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Coding for Kids: Free Websites That Teach Kids Programming

Coding for Kids: Free Websites That Teach Kids Programming | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
With the Internet an integral part of everyone's daily lives for both business and pleasure, learning basic programming isn't just a smart idea, it's an essential skill for grown-ups and children alik
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Students are excited about coding.  This scoop provides options to get started.

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Great Articles & Sources You Must Know To Learn About Free Technology For Teachers

Great Articles & Sources You Must Know To Learn About Free Technology For Teachers | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Technology for teachers changes the way of teaching like teachers now can review and assess students learning online. EdTechReview.in provides all the information regarding free technology for teachers.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, October 27, 2015 9:45 AM

Here are some great resources for learning Technology FREE!.  Check them out.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 27, 2015 10:30 AM

adicionar sua visão ...

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 10, 2015 4:23 AM

Des sites anglophones intéressants !

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BrainPOP Spotlight: Digital Citizenship. Movies, quizzes, activities, teacher resources and video tutorials

BrainPOP Spotlight: Digital Citizenship. Movies, quizzes, activities, teacher resources and video tutorials | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Digital Citizenship
If you’re reading this, chances are you have access to the Internet. But how much do you really know about the information superhighway—and how familiar are you with its dangers, rules of conduct, and most important features? Tim and Moby will bring you up to speed in this BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship. You’ll learn what Blogs are; how E-mail and IM (instant messaging) systems work; and the best ways to conduct an Internet Search. If you’re writing a paper or report, our Online Sources topic will show you how different types of websites can help you with your research, while our topics on Plagiarism and Copyright will explain how to avoid costly mistakes that could earn you failing grades. You’ll learn how to make sure your personal information stays private, while our topics on Digital Etiquette and Cyberbullying will show you why it’s important to treat others the way you’d want to be treated—even in cyberspace! Finally, take a look at the annoying, destructive buggers known as Computer Viruses, and learn how to keep them off of your hard drive. So open up your browser, bookmark this site, and let the learning begin!
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Webonauts Internet Academy | PBS KIDS GO!

The Webonauts Internet Academy game teaches kids about key issues of web safety and good citizenship.
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5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about Digital Citizenship ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about Digital Citizenship ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
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Looking for new resources to use my upcoming Digital Citizenship Unit.

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A Beautiful Classroom Poster On Steps for Good Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Classroom Poster On Steps for Good Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - Education Matters - (tech and non-tech)
See on educatorstechnology.com

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Julie Disbrow's curator insight, March 7, 2015 12:12 PM

This is a nice visual for students

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321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology

321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy!

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Sirin Karadeniz's curator insight, June 11, 2014 3:30 PM

321 Free Tools for Teachers

Marisol Pamela Hernández Orellana's curator insight, June 14, 2014 9:04 AM

Un interesante listado Que nos permite Navegar citar correctamente según norma APA o aquellas que nos permiten generar nuestras propias infografías!!!! vamos....explore, juegue con ellas e innove!!!

Erika Altensee's curator insight, June 20, 2014 8:18 AM

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Junior activity zone in our learning centre

Junior activity zone in our learning centre | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
We love the bright colours, flexible furniture, shelving height and comfy booth seating. Houses our Junior fiction collection, fairy tales, puppets and puppet…
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Younger children are able to locate books more easily with front facing books in bins such as these.  Wheels enable for quick rearranging.

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Waller Middle School Library Media Center's Awesome iMovie

We have an awesome library with a lot of awesome books, according to Mrs. Ashcraft and our students! This video shows a clip of each one of our library aides...
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A Student-Centered Universal BYOT Policy Template For Schools

A Student-Centered Universal BYOT Policy Template For Schools | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
A Student-Centered Universal BYOT Policy Template For Schools

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, November 8, 2013 5:42 PM

Built on trust please.

GwynethJones's curator insight, November 9, 2013 11:13 AM

We SO need this!!  We trust you!

Allan Shaw's curator insight, November 10, 2013 12:14 AM

This is a nicely worded document that captures much, not quite all, that I would see as required in the school context in which I operate.

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21st Century School Libraries, Parent Engagement and Student Achievement


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Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, November 10, 2013 7:48 AM
This has inspired me to try and create something similar.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 7:49 AM

This is great! Have a look and see what you could create if you had the time :) One day I will do the same. 

 

Tricia Adams's curator insight, November 14, 2013 12:25 PM

Interesting...

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Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement

Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
An important new study of Pennsylvania's schools shows that students in schools with full-time librarians score substantially higher on reading and writing tests than their counterparts in schools that lack librarians.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 15, 2013 1:33 PM

Its about time the UK had a study like this!

Anita Vance's curator insight, November 17, 2013 2:16 PM

Continuing to find support for keeping or adding this position in our schools....

Pam Huff's curator insight, December 2, 2013 4:55 PM

Substantiation for keeping full time librarians in every school. 

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Non-verbal classroom management tips

Non-verbal classroom management tips | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
This is the second post in the new series I’m introducing on The Cornerstone called Real Teachers, Real Tips. Each month, I’ll invite one educator to share a few classroom management tips that have worked in his or her classroom. I’m hoping to feature a wide cross-section of teachers from all different parts of the…

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GwynethJones's curator insight, October 24, 2015 6:54 PM

My Mom once told me when I started teaching that you need to collect as MANY tricks & tips for your classroom management grab bag as possible!

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, October 25, 2015 9:15 AM

Useful tips for new elementary librarians!

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Learn the Ropes on Digital Citizenship - For Kids & Teens...Sites

Learn the Ropes on Digital Citizenship - For Kids & Teens...Sites | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
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Digizen - Kids

Digizen - Kids | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Digizen - Internet Social Networking advice and guidance for young people, parents and teachers
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Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom | The 21st Century Elementary Library | 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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Digital Citizenship Poster for Elementary Classrooms | Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Poster for Elementary Classrooms | Common Sense Media | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
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WeAreTeachers: 20 Things New Teachers Really, Really Need to Know (According to The Vets)

WeAreTeachers: 20 Things New Teachers Really, Really Need to Know (According to The Vets) | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Are your knees knocking at the thought of walking into a classroom for the very first time this fall? Have no fear!

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Still Relevant: Three School Library Systems Doing It Right

Still Relevant: Three School Library Systems Doing It Right | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Despite many K-12 libraries finding themselves on the chopping block in the budget cuts of recent years, I believe this aspect of student learning is essential for academic and real-world success. Librarians, information associates, media center specialists - call them what you want, but these professionals are just as important to student success as homeroom teachers and administrators.
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Library Furniture | Library Shelving | Library Furniture installation

Library Furniture | Library Shelving | Library Furniture installation | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Thamesgate Furniture is the UK’s specialist supplier of ergonomically designed school and
library furniture with innovative designs for libraries, study spaces, and learning resource centres.

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How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

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How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different by Terry Heick This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the… (RT @Learning1st: How is 21st Century Thinking Different?

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The 21st century is challenging old notions of ...

The 21st century is challenging old notions of ... | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Technology and collaborative work environments are changing the design of learning spaces. The idea that students must be seated at desks working in rows is quickly becoming archaic.

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36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads

36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads | The 21st Century Elementary Library | Scoop.it

In short, it is a student-centered, Constructivist approach to learning that requires critical thinking, and benefits from technology, collaboration, resourcefulness, and other modern learning skills that never seem to fall out of favor themselves.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 16, 2013 3:30 AM

A neat mix for you to explore for your inquiry learning iPad needs.

Stacey Campo's curator insight, October 17, 2013 2:24 PM

This is a great resource for conversation, exploration, and digging in!

Carey Leahy's curator insight, November 11, 2013 12:26 AM

St Oliver Plunkett Primary School has put together a useful image that can help you populate your iPad–or classroom of iPads–with apps that support inquiry-based learning.

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The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age

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The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age

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