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The ABCs of Tech Education | Open Technology

Last week, in the wake of Code Academy’s  – “Learn to code in 2012” campaign we asked:  What does digital literacy really mean today?  And what might a Digital Literacy ...
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CPS lifts ban on YouTube

CPS lifts ban on YouTube | Being Online | Scoop.it
Chicago Public Schools' is lifting a ban on YouTube as part of its efforts to expand digital learning in the classroom. (Chicago Public Schools lifts ban on YouTube! Huge news!
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Get open source into your classroom | opensource.com

Get open source into your classroom | opensource.com | Being Online | Scoop.it
RT @projmgrlady: RT @gferrie: Get open source into your classroom http://t.co/BG3Elznb #bced #bcedplan #bcedchat...
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Webonauts Internet Academy | PBS KIDS GO!

The Webonauts Internet Academy game teaches kids about key issues of web safety and good citizenship.
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National PBS Survey Finds Teachers Want More Access to Classroom Tech | EON: Enhanced Online News

National PBS Survey Finds Teachers Want More Access to Classroom Tech | EON: Enhanced Online News | Being Online | Scoop.it
PBS released the results of a national survey of 500 K-12 teachers and their use of classroom technology.
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10 vital questions to ask before investing in classroom technology | Informed Education

RT @jswiatek: 10 vital questions to ask before investing in classroom technology - http://t.co/CMt7jGld - via @informed_edu...
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Ten Tips to Teaching Middle School

Ten Tips to Teaching Middle School | Being Online | Scoop.it
School is just around the corner and while I am quick to give advice to parents, todays article is about teaching the teens. Middle School teaching is considered a tough job.

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The History Of The Web – An Interactive Lesson

The History Of The Web – An Interactive Lesson | Being Online | Scoop.it
As we discuss students learning programming as part of curriculum, it is also important for them to understand the history of the web.

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NYC School Misspelling Causes Red Faces, Pointed Fingers

NYC School Misspelling Causes Red Faces, Pointed Fingers | Being Online | Scoop.it
A giant, obvious misspelling on a New York City crosswalk has city, utility and school officials pointing fingers, and assuring that none will win a spelling bee...

Just because technology offers spell check doesn't mean spelling is NOT IMPORTANT!!!!

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Pushing past mediocrity in the classroom

Pushing past mediocrity in the classroom | Being Online | Scoop.it
Teacher wars are raging across the nation. One side blasts the "bad" teachers, waving around student test-score data and demanding accountability.
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GeoGebra

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http://t.co/5HtL9b5i - Free mathematics software for learning and teaching.
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10 Findings That Will Shape Students Today for the Workforce Tomorrow

10 Findings That Will Shape Students Today for the Workforce Tomorrow | Being Online | Scoop.it

How will we adapt to learn, work, and connect in the future? This is why we need to educate students to be Tech Savvy!

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Games For Learning Institute » Games

Games For Learning Institute » Games | Being Online | Scoop.it
RT @jgorcesky Games For Learning Institute » Games: Quick games for download and your #edtech classroom http://t.co/kjk06RbR...
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iPad, therefore I am, and keeping a wired open mind

iPad, therefore I am, and keeping a wired open mind | Being Online | Scoop.it
iPad, therefore I am, and keeping a wired open mind (Another school joins the ranks of iPads in the classroom- this is good news for today's students http://t.co/IZn4Ry6o...)...
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School compost effort saves money, teaches green living

School compost effort saves money, teaches green living | Being Online | Scoop.it
It's lunchtime at Actis Junior High School.
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What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | DMLcentral

What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | DMLcentral | Being Online | Scoop.it
What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media http://t.co/dL7y9bK9 via @zite...
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Top 5 Apps for Organizing School Work | Edudemic

Top 5 Apps for Organizing School Work | Edudemic | Being Online | Scoop.it
RT @NMHS_Principal: Top 5 Apps for Organizing School Work http://t.co/Z7otLKwt #edtech...
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It's not the technology stupid! | Smarter Computing Blog

It's not the technology stupid! | Smarter Computing Blog | Being Online | Scoop.it
We get so focused on the technical solutions that we forget that it takes more than technology to make cloud a valuable asset in an IT Strategy. In fact technology is only one part of the equation. If the other parts are ignored ...
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100 iPad Apps Perfect For Middle School | Edudemic

100 iPad Apps Perfect For Middle School | Edudemic | Being Online | Scoop.it

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How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC] | Being Online | Scoop.it
Fewer than 25% of students know how to perform a "reasonably well-executed search" of web information. This inforgraphic shares a few essential Google search tips and tricks. (RT @techtimetony A new form of illiteracy?
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The 21st century classroom – where the 3 R’s meet the 4 C’s!

The 21st century classroom – where the 3 R’s meet the 4 C’s! | Being Online | Scoop.it
For success in the 21st century, students must master the 4 C’s – creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration. (The 21st century classroom – where the 3 R’s meet the 4 C’s!
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Hands-on students learn from lab & life - Times of India

Hands-on students learn from lab & life - Times of India | Being Online | Scoop.it
Hands-on students learn from lab & lifeTimes of IndiaWith theme-based activities and the Internet, classrooms are more real and virtual at the same time. Maths alone is not a determiner of ability anymore - you can even sing your way to success.
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Why Interactive White Boards are Used Ineffectively in Classrooms | Teaching Science and Math

Why Interactive White Boards are Used Ineffectively in Classrooms | Teaching Science and Math | Being Online | Scoop.it
Why #IWBs are Used Ineffectively in Classrooms | Teaching Science and Math http://t.co/L3uJu7AH #edtech #k12 #cpchat...
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25 Free Digital Audio Editors You Should Know

25 Free Digital Audio Editors You Should Know | Being Online | Scoop.it
Credit: Background image from DA A digital audio editor is defined as a computer application [...] (GR8 Resource for Audiophiles: «25 FREE Digital AUDIO EDITORS You Should Know» http://t.co/Sg87Zmol...
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Use Google? Time to Get Real About Protecting Your Digital Self

Use Google? Time to Get Real About Protecting Your Digital Self | Being Online | Scoop.it
Google's decided to integrate the data it has about you, which means you better think about the digital tracks you're leaving. (RT @YourAnonNews: Use Google?
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