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The First Step in Educational Change Is Unlearning

The First Step in Educational Change Is Unlearning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
By Jim Shimabukuro Editor Like gold, we horde what we’ve learned about education and expect to live off the interest for the rest of our professional lives. Tossing it out with the garbage is...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 16, 2013 5:07 AM

Great points...

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Ed Chat Radio

Ed Chat Radio | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Bam Radio Network

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 11, 2012 5:23 PM

Good to see such a new innovative start and wish them ALL a great success with it, which I seriously think they will have! Keep up the good works guys, still following it ;)

 

BTW: I would like to see some day ALSO posts about #Cybersecurity, about time to go a step further to the future, ok ;)

 

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology [Infographic]

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

November 30, 2012 by Angela Maiers

 

Love this great post from the folks at Always Prepared entitled: ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology‘ and the infographic it inspired from Mark Bates. Both highlight “The Habitudes” of educators who are effectively using technology to enhance and impact teaching and learning. Hat tip to Shawn McCusker for this awesome Twitter find!

 

A MUST read:

http://www.angelamaiers.com/2012/11/7-habits-of-highly-effective-teachers-who-use-technology.html

 


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AAEEBL's curator insight, January 21, 2013 7:26 PM

Applicable to all learners, whether students or teachers or carrerists. 

Maria Kallergi's curator insight, April 3, 2013 7:23 AM

we don't want to be left behind

Terri Rice's curator insight, July 27, 2014 7:08 PM

Absolutely! it is so good to know I have some of the qualities. Working on integrating them all into my daily life.

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6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media

6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Now more than ever, students need to understand the basics of social media and how it can affect their future both negatively and positively.

 

 

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://edudemic.com/2012/11/teach-students-about-social-media/

 


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Pathbrite

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Pathbrite ePortfolios are the best way to collect, track and showcase a lifetime of learning and achievements, and to get recommended pathways for continuous success.

 

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Very easy to set up and you can chose your own categories to make it very personal... You can even use it as an ePortfolio to show your skills to future employers...

 

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https://pathbrite.com/

 


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Thinking Tools | Teacher & Student Planners

Thinking Tools | Teacher & Student Planners | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Higher Order Thinking Strategies and Tools

 

The following Online Interactive Thinking Strategies and Tools are designed to provide a scaffold which enables students to think with more depth and structure.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://learningcurveplanner.com.au/thinking-tools.html

 


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The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning

The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
In this post I will present you The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning. If anyone of you have used one or more of the above Free Stock Photos Sites I will very much appreciate if he/she share with us his experience!

 

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Check out also my Curation about BEST FREE stock photos and editing software:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners?tag=FREE

 

 

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StraighterLine's comment, November 5, 2012 9:24 AM
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How to Ignite Passion in Your Students: Passion-based Learning

How to Ignite Passion in Your Students: Passion-based Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

A study in 1985 “On the Brain of a Scientist: Albert Einstein” found that Einstein’s brain was actually not significantly different from others. As an Organization Development blogger put it:

 

                     ===> what made Einstein different was his mind. <===


His thinking and passion for learning were the basis of his genius. His brain was the same, but his intellect was markedly different. He was often humble about his intellect, and instead said that learning relied on working hard and imagining the impossible. So what made his learning so different? What can we learn from Einstein?

 

Read more, very interesting, a MUST:

http://newsroom.opencolleges.edu.au/features/how-to-ignite-passion-in-your-students-8-ways-educators-can-foster-passion-based-learning/

 


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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, November 14, 2012 2:44 PM
That is a beautiful quotation Ian; thank you for sharing!
Ian Giles's comment, November 14, 2012 3:10 PM
Hi Ana, Thank you. I must say I also prefer the original to the reworked version by WB Yeats at the head of this piece!
Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, November 15, 2012 12:30 AM
Thank you ian Giles, totally agrees with you!
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The Power Of A Twitter Hashtag [Infographic]

The Power Of A Twitter Hashtag [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Do you know the power of a good Twitter hashtag? This infographic and story should infuse you with new confidence that Twitter is the right tool to use.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://www.bitrebels.com/social/twitter-hashtag-power-infographic/

 


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A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators

A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Critical thinking skills are what we want our students to develop. Without these skills we can not guarantee a sound and effective education that will enable our kids to seamlessly blend in tomorrow 's job market. Therefore, it is our responsibility as teachers and educators to fully understand the components of this set of skills in order to better focus on them in our instruction.

 

Read more:

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/07/a-quick-guide-to-21st-century-critical.html#

 


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PD: In order to become better educators, we need to become better learners

PD: In order to become better educators, we need to become better learners | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
When it comes to education reform, there are in general two major camps, but there are also several variations of each. The first camp would like to blow up the system and start all over. The other...

 

 

 

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/pd-how-do-educators-get-to-know-what-they-dont-know/

 


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21 Characteristics of 21st Century Learners

21 Characteristics of 21st Century Learners | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Whether you are a teacher, a parent, an aunt or an uncle, it is important to know that today's students are wildly different in some ways, from past generations.

 

 

 

 

 

A MUST read:

http://drsaraheaton.wordpress.com/2011/12/07/21st-century-learners/

 


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Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Very impressive digital animation, a must see for educators seeking to provide students with deep understanding of content and concepts.  

 

Here the link: http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 


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Mechanical Walking Space Man's curator insight, November 6, 2015 3:58 AM

A tad skeuomorphic for my tastes but the thinking behind it, is great…

Sonia Salgado's curator insight, November 23, 2015 9:06 AM

Para el diseño de actividades y determinación de RED.

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A Useful Social Media Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

A Useful Social Media Cheat Sheet [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The infographic may be designed for small business owners but it's worthwhile for any teacher, student, parent, or other Edudemic reader looking for the quick bites of the social networks.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 1, 2013 10:23 AM

A MUST have for anyone who is working with Social Medias, very useful!

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Great Resources and Tools for Teaching Using Comic Strips

Great Resources and Tools for Teaching Using Comic Strips | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Comic strips and cartoons are great learning and teaching materials. Students love them and you can see the excitement in their eyes the moment they know they are included in their lesson. Well, think of yourself when you were a student, I bet you had the same feelings about these materials.

 

Read more:

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/12/great-resources-and-tools-for-teaching.html

 

Many great resources here!


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Why Every Teacher Should Use Twitter

Why Every Teacher Should Use Twitter | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter, a brief video introduction If you consider yourself a “visual learner,” this brief video introduction to Twitter for Teachers may help. Follow the link here.  I already have a Facebook acc...

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://miched.net/?p=92

 


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Inspiring the Next Generation of Thinkers

Inspiring the Next Generation of Thinkers | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Teaching kids goes beyond textbooks and classroom lessons. It has to include teaching them to open their minds and how to think for themselves.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://edudemic.com/2012/11/next-generation-of-thinkers/

 


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Now You Can Add Interactive Images to Your Tweets

Now You Can Add Interactive Images to Your Tweets | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
You can now view interactive ThingLink images -- which include embedded content -- in Twitter, opening a whole new set of possibilities for the platform.

 


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Struggling with educators lack of technology fluency

Struggling with educators lack of technology fluency | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

It's 2012. Technology suffuses everything around us. The Internet and Internet browsers have been pretty mainstream for ===> at least a decade. <===

 

And yet, I continually run into significant numbers of educators who still don't know how to work their Internet browser. They struggle with copying and pasting. They get confused just clicking between 2 or 3 different browser tabs. They don't conceptually understand the difference between their browser's Google search box and the box where they can actually type in the URL and get there directly. They have no idea that they can right-click on things like hyperlinks or images. And so on… [And this is just the Internet browser. I'm not even talking about individual software programs or online tools.]

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://bigthink.com/education-recoded/struggling-with-educators-lack-of-technology-fluency

 


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Tracee Orman's comment, November 4, 2012 3:36 PM
Oh my gosh, yes! This article describes several people I know and no matter how many times they are shown how to do it, they always forget... So frustrating.
Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, November 5, 2012 6:40 AM
Hi +Tracee Orman, yes I so understand what you mean! They nod, smile and yet still don't put anything into practice in the classroom.
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Is Content Curation in Your Skill Set? It Should Be

Is Content Curation in Your Skill Set? It Should Be | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Curation is a term that is rapidly growing in popularity and is directly impacting the world of workplace learning and performance. In a world where the amount of information available to workers doubles every 18 to 24 months, it is impossible to keep up with the seemingly endless supply of it.

 

Learn more:

http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/1037/is-content-curation-in-your-skill-set-it-should-be#.UJFxiYGUCLE.twitter

 


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Philip Verghese 'Ariel's comment, November 3, 2012 2:11 AM
Hi Thanks Gust MEES and Lynnette :-)
Eli's comment, February 4, 2013 4:08 PM
It is interesting - I have been doing this for a while, just didn't name it:)
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Digital Citizenship YouTube Playlist - @pgreensoup

Digital Citizenship YouTube Playlist - @pgreensoup | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

"Digital Citizenship", a playlist created by pgreensoup...


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An In-Depth Report On Social Media’s Role In Education

An In-Depth Report On Social Media’s Role In Education | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Students, teachers, and parents have all gotten onto the social media train. But is everyone happy they’re on board? A study from Dell sheds some light on just how much support social media has among teachers, students, and parents.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://edudemic.com/2012/10/an-in-depth-report-on-social-medias-role-in-education/

 


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Social Media Explained Visually

Short, sweet and simple!...

 

Social Media Explained Visually


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Rosa Porras Díaz's curator insight, February 20, 2015 9:50 AM

Social Media desde un punto de vista visual,via Gust MEES.

Corto, agradable, sencillo.

 

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Christopher Wesby's curator insight, January 22, 8:22 PM

This video, in a nutshell speaks on how social networking works and how you're able to connect with a lot of different people who you can then network to with to meet new people. 

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Seeing Students As Co-Collaborators

Seeing Students As Co-Collaborators | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Seeing Students As Co-Collaborators: teaching, students, collaboration, tone, learning...

 

The Tone of Learning

 

If students are seen as co-collaborators in learning, it immediately shifts the tone of all of the inherent processes.

 

Students are honored for their passion, curiosity, and even expertise. They are consulted for decisions, are accountable to a variety of audiences, and are under the spotlight to produce constantly. With the right design, passivity is impossible, and any apathy impacts peers, adults, and the community.

 

Of course, this all assumes that students can prioritize content. That they can source relevant ideas. That they know the causes and effects of altering learning sequence. But if they can’t, isn’t that an issue? A bigger issues than prove you know content?

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/seeing-students-as-co-collaborators/

 


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Defining Social Learning

Defining Social Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

How do you define social learning?


I define social learning as participating with others to make sense of new ideas. Augmented by a new slew of social tools, people can gather information and gain new context from people across the globe and around the clock as easily as they could from those they work beside.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://marciaconner.com/blog/defining-social-learning/

 


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francis namo's comment, May 14, 2013 8:29 AM
The university of Nigeria impacts students with the knowledge necessary for effective development see http://www.unn.edu.ng