21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
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21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
Strategies for enhancing student achievement in today's technology-rich classrooms.
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How To Connect With Digitally Distracted Students - Edudemic

How To Connect With Digitally Distracted Students - Edudemic | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This infographic provides 10 suggestions on ways to connect with the "digitally distracted students." Below are a few of the suggestions, For more click through to the post.
* Encourage communication
* Use cooperative learning
* Utilize peer instruction
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Universally Designing Learning for ALL: Helping Students Become Organized Through a Text?

Universally Designing Learning for ALL:  Helping Students Become Organized Through a Text? | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Over the past year, there has been a huge emphasis on using cell phones in the classroom across the country. Students are using cell phone aps to take quizzes, answer questions in class, and even practice their vocabulary. More and more emphasis in the world of Web2.0 is going to Apps. Sites like Edmodo have created Apps and features to catch up! 


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Mobile Studying & Online Flashcards on Smartphones

Mobile Studying & Online Flashcards on Smartphones | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Students use smartphones to study more, and more efficiently.


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The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years

The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
If you were asked to name the most important innovation in transportation over the last 200 years, you might say the combustion engine, air travel, Henry Ford’s Model-T production line or even...

The next question that is asked is "What's been the single biggest innovation in education?

Anant Agarwal, the head of edX (MIT/Harvard joint "effort to stream a college eduation over the web, free, to anyone who wants one."

How would this change education? This post explores this issue looking at how online courses have the potential to disrupt education and what the long term impact may be.


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Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences that address the diverse learning needs of all students and help them develop 21st Century Skills. At it's most basic level, digital tools can be used to help students find, understand and use information. When combined with student-driven learning experiences fueled by Essential Questions offering flexible learning paths, it can be the ticket to success. Here is a closer look at three components of effectively using technology as a tool for digital differentiation.


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The Pros And Cons Of Social Media In Education [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Pros And Cons Of Social Media In Education [INFOGRAPHIC] | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

In less than a decade, social media has had a tremendous impact on the world around us. Businesses of all sizes can leverage platforms such as Twitter and Facebook to build large, engaged communities, raise awareness and drive footfall. Equally, social media empowers consumers to make smarter decisions, engage with brands and demand better customer service. Social media is also playing a significant role in the education system, with many schools and universities eager to adopt the use of these tools in the classroom. Managed correctly, these channels can be a great boon for students. But poor understanding of the medium can result in a low level of maintenance and interaction, which can be detrimental to student satisfaction and engagement rates.


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