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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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Nishant Modi's comment, February 12, 2013 3:38 AM
Good and nice update.
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RichardBulpittSchool 's curator insight, February 3, 1:35 AM

For i-pads. 

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Student Engagement with Blended Learning: 9 Unique Ideas

Student Engagement with Blended Learning: 9 Unique Ideas | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ These 9 strategies for blended learning are certain to help you engage students quickly and consistently.”
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Good suggestions for using tech as a tool, not the center of instruction.
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How Google Plans to Offer Virtual Field Trips Worldwide (EdSurge News)

How Google Plans to Offer Virtual Field Trips Worldwide (EdSurge News) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ NO PARENT CHAPERONES NEEDED: Starting in fall 2015, students will be able to take virtual field trips to locations like the Galapagos, the Great Wall of China, or Wall Street through Google Expeditions.Using Expeditions, teachers will be able to send synchronized 3D panoramas to students’ smartphone”
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Great use of student devices in the classroom!
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10 Google Docs Tips that Take Seconds & Save You Time

10 Google Docs Tips that Take Seconds & Save You Time | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“2006 was a landmark year in Google's history. The Oxford English Dictionary accepted "Google" as a verb. Since then we have done quite a lot to make that action the grammar for our online lives. We follow its particular syntax to search for information. We follow the rules of Gmail netiquette. And we read with…”
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More excellent suggestions for increasing your productivity with Google Docs!
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Will New Technology Replace Jobs and Result in Greater Economic Freedom?

In the history of technology, emerging technologies are contemporary advances and innovation in various fields of technology. Various converging technologies ...
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A historical perspective on the promise and perils of technology in the workplace. 

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3 Simple Tools to Create Quote Posters for Your Class

3 Simple Tools to Create Quote Posters for Your Class | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
May 29, 2015
Below are three of our favourite web tools for creating picture quotes.  You can use these tools with your students to create beautiful quote posters for your class. These picture...
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Been looking for something like this. Very user-friendly!

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7 Good Android Apps to Virtually Explore World Museums

7 Good Android Apps to Virtually Explore World Museums | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
May 29, 2015
This collection of Android apps will provide you with a chance to virtually explore some of the most reputed museums in all around the globe. Most of these apps include multimedia...
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Apps to explore museums around the world. Take a field trip without leaving your seat~

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8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students

8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
It’s not easy being a student. As classes, athletics, and extracurricular activities become more demanding, even the most conscientious students can have difficulty prioritizing and focusing on their work.

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R U Going 2 Class? Strategies and Tools for Engaging the Texting Generation

R U Going 2 Class? Strategies and Tools for Engaging the Texting Generation | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Students and Smart Phones Go Together Like Reading and Writing. Let’s Put Them to Use in the Service of Learning! In the U.S., and increasingly abroad, students of high school and college age require a smart phone as a standard”
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Lots of ways to use tech and social media in the classroom with links to dozens more!
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burnsider's curator insight, June 15, 12:01 AM

Several ways to use smart phones in the classroom.

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Memorial Day Is Later This Month – Here Are Related Resources

Memorial Day Is Later This Month – Here Are Related Resources | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
© 2009 The U.S. Army, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio
Memorial Day coming-up later this month.
Readers might find The Best Websites For Learning About Memorial Day useful.
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A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Impressive!

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Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Your one stop shop for using Google in the classroom (in addition to www.alicekeeler.com )

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Cheryl Frose's curator insight, April 24, 5:49 PM

Wow! An extensive  list of how-to links for Google. 

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New Ways of Using Multimedia in Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

New Ways of Using Multimedia in Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Great benefits and ways to use multimedia in the classroom.
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My Maps - Create and Edit Maps in Google Drive

My Maps - Create and Edit Maps in Google Drive | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Last fall Google renamed their Maps Engine Lite tool to My Maps. My Maps makes it easy to create simple custom maps with up to three layers on them. For example, check out this post to see how I made a biking route map in My Maps.”
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They’re Not Paperweights: Redefining Student Growth with an iPad Program that Works (EdSurge News)

They’re Not Paperweights: Redefining Student Growth with an iPad Program that Works (EdSurge News) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ Simply buying iPads will not transform a classroom, as most educators know. But by understanding the devices’ capabilities and limitations, and learning from others’ efforts, teachers can introduce tablets to their students with expectations of meaningful impact. It has been four years since the”
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This like a useful guide to getting the most out of your iPads!
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Training is key!
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Free Technology for Teachers: Icebreakers and Discussion Starters with Nearpod and PollEverywhere

Free Technology for Teachers: Icebreakers and Discussion Starters with Nearpod and PollEverywhere | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Guest post on easy and effective ways to get your students on the right track with using tech in the classroom!
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Using Instagram For Social Learning

Using Instagram For Social Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

"While it may not be obvious at first, some of today’s most popular programs can be used in educational contexts."


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Google’s New “Expeditions” Looks Like An Insanely Cool Way For Students To Take A Virtual Field Trip

Google’s New “Expeditions” Looks Like An Insanely Cool Way For Students To Take A Virtual Field Trip | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I’m a big advocate of taking students on real-world field trips and, in fact, am recovering today from two relatively insane field trips in a week of seventy students each.
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Looking forward to giving this a try!

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Did The NY Times Just Demonstrate The Next Generation Of Infographics?

Did The NY Times Just Demonstrate The Next Generation Of Infographics? | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In case you didn’t see it, earlier this week The New York Times published a “do-it-yourself” interactive infographic.
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Excellent way to assess students background "knowledge" and understanding. Compares it to other survey takers when you are done! 

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Chart students’ growth with digital badges

Chart students’ growth with digital badges | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Digital badges offer a new, flexible assessment model that can give students recognition for everything they accomplish — in the classroom, after school and in all areas of their lives.

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Thinking about using badges next year. Looks like a good tangible motivator.

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6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About

6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
May 16, 2015
In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that combines face-to-face classroom methods with computer...

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Want a smartpen? The Livescribe Android app is now on the Google Play Store @ Weeder

Want a smartpen? The Livescribe Android app is now on the Google Play Store http://t.co/41sRbjPXSd #tech
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Saving Audio Files in Google Drive

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Saving Audio Files in Google Drive | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Twisted Wave is an online service (iPad app also available) for creating and editing audio tracks. One of the best features of Twisted Wave is that you can save your recordings directly to your Goo...
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Google Apps for the iPad - Shake Up Learning

Google Apps for the iPad - Shake Up Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The following is a list of Google Apps for iOS (from Google, Inc. and third parties). This list is exhaustive and includes several apps that are not on the infographic Guide to Google Apps for the iPad. Some of these have natural classroom integration, and some are more for personal or business use. Some are optimized for both iPad and iPhone, some are only optimized for iPhone. Each app title is linked directly to the App Store so you can click directly from your device to download each app.

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Some useful links here. 

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juanjovilar's curator insight, May 4, 2:52 AM

Relación de Apps de Google para iOS, aunque también las encuentras para Android y escritorio de Chrome.  

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How to enable YouTube's new transparent player - CNET

How to enable YouTube's new transparent player - CNET | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
YouTube is rolling out a new design for its video player. Learn how you can get the new look right now in Chrome and Firefox.
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