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Three Rs of Asian education: rigorous, rigid and results

Three Rs of Asian education: rigorous, rigid and results | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
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Education Reform: Welcoming Strangers | Thoughtful Learning: Curriculum for 21st Century Skills, Inquiry, Project-based Learning, and Problem-based Learning

Education Reform: Welcoming Strangers | Thoughtful Learning: Curriculum for 21st Century Skills, Inquiry, Project-based Learning, and Problem-based Learning | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Thoughtful Learning: Curriculum for 21st Century Skills, Inquiry, Project-based Learning, and Problem-based Learning, including Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Communicating, Collaborating, Building Arguments, Understanding...
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Why Education Without Creativity Isn't Enough | Fast Company

Why Education Without Creativity Isn't Enough | Fast Company | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Science and math won't improve U.S. job prospects. But creativity will.
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Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom | Edutopia

Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom | Edutopia | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
A school district in Indiana takes on the project of bringing clean drinking water to people in Haiti.
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Education Week: Publishers Turn to Cloud Computing to Offer Digital Content

Education Week: Publishers Turn to Cloud Computing to Offer Digital Content | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
But schools are just beginning to tap into the cloud because most lack the technological resources or knowledge for how to do it.
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Tech Drive By | Edutopia

Tech Drive By | Edutopia | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Blogger and technology curriculum specialist Nick Provenzano provides tips for performing a...
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An Indiana School System Goes Digital

An Indiana School System Goes Digital | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
In Munster, Ind., a school system turned to laptops and interactive computer programs in a million-dollar digital makeover that included a rental laptop for every student.
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Education Week: Moving Digital Learning Beyond the 'Wow' Factor

Education Week: Moving Digital Learning Beyond the 'Wow' Factor | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Students in Mooresville, N.C., have come to expect regular access to digital learning tools, which have become as commonplace as pencils and paper.
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How To Teach Kids 'Digital Literacy'? Build A Private Social Network Playground For Them. - Forbes

How To Teach Kids 'Digital Literacy'? Build A Private Social Network Playground For Them. - Forbes | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
The School at Columbia University built a private social network for its students, to give them a place to practice and experiment with social networking, without leaving a permanent trace on the Internet.
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Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom | Edutopia

Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom | Edutopia | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Teaching digital citizenship and internet safety is a lot more meaningful when students can engage in authentic online experiences.
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High School Students Learning by Skype - US News and World Report

High School Students Learning by Skype - US News and World Report | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Skype in the classroom connects teachers across the globe and gives new meaning to distance education.
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How Finland became an education leader

How Finland became an education leader | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Harvard professor Tony Wagner explains how the nation achieved extraordinary successes by deemphasizing testing...
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Why Education Without Creativity Isn't Enough | Fast Company

Why Education Without Creativity Isn't Enough | Fast Company | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Science and math won't improve U.S. job prospects. But creativity will.
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Salamander Study Enlists New York City Seventh Graders

The Parks Department is enlisting middle schoolers to help document city-dwelling salamanders, amphibians that are valuable indicators of the condition of forests.
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Education Week: Districts Tackle Questions Surrounding BYOT Policy

Education Week: Districts Tackle Questions Surrounding BYOT Policy | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
"Bring-your-own-technology" to school efforts are prompting schools to determine how to set rules for using student-owned computing devices for learning.
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The All-Digital Library -- THE Journal

The All-Digital Library -- THE Journal | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
A private high school in Massachusetts has replaced its traditional library with a collaborative, all-digital facility.
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More Facebook friends linked to bigger brain areas

More Facebook friends linked to bigger brain areas | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have found a direct link between the number of friends a person has on Facebook and the size of certain brain regions, raising the possibility that using online social networks...
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How to practice safe social networking.

How to practice safe social networking. | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
The popularity of smart phones and social networking sites is keeping a growing number of students connected—to danger, deception, and a loss of academic or career opportunities if they aren’t careful.
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Education Week: Building the Digital District

Education Week: Building the Digital District | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
The 1-to-1 laptop program in Mooresville, N.C., is producing results and helping other districts develop a strategy to link technology to achievement.
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Hechinger Report | Kindergarteners at the keyboard

Hechinger Report | Kindergarteners at the keyboard | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Informing the Public about Education through Quality Journalism...
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How YouTube Is Changing The Classroom

How YouTube Is Changing The Classroom | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Some educators think they've found a solution to a laundry list of age-old problems teachers have faced in reaching students. So how exactly might putting lecture videos online help students learn?
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AP English Class Gets Hooked on Nooks -- THE Journal

AP English Class Gets Hooked on Nooks -- THE Journal | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
One Advanced Placement English Literature class is swapping books for Nooks, and the tablets are revolutionizing the way students are preparing for their AP exam.
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