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How do we meet the needs of our 21st Century teachers and learners?
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14 Web Tools For Teaching Without Student Login...

14 Web Tools For Teaching Without Student Login... | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
What happens when you or your students forget your online password? You should start using some of these web tools for teaching without student logins.
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Not only very useful, but VERY entertaining!

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20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning

20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning (Inquiry based teaching and learning #edchat http://t.co/4ErUl8riic)
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Really like this resource for keeping things on track in Inquiry teaching and learning. Excellent questions!

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Modular Seating: A Platform for Personal Development in Students?

Modular Seating: A Platform for Personal Development in Students? | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
When most people look at chairs and sofas, they see nothing more than a seat. Sure, they might take in the colours, the patterns, the texture, but their minds won't stretch too far beyond it being ...
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Using Bloom's Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 S...

Using Bloom's Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 S... | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
For decades, education reform has been focused on curriculum, assessment, instruction, and more recently standards, and data, with these efforts only bleeding over into how students think briefly, and by chance.
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Making the Grades: The Evolution of Teaching Methods [Infographic]

Making the Grades: The Evolution of Teaching Methods [Infographic] | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Find out how teaching methods have evolved in the last 300 years. How has teaching changed from the start of our country to what it is today?
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Agree or disagree - how far have we really come and are we keeping up??  Can we generalise that the profession, as a whole, has changed?

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The iPads-in-Schools Challenge: Tools for Consumption or Innovation? - Huffington Post

The iPads-in-Schools Challenge: Tools for Consumption or Innovation? - Huffington Post | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
The iPads-in-Schools Challenge: Tools for Consumption or Innovation?
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... the future," equipped as "digital citizens" and "21st century learners" who are empowered through technology.
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No More Excuses: Teaching 21st-Century Skills in a Low-Tech Setting - Education Week News

No More Excuses: Teaching 21st-Century Skills in a Low-Tech Setting - Education Week News | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
No More Excuses: Teaching 21st-Century Skills in a Low-Tech Setting
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“How are you going to teach them those 21st-century skills if you're still letting them turn in wadded-up, hand-written essays?
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This article makes some very good points.  Very interesting reading.

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Lack Of Creativity Stifles Learning, Study Reveals | My Blog - First

Lack Of Creativity Stifles Learning, Study Reveals | My Blog - First | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
A study sponsored by Adobe has revealed that relying too much on testing and assessment stifles creative teaching as much as it constrains innovative learning. With current system, teachers have no choice but to follow a ...
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Computers let students learn at own pace, increase motivation - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Computers let students learn at own pace, increase motivation - TheChronicleHerald.ca | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Computers let students learn at own pace, increase motivation
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Nova Scotia students desperately need computers. I am writing to respond to the July 2 article by Michael Zwaagstra, “No need for more gadgets in the classroom.” Mr.
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La Habra Elementary Leads the Way To 21st Century Education ...

La Habra Elementary Leads the Way To 21st Century Education ... | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Our Future Now: 21st Century Learning — Students Shaping Tomorrow, Today. Menu ... We need to support our teachers who are creating wonderful project based learning activities that are engaging, relevant and rigorous.
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What Works in Schools Is Real Work

What Works in Schools Is Real Work | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
The best type of curriculum for preparing students for the workforce is one that focuses on real-world problem-solving.
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International Conference on 21st Century Learners : Learning Styles and Strategies, SRM University, Chennai, Workshop, Tamil Nadu, July 18-20 2013

International Conference on 21st Century Learners : Learning Styles and Strategies, SRM University, Chennai, Workshop, Tamil Nadu, July 18-20 2013 | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
21st century English language learners come to classrooms with knowledge of places, languages, customs, and cultures. They come with optimism, energy, and unique perspectives of their own.
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The Surprising Ways BYOD, Flipped Classrooms, and 1-to-1 Are Being Used in ... - T.H.E. Journal

The Surprising Ways BYOD, Flipped Classrooms, and 1-to-1 Are Being Used in ... - T.H.E. Journal | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
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The Surprising Ways BYOD, Flipped Classrooms, and 1-to-1 Are Being Used in ...
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Play is the cornerstone of creative learning | ...

Play is the cornerstone of creative learning | ... | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Time spent playing fosters children's curiosity and social skills. But with playtime vanishing from the school agenda as they get older, are we stifling their development?
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What damage are we doing by removing the element of 'play' and exploration from teaching and learning?

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Integrating Modern Pedagogies of Teaching | digitalLEARNING Magazine

Integrating Modern Pedagogies of Teaching | digitalLEARNING Magazine | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Integrating Modern Pedagogies of Teaching | digitalLEARNING Magazine http://t.co/w34kEpUvDM
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What If You Don't Have a Long-term Goal? - Huffington Post

What If You Don't Have a Long-term Goal? - Huffington Post | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
What If You Don't Have a Long-term Goal?
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And as a researcher who studies media and social learning, and a mom of two children, I know how important it is to look beyond just academics when helping children develop skills for success.
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A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instea...

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instea... | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
“A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience.
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Not strictly for this topic but has an important message for us as educators.  

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Social and Emotional Learning must be embedded in “great teaching” | New Teacher Center

Social and Emotional Learning must be embedded in “great teaching” | New Teacher Center | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Social and Emotional Learning must be embedded in “great teaching” http://t.co/GK2AfEqECd #education
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Should go without saying - now we just have to convince the 'powers that be' who are obsessed with numbers and scores.

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Schools Must Bring Creativity to Blended Learning - Education Week News

Schools Must Bring Creativity to Blended Learning - Education Week News | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Schools Must Bring Creativity to Blended Learning Education Week News “While efforts of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics have focused on guiding reform of the teaching and learning of mathematics, we are aware that there are numerous...
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Absolutely agree with this!  When we start to lose creativity in teaching and learning, we lose genuine, relevant teaching and learning.

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Developing Leaders with 21st Century Skills – Dennis Riksen | Tedx Scheveningen

Developing Leaders with 21st Century Skills – Dennis Riksen | Tedx Scheveningen | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Another must-watch! “@TEDxScheveninge: Watch @DennisRiksen talk about teaching 21st century skills
http://t.co/Oro2JKgLU3”; #stoos
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Are schools teaching students to be informed citizens?

Are schools teaching students to be informed citizens? | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Public education should prepare students to be good citizens, asserts Robert Pondiscio, a former fifth-grade teacher and the executive director of Citizenship First, a civic-education organization based at a school in Harlem, N.Y.
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Literacy

Literacy | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
For the Love of Teaching: Metacognitive Strategies for Reading Comprehension (For the Love of Teaching: Metacognitive Strategies for Reading Comprehension #edchat #educoach #nyedchat http://t.co/3dohKVutDz)...
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Framework for 21st Century Learning - The Partn...

Framework for 21st Century Learning - The Partn... | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
The Framework presents a holistic view of 21st century teaching and learning that combines a discrete focus on 21st century student outcomes (a blending of specific skills, content knowledge, expertise and literacies) with innovative support...
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20+ Ways to Help Students Be Innovative | 21st ...

20+ Ways to Help Students Be Innovative | 21st ... | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Gust MEES's insight: Cultivating an innovative culture inside your classroom and enhancing your students inquiry-based approaches to learning is not an easy task particularly in the light of all the surrounding distraction coming from digital...
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Reform school: Goodbye formal teachers, classrooms and schedules. - Winnipeg Free Press

Reform school: Goodbye formal teachers, classrooms and schedules. - Winnipeg Free Press | 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
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Reform school: Goodbye formal teachers, classrooms and schedules.
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The goal is to enable them to reach the next level in the learning program at their own pace.
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