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Infographic: How to Implement Blended Learning

Infographic: How to Implement Blended Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
In honor of Digital Learning Day, Digital Learning Now!

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4 Ways To Amplify Your Creativity

4 Ways To Amplify Your Creativity | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The holidays are over, the weather is lousy, and we’re sober again. We made all kinds of New Year’s promises, but the big one that will change our careers, if not our lives, is the promise to ourselves to become more creative.

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Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Inforgraphic

Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Inforgraphic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Literacy

Literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Questions for Critical Literacy: Some types of questions promote critical literacy more than other types of questions. Questions to stimulate thinking are often higher level types of questions.
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Presentation Zen: Lucas, Scorsese: On the need for visual literacy

Presentation Zen: Lucas, Scorsese: On the need for visual literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
A professional or student in the 21st century needs to have a good degree of multimedia literacy. The term multimedia literacy and visual literacy encompass many things and borrow from many disciplines.
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Includes previously scoop clip of George Lucas.

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5 Simple Ways To Get Started With Technology In The Classroom

5 Simple Ways To Get Started With Technology In The Classroom | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
5 Simple Ways To Get Started With Technology In The Classroom (As long as we begin with sound pedagogy: 5 Simple Ways To Get Started With Technology In The Classroom http://t.co/oSavDtCa via @zite)...
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5 Steps To Make You A Better Researcher

5 Steps To Make You A Better Researcher | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The following steps will offer you a bit of insight into how you can become a better researcher using some simple web tools like mind maps and bookmarklets.
The post 5 Steps To Make You A Better Researcher appeared first on Edudemic.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 6, 2013 6:24 PM

organize and research!  

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38 Predictions About the Future

38 Predictions About the Future | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
What will the world look like in the future? This infographis tells us what the future holds for the science and tech world.

Via blogbrevity, Joyce Valenza, Dennis T OConnor, João Greno Brogueira
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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, March 23, 2013 9:02 PM

As a writer, I find this set of predictions both interesting and, well, less than overwhelming. I'd like to see more creativity, especially with regard to the "least likely" possibilities, and less focus on tech companies. I'm more interested in thinking about what life might be like, than in which social media giant is on top. What predictions do you have, and what do you think are the odds for or against?

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 19, 2013 5:11 PM

Hmmm can we predict the future... will be interesting to see what happens with these tools.

Stephen Gwilliam's curator insight, April 30, 2013 10:40 PM

Q. How are we best preparing our students with 21st century fluencies in our schools given these predictions?

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Top 25 TED Talks You Must Watch: Amazing, Inspiring and Unique

Top 25 TED Talks You Must Watch: Amazing, Inspiring and Unique | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

These talks don’t focus on just business or startups but more importantly they cover a wide range of amazing, inspiring and unique ideas. One of the most important things we believe in is educating yourself inareas outside of your comfort zone. The below are 25 of TED’s most viewed talks covering things like a brain scientists who studied her own massive stroke, a passenger on the plane that crash landed in the Hudson and the dangers of hearing only a single story about anything in the world. Hopefully you take some time to explore all that these remarkable speakers have to offer.


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donhornsby's curator insight, February 2, 2013 8:15 AM

This is an excellent collection of some of the brillant insights one can absorb while spending time on TED.  I would check these (and others) out - if you have not already done so.

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101 Tweet-Tastic Tools | Social Media Today

101 Tweet-Tastic Tools | Social Media Today | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
As much as I love Twitter, I have to admit I haven’t seen that familiar blue Twitter home page in quite a while. Why? Because although Twitter is amazing, I can only fully leverage it by using a range of Twitter tools.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Victor LS's curator insight, February 8, 2013 12:23 PM

An interesting list of academic search engines!Bookmark them!

Jan MacWatters's curator insight, February 16, 2013 12:35 PM

The mobile world is expanding. This is good to have information.

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, February 18, 2013 9:17 AM
Technologie de l'éducation et de l'apprentissage mobile: 12 Fabulous moteurs de recherche universitaires.

De www.educatorstechnology.com -Février 5, 00:16


Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines via @eddebainbridge http://sco.lt/...

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NEA Common Cor State Standards Toolkit - full of links!


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Great resource. Covers different aspects of Common Core.

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Technology for Visible Thinking: Places to find images?

Technology for Visible Thinking: Places to find images? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
RT @JackLawicki: What's the best place to find thought images for the Visible Thinking routines? http://t.co/2MFQ7HJW my favourites #ozedchat #edchat #ICOT13

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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
via Edudemic   Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … i...

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See The Stunning, Student-Made Short That Got Hollywood’s Attention

See The Stunning, Student-Made Short That Got Hollywood’s Attention | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Every once in a while a wunderkind director comes along who, with heaps of talent and bootstrapping, creates something with visual effects that seem to be straight out of Hollywood.

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Ithaca College program promotes critical thinking about media - Ithaca Journal

Ithaca College program promotes critical thinking about media - Ithaca Journal | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Ithaca College program promotes critical thinking about media
Ithaca Journal
She teamed with Chris Sperry, a teacher at Lehman Alternative Community School, and other Ithaca educators to create Project Look Sharp.
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An interview with the founder and chairman of...

An interview with the founder and chairman of Edutopia and The George Lucas Educational Foundation on how visual language should be an integrated part of teaching and learning literacy.
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Important points related to language of Visual Literacy.  Understanding this helps empower the reader. Lucas makes important point that the power of the media is accessible to the young student.

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How Will Common Core Change What We Do?

How Will Common Core Change What We Do? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
As full implementation of Common Core State Standards nears, educators are searching for answers to three questions: 1) What are the CC State Standards? 2) How will they change what I do?

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New Report Highlights School Libraries' Promotion of Digital Literacy

New Report Highlights School Libraries' Promotion of Digital Literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

“School libraries always have been interdisciplinary spaces deeply connected to the curriculum, instrumental in developing students' research and information literacy skills, and committed to creating an environment of free reading that supports lifelong learning and curiosity. These traditional roles and strengths are increasingly critical as society faces a deluge of digital information, and the lines between content user and content creator are blurred and even actively deconstructed.”


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Audrey Nay's comment, February 8, 2013 3:53 PM
Great description of SL's role
Christine Margocs's curator insight, February 10, 2013 2:37 PM

Libraries are great resources when teaching digital literacy.

Jeni Mawter's curator insight, February 11, 2013 8:16 PM

Libraries are digital platforms serving the needs of schools and communities. 

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Transforming the Way We Learn: Why Digital Literacy is So Important

Transforming the Way We Learn: Why Digital Literacy is So Important | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
True literacy extends beyond the ability to read, and encompasses the skills needed to gain meaning and knowledge from the written word, to think critically, and to write clearly. Likewise, digital literacy is more than simply ...
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3 Websites for High School Teachers to Try in 2013

3 Websites for High School Teachers to Try in 2013 | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
High school teachers can engage students with resources from these free educational websites.

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How Educators and Schools Can Make the Most of Google Hangouts

How Educators and Schools Can Make the Most of Google Hangouts | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
What Is a "Hangout?"

A Hangout is a web-based tool created by Google for communicating through video.
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AdViews

AdViews | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Thousands of television commercials created or collected by the D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B) advertising agency, dated 1950s - 1980s.

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The 22 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher Must Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 22 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher Must Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Extensive lists if tools. All author asks for is to be acknowledged.

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