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3D Printing and Education

3D Printing and Education | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
3D printing has been the recent technological craze of the past two years. And it is rightfully deserved, as 3D printing can solve the problems of mass production that ail us all. Shoes don’t fit y...
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Mind Mapping Software - Create online Mind Maps

Mind Mapping Software - Create online Mind Maps | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Create the best looking mind map online and share it with others. Enjoy mind mapping by brainstorming collaboratively on ideas and projects.
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11 Things You Need to Know About the Redesigned Google Drive | Google Gooru

11 Things You Need to Know About the Redesigned Google Drive | Google Gooru | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Google Drive, once again, has a brand-new look and there are a lot of changes to absorb. While many changes were design and user-experience improvements, Google also added some new functions. Check out the video below for our quick walkthrough, along with a list of some of our favorite changes!

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Editing Microsoft Office files in Google Drive | Google Gooru

Editing Microsoft Office files in Google Drive | Google Gooru | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

With Google’s recent updates to Drive, the integration between Microsoft Office and Drive is now much more seamless. The new feature working behind the scenes is called Office Compatibility Mode (OCM) and actually gives you the ability to edit Office files right inside the Chrome browser.

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The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators - LiveBinder

Over 9000 educators have joined this challenge to complete 30 short-term goals in a year in an aim to make us better educators. We reflect and support each other through various social media forums like Facebook, Twitter, GooglePlus, Youtube, and blogs.
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Introduction to Classroom for GAFE | Google Gooru

Introduction to Classroom for GAFE | Google Gooru | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

We introduced Classroom for GAFE a few months ago, but very little information was readily available. Today a brand new video on Classroom was released, finally giving us some insight into what the interface looks like. Check out this video from Google to learn how the tool can work for teachers and students.

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Three Apps For Building Your Research Collection

Three Apps For Building Your Research Collection | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Three apps to help you do research for school or work while keeping your sanity in check.  Diigo, Evernote (with a link to a tutorial) & Zotero.

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Google Drive Tutorial 2014 - Quick Start - YouTube

A Google Drive tutorial for 2014 serving as a quick start tutorial and overview of the most important features of Google Drive to get you up and running as q...
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Part 1: Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit

Part 1: Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
  Welcome to a post and the summer of 2014... at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the next two weeks. I will be sharing some of those websites I feel should be in every teacher...
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Part 5: Forty...Now Fifty...Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit

Part 5: Forty...Now Fifty...Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
  It's summer time and you really didn't think I would stop at 4o sites... especially when I can make it one half of a hundred!  I have really enjoyed sharing these websites I feel should be i...
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Talking QR Codes!

Talking QR Codes! | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
QR codes are such a fantastic resource for students – especially those who need a little extra support.  QR voice is a free web tool that truly makes your QR codes start talking! You can type a sen...
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Top 10 tips for taking control of your professional development

Top 10 tips for taking control of your professional development | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Knowledge is power - but how do you plug into new ideas when budget-conscious organisations are flipping the switch on professional development (PD)? The free webinar I delivered in May focused on the wealth of opportunities available online. Based on the research, learning and development theories and my own experiences that went into that presen...
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60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom

60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
via Online Universities Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and intere...
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My New Top 20 Favorite Teacher Hacks, Tips & Ideas

My New Top 20 Favorite Teacher Hacks, Tips & Ideas | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What follows are a few hacks, tips and ideas I picked up over two days at the Google Apps for Education Summit in Johannesburg (2014). For most of them, I feel foolish for not knowing they existed ...
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TodaysMeet - Give everyone a voice

Expand your classroom

Students can join from home or even from other schools to make the classroom community even bigger.

Embrace the backchannel

The backchannel improves meetings, presentations, Socratic seminars and fishbowls, movies and silent activities, reviews and snow days, and more.

Empower learners

TodaysMeet gives everyone the floor and lets even the quietest students express themselves.

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23 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed During July | Google Gooru

23 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed During July | Google Gooru | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Although Google I/O was in June, a lot of the brand new features that were announced actually began rolling out for the first time during July. Google has directed a lot of focus to making Google Apps an even more viable option for enterprise customers, especially with improvements to Drive and Hangouts.

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Managing Different Versions of Non Google Files in Google Drive | Google Gooru

Managing Different Versions of Non Google Files in Google Drive | Google Gooru | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

If you, or your colleagues, are sharing and storing Microsoft files in Google Drive, you’ve probably run into the issue where you have multiple versions of the same file. This can get confusing really quickly, but there is actually a way to revoke access to older versions of a file so everyone is always on the same page.

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Systems Thinking in Schools - WebEd

Systems Thinking in Schools - WebEd | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A modular program for learning how to use Systems Thinking in the classroom.

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How to use Google Hangouts | Google Gooru

How to use Google Hangouts | Google Gooru | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it


Over the past few months, Google has made a really big push to turn Hangouts into a viable video conferencing solution for all Google Apps customers. After the latest round of updates came out we decided it was the perfect time to do an introduction to Hangouts.

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The Guide to Keeping Up With Google

The Guide to Keeping Up With Google | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Hashtags, Twitter, G+, Communities, Blogs and YouTube Channels You Should Follow! I often get asked, “How do you keep up with Google?” Well, first let me say that it’s almost impossible!...
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eduCanon: interactive video. unleashed.

eduCanon: interactive video. unleashed. | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Flipped and Blended Interactive Video Learning Platform.

 

-Use Video to Differentiate & Engage

-Promote Self-Paced Learning with Pause & Rewind

-Prevent Skipping Content Not Yet Watched

-Interjected Formative Assessments during Delivery

-Remediate with Answer-Specific Feedback

-Opportunity for Student Explanations

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Part 4: Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit

Part 4: Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
  Summer is wonderful and  its already July! We actually have time to relax, enjoy, and even discover a new website! It is so much fun to be sharing these websites I feel should be in every te...
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PixiClip – An Online Interactive Whiteboard

PixiClip – An Online Interactive Whiteboard | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
PixiClip is a great choice for teachers and students looking for a way to capture their doodles.  This online interactive whiteboard works in any web browser.  On an iPad you can capture your writi...
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5 Apps Every Teacher Should Have -- THE Journal

5 Apps Every Teacher Should Have -- THE Journal | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of indispensable applications for educators.
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Home

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Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning actively promotes excellence in education by providing new learning opportunities for students and future-focused Professional Development for teachers. Established as the research and innovation unit of Northern Beaches Christian School (Sydney, Australia), SCIL runs a range of programs and research projects that seek to transform educational thinking and practice both at NBCS and in the wider educational community.

 

All of the programs and research projects that are run by SCIL are firmly based in the classrooms and day-to-day learning environment at NBCS. Staff are dedicated to creating a learning culture that promotes the highest standards for academics, whilst nurturing and caring for each student.

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