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21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
Strategies for enhancing student achievement in today's technology-rich classrooms.
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Good and nice update.
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New Poster Featuring 10 Google Classroom Best Practices

New Poster Featuring 10 Google Classroom Best Practices | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Check out if You Correctly Integrate Technology Using This Awesome Rubric ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Check out if You Correctly Integrate Technology Using This Awesome Rubric ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Edublogger

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Edublogger | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are ...”
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This is an excellent resource for anyone who needs a one-stop shop for free images. Definitely worth a bookmark!
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Animated Earth

Animated Earth | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A fascinating 3D globe which shows air currents and lots of other data. View in real time or review past data. A must use site for geographers. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE%2C+RE%2C+Citizenship%2C+Geography+%26+Environmental
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I haven't tried this, but it looked interesting. So Here it is...

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The First 5s with iPads

The First 5s with iPads | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
When introducing new technology in a 1:1 classroom, consider breaking the lessons and tasks into small increments with easily measurable products and goals.
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Excellent suggestions and advice for using iPads including a "padlet wall" for displaying student work as well as different ways to enhance iPad  workflow.

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Exploring YouTube EDU for a Wealth of Free Lesson Material - FRACTUS LEARNING

Exploring YouTube EDU for a Wealth of Free Lesson Material - FRACTUS LEARNING | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Over the years, YouTube has slowly evolved from being a classroom novelty to becoming a classroom staple for many educators. Whether you are looking to YouTube for quick and easy explanations, engaging animations or just relevant class material, there is no better place to start than YouTube’s official ‘Education’ channel.

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daretodifferentiate - home

daretodifferentiate - home | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Excellent resource for the what, why and how of differentiation

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Great Classroom Specific Chrome Extensions

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Nice collection of useful tools for the classroom

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Looking for educational games - here are 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Looking for educational games - here are 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Downloading Google Drive on your Desktop Computer

Downloading Google Drive on your Desktop Computer | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Learn how to download your Google Drive onto your Computer Desktop or Laptop.
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Back to School Messages

Back to School Messages | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Here is a document from Jo with her 7 favorite messages to set positive classroom norms for the start of the school year.  The last page is a summary that you can post in your classroom.  Positive ...
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Back-to-school messages from Jo Boaler on setting a positive tone in the mathematics classroom this year. 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 19, 8:22 PM

The messages allow the beginnings of conversations which can lead to classroom norms continuously being negotiated.

 

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Rocket Timer - Online Stopwatch

Rocket Timer - Online Stopwatch | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Try this fun Rocket Timer - watch the fuse go down, then blast off! These timers are fun, great for classrooms, and kids and adults alike. Free and full screen!

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, August 18, 8:55 AM

Good alternative to Harmony Hollow's Cool Timer

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Chronomètre amusant, parfois utile, mais plein de pub.

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20 Google tools teachers should try (and how to use them in classrooms) - Daily Genius

20 Google tools teachers should try (and how to use them in classrooms) - Daily Genius | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItLinkedInPocket There’s a reason teachers like Google tools. They’re free, easy to use, and you already have an account on basically all of them. Add in the fact that Google is making a huge push into the world of teacher tools and you quickly realize it’s a good time to be a teacher. There …
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3 Great Free Resources to Download Music and Sound Clips to Use in Class Presentations and Video Projects ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Great Free Resources to Download Music and Sound Clips to Use in Class Presentations and Video Projects ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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ThingLink + Google Drive - A Webinar

ThingLink + Google Drive - A Webinar | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Transform Teaching Learning with ThingLink + Google Drive

 

Educators need a flexible toolkit of resources to meet a variety of unique personal learning needs. Keep it simple with just two amazing multimedia rich tools, ThingLink and Google Docs. Use these accessible and easy to embrace tools together to transform teaching and learning in amazing ways! Explore an interactive graphic with 12 resources you can use to 

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Alice Keeler: Getting Started with Games Based Learning - YouTube

“ Alice will give us some tips on how to think about games based learning in our learning environments. A great lesson for teachers who want to get started but...”
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 28, 8:38 AM

Alice is MY HERO! :)

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 3 Great Tools to Record Screencasts on Chromebook

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 3 Great Tools to Record Screencasts on Chromebook | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Great ideas here!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Don't Forget the Music - The Difference Music Makes In a Video

Free Technology for Teachers: Don't Forget the Music - The Difference Music Makes In a Video | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Don't Forget the Music is the title one of the finalists in Next Vista's latest video production contest. In the video Josh Wanner explains why music choice matters in a video production. To demonstrate his points Wanner plays the same video clip with three different music tracks in the background. The video is embedded below (jump to the one minute mark if you just want to see the demonstration

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A video without music is like a canvas without paint!

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Education Week: Digital Tools Expand Options for Personalized Learning

Education Week: Digital Tools Expand Options for Personalized Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Targeting students' individual needs could help build a kind of individualized education plan for every student.
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My Paperless Classroom: Power Up your Knowledge of Crome Extensions with @Techedshow

My Paperless Classroom: Power Up your Knowledge of Crome Extensions with @Techedshow | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This show was amazing with Samantha Morra as our featured guest and the deep chrome knowledge of David Saunders and Josh Gauthier. Check out the full show and 23! chrome extensions with links at the show page.
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iPads improve language skills in autistic kids

iPads improve language skills in autistic kids | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A study finds regular use of personal tablets may help severely autistic children learn and retain more words
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Results in this study at UCLA seem significant.

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Enhance Students Productivity with These Web Tools

Enhance Students Productivity with These Web Tools | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
August 26, 2014
There is a growing number of tools for students offering benefits from organizing assignments to creating study groups to taking notes. Here are some notable options for your students...
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Some free, some paid, all worth a look.

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50 Special Needs Tools

50 Special Needs Tools | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
So much available to differentiate for every student's special need. Here are 50 apps and websites: General Chrome apps--download to the Chrome browser to assist with special needs students Diction...
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10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students

10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
1) Hemingway Editor This is a free Web-based app that lets you paste in your writing to be analyzed and edited for optimal readability. The app quickly ide

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Several excellent apps to increase your productivity. 

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Maryalice Leister's curator insight, August 17, 8:48 PM

Some new ones listed I hadn't heard of or used. I am off to try them out and you'll have some great new tools if you do too. Easily learned and creates the impact you want. Not just for teachers either. Enjoy!

Jennifer Lowton's curator insight, August 24, 7:49 AM

Nice list from Ana Cristina Pratas. I'll have to try Hemingway Editor, Zooburst and GIFBoom soon. 

Celia Molares's curator insight, September 11, 4:45 AM

Editor Hemingway,  Adobe Voz para narración de cuentos, ZooBurst herramienta para contar historias, entre otras aplicaciones.