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Education Technology: Flipping the Classroom

Education Technology: Flipping the Classroom | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Teachers nationwide are experimenting with new educational technologies. From iPads in schools to e-textbooks, technology is making it possible for teachers to
Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Note: This was bit of a plug for McGraw-Hill...They found that using online materials outside of class and working on problems in the classroom was effective-both for students and faculty..

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i-Tech Support's curator insight, June 14, 2013 8:12 AM

What are your school districts doing to keep up with technology? #byod

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Flipping the Classroom

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Meeting the Needs of Your Students: UDL

Meeting the Needs of Your Students: UDL | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) is a leading proponent of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL). "Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning".

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Excellent resources for creating materials all learners can learn from.

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A great example of why community colleges are 2015's rock stars - eCampus News

A great example of why community colleges are 2015's rock stars - eCampus News | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Washington state community colleges are offering a competency-based online business transfer degree using open educational resources (OER) in all courses.
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This is interesting..a self-paced program, with no textbook costs, allowing credit for prior knowledge and experience, using open educational resources.

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Colleges Grapple with Cheating in the Digital Age

Colleges Grapple with Cheating in the Digital Age | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Stanford University's honor code dates to 1921, written by students to help guide them through the minefield of plagiarism, forbidden collaboration, copying and other chicaneries that have tempted undergraduates since they first arrived on college...
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Interesting research concerning which majors students have who are most likely to cheat; how many students cheat; and ways colleges are dealing with cheating. Many students still copy content without correctly citing references.

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Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going

Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.
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Researchers and teachers are trying to find out what they can change in traditional classes to get the effects of a flipped class as well what types of flipping are most effective.

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A Look at Why Good Design Is Absolutely Critical for eLearning Success

A Look at Why Good Design Is Absolutely Critical for eLearning Success | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"eLearning comprises of two kinds of designs – instructional design and graphic design. When we as commoners think about design, all we think of is superficial things. But design is more than just aesthetics. It involves emotional connect. It involves creating solutions that help in improving the lives of people."


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Excellent tips for creating engaging elearning.

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Robert Kisalama's curator insight, April 18, 11:25 AM

I think this critical because often times Teachers are struggling thinking they can do everything including actual deployment of content.

 

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Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
By promoting code literacy, schools could improve education equity, offer inclusion for students with ASD, improve STEM proficiency, and build neuroplasticity associated with multilingual education.
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5 reasons, backed by research and data, for teaching coding.

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8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

Among the top strategies for highly effective professional development are making it useful, making it relevant, and making sure that teachers start practicing it ASAP.
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What a great point-just like our students, we need feedback after we try something new!

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Shifting Mental Models in Educators

Shifting Mental Models in Educators | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
When we recognize a mental model surfacing that doesn't seem to be of service, either in ourselves or in another, here are some approaches for shifting it.
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Ouch, great questions to ask yourself about your assumptions about your students..and how to overcome them.

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Five Types of Creative Teachers

Five Types of Creative Teachers | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

I often hear people describe a certain type of teacher as being "so creative." That teacher developing lessons from scratch is "so creative." Or that teacher who turned a boring spelling activity into a vocabulary karaoke game is "so creative." 

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What type are you? I'd say I'm an engineer...

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The Art Of Persuasive Learning: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals

The Art Of Persuasive Learning: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
What eLearning Professionals Should Know About Persuasive Learning
The term “persuasion” often gets a bad rap. This is primarily due to the fact that it is mistaken for manipulation or coercion, which are two entirely different definitions.
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I've used many of the techniques suggested in the article in my online courses...

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Personalized Learning? Yes! Now What??

Personalized Learning? Yes! Now What?? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Moving towards personalized learning is like starting to drive on the left hand side of the road in after a lifetime of driving on the right.
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There's about 5 articles combined into one, with a number of ideas about how to start using personalized learning in your classroom or school.

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4 Google Drive Tools Teachers Should Have

4 Google Drive Tools Teachers Should Have | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

April 12, 2015
In today's post we are sharing with you four important Chrome apps to enhance your  productivity on Google Drive. We have already reviewed each of these apps in separate posts...

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Four Chrome extensions you can add so you can save just about anything to Google Drive, quickly create Google files, and save your Google files easily to the cloud.

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Erwin Bord's curator insight, April 13, 4:18 PM

Comment gérer google drive quand on est enseignant

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Sincronizando...

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Learning in a Multi-Device World Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Learning in a Multi-Device World Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The Learning in a Multi-device World Infographic explores the multi-device world and explains how you can get started with multi-device learning.
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Wow, I knew lots of students were using mobile devices, but this info was an eye-opener..we use so many devices every day!

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Elizar S. Caraecle's curator insight, April 13, 11:35 AM

A great Infographic to understand eLearning in different devices.

Dheeraj Mehrotra's curator insight, April 15, 6:07 AM

The best of e-learning association towards Quality Trends and shows.

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80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning

80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Here is a download of 80 free stock images to go with the previous download of 45 free stock images. Use them in your presentations and e-learning courses.
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You can never have enough free images, especially public domain photos.

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What I Learned From Teachers Who Inspired Me

What I Learned From Teachers Who Inspired Me | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Inspired by his colleagues, one teacher learned to differentiate instruction, foster a flexible learning environment, avoid harshly penalizing failure, and encourage problem solving and innovation.
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Here's examples of how we can learn from our fellow teachers and change how we teach.I've also learned from my students, especially those who were struggling, who made sure I knew I had to change how I taught to help Students succeed.

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The value of creating with your students

The value of creating with your students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
A couple weeks ago, a student of mine went into the city to buy a chicken. Let’s call him Carlos. Carlos actually found a store that sold nothing but chickens.
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You Don't have to be an artist to  create memorable experiences with your students.

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Jo Campbell's curator insight, April 19, 11:34 PM

There are many ways to teach aside from standing at the front of a class talking at students.  Sketch, upload, scoop.it!

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How to Create a Short Flipped Lesson With Vialogues

How to Create a Short Flipped Lesson With Vialogues | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Vialogues is a free service that allows you to build online discussions around videos hosted online and videos that you have saved on your computer.
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Add comments and multiple choice or T/F questions to your video or to an online video, such as one on YouTube.

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Jo Campbell's curator insight, April 19, 11:54 PM

A good resource for teachers

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Resources for Using iPads in Grades 9-12

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 9-12 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Looking for advice on integrating iPads in high school classrooms? In this curated guide, we’ve compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.
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Nice Set of resources for high school and college students and teachers.

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eLearning Course Evaluation: The Ultimate Guide For eLearning Professionals

eLearning Course Evaluation: The Ultimate Guide For eLearning Professionals | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Why and When You Need eLearning Course Evaluation
As an eLearning professional, you need to know if your eLearning course is effective; that is, if it achieves its goals and meets its objectives.
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7 questions to evaluate your course before, during, and after it ends.

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Dozens of Tips & Techniques for Creating High Quality Engaging Screencasts — Emerging Education Technologies

Dozens of Tips & Techniques for Creating High Quality Engaging Screencasts — Emerging Education Technologies | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The creation of instructional videos is one of the many technology-enabled capabilities that the 21st century teacher has at their disposal. Instructional videos can be a wonderfully engaging element in teaching. 

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Excellent tips that I try to use each time I create a screencast.

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IPadApps4School.com: Dozens Free iPad App Reviews Arranged by Grade

IPadApps4School.com: Dozens Free iPad App Reviews Arranged by Grade | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago when I started iPadApps4School.com I did something that I wish I had done when I started FreeTech4Teachers.com. That is I created a structure for categorizing my app reviews according to grade level.
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Lots of iPad reviews for K-12, university, and faculty...

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Research: Blogs Aren’t Better Than Journal Assignments. They’re Just Different.

Research: Blogs Aren’t Better Than Journal Assignments. They’re Just Different. | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Although some instructors are phasing out journal-keeping assignments in favor of a class blog, a study has found that blogs are not inherently better instructional tools.
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Hmmm, blogs and journals can both encourage learning..but differently since one is public, the other private.

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Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students

Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Welcome to my list of webtools that don't require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. 


Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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I recognize a number of tools-but there are tons I don't, so it's time to explore! 

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gabriela carbone's curator insight, April 15, 6:37 PM

De todas las recomendaciones la que más llamó mi interés fue la de Marvel Comics

justice addison's curator insight, April 16, 5:22 AM

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Andy Clark's curator insight, April 16, 8:02 AM

This is a great list of tools you can use with your students!   

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The 5 Benefits of Adaptive Learning Technology

The 5 Benefits of Adaptive Learning Technology | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Adaptive learning has long been a part of education. The basic concept is simple: Coursework should be adapted to meet the individual needs of each student.
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The article discusses how important adaptive learning is for online students.

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The ABCs Οf High Quality Online Discussions

The ABCs Οf High Quality Online Discussions | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
How To Improve Online Discussions
The role of the instructor is to encourage critical reflection with thought-provoking questions. Instructors should also encourage students to respond to each other.
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I have used many of the tips in this article with my online students, but I haven't responded to each student post. Instead, I provide feedback to each student when grading.

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