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Teaching and learning in the 21st Century - meeting the challenges of digital learning and the iGeneration
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This scoop it profile by @Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) includes many useful blogs and articles that aim to teach in the 21st century. This includes learning with the use of technology. What he refers to as the 'iGeneration' includes many useful updates that can be used for both the students and teachers in the classroom. A few i came across that sparked my interest were a description on how to set up a blog with wordpress for teachers, this can be very useful to me as a student now and also in the future. I enjoy D'Amico's profile as he scoops quite interesting topics.
When curriculum resources are limitless due to the access we have to on-line materials, then the question we ask about those materials become more important. Values Education helps us all to ask the right questions! See some innovative whole school projects at:
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Chromebooks have become the hottest selling product for in-school use, racing past Microsoft offerings and keeping pace with iPads.
Interesting news that supports our dedication to GAFE through the implementation of our 21st Century Teaching and Learning Blueprint.
No surprise that Microsoft is coming our with a competing product to Google's Chromebook.
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These apps are designed to help students with dyslexia develop literacy skills at a manageable pace.
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Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, administrators can keep track of files, set a tech-friendly tone, and lead more effectively.
Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.
resources and current use of technology being integrated into the classroom
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Teachers are not that different than our students. Administrators could use Today's Meet near the end of staff meetings. It is also an excellent way to model the use of technology for staff.