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Learnist: A Helpful Tool on the Road to Inquiry

Learnist: A Helpful Tool on the Road to Inquiry | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
The meaningful and careful use of technology is one of the most significant conversations in education today.
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Smartphones a Standard for Majority of Students by High School, Survey Finds

Smartphones a Standard for Majority of Students by High School, Survey Finds | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Parents see the potential in mobile apps for learning, but find that children tend to use them purely for entertainment, a nationwide survey finds.
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Solving the 'Boy Crisis' in Schools

Solving the 'Boy Crisis' in Schools | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
If we want to understand boy's underachievement in writing, literature, and languages we need look no further than the way boys perceive these subjects.
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Flipped Instruction or No Instruction?

Flipped Instruction or No Instruction? | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
David Ginsburg helps schools improve teaching and learning. Learn more about David's work, and connect with him through email and LinkedIn. Also, follow him on Twitter.

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PBL Course Development: Collaboration Among Colleagues

PBL Course Development: Collaboration Among Colleagues | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
At Sammamish High School, we're developing and implementing a comprehensive problem-based learning program for all of our students. Working closely with my peers during this process has become one of
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Augmented Reality Is Going Mobile--and Coming to a Classroom Near You -- THE Journal

Augmented Reality Is Going Mobile--and Coming to a Classroom Near You -- THE Journal | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
What was once a futuristic technology is now giving students an immersive way to learn from the world around them.
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The Ultimate Education Reform: Messy Learning & Problem Solving

The Ultimate Education Reform: Messy Learning & Problem Solving | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
If we can teach kids to solve messy problems before they graduate, they might have better luck solving messy problems when they start running the world, says Tim Holt.
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Schools seeking best digital tools | SeacoastOnline.com

Schools seeking best digital tools | SeacoastOnline.com | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
HAMPTON — As the technologists at Winnacunnet High School look forward to the future, they know two things for sure in the ever-changing landscape that is 21st-century education: They need comprehensive wireless Internet access and they need modern...
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SmartBlog on Education - So your school wants a mobile app - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - So your school wants a mobile app - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
A recent Pew Internet study on cell phone use in the United States revealed that in 2012, 85% of Americans used mobile phones to do much more than just mak
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21st-Century Projects Inspire Global Citizenship Plus Creativity

21st-Century Projects Inspire Global Citizenship Plus Creativity | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
This is the second in a special Edutopia blog series about developing 21st century skills through project-based learning. In the first post, "Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity!
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OPINION: You Can Lead a Class to Technology But Only Pedagogy Makes Kids Think

OPINION: You Can Lead a Class to Technology But Only Pedagogy Makes Kids Think | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
In this prickly NYT op-ed, Pamela Paul bemoans the rise of game-based learning, pointing the finger directly at education technologists who "believe computer games (the classroom euphemism for video games) should be part of classroom lessons at increasingly...
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“Flipped classrooms”: You keep using that word...

“Flipped classrooms”: You keep using that word... | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
... but I do not think it means what you think it means. One of my favorite lines from "The Princess Bride." If you’re not familiar with the movie, this
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App-for-All: Should Every School Build Its Own Mobile App?

App-for-All: Should Every School Build Its Own Mobile App? | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
SchoolInfoApp helps schools embrace a mobile-first strategy with its custom mobile apps.
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Response: Ways To Observe Teachers Without Demoralizing Them

Response: Ways To Observe Teachers Without Demoralizing Them | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival...
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SmartBlog on Education - Making learning viral - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - Making learning viral - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
This post begins in a place that’s far away from, well, just about everything. We’re traveling to place called Zuni Pueblo in northern New Mexico. Zuni is
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SmartBlog on Education - The imperative for a communications audit and plan - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - The imperative for a communications audit and plan - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
The 21st century has already brought enormous changes to the ways in which we gather, process and exchange information. Social media platforms, such as Fac
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create-Ed: The Link Between Mindset and Creativity


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22 Simple Ideas for Harnessing Creativity in the Elementary Classroom

22 Simple Ideas for Harnessing Creativity in the Elementary Classroom | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Trisha Riche' is a kindergarten inclusion teacher at R. L. Brown Elementary in Jacksonville, FL. The grade-level chair at her school, Trisha was selected as one of the top ten most innovative educat
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Thinking About Chromebooks? Here's Everything You Need to Know First -- THE Journal

Thinking About Chromebooks? Here's Everything You Need to Know First -- THE Journal | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
At under $300 a device, Chromebooks are an attractive alternative to pricier laptops and tablets. Learn everything you need to know about deploying them from two districts who have taken the plunge.
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Running the ROI numbers on BYOD

Running the ROI numbers on BYOD | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
With hard data in short supply, the true value of bring-your-own-device policies is in the eye of the beholder. Insider (registration required)
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Tech plan passes for Denville schools

Tech plan passes for Denville schools | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
DENVILLE TWP. --  The pre K-8 Board of Education passed a three-year technology plan Monday, April 15, with the goal of further integrating smart boards, document cameras and curriculum that uses technology into the classroom.
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Getting Real About Educational Technology

Getting Real About Educational Technology | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
It's time to stop looking at technology in the classroom as something teachers must either embrace or reject, says a 5th grade teacher, and to start having a more nuanced conversation.
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Amanda Todd's Mom On Online Safety

Amanda Todd's Mom On Online Safety | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Amanda Todd’s mother is using her daughter’s tragic story to warn parents to update old "stranger danger" lessons and focus on social media interactions.
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Introducing Mobile Technology Into Your Classroom: Structures and Routines

Introducing Mobile Technology Into Your Classroom: Structures and Routines | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
It can be intimidating to try something new in your classroom. This is especially true with technology. I believe that technology should make the work of teachers easier while creating an environment
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SmartBlog on Education - Integration. Infusion. Immersion. - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - Integration. Infusion. Immersion. - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Search Google for “Technology Integration” and you get nearly 2.8 million hits. Search Google for “Technology Infusion” and you get more than 66,000 hit
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SmartBlog on Education - Ungraded students - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - Ungraded students - SmartBrief, Inc. SmartBlogs | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Two years ago, seventh-grade history became the only ungraded class in the school. The administration agreed to let me try it, as a means of empowering stu
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