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Educational Leadership:College, Careers, Citizenship:Habits of Success

Educational Leadership:College, Careers, Citizenship:Habits of Success | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

This article  about Habits of Mind applies to all levels, and should be developed at as early an age as we can.

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Bloomin' Apps

Bloomin' Apps | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Kathy was one of the first teachers who offered internet based assistance to teachers.  She has always been at the head of the edtech pack and this latest rendition of her work is her usual high quality interpretation of how students learn.

She states: However, I was recently reflecting (again) on the triangular shape the Bloom's taxonomies utilize.  Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes up and down the categories as they create new knowledge, I was thinking another type of image might be more explanatory.

Here is my first draft of the idea of the "interlocking of the cognitive processes".


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Teaching Copyright- A MUST READ! | 21st Century Information Fluency

Teaching Copyright- A MUST READ! | 21st Century Information Fluency | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
This curriculum is designed to give teachers a comprehensive set of tools to educate students about copyright while incorporating activities that exercise a variety of learning skills.

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Why can’t Johnny blog?

Why can’t Johnny blog? | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Guy is among a growing faction of Ontario parents, teachers, and education specialists who believe kids need more technology in the classroom, from blogs to Facebook, mobile devices and beyond. Without it, they argue, children’s education will become woefully irrelevant in today’s fast-changing world—think of it as 21st century illiteracy..

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Lessons Worth Sharing

Lessons Worth Sharing | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Use Technology to Upend Traditional Classrooms

Use Technology to Upend Traditional Classrooms | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Schools should use technology to rethink education, not simply speed up what they do now, Justin Reich says.
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Manor Resources and Lesson Plans - STW 1203

Manor Resources and Lesson Plans - STW 1203 | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Resources on This Page: Documents to Help You Get Started Culture at Manor New Tech High School Additional Resources on the Web Suggested Readings and Viewings on Project-Based Learni...
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What Would a School Designed By Your Brain Look Like? | InService Blog

What Would a School Designed By Your Brain Look Like? | InService Blog | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Teacher, neurologist, and ASCD author Judy Willis describes a school that incorporates brain-based learning science into how it functions and is structured.
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RSA Animate - The Divided Brain

In this new RSAnimate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and...
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Studies on Multitasking Highlight Value of Self-Control

Studies on Multitasking Highlight Value of Self-Control | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Researchers say the ability to resist the temptation to multitask may be a bellwether of students' academic success.
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Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms | Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms | Common Sense Media | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
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- Eight ways to create screencasts and slideshares | Tech & Learning

- Eight ways to create screencasts and slideshares | Tech & Learning | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

By Joyce Valenza

 

"Recently I’ve been exploring the options for slide-casting and screen-casting...

 

"I’d like to begin to archive and more broadly share professional development. I’d like to offer teachers easy ways to present and archive instruction. To offer students new strategies for presentation and for archiving their work. To help me rehearse and archive my own formal presentations. And I am planning to do a little online adjuncting in the fall.

 

"And, as more schools and more individual teachers adopt the Flipped Classroom model, we will be looking for options to present content, lecture, and video as homework, so we can devote class time to more interactive and engaging collaborative learning strategies."


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Make My Own Game - Flash Game Maker on Sploder!

Make My Own Game - Flash Game Maker on Sploder! | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Make free online games for free. Create fun games that you can publish to the net and email to friends. via Scott McLeod

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Research Finds Students Short on Study Savvy

Research Finds Students Short on Study Savvy | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Even though quizzing themselves may be the most effective study strategy, students are least likely to choose it.
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Sophia upgrades its website with 25,000 free academic tutorials and more | eSchool News

Sophia upgrades its website with 25,000 free academic tutorials and more | eSchool News | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Sophia.org has enhanced its social teaching and learning platform to include more than 25,000 free tutorials on math, science, English, and more—all in an ad-free environment.
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Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC]

Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC] | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
When doing homework, many students turn to the same websites as they do when they're surfing the web.
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UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture

UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

This post describes the principles of Universal Design for Learning and how they naturally occur when a full cycle of learning, including ideas related to the flipped classroom, are used within the instructional process.


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Chris Carter's comment, May 14, 2013 10:26 AM
Thank you, Martin!
Michele Ivanisevic's curator insight, May 14, 2013 11:35 AM

Vary the ways you present information/how students learn, vary the ways they can express themselves, and provide meaningful ways to engage students in their learning.

Chris Carter's comment, June 30, 2013 12:30 AM
All true.
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easel.ly

easel.ly | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

create infographics online...Drag and Drop pre-designed themes and vector assets onto your canvas for easy creation and customization of rich infographics.


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The Unteachables: A Generation that Cannot Learn | Education News

The Unteachables: A Generation that Cannot Learn | Education News | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

The greatest tragedy of progressive education is not the students' lack of skills, but of teachable character.

A totally different perspective of  some of todays's students that I rather concur with. Its all closely related to teaching to the test as well.

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Can TED Talks Really Work in a Classroom?

Can TED Talks Really Work in a Classroom? | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
By Katrina Schwartz There's been a lot of excitement around TED’s foray into education, bringing its inspirational video model to the classroom.
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Characteristics of the 21st Century Learner | www.digitalvoices.ca

Characteristics of the 21st Century Learner | www.digitalvoices.ca | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

As students, they have a whole new way of thinking and learning that many educators are unable to understand, and that most schools are unable to accommodate. That's where we come in.


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Exploring Literacy in Cyberspace - ReadWriteThink

Exploring Literacy in Cyberspace - ReadWriteThink | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
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Whether they realize it or not, students are already immersed in a world of multiple literacies. This lesson invites students to become aware of the analytical skills that they commonly use when reading. The class first generates and categorizes a list of strategies and thought processes that can help to make sense of a print text, such as connecting thinking, visualizing, noticing text features, etc. They create symbols to represent each type of strategy, and work in pairs to identify strategies used in reading newspaper articles. This think-aloud activity is repeated with informational websites, as students transfer these skills, along with some other strategies, to navigating and reading online texts. Students then compare and contrast their reading of print and online texts, sharing what they have discovered about the thought processes and skills they used.
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Howard Rheingold on how the five web literacies are becoming essential survival skills

Howard Rheingold on how the five web literacies are becoming essential survival skills | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
The veteran technology commentator argues that a better understanding of how we connect our attention and intentions online can help individuals and society.
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Welcome, Professional Students . . . to the Hunger Games, er, we mean School - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

Welcome, Professional Students . . . to the Hunger Games, er, we mean School - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education. | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

"In the race to
be more competitive, we sometimes confuse . .

WOW

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