest for quality also be built into the quest for information? Fact or Fiction? Kids like to search Google—and they think they are pretty good at it.Kids like to search Google using questions instead of keywords, terms or concepts.Kids expect to get acceptable answers to their questions—and tend to accept what they get. Fostering Student Questions: Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning. Ramsey Musallam’s TED Talk on his "3 Rules to Spark Learning" inspires the need to foster students' curiosity.

Fostering Student Questions: Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning

As educators, we want them to ask questions and explore their ideas, which can lead to a rich inquiry-based classroom. From young children whose mantra for everything is "Why? " to teens that require effective inquiry skills as part of their preparation for successful post-secondary life, this need is high. But our challenge is where to begin. Here are four protocols to help jump-start a culture of fostering student inquiry that, in turn, fosters questions and ideas. 1. The Question Formulation Technique offers a starting place to teach students how to construct questions that meet their needs. 2.

One challenge to generating substantive questions and ideas is getting every student's voice heard. What Does Inquiry Look Like in Kindergarten? The children were engaged in the inquiry process while observing the properties of water.

What Does Inquiry Look Like in Kindergarten?

As they worked at learning centres the teacher invited interested children to come and discuss what they know about water and its colour. The children made comments which reflected their emerging understanding of the properties of water. These comments then acted as the basis for which to lead the investigation. The children were then prompted to wonder whether the water is the same colour as the white carnation flower. Chris Lehmann - Inquiry: The Very First Step In the Process of Learning. Chris Lehmann is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy (SLA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Chris Lehmann - Inquiry: The Very First Step In the Process of Learning

In November of 2012, Chris was named one of Dell's #Inspire100 - one of the 100 people changing the world using Social Media. In April of 2012, Chris won the Lindback Award for Excellence in Principal Leadership in the School District of Philadelphia. In September of 2011, Chris was honored by the White House as a Champion of Change for his work in education reform. SLA is built on the notion that inquiry is the very first step in the process of learning. Developed in partnership with The Franklin Institute and its commitment to inquiry-based science, SLA provides a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum with a focus on science, technology, mathematics and entrepreneurship.

Jump to: Resources | Chat & Group Notes | Questions | Participants. The Inquiry Approach to Learning - Early Learning. 1. systematic instruction in skills students need to learn2. investigative approach to USE these skills in another context.

The Inquiry Approach to Learning - Early Learning

The inquiry approach really focuses on the HOW we learn/find out rather then just focusing on content. It is concerned with acquiring the skills of learning. The approach is centred around finding possible solutions to a problem. In other words, investigating a question posed. Great Teaching Means Letting Go. Great Teaching Means Letting Go by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education My greatest learning as a teacher came on the soccer field.

Great Teaching Means Letting Go

We had been working for a few weeks on the same key ‘moves’ on the field related to creating ‘space’. After a few practices, the team looked good in the drills – they’ve got it! Next two games? There are two vital lessons here about learning: Transfer is the bottom-line goal of all learning, not scripted behavior.Transfer means that a learner can draw upon and apply from allof what was learned, as the situation warrants, not just do one move at a time in response to a prompt. In a word: autonomy. Put negatively, the more coaches and teachers prompt/remind/scaffold, over and over, without a deliberate and explicit plan for release of responsibility, the more students will flounder in situations demanding autonomy. Everywhere I go I see way too much scaffolded and prompted teaching – through twelfth grade.