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John Seely Brown: Tinkering as a Mode of Knowledge Production - YouTube

www.johnseelybrown.com "I am what I create" says John Seely Brown addressing the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching - Stanford, CA, Oct. 23-...
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5 Tools For The Device Agnostic Classroom - Edudemic

5 Tools For The Device Agnostic Classroom - Edudemic | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Selecting apps and planning projects in a BYOD can be a formidable endeavor. What device does Gavin have? Does this website work on Caroline’s iPad? Is there a comparable collage or cartoon application on Hayden’s device? “Device Agnostic” tools can alleviate the stress that is associated with student performance tasks in a BYOD. “A device-agnostic …
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Great resources for using ThingLink and incorporating various tools at once.  Also suggests students get to choose which tool that perfer for certain assignments.  Gives them freedom of choice.  

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.
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How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School - Edudemic

How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School - Edudemic | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not a one time discussion. It is an ongoing process that needs to be taught to all grade levels and to all stakeholders.
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I get overwhelmed when trying to think how to teach digital citizenship.  This step by step is a great idea!  

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12 Digital Tools To Implement Exit Slips - Edudemic

12 Digital Tools To Implement Exit Slips - Edudemic | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
This year our district implemented the use of exit slips to assess student daily learning. So, what are exit slips? Quite simply, exit slips are used to help students reflect on their learning.

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3 Student Tech Trends Teachers Should Know About - Edudemic

3 Student Tech Trends Teachers Should Know About - Edudemic | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Let's talk about some of the biggest student tech trends that students will be talking about when you head back to class in the fall.
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How to Choose the Right Learning Management System

How to Choose the Right Learning Management System | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Ed-tech experts say many schools and districts don't have a good understanding of how to choose and evaluate the different systems available.
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New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013 | eSchool News

New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013 | eSchool News | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Last year we presented “New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012,” which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods.
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20 Eye-Opening Stats You Probably Didn't Know About Mobile Learning

20 Eye-Opening Stats You Probably Didn't Know About Mobile Learning | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
We’ve collected these facts about mLearning to make the case for why everyone needs to take notice of its implications in the learning industry.
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What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like?

What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like? | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
A school library blossoms from a quiet reading and research space to a full-scale "Learning Commons."
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Robin Thompson's curator insight, September 30, 2014 12:22 PM

HAving redesigned one splace and currenlty working on another, I need all of the resources and inspiration possible.  

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The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - stock.xchng

The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - stock.xchng | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
stock photography community - browse our huge gallery for high quality stock photos or share yours with others.
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Poll Everywhere

Audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web. Responses are displayed in real-time on gorgeous charts in PowerPoint, Keynote, or web browser.
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The SAMR Ladder Through the Lens of 21st Century Skills

The SAMR Ladder Through the Lens of 21st Century Skills | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
SAMR is a truly useful tool for helping teachers identify their current comfort zone in order to build expertise in designing efficient and effective student learning experiences. To reach higher l...
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UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Innovative Teaching and Learning (ITL) research: A global look at pedagogies for 21st century skills

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Innovative Teaching and Learning (ITL) research: A global look at pedagogies for 21st century skills | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
  via TeachThought 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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The Beginner's Guide to Evernote

The Beginner's Guide to Evernote | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
For anyone looking to get more organized and productive, you can start off with Evernote with this handy beginner's guide.
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More School Districts End Ban on Cell Phones and Embrace BYOD

More School Districts End Ban on Cell Phones and Embrace BYOD | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
In an effort to provide an enriched learning experience for students, more schools are navigating toward mobile-friendly policies.
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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
28 things you need to consider when implementing BYOD in schools Many schools are looking to implement Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) to give students and staff access to personal devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones in classrooms.
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Dr. Z Reflects: What IS the Difference Between 20th and 21st Century Classrooms

Dr. Z Reflects: What IS the Difference Between 20th and 21st Century Classrooms | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Table compares 20th Century Learning Classroom with the 21st Century Learning Classroom. Great tool for improving your teaching.
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An A+ student regrets his grades - The Globe and Mail

An A+ student regrets his grades - The Globe and Mail | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
An "A" Student Regrets His Grades - "We sacrifice learning for schooling" - http://t.co/m58zLif6lU
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Just something to keep in mind. Do we sacrifice learning for schooling?
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Some Schools Urge Students to Bring Their Own Technology

Some Schools Urge Students to Bring Their Own Technology | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
In a growing trend, school districts pressed for money are allowing students to bring their phones, laptop computers or tablets to be used in the classroom.
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