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Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos

Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
Last week, I read an interesting blog post by Shelley Blake-Plock titled "The Problem with TED ed." It got me thinking about the flipped classroom model and how it is being defined.

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Twitter Basics for Students

Twitter Basics for Students | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Twitter? Do you like to tweet? Most likely you’ve utilized social networking websites such as Facebook. So why would you consider using Twitter?

 

To enhance and increase connections with classmates – and potentially your instructors, as you may not find it easy to network with students on other sites and it is very unlikely that your instructors will appear on your friends list. What if I told you that this can help you develop an academic network and support system?

 

===> By the end of this post I believe you will want to give it a try and more importantly, you’ll likely find it can be an effective personal learning network. <===

 


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7 quick tips for holding a successful Twitter chat | PCWorld

7 quick tips for holding a successful Twitter chat | PCWorld | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
Hosting a conversation on Twitter is a great way to reach out to customers and establish your company's thought leadership.

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Coding for Kids: Free platforms, tools, videos and games

Coding for Kids: Free platforms, tools, videos and games | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I spent a couple of hours looking into what freebies the internets have for kids wanting to learn how to program.  Thankfully, there are options a-plenty for this sort of stuff, but it d...

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 


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The Power of the Positive Phone Call Home

The Power of the Positive Phone Call Home | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
Blogger Elena Aguilar proposes that teachers make positive phone calls home common practice.

 

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http://kimmindy7.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/the_bridge-partnerships-with-parents/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 15, 5:16 PM
Blogger Elena Aguilar proposes that teachers make positive phone calls home common practice.


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The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

First, What’s A Hashtag?

The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keyword or topic in a Tweet. Any Twitter user can categorize or follow topics with hashtags.Those hashtags (usually) mean something and are a great way to get a tweet to appear in search results or discussion monitoring.


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The 100 Best Twitter Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) | Edudemic

The 100 Best Twitter Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

In 2009, we shared our favorite tools for teachers on Twitter, with 100 resources for managing feeds, finding followers, and tackling classroom groups on the social media site. Since then, many tools have been revamped, replaced, or simply aren’t available anymore. Clearly, an update is in order, so we’re proud to present a new list for 2012, featuring the very best tools available to Twittering teachers today.


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5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn

5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
Helping students learn how to learn: That's what most educators strive for, and that's the goal of inquiry learning. That skill transfers to other academic su

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Kevin Hewitson's comment, September 26, 2013 11:05 PM
Also check out Learning Quotient (LQ) concept from ace-d. Link to blog and first of a number of articles explaining and linking LQ to different aspects of learning: http://4c3d.wordpress.com/2013/08/11/learning-quotient/
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:) Thank you for sharing it :)
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Automatically Email Parent or Teacher Surveys to Advisors - Script

Automatically Email Parent or Teacher Surveys to Advisors - Script | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

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A Parent's Guide to Educational iPad Games - iPads in Education

A Parent's Guide to Educational iPad Games - iPads in Education | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

Call me a heretic but I don't see great value in games that have players stealing cars and beating up innocent bystanders. I'd rather see children have fun playing games while also learning important skills as a byproduct. In that spirit, I've started a list of educational iPad game apps for casual home use. They don't necessarily help you master long division or prepare for an upcoming geography test. The accent is primarily on having fun. The second important criterion is that time spent playing is productive and that something of value is learned.


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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

"The apps recognized as Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The apps foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration and are user friendly to encourage a community of learners to explore and discover."


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Marian Royal Vigil's comment, September 11, 2013 1:49 PM
Great, Maria. Thank you.
BI Media Specialists's curator insight, September 13, 2013 7:51 AM

What a great list of apps for iPad classrooms!  Check them out and tell me what you think!

Melissa Cooper's curator insight, October 2, 2013 12:02 AM

A good up to date resource for teachers and parents.

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BYOD Security Issues [Infographic]

BYOD Security Issues [Infographic] | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
BYOD Security Issues: How safe is the common practice for employees to Bring their Own Device into work?

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malek's curator insight, September 17, 2013 5:23 AM

A myriad of threats:

* Employers often cannot assess data breach exposure on unmanaged BYODs

*Lost or stolen BYODs  that  contain sensitive data, with less than 1 in 4 can be remotely wiped.

* When BYODs bypass inbound filters normally applied to corporate devices, they’re vulnerable to malware

and the list goes on and on


TheSoulfulEMU's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:12 AM

Now that you know it, so DONT- BYOD!!! Got it?

Bruce McDuffee's curator insight, September 25, 2013 8:41 PM

Interesting BYOD stats.

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How Technology Changes Student-Teacher Interaction - Edudemic

How Technology Changes Student-Teacher Interaction - Edudemic | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
Learning technologies change student-teacher interactions in several ways, but there's one specifically that really stands out and makes the most difference in our classrooms.

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Amélie Silvert's curator insight, September 15, 2013 12:43 AM

It changes if the teacher sees himself as a learner. 

 

Nancy Jones's curator insight, September 15, 2013 8:46 AM

whenAccepting when teachers acknowledge themselves as co- learner s who guide students. The learning together really occurs.  Great quotable content in this brief but succinct commentary.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, September 22, 2013 7:50 PM

In reviewing my Scoop It recommendations I came across a curation established by Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) .  His Scoop It site is  iGeneration - 21st Century Education.  As many of you know, I am honored to be working with pre-service students at Sterling College (KS) as an Adjunct Professor.  My course is entitled "Technology in the Classroom".  As one of my major points on using technology is that the students must be considering "How" the technology will be used to provides avenues not available in other manners as well as corporating HOTS and critical thinking skills.  Through that approach articles like this one are great reads and discussion points for all parties to discuss effective use of technology. 

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8 Outstanding iPad Apps to Create Tutorials and Flip your Classroom

8 Outstanding iPad Apps to Create Tutorials and Flip your Classroom | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

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The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

First, What’s A Hashtag?

The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keyword or topic in a Tweet. Any Twitter user can categorize or follow topics with hashtags.Those hashtags (usually) mean something and are a great way to get a tweet to appear in search results or discussion monitoring.


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What Does a Great School Year Look Like? Ask the Students

What Does a Great School Year Look Like? Ask the Students | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

This past school year, Shelley Wright, a high school educator in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, made a number of big changes in her teaching practice. 


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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, September 13, 3:02 PM

Engagement of students in a 21st century classroom.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, September 19, 4:26 PM

Students share their ideas in regards to what a great school year looks like!

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19 Successful Online English Teachers Share Their Tips and Resources for Planning Online Lessons

19 Successful Online English Teachers Share Their Tips and Resources for Planning Online Lessons | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
19 Successful online English teachers. 19 tips for planning. 19 resources. Take your online lessons planning to the next level!

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Vocabmonk's curator insight, September 16, 4:58 AM

19 Successful online English teachers. 19 tips for planning. 19 resources. Take your online lessons planning to the next level!

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Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Why Sharing Your Good Work Is Necessary, Not Boastful

Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Why Sharing Your Good Work Is Necessary, Not Boastful | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it







However, it's critical that we add our voices, the voices of educators, to the conversation. Whether you use social media or not, share your good work. Share the progress your learners are making. BRAG. If you don't do it, no one will!



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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 15, 5:22 PM

However, it's critical that we add our voices, the voices of educators, to the conversation. Whether you use social media or not, share your good work. Share the progress your learners are making. BRAG. If you don't do it, no one will!


Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 15, 7:11 PM

Sharing what we do well is important. The challenge with social media is that it is not always clear the person sharing is actually in the classroom and when they were last there.

 

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Paul's curator insight, September 19, 3:30 AM

Really important article - are you sharing your good ideas??

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The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

First, What’s A Hashtag?

The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keyword or topic in a Tweet. Any Twitter user can categorize or follow topics with hashtags.Those hashtags (usually) mean something and are a great way to get a tweet to appear in search results or discussion monitoring.


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20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom | Diigo


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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 29, 2013 5:19 PM

From reviewing material, to parent communications and reviving the school newspaper, there are many creative ways schools can use the social web.

 

 

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October - Connected Educator Kit - Free - Principals - lead with your staff


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Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?

Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught? | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it
If everybody knows that test scores and grades aren’t the keys to success, how do we teach, and measure, the things that are?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 15, 2013 12:42 AM

 

A MUST read!!!

 

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, September 15, 2013 12:45 AM

 

A MUST read!!!


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Flipped Learning Network Ning

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This site is devoted to teaching educators how to use screencasting and the flipped classroom.

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Education ... Classroom ... Thinking Maps

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Flipped Classroom: 5 Strategies to Flip & Engage (Flipped Classroom: 5 Strategies to Flip & Engage via @pinterest @JanineFoster5 looks interesting?

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Mrs. Davison's Kindergarten: What We Are Doing With iPads!

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35 Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

35 Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

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10 Techy Icebreakers for The 21st Century Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Techy Icebreakers for The 21st Century Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Learning and Thinking | Scoop.it

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Leanna K Johnson's curator insight, April 9, 2013 3:07 PM

Nice activities to implement!