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The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic)

The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic) | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
In just six years time, the skills you'll be looking for in star employees will be vastly different from those ideal in today's workers. Consider this your crystal ball.

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I agree with the essential skills list. Excellent!

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, July 8, 2014 10:46 PM

LOL, rare is it I'm glad I have the Big C and so making 2020 is doubtful, but this infographic made me exhausted and glad I don't have to master all this stuff (lol).

Edumorfosis's curator insight, July 9, 2014 7:50 AM

Si la universidad no se articula a la altura de los tiempos practicando el conjunto de destrezas necesarias para entrar al mundo laboral emergente, lo harán los profesionales por su propia cuenta. Las micro-firmas se encargarán de desarrollar proyectos o programas dirigidos a profesionales en búsqueda de nuevos horizontes de posibilidades. La Universidad Intelectual ya es cosa del pasado. La Universidad Social es el presente y el futuro de la Hiper-Educación... 

Beth Kanter's curator insight, July 9, 2014 10:20 AM

Good list of 21st Century work skills.

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10 Tools for More Interactive Videos 

10 Tools for More Interactive Videos  | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Forget about PowerPoints with voice-over — that's old school. These "new school" apps can help you engage your students while they're learning from your lectures.

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These tools will support flipped classrooms for sure!
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Jimena Acebes Sevilla's curator insight, May 7, 8:40 PM
Excelentes Recursos para innovar presentaciones de información...
César Aguilera's curator insight, May 26, 7:57 PM

Interesante..!

Melanie Cole's curator insight, May 27, 10:33 PM

Interesting way to integrate videos into lessons by allowing students to view the video and comment on it in the one area.

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Audio Micro Brings Sound To Your Classroom Experience | Tech Tools Daily #194 - 21CL Radio

Audio Micro Brings Sound To Your Classroom Experience | Tech Tools Daily #194 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
AudioMicro offers hundreds of thousands of royalty-free songs and sound effects for sale on its site, and it wasn’t created with education in mind. After hearing that, the educator in me thinks, “Why i
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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-26 | What is 21st Century Learning...Really? (Part 2) - 21CL Radio

Tech Talk Roundtable 03-26 | What is 21st Century Learning...Really? (Part 2) - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
 Description In our last show we we took a look at the term “21st Century Learning” and tried to break it down figure out what it is, and what it should be. Today w
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Please join us as we discuss what that phrase, "21st Century Learning" means. Our answer may surprise you.
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What does AI mean for Education? — Learning {Re}imagined

What does AI mean for Education? - Learning {Re}imagined - Medium
Will learner-centred AI be banned from classrooms like smartphones?I was struck by a statement in this promotional video for IBM’s Watson AI technology tha…

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Activities - Computer Science Unplugged

Activities - Computer Science Unplugged | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Each Unplugged activity is available to download in PDF format, with full instructions and worksheets. Background sections explain the significance of each activity to computer science, and answers are provided for all problems. All you need for most of these activities are curiosity and enthusiasm. There are photos and videos showing some of the activities in action, and we’ve collected links to other useful resources. The activities are primarily aimed at the five to twelve year-old age group, but they are by no means restricted to this age range: we’ve used them to teach older children and adults too, with little modification.
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Hands down, the best place to find computational thinking lessons that do not require a computer.
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Virtual reality's killer app could be empathy  

Virtual reality's killer app could be empathy   | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Journalists and activists are using VR and empathy to communicate narratives such as 6×9, an experience that puts you in solitary confinement. Thousands of people in the US are put into solitary confinement for all sorts of reasons and some end up with psychiatric disorders associated with the treatment.

 

You can never truly empathise with their situation without experiencing the real thing, but VR is the closest people can get. It’s one thing to read about what these people go through and another to see and hear it all around you. Sure, the experience might be fleeting but it hits home when you see their environment with your own eyes.

 

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How To: Create an Interactive E-Book with Google Slides

How To:  Create an Interactive E-Book with Google Slides | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
In a one-to-one school district, teachers have the freedom to create, curate, and share content like never before. Read more to find out how Google Slides can give you such liberty!

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ElsaPorras's curator insight, March 3, 9:22 PM
Tengo que probarlo
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Offering options for Learning Styles?
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Aquest article presenta les característiques de l'eina i els passos a seguir per crear un llibre electrònic.
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The Key to Fostering Creativity Through Code

The Key to Fostering Creativity Through Code | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Fostering creativity through code may be a newer concept, but the merging of these two fields could have positive long-term effects on the industry.
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Google Apps “GAFE Smashing” activities — Part 4: To the next level

Google Apps “GAFE Smashing” activities — Part 4: To the next level | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Smashing multiple Google tools together can create amazing classroom experiences. Check out these two "GAFE Smashes" for some new ideas.
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Billy Krakower Cracks And Shares The Secrets of Twitter For Educators | Education Vanguard # 58 - 21CL Radio

Billy Krakower Cracks And Shares The Secrets of Twitter For Educators | Education Vanguard # 58 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The Twitter!  For many of us it is something we enjoy and use to connect, learn and maybe share what is going on in our lives. For others it is a mass of conversation
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Next Dollar Up Helps SEN Students With Life Skills | Tech Tools Daily # 189 - 21CL Radio

Next Dollar Up Helps SEN Students With Life Skills | Tech Tools Daily # 189 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Next Dollar Up was created to give kids with special needs, such as Autism or Down Syndrome, confidence in money management. The inspiration for creating the app came from a classroom based life skill
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4 minutes to gold!
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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-25 |What is 21st Century Learning...Really? (Part 1) - 21CL Radio

Tech Talk Roundtable 03-25 |What is 21st Century Learning...Really? (Part 1) - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

The Education community loves it’s buzzwords. One of its favorites is “21st Century Learning”. On this episode we ask the Martin Luther question, “What does this mean? Really?  Follow along as we ...

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6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos

6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos

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Wonderful resource for my Digital Productions class next year.
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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, May 30, 4:03 PM

Struggling with your #video recordings? Here are some great tips.

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Impress Your Smarty Pants Friends With Smarty Pins | Tech Tools Daily #193 - 21CL Radio

Impress Your Smarty Pants Friends With Smarty Pins | Tech Tools Daily #193 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
I was looking for some good geography extensions to give my students as an extension during social studies and came across this awesome trivia website.  Smarty Pins gives students trivia questions that have
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Quiver Literally Brings Coloring Books Alive | Tech Tools Daily # 195 - 21CL Radio

Quiver Literally Brings Coloring Books Alive | Tech Tools Daily # 195 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
If coloring is any part of your life at all, then you have to check out Quiver. That goes for teachers of younger children and parents of younger children, and once they see it
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Teach girls bravery, not perfection

Teach girls bravery, not perfection | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
We're raising our girls to be perfect, and we're raising our boys to be brave, says Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code.
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I could not agree more. Dare to be imperfect, and iterate toward success!!!
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The 5 C's of Content Creation for your Brand » Digital Branding Institute

The 5 C's of Content Creation for your Brand » Digital Branding Institute | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Remember, consumers engage with content more than online ads. This article will provide you with the 5 C’s of content creation for your brand.
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We are all brands now. Be the brand you aspire to be.
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Why empathy in the classroom is so important

Why empathy in the classroom is so important | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

A new study out of Stanford shows that when teachers maintain an empathetic mind frame, students are less likely to be expelled.

 

The study was conducted by Jason Okonofua, Stanford psychology post-doctoral fellow and lead author on the paper, psychology researcher David Paunesku, and Stanford associate professor of psychologyGregory Walton and was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

 

According to a press release on the study, these results came from the culmination of three separate experiments on inspiring empathy in teachers. ....

 

Approaching discipline with empathy works it practice too, according to 2016 Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes. In an interview with the Huffington Post, Hayes explained that students need to be allowed to be kids and to handle problems from the point a student is at, not the point an educator feels the student should be at.

 

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Teacher empathy reduces student suspensions, Stanford research shows | Stanford News Press Release

Teacher empathy reduces student suspensions, Stanford research shows | Stanford News Press Release | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
When teachers think empathically, and not punitively, about misbehaving students, they cultivate better relationships and help reduce discipline problems, Stanford research shows.

 

The findings showed that giving teachers an opportunity to express their empathic values – to understand students’ perspectives and to sustain positive relationships with students when they misbehave – improved student-teacher relationships and discipline outcomes.

 


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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, May 27, 10:02 AM
My career has been built on thinking empathically to help students find success. This is so important!  As Rita Pierson said, "Students don't care to learn until they know you care."
Ian Masson's curator insight, May 27, 10:27 AM
Just goes to show how crucial empathy can be in avoiding so many conflicts.
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Diving In: The Open Waters of Digital Resources and Open Educational Resources (OER) - OLC

Diving In: The Open Waters of Digital Resources and Open Educational Resources (OER) - OLC | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Over the past couple of weeks, my news feed reminds me of the vast disparity in use of digital and open educational resources (OER) as well as the lack of education surrounding how to use these cost effective, pedagogically sound Read More >
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The Most Dangerous Writing App Is Dangerous In A Good Way | Tech Tools Daily # 188 - 21CL Radio

The Most Dangerous Writing App Is Dangerous In A Good Way | Tech Tools Daily # 188 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Sustained writing, without a break, is a great writing exercise. When I say no break, I mean continuous writing without taking your fingers off the keyboard. It can be hard to “encourage” students t
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Danger is every teacher's middle name!
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Stories About Me Brings Social Stories To All | Tech Tools Daily # 190 - 21CL Radio

Stories About Me Brings Social Stories To All | Tech Tools Daily # 190 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The Stories About Me app came about from a void in the marketplace for a social story builder app that could easily back up stories to ensure against loss and simplify the creation proces
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4-minute reviews that make teaching more fun!
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