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Using Social Media in the Classroom: Why There's A Lot to Like

Are your students constantly updating their statuses on Facebook? Uploading selfies to Instagram at inappropriate times? Refreshing their Twitter feed every five seconds?
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Is School Enough for 21st Century Learners? - B...

"If you ask facilitator Monika Hardy and any student at the Innovation Lab in Loveland, Colorado about education, you’d certainly learn that school is not enough for 21st century learners.
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How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms | Everything Ed Tech and Tech Ed | Scoop.it
A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
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21st Century Skills: One Education Trend Worth Paying Attention To - Pearson Research & Innovation Network

Much of the discussion has centered around how important 21st century skills are, and how critical they are for success in the “real world.” There have also been a lot of questions raised about 21CS—like what are they, anyway?
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Google Classroom App Released for iOS and Android - Instructional Tech Talk

It was announced today, Wednesday, January 14, that Google has released a native app for accessing Google Classroom on iOS and Android.
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Investors Put $186 Million Into Lynda.com, an Online Tutorial Service

The first major financing deal of the year in education technology dwarfs the biggest deals in the sector last year.
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Top 10 ed tech trends to watch out for in 2015 | ZDNet

From flipped classrooms to online learning, what ed tech trends should we watch out for in the next year?
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Cloud Storage Use In School Systems - Instructional Tech Talk

One of the most frequently heard buzz terms in business-related technology for the past year or two has been “cloud computing.” By now, most of us understand the basic concept: cloud storage gives you a safe, secure, and in some cases nearly unlimited...
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Google’s Classroom app lets students submit homework on their phones

Google’s Classroom app lets students submit homework on their phones | Everything Ed Tech and Tech Ed | Scoop.it
Remember when you forgot to bring your homework that one time and Mr. Jones from sixth grade wouldn't believe you didn't just…
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Peter Merckx - Global aid to education is dropping. After... | Facebook

Global aid to education is dropping. After rising steadily in the first decade of the 21st century, aid to education fell by 10 per cent between 2010 and...
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10 Boston Ed-Tech Startups to Watch in 2015

10 Boston Ed-Tech Startups to Watch in 2015 | Everything Ed Tech and Tech Ed | Scoop.it
(EdTrips Co-founder Jakob Garrow at Techstars Boston Fall 2014 Demo Day.) The education technology industry has seen a 212 percent increase in venture capital over the last five years, and...
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Wikipedia in the Classroom | OU Open Ed

Great Presentation at Academic Technology Expo! Wikipedia in the Classroom - http://t.co/mgRAgehesu
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You Can Now Create Maps in Google Drive | iGene...

You Can Now Create Maps in Google Drive on iGeneration - 21st Century Education curated by Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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What Teachers Can and Can't Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

What Teachers Can and Can't Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/6YSlHMYQ9B #NWTedtech #teachers
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How Eliminating Grades Changed Everything in My Classroom

How Eliminating Grades Changed Everything in My Classroom | Everything Ed Tech and Tech Ed | Scoop.it
Grades are just a math game. This is what I told students many years ago. "If you know how to work the numbers, you can get a good grade."
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5 Smartphone Apps for People with Disabilities ...

It's a sad fact of life that not all of us in the world are 100% healthy. So many disabilities afflict so many people these days, and it makes it difficult to live as a normal human being.
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Excellent Google Classroom Visual Guides for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Google Classroom: Use This Image for Students T...

In Google Classroom when you attach a Google Document to a lesson set where every student gets a copy the student does not see the thumbnail image of the document. The student needs to click...
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Six Questions for the EdTech Field to Think About When Designing for the 0 to 8 Set - Fred Rogers Center - Blog

RT @sarahkrongard: Six important questions for the #edtech community from @FredRogersCtr http://t.co/GxVASnL9nG || relevant for #learnlaun…
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Flipping the Class without Flipping Out

Guest author: Parme Giuntini A couple of years ago one of my students fell asleep in class…a small class with no place to hide. I stopped lecturing; we all stared at him. Someone jiggled his arm ...
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The Teacher's Guide To Wearable Tech In The Classroom | Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Wearable Tech In The Classroom | Edudemic | Everything Ed Tech and Tech Ed | Scoop.it
"Wearable technology will be a common staple in the classroom in 4-5 years." http://t.co/pqVAGtObvU #EDTH818 #edtech
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Mobile Learning: Key to a Prepared 21st Century Global Workforce

The increasing complexity of global business is requiring new skill sets to build a more competitive workforce.
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Social media and the elephant in the room… | Shocker IDT

Social media isn't perfect ...and that's okay. [article via Instructional Design & Technology] http://t.co/CSKVss3zSz http://t.co/oehLJwIwZW
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Project Based Learning Online-Out Of The Box....Teaching,Technology & Growth- Daniel Downs: Instructional Technology Weekly Update-Andover High School & Wood Hill Middle School-Andover Innovation L...

Project Based Learning Online-Out Of The Box....Teaching,Technology & Growth- Daniel Downs: Instructional Technology Weekly Update-Andover High School & Wood Hill Middle School-Andover Innovation L... | Everything Ed Tech and Tech Ed | Scoop.it
Weekly Instructional Tech Update @andovertechteam http://t.co/qTrTMqtmTm http://t.co/aIpjEHiXfV
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The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographic | iGene...

The New Way infographic explores how the common core might be affecting childrens' learning in a negative way.
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