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A teacher's suggestions for supporting a 21st Century Learner in Today's Classroom
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How To Improve Family Involvement In Student Learning - Edudemic

How To Improve Family Involvement In Student Learning - Edudemic | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Figuring out how to improve family involvement in your classroom can be just as, if not more difficult than getting the students themselves engaged.
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What Teens Get About the Internet That Parents Don't

What Teens Get About the Internet That Parents Don't | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Parents more often than not have a negative view of the role of the Internet in learning, and young people almost always have a positive one.
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Scholastic.com

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Expert advice on children’s books & reading, arts & crafts, activities & school achievement. View the parent’s newsletter, articles, & weekly picks for Preschool, Grade School, & Middle School.
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Unequal access to digital tech 'major challenge' for poor students - Examiner.com

Unequal access to digital tech 'major challenge' for poor students - Examiner.com | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Examiner.com Unequal access to digital tech 'major challenge' for poor students Examiner.com As digital technologies become a central tool in U.S.
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Playing the Game: The Truth About Youth Sports

Playing the Game: The Truth About Youth Sports | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D This article discusses the nuances of research on youth sports and the three parallel paths to achieving positive developmental benefits from youth sports. Resources for parents, coaches, and scholars.
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The Big Question

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The Atlantic covers news and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international and life on the official site of The Atlantic Magazine.
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Digital Native Does Not Mean Digital Literate | New Tech Network

Digital Native Does Not Mean Digital Literate | New Tech Network | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
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NewTech Network (newtechnetwork)

NewTech Network (newtechnetwork) | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
NewTech is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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The Innovative Educator: 4 things you need to know to help your students manage their online reputation

The Innovative Educator: 4 things you need to know to help your students manage their online reputation | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
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Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives | Common Sense Media

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Digital Teens and the Three T's

Digital Teens and the Three T's | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
It would certainly change the culture of deception that leads kids and many of their parents to lie about their dates of birth to join social networking sites in the first place and provide a much safer environment for tweens who are already there...

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Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits

Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
When children learn to play a musical instrument, they strengthen a range of auditory skills. Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life.

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The Rx for Innovation: Why creativity rests on diet, exercise, and a good night's sleep.

The Rx for Innovation: Why creativity rests on diet, exercise, and a good night's sleep. | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it

It’s not just a stale platitude. If you want to be at peak performance, you have simply got to get a handle on your eating, sleeping, and dietary habits. This applies to business managers as well as Olympic athletes. Innovation in the workplace is fueled by good neurochemical balance in the brain. And this requires doing the right thing for your body.


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What Do Parents Think About Mobile Learning?

What Do Parents Think About Mobile Learning? | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Mobile devices are coming to school.The Learning First Alliance (where I am deputy director) and Grunwald Associates, with support from AT&T, recently released Living and Learning with Mobile Device
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Teach Your Child to Be a Skeptic

by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD. Learn the difference between being a skeptic and a cynic and how you can teach your child the art of positive skepticism.
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Jeff Gelles: The digital divide persists - Philadelphia Inquirer

Jeff Gelles: The digital divide persists - Philadelphia Inquirer | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Philadelphia Inquirer Jeff Gelles: The digital divide persists Philadelphia Inquirer It looks at how their teachers use technology, both in and out of their classrooms.
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Quib.ly Is a Q&A Site for Your Burning Parenting Tech Questions - Lifehacker

Quib.ly Is a Q&A Site for Your Burning Parenting Tech Questions - Lifehacker | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Quib.ly Is a Q&A Site for Your Burning Parenting Tech Questions Lifehacker Quib.ly Is a Q&A Site for Your Burning Parenting Tech Questions How can you teach your child electronics? How effective are kid-friendly web browsers?
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Why Eye Contact Still Matters In The Age of Email

Why Eye Contact Still Matters In The Age of Email | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Eye contact versus a 140-character tweet. Are your kids still learning proper communication skills, or has social media stunted that development?
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Dating abuse now digital, teens report

Dating abuse now digital, teens report | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Teenagers reported that their social-networking accounts were hacked without permission, that they were texted about unwanted sex and that they were pressured to send sexual or naked photos of themselves.
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A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children

A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children
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As an educator, I see #3 as especially important..

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Four Ways Parents Can Help Their School Become a Digital Leader - Getting Smart by Diana Moore - DigLN, edchat, ptchat

Four Ways Parents Can Help Their School Become a Digital Leader - Getting Smart by Diana Moore - DigLN, edchat, ptchat | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
A parent’s first priority must always be to ensure their own child gets the education they deserve. With the options available today through digital learning, parents have more tools at their disposal than ever.
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Children, Teens, and Entertainment Media: The View From The Classroom | Common Sense Media

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Parenting the Digital Generation | MediaSmarts

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Why You Should Talk to Kids About Cyberbullying [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why You Should Talk to Kids About Cyberbullying [INFOGRAPHIC] | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
There is a lot to do before your kid's school year commences. Hopefully, having a talk about cyberbullying will be on your to-do list.

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Talking about bullying can prevent it

Talking about bullying can prevent it | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
#UNL school psychology prof Susan Swearer editorializes in today's @OWHnews: "Talking about bullying can prevent it." http://t.co/Hk2XHyYt...

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