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10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know - Teaching with iPad

10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know - Teaching with iPad | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it

"Are you relatively new to iPads in the classroom? Are you looking for some tips to help you navigate the new iOS 7? Today we take a look at 10 Features Every iPad Owner Should Know, so that you have the knowledge and confidence you need to shine in front of your students."


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Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, August 26, 2014 12:32 AM

saving this safely. iPads in school this year!

KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 26, 2014 9:04 AM

Very useful information!

Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, August 31, 2014 9:09 AM

I learned something new (not telling you what!) so it must be worth reading.

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Guy's Edu Blog: Four things your students can learn from watching Minecraft videos

Guy's Edu Blog: Four things your students can learn from watching Minecraft videos | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it

"My two youngest kids have been playing minecraft for quite a long time. For those who are not familiar with minecraft think of a game platform with lego like blocks of many kinds that allows you to create or explore worlds created by others.

This summer, however, my kids got hooked on YouTube videos documenting the adventures of of others online. An example can be the Dumb and Dumber videos for an example click on the pic to the right. "


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The learning standards are embedded in something they love. Magic.

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6 Ways Tech Will Change Education Forever

6 Ways Tech Will Change Education Forever | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
Want to know what college will look like in 10, 20, 30 years? Here are six predictions from some of the brightest minds in academia and business.

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Wow! Hit the nail on the head.

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Dionne's curator insight, November 25, 2013 4:36 PM

Some interesting insights here into what the future of universities may look like. Although I can see the potential in niche Polymath or Project Based specialist institutions it pains me that liberal arts continues to be diminished. The broad exposure to ideas and histories and thinking is a platform on which to build other skills.

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9 life lessons learned from video games

9 life lessons learned from video games | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
Sure, your teachers said you were wasting your potential playing hours and hours of video games, and mom despaired of you ever moving out of the basement, yet, if you devoted some deeper thought to those games during infrequent bathroom breaks, it...

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How To Add Rigor To Anything

How To Add Rigor To Anything | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, or Assessment.

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27 Easy Ways To Encourage Teamwork In School

27 Easy Ways To Encourage Teamwork In School | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
We're all in this together and figuring out how to encourage teamwork in school is something every administrator, teacher, and student should know how to do.
The post 27 Easy Ways To Encourage Teamwork In School appeared first on Edudemic.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, September 30, 2013 9:46 AM

Yet another awesome Infographic from Mia MacMeekin to print and hang in the classroom as a reminder of how teams really work.

Carey Leahy's curator insight, September 30, 2013 6:27 PM

Basic, good ideas as reminders.

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Free Technology for Teachers: The Shape of Life - Dozens of Biology Videos and Other Lesson Materials

Free Technology for Teachers: The Shape of Life - Dozens of Biology Videos and Other Lesson Materials | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
RT @markbarnes19: #edtech The Shape of Life - Dozens of Biology Videos and Other Lesson Materials http://t.co/HT7LrS2XcL

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11 Grammar Tips For Teachers And Students - Edudemic

11 Grammar Tips For Teachers And Students - Edudemic | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
It’s grammar time! The following grammar tips are all about good grammar, and the things that make me cringe. It’s a subject so dear to my heart that I snuck in an extra board.

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nicolaperry's curator insight, August 25, 2013 2:26 AM

I love the cacti! You might find the tips useful, too.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, September 23, 2013 5:43 AM

I like Grammar Bytes - http://chompchomp.com/, give it a look too!

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Useful teacher tools for esl teachers Vocabulary | Teach them English

Useful teacher tools for esl teachers Vocabulary | Teach them English | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it

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Chronicle: Conference & Gradebook

Chronicle: Conference & Gradebook | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it

Chronicle is no ordinary note-taking or conferring app. Utilizing the multi-media functionalities of the iOS platform, Chronicle surpasses traditional anecdotal notes. Whether taking pictures of student work, recording a student’s reading fluency, or videoing a group’s presentation, Chronicle’s user-friendly interface makes acquiring these forms of student data a snap. Chronicle makes it easy to display, playback and share detailed student assessment data. A tap of the screen gives feedback to parents, students and administrators: this helps to guide instructional next steps, set student goals and boost student achievement.


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Interesting.

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Common Core in Action: ELA

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Edutopia blogger Monica Burns suggests a few strategies and apps to integrate technology in curriculum aligned with the ELA Common Core.

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Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
What’s the opposite of scaffolding a lesson?

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Chris Carter's curator insight, September 19, 2013 9:31 AM

Scaffolding is essential.

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How to create your own audiobooks

How to create your own audiobooks | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it

For authors who want to use their own home equipment to narrate an audio version of their own books, or if you want to record your kids reading their favorite stories for posterity, you can do it with a microphone, and iPad and GarageBand.


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The Adventures of Library Girl: 27 Ways To Make This the Best Year Ever!

The Adventures of Library Girl: 27 Ways To Make This the Best Year Ever! | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
RT @MrSchuReads: 27 Ways to Make This the Best School Year Ever by @jenniferlagarde http://t.co/nvXSknzwK5

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 25, 2014 8:58 AM

Pair this awesome poster with the one made by Mia MacMeekin "27 Things Your Teacher-Librarian Does" for an interesting and motivating wall! Great advice from active and inspiring Tweeters!

Alison Roche Gray's curator insight, August 26, 2014 9:51 AM

for all my fellow librarians!!

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6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning | Innovativ...

6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning | Innovativ... | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it

What is 21st century learning, and how do networks and technology function within it?


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Video Games in School: Pros and Cons

Video Games in School: Pros and Cons | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
This infographic covers both pros and cons of usage of video games in school. Some exclusive advantages are as follows..

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ADHD Kids Often Show Autistic Traits - PsychCentral.com

ADHD Kids Often Show Autistic Traits - PsychCentral.com | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
ADHD Kids Often Show Autistic Traits PsychCentral.com ADHD Kids Often Show Autistic Traits Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often exhibit autistic traits, which can lead to even greater problems with socialization,...

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Teaching our children to love poetry | Mothering with Grace

Teaching our children to love poetry | Mothering with Grace | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
falling up poetry1. Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. ~ Edgar Allen Poe. Poetry has always resonated with me. When I was little I used to have this little book of poems that was my grandmothers.

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8 New Great Educational Web tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 New Great Educational Web tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
RT @NMHS_Principal: 8 New Great Educational Web tools for Teachers
http://t.co/lyKInBP8rh #edtech

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7 Ways My Classroom is Better Because I Connect - EdSurge

7 Ways My Classroom is Better Because I Connect - EdSurge | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
7 Ways My Classroom is Better Because I Connect
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I've spent three years on Twitter building relationships and co-moderating and participating in education chats. I am constantly ...

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103 Things to do Before/During/After Reading

103 ideas which can be applied to differents ages and levels. They will help students to become more involved in the stories they read and become more creative.


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Helen Davies's curator insight, September 24, 2013 1:51 PM

this looks like lots of great ideas for creativity and getting to grips with stories

Vannessa MissoVeness's curator insight, October 3, 2013 7:00 AM

A lovely list to share with my non-ESL colleagues.

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24 basics to know if you use Microsoft PowerPoint

24 basics to know if you use Microsoft PowerPoint | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
Did you know you can broadcast your slides over the web, or use your mouse as a laser pointer? Here are 24 handy tips for using PowerPoint.

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Mack James's curator insight, November 15, 2013 5:23 AM

always great to know more of what you use daily in the classroom

Ali Anani's curator insight, February 19, 2014 12:18 AM

Powerpoint tips, which are more than tips on the iceberg

Ali Anani's curator insight, February 19, 2014 12:19 AM

Powerpoint tips, which are more than tips on the iceberg

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4 Ways To Make Digital Portfolios With Students - Edudemic

4 Ways To Make Digital Portfolios With Students - Edudemic | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
There are a slew of free ways to make digital portfolios with students and for students. These are some of our favorites!

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12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
You probably already have a Google Drive account. Why not figure out the best ways teachers are using Google Drive in education right now?

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Debbie Kemp-Jackson's curator insight, September 25, 2013 1:07 PM

Love Google Drive- works well with writing class. Fewer papers to take home.

Dorian Love's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:10 AM

what a colourful graphic!

Cecilia Bullough's curator insight, February 26, 2014 12:15 PM

Ways to use Google Drive

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10 commandments for new teachers

10 commandments for new teachers | 21st Century Classrooms | Scoop.it
From the power of Google to ditching the monotone, secondary teacher Lulu Kuper shares her proven tips on how NQTs can get the best from their students

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