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The Secret To Effectively Using Twitter As A Learning Tool

The Secret To Effectively Using Twitter As A Learning Tool | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Twitter is finding increasing repute as an education tool, and with so many of the world’s top minds coming together each day, why not?

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://edudemic.com/2012/09/secret-to-twitter/

 


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25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development

25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Although LinkedIn gets a lot of love as a professional social media site, Twitter is a force that can’t be ignored by up-and-coming young professionals. It’s a great place to get connected and informed, and an especially good resource for growing professionally. But how exactly can you use Twitter for professional development?
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Past Events

Past Events | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
TEDxMelbourne: Future Leadership 24 August 2012 TEDxMelbourne has had an amazing two months.  We have run our largest public event to dat...
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8 Typing Tips for iPad and iPhone That Everyone Should Know and Use

8 Typing Tips for iPad and iPhone That Everyone Should Know and Use | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

8 Typing Tips for iPad and iPhone That Everyone Should Know and Use.


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School libraries are still about teaching students 'to use information efficiently and ethically'

School libraries are still about teaching students 'to use information efficiently and ethically' | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

In the past, the librarian was more of a selector, protector and preserver of materials, sharing books and fostering a love of reading.

“Today, a school library-media specialist is more of a discerning cultivator matching their patrons with the print and digital resources to meet their information needs,” says Erin Siwert.

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Q-and-A: Tips for navigating the connected classroom

Q-and-A: Tips for navigating the connected classroom | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

It can be a challenge shifting through all of the educational technology tools available to educators and students today. Sam Patterson discusses top apps for the classroom, engagement in the connected classroom and personal learning networks.

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20 Augmented Reality Experiments in Education | Digital Citizenship Study

20 Augmented Reality Experiments in Education | Digital Citizenship Study | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is exactly what the name implies — a medium through which the known world fuses with current technology to create a uniquely blended interactive experience.
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Big Picture - 21st century learning for 21st century living | Big Picture Education Australia

Big Picture - 21st century learning for 21st century living | Big Picture Education Australia | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
starting new schools, supporting school change and influencing the education conversation (NICE - Designing instead of delivering: "Big Picture - 21st century learning for 21st century living" http://t.co/uzZyCXQY...
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Infographics in the Classroom - A Listly List

Infographics in the Classroom - A Listly List | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Listly List - Infographics in the Classroom - Infographics as a Creative Assessment on Vimeo, A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods, The Volunteers on Vimeo, David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization | Video on TED.com, Pinterest Board...
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TEDxBKK - Robyn Treyvaud - Cyber Citizens

Robyn Treyvaud is the founder and director of CyberSafeWorld, a website that addresses the whole spectrum of online safety issues, including cyberbullying, r...
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Integration of Information Literacy into the Curriculum: Changing Students’ Relationships with the School Librarian

Integration of Information Literacy into the Curriculum: Changing Students’ Relationships with the School Librarian | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Integration of Information Literacy into the Curriculum: Changing Students’ Relationships with the School Librarian http://t.co/ZOHGl7Dg...
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15 Popular EdTech Tools Being Used Around The World | Edudemic

15 Popular EdTech Tools Being Used Around The World | Edudemic | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

These following 15 tools (in no particular order) are apparently some of the most popular tools being used by the teachers I spoke with from around the world.


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Bloom’s Revised Digital Taxonomy Wheel & the Knowledge Dimension | Eductechalogy

Bloom’s Revised Digital Taxonomy Wheel & the Knowledge Dimension | Eductechalogy | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

I have produced an interactive Bloom’s revised digital taxonomy wheel and the almost overlapping knowledge Dimensions. Bloom’s taxonomy has been used extensively in the education sector. The 2001 update of Bloom’s taxonomy for the 21century  is depicted in this interactive wheel. Almost overlapping, are the four knowledge domains.


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I am interested and would like to be able to study the wheel, but the background colors are so light they are difficult to read.
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Bloom's taxonomy

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10 Best Apps for iPads in the classroom

10 Best Apps for iPads in the classroom | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
The huge outpouring of apps for iPads in education should come as no surprise. The task now is picking the best apps for your iPads in the classroom.

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The 20 Most-Watched TED Talks to Date| The Committed Sardine

The 20 Most-Watched TED Talks to Date| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Which ideas have been spread the most widely in the six years that TEDTalks videos have been available online? Here, a list of the 20 most-watched talks on all the platforms we track: TED.com, YouTube, iTunes, embed and download, Hulu and more.

 

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How Instagram became the social network for tweens

How Instagram became the social network for tweens | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Well-intentioned parents who've kept their tweens off Facebook are catching on to the workaround: kids are turning to Instagram, the photo-sharing app that may as well be a social network. Read this blog post by Michelle Meyers on Internet & Media.
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Animated Infographic—The World Without Internet| The Committed Sardine

Animated Infographic—The World Without Internet| The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

Animated infographics tell it all, and this one tells us about life without our precious Internet. Want to know just how much our lives have changed since 1995? The easiest thing to do is imagine what it would be like if we were right back where we started from.

 

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Rewiring the Brain - It's Child's Play | The Committed Sardine

Rewiring the Brain - It's Child's Play | The Committed Sardine | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

See how kids are taking advantage of opportunities to learn digitally and how it's changing their brains in this Stuff NZ article.

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The ABC's of Information Literacy | greggfesta

The ABC's of Information Literacy | greggfesta | 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...
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What Teachers Need to Know about 21st Century Literacy | Interactive Teaching and Learning

What Teachers Need to Know about 21st Century Literacy | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
This post by @medkh9 includes a worthwhile video in which teachers discuss what it means to be literate in the 21st Century. How are teachers integrating the development of these literacies in the context of their subject teaching?
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The complete guide to Twitter’s language and acronyms

The complete guide to Twitter’s language and acronyms | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

The beauty and challenge of Twitter is stuffing your most sophisticated thoughts and feelings into a measly 140 characters (or less). 


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Tablets, laptops and mobiles in the classroom: top tips from teachers

Tablets, laptops and mobiles in the classroom: top tips from teachers | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
Tablets, laptops and mobiles aren't there to replace traditional teaching tools, but designed to complement them.
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21st Century Schools or 21st Century Learning? | Edutopia | Tim Slack

21st Century Schools or 21st Century Learning? | Edutopia | Tim Slack | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
District principal and blogger George Couros suggests that 21st century learning involves far more than redesigning school libraries and purchasing iPads. (21st Century Schools or 21st Century Learning?
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Using iPads With Mixed-Ability Students, Teachers Must 'Give Up Some Control' -- THE Journal

Using iPads With Mixed-Ability Students, Teachers Must 'Give Up Some Control' -- THE Journal | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it
When rolling out iPads, teachers Amanda Allen and David Lopez at St. Genevieve Elementary in Los Angeles realized they had to give students more freedom to make the initiative truly worthwhile.
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Excellent Slides on The Use of iPad in Education

Excellent Slides on The Use of iPad in Education | Contemporary learning | Scoop.it

"Langwitches is one of my trusted resources that I visit frequently for tips about the use of iPad in education. Today I found out that Silvia has posted some great slides about iPad in Education and upon checking them I found them extremely useful ."


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