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Teaching the Essential Skills of the Mobile Classroom

Teaching the Essential Skills of the Mobile Classroom | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Think back 20 years. Pay phones still worked, and only doctors carried pagers. Laptops weighed as much as bowling balls, and few of us had Internet access. In fact, much of what we now consider commo
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Will handwriting survive the iPad?

Will handwriting survive the iPad? | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Could interactive technology cause a drop in the number of individuals able to write by hand?
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Path to Innovation: Women, Mentors and STEM ... - Huffington Post

Path to Innovation: Women, Mentors and STEM ... - Huffington Post | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Industry mentors -- particularly women in positions of influence - are one important link to increasing the pipeline of talent.
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STEM Focus Must Not Forsake Humanities - Hartford Courant

STEM Focus Must Not Forsake Humanities - Hartford Courant | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
STEM Focus Must Not Forsake Humanities Hartford Courant Dubbed Next Generation Connecticut, an unprecedented plan to invest $2.1 billion into science, technology, engineering and math — STEM — at the University of Connecticut will strengthen the...
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Delegates from 46 countries attend Global Education Conference ...

Delegates from 46 countries attend Global Education Conference ... | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Heads of State, and Finance and Education ministers will discuss the role that private-public partnerships can play in bringing educational transformation to benefit more young people in the world in ...
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5 Reasons We Use Social Media [Infographic]

5 Reasons We Use Social Media [Infographic] | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
There are many reasons we use social media. From the basic to the more advanced, the tool is simply ubiquitous and addictive. This infographic sheds some light for us all.

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Deborah Spector's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:15 AM

Nonprofits can take advantage of the prevelance of social media to connect with stakeholders. No question that social media is influential, powerful and here to stay!

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You see why if you don't have an online presence then you are part of a dying breed...

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¿Qué usamos y cuántos lo usamos?

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iintegratetechnology: Mind Mapping and the Common Core

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Gator graduate takes global education into local schools ...

Gator graduate takes global education into local schools ... | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
During her time as an undergraduate, Krista Schumacher has raised international awareness among local middle school students. WATCH THE VIDEO.
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21st Century Classrooms - KULR-TV

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21st Century ClassroomsKULR-TVBILLINGS - The days of printing hundreds of pages of handouts a week are over for Courtney Niemeyer, a kindergarten teacher at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School.
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7 ways to encourage girls in STEM - Minneapolis Star Tribune

7 ways to encourage girls in STEM - Minneapolis Star Tribune | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star Tribune7 ways to encourage girls in STEMMinneapolis Star TribuneAs part of "SciGirls," Twin Cities Public Television does outreach to dozens of school districts nationwide, touting the need to get more girls involved in science,...
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Events Encourage Women, Hispanic Students to Seek STEM Careers - University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

Events Encourage Women, Hispanic Students to Seek STEM Careers - University of Texas at Dallas (press release) | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
University of Texas at Dallas (press release)Events Encourage Women, Hispanic Students to Seek STEM CareersUniversity of Texas at Dallas (press release)Leadership Dialogues Across Workplace and Study Space,” was developed as part of the SAWS...
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Infographic: How Does Digital Learning Contribute to Deeper Learning? - Getting Smart by Sarah Cargill -

Infographic: How Does Digital Learning Contribute to Deeper Learning? - Getting Smart by Sarah Cargill - | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Getting Smart® today launched “How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning,” a white paper that examines how key aspects of personal digital learning – common standards, next-generation assessments, blended learning, and affordable devices...
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A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
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read also my curation about it here:

- http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=Twitter

- http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?q=Twitter

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A handy printable to share and encourage others to try Twitter!

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21st Century Administrator: Avoidable Flipped Learning Mistakes (Courtesy of eSchool News)

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Skepticblog » Can We Be Clear On Something? It’s STEM, Not STEAM.

SkepticBlog is a collaboration among some of the most recognized names in promoting science, critical thinking, and skepticism. Regular bloggers include: Brian Dunning, Daniel Loxton, Donald Prothero, Mark Edward, Michael Shermer, and Steven Novella.
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Going Deep: STEM in the Connected Classroom

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Blending STEM with the connected classroom is a powerful learning model, provided we have innovative thinking, teacher autonomy and flexible scheduling.
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Education in the 21st century - Politico

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Education in the 21st century
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We have the tools. They've been around for decades.
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Skoolbo Announces Friend Our World at Global Education & Skills Forum - PR Web (press release)

Skoolbo Announces Friend Our World at Global Education & Skills Forum - PR Web (press release) | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Skoolbo Announces Friend Our World at Global Education & Skills Forum
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Skoolbo, Microsoft and Peace One Day today announced Friend Our World at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF), Dubai, UAE.
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking: Susan Cain: 0030788707778: Amazon.com: Books

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Phoster - Make your Own Poster

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Atlantic Cape Breaks Ground on $16 Million STEM Building Project - Patch.com

Atlantic Cape Breaks Ground on $16 Million STEM Building Project - Patch.com | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Atlantic Cape Breaks Ground on $16 Million STEM Building ProjectPatch.com“The groundbreaking for this state-of-the-art STEM building simply would not be possible without the vision and support of a wide range of advocates, including members of the...
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As Demand for STEM Jobs Continues to Climb, STEM Skills Gap Widens Among ... - DailyFinance

As Demand for STEM Jobs Continues to Climb, STEM Skills Gap Widens Among ...DailyFinanceIt is widely acknowledged that STEM professions pose a recruiting challenge for many employers.
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As Demand for STEM Jobs Continues to Climb, STEM Skills Gap Widens Among Diverse Workers - DailyFinance

As Demand for STEM Jobs Continues to Climb, STEM Skills Gap Widens Among Diverse Workers - DailyFinance | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
As Demand for STEM Jobs Continues to Climb, STEM Skills Gap Widens Among Diverse Workers Research conducted
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Officials: State progressing on STEM goals but there’s more to do

Officials: State progressing on STEM goals but there’s more to do | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
Iowa is moving forward when it comes to encouraging students to focus on math, science, engineering and technology, state officials said Tuesday, but there is still a long road to go.
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21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation -

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation - | 21st Century Modern Education | Scoop.it
The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won't get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they're not motivated. Motivation,…

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Dico Krommenhoek's curator insight, December 15, 2012 3:44 AM

Simple ideas, easy to forget...

carmendsw's curator insight, December 17, 2012 3:51 AM

catalyse the learning process by capitalising on learners intrinsic motivation to learn

Jason Feig's curator insight, January 17, 2013 4:26 PM

....think about changing your environment....how often is the cafeteria not used, gym, stage, conference rooms, etc....why not use the space?