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Why it's critical to differentiate | Thinking Outside The Box | Penny Willoughby

Why it's critical to differentiate | Thinking Outside The Box | Penny Willoughby | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it
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Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators

Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

While the idea of being or becoming a connected educator is important, as a new teacher, this may seem completely overwhelming. There are resources in abundance for this month of learning, such as the CEM Starter Kit and the Connected Educator Month Calendar. These sites are packed with wonderful information, truly enough to get the head of a new teacher spinning!


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Science - the human endeavour

Science - the human endeavour | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it
Science advanced through contributions of many different people of different cultures at different times in history and offers rewarding career paths as it shapes future technology.
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25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic

25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

The potential of a tool such as twitter to promote the development of critical literacies in the classroom is immense.  This poster produced by Edumic.com is a useful "brainstorm" of possibilities that might get you started on using the twitterverse in your classrooms.

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Envisioning the future of technology

Envisioning the future of technology | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

SPECULATING ABOUT FUTURE TECHNOLOGY

Anticipating the skills needed to take the human species into the future is a must for Educators and those framing Educational Curriculum around the world.  One thing for certain is that educators cannot remain like rabbits, frozen in the headlights of cars believing that if they pretend the car is not there they won't get run over.  The power of internet apps, gamification, augmented reality and other emergent digital technologies will change forever the face of the classroom and how they are managed.

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How Thinking in 3D Can Improve Math and Science Skills

How Thinking in 3D Can Improve Math and Science Skills | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

All of us, children included, live in a three-dimensional universe—but in the 20th century we spent most of our time thinking in 2 dimensions.  Highly developed spatial intelligence is the challenge of the 21st century.

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[VIDEO] Finding Your Science: What video games can teach our schools

Linguist James Gee talks about the deep learning principles found in video games.

 

More on VIDEO GAMES: http://www.scoop.it/t/science-news?tag=Video%20Game

 


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Six Lingering Obstacles to Using Technology in Schools

Six Lingering Obstacles to Using Technology in Schools | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

Authentic tasks are undervalued in a curriculum that is still underpinned by results achieved on year 12 exams.  So much more could be achieved by personalised learning in a technology rich classroom environment.  Whilst teachers are still immersed in 20th Century learning techniques they are ultimately limiting the scope of achievement of students in the 21st Century.

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YouTube Released Three Great Channels for Teachers,Educators, Students

YouTube Released Three Great Channels for Teachers,Educators, Students | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it
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The Honor Roll: 50 Must-Read K–12 Education IT Blogs

The Honor Roll: 50 Must-Read K–12 Education IT Blogs | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it
Our Inaugural Selection of the Best IT Blogs...
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Using Digital tools in the Classroom - On line professional learning.

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10 Teaching Practices Every 21st Century Teacher should Do

10 Teaching Practices Every 21st Century Teacher should Do | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

Teaching is not only a job but is a calling.  It is the most influential work one can ever be entrusted with. Teachers are responsible for the production of generations of learners and in their hands lays  potentially the fate and faith of every nation. A well developed society is a one whose citizens are well educated and this is done only by effective teaching strategies.  This article by Med Kharbach explores 10 effective teaching practices for teachers in the 21st century.

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Integrating Infographics into the iClassroom « techchef4u

Integrating Infographics into the iClassroom « techchef4u | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

In the traditional classroom students created posters with cardboard and pencils or scissors and glue to communicate and share the knowledge they were assimilating in a creative manner.  In the 21st century classroom this art of communication has evolved into the production of infographics.  This site contains an excellent clip to tune you into the power of infographics and get you started on your journey of adding infographics to your teaching toolbox.

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What is Prezi, anyway?

The future of presentations if teachers can get their head around it!


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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

Interpersonal learning , personalized learning, second life learning , 3d learning, collaborative learning and virtual learning , these are just some of the few buzz words you would be hearing so often in today’s educational literature.

 


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The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

Hastags have a place in 21st Learning.  The 2012 A-Z list is a must have resource for all educators that want to use the twitterverse to mine educational resources or have a voice in cyberspace.  Even better put them to use and start using Twitter in the classroom.  Perhaps you could spark up an educational Twitter Storm!

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The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Facebook in Education

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Facebook in Education | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

To not embrace the use of facebook in the classroom would be akin to recommending that children in the 20th century not write letters, read newspapers or magazines, or answer the telephone.  Students need to understand the big idea of social networks and be armed with the skills to navigate and use such tools as facebook in the 21st Century.  This article explores the advantages of the use of facebook in education.

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Importance of Gamification in The Classroom

Importance of Gamification in The Classroom | 21st Century Learning for Educators | Scoop.it

Taking the classroom in a whole new direction.

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