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X-citing STEM Partnership for All Schools

X-citing STEM Partnership for All Schools | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
The USA Science and Engineering Festival is looking to sign up 500-700 K-12 schools nationwide to their X-STEM school project this fall in anticipation of the largest STEM festival in the United St...
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Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces

Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
From innovative, intelligent seating arrangements to relevant, engaging bulletin boards, your students deserve a classroom space that stimulates and facilitates their learning.
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Developing a Dynamic Learning Environment

Developing a Dynamic Learning Environment | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
What does your learning environment say about your classes? Learn how to develop a space that encourages learning for all learners and communicates enthusiasm without words.
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Six Personalized Learning MVP Moments from Fulton County Schools

Six Personalized Learning MVP Moments from Fulton County Schools | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
By Stephanee Stephens - Fulton County Schools is leading the shift to personalized learning. Six best practices that's working for the Georgia district.
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Making Room for Making

Making Room for Making | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
To bring maker education to your school, find a space, purchase equipment and supplies carefully, budget and partner creatively, and encourage ongoing student involvement.
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Imagine This: Creative Play and 21st-Century Learning

Imagine This: Creative Play and 21st-Century Learning | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Reimagine learning through play, whether children or students are building with recycled materials, playing social justice or health-themed games, or growing their own garden.
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Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever | Edudemic

Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Learning specific skills doesn't have as much value in today’s world. Learning how to be more creative prepares students for life beyond the classroom.
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3 Ways Parents Can Spot Student-Centered Learning

3 Ways Parents Can Spot Student-Centered Learning | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
By Carri Schneider - Three ways parents can determine if a classroom or school is a student-centered learning environment.
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A Beautiful Visual Featuring The 7 Cs of Effective Communication ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Visual Featuring The 7 Cs of Effective Communication ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
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A Good Visual On Bloom's Taxonomy Vs Depth of Knowledge

A Good Visual On Bloom's Taxonomy Vs Depth of Knowledge | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
“ December 5, 2014 Bloom's taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge are two popular conceptual learning frameworks. They both approach the learning process from relatively different stands:Bloom's taxonomy seem...”
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4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space

4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Attract students to libraries and other rooms of learning by creating agile, inviting spaces with makerspace elements and, most importantly, a community feeling.
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How Student Centered Is Your Classroom?

How Student Centered Is Your Classroom? | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Check out these questions to guide you in reflecting on how much the learning environment you have designed promotes student voice and choice.
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A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips suggests that a critical piece of student learning is the physical environment of the classroom itself. He offers examples of and resources for turning impersonal spaces into student-friendly havens of learning.
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Debunking Myths about Gifted Students

Debunking Myths about Gifted Students | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Gifted students do not need scaffolding is just one of the misconceptions that doesn't help teachers or schools reach gifted kids efficiently.
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A new twist on concentration: Standing while you work

A new twist on concentration: Standing while you work | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
A growing workplace health trend is moving to classrooms: More schools are adding standing desks as a tool to increase alertness and combat childhood obesity.

In 2012, more than one-third of childr
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A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips suggests that a critical piece of student learning is the physical environment of the classroom itself. He offers examples of and resources for turning impersonal spaces into student-friendly havens of learning.
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The Creativity Mindset

The Creativity Mindset | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
I absolutely love all of the emphasis on mindsets these days. There are growth mindsets (which I discuss in The Educator with a Growth Mindset: A Staff Workshop) and maker mindsets (which I discuss...
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Students Aren't Waiting to Improve Their World

Students Aren't Waiting to Improve Their World | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
How can teachers support students in their efforts to make a difference? Here are three trends worth watching -- and joining.
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7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
For awhile, when educators discussed differentiating instruction & meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles.
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▶ A vision for radically personalized learning | Katherine Prince | TEDxColumbus - YouTube

Could we transform today’s outmoded education system to a vibrant learning ecosystem that puts learners at the center and enables many right combinations of ...

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Nancy White's curator insight, March 5, 3:43 PM

Some of my favorite quotes:

"Learners can be creating customized learning playlists."

"Vibrant local learning ecosystems can be created."

-We need to put learners at the center of the learning ecosystem. 

What would be there now? Standardized testing.

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The school growing a digital forest

The school growing a digital forest | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
How children who began incorporating technology into their science lessons ended up helping to build a digital forest in Rwanda.
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The Daily Routine Of Creativity -

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The Daily Routine Of Creativity by TeachThought Staff What sort of habits lead to creativity? Well, we first have to imagine these kinds of habits as causal–that is, the habits cause the creativity, rather than...
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Excellent Tips to Stimulate Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Tips to Stimulate Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it

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Can Classroom Furniture Improve Student Engagement?

Can Classroom Furniture Improve Student Engagement? | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
By Victoria Bergsagel - In next-gen schools, technology is ubiquitous, collaboration celebrated and movement encouraged.
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DesignShare: A Variety of Voices: Innovative Learning Spaces Transform the Hartland-Lakeside School District

DesignShare: A Variety of Voices: Innovative Learning Spaces Transform the Hartland-Lakeside School District | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
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