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Teach Elements—Online Professional Development Courses

Teach Elements—Online Professional Development Courses

Cómo gestionar tus referencias bibliográficas (Mendeley + Dropbox + GoodReader) La gestión de referencias bibliográficas y de los documentos en PDF es fundamental para cualquier persona que se dedique a la investigación y, de forma más general, para cualquier persona en proceso de aprendizaje que deba gestionar información en este formato. En el presente artículo voy a explicar la parte de mi Entorno Personal de Aprendizaje que aborda esta área tan crucial para mi trabajo. Parto de la base de que existen otras alternativas. La siguiente combinación de aplicaciones y dispositivos es la que actualmente yo utilizo. En concreto los dispositivos con los que ahora trabajo son Mac (MacBook Pro, iPad e iPhone), si bien las aplicaciones que utilizo son multiplataforma (o existen alternativas) con lo que no debería haber problema a la hora de adaptarlas a otro entorno. Para funcionar necesitas disponer de las siguiente aplicaciones: Mendeley es un gestor de referencias bibliográficas que integra las funcionalidades de una red social de investigadores. Mendeley en la nube

Part One: Ten Steps… Transforming Past Lessons For the 21st Century Digital Classroom Welcome to this four part series devoted to bringing curriculum to the digital era. In this series of posts I want to walk you through ten practical steps I have found helpful in transforming yesterday’s lessons into 21st century digital treasures! I even include some awesome links that you will find useful in the process! Before introducing this goldmine of resources… I want to thank you for continuing to return and for continuing to share this blog with others. If you haven’t subscribed, please take a moment to do so. You will be guaranteed future posts by subscribing by either RSS or email. Quick Note – I have been getting a lot of request asking if I will make a visit to your school, organization, or conference. Introduction I travel across the country presenting and in-servicing teachers and continually post to this Blog various ways to infuse 21st century skills and technology into the curriculum. Part One: Steps One through Three…. Links For Critical Thinking Evaluation Like this:

Qué es Big Data y por qué interesa al Social Media y los negocios Evolucionar y ser capaces de responder a las tendencias de mercado y negocio es la clave para mantenernos al día y dar respuesta a los cambios que se producen en nuestro entorno, de otro modo, corremos el riesgo de estancarnos, quedarnos atrás y perder nuestra cuota de mercado. Renovarse o perecer. Por ello es esencial que conozcamos las tendencias que expertos y grandes consultoras especializadas detectan e investigan, entre las cuales, para 2013, parecen ser claras ganadoras el Mobile Marketing, el Social TV, el Social Commerce, el Marketing de Contenidos y el Big Data. Pero ¿qué es el big data y por qué es interesante para los Medios Sociales? Se trata pues de, en primer lugar, recopilar datos, de establecer medios y herramientas que nos faciliten la monitorización y medición, y no sólo hablo de Redes Sociales, sino de datos en general que faciliten a las empresas un mejor conocimiento de sus áreas de negocio y por ende, mejore sus estrategias y toma de decisiones tácticas.

Going Deep: STEM in the Connected Classroom “Everybody in this room understands that our nation’s success depends on strengthening America’s role as the world’s engine of discovery and innovation. And that leadership tomorrow depends on how we educate our students today—especially in science, technology, engineering, and math.” – President Obama to a gathering of CEOs, scientists, teachers, and others. September 16, 2010 My timing is impeccable! I’d have to confess though that this attention also worries me. If any of this sounds familiar, it’s the same approach and attitude that led to technology getting a shady reputation in education. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is not a separate subject, and you don’t “do” STEM just by doing any one of its pieces. STEM demands that we teach lessons and pursue projects that connect all the subjects represented in its acronym. The STEM connection A STEM unit often starts off with a science activity that introduces the concept and leads to the initial research.

A Economia do futuro, como será? A nossa atual economia (muito pouco econômica) já levou porrada de todos os lados. Políticos, empreendedores, investidores e, frequentemente, até economistas. Cá entre nós, a boa ideia inicial do sistema já foi pro brejo. Isso você já sabe. Como você também sabe, na LUZ a ideia é sempre mostrar possíveis soluções ao invés de ficar apontando problemas. Assine nossa newsletter Receba ferramentas de gestão gratuitas toda semana! Uma das grandes questões que temos para ser respondidas é: qual a nova definição de progresso e como nos organizaremos para isso? Intrigado por esse assunto, me deparei por iniciativas como o FIB (Felicidade Interna Bruta), que divide a vida em várias esferas e mede, tanto com números quanto questionários, quão feliz o povo está. Qual é a solução real então? A solução está no FIB, está no HPI, como está também em diversos outros métodos, mas o que interessa aqui não é dialogarmos sobre que método é o certo, porque vai limitar o nosso horizonte. O que você acha?

Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity! A recent blog by Grant Wiggins affirmed what I have long believed about creativity: it is a 21st-century skill we can teach and assess. Creativity fosters deeper learning, builds confidence and creates a student ready for college and career. However, many teachers don't know how to implement the teaching and assessment of creativity in their classrooms. While we may have the tools to teach and assess content, creativity is another matter, especially if we want to be intentional about teaching it as a 21st-century skill. In a PBL project, some teachers focus on just one skill, while others focus on many. Here are some strategies educators can use tomorrow to get started teaching and assessing creativity -- just one more highly necessary skill in that 21st-century toolkit. Quality Indicators If you and your students don't unpack and understand what creativity looks like, then teaching and assessing it will be very difficult. Activities Targeted to Quality Indicators Model Thinking Skills

PLOS Problem Solving with Design Thinking with Mary Cantwell "Think of today as a prototype. What would you change?" Tim Brown Session Description: Join us for a conversation about design thinking, a holistic approach to problem-solving. Design Thinking | Could this be (the only) authentic 21st century pedagogy? Design Thinking is a process for practical, creative resolution of problems or issues that looks for an improved future result. To Get Started: Read What is Design Thinking? Encouraging Empathy Then... Additional Ways to Deepen Your Understanding of Design Thinking Videos: Articles + Books: Design Thinking Schools / Programs / Initiatives: Purely for Fun (Yet Very Useful) Jornal Nacional - Maior rede de supermercados da Grã-Bretanha vende hambúrguer com carne de cavalo A Comissão de Direitos Humanos da ONU fez mais um apelo para que os responsáveis pela violência na Síria sejam julgados por crimes contra a humanidade. Navi Pillay cobrou mais ação do Conselho de Segurança. Comissão de Direitos Humanos da ONU faz apelo para diminuir violênc... Acompanhado da primeira dama, Barack Obama ajudou na reforma de uma escola de ensino fundamental em Washington. Presidente dos Estados Unidos dedica sábado ao trabalho voluntário Nos últimos dois anos, os criminosos desviaram mais de R$ 2 milhões. Polícia do Rio prende quadrilha que roubava contas bancárias na int... Um grupo de cidadões criou um movimento em Pernambuco que incentiva a captura de tubarões no estado. Incentivo à pesca de tubarões revolta ambientalistas em Pernambuco O calor e a alta umidade vão continuar provocando temporais. Domingo (20) deve ter chuva na maior parte do país O líder político Ahmed Dogan discursava na convenção do partido quando um atirador surge de arma em punho e causa uma confusão.

The Curriculum Corner’s Teaching Management Binder Organize your world! Use these printable pages to organize your life as a teacher. Print, hole punch and add tabs to your binder. Choose your cover page and you’re ready to start your year! We have included many different cover choices to help you make your binder match your personality. Cover Pages Contact Information & Daily Organizational Items Class Contact Info Parent Communication Log Parent Communication Log #2 Missing Assignments Log Assignment Check Off Sheet Study Trip Organizer & Check Off Transportation List Behavior Documentation Log Expense Tracking Sheet **Two ways to use the Assignment Check Off Sheet – Simply print off the page and handwrite student names and assignments OR open the Word document, type the student names & assignments and continue to save it on your computer as you update the sheet. Lesson Planning Curriculum Framework A great way to guide your lesson plans. Literacy Center Planning Sheet This is designed to help you plan your small group literacy centers.

30+ Free and Inspiring Blogger Templates Showcasing the designs of Blogger template designers has been a regular feature on Blogger Buster. Each time I compile a collection of Blogger templates, I am fascinated to see the variety of free designs available. But after seeing some of the free designs available in 2012, this time I'm truly awed. Having discovered (and of course, bookmarked) some truly amazing Blogger template designers, I present more than 30 of my favourite templates for 2012 with full template screenshots and links to the designers' sites. P.S. Don't forget to check out some of the older Blogger template collections! 1. A clean minimalist template which is customizable through the Blogger Template Designer. Demo | Download 2. Designed by Compartdisimo, this is a stunning template in which images are automatically transformed to be circular in appearance. Demo | Download 3. A stunning design by Loefa-Cebook which includes an integrated slider on the home page. Demo | Download 4. Demo | Download 5. Demo | Download 6. 7.

25 TED Talks Perfect For Classrooms The 50 Best Sources of Free STEM Education Online 12.05K Views 0 Likes Colleges, universities, and other educational forums in your community can be excellent places to learn more about a variety of STEM topics, but there is also a wealth of educational material available on the web for those who prefer to learn at their own pace or take a more individual approach. Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle - Scott Edinger by Scott Edinger | 9:00 AM January 17, 2013 In my nearly 20 years of work in organization development, I’ve never heard anyone say that a leader communicated too much or too well. On the contrary, the most common improvement suggestion I’ve seen offered up on the thousands of 360 evaluations I’ve reviewed over the years is that it would be better if the subject in question learned to communicate more effectively. What makes someone a good communicator? There’s no mystery here, not since Aristotle identified the three critical elements — ethos, pathos, and logos. — thousands of years ago. Ethos is essentially your credibility — that is, the reason people should believe what you’re saying. Pathos is making an emotional connection — essentially, the reason people believe that what you’re saying will matter to them. But all the authority and empathy in the world won’t really help you if people don’t understand what you’re talking about or how you came to your conclusions.

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