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October 2014 Blog Posts (5)

Stop 20th Century Thinking

In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room,…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on October 28, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Digital Citizenship: Post #2

Blog Post #2 for my 8th grade ICT students. Blogging about Internet Safety/Digital Citizenship. 

http://mrkirsch.edublogs.org/2014/10/12/post-2/

Added by Dan Kirsch on October 13, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments

Digital Footprint

Students utilizing @Tagxedo while learning about their Digital Footprints and posting on Pinterest!! Love teaching internet safety and technology skills all at the same time!!!  Tagxedo

Added by Dan Kirsch on October 10, 2014 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Students utilizing @Tagxedo while learning about their Digital Footprints and posting on Pinterest!! Love teaching internet safety and technology skills all at the same time!!!

Students utilizing @Tagxedo while learning about their Digital Footprints and posting on Pinterest!! Love teaching internet safety and technology skills all at the same time!!!

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Added by Dan Kirsch on October 10, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Connected Purpose | CEM #1

October kicks off connected educator month around the world! Below is the mission and goals which you can read on the About page at Connected Educators.  The mission and goals:
Millions of educators and others around the world have participated in…
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Added by Scott Kinkoph on October 6, 2014 at 7:14pm — No Comments

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