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Education Technology and the Twenty-First-Century Skills Gap

Education Technology and the Twenty-First-Century Skills Gap | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
All too often, students in many countries do not get the education they must have to prosper in the twenty-first century. Education technology can help close this skills gap.
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42 Women Leading in Education | USC Rossier Online

42 Women Leading in Education | USC Rossier Online | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
The following 42 leading ladies have paved the way in their academic fields as educators, pioneers, entrepreneurs and presidents of organizations.
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Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
By teaching students to "drive their own brain" through metacognition, we provide a concrete way to guide them think about how they can best learn.
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4 Habits of Highly Successful Teachers

4 Habits of Highly Successful Teachers | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Cultivating these habits will go a long way towards making you, your students and your employer happier.
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Teaching World Languages through Technology

Teaching World Languages through Technology | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.” -  Bill Gates
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Report Identifies 'Intuitive' Technology, Hybrid Learning as Emerging Ed-Tech Trends

Report Identifies 'Intuitive' Technology, Hybrid Learning as Emerging Ed-Tech Trends | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Hybrid learning models, motion-based technology and the use of open resources are all expected to become more prevalent in the coming years, according to a new report.
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7 Characteristics Of A Digitally Competent Teacher

7 Characteristics Of A Digitally Competent Teacher | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
7 Characteristics Of A Digitally Competent Teacher
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Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'

Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder' | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Research shows that reflecting after learning something new makes it stick in your brain.
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The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius

The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more. In an effort to clarify and explain some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have, we whipped up this fun visual. [...]
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A Collection Of “The Best” Lists On Assessment | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

A Collection Of “The Best” Lists On Assessment | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
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14 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

14 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
You think you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.

Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's ...
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What Teens are Learning From ‘Serial’ and Other Podcasts

What Teens are Learning From ‘Serial’ and Other Podcasts | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
The wildly popular podcast "Serial" has found relevance in high school classrooms as a way to improve listening and critical thinking skills.
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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
I've posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes.  This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment.  This assessment contains questions to ass...
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How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning

How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Student know how to play school like it's a game, but if teachers change the rules, they just might appreciate it.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Good Tools for Gathering Real-time Feedback from Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Good Tools for Gathering Real-time Feedback from Students | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
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How To 'App Smash' And Implement Digital Storytelling On The iPad - Edudemic

How To 'App Smash' And Implement Digital Storytelling On The iPad - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
App smashing, the process of using more than one apps in conjunction with one another to create a final product, is a concept that allows students to create engaging educational projects and illustrate their creativity in multifaceted ways. One of the most gratifying and effective ways to use app smashing in the classroom is to …
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21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation
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Teaching is about helping students become increasingly responsible for their learning.

 

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Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Edutopia's Made With Play series takes a look at game-like learning principles in action and commercial games in real classrooms -- and offers tips and tools for bringing them into your own practice.
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184 Questions to Write or Talk About

184 Questions to Write or Talk About | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
A collection of 184 Student Opinion questions, from this school year, all still open to comment on our blog. Each asks students to read a short, high-interest nonfiction piece from The Times, then write in a response.
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3 Reasons to Take the ThingLink Teacher Challenge This Summer | ThingLink Blog

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Confirmed: Microsoft Bing will be default for Apple's new Mac OS X Spotlight - GeekWire

Confirmed: Microsoft Bing will be default for Apple's new Mac OS X Spotlight - GeekWire | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Apple is further distancing itself from Google and expanding its relationship with Microsoft Bing in the next version of Mac OS X, Yosemite, unveiled earli
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Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain

Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Take off your snarky hat. Adolescents get a bad rap, says Dr. Daniel Siegel, and he should know. He's a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of the Mi
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6 Social Media Tips That Will Improve Your Marketing

6 Social Media Tips That Will Improve Your Marketing | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Do you know when you need to put a period in front of your tweets? Bring your social media strategies up to speed with this useful list of unique tips.
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