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What Does A Totally Technology-Centric School Look Like? - Edudemic

What Does A Totally Technology-Centric School Look Like? - Edudemic | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Can you imagine a school where every facet of life uses technology? Let's take a look at what a totally technology-centric school might actually look like!
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John Purificati's comment, September 1, 2013 8:43 AM
Can you imagine teaching there?
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A collection of articles, blog posts, and websites that showcase the amazing ways technology can enhance the learning experience for our students. Visit my website for more resources: http://svasey103.weebly.com
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Bringing Student Work to Life with Thinglink

Bringing Student Work to Life with Thinglink | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
With the Thinglink app, you can take an image and "tag" it. You may already be familiar with this concept - tagging your friends in photos everybody knows who they are is a popular feature on...
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Our first attempt at using Thinglink in the classroom. These second graders enhanced their Native American research projects by creating Thinglink images tagged with video and facts.

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Integrating Daily Poetry in the Classroom: 5 Tools to Support Your Efforts

Integrating Daily Poetry in the Classroom: 5 Tools to Support Your Efforts | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Ever since Billy Collins introduced the concept of Poetry 180: A Poem A Day for American High Schools over a decade ago, I've wanted to make a "poem a day" routine in my classroom a reality. This yea
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10 Ways to Use Backchannels in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Ways to Use Backchannels in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
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5 Simple Tools For Teachers To Create And Publish Apps Of Their Own

5 Simple Tools For Teachers To Create And Publish Apps Of Their Own | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
5 Simple Tools For Teachers To Create And Publish Apps Of Their Own
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Using tablets to reach kids with autism

Using tablets to reach kids with autism | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
New iPad, tablet apps for autism are evolving as parents and teachers use them as tools.
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5 Effective Ways To Build Your School Tribe - Edudemic

5 Effective Ways To Build Your School Tribe - Edudemic | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
This article is a continuation of The Connected Student Series It’s a crisp fall Monday morning, and freshly dressed school children are being dropped off by their parents – who by this time have gotten used to the current homework load and the personality of the new teacher. But this year, there is something different …
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Digital Citizenship App

Digital Citizenship App | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Learning.com Digital Citizenship App provides middle/high school instruction on online safety, ethical use of digital resources, and cyberbullying.
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Are You Ready to Be Relevant, Or Will Natural Selection Happen to You? - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - edchat, EdTech, personalized learning, profdev, social media, students

Are You Ready to Be Relevant, Or Will Natural Selection Happen to You? - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - edchat, EdTech, personalized learning, profdev, social media, students | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
After reading the following six traits, ask yourself, are you primed to remain relevant, or a potential victim of educator evolution?
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Six Traits of the connected educator and life-long learner:

1. Pursues PD

2. Collaborates with colleagues

3. Creates context in the classroom

4. Shares student work via social platforms

5. Offers autonomous learning paths

6. Builds bridges beyond the blackboard

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The Cyberbullying Issue (And What Teachers Can Do To Help) - Edudemic

The Cyberbullying Issue (And What Teachers Can Do To Help) - Edudemic | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Cyberbullying poses a problem for students that teachers and parents often can’t help with – because they don’t always know. The internet (and mobile technologies) has brought bullying to a place outside the easy access of adults, who can’t intervene if they don’t know there’s a problem. With over 80% of teens using cell phones …
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Redefining the Writing Process with iPads

Redefining the Writing Process with iPads | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Take a moment to think about how you learned to write. What steps did you go through? What was your process?

Most of us learned the same core set of skills on paper: organize, draft, edit, revise, t
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Some great examples of SAMR in practice.

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10 Free Online Educational Game Sites

10 Free Online Educational Game Sites | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Web-based games can prove to be a treasure trove of learning opportunities, and there are a variety of content-areas, age ranges, and skill levels to choose from. The true pay dirt for browser-based learning games can be found on large online digital game hubs. Here are 10 game hubs players that teachers can use to as one tool in their arsenal.
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Tear Down That Wall: Joining the Global Classroom Community to Instill Global Citizenship

Tear Down That Wall: Joining the Global Classroom Community to Instill Global Citizenship | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Instilling "global citizenship" in students is essential to prepare them for our rapidly changing world. Being a global citizen goes well beyond simply traveling or living in another country. It refe
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7 Ways Teaching Has Changed

7 Ways Teaching Has Changed | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
This Is The World Teachers Must Adapt To: 7 Ways Teaching Has Changed by Terry Heick Teachers are the arbitrators of knowledge and culture. Knowledge…
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Barbaric Yawp in the 21st Century: Using Tech to Engage Budding Poets

Barbaric Yawp in the 21st Century: Using Tech to Engage Budding Poets | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
What if Dead Poets Society were set in modern times? Would Mr. Keating (Robin Williams' character) tweet Walt Whitman?


I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. #significantquote #carpe
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Why (And How) Teachers And Students Should Backchannel - Edudemic

Why (And How) Teachers And Students Should Backchannel - Edudemic | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
What is a backchannel you ask? A backchannel is a conversation that takes place alongside an activity or event. In most cases, this happens using a digital or mobile device. There are many different ways you can backchannel. You could use Twitter, Today’s Meet, or Google Moderator just to name a few. Having a backchannel …
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Presentation: Virtual Field Trips for Elementary

Presentation: Virtual Field Trips for Elementary | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
The video below is from a webinar with Region 10 where I discuss virtual field trips. This is one topic in a series of hangouts I will be doing with Region 10. You can see the full schedule here an...
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Why & How to Green Screen in class

Why & How to Green Screen in class | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
This is my new must-have for all classrooms! Finding interesting ways to evaluate, reflect and report on work and projects can be tricky. Many students struggle to engage with the reflection proper...
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Assessing With ThingLink - Getting Smart by Aimee Bartis - edapps, edchat, EdTech

Assessing With ThingLink - Getting Smart by Aimee Bartis - edapps, edchat, EdTech | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Being able to see students’ work in one place is a big plus for ThingLink, especially for younger students. They don’t have to send you a link or share their work with you. You can log in and see everyone’s work. You can also leave comments for them.
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For Earth Day and Beyond: Focus on Environmental Action Projects

For Earth Day and Beyond: Focus on Environmental Action Projects | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
With Earth Day 2014 coming up on April 22, many schools are making plans for one-day celebrations that promote a green message. For deeper learning --and longer-term benefits for people and planet ali
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3 Fun Ways To Use QR Codes For Language Learning - Edudemic

3 Fun Ways To Use QR Codes For Language Learning - Edudemic | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
As smartphone use/ownership among students rises – so has the use of the QR codes. I add them to unit packages for links for Quizlet sites or my YouTube channel – hoping that the ubiquitous phone in the teenagers hand will help them find support outside of class time. Some educators use them as a …
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Creating and iPads... Combining the Physical & Digital to Create Multimedia Content

Creating and iPads... Combining the Physical & Digital to Create Multimedia Content | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Today I participated in an EdTechTeacher webinar on how classes can benefit by using iPads to combine the digital and the physical. There is a temptation to go ALL digital when devices arrive in yo...
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1:1 Technology and Ubiquitous Opportunity

1:1 Technology and Ubiquitous Opportunity | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
During a visit to our 1:1 pilot team this week, I stopped into Ms. Strout's English Language Arts classroom. What I observed left me searching for a phrase to describe it - Ms. Strout can tell me d...
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A great blog about ubiquitous use vs. ubiquitous opportunity in 1:1 classrooms.

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Infographic: The Gamfication of Education - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - EdTech, gamification, Knewton

Infographic: The Gamfication of Education - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - EdTech, gamification, Knewton | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? Let us know what you think in the comments.
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Cursive, Print, or Type? The Point is To Keep Writing

Cursive, Print, or Type? The Point is To Keep Writing | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
The real fear among those who study kids and handwriting is not that our schools will stop teaching cursive; it's that students aren't writing enough.
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Everyslide = SlideShare+Socrative

Everyslide = SlideShare+Socrative | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
Disclaimer right from the get go. I haven't played with EverySlide a lot. So  . . . head over, try it yourself, and let me know what you think. But based on the amount of time that I've had to mess...
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Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – the Possibilities are Powerful and Endless!

Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – the Possibilities are Powerful and Endless! | Ed Tech Integration | Scoop.it
The Popular Virtual World Game is Gaining the Attention of Educators at a Quickening Pace, and For Good Reason. Minecraft is showing up with increasing
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