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'I Have A Dream' Speech, In Its Entirety

'I Have A Dream' Speech, In Its Entirety | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Americans across the U.S. are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with a day of service. We reflect on his life and message by revisiting his celebrated I Have a Dream speech in its entirety.
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Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II

Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Powerful colour pictures that show the resilience of the British spirit throughout The Blitz have emerged to mark the 70th anniversary of Winston Churchill's 'V for Victory' campaign.

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Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Part of rethinking learning means rethinking the –which is what makes the following chart we spotted over at connectedprincipals compelling. Rather than simply a list of alternatives to homework, it instead contextualizes the need for work at home...

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Though provoking.

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Rhonda Kay's curator insight, June 18, 2013 3:46 PM

Though provoking.

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These Secret Netflix Codes Can Unlock Thousands of Hidden Categories

These Secret Netflix Codes Can Unlock Thousands of Hidden Categories | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Have you ever spent hoursssss browsing Netflix only to end up not even picking a movie? Well you're not the only one to experience what we like to call 'ONS' or 'Overwhelming Netflix Selection'. There's actually a reason for this; the app uses a super scientific algorithm for helping you find a movie based on…

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GwynethJones's curator insight, July 17, 2016 4:08 PM

Check it out! Works on a laptop!

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Something Different | always learning

Something Different | always learning | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

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"You have to give them something different. The Learning Hub (library) has to offer a physical environment that is different than other spaces teachers and students regularly use."

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Digital literacy

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‎Most important digital literacy components





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Three Techniques for Teaching Digital Literacy ...

Three Techniques for Teaching Digital Literacy ... | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years ago, the term “literacy” was synonymous with the printed word. Today, that definition has evolved and being literate necessitates more than simply interacting with text. We must be digitally literate, too.
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Is Teaching Typing Digital Literacy?

As a technolohy teacher, I had to record and document my students' typing speeds (Is Teaching Typing Digital Literacy?

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New- A Treasure Trove of Historical Footage Is Now Provided for Free on YouTube

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New- A Treasure Trove of Historical Footage Is Now Provided for Free on YouTube | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

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Explore Primary Sources in Free Program Series

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The Presidential Primary Source Project presents free, live-streamed programs for middle and high school students. Covering “Culture, Society, and Presidential Decision-Making,” the presentations run through March 2017.
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Cube Creator - writing prompts and story generator

Cube Creator - writing prompts and story generator | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

This interactive cube creator will help your students to start their own story writing. It breaks the writing process into six distinct parts which will guide students to write their own  biographies, mystery stories, short stories, and free planning of story, a blank  template that they can customize.


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Must check this out...wonder if it's too K-12.

 

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RitaZ's curator insight, June 10, 2013 7:40 AM

Good for guided story writing.

Rhonda Kay's curator insight, June 18, 2013 3:44 PM

Must check this out...wonder if it's too K-12.

 

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, June 19, 2013 4:46 PM

Lots of awesome uses for this.  Added to my CCSS resources. 

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The Differences Between Using Projects And Project-Based Learning

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There's a big difference between using projects in the classroom versus project-based learning in the classroom. What are those differences, you ask?

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Library as Learning Commons

These are slides from Heather Lister's TCEA 2016 presentation at the Librarian's Academy.

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The Best Free Resources for Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

The Best Free Resources for Teaching Kids Financial Literacy | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
This is a sponsored post Even though April is Financial Literacy Month, financial literacy is a topic that requires ongoing conversations to impart different lessons at each age and stage to teach kids necessary lifelong skills.
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Teaching Kids Digital Literacy: Tips for addressing pornography & other online dangers

Hosted by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of National Center on Sexual Exploitation The world our kids live in is quite different from the one we grew up in.
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Top tips for teaching digital literacy | Jisc

Top tips for teaching digital literacy | Jisc | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
This free online Collaborate event is the second in a series for tutors and assessors of the new Essential Digital Literacy Skills (Wales) qualification.The webinar will be presented by Esther Barrett, subject specialist (teaching, learning and...
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Teens teaching seniors digital literacy - YouTube

Teens teaching seniors digital literacy

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Great Back to School Activity for Digital Citizenship

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"Like it or not, today's students are not just citizens. They are "digital" citizens. This means that educators need to spend time with students on ensuring they know how to be responsible online."


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WEAC's curator insight, August 22, 2014 3:41 PM

This activity begins with asking students to think about what they want their online reputation to be and come up with a sentence (perhaps 140 characters) indicating who they are online.  

GwynethJones's curator insight, August 23, 2014 10:18 AM

SWEET! Must to share w/ my teachers!

Jennifer Crutchfield's curator insight, August 23, 2014 10:28 AM

So true that all educators need to do this thanks for sharing @GwenythJones