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The Difference Between Learners and Students

The Difference Between Learners and Students | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
As academic standards shift, as technology evolves, and as student habits change, schools are being forced to consider new ways of framing curriculum and engaging students in the classroom. Project-b
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I love project based learning! Students learn by doing!

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Top 8 Plagiarism Detector Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 8 Plagiarism Detector Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
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Launch of Newsela Means Great News for Literacy

Beta release gives teachers free access to leveled, nonfiction texts NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 – Newsela launched on Monday to provide teachers with an intuitive and engaging way to help their students gain the reading and critical thinking skills...
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"Newsela helps students climb the staircase of reading complexity from elementary through high school by providing daily news articles written at five levels of difficulty. Newsela adapts to each student’s reading ability so they always get just-right content while having the power to stretch themselves. Articles are paired with quizzes aligned to the new Common Core State Standards."

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Empowering Education with Video | eSchool News

Empowering Education with Video | eSchool News | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Communication has changed, and students and educators are increasingly using video technologies in all aspects of education.
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Great resources for video in education!

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25,000 Images of Art That You Can Re-use for Fre

25,000 Images of Art That You Can Re-use for Fre | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/06/25000-images-of-art-that-you-can-re-use.html#.Ub9zs8u9KSM

 

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6 Tips To Integrate Coding In The Classroom - TeachThought

6 Tips To Integrate Coding In The Classroom - TeachThought | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
6 tips to integrate coding in the classroom, from TeachThought.
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My inner geek loves this! 6 Tips to Integrate Coding into the Classroom. "The process of discovery—or the 'I wonder what will happen if I do this?' moment—is a core component of a coder’s world."

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The Favorite TED Talks Of The TED Talks Education Speakers - Edudemic

The Favorite TED Talks Of The TED Talks Education Speakers - Edudemic | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
To keep you inspired and learning, TED Talks Education asked each speaker to compile a list of their favorite TED talks, which are linked below.
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Love designing lesson plans around TED Talks!

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8 Ways To Turn Students Into Storytellers - Edudemic

8 Ways To Turn Students Into Storytellers - Edudemic | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
In the era of social media and always-on learning, it's hard to take a step back. So how do you effectively turn students into storytellers amid distraction?
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Storytelling is a great way to help students personalize and internalize their learning. In addition, storytelling can foster learning experiences that will stay with students long past the classroom doors!

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TED-Ed & Customized Lesson Plans

TED-Ed & Customized Lesson Plans | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Great resources for educators at all levels from elementary to higher education!

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APA PsyTalks video series debuts with how babies learn

APA PsyTalks video series debuts with how babies learn | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
The inaugural episode features Linda Smith, PhD, with an explanation of how movement and sight determine how babies learn.
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Great learningwithes tool for the classroom, both highschool and higher ed.

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An Introduction to Technology Integration - CORE Education Blog

Edutopia have just released the video above to illustrate how effective technology integration is achieved when its use supports curricular goals. I'm always on the lookout for clips like this that may be helpful in my work with ...
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Video game research in cognitive and educational sciences

Video game research in cognitive and educational sciences | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
"This work reviews several aspects of the growing research field interested in video games. First, the evolution of this media in the educational field is discussed."
Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Rui Guimarães Lima, Maria Margarida Correia
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Research for Practitioners: Nine Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load by Angela van Barneveld : Learning Solutions Magazine

Research for Practitioners: Nine Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load by Angela van Barneveld : Learning Solutions Magazine | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
“As instructional designers, we have to know what cognitive requirements our learning designs impose and ensure that our learners can meet those requirements. We don’t want to distract the learners from the essential learning task at hand. All aspects of design should focus on adding value to the learning experience.”
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The 6 Technologies That Will Shape Higher Ed -- Campus Technology

The 6 Technologies That Will Shape Higher Ed -- Campus Technology | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Game-based learning, learning analytics, and the "Internet of Things" are three of six technologies that will have a profound impact on higher education in the next one to five years, according to the latest NMC Horizon Report released by the New...
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27 Ways To Increase Student Engagement In Learning

27 Ways To Increase Student Engagement In Learning | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Student engagement in learning is kind of important. No matter the best practices of your curriculum mapping, instructional strategies, use of data for learning, formative assessment, or expert use of project-based learning, mobile learning, and...
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8 Tips For Helping Students Tell Stories In A Social Media World

8 Tips For Helping Students Tell Stories In A Social Media World | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
8 Tips For Helping Students Tell Stories In A Social Media World
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We are own paparazi in the social medi realm ~ teaching children digital citizenship is crucial in the digital era! 

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Google exec to girls: Tech needs you

Google exec to girls: Tech needs you | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Google executive Susan Wojcicki writes an open letter to girls of the world.
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Wow, this is a frightening figure if taking into consideration the exponential growth of technology - "[D]espite being a ripe career field, the tech industry is losing women. In the United States, according to one report: "young women earned 37% of computer science degrees in 1985; today, the number has plummeted to 18%. Some 22% of software engineers at tech companies are women." It's a deficiency we see mirrored around the world."

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A Curriculum of Concerns

A Curriculum of Concerns | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Most excellent teachers have learned what first-rate filmmakers have always known, that to be successful you need to reach your audience emotionally. I want to revisit one the best approaches I know,
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Connecting to students' concerns, not just their emotions!

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Infographic: Blended Learning From the Ground Up

Infographic: Blended Learning From the Ground Up | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
As part of the Blended Learning Implementation Guide, see the next iteration of the guide in the infographic "Blended Learning From the Ground Up".
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How technology can aid connectedness in education

How technology can aid connectedness in education | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Tom Whitby, an adjunct professor of education at St. (How technology can aid connectedness in education http://t.co/QSTmKlUsS3)
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27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher - Edudemic

27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher - Edudemic | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
If you're looking to harness the power of education technology, you should probably know what it means to be a digital teacher in a modern classroom.

Via Gust MEES, James Easterling
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This infograph nails the power of education technology. 

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The Teacher's Guide To Copyright And Fair Use - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Copyright And Fair Use - Edudemic | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
If you're looking to use various online materials in class, check out the teacher's guide to copyright and fair use before you begin!
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Teachers Manual on The Use of Pinterest in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers Manual on The Use of Pinterest in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
Teachers Manual on The Use of Pinterest in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/7N0JAOls via @DKPopNews
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Evidence-Based Practice: Where Are We?

Evidence-Based Practice: Where Are We? | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it
A while back I posted to Linkedin and Scoop.it a link to an article about making online classroom more personable. The link was from Learning Solutions Magazine who has started a new initiative to ...
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5 Tools and Strategies that Support Group Collaboration Online

5 Tools and Strategies that Support Group Collaboration Online | EdTech and Social Media | Scoop.it

"Collaboration, where students work towards a common goal, interact and co-create is an essential component of online learning, yet the challenge for the course instructor is how?"

 

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