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Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking | App-Education | Scoop.it
Using resources and tools like the ones below, educators at KIPP King Collegiate High School focus on honing critical thinking skills across all subjects. Credit: Zachary Fink


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SAMR – Making Teachers Feel Inadequate? | HeadThoughts

SAMR – Making Teachers Feel Inadequate? | HeadThoughts | App-Education | Scoop.it
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I like the author's recognition that "enhancement" doesn't translate to poor usage. Yes, technology integration is a great way to enrich learning but it can look many different ways in general education classrooms.

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Quick Comparison of Five Popular Backchannel and Informal Assessment Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: A Quick Comparison of Five Popular Backchannel and Informal Assessment Tools | App-Education | Scoop.it

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Using online informal assessment tools has been very useful with my elementary students. It is time saving by providing instant feedback which allows for higher quality instruction. Taking the time to watch Richard Byrne's video is worthwhile.

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Amy Burns's curator insight, February 25, 2014 5:20 PM

Backchannels  are powerful tools for collecting immediate feedback and giving voice to the often reluctant student.  The chart offers essential information and links to getting started.

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Top 10 Essential Web Tools For Project-Based Learning - Edudemic

Top 10 Essential Web Tools For Project-Based Learning - Edudemic | App-Education | Scoop.it
Blending the traditional textbooks with innovative web tools that inspire collaboration will be the wisest thing you’ve ever done for your students. (Top 10 Essential Web Tools For Project-Based Learning!
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Through my research on blending and project based learning, it is alarming how few pilot projects are being published. Quantitative data is lacking support of the rates of purchases and demands being made. It is critical that these devices are effectively being used to engage and maximize student opportunity.

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Why Does My iPhone Battery Die So Fast? The iPhone Battery Fix! | PayetteForward.com

Why Does My iPhone Battery Die So Fast? The iPhone Battery Fix! | PayetteForward.com | App-Education | Scoop.it

I’m going to tell you exactly why your iPhone battery drains so quickly and exactly how to fix it. I’ll explain how you can get longer battery life out of your iPhone without sacrificing functionality! I don’t believe anyone should have to turn off every feature that makes the iPhone so enjoyable to use.

 

Take my word for it:


The vast majority of iPhone battery issues are software related.

And if you don’t believe me, read on.

 

Apple has created a website that explains their official stance on how to “optimize” your iPhone battery. Unfortunately, their instructions are rather wordy and don’t really get to the heart of the issue. In case you’re interested in checking that out, here’s a link to the official iPhone battery page on Apple’s website.

 

So why does my iPhone battery die so fast?

 

Here are 9 main reasons your iPhone is draining so quickly:


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Why the Next 10 Years of Educational Technologies will Smash the Last 10 | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Community

Why the Next 10 Years of Educational Technologies will Smash the Last 10 | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Community | App-Education | Scoop.it

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Nice summary of technology benefits. I look forward to being a part of blending technology over the next 10 years!

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Chris Carter's curator insight, March 5, 2014 8:50 PM

The UK gets it!

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Educational Technology Guy: Project Based Learning Resources

Educational Technology Guy: Project Based Learning Resources | App-Education | Scoop.it

Project Based Learning Resources and Webquest

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Webquest are great ways to blend technology with project based science. A formative assessment might include a concept cartoon in which students illustrate their understanding after completing the quest.

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