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21st Century Fluency Project

21st Century Fluency Project
An innovative resource designed to cultivate 21st Century Fluencies, while fostering engagement and adventure in the learning experience. This resource is the collaborative effort of a group of experienced educators and entrepreneurs who have united to share their experience and ideas, and create a project geared toward making learning relevant to life in our new digital age. Our purpose is to develop exceptional resources to assist in transforming learning to be relevant to life in the 21st Century. At the core of this project is our cloud-app Fluency21 Unit Planner, a global collaborative resource for 21st century learning. A place where like-minded educators can create, share, and collaborate to develop problem based learning modules that are engaging, challenging, relevant, and designed to cultivate the essential 21st Century Fluencies within the context of the required curriculum. In today's world, it's easy to see just how vital the internalization of these fluencies really is.

How to Teach Internet Safety in K-6 The Internet is a wonderful resource for kids for researching school reports, communicating with teachers, staying in touch with friends, and entertaining themselves. They can literally hit a few keystrokes and Click poster to purchase find out about culture in China, the history of Europe, or take a tour of the American White House. But with that access comes risks, even if you’re careful. 28 Tech Tools to Bring out the Story in History Below is an article I wrote for For the full article complete with links, please visit the original article. Kelly Tenkely | TheApple The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 1- Create and edit digital audio Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Free Audio Tools for Teachers 2- Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill : A List of Best Bookmarking Websites for Teachers

Want to revamp your presentations? Try these 10 programs! « Eduhowto Posted on December 3, 2010 by eduhowto Lets face it, when students see a PowerPoint presentation they moan and grown. PowerPoint has been used so much that anymore students often tune out. As a teacher I am always looking for new ways to present information to my students. I still do use PowerPoint occasionally but have begun to use other programs as well and have found some of these to be quite useful.

Incorporating Innovation into Strategic Planning that Will Enrich Learning It takes more than ensuring educators and students have access to technology when schools begin the work of developing a 21st century strategic school plan. As innovative educators, students, leaders, and families, are well aware, technology is just a tool. In and of itself technology does not equate to either innovation or greater effectiveness. In fact poorly used technology generally results in substandard instruction.

20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators When one looks at how technology has changed education over the past decade, one can’t help but be blown away by the sheer number of iPad apps for educators that have absolutely flooded the electronic marketplace. There are so many iPad apps for teachers released every month that even the most plugged-in educator would have a difficult time processing and utilizing them all. Luckily, when teachers are looking to learn how to use iPads in the classroom, they need to look no further than TeachHUB magazine and -- an educator’s primary go-to resource when researching iPad apps for teachers and iPads in the classroom. Read on to learn about TeachHUB magazine and’s updated list of the hottest iPad apps for teachers and iPad apps for education, destined to forever alter your curriculum landscape, organized here by subject.

How Does Digital Literacy differ from Traditional Literacy and Which Comes First? « Effective Social & Digital Media Storytelling Blog Mike Vigilant (@mikevigilant) asked on Twitter, “How much (if any) of digital literacy is tied to actual literacy, and which comes first?” Literacy is a competency of knowledge in a specific area; traditionally known as reading and writing and to be literate is to have that competency. Traditional literacy (and we will assume reading and writing) is at the core of all traditional learning, that being in a school or institution but also other, non formal learning environments.

social networking with students After being in full time tech integration for nearly seven years, I’ve had the privilege to return to the classroom at such a pivotal time in education. With the use of wonderful Web 2.0 tools and the ability to easily collaborate across the globe, students have opportunities today that weren’t even envisioned three years ago. One of those opportunities involves creating a professional learning community through Edmodo, a teacher moderated social network where students can share ideas, publish their work, and learn how to communicate effectively online. What better place to build on our 21st Century Skills? What can Edmodo do? Let’s take a look at some of the features: