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Category Archive: 21st Century Learning

  1. Do Video Games Really Work? [Infographic]

    There’s Gamified Learning and then there’s Learning through Gaming. Let’s look at the latter! The intersection of gaming and learning is an increasingly hot topic in the 21st Centurty K-12 learning community. But, are video games really providing any benefits for helping students in these age groups to learn? This infographic by Online College Course gives a [...]

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  2. The Mystery of Parent Involvement in 21st Century Learning – Part Two

    Hey, teachers! What can you do to help drive parent involvement in your students’ success? Let’s take a look! Welcome to part two of SharpSchool’s look  ‘Parent Involvement’. In part one, we went over some strategies that parents could use to add to their child’s learning experience. In part two we are going to go over [...]

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  3. Pros & Cons: The Flipped Classroom

    Want Lessons to become homework, and homework to become classwork? Then think about the Flipped Classroom Tech tools are being used a lot more frequently within classrooms in a variety of ways.  Have you and your class begun to incorporate the new Flipped Classroom teaching method? Let’s start by addressing the obvious: what is a [...]

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  4. Making K12 Student Blogging a Reality

    Now that your K12 learning environment is in full swing, why not encourage your students to take to the blogosphere with one of these great student-oriented blogging services! The amount of online educational tools that are available to the K12 are impressive. However, many of these tools and services are geared towards actively engaging schools, [...]

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  5. What Kind of Learner Are You?

    There are 7 styles of learning according to Blue Mango Learning. But… Does that feel over-simplified to you? Or, do you think that you (or even your students) fit nicely in to one of these 7 styles of learning? Our question is this: since K-12 curricula are all about providing a broad-stroke approach to learning, [...]

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  6. Can Homeschooling Survive 21st Century Education Trends?

    Homeschooling may look great by the performance numbers – but does it align well with 21st Century classroom education trends? There’s a flood of support for homeschooling across the United States and Canada. It saves tax payer dollars (kind of), kids are less distracted and able to concentrate more on learning and therefore perform better, [...]

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