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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, 2015 6:21 AM

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

karen mcgrath's curator insight, February 27, 2015 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, 2015 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, 2015 3:40 PM

As with any assessment modify to your students needs

Jarrod Johnson's curator insight, February 12, 2015 4:24 PM

Good websites

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There's no app for good teaching

There's no app for good teaching | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
8 solid, actionable tips for using tech in ways that actually improve the classroom.
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Huw Mawson's curator insight, May 17, 2015 11:03 AM

Some interesting points, highlighting that the inclusion of tech in the classroom is a tool to aid to good teaching, not a replacement.

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50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Social media can enhance differentiated instruction if the tools are selected with a careful eye on individual students' readiness, interests, and learning profiles.
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A Guide to Top Academic Search Engines and Databases for Scholars - TechnoDuet

A Guide to Top Academic Search Engines and Databases for Scholars - TechnoDuet | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
I've posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes.  This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment.  This assessment contains questions to ass...
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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, February 5, 2015 3:45 AM

A helpful and creative checklist for self assessment

M. Begoña Arenas Romero's curator insight, February 6, 2015 4:04 AM

quite a complete overview!

Light Core's curator insight, February 8, 2015 6:45 PM

Are you and your company evolving and upgrading your skills? Why? Why not?

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Do we really need learning objectives? « Connectivism

Do we really need learning objectives? « Connectivism | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Shafeeq Husain's curator insight, February 1, 2015 8:06 PM

I learn as I experience. "Our learning occurs in a rich environment of diverse experiences – email, conversations, communities, workshops, tutorials, seminars, etc". As I prepare to deliver lessons, as a lecturer, I closely engage with the contents of lesson.  Why don't make students do the same.  Make them closely engage with lessons in a rich environment of diverse experiences – peer instruction, group presentations, dialogues, debates, etc

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Using Minecraft to Challenge Students and Keep Learning Fun

Using Minecraft to Challenge Students and Keep Learning Fun | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Much more than just a video game, Minecraft is being used by thousands of educators to tackle learning concepts in an amazingly fun digital environment.
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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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Zrinka Maroja's curator insight, May 7, 2015 2:21 PM

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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, 2015 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, 2015 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, 2015 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, 2015 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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Part 1... STEM Resource Series... Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

Part 1... STEM Resource Series... Over 70 Stemtastic Sites | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
As you might know I am active and write about PBL, Tech Integration, 21st Century Classroom Transformation, but I also have always enjoyed work in the STEM (STEAM) areas! Since I have spent a lot o...
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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Why the modern world is bad for your brain | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it’s actually making us less efficient
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The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius

The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
If you’ve been to this site more than once. you’ll know that (a) social media is everywhere and (b) it can be extraordinarily useful for teachers. Yet with only 26% of US teachers using Twitter, for example, there’s an industry-wide reticence to use social media in the classroom. There’s help though, and encouragement. And if …
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Educational Technology Guy: Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Educational Technology Guy: Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Open Educational Resources - UEN

Open Educational Resources - UEN | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Utah State Office and the Utah Education Network have gathered these Open Educational Resources, such as Utah's Open Textbooks, that support the Utah Core Standards.
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inspiration4kidz's curator insight, February 2, 2015 10:00 PM

Love all this free information.