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Tools for 21st Century Teachers (by Miss Noor) – Teaching Village

Tools for 21st Century Teachers (by Miss Noor) – Teaching Village | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Engaging Web 2.0 tools in the classroom can enable us to effectively teach these skills. Understanding and using Web 2.0 have become critical 21st century skills, according to this case study from elearning papers.
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6 digital citizenship web tools that will help you stay safe(r) online - Daily Genius

6 digital citizenship web tools that will help you stay safe(r) online - Daily Genius | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Having the world at our fingertips can make the internet a wildly powerful tool. It can also end up being a double edged sword.

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Why Are There Clouds? - YouTube

Thanks to the awesome science YouTube channel Animalogic for supporting this video. Check them out! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwg6_F2hDHYrqbNSGjmar4w?...
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Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology

Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Learn how to use technology as a tool for education, and succeed as a teacher.
Open Presentation – Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology

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BListen Current: Lesson Plans for Science, Social Studies, and ELA

BListen Current: Lesson Plans for Science, Social Studies, and ELA | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Free lesson plans with great audio stories for your Science, Social Studies, or ELA classroom. We curate the best of public radio to keep teaching connected to the real world and build student listening skills at the same time.

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8 Ways to Engage eLearners [Infographic]

8 Ways to Engage eLearners [Infographic] | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
The 8 Ways to Engage eLearners Infographic provides 8 tips that will leave your learners energised and primed to look at your learning in a different light.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Engage-ME%21



https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/


https://gustmees.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/practice-21st-century-assessment-flowchart-page2-pdf.pdf


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/practice-learning-to-learn-example-2/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/is-your-professional-development-up-to-date/



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terry clarke's curator insight, March 4, 11:01 PM

Superb graphic of the 8 steps important to engaging e-learners, along with an excellent collection of links providing more tips for the teacher/professor whose course includes distance-learners. I certainly could have used this information my last half dozen years as a Marshall Graduate College professor/lecturer!

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 5, 10:54 AM

This infographic shares 8 excellent tips on how to keep your online learners engaged.

RESENTICE's curator insight, March 6, 7:57 AM

8 astuces pour dynamiser les parcours de formations en ligne et les rendre plus attractifs...

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Free Technology for Teachers: 75 Practical Ed Tech Tips Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: 75 Practical Ed Tech Tips Videos | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
A few months ago I started to create how-to videos on a more regular basis. I've been adding those videos to a YouTube playlist that I call Practical Ed Tech Tips. This morning I added the 75th video to that playlist. The video covers a wide range of topics including storyboarding, audio recording tools, blogging tools and tips, and a whole lot more. The playlist is embedded below.

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The best free apps for iPhone and iPad | Stuff - Stuff.TV

The best free apps for iPhone and iPad | Stuff - Stuff.TV | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Apps are big business, and they're one of the main reasons for the success of iOS.

Android may shift more units than Apple's mobile platform, but the App Store still tends to get the lion’s share of the best apps, from high-end audio tools through to cutting-edge education offerings.

But what can you get if you’re not willing to spend anything at all? Surprisingly, quite a lot; as our selection shows, fantastic free iPhone and iPad apps are available for all manner of tasks, from sprucing up photos and composing music through to keeping fit and exploring the world.

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Taking Screenshots on Your Laptop and Tablet

Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Taking Screenshots on Your Laptop and Tablet | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

"Visual aids can be very helpful when you're introducing a new website, app, or software to students or colleagues. Being able to take and send a screenshot is also helpful when you're trying to explain a problem to your tech support person. Here's a short guide to taking screenshots on your iPad, Android tablet, Windows computer, Mac, or Chromebook."


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This App Is like Yelp for ALL the Little Things in Your Life

This App Is like Yelp for ALL the Little Things in Your Life | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
And its possibilities are seriously endless.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, February 17, 8:07 PM

I'm fascinated! Must to try it w/ my kiddos!

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Info Session 2 for K-8 Intro to CS - YouTube

The first info session in a series of three about Code.org's K-8 Intro to Computer Science course (code.org/educate/20hr). Topics covered in this session: Wh...

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Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Best Resources for 2015 | Edudemic

Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Best Resources for 2015 | Edudemic | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

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Free practice questions for teachers and students - Learningpod

We have over 49,000 free practice questions from trusted sources like Kaplan Test Prep. You can author questions, create question sets and see how you perform.

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32 Interesting Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom (Recuperado) - Google Slides | Diigo


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Kathleen Cercone's curator insight, February 5, 7:48 AM

Powerpoint- has some very good ideas

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What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25 | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Most of our brain's patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it's possible to change your brain's pathways and patterns with these methods.

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Only Few Know about These Good Classroom Tools

Only Few Know about These Good Classroom Tools | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
April 13, 2015
Looking for a utility you can deploy and use at the district, school, or classroom levels? Here are a set of useful tools that can use to make your lives, and the lives of other...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, April 14, 9:47 AM

Short and sweet - this article is right on target with tools to help you in the library and help your teachers in their classrooms!

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Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2

Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2 | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Looking for advice on integrating iPads in K-2 classrooms? In this curated guide, we've compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.

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17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful

17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
You don’t need to be a seasoned data scientist or have a degree in graphic design in order to create incredible data visualisations.

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DocAten's curator insight, March 16, 4:01 AM

Ca donne envie d'essayer : nuage de mots, graphiques, cartes... Par  Christopher Ratcliff @ Econsultancy publié le 25/02

Fenia's curator insight, March 16, 4:55 AM

Check out how to add visualisations to your presentations. 

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Directory of Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.


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Stephen Dale's curator insight, March 5, 4:45 AM

An excellent research resource.

Johan van der Merwe's curator insight, March 6, 4:08 AM

Applicable for research

Corrina Phoenix Miss English's curator insight, April 29, 1:40 PM

Hopefully, this will be very useful in academic writing.

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Australian Colonies

Australian Colonies | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

This unit provides a study of colonial Australia in the 1800s. Students look at the founding of British colonies and the development of a colony. They learn about what life was like for different...


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Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers | EnglishAgenda | British Council | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

Google tips and tricks presentation to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada.

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Fenia's curator insight, April 5, 5:52 AM

Excellent presentation

Miguel Garcia Mulet's curator insight, April 7, 7:25 AM

It pays to know how to "google"!

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 14, 8:59 AM

So much fun stuff! Liking Google Keep.

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Grammarly | Instant Grammar Check - Plagiarism Checker - Online Proofreader

Grammarly | Instant Grammar Check - Plagiarism Checker - Online Proofreader | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it
Check your grammar right from your browser or Microsoft Office. Improve your writing in emails, documents, social media posts, messages, and more.

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Trent Online's curator insight, February 18, 4:00 PM

An excellent grammar-checking and grammar-advice tool

Paula King, Ph.D.'s curator insight, February 18, 9:10 PM

I'll have to try this new service. 

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, February 25, 3:11 AM

..always handy when writing :)

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New Horizon Report Predicts Trends In Online Learning

New Horizon Report Predicts Trends In Online Learning | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

"Last week the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative released their 12th annual Horizon Report on technology integration in higher education. Each year these groups coordinate the work of a diverse panel of more than 50 experts to identify “key trends,” “significant challenges,” and “important developments” in educational technology.  The final report includes predictions for future adoption of various tools and approaches in the short term, as well as over the next five years and beyond. 

 

This year’s Horizon Report identifies two key trends influencing tech adoption over the next two years on a global scale."


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davidconover's curator insight, February 18, 4:37 PM

This is vital reading for those that want to know what technology and trends that will be affecting your higher education organization in the next few years. As a K-12 Ambassador for the NMC, I am interested in discovering the connectedness between the two and more.

David W. Deeds's curator insight, February 19, 8:38 AM

Check out the Higher Ed Horizon Report if you haven't already! 

Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, February 19, 10:21 AM

Wow great report!!

 

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The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking

The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

"Big idea: Teaching kids to ask smart questions on their own

A four-year-old asks on average about 400 questions per day, and an adult hardly asks any. Our school system is structured around rewards for regurgitating the right answer, and not asking smart questions – in fact, it discourages asking questions. With the result that as we grow older, we stop asking questions. Yet asking good questions is essential to find and develop solutions, and an important skill in innovation, strategy, and leadership. So why do we stop asking questions – and more importantly, why don’t we train each other, and our future leaders, to ask the right questions starting from early on?"

 

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Critical-Thinking

 


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Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, February 8, 10:18 PM

A four-year-old asks, on average, 400 questions a day. By the time he or she reaches adulthood, they will ask very few per day. Speaking as someone who’s probably never going to grow up, allow me to emphasize that:

  • Why questions help to find the root of a problem
  • What If questions open up the floor for creative solutions
  • How questions focus on developing practical solutions
Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, February 9, 11:11 AM

Anything that gives students a chance to ask their own questions is a good idea in my opinion.  When the questions invoke critical thinking, it's a double bonus!  Also, writing these questions on any pre-made box would work.  No need to be crafty with scissors and tape.

Simon Awuyo's curator insight, February 11, 2:04 PM

The student teachers need these tips to help them cultivate skills of asking probing questions to become better teachers tomorrow.

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10 New K-6 Science Activities and Videos – DEN Blog Network

10 New K-6 Science Activities and Videos – DEN Blog Network | Handy Online Tools for Schools | Scoop.it

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