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10 Techy Icebreakers for The 21st Century Teacher

10 Techy Icebreakers for The 21st Century Teacher | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, June 27, 2013 2:49 PM

great resource for training sessions

Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, October 6, 2013 9:31 AM

A list of resources teachers can use

Raph Svensen's curator insight, May 13, 8:33 PM
This is a great resource for topic introductions that involve technology. They can be used for any subject and year level and easy to set up.
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US spends big on education, but results lag many nations: OECD - Yahoo! News

US spends big on education, but results lag many nations: OECD - Yahoo! News | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
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Remove Any Image Background and Create a Perfect Silhouette in Minutes: ClippingMagic

Remove Any Image Background and Create a Perfect Silhouette in Minutes: ClippingMagic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

 

 


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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, September 2, 2013 11:22 AM

I know I can use this!

Alexis Tzormpatzakis's curator insight, September 4, 2013 10:01 AM

I always needed a fast way to do this. I hope it helps

Danniella Garces's curator insight, October 6, 2013 6:09 PM

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6 Learning Methods Every 21st Century Teacher s...

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6 Learning Methods Every 21st Century Teacher should Know ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Pedagogy, Education, Technology curated by Francesca Beltrami (6 Learning Methods Every 21st Century Teacher should Know ~ Educational Technology...
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Individualized Instruction Vs. Personalized Learning

Individualized Instruction Vs. Personalized Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
This is one of those blog posts intended to help me shape my own thoughts – and asks you, "How close I am to the real world of teaching and learning?
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Visual Literacy in an Age of Data - Learning - Source: An OpenNews project

Visual Literacy in an Age of Data - Learning - Source: An OpenNews project | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Source - Journalism Code, Context & Community (RT @Millie: All these data visualizations remind me of this piece on the importance of visual literacy: http://t.co/ifuEbRRcod via @source …)...
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20 Ways of Thinking about Digital Literacy in Higher Education

20 Ways of Thinking about Digital Literacy in Higher Education | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
From understanding what digital literacy is, to developing skills and establishing ethical principles for students, our live chat panel share ideas and resources for universities

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The 7 Important Literacies of The 2st Century Education ...

The 7 Important Literacies of The 2st Century Education ... | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
As Think Critically puts it , Critical literacy is the ability to actively read text in a manner that promotes a deeper understanding of socially constructed concepts; such as power, inequality, and injustice in human relationships.
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10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try

10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Now that teachers have easy access to tools like Garage Band and iPods that make recording a breeze, podcasting is quickly becoming the latest creative mode of learning and presenting in schools.  Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today.

 


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 9, 2013 1:42 PM

I like some of these ideas. I'm thinking we could have students make podcast booktalks and have QR codes linking to them in the books or on a display or around the school. Hmm...kids can't use their phones at school, yet. Well, I can always put links to them in our catalog and on the website.

Connie Wise's curator insight, July 23, 2013 12:04 AM

Use podcasting to meet Common Core standards of speaking & writing.

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, August 19, 2013 3:05 PM

Let us know if we can try one of these projects with your class.

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Personalize Learning: Learners NOT Students!

Personalize Learning: Learners NOT Students! | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The term "student" was defined in the middle ages. It is time to rethink what that implies and redefine the learner.
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RtI in a Personalized Learning Environment

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Response to Intervention (RtI) can target each learner's needs when they need it as they need it.
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Personalize Learning: Mindset Matters

Personalize Learning: Mindset Matters | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
You can have either a fixed or growth mindset according to Carol Dweck, Which mindset do you have?
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The 7 habits of highly effective teachers who use technology

The 7 habits of highly effective teachers who use technology | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, June 19, 2013 11:12 PM

brilliant!

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, June 20, 2013 9:39 AM

Don't always like these ways of looking at things with a lot of complexity.

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Rethinking Whole Class Discussion

Rethinking Whole Class Discussion | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Whole class discussions are, after lecture, the second most frequently used teaching strategy, one mandated by the Common Core State Standards because of its many rewards: increased perspective-takin

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy of Mobile Learning

Slideshare - Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy of Mobile Learning http://t.co/GYUJn2u5r3 #education #mlearning
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Culture Shift: When the Learner Owns the Learning

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It is not about learner-centered instruction; it is about the learner owning their learning.
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Digital Tools for Visual Literacy in the History Classroom

My presentation for the annual QHTA (Queensland History Teachers' Association) conference. The focus is on the use of ThingLink, Pinterest and Haiku Deck in History classes.
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Bing For Schools Will Strip Out All Ads, Beef Up Privacy Protections And Adult ... - TechCrunch

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The Story Of Movies Teaches Visual Literacy Through Classic Films

The Story Of Movies Teaches Visual Literacy Through Classic Films | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Film Foundation announced today that it is distributing 10,000 copies of its Story of Movies program to middle schools and high schools across the country.

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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.
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MSU Offering Free Non-Credit 'Massive Online Open Course' In Writing - CBS Local

MSU Offering Free Non-Credit 'Massive Online Open Course' In Writing CBS Local EAST LANSING — The most common method for teaching writing skills has always featured extensive face-to-face interaction, both with instructors and peers during the...
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Comment on 8 Things to Look For in Today’s Classroom by Sean Carter

Comment on 8 Things to Look For in Today’s Classroom by Sean Carter | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
It is pretty remarkable how much classrooms have changed since I was a kid. Technology is growing so rapidly!
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7 Ways to Transform Your Classroom

7 Ways to Transform Your Classroom | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
I'm honoured to have been invited as a guest on Classroom 2.0 Live this Saturday morning, September 29th, 2012.
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Google+ - How-to playlist

Google+ - How-to playlist | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Learn how to do more on Google+.

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John Dalziel's curator insight, June 19, 2013 12:50 PM

One of the things that practitioners like about Google+ is the ease with which they can start and follow conversations.
If you've been considering trying Google+ or you've tried and didn't quite get it, take a look at this How-to playlist by Google+,on YouTube.

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5 Ways Tablets Will Change K-12 Education | Digital Book World

5 Ways Tablets Will Change K-12 Education | Digital Book World | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Tablet shipments to K-12 schools grew 103% in the last year.

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