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Digital library aims to expand kids' media literacy.

Digital library aims to expand kids' media literacy. | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it

On the ground floor of the city's main library, an odd experiment is taking place, one that could determine what your neighborhood library looks like in 10 years.

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Tweeting the future of student journalism | eSchool News

Tweeting the future of student journalism | eSchool News | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
When the undefeated Patriots football team of Freedom High School in Bethlehem Township, Pa., played the Emmaus Green Hornets on Friday night, Freedom senior Tyler Alicea had his heart in the game—and his mind and hands on his phone.
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The Right Tech Tool at the Right Time | Edutopia

The Right Tech Tool at the Right Time | Edutopia | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Teacher/tech blogger Nicholas Provenzano retools his strategy for the less tech-savvy.
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Kiel eSchool provides students an opportunity for self-paced learning | Herald Times Reporter | htrnews.com

Kiel eSchool provides students an opportunity for self-paced learning | Herald Times Reporter | htrnews.com | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
KIEL — Jaime Marquissee, 16, a student in the Kiel School District, has been taking all of her classes online since February through the Kiel eSchool.
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Google Apps is the hottest thing in schools, but some parents worry about privacy

Google Apps is the hottest thing in schools, but some parents worry about privacy | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
The free program, with its host of tools, allows students to access their class work from home, the library or anywhere they have Internet access.
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Hiding in the Cloud: Great Classroom Tools -- Campus Technology

Hiding in the Cloud: Great Classroom Tools -- Campus Technology | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Even as many institutions grapple with their cloud strategies, faculty are taking advantage of cloud-based services to rev up their classes and engage students.
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Online textbooks moving into Washington area schools

Online textbooks moving into Washington area schools | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Online books are seeping into schools. Starting this fall, almost all Fairfax middle and high school students are using online textbooks in social studies.
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dy/dan » Blog Archive » Five Lessons On Teaching From Angry Birds That Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With Parabolas

dy/dan » Blog Archive » Five Lessons On Teaching From Angry Birds That Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With Parabolas | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it

Five Lessons On Teaching From Angry Birds That Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With Parabolas.

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Colleges struggle with students' data demand.

Colleges struggle with students' data demand. | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Last year, the largest number of wireless devices connected to the Mizzou system at any one time was 900. Already this year, the campus has hit 8,000.
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Media Use Among U.S. Children: Where Are the Books?

Media Use Among U.S. Children: Where Are the Books? | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Literacy and Literature in the Internet Age

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Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Redesigning the 21st Century Classroom | Suzemuse – Create. Share. Learn. Be Brilliant.

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The Daring Librarian: Wikipedia is not wicked!

The Daring Librarian: Wikipedia is not wicked! | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
The Darling Librarian explains why K-12 teachers and college professors have to get over their disdain for Wikipedia and provides tips on how students can be taught to use it effectively.
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How to practice safe social networking | eSchool News

How to practice safe social networking | eSchool News | 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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Schools | Schools learn to work with cell phones in class | The Detroit News

Schools | Schools learn to work with cell phones in class | The Detroit News | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
As technology evolves, society often follows, which is why some Metro Detroit schools are softening their former restrictions on cellphone use in the classroom.
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College Admissions Officials Turn to Facebook to Research Students - US News and World Report

College Admissions Officials Turn to Facebook to Research Students - US News and World Report | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Instead of posting harmful information, use social media networks to showcase your strengths.
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'Flipped' classrooms take advantage of technology

'Flipped' classrooms take advantage of technology | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
A growing number of teachers digitally record lectures, then upload them to iTunes and assign them as homework.
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Off the Beaten Path -- THE Journal

Off the Beaten Path -- THE Journal | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Making sure students in rural areas get the same quality of educational experience as their counterparts in urban and suburban neighborhoods can be enhanced by the right kind of technology implementation.
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Education Week: Questioning Our Mania for Education Technology

Education Week: Questioning Our Mania for Education Technology | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Funding professional development and teacher retention may not be as thrilling as giving every student an iPad, but it’s more likely to help kids learn, argues Jack Schneider.
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Teachability: Mobile Learning: Will Digital Promise Prove to be Fruitful?

Teachability is an environment for passionate teachers to connect, discuss, learn and improve. An environment where questions are welcome and breakthroughs are celebrated.
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Can e-readers encourage students to read more?

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Barnes & Noble's e-reader is making a big impact on the students in Scott High School's Advanced Placement English literature courses. 'It has completely revolutionized the class,' says teacher Shannon Henson.
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St. Leo U Opens Digital Classroom for Teacher Prep

St. Leo U Opens Digital Classroom for Teacher Prep | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
A school of education in Florida recently opened its first digital classroom to help prepare students for what they'll find in the 21st century classes where they'll be teaching one day.
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Dawn of the New Literacies

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Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Getting Specific About Critical Thinking

Everyone supports teaching students to "think critically," but very few educators have a clear idea of exactly what skills students need to do so, says a principal who teaches literature classes.
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Kindergarten Is the Model for Lifelong Learning | Edutopia

Kindergarten Is the Model for Lifelong Learning | Edutopia | The 21st Century Educator | Scoop.it
Let's keep teaching creativity throughout school and adulthood.
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