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How to set up a classroom blog: 10 Essential Steps

How to set up a classroom blog: 10 Essential Steps | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Running a blog with your students is about as far from a traditional teaching method as you can get, and chances are nobody taught you how to do it. That's why teachers who blog with students are u...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Flipping Your Classroom With Free Web Tools - Guest Post

Free Technology for Teachers: Flipping Your Classroom With Free Web Tools - Guest Post | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

The Flipped Classroom is gaining steam in schools across the world. Flipped classes focus on student interaction and engagement in class and a major component is the technology that can be used to create, deliver, and collaborate. Richard has posted on many of these tools, so I’ll be sharing how I use a combination of tools in a typical unit.  Photo by duchesssa

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iPad a solid education tool, study reports - CNN.com | Diigo

iPad a solid education tool, study reports - CNN.com | Diigo | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

(WIRED) -- More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related announcements last week will no doubt bolster the trend, making faculty tools and student textbooks more engaging and accessible.

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Teacher Tech Videos- Short Tutorials for Teachers to Help in Use of Digital Tools

Teacher Tech Videos- Short Tutorials for Teachers to Help in Use of Digital Tools | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
This site is for teachers and educators of all grade levels and subject areas. It hosts short tutorial videos on many of the best digital tools to use with students. Its also a growing community of ideas submitted by teachers for classroom use.
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Do You Know About The Many Free Resources For Education Available from Apple? | Emerging Education Technology

Do You Know About The Many Free Resources For Education Available from Apple? | Emerging Education Technology | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

In memory and honor of the visionary Mr. Jobs, this week we're sharing some of the many education related resources that Apple Computer has made...Below I have provided summary information and select details about some of the many resources available from Apple on this page: www.apple.com/education/resources.

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Reverse Instruction – A Tale Of Two Students and Active Skill Learning | Emerging Education Technology

Reverse Instruction – A Tale Of Two Students and Active Skill Learning | Emerging Education Technology | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Last week we were introduced to Kieran Mathieson and the CoreDogs approach to the flipped classroom. This week we further explore the resources Mathieson has made available through CoreDogs, and how to leverage Reverse Instruction techniques to improve student learning outcome.

A look at the learning science behind flipping the classroom, through the lens of a fictional tale.

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The Twelve Days of Edtech Christmas

The Twelve Days of Edtech Christmas | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

On the 12th day of Christmas my principal gave to me 12 brand new Ipads, 11 laptop ‘puters, 10 pairs of headsets, 9 brand new web cams, 8 charging stations, 7 top notch desktops, 6 months of glogster, 5 microphones….., 4 color printers, 3 routers routing, please unblock Facebook, and the freedom to use them as I choose…..

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21 st Century Educational Technology and Learning

21 st Century Educational Technology and Learning | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Many educators are beginning to become aware of the growing teaching method referred to as “Flipping The Classroom”.  Simply put… the teacher provides videos for homework, while traditional home work is done in class under teacher supervision. Unfortunately this might be just too simplistic of a definition. Possible this is why using the words “simply put” may not be the best practice in explaining anything.K12 educational transformation through technology...

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Jose Popoff: Technology in the Classroom is a Disaster waiting to Happen!

Jose Popoff: Technology in the Classroom is a Disaster waiting to Happen! | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Rings a bell? You know you've been there. I remember back in the days, when a Power Point presentation, a white screen, a huge CPU and a projector were the coolest thing around, I had this practicum doctor as a Biology teacher who ran into a tech problem and would simply cancel the session for that day. Well, so much for significant learning...

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My Struggle With Technology

My Struggle With Technology | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
A free online community devoted solely to education in the 21st Century. Communicate, Collaborate, Network, Share and Learn. We have so much to talk about. (Interesting article on the "seasoned" classroom teacher and integrating technology.
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CourseCracker.com Free Classroom Webpage

CourseCracker.com Free Classroom Webpage | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
CourseCracker.com has the goal of utilizing web technology to advance learning and communication in schools. The features provided by CourseCracker benefit parents, students, teachers, and youth education as a whole.
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This is an awesome tool for teachers to keep in touch with parents and students via email notification. Even the bulletins get emailed to the parents! Always be updated with this free tool! Speech less... www.CourseCracker.com for the win!
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Five ways to teach with Wiffiti in the classroom

Five ways to teach with Wiffiti in the classroom | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Wiffiti is quickly becoming one of my favorite apps for using cell phones in the classroom. It has a clean interface and the time for text to screen takes only seconds. What this gives teachers is...
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Collaborize Classroom Library

Collaborize Classroom Library | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Great classroom teacher resource.


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How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | MindShift

How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | MindShift | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Curation involves people — those who have both the skills and the knowledge to piece together their various collections.


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Lack of Funding Creates Barrier to Using Tech in Class | MindShift

Lack of Funding Creates Barrier to Using Tech in Class | MindShift | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Although most teachers have access to computers in their classes, only one in five say they have the right level of technology, according to a recent PBS national survey of teachers grades pre-K-12.

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How Gaming Is Changing the Classroom - Education - GOOD

How Gaming Is Changing the Classroom - Education - GOOD | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Your favorites, like Angry Birds and World of Warcraft, are leading the educational gaming revolution.
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8 Social Media Strategies for Your Classroom

8 Social Media Strategies for Your Classroom | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Are you ready to bring social networking to your classroom? If you’re looking to make your classroom more relevant, connected, and meaningful to your students, it’s the best place to start. Study after study has confirmed the benefits of networking.  Besides the ubiquity factor, so much of social networking is free. It’s easy to forget how amazing that is. There are only two premium products that I would recommend, and those are Jing and Animoto. Both are about 25 dollars a year, but what they bring to you is impressive. More on both of those shortly.

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Content Curation: Classroom Applications

Content Curation: Classroom Applications | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

"Content curation is the act of continually identifying, selecting and sharing the best and most relevant online content and other online resources (and by that I mean articles, blog posts, videos, photos, tools, tweets, or whatever) on a specific subject to match the needs of a specific audience.” – Ann Handley on TopRank blog


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Triptico-Desktop Eesources for Teachers

Triptico-Desktop Eesources for Teachers | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

The Triptico resource application currently contains 23 different interactive resources - all of which are easy to edit, adapt, save and share.

 

You can access them all with one simple download... everything is completely free - and you will receive updates whenever new resources are added!

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Can you guess the top 10 digital tools in today’s classroom?

Can you guess the top 10 digital tools in today’s classroom? | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

From low-tech to truly innovative, here’s a round-up of digital tools teachers are using in their classrooms...

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 50+ Fantastic Tools for Schools

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 50+ Fantastic Tools for Schools | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Teaching students with new tools, enthusiasm, and belief that teaching is a noble calling. ... This past Monday I shared with other teachers about some of my favorite tools for the classroom. I assembled a pretty wide ranging ...
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Tefl-teacher: Wordle. Novelty or useful teaching tool

Tefl-teacher: Wordle. Novelty or useful teaching tool | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

 

Tefl-teacher's Tips on how to use Wordl.
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What Does "Technology Integration" Mean? | Edutopia

What Does "Technology Integration" Mean? | Edutopia | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares her four levels of classroom technology integration: sparse, basic, comfortable, and seamless.
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Five Reasons I'm Not Flipping Over The Flipped Classroom

Five Reasons I'm Not Flipping Over The Flipped Classroom | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
If you've read my thoughts about the Flipped Classroom in USA Today this week, you probably are either in agreement with my caution over the excitement around the flipped classroom made popular by Sal Kahn or you are a flipped classroom advocate who...
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