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4 Steps to Better Writers

4 Steps to Better Writers | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Brian Sztabnik isolates four steps to becoming a better writer - Purpose, Organization, Evidence and Thesis (POET) - and, with this prewriting exercise, encourages his students to 'be POETs' before writing their essays.
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Cardboard Box Tools

Cardboard Box Tools | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Three digital learning tools, much like an empty cardboard box full of open-ended possibilities, offer young minds the free play of imagination.
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Code Literacy: A 21st-Century Requirement

Code Literacy: A 21st-Century Requirement | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Media theorist, author and code evangelist Douglas Rushkoff makes a convincing argument for why today's and tomorrow's students must add computer programming to their toolkit.
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Coding for Kindergarteners

Coding for Kindergarteners | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
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5 Ways to Teach Your Children to be Kidpreneurs (Infographic)

5 Ways to Teach Your Children to be Kidpreneurs (Infographic) | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
It's never too early to teach the building blocks of discipline, structure and planning.

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1. Allow kids space to brainstorm. Some of the best products came from wild ideas, so don't put your parental brain limitations on your kids; let them dream big.

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Teaching History Outside the Box

Teaching History Outside the Box | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Dan Carlin, historian and podcaster, examines why history lessons often don't stick. With the help of a downloadable audio file, he suggests making history exciting by making it about subjects that matter to students.
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10 Examples Of Disruptive Cloud-Based Learning

10 Examples Of Disruptive Cloud-Based Learning | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
10 Examples Of Disruptive Cloud-Based Learning
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Creating an Emotionally Healthy Classroom Environment

Creating an Emotionally Healthy Classroom Environment | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Making students feel safe and earning their trust are critical elements for turning your classroom into an emotionally healthy environment.
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Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources from ISTE '14

Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources from ISTE '14 | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Digital resource curator Ashley Cronin shares her takeaways from Hack Education at ISTE 2014, including a list of resources for teaching coding and coding concepts in the classroom.
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Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
To engage your students with their own development as writers, motivate them to care by showing your own interest and engagement with their process.
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Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Teachers, by their nature, are storytellers. You can improve this skillset with seven steps for engaging younger students through narrative.
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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Digital learning specialist Anna Adam provides a quick overview of seven apps that are appropriate for teaching younger children one of the most critical 21st century skills: coding.
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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, celebrates Computer Science Education Week with an extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.
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The Elephant in the Language Classroom

The Elephant in the Language Classroom | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Collaborative learning should be an essential element for world language teachers who want their students to understand, enjoy, and use that new language.
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21st Century Work: Career-Readiness Isn't What It Used To Be

21st Century Work: Career-Readiness Isn't What It Used To Be | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
21st Century Work: Career-Readiness Isn't What It Used To Be
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Coming to an office near you

Coming to an office near you | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
INNOVATION, the elixir of progress, has always cost people their jobs. In the Industrial Revolution artisan weavers were swept aside by the mechanical loom. Over the...
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To Teach Effective Writing, Model Effective Writing

To Teach Effective Writing, Model Effective Writing | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger David Cutler believes that the best writing teachers model writing for their students. He suggests six strategies, including continuing to hone your own craft and demonstrating the value of sharing finished work.
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When High School Students Struggle with Textbook Reading

When High School Students Struggle with Textbook Reading | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
Many textbooks aren't even close to authentic reading experiences. Minimize student struggle by identifying purpose, assigning reasonable homework, and teaching them to self-monitor for understanding.
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Interactive Visual Featuring 6 Tasks You Can Easily Do Using iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Interactive Visual Featuring 6 Tasks You Can Easily Do Using iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Classroom | Scoop.it
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