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Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy

Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Only a decade and a few years in, how can we fully describe the twenty-first century learner?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 21, 2013 9:20 PM

A MUST read...

 

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, January 23, 2013 2:02 PM

Only a decade and a few years in, how can we fully describe the twenty-first century learner?

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Psychological Foundations of Learning

Psychological Foundations of Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Agree with Mary, very comprehensive analysis.

 

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, January 22, 2013 7:53 AM

A very intimate analysis of human learning as humans understand it to be.  Includes several maps highlighting various theories.  This one will take some time to digest, but for the school psychologist, it will be worth the time.  

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The Staircase of Complexity: A Visual Explanation

The Staircase of Complexity: A Visual Explanation | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The Staircase of Complexity: A Visual Explanation http://t.co/8N7XoSzV @TLC_edu @sklitnet @EdwardsWonder @EdutopiaBetty @EdisonLrngUS
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Top 25 Technology Products for K-12 Classrooms in 2012 - K-12 Tech Decisions

Top 25 Technology Products for K-12 Classrooms in 2012 - K-12 Tech Decisions | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
A list of the top 25 educational products of 2012 including the iPad, Samsung Galaxy Note, the Epson BrightLink interactive projector, Smart board, AMX ResQ, Creston FreeSpeech wireless mics, document cameras, Intel Studybook, Moodle learning...
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polltogo : Create polls accessible to voters on any mobile device

polltogo : Create polls accessible to voters on any mobile device | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
mobile social voting and polling platform : create a poll to go

It's easy to create a mobile-accessible poll or quiz with polltogo.


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How to Twitter in 60 Seconds [Infographic]

How to Twitter in 60 Seconds [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 20, 2013 10:34 AM

BEST Infographic about learning about Twitter I have seen so far, great job, thx!

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 20, 2013 10:37 AM

BEST Infographic about learning about Twitter I have seen so far, great job, thx!


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Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Erin Scott By Jennie Rose In his new book To Sell is Human, author Daniel Pink reports that education is one of the fastest growing job categories in th

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Great post with implications for teaching and learning.

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Shea Stehm's curator insight, January 22, 2013 2:34 PM

Dan Pink always has a great insight

Tracy18's curator insight, March 26, 2013 6:25 PM

Change has to begin somewhere.

Dominique Parrish's curator insight, April 6, 2013 6:45 PM

Inspiring students to learn is essential for the future ...

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Closing the Gap Between Educators and Entrepreneurs

Closing the Gap Between Educators and Entrepreneurs | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Getty There appears to be no shortage of new businesses looking to apply technology to education. An entire ecosystem has emerged in recent years to deve (“but it really has to be rooted in what is going to be happening in the classroom.
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26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics

26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Here are five free tools for creating comics online.


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Why is Creativity Important in Education: "It is not an option, it's an absolute necessity " Sir Ken

Why is Creativity Important in Education: "It is not an option, it's an absolute necessity " Sir Ken | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

As you probably know Sir Ken Robinson is one of the pioneer educators who constantly advocate the importance of creativity in education. Here is an another great video of his. Just as is the case in all the other videos, Ken Robinson excels in talking about creativity and in the clip below, he will explain to you wny creativity matters in education and it requires a transformation in the schools work. Accoridng to him, " creativity is not an option, it's an absolute necessity ".


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Is Technology Changing our Lives-3 Great Videos

Is Technology Changing our Lives-3 Great Videos | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Is technology a real game changer in our life? Do you think that human life will be totally  digitized in 20 years time? If you pause for a second and pull yourself out of the hustle and bustle of your daily busy life and think deeply about  how much technology you are using , you will really be amazed.


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Web 2.0 Annotation and Bookmarking Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected 10 annotation and bookmarking tools

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Change the Subject: Making the Case for Project-Based Learning

Change the Subject: Making the Case for Project-Based Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
What should students learn in the 21st century? At first glance, this question divides into two: what should students know, and what should they be able to do? But there's more at issue than knowledg
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Let Your “Emotional Rudder” Steer The Way

Let Your “Emotional Rudder” Steer The Way | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Eric Hoover has an interesting piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education exploring “noncognitive skills,” the subject of Paul Tough’s popular book How Children Succeed and education’s topic du jour.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, January 21, 2013 3:35 PM

" Logical reasoning skills and factual knowledge are only so valuable on their own. Students also need an ‘emotional rudder’—an ability to transfer skills and knowledge to real-world situations—to succeed"

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 21, 2013 3:59 PM

I love that idea of an “emotional rudder,” guiding us as we apply our intellectual knowledge and skills.


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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Creating Stopmotion and Timelapse Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Creating Stopmotion and Timelapse Videos | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Creating stopmotion and timelapse videos can be a good way for students to tell a story that they have developed. Stopmtion and timelapse videos can also be helpful when teachers are trying to help students see how a lengthy process like osmosis works. While good stopmotion and timelapse videos can take a long time to create, there are some tools that can make the process a little easier. Here are three stopmtion video creation tools that are worth trying.


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Ariana Amorim's curator insight, January 21, 2013 11:15 AM

JellyCam

Stop Frame Animator from Culture Street

OSnap is an iPad app (available in a free version and in a paid version) that you can use to create stop motion and time lapse videos.

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Formem novos diretores e desenvolva criatividade

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Pedagogy and Privilege: The Challenges and Possibilities of Teaching Critically About Racism | Montgomery | Critical Education

Pedagogy and Privilege: The Challenges and Possibilities of Teaching Critically About Racism (Pedagogy and privilege: The challenges and possibilities of teaching critically about racism - http://t.co/8sOros9L...
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Collect, Organize and Highlight Specific Scenes with Video Curation Platform Zeeik

 

 


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Robin Good's curator insight, January 16, 2013 12:37 PM


Zeeik is a video curation platform which allows you to collect your selected clips into organized collections, and to highlight specific scenes within them.


Zeeik video collections can be edited in a collaborative fashion, and they can be saved, shared and embedded on any web site or blog.


Free to use.


More info: http://zeeik.com



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Collect, Organize and Highlight Specific Scenes with Video Curation Platform Zeeik via 

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 21, 2013 10:00 AM

Give it a try, BUT read also the TOS (Terms Of Service...)...

 

See examples here:

 

http://zeeik.com/app2/?sortingOption=Most%20Followed

 

 

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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
It is time that teachers and administrators realize that public education has reached a dam in the river. We have gone about as far as we can go with isolated instruction and learning. While it may

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How I Use Twitter In My Classroom - Edudemic

How I Use Twitter In My Classroom - Edudemic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
A quick look at how I use Twitter for writing prompts. I thought this was going to be another project gone bad! To my surprise since teens love texting, they also loved micro-blogging!

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A Visit to the School of the Future?

A Visit to the School of the Future? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Adam | Featured Articles, Teaching & Learning, Technology in Education, The Future of Education
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The 4Cs in the 21st C

Keynote to the Toronto Catholic District School Board Symposium. December, 2012.

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WORDLE: An effective way to dig deeper into vocabulary

WORDLE: An effective way to dig deeper into vocabulary | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Top 10 Videos on 21st Century Learning Learning

Top 10 Videos on 21st Century Learning Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Do you need some inspiration for the start of this new year ? Do you need something to empower you and boost your teaching moral up ? Edutopia has the answer. The folks there have just finished curating a great list of short videos that are definitely worth watching. These videos are all under five minutes long so they wont take a lot from your time but I am pretty sure once you watch them you will want to watch again.


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