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Simulation Nation: The Promise of Virtual Learning Activities

Simulation Nation: The Promise of Virtual Learning Activities | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Games for Learning and Assessment
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Articles in the media on the use of some particular technology in schools are generally pretty formulaic. Typically, they begin
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Make Chromebooks Work Smarter in the Classroom

Make Chromebooks Work Smarter in the Classroom | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
These five tips can help teachers better integrate the Google Chrome–based mobile devices into instruction.
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Tutorial for Info Power

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A very strong tutorial about online research. The acronym, CRAAP is sure to engage the students.

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APPEd - excellent reviews and ratings of educational apps

APPEd - excellent reviews and ratings of educational apps | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
AppEdReview provides teachers with app reviews and instructional ideas for how to use apps with students that are steeped in the Common Core Standards.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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A Practical Chart Featuring Important Project B...

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A Practical Chart Featuring Important Project Based Learning Terminology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Engaging learners in RE curated by Bernadette Mercieca (A Practical Chart Featuring Important Project Based Learning Terminology...
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More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years: Donald Clark at TEDxGlasgow

Search, links, media sharing, social media, Wikipedia, games, open source etc. are ground breaking shifts in the way we learn, says Donald Clark. Unfortunate...
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21st Century Icebreakers: 11 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology

21st Century Icebreakers: 11 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
On Monday I will begin my new job. As I've mentioned before, I will be working as a Technology Resource Specialist as well as teaching a couple of classes. As always, I am nervous and excited for t...
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Amazing TED Talks Done By Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Amazing TED Talks Done By Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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Nurturing the Next Van Gogh? Start With Small Steps | MindShift

Nurturing the Next Van Gogh? Start With Small Steps | MindShift | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
If it's true that fostering creativity in learning is not just a nice notion, but an imperative, then educators must find a way to integrate it into a system
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Well put! We all hear about teaching creativity, but this is addressing the issue.

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Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: The Battle to Open Textbooks | Inside Higher Ed

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: The Battle to Open Textbooks | Inside Higher Ed | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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Good information and history about e-textbooks.

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Districts face questions in spending long-term bonds for short-lived technology | EdSource Today

Districts face questions in spending long-term bonds for short-lived technology | EdSource Today | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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This could be an arguement for BYOD.

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How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum

How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Schools are slow to address digital literacy when they see it as content to cover, not an everyday component of teaching. Jen Carey shows how to change that.
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Ms. Carey provides a clear explanation of digital literacy and some good information to use in the classroom. 

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MoMA Art Lab on edshelf

MoMA Art Lab on edshelf | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Information and reviews about MoMA Art Lab
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Besides being educational, this app is fun!

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Besides being educational, this app is fun!
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Copy of Pedagogy: Changing the Teaching and Learning Environment

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10 Emerging Educational Technologies and How They Are Being Used Across the Globe - InformED

10 Emerging Educational Technologies and How They Are Being Used Across the Globe - InformED | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments

26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Need to create online assessments for a flipped classroom or for a blended learning environment? Here are 26 tools to get you started.
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7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

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Why We Need Badges Now: A Bibliography of Resources in Historical Perspective | DMLcentral

Why We Need Badges Now: A Bibliography of Resources in Historical Perspective | DMLcentral | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
It was something over a year ago when we first began talking about badges as a powerful new tool for identifying and validating the rich array of people’s skills, knowledge, accomplishments, and competencies that happens everywhere and at every age. ...
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MinutePhysics

MinutePhysics | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science. "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." ~Rutherford via Einstein? (wikiquote...
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50 Social Media Case Studies You Need To Bookmark

50 Social Media Case Studies You Need To Bookmark | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
With so many social media platforms to choose from, knowing which one will generate results, or even figuring out how you can use them to achieve your objectives can be difficult to figure out.
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Desmos Graphing Calculator

Desmos Graphing Calculator | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Desmos: a beautiful, free, online graphing calculator
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What a great way to engage students in the graphing process. Be sure to watch the 'how-to' videos.

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Simulation Nation: The Promise of Virtual Learning Activities

Simulation Nation: The Promise of Virtual Learning Activities | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Games for Learning and Assessment
Running Time: 11 min.


Articles in the media on the use of some particular technology in schools are generally pretty formulaic. Typically, they begin
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