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Steps for Applying Design Thinking to Build and Evolve Schools

Steps for Applying Design Thinking to Build and Evolve Schools | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Asking users about their needs can open up the possibilities of what can be addressed by schools. As a result of design thinking, one school created a separate parents' center.

 

 

 

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

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn

 


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Norton Gusky's curator insight, February 23, 1:59 PM

Here in Pittsburgh there are  a host of schools who have found similar success. Here's a link to a story I wrote about several schools using Design Thinking in the Pittsburgh area: http://bit.ly/1AouPBy

Gust MEES's curator insight, February 24, 7:46 AM
Asking users about their needs can open up the possibilities of what can be addressed by schools. As a result of design thinking, one school created a separate parents' center.


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


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn


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There's no way of knowing if the NSA's spyware is on your hard drive

There's no way of knowing if the NSA's spyware is on your hard drive | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab published a report all but accusing the NSA of hiding spyware on hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers. And there’s no way to know if it’s on there.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Equation-Group

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=REGIN

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Warriorpride

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Quantum

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=cyberwar

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=NSA

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=TAO

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/05/21/visual-it-securitypart2-your-computer-as-a-possible-cyber-weapon/


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Curiosity: The Force Within a Hungry Mind

Curiosity: The Force Within a Hungry Mind | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Stimulate your students' curiosity by encouraging valuable questions and tinkering, looking for teachable moments, and building lessons around current events and critical thinking.

 

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

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 18, 7:43 PM
Stimulate your students' curiosity by encouraging valuable questions and tinkering, looking for teachable moments, and building lessons around current events and critical thinking.


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


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How to Think Critically and Learn Anything - YouTube

I first started writing this as a much-needed lesson plan for my niece and nephew (who are about to enter their high school years) and then figured I'd turn ...

 

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Alfonso Gomez hernandez's curator insight, November 12, 2014 10:54 PM
Finally video are a good way to learning whatever you want. Information trought images go quickly to brain
tom jackson's curator insight, November 13, 2014 10:36 AM

This brief video that presents the what, why, and how you can begin to teach your students about meaningful and life-long learning.

Agora Abierta's curator insight, November 14, 2014 5:09 AM

Such a clear explanation of what critical thinking is and how we have to do.

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PBL- Let the Class Solve World Problems | Infographic

PBL- Let the Class Solve World Problems | Infographic | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Can kids solve real life problems that affect our world? Sure! Why not? Many of you know the 7 sterile steps to PBL. How about adding a little more to the 7 steps? Here are a few ideas about how to solve real-life problems with your class

 

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

 


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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 21, 2014 5:37 PM

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Karen B Wehner's curator insight, October 22, 2014 9:30 AM

Love this.

HJJP's curator insight, October 22, 2014 9:55 AM

Many problem solving frameworks and formats... I like this one... simple enough... but as complete as needed.

 

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The Importance of Teaching Critical Thinking

The Importance of Teaching Critical Thinking | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is a term that is given much discussion without much action.  K-12 educators and administrators are pushed to teach the necessities as dictated by the standardized assessments in ...

 

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

 


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 4, 2014 9:16 AM

Teaching critical thinking is often taught as a technique rather than asking pertinent questions which open the subject up for scrutiny.

 

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, October 5, 2014 1:19 PM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 20, 2014 11:22 PM

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Quran Coaching's curator insight, August 22, 2014 12:16 PM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
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Self-Assessment Inspires Learning

Self-Assessment Inspires Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Read and download this self-assessment rubric and accompanying questions to help you assess your own or your students' social and emotional development this year.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 14, 2014 1:08 AM

Read and download this self-assessment rubric and accompanying questions to help you assess your own or your students' social and emotional development this year.


Nancy Jones's curator insight, August 14, 2014 11:22 AM

This looks like a great way to not only start the year using students, but also to use as a tool for the remainder of the year.

Donna Fry (@fryed)'s curator insight, August 14, 2014 5:44 PM

Assessment tool for reflection.

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Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher | Part two

Pride of Profession: Striving to Become a Great Teacher | Part two | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
How can we expect students to aspire to be great if we are not also aspiring for greatness?

 

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

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 30, 2014 8:55 AM

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Silverback Learning's curator insight, July 30, 2014 12:19 PM

There are so many resources available to educators today. Great teachers are great learners too.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 30, 2014 9:07 PM

I did not want to be a great teacher. I wanted to be a teacher.

 

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How to Run a Google+ Hangouts Series

How to Run a Google+ Hangouts Series | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Many businesses have held Google Hangouts on Air to engage their audience and offer a unique opportunity to hear insights from the business firsthand.

 

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

 


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Design Experts's curator insight, July 26, 2014 2:27 AM

At +DesignExperts we use #GoogleHangouts all day everyday. Just sharing the #ThinkDigital love.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 26, 2014 7:50 AM

How to Run a Google+Hangouts Series

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, July 26, 2014 12:23 PM

Here is a method for adding a panel discussion to your online course. 

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7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

7 Tenets of Creative Thinking | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

In school, we learn about geniuses and their ideas, but how did they get those ideas? What are the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behaviors, and beliefs that enable creative geniuses to view the same things as the rest of us, yet see something different?


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Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 6, 2014 11:25 PM

Creativity is something that can be nourished but can it be learned? I'm not able to decide on that yet.

Josie Gibson's curator insight, June 8, 2014 9:24 PM

Some excellent reminders - 'All experiences are neutral...you don't see things are THEY are, you see them as YOU are'.

Sharla Shults's curator insight, June 16, 2014 1:27 PM

Don't let your creative juices run dry! We are all students of life!

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Infographic of Building an Online Personal Teaching Network

Infographic of Building an Online Personal Teaching Network | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Recently, I wrote an article about how to build an online personal teaching network, re-imagining opportunities to teach in the digital world and thinking about the role of teacher as independent c...

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 5, 2014 9:59 AM

Nice visual shared by Susan Bainbridge illustrating different aspects a teacher should be building to represent themselves as learners.  I would go one step further and say students should be following the same structure. 

spapac7's curator insight, May 6, 2014 3:15 AM

Don't forget your PLN!

mariarobets's curator insight, May 14, 2014 6:20 PM

this is simple and clear

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Rise of the Professional Educator

Rise of the Professional Educator | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Are you a teacher? Why did you become a principal? Why would you want to be a superintendent? The above questions are asked of educators every single day by people outside of the educational field....

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/is-your-professional-development-up-to-date/https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/28/how-to-prepare-for-giving-a-good-course/https://gustmees.wordpress.com/?s=quality

 


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cioccas's curator insight, May 23, 2014 6:31 PM

So true, so necessary for all to read and follow!

Mónica Silakowicz's curator insight, May 25, 2014 2:48 PM

El artículo lista 5 aspectos que los docentes deben afianzar para ser vistos como profesionales: estar actualizados, ser activos participantes, aspirar a altos standards y ser apasionados de la educación.

mindy kim's curator insight, July 11, 2014 6:08 PM

... Change and innovation start with the individuals... development, growth, leaders==> building the future.

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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 24, 4:39 AM

Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.


Atika MOKHFI's curator insight, February 25, 2:55 AM

Moovly semble intéressant et facile à utiliser pour la création de vidéos en ligne, mais personnellement je ne l'ai pas encore  testé...

Une version Free est disponible.

Moovly propose aussi une license "Education" : Ready to use Moovly for your educational projects or in your classroom? We offer educational licenses at a discount for individuals and groups.

Valérie Bardot's curator insight, February 28, 1:32 PM

Moovly, un outil qui a de multiples applications en ingénierie pédagogique (vidéos,, tutoriels..)

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Sketchnoting 101, for those with little artistic talent

Sketchnoting 101, for those with little artistic talent | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Sketchnotes can be simple or ornate, but they all do the same thing: collect ideas visually that are easier to remember.

 

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

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/02/18/introduction-for-courses-different-tools-applied/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 18, 8:12 PM
Sketchnotes can be simple or ornate, but they all do the same thing: collect ideas visually that are easier to remember.


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


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/02/18/introduction-for-courses-different-tools-applied/


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5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

The answer: in more ways than you could imagine. While Skype was not designed as an educational tool, it’s quickly becoming one as teachers discover the many ways it enriches their lessons and the lives of their students. Even something as simple as hosting a guest speaker through a video call can add excitement to a lesson.

As with any tech tool, it can seem daunting to introduce this into your classroom at first. If you don’t know where to start, try one of these five creative ideas.

 

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

 


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Kelly's curator insight, February 23, 11:00 PM

While Skype offers an additional option, it is limited by the 1:1 connection (unless you pay for an upgraded version) as well as the inability to screenshare, etc. However, it may be a very good option when looking at international connections and low-cost alternatives and should not be summarily dismissed.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, February 25, 3:17 AM

As always you just have to have rich imagination and ideas how to use tools for creative and useful educational purposes  and it works!!! :)

Jennifer Kleiner's curator insight, March 3, 3:34 PM

From Kelly's page

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Collaborize Classroom: Free Resources and Lesson Plans for Teachers

Collaborize Classroom: Free Resources and Lesson Plans for Teachers | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
We believe that one of the most important challenges educators face today is to prepare kids for the world that awaits them after they leave the classroom -- those "21st century skills" you keep hearing about. We've created the free resources below to support and inspire you and your students in facing that challenge.

Also, be sure to visit the Collaborize Classroom Topic Library, where you'll find thousands of topics that have been created and successfully used by educators in their own Collaborize Classroom® sites.

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

 


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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, November 6, 2014 8:15 AM

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 7, 2014 4:49 AM

These are outstanding resources to add to your 21st Century teaching and learning environments.

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Technology In Education: A Future Classroom.

Technology In Education: A Future Classroom. | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
A great Video Featuring the Future Classroom with future 3D Modelling and other future Graphic User Interface and display Technology. Technology in Education- A Future Classroom from Mr. Kirsch on ...

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Quran Coaching's curator insight, October 17, 2014 2:48 PM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
http://goo.gl/st4aLZ
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#quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, October 18, 2014 9:49 AM

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Michelle Nimchuk's curator insight, October 18, 2014 8:33 PM

In this video, pay attention as to how learning has been gamified through the use of levels completed and the number of objectives met daily.

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Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom [Infographic]

Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom [Infographic] | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Using video in the classroom has come a long way from a TV and VCR on a cart to watch a movie during class (The standard about ten gazillion years ago when I was a student). There are a ton of different ways you can employ video in your classroom, from video feedback to educational videos about specific topics, there is a lot of possibility out there. Even if you know that this way and that are options for including video in your classroom, you might still be wondering why you should be using video in the first place.


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Quran Coaching's curator insight, August 21, 2014 2:09 PM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
http://goo.gl/st4aLZ
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#quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed

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Google Reportedly Prepping 'Child-Safe' Version of Services

Google Reportedly Prepping 'Child-Safe' Version of Services | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Google is reportedly preparing to launch a child-centric version of some of its services.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 19, 2014 5:28 AM

Google is reportedly preparing to launch a child-centric version of some of its services.


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Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - Rethinking ThingLink

Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - Rethinking ThingLink | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

"Thinglink is a powerful tool, and some new uses are making it even more compelling. Beyond creating pictures with links, images, and videos, a “next level” exists that turns ThingLink into a powerful organizer, aggregation tool, and curator."

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/practice-creativity-examples-with-thinglink/

 


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Quran Coaching's curator insight, August 14, 2014 3:55 PM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
http://goo.gl/st4aLZ
Like/Share/Comment.
#quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed

Rebekah Lee's curator insight, August 15, 2014 3:29 AM

A pretty nifty way to insert signposts on a screenshot to display  pop up instructions

W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, August 15, 2014 1:45 PM

Whoa, just whoa.   ThingLink is so cool and what a great way to densify creative products and engage a diversity of learning pathways!    I am going to include this in my next resume for sure.

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Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher | Part one

Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher | Part one | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
What does greatness mean in education? Administrator, author, and educator Ben Johnson ponders the quality of excellence.

 

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

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 30, 2014 8:52 AM

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Jim Goldsmith's curator insight, July 30, 2014 11:01 AM

Provides some interesting ideas to consider.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, July 31, 2014 12:56 AM

Here are some ideas on how to be a teaching star in your content field.

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Getting Smart on Social Media SMART BUNDLE | EDUcation

Getting Smart on Social Media SMART BUNDLE | EDUcation | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Getting Smart on Social Media SMART BUNDLE

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Paul's curator insight, July 25, 2014 9:24 AM

Good summer reading! 

Shari Hudgeons's curator insight, July 25, 2014 11:00 AM

This is a great way to introduce yourself to social media ideas.

Susan Wegmann's curator insight, July 25, 2014 2:00 PM

Great basic info about Twitter, LinkedIn, FB, etc.

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Can We Create a Culture That Values Good Teaching?

Can We Create a Culture That Values Good Teaching? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
We like to talk about the value of pedagogy, but we never seem to get around to rewarding it.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 27, 2014 11:55 AM

Good teaching is probably happening without us realizing it. I read an article that suggested good teaching is about raising the standards for learning. It is a mindful experience.

Bob Irving's curator insight, May 28, 2014 8:07 AM

Addresses mostly higher ed. A welcome approach from uninformed teacher bashing. Truly great teachers are the most influential people on the planet.

Michel J. Boustani's curator insight, May 28, 2014 8:15 AM

The title says all!

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Microsoft issues emergency security patch for Internet Explorer - even for Windows XP users!

Microsoft issues emergency security patch for Internet Explorer - even for Windows XP users! | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it



Microsoft fixes critical Internet Explorer flaw being used in targeted attacks, and hands a lifeline to Windows XP users.

 

Microsoft has today issued an emergency patch for users of Internet Explorer, following the recent discovery of a zero-day vulnerability that was being actively exploited by hackers.



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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 1, 2014 2:24 PM


Microsoft has today issued an emergency patch for users of Internet Explorer, following the recent discovery of a zero-day vulnerability that was being actively exploited by hackers.