The New School: From Vision to Reality
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In September 2014, WHCroxford School opens its doors in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada. Here you will find research, links, and information that will help us vision the school of the future and bring our vision to reality.
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The 10 best resources for K-12 STEM projects | eSchool News | eSchool News

The 10 best resources for K-12 STEM projects | eSchool News | eSchool News | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Find new ideas for STEM projects that won’t dig into school funds, thanks to websites that offer well-vetted resources for all students.
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The Busy Teacher's Quick Guide To Blended Learning - Edudemic

The Busy Teacher's Quick Guide To Blended Learning - Edudemic | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Blended learning is a combination of some face-to-face teaching and some online teaching. It is a great way for teachers to bring online components into the forefront, rather than just using digital materials as supplemental (often at home) course materials. Blended learning has a huge advantage – it doesn’t prescribe that particular activities must be …
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A Self-Directed Learning Model For 21st Century Learners

A Self-Directed Learning Model For 21st Century Learners | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
A Self-Directed Learning Model For 21st Century Learners
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7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education

7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education
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The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them

The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an overused phrase).  I have an affinity towards the skills identified by Tony...
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An Essential Question for Developing Student-Centered Classrooms

An Essential Question for Developing Student-Centered Classrooms | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Many classrooms could benefit by making students more responsible for things that teachers are accustomed to doing for them, principal Tom Bonnell says.
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Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going

Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. –William Butler Yeats
Introduction
Deconstruct the fun in any good game, and it becomes clear that what makes it enjoyable is the built-in learning process.
To progress in a
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We are having some great success and positive student feedback from the "Lemonade" app we are using.     Check out their website at:   http://www.goforthinstitute.com/high-school.php ;

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Framework for 21st Century Learning - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Framework for 21st Century Learning - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
The Framework presents a holistic view of 21st century teaching and learning that combines a discrete focus on 21st century student outcomes (a blending
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Education In the 21st century Infographic

Education In the 21st century Infographic | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
In today's dynamic classrooms, the teaching and learning process is becoming more nuanced, more seamless, and it flows back an forth from student to
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8 Must See TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Must See TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
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Will e-book access determine the fate of libraries? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Will e-book access determine the fate of libraries? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Going nearly unnoticed by the school library profession is a battle being fought that may well det...
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Two rural schools that are beating the odds | eSchool News | eSchool News

Two rural schools that are beating the odds | eSchool News | eSchool News | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Rural districts have more resources to meet challenges now than years ago. Find out how two districts are leveling the playing field.
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Our definition of rural may be somewhat different than in this article.  Our students often have limited access to the internet away from school, and funding issues differ.

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Student wellness centre earns provincial award

Student wellness centre earns provincial award | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
The Grande Prairie Public School District took home a prestigious award this week during the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) annual fall conference.
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Resources for Getting Started with Project-Based Learning

Resources for Getting Started with Project-Based Learning | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:

PBL Defined and Clarified
Fundamentals, Examples, and Terminology
Tips from Teachers and Experts




Just getting started with project-based learning (PBL)? Our curated list o
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Districts Turning Summer School Into Learning Labs

Districts Turning Summer School Into Learning Labs | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
As evidence on summer learning loss mounts, more districts are using that time to try out innovative educational strategies.
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Is STEM Critical To The Future Of Education? - Edudemic

Is STEM Critical To The Future Of Education? - Edudemic | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
What does the future of education actually look like? How does STEM fit in? An organization is attempting to answer these tough questions.
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10 Major Technology Trends in Education -- THE Journal

10 Major Technology Trends in Education -- THE Journal | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
According to the latest data, video for homework is on the rise; mobile computing is "beyond the tipping point"; and most kids don't use traditional computers to connect to the Internet at home. Those are just three of the major trends revealed in the 2013 Speak Up Survey from Project Tomorrow.
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10 Reasons Teachers should Try Blended Learning...

10 Reasons Teachers should Try Blended Learning... | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
10 Reasons Teachers should Try Blended Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on blended learning curated by Vladimir Kukharenko (10 Reasons Teachers should Try Blended Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit...
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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
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I look forward to this each year.   Here is the Higher Ed edition, waiting for the K-12.

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Steal This Infographic: Librarians as Tech Leaders - The Digital Shift

Steal This Infographic: Librarians as Tech Leaders - The Digital Shift | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
Librarians are leading the way in technology use, according to School Library Journal's annual technology survey. SLJ’s got the proof, and we encourage you to share it.
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Personalized Learning 1

This interactive discussion guide is part of an ongoing dialogue to create an education system that enables each learner in BC to meet his or her full potential
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One of my favorite resources.

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Top 10 TED Talks on Digital Lives for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 10 TED Talks on Digital Lives for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
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The 8 Elements Project-Based Learning Must Have

The 8 Elements Project-Based Learning Must Have | The New School: From Vision to Reality | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic If you’re contemplating using Project-Based Learning or are already trying out the latest craze to hit the modern classroom, you should know about this checklist. It details if ...
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