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New Literacies | 21st Century | eSkills | eLeadership

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The new 21st century literacies: what are they, why do we need them, how do we go about learning them.

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 28, 8:23 AM

The new 21st century literacies: what are they, why do we need them, how do we go about learning them.


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Terry Doherty's curator insight, March 30, 9:47 AM

Easy to understand and logically presented - especially for parents who may not recognize some of these terms when we "talk."

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Skype can take your classroom wherever you want to go!

Skype can take your classroom wherever you want to go! | Maximizing Business Value | Scoop.it

Inspire young students by using Skype to connect them with the authors of their favorite books and more...

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Skype

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 19, 2014 5:00 AM

Inspire young students by using Skype to connect them with the authors of their favorite books and more...


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Michail Darley's curator insight, August 27, 2014 8:40 PM

When the fiber optic connection gives everyone at the school the equivalent of an ADSL connection each, Skype becomes a real possibility in our classes. Help will be needed with this, but we have the tools in the school to make it work.

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Going social

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This is an extract from Chapter 1 of the Social Learning Handbook 2014. Just as the Social Web is changing the way that individuals learn, more and more organizations are now appreciating the power...

 

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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, July 13, 2014 2:32 AM

Deloite prévoit une explosion du social learning en entreprise dès 2013...on est en plein dedans!

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 13, 2014 4:23 AM

Social networking is learning. We need to encourage our students to use social media to learn, share and support each other. Once they get into the work place social media is already being used this way.

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The 7Cs of The 21st Century Lifelong Learning Skills

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 2, 2014 8:36 AM

A MUST read!


Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 2, 2014 9:43 AM

These have been important for some time. I struggle with the final one. I am not sure that learning as a concrete enjoyable activity is well-served by career management. I wonder what that means to a kindergarten student.

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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

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TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink

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Siti Noraisha Mohamed Senin's curator insight, March 3, 2014 9:01 AM

Bloom's Taxonomy accompanied with useful websites that make it easier to carry out the various levels.

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 2014 4:31 PM

A brilliant tool for all educators.

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TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink


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Teachers Guide to The 21st Century Learning Model : Connected Learning

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Why connected learning

 

Connected learning is a necessity in this digital age. More and more of our students learning, attention, and access to information is taking place outside of classrooms and through online networks and exchanges. Connected learning, however, can help them cultivate the skills necessary for fulfilling adult lives and careers and that formal instruction alone could not afford.

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/08/teachers-guide-to-21st-century-learning.html#.UCB13PYsIp4.facebook

 


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What Is Thinglink?

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Intro to Thinglink...

 

 

 

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Gust MEES's comment, September 3, 2012 11:21 AM
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Hi Helen,

Thx for sharing this! With Thinglink one can also share a whole course, I realized this here http://www.thinglink.com/scene/296377469991124993 Please check. Have a great day :)
Helen Teague's comment, September 6, 2012 9:05 AM
Hi Gust: Thanks for the link: http://www.thinglink.com/scene/296377469991124993
it is very informative!
Have a great time today!
Adam Schulman's curator insight, May 17, 2014 5:44 AM

ThingLink helps you create and find images from all over the net.  With those images you can then place comments and details to help your students to understand the image. You can also make your images come to life with music and video clips. you tell your stories.  I have found that the use of Thinglinks are very useful in educating students with LD's because it places: images, texts, and audio methods, at the teacher's disposal.

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Ten Skills for the Future Workforce

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Sense-making, social intelligence, novel & adaptive thinking, cross-cultural competency, computational thinking, new-media literacy, transdisciplarity, design mindset, cognitive load management, virtual collaboration. These are the 10 skills needed for the future workforce. For a full report, see the work done by Apollo Research Institute (formerly the University of Phoenix Research Institute) looking at the Skills Needed by 2020. A summery of the report and detailed findings about each of the skills are also available.

 

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Guide to Using Free Apps to Support Higher Order Thinking Skills

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Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker have published an eBook titled Hot Apps 4 HOTS: A Guide to Using Free Apps to Support Higher Order Thinking Skills.

 

The book includes nine step-by-step activities that focus on each level of Bloom's taxonomy and includes loads of links to further resources.

 

Like the title says, Lisa and Yolanda write about free apps and most of them work on both iPads and iPod touches.


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Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources | Upside Learning Blog

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Lists Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources to help readers get started in Mobile Learning (mLearning).

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5 Curation Habits That Can Change Your Content Marketing

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I am inspired by curators—and it is a relevant idea for marketing. The business world has been increasingly turning towards curation as a way to add meaning to marketing. I often describe it as the forgotten side of content marketing. Amidst all the discussion about creating great content – who will take on the valuable role of just helping us to find the great content that already exists on the web or otherwise?

 

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kot's curator insight, February 19, 2:46 AM

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eddy woj's curator insight, February 19, 5:43 AM

La curation est un excellent moyen de partager l'information, de découvrir de nouvelles idées ou concepts, et d'influencer.

Pat Heffernan's curator insight, February 23, 7:42 AM

Agreed. Curation is an under-appreciated skill, especially it seems, by marketers..

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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

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Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult learning...

 

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5. Emotions.

Emotionally-charged stimuli capture people’s attention immediately. On top of that, the brain remembers an emotional experience better than anything else. In eLearning, you can make this work for you by encouraging emotional response. Many of these tools, such as compelling stories, videos, images, and visually engaging screens can evoke emotion; try to connect emotionally with learners, and they will learn more and better.

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Create shocking, impressive or surprising moments that grabs your learner’s attention right away. 



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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 11, 2014 5:33 AM
5. Emotions.

Emotionally-charged stimuli capture people’s attention immediatelyOn top of that, the brain remembers an emotional experience better than anything else. In eLearning, you can make this work for you by encouraging emotional response. Many of these tools, such as compelling stories, videos, images, and visually engaging screens can evoke emotion; try to connect emotionally with learners, and they will learn more and better.

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Create shocking, impressive or surprising moments that grabs your learner’s attention right away. 


Aris P. Louvris's curator insight, August 12, 2014 1:50 PM

Δέκα πράγματα στα οποία δίνουν προσοχή οι εκπαιδευόμενοι και ειδικά στο #elearning

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4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders

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4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 7, 2014 6:06 PM

4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders.

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The End of Leadership--at Least As We Know It!

The End of Leadership--at Least As We Know It! | Maximizing Business Value | Scoop.it
America is currently facing a crisis of leadership in business and in government. Yet at the same time – participation in leadership seminars and programs has never been higher. The leadership industry, with many of  its roots in America, is now a $50 billion industry. If America is so good at [...]

 

Kellerman explains that the current state of leadership is no better understood or produced than it was 40 years ago and that followers are becoming more and more disenchanted by those who are leading them.


Though the leadership industry thrives, leadership in practice is declining in performance.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 29, 2014 2:33 PM

Leadership has been changing for some time, but not uniformly. It is not readily evident in education that hierarchy is a thing of the past. What this means is that we are educating children and youth in a model that theorists think is passe. No wonder we have a crisis. Practice and theory are not separate, they are fused.

Deborah Verran's comment, March 29, 2014 6:13 PM
Leadership is not just about having ability it is all about demonstrating that ability in practice i.e. standing up & accepting both responsibility & accountability
Gust MEES's comment, March 29, 2014 6:40 PM
Hi Deborah Verran, I agree by 100%! Have a great day :)
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Helping Educators Get Started With Twitter

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Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

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Very impressive digital animation, a must see for educators seeking to provide students with deep understanding of content and concepts.  

 

Here the link: http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 


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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, July 16, 2014 3:35 PM

La rueda taxonómica se irá enriqueciendo en la medida que las TIC sigan su propia evolución creativa e innovadora en lel proceso de implementación, evaluación y seguimiento en los entornos de aprendizaje físicos, virtuales y mixtos.

Al Post's curator insight, July 29, 2014 5:32 PM

Pretty cool...interactive Adobe Flash site. Click on an area to see additional information.

Tina Jameson's curator insight, July 31, 2014 7:20 PM

http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 

Interactive animation that breaks down the 'wheel' - includes suggested 'tools' that could be used for different related activities.

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25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Complexity

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Recently TeachThought and Edudemic collaborated to produce the following spectrum for using twitter in the classroom.


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What is Creativity?

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What is Creativity?


In the leadership development world, creativity is currently getting a great deal of attention. But what is it? Can you learn it? Is it a skill? How do we lead in ways that encourage it?


When we explore the question “What is creativity?” from a thinking and learning point of view, an open and active mind is clearly required – one that can see new possibilities. But is there more to it than that? This post explores the variables that make up what we think of as “creativity.”

 

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The 21st Century Curator

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Not surprisingly, curation has become the next buzzword after social business. With content coming at us with the force of a tsunami and the fury of a tornado, curators seem to have become our saviours—our sense making guide. One post out of five I have been reading in the past few months seem to be associated with curation or its close cousins—aggregation and filtering. Even as I read, I was tempted to apply some of the curation strategies and put together this post. I like to build some context around the links because—who knows—in the Internet world, a working link today can be a dead link tomorrow.

 

curation, content that matters...


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Web-Based Information Organization Tools for the Online Classroom | Online Universities

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By Justin Marquis Ph.D. There’s a great big World (Wide Web) out there, and it’s hard to keep track of everything you find in it.

 

Fortunately there are a bunch of tools available to let the Internet remember for you. Curation and annotation tools allow you to not only "remember" a web site, but also to take notes about the pages you’ve visited, save them right on the pages themselves, and even share them with others.


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