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4 Ways Mobile Tech Is Improving Education

4 Ways Mobile Tech Is Improving Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
With Internet in the palm of our hands, educators are looking to mobile as the next big tool for schools.
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How Social Media & Game Mechanics Can Motivate Students

How Social Media & Game Mechanics Can Motivate Students | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Kids like to play games, but can games also make them want to learn?
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Youngsters learn more about science online - Science/Technology - NewsObserver.com

Youngsters learn more about science online - Science/Technology - NewsObserver.com | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A survey by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in 2009 showed that, among 15-year-olds in 33 of the world's developed nations, the U.S. ranked 21st in math (below average) and 13th in science (average).
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mdashf's curator insight, January 13, 2013 5:06 PM

US 21st in math, 13th in science but pioneers in innovation. How?

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The World Is My School: Welcome to the Era of Personalized Learning | World Future Society

The World Is My School: Welcome to the Era of Personalized Learning | World Future Society | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Humans have always been learning, but how we learn has changed over time. The earliest means of education were highly personal: Oral histories passed from adults to children, informal or formal apprenticeships, and one-on-one tutoring have all been used in the early history of most cultures. It’s only been in the last two centuries that we’ve used formalized systems of mass public education (aka industrialized education).

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The Unwritten Rules of Social Media

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When you sign on to any social media site, you agree to their terms and conditions, but you should keep two important things in mind: one, you should do your best to adhere to these rules, and two, you should never expect that others will do so.
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Infographic: Asia-Pacific Social Media Statistics

Infographic: Asia-Pacific Social Media Statistics | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Share This Digital Buzz Post: Related Digital Buzz Posts:Infographic: Mobile Statistics, Stats & Facts 2011 Infographic: The Real Cost Of Social Media Infographic: Rise Of Social Media Ad Spending Infographic: Social Media In Big Business Infographic:...
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Tbk Creative Secret Sauce Of Social Media

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Tbk Creative Secret Sauce Of Social Media: Andrew schiestel tbk creative tbkcreative.com, talks about what he fe...
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Social media is a force for good during difficult days

Social media is a force for good during difficult days | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Days of introspection and debate -- in both press and parliament -- have inevitably followed the greatest civil unrest this country has seen since the early 1980s.
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history of educational technology

history of educational technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

educational technology (Fulbright Scholars visit Wessels Living History Farm - York News-Times 

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Great Tech Expectations: What Should Elementary Students Be Able to Do and When? Edutopia

Mary Beth Hertz shares a list of tech skills by grade level that she helps her students obtain. How do they compare to yours?

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Collaborative Learning Online - Resources

Collaborative Learning Online - Resources | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
This site aims to inspire teachers to increase the communication and collaboration in their classrooms using web based tools such as blogs, wikis and social bookmarking tools. The examples given on...
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The Future of Learning Environments

EDUCAUSE video on the future of learning environments. Thanks to the following institutions for pictures and content: Iowa State U., Virginia Polytechnic U.,...
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Amy Hoodjer Updegraff's curator insight, September 14, 2014 7:00 PM

I thought this video was a great look at how physical and virtual learning environments have changed and are changing now.

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PLAYBACK: Potential of Ebooks, Social Media and YouTube for Learning, Remixing and Play | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

PLAYBACK: Potential of Ebooks, Social Media and YouTube for Learning, Remixing and Play | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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21st Century Lessons with Mobile Augmented Reality

By K12 Mobile Learning New mobile AR tools allow teachers and learners to add life to their lessons, assessments, and all other classroom resources. Furtherm...
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Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning | All things related to educational technology

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning | All things related to educational technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Don’t worry: no Flash is required. You don’t need to know how to program in Flash, and you don’t even need to own Flash software.

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How to use Google Plus in the classroom

How to use Google Plus in the classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Some innovative features in Google+ such as Spark, Circles and Google Docs could help educators connect with students.
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17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times

17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
1.)  Your students turn in their homework on printed paper...instead of digitally.  2.)  For poster assignments, y...
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Africa's ICT Infrastructure: Building on the Mobile Revolution

Africa’s ICT Infrastructure reviews how the investment in the sector has been financed and how the structure of the market has changed since the liberalization process started.
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Bahrain The Social Media Battle Continues Part01

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Bahrain The Social Media Battle Continues Part01: Aug 11, 2011 we look at bahrain as democracy advocates and loy...
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10 Ideas: Standing out in the social media jungle

10 Ideas: Standing out in the social media jungle | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The other day in my Twitter stream @joe_sharkey asked:  ”As a new graduate, how do I stand out in the social media jungle?
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Google’s Social Network’s First Stumble Social Media Today

Google’s Social Network’s First Stumble  Social Media Today | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The road to fame is always a bumpy ride but until now Google+ has been enjoying a halcyon honeymoon, with few pundits saying anything worth reading and plaudits simply piling up like so many laurel wreathes bestowed upon a victor.
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10 Must-Have Technologies for Students - PC Magazine

10 Must-Have Technologies for Students - PC Magazine | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
10 Must-Have Technologies for StudentsPC Magazine... classroom tool, or organizational product left untouched by technology. Teachers are using SMART Boards to create interactive lessons for students that expand minds far beyond dry chalk.
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Socrative | Student response system | Engage audiences

Socrative | Student response system | Engage audiences | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run.
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