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Top 10 Common Core Insider Secrets

Top 10 Common Core Insider Secrets | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Download a free White Paper with 10 Common Core State Standards Insider Secrets. Sarah Brown Wessling shares her ah-ha moments in working with the Core.
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21st-Century Students Need Books, Not Textbooks

21st-Century Students Need Books, Not Textbooks | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

Textbooks are expensive, outdated, and stifling to creativity, says a veteran English teacher. And worst of all, they don't promote a love of reading. The reality today is that the materials in textbooks need only take up digital space. Most stories, poems, essays, plays, and novels currently offered in these textbooks can be found online and linked on teacher websites or class wikis. Some public domain stories are available in audio formats such as the texts at LoudLit. Teacher-generated materials can be uploaded to teacher websites, wikis, or other platforms like Google docs, and linked to an online table of contents or syllabus.


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Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators

Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
This month, the U.S. Department of Education kicked off Connected Educator Month, with engaging keynotes, panel discussions, book chats, and more. During this month, educators in the U.S.

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The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Available Now

The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Available Now | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

"The world of digital textbooks is more than heating up. It’s on fire. Amazon just launched a digital rental option for textbooks. Companies like Chegg are becoming academic hubs that can improve your education experience through more than just textbook rentals. But all of the options to use digital textbooks have cost money. And teachers as well as students simply don’t have much. Until now."


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National Geographic Learning Will Distribute ASCD Professional Development Resources -- THE Journal

National Geographic Learning Will Distribute ASCD Professional Development Resources -- THE Journal | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
A variety of online courses, searchable resource libraries, and print titles will be available to teachers from National Geographic Learning, an educational materials provider and part of Cengage Learning, through a distribution agreement entered...
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Paying Attention, Persistence are Keys to Academic Success | Education News

Paying Attention, Persistence are Keys to Academic Success | Education News | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Kids who could pay attention to teacher instruction and keep at a difficult task the longest were 50% more likely to earn a college degree than their peers.
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Five Thought-Provoking Ideas For Transforming K-12 Education to Another Level | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog

Five Thought-Provoking Ideas For Transforming K-12 Education to Another Level | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Exploring Instructional Uses of YouTube with Lucy Gray (August 2012)

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Exploring Instructional Uses of YouTube with Lucy Gray (August 2012) | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

Exploring Instructional Uses of YouTube with Lucy Gray (August 2012)

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Forum: Professional Learning

Forum: Professional Learning | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Key Questions Right Now: What steps should every educator consider taking to become more connected, and what are the key resources that can help?
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Understanding New Trends In Educational Technology [Infographic]

Understanding New Trends In Educational Technology [Infographic] | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
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6 Examples of Teachers Using the THREE RING Portfolio System for Authentic Assessment | Emerging Education Technology

6 Examples of Teachers Using the THREE RING Portfolio System for Authentic Assessment | Emerging Education Technology | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
These stories demonstrate Three Ring’s potential as both an instructional application and an assessment tool.
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Educational Leadership:Teaching for the 21st Century:What Would Socrates Say?

Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.

 

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"To start, we must overhaul and redesign the current school system. We face this great transition with both hands tied behind our collective backs if we continue to pour money, time, and effort into an outdated system of education. Mass education belongs in the era of massive armies, massive industrial complexes, and massive attempts at social control. We have lost much talent since the 19th century by enforcing stifling education routines in the name of efficiency. Current high school dropout rates clearly indicate that our standardized testing regime and outdated curriculums are wasting the potential of our youth.


"If we stop thinking of schools as buildings and start thinking of learning as occurring in many different places, we will free ourselves from the conventional education model that still dominates our thinking. Socrates did not teach in a conventional classroom; his classroom was wherever he and his students found themselves. His was the first "personal learning network," and he taught with the most enduring teaching tool of all time—the purposeful conversation. He called himself a citizen of the world because the questions he asked were universal."


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The Importance of "21st Century Skills"

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Lately there has been a fair amount of pressure on educators to cultivate “21st century skills” in their students. But what exactly does this mean?

 

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The Era of Networked Science | Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

The Era of Networked Science | Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

In Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science, physicist and essayist Michael Nielsen emphasizes how the internet has created the conditions for a completely open research field in which increased collaboration can help spur innovation.

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Connected Minds | OECD Free Preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution | www.keepeek.com

Connected Minds | OECD Free Preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution | www.keepeek.com | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
This book examines whether today's students are really digital natives, whether there is consistent evidence on the effects of tehcnology adoption, an...
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Learning and Living in the Online World

Learning and Living in the Online World | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Tips, tricks and tutorials for the technology you use everyday...
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Free Google Drive and Docs Tutorial

Free Google Drive and Docs Tutorial | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Get to know Google's cloud-based file storage and document creation services Google Drive and Google Docs.
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5 Commandable Reasons Signifying Digital Learning Success for Present and Next Generation | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog

5 Commandable Reasons Signifying Digital Learning Success for Present and Next Generation | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

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Automated Writing Instruction: Computer-Assisted or Computer-Driven Pedagogies? - National Writing Project

Automated Writing Instruction: Computer-Assisted or Computer-Driven Pedagogies? - National Writing Project | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

Automated Writing Instruction: Computer-Assisted or Computer-Driven Pedagogies?

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A Simple Approach to Interactive E-Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog

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10 Ways to Improve Your Day in Just 5 Minutes

10 Ways to Improve Your Day in Just 5 Minutes | 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Short on time and feeling overwhelmed? Get quick tips to improve your mood so you can take on the day.
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