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A Great Way to Use Google Docs with your Students

A Great Way to Use Google Docs with your Students | Professional Learning for Teachers | Scoop.it

RT @crewsertech: A Great Way to Use Google Docs with your Students: One of my first posts here in Educational Technology and Mobi...


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How Do We Teach Critical Thinking in a Connected World? | Powerful Learning Practice

How Do We Teach Critical Thinking in a Connected World? | Powerful Learning Practice | Professional Learning for Teachers | Scoop.it

Looking back now, I realize something I never understood then — what he had instilled was an ability to think critically. Along with creativity, collaboration, and communication, critical thinking is one of the four components of learning in the 21st century. Unlike the other three, critical thinking is often difficult to reduce to bite-size pieces of understanding and challenging to teach to others.


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The Surprising Big Idea at TED: Turn Off Technology | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

The Surprising Big Idea at TED: Turn Off Technology | TIME Ideas | TIME.com | Professional Learning for Teachers | Scoop.it

It’s a TED tradition: when the stage lights go up at the beginning of a talk, the little gadgets go away—iPhones, iPads, and Blackberries all have to be powered down, even by the tech big wigs who were in attendance, including Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Linked In’s Reed Hoffman, and Google’s Marissa Mayer. Fully listen without technological distraction. Though it sounds simple, it was the most radical message being spread at TED 2012.
Read more: http://ideas.time.com/2012/03/06/the-surprising-big-idea-at-ted-turn-off-technology/?iid=op-article-mostpop1#ixzz1xjfaiHGC


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Top 12 Ways Technology Changed Learning | TeachHUB

Top 12 Ways Technology Changed Learning | TeachHUB | Professional Learning for Teachers | Scoop.it

In the 21st century, technology has changed the ways in which we communicate and go about our lives. Very few educators would disagree with the notion that technology has dramatically changed the teaching and learning process.


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Andrea Jean's curator insight, March 5, 2013 6:13 PM

I never would have realized all the ways that technology has really changed the classroom until this article. It changes a lot more than one would think.

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The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have | Professional Learning for Teachers | Scoop.it

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School uses iPads, iPods in class

School uses iPads, iPods in class | Professional Learning for Teachers | Scoop.it

School uses iPads, iPods in class


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