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Strategies for online reading comprehension

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0 comments - Pencil Tips Writing Workshop

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Whether a book is read independently by an older student, or read to a younger one by an adult, the images an artist uses to accompany the text add another level of understanding-Visual Literacy. Visual Literacy refers to the ...
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100 iPad Apps Perfect For Middle School | The Committed Sardine

100 iPad Apps Perfect For Middle School | The Committed Sardine | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
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Glogster - Online Multi-media Posters, My Voki - Create T...

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Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development

What is the ZPD and how does it relate to teaching?
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Use Powerpoint slides to create a video in Windows Movie Maker | Computer Tips

Use Powerpoint slides to create a video in Windows Movie Maker | Computer Tips | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet I make video tutorials for my websites and often people ask me how they can do the same thing. I always say just do it…Turn on your Camstudio or camtasia program and start doing a tutorial.
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The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

Americans love hamburgers -- we eat about three burgers a week. But what are the hidden environmental costs? See sources from the Center for Investigative Re...
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Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education

Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
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GoSoapBox in Education

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Engage your students with GoSoapBox: Use Quizzes, surveys and discussions in the classroom...
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How to Use Book Creator on iPad

How to Use Book Creator on iPad | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
This is the opening screen in the Book Creator app.
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8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook

8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
These eight tools will make the experience of creating your first ebook painless and even fun.

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Via Ana Cristina Pratas, R.Conrath, Ed.D.
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'Fakebook'! Create a Fake Facebook Profile Wall using this generator

'Fakebook'! Create a Fake Facebook Profile Wall using this generator | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
A generator to create a fake Facebook profile for a literary/historical figure or even a concept/theme.
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Eight Free tools for Teachers to Make Awesome Infographics

Eight Free tools for Teachers to Make Awesome Infographics | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
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STORYTELLING: OPENING MINDS AND HEARTS | RaceBridges ...

STORYTELLING: OPENING MINDS AND HEARTS | RaceBridges ... | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
In addition, storytelling activities build verbal communication skills, improve critical literacy and develop the imagination. Consider bringing storytelling into your classroom or to create community among diverse students Here ...
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8 Great Tools to Create Webinars Online

8 Great Tools to Create Webinars Online | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
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25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education | Edudemic

25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education | Edudemic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
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Handy YouTube Tools for Teachers

Handy YouTube Tools for Teachers | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
In Steven's Web20Classroom blog, he shares his top 5 favorite teacher tools on YouTube.
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Wixie - An App to Construct & Communicate Ideas

Wixie is the award winning online authoring tool students can use to construct knowledge and communicate ideas. Today’s learners need a tool that is accessible whenever and wherever they are ready to learn! Students can use Wixie’s paint tools, text options, clip art, and voice recording to develop online storybooks, curriculum projects, and so much more.

- Wixie is a great tool for self-expression
Combining artwork with text and voice recording makes Wixie the perfect canvas for today’s digital learners.

- Wixie motivates a wide range of learners
Wixie helps all students produce high-level work, providing a sense of pride in their abilities and fostering the determination to achieve.

- Wixie helps students learn
Creating with technology encourages thinking, creativity, and communication skills.

- Wixie helps students develop collaboration skills
Wixie supports team-building and organization skills through real-time collaborative projects.

- Wixie supports strong school-to-home connections
Everything created in Wixie is stored in the cloud and can be shared as easily as sending a URL by email.


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Education meets content marketing meets technology wonders....buckle up!

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Innovations in Education - Understanding Content Curation

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The 60-Second Guide To Texting In The Classroom | Edudemic

The 60-Second Guide To Texting In The Classroom | Edudemic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
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BBC Presentation - Future of TV - Orchestrated Media - New Gatekeepers in the Living Room Means More Disruption (Or Democratisation) of TV Industry

An interesting presentation by the BBC and Richard Kastelein from Agora Media : http://agoramedia.co.uk

 


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Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterint...
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iPad Apps

Here are some great iPad apps to use in the classroom!

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Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U

Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Apple is upping its bid for its hot-selling iPad to be a teaching device.


Via Kevin Biles, R.Conrath, Ed.D.
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