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How Educators Can Help Close the Achievement Gap With Simple Tactics | MindShift

How Educators Can Help Close the Achievement Gap With Simple Tactics | MindShift | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A new study from Stanford shows that a simple teaching tactic may help close the achievement gap between Latino American students and their white peers.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Use Air Sketch with Dropbox for Wireless iPad Presentations

Free Technology for Teachers: Use Air Sketch with Dropbox for Wireless iPad Presentations | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Thanks @serverge for #airsketch tutorial at http://t.co/ZXixCC80ar #ipaded #ettipad
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The Particle Accelerator of Learning - Inside Higher Ed

The Particle Accelerator of Learning - Inside Higher Ed | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The real significance of MOOCs lies, however, not in their being a harbinger of our educational salvation or demolition....We are about dramatically increasing quality and impacting campus learning. We are being very deliberate. This is not a numbers game – this is not a game at all. This is a quality quest.”
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Schools confront digital textbook challenges | eSchool News

Schools confront digital textbook challenges | eSchool News | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The federal Education Department has called for schools to use digital textbooks within the next five years, but what does that mean for school leaders?
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The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology

The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
After years of experimentation and reflection, English and digital media teacher Paul Barnwell offers his current take on smart—and not-so-smart—ways to use technology in the classroom.
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The Tech Shift: From Tried and True to New

The Tech Shift: From Tried and True to New | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @21centuryteachr: Implementing tech in the classroom? Understand resistance and help teachers overcome it: http://t.co/6Ce7o7Sm
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Networked Learning Explained ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Networked Learning Explained ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Networked Learning Explained: We are living in a highly connected and information-rich world.Over the last 20 ye... http://t.co/y1MjgaHx
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Response: Do's and Don'ts for Better Project-Based Learning

Response: Do's and Don'ts for Better Project-Based Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

What are some do's and don'ts for project-based learning?  This is a question well wort considering..... via @larryferlazzo

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Six Teaching Tools for Black History Month

Six Teaching Tools for Black History Month | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Although Black History Month provides a great opportunity for students to explore black history, it's important that teachers "reinforce that 'black history' is American history," writes Pat Russo in (6 teaching tools for Black History Month
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Terri Goldson's curator insight, February 1, 3:54 PM

February is Black History Month... but.... celebrating diversity and recognizing the contributions of all cultures should take place all year. Knowledge IS Power!

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8 Up and Coming Google+ Communities in Education - Online Universities.com

8 Up and Coming Google+ Communities in Education  - Online Universities.com | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Check out our list to find some of our favorite up and coming Google+ communities in education.
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10 Great Guides for Better Professional Learning Network ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Guides for Better Professional Learning Network ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
10 Great Guides for Better Professional Learning Network http://t.co/X7eJlRJM #Edchat
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5 technology skills every student needs before they leave high school

5 technology skills every student needs before they leave high school | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The title says high school, but the more I think about it, maybe I should say, 5 technology skills every student needs before they enter middle school. As wrote yesterday, the earlier students lear...
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Best Practices in School Technology: Winter 2013 | eSchool News

Best Practices in School Technology: Winter 2013 | eSchool News | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Interactive, mobile technologies present limitless learning opportunities. How to improve student achievement by up to 20 percent, foster greater student
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iLearn on the Go

iLearn on the Go | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Mobile learning tools, tips, and resources! (Just curated some resources for iLearn on the Go!
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12 Stunning Infographics on Education, Technology & Social Media

12 Stunning Infographics on Education, Technology & Social Media | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
12 Stunning Infographics on Education, Technology & Social Media | http://t.co/ghU5S9szuC via @degreesearch
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Debunking Five Myths About Project-Based Learning

Editor's Note: John Larmer is the Director of Product Development at the Buck Institute for Education.
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5 Apps To Promote Student-Centered Learning

5 Apps To Promote Student-Centered Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
5 Apps To Promote Student-Centered Learning (RT @UngJen: “@mccoyderek: 5 Apps To Promote Student-Centered Learning http://t.co/V0iamoZN #ipaded #ipadchat”)...
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Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom

Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Great Web 2.0 tools for use in the classroom (Web 2.0 Tools For The Classroom - http://t.co/ML20Bamr)
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National PBS Survey of Teachers Finds Access to Classroom Tech Is Good, But Teachers Want More : PBS

National PBS Survey of Teachers Finds Access to Classroom Tech Is Good, But Teachers Want More : PBS | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
National PBS Survey of Teachers Finds Access to Classroom Tech Is Good, But Teachers Want More – http://t.co/o8qFKuPx via@PBS #edtech
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The 21st Century Principal: 5 Keys to Effective Social Media Strategy for Schools and School Districts

The 21st Century Principal: 5 Keys to Effective Social Media Strategy for Schools and School Districts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
5 Keys to Effective Social Media Strategy for Schools and School Districts http://t.co/3CVvlU8z #edtech #education #edchat
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50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students

50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students (RT @TeachThought: 50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students http://t.co/QBhE0c7b #edtech #literacy)...
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The list is English teacher orientied but could be used across a number of subject/content areas.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Good Feeds for U.S. History Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Good Feeds for U.S. History Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @kevintame: Five Good Feeds for U.S. History Teachers http://t.co/ZzQ8IxCn via @rmbyrne #edtech #edchat
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In Context: Connecting Classrooms to the Real-World - Getting Smart Carrie Schmeck -

In Context: Connecting Classrooms to the Real-World - Getting Smart Carrie Schmeck - | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In one scene of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, a classroom of glaze-eyed high schoolers stare into space while their teacher drones on in painfully boring monotone, Anyone? Anyone?
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The 15 Education Technologies To Know About This Year - Edudemic

The 15 Education Technologies To Know About This Year - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Keeping up with all the education technologies is downright impossible. So let's use this boiled-down list of 15 tools to watch for instead! via @KleinErin

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Book Creator 2.4 for iPad Allows You To Combine Books

Book Creator 2.4 for iPad Allows You To Combine Books | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Earlier this month I wrote a glowing review of the Book Creator iPad app. Book Creator allows you to create narrated books on your iPad. Today, Book Creator 2.4 was released with some nice new tool...


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