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The Best 15 Twitter Hashtags for Teachers | educational technology for teachers | Mr. Frerichs's EdTech

The Best 15 Twitter Hashtags for Teachers | educational technology for teachers | Mr. Frerichs's EdTech | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Twitter speaks volumes of itself and does not really require any introduction. I am pretty sure everyone of you has an account there.That's great ! but have you ever considered using Twitter for educational and professional development purposes ?
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How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images
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Here are some excellent tips. Time to get a remote.

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Ken Burns' 'The Address' Is an Inspiring Look at an Unusual School Exercise

Ken Burns' 'The Address' Is an Inspiring Look at an Unusual School Exercise | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
The PBS documentary looks at how a Vermont school for boys with learning disabilities encourages students to memorize Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
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This is very moving.

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K-12 Education in a Post-Literate Age

K-12 Education in a Post-Literate Age | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Students' inability to navigate books with ease is a painful example of the book's declining role in society, writes Christopher L. Doyle.
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Siblings' Disabilities Linked to Academic Troubles for Brothers, Sisters

Siblings' Disabilities Linked to Academic Troubles for Brothers, Sisters | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Siblings of students with disabilities are 60 percent more likely to drop out of school than students without such brothers or sisters, a new study says.
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Mobile Apps Make Field Trips More Interactive

Mobile Apps Make Field Trips More Interactive | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
With "augmented reality" technology, teachers can transform a pond or an empty lot into a vibrant classroom.
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Waitlist for La.'s Course Choice Program Grows to Over 1,000

Waitlist for La.'s Course Choice Program Grows to Over 1,000 | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
The state department of education is now scrambling to scrape together additional funding to accommodate the influx of requests.
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11 Must Have iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Must Have iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
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Students, Professors Still Not Yet Ready for Digital Textbooks

Students, Professors Still Not Yet Ready for Digital Textbooks | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
The e-textbook revolution is still waiting to start.

 

"Students and professors are still not adopting the use of digital textbooks in any great numbers, according to the latest data from Bowker Market Research, presented today in a Digital Book World webcast. Further, the percentage of students who are using them has remained flat over the past few semesters."


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Virtual Learning for Little Ones Raises Developmental Questions

Virtual Learning for Little Ones Raises Developmental Questions | EdD etc. | Scoop.it

"Given that the youngest schoolchildren are part of the touch-screen generation, the question of whether they're too wet behind the ears for online learning has shifted to a more complex concern: making sure the technology they're using in school is developmentally appropriate."


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Create a crazy animated GIF ... on PsykoGIF

Create a crazy animated GIF ... on PsykoGIF | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Create crazy GIFs and share them anywhere.

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8 College Degrees with the Worst Return on Investment

8 College Degrees with the Worst Return on Investment | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
While there's no doubt that a college degree increases earning power and broadens opportunities, today's high cost of education means it makes sense to more carefully consider which degree you earn.
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Educators Tout IB's Links to Common Core

Educators Tout IB's Links to Common Core | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
International Baccalaureate educators say their program offers a base for designing curriculum units that align with the new Common Core State Standards in mathematics and English/language arts.
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Serious Games | Adventure Lab | STEM Education Games

Serious Games | Adventure Lab | STEM Education Games | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Adventure Lab is a software tool which students create their own STEM based video games, and this can improve their preparation for STEM-related careers.
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Exotic Pets - Video: Dillie the Deer

Exotic Pets - Video: Dillie the Deer | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Dillie, a blind farm-bred deer, enjoys the run of the house.
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Short video that is worth watching

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Museums Step Up as Resource for New Science Standards

Museums Step Up as Resource for New Science Standards | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Science centers and museums are looking to help educators adapt to the vision for instruction reflected by the Next Generation Science Standards.
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S.T.E.M. Learning Toys Collection | something special every day

S.T.E.M. Learning Toys Collection | something special every day | EdD etc. | Scoop.it

Toys that encourage math and science skills

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Community Service Requirements Seen to Reduce Volunteering

Community Service Requirements Seen to Reduce Volunteering | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
A study found that requiring students to participate in community service to graduate led to significant boosts in 8th grade volunteering, but actually decreased volunteering among older students.
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Digital Trends Shifting the Role of Teachers

Digital Trends Shifting the Role of Teachers | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Interactive tools and multimedia content are prompting teachers to take on more of a coaching or guiding role in the classroom.
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10 Great Tools for Academic Research You Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Tools for Academic Research You Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
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Top 8 Plagiarism Detector Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Classroom Behavior Problems? There's an App for That

Classroom Behavior Problems? There's an App for That | EdD etc. | Scoop.it

"ClassDojo is simple to use. You set up a class, or classes. Each class has avatars assigned for each of your students. Once your class is set up, you have the ability to award points, affectionately known as "dojos" in my classroom, for positive or negative behavior. You can award individual or multiple students."


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Create a crazy animated GIF ... on PsykoGIF

Create a crazy animated GIF ... on PsykoGIF | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
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Ed. Schools Lag Behind Digital Content Trends

Ed. Schools Lag Behind Digital Content Trends | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Teacher education institutions risk becoming obsolete if they do not do a better job preparing future teachers to use digital curricula, experts say.
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Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Using iTunes U - Edudemic

Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Using iTunes U - Edudemic | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
Fred Sitkins explores some of the benefits of using what iTunes U has to offer schools, teachers, and administrators.
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U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average | EdD etc. | Scoop.it
But American 4th and 8th graders are still in the shadow of peers in high-performing East Asian nations on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study.

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