21st Century Literacy and Learning
8.0K views | +0 today
Follow
21st Century Literacy and Learning
Information related to learning in the 21st Century
Curated by Les Howard
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Les Howard from Educommunication
Scoop.it!

How Do We Foster Media Literacy In Today's Digital World?

How Do We Foster Media Literacy In Today's Digital World? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

"With the advent of smart phones and tablets, media messages are now ever-present. And with social media, Internet television, satellite radio, blogs and..."


Via Manuel Pinto
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Digital Delights for Learners
Scoop.it!

Writinghouse.org: Free Citation Generator

Writinghouse.org: Free Citation Generator | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Writinghouse is free, easy and fast citation builder. Make a bibliography in MLA, APA and CHICAGO citation styles.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
more...
Deyanira Sequeira's curator insight, November 18, 2013 10:09 AM

excelente

Linda Denty's curator insight, November 18, 2013 6:42 PM

Our College uses Havard, but this site could be useful for others who are studying elsewhere and can use one of the others..

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 19, 2013 7:15 AM

Very nices sharing. Thanks

Rescooped by Les Howard from Coaching Leaders
Scoop.it!

Two Mindsets

A "Growth Mindset" is what practicing the Improvement Kata generates. This infographic by Nigel Holmes illustrates Carol Dweck's mindset concepts. 


Via David Hain
Les Howard's insight:

Great visual of Dweck's work. Relates to what Peter Johnston shared in "Opening Minds."

more...
David Hain's curator insight, November 18, 2013 12:25 PM

Develop a growth mindset!

Belinda MJ.B's curator insight, November 19, 2013 10:02 AM

Ready for a change of your mindset, connect with us: www.equanimityexecutive.com

Scooped by Les Howard
Scoop.it!

Visual Literacy | Ontario Teachers' Federation

Visual Literacy | Ontario Teachers' Federation | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
#OTFConnects: Resources posted! 11/07 Visual Literacy: support reading, communicating. Thank you @tc2thinks! http://t.co/bUotJyNhP9 #ontedu
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
Scoop.it!

The Impact of Digital Media on Knowledge Creation

The Impact of Digital Media on Knowledge Creation | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder how "they" produce updated dictionaries? Groups of academics are supplied with word lists to research. They go through journals, news articles and so on to compare previous mean...

Via Ajo Monzó, Dean J. Fusto
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
Scoop.it!

A Principal's Reflections: Critical Literacy Across the Curriculum

A Principal's Reflections: Critical Literacy Across the Curriculum | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
How can an English teacher help to develop critical literacy across the curriculum? What follows is a guest post from NMHS teachers who have been collaborating with English teacher Joanna Westbrook to create authentic ...

Via Dean J. Fusto
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Les Howard
Scoop.it!

From Andragogy to Collaborative Critical Pedagogy

From Andragogy to Collaborative Critical Pedagogy: Learning for Academic, Personal, and Social Empowerment in a... http://t.co/C3Pmrmxd3o
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Visual*~*Revolution
Scoop.it!

The 5 Rules of Storytelling Every Teacher Should Know

The 5 Rules of Storytelling Every Teacher Should Know | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

 A good story does have to abide by certain rules and these rules are learned through practice. Andrew Stanton, the Pixar writer and director behind both Toy Story and WALL-E, talks some of these rules  in his popular TED Talk, The clues to a great story.


Via Andrea Zeitz
more...
Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, November 11, 2013 3:30 PM

Story telling is a key to helping students remember facts and engage the imagination.

Rescooped by Les Howard from Learning Technology News
Scoop.it!

The 21st century is challenging old notions of learning spaces

The 21st century is challenging old notions of learning spaces | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Classrooms should be spaces that students don’t want to leave.  Some communities are still hesitant about these futuristic looking learning spaces and have resorted to older, traditional physical spaces. Hopefully, they will begin to embrace changes to better prepare students and move them in the 21st century global economy.

 


Via Nik Peachey
more...
Allan Shaw's curator insight, November 19, 2013 4:52 PM

While I do not ascribe to everything mentioned in this post, there is much to commend it.

Schools and the learning spaces within them should be engaging and attractive places for children in which to learn. Outside of their home, school is where they spend a significant portion of their lives.

richard Forward's curator insight, December 14, 2013 2:35 PM

Are you old school or Mr cutting edge?

www.englishcoach.fr

54321ignition's curator insight, January 18, 2014 6:57 AM

To construct better learning environments we need to deconstruct our traditional view of the classroom.

Scooped by Les Howard
Scoop.it!

The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty - BillMoyers.com

The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty - BillMoyers.com | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty BillMoyers.com Without a set of supports that enable all students to acquire basic literacy, problem-solving and communications skills, kindergarten teachers must tailor their instruction...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from 21st Century skills of critical and creative thinking
Scoop.it!

Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies

Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Logical fallacies are often sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don't be fooled! This website has been designed to help you identify and call out dodgy logic wherever it may raise its ugly, incoherent head.

Via Lynnette Van Dyke
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Digital Delights for Learners
Scoop.it!

26 Tips for Teaching with Google Apps

26 Tips for Teaching with Google Apps | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
more...
Maria Zappa Kasapidi's curator insight, November 7, 2013 1:25 AM

This guide will teach you to be as tech-savvy as your students.  It is meant to acquaint you with Google Apps’ major features and is loaded with best practices and lots of helpful, actionable tips to optimize your investment in Google Apps and improve your students’ learning experience.

It’s appropriate for school IT admins, teachers, principals, and anyone else interested in learning more about Google Apps for education.

lorrinda's curator insight, November 7, 2013 7:13 AM

micropreneurs can teach their expertise using resource and time-saving tools like this

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, November 8, 2013 2:06 PM

26 Tips for Teaching with Google Apps

This guide will teach you to be as tech-savvy as your students.  It is meant to acquaint you with Google Apps’ major features and is loaded with best practices and lots of helpful, actionable tips to optimize your investment in Google Apps and improve your students’ learning experience.  It’s appropriate for school IT admins, teachers, principals, and anyone else interested in learning more about Google Apps for education.

Start implementing these tips today!

Scooped by Les Howard
Scoop.it!

The Classroom Experiment (Ep.1)

Part two: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iD6Zadhg4M In this two-part series, theory and practice meet head on as education expert Professor Dylan Wiliam set... (The problem with the pedagogy in this clip is that it is 100% teacher-led.
Les Howard's insight:

Smart is not something you are, it is something you get. (Dylan WIliam)

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Positive futures
Scoop.it!

The future of digital

The future of digital

Via David Hain
more...
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, November 18, 2013 1:06 PM

A key message is that power is still highly concentrated. Are digital technology and social media the democratizing forces we thought they would be?

Michael Allenberg's curator insight, December 1, 2013 9:17 AM

Important to everyone of us!!!

PowerStory's curator insight, December 1, 2013 11:38 AM

A very interesting and informative look into key metrics describing current and future trends related to digital marketing.

Rescooped by Les Howard from 21st Century Learning and Teaching
Scoop.it!

Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning

Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Via Gust MEES
more...
Christy P.Novack's curator insight, November 18, 2013 3:38 PM

To help assist when working with PBL's. 

Ian Fairhurst's curator insight, November 18, 2013 5:11 PM

Project Based Learning 7s - 7-Phases & 7 Essentials

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 19, 2013 5:45 AM

Great one.

Rescooped by Les Howard from Visual Literacy
Scoop.it!

16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained By Disney

16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained By Disney | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Because why waste money on an English degree when you can just watch Disney movies?

Via BookChook
more...
BookChook's curator insight, July 19, 2013 3:25 AM

Simple explanations with examples from Disney movies. 

Rescooped by Les Howard from Ict4champions
Scoop.it!

21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates

21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Our students need to be comfortable with the information technologies that are inextricably linked to the 21st century skills the work place requires, and

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Maggie Verster
more...
malek's curator insight, November 11, 2013 9:11 AM

Time to move from a nerd to a geek.  A deep look into future competency skills

Ness Crouch's curator insight, November 12, 2013 2:23 PM

This article is not just applicable to graduates. All teaches need these skills. Some may need upgrading.

Rescooped by Les Howard from Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
Scoop.it!

Why games are good for learning?

Why games are good for learning? | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Via Beth Dichter, Dean J. Fusto
more...
Francesco G. Lamacchia's curator insight, November 21, 2013 11:48 AM

Giocando....s'impara! 

Julio Cirnes's curator insight, November 25, 2013 3:46 PM

Please teacher, more games!

Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 7, 2014 8:19 AM

Self explanatory visual on the benefits of gaming as a means of learning. Outlined are the rewards, mastery, engagement, intensity, exercise, readiness, and competitiveness. These types of graphics need to be displayed in the classroom. There's always parents who are unsure of how gaming qualifies as teaching. Can't they just sit their kid in front of an iPad all day at home? Well, in the appropriate setting, with the right direction and guidance, games are certainly good for learning. Some people just don't know that from experience yet.

Scooped by Les Howard
Scoop.it!

Information Literacy

Information Literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Keeping up With Visual Literacy Figure 1.jpg (1200×900) (Visual Literacy map @lenseducation Shouldn't this be BIG in HS Art Ed? Still exploring/defining VL.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from New Culture of Education
Scoop.it!

5 Dead-Simple Ways Your Students Can Use Hashtags For Learning

5 Dead-Simple Ways Your Students Can Use Hashtags For Learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
5 Dead-Simple Ways Your Students Can Use Hashtags For Learning, from TeachThought.com

Via Reijo Kupiainen
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Digital Delights
Scoop.it!

Design for Learning Spaces and Innovative Classrooms

Design for Learning Spaces and Innovative Classrooms | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
more...
Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, November 11, 2013 11:54 AM

Articles

 

 

Moving through time and space - Learning history on the moveAuthor(s):Alexander König, Daniel Bernsen

Learning Spaces as Accelerators of Innovation Ecosystem DevelopmentAuthor(s):Markku Markkula, Pia Lappalainen, Kari Mikkelä


The ritual and the rhythm: interacting with augmented reality, visual poetry and storytelling across the streets of scattered L’AquilaAuthor(s):Giuliana Guazzaroni


Research challenges in informal social networked language learning communitiesAuthor(s):Katerina Zourou


Easing access to digital libraries with m-DSpaceAuthor(s):Isaias Barreto da Rosa, David Lamas


The e-Learning Café project of the University of Porto: innovative learning spaces, improving students’ engagement in active and collaborative learningAuthor(s):ligia ribeiro, Andrea Pera Vieira, Pedro Leão Ramos Ferreira Neto, Maria Pinto


A New Direction for the Learner Experience. Engaging Students in Participatory Design of a 21st Century Classroom Chair-DeskAuthor(s):Andrei Dacko


Välkky library bus - A service, interaction and spatial design for engaging and creative learningAuthor(s):Dipti Sonawane, Teemu Leinonen


Translating user perspective into spatial designAuthor(s):Mirja Lievonen, Mikko Vesisenaho


ICT and class design at the CLCS language modules in Trinity College DublinAuthor(s):Celia (Vasiliki) Antoniou

Rescooped by Les Howard from 21st Century skills of critical and creative thinking
Scoop.it!

Neuroscientists Seek Creativity in the Brain

Neuroscientists Seek Creativity in the Brain | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Researchers at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting say creativity is a whole-brain process—and it can highlight unusual strengths in students with emotional disabilities.

Via Lynnette Van Dyke
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Visual*~*Revolution
Scoop.it!

A Questioning Toolkit: Using Questions to become Critical Thinkers

A Questioning Toolkit: Using Questions to become Critical Thinkers | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it

From Jamie McKenzie's excellent website FNO (From Now On) which looks at 17 categories of different types of questions. With Jamie's questions students to begin to probe and ponder their own thinking.


Via Andrea Zeitz
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Les Howard from Teaching in the XXI Century
Scoop.it!

Mapping what I’m learning

Mapping what I’m learning | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
I want to learn about more than I can fit into my working memory, so I need to take notes and I need to relate those notes to each other.

Via João Greno Brogueira
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Les Howard
Scoop.it!

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Promoting Visual Literacy

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Promoting Visual Literacy | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Promoting Visual Literacy: http://t.co/MlwvAcuNEx
more...
No comment yet.