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Educational Technology Guy: BlueHarvest - assessment, feedback, portfolio tool

Educational Technology Guy: BlueHarvest - assessment, feedback, portfolio tool | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

BlueHarvest is a new resource that allows teachers to assess students and provide feedback to them. You can record formative assessments, make written, video and audio comments, upload files and artifacts for portfolios, text and email feedback, and collect and analyze data on student proficiency.

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Use Project-Based Learning to Meet the National Educational Technology Standards

Use Project-Based Learning to Meet the National Educational Technology Standards | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,...
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Students create their own 3D content

Students create their own 3D content | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Some tech-savvy school districts are helping students take knowledge and creativity into their own hands by giving them the chance to create their own 3D content.

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New to social media? Learn to use it as a library tool in new eCourse | American Libraries Magazine

New to social media? Learn to use it as a library tool in new eCourse | American Libraries Magazine | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community. (RT @ALA_TechSource: New to social media?
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Free BlueSprig App Addresses Mobile Security -- THE Journal

Free BlueSprig App Addresses Mobile Security -- THE Journal | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A company that addresses mobile security has released a free security app and location tool that lets the user track down the whereabouts of his or her smartphone and wipe data remotely from its memory.
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Dr. Susan Bainbridge's comment, April 26, 2012 6:41 PM
Glad you liked this, Looks like a handy app.
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Openness - 94 Resources - EDUCAUSE

Openness - 94 Resources -  EDUCAUSE | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

EDUCAUSE values sharing, collaboration, and open access to knowledge and resources, and thus supports technologies, applications, and approaches that foster openness. Embracing openness as a core value commits EDUCAUSE to helping both its institutional and corporate members engage the topic on a sustained basis, with the goal of maximizing the flexibility and creativity with which members can advance their missions.

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Use Project-Based Learning to Meet the National Educational Technology Standards - Andrew K. Miller

Use Project-Based Learning to Meet the National Educational Technology Standards - Andrew K. Miller | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

his post originally appeared on Edutopia, a site created by the George Lucas Educational Foundation, dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by using digital media to document, disseminate, and advocate for innovative, replicable strategies that prepare students.

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10 of the best Pinterest tools and apps – Simply Zesty

10 of the best Pinterest tools and apps – Simply Zesty | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A selection of ten of the best Pinterest apps, hacks and tips that will help you get even more out of the service, or use it for even more fun!
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The Digital Writer's Guide to Social Media

The Digital Writer's Guide to Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Digital Writer, Sean Platt, walks you step-by-step through the social media process.
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Guess How Many Top 25 Business Schools Don’t Teach Social Media/Business - Forbes

Guess How Many Top 25 Business Schools Don’t Teach Social Media/Business - Forbes | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The University prepares the student for the world. The business school prepares her for the workplace.
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Five Roles of a Social Media Strategist

Five Roles of a Social Media Strategist | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Wanted: Professional yet personable risk taker with a knack for engaging with strangers and the ability to ooze charisma and charm via the written word while adhering to brand guidelines.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Cookie Offers Excellent Educational Games

Free Technology for Teachers: Cookie Offers Excellent Educational Games | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Cookie is a site offering dozens of excellent educational games for pre-K and elementary school students.

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The Future of Educational Technology?...

The Future of Educational Technology?... | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
by CFT Director Derek Bruff I’m currently serving on a committee tasked by the Chancellor to explore how the university can use digital technologies, particularly social media, to enhance our teaching, research, and service missions.
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15 Mind-blowing Social Media Factoids (pt.1) | Brandwatch

15 Mind-blowing Social Media Factoids (pt.1) | Brandwatch | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

There are countless social media facts spinning around the tubes, but trying to make sense of them can be a struggle. We’ve contextualised them into irrelevant nuggets of information to make them even less coherent to understand.

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Students want personalized learning, mobile technology

Students want personalized learning, mobile technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

More and more students own mobile devices, including tablets, and indicate a strong desire to use those personal learning tools in school to increase collaboration and access to resources, according to the annual Speak Up Survey, which is facilitated by Project Tomorrow.

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3D Computer Games with Young Learners: Spore - All things related to educational technology

3D Computer Games with Young Learners: Spore - All things related to educational technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

In a recent digital skills survey I carried out using Urtak I discovered that more than 50% of digitally skilled teachers don’t feel able to utilise 2D and 3D computer games to achieve pedagogical goals (See survey), so I’ve been looking around and exploring some possibilities.

 

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Actress and Math Expert Danica McKellar Featured on New myMathUniverse, Free Site for Middle School Students from Pearson Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/business/press-releases/article/Actre...

Actress and Math Expert Danica McKellar Featured on New myMathUniverse, Free Site for Middle School Students from Pearson  Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/business/press-releases/article/Actre... | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Unveiled at 2012 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, New Portal Designed to Show Kids "Math Doesn't Suck," With Cool Videos, Games to Build Skills, Develop Confidence

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TinkerBox - Physics puzzle game - free

TinkerBox - Physics puzzle game - free | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
TinkerBox is a fun, free-to-play physics puzzle game. While it is full of interesting science facts and teaches basic engineering concepts, TinkerBox is more than just educational!
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History of Educational Technology | information technology colleges

History of Educational Technology | information technology colleges | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
There is no written evidence which can tell us exactly who has coined the phrase educational technology.
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Your Personality Type Can Be Measured According to Your Social Media Presence

Your Personality Type Can Be Measured According to Your Social Media Presence | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Personality can be accurately reflected on social media sites.
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Exploring the Brazilian Higher Education System

Exploring the Brazilian Higher Education System | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Nikiforos Philyppis questions whether assessment statistics are actually a realistic view of Brazilian education or whether schools are just passing students to improve their UNESCO statistics. Bra...
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The Educational Value of Technology

The Educational Value of Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sugata Mitra - Sugata Mitra began his brave ‘Hole in the Wall’ investigations in 1999. Mitra took note of the absence of schooling and talented teache...
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Video Games in the Classroom? Social Media Could Change Education

Video Games in the Classroom? Social Media Could Change Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Video Games in the Classroom? Social Media Could Change Education – Governing (blog): Video Games in the Classro...
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5 Awesome Prezis And 5 Ways To Use Them In Your Digital Classroom

5 Awesome Prezis And 5 Ways To Use Them In Your Digital Classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Simple, fun, free and with an endless number of uses in the digital classroom, the tool is now a favorite of many teachers around the globe.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Build Your Own Video Games on Sploder

Free Technology for Teachers: Build Your Own Video Games on Sploder | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Sploder is a website that offers free tools for creating your own video games. There are four basic game templates that you can modify to your heart's content. The four templates are a physics puzzle game, an algorithm creator (which reminded me a little of Zelda), a shooter game template, and a blank platform which I used to create a simple Mario Brothers-like game.

 

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