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Library and Information Literacy for the Digital Generation!!!
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ALSC and LEGO® DUPLO® teaming up

ALSC and LEGO® DUPLO® teaming up | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and LEGO® DUPLO® are teaming up to celebrate the “builders of tomorrow.” Together, these two organizations are providing even more ins...
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It's Time for a New Kind of High School

It's Time for a New Kind of High School | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Traditional high schools are outdated, and new school configurations are needed.

According to Jerry Diakiw, our high schools are relics of the past...ill suited for the emotional and intellectual well-being of out young people and profoundly out of step with the needs of our contemporary economy...

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Millennials: They Aren’t So Tech Savvy After All

Millennials: They Aren’t So Tech Savvy After All | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Conventional wisdom has it that kids and young adults now coming of age have been so steeped in everything from video games to social networking that they bring amazing new technology skills to the workforce.  The truth may not be so rosy...

In this revealing post, Brian Proffitt identifies reasons behind millennials technology skills gap...

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Using Social Media to Manage the BYOD Wave

Using Social Media to Manage the BYOD Wave | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

A device-management tool is helping Seton Hill University administer its mobile network via social media.  The new Enterasys access-management tool called ISAAC (Intelligent Socially Aware Automated Communications) gives network engineers visibility into every mobile device connected to the network and the ability to manage connections and communicate with individual devices by a simple tweet or chat conversation...

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Educurious | Learning that connects

Educurious | Learning that connects | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Educurious™ is on a mission to reduce high school dropout rates. Its project-based curriculum connects students to real issues they care about and equips them with the lifelong learning skills for success. With courses delivered on Common Core Standards via a secure web platform, which fosters collaboration among students, teachers and a global network of real-world Experts , Educurious is aiming to create the 21st-century education that our kids and society need to thrive in a fast-changing world.

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The Faculty Project | Free online courses

The Faculty Project | Free online courses | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
The Faculty Project brings academia's most outstanding professors to the computers, tablets, and smartphones of people all over the world.
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DidacticaTIC

DidacticaTIC | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Due to the teachers' need for training on the adequate use of ICT in the classroom, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, through the Public Entity red.es, together with the Ministry of Education, Social Policy and Sport and the Regional Governments have created a project to develop training materials for the educational community about the use and educational application of ICT...

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Finland's School Success

Finland's School Success | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence...

Anu Partanen, a Finnish journalist based in New York City draws explains reasons for the particular praise that Finland´s national education system has been receiving in recent years...

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Teach Your Students how Wikipedia Works

Teach Your Students how Wikipedia Works | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Wikipedia is a great resource of information about almost anything one is looking for. It is particularly full of academic and scholarly resources highly important for our students. Unfortunately, many teachers still ban their students from using this inestimable service....

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Students at the Center | Teaching and Learning in the Era of the Common Core

Students at the Center | Teaching and Learning in the Era of the Common Core | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Students at the Center synthesizes existing research on key components of student-centered approaches to learning renewing attention to the importance of engaging each student in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed for success in college and a career. Students at the Center is supported generously by funds from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.

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Typical school experience vs. 21st century world

Typical school experience vs. 21st century world | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Read Dr. Bluestein’s comprehensive side-by-side comparison of Industrial-Age vs. Information-Age guide  and learn how rethinking educators’ action steps can better prepare students ...
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Start Blogging to Change the World | Online Universities

Start Blogging to Change the World  | Online Universities | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

"A former student recently asked me to help him get started writing his own education blog....I’m always happy to help my students, past, present, and future, so I thought this provided an excellent opportunity to share my own experience getting started as an education blogger, and to pass on some tips for others about how to start their own blogs to help promote change in education."

Some very useful guidelines by Dr Justin Marquis. (@drjwmarquis)


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How 12 Schools Are Using Khan Academy Right Now | Edudemic

How 12 Schools Are Using Khan Academy Right Now | Edudemic | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Over the past few years, Khan Academy has grown from a few simple YouTube videos into a fully-featured, interactive educational system that allows students to learn and measure their progress at their own pace. It has drawn the attention of big names like Bill Gates and is being used in some form at hundreds of schools nationwide. In short, it’s pretty hot right now, and you’d be remiss as an educator or a student not to check out what it has to offer.

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Neelie Kroes on Open Education

Neelie Kroes, European Commission, talks about the amazing potential of information and communications technology (ICT) tools to transform Europe's education...
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Renaissance Learning

Renaissance Learning | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
“Renaissance Learning. Software, hardware, and professional development that help K-12 educators personalize practice and individualize instruction.

Renaissance Learning's tools provide daily formative assessment and periodic progress-monitoring technology to enhance core curriculum, support differentiated instruction, and personalize practice in reading, writing and math.

As a result, teachers using Renaissance Learning products accelerate learning, get more satisfaction from teaching, and help students achieve higher test scores on state and national tests.

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Computer Programming for All: A New Standard of Literacy

Computer Programming for All: A New Standard of Literacy | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Everyone ought to be able to read and write; few people within the global mainstream would argue with that statement. But should everyone be able to program computers?
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iNACOL - International Association for K-12 Online Learning

iNACOL - International Association for K-12 Online Learning | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

iNACOL, The International Association for K-12 Online Learning, is a non-profit organization that facilitates collaboration, advocacy, and research to enhance quality K-12 online teaching and striving to ensure all students have access to a world-class education and quality online learning opportunities that prepare them for a lifetime of success.

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Create a Website to Connect With Parents

Create a Website to Connect With Parents | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
To connect with parents, your class needs to be transparent. The easiest way to kickstart this process is to have your own web site.

Adam Renfro, a virtual learning consultant for the North Carolina Virtual Public School, the 2nd largest online school in the nation, explains the four essential items that a teacher's website should definitely include...

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Skype Education amazing partnerships..

Skype Education amazing partnerships.. | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Skype in the classroom is collaborating with some great organisations across the world to ...

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TED-Ed Website Tour

The TED-Ed team provides an in depth look at the powerful features of the newly-launched TED-ED Beta website. You'll learn how TED-Ed videos are created, how...
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To Flip Or Not Flip?

To Flip Or Not Flip? | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

To flip or not to flip? That is not the essential question. In assessing the optimal classroom dynamics, Stacey Roshan argues that we need to take a good look at what our classrooms look like right now, what activities our students gain the most from, what we wished we had more time for, and what things about our class we wish we could eliminate...

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How Tech Is Changing College Life | INFOGRAPHIC

How Tech Is Changing College Life | INFOGRAPHIC | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
How central is technology to modern college life? This infographic breaks it down.
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Muhammed Chaudhry (SVEF) describes Lessonopoly

Lessonopoly is an open educational resource aiming to make life a little easier for busy educators like you.
Developed by Silicon Valley Education Foundation, this site was created with constant input from teachers to deliver a set of effective and easy to use tools, even for teachers who do not have time to learn new technologies, empowering them to organize activities inside and outside the classroom, create and share lesson plans, and connect to other teachers by building online communities.

In this short videocast, Muhammed Chaudhry, CEO of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation, describes the Lessonopoly concept...

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