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?
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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?
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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