Sunday, August 28, 2016

Bookmarks of Note (weekly)

    • Editable person
    • being willing to listen and change our perspective: being willing to change our mind when interacting with someone with a different worldview
    • Narrated practice:
    • making our own processes explicit.
    • Making ourselves vulnerable:
    • sharing half-baked thoughts with others, challenging dominant discourses while putting selves at risk, allowing others to see us as who we are
    • Negotiation of knowledge:
    • encouraging open conversations as opposed to polished knowledge sharing
    • Tip #1: Save all course-related information into Evernote, then organize into notebooks and notebook stacks
    • Tip #2: Use audio recorded lectures to review for exams
    • Tip #3: Scan study notes into Evernote so you can review them later on your phone
    • Tip #4: Create templates for recurring notes 
    • Tip #6: Make Evernote a personal knowledge base for both academic and extracurricular notes
    • POWER RESEARCHING
    • MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTIONS
    • ASK THEM ABOUT THEIR PASSIONS
    • BUILD A LEARNING ECOLOGY
    • Create a to-do list for today.
    • Turn on some inspiring music.
    • Turn off the social web.
    • Do one task at a time.
    • Batch similar tasks together.
    • Take breaks, including naps.
    • Rinse and repeat.
      • In the poll, some 1,000 U.S. adults were asked when they're at their best on a typical day. Their answers:

      • Morning (5 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.): 55 percent
    • They were also asked what hour of the day was their personal best. Their top three hours were 10 a.m., 9 a.m., and 8 a.m.
    • Change your story.
    • Determine what’s at stake.
    • Plan your sleep.
    • Use an alarm.
    • Turn on all the lights
    • Set out your clothes.
    • Drink a cup of coffee.
    • Enlist an accountability partner.
    • Commit to twenty-one days.
    • It must engage and exercise a core brain-based capacity or neural circuit identified to be relevant to real-life outcomes
    • It must target a performance bottleneck
    • A minimum “dose” of 15 hours total per targeted brain function
    • Continued practice is required for continued benefits.
    • It must engage and exercise a core brain-based capacity or neural circuit identified to be relevant to real-life outcomes.
      • The 13 activities are divided into four categories:

         
        •   Getting to Know Student Strengths and Skills
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        •   Setting the Tone
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        •   Discovering How They Work Together
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        •   Having Fun!
    • Following directions.
    • Learning styles survey
    • A world of change.
    • Time capsule.
    • A video keepsake.
    • Sticks and stones ...
    • Illustrated student reflections.
    • Surveys and graphs.
    • Back-to-school ABC book.
    • Back to School Activities
    • HighlightsTM Magazine
    • High FiveTM Magazine
    • Hello Magazine
      • Grapple's task management software helps you:

         
           
        • Improve inter-office communication
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        • Keep everyone aligned on deadlines and updates
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        • Reduce lengthy email threads
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        • Increase team efficiency and collaboration
      • Our task management software includes:

         
           
        • Advanced 256-bit Encryption
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        • In-App File Storage
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        • Intuitive Interfaces
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        • Built-In GPS Tracking
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        • Calendar Views for Planning Events and Tasks
    • First Day Picture
    • First Day Special Breakfast
    • Movie Night
    • Special Notes or Treats
    • Back-to-School Party
    • One Last Summer Adventure
    • New School Year’s Goals
    • Growth Chart
    • After-School Surprise

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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