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The Digital Resistors -- THE Journal

The Digital Resistors -- THE Journal | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
The acceleration of technological change in schools is apparent to virtually all educators. What are these new technologies that are the cause of the collision of educational philosophies?

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Fantastic read and a reality, indeed!

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Deeper Learning: Moving Students Beyond Memorization

Deeper Learning: Moving Students Beyond Memorization | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
“ Content knowledge fused with real-world situations is the only way to prepare students for the modern world, say experts.”
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Chromebooks - NYCDOE Google Apps for Education Resource Center

Chromebooks - NYCDOE Google Apps for Education Resource Center | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
NYCDOE GAFE Help.
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Some resources for using Chromebooks if they're new to you.
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The Essentials for Project-Based Learning

The Essentials for Project-Based Learning | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
The Essentials for Project-Based Learning
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Having used PBL methodology for the past 10 years, I am convinced that it is the best way to learn.
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Make It Hard to Forget: 6 Principles to Help Your Learners Remember Anything

Make It Hard to Forget: 6 Principles to Help Your Learners Remember Anything | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
“Fostering effective eLearning requires understanding how memory works. Master crucial ways to help learners encode new principles in their brains. This requires a grasp of six premises.”
Via SHIFT eLearning, steve batchelder
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Make learning sticky with these principles!
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Know what's copyright material and how it can be used. Find more info here: http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=8017
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Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Online conferencing with Google gives you a professional touch using Hangouts!
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Educators Are Ditching Traditional Conferences for Blogs and Twitter - InformED

Educators Are Ditching Traditional Conferences for Blogs and Twitter - InformED | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
Self-directed has become quite the buzzword in education lately, and there?s no doubt that technology has played a major role in its prominence. Where e
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Online PLN's are perfect for learners that have time issues. Introverts also rejoice!  ;-) #edchat #edtech

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STEM to STEAM: Resource Roundup

STEM to STEAM: Resource Roundup | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
Whether you are looking for resources related to integrating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) or infusing arts, design, and humanities to transform STEM into STEAM, this curated compilation will help you strategize around different...
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We're About to Tell You the Secret to Creativity, and You May NOT Want to Sit Down - InformED

We're About to Tell You the Secret to Creativity, and You May NOT Want to Sit Down - InformED | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
A new Stanford study has revealed that people are 60 percent more creative when walking than when sitting, regardless of whether their environment is ind
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This explains why I pace when I get writer's block. 

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Educator as Model Learner

Educator as Model Learner | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
The educator's role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0.  The educator's role has always been to model and demonstrate effective learning, but  somewhere ...
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Spot-on thoughts about modeling learning to become an effective educator.

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The ABCs of Digital Citizenship

The ABCs of Digital Citizenship | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
Terry Heick's has created a excellent list of 26 'Bits & Pieces Of Digital Citizenship' that ALL citizens need to know.
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Use Supervised Users to Set Up Parental Controls on a Chromebook (or Just in Chrome)

Use Supervised Users to Set Up Parental Controls on a Chromebook (or Just in Chrome) | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
Google is now providing integrated parental controls in Chrome, allowing parents to control their kids’ Chrome browser usage. This feature works best on a Chromebook, where it allows you to lock down an entire user account.
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Hopefully, this tool will work for us in our classrooms as well. #edtech

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Glossary of Instructional Strategies

Design and planning resource for classroom teachers, instructional designers, and professors of education. The glossary lists, describes, and provides links for over 800 educational strategies, theories, and activities.
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Great resource for teachers, old and new!

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Sutton Trust - Many popular teaching practices are ineffective, warns new Sutton Trust report

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"Quality teachers are the agents of social mobility..."
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The Essentials for Project-Based Learning

The Essentials for Project-Based Learning | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
The Essentials for Project-Based Learning
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Having used PBL methodology for the past 10 years, I am convinced that it is the best way to learn.
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Digital native? Be careful when you say that.

Digital native? Be careful when you say that. | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
We've all been hearing the words "digital native" to describe today's student. It's especially referenced by administrators promoting school use (i.e.,  funding technology) and I think some of them...
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Can I Use This Picture- A New Wonderful Flowchart for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Can I Use This Picture- A New Wonderful Flowchart for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
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Flow hart for legal use of images
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Youtopia - Your Classroom Management and Student Engagement App

Youtopia - Your Classroom Management and Student Engagement App | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
Youtopia is an incentive and engagement platform that provides instant access to plug-and-play gamification tools (points, badges, and leaderboards) and powerful analytics.
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FREE for up to 50 students!
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Keyboarding Programs to Help Kids with Typing Practice -

Keyboarding Programs to Help Kids with Typing Practice - | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
A whole list of keyboarding programs and apps to help kids with typing practice, ranging from structured typing lessons to fun typing games!
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A few new resources to make keyboarding feel fresh.
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Students Learn Best When You Do This

Students Learn Best When You Do This | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
Students Learn Best When You Do This
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I love this! Authentic learning (hands on), a little mix of passion and theater by the teacher - that's what students need to engage and they recognize they learn best this way. Let's give it to them.
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0 - Introduction

0 - Introduction | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
This site and the hands-on activities were developed to help educators looking to learn to use 21st century "tools" from the Internet to improve their own technology skills and learn ways to...
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For the novice, this site provides descriptions and opportunities to use a variety of tools for the classroom.
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The changing landscape of teens and social media | SocialMediaImg

The changing landscape of teens and social media | SocialMediaImg | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
“#SocialMedia The changing landscape of teens and social media http://t.co/Qw7uyP0aC0 @SocialMediaImg #infographic”
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Emails, location, photos...and 40% of them don't use privacy settings.
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12 Questions To Promote Self-Knowledge In Students

12 Questions To Promote Self-Knowledge In Students | Educators & PLNs | Scoop.it
What is self-knowledge, and what is the relationship between it and education? 12 questions can help make the connection.
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What we know about learning has evolved and changed, and we must teach differently. Students have the ability, right at their fingertips, to access knowledge to almost anything. We have to teach them how to search and how to use what they learn in unique, autonomous, and constructive ways. 

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