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The Use of Social Media in School Infographic

The Use of Social Media in School Infographic | Britt's Take On It | Scoop.it
The use of social media in school infographic plus awesome Teacher's Guides to social learning in classroom!

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Britt Smith's insight:

When used correctly, social media becomes a tool capable of motivating and engaging students in life altering learning situations.

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“iPad Cafe” spices up middle school library

“iPad Cafe” spices up middle school library | Britt's Take On It | Scoop.it
“iPad Cafe” spices up middle school library Lexington Clipper Herald Lexington Public Schools technology core team asked us what we could do to make our classrooms a 21st Century learning environment, one teacher had the idea of an iPad café at the...

Via Karen Bonanno, Joyce Valenza
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Awesome idea to motivate students to reach reading goals and continue to engage them in meaningful learning activities as part of the reward.  Essential for schools to continue to expose students to modern or new technologies while they are "in school."  Students who regress in terms of technology exposure while at school vs. home lose confidence in the credibility of technology instruction when the tools are antiquated.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, December 2, 2013 3:22 PM

A bit like walking into an Apple Store!

Tricia Adams's curator insight, December 9, 2013 5:22 AM

Moderation in all things...

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K-8 Passages by Lexile Level

K-8 Passages by Lexile Level | Britt's Take On It | Scoop.it

ReadWorks is a completely free resource—all you have to do is register!


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Catherine Schmidt's curator insight, December 17, 2013 10:42 AM

Readworks.org offers access to a variety of passages and question sets when you register.