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Open School ePortfolio for Authentic Assessment

Open School ePortfolio for Authentic Assessment | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it

Open School ePortfolio is a free and user friendly CoolTool designed to help teachers and students easily manage the portfolio process. Teachers can create projects that can be assigned to specific groups of students for differentiation.  When creating projects, there is an option to create a grading rubric that includes drop down menus with CCSS Standards for ELA and math.


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Digital Storytelling 106: Open, Participatory, Student-centric, Social...the Future? | DMLcentral

Digital Storytelling 106: Open, Participatory, Student-centric, Social...the Future? | DMLcentral | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Far more important to me than all the venture-capitalized consortia of elite university MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) and the hundreds of thousands of students flocking to them is a course taught by an adjunct professor at University of...
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Incredibly important interview to watch for any teacher who wants to create an energetic, engaged and creative community of learners.

 

I love the "philosophy of real autonomous accomplishment in the digital world and self-awareness by each student of the power of their online participation" that is created by such an approach to education.

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Students Share Characteristics Of Their Favorite Teachers - Edudemic

Students Share Characteristics Of Their Favorite Teachers - Edudemic | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
There are some critical characteristics students found in their favorite teachers and they may or may not be what you'd expect.
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A great reminder for creating a classroom students want to be in.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: I Teach Above The Line

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: I Teach Above The Line | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it

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Sweet! I want a t-shirt that reads, "I teach above the line."

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Are you integrating technology above the line?

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To Get Students Invested, Involve Them in Decisions Big and Small | MindShift

To Get Students Invested, Involve Them in Decisions Big and Small | MindShift | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
It can be amazing and illuminating, once this door is opened, to see and hear the myriad ways that students understand learning and engagement.

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What Does A Totally Technology-Centric School Look Like? - Edudemic

What Does A Totally Technology-Centric School Look Like? - Edudemic | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Can you imagine a school where every facet of life uses technology? Let's take a look at what a totally technology-centric school might actually look like!
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A look at a very exciting pilot program in the Netherlands...

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The 8 Characteristics Of A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic

The 8 Characteristics Of A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
So what are the 8 characteristics of a 21st century teacher? Are they risk-takers, collaborators, and visionaries? Well, yes! Check out the image below to get a clearer picture.
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OCR, Meet Common Core | TBLOGICAL

OCR, Meet Common Core | TBLOGICAL | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
As we move into Common Core, a new emphasis is upon us in the form of text-related instruction. Thankfully, the days of teaching isolated skills are being
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