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New Study Finds iPads in the Classroom Boost Test Scores | Techland | TIME.com

New Study Finds iPads in the Classroom Boost Test Scores | Techland | TIME.com | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it
A new study shows that students who use iPads in the classroom score better in literacy tests than those who don’t.

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New Study Finds iPads in the Classroom Boost Test Scores | Techland | TIME.com

New Study Finds iPads in the Classroom Boost Test Scores | Techland | TIME.com | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it
A new study shows that students who use iPads in the classroom score better in literacy tests than those who don’t.

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iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports

More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related anno...

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Web 2.0 teaching tools to enhance education and learning — Edjudo

A comprehensive list of the best web 2.0 tools and links, sorted via category, for teaching and learning with technology.

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Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it

Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences that address the diverse learning needs of all students and help them develop 21st Century Skills. At it's most basic level, digital tools can be used to help students find, understand and use information. When combined with student-driven learning experiences fueled by Essential Questions offering flexible learning paths, it can be the ticket to success. Here is a closer look at three components of effectively using technology as a tool for digital differentiation.


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Digital literacy crucial early in life, educators say

Digital literacy crucial early in life, educators say | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it
Nearly 600 years later, the world faces a shift as profound as the one Gutenberg's movable type ushered in, said Faith Rogow, the founding president of the National Association for Media Literacy Education.

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Jobs of the future

Jobs of the future | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it

DAVID, a 34-year-old living on the east coast of the United States, is a big fan of World of Warcraft but is anxious that his heavy workload is not leaving him enough time to play, and therefore make progress, in the online g...


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The How's, Why's and Value of Educational Technology

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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iPad Kindergarten Research Starts Turning up Results

Maine students showed modest gains in their literacy assessment scores through a combination of systemwide changes.

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The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Home

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Home | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills...is a national organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student. As the United States continues to compete in a global economy that demands innovation, P21 and its members provide tools and resources to help the U.S. education system keep up by fusing the three Rs and four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation).  Check out the collection of state initiatives for benchmarks and inspiration.


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21st Century Skills are so last century!

21st Century Skills are so last century! | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it
The new mantra, the next big thing, among educators who need a serious sounding phrase to rattle around in reports is ‘21st Century Skills’. I hear it often, almost always in some overlong, tex...

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Developing digital literacy in higher education

Developing digital literacy in higher education | 21st Century Learning and Skills | Scoop.it
Digital literacy is vital for both education and life but it's often taken simply to mean computer skills.

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