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How to teach students about their digital footprint

How to teach students about their digital footprint | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Students don't always have a good grasp of digital citizenship, and don't necessarily know the consequences of their digital footprints.

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Top 10 Essential Web Tools For Project-Based Learning

Top 10 Essential Web Tools For Project-Based Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Blending the traditional textbooks with innovative web tools that inspire collaboration will be the wisest thing you’ve ever done for your students.

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Profesor Mills's curator insight, January 25, 2014 5:01 AM

Why only use textbooks when you can pick & mix:)

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Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning

Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Christy P.Novack's curator insight, November 18, 2013 3:38 PM

To help assist when working with PBL's. 

Ian Fairhurst's curator insight, November 18, 2013 5:11 PM

Project Based Learning 7s - 7-Phases & 7 Essentials

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 19, 2013 5:45 AM

Great one.

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Helping Educators Get Started With Twitter

Helping Educators Get Started With Twitter | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password

Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”

 

Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such

 

===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===

 


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Estelblau's curator insight, October 4, 2013 12:45 PM

Thanks for the advice @knolinfos!

Randi Thompson's curator insight, October 4, 2013 5:47 PM

If you use Dropbox and are getting these notifications, they are hackers!   

Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, October 6, 2013 8:32 AM

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”

 

Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such

 

===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===

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Education Week: What Are We Doing to Support Great Teachers?

Education Week: What Are We Doing to Support Great Teachers? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School

How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not a one time discussion. It is an ongoing process that needs to be taught to all grade levels and to all stakeholders.

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45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators

45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, August 13, 2013 9:06 PM

Thank you for sharing.

Knowledge Edge Education's curator insight, August 15, 2013 11:32 AM

A world where digital learning platforms help adult learners succeed through college completio and where a network of schools offers international-quality education, affordable tuition, and serves hundreds of thousands of children in economically disadvantaged countries.....

Warren Williams's comment, September 8, 2013 1:29 AM
very interesting, thank you
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Teacher Collaboration [Infographic]

Teacher Collaboration [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 7, 2013 3:28 PM

 

Check it out and learn from it!!!

 

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The Power of Mind Mapping in Education

The Power of Mind Mapping in Education | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Why is Digital Literacy Important?

Why is Digital Literacy Important? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Literacy skills have always been important. In centuries past, people communicated via letters. These letters soon turned into telegraph messages. From there we advanced to the telephone, internet...


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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 23, 2013 6:29 PM

Because it is part of the world we live in. It is not the only part but still needs to be seen that way and we need to recognize challenges and opportunities.

Nadine Gregory Trinchero's curator insight, July 26, 2013 12:26 PM

good overview

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An Introduction to Content Curation and Its Relevance For Students and Teachers

 

 


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Dean J. Fusto's comment, September 7, 2013 7:49 AM
Helpful primer on curation and its particular skill set. Thanks for the scoop.
Dean J. Fusto's curator insight, September 7, 2013 7:50 AM

A very helpful primer on content curation.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 5:49 PM

 

Stacia Johnson and Melissa Marsh have recorded a 10-minute video introducing to Content Curation for their EDCI515 graduate course at the University of Victoria.

 

Topics covered:

Defining CurationWhat skills neededWhat tools can help

 

good summary recomendet to anyone interested in content-curation and its aplications in learning

 

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Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education

Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
I’m both in awe and encouraged at the current trend of teacher-led professional learning occurring across our country. Our nations’ teachers are taking control of their own learning and are using a wide variety of social media platforms to do so.

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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

The potential of social networking sites in education is huge and we need to capitalize on it to enhance our professional development and consequently improve the quality of our instruction. Searching for articles on this topic , I came across Doug Johnson's post on the 10 social media competencies for teachers [http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2010/7/31/top-ten-social-media-competencies-for-teachers.html ]. I like the competencies Doug included and decided to make an infographic featuring all of these skills.  Have a look and share with your colleagues.


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Epict Italia's curator insight, January 25, 2014 3:47 AM

Le competenze del docente che usa strumenti "Social"
1) Aiutare gli studenti a utilizzare gli strumeti di betworking per trovare informazioni e comunicare in rete con esperti, pari, docenti
2) Conoscere le principali categorier del Web 2.0 e gli strmenti utili per la didattica. COnoscere gli sturmenti a disposizione e utilizzabili nella propria scuola
3) Utilizzare strumenti di rete per comunicare con i colleghi, studenti e genitori
4) Navigare, valutare e creare contenuti su siti social (prezi, slideshaer,..)
5) Utilizzare gli strumenti sociali per creare, mantenere e imparare in una personale rete di apprendmento
6) COnoscere le regle di netiquette e gli standard di comportamento eticon in rete
7) Conoscere e insegnare le regole sul copyright e le questioni di pricacy in rete
8) COmprendere e insegnare l'impolrtanza della gestione dell'identità e della reputazione in rete
9) Scegliere e seguire un personale piano di autoformazione per rimanere infomrato su nuovi strumenti e applicazioni
10) Partecipare nella definizione a livello di Scuola delle regole di utilizzo degli strumenti social

chua meng joo's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:06 PM

For development of our teachers.

Jessica Cox's curator insight, November 8, 2015 10:31 AM

Social Networking

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Why new technologies could never replace great teaching

Why new technologies could never replace great teaching | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Technology in education gets plenty of hype, but let's not forget the importance of teaching and learning, says Pamela Wright

 

So where do I stand as an educator, as a leader in education? The centre point of my passion is a philosophy that I instil into my staff, into the school and into every school I support. It is the child – first and foremost.

 

Teachers don't simply teach concepts and skills. Any new technology can do that.

 

Good teachers inspire our young people to be lifelong learners, creating a culture of independent enquiry with their enthusiasm and passion. I know this because I see it every day. Good teachers have the skills to know exactly how to get the best out of each and every young person in their care.

 


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Julio Cirnes's curator insight, December 9, 2013 10:27 AM

Try: inspiration

Benjamin Flambert's curator insight, December 9, 2013 12:30 PM

Le professeur ne peut pas être remplacé totalement par les nouvelles technologies

Kirsten Macaulay's curator insight, December 11, 2013 3:18 AM

A passionate teacher will engage with students: the relationship is integral to this engagement.

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The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:25 PM

This article is part of a larger, on-going effort to help connect teachers and other learning professionals with the neuroscience of learning.

Moses B. Tambason's curator insight, November 9, 2013 2:40 PM

More people are running to charity tube to post free videos and watch free videos than posting on you tube. Try posting at charity tube and you will never leave. http://www.africatube.net/ More visitors and more video views. Don't take our word for it, try it. Post one same video on youtube and put it on  http://www.africatube.net/ and return ater five hours and compare the viewers rate and decide for yourself. Create your very own group or forum and control who watch it and invite everyone to watch the video. Above all, post video in English or in any language and viewers can watch video description in their own language. Try it and let us know your experience. Above all it is absolutely free like youtube

Vincent Munch's curator insight, November 25, 2013 12:51 PM

Something we should all read

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Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’ | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The famed psychologist explains why one is not the other though they are often confused.

 

1.       Individualize your teaching as much as possible. Instead of “one size fits all,” learn as much as you can about each student, and teach each person in ways that they find comfortable and learn effectively. Of course this is easier to accomplish with smaller classes. But ‘apps’ make it possible to individualize for everyone.

 

Read more, a MUST!!!

 

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Linda Guthrie's curator insight, October 18, 2013 9:06 AM

Howard Gardner asks teachers to Drop the term “styles.” It will confuse others and it won’t help either you or your students.

Shafali Anand's comment, October 25, 2013 6:09 AM
Of course they aren't. They are the raw material that come together and result in learning styles. I've got to read this :)
Shafali Anand's comment, October 25, 2013 6:18 AM
Read it. I've always found Gardner's MI theory interesting - because it's a great equalizer - when I was growing up logical-mathematical intelligence (in Gardner's terminology) was given the highest importance - art, music, sports etc. were considered talents/gifts - and not intelligences. Gardner made them more respectable by calling them intelligences. This is why I too can call myself intelligent today - visually and spatially intelligent. Ahem!
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The 4 Brain Essential Learning Steps [Infographic]

The 4 Brain Essential Learning Steps [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Let's look at Brain Essential Learning Steps. In other words, how does the brain process information in the learning process

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 29, 2013 6:32 AM

 

Learn more:

 

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

 

Trevor Galbraith's curator insight, September 29, 2013 11:42 PM

Simple reminder to what we in the classroom are on about

Allan Shaw's curator insight, September 29, 2013 11:58 PM

Thanks Gust! While not essentially digital in construction, this infographic is useful in designing good learning.

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Critical Thinking Is Most Important Skill to Learn in School, Gallup Survey Finds

Critical Thinking Is Most Important Skill to Learn in School, Gallup Survey Finds | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

 

 

80% of adults "strongly agree" that K-12 schools should teach critical thinking to students, according to a May Gallup poll on American attitudes toward public education published on Aug. 21.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 6, 2013 4:59 PM

 

80% of adults "strongly agree" that K-12 schools should teach critical thinking to students, according to a May Gallup poll on American attitudes toward public education published on Aug. 21.


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


davidconover's curator insight, September 17, 2013 12:25 PM

How do you incorporate critical thinking as part of your subject matter?

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Manners Matter Netiquette [Infographic]

Manners Matter Netiquette [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Find out more about the do's and don'ts on online manners. For more information about internet issues visit Knowthenet today.

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Charles Newton's curator insight, August 19, 2013 5:17 PM

Could be a very useful discussion starter

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, August 21, 2013 8:42 AM

Helpful infographic to reinforce net behavior and digital literacy!

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, August 24, 2013 1:32 PM

A good discussion starter - a reminder that people are important. The internet isn't a humanless void. 

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Social Media Usage Amongst Older Generations Triples, According to Pew

Social Media Usage Amongst Older Generations Triples, According to Pew | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The number of adults who use social networks is up to 72 percent in 2013, according to data from Pew Research Center.

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Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic]

Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.

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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, August 8, 2013 4:13 AM

Édifiant...surtout quand on vit au quotidien avec les énormes réticences des universités Françaises :-) 

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3 Ways to Encourage Higher Order Thinking with Technology

3 Ways to Encourage Higher Order Thinking with Technology | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Here are three ways for teachers to prepare to design learning experiences that encourage higher order thinking through the use of technology as a tool for learning.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 30, 2013 2:42 PM

 

A MUST read!!!

 

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Information Literacy and EdTech: Using the Web Wisely

Information Literacy and EdTech: Using the Web Wisely | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
I just discovered I am the worse internet researcher on the planet.  This last application assignment has set my braincells on fire! Help. In my current  masters level course, I'm learning about in...

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Jane Sowter-Maranion's curator insight, July 15, 2013 7:49 PM

Teacher Librarians are knowledgeable and qualified to teach web research skills to students.

Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, October 10, 2013 10:00 AM

Issues in preparing K-12 students for research.

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Education 3.0: Altering Round Peg in Round Hole Education

Education 3.0: Altering Round Peg in Round Hole Education | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
What follows is my Ignite talk for ISTE 2013.  It was rejected by the selection committee.  As I already conceptualized the talk and think it is such an important topic, I am disseminating my text ...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 24, 2013 12:35 PM

 

A MUST READ and THINK on WHAT 21st Century EDUCATION SHOULD BE!!!

 

       ===> THE LEARNER is THE MOST IMPORTANT!!! <===

 

Using 21st Century Tools with a 19th Century Mentality doesn't work ANYMORE!!! Time to change!!!

 

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/so-whats-the-change-for-teachers-in-21st-century-education/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Education+3.0

 

 

Stem Specialist's comment, June 25, 2013 9:11 AM
How do we meet the challenge of easing educators' fears of engaging students with technologies that require tremendous learning curves for the educators themselves?
Silverback Learning's comment, June 25, 2013 9:31 AM
A good read with some excellent insight into the future or education as well as the now. We can strive to create 3.0 everyday in our classrooms.