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21st Century Fluencies: Fluency Snapshot
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This tool helps you evaluate the level of proficiency
that you or your students have with the 21st Century
Fluencies. The Fluency Snapshot Tool can be used
either with individual students or with groups.
There are 10 statements for each Fluency. As you
move through the statements, chose a value you feel
represents how well the individual or group has
demonstrated the characteristic. This is an editable
form that you can check the boxes in online or off.
Have your students assess themselves and discuss
the outcome. Compare your results in each Fluency
to determine where focus and improvement may be
needed. Revisit this again in the future and co

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Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
21st Century SECRET Skills Picture Book List
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Literature is a wonderful way to introduce your students to 21st century skills and spark discussion. The following is a list of books using SECRET (self-management, effective participation, creativity, reflection, enquiry and team work) to bring 21st century learning to life!

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Education
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/04/2018
5 Steps to Asking Good Questions Poster
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Ask and You Shall Receive.
Getting good answers means asking good questions, and here's how.

Asking good questions is a cornerstone of learning and living. So much of our success in life depends on asking the right questions. But how do we actually do it?
In education, the benefits of asking good questions is immeasurable. It's simple if you have a process, like the one we give you in this poster entitled 5 Steps to Asking Good Questions.

This colourful and informative poster is printable as an 11x17 file, and is also perfect as a shareable infographic.

It features 5 categories for developing good questions, with exploratory points for each one. You and your students will love it!

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Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
9 Common Mind Viruses: The negative thoughts students think and how teachers can cure them
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Help Your Students Upload Some New Beliefs.
A visual tool for eradicating "mind viruses" once and for all.

A mind virus is like a piece of software we download into our brains, and bad software or viruses can corrupt our entire system in the form of negative thinking. It?s possible, however, to upload new software that serves us better. We?ve created an infographic poster to help you do that?we call it 9 Common Mind Viruses.
It features some of the most common negative thoughts students can have, and how you can help get past them. These are all about fostering student inspiration in the toughest of times. This is the medicine to fight the mind virus off once and for all.

Use ?the medicine? prescribed to get students to look at the statement from a different angle and help them turn it around into something positive.

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Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Assessing Creativity & Innovation
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A rubric to assess the 6 phases of assessing creativity and innovation, Creativity Process Poster, a student chart to self-assess creativity and innovation and a chart outlining the 6 phaese of the creative process.

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Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
05/08/2018
The Best Web Tools for Making Fast Formative Assessments by Global Digital Citizen Foundation
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This article describes the best web tools currently around to build fast formative assessment. The article is from the Global Digital Citizen Foundation by Lee Wantanabe-Crockett.
It includes:
Quick feedback tools
Live quiz tools
Presentation and quiz tools
Video tools
No tech tools

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Educational Technology
Elementary Education
Workplace and Apprenticeship
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Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
08/17/2018
Bloom's Taxonomy
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Included: A Bloom's Revised Taxonomy Poster, Bloom Taxonomy's Classroom Smart Notebook presentation and Bllom templates.

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Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
05/08/2018
Brain Breaks
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Minds in Bloom blog. This link contains several posts with ideas for brain breaks in the classroom. There are brain breaks by theme (Christmas, Mystery) or brain breaks that can be used throughout the year.

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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Rachel Lynette
Date Added:
11/20/2018
Collaboration
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A Power Point presentation offering effective communication starters. As well, a rubric to assess group work is included.

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Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
05/08/2018
Collaboration Fluency: Quickstart Skills Guide
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These guides are designed by the Global Digital
Citizen Foundation to help you gain a better
understanding of the 21st Century Fluencies and
how they work.
This guide contains a description of the stages of
Collaboration Fluency, as well as a perspective on the
skills each stage develops and why they are important
for our students?and everyone?to learn.
We hope this information will help you with the
development of the Fluencies as you work to infuse
them into your students' learning experiences.

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Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Creative Fluency: Quickstart Skills Guide
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About This Guide
These guides are designed by the Global Digital
Citizen Foundation to help you gain a better
understanding of the 21st Century Fluencies and
how they work.
This guide contains a description of the stages of
Creativity Fluency, as well as a perspective on the skills
each stage develops and why they are important for
our students?and everyone?to learn.
We hope this information will help you with the
development of the Fluencies as you work to infuse
them into your students' learning experiences.

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Other
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Critical Thinking
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The power point will provide strategies and to add skills to our toolkits that can be used to help engage our students in the use of 21CC skills- one of the focuses this year is Critical Thinking.  The deBono’s Thinking Hat strategy is a great way to help us think differently and critically.  As well, teachers will find a Critical Thinking (Socratic/Scholarly Discussion) Rubric, 3 more various Critical Thinking rubrics, Critical Thinking Exit Slips, a deBonos thinking hat explanation, a deBonos Thinking Hats worksheet, a PMI (Plus-Minus-Interesting) document and activities associated with ctritical thinking.

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Material Type:
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Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
05/08/2018
The Critical Thinking Workbook: Games and Activities for Developing Critical Thinking Skills
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About This Workbook
The activity pages in the Critical Thinking
Workbook are meant to be shared and explored.
Use it as an electronic document or as worksheets.
You can either print off the pages and use them as
activity sheets, or you can edit them directly right in
the document on your computer.
Enjoy these fun and challenging critical
thinking activities that will get every
student thinking critically!

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Other
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Digital Tools for Teachers: Media Production
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Teachers are always looking for tools to make their lives
easier. And so are we. That?s why the Global Digital
Citizen Foundation created this ebook series called ?Free
Tools for Teachers.?
In this volume, we feature free tools for doing digital
media production. You?ll find some of the best free
resources on the Web for video editing, photo editing, and
also podcasting.
Explore these great free online tools we?ve picked just for
you, and have fun learning!

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Other
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Digital Tools for Teachers: Writing/Blogging/Websites
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Teachers are always looking for tools to make their lives easier. And so are we.
That?s why the Global Digital Citizen Foundation created this ebook series called
?Free Tools for Teachers.?
In this volume, we feature free tools for writing, blogging, and websites. Check out
some of the best free resources on the Web for digital storytelling, creative writing,
blogging, and also great tools for building free websites.
Explore these great free online tools we?ve picked just for you, and most of all,
have fun learning!

Subject:
Other
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018