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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 | 21st Century Learning, Learners and Educators | 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 of...
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Educational Technology Guy: Social Media in Education - connect, share, learn, communicate and more

Educational Technology Guy: Social Media in Education - connect, share, learn, communicate and more | 21st Century Learning, Learners and Educators | Scoop.it

Social Media, while sometimes described as a time waster and blocked by some schools, is actually a great tool for education.

Educators can use social media as part of their Personal Learning Network, to share resources, learn, discuss, connect, and more with other educators around the world. They can also use it to connect and communicate with students and parents, have students connect with each other and share, and so much more. Like any other technology, it's how the tool is used that is important.

Schools and educators should use social media for learning, sharing and communicating.

Here are some articles on how to use social media in education:


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The 21st century skills teachers should have

The 21st century skills teachers should have | 21st Century Learning, Learners and Educators | Scoop.it

In one of my previous post entitled what every teacher should know about google. reference was made to the notions of the 21st century learner and how these learners depend wholly on media and social networking to live in this fast_paced world. In today’s post i will present two short videos that will hopefully change what some think about teaching. The following videos are among the top educative videos online .

 

With the advance of technological innovations into our lives , education has been radically transformed and teachers who do not use social media and educational technology in thier teaching no longer fit in the new system.That’s why every educator and teacher should reconsider certain values and principles . watch this first one minute 40 seconds video to see the negative side that every teacher must not have


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21st century skills

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The new building blocks for learning in a complex worldThis important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world.
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iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says | 21st Century Learning, Learners and Educators | Scoop.it
After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts. Read this blog post by Joe Aimonetti on iPad Atlas.

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Educators sound off on 3D in the classroom | eSchool News

Educators sound off on 3D in the classroom | eSchool News | 21st Century Learning, Learners and Educators | Scoop.it

As educators grapple with school reform, many agree that schools must update their practices and technology to better engage students and prepare them for 21st-century careers.


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Students Allowed Laptops and Phones in BYOT Kansas School | Education News

Students Allowed Laptops and Phones in BYOT Kansas School | Education News | 21st Century Learning, Learners and Educators | 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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