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Library and Information Literacy for the Digital Generation!!!
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It's Time for a New Kind of High School

It's Time for a New Kind of High School | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Traditional high schools are outdated, and new school configurations are needed.

According to Jerry Diakiw, our high schools are relics of the past...ill suited for the emotional and intellectual well-being of out young people and profoundly out of step with the needs of our contemporary economy...

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Open Resources for Blended Learning Initiatives

Open Resources for Blended Learning Initiatives | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

The Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open repository of information, resources, models, and research related to blended learning...

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2 Stupidly Simple Ways to Use Twitter For Training | WPLMS

2 Stupidly Simple Ways to Use Twitter For Training | WPLMS | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Millions of people enjoy twitter for social or leisure purposes, but it can also add a little variety into your training. Here are two different possible ways to integerate twitter into your next learning event...

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Brain Quest: Educational Games and Learning Series

Brain Quest: Educational Games and Learning Series | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

BRAIN QUEST is America's #1 educational bestselling game and learning series. BRAIN QUEST is a curriculum-based question-and-answer game going beyond simple memorization encouraging kids to use reasoning, listening and visualization skills, thus increasing educational value...

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What is ClassConnect?

Finding lessons aligned with the Common Core and adding your own websites, online videos, Google Docs, files & more, Organizing & Storing All of your lessons  saying goodbye to re- uploading every semester, Sharing & Collaborating with students, parents & colleagues take a whole new dimension through ClassConnect...
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NoRedInk

NoRedInk is a fun, online platform that helps students improve their grammar and writing skills. The site uses high-interest personalized content, an adaptiv...
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TED-Ed | Get Involved

TED-Ed | Get Involved | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

The most meaningful TED-Ed videos are collaborations between the TED-Ed team and at least one of the following: a curious learner, an exceptional educator, or a talented visualization artist. If you are one of these types of people, or if you know someone who is, help create a library of lessons worth sharing by either nominating an Educator or suggesting a lesson...

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Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Web pages for your Class

Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Web pages for your Class | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
A set of tools for students and teachers to create safe and secure blogs for their class...
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A free world-class education for anyone anywhere

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

The Khan Academy is an not-for-profit organization  with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere...

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CK-12 Foundation

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CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to reduce the cost of textbook materials for the K-12 market both in the U.S. and worldwide. As a leading member of the OER movement, CK...
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Will we value the skills associated with Social Media like we do traditional literacies?

Will we value the skills associated with Social Media like we do traditional literacies? | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

How is it possible that educators and leaders are addressing the skills associated with social media with students authentically, when so many of them are not trained to use it themselves? 

In this article, Zoe Branigan-Pipe gives simple classroom strategies that address at least some of the skills associated with social media and communication

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THE END OF TEACHING by @agalorda

A truly inspirational presentation on key drivers of the edtech, key challenges that Higher Institutions need to face and technologies to come...

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Computer Programming for All: A New Standard of Literacy

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Everyone ought to be able to read and write; few people within the global mainstream would argue with that statement. But should everyone be able to program computers?
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Figment for Educators

Bring Figment Groups to your classroom or library.

With this unique writing platform and engaged community of passionate teen readers and writers, Figment is a natural teaching tool.

Figment offers special features developed just for you to use with your students, including exclusive author programming, writing prompts, and private group functionality, where you can create a virtual writers’ workshop...

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Educurious | Learning that connects

Educurious | Learning that connects | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Educurious™ is on a mission to reduce high school dropout rates. Its project-based curriculum connects students to real issues they care about and equips them with the lifelong learning skills for success. With courses delivered on Common Core Standards via a secure web platform, which fosters collaboration among students, teachers and a global network of real-world Experts , Educurious is aiming to create the 21st-century education that our kids and society need to thrive in a fast-changing world.

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DidacticaTIC

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Due to the teachers' need for training on the adequate use of ICT in the classroom, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, through the Public Entity red.es, together with the Ministry of Education, Social Policy and Sport and the Regional Governments have created a project to develop training materials for the educational community about the use and educational application of ICT...

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To Flip Or Not Flip?

To Flip Or Not Flip? | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

To flip or not to flip? That is not the essential question. In assessing the optimal classroom dynamics, Stacey Roshan argues that we need to take a good look at what our classrooms look like right now, what activities our students gain the most from, what we wished we had more time for, and what things about our class we wish we could eliminate...

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Gnowledge: Create, share, learn…

Gnowledge: Create, share, learn… | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Gnowledge is a free-to-use education platform where everyone can create, publish, share and take tests, exercises and assignments.
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How will MOOCs impact the future of college education?

How will MOOCs impact the future of college education? | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Massive Open Online Courses are leveraging today's technology to provide (typically) free access to world class education...

In this comprehensive article, K. Walsh provides an introductory overview of what MOOC stands for...

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How 12 Schools Are Using Khan Academy Right Now | Edudemic

How 12 Schools Are Using Khan Academy Right Now | Edudemic | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Over the past few years, Khan Academy has grown from a few simple YouTube videos into a fully-featured, interactive educational system that allows students to learn and measure their progress at their own pace. It has drawn the attention of big names like Bill Gates and is being used in some form at hundreds of schools nationwide. In short, it’s pretty hot right now, and you’d be remiss as an educator or a student not to check out what it has to offer.

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Maths Games from Mangahigh

Maths Games from Mangahigh | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Mangahigh is a comprehensive and powerful maths teaching resource designed for use in a school context offering full coverage of the UK National Curriculum with more than 400 different challenges r...
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SMILE - Social Media Quick Start Guides on Vimeo

SMILE - Social Media Quick Start Guides on Vimeo | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Some Quick Start Guides to popular Social Media Services. Part of the EUN Social Media in Learning and Education Resource.
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20 useful web 2.0 teaching tools | Free Resources for Early Learning

20 useful web 2.0 teaching tools | Free Resources for Early Learning | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
With a new school year upon us I thought I’d put together a list of some of the most useful web 2.0 teaching tools for primary school teachers.

Via Manuel F. Lara, Antonio Piedra, Roselink
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