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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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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.

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A creative tool for everyone

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

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

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

I'm a Canva Fanboy!

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A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century Learning and Work Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Comprehensive Checklist of The 21st Century Learning and Work Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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The skills that should be taught at schools!

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Secure Students' Hearts, Or You Don't Have A Shot At Their Brains

Secure Students' Hearts, Or You Don't Have A Shot At Their Brains | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
My engagement usually has an official sounding title. I conduct "walk-throughs" and "technology audits," and advise on "best practices for technology integration." So what is the first piece of advice I offer to every group of educators I advise?
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Start with the relationship!

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Grammarly - world's most accurate grammar checker and automated proofreader

Grammarly - world's most accurate grammar checker and automated proofreader | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Grammar check, instant proofreading, and plagiarism detection. Improve your writing with Grammarly - the leading online English grammar and plagiarism checker
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Proof-read your work. Corrects over 250 types of mistakes!

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National Museum of the Marine Corps Virtual Experience

National Museum of the Marine Corps Virtual Experience | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it

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Great way to explore museums...

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Lee Hall's curator insight, May 23, 12:06 PM

Take your students on a virtual tour of the museum. They can listen to the tour, experience bootcamp, watch historic footage of Marines in action, and more.

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Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Citing sources is an indespensable skill for today's students. 

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20 Ways Teachers Can Grow Professionally ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Ways Teachers Can Grow Professionally ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it

A teacher is a life long learner by nature and the more we learn the better our teaching practice and methodology become. Today, I want to share with you some really interesting ideas, tips and web tools to help you reach out to other teachers and grow professionally through leveraging the power of PLNs.

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....because to be a teacher is to be a perpetual learner...

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9 Excellent Under 3 Minutes TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 Excellent Under 3 Minutes TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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I would add the amazing Rita Pierson's talk too http://www.ted.com/talks/rita_pierson_every_kid_needs_a_champion.html?source=facebook#.UuzYJPR2eK9.facebook

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The 8 Essential Elements of Project Based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Essential Elements of Project Based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Shared resources by an expert on Project learning

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A Beautiful Timeline on The Past Present and Future of Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Timeline on The Past Present and Future of Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Very interesting!

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A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Close Reading ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Close Reading ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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5 Steps to Foster Grit in the Classroom

5 Steps to Foster Grit in the Classroom | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
The word "grit" suggests toughness and determination. The question is how do we get students to value struggle, failure and perseverance in our classrooms? ASCD recently published Thomas Hoerr's shor
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One more excellent article on how to built that elussive trait...

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3 Creative Tools to Encourage Student Feedback and Improve Teaching Skills - Edudemic

3 Creative Tools to Encourage Student Feedback and Improve Teaching Skills - Edudemic | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
These are just a few of the best creative tools to help you improve teaching, student feedback, and a whole lot more.
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Great tools for the connected classroom.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Summer - Video Projects

Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Summer - Video Projects | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
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Video projects are a favourite among my sts and they're a great production activity as -low and behold- they incorporate all 4 language skills: reading for the research, writing for the draft, speaking and listening in the final stage! 

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10 Tips To Build Your Professional Learning Community Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

10 Tips To Build Your Professional Learning Community Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
The How To Build Your Professional Learning Community Infographic presents how you can curate your own professional learning community.
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Personal Learning Network: The most significant tool in personal growth!

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PixTeller - Poster Maker!

PixTeller - Poster Maker! | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Create targeted image quotes, personalized greeting cards, beautiful posters or any amazing image you wish on PixTeller.com.
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The school year is almost over! Time to create a memorable goodbye poster for your class

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ChatterPix - by Duck Duck Moose

ChatterPix - by Duck Duck Moose | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Get ChatterPix - by Duck Duck Moose on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Easy to use, fun for students!

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23 Weekly Chalkboard Quotes

23 Weekly Chalkboard Quotes | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
We are dangerdust. Every week we take over the chalkboard of Columbus College of Art & Design.
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Imagine walking into your classroom to find these....

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
'Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process.'

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, March 16, 8:19 PM

Share with students!

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, March 17, 2:01 PM

This includes a list of things creative people do. Many of the things on this list we should all be doing - like making time for solitude. 

Lee Hall's curator insight, March 18, 12:44 PM

Give you and your students time to be creative.

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13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics [HTML 5]

13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics [HTML 5] | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Enjoy our HTML 5 interactive infographic that exaplains why infographics are so successful
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I always knew it was because I'm visual... I enjoyed "seeing" the rest!

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Tweet from @BYOTNetwork

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TRUST indeed!

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BKF's curator insight, February 21, 6:35 PM

Easy to remember!

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Building Brain Literacy in Elementary Students

Building Brain Literacy in Elementary Students | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Practice Makes Perfect

For many students, the brain isn't a hot topic of conversation. This is especially true for younger students who are still trying to understand the world around them, and are s
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Wonderful teaching techniques for empowered students!

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Google Search Tips Poster for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries

An absolutely amazing collection of mind expanding documentaries that you can stream for free on the web.

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Hmm, interesting ...

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Lee Hall's curator insight, January 14, 10:23 AM

The list of topics is sure to have something you would like to see. They cover science, creativity, design, history, biographies, politics, sports, technology, art, literature, advertising, health, and many more.

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True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It

True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It | Learn and Teach in the 21st century | Scoop.it
Can you predict academic success or whether a child will graduate? You can, but not how you might think.

When psychologist Angela Duckworth studied people in various challenging situations, includin
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What you always knew but somehow couldn't explain.Excellent article on grit and student success.

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