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How Tweens Use Digital Media to Develop Their Identities | MindShift

How Tweens Use Digital Media to Develop Their Identities | MindShift | 21 century education | Scoop.it

Our kids will have a different digital mindset to the next generation and so on.  How do you even plan to make changes in education when technology keeps moving at such a pace!

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Does The Online Education Revolution Mean The Death Of The Diploma?

Does The Online Education Revolution Mean The Death Of The Diploma? | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Education is changing, and it’s changing fast. Anyone can put together a personalized educational experience via digital textbooks accessible by iPad, video learning from top university faculty, or peer-led discussion.
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Africa and America - How Does Culture Impact Teaching - AllAfrica.com

Africa and America - How Does Culture Impact Teaching - AllAfrica.com | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Africa and America - How Does Culture Impact TeachingAllAfrica.comThis concept is and remains the foundation of my education philosophy - both for the classroom, and in my public education undertakings.
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Cool Tools: Easy-to-Use Applications for Creating Your Own Ebooks — The Digital Shift | Eclectic Technology

Cool Tools: Easy-to-Use Applications for Creating Your Own Ebooks — The Digital Shift | Eclectic Technology | 21 century education | Scoop.it

Technology has changed what it means to be an author and how people can discover your work. Today, anyone with a computer and Internet access can create an ebook, which is great news for schools. Richard Byrne shares some cool tools for creating ebooks. 

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Open Educational Resources Expand Educational Inequalities « Educational Technology Debate

Open Educational Resources Expand Educational Inequalities « Educational Technology Debate | 21 century education | Scoop.it

Open Educational Resources Expand Educational Inequalitiesl Inequalities « Educational Technology Debate: http://t.co/xfOKDMIX via @AddThis... 

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Infographic - Six Emerging Educational Technologies

Infographic - Six Emerging Educational Technologies | 21 century education | Scoop.it

The 2011 Horizon report identified six new technologies that will affect teaching and learning in the K-12 education community over the next five years. "Four to five years for Personal Learning Environments to have an impact?" perhaps the Horizon report predictions on impact is already due for an update.? Many innovative teachers are already harnessing these tools to to reframe the information landscape of the traditional classroom.


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Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil | Video on TED.com

Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil | Video on TED.com | 21 century education | Scoop.it
TED Talks What does environmental devastation actually look like? At TEDxVictoria, photographer Garth Lenz shares shocking photos of the Alberta Tar Sands mining project -- and the beautiful (and vital) ecosystems under threat.
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Mooresville School District, a Laptop Success Story

Mooresville School District, a Laptop Success Story | 21 century education | Scoop.it
A North Carolina school district has quietly emerged as a model digital school, with thousands of laptops issued to students and test scores up across the board.
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In Finland, Students Win When Teachers Compete - Health Care News

In Finland, Students Win When Teachers Compete - Health Care News | 21 century education | Scoop.it
In Finland, Students Win When Teachers CompeteHealth Care NewsBut apparently they don't understand either the conditions that produced these benefits or that the motivational elements of choice and competition are simply in different parts of the...
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FAQ - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

FAQ - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills | 21 century education | Scoop.it

 Learn how to prepare your students for 21 century learning by following some of the principles in this website.

What is the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)? Who are your members? What is the Framework for Learning in the 21st Century?
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Tapping Your Inner Spielberg With a Software Assist - New York Times

Tapping Your Inner Spielberg With a Software Assist - New York Times | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Tapping Your Inner Spielberg With a Software AssistNew York Times... it weaves them together with smooth transitions, and if you add photos, iMovie automatically adds movement to them via the “Ken Burns” panning effect.
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Media Awareness Network (MNet) | Reports and Publications on Digital Literacy 2012

Media Awareness Network (MNet) | Reports and Publications on Digital Literacy 2012 | 21 century education | Scoop.it

Download MNet research reports (pdf versions) from the Media network on digital awareness amongst Canadian students. and what government should be creating in the global arena...

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A Tech-Happy Professor Reboots After Hearing His Teaching Advice Isn't Working - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Tech-Happy Professor Reboots After Hearing His Teaching Advice Isn't Working - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Wesch talks technology and non technology in classroom spaces and community http://t.co/gq89ygag #technology #pedagogy...
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Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It

Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It | 21 century education | Scoop.it
A new survey considers the intellectual future of the millennial generation.
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Kids reach for a piece of the Pi

Kids reach for a piece of the Pi | 21 century education | Scoop.it
The Raspberry Pi, which goes on sale today, is expected by some to revolutionise ICT education. Will it work? (BBC News - Raspberry Pi computer: Can it get kids into code?
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A Look Inside the Digital Lives of Tweens | MindShift

A Look Inside the Digital Lives of Tweens | MindShift | 21 century education | Scoop.it

This story of two young tweens makes you wonder how much supervised time on the net is okay for this age group and where we as adults need to be vigilant.  Are our kids getting too much?  At this age I am thinking yes they are.

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Pippa's Homeschool and Library Blog: Editing Tools using Titanpad, and Scribblar, with Guest April Mcleod.

Pippa's Homeschool and Library Blog: Editing Tools using Titanpad, and Scribblar, with Guest April Mcleod. | 21 century education | Scoop.it

Discover some new editing tools with Pippa and April as they share Titanpad and Scribblar! 

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Educational Origami - Global Digital Citizen – the role of the teacher

Educational Origami - Global Digital Citizen – the role of the teacher | 21 century education | Scoop.it

What makes a great teacher?  Learn about ethical, digital citizenship and how to protect your students online. 

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Can Digital Technology Improve the Classroom Experience ...

It seems like there is a new smartphone, tablet, social media app or some other digital gadget hitting the shelves every week, laced with promises to make your life easier, more engaging and more fun.
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Special education: No exceptions for the 21st century - Examiner.com

Special education: No exceptions for the 21st century - Examiner.com | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Special education: No exceptions for the 21st centuryExaminer.comIn 2009, New Jersey adopted the revised core curriculum standards for Social Studies, Science, Performing/Visual Arts, World Languages, Comprehensive Health & Physical Education, as ...
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Guest Column: Quality education more than adopting latest gimmick - Rockford Register Star

Guest Column: Quality education more than adopting latest gimmick - Rockford Register Star | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Lexington Herald LeaderGuest Column: Quality education more than adopting latest gimmickRockford Register StarWe also have a HUGE number of schools that are promoting new technology as their definition of a 21st-century education.
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The Classroom Is Broken - Huffington Post (blog)

The Classroom Is Broken - Huffington Post (blog) | 21 century education | Scoop.it
The Classroom Is BrokenHuffington Post (blog)This is a pretty sad state of affairs, especially considering the fact that the state of the art in pedagogy tells us that the current system is just about the least effective way to teach.
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Digital Technology Is Literally Rewiring Our Childrens Brains & They Will Function And Learn Differently…

Digital Technology Is Literally Rewiring Our Childrens Brains & They Will Function And Learn Differently… | 21 century education | Scoop.it

I believe the effects of the Digital Age on our children if not addressed soon will create discontent among the youth and their learning abilities. This Ted Talk will have you thinking about time and the pace of life in a different way!"

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Flipped Classroom A New Learning Revolution

Flipped Classroom A New Learning Revolution | 21 century education | Scoop.it

There has been a growing buzz around a recently coined phrase " Flipped Classroom". This term starts to take root in education as more and more educators are discovering it. So what is this all about and what are its advantages in learning and teaching?


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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, August 27, 2013 7:41 AM

introductory ideas on flipping the classroom.

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Collaborative Authoring and Communication Tools Help Writers ...

Collaborative Authoring and Communication Tools Help Writers ... | 21 century education | Scoop.it
By David Kowalsky, Guest Editor Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed with trying to keep track of all the versions of a document that are being sent back-and-forth by you and your work colleagues by email?
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