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The 21st Century
Implications for the Future, Social Media, OER, ICT Adaptation, Educational Technology.
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Save The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus - Could be useful on April Fools Day

Save The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus - Could be useful on April Fools Day | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Information about the endangered Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus and what you can do to save it.
Dr. Susan Bainbridge's insight:

I use this at the beginning of each school year. I give students the site and then tell them they have one hour for their group to create a presentation. I try to send them to different rooms to work. Usually none of them realize it's a hoax. After the presentations I tell them that the site is not valid and to be very careful when researching online. If there are groups that realize it isn't valid information. I have them present at the end.

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April Fools' Day in the Classroom: Eight Resources for Teachers

April Fools' Day in the Classroom: Eight Resources for Teachers | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
I still remember April Fools' Day when I was a fourth grader. A reading comprehension worksheet went out to the class, and in minutes, we were all dumbfounded. The story and questions were incomprehen
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