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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

WeLearnedIt | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

 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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8 Weeks of Free Teacher Resources for Back to School

8 Weeks of Free Teacher Resources for Back to School | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
All of Edutopia’s downloadable and printable back-to-school resources are collected here for easy classroom reference. Check back weekly for updates!
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Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools

Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Blogger Elena Aguilar asks, how might you bring more happiness and well-being to your school?

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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.

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Top Resources for Teaching Digital Responsibility - Electronic Brains

Top Resources for Teaching Digital Responsibility - Electronic Brains | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Resources to support students in the development of digital responsibility.
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23 iPad Google Apps Every Teacher Should Know about

23 iPad Google Apps Every Teacher Should Know about | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Google has several officially released apps that teachers (and anyone else) can use on their iPads. All of these apps are available for free download from the iTunes app store.

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Autodesk Pixlr

Pixlr is a great set of online and mobile image editing tools. I've featured Pixlr a bunch of times over the years. This week Pixlr became available as a desktop app for Mac and Windows.

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20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students. | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Google Docs has revolutionised the way we create and edit content on the web.
It is a genuine collaboration tool like nothing that has come before it.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 30, 2013 11:33 PM

Great to know.

Mike Carrington's curator insight, November 12, 2013 5:03 PM

Not sure what the college thinks about google docs - but well worth investigating, if only for my own use.

Emma Pails's curator insight, March 12, 2014 9:53 PM

Check out the following page for some Google Docs tips and secrets for not only teachers but students too! This online resource can often get a little tricky and the layout of it is always changing! I learnt a few things so go on check it out :)

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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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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 11:38 PM

Want to see some excitement during your math lesson?

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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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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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Plickers

Plickers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Plickers uses a teacher's iPad or Android tablet in conjunction with a series of QR codes to create a student response system. Students are given a set of QR codes on large index cards. The codes are assigned to students. Each code card can be turned in four orientations. Each orientation provides a different answer.

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8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents | Edudemic

8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents | Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
As you’re preparing your lesson plans and classrooms for the first day of school (which may have already happened for some of you!), keeping in touch with parents is probably on your mind. Communicating classroom expectations and other pertinent information at the beginning of the school year is critical to get everyone started off on …
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10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know - Teaching with iPad

10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know - Teaching with iPad | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

"Are you relatively new to iPads in the classroom? Are you looking for some tips to help you navigate the new iOS 7? Today we take a look at 10 Features Every iPad Owner Should Know, so that you have the knowledge and confidence you need to shine in front of your students."


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Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, August 26, 2014 12:32 AM

saving this safely. iPads in school this year!

KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 26, 2014 9:04 AM

Very useful information!

Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, August 31, 2014 9:09 AM

I learned something new (not telling you what!) so it must be worth reading.

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ASCD Webinars - Free Professional Development

ASCD Webinars - Free Professional Development | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Free professional development online all of the time.


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KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 29, 2014 12:02 PM

Archive of their free professional development webinars. Nice resource for PD.

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A Flipped Classroom? Or Should It Be Sideways?

A Flipped Classroom? Or Should It Be Sideways? | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
The traditional model of teach we’re familiar with is that of the teacher in front of the class, lecturing and assigning homework for students to do once they leave the classroom. The teacher has full control over their learning process. Or do they? Teachers who seem to have full control over their student’s learning often …
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Internet Archive Book Images

Internet Archive Book Images | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to...
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SchoolCircle | Parent-teacher communication made easy

SchoolCircle | Parent-teacher communication made easy | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how SchoolCircle makes parent-teacher communication easy and fun. Our service will make your school year stress-free.
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