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Strategies for enhancing student achievement in today's technology-rich classrooms.
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Using 21st Century Tools to Strengthen 21st Century Skills ...

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has identified four key learning skills needed by students in the 21st Century. These skills known as the 4 C's are: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Collaboration.
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PowerPoint Design by Presentation Studio

PowerPoint has earned a tough reputation for 'Death by PowerPoint' and here at Presentation Studio we thought it was about time we let the original presentation tool have it's own say...

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Photo Cube 3D

Photo Cube 3D | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Make an animated 3D photo cube to embed in your site or blog.

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How Teachers Are Making Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Are Making Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

"When we talk about using cell phones in class, we’re not just talking about using cell phones in class. The idea of mobile learning touches on just about every subject that any technology addresses: social media, digital citizenship, content-knowledge versus skill-building, Internet filtering and safety laws, teaching techniques, bring-your-own-device policies, school budgets."


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A Tick List of 21st Century Digital Skills for Teachers

A Tick List of 21st Century Digital Skills for Teachers | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Compare your digital teaching skills to those of other teachers from around the world.


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Don't allow technology to get in the way of life - Brisbane Times

Don't allow technology to get in the way of life - Brisbane Times | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Brisbane TimesDon't allow technology to get in the way of lifeBrisbane TimesEach year, there is an increasing amount of new, portable technology that enables us to do all sorts of things any time and anywhere - and the temptation is to grab it all.
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10 iPad tips every teacher should know - HOME - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet. | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets

10 iPad tips every teacher should know - HOME - Edgalaxy:  Where Education and Technology Meet. | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Over the last couple of months I have just about switched from my trusty old laptop to the iPad as... Disable In-App PurchasesUse iCloud to sync your calendar, events and emails.
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8 Great Free Web Resources Focused on Using the iPad in Education | Emerging Education Technology

8 Great Free Web Resources Focused on Using the iPad in Education | Emerging Education Technology | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Some of the Internet's best resources dedicated exclusively to educational uses of the iPad.
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Vocre is a Free Voice Translation app that Breaks the Language Barrier | App News | App Chronicles

Vocre is a Free Voice Translation app that Breaks the Language Barrier | App News | App Chronicles | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

"There are a few translation apps out there that claim to get the job done when it comes to cross language communication issues. Vocre is one such app put out by the folks at mylanguage, and it’s quite impressive. With Vocre, 2 people speaking 2 completely different language."

 

NOTE: Free for a limited time.


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Adobe Releases Two New Apps To Help You Create On Your iPad -- AppAdvice

Adobe Releases Two New Apps To Help You Create On Your iPad -- AppAdvice | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Adobe allows you to do more than just edit photos with these new apps.
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Top 60 best free iPad apps 2012

Top 60 best free iPad apps 2012 | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Frustratingly, many of the best free iPhone apps cost 59p or more for iPad. But there are some rare gems - iPad apps so good you can't believe they're free. And here are our top picks.

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Flipped! Dowell Middle School Turns Math Instruction on Its Head - TownSquareBuzz.com

Flipped! Dowell Middle School Turns Math Instruction on Its Head - TownSquareBuzz.com | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Flipped! Dowell Middle School Turns Math Instruction on Its HeadTownSquareBuzz.comMath homework.
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Collier school trading books for iPads

Collier school trading books for iPads | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Ditching textbooks for virtual books – it's an interactive transformation going on at a Collier high school - the first in the county to equip every student and teacher with the New iPad.
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The Dean's List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs

The Dean's List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Our First Annual Selection of the Best IT Blogs (RT @johntlawlor: 50 must-read #highered technology blogs via @edtech_highered http://t.co/wRpLe9AH via @EdTech_HigherEd...)...
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TiltShift Maker

TiltShift Maker | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Make a tilt shift photo where objects and people look miniature. I love this effect. Your class will have great fun playing with this tool and making art.

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Making Lecture Capture Work: Lessons from the Pros

Making Lecture Capture Work: Lessons from the Pros | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

"When asked about the impact of lecture capture technology on teaching and learning, James Craig, professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Policy at the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore, doesn't mince words. 'With lecture capture,' claimed Craig, 'students have more opportunity to learn and a greater level of performance because of it.' It’s a claim that makes some instructors a bit skeptical."


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6 Important Wikipedia Tools for Teachers

6 Important Wikipedia Tools for Teachers | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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How do I transfer items created on my iPad to other devices?

How do I transfer items created on my iPad to other devices? | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

A frequently asked question is “How do I transfer items created on my iPad to other devices?” This leads to the issue of workflows and document management on an iPad.


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Best iPad Apps - May 12, 2012

Best iPad Apps - May 12, 2012 | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
On this page, you will find the best 108 iPad apps for all your needs. We’ve taken the effort to categorize the apps and picked only those we believe to be the best ones and which will most likely be useful to you.
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High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approaches to education

High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approaches to education | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
At one institution, students are constantly connected. At another, educators prefer to be off the grid.
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Eight Free tools for Teachers to Make Awesome Infographics

Eight Free tools for Teachers to Make Awesome Infographics | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Sami Rahman shared some of his best tips and tricks for getting started using an iPad for people with disabilities.
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Teaching All Students: Excellent iOS Resource

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TeachTec - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

TeachTec - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Read this blog to find technology-inspired ideas and resources for your classroom.
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School is Out, Learning Apps Are In: New Ways to Keep Reading and Math Skills ... - MarketWatch (press release)

School is Out, Learning Apps Are In: New Ways to Keep Reading and Math Skills ... - MarketWatch (press release) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
School is Out, Learning Apps Are In: New Ways to Keep Reading and Math Skills ...MarketWatch (press release)NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Every summer, millions of kids suffer brain-drain and lose up to three months of math and...
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