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14 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging

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Blogging with my students has been one of the most enriching educational experiences we have had this year...

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27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate ~ Mind/Shift ~ by Katrina Schwartz

27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate ~ Mind/Shift ~ by Katrina Schwartz | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Educator Mia MacMeekin made this infographic about ways to inspire students to think more deeply about how innovation applies to them. It’s a helpful way to begin a conversation about what it means to innovate, a word that sometimes seems to belong in the adult domain of business and is estranged from how students think about living their lives.

 

Excellent! - JL


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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, May 10, 12:41 PM

Learning to approach a topic from different directions/mindsets can produce new and different results.

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This infographic helps students see the value of innovation within their learning. Most of the ideas shared apply beyond the classroom as well.

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DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup

DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Why wait for formal environments, when there are so many opportunities to learn new skills on your own? We've compiled a list of the best resources for do-it-yourself PD to get you started.
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Perfecting your school’s creative learning space - Innovate My School

Perfecting your school’s creative learning space - Innovate My School | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it

 

If schoolchildren are to meet their learning potential, they’ll require the right surroundings for mental stimulation. Ben Lord of Pod Space introduces a fun, informative infographic that shows school staff how this can be achieved.

 

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Based in the UK, but the students are students everywhere.

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10 (Extra Cheesy) Math Jokes Explained

10 (Extra Cheesy) Math Jokes Explained | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
If you're a math teacher looking for some cheesy yet relevant material, a giant math nerd, or simply a lover of lame jokes - check out these punny math images: 1. One of the basic trigonometric rul...
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4 Google Drive Tools Teachers Should Have

4 Google Drive Tools Teachers Should Have | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it

In today's post we are sharing with you four important Chrome apps to enhance your  productivity on Google Drive. We have already reviewed each of these apps in separate posts in the past and we thought it would be practical to aggregate them in a single page for anyone to instantly access and use. Some of the things you will be able to do with these apps include: the ability to save web content and screenshots right into your Drive, a quicker way to access and create all types of files on Drive, view and edit Microsoft files on Drive, and the ability to sync and manage all your files in the cloud directly from your Google Drive page.


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Wendy Zaruba-Lundene's curator insight, April 13, 4:41 PM

Here are some great tips for your Google drive

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers ~ Fractus Learning ~ Wade Gegan

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers ~ Fractus Learning ~ Wade Gegan | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
There are a LOT of great books for teachers out there. Picking just fifty is no easy feat but we’ve done our best to cover the best books for teachers from five different angles. Now all of these are exceptional reads. They are in no particular order. Number one is just as great a resource as number fifty. So take a browse through the list or jump direct to your area of interest.

Inspiration
Leadership
Educational Psychology
Learning Culture
Practice

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9 Things to Do to Grow As a Leader

9 Things to Do to Grow As a Leader | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it

Corporations, governments, universities and global development organizations alike have released research highlighting a shortage of quality leaders. However, more than ever before, the need for globally-minded leaders is at an all-time high. While leadership is not something that is developed overnight, it is a skill that can be developed. The following tips are proven to help you grow as a globally-minded leader:


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Isabelle Mayor's curator insight, March 8, 9:42 AM

J'aime le point 4 ! On peut toujours apprendre, non ?

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Stephen Downes: Half an Hour: Ten Key Takeaways from Tony Bates

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour: Ten Key Takeaways from Tony Bates | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Like pretty much everyone else in the field I've been immensely enjoying Tony Bates's work-in-progress, an online open textbook called Teaching in a Digital Age.

Having said that, I think my perspective is very different from his, and this summary post offers me an opportunity to highlight some of those differences. So in what follows, the key points (in italics) are his, while the text that follows is my discussion.

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Lots to think about!

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 23, 1:18 AM

Two strong points of view: bound to trigger your thinking!

Ann Luzeckyj's curator insight, February 26, 5:26 PM

Not strictly related to first year but interesting 

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Amanda Ronan: How to Get Your Class Online & Maintain Student Privacy | Edudemic

Amanda Ronan: How to Get Your Class Online & Maintain Student Privacy | Edudemic | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
So what’s a teacher to do? If you plan lessons that involve students using online programs and apps, you’re likely to hit the campus firewall or possibly even risk compromising your students’ privacy. Yet, if you keep your lessons offline, you know you’re missing a huge opportunity to engage students by using technology in meaningful, real-world ways. Well, never fear, because we’ve got all of the answers you seek. Follow these steps to get your class online and using popular apps, without worrying about keeping student data private.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 17, 1:59 PM

Review the  5 Steps for Protecting Student Privacy now. Save a great deal of time and heartache later.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Read and Download 250+ Art Books from the Getty Museum

Free Technology for Teachers: Read and Download 250+ Art Books from the Getty Museum | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it

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eJobs: The MUSE: 10 Words to Remove From Your LinkedIn Profile (and What to Add Instead)

eJobs: The MUSE: 10 Words to Remove From Your LinkedIn Profile (and What to Add Instead) | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Words Not to Use on Your LinkedIn Profile - The Muse: Before you dig up a thesaurus, read this.

 

You can probably guess what they are. To help confirm your suspicions, LinkedIn recently released the top 10 most overused profile buzzwords.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 18, 11:53 AM

If you are an online teacher or instructional designer without a LinkedIn account it is time for a change. If you have a LinkedIn account read this article and consider revising your profile.  

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: An ongoing index of emerging learning models, theories, and technology for progressive teaching.

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Carolyn Wiberg's curator insight, February 23, 1:14 PM

Great dictionary of terminology in education to get started in aligning our definitions and understanding.

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36 Expert Theories About Social Media [Infographic]

36 Expert Theories About Social Media [Infographic] | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
When Fast Company asked 36 social media experts for their bite-sized philosophies on social media theory, answers ran the gamut, from the snarky and facetious to the downright serious. Take all of th…

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Jeremy Cooke's curator insight, February 16, 6:21 AM

easier said than done of course - but I get the drift OK ..

karen mcgrath's curator insight, February 27, 4:58 AM
A useful guide for the classroom
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7 Myths and Facts About Online Learning Infographic

7 Myths and Facts About Online Learning Infographic | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Now that the number of students taking at least one online course has surpassed 6.7 million it’s high time we dispel the myth and discover the truth about online learning. Via: www.myeducation.com

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Steve Vaitl's curator insight, May 13, 12:22 PM

Very nicely laid out infographic with great information!

ChristopherBell's curator insight, May 14, 10:47 PM

Awesome stuff to share with parents and graduating seniors!

Carlos Godoy Rodríguez's curator insight, May 15, 1:13 PM

7 mitos y realidades sobre la formación online.

 

Mito nro. 1, no se puede obtener un empleo acreditando un diploma logrado mediante aprobación de cursos en línea.  Reaalidad: 62% de los profesionales de RRHH creen que los diplomas obtenidos por cursos online son equivalentes o mejores que los logrados en universidades tradicionales.

 

Mito nro 2, sólo universidades de dudosa reputación ofrecen programas que se imparten totalmente en línea. Realidad: el porcentaje de instituciones que ofrecen programas completamente virtuales se ha duplicado en la última década hasta alcanzar 62.4%.

 

Mito nro. 3, los programas virtuales contribuyen con el aislamiento de sus estudiantes. Realidad: los cursos distribuídos en el formato presencial tradicional pueden también incentivar el aislamiento.

 

Mito nro. 4, obtener un diploma en línea es tomar el camino fácil. Realidad: si bien es cierto que el formato eLearning es más flexible, ello no significa que los cursos dictados en ésta modalidad sean menos rigurosos.

 

Mito nro. 5, "Tengo todo el tiempo del mundo para culminar mi curso online". Realidad: si intenta retrazar indefinidamente el cumplimiento de las tareas asignadas en un curso online, muy problamente, no superá ese curso. La procastinación no funciona el mundo real ni en el virtual.

 

Mito nro. 6, usted no aprenderá mucho tomando cursos vía eLearning. Realidad: investigaciones recientes indican que no hay diferencias significativas entre los resultados de aprendizaje por estudios virtuales y el método presencial tradicional.

 

Mito nro. 7, puedo hacer fraude en los programas de formación online. Realidad: muchas escuelas online han implementado sistemas de protección antifraude. Algunas otras exigen la realización de exámenes presenciales a sus alumnos. ¡ El gran hermano siempre está observando...!

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Starting a School

Starting a School | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Self-directed learning SDL helps teachers target learning potentials & motivates students through online educational resources

 

Over the years, many people have inquired about the mechanics of starting a school that emphasizes self-directed learning. I launch programs but have never started a school. 

Fortunately, I know a number of people who have and I'm inviting them to contribute to this section. Anyone with a helpful idea is invited to send it in. 

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8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Among the top strategies for highly effective professional development are making it useful, making it relevant, and making sure that teachers start practicing it ASAP.

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Jim George's curator insight, April 25, 12:02 AM

See it, do it, teach it...

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35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it

Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam?

 

Decided to do away with Power Point presentations during your lectures?

 

Urged your students to memorize more in order to remember more?

 

If the answer is no, you may want to rethink your notions of psychology and its place in the learning environment.


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5 Ways Leaders Start Movements

5 Ways Leaders Start Movements | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Learn how leaders start movements in these 5 simple steps, demonstrated perfectly in this 3-minute video.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 10, 10:08 AM

Good stuff! Thanks to Tom D'Amico.

donhornsby's curator insight, April 11, 7:57 AM

(From the article): With the power of social media, it’s easy for leaders to shine a light on the movement. Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? Who started it? No one remembers, but that person is a true leader. Once you have a movement, share it with colleagues, friends, family and with the world. Remember, as Sivers explains, when the movement begins, others will join willingly, because most people will fear being left alone, if they fail to join the crowd. Again, consider the Ice Bucket Challenge. You had to join or risk being left out of one of the most powerful movements to come along in many years.

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5 killer ways to open up your next presentation

Did you know modern statistics state that you have 60 seconds or less to capture your audience’s attention? You’ve might have heard it before, but maybe not

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malek's comment, June 1, 2013 4:09 PM
True, it's all about grasping attention
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 21, 2013 9:14 AM

This is to the point.

 

Frans Droog's curator insight, August 17, 2013 1:48 AM

Dit zijn echt hele goede tips, voorzien van een overtuigende redenatie, om (nog) beter te presenteren.

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7 Brain-Based Ways to Communicate with Students | The Remind Blog

7 Brain-Based Ways to Communicate with Students | The Remind Blog | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it

We want our kids to be lifelong learners, to think more deeply about what they are learning in school, and to make connections to their own experiences. We want them to be engaged beyond the classroom, and it can happen with a short message.

I use Remind for things like returning signed forms or announcing a quiz, but the most important way I use the app is to prepare students for lessons by kindling thought the night before.


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Trends in distance education research: A content analysis of journals 2009-2013 | Bozkurt | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Trends in distance education research: A content analysis of journals 2009-2013 | Bozkurt | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Trends in distance education research: A content analysis of journals 2009-2013

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How to Help Students Develop the Growth Mindset With #20time

How to Help Students Develop the Growth Mindset With #20time | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
What students decide to create cannot be graded. No ifs, ands or buts. By not applying a grade to it, students are allowed to fail. They learn the power of failing forward...

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Ed Games Need To Fill in Assessment Gaps To Be Fully Useful -- THE Journal

Ed Games Need To Fill in Assessment Gaps To Be Fully Useful -- THE Journal | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
A joint study on game-playing in K-12 has found that educational game developers could improve the learning impact by making a few changes.

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How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World?

How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? | 21st C Learning | Scoop.it
Educators are always striving to find ways to make curriculum relevant in students’ everyday lives. More and more teachers are using social media around les
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