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What should education look like today and how do we prepare our children for tomorrow
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“We didn’t have [x] when I was a kid and I turned out okay” | Dangerously Irrelevant

“We didn’t have [x] when I was a kid and I turned out okay” | Dangerously Irrelevant | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Here's a statement that I'm getting really tired of hearing: We didn't have computers when I was in school and I turned out okay.
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Real Education is Relevant

Real Education is Relevant | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Real Education is Relevant
And Relevance Is All About the ContextIf we are going to talk about school reform designed to create meaningful education, we need to look at education within the conte...
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Education Week: Bringing Professional Development Into the 21st Century

Education Week: Bringing Professional Development Into the 21st Century | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Online learning for teachers is a good investment and an effective tool for improving professional development, writes Alvin H. Crawford.
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APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps

APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it

"APPitic is a directory of apps for education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. These apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings."

This site offers apps aligned to the different levels of Bloom's Taxonomy and explores mutliple intelligences/learning styles.


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The Pen That’s Smarter Than the…Pen -- THE Journal

The Pen That’s Smarter Than the…Pen -- THE Journal | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
You’ve heard of smartphones—now smartpens are taking a familiar classroom tool into the digital age.
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You Should Read…(October 30, 2011)

You Should Read…(October 30, 2011) | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
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» Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 C4LPT

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21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020 - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020 - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education. | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Desks, Language Labs, Computers, Homework, Standardized Tests in College Admissions . . . .
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Scratch Programming: Teaching Children to Be Creators Rather Than Consumers | NWP Digital Is

Scratch Programming: Teaching Children to Be Creators Rather Than Consumers | NWP Digital Is | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
A look at using scratch to teach writing.
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Wikis in the Classroom: Three Ways to Increase Student Collaboration - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Wikis in the Classroom: Three Ways to Increase Student Collaboration - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
I’ve long said that professors who want to explore teaching with technology should begin with a social media tool rather than a Learning Management System.
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Semantic Web Technology and the Future of Learning | Online Universities

By Justin Marquis What is the Semantic Web What’s the next big thing? The Semantic Web is, according to some tech insiders (including Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the Internet), the next big thing on the Internet ...
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Back to basics? Time to redefine ‘basics’ for the 21st century

Back to basics? Time to redefine ‘basics’ for the 21st century | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
The headline in the newspaper cries:‘Tests show NSW [Australia] students behind in everything except spelling’…followed by:the state's new education chief promised she will order ...
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Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project

Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World
For most young people today, engagement with new digital media is a routine aspect of life. Through computers, mobile phones, and other handheld devices, youth can blog, tweet, participate in social networks like Facebook, play massive multi-player games, use online information sources, and share videos, stories, music, and art they’ve created. Important skills and knowledge can be gained from such activities, but there are also risks. For example, young people may only rarely consider what it means to be an ethical, socially responsible “citizen” on the Internet.
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My Twitter Resources Library | Angela Maiers Educational Services, Inc.

Great resource for teachers looking to integrate twitter into their bag of tricks.
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Education in the Digital Age | Digital Learning Now

Education in the Digital Age | Digital Learning Now | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
What do you think of this national plan? Where are the educators on this committee? Your thoughts?
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5 Traits of the 21st Century Teacher

5 Traits of the 21st Century Teacher | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
A great blog post outlining the 5 traits of a 21st century teacher.
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Classroom automation with ifttt.com ("If This Then That") and Twitter

One help in this challange is the new service ifttt.com. This service allows certain measure of automation of social media tools. In my classroom I ...
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What are the 4 R's Essential to 21st Century Learning? | HASTAC

What are the 4 R's Essential to 21st Century Learning? | HASTAC | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
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28 Creative Ways Teachers Are Using Twitter | Best Colleges Online

28 Creative Ways Teachers Are Using Twitter | Best Colleges Online | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
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Give Your Students a Voice with Micro-Podcasts - iPads in Education

Give Your Students a Voice with Micro-Podcasts - iPads in Education | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Most of us grew up with a clear educational directive - learn to read and write if you expect to get a career and succeed in the world.
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64 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed–Treasure Chest October 9, 2011 | Tech the Plunge

64 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed–Treasure Chest October 9, 2011 | Tech the Plunge | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Welcome to this week’s edition of Treasure Chest—64 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed.
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TeachPaperless: Essential Anthology of 21st Century Education Blogs

What blogs have moved you or changed how you think? Join this conversation by completing the form attached to this post.
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The 12 Most Important Things to Know About “Kids of Today” | Angela Maiers Educational Services, Inc.

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Education Week Teacher: Virtual Book Clubs: Connecting Adolescent Readers

Education Week Teacher: Virtual Book Clubs: Connecting Adolescent Readers | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Virtual book clubs can help engage students in independent reading by giving them opportunities to stay connected beyond the classroom, says Ryan Kinser.
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10 ways Twitter has added value…

10 ways Twitter has added value… | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Dear Teacher who is still not on Twitter,Maybe you didn't receive my previous mail. Just in case it didn't convince you, here are a few more examples of the benefits of Twitter... 1. Co...
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