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What should education look like today and how do we prepare our children for tomorrow
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Transmedia: A new instructional literacy

Transmedia: A new instructional literacy | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Storytelling is a powerful way of making learning stick. Moving from canned instruction to a narrative engages learners and helps them connect what's being taught to their own mental models. Allowi...
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Today's Teachers Must Become Connected Educators | Teach.com

Today's Teachers Must Become Connected Educators | Teach.com | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
We have powerful DIY professional development tools in free information-gathering, knowledge-management and collaboration technology that connects us to experts...
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Students Allowed Laptops and Phones in BYOT Kansas School | Education News | Mobile Education Technology

Students Allowed Laptops and Phones in BYOT Kansas School | Education News | Mobile Education Technology | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Officials at a Kansas City school have decided that students are allowed to bring their own laptops, smartphones and other devices to class.
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Apple Pushes Interactive Textbooks On iPads : NPR

Apple Pushes Interactive Textbooks On iPads : NPR | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
The company began selling electronic versions of a handful of standard high-school textbooks on Thursday. But it's far from clear that even a company with Apple's clout will be able to reform the textbook market.
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Top 5 Tech Advancements Changing the Face of Education | Edudemic

Top 5 Tech Advancements Changing the Face of Education | Edudemic | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
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Getting The Most Out Of Student Blogging Assignments And Instructional Blogging | Emerging Education Technology

Getting The Most Out Of Student Blogging Assignments And Instructional Blogging | Emerging Education Technology | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Examining Instructional Blogging Efforts and Lessons Learned. Guest Post by Elaine Hirsch.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Search Tools and Tactics Teachers and Students Need to Know

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Search Tools and Tactics Teachers and Students Need to Know | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Research smarter!
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Thanks for sharing this!
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 50+ Fantastic Tools for Schools

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 50+ Fantastic Tools for Schools | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
This past Monday I shared with other teachers about some of my favorite tools for the classroom. I assembled a pretty wide ranging smorgasbord of tools and apps.
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Make Games - ARIS - Mobile Learning Experiences

Make Games - ARIS - Mobile Learning Experiences | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
ARIS is a open-source tool for creating mobile learning games, stories, documentaries, place-based learning activities, citizen science and citizen journalism activities.
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Learning to Change, Changing to Learn: A Canadian Perspective

Learning to Change, Changing to Learn: A Canadian Perspective is the first in a 6 part series of films sponsored by the Pearson Foundation that features educ...
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Voicethread 4 Education - home

Hello and welcome to the VoiceThread 4 Education wiki. This wiki was started by Colette Cassinelli (http://twitter.com/ccassinelli) but because of contributors like YOU - it has grown to be comprehensive collection of VoiceThread examples from students and teachers of all ages and groups. The purpose of this wiki is to gather examples of how educators are using Voicethread in their classrooms (or for professional development) and to share those examples.

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Digital Classrooms: Is The Investment Paying Off?| The Committed Sardine

Digital Classrooms: Is The Investment Paying Off?| The Committed Sardine | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it

One of many interesting articles posted on this blog - 21stcenturyfluency.com - Definitley an article that will bring about discussion.

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Technology and its Power to Transform Education

Technology and its Power to Transform Education | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis I’ve been lucky enough in my new position this year to see the power technology can play in transforming education. Thanks to a huge investment by our district ...
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iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports

iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related anno...
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Assessment & Teaching of 21st-Century Skills

Transforming education for the 21st-century is a global issue that requires a worldwide partnership among governments, educators, academics and industries to make a real and sustainable difference. Led by the University of Melbourne, ATC21S is a worldwide collaboration sponsored by Cisco, Intel and Microsoft. Learn More About Our Collaboration »
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New iPad App Lets Any Teacher Be Like Sal Khan | Edudemic

New iPad App Lets Any Teacher Be Like Sal Khan | Edudemic | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
If you've tried ShowMe or Screenchomp, you should look at this review for a new IWB for the iPad. The review is great.
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How Technology Can Improve Learner-Centered Teaching - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

How Technology Can Improve Learner-Centered Teaching - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
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GOOD.is | Redesign the Report Card Entry

Interesting reimaginig of report cards.
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4 Ways to Prepare Teachers for Technology Integration

4 Ways to Prepare Teachers for Technology Integration | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Through four education technology projects, a university equips educators to overcome challenges as they coordinate technology and learning in their classrooms.
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Quick Clicks: Teaching Tools for 21st Century Survival | Engaging Educators

A recent set of slides  put together for a recent workshop. We called it “28 Ways Later: Teaching Tools for 21st Century Survival.” It’s basically 28 Quick Clicks in rapid fire succession. And we think there are some incredibly useful tools contained within…take a look:

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7 Myths About BYOD Debunked -- THE Journal

7 Myths About BYOD Debunked -- THE Journal | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Lisa Nielsen, the author of "Teaching Generation Text: Using Cell Phones to Enhance Learning" and "The Innovative Educator" blog, believes it is time to shatter a few myths about students bringing their own devices (BYOD) to school.
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Transforming the System: One Student at a Time - Forbes

Transforming the System: One Student at a Time - Forbes | 21st century learning and education | Scoop.it
Sponsor PostHall County, Georgia serves over 25,000 students in 33 k-12 schools stretching 40 miles. This hidden gem has all of the beauty that Georgia has to offer and is less than 45 miles from downtown Atlanta.
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