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Make My Own Game - Flash Game Maker on Sploder!

Make My Own Game - Flash Game Maker on Sploder! | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Make free online games for free. Create fun games that you can publish to the net and email to friends. via Scott McLeod

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Susan Cain: The power of introverts | Video on TED.com

Susan Cain: The power of introverts | Video on TED.com | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

TED Talks In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert.

this is a really interesting perspective.

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Wired for Distraction: Kids and Social Media

Wired for Distraction: Kids and Social Media | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Like it or not, social media are reprogramming our children's brains. What's a good parent to do?
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Tips for Planning Interdisciplinary Units in Middle School

Tips for Planning Interdisciplinary Units in Middle School | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Cross-curricular teaching requires forethought and communication but pays off in student engagement and knowledge retention, says one middle school teacher.
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A Day In The Life Of A Mobile Teen [INFOGRAPHIC]

A Day In The Life Of A Mobile Teen [INFOGRAPHIC] | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

It is what it is...

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Flipping the Classroom Requires More Than Video

Flipping the Classroom Requires More Than Video | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Ultimately, success with a flipped class is a combination of understanding the pedagogical goals and using the technology and method to support them.


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The Secret Behind Easy Online Testing: Fifty Sneakers

The Secret Behind Easy Online Testing: Fifty Sneakers | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Fifty Sneakers, formerly known as Quizinator, is a good service for cataloging content that you quiz your students on. Your catalog of quiz materials can include a variety of text questions, images, and videos. Fifty Sneakers makes it easy to create quizzes and other assessment tools from your catalog. When it comes time to create a quiz, open your Fifty Sneakers content then select the questions and materials that you want to include in your quiz then print out your quiz. Fifty Sneakers provides detailed tutorials to get you started building your content library and quizzes.


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Teaching, NFL style

Teaching, NFL style | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Panelists in a recent Askwith Forum discussed lessons for educators in the ways NFL teams prepare for games and evaluate talent.

Clever analogy!

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EARCOS Teaching as an Innovation Challenge

Google doc created at workshop by Kim Cofino &Cathy Davidson -shared by Lucy Gray.
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Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms | eSchool News

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms | eSchool News | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Over the past two years, the Flipped Learning method has created quite a stir. Some argue that this teaching method will completely transform education, while others say it is simply an opportunity for boring lectures to be viewed in new locations.
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Tips on How to Conduct a Focused Research ( Interactive map )

Tips on How to Conduct a Focused Research ( Interactive map ) | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Rescooped from Dennis T. O'Connor. Good graphics for  teaching focused research

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The Seven Spaces of Technology in School Environments

NB - Updated version with all content. Matt Locke originally came up with the concept of the Six Spaces of technology (test.org.uk/ 2007/ 08/ 10/ six-spaces-of-social-media/ 

  This is another one of my new interests and an important part of the 21st century learning vision, I think. via Cool Cat Teacher

 

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The Flight From Conversation

The Flight From Conversation | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
We use technology to keep one another at distances we can control: not too close, not too far, just right: the Goldilocks effect.
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Hot teaching trend and Common Core: Discovery learning vs. direct instruction | Deseret News

Hot teaching trend and Common Core: Discovery learning vs. direct instruction | Deseret News | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Laura Lanwermeyer lists items on the board — baby carrots, string, cornstarch, sugar, salt, water, plastic bags, baking soda, ice.

"Now use any of these items to design an experiment to show osmosis," she tells her class of 9th-grade biology students at Selinsgrove Area High School in Pennslyvania.

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Part 1: Flipping The Classroom? … 12 Resources To Keep You On Your Feet

Part 1: Flipping The Classroom? … 12 Resources To Keep You On Your Feet | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

FLIPPING THE CLASSROOM?.... GREAT RESOURCES ... 


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Sherry Turkle: Connected, but alone? | Video on TED.com

Sherry Turkle: Connected, but alone? | Video on TED.com | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
TED Talks As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other?

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Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Free Tools for Creating Websites and Simple Webpages

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Free Tools for Creating Websites and Simple Webpages | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

But if you don't have the time or desire to build webpages from scratch there are plenty of free online tools that will do the heavy lifting for you so that you can concentrate on just adding useful content to your course webpages. Here are eleven free services for creating websites and simple webpages. via Richard Byrne

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The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness

The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

Continue reading →...  Downtime is to the brain what sleep is to the body.

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What’s Inside Your Computer? These 6th-Graders Can Tell you

What’s Inside Your Computer? These 6th-Graders Can Tell you | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
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Educational Technology Guy: Khan Academy - not good pedagogy and not #edreform

Educational Technology Guy: Khan Academy - not good pedagogy and not #edreform | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it
Two sides to every story
Whether I agree or not is irrelevant.We should all be able to anticipate both sides of the story to form our decisions.
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A List of Great Educational Infographics

A List of Great Educational Infographics | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

I find infographics to be a fascinating tool

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Six Vintage-Inspired Animations on Critical Thinking

Six Vintage-Inspired Animations on Critical Thinking | learning21andbeyond | Scoop.it

A field guide to the art and science of the solid argument. Clever animations about thinking critically created so students can undestand.

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