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A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century

A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century | Teachnology | Scoop.it
It's empty phraseology designed to sound like we are preparing for the future when we are already living in that future; and no one believes that what passes for a typical classroom today will be the classroom experience even 10 years from now, let...

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dephunked's comment, January 29, 2013 1:45 PM
and when I say this most people say 'but I like to learn', and they obviously missed the point... think pre-language humans / post-language humans, we will take for granted that everyone masters our language, id est the sum of all human knowledge.
dephunked's comment, January 29, 2013 1:47 PM
we´ll take the worlds knowledge for granted, just like our previous language, just like our tap-water, just like we´ve always assimilated our technology and made it a part of who we are, our cultural/social identity, it´s the human condition,
Chandan Gupta's curator insight, April 2, 2013 12:39 PM

Of course, it should be in system should be synced, but not as a whole. Partially, the system can be implemented. In my point of view it is must to adopt the advancement. Avoiding the thinking of classroom, the system must understand about the participation of the student.

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'Pixel Press Floors' for the iPad Let's You Make Your Own Platforming Games - Touch Arcade

'Pixel Press Floors' for the iPad Let's You Make Your Own Platforming Games - Touch Arcade | Teachnology | Scoop.it
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Yesterday an interesting new iPad app was released called Pixel Press Floors [Free (HD)].
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Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool | Teachnology | Scoop.it
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Digital Learning Day: 5 #EdTech Curators to Follow

Digital Learning Day: 5 #EdTech Curators to Follow | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Today, February 5th, 2014, is Digital Learning Day. According to its website, the focus of this awareness campaign is "about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career."

To celebrate, here are 5 of the best, must-follow #edtech curators on Scoop.it. Continue reading →
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The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Reducing Overload

The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Reducing Overload | Teachnology | Scoop.it
The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation   View more presentations from Beth Kanter Yesterday, I did a free NTEN Webinar called "The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Reducing Information Overload" based on my feature article in the...

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Heather Card's curator insight, March 26, 2013 8:14 AM

Non-profits can help their constituents sort through the clutter. Discipline is needed!

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1776 - What Aspects of Edtech Will Thrive in the Future? We Asked ...

1776 - What Aspects of Edtech Will Thrive in the Future? We Asked ... | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Unlike many tech startups, EverFi didn't start in a garage. Rather, the edtech company that now is one of D.C.'s best-known startup success stories began in an RV, in which CEO Tom Davidson and his cofounders drove ...
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11 Ways To Keep Your Students Focused

11 Ways To Keep Your Students Focused | Teachnology | Scoop.it
You’ll probably see a lot of things about beating procrastination, being more productive and focusing better floating around our site. Probably because I’m one of those folks who falls into the trap of LOOK AT ALL THE SHINY THINGS ON THE INTERNET!
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5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework

5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework | Teachnology | Scoop.it
5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework (RT @Milw_Mac_Guy: 5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework http://t.co/nWGrRVV6Gb #edtech http://t.co/qk3iNQo0Cv)...
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How Millennials Really Feel About Technology - Huffington Post

How Millennials Really Feel About Technology - Huffington Post | Teachnology | Scoop.it
How Millennials Really Feel About Technology
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As a 22-year old "millennial," I find that a lot of assumptions are made about the way my generation relates to and feels about technology.
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Five Things I Want Teachers To Know About Edtech - EdSurge

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Five Things I Want Teachers To Know About Edtech
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Over the course of my time as a student, I have been lucky enough to see technology evolve from dial-up Internet and floppy disks, to high speed wireless and pocket-sized mobile computers.
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Awesome, from the mouth of a student...

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10 Social Media Sites For Education

10 Social Media Sites For Education | Teachnology | Scoop.it
10 Social Media Sites For Education (Social Learning? 10 Social Media Sites For Teachers & Students http://t.co/SDYl8l8Jnn #edtech #21stedchat)
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Why Ineffective Teachers Matter

Why Ineffective Teachers Matter | Teachnology | Scoop.it
One thing that every teacher strives for – regardless of the age, subject matter, or grade level they teach – is effectiveness. I don’t know any teacher who wouldn’t agree that they want to be an effective teacher.
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Top 10 ways to use technology to promote reading - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Top 10 ways to use technology to promote reading - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Teachnology | Scoop.it
I am updating my workshop on how technology can be used to promote Voluntary Free Re...
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Edtech startup Engrade lands $50m jackpot from McGraw-Hill Education - ITProPortal

Edtech startup Engrade lands $50m jackpot from McGraw-Hill Education - ITProPortal | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Edtech startup Engrade lands $50m jackpot from McGraw-Hill Education
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Education startup Engrade has struck the big time with McGraw-Hill Education deciding the fork out around $50 million [£30.5 million] to buy the company.
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How openness in education can change the world

Varun Arora is the founder and CEO of OpenCurriculum, a California-based technology nonprofit aimed at bringing openness and innovation to K-12 education aro...

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Joseph McCaleb's curator insight, April 3, 5:19 AM

Educate for happiness: Build bridges not theme parks

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Badgestack Is An Open-Source Tool For Gamifying Learning

Badgestack Is An Open-Source Tool For Gamifying Learning | Teachnology | Scoop.it
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Wanting Everything in Tech Now Is Making You Sick

Wanting Everything in Tech Now Is Making You Sick | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Humans are conditioned for overstimulation and overscheduling, which become chronic stressors that lead to behavioral, mood and attention disorders.

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Why Every Canadian EdTech Startup Needs a Teacher | BetaKit

Why Every Canadian EdTech Startup Needs a Teacher | BetaKit | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Every education technology startup in the world needs a teacher, but MaRS senior advisor Aron Solomon argues that in places such as Canada (and Sweden) this is.
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66 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed! | Tech the Plunge

66 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed! | Tech the Plunge | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Here's my weekly Treasure Chest of EdTech resources you just may have missed over the past week. Once again, you've got two choices for your viewing.
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Loren Christie: An educational trip to Africa - CTV News

Loren Christie: An educational trip to Africa - CTV News | Teachnology | Scoop.it
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Loren Christie: An educational trip to Africa
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Not all education happens at school. There is so much additional benefit to travel than the words holiday and vacation seem to imply.
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App Smashing - What are your favourites?

App Smashing - What are your favourites? | Teachnology | Scoop.it
So I’ve been playing around with a little bit of App Smashing in my classroom – or App Synergy as it is sometimes called. I just like the smashing part – it must be the cave man in me.
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Zurich 2016: First "Cybathlon" is fine with "technology doping" - Ars Technica

Zurich 2016: First "Cybathlon" is fine with "technology doping" - Ars Technica | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Ars Technica Zurich 2016: First "Cybathlon" is fine with "technology doping" Ars Technica In October 2016, Switzerland will hold the world's first-ever Cybathlon, an international olympic competition for athletes who use advanced prosthetics and...
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This Is What We Share On Tablets

This Is What We Share On Tablets | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Not long ago, we looked at typing speed on iPads vs laptops. The studies cited found that on average, users typed 2-5 words per minute faster on an iPad than on a traditional keyboard.
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Facebook reveals plans for solar-powered drones to boost internet access - The Guardian

Facebook reveals plans for solar-powered drones to boost internet access - The Guardian | Teachnology | Scoop.it
The Guardian Facebook reveals plans for solar-powered drones to boost internet access The Guardian The social network has revealed details of its Connectivity Lab, a team of people, including experts from Nasa, which is working on new aerospace and...
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When Classroom Culture Conflicts With EdTech - EdSurge

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When Classroom Culture Conflicts With EdTech
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Teachers have a multitude of tools to choose from. Not every tool can exactly match every teachers' pedagogical approach.
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MakerBot Serious About 3D Printing in Education - 3D Printing Industry

MakerBot Serious About 3D Printing in Education - 3D Printing Industry | Teachnology | Scoop.it
MakerBot is targeting tomorrow’s engineers and today's university graduates with the announcement of a new initiative to help transform colleges - and businesses - into MakerBot Innovation Centres.
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