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50 Online Tools to Convert Documents and Media Files | Technically Digital

50 Online Tools to Convert Documents and Media Files | Technically Digital | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
We have gathered 50 online tools that help you convert not only digital documents but also images and various other media files. Read on to find the tools and see which ones suit your needs best.
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How Social Media is Changing the NFL

How Social Media is Changing the NFL | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The National Football League was founded on August 20, 1920 -- 91 years ago to the day. But the sport has undergone its most radical transformation at the hands of social media in the past two years. ([old school learning new things?
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By reading this article, I learned about the role social media has on a sports organization such as the NFL and how it affects the daily issues. Everybody checks Twitter to get the inside scoop as well as to hear peoples opinions and views. The NFL is learning how this is a promotional tool that can be used to help the business grow. Social media is now a marketing tool that is helping to revolutionize the sport industry through something as simple as Facebook. It is also a burden for players can take their anger of frustration out on Twitter so they need to be constantly monitored which can be a hassle. For the most part, social media has a positive effect which by promoting events or selling merchandise, the NFL benefits from social media. 

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Talking Right on Twitter: How to Optimize Your Content | Social Media Today

Talking Right on Twitter: How to Optimize Your Content  | Social Media Today | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
So you are present on multiple social media platforms and have a select group of people who you talk to.
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5 things I learned at BlogHer11 & 5 things you need to know - Reviews - Jane Nation

5 things I learned at BlogHer11 & 5 things you need to know - Reviews - Jane Nation | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
As a BlogHer newbie, I had absolutely no idea what was in store for me. Sure, Elizabeth Brown (my predecessor) and Chief Jane Lisa Beatty had attended BlogHer before, but it's always different to experience — well, anything — for yourself...
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Why Some Educators Still Struggle With E-Learning - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity

Why Some Educators Still Struggle With E-Learning - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

But where our educators fall short, according to a recent report by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), is in their use of e-learning and technology tools as a means of assessing and measuring learning. In other words, educational institutions still find it a challenge to integrate new technologies when testing and measuring students’ academic progress.

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Great Example of Classroom/Teacher Web Site - Educational Insights

Great Example of Classroom/Teacher Web Site - Educational Insights | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Every wonder what to showcase on your teacher web site? Check out the wonderful resources and information for parents on Beth Newingham's class site at Rockin Room 13. ...
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The tipping point for Internet education? - Washington Post (blog)

The tipping point for Internet education? - Washington Post (blog) | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The tipping point for Internet education?
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Why You Can’t Escape the Internet | Nicholas Carr | Big Think

If you want to change your brain, you have to change your habits—but good luck avoiding the Internet in this day and age!
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Is producing critically-minded citizens a luxury we can't afford? - The Irish Times - Mon, Jun 13, 2011

Is producing critically-minded citizens a luxury we can't afford? - The Irish Times - Mon, Jun 13, 2011 | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A college in Berlin that combines the best of European and US teaching is asking ‘what should an educated person know’ and two Irish academics are helping find the answer, writes DEREK SCALLY...
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Why Digital Learning Will Liberate Teachers - Forbes

Why Digital Learning Will Liberate Teachers - Forbes | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
I spend a lot of time writing about how digital learning can transform our education system into a student-centric one.
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Philosophical Divagations on Educational Technology | Miguel Angel Escotet

Philosophical Divagations on Educational Technology | Miguel Angel Escotet | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
What has come to be know as educational technology sprang from behaviorist psychology and philosophical positivism and gradually came to include the theories of...
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Popplet | Collect, curate and share your ideas, inspirations, and projects!

Popplet | Collect, curate and share your ideas, inspirations, and projects! | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Interesting new presentation tool.

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 12 Reasons to Blog with Your Students

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 12 Reasons to Blog with Your Students | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

I'm more convinced than ever that blogging and doing it with other students from around the world is essential to helping students connect with themselves and a larger world.

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"Retweet" and other social-media era words added to Oxford English Dictionary

"Retweet" and other social-media era words added to Oxford English Dictionary | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Concise Oxford English Dictionary has announced 400 new additions to its tome, including...
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In uncertain times, certainty is a precious stone

In uncertain times, certainty is a precious stone | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In uncertain times, certainty is a precious stone...
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12 Incredible Internet Activists Changing the World Through Social Media

12 Incredible Internet Activists Changing the World Through Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Here are 12 people using their online influence to make a big difference.
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A little more on Gamification

A little more on Gamification | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

I attended the Games for Change Conference two months ago through the AVI CHAI Foundation’s generosity, because I was interested in understanding how gamification could be harnessed to improve student outcomes in education. If you haven’t heard about the idea of gamifying education before, take a little time to watch the video below

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Will the Web Make Traditional Education Systems Obsolete?

Will the Web Make Traditional Education Systems Obsolete? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
But when mobile web browsing becomes optimized to the pointed where anyone can access any information anywhere and be connected to educational institutions in a similar fashion, the traditional classroom will either do ...
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Free Online Educational Games for Kids

Free Online Educational Games for Kids | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Get the Best Free Online Educational Games for Kids. Interactive Lesson Plan for school children. Learning and teaching games for kids.
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Trends | Infographic: State of Digital Education

Trends | Infographic: State of Digital Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Created by Knewton and Column Five Media...
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Guardian Higher Education Panel: The Impact of New Technologies on Academic Research

Guardian Higher Education Panel: The Impact of New Technologies on Academic Research | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Last Friday I broke my holiday up to take part as an invited panelist for a 3 hour Guardian Higher Education Panel about the impact of new technologies on academic research.
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Students Love Technology

Students Love Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
While it's no secret that students are addicted to technology, the specifics of their gadget usage have never been studied scientifically - until now.
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Parents and Facebook: How parents use Facebook to keep tabs on their kids

Parents and Facebook: How parents use Facebook to keep tabs on their kids | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
More than half of parents use Facebook to spy on their kids. What snoops! But with 20 million underage users on Facebook, are these parents really snoops, or are they just being smart about Internet safety?
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Five Ideas for Quality Control in K-12 Digital Learning

Five Ideas for Quality Control in K-12 Digital Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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On Wednesday, the Fordham Institute released “Quality Control in K-12 Digital Learning: Three (Imperfect) Approaches,” the first in a series of six papers exploring critical issues in digital learning.
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