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40 Sites for Educational Games

40 Sites for Educational Games | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Tech and Learning has just posted a wonderful article concerning Internet Gaming.  With school starting up, make sure you have your resources available to help that special student of yours make the...

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, August 17, 2013 8:27 PM

Adding more teaching resources...

Dawn Matheson's curator insight, August 27, 2013 11:20 AM

It is a hard call when "screen time" includes online gaming. Here are some ideas that might help balance your goals and your kids' too.

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Wonder - A Search Tool (Engine)

Wonder - A Search Tool (Engine) | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

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Joseph J Filoramo's curator insight, April 27, 9:15 AM

#filoramoroxpd #filoramoroxpddiffcoll

Stephen Thergesen's curator insight, April 27, 8:07 PM

Similar to a librarian-driven service we started in Colorado about 15 years ago.

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Which Words Matter The Most When You Talk

Which Words Matter The Most When You Talk | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Language, like anything else, can be hacked for greater effectiveness. Here are some techniques to make your wordsyour best tool at workmore powerful.
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Book Review: Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology by Bill Brandon

Book Review: Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology by Bill  Brandon | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Times change, and instructional methods change with them. One concept that instructional designers should become
familiar
with is that of the role of community in learning, and the necessity of learners feeling themselves involved in a
community. A
new book takes a strategic look at this approach and provides the necessary background you need to get started.

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Once Upon A Time At The Office: 10 Storytelling Tips To Help You Be More Persuasive

Once Upon A Time At The Office: 10 Storytelling Tips To Help You Be More Persuasive | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Storytelling is the most effective to way to get your point across. Here are some expert tips for doing it right.
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102 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools

Today's student generation is Internet-savvy. Docurated provides a list of the best 102 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools
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Google Chromebit Adds Portability to Education, Classrooms

Google Chromebit Adds Portability to Education, Classrooms | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The Google Chromebit can plug into a TV or monitor's HDMI port to become a Google Chromebook running the Chrome OS instantly -- and for $100.
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The 4 skills any new edtech teacher should have - Daily Genius

The 4 skills any new edtech teacher should have - Daily Genius | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Are you looking to bring education technology into your classroom? Want to leverage the power of tech and unlock a new set of learning outcomes? Who doesn’t?! Many teachers around the globe are heading down this path and I thought it might be time to offer up some useful skills any new edtech teacher should […]
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Making Learning Interactive

Making Learning Interactive | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Mary Alice Anderson:

 

"Last September I introduced the recently published Student Discovery Sets from the Library of Congress. These ebooks are collections of primary source sets designed to provide interactive, inquiry learning while introducing students to primary sources on common curricular topics."


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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, April 9, 12:22 AM

Inquiry and challenge models work well at all levels

jane fullerton's curator insight, April 9, 8:59 AM

Love these ideas for using the Library of Cngress

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, April 9, 6:38 PM

Share with ELAR AND SS teachers. 

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Blended Learning: Resource Roundup

Blended Learning: Resource Roundup | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
We've collected resources from Edutopia and the web to help you navigate the possibilities of blended learning, an approach that combines face-to-face instruction with technology-mediated learning.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 8, 12:55 PM

Edutopia is a trusted source for both classroom and online advice and ideas.  This is resource list is a one stop shop that will spark your interest and understanding of the blended classroom. 

Hamdia Ibrahim's curator insight, April 10, 11:36 AM

electronic

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Group decision making templates

Group decision making templates | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
View GroupMap's exciting range of group decision making templates here by clicking on each template or category to reveal the one that suits you the most.

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Maree Whiteley's curator insight, April 10, 9:04 AM

Great resource to 'organise thinking'...Thanks to the folks at GroupMap

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Presentation - Is tech being used effectively in your classroom?

Presentation - Is tech being used effectively in your classroom? | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Beth Holland shared her presentation "Used Effectively or Simply Used" from the ASCD conference 2015 as a slide deck via Twitter. The message from her slides caught my attention... I kept thinking ...

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Rod Murray's curator insight, April 10, 8:15 AM

Excellent Slideshare presentation on success indicators in technology integrated classrooms

Jennifer Foster Harper's curator insight, April 10, 8:30 AM

This is a great presentation to push myself in thinking about the artifacts students are creating to capture their thinking.

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32 Interesting Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom (Recuperado) - Google Slides | Diigo


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Kathleen Cercone's curator insight, February 5, 7:48 AM

Powerpoint- has some very good ideas

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The Guide to Google Apps for the iPad [infographic] - Updated! (31 Apps!) - Shake Up Learning

The Guide to Google Apps for the iPad [infographic] - Updated! (31 Apps!) - Shake Up Learning | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
“There are now tons of apps for iOS devices that integrate well with Google, and Google has release several official apps for the iPad. There is hope, Obi Wan, Google and Apple can play nice! The infographic embedded below details the most useful Google apps for the iPad. These are the apps that I find most useful not only for teachers, but any Google user. Take a look, download, and explore the wonderful possibilities of using Google Apps on the iPad! The online, interactive version embedded below includes links directly to the app store! You can also download the image file below.”
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Laura Parris's curator insight, April 21, 2:33 PM

I love Google and their free apps make accessibility a problem of the past.

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The 5 Most Persuasive Words in the English Language - Copyblogger

The 5 Most Persuasive Words in the English Language - Copyblogger | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The toolbox of the writer is made up of words. Here are a few to use if your job is to persuade ...
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Strategies for Addressing Student Fear in the Classroom

Strategies for Addressing Student Fear in the Classroom | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Upon setting foot in the classroom at the beginning of the semester, many students experience varying degrees of anxiety or fearfulness. As educators, we often sense nervousness among our pupils as we introduce ourselves and hand out copies of the course syllabus to review. Most students settle in shortly, but some may remain consistently fearful. Is it possible that their high levels of fear negatively affect their ability to learn in the classroom from week to week? In this article, we discuss the role of debilitating fear in some students’ lives and identify ways that educators can help them attain success despite their anxiety.


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Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers, by their nature, are storytellers. You can improve this skillset with seven steps for engaging younger students through narrative.
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8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Among the top strategies for highly effective professional development are making it useful, making it relevant, and making sure that teachers start practicing it ASAP.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens Free iPad App Reviews Arranged by Grade

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Making Learning Interactive

Making Learning Interactive | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Last September I introduced the recently published Student Discovery Sets from the Library of Congress. These ebooks are collections of primary source sets designed to provide interactive, inquiry ...
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Smash Those Apps!

Smash Those Apps! | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Check out these professional development materials related to app smashing with the following tools: Google docs, ThingLink and Tackk.


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Teaching Professor Tips - Free App

Teaching Professor Tips - Free App | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Get a daily teaching tip delivered to you smart phone or tablet with the new Teaching Professor Tips app. Brief and to the point, each tip provides a nugget of wisdom regarding assignment strategies, student engagement, classroom management, instructional vitality, and much more.  


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Faculty Focus's comment, April 9, 11:27 AM
At the moment, the app is only available in iTunes. The Android version is under review and will be available in a week or so.
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80 Twitter Tools for Almost Everything

80 Twitter Tools for Almost Everything | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Twitter is chaos, but in the midst of this beautiful mess is a ton of data that if you can understand it. If you ever wanted the complete Twitter toolbox this is the post for you. It's got 80 Twitter tools that can help you do everything you need in this busy social media channel.


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Richard D. Hawley's curator insight, April 19, 12:15 PM

This is just Very, Very Cool.! Tons of Info.........

Thorsten Strauss's curator insight, April 19, 12:19 PM

best practice: twitter tools

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 20, 1:50 AM

Twitter est un outil qui a changé pas mal de choses pour la diffusion de l'information. La preuve est l'ensemble des logiciels et sites qui se sont greffés dessus.

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Take a trip to science museums with a Google Field Trip

Take a trip to science museums with a Google Field Trip | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

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The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2014

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2014 | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
As regular readers know, I've recently begun posting my end-of-the-year  “The Best….” lists. There are nearly 1,400 regularly updated lists now.  You can see them all here. As usual, in order to ma...
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians | Faculty Development and Support for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 4, 2:08 PM

What happens when you mix teacher-librarians with infographics?


Wonderful Things!

José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, February 5, 6:36 AM

Muito útil.

Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, February 7, 1:37 AM

Some good Infographics here- not limited to librarian use.