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Classroom Setups

Classroom Setups | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Classrooms (and students) come in all shapes and sizes, so we asked experienced educators from different grade levels to share their best tips for arranging desks, tables, furniture, and other classroom items.
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Bullying Infographic | Mark Brumley

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Houston - 75 ESL Teaching Ideas (TESL/TEFL)

A list of teaching ideas.(75 ESL Teaching Ideas #TESL #TEFL http://t.co/EvGhYozD...)...
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Alabama educators, politicos protest education funding cuts ...

Alabama educators, politicos protest education funding cuts ... | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
AEA Rally View full sizeHundreds gather at the Alabama Capitol for and education rally on Saturday, April, 14, 2012, in Montgomery, Ala. Teachers and other education workers from across the state filled the street in front of ...
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Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms | Video on TED.com

Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms | Video on TED.com | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
TED Talks In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools' dwindling stake in the arts, and ADHD. An important, timely talk for parents and teachers.
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Innovations in Higher Education? Hah! - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Innovations in Higher Education? Hah! - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Long read, but a good one: Innovations [and change] in Higher Education? Hah!
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The ‘Flipped Class’ Report

The ‘Flipped Class’ Report | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Ah the ‘Flipped’ Class. Yet another educational concept based on previous practice and rebranded to suit modern vernacular? ‘Can you get the lesson recorded a bit earlier sir so we can see it...
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10 Things We Should No Longer Tolerate in Ed Tech from Fellow Educators

10 Things We Should No Longer Tolerate in Ed Tech from Fellow Educators | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It is frikkin’ 2012.
12 years into the new century. Yet, there are STILL educators out there that just don’t get the whole ed tech thing.
I was reminded of this when I was reading someone’s blog ( I...
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Stranger in a Strange Land: #GrowOccupy – Why Occupy Will Never ...

Stranger in a Strange Land: #GrowOccupy – Why Occupy Will Never ... | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Occupy Love Org, April 14, 2012 by Velcrow Ripper There has been a great deal of talk in the Occupy movement around the fear of co-optation. The latest round of debate has been around the 99% Spring movement.
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The Occupy Daily

The Occupy Daily | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Mathieu St-Onge.
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ShowMe App for iPad: Learning Across Boundaries

ShowMe App for iPad: Learning Across Boundaries | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet (ShowMe App for iPad: Learning Across Boundaries http://t.co/B6bojgU7 #apps #ipad #education...)...
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How Can Technology Help Curb Bullying? | NEA Today

How Can Technology Help Curb Bullying? | NEA Today | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Schools are finding that technology can be an important element in engaging students in positive social interactions that can turn the tide in a school’s (Can Technology Help Curb Bullying?
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How to Create a Portfolio with Evernote (Education Series)| The Committed Sardine

How to Create a Portfolio with Evernote (Education Series)| The Committed Sardine | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
RT @jasonohler: How to Create a Portfolio with Evernote (Education Series):
February 28, 2012
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Addressing Rude Behavior in the classroom

Researchers agree that there are three essential aspects of teaching social skills: modeling, direct instruction, and practice. Here are some examples of educators using these three methods.
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16 Ways Educators Can Use Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC]

16 Ways Educators Can Use Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC] | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Find out how teachers can use Pinterest to organize lesson plans, collaborate with other faculty, and even encourage student participation.
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Tackling Cyberbullies - K-12 Tech Decisions

Tackling Cyberbullies - K-12 Tech Decisions | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Bullying has always been a problem in school, but technology has made it harder to prevent and harder to escape. But just as technology and media can be used to harass and torment, there are tools online to fight cyberbullying.
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5 Ways Technology Can Enhance—But Not Override—You... - WeAreTeachers

5 Ways Technology Can Enhance—But Not Override—You... - WeAreTeachers | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When our team was at SXSW Edu in March, we caught ed tech fever as we were exposed to amazing new ed apps , devices and technology strategies. But— and there's always a but, isn't there?
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Crackin Films - Activist media for the coming age.

Crackin Films - Activist media for the coming age. | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
An open-source based media project portal, that is attempting to bring together activist minded creative professionals to collaborate on not-for-profit, awareness building media projects.
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Several online tools are helpful in teaching

Several online tools are helpful in teaching | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
How do I use the computer and Internet in my classroom? Engrade, ImTranslator, Brain Pop, Google Earth and Khan Academy -- these are some of the tools I use as a teacher.
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3quarksdaily: The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change ...

3quarksdaily: The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change ... | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever. Steven Leckart in Wired: ScreenHunter_02 Apr. 15 13.36 Last fall, the university in the heart of Silicon Valley did something it had never done ...
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It’s 2012 Stop Using Attachments

It’s 2012 Stop Using Attachments | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I am deeply concerned about the forward motion of my school and the workflow practices that the teachers at my school are married to. I say married, because it seems like it is going to take an att...
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Learning Professionals and Their Roles as Curators

Learning Professionals and Their Roles as Curators | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Over the past two weeks, we've looked at Filtering: A Challenge and Responsibility for Learning Professionals, and Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals.
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Infographics

Infographics | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Gamification of education (Infographics / Gamification of education http://t.co/NCB9TM8h...)...
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Apps: Students Tap Into Video for Physics Learning

Apps: Students Tap Into Video for Physics Learning | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
We experience concepts of physics daily. Whether we're walking, playing sports, driving a car, the concepts are naturally occurring all around us.
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When Teachers Demand to Be Co-Creators, Not Consumers – EdTech

When Teachers Demand to Be Co-Creators, Not Consumers – EdTech | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The richest exchanges on day two of the Hewlett Open Educational Resources Grantee Meeting came from those who challenged the fundamental premises of the meeting. In designing the meeting, Berkman staff imagined ...
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