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Teachers Predict Positive Trends in Education Technology | Education News

Teachers Predict Positive Trends in Education Technology | Education News | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

As 2012 came to a close, it seemed like everyone from politicians to education experts took opportunities to voice their opinions on the state of America’s schools and to express their hopes about the coming year.


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As 2012 came to a close, it seemed like everyone from politicians to education experts took opportunities to voice their opinions on the state of America’s schools and to express their hopes about the coming year.

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9 Free Video Conferencing Web Apps — No Registration Required

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The Future of Technology in the Classroom - The Next Gen Raspberry Pi 2 - rAVe [Publications]

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-*+In the AV business, technology in the K-12 classroom has been defined in many different ways.
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Quickly create, access and organize notes, lists and photos with Google Keep. All your notes are automatically stored in Drive.
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NoteLedge - Take Notes, Sketch, Audio and Video Recording

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Bitly - The Power of the Link

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Bitly Brand Tools: Own, understand and activate your best audience through the power of the link.
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Maker Ed Community

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Join a network of fellow maker educators on our Google+ Community. We welcome your ideas, successes, stories, and challenges as you engage in making experiences with the youth in your community. Anyone interested in topics surrounding making and education are encouraged to participate. Please spread the word! "
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4 Great Educational iPad Apps Are Free Today

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In today's post we are sharing with you some excellent iPad apps that have gone free today. You might be already familiar with them for we have reviewed them here several times in the past. Again, this deal is available to our readers in the United States and Canada. We are not sure if these apps are free elsewhere but we hope they are.
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On teens, their phones & shifting communications landscapes (new from Pew) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

On teens, their phones & shifting communications landscapes (new from Pew) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"This week Pew Research Center released Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015, http://tinyurl.com/mrf2cxw ; a report that should have relevance to all of us who work with young people. Unlike Pew’s previous surveys, which involved representative samples of teens interview by phone, this one was conducted online. These data are useful for us in deciding how we reach the young people we love and in understanding how they themselves manage their lives online."
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Writing on the iPad: 6 Reasons Why Evernote is Brilliant

Writing on the iPad: 6 Reasons Why Evernote is Brilliant | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
In the ongoing quest to promote Content-Creation on the iPad, I am going to write a short series of posts focusing on writing with the iPad. I will explore a few different apps to use when you want...
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4 ways Apple may soon solve the iPad deployment headache | eSchool News | eSchool News

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Makey Makey Math - Coding Probability Simulators #makerED

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As I gear up to present student work at ETFO's ICT Conference in Toronto, I'd like to share some ideas: 1. Coding allows for students to learn across math strands instead of in isolation. 2. Coding...
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How Your Students can Know WHAT’S DUE, 2015 Style — Emerging Education Technologies

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Free App Makes it a Snap to Keep Students, Parents, up to Date on … What’s Due!
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Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship | Edudemic

Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship | Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Concerns of what kids can access online caused schools to teach students about digital citizenship; the idea that we’re interconnected through the Internet.
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TechnoKids Computer Curriculum | Technology Projects Computer Curriculum

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TechnoKids Computer Curriculum is a set of theme-based technology projects that integrate the use of the computer into learning.
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How Teachers' Use Of Technology In The Classroom Is Changing (Survey) - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

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Infographic illustrating about how teachers are using technology to adapt to this new generation of students and how their use of technology in the classroom is changing.
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NOGGIN - Preschool shows and educational videos for kids

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Serious Doodling: 5 Effective Classroom Drawing Exercises

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Here are several ideas for quick, effective, and engaging classroom drawing exercises that can be used in a range of topics.
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Create Dinosaur Stories With Foldify Dinosaurs

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Of all the apps that students have shared with me over the years, Foldify is probably my favorite. A few years ago one of my my students used it to design a bunch of characters and buildings that h...
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How Are Teachers Using Tablets? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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A much needed balance between function and affordability, tablets of all shapes and sizes are being embraced by teachers in millions of different ways.
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Although this was an Art task, our Art teacher (@MrsPDU) allowed my students to code their fractal piece. Check out the Geometry expectations this also covered, besides the Art component. Grade 8 -...
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Three ways to use Minecraft imaginatively in the classroom

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From getting students to think about careers to rebuilding their school, teachers share inventive ways they use the building-block game
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