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Kearney-2016-NationalMeasures-30-countries-2015-Report.pdf

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Australia must not be left behind in STEM education.
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Did someone say ... SAMR?

Did someone say ... SAMR? | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license SAMR is an acronym standing for substitution, augmentation, modification and redefinition. It is a model for looking at th...
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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources | OEDB.org

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources | OEDB.org | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and le
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Librarians Share Best Practices for Teaching Inquiry-Based Learning

Librarians Share Best Practices for Teaching Inquiry-Based Learning | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Former librarians Paige Jaeger and Mary Ratzer said that when it comes to effectively teaching inquiry-based learning, an educator's best bet is to pair up with their school librarians.

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January Blog Challenge #7

January Blog Challenge #7 | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
How am I going to update myself professionally? Close to 7 months ago I discovered Twitter. Since then I have had more Professional Development than in my whole 20 years of teaching. Like I have bl...
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Kerri writes about the magic of twitter as a Professional Development tool in order to keep up with 21st Century teaching and learning.

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John Hattie - Teachers As Change Agents - YouTube

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It is our job as educators to help kids exceed their own expectations.

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How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn? | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Using tech tools that students are familiar with and already enjoy using is attractive to educators, but getting students focused on the project at hand might
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Anyone Still Listening? Educators Consider Killing the Lecture

Anyone Still Listening? Educators Consider Killing the Lecture | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Though some teachers are still adamantly holding onto traditional formal lectures, many others are considering whether this is an ineffective and outdated model that no longer works in the information age.
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The Inquiry Process, Step By Step

The Inquiry Process, Step By Step | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Created by educators in Australia, this diagram can be a helpful resource for students, as they embark on the inquiry learning process.

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Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, October 27, 2013 7:11 AM

A very helpful resource

TWCLibrary's curator insight, October 27, 2013 8:21 PM

Good visual diagram on the inquiry process

Davila Annette's curator insight, October 27, 2013 8:58 PM

So simple and useful/  Thanks!

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20 Things Educators Need To Know About How Students Learn

20 Things Educators Need To Know About How Students Learn | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 31, 2013 2:09 PM

This post looks at 20 learning principles that teachers should know. Five are listed below. When you click through to the post you fill find additional information on each of the 20 principles.

* Students learn differently

* Make it relevant

* Failure is a fabulous teacher

* Brief and organized "bites"

* Feedback: Not just what, but when

This is great information as a new school year approaches in many areas!

Yasemin Allsop's curator insight, July 31, 2013 4:12 PM

And, how to learn with them..

Maria Palaska's comment, August 1, 2013 1:59 AM
true! we learn from them a lot!
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Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories? | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: Learning Theory, zone of proximal development The area of capabilities that learners can exhibit with support from a teacher., Montessori constructivism, Lave & Wenger...

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This is a good visual representation of current learning theories.

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LETP's curator insight, July 25, 2013 4:46 AM

A useful read for teachers to understand different learner capabilities. 

Andrea Barrett's curator insight, November 16, 2014 7:22 PM

I'm going to rebadge this as "models" of learning /instruction as opposed to theories - which would suggest a hypothesis of how learning occurs

Monia Sannia's curator insight, February 25, 9:40 AM

A visual map of learning theories

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21st century pedagogy

Need to develop a new pedagogical dna for schooling in todays world in order to break from the past
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Greg Whitby has been talking about changing the way we teach for some time now. Although there are some teachers changing the way they do things in the classroom, the majority are still upholding the industrial model of education.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 22, 2013 12:02 PM

I like Jane's comment about the idea that Greg Whitby has been talking about this for some time. It is important to note we are almost 15% of the way through this century and still talk like the 21st Century is in the future.

Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 27, 2014 6:51 PM

For sure, there are some teachers still using resources and teaching techniques that were used two centuries.  They need to realize that they are now teaching an audience that belongs to the 21st Century.

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The power of student-driven learning: Shelley Wright at TEDxWestVancouverED

Shelley Wright is a teacher/education blogger living in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Currently, she serves as the high school learning consultant for Prairie Sou...
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This is a wonderful example of self organised learning, driven by students' belief that they can make a difference.

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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 27, 2014 6:53 PM

And teachers too can make a difference!

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7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning

7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Flirck:WoodleyWonderworks Every educator wants to create an environment that will foster students' love of learning. Because the criteria are intangible,
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It' important that students learn to ask questions and then apply their learning.
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John Hattie on BBC Radio 4: "Homework in primary school has an effect of zero" - VISIBLE LEARNING

John Hattie on BBC Radio 4: "Homework in primary school has an effect of zero" - VISIBLE LEARNING | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
What really works in education, schools and classrooms around the world?
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Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age - Mitchel Resnick - YouTube

Source - http://serious-science.org/videos/761 MIT Prof. Mitchel Resnick on ways to transform education, the Lego Mindstorms, and the idea of constructionist...
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We can’t let educators off the hook | Dangerously Irrelevant

We can’t let educators off the hook | Dangerously Irrelevant | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
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Indeed there is not a choice about whether or not to use digital technology as part of daily teaching and learning. We must continue to encourage all educators to embrace 21st century digital tools.

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Blooms Digital Taxonomy - YouTube

Most educators are familiar with Bloom’s Taxonomy, a model that classifies different levels of human cognition in thinking, learning, and understanding. But ...

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diane gusa's curator insight, November 3, 2015 6:07 AM

Video for information section.

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The Globalized Classroom: 18 Key Resources for 2015

The Globalized Classroom: 18 Key Resources for 2015 | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
This article from Edudemic features a list of resources for the 2015 globalized classroom.
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Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System

Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Pushing between snack time and reading group, Zack, a third-grade boy, ducks into our school library while another class is beginning to check out books.
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Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning

Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it

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Christy P.Novack's curator insight, November 18, 2013 3:38 PM

To help assist when working with PBL's. 

Ian Fairhurst's curator insight, November 18, 2013 5:11 PM

Project Based Learning 7s - 7-Phases & 7 Essentials

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 19, 2013 5:45 AM

Great one.

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When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
A teacher's quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information
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Memorisation is not deep learning. Higher order thinking skills are not required when we ask our students to recite facts in assessments. 

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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it

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Kimberly House's curator insight, August 11, 2013 8:13 AM

Some good reminders in here.

Dafina Westbrooks's curator insight, August 12, 2013 10:04 AM

More like this please!

Debbie Goodis's curator insight, October 19, 2013 11:16 AM

Can these posters be purchased and printed?

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Two magical tools to get your students to do and learn from pre-class work in a flipped classroom

Two magical tools to get your students to do and learn from pre-class work in a flipped classroom | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
If I had to pick the most frequently asked question I get from teachers about flipping the classroom it is: "This all sounds super peachy, but, how pray tell do I get my students to prepare before ...
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This article dicusses chunking videos (ie breaking them into smaller bits) to make them no more than 5-7 mins each and then embedding questions between each chunk to produce better student recall of information.

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A Student's SOLE @ Richmond Primary

Grade 5/6's @ Richmond Primary created a short movie about their perspective on a Self Organised Learning Environment(SOLE) session on Sustainability. Follow...
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It's fantastic to see an Australian primary school embracing self organised learning using digital technology.

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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 27, 2014 6:52 PM

Welcome to the new generation!