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6 Keys to Engaging Students Online

6 Keys to Engaging Students Online | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
While some instructors think online teaching will be a breeze, the truth is that the best teachers work really hard to connect with students.

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EdTechTeacher provides professional development services to teachers, schools, districts, and administrators.
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Nishant Modi's comment, February 12, 2013 3:38 AM
Good and nice update.
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RichardBulpittSchool 's curator insight, February 3, 1:35 AM

For i-pads. 

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8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students

8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
It’s not easy being a student. As classes, athletics, and extracurricular activities become more demanding, even the most conscientious students can have difficulty prioritizing and focusing on their work.

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R U Going 2 Class? Strategies and Tools for Engaging the Texting Generation

R U Going 2 Class? Strategies and Tools for Engaging the Texting Generation | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Students and Smart Phones Go Together Like Reading and Writing. Let’s Put Them to Use in the Service of Learning! In the U.S., and increasingly abroad, students of high school and college age require a smart phone as a standard”
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Lots of ways to use tech and social media in the classroom with links to dozens more!
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Memorial Day Is Later This Month – Here Are Related Resources

Memorial Day Is Later This Month – Here Are Related Resources | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
© 2009 The U.S. Army, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio
Memorial Day coming-up later this month.
Readers might find The Best Websites For Learning About Memorial Day useful.
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A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Impressive!

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Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Your one stop shop for using Google in the classroom (in addition to www.alicekeeler.com )

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Cheryl Frose's curator insight, April 24, 5:49 PM

Wow! An extensive  list of how-to links for Google. 

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New Ways of Using Multimedia in Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

New Ways of Using Multimedia in Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Great benefits and ways to use multimedia in the classroom.
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Hacking Evernote on iPads

Hacking Evernote on iPads | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Smart but simple way to use Evernote and iPads in the classroom! #edtech #edtechchat
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Free Technology for Teachers: Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos http://t.co/0x9CW7c1RZ
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Great user-friendly way to help students learn from videos in the classroom!
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Via Karen Bonanno, Lourense Das, Dennis T OConnor, Tina Rettler-Pagel, KB...Konnected
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Great site for tech resources for the classroom!
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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, April 14, 4:58 PM

Another wonderful post for media specialists!

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For Earth Day, 9 Discovery Education resources (and a virtual field trip) | eSchool News | eSchool News

For Earth Day, 9 Discovery Education resources (and a virtual field trip) | eSchool News | eSchool News | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
earth-dayIn recognition of Earth Day (April 22), Discovery Education is hosting a virtual field trip and offering additional multimedia resources on climate, geography, and biology.
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EdTechTeacher Video Tutorial Library

EdTechTeacher Video Tutorial Library | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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EdTechTeacher, co-founded by Tom Daccord and Justin Reich, is a wonderful edtech consulting and training organization. Among many things that it does, ETT sponsors conferences, workshops, and leadership seminars. They are perhaps most well known for their Teacher iPad Summits held each year in Boston and San Diego

ETT's website hosts many resources, this Scoop focuses on their outstanding (and growing) collection of video tutorials (185 strong as of today...March 30, 2015). You may find the library on Vimeo (just click on the headline or the image above).

Each video provides a professionally produced demo/explanation of how to use some the the latest and greatest apps and techniques. Recent examples include "Pop up Video with Explain Everything," "VideoNot.es Tutorial," "Snagit Video Tutorial," and "Kaizena Video Tutorial."

All of this material is free. What a generous contribution by these wonderfully talented and creative people!


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Great resource for tech integrators! Love the pop-up video technique! #edtech #edtechchat
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An Indispensable Google Scholar Tip for Teachers and Academics

An Indispensable Google Scholar Tip for Teachers and Academics | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Another way that Google helps you make the most of your time in the classroom!

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Chart students’ growth with digital badges

Chart students’ growth with digital badges | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Digital badges offer a new, flexible assessment model that can give students recognition for everything they accomplish — in the classroom, after school and in all areas of their lives.

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Thinking about using badges next year. Looks like a good tangible motivator.

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6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About

6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
May 16, 2015
In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that combines face-to-face classroom methods with computer...

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Want a smartpen? The Livescribe Android app is now on the Google Play Store @ Weeder

Want a smartpen? The Livescribe Android app is now on the Google Play Store http://t.co/41sRbjPXSd #tech
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Saving Audio Files in Google Drive

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Saving Audio Files in Google Drive | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Twisted Wave is an online service (iPad app also available) for creating and editing audio tracks. One of the best features of Twisted Wave is that you can save your recordings directly to your Goo...
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Google Apps for the iPad - Shake Up Learning

Google Apps for the iPad - Shake Up Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The following is a list of Google Apps for iOS (from Google, Inc. and third parties). This list is exhaustive and includes several apps that are not on the infographic Guide to Google Apps for the iPad. Some of these have natural classroom integration, and some are more for personal or business use. Some are optimized for both iPad and iPhone, some are only optimized for iPhone. Each app title is linked directly to the App Store so you can click directly from your device to download each app.

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Some useful links here. 

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juanjovilar's curator insight, May 4, 2:52 AM

Relación de Apps de Google para iOS, aunque también las encuentras para Android y escritorio de Chrome.  

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How to enable YouTube's new transparent player - CNET

How to enable YouTube's new transparent player - CNET | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
YouTube is rolling out a new design for its video player. Learn how you can get the new look right now in Chrome and Firefox.
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Five Essential Tech Tools to Keep Teachers Learning

Five Essential Tech Tools to Keep Teachers Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Tech-using teachers must not only harvest the ideas of others but curate what's valuable & create opportunities to learn. Curtis Chandler shares 5 digital tools”
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Suggestions for using tech tools more effectively to further your own learning.
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18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster - TeachThought

18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster - TeachThought | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ You bought your iPad new three years ago, and now it’s getting a bit long in the tooth. Opening apps can take forever. Sometimes they crash, stop responding, or won’t open to begin with. If you want to extend the life of your little glass rectangle–and make your iPad faster in general–the following tips can help. And all of these tips are simple(ish)–nothing crazy like jail-breaking or changing hardware.”
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Awesome Screenshot - screen shot app for Chrome (replacing webpage screenshot)


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Free Technology for Teachers: Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials

Free Technology for Teachers: Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That!

Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That! | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Educational app developer and guest blogger Patrick Feeney looks at what makes a good math gaming app and lists some of his favorite puzzles that engage students while teaching them effectively.
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Excellent list of math apps for IOS and Android! 

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What the best education systems are doing right

What the best education systems are doing right | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In South Korea and Finland, it's not about finding the "right" school.
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Inspiring stories about school systems that turned themselves around!

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