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What will the new Google search mean for teachers?

What will the new Google search mean for teachers? | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
As plans for Google's Knowledge Graph and new search emerge, Ben Morse explores the impact these developments will have on education and people working in schools
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Great quote:

I'm reminded of a Reddit question that was asked: "If someone from the 1950s appeared today, what would be the most difficult thing to explain to them about life today?" The best answer? "I possess a device, in my pocket, that is capable of accessing the entirety of information known to man. I use it to look at pictures of cats and get in arguments with strangers."

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Which of these 17 essential social media guidelines do you follow?

Which of these 17 essential social media guidelines do you follow? | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
» Which of these 17 essential social media guidelines do you follow? | Successful communication solutions
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Number 4 is my favorite:

Engagement takes work and an actual human presence
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Becky Gaylord's comment, December 31, 2012 1:57 PM
Thanks for sharing my post! Here's the original link ~> http://www.gaylordllc.com/which-of-these-17-essential-social-media-guidelines-do-you-follow/
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5 Excellent Web Toos for Creative Writing Prompts ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Excellent Web Toos for Creative Writing Prompts ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

One of the best strategies to teach writing is to integrate art into it. You can for instance get students to work on drawing something and after discussing each one's drawings you can then ask them to use their own drawings to write a story. Another strategy is to use technology. There are now several free web tools that can help students get started on their stories.

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19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of

19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
After covering everything that Google Search has to offer, you can easily forge that search only forms one small part of the Google behemoth. With so many different features and clients ...

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How To Know If You're Correctly Integrating Technology - Edudemic

How To Know If You're Correctly Integrating Technology - Edudemic | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Want to know if you're correctly integrating technology into your classroom? This matrix and insight will help you get a firm grasp on what to do.
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Sandy Schmidt's curator insight, December 18, 2012 12:45 PM

Great rubric to see where you fall in integration of technology in your classroom.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

I'm often asked for recommendations on how to help students use Google more effectively. This morning I sat down and thought about the recommendations that I make most frequently when I am asked. I wrote up my list and put it into PDF form for you to download and print if you like.

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Google Open Source Blog: Google Code-in 2012 contest starts today!

Google Open Source Blog: Google Code-in 2012 contest starts today! | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

… and Go! The Google Code-in 2012 contest has officially started! If you are a 13-17 year old pre-university (high school) student interested in computer science who would like to learn more about open source software development while earning cool prizes, sign up on our program site today. Students have the opportunity to select tasks from 5 categories (coding, documentation/training, quality assurance, research/outreach and user interface) that are designed by 10 open source organizations that will provide mentors for the students.

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Facebook and YouTube Offer Guidelines to Help Schools and Parents

Facebook and YouTube Offer Guidelines to Help Schools and Parents | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Flickr:Dan Taylor By Matt Levinson Online social giants YouTube and Facebook have taken big steps to attempt to provide guidance on digital citizens...

As schools figure out their social media policies, Facebook is reportedly exploring allowing children under the age of 13 to use the site. “Recent reports have highlighted just how difficult it is to enforce age restrictions on the Internet, especially when parents want their children to access online content and services. We are in continuous dialogue with stakeholders, regulators and other policy makers about how best to help parents keep their kids safe in an evolving online environment” a Facebook statement says.

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10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do

10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Between hosting webpages and emailing files straight to your folders, there's a lot you can do with Dropbox that you never knew before.
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The 100 Best Learning Tools Of 2012 As Chosen By You - Edudemic

The 100 Best Learning Tools Of 2012 As Chosen By You - Edudemic | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
More than 500 learning professionals took part in voting for their favorite tools, apps, and learning resources.
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Teachers – The 10 Stages of Twitter

Teachers – The 10 Stages of Twitter | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Stage 1 Sign up to twitter following persuasion/pestering by colleagues. Follow Stephen Fry, a famous sportsman/popstar and a news channel. Read a few tweets, don’t understand what the fuss i...
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: How to comment like a king (or queen!)

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: How to comment like a king (or queen!) | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

Commenting has truly been the fuel that has fired readership for my blog and opportunity for me. It is also part of being a responsible blogger in general.

If one is an expert, I guess they may just want to keep their "wisdom" on their own blog, but the true conversation participants are those who contribute to the discussion wherever the blog posting is.

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20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network - Getting Smart by Miriam Clifford

20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network - Getting Smart by Miriam Clifford | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Networking is a prime form of 21st century learning. The world is much smaller thanks to technology. Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise.
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Guy Kawasaki: What the Plus!

Guy Kawasaki: What the Plus! | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

My goals are to help you to derive as much joy and value from Google+ as I do. My topics include: How to circle people, how to perfect your profile, how to craft effective posts, how to comment, how to respond to comments, and how to share photographs.

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The url for the free ebook: https://ssl.gstatic.com/s2/oz/content/WhatThePlus.pdf
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Edmodo Features: File Sharing Update for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch | Edmodo – Safe Social Networking for Schools

Edmodo Features: File Sharing Update for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch | Edmodo – Safe Social Networking for Schools | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
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Lucja's curator insight, April 2, 2013 1:06 PM

It's my number one

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Free Technology for Teachers: 5,000 Stock Images for Google Drive Users

Free Technology for Teachers: 5,000 Stock Images for Google Drive Users | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

This week Google announced that the stock image gallery now has more than 5,000 images that are labeled for re-use. To access these images select "image" from the "insert" menu when you're working on a document or presentation. Then select the "search" option and finally select "stock images" to search for a stock image to use in your document or presentation.

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Fried Technology: What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"?

Fried Technology: What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"? | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

Do you have ideas that should be added to this list or do you notice something that needs to be changed? Please let me know in the comments and you will see the document form of this list change accordingly.

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The Ultimate List of Content Curation Tools and Platforms

The Ultimate List of Content Curation Tools and Platforms | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

Content curation is a highly effective inbound marketing strategy and because of this there has been a rise of content curation tools and platforms. So we did what we typically do, we tried to get a good handle on all the options that exist in the market. What follows is our best collection of tools that allow you to easily curate content.

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6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media - Edudemic

6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media - Edudemic | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Now more than ever, students need to understand the basics of social media and how it can affect their future both negatively and positively.

here are several things that teachers can begin teaching students early on about social media that can help them as they enter college and the job force.

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Automatically Download YouTube Video Feeds with Miro

Automatically Download YouTube Video Feeds with Miro | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Downloading YouTube videos for offline use can be a pain, so why not make it an automated Process? Miro is a free program that can do it for you.
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The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) - Edudemic

The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) - Edudemic | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you!

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Compass Learning Announces Best K-12 Ideal Learning Environment Video Contest Winner - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - DigLN, edchat, EdTech

Compass Learning Announces Best K-12 Ideal Learning Environment Video Contest Winner - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - DigLN, edchat, EdTech | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it
Compass Learning recently launched its Ideal Learning Environment Video Contest, asking students, teachers and others with an interest in education to submit videos that demonstrate their ideal learning environment.
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How To Host A Google+ Hangout With Your Students - Edudemic

How To Host A Google+ Hangout With Your Students - Edudemic | Edtech 2 Go | Scoop.it

It’s easy to see how a free tool that connects you to your students can be helpful. But Google+ is not something you simply pick up and assume everyone knows how to use. In fact, I’d recommend making sure everyone you want to speak with actually has an account first!

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