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New Technologies and 21st Century Skills

New Technologies and 21st Century Skills

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Living Schools Lab With the participation of 15 partners, including 12 education ministries, the two-year Living Schools Lab project promoted a whole-school approach to ICT use, scaling up best practices in the use of ICT between schools with various levels of technological proficiency. The participating schools were supported through peer-exchanges in regional hubs, pan-European teams working collaboratively on a number themes, and a variety of opportunities for teachers' ongoing professional development. Observation of advanced schools in 12 countries produced a report and recommendations on the mainstreaming of best practice, and the development of whole-school approaches to ICT. The project was funded by the FP7 of European Commission, and ended in September 2014. Download the LSL project summary (English, PDF) here and explore more LSL resources and outcomes below.

Educator’s Guide to LiveBinders The way Educators teach and the way students learn has changed dramatically over the last several years. Instead of assigning worksheets, teachers are now assigning online projects that bring a richer environment of learning to the classroom. Instead of students putting together a folder with all their work and assignments to be shared with one person at a time, students are now creating e-portfolios to be shared with hundreds of people at once via social media. Education has gone digital.

4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes July 29, 2015 Here are four great web tools for creating online quizzes to share with your students. We have already reviewed these tools in separate posts in the past and some of you might already be familiar with them. However, for those of you who haven't seen them before, these are web-based platforms for creating a wide variety of interactive quizzes. For more choices on quiz making tools, check out this page. Pearltrees for teachers Year 2012 last post is a guest post from Finnish teacher Tommi Viljakainen. He is a teacher in Elimäki lower and upper secondary school. He teaches English, French and P.E. He is also interested in social media, iPad and the future of education. You can find Tommi also in Twitter under name @tommiviljaA (Finnish) teacher's dive into social media - "I discovered pearls in Pearltrees!"Tips for teachersThis time I thought I could write about Pearltrees from a teacher's perspective.

For Students, the Importance of Doing Work That Matters MartinaK15 By Will Richardson We’re halfway to school when my 14-year-old son remembers a homework assignment he forgot to do for biology class. “Something big?” I ask, fearing the worst. “Nah,” he says with a shrug. GlobalizingGenZ Globalizing Gen Z - This site is intended to provide educators with resources to infuse their curriculum with activities and lessons to develop globally competent students. Curated by Kathy Beck, Instructional Technology Coordinator Last updated February 2015 6 Handy Tools for Adding Text to Pictures June 25, 2015 In today’s selection we curated for you some useful apps and web tools to use to add text to pictures and create classroom posters. Students can use these tools for different educational purposes including visually explaining a given topic, creating greeting cards, designing inspirational quote posters and many more. 1- Picfont ‘With Picfont you can easily : .

Free with No Registration Required 2 reasons crosswords will not generate: 1. You have an "Impossible List". OR 2. Exhausted Browser Memory 1. SmART Ideas: Pearltrees Tutorial SmART Ideas: Pearltrees Tutorial It’s no secret that I love Pearltrees as a way to organize all of my digital items in one place. Even so, it’s helpful to see exactly how someone else sets theirs up so that you can get started a little faster. In today’s video tip, I’m sharing a Pearltrees Tutorial that shows you my own system for organizing all of my files, photos, social media posts and web resources in one single online space. This saves a tremendous amount of time and I can access it from any device. Goodbye Bookmarks – hello Pearltrees!

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