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Nine fundamental digital skills for 21st Century teachers

Nine fundamental digital skills for 21st Century teachers | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"As we have pointed elsewhere, in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century ..."


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Can Kids As Young As Three Learn to Design and Create In Fab Labs?

Can Kids As Young As Three Learn to Design and Create In Fab Labs? | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
A children's museum in the San Francisco Bay Area hopes a new space will bring design and engineering concepts to life with hands-on activities.
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4 myths about student-centered learning

4 myths about student-centered learning | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Many teachers have misconceptions about what it takes to achieve a student-centered learning environment.
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Literacy in the digital age

Literacy in the digital age | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"I have identified thirteen literacies that our students need to become well-rounded 21st-century citizens. These literacies are not taught as separate literacies but are taught across ..."


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My challenge to you – eight things all teachers should learn about #edtech

My challenge to you – eight things all teachers should learn about #edtech | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"I love the School Report scheme that the BBC run via Newsround. We all remember the Newsrounds of our youth. For me it was John Craven who made me watch it whenever it was on. It was this report I …"


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Math Workshop in Action: Strategies for Gr K-5

Math Workshop in Action: Strategies for Gr K-5 | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

Nicki Newton's comprehensive book guides educators through setting up a Math Workshop beginning with creating a community of learners in a math-rich classroom.

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When terror strikes, here’s what you should tell children

When terror strikes, here’s what you should tell children | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"Parents, teachers should not avoid the attacks, expert says, as even the youngest may need to talk ..."

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7 Elements All Top Schools Have

7 Elements All Top Schools Have | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Diverse school models exist, but a fundamental question remains—how do we know how effective a school model is? How can effectiveness be judged? There are several research studies which focus on the...
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Can Design Thinking Help Schools Find New Solutions to Old Problems?

Can Design Thinking Help Schools Find New Solutions to Old Problems? | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Some schools are tackling the toughest problems like truancy and parent engagement by thinking outside the box.

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3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Students deeply desire to hear that their teachers believe in them, recognize and can explain their purpose, and want to know who they really are.
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Challenge Enterprises - Lighthouse Learning Center TOT program

Championing for individuals living with disabilities, Challenge Enterprises created this video in conjunction with the launch of their first Indiegogo crowd-funding ...
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3 Challenges Facing Parents of Teens With Learning Disabilities - US News

3 Challenges Facing Parents of Teens With Learning Disabilities - US News | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Helping a child with a learning disability transition to life after high school can be a challenge for parents.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Kaizena for iPad - add voice notes to students' printed documents

Free Technology for Teachers: Kaizena for iPad - add voice notes to students' printed documents | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"Kaizena for iPad - Add Voice Notes to Students' Printed Documents ..." 


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Which e-portfolio tool is best for you?

Which e-portfolio tool is best for you? | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Educators can choose from five free e-portfolio tools that will help students organize, share and reflect on their work.
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How the Internet can make you more creative than ever

How the Internet can make you more creative than ever | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"Many say that the Internet is killing our creativity. But isn't creativity a choice. Thanks to the array of tools available to us, the choices are unlimited. Motivate yourself to creativity with these ideas ..."

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Tribes, flocks, and single servings — The evolution of digital behavior

Tribes, flocks, and single servings — The evolution of digital behavior | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"Mapping intimacy and engagement in online communities ..."


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Science of learning: Helping students seek and persist through challenges [quiz]

Science of learning: Helping students seek and persist through challenges [quiz] | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

"The science of learning reveals some surprising ways you can inspire students to seek challenge. Take our quiz to measure your knowledge of the research ..."


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5 Phrases Every Leader Should Overuse

5 Phrases Every Leader Should Overuse | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
One of the hardest roles to fill is being a leader of a start-up. You have to deal with never ending issues. Start-up CEOs must motivate the rest of the team, establish a company culture, and find a way to keep everyone together.

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Constructing learning in the digital age | Learning with 'e's

Constructing learning in the digital age | Learning with 'e's | Education tid bits | Scoop.it

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The Call to Teach: The Role of Technology

The Call to Teach: The Role of Technology | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
As far back as 2004, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, or NCATE, outlined technology standards to help support educators in the classroom in the rapidly evolving Interne...
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Teaching the Quiet Child in the Classroom

Teaching the Quiet Child in the Classroom | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Fearing she is doing them a disservice, English teacher Sherry Armstrong looks for ways to encourage her shy students without aggravating them.

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These 8 tips will seriously help you get more out of Twitter - Daily Genius

These 8 tips will seriously help you get more out of Twitter - Daily Genius | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn PocketTwitter can be an incredibly powerful tool for teachers, both in and out of the classroom. There’s definitely a reason that it is high on the list of most popular social media sites (second only to the Almighty Facebook).  You can choose to use Twitter with your students to give their …

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Exclusive survey: Parents weigh in on the digital classroom

Exclusive survey: Parents weigh in on the digital classroom | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
Our results reveal parental attitudes toward education technology nationwide.
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Kids learning in the DIRT; forest schools challenging traditional education - Q13 FOX

Kids learning in the DIRT; forest schools challenging traditional education - Q13 FOX | Education tid bits | Scoop.it
SEATTLE -- People throughout western Washington are all about spending time outdoors for recreation, but what about taking education outside? Forest schools are doing just that: breaking down the w...
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