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Articles about trends, research and best practices for 21st century learning and thinking.
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How Do We Teach Critical Thinking in a Connected World?

How Do We Teach Critical Thinking in a Connected World? | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Along with creativity, collaboration, and communication, critical thinking is one of the four components of learning in the 21st century.

 

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Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video

Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Vialogues(Video+Dialogues) is an asynchronous Video discussion tool which can be used for leveraging digital videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the online video experience.

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Teachers Easy Guide on How to Evaluate Web content for Classroom Inclusion

Teachers Easy Guide on How to Evaluate Web content for Classroom Inclusion | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

As our students grow dependant on Internet being a primary source for their  information, it becomes of urgent necessity that we, as teachers and educators, should know how to evaluate web content and decipher credible resources from spam and irrelevant ones.


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Why learn languages? 10 good reasons to learn a foreign language!

10 good reasons why you should be learning a foreign language: Learning foreign languages has many rewards!

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The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools

The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

"Sometimes teachers and administrators need a kick in the pants to see what they perceive as problems re-framed in a different way. Adam S. Bellow, author of The Tech Commandments, and founder of eduTecher, spoke to a roomful of receptive teachers at the recent ISTE 2011 conference, and demonstrated some of the ironies and contradictions the education system is mired in. And he had some advice."


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5 Proven Digital Teaching Techniques That Work

5 Proven Digital Teaching Techniques That Work | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Our students today are digital natives. They have never known a time without computers, cell phones or even cell phones without cameras. For educators to teach them effectively, we have to meet the...

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Turning Teacher-Student Roles Upside Down

Turning Teacher-Student Roles Upside Down | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

“Learning is a lot more effective when you’re turning around and producing it as well.”

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Keys to Learning? Rationale and Creativity, Not Memorization

Keys to Learning? Rationale and Creativity, Not Memorization | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The art of teaching has to change. The art of learning has to change. Our children and young trainees need to learn to think.
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In the Digital Age, Welcoming Cell Phones in the Class

In the Digital Age, Welcoming Cell Phones in the Class | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
No longer afraid of giving kids access to the Internet, a growing number of school districts are developing digital media policies that emphasize responsibility over fear.
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Building 21st Century Writers -- THE Journal

Building 21st Century Writers -- THE Journal | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Student achievement scores take off with the implementation of tech-supported writing initiatives that cross curriculum lines.
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21st century classroom [Infographics + pdf]

infographic showing how the 21st Century classroom should look.


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Creating Word Collages on the iPad, fun and easy. | iGo With My iPad

Creating Word Collages on the iPad, fun and easy. | iGo With My iPad | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

You may not know what they are called, a Word Collage is a sort of Word Cloud. A mixing of words into a graphic that represents a message.


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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Ben Johnson served as an administrator in large and small schools, and at a charter school.
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Video: How to Use Video Game Tactics in the Classroom

"Paul Andersen has been teaching science in Montana for the last eighteen years. He explains how he is using elements of game design to improve learning in his AP Biology classroom."


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Hello Literacy: Face It! Fun And Creativity Encouraged by Integrating Technology

Hello Literacy: Face It! Fun And Creativity Encouraged by Integrating Technology | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

To teach the Kindergarten essential standard K.C.1.1 "explain similarities in self and others" have Kindergarten students create an avatar and then compare them side by side.


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6 Ways Social Media is Changing Education

6 Ways Social Media is Changing Education | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Sara Bernard "The fact that we as educators even have to have discussions on whether or not social media is good for schools is sad," writes Steve Joh...
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Is Learning Facts a Trivial Pursuit?

Is Learning Facts a Trivial Pursuit? | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

"As we help our students engage in a cycle of drawing on what they know and building on that background knowledge as part of the search process, we create people who are much more prepared to make good decisions as they function in the modern world".

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How Tech Will Transform the Traditional Classroom

How Tech Will Transform the Traditional Classroom | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Tech allows students to learn in new and engaging ways, but many educators are struggling to incorporate digital into traditional classrooms.
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A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning

A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning | Learning and Thinking in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Discover the tools and techniques today's teachers and classrooms are using to prepare students for tomorrow -- and how you can get involved.
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