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This is a collection of resources for growing classrooms into learning environments for the 21st century.
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iPads In The Classroom – iDoc Project - Keith Rispin » Keith Rispin

iPads In The Classroom – iDoc Project - Keith Rispin » Keith Rispin | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

What we did launch in the new year is the iDoc project I was talking about before Christmas and the kids have been working diligently on their documentaries.

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Educational Technology Guy: 10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have

Educational Technology Guy: 10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

Earlier this month, I wrote "10 Important Skills Students Need for the Future." After reading a few articles about specific tech skills, I thought I write what I think are the 10 Important Tech Skills Students Need.

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RPG Teaches U.S. History to Middle Schoolers -- THE Journal

A new online and desktop-based RPG is putting middle schoolers in the role of an escaped teenage slave as she flees to the North and joins up with abolitionists in Ohio.
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Above And Beyond

Created through collaboration by members of Partnership for 21st Century Skills and the talented folks at FableVision, Above & Beyond is a story about what i...
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Apps in Education: Are We Really Evaluating the Use of iPads in Our Classroom

Apps in Education: Are We Really Evaluating the Use of iPads in Our Classroom | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

One of the things we need to be doing as educators is to critically evaluate the resources and learning experiences that we provide for our students. This is even more important when we are spending vast sums of public money to implement new or innovative hardware devices into our schools. At the moment only short term studies have been released showing the benefits or not of using 1:1 tablet programs.

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How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century | Social Learning Blog

How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century | Social Learning Blog | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

According to Donald L. Kirkpatrick’s revised “Four Levels of Evaluation” model, what we need to do is find out what success looks like in the eyes of these senior managers and stakeholders and let them define their expectations for the training program. Then we need to identify specific metrics to demonstrate and deliver on those expectations.

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Five minute primer: Flipped classes – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs

Five minute primer: Flipped classes – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
by Donna Krache, CNN (CNN) It might not be the answer to all pedagogical prayers, but some educators say that flipping is an effective way to teach a generation that’s grown up on YouTube.
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High School Technology Students Receive A Patent For Their Invention, The Pressure Sore Relief System (PSRS)

High School Technology Students Receive A Patent For Their Invention, The Pressure Sore Relief System (PSRS) | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
First place invention turns into US patent for TSA members Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 In 2009, four members of the Technolgy Student Association at High Point Regional High School (Sussex, NJ) invented the...
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Using iMovie for iPad in a Science classroom

Using iMovie for iPad in a Science classroom | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
One of the reasons why iPads have been such a success in Science is that it offers a different way to demonstrate learning which is accessible to all students. All of the apps previously discussed ...
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iPaddiction: Integrating Technology in Education

iPaddiction: Integrating Technology in Education | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

Today, I have written an entire educational opportunity on our classroom blog. This demonstrates exactly how technology tools along with paper and pencil and varying conversation are intertwined in a learning experience.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Video - How to Find Creative Commons Images

Free Technology for Teachers: Video - How to Find Creative Commons Images | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

I've had a few people email me with requests for help finding Creative Commons images through Google. Therefore, I put together the short screencast that you should see embedded below

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iPad EdResources

iPad EdResources | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
As 2011 winds down, I have spent a good deal of time thinking about all of the online resources and tools that have helped make this past year a successful ‘Year of the iPad’ in my school district.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Ways to Quickly and Easily Share Files

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Ways to Quickly and Easily Share Files | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

Just Beam It is a service for quickly and easily sharing files with your colleagues.

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IPads in the math classroom are a big hit at Hobart Middle School

HOBART | Technology is constantly changing and kids today have more information at their fingertips than ever.

At Hobart Middle School, Tammy May is taking full advantage of modern technology to engage her 7th grade student by using IPads in her Math classes.

 

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iPads in Education - List | Diigo

iPads in Education - List | Diigo | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
jeffery heil's List: iPads in Education - Resources for iPad/iPod integration in schools. . .
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Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps

Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
One teacher learned the hard way that just bringing iPads into the classroom won't truly change things—you also have to redefine your practice.
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Digital literacy can boost employability and improve student experience

Digital literacy can boost employability and improve student experience | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
Students without the skills to use digital tools risk suffering an inferior learning process at best, and being left completely behind at worst, says JISC's Sarah Knight...
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Writing Kit: An iPad Writing App That Puts References At Your Fingertips

Writing Kit: An iPad Writing App That Puts References At Your Fingertips | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
One of the core features and frustrations of Apple's iPad experience is that you can only use one app at a time.
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TechCrunch | Of Course iPads Belong In Classrooms — It’s All About Balance

TechCrunch | Of Course iPads Belong In Classrooms — It’s All About Balance | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
"iPads And Digital Textbooks Don't Belong In Classrooms Yet"? What a headline.
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5 (Real World) Reasons the OLPC Tablet Will Not Replace Classroom iPads | Edudemic

5 (Real World) Reasons the OLPC Tablet Will Not Replace Classroom iPads | Edudemic | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

I believe that the OLPC XO-3 is an impressive device. It includes technologies that I look forward to in the mainstream devices like the iPad and the Android tablets.

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Ocoee Middle School Replaces Slates, Electronic Whiteboards, with Doceri on the iPad from SP Controls

At Florida’s state technology demonstration school in Ocoee, electronic whiteboards and slates are being replaced with Apple iPads and Doceri software from SP Controls.
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iPaddiction: 8 Burning Questions About iPads in Class (Answered!)

iPaddiction: 8 Burning Questions About iPads in Class (Answered!) | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

I recently received an email from a media and tech teacher from a school district in Wisconsin. The questions she has asked are awesome and could be helpful to others. My answers to her questions are followed with actual video clips from my classroom. Enjoy and may this be helpful!

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Free Technology for Teachers: How Do You Keep Up With All of This?

Free Technology for Teachers: How Do You Keep Up With All of This? | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it

am currently subscribed to 273 blogs and websites in my RSS reader. Those 273 subscriptions account for more than 1,000 daily posts. If I had to visit each one of those sites individually I would never have time for anything else.

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Tips and success stories for effective mobile learning | eSchool News

Tips and success stories for effective mobile learning | eSchool News | Teaching 21st Century | Scoop.it
More and more schools are using mobile learning devices to help boost student engagement and achievement, and a new monograph from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) examines some of the best practices in mobile devices from schools across...
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