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Math Live

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Animated entertaining videos on a large variety of math topics. The site includes help for teachers and parents, including follow-up activities. 

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Well done animated videos to help teach math skills, the lessons include additional information for teachers. 

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The Borgeson Bunch - My Classroom Website!

The Borgeson Bunch - My Classroom Website! | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This is my very own classroom website chock full of the stuff I find and include on this board. Check it out!

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Check back on a regular basis. The content changes almost daily. 

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5 Excellent Drawing Apps for Kids

5 Excellent Drawing Apps for Kids | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

"One of the tested ways to unleash kids creativity and enhance their power of imagination is through drawing. This has become even way easier and practical using  the different web tools and mobile apps available out there for  free. I have already featured several of these tools and apps in previous posts here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Today, however, I want to share with you some  new wonderful iPad apps for getting kids to draw. Check them out below:"


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 13, 1:01 PM

Suitable for elementary / primary year levels. 

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8 Questions Teachers Should Ask When Giving Assessments

8 Questions Teachers Should Ask When Giving Assessments | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Research shows that when students help develop questions for an assessment, and have a deeper understanding of what they are expected to learn before they take the assessment, they take a greater responsibility of their own learning.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 1, 2:25 AM

Some interesting insights into assessment.


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5 ways virtual reality will change education

5 ways virtual reality will change education | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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5 ways virtual reality will change education
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We've covered before a story about the students in Ireland who recreated a historic place in OpenSim and explored it with an Oculus Rift headset.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 9, 7:12 AM

Check this out! Thanks to Hypergrid Business.

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Education is finally catching up to technology

Education is finally catching up to technology | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Education is finally catching up to technology
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Thankfully, educational practices are catching up to the 21st century.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 8, 5:55 PM

Still a ways to go, though. ;)

Elaine Roberts, Ph.D's curator insight, September 9, 5:55 AM

It's true that education is beginning to catch up with technology, though it saddens me that we're still talking about teachers making the transition from "sage on the stage" to "guide on the side." Even so, small steps forward are small steps in the right direction

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 9, 10:39 AM

Is it? Digital technologies are continuously changing. What does that mean about this catching up?

 

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10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom

10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Instagram is a hugely popular social network for photo sharing. Though the use of social media in the classroom may have skyrocketed, Twitter and Facebook definitely reign supreme as the key social media tools for schools and teachers. Somehow, despite the widespread popularity of Instagram, few teachers are employing it in the classroom. We’ve heard …
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Good Talk: Raising Smart Learners Through Rich Conversations

Good Talk: Raising Smart Learners Through Rich Conversations | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Many studies show that engaging in reciprocal back-and-forth conversations gives children a chance to try out language for themselves, and also gives them the sense that their thoughts and opinions matter.
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Top 5 Tips For A Blended Classrooms | Edudemic

Top 5 Tips For A Blended Classrooms | Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
What is a blended classroom? The blended classroom learning model combines face-to-face teaching with technology enhanced instruction. This includes having students use Apps, QR codes, websites, surveys, and videos integrated into the lesson. Effectively and efficiently blending the classroom with these technologies can increase student engagement, motivation and build a sense of community as students …
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How To Teach Math With LEGOs

How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Using Legos in the classroom is not a new concept at all. There are so many different classroom applications for the popular brightly colored bricks, and despite the myriad of uses, the go-to task for Legos is most often math. The handy little nubs sitting atop the bricks offer a chance to teach things like …
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3 Excellent Free Tools to Communicate with Students Parents

3 Excellent Free Tools to Communicate with Students Parents | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Maintaining a steady and seamless channel of communication with students parents is just as important as the teaching and learning that takes place in class. Through engaging parents in their students school life, they will be able to stay updated about their kids learning, their needs and scholarly achievements. This will also give students an extra dose of motivation to work hard to please their parents. 

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Awesome Poster Featuring 7 Ways to Engage Students in Class

Awesome Poster Featuring 7 Ways to Engage Students in Class | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

One of the daunting challenges facing each (new) teacher centres around getting students engaged in classroom learning. In a digitally focused age where focus gives way to multitasking, attention deficit becomes the current currency. I have already featured some of the techniques to increase students engagement in previous posts, today I am sharing with you 7 more tips from Reading...

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Critical Thinking

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Tons of resources on critical thinking. 

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Careers: Next Vista for Learning

Careers: Next Vista for Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

The careers section of Next Vista is one that guidance counselors and anyone else helping students learn about careers should bookmark. The careers section of Next Vista contains 110 videos about a wide variety of career fields. 

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Otus: Free Multifunction iPad App for 1:1 Classrooms

Otus: Free Multifunction iPad App for 1:1 Classrooms | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Otus is an easy-to-use, yet powerful classroom tool that brings the best iPad and Chromebook education features together into one secure environment, and uses a single Google login.
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10 Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Phones In the Classroom

10 Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Phones In the Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
This infographic illustrates 10 ways to use mobile phones in the classroom.

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Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain

Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

My colleagues and I coach our students to see social media as a reward for finishing an assignment. Delaying gratification is an important non-cognitive skill and one that research has shown enhances life outcomes

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 9, 12:25 AM

An interesting article about homework with connections to social media use by teens.


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http://iis.stat.wright.edu/munsup.seoh/usefulNotes/educationalNotes/annaQuindlen.htm

 

http://www.thecttl.org/page

 

https://www.aft.org/newspubs/periodicals/ae/winter1213/

 

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The Marshmallow Test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX_oy9614HQ

 

Julien Cuyeu's curator insight, September 10, 7:37 AM

Being sleep deprived isn't good and can cause you to perform slower in class and outside of class, as well as sports( track,football and baseball). I've been sleep deprived since freshmen year of high school and until now.

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From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class

From Toy to Tool: How to Develop Smart Tablet Habits in Class | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Managing tablets as learning tools in the classroom is not easy, especially when many kids use them largely as toys outside of school, if they have access to a tablet in their home environment. Here are some ideas on how to develop smart habits for class.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 9, 2:45 PM

Some good tips here.

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8 Great STEM Apps For Younger Students

8 Great STEM Apps For Younger Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
When I think of STEM – especially the science and engineering arms of the equation – I too often think of the higher end, more complicated stuff. The cool, hands-on science experiments involving fire and acidic liquids. Building and programming robots. Unfortunately, this thought process often yields activities that are either too complicated or not …
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Heganoo

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Heganoo is a tool that allows you to build multimedia placemarks on a map. Your completed map can be displayed in a variety of formats including a slide-by-slide format that allows viewers to see placemark information as slides while viewing the map in the background. Placemarks in your map can include pictures, videos, and text.

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Your Child's Next Field Trip May be Virtual

Your Child's Next Field Trip May be Virtual | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Your child's next field trip may not require a permission slip or a brightly-colored t-shirt that matches his classmates. It may not require any traveling at all, and yet he or she might be interacting with people and places on the other side of the world.
Skype in the Classroom uses technology to...

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Trying Out Gamification In the Classroom? These Tools Are For You

Trying Out Gamification In the Classroom? These Tools Are For You | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Getting students actively engaged and learning by leveraging the power of gamification in the classroom is a hot trend these days. The idea of getting students learning, sharing, and laughing by using gamification shows great promise, to be sure. But where should you start in terms of finding the tools that will actually help you …
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8 TED Talks from Inspiring Teachers

8 TED Talks from Inspiring Teachers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Looking for some inspiration for this new school year? Here are 8 TED talks from inspiring teachers. 

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All That Teachers Need to Know about Remind (101)

All That Teachers Need to Know about Remind (101) | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Remind (formerly Remind 101) is a great free messaging service that allows teachers to send messages to students and parents from different devices (computer, iOS phones, and Android phones).Recently, Remind released some new features that make it possible for teachers to communicate with students and parents not only through text messages but also via short audio messages.

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23 Useful Websites for Teaching and Learning English

23 Useful Websites for Teaching and Learning English | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Below are some valuable resources for ELL and ESL teachers. With these resources, you can find great ways to communicate more effectively, explore lessons, and be a great ELL teacher.

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Good Classroom Management Posters and Visuals for Your Class

Good Classroom Management Posters and Visuals for Your Class | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Classroom management is one of our main concerns as teachers. Preparing a healthy and student friendly environment conducive to learning is a pre-requisite for any effective instruction to take place. From arranging the setting of the classroom itself ( e.g students seats, empty space, instructor space...etc) to dealing with the different unexpected events that would pop up during instruction, classroom management is an integrative process that requires some serious work primarily from the part of the teacher.

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WeLearnedIt

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 Through the WeLearnedIt iPad app you and your students can create digital portfolios that contain files from Google Drive, Dropbox, links from the web, images and videos captured with your iPad, and whiteboard videos created within the WeLearnedIt app.

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