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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | Edudemic

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | Edudemic | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

With the focus on transdisciplinary more important than ever in a 21st century learning environment, this article puts a clear focus on how to help students with their searching skills to improve their inquiries.


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What if 21st century teachers could self-direct and personalize their own professional development? - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

What if 21st century teachers could self-direct and personalize their own professional development? - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Essential Question: What if 21st century teachers could self-direct and personalize their own professional development?

 

It would be difficult for educators to work any harder; but to meet the 21st Century challenges, they now have digital tools to help them work smarter.

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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

The habits themselves aren't new at all, and significant work has already been done in the areas of these "thinking habits." However, in a 21st century learning environment -- one often inundated with information, stimulation and connectivity -- there may be a newfound context for their application.


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How books at home may affect child's brain later

How books at home may affect child's brain later | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
The amount of mentally stimulating content in a child's home — such as the number of books that are around — may predict the structure of the child's brain later in life...
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How to Create a Simple PowerPoint Blackboard Presentation

How to Create a Simple PowerPoint Blackboard Presentation | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
In educational PowerPoint presentations, especially for Elementary & Secondary Education, you may be interested to make original presentations simulating a blackboard.

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How to Teach Digital Citizenship in 1st Grade

How to Teach Digital Citizenship in 1st Grade | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Understanding how to use the internet has become a cornerstone issue for students. No longer do they complete their research on projects solely in the library. Now, there is a vast landscape of resources available on the internet. But with wealth comes responsibility.

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Blended Learning: Strategies for Engagement

Blended Learning: Strategies for Engagement | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

There are methods and models for implementing blended learning -- from the flipped classroom, to the flex model. All of them are on the continuum of just how much time is spent online and in the online classroom. Blended Learning can provide a unique way of not only engaging students in collaborative work and projects, but also personalizing and individualizing instruction for students.

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If Common Core is the What, Then What’s the How?

If Common Core is the What, Then What’s the How? | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Before you read this post, take a moment to watch the following video depicting what our “standardized students” might do in a real-life situation, such as a job interview. Do click it ...
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Flipping Blooms Taxonomy | Powerful Learning Practice

Flipping Blooms Taxonomy | Powerful Learning Practice | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Flipping Blooms Taxonomy: http://t.co/x5g9qJUY #education #elearning #blearning #edu...


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Paula King, Ph.D.'s comment, October 6, 2012 11:15 AM
This makes infinite sense to me.\
Anica Petkoska's curator insight, January 12, 2013 4:25 AM

Start with what you want your students to create when designing your lesson plan.

Cori Davis's curator insight, August 20, 2014 9:58 AM

For higher level thinking.

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Nearpod Part 2

Now you have seen how to create content, check out how easy it is to control a presentation in the classroom. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nearpod/id523540...

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Information Literacy - Homey

Information Literacy - Homey | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Information Literacy is the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share that information. It is the knowledge of commonly used research techniques.

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PD: How Do Educators Get to Know What They Don’t Know?| The Committed Sardine

PD: How Do Educators Get to Know What They Don’t Know?| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

When it comes to educating our educators in the digital world, professional development definitely should be a continuous process. We need to change PD. It must be part of an educator’s work week, and that includes administrators. We need educators to connect with other educators to collaborate and maintain relevance. 

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Sweden’s Newest School System Has No Classrooms | Edudemic

Sweden’s Newest School System Has No Classrooms | Edudemic | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

There’s a whole new classroom model. The newest school system in Sweden look more like the hallways of Google or Pixar and less like a typical brick-and-mortar school. There are collaboration zones, houses-within-houses, and a slew of other features that are designed to foster curiosity and creativity.

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Classroom Newspaper Google Docs Style!

Classroom Newspaper Google Docs Style! | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Great Ideas! Love the idea of uploading newspaper to Youblisher. Turns it into a flippable page newspaper.


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Glad you liked it:)
Rachel Marker's curator insight, September 27, 2013 11:30 PM

Could replace monthly newsletter. Student written!

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The Beginner’s Guide to Twitter

The Beginner’s Guide to Twitter | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
This post is a 20-minute guide to Twitter for non-techies. If you are new to Twitter—or know someone who is—this will get you up and running quickly.
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10 Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development

10 Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

This is our third consecutive post on Twitter. Now that you have a roadmap on how to use Twitter in your classroom and after you have identified with the different educational hashtags you need to follow as a teacher, let us share with you some ideas on how to leverage the power of this social platform for professional development purposes.


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PowerMyLearning.com | Educational Games | Videos | Activities for K-12 Students

PowerMyLearning.com | Educational Games | Videos | Activities for K-12 Students | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

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Social Media Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Explained [INFOGRAPHIC] | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Socialmedia explained (with coffee)


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Pretty old, but still very actual :) TY John
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Creative Commons Music for your classroom use

Creative Commons Music for your classroom use | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Find the perfect music, liberally licensed, for your project or listening...

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Poppletrocks!

Poppletrocks! | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Popplet allows users to combine text, graphics and images together on a ‘popplet canvas’ in order to make new connections between ideas and concepts. It is used for workflow mapping, idea generation, research collection, design outlines, and note taking.

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Teachers Find iPad Slide-sharing App Nearpod Like 'PowerPoint on Steroids' -- THE Journal

Teachers Find iPad Slide-sharing App Nearpod Like 'PowerPoint on Steroids' -- THE Journal | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Three educators explain how the slide-sharing app Nearpod--which lets teachers create and share presentations on students' iPads--is changing the face of lesson delivery at their schools.
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A List of Great Google Apps for your iPad

A List of Great Google Apps for your iPad | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

"So you are looking fog Google best apps for iOS ? Well you landed in the right place. I have just finished compiling and reviewing a bunch of Google apps that you can use on your iPad. All of these apps work perfectly well and can have some educational value as well."


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The Teacher’s Guide To Digital Citizenship

The Teacher’s Guide To Digital Citizenship | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is important to understand for today's students, staff, and teachers. Microsoft has just unveiled a free curriculum that gives great tips and ideas on teaching digital citizenship and creative content.

 

A MUST read:

http://edudemic.com/2012/10/teachers-guide-digital-citizenship/

 


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