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News: How Getting Rejected Fuels Creativity

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Teaching Kids to Curate Content Collections [ACTIVITY] - The Tempered Radical

Teaching Kids to Curate Content Collections [ACTIVITY] - The Tempered Radical | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
While there are a ton of essential skills that today's students need in order to succeed in tomorrow's world, learning to efficiently manage -- and to evaluate the reliability of -- the information that they stumble across online HAS to...
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Infographic: How Does Digital Learning Contribute to Deeper Learning?

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Getting Smart® today launched “How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning,” a white paper that examines how key aspects of personal digital learning – common standards, next-generation assessments, blended learning, and affordable devices...
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Stuck? Trying Sleeping AND Smelling On It

Stuck? Trying Sleeping AND Smelling On It | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
Scent can boost the creative power of"'sleeping on it."
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A Google Docs Template for Multimedia Research

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The Google Docs Presentation is well-suited for use as a starting point  for short student driven research projects because of the availability of efficient integrated research tools right on the page.
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The 7 Steps for EdLeader21 the Professional Learning Community for 21st Century Education Leaders

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Rethinking Grades: Assessment and Motivation in the 21st Century ...

I've come to the conclusion that grades—at least as they're typically used—don't help us accomplish our “21st century” goals. In fact, they often prevent us from accomplishing them. So, if we must assign grades, let's at least try ...
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Free webinar: 8 Steps to Do-It-Yourself PD

Free webinar: 8 Steps to Do-It-Yourself PD | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
At Powerful Learning Practice, we know PD. Over 7,000 educators around the globe have changed their teaching practice through our approach. But we’re letting the secret out – you can do it yourself.
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Infographic Lessons on Prezi

What's going on in Mr. Solarz' Class?(A3 - As an elem.teacher, I try to connect reading strategies or writing objectives into my current events: http://t.co/YBGKXHkx #sschat...)...
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Can anyone define 21st Century Learning? Staff PD today and we are looking at different definitions. TIA!

Can anyone define 21st Century Learning? Staff PD today and we are looking at different definitions. TIA! | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
Can anyone define 21st Century Learning? http://t.co/KmmUhDE5 Staff PD today and we are looking at different definitions. ...
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12 Trends Impacting the Evolution of Digital Content

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I’m speaking this afternoon about the evolution of digital content at an event hosted by Education's Digital Future, a center at Stanford.The post 12 Trends Impacting the Evolution of Digital Content appeared first on Getting Smart.
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Customize Your Edmodo Account

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Parents can also sign up for a free account and become a virtual teacher for their kids, too. If they have “extra” work for them to do, Edmodo is the perfect place to manage it.
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E-Portfolios: Celebrating Student Success in the 21st Century ...

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E-Portfolios: Celebrating Student Success in the 21st Century. Posted on November 7, 2012 by victorrivero. The age-old practice of displaying a student's work is alive and well. GUEST COLUMN | by Lynda Hall.
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Four Keys to Teaching Students How to Analyze

Four Keys to Teaching Students How to Analyze | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
Too often teachers give students a Venn Diagram and ask them to compare. What looks like analysis on the surface is often no more than re-filling information from the source material into the Venn....
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: A Guide to Facilitating an Interactive Learning Project

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How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning

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Here at Getting Smart, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to improve learning. We advocate for tools and schools that work better for students and teachers. We love to see and share stories about engaged learners producing quality products.
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How to Gain Parent Buy-In for Classroom Technology Integration

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Every teacher who has attempted to integrate technology into the classroom knows that getting parents on board can sometimes be a challenge.
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News: How Getting Rejected Fuels Creativity

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Using cloud solutions to create a collaborative environment in 21st century schools > Microsoft Europe

Using cloud solutions to create a collaborative environment in 21st century schools > Microsoft Europe | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
A private grade 4-12 educational institution in Greece (Athens), Doukas School has invested heavily in innovative education to provide its 2,000...
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Archive of the summer 2012 - Power Searching with Google MOOC | iGeneration - 21st Century Education

Archive of the summer 2012 - Power Searching with Google MOOC | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
Archive of the summer 2012 - Power Searching with Google MOOC - http://t.co/8bjZapaF #edtech #ocsb #search #mooc #google...
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Create infographics that demand attention using these online tools | TechRepublic

Create infographics that demand attention using these online tools | TechRepublic | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
Want to create an attractive infographic but don’t have the budget to hire a professional designer?
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Studio Days – So Important to Our Learning!

Studio Days – So Important to Our Learning! | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
There’s so much to learn from being creative. That’s the backbone idea behind Studio Days.
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Teachers - easily create online games to support learning | iGeneration - 21st Century Education

Teachers - easily create online games to support learning | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
Zondle enables teachers and students to create games to support exactly their learning needs: phonics games, science games, language games and lots more.
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A Case for Educating Future Voters

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Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Education Continue reading →
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Better & More Writing: Review of 42 Apps

Better & More Writing: Review of 42 Apps | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
Math gets all the love--at least that appears to be the case in the edtech world. But applications of automated essay scoring have been growing steadily for 15 years.
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Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains?

Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains? | 21st Century Education in Room 138 | Scoop.it
A group of Harvard researchers is teaming up with schools in Oakland, Calif. to explore how kids learn through making. Through an initiative called Project One, they’re investigating the theory...
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