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20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network

20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Networking is a prime form of 21st century learning.  The world is much smaller thanks to technology.  Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise.  Take for example scientist...
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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, January 10, 2013 9:18 AM

Great tips here...don't be overwhelmed if you are just getting started...just dip your toe in and try one or two things for a bit!

Cassie Thelen's curator insight, April 12, 2013 10:32 AM

Excellent!

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Two Handy Google Drive Apps for Collaborative Mind Mapping ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Handy Google Drive Apps for Collaborative Mind Mapping ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Great tools to develop creative thinking skills. I also like https://www.mindmup.com/
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Say It Loud and Say It Proud: 8 Fun Games for Teaching English Pronunciation

Say It Loud and Say It Proud: 8 Fun Games for Teaching English Pronunciation | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
If you are looking for a way to shake things up a bit in pronunciation class, try one of these simple games that focus on accurate pronunciation and listening closely.
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A Must Have Guide on How to Evaluate Apps for The Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Guide on How to Evaluate Apps for The Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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There are so many apps we can use in class nowadays that it gets confusing to chose the right one. Here is a practical guide on how to....

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Why pushing kids to learn too much too soon is counterproductive

Why pushing kids to learn too much too soon is counterproductive | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
An adapted excerpt from a new book by a professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, which looks at new research and says that attempts to accelerate intellectual development can be harmful.
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Tiger mums beware!

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ZEN PENCILS » 98. ALAN WATTS: What if money was no object?

ZEN PENCILS » 98. ALAN WATTS: What if money was no object? | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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A wonderful inorganic to encourage young people to follow their dreams. Alan Watts at his best!

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This Man Invented a Font to Help People With Dyslexia Read

This Man Invented a Font to Help People With Dyslexia Read | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Why has no one thought of this before?
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Thank you Boer for sharing your wonderful work with the world and creating the font for Winners Education logo! 

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The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
HINT: Don't tell your kids that they are. More than three decades of research shows that a focus on “process”—not on intelligence or ability—is key to success in school and in life
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Using the right kind of praise is vital to raising smart kids!

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Engaging students as the holidays near - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT

Engaging students as the holidays near - Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it

Great idea The first major vacation is nearing and you know what that means… bring on your crazy because everyone needs a... Continue reading »

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Student-involving ideas for class just before the holidays

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The Future of Lifelong Learning - Knewton

The Future of Lifelong Learning  - Knewton | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Lifelong learning, the constant acquisition of knowledge and skills, is seeing explosive interest today.
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Lifelong learning is the big thing in education right now. What amazing opportunities to grow in any desired field! How will this affect formal ed is anyone's guess!

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Office Manager @ Winners Education

Office Manager @ Winners Education | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it

Are you ambitious, organised and enjoy working with people? Then this is your ideal job! 

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Are you ambitious, organised and enjoy working with people? Then this is your ideal job!

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5 Tips for Providing Effective Feedback to Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Tips for Providing Effective Feedback to Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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What you knew or suspected on effective feedback now in a great infographic!

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Excellent Copyright Poster for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Copyright Poster for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more.

Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more. | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.

Via Kathleen Cercone
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A creative tool for everyone

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, July 22, 2014 8:23 AM

Interesting-  something cool to play around with when you have time.

Scott Holcomb's curator insight, July 22, 2014 12:19 PM

I'm a Canva Fanboy!

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Google-Proof Questions: Tips for Designing Effective Questions for the Classroom - Synergyse

Google-Proof Questions: Tips for Designing Effective Questions for the Classroom - Synergyse | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Google-Proof questions are higher level questions, designed by teachers, that are more difficult to answer through a standard Google search.
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Challenge plagiarism with higher order skills questions. 
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Google Released An Amazing Speech to Text Feature in Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Released An Amazing Speech to Text Feature in Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Google docs are improving by the day!

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Sway- A Handy Tool for Creating Interactive Presentations and Reports ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Sway- A Handy Tool for Creating Interactive Presentations and Reports ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Interactive presentations: a captivating tool for educators who want to make the difference!

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5 Reasons Why Origami Improves Students' Skills

5 Reasons Why Origami Improves Students' Skills | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, has applications in the modern-day classroom for teaching geometry, thinking skills, fractions, problem solving, and fun science.
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Origami: Start from the basics to improve student skills at every level!

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7 Ways to Increase a Student's Attention Span

7 Ways to Increase a Student's Attention Span | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Caffeine-free tips to increase students attention spam

 

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Personalized Learning Vs Traditional Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Personalized Learning Vs Traditional Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Differentiation is the name of the game!

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Google Docs: Mark As Graded

Google Docs: Mark As Graded | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
When assessing student work done in Google Docs it can be a challenge to know which student documents you have looked at and which ones you still need to look over. When looking in my Google Drive ...

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Google Docs is getting more and more helpful for educators!

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Lee Hall's curator insight, January 12, 2015 2:26 PM

A new script for marking student work as graded or other appendages.

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Becoming a Listening Educator

Becoming a Listening Educator | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
The four traits of a listening educator are a willingness to slow down, genuine curiosity, attention to non-verbal cues, and self-awareness and empathy.
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Teachers are often talkers by definition. Great article with tips and benefits of the listening educator.

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3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Whiteboard animation: The ultimate lure for the student of the 21st century!

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Science Reveals Something Surprising About People Who Speak More Than One Language

Science Reveals Something Surprising About People Who Speak More Than One Language | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Start brushing up on your Spanish, people.
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More scientific proof for the benefits of learning languages!

 

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Enhance Students Productivity with These Web Tools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Enhance Students Productivity with These Web Tools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Great tools for students' personal development  both in and out of class!

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Excellent Copyright Poster for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Copyright Poster for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Important copyright  facts to teach our students!

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