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UNESCO IITE - Publications - Open Educational Resources in the People’s Republic of China: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects for Development

UNESCO IITE - Publications - Open Educational Resources in the People’s Republic of China: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects for Development | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

IITE has published a new analytical survey “Open Educational Resources in the People’s Republic of China: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects for Development” prepared by Chunyan Wang and Guodong Zhao.

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Five keys to Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) in teaching practice (High Quality)

Five keys to Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) in teaching practice (High Quality) | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Five keys to Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) in teaching practice (High Quality)...
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kati conde's curator insight, December 17, 2013 5:37 AM

Los entornos personales de aprendizaje en la práctica docente. Claves. Utilidad.

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This has some great applications and justifications for creating/using PLE in the classroom.  

Melissa Wicklund's comment, September 17, 12:31 PM
I love this Scoop! It is a great visual on how to make our classrooms much more personalized. Have you tried any of these? I would be interested to how you are using this graphic in your classroom.
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The rise of e-reading | Pew Internet Libraries

The rise of e-reading | Pew Internet Libraries | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them.

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Top 10 Interactive Whiteboard Websites & Resources for the Classroom (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision.com

Top 10 Interactive Whiteboard Websites & Resources for the Classroom (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision.com | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Looking for new ideas for using your Interactive Whiteboard? This list includes our Top 10 Whiteboard technology websites and resources for your classroom.
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3 Major Publishers Sue Open-Education Textbook Start-Up - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

3 Major Publishers Sue Open-Education Textbook Start-Up - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Open-education resources have been hailed as a trove of freely available information that can be used to build textbooks at virtually no cost. But a copyright lawsuit filed last month presents a potential roadblock for the burgeoning movement.

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Why We Need Big, Bold Science Fiction

Why We Need Big, Bold Science Fiction | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sci-Fi used to be about bold engineering, and so was America. PM's Glenn Harlan Reynolds says that's the spirit we need to recapture. No more depressing dystopias—give us sci-fi that inspires people to dream big.
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A Tour of High-Quality Open Education Resources (OER) for Writing

A Tour of High-Quality Open Education Resources (OER) for Writing | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Todd Blake Finley, PhD is an Associate Professor of English Education at East Carolina University in C&I.

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100 more social media statistics for 2012 -The Social Skinny

100 more social media statistics for 2012 -The Social Skinny | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's hard keeping up to date with social media statistics because reading 50 trillion articles every week isn't exactly time efficient. You know what IS time efficient?
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2012 Journal of Interactive Media in Education

2012 Journal of Interactive Media in Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
JIME Special Issue on Open Educational Resources
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Educational Technology Guy: National Wildlife Federation resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy: National Wildlife Federation resources for Educators | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has some great resources for educators on their web site. There is a news section, wildlife animal information and resources, environment and global climate change resources, and much more.

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The Role of Social Media for Libraries, Part I

The Role of Social Media for Libraries, Part I | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

I’m working on increasing our reach through social media channels. As I write this, we have 210 followers and follow 137 accounts on Twitter, and 142 likes and 47 check-ins on Facebook. We usually get a few clicks on the links we post, and a couple of times per month someone will retweet one of our tweets or like one of our Facebook posts.

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TED: Regina Dugan: From mach-20 glider to humming bird drone

TED: Regina Dugan: From mach-20 glider to humming bird drone | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" asks Regina Dugan, then director of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

 

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Inspiring Teachers - Tips - How to Involve and Engage Students - classroom resources

Inspiring Teachers - Tips - How to Involve and Engage Students - classroom resources | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Inspiring Teachers is a teacher-created organization with free online resources including teaching tips, articles, and providing practical user-friendly resources for busy teachers.
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CODENOW: A STARTUP NON-PROFIT THAT TEACHES KIDS TO CODE

CODENOW: A STARTUP NON-PROFIT THAT TEACHES KIDS TO CODE | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Coding is the new literacy. It gives individuals the power to innovate and create. We need to empower our youth - especially those from underrepresented communities - to be the next great technology pioneers.
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Project Based Learning in French | BPS Educational Technology Team

Project Based Learning in French | BPS Educational Technology Team | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Madame Price, a French instructor at Burlington High School has been creating some engaging lessons in her French IV and V classes.

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Educational Technology Guy: 52 Google Docs Secrets for Students

Educational Technology Guy: 52 Google Docs Secrets for Students | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Google Docs is one of my favorite resources for myself, other teachers, and students. I use it constantly and when I share it with other teachers, friends, or my students, they are usually impressed and start using it too.

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Who creates Open Educational Resources?

Who creates Open Educational Resources? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
As we've mentioned before, Open Educational Resources have been around for over 10 years now. And OER have been created and shared by a wide range of teachers, schools, nonprofits, and even commercial businesses.
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Top 10 Educational Technology Resources for the Classroom (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision.com

Top 10 Educational Technology Resources for the Classroom (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision.com | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Engage students in your classroom with our Top 10 favorite interactive educational technology resources. These websites will help you create new and captivating lesson plans for your curriculum.
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Browse: Collection: Global Words | OER Commons

Browse: Collection: Global Words | OER Commons | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Global Words shares cross-curricular #OER for ELA, HSS & global citizenship.
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Tinkering and Technological Imagination in Educational Technology

Tinkering and Technological Imagination in Educational Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Given the infusion of technology in almost every aspect of our lives, the education sector is struggling on how to integrate it into the classroom.  We have seen current trends and attempts for th...
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The Social Media Way to Follow Up After an Interview

The Social Media Way to Follow Up After an Interview | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Everyone has their own personal social media policy.
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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
AASL Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning (AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning ~ featuring tons of Web 2.0 tools for the classroom.)...
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Remedial classes for undergraduates

Remedial classes for undergraduates | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Universities are being forced to lay on remedial classes for new undergraduates because many are struggling to write essays, use grammar and punctuation and build arguments.

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