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One App to Rule Them All: 30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life

One App to Rule Them All: 30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

We don’t talk a whole lot about the specific tools of modern productivity here at AoM. We’re generally more interested in principles, skills, mindsets, etc.Every once in a while, though, we come across something so useful, we just have to share it.


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How To Gamify Your Classroom - Edudemic

How To Gamify Your Classroom - Edudemic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
It is becoming common knowledge that games are an effective instructional tool. Still, many educators are intimidated. How does one go about incorporating a game into pedagogy? It can seem daunting.
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A New Pedagogy is Emerging (with image) · NancyAtterberry

Technology and our information driven society are effecting the way we teach and the way students learn.
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Nonfiction and Visual Literacy Lesson Analyzing Magazine Ads

In this video, I model how to analyze magazine advertisements using the Modified Rhetorical Triangle.
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Literacy work teaching students of all ages to think critically

From elementary school to high school, students are learning critical thinking skills necessary to thrive in college, their careers and in life. San Juan Uni...
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Tommy- Critical Literacy and Art in the Classroom

A video project that explores the multiliteracies and critical literacies framework in the elementary classroom.
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The 2014 International Visual Literacy Conference

The 2014 International Visual Literacy Conference | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Visual literacy is the ability to derive meaning from images of everything that we see.
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3 (More) Ways to Ask Better Questions

3 (More) Ways to Ask Better Questions | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Creating engaging elearning programs certainly requires the use of dynamic questions to drive home the learning.

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10 Strategies To Reach The 21st Century Reader -

10 Strategies To Reach The 21st Century Reader - | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

"Like thinking, reading in the 21st century is different than in centuries past, endlessly linked in an increasingly visible web of physical and digital media forms.

So in this context of media abundance, what does the modern, 21st century look like? How can we appeal to their interests?"


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Mary Clark's curator insight, February 10, 2014 8:32 PM

So much to ponder here! Ignore Terry's advice about skipping to the bottom of the article for the strategies, and take the time to read the article itself.  And the strategies are great--what I'm thinking of when I envision Common Core-aligned assignments!

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Theories of Learning | Homo Agilis (Collective ...

Theories of Learning | Homo Agilis (Collective ... | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Theories of Learning on Homo Agilis (Collective Intelligence, Agility and Sustainability : The Future is already here) curated by Claude Emond (See it on Scoop.it, via Homo Agilis (Collective Intelligence, Agility and Sustainability : The Future is...

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Verification Handbook: homepage

Verification Handbook: homepage | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Authored by leading journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC, Digital First Media and other verification experts, the Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid providers. It provides the tools, techniques and step-by-step guidelines for how to deal with user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.


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Great resource for teachers

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flea palmer's curator insight, February 10, 2014 5:55 AM

Excellent book, easy to read as presented as a series of case studies.

chua meng joo's curator insight, February 12, 2014 8:59 AM

What we need to think about in our daily info overload

dawsonloane's curator insight, March 3, 2014 9:37 AM

fascinating reading about UGC

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Tips on technology integration for apprehensive educators

Tips on technology integration for apprehensive educators | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

In my new role this year as a technology coach for the high school in which I work, I have found myself primarily involved in two separate but equally impo


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We Have 21st Century Learners Who Need 21st Century Leaders

We Have 21st Century Learners Who Need 21st Century Leaders | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
We must lead the shift to a way that maximizes opportunities for investigation, problem solving, and collaboration while maintaining assurance that each child is gaining knowledge, and is able to apply it both alone and with others.

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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, February 10, 2014 11:33 AM

Excellent argument and validation for Instructional Leaders to be at the forefront of the cutting edge in instruction.  That involves conceptual learning, instructional technology that redefines the learning, and quality instructional implementation both in classrooms and in professional development.

Allan Shaw's curator insight, February 10, 2014 4:39 PM

It is wise not to allow allow large dichotomies, perhaps false dichotomies to dominate this debate. Critical thinking, collaborative work and knowledge of content are all important and attainable for good teachers, as they have been. It is a matter of emphasis. Check

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 12, 2014 11:46 PM

But, we are almost 15% of the way into the century. Why has it not happened? And, it has not. Not even where I used to work.

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Seven potential issues to be prepared for when bringing tablets into the classroom

Seven potential issues to be prepared for when bringing tablets into the classroom | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

"Being aware of these possible problems will help position tablet programs in your classroom and school for success ..."

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Press Release: GlassLab Publishes Research on Game-based ...

Press Release: GlassLab Publishes Research on Game-based ... | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
In a white paper released today by Institute of Play project GlassLab (the Games, Learning and Assessment Lab), a team of assessment data scientists, learning designers and game developers describe a multidisciplinary ...
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Nii Obodai on the importance of 'visual literacy'

"Visual literacy is as important as teaching ourselves to read and write," says Ghanaian visual artist, educator and author Nii Obadai. Why? When the bulk of...
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Creating critical thinkers through media literacy: Andrea Quijada at TEDxABQED

Quijada is the executive director of Media Literacy Project. With more than a decade of experience as a media literacy trainer, and 20 years as a community o...
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Critical Literacy Application: Tackling Difficult Topics with Picturebooks

Alexis Birner (M.Ed) gives a presentation at the University of British Columbia(UBC) about Critical Literacy. Specially, she demonstrates how she uses pictur...
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Empowering language learners: The importance of developing critical literacy skills

This paper responds to the challenge of teaching critical literacy skills to English language learners and attempts to contribute to its development in the c...
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The Roots of the Knowledge Factory: Coercion, Exploitation, and Pedagogy

The Roots of the Knowledge Factory: Coercion, Exploitation, and Pedagogy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
As an occasional feature on TELOSscope, we highlight a past Telos article whose critical insights continue to illuminate our thinking and challenge our assumptions.
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Everything You Want to Know About Google Hangout-Resources for Teachers

Everything You Want to Know About Google Hangout-Resources for Teachers | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Great resources on Google Hangout from Matt B Gomez's great blog.

http://mattbgomez.com/


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Quality surges in ranks of young teachers

Quality surges in ranks of young teachers | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Newcomers are not only more academically successful, they also view test-oriented results differently

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Social Media 101: Is There a Place For Social Media in Classrooms? [Infographic]

Social Media 101: Is There a Place For Social Media in Classrooms? [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Constructive uses of social media in education is becoming an integral (and one might venture inevitable) part of the learning experience. Here’s a look at how so, at every stage of the game.

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ANA's curator insight, February 12, 2014 4:20 PM

The new learning experiences

Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, February 13, 2014 2:20 AM

If you can do it with paper why use a digital alternative? Because for some of students, it makes the difference between engagement and being switched off.  Of couse finding the activities that you just can't do with paper...that's the real power of a digital solution.

Jennifer Turner's curator insight, February 24, 2014 1:40 PM

Don't be afraid of social media when you can learn how to use it in your classroom.  This reasource is a great find for educators that may want to use social media but just do not know where to incorporate it.

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Helping Kids Stick With Learning

Helping Kids Stick With Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Whether you call it grit or resilience, it's a behavior that can serve students well. We review the 21st century version of grit, pushback to it, & ideas to build it.

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