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21st Century education projects that are meaningful, purposeful and engaging.
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Florida Representative Says State Should Launch Fully Online College

Florida Representative Says State Should Launch Fully Online College | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Recently, Florida Representative Will Weatherford said that the state should make its next public university fully online, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
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Students of Virtual Schools Are Lagging in Proficiency

Students of Virtual Schools Are Lagging in Proficiency | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Far fewer of them are proving proficient on standardized tests compared with their peers in other privately managed charter schools and in traditional public schools.
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Teacher Training Should Start Before iPad Deployment -- THE Journal

Teacher Training Should Start Before iPad Deployment -- THE Journal | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
ELL instructors, like those in other disciplines, are discovering the benefits of iPads in the classroom. With some advance planning and appropriate training for teachers, schools can avoid an awkward or stressful deployment.
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http://techcrunch.com/2011/11/28/slideshare-ironically-details-its-own-exponential-growth-in-an-infographic/ - Summify

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The Higher-Education Bubble Has Popped

The Higher-Education Bubble Has Popped | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Because they can't find jobs, 85 percent of college grads move back in with their parents after they graduate.
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An Open Letter to Chancellor Katehi of the University of California, Davis | Inside Higher Ed

An Open Letter to Chancellor Katehi of the University of California, Davis | Inside Higher Ed | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
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Steiny: Most Kids Way Ahead of Us as Digital Learners, for Better and Worse | Education News

Steiny: Most Kids Way Ahead of Us as Digital Learners, for Better and Worse | Education News | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Adults need to encourage kids to use the promise of technology to tackle tough problems -- just like an adult would, writes Julia Steiny.
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Take a Giant Step: A Blueprint for Teaching Young Children in a Digital Age

Take a Giant Step: A Blueprint for Teaching Young Children in a Digital Age | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
In January 2010, the Cooney Center, in collaboration with the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute, convened a Digital Age Teacher Preparation Council, co-chaired by Linda Darling-Hammond of Stanford University and Michael H.
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Where is the next innovation in education going to come from?

Where is the next innovation in education going to come from? | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Because I love innovation and going against the norms…

I always expect the innovative approach to training and education to come from … well, education.  However, the latest trend in traini...
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Blogging, social media use skyrocketing at universities

Blogging, social media use skyrocketing at universities | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
From time to time I have been pleased to feature the research of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research.
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How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC] | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Fewer than 25% of students know how to perform a "reasonably well-executed search" of web information. This inforgraphic shares a few essential Google search tips and tricks.
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5 Ways Higher Education Is Leveraging Mobile Tech

5 Ways Higher Education Is Leveraging Mobile Tech | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Every college kid has a fixed gaze on a smartphone 24/7, so why not use that to your school's advantage?
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Oink Takes Recommendations a Step Further

Oink Takes Recommendations a Step Further | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
If you like a certain place, you probably like some objects within it. That seems to be the basic idea behind Oink, a new project from Milk.
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Effective Technology Integration Demonstrated

Learning that could not have occurred without the systematic use of technology, great practices and reflection sharing from Robin Neal, and web2.0 tools recommended by him.

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