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108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2

108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2 | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series of posts devoted to the use of Word Clouds. I know you will find new information… whether you are a seasoned user of word clouds, or brand new. I enjoy working with teachers a...
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Collaborative Mind Mapping for Students with Popplet - FRACTUS LEARNING

Collaborative Mind Mapping for Students with Popplet - FRACTUS LEARNING | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Popplet is a super simple Web, iPhone and iPad app that allows you to create collaborative mind maps with your students.

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FYI:  "Popplet is a super simple Web, iPhone and iPad app that allows you to create collaborative mind maps with your students. Including the ability to add media from YouTube, Flickr and Vimeo, as well as the option to upload your own images, students can create rich and reflective maps of their thoughts, ideas and work."

Craig Crossley's curator insight, August 21, 7:31 PM

Popplet - Mind Mapping

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An Educators Guide to Podcasting and Broadcasting

An Educators Guide to Podcasting and Broadcasting | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
An Educators Guide to Podcasting and Broadcasting: A Demonstration walkthrough of audio and video tips and tricks.

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How Digital Learning Is Becoming The Fourth Literacy

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How Digital Learning Is Becoming The Fourth Literacy - Edudemic Infographic (RT @ londonclc Digital Learning becomes the forth literacy...

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20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Looking for some powerful collaborative web tools to use with your students in this new school year? The presentation below features the top 20 free tools ideal for interactive collaboration in classrooms.


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How Google Has Changed Management, 10 Years After its IPO

How Google Has Changed Management, 10 Years After its IPO | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Google went public 10 years ago today, and since then has dramatically changed the way the world accesses information. It has also helped shape the practice of management. Staying true to its roots as an engineering-centric company, Google has stood out both for its early skepticism of the value of managers as well as for its novel, often quantitative approaches to management decisions. Along the way it became famous for its reliance on exceedingly difficult interview questions — later abandoned — and its “20% time” policy — reportedly on its way out.

 

In honor of the company’s milestone, here’s a reading list of some of the best things Harvard Business Review has published on the company since its founding in 1998.

 


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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, August 21, 12:18 AM

Excellent overview of the best Harvard Business Review articles on Google.

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100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom ~ TeachThought

100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom ~ TeachThought | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom

by onlineuniversities.com

 

"The Google Docs collection provides a streamlined, collaborative solution to writing papers, organizing presentations and putting together spreadsheets and reports. But besides the basic features, there are lots of little tricks and hacks you can use to make your Google Docs experience even more productive. Here are 100 great tips for using the documents, presentations and spreadsheets in Google Docs."


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Is gaming taking learning to the next level?

Gaming in education appears to have found the right combination of challenge and engagement to make it an effective learning tool, according to Lucien Vattel, CEO of GameDesk, a nonprofit focused on research and development of game-based learning.
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BYOD Making Connections to Pedagogy

BYOD Making Connections to Pedagogy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
In my last post I shared information about apps you could have your students download and save on their devices for use in the classroom. I know there are many apps available and you may still be a...
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Safe Schools & Communities Resources

Safe Schools & Communities Resources | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Resources for preventing school violence and creating safe schools & communities

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/safe-schools-communities ;


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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Google Search Strategies for All Students

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Google Search Strategies for All Students | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

The beginning of the new school year is a great time to introduce students to new web search strategies or review the ones they already know. The folks at Canva put together a nice infographic abou...


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The Future of Education - Infographic

The Future of Education - Infographic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
What the education of the future will look like -- online classes, tablets, etc.

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An 8-Year-Old Just Left Me Speechless With His Perspective On A Tragic Situation

An 8-Year-Old Just Left Me Speechless With His Perspective On A Tragic Situation | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Words can barely begin to describe what this young boy has gone through, but he's found some super deep and powerful ones to give us an idea.

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David Hain's curator insight, August 19, 1:30 AM

Powerful - we can be so guilty of stereotyping in such situations, this  young man gives the lie to that!

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Education Around The World Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Education Around The World Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Education Around The World Infographic: Ever wonder which regions around the world perform best when it comes to education?

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Sirjele's curator insight, August 19, 2:47 PM

Väga huvitavad andmed...

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26 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer

26 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
26 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 19, 4:49 PM

Great ideas here for implementation as well. This post is about encouraging student introspection and thoughtful responses. Easily adapted to higher education. 

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Step by Step Guide on How to Use Google Drive to Collaborate With Others

Step by Step Guide on How to Use Google Drive to Collaborate With Others | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking (RT @TeachThought: They're just words, but oh their power: 249 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking http://t.co/hSvqQ1Ov12
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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking

 


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Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom [Infographic]

Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Using video in the classroom has come a long way from a TV and VCR on a cart to watch a movie during class (The standard about ten gazillion years ago when I was a student). There are a ton of different ways you can employ video in your classroom, from video feedback to educational videos about specific topics, there is a lot of possibility out there. Even if you know that this way and that are options for including video in your classroom, you might still be wondering why you should be using video in the first place.


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Quran Coaching's curator insight, August 21, 11:09 AM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
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#quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed

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Exercise May Change Kids' Brains for the Better

Exercise May Change Kids' Brains for the Better | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
For the first time, there’s evidence that being fit can improve the speed and connectivity of brain neurons

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How to Spot the Garbage in News - Bloomberg View

How to Spot the Garbage in News - Bloomberg View | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
How to Spot the Garbage in News
Bloomberg View
Active reading often leads to the conclusion that the vast majority of news is at best incomplete and uninformative, while a majority of research reports are full of biases and logical errors.
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Rolling out blended learning

Rolling out blended learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Blended and online learning platforms are changing K12 pedagogy by providing students with some control over their path, time, pace and place of learning.

This sharp departure from the traditional
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Archive for Digital Student Portfolios Twitter chat (with images, tweets) · MattRenwick

This chat took place on August 17, 2014.

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Activators and Summarizers

The US Digital Literacy site provides my favorite definitions of activators and summarizers. They define activators as "techniques to activate students’ prior knowledge through the use of...
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The Power of Knowledge Sharing

The Power of Knowledge Sharing | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Systems to manage the wealth of knowledge inside companies can help junior staff get a leg up in career advancement.


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David Hain's curator insight, August 18, 10:54 PM

Study finds that collaborative systems accelerate careers by fostering better social landscape.

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Google Reportedly Prepping 'Child-Safe' Version of Services

Google Reportedly Prepping 'Child-Safe' Version of Services | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Google is reportedly preparing to launch a child-centric version of some of its services.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 19, 2:28 AM

Google is reportedly preparing to launch a child-centric version of some of its services.