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What should students learn in the 21st century? By Charles FadelFounder & chairman, Center for Curriculum Redesign Vice-chair of the Education committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Visiting scholar, Harvard GSE, MIT ESG/IAP and Wharton/Penn CLO It has become clear that teaching skills requires answering “What should students learn in the 21st century?”

What should students learn in the 21st century?

On a deep and broad basis. Teachers need to have the time and flexibility to develop knowledge, skills, and character, while also considering the meta-layer/fourth dimension that includes learning how to learn, interdisciplinarity, and personalisation. Adapting to 21st century needs means revisiting each dimension and how they interact: Knowledge - relevance required: Students’ lack of motivation, and often disengagement, reflects the inability of education systems to connect content to real-world experience.

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An ASCD Study Guide for Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning. By Anne R.

An ASCD Study Guide for Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning

Reeves This ASCD Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding and application of the information contained in Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning, an ASCD book written by Anne R. Reeves and published in November 2011. You can use the study guide after you have read the book or as you finish each chapter. The questions provided are not meant to cover all aspects of the book, but rather to address specific ideas that might warrant further reflection. Can teachers cope with an 'always on' culture? It makes one long for simpler times, when young folk knew their place. Time was, a teacher would head off home at 4, and not hear from their charges til the following morning. They’d plough through piles of exercise books, but they wouldn’t actually needs to deal with the little sods. Perhaps they’d have to deal with detention, but at least there, the hierarchy is obvious.

Teachers are penning them in, the teacher is in charge. 5. Model Lesson / Music Videos - FETC Pre-Conference FIZZ 2012. Rubrics for Assessment. A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, group work/cooperative learning, concept map, research process/ report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.

Rubrics for Assessment

Quick Links to Rubrics Social Media Project Rubrics Wiki RubricCriteria for assessing individual and group Wiki contributions. Blog RubricAssess individual blog entries, including comments on peers' blogs. Twitter RubricAssess learning during social networking instructional assignments. Rubrics for Assessment. Darwin Manuscripts Project. Scholarly Open Access. Nintendo Reportedly Working on an Android Tablet for Education.

A Digital Learning Tool Kit. Visit a concept map of this tool kit I.

A Digital Learning Tool Kit

Free, Libre, and Open-Source Software Overview The use of FLOSS allows students to become independent from costly software updates. It also avoids the risks that come with illegally downloaded software. The cost of ownership of open source software is often far less than proprietary software but FLOSS tools are not always the best technical choice for the needs of users.

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Tech tools for education. Grading stuff. Bloom's Apps - 21nnovate. 100 Apps for Tech-Savvy Teachers. Are you a teacher now or studying to become one in the future?

100 Apps for Tech-Savvy Teachers

Have you been looking for a handy list of digital apps that will help you organize your life inside and outside the classroom? Well, you have come to the right place. With the world around us becoming more technologically advanced every day, developers are creating apps designed specifically to make your life as an educator easier. Check out our 100 helpful apps below! Lecture Notes Online.

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Best content in Diigo In Education. Annotate web pages. Using Evernote to organize teaching and teaching online. Eventnote – Post Google Calendar Events Directly To Evernote [Chrome] What happens when two of your favorite organizing and event tracking apps come together?

Eventnote – Post Google Calendar Events Directly To Evernote [Chrome]

Organizing bliss! If you use both Google Calendar and Evernote to make sense of all the happenings in your life, Eventnote is a Chrome extension that you might find invaluable. It adds a checkbox in the Google Calendar interface after connecting with your Evernote account and adds the event to your Evernote notebook. The extension does not work in Google Apps.

Before you start adding events, you need to login to Evernote by clicking the extension button next to the URL bar. The checkbox appears when you click Edit event details on an event. Install Eventnote Extension For Chrome. The Student Portfolio is the New Book: New Practices, Profession, and Scholarship. ePortfolios | Viewpoint The Student Portfolio is the New Book: New Practices, Profession, and Scholarship.

The Student Portfolio is the New Book: New Practices, Profession, and Scholarship

Managing Google Docs in the Classroom. Saturday was a terrific day at EdCampMe.

Managing Google Docs in the Classroom

It was a great chance to hang with some friends and chat about meaningful ways to educate children. One of the questions that came up in a session I was in is something that I get asked a lot.

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Commenting. 5 Awesome Things You Can Do With an IPad and an LCD Projector. Creative Commons. Ed games. Course management / LMS.