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The Other 21st Century Skills

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Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an overused phrase).  I have an affinity towards the skills identified by Tony...

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Nancy Jones's comment, July 7, 2013 2:32 PM
Love this. It is not about machines, but human qualities
Sancera's curator insight, July 9, 2013 9:55 PM

Easy to grasp the graphic ideas

Suzanne Smith's curator insight, July 12, 2013 3:46 PM

Let's hear it for grit, empathy and initiative!

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Authentic Assessment in Action

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At Sammamish High School, our staff has dedicated our professional development to building expertise in the key elements of problem-based learning. Previous blog entries by my colleagues have given a
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Don’t plan for technology; plan for learning | eSchool News

You never know how someone will react when you suggest that they junk their title and replace it with a new one that leads to a different focus of work—not to mention the confusion this could cause across the faculty, or the possible political...
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Librarydoor: Information Trumps Technology in the Common Core

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7 Tools to Empower the Common Core

7 Tools to Empower the Common Core | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it

Take a quick look at these tools and where they fit in the Common Core.

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To Celebrate Teen Read Week We Ask Authors, "What's Your Favorite Teen ... - Huffington Post (blog)

To Celebrate Teen Read Week We Ask Authors, "What's Your Favorite Teen ... - Huffington Post (blog) | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
To Celebrate Teen Read Week We Ask Authors, "What's Your Favorite Teen ...Huffington Post (blog)The American Library Association's Teen Read Week is this week, October 14-20.
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Common Core Standards: Teaching Argument Writing

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Argument writing is one of three types of writing stressed in the Common Core Standards for English, history, and science/technical studies.  Wonderful video - inspiring, by the way...

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Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Second Wind for PBL?

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Will the Common Core State Standards create new opportunities for the authentic assessment that goes along with project-based learning? That's the hopeful conclusion of several administrators I interviewed for an article in ...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Across the Curriculum

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Project Based Learning | BIE

Project Based Learning | BIE | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
Complete resources for PBL, K-14: publications, online tools, professional development, and research.
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Digital Literacy in Libraries

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Distributed Project Based Learning (Distributed Project Based Learning http://t.co/AZC2Ikj689 via @pinterest)
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Introduction to Edcamp: A New Conference Model Built on Collaboration

Introduction to Edcamp: A New Conference Model Built on Collaboration | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: Blogger Mary Beth Hertz was one of the organizers of Edcamp Philly, a free education "unconference" that took place in Philadelphia last May.
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Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits

Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
More than eight in ten Americans ages 16-29 read a book in the past year, and six in ten used their local public library. Many say they are reading more in the era of digital content, especially on their mobile phones and on computers.
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Awesome Infographic: The Most Read Books in the World - Flavorwire

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Top 10 Most Read Books in the World Infographic.  Very interesting!

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Guest Lesson | For Authentic Learning, Start With Real Problems

Guest Lesson | For Authentic Learning, Start With Real Problems | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it
The first in a series, this post by Suzie Boss, a project-based learning expert, suggests ways to use The Times's Fixes blog, which explores solutions to major social problems, as inspiration for designing real-world projects for schools.
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Classroom Habitudes Lesson: Curiosity – The Right Question | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer

Classroom Habitudes Lesson: Curiosity – The Right Question | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer | Inquiry Learning in the Library | Scoop.it

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Who needs a school librarian?

Who needs a school librarian?...

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From Common Core Standards to Curriculum: Five Big Ideas

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Grant Wiggins and I have written a white paper on implementation of the Common Core Standards entitled From Common Core Standards to Curriculum: Five Big Ideas.  Here is the first one: In… (From Common Core Standards to Curriculum: Five Big Ideas ...
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