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Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning Education 3.0

Originally posted on User Generated Education:
Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning and implementing Education 3.0. This post seeks to compare the developments of the Internet-Web to those of education.  The…

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Value of Technology in Schools

Once again – lots of technology and very little has changed in the classrooms:   “In high school science classrooms, the use of technology evidently has not advanced much past the 1980s. According to the report, 73 percent of students … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids to Code (EdSurge Guides)

Every era demands–and rewards–different skills.In different times and different places, we have taught our children to grow vegetables, build a house, forge a sword or blow a delicate glass, bake bread, create a soufflé, write a story or shoot hoops.Now … Continue reading

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How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn? | MindShift

There’s a new Marshmallow Test for students – can they delay gratification in the form of digital engagement in order to better focus on school work? Two years ago, Rosen and his colleagues conducted an information-age version of the marshmallow … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Teach Innovation | MindShift

One overriding challenge is now coming to the fore in public consciousness: We need to reinvent just about everything. Whether scientific advances, technology breakthroughs, new political and economic structures, environmental solutions, or an updated code of ethics for 21st century … Continue reading

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Twitter testimonial

I’m sharing a post from a NAIS Teachers of the Future blog:  an independent school math teacher from Maryland talks frankly about the value of Twitter above all other means of staying connected and current in her profession.  Follow her on Twitter … Continue reading

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Internet literacy. 21st century library skills.

““internet literacy”…… was mentioned by many people. The concept generally refers to the ability to search effectively for information online and to be able to discern the quality and veracity of the information one finds and then communicate these findings … Continue reading

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