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Using Google Tools in Project-Based Learning Infographic | PBL | eSkills

Using Google Tools in Project-Based Learning Infographic | PBL | eSkills | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
The Using Google Tools in Project-Based Learning Infographic presents how teachers can use google apps in project-based learning to streamline learning.


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Karen Dunlap's curator insight, June 21, 2015 9:51 AM

Fantastic framework! 

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, June 23, 2015 6:02 AM

Aplicaciones de Google en el aprendizaje basado en proyectos. Infografia útil y clarificadora!

Lee Hall's curator insight, June 23, 2015 10:30 AM

More reasons to use Google apps for education with your students. 

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What are the Best Ways a Teacher can Demonstrate Leadership in the Classroom?

What are the Best Ways a Teacher can Demonstrate Leadership in the Classroom? | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

How does leadership look like in the classroom? What are the best ways a teacher can demonstrate leadership in the classroom?

Read more at: http://langwitches.org/blog/2015/06/16/what-are-the-best-ways-a-teacher-can-demonstrate-leadership-in-the-classroom/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 20, 2015 10:38 AM

How does leadership look like in the classroom? What are the best ways a teacher can demonstrate leadership in the classroom?

Read more at: http://langwitches.org/blog/2015/06/16/what-are-the-best-ways-a-teacher-can-demonstrate-leadership-in-the-classroom/


cioccas's curator insight, June 20, 2015 7:33 PM

Another fabulous blog post and illustration from @langwitches

Patricia Thomson's curator insight, June 24, 2015 3:54 AM

Discusses four essential components to good teaching.

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2015 Social Media Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet #infographic

2015 Social Media Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet #infographic | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

Shortcuts are specific key combinations for specific commands that are otherwise available through an interface or menu only. This translates to lots of mouse-clicking and requires time.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 6, 2015 7:25 AM

Shortcuts are specific key combinations for specific commands that are otherwise available through an interface or menu only. This translates to lots of mouse-clicking and requires time.

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'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills

'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
A Minnesota district's ed-tech professional-development strategy emphasizes how-to videos and support from technology-integration specialists.

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As-needed follow-up technology support after an introduction to new technology is vital to ascertain the inclusion of that technology into a teacher's repertoire.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 13, 2013 7:14 AM

 

A MUST read!!!

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/is-your-professional-development-up-to-date/

 

Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 13, 2013 6:16 PM

It is now called flipped PD but such coaching has been occurring for nearly twenty eyars to my knowledge in some places. It is well worthwhile and its success is enhanced by modern systems such as YouTube, but in the end the quality of the result is dependent upon the quality of the coaching.

Gust MEES's comment, June 13, 2013 6:20 PM
@Allen Shaw: I agree with You! Quality standards for coaching need to get set up and are very important! I might blog soon about that on How-To...
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A Visual Guide To Staying Safe On Social Media [Infographic]

A Visual Guide To Staying Safe On Social Media [Infographic] | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Staying safe on social media isn't easy. Social networks want a LOT of your information. Here's a visual guide to what you can (and can't) post.

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Very interesting.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 14, 2013 8:57 AM

This is important for students who are just out there and, for that matter adults.

Dr. Debra Harper, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 16, 2013 10:09 PM

Extremely important to educate all about dangers to individual lives when posting personal information--especially vulnerable children. 

Ness Crouch's curator insight, July 3, 2013 5:24 PM

Infographics like this can make educaiton so much easier!

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4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems

4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
I might be a little biased, okay A LOT biased, but I want to give you the 4 reasons why I think that teaching social media to our children in schools is not only necessary, but critical.

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How One School Uses Social Media To Empower Parents And Students - Edudemic

How One School Uses Social Media To Empower Parents And Students - Edudemic | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
In this series of video interviews, we learn how one school in Kansas uses social media to empower student learning and connect with parents.

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Learn Every Day a Bit-With Curation

Learn Every Day a Bit-With Curation | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
. . ===> Quote: Learn every day a bit, at the end it will make a lot of bytes! [Gust MEES]

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Explained simply with good examples. 

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Learning To Learn: 7 Dimensions Of Effective Learning

Learning To Learn: 7 Dimensions Of Effective Learning | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Learning To Learn: 7 Dimensions Of Effective Learning from TeachThought

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 13, 2013 7:13 PM

 

I love it...

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=L2L

 

 

Allan Shaw's curator insight, April 14, 2013 6:55 PM

"The shift is from learning content to learning how to learn.

The takeaways for teachers probably start with the role of the student in the learning process: voice, choice, personalization, self-direction, project-based learning, and other low-hanging fruit of current trends in learning.

Bigger picture, the conclusions are probably more directed with educational structures, the form of curriculum, and school design."

The micro needs to be worked on in school. The macro needs to be addressed by school and system leaders. Thanks Gust!

Stephen Gwilliam's curator insight, April 16, 2013 10:23 PM

Could you add any more dimensions to this list? How about applying a Field Force Tool at a staff meeting?

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What are the Best Ways a Teacher can Demonstrate Leadership in the Classroom?

What are the Best Ways a Teacher can Demonstrate Leadership in the Classroom? | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

How does leadership look like in the classroom? What are the best ways a teacher can demonstrate leadership in the classroom?

Read more at: http://langwitches.org/blog/2015/06/16/what-are-the-best-ways-a-teacher-can-demonstrate-leadership-in-the-classroom/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 20, 2015 10:38 AM

How does leadership look like in the classroom? What are the best ways a teacher can demonstrate leadership in the classroom?

Read more at: http://langwitches.org/blog/2015/06/16/what-are-the-best-ways-a-teacher-can-demonstrate-leadership-in-the-classroom/


cioccas's curator insight, June 20, 2015 7:33 PM

Another fabulous blog post and illustration from @langwitches

Patricia Thomson's curator insight, June 24, 2015 3:54 AM

Discusses four essential components to good teaching.

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Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed | EQ | eSkills

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed | EQ | eSkills | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Emotional intelligence is the "something" in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions that achieve positive results. Emotional intelligence consists four core skills that pair up under two primary competencies: personal competence and social competence.

 

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

 

 
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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 19, 2015 7:59 AM
Emotional intelligence is the "something" in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions that achieve positive results. Emotional intelligence consists four core skills that pair up under two primary competencies: personal competence and social competence.


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


EM Matthews's curator insight, June 20, 2015 6:01 AM

EQ is easily one of the most necessary, yet under-sought character skill sets for effective leadership and management! EQ was once the result of years of trial and error regarding effective social interactions. As the article suggests we all have the capacity for EQ, the challenge rests, however in actively nurturing (through targeted practice) our efforts at successfully employing and improving our EQ abilities, or characteristics. 

Kelly Herta's curator insight, June 22, 2015 11:52 AM

Interesting!

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#DeleteCyberbullying

#DeleteCyberbullying | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
EU Awareness Raising Campaign on Cyberbullying

 

When I think of the internet, I think of an open space where everyone can express themselves; ensuring that freedom means respecting others.  It means debating without insulting.

 


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Right on!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 10, 2013 9:41 AM

 

When I think of the internet, I think of an open space where everyone can express themselves; ensuring that freedom means respecting others.  It means debating without insulting.


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How (And Why) Schools Are Encouraging Social Media Use [Infographic]

How (And Why) Schools Are Encouraging Social Media Use [Infographic] | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Bringing social media (in its many forms) into the classroom has become a Really Big Thing. With all of that information out there, its interesting to also see who is using it and to what degree.

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Social media privacy explained - In plain English

Social media privacy explained - In plain English | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Researchers at Canada's University of Victoria have published a website, CATSMI, that provides information on more than 20 social networks privacy policies and what they mean to you.

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SmartBlog on Education - Are Twitter and educational standards divorced? -

SmartBlog on Education - Are Twitter and educational standards divorced? - | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
A lot is being said about Twitter these days in the education arena, and it seems to be a growing trend. Despite its reach, Twitter still offers a lot of r

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The Teacher's Guide To Choosing The Best Digital Content [Infographic]

The Teacher's Guide To Choosing The Best Digital Content [Infographic] | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Here's a handy visual step-by-step guide to choosing the best digital content for a blended learning environment. Useful for all skill levels!

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davidconover's curator insight, May 9, 2013 2:35 PM

Wouldn't this make for a great app?

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 9, 2013 8:29 PM

This is another excellent looking infographic

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 23, 2013 5:29 AM

Infographics are so handy! Great visual feast!

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Learning To Learn: 7 Dimensions Of Effective Learning

Learning To Learn: 7 Dimensions Of Effective Learning | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Learning To Learn: 7 Dimensions Of Effective Learning from TeachThought

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 13, 2013 7:13 PM

 

I love it...

 

Check ALSO:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=L2L

 

 

Allan Shaw's curator insight, April 14, 2013 6:55 PM

"The shift is from learning content to learning how to learn.

The takeaways for teachers probably start with the role of the student in the learning process: voice, choice, personalization, self-direction, project-based learning, and other low-hanging fruit of current trends in learning.

Bigger picture, the conclusions are probably more directed with educational structures, the form of curriculum, and school design."

The micro needs to be worked on in school. The macro needs to be addressed by school and system leaders. Thanks Gust!

Stephen Gwilliam's curator insight, April 16, 2013 10:23 PM

Could you add any more dimensions to this list? How about applying a Field Force Tool at a staff meeting?

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50 Ways To Integrate Art Into Any Lesson

50 Ways To Integrate Art Into Any Lesson | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

Albert Einstein wrote:  The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. So the unknown, the mysterious, is where art and science meet.

 

Keeping his words in mind, educators everywhere are beginning to work art into education. Because we live in the 21st century, we have all the tools right at our fingertips, quite literally. The Internet hosts site after site devoted to integrating art into education.

 

Right here, you’ll find some of the best websites and some interesting ideas that are easily altered to fit various lessons. Explore 50 ways to add artistic elements to the simplest and most complex lessons.



Cited From: http://newsroom.opencolleges.edu.au/features/50-ways-to-integrate-art-into-any-lesson/#ixzz2PLSreQyH


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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, April 4, 2013 9:23 AM

An interesting read

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, April 6, 2013 4:40 PM

Primarily K-12, but some useful tips for higher ed as well. 

ohdesiderata's curator insight, April 12, 2013 8:21 AM

An incredibly valuable resource that authentically incorporates the arts across almost all the KLAs.