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A Free Tool To Connect Students With Pen Pals From Around The World

A Free Tool To Connect Students With Pen Pals From Around The World | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
There's a terrific free tool from the People to People International folks that you can use to connect students with pen pals from other countries.
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25 Ways To Make Students Better Learners

Here are some quick and useful tips and methods that are simple but actually help make students better learners.
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Learning And Training With Augmented Reality

Learning And Training With Augmented Reality | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

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How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning

How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Blended learning is quite simply one of the most overused terms to describe the current state of education's relationship with technology. However, it fits.
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A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Infographic

A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Infographic | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.

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This looks very good.

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Hein Holthuizen's curator insight, July 15, 2013 6:20 AM

a few years of study in 1 sheet ;-)

Maru Gutierrez's curator insight, September 27, 2013 5:47 AM

A great tool!

Miguel Angel Gutierrez Andrade's curator insight, December 6, 2013 12:26 PM
Muy interesante presentación, sobre los enfoques de las teorías de aprendizaje.
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Flipping the Assessment with a Doc Camera

Flipping the Assessment with a Doc Camera | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
When I was in school I often got papers back from my teachers, especially my English teachers, with lots of red marks all over them, a few comments, and a grade at the top.  Did I closely chec...

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gwynethjones's curator insight, June 6, 2013 9:04 AM

"I got a recording of the teacher talking to me about my paper?  What if I got individualized feedback from my teacher where he or she is talking to me. " -- COOL! A LOT of work, but cool!

online4ed's curator insight, June 7, 2013 7:38 AM

I use this strategy and students tend to really appreciate it. Yes, a lot more work because I still make all the comments on the text, but worth it if it helps students apply suggestions, right?  

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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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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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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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20 Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms

20 Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

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Mohammed Omar Faruque's comment, March 20, 2013 12:52 PM
This is a great site and very helpful to me...Thanks!
Michael St.John's curator insight, March 20, 2013 2:12 PM

It has Links to all of the google tools like google docs, google video, and some I don't even know of like google sky and google swirl.

Mrs. Hardin's curator insight, March 27, 2013 10:57 PM

This is an excellent list of many Google Tools. Google is much more than just 'search'!!

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10 Current Events Resources For The Classroom

10 Current Events Resources For The Classroom | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
We're working with Learnist to assemble some topical current events resources that are just perfect for classrooms of any age.

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How Nearpod Brought Active Learning To My Classroom - Edudemic

How Nearpod Brought Active Learning To My Classroom - Edudemic | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
I took a chance and tried using Nearpod in my classroom. What happened next has changed my classroom forever.
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5 Free Twitter Curation Tools To Enhance Your PLN

Your PLN and Twitter buddies are online seemingly 24-7. It's time to stop the madness and try out some of these free Twitter curation tools!
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eduClipper - Save and Share

eduClipper - Save and Share | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Educlipper

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Critical Review of Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age

Critical Review of Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

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blubbr. Trivving & loving it!

blubbr. Trivving & loving it! | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
blubbr. Play & create video trivia with friends
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How To Convert Prezi To YouTube Videos | PowerPoint Presentation

How To Convert Prezi To YouTube Videos | PowerPoint Presentation | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

Anyone who has used the Prezi platform would know that creating a Prezi and uploading it to Prezi.com is easy enough, however when it comes to converting it to a YouTube video, there seems to be no native method of doing so...


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PodOmatic | Best Free Podcasts

PodOmatic | Best Free Podcasts | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Best mixes on planet Earth. DJs, radio, performing artists, educators, and more. Get a free podcast, share your faves. Only on PodOmatic.

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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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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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Social Media Explained Visually

Short, sweet and simple!...

 

Social Media Explained Visually


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Short and simple explanation.

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Lucy Beaton's comment, August 6, 2013 8:36 PM
I'm glad it was useful.
TheSoulfulEMU's curator insight, September 24, 2013 10:54 AM

Well Explained! Quick overview of what is happening around Social Media, Visually.

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, January 12, 10:44 AM

Don't let the simple music at the start fool you, this is a great video for explainging the core value of social media - own the conversation, own the traffic.

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Make your idea stick

Short explanation of Chip & Dan Heath's brilliant book 'Made to Stick' - Why some ideas take hold and others come unstuck. With the funny and sticky example by

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It's all about creating Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories.

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Karen Dietz's comment, March 19, 2013 12:22 PM
LOL Ken! There are times I find a great article and wish I could have a 'redo' with a client :)
Denyse Drummond-Dunn's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:25 AM
Great, if a bit long video included, but presentation is definitely worth a read.
Peter Sampson's curator insight, April 28, 2013 6:35 PM

Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories

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30+ Super Secret OS X Features and Shortcuts | Mac.AppStorm

30+ Super Secret OS X Features and Shortcuts | Mac.AppStorm | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Think you know everything there is to know about OS X? Here's a list of secret features and shortcuts known only by the most elite nerds. Test your knowledge

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Bookry – Widgets | Free puzzle, quiz, photo, & video widgets for iBooks Author

Bookry – Widgets | Free puzzle, quiz, photo, & video widgets for iBooks Author | Resources and ideas for the 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it

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Tracy Hanson's curator insight, May 18, 2013 10:26 PM

Just learning how to do iBooks Aurthor so this should come in very handy!

jose louwes's comment, May 22, 2013 1:40 AM
I have been using it in my new book and I LOVE it.