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Ways Teachers Can Bring 21st Century Skills Into High Schools | NEA Today

Ways Teachers Can Bring 21st Century Skills Into High Schools | NEA Today | Professional development | Scoop.it
Lessons taught in high schools often skimp on 21st century skills such as collaboration and real-world problem solving, according to a report released last
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Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom

Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom | Professional development | Scoop.it
For decades, students have been completing assignments in school. Often, these were seen only by the teacher, graded and returned to the student. Sometimes, the work was posted on a classroom wall or
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New N.C. exams test teachers – in more ways than one

New N.C. exams test teachers – in more ways than one | Professional development | Scoop.it
Students across North Carolina are taking a raft of new state exams, but their teachers are the ones being graded.
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Guest Post: Five Benefits of iPad’s for Education - teachingwithipad.org

Guest Post: Five Benefits of iPad’s for Education - teachingwithipad.org | Professional development | Scoop.it
"Modern technology has definitely helped with the way teachers and students can interact. The Internet has made it possible for students to earn a college degree through online instruction. The latest technology in the past three years, the iPad, has virtually changed the face of education. The Apple App store alone has thousands upon thousands of apps designed for education, making it easy for students as well as teachers to find material and content for any area or level of learning. The iPad provides a more diverse method of instruction and helps to engage students ranging from kindergarten to college."
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Teachers reward pupils Gangnam Style

Teachers reward pupils Gangnam Style | Professional development | Scoop.it
A head teacher and 50 of his staff rewarded their pupils' hard work in their exams with a shot-by-shot re-creation of the YouTube hit video Gangnam Style
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Teaching conflict tansformation to youth - preparing the world’s future leaders - TransConflict

Teaching conflict tansformation to youth - preparing the world’s future leaders - TransConflict | Professional development | Scoop.it
While incorporating conflict resolution concepts into education is blossoming, now is the perfect time to extend this type of education to all corners of the world, Heidi Green teaches Global Studies Through Conflict Resolution at Assets High School. She also facilitates seminars for students in the Intercultural Peace-building program at Brigham Young University Hawaii. She will soon begin an MA in Global Diplomacy through CISD – SOAS, University of London. She recently presented a TED talk on teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution at TEDxHonoluluEd.
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