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How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
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Recognising the power of voice recording

Recognising the power of voice recording | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Creating and sharing clips allows learners to assess their own speaking (Recognising the power of voice recording http://t.co/72Q9UOHdvo via @guardian)...
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Using archetypes to match learning spaces with physical and digital spaces.

Using archetypes to match learning spaces with physical and digital spaces. | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
(NOTE: The following is an article that was written for a teaching journal, after a bit of an anxious wait it was rejected - didn't quite fit in with the focus of the edition. It's somewhat dated n...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Collection of Great Interactive Sites for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Collection of Great Interactive Sites for Teachers | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
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7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning | MindShift

7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning | MindShift | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Flirck:WoodleyWonderworks Every educator wants to create an environment that will foster students' love of learning.
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The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions | Upside Learning Blog

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions | Upside Learning Blog | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Mobile technology penetration is racing ahead in the corporate workplace, with the BYOD (bring your own device) movement affecting companies in varied ways.
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Which study strategies make the grade?

Which study strategies make the grade? | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Students everywhere, put down those highlighters and pick up some flashcards! Some of the most popular study strategies -- such as highlighting and even rereading -- don't show much promise for improving student learning, according to a new report.
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Technology | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Technology | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it

Smarter Balanced is working with member states to develop comprehensive minimum technology requirements detailing bandwidth, hardware, and operating system specifications for devices eligible to administer the assessments beginning in the 2014-15 school year. These guidelines will be informed by the results of the Technology Readiness Tool and are expected to be released in October 2012.

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It's Time to Re-Think the U.S. Education System

It's Time to Re-Think the U.S. Education System | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Today's kids know they aren't getting what they need at school.
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Cell Phone Activities 2012 | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Cell Phone Activities 2012 | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Photo taking, texting, and accessing the internet are the most popular activities people pursue with their mobile phones...
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31 Top Apps for Education from FETC 2013 -- THE Journal

31 Top Apps for Education from FETC 2013 -- THE Journal | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Like last year, this year's popular App Shootout at FETC 2013 tossed around dozens of useful apps for teachers and students.
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Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum | MindShift

Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum | MindShift | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
What we as adults experienced in school, as educators and students, will bear little resemblance to what lies ahead. Here's a look at current trends, their
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
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BYOD: Can it make the IT department a hero again? | ZDNet

BYOD: Can it make the IT department a hero again? | ZDNet | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
The rise of BYOD is often seen as bad news for the IT department – but smart CIOs see it as an opportunity, not a threat. (RT @ZDNet: BYOD: Can it make the IT department a hero again?
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1:1 Computing: More Than Devices

1:1 Computing: More Than Devices | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it

Provoking thought and action toward effective digital teaching and learning THOUGHT LEADERSHIP | by Eliot Levinson, et al. This article is the second of three 1:1 computing papers from the BLEgroup...


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Should schools offer social media etiquette classes?

Should schools offer social media etiquette classes? | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
While the practice of using social media in a positive way for education has merit, its heavy usage has also opened the gateway for a number of negatives
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Technology | PARCC

Technology | PARCC | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced) and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) issued guidance designed to inform schools and districts as they make annual instructional technology purchases. The guidelines include hardware and operating system specifications covering the vast majority of commercially available computers and tablets. Specifications common to both consortia are posted below. Read the news statement.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education

Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education | BYOT For Edu | Scoop.it
Twitter has become a powerful tool for teaching and learning. VideoAmy offers up a playlist of videos that will help you learn to use the social platform well in a variety of ways.
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