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A Google Drive App for iPad Tutorial

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Need some help with the Google Drive App for iPad? This handy tutorial will tell you all that you need to know to organize, save, and access your files in the cloud.
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No-Tech Board Games That Teach Coding Skills to Young Children

Programming for young children gets pared down to its analog basics in several board games that teach sequences of commands.
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Harvard Commencement - J.K. Rowling

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J.K.Rowling at Harvard Commencement. Read more at http://goo.gl/ZpPS2
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Why It’s Critical for the Next Gen to Be Tech Creators Not Consumers

Why It’s Critical for the Next Gen to Be Tech Creators Not Consumers | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
ACCORDING TO AYAH Bdeir, technology is the language of our time. The 33-year-old founder and CEO of littleBits likes to compare the engineers of today to the clergy of the Middle Ages, who controlled access to knowledge and power via their monopoly over the use and understanding of the written word. Today’s engineers have a special kind of social and technological influence, which derives from their understanding of the stuff that makes our everyday gadgets work. If our lives today depend on technology, then those who truly understand it have an outsized influence over the rest of us.

Via John Evans, Michelle Nimchuk, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Good stuff! Thanks to John Evans.

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Bdeir states “My mission with littleBits is to equip a new generation of confident and creative problem-solvers,” she says. “Once kids are tech-literate, they’re prepared to take on any challenges that emerge. Rather than adapting to the technology that comes at them, they’ll adapt the technology to their own needs. It’s just a matter of changing their attitude.” I love it!

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Ten Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation

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Keara Duggan, Director of Education Elements' Design & Implementation team, provides 10 essential tips for creating a culture of innovation.
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New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it

"New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech For those who are hard of hearing..."


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Important Google Image Search Tips for Teachers

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New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
G Suite has recently released two features that allow teachers to meet these criteria and maximize their instructional time: Google Cast for Education and Screencastify.

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9 Essential #EdTech Ideas to Share With Your Team @davidgeurin  

9 Essential #EdTech Ideas to Share With Your Team @davidgeurin   | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Technology is playing a bigger role in classrooms and schools in this country and around the world. Here are a few thoughts to kee

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Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms

Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Experts from around the web share tactics and advice for educators who want to make the most of Google Forms.
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30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy -

30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy - | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy by TeachThought Staff Often confused with sympathy and compassion, empathy is, put simply, th
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'Dear Angelica': A VR film that steps inside a painter's brain

'Dear Angelica': A VR film that steps inside a painter's brain | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
At Sundance, Oculus Story Studio is one of several creative teams probing the limits of storytelling in virtual reality.
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4 Interesting New Updates in Google Apps (G Suite)

4 Interesting New Updates in Google Apps (G Suite) | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
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Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
The art of thinking flourishes within an emotionally, intellectually and physically safe learning environment that is carefully constructed by the classroom teacher.
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The Science of Effective Learning Spaces

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Our natural and built environments seem to affect how we think and feel. Researchers have recently focused on determining how environmental factors can affect kids’ ability to learn. Studies show that a well-designed learning environment supplements evidence-based pedagogy and curriculum design. Let’s examine four environmental factors that can enhance or hinder learning.


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Google Keep Is a Great Evernote Alternative and Here’s Why via Nancy Messieh

Google Keep Is a Great Evernote Alternative and Here’s Why via Nancy Messieh | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
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Technology's battle for IQ, EQ, or something very different 

Technology's battle for IQ, EQ, or something very different  | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it

"Enough with IQ and EQ. Technology is demanding its own score ..."


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A Simple Guide to Design Learning - STEM JOBS

A Simple Guide to Design Learning - STEM JOBS | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Doris Wells-Papanek of www.designlearning.us published an article in “Innovation Journal” in which she said “Design is to doing as learning is to thinking.” Learning, Wells-Papnek explains, prepares students to think, and design enables them to do. The goal of design learning is to help students become great problem solvers as they progress through the steps of the design learning framework, challenged to be creative but mindful of the task put before them.

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Good stuff! Thanks to John Evans.

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Coding, Robotics and the Jobs of the Future

Coding, Robotics and the Jobs of the Future | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Since as early as the 1800’s, fears of robots taking over human jobs has been a reality. As we enter the true age of robotics, those concerns are resurfacing, and educators are unsure about what jobs their students will be competing for. For example, IT jobs will grow by 22% through 2020 and jobs in STEM are said to see similar growth. Educators are expected to equip their students with skills that will translate into careers and yet they have no idea what these skills should be. While timeless skills such as critical thinking, languages and mathematics aid in every career they do not provide the specialized skills that “jobs of the future” may require. So, what are the jobs of the future and how can be best prepare students for them?

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Interesting Facts on Digital Footprint and Reputation

Interesting Facts on Digital Footprint and Reputation | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Few facts on digital footprint and reputation you must check out to understand the importance of the same.
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Building confidence key for St. Augustine Catholic High School students

Building confidence key for St. Augustine Catholic High School students | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
MARKHAM — Each September, the Grade 9s
of St. Augustine Catholic High School
take a trip with teachers to Muskoka
Woods and spend the three days learning
leadership skills.
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Teaching Kids to Debug Code Independently (EdSurge News)

Teaching Kids to Debug Code Independently (EdSurge News) | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it

"It’s not working!”


A student raises his hand, sounding irritated and wronged. The look on this 11-year-old’s face seems almost accusatory; his code is not running and he sounds as if it is the teacher’s fault.


During my early days of teaching coding to sixth graders, my immediate rea
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Why paper is the real 'killer app'

Why paper is the real 'killer app' | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
With apps taking over our lives, there’s a movement afoot as people yearn for simpler, technology-free times
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An Interesting Infographic Featuring Top Apps for Learning Music via @medkh9

An Interesting Infographic Featuring Top Apps for Learning Music via @medkh9 | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
“Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education”
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