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A Printable List of the Best Education Hashtags [#Infographic]

A Printable List of the Best Education Hashtags [#Infographic] | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
Use this infographic to help you find conversations and build a following on Twitter.

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5 Time-Saving Bookmarking Tools You Need to Know

5 Time-Saving Bookmarking Tools You Need to Know | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
There are a lot of resources on the web that let people save and organize the content they find online, and they all have their own angle and unique functionality. Marketers can use bookmarking in new and innovative ways to build a brand.

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Top 11 Interactive Websites for the Classroom | Booksource Banter

Top 11 Interactive Websites for the Classroom | Booksource Banter | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
My top 11 favorite sites can be used to model on the Smartboard, help students collaborate on a project, share ideas and create!

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7 Great Augmented Reality Apps for your Classroom (podcast)

7 Great Augmented Reality Apps for your Classroom (podcast) | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
In todays show, we discuss and demonstrate 7 amazingly free augmented reality apps that you can use in your classroom.

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4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes

4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
July 29, 2015
Here are four great web tools for creating online quizzes to share with your students. We have already reviewed these tools in separate posts in the past and some of you might already...
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Why You Might Want to Share a Tech Glossary at Your Next PD Day

Why You Might Want to Share a Tech Glossary at Your Next PD Day | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
A few years ago when I published my guide to using Blogger in the classroom I included a glossary of terms in it.
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Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country shared their favorite teaching apps.

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Cheryl Hunter's curator insight, July 30, 7:58 AM

There's a nice variety on this list - definitely a good starting point!

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Blending technology and traditional teaching shows promise - Miami Herald

Blending technology and traditional teaching shows promise - Miami Herald | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
Harnessing technology in the classroom has created “blended” learning environments — a combination of teacher instruction and online learning.
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Eileen Otero's curator insight, July 29, 10:46 PM

A great example of blended learning environments can be seen  on preschools with STEM Education Programs where technology is being combined with traditional  teaxhing methods.

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EdTech in United States Schools Infographic

EdTech in United States Schools Infographic | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
EdTech in the United States Infographic
As schools chase the one-to-one dream, students weigh in on tech in the classroom.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, July 28, 3:05 PM

Wow-it's amazing how much access to tech students do have in the US..when I went to school-there were only computers in college..

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Minecraft as digital storytelling tool - Innovation: Education

Minecraft as digital storytelling tool - Innovation: Education | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
"Grand Theft Diamond", a video from Flood Brook Union School's 6th graders, shows how the game Minecraft can be turned into a digital storytelling platform

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Twitter Safety Center: How to Protect Yourself and Your Family While Tweeting

Twitter Safety Center: How to Protect Yourself and Your Family While Tweeting | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
Twitter is pretty awesome and everyone needs it in their lives. But like with any technology, there are safety concerns, privacy concerns, kids' security concerns, and so on. Twitter has launched a new initiative to address all these matters. Twitter Safety Center is a comprehensive resource built by the social network to address all of…

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4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments

4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
July 25, 2015
Below are three good iPad apps for teachers to use to create, distribute and share assignments with students. There are several other apps out there with more or less similar features,...
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Professional Development Through Podcasts

Professional Development Through Podcasts | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
In the season of my career following company command, I had ample opportunity each day for professional reading. Now that I’m back in the operational force, the minutes I can dedicate towards this ...

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(Design) Developing a framework for teaching open courses

(Design) Developing a framework for teaching open courses | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
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Long and enormously useful post from Alec Couros describing 'semi-structured' open courses.

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Swoodle- A Great App for Co-editing Documents ~...

Swoodle- A Great App for Co-editing Documents ~... | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
Swoodle- A Great App for Co-editing Documents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Educational Technology Info curated by MrTVaughn

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How to Use iTunes U in the Classroom - Daily Genius

How to Use iTunes U in the Classroom - Daily Genius | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
When I first heard about iTunes U, I was unsure of how it all worked or how it would fit into my classroom. Today, I cannot imagine teaching without it. iTunes U is a free... Continue reading...

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(Digi-Tool Alert) Plickers - Classroom response

(Digi-Tool Alert) Plickers - Classroom response | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it

Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.


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Chris Jaeglin's curator insight, Today, 9:29 AM

This looks like a really inventive way to use QR type codes with a simple app to get students doing quizzes for assessment. Great classroom tool.

Jerry Johnson's curator insight, Today, 9:40 AM

This looks like a really inventive way to use QR type codes with a simple app to get students doing quizzes for assessment. Great classroom tool.

John Spiegel's curator insight, Today, 11:54 AM

This looks like a really inventive way to use QR type codes with a simple app to get students doing quizzes for assessment. Great classroom tool.

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"Think Bilingual!" -game for iPad

"Think Bilingual!" -game for iPad | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
A language immersion game for iPad
where you learn by doing

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A Great Kids App for Creating Beautiful Picture Collages

A Great Kids App for Creating Beautiful Picture Collages | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it

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Eileen Otero's curator insight, July 29, 10:41 PM

Why not take  advantage from  all the resources that are out there. Especially if these Apps foster student creativity and stimulates imagination.

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Aaron Sams - Flipped Classroom: The Next Step - YouTube

Aaron Sams has been an educator since 2000 and is currently the Managing Director of FlippedClass.com, co-founder of The Flipped Learning Network, and is an ...

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What Digital Teaching Tool Should I Get? - Huffington Post

What Digital Teaching Tool Should I Get? - Huffington Post | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
Even within the realm of educational media, we have tens of thousands of tablet and smartphone applications, an ongoing supply of educational videos on YouTube and other platforms, and countless websites and emerging technologies for teaching and...
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The Future of Google+, What New Research Reveals

The Future of Google+, What New Research Reveals | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it

Wondering where Google+ is headed? In this article, you'll discover recent findings on current Google+ activity and Google's plans for the network.


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Why educators can't live without social media | Jisc

Why educators can't live without social media | Jisc | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
From student recruitment to alumni relations, social media has a place at every step of the student journey, says Eric Stoller. Institutions and educators ignore it at their peril.

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7 Good Options for Building Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout

7 Good Options for Building Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout | DIGI-TOOLS - The Intersection of Tech Integration, Innovation, and Instruction | Scoop.it
Next month I am leading a short workshop on building digital portfolios. In preparation for that workshop, like every workshop I lead, I created a short PDF summarizing the tools that we will explore.
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