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#DeleteCyberbullying

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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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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]

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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? -

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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

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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'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.

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10 Ways To Start Using Skype In The Classroom

10 Ways To Start Using Skype In The Classroom | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Using Skype in the classroom shouldn't be a daunting task. In fact, it's a simple and effective education tool that not enough students get to try out!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 5, 2013 1:14 AM

A MUST try to get in touch with other students around the world...

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Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do

Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.

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Michelle Woodard's curator insight, February 21, 2013 8:52 AM

Great article written by a teacher.  Brings several students to mind!

Andrea Linkous's curator insight, February 21, 2013 12:40 PM

This is AMAZING!

Pamela Perry King's curator insight, November 14, 2014 11:12 AM

Be positive and have a flexible mind set!

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Internet Safety IQ Test

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DO YOU CONNECT WITH RESPECT? TAKE OUR QUIZ TO FIND OUT

Whether you're a child, young person, parent, carer, grandparent, teacher, established or new internet user, everyone can play a role in helping to make the internet a great and safe place.

 

The key is to Connect with Respect: to look after yourself and look out for others when you are online.

 

Take our test to find out how well you Connect with Respect and then challenge your family and friends to beat your score.

Don’t worry if there’s room for improvement. We've created some handy tips to help you on your way.

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 2, 2013 8:43 AM

A MUST check!!!

 

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, February 3, 2013 10:20 AM

DO YOU CONNECT WITH RESPECT? TAKE OUR QUIZ TO FIND OUT

Whether you're a child, young person, parent, carer, grandparent, teacher, established or new internet user, everyone can play a role in helping to make the internet a great and safe place.

 

The key is to Connect with Respect: to look after yourself and look out for others when you are online.

 

Take our test to find out how well you Connect with Respect and then challenge your family and friends to beat your score.

Don’t worry if there’s room for improvement. We've created some handy tips to help you on your way.

Cathy Carlson's curator insight, March 28, 2013 12:01 PM

I picked this site because it provides a nice starting point for a discussion on digital citizenship. I love that is from the UK--these concerns are global. 

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Facebook's Graph Search worries security experts

Facebook's Graph Search worries security experts | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Post highlighting embarrassing things raises questions of user privacy with Graph Search, which Facebook users cannot opt out of

 

Facebook believes its responsibility is to provide the privacy settings, while users are responsible for using them. "You control who you share your interests and likes with on Facebook," the company said Thursday in an emailed statement.

 

When joining Facebook, people trade their personal information for free use of the social network. Given that, security experts agree that people are responsible for controlling who sees that information.

 

However, some experts believe Facebook does not go far enough in educating users about the potential threats in keeping information public. Because Graph Search makes all that personal information easily searchable, education on its dangers should be a much higher priority for Facebook.

 

===> "Some people do not grasp the importance of Graph Search," said Bogdon Botezatu, a senior e-threat analyst for Bitdefender. "So maybe it would be better for Facebook to actually inform people that some things will change." <===


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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 27, 2013 12:39 PM

A MUST read and ALSO to learn about the basic knowledge of Cyber-Security!

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 27, 2013 12:50 PM

A MUST read and ALSO to learn about the basic knowledge of Cyber-Security!


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/category/get-smart-with-5-minutes-tutorials/


Gust MEES's curator insight, January 27, 2013 12:51 PM

A MUST read and ALSO to learn about the basic knowledge of Cyber-Security!

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/category/get-smart-with-5-minutes-tutorials/

 
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All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides

All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

Let’s be honest, we don’t like to read big pieces of text. Text-heavy graphs are rather difficult for understanding, especially when dealing with numbers and statistics. That is why illustrations and flowcharts are often used for such kind of information.

An infographic, or a visual representation of study or data, like anything else, can be done right or wrong. How to create a successful infographic? A good idea and a good design.

 

Stop by the link for more on what defines an infographic, what contributes to its popularity, as well as the various types of infographics and references for tutorials and best practices.

 

Additional topics covered include:

The major parts of an infographic How to create an infographic Developing ideas & organizing data Research & sources Typography, graphics & color Facts & conclusions Designing & Editing


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HC's curator insight, April 30, 2014 9:26 PM

Some good tips here...

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'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills

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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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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

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. . ===> 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

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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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Types of Bullying

Types of Bullying | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 25, 2013 6:28 PM

 

I found this great infographic on FB, BUT can't give credit to its creator as I didn't found who it is! If YOU, dear reader, knows from where its original is, please let me know and I will give its creator the credit who s(he) deserves, thank YOU in advance!

 

eduPLEX's comment, March 28, 2013 3:27 AM
Well, that is just what I have been looking for! Thanks so much!
Cathy Carlson's curator insight, April 12, 2013 10:52 AM

It looks like we are looking for the creator of this inforgraphic. It captures the essence of bullying. It's perfect.

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INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential?

INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential? | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again.

Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it's evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations, communities and people.Social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! And best of all – absolutely anyone can take advantage of it.

 

Check out the infographic to learn how to embrace the ubiquity of social media and use its power to better yourself, your business, or cause, and find a host of statistics and facts that may surprise you about the influence of social media...


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Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 6:08 AM
INFOGRAPHIQUE: What Makes médias sociaux de manière influente?

If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again.

Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it's evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations, communities and people.Social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! And best of all – absolutely anyone can take advantage of it.


Check out the infographic to learn how to embrace the ubiquity of social media and use its power to better yourself, your business, or cause, and find a host of statistics and facts that may surprise you about the influence of social media...














INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential? via @MYDstudio http://sco.lt/...


Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 6:51 AM
INFOGRAPHIQUE: What Makes médias sociaux de manière influente ?

"If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again.

Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it's evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations, communities and people.Social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! And best of all – absolutely anyone can take advantage of it.


Check out the infographic to learn how to embrace the ubiquity of social media and use its power to better yourself, your business, or cause, and find a host of statistics and facts that may surprise you about the influence of social media"...














INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential? via @MYDstudio http://sco.lt/...


Bart van Maanen's curator insight, March 3, 2013 9:21 AM

Nice.

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Teaching in the 21st Century

Teaching in the 21st Century | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

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A simple explanation of what it means to be a 21st century teacher.

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Lucy Beaton's curator insight, February 13, 2013 7:34 PM

Clearly explains what it means to be a 21st century teacher.

TerhiD's curator insight, February 14, 2013 12:56 PM

Well... that's it!

TerhiD's comment, February 14, 2013 12:56 PM
That's it!
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Why It's Time To Focus On Skills (Not Just Cool Tools)

Why It's Time To Focus On Skills (Not Just Cool Tools) | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
There is a laser-like focus on cool tools and apps these days. Eric Patnoudes encourages you to take a step back and take time to focus on skills.

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Linda Alexander's comment, February 1, 2013 8:22 AM
Great link...and I agree there is a lot of confusion these days. As far as future job skills, there was a recent study that showed we are very poor at predicting specific occupations. It is far better to focus on core competencies versus preparing students for specific jobs given we're not all sure what they will even be in the future..my view.
Gust MEES's comment, February 1, 2013 8:31 AM
@Linda: TRUE, there will be NEW jobs which nobody today could predict! Therefore it is very important to teach the students, learners, the BEST possible skills of ICT which WE know actually and to teach them "Learning 2 Learn", so that they will be BEST prepared for Self-Learning (autodidact) to master the "Life Long Learning" who is aa MUST for 21st Century!
Ness Crouch's curator insight, February 3, 2013 3:30 AM

I a big believer in teaching skills. Give learners skills to apply elsewhere and they can do so much more.

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Let Children’s Play (with Technology) Be Their Work in Education [Infographic]

Let Children’s Play (with Technology) Be Their Work in Education [Infographic] | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
The importance of play as part of a child’s development has been the focus of educational specialists and research for decades.  Piaget and Montessori have emphasized that a child’s pla...

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Melinda Bolton's curator insight, January 28, 2013 5:32 PM

Awesome infographic to show changes over the last 15 year.

Ignacio Sáenz de Miera's curator insight, February 7, 2013 6:18 AM

From play to motivation, from motivation to creativity, from creativity to multiple intelligences, then to improve meaningful learning forever.

Emily W's comment, May 8, 2013 9:49 AM
Ohhh! The detail is so impressive! Amazing!
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6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media

6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Now more than ever, students need to understand the basics of social media and how it can affect their future both negatively and positively.

 

 

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://edudemic.com/2012/11/teach-students-about-social-media/

 


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