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Slowing Down to Speed up-a must read! Brilliant! #ccss #ccchat #edchat #commoncore #teachereval #assessment

Slowing Down to Speed up-a must read! Brilliant! #ccss #ccchat #edchat #commoncore #teachereval #assessment | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
Honest feedback is vital. But to hold back a third-grader next year based on a wildly new test that neither he nor his teachers were prepared for isn't the right way to start. And what do we need to add to the agenda?

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Resources and rationale for implementing differentiated instruction in the classroom
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May 2012 EL: Carol Ann Tomlinson

May 2012 EL: Carol Ann Tomlinson | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
In this video from the PD Online course Differentiated Instruction: Creating an Environment That Supports Learning, Carol Ann Tomlinson offers tips for setting up a classroom for more effective instruction.
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It’s So Wrong | Venspired

It’s So Wrong | Venspired | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
“ While the world debates things like “Is it STEM or STEAM?” or “Where do I post the list of standards I’m teaching?” we’re missing precious moments. Moments kids will never get back. Moments where they could be dreaming, growing, being curious, creating, and most of all? Learning. School should be a place where kids are running to get in and not wanting to leave when it’s over. Kids should leave school with more ideas than they bring with them in the morning.”
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Let this be my mantra going forward!
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Empowering Students Through Multimedia Storytelling

Empowering Students Through Multimedia Storytelling | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
“By telling their stories through multimedia, students develop skills in critical thinking, writing, research, and collaboration, as well as owning their learning and effecting change.”
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Great how-to guide for helping students share their world with others!
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Mrs. Reinagel's curator insight, October 24, 2015 3:53 PM

#personalizedlearning #collaborativelearning

Jamie Dammann's curator insight, October 25, 2015 9:37 PM

Student Issue

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 10, 2015 4:35 AM

Storytelling est important comme manière de donner cours ! Il faut que le cours s'y prête.

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It’s Time For Personalized Learning In Education

It’s Time For Personalized Learning In Education | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
It’s Time For Personalized Learning In Education by Michael Horn, Executive Director of Education at Innosight Institute and co-author of Disrupting Class In March, Tom Loveless, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, took an outdated swipe at the...

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Interesting post that makes the case for personalized learning. 

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Best Of Content Marketing articles, Q3 2015 | Scoop.it Blog

Best Of Content Marketing articles, Q3 2015 | Scoop.it Blog | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
We wanted to share with you the Best Of Content Marketing articles we wrote in the past 3 months. And in extra, get the list of the best publishing tools.
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How To Learn How To Think

How To Learn How To Think | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
The journey of learning requires patience, concentration, and most importantly time for thinking.

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Koen Mattheeuws's curator insight, August 18, 2015 3:06 AM

For thought you need slow food?!

Bud Hines's curator insight, August 18, 2015 8:16 AM

How to solve a difficult problem: Work on it as long and as hard as you can. When you run into an issue that you can not figure out, walk away and do something completely different. Get a good nights rest.

After waking up or upon working on something different, you will unexpectedly get that aha moment where the answer or possible answers come to you.

 

Do not waste time struggling with an issue, let your subconscious kick in and help you figure it out.

Iolanda Bueno de Camargo Cortelazzo's curator insight, August 18, 2015 10:35 AM

Esta é uma orientação básica para o estudante seja na modalidade a distância seja na presencial.

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Personalize Learning: The Toolkit

Personalize Learning: The Toolkit | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

How do you personalize learning? First you need to know what personalized learning is. Here is a new site that provides resources, research, models, examples, and stories. This page provides a toolkit that can help your organization begin personalizing learning to meet the needs of all learners. 

 

Check out the chart that compares Personalization, Differentiation, and Indivdiualization. You can download the chart and a report that explains the details of the chart.  The Three Stages of Personalized Learning Environments can help you determine where you are in personalizing learning. 

 

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) provides the framework in personalizing learning for all learners. UDL also guides the design of the Personal Learner Profile[TM]. It provides the UDL lens to select the appropriate tools for the Personal Learning Backpack[TM]. UDL guides how Personalized Learning meets the Common Core. 


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Aysin Alp's curator insight, January 11, 2014 7:01 AM

Personalized Learning Toolkit

Paul's curator insight, August 10, 2015 11:26 AM

Have to study this for the upcoming year!

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5 hidden iPad features for language learning. | ipadders.eu

5 hidden iPad features for language learning. | ipadders.eu | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
“ This year I am working at a new school where all the kids are new Dutch immigrants. That means that they have just arrived in The Netherlands and our biggest”
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Article is from 2014 but has several things that I did not know about!
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firstday - General

firstday - General | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

If you've gotta do a syllabus, do it different from their other classes.


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Make your syllabus stand out!
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How Minecraft and Duct Tape Wallets Prepare Our Kids for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet (EdSurge News)

How Minecraft and Duct Tape Wallets Prepare Our Kids for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet (EdSurge News) | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
Whether it’s Minecraft or duct tape wallets, the childhood passions that seem like fads, if not totally unproductive, can alternatively be seen as mediums for experiencing the virtuous cycle of curiosity: discovering, trying, failing and growing. At DIY, we’ve created a way for kids to explore hundreds of skills and to understand the ways in which they can be creative through them. Often, the skills are unconventional, and almost always the results are surprising. I don’t think it’s important that kids use the skills they learn on DIY for the rest of their lives. What’s important is that kids develop the muscle to be fearless learners so that they are never stuck with the skills they have. Only this will prepare them for a world where change is accelerating and depending on a single skill to provide a lifetime career is becoming impossible.

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Important perspective!
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LET Team's curator insight, June 3, 2015 7:37 PM

Who's for Duct Tape Ninja?

Rachel Benoit's curator insight, June 4, 2015 8:56 AM

'Fearless learners', now that is a great concept, and who doesn't love duct tape. 

Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, July 24, 2015 9:31 AM

Makerspace reasoning.

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Handful of Tools That Help Students Analyze Their Own Writing

Free Technology for Teachers: A Handful of Tools That Help Students Analyze Their Own Writing | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
“ Last Saturday I reviewed Analyze My Writing. That post proved to be one of the most popular posts of the week. It also prompted a bunch of questions from readers looking for other tools like it. Here are some more good tools that students can use to analyze their own writing.”
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The next logical step in helping students take control of their own learning!
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Using Student-Generated Reading Questions to Uncover Knowledge Gaps

Using Student-Generated Reading Questions to Uncover Knowledge Gaps | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
“Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Student-Generated Reading Questions: Diagnosing Student Thinking with Diverse Formative Assessments, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 42 (1), 29-38. The Teaching Professor Blog recently named it to its list of top pedagogical articles. As instructors, we make a myriad of assumptions about the knowledge students bring to our courses. These assumptions influence how we plan for courses, what information we decide to cover, and how we e”
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This looks like an excellent way to assess student understanding.
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Web 2.0 Presentation Tools: A Quick Guide

s Selected Web 2.0 presentation tools


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Something for everyone's e-library!

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liblist4u's curator insight, April 6, 2015 3:47 PM

Moving beyond PowerPoint

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 23, 2015 10:27 AM

Had to share. Someone took the time to assemble this information. Greatly appreciated

hghodbane's curator insight, September 4, 2015 6:04 AM

Really useful guide to online presentation tools+

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Is The End Near for Public Education...?

Is The End  Near for Public Education...? | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

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Been thinking about this for some time. As an educator for children with special needs, I have been an advocate for a free "appropriate" public education for my students. This concept applies to ALL students, IMO, and we need to ALL students get one.
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Designing learning that matters

Designing learning that matters | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

I'd like to invite you to try something. Stop reading for a moment and think back to a time when you were immersed in a deep learning experience. Maybe you're remembering a time when you figured out how to solve a problem? It might have been a time when you had little choice but to persevere. Changing a tire in order to continue a trip? Or maybe a time when you didn't give up until you mastered a new skill? A home project or a new video game? Now, consider what different qualities made this learning memorable.Deep learning often happens when learners encounter experiences that challenge them to figure something out, explore new information, and create a product. (Does this match the memory you just recalled?) According to Jal Mehta: "Learning is fundamentally an act of vulnerability. It is an acknowledgement that what one knows is not sufficient, and that new information and new thinking about that information is needed".


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Important questions to ask to increase student engagement and learning!
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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 20, 2015 4:33 PM

adicionar sua visão ...

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Why Are They Disengaged? My Students Told Me Why

Why Are They Disengaged?  My Students Told Me Why | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

I used to think that when students were disengaged it was their own fault, and while sometimes that is still true, I have found in my years of teaching that a lot of the fault lies with me as the teacher. Yet, realizing that I may be the cause of my students disengagement is hard to swallow. It certainly has not done wonders to my self-esteem, and yet, there is something liberating about realizing that while I am a part of the problem, that also means that I can fix it.


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A little introspection can go a long way!
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Jamie Dammann's curator insight, October 25, 2015 9:38 PM

Student Issue

Johan van der Merwe's curator insight, October 27, 2015 12:18 PM

Teaching ESL

Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, October 28, 2015 1:05 PM

Some very interesting points.  Well worth the reading.

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Use Drive to Share Video Playlists

Use Drive to Share Video Playlists | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

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This is just what I was looking for! 

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20 + Things you can do with QR codes in your school

20 + Things you can do with QR codes in your school | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

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Some really good ideas here!

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10 Great Websites for High School

10 Great Websites for High School | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
There's still nothing as reliable as the Web when it comes to classroom tech. Given all the sites out there, there's also nothing as overwhelming.

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Digital Portfolios: The Art of Reflection

Digital Portfolios: The Art of Reflection | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
“By collecting their learning artifacts and compiling them into portfolios, students should have an opportunity to reflect upon their experiences and see their own growth.”
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Discusses the need to understand the " how" and "why" of learning in addition to the "what"
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Active Learning Leads to Higher Grades and Fewer Failing Students in Science, Math, and Engineering | WIRED

Active Learning Leads to Higher Grades and Fewer Failing Students in Science, Math, and Engineering | WIRED | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it

THINK BACK TO when you learned how to ride a bike. You probably didn’t master this skill by listening to a series of riveting lectures on bike riding. Instead, you tried it out for yourself, made mistakes, fell down a few times, picked yourself back up, and tried again. When mastering an activity, there’s no substitute for the interaction and feedback that comes from practice.

What if classroom learning was a little more active? Would university instruction be more effective if students spent some of their class time on active forms of learning like activities, discussions, or group work, instead of spending all of their class time listening?


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Written for college classrooms but I think it applies to K-12 as well!
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Student Engagement with Blended Learning: 9 Unique Ideas

Student Engagement with Blended Learning: 9 Unique Ideas | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
These 9 strategies for blended learning are certain to help you engage students quickly and consistently.

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Michelle Nimchuk's curator insight, June 5, 2015 12:53 PM

9 Great strategies to incorporate in a blended learning environment.

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, July 29, 2015 7:48 AM

Эти 9 стратегий для смешанного обучения помогут вам заниматься со студентами  быстро и последовательно

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What's Your Career Type? [#Infographic] |

What's Your Career Type? [#Infographic] | | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
Some of you are lucky. You got into college knowing exactly what piques your interest. You know what you're good at. You know your personality type and where it will flourish. Most of us aren't like you.

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Looks like a simple way to get started on career exploration!

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This innovative district lets students choose how to learn | eSchool News | eSchool News

This innovative district lets students choose how to learn | eSchool News | eSchool News | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
To hear Taylor County Schools Assistant Superintendent Charles Higdon tell it, students shouldn’t be allowed to drop out of school—at least not without a fight. “We have implemented a ‘zero dropout’ policy that does not allow students to drop out of our district,” he said. But rather than imprisoning students in front-facing classrooms, the rural Kentucky district is instead trying to entice at-risk, and even low-risk, st
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Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them?

Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them? | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
The Pew Research Internet Project reported on 8 December 2014 “A large majority (87%) of American adult internet users say the internet has improved their ability to learn new things. This figure i...

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Awesome Free Science & Geography Virtual Field Trip – From the Rainforest to the Desert! April 8th — Emerging Education Technologies

Awesome Free Science & Geography Virtual Field Trip – From the Rainforest to the Desert! April 8th — Emerging Education Technologies | 21st Century Concepts- Student-Centered Learning | Scoop.it
Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature around the globe with their students. In addition to free offerings that are always available online like, interactive games and lesson plans that align to Next Generation Science Standards and the National Geography Standards, they will be conducting a virtual field trip on Thursday, April 8th.

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