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21 Ways to 21st Century Skills: Why Students Need Them and Ideas for Practical Implementation

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(2013). 21 Ways to 21st Century Skills: Why Students Need Them and Ideas for Practical Implementation. Kappa Delta Pi Record: Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 78-83. doi: 10.1080/00228958.2013.786594

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Digital Citizenship

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We've teamed up with Common Sense Media to compile some of the best resources for parents, teachers and administrators to guide students to become positive digital citizens and leaders.

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, October 20, 2013 9:29 PM

Pinterest board of all things Digital Citizenship!

Heather Peretz's curator insight, October 29, 2013 1:07 PM

Digital Citizenship is not a separate curriculum but should be embedded into our regular curriculum and modeled constantly. 

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Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’ | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
The famed psychologist explains why one is not the other though they are often confused.

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Heather Peretz's curator insight, October 17, 2013 10:28 PM

Interesting article with insight. The lessons are : Individualize, Pluralize and drop the term "styles".Read the article to learn more! 

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The real 21st-century problem in public education

The real 21st-century problem in public education | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
New data shows the problem getting worse.

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Heather Peretz's curator insight, October 29, 2013 2:43 PM

"A new study showing explosive growth in student poverty suggests, though, that we have misidentified the problem. What if we have actually been teaching the right skills in U.S. schools all along – math and reading, science and civics, along with creativity, perseverance, and team-building?"

Is povery the real problem? What do you think?  

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Text-to-Speech, the best apps for tablets

Text-to-Speech, the best apps for tablets | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
Many eBook Readers have or not the Text-to-speech (TTS) feature, but clearly it is pre-installed in the eReader and can not be changed.

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Heather Peretz's curator insight, October 5, 2013 10:21 PM

The feature rich Voice Dream Reader is not mentioned in the article but should be considered for the iPad, as it works with Bookshare as well as flies you may have on google drive or Dropbox. 

Another choice is Read to go.

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Desire2Learn ePortfolio

Get Desire2Learn ePortfolio on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Explee - Animate your ideas

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Explee is a cloud-based presentation software that allows you to create amazing and mind-blowed animated videos. Select animations that fit with your speech and produce your video. The result: a beautiful and efficient video presentation.

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Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, October 17, 2013 3:11 AM

Looks like a good tool though haven't tried it as yet. The basic features are free of cost.

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, November 1, 2013 1:04 PM

Ook al op de cloud. Ik ga verschillende uitproberen.

Agora Abierta's curator insight, November 2, 2013 1:59 PM

More animated presentations

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9 tools for creating great animations

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Creating animations has always been considered as one of the most complex aspects of graphic design that requires specific software and technological expertise. It is a time-intensive activity that requires heavy software and high speed computers.

However, over the past few years, the emergence of different online presentation and animation tools have simplified the process of creating animations...


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, October 13, 2013 7:29 AM

Volgens mij wordt HTML5 de nieuwe norm.

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 16, 2013 2:08 AM

It is HTLM5 based. So... follow it, my friend!

Raza Khan's curator insight, March 17, 2014 11:53 PM

Found some really interesting tools, that I think will come handy for assignment 2

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Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught? | 21st Ce...

Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught? | 21st Ce... | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
If everybody knows that test scores and grades aren’t the keys to success, how do we teach, and measure, the things that are? (Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?
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IntuiFace - Build More Than Presentations. Create Experiences.

IntuiFace - Build More Than Presentations. Create Experiences. | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
IntuiFace is the next generation of presentation programs. Build interactive experiences for multi-touch displays, remote gesture devices like Microsoft Kinect and Leap Motion,

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, September 15, 2013 12:54 PM

IntuiFace is an amazing innovative platform with multi-touch, gesture recognition features for creating interactive presentations. There are examples and tutorials to help you get started.

Incredible but there is a free version which lets you explore the software and see if it is right for you.

 

Thanks for the suggestion to Paolo Tosolini.

Melanie Holcombe's curator insight, September 20, 2013 4:50 AM

need to try this

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8 Helpful Assistive Technology Tools For Your Classroom

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This post shares 8 assistive technology tools for disabled and ECE students in the classroom.

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Developing Cognitive Competence: Learning the Skills of Argument

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Developing Cognitive Competence: Learning the Skills of Argument
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Top 12 Google Chrome Extensions That Enhance Student Learning - Edudemic

Top 12 Google Chrome Extensions That Enhance Student Learning - Edudemic | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
Thanks to the versatility of Google Chrome extensions available through the Chrome Store, the web experience has become customizable and productive in completely new ways.

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BYOD Classroom Vs iPad Classroom - Keith Rispin

BYOD Classroom Vs iPad Classroom - Keith Rispin | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
BYOD is not the only choice for digital device implementation. Class sets of iPads have an important place as well

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Infographics

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21st century classroom is shifting to student owned learning, Web 2.0 and other technological tools provide new opportunities.

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The NextGen Glog Is Now Fully Replacing the Classic Glog

The NextGen Glog Is Now Fully Replacing the Classic Glog | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
Creation of New Classic Glogs Will Be Unavailable Starting This Week As you are probably aware, some time ago we introduced the NextGen Glog Editor as a successor to the original Classic Glog Edito...

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, October 29, 2013 3:19 PM

Creating your posters or presentations on Glogster is going to change this week as you won't be able to use the old, classic editor any more. It will be replaced by the NextGen Glog editor.

In the post you can find out what will happen to your old glogs.

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Who Am I? Race Awareness Game

Get Who Am I? Race Awareness Game on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Infoactive - Create and share interactive, visual stories

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InfoActive lets you create and share interactive, visual stories.

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Taryn Coxall's curator insight, October 15, 2013 8:17 PM

"Infoactive" is a simple and interactive resource, suitable for both teachers and the upper primary student. 

this enagaging website allows users to  create andmost importantly share viual stories. It allows the audience/ the reader to explore their ideas through a collaboration of images, videos, audio and text.

perfect for the modern day classroom teacher, this website is sure to engage students by placing a fun, interesting and interactive vibe on a average lesson in the classroom. 

 

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 16, 2013 8:08 AM
Amazing
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So you have an iPad? What next? A guide for teachers

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So you now you have an iPad, what can you do with it? To get you started, here's some of the useful apps and tools that would be useful to you as a teacher.

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Mixeek - Free HTML5 animation tool

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Mixeek is a free tool for designing and running HTML5 animations and interactive animated web applications. It brings pure open source HTML5 animation engine.

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 12, 2013 8:25 PM

This is a pretty cool web-based animation programme that might be suitable for younger students. I would like to know how well it runs on an iPad!

Sorieba Daffae's curator insight, November 14, 2013 6:19 AM
try it out...
Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, October 24, 2014 3:27 PM

Pour créer des films d'animation.

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6 Simple Ways To Record & Publish Video In The Classroom - TeachThought

6 Simple Ways To Record & Publish Video In The Classroom - TeachThought | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it

"Teachers across the nation are already tweeting class lesson plans and hosting guest speakers in Google Hangouts.

 

However, many teachers are looking for more ways to engage their students on social media platforms. Enter a new generation of video apps that make it easy for teachers and students alike to not only communicate in the social media realm but create in it too.

 

Here are 6 easy apps that you and your students can use to supplement presentations, film multimedia reports and engage with one another at a level not possible in 140 characters."

 


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Education ... Classroom ... Thinking Maps | 21s...

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Flipped Classroom: 5 Strategies to Flip & Engage (Flipped Classroom: 5 Strategies to Flip & Engage via @pinterest @JanineFoster5 looks interesting? (Education ... Classroom ...
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iPad Integration: Nine Top Tips

iPad Integration: Nine Top Tips | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it
Innovative, tech-integrating teachers share lessons learned as students embraced iPads in the classroom.

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Agora Abierta's curator insight, September 21, 2013 9:36 AM

If you want to introduce Ipad in the classroom take into account these advices, mainly look for free apps to start and when you know exactly your student needs ans skills, then you can choose better the apps way.

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Weby.io Beta Screencast


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Baiba Svenca's comment, September 19, 2013 3:17 AM
Weby.io is not a screencasting tool, it helps you build presentations.
Irma de Jesús's comment, September 19, 2013 10:57 AM
i will be waiting for it to be launched
Melanie Holcombe's curator insight, September 20, 2013 4:49 AM

Looking forward to the launch.

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Five Good Options for Creating Mind Maps on Your iPad - iPads for Schools

Five Good Options for Creating Mind Maps on Your iPad - iPads for Schools | Scoop It -Living to Learn and Serve | Scoop.it

"I’m a big fan of mind mapping as a method for organizing thoughts, connecting concepts, and visualizing the big picture of concept. In fact, I think that the mind mapping process is so valuable that I created an entire workshop about it. I’ve tried a lot of mind mapping tools over the years. Here are five like I have installed on my iPad right now."


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X GANG's curator insight, September 22, 2013 7:50 AM

Five Good Options for Creating Mind Maps on Your iPad - iPads for Schools | @scoopit via @joevans http://sco.lt/...