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The Other 21st Century Skills: Books for Kids

The Other 21st Century Skills:  Books for Kids | The Browse |
I have been discussing and blogging about The Other 21st Century Skills Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an ove...

Via Beth Dichter
Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 17, 2014 11:01 PM

In this post Jackie Gerstein provides a great list of books that you could use to teach children about the skills and attributes that they need to learn. She states " Children’s books, as they are written and presented as stories, have great potential to explain these often abstract concepts.  There is also evidence that the brain processes stories differently and more powerfully than facts and lectures."

The stories are divided into sections:

* Grit

* Resilience

* Hope & Optimism

* Vision

* Self-Regulation

* Empathy & Global Awareness

There is also a list of books suggested by Tony Wagner in the areas of Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Collaboration and Curiosity and Imagination.

Although geared to children some are appropriate for older students.

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, January 18, 2014 9:25 AM

Para niñas y niños :)

Kerri Schaub's curator insight, January 19, 2014 8:47 AM

The forgotten, but essential, skills! #mersd #studentengagement

Rescooped by Stacey Py Flynn from SPINNING WEB 2.0 INTO THE CLASSROOM!

What Is Thinglink?

What Is Thinglink? | The Browse |
Intro to Thinglink...


Read more with How-To:


Via Gust MEES, kathy pryor
Gust MEES's comment, September 3, 2012 11:21 AM

Hi Helen,

Thx for sharing this! With Thinglink one can also share a whole course, I realized this here Please check. Have a great day :)
Helen Teague's comment, September 6, 2012 9:05 AM
Hi Gust: Thanks for the link:
it is very informative!
Have a great time today!
Adam Schulman's curator insight, May 17, 2014 5:44 AM

ThingLink helps you create and find images from all over the net.  With those images you can then place comments and details to help your students to understand the image. You can also make your images come to life with music and video clips. you tell your stories.  I have found that the use of Thinglinks are very useful in educating students with LD's because it places: images, texts, and audio methods, at the teacher's disposal.

Rescooped by Stacey Py Flynn from Internet Tools for Language Learning!

Create Animation - Sketch Star

Create Animation - Sketch Star | The Browse |

Sketch Star is a fantastic place where you can create animations and drawings, see them online and and share them with a community of fellow artists!

Via Gust MEES, Smaragda Papadopoulou, Natassa Dourvetaki, Nikos Amanatidis, Elena Elliniadou, THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*, michel verstrepen, Juergen Wagner, RitaZ
Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου's curator insight, February 17, 2013 11:48 AM

Από αρχές Ιανουαρίου, δωρεάν σε όλες τις κατηγορίες και θέματα που περιέχει.


Lia Papapetrou's comment, February 17, 2013 3:23 PM
όλα θέλουν προσοχή Theodora :)
chdelmar's curator insight, March 15, 2013 4:06 AM

création d'animations

Rescooped by Stacey Py Flynn from The Information Professional!

10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills

10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills | The Browse |

"As educators we are faced with the challenge of teaching students to efficiently use the Internet to find and use information. Searching for information and making sense of it is a process that involves critical thinking and it is an important skill. Fortunately, there are many free digital tools available to help students efficiently sift through an overwhelming abundance of web content to find the relevant and reliable information they need. This post will explore some digital resources to provide educators with tools to help all students become savvy searchers and independent learners."


Susan Oxnevad shares a wealth of other tools and resources to teach students how to search.


" - Google Search Education

  - Google Custom Search

  - The Find Tool

  - Oolone

  - Twurdy

  - instaGrok

  - Qwiki Reference

  - Reliable Search Engines: 

iPL2 -A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment manned by students and volunteer librarians which features searchable resource collections for kids and teens, as well as an a“Ask a librarian” section.
Sweet Search - A Search Engine for Students. It searches only credible Web sites approved by Internet research experts
KidsClick! – A web search site designed for kids by librarians – with kid-friendly results!"




Via Anne Whaits, Dennis T OConnor, Jason Ertz, Lisa Durff, Karen du Toit
Ken Morrison's comment, September 29, 2012 9:48 PM
HI Elizabeth. Thank you for the recent rescoops and for following my topic. I hope that it is helpful for you. Best of luck!