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How is Technology Transforming Education? Sir Ken Robinson Video Series from Adobe Education

Technology is changing the world rapidly, impacting the way students learn and opening new possibilities for educators. Take a look what Sir Ken Robinson had... (▶ How is Technology Transforming Education?

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Chris Carter's curator insight, November 15, 2013 1:32 AM

Challenging the status quo is a good thing, even if he paints with too broad a brush.

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Can games have positive effects on young people's lives? - Medical Xpress

Can games have positive effects on young people's lives? - Medical Xpress | Teaching & Technology | Scoop.it
Can games have positive effects on young people's lives?

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Chris Carter's curator insight, November 15, 2013 11:37 PM

Medical field looks at GBL.

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Educational Leadership:Teaching for the 21st Century:21st Century Skills: The Challenges Ahead

Educational Leadership:Teaching for the 21st Century:21st Century Skills: The Challenges Ahead | Teaching & Technology | 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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Chris Carter's curator insight, November 18, 2013 4:41 AM

Refreshingly well reasoned.

Fishtree Education's comment, November 18, 2013 10:21 AM
Good read. Thanks for sharing!
John Gougoulis's curator insight, November 25, 2013 4:31 AM

Terrific article that clearly summarises the challenges and opportunities in helping to better prepare young people  ie "without better curriculum, better teaching, and better tests, the emphasis on 21st century skills will be a superficial one that will sacrifice long-term gains for the appearance of short-term progress."

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The 7 Cs of Effective 21st Century Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 7 Cs of Effective 21st Century Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching & Technology | Scoop.it

Below is a graphic I created based on an article published in Edge under the title" 7 Cs for Effective Teaching ". The person behind these 7 Cs is Ronald Ferguson from the Harvard Kennedy School . He is an educational researcher who presented his work on teacher effectiveness in a recent keynote in an educational assessment conference.


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8 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios

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8 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios

 

Digital portfolios are becoming increasingly popular in classrooms across North America.

 

School administration, teachers, parents, and students are all recognizing  the benefits of this amazing tool.

 

Digital portfolios have the ability to impact education and student learning in ways that we simply have not been able to do before technology evolved to the level it is at today.

 

This exciting new technological era will change the ways students think and learn, creating digital arenas for sharing work and building on knowledge.


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 19, 2013 9:27 PM

I have created free digital portfolios for all my courses. It is a great student and peer to peer feedback tool as well as teaching metacognitive learning strategies.

 

I cannot use Voicethread as it cost to much to use in an developing country so I use Chirbit and Skype.