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Parody of Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus Performed by Adam Bellow at #FETC 2014

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6 Studies Showing iPads Improve Learning | Teaching Techie Teens

6 Studies Showing iPads Improve Learning | Teaching Techie Teens | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – Technology in the Classroom , 1:1 Laptops & iPads and MORE Teachers who are fighting for stronger tech integration in their schools often come against opposition from people who believe technology not have a positive effect on...
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If we don’t tell our story, someone else will.

If we don’t tell our story, someone else will. | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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Our school has a story that goes way beyond our history.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Empowering Elementary Learners With Technology

Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Empowering Elementary Learners With Technology | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

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Content and Design: Pushing Learners Beyond Mediocrity

Content and Design: Pushing Learners Beyond Mediocrity | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Source: ASIDE, 2014In today’s world of fast-paced touch screens, snaps, clicks, and tweets, we increasingly find it difficult to get our learners to see that design and presentation matter.
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How You and Your Peers are Using Technology and What You Want to Learn More About

How You and Your Peers are Using Technology and What You Want to Learn More About | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Survey Results: Today’s Tech-Aware Educators are Focused on Engaging Students, Learning About New Tools, and Enabling Active Learning. Over the last month or so I have run a survey seeking...
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Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers: Let's Integrate Technology!

Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers: Let's Integrate Technology! | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers: Let's Integrate Technology! Teachers today, from kindergarten - 12th grade, are tasked with the job of teaching digital natives how to s...
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Use of Digital Tools Rises, but 'STEM' Gender Gap Persists, Survey Finds

Use of Digital Tools Rises, but 'STEM' Gender Gap Persists, Survey Finds | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
[[New survey reveals need for classroom innovation beyond the implementation of digital tools for enhanced student learning and interest in STEM careers.]] Twenty-nine percent of high school boys said they were very interested in pursuing a "STEM"...
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Call for Proposals for Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference

Call for Proposals for Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
The Premier Teaching With the iPad Conference is Accepting Presentation Proposals Through June 30th Are you an iPad-empowered teacher? Are you excited about the ability the iPad has to engage...
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Tax Day: Visualizations Of The Federal Budget To Teach STEM & Financial Literacy

Tax Day: Visualizations Of The Federal Budget To Teach STEM & Financial Literacy | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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Tax day is rapidly approaching. April also happens to be Financial Literacy Month.
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Design Thinking: A creative process for school change

Design Thinking: A creative process for school change | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
During one of my workshops last year in Boston, Brad Ovenell-Carter (@braddo) put his visual notetaking skills to action. I took his lovely summary drawing and used ThingLink to add layers of information and elaboration.
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51 Interesting Ways to use QR Codes to Support Learning

In the Nursery class in my last school we used some QR codes to help the littlest of internet explorers navigate to their favourite websites.
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Why (And How) Teachers And Students Should Backchannel - Edudemic

Why (And How) Teachers And Students Should Backchannel - Edudemic | Elementary Technology Education | 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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Augmented Reality – The Coolest Instructional Technology You’ve Never Heard of?

Augmented Reality – The Coolest Instructional Technology You’ve Never Heard of? | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
AR Tools are Being Used Today by Creative Educators in Fun, Innovative Ways, but few Know About it (yet). Educators are always looking for new ways to enhance learning and expand the horizons of...
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Competency Based Education (the Next Game Changer) – Can it Succeed on a Large Scale? (Part 2 of 2)

Competency Based Education (the Next Game Changer) – Can it Succeed on a Large Scale? (Part 2 of 2) | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Competency, Proficiency, Mastery … by any Name These Programs Offer Exciting Potential for Education. In Sunday’s article, we briefly considered the exciting potential of Competency Based...
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Do Video Lessons Reinforce Learning, or Just Reinforce Pre-existing Incorrect Understanding?

Do Video Lessons Reinforce Learning, or Just Reinforce Pre-existing Incorrect Understanding? | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
What Goes on in a Student’s Mind as They Watch an Instructional Video may be Different Than you Think! Have you ever shown a video to a classroom of students and heard one or more of them say,...
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Researchers Voice Concern Over E-Books' Effect on Reading Comprehension

Researchers Voice Concern Over E-Books' Effect on Reading Comprehension | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Researchers at West Chester University found that elementary students showed lower comprehension levels when reading on iPads versus traditional print materials.
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10 Reasons to Educate Elementary Students about Social Media

10 Reasons to Educate Elementary Students about Social Media | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
  It is always interesting to me, to find out that more and more of our younger students are becoming involved with the Internet and Social Media. Due to their developmental age, most students...
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▶ Getting Started With the Google Drive iPad App – YouTube

▶ Getting Started With the Google Drive iPad App – YouTube | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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This video provides an overview of the basic features of the Google Drive iPad app.
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Webinar Recording - Empowering Elementary Learners With Technology


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What are Teacher’s Biggest Challenges in 2014?

What are Teacher’s Biggest Challenges in 2014? | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
First and Foremost on Teacher’s Minds – Getting Students to be More Self-Directed in Their Learning. On Sunday we published the first part of our recent survey results. Today we wrap it...
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Common to the Core: Farfaria iPad App Giveaway

Common to the Core: Farfaria iPad App Giveaway | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Do you have Farfaria on your iPad? This app gives students, teachers, and families access to over 600 illustrated books. There is a free version of the app, but you are limited to what you can do. Farfaria has offered to give 2 of ...
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It’s 2014 – Can You Text Your Students?

It’s 2014 – Can You Text Your Students? | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Teachers and Administrators Should be Able to Communicate with Students Using Text Messaging (but not With Their own Phones). Not too long ago, a teacher said to me, “It’s 2012, why...
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63 Interesting Ideas for Class Blog Posts to Support Learning

I have always enjoyed supporting classroom blogging and encouraging teacher networks to share and visit each other’s work. Blogging was the social media platform that completely changed the way I learned professionally.
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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 | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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Presentation: Virtual Field Trips for Elementary

Presentation: Virtual Field Trips for Elementary | Elementary Technology Education | 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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