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A Vision of 21st Century Teachers

Eighteen classroom teachers "speak out" on the topic of tech integration and 21st Century skills for students.
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The Power of Technology to Improve Assessment: The Water Cycle

Jon Twing, Executive Vice President & Chief Measurement Officer In this video we demonstrate one way Pearson is using technology to improve teaching and pers...
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From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom

From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom | Technology | Scoop.it
What can you learn on a cell phone? Almost anything! How does that concept fit with our traditional system of education? It doesn't.
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Teacher Education and 21st Century Skills

In the 21st century, the most perceptive educational thinkers recognize that something new is happening to learning. Models of providing an education that de...
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10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship

10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship | Technology | Scoop.it
YouTube has a firm place in the current classroom. From Khan Academy's videos to YouTube EDU and beyond, there's a reason all these videos are finding a home in schools. In an effort to help keep the

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malek's comment, May 25, 2013 12:17 PM
Could be useful in business presentation
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Top 10 Must & Important Free Windows Applications | Tech Web Stuff

Top 10 Must & Important Free Windows Applications | Tech Web Stuff | Technology | Scoop.it
Best & Must Have free windows applications to download with Ccleaner, Fences, TrueCrypt, Revo Uninstaller, 7Zip, Irfan View, Tweak UI, Unlocker, Launchy, Free Download Manager

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fareedullahzahid's comment, May 29, 2013 1:19 AM
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jhon once's comment, May 30, 2013 11:55 PM
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Sean Tan's curator insight, May 31, 2013 7:06 PM

Quite important.

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Social Media Glossary: 25 Social Media Technology Terms Explained

Social Media Glossary: 25 Social Media Technology Terms Explained | Technology | Scoop.it
We have a compiled a social media glossary of 25 technology terms that are confusing and need to be explained. Check out the article now!

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Carla Richardson's comment, June 9, 2013 7:06 AM
Very useful. Great for newbies. Thanks!
Carla Richardson's curator insight, June 9, 2013 7:11 AM

Do you know what's a Mashup or an Avatar?   Social Media can be confusing. This article helps to explain some of the basic terms. Very useful indeed!

CyC Comunica's curator insight, June 10, 2013 6:43 AM

Pequeño diccionario de las redes sociales

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A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic

A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic | Technology | Scoop.it
Wondering how to use Pinterest in education? Find out with this highly visual and simple look at how to use Pinterest (great for beginners!)

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, May 18, 2013 2:20 AM

I am a huge fan of Pinterest and will definitely try this out in my classroom; though Pinterest is not so well known in the UK.

Jan Schwartz's curator insight, May 18, 2013 1:32 PM

I admit to knowing nothing about Pinterest, but this makes it look interesting and useful.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, May 18, 2013 3:15 PM

Good guide

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10 Google Plus Communities Every Teacher should Know about

10 Google Plus Communities Every Teacher should Know about | Technology | Scoop.it
Google Plus has recently rolled out some very impressive updates to its features starting by improvements of the  page lay-out to improvements in Google Plus Communities.  Last year, Google...

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Bnahha Langarika's curator insight, May 20, 2013 4:16 PM

Para el que quiera aprender

Pearletta Wilson's comment, May 22, 2013 5:59 AM
It looks worth exploring but Google+ is blocked in my particular establishment so I'll check it our for personal development and possibilities in case the block is removed in future.
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NETS for Teachers

NETS for Teachers | Technology | Scoop.it

ISTE's NETS for Teachers (NETS•T) are the standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge educators need to teach, work, and learn in an increasingly connected global and digital society.

 

As technology integration continues to increase in our society, it is paramount that teachers possess the skills and behaviors of digital age professionals.

 

===> Moving forward, teachers must become comfortable being co-learners with their students and colleagues around the world. <===


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Wayne Pollock's curator insight, May 20, 2013 10:32 PM

A teacher is no longer the master of knowledge, only the facilitator who can guide the student away from the overwhelming amount of irrelevant information towards useful digital content. 

RichardBulpittSchool 's curator insight, May 21, 2013 1:49 AM

It's not about computer labs, it's about imbedding the technology into our content.

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The Importance Of Mobile Learning In (And Out Of) The Classroom

The Importance Of Mobile Learning In (And Out Of) The Classroom | Technology | Scoop.it
There has always been at least some sort of disconnect between how things like mobile learning are taught in a classroom and how things work in the 'real world'.

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Nicolas Reisini's curator insight, June 1, 2013 10:29 AM

Everybody needs access to this wherever they live or work. 

Mahani Mohamad's curator insight, June 2, 2013 12:41 PM

on m-learning > it's not the gadget!

Katherine McGehee's curator insight, June 13, 2013 11:26 AM

Check out this infographic http://www.upsidelearning.com/infographics/why-mobile-learning-is-the-future-of-workplace-learning/

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1:1 Computing: More Than Devices

1:1 Computing: More Than Devices | Technology | Scoop.it
Provoking thought and action toward effective digital teaching and learning THOUGHT LEADERSHIP | by Eliot Levinson, et al. This article is the second of three 1:1 computing papers from the BLEgroup...

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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, June 3, 2013 5:11 AM
Students need to be firmly trained by ALL in an institution to use mobile devices - both in and out of class.
TRUCE's curator insight, June 10, 2013 12:42 PM

Awesome info!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 22, 2013 4:51 PM

Great insights and thoughts. I think this supports the idea of effective ICT education.

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21st Century Skills: How do we get there?

What does it mean for a school to focus on 21st century skills? Is it starting a classroom blog and making your students do a PowerPoint presentation . . . o...
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Education Technology: Revolutionizing Personalized Learning & Student Assessment

On October 6, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a forum on education technology and its potential to transform the modern American cla...
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Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet, Computer, Listening Centers

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10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship

10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship | Technology | Scoop.it
YouTube has a firm place in the current classroom. From Khan Academy's videos to YouTube EDU and beyond, there's a reason all these videos are finding a home in schools. In an effort to help keep the

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malek's comment, May 25, 2013 12:17 PM
Could be useful in business presentation
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Sir Ken Robinson | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Sir Ken Robinson | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | Technology | Scoop.it

New Ken Robinson video from Discovery Education Network, posted May 6, 2013. Runs for about an hour. Always a great pleasure to listen to him.


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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:08 AM

He certainly is passionate about education.

Anake Goodall's curator insight, May 15, 2013 9:00 PM

Ken Robinson also has a couple fo great TED talks; provocative, inspiring and encouraging ...

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iPads in the classroom – A development of a taxonomy for the use of iPads in schools

The investigation shows that almost all objectives, teaching tasks and concepts of thecurriculum can be promoted with the aid of tablet computers. Nevertheless, a lot ofprerequisites in terms of hardware and software are required for a successful integration of tablets. In addition, there are some drawbacks, such as the lack of teacher training and slower text production.


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 18, 2013 2:28 PM

A useful ebook for integrating iPads into the classroom

Darren Smith's curator insight, May 19, 2013 6:45 PM

Interesting research.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 20, 2013 11:22 AM

I am once again grateful for all of the educators willing to share resources with the rest of us.  Nik has provided an insightful publication on the use of iPads in the classroom. 

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How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?

How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing? | Technology | Scoop.it

"Dear Lifehacker, I have been tasked to make a slideshow for an event at work. I don’t want to make a generic PowerPoint with just boring text or pictures. What are some ways I can enhance the slideshow so it looks impressive and knocks the socks off my audience?"


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Joaquín Ballester's comment, May 19, 2013 5:32 PM
I agree with you, Elke. PPT is more customizable and powerful.
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 20, 2013 10:06 AM

This appears to be an effective and practical article.

Marion Mulder's curator insight, May 22, 2013 6:00 AM

Oke - if you work in the corporate world there is just no escaping from having to create powerpoints at one point or another. You might as well create amzing one's while your at it. Here are some handy tips, do's & don'ts worth looking at

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Learnclick makes creating online tests quick and easy

Learnclick makes creating online tests quick and easy | Technology | Scoop.it

At http://www.learnclick.com it is very simple to create quizzes. For gap-filling exercises (so-called cloze tests) you just mark the words with your mouse. Learnclick.com also lets you generate drag & drop, drop down and matching exercises. You can insert images, video and sound into your quizzes. Share the quizzes with your students and view detailed statistics on how well your students performed. It is the ideal tool for language teachers.


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EiriniKaragiorgaki's curator insight, July 5, 2013 8:44 AM

Παίρνει ελληνικά ...δεν είναι δωρεάν :(

AnnaB's curator insight, July 5, 2013 9:24 AM

add your insight...

 
Lucja's comment, August 26, 2013 5:56 PM
what's a pity that free trial is only for three days
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Slides - The easiest way to create and share beautiful presentations.

Slides - The easiest way to create and share beautiful presentations. | Technology | Scoop.it
The easiest way to create and share beautiful presentations.

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taccle2's curator insight, May 17, 2013 4:33 AM

Anyone fancy trying this out ans reporting back?

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, May 20, 2013 11:52 AM
I tink it is awesome!!!!!!!
Sabine Soeder's curator insight, May 21, 2013 7:08 AM

Curious to explore what this tool can do for great presentations! If you have some experiences with Slides - please share.

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Top 10 Must & Important Free Windows Applications | Tech Web Stuff

Top 10 Must & Important Free Windows Applications | Tech Web Stuff | Technology | Scoop.it
Best & Must Have free windows applications to download with Ccleaner, Fences, TrueCrypt, Revo Uninstaller, 7Zip, Irfan View, Tweak UI, Unlocker, Launchy, Free Download Manager

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fareedullahzahid's comment, May 29, 2013 1:19 AM
good
jhon once's comment, May 30, 2013 11:55 PM
thanks, http://bestplanetseo.com/
Sean Tan's curator insight, May 31, 2013 7:06 PM

Quite important.