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A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century

A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's empty phraseology designed to sound like we are preparing for the future when we are already living in that future; and no one believes that what passes for a typical classroom today will be the classroom experience even 10 years from now, let...
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dephunked's comment, January 29, 2013 4:45 PM
and when I say this most people say 'but I like to learn', and they obviously missed the point... think pre-language humans / post-language humans, we will take for granted that everyone masters our language, id est the sum of all human knowledge.
dephunked's comment, January 29, 2013 4:47 PM
we´ll take the worlds knowledge for granted, just like our previous language, just like our tap-water, just like we´ve always assimilated our technology and made it a part of who we are, our cultural/social identity, it´s the human condition,
Chandan Gupta's curator insight, April 2, 2013 3:39 PM

Of course, it should be in system should be synced, but not as a whole. Partially, the system can be implemented. In my point of view it is must to adopt the advancement. Avoiding the thinking of classroom, the system must understand about the participation of the student.

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Implications for the Future, Social Media, OER, ICT Adaptation, Educational Technology.
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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 | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - Education Matters - (tech and non-tech)
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Four Reasons to Worry About "Personalized Learning" - Alfie Kohn

Tocqueville’s observations about the curious version of democracy that Americans were cultivating in the 1830s have served as a touchstone for social scientists ever since. One sociologist writes about the continued relevance of what Tocqueville noticed way back then, particularly the odd fact that we cherish our commitment to individualism yet experience a “relentless pressure . . . (Read More)
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How Islamic State extremists use social media to recruit

How Islamic State extremists use social media to recruit | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Expert Sara Khan explains the tactics she's seen Islamic State fighters use to recruit teenagers from the UK.
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Teacher's Guide to Teaching Using Social Media

Teacher's Guide to Teaching Using Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
This infographic profiling a teacher's guide to social media was produced by Online Colleges, and appeared on EdTech Digest.
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Making sense of open educational resources | Tony Bates

Making sense of open educational resources | Tony Bates | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, February 18, 5:39 PM

Gives a quick overview of OER

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Educational Technology Guy: Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom

Educational Technology Guy: Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Four Important Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Four Important Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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36 Expert Theories About Social Media [Infographic]

36 Expert Theories About Social Media [Infographic] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
When Fast Company asked 36 social media experts for their bite-sized philosophies on social media theory, answers ran the gamut, from the snarky and facetious to the downright serious. Take all of th…
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Jeremy Cooke's curator insight, February 16, 6:21 AM

easier said than done of course - but I get the drift OK ..

karen mcgrath's curator insight, February 27, 4:58 AM
A useful guide for the classroom
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50 tips to develop and run your online courses

50 tips to develop and run your online courses | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In addition to the already full plates of educators, in-house online content and course development remains a challenge. With a healthy dose of optimism and motivation to better serve their current, digitally-inclined
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Assessment and Rubrics

Assessment and Rubrics | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, cooperative learning, research process/report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.
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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 12, 6:32 AM
A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, cooperative learning, research process/report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=rubric


Mike Clare's curator insight, February 12, 3:40 PM

As with any assessment modify to your students needs

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Good websites

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Open informational ecosystems: The missing link for sharing resources for education | Kerres | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Open informational ecosystems: The missing link for sharing resources for education | Kerres | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Open informational ecosystems: The missing link for sharing resources for education
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Of Teachers and Educational Technology

Of Teachers and Educational Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
With the digital revolution spreading its wings into all aspects of society, its inroads into academia are unavoidable. It is therefore essential that teachers be prepared both mentally and skill-wise in the use of technology in the classroom....
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How ISIS Lures British Muslim Girls

How ISIS Lures British Muslim Girls | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The female recruits find the "promise of an Islamist utopia" compelling on social media.
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Today's terrorists are as social media-savvy as any marketer

Today's terrorists are as social media-savvy as any marketer | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Virtual communities need to realise that the tweet can be more powerful than the bullet in this world of cyberterrorist realities.
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SageRave's curator insight, February 25, 10:24 AM

This frightening observation merits closer examination. Imagine what you could do if you exploited every avenue available to build your business.

Chandran's curator insight, February 25, 6:48 PM

We need to be careful. 

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the classroom, positions it as a vital life skill and provides 12 positive examples of classroom use.
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Facebook Still Dominates Social Media In The US — Nobody Else Is Even Close

Facebook Still Dominates Social Media In The US — Nobody Else Is Even Close | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
More people still use Facebook than any other social network.
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Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems

Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Learning management systems, like Blackboard and Moodle, have helped educators manage assignments. However, the LMS can be an obstacle to letting students take their work with them while connecting to the greater world.
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Math, Science, History: Games Break Boundaries Between Subjects

Math, Science, History: Games Break Boundaries Between Subjects | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Game-based learning forces students to apply knowledge in a contextualized way, it creates an interdisciplinary learning experience where subject-specific knowledge is used in a context that requires diverse applications. The borders between disciplines become fuzzy and ambiguous.
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The Evolution of Blended Learning

The Evolution of Blended Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The concept of "blended learning", which was introduced as early as 2000, has assumed more importance than ever before and has transformed from a theoretical concept with rudimentary applications to an essential part of mainstream education...
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Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, February 15, 7:53 PM

The author points out very rightly that, "Blended learning is an evolving, dynamic organism that cannot be forced into a custom template, and that Good blending comes from establishing equilibrium between the learner and the learning objective".

Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, February 15, 7:56 PM

The author points out very rightly that, "Blended learning is an evolving, dynamic organism that cannot be forced into a custom template, and that Good blending comes from establishing equilibrium between the learner and the learning objective".

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 2, 3:28 PM

How has blended learning changed over the past decade? This article helps identify some of the ways it has.

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How To Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources You Can Use [Infographic]

How To Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources You Can Use [Infographic] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Infographic from the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning that can help you find free educational resources you can use, alter and share.
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Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Edutopia's Made With Play series takes a look at game-like learning principles in action and commercial games in real classrooms -- and offers tips and tools for bringing them into your own practice.
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4 Archetypes of Top Social Media Influencers

4 Archetypes of Top Social Media Influencers | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder what traits are associated with the top influencers in your industry? An examination of the top social media influencers led to the following 4 archetypes.  Attributes of Social...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 11, 4:32 PM

This is an interesting article which will take some reading and re-reading to think about what the message is.

 

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