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What does it mean to think?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Weisbrot Aug 31, 2013. 4 Replies

We ask our learners to do this everyday, but can we really reduce thinking to a singular action?I prepared this Prezi as a mind purge one day about what it means to think.…Continue

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Spiraling the curriculum to get sticky learning | Kristin Phillips | TEDxKitchenerED

"She hits on elementary basic skills. As a middle school teacher this would have problems as is noted for NGSS's bundling. Yes multiple exposures is best practice yet with upper sciences you end up going a mile wide and an inch deep. You would…"
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Spiraling the curriculum to get sticky learning | Kristin Phillips | TEDxKitchenerED

Kristin is a school principal who is passionate about working with teachers to help students learn in a way that sticks through spiralling curriculum. Throug...
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VoiceThread (George) commented on Will Gourley's blog post A little bit about TED Ed Clubs originally published on What and Why are Everything
"Hi, Will! Thanks for sharing this. I've been to a few TED-Ed events and I like meeting all the people as well. To me, the best part was the pre-talk mingling and the lunch. I got to talk with some of the speakers and just as importantly I got…"
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A little bit about TED Ed Clubs originally published on What and Why are Everything

There is a tabloid magazine called the National Inquirer, or is it Enquirer? Their tag line was, "Inquiring minds need to know." or was it enquiring?Nevertheless, before I digress towards distress there are a couple of prevailing thoughts I'd like to address.I am privileged to be taking part in TEDActive 2014 as a representative of…See More
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Will Gourley replied to Will Gourley's discussion What does it mean to think?
"Thanks for your post Sean. I will resize the image of the Thinker for sure.I think there is room to include the 5 to 10% idea to with some further links to support it going forward. Glad you like the videos too. My students love that song and like…"
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At the Crossroads of Youth, Age and Wisdom

Inspired by a Twitter conversation between George Couros and John Spencer on Aug. 14, 2013http://willgourley.edublogs.org/2013/08/15/at-the-crossroads-of-youth-age-and-wisdom/See More
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What does it mean to think?

We ask our learners to do this everyday, but can we really reduce thinking to a singular action?I prepared this Prezi as a mind purge one day about what it means to think.http://prezi.com/etc6lhfyugv-/think-again/Feel free to add your comments to take it further.See More
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A little bit about TED Ed Clubs originally published on What and Why are Everything

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 9:48pm 1 Comment

There is a tabloid magazine called the National Inquirer, or is it Enquirer? 

Their tag line was, "Inquiring minds need to know." or was it enquiring?

Nevertheless, before I digress towards distress there are a couple of prevailing thoughts I'd like to address.…

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At the Crossroads of Youth, Age and Wisdom

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Inspired by a Twitter conversation between George Couros and John Spencer on Aug. 14, 2013

http://willgourley.edublogs.org/2013/08/15/at-the-crossroads-of-youth-age-and-wisdom/

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