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Education transformation and new ways to learn and inspire learners.
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Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
These five steps are essential in creating a 21st-century classroom: establishing zones, ensuring resource accessibility, encouraging mobility, igniting inspiration, and fostering respect.
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What Windows 10's "Privacy Nightmare" Settings Actually Do

What Windows 10's "Privacy Nightmare" Settings Actually Do | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Windows 10 has some handy new features, but if you believe the rest of the internet, it also comes with features that eviscerate any semblance of privacy. But that view is a little overblown. Let’s take a closer look at what each of these settings actually do—and which ones are actually a privacy problem.
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The Four Negative Sides of Technology | Edudemic

The Four Negative Sides of Technology | Edudemic | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
There can be a negative side resulting from inappropriate or overuse of technology, and that negative side can have serious and long-term consequences.
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LA's school board would like all of that iPad money back now, please

LA's school board would like all of that iPad money back now, please | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Look up the word bungled in a dictionary, and you'll find the definition of the word, so if you want to see what it looks like in practice, head to L.A..
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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension
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Past Google's first page: Gauging students' global search skills | eSchool News | eSchool News

Past Google's first page: Gauging students' global search skills | eSchool News | eSchool News | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
How can students truly leverage Google, and examine their own searching skills, to deepen their research experiences?
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How do we solve the youth unemployment crisis in MENA?

How do we solve the youth unemployment crisis in MENA? | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The 2014 World Innovation Summit for Education held in Doha, Qatar.
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16 Ways Your Brain Is Sabotaging Your Effort To Learn - InformED

16 Ways Your Brain Is Sabotaging Your Effort To Learn - InformED | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Our own brains regularly deceive us in order to make sense of the world we live in. Most of the time, it's nothing more than an innocent effort to save f
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The Real Disruptive Innovation in Education

The Real Disruptive Innovation in Education | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Though colleges and universities might be threatened by disruption from online courses, the only disruption that matters is supporting students with mentoring, caring professors and deep and experiential learning.
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Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do

Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This morning I was thinking about the things that all young people should know how to do regardless of income, geographical location, life goals, etc.  I started a list - see below.  Some have "alw...
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Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do - here's how to opt out

Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do - here's how to opt out | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Windows 10 is amazing. Windows 10 is fantastic. Windows 10 is glorious. Windows 10 is faster, smoother and more user-friendly than any Windows operating system that has come before it. Windows 10 i...
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Why Are Finland's Schools Successful?

Why Are Finland's Schools Successful? | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The country's achievements in education have other nations, especially the United States, doing their homework
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More than half of middle-class kids fail to earn bachelor's degrees

More than half of middle-class kids fail to earn bachelor's degrees | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Lots of attention is paid to college graduation rates of lower-income students, but many middle class kids don't finish their bachelor's degrees either.
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These 6 questions determine if you're technology rich, innovation poor | eSchool News | eSchool News

These 6 questions determine if you're technology rich, innovation poor | eSchool News | eSchool News | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
f you answer no to all six questions when evaluating the design of assignments and student work, then chances are that technology is not really being applied in the most innovative ways. Th
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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I've posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes.  This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment.  This assessment contains questions to ass...
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How to Discuss Pay With Your Employees

How to Discuss Pay With Your Employees | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Communicate fairness and how much you value their work.
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Wikipedia Is More Biased Than Britannica, but Don’t Blame the Crowd

Wikipedia Is More Biased Than Britannica, but Don’t Blame the Crowd | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The more edits Wikipedians make, the less biased the entry.
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When crowd sourcing is done right, the results are great. The main thing is to ensure a large number of participants and that the different areas of the project get a fair amount of people engaged and contributing.

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19. Visiting Andreas Schleicher and OECD for a Global Perspective « Global Education Project

19. Visiting Andreas Schleicher and OECD for a Global Perspective « Global Education Project | Learning in & for the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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