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The Innovative Educator: Twitter for Administrators, Teachers, and Students

The Innovative Educator: Twitter for Administrators, Teachers, and Students | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

Twitter is a powerful tool that enables administrators, students, and teachers to develop and strengthen relationships with others who share their passions and interests around the world. Despite the common criticism, Twitter is not about meaningless 140 character sound bytes. The reality is that it’s all about the conversation. Just as in real life there can be meaningless or meaningful conversations. It’s all a matter of who you choose to connect with. The beauty of the 140 character limit is that is helps prevent folks from dominating the conversation and promotes a give and take dialogue.


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iPad Pilot Project yields fruitful results, Ash-West educators say - Sentinel & Enterprise

iPad Pilot Project yields fruitful results, Ash-West educators say - Sentinel & Enterprise | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
ASHBURNHAM -- Though there were some fears and concerns initially, the iPad Pilot Project the Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School District began earlier this school year appears to have had largely positive effects, district staff and teachers...

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Tech Tuesday Digest - Google Docs

Posted for your enjoyment - Tech Tuesday Digest. This week - classpager.com, SMART Notebook checker, and clikthis.com. Do you have a great resource? Let me know and I'll include it in a future edition. 


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21st Century Financial Education Summit

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21st Century Academy is an advocate for education, teachers and your child's future with a renewed understanding on the importance of providing all students with 21st century skills while finding new ways to fund schools adequately and consistently.
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21st Century Skills are so last century!

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The new mantra, the next big thing, among educators who need a serious sounding phrase to rattle around in reports is ‘21st Century Skills’.
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The school where every teacher has an iPad... and every student has an iPod - The Independent

The school where every teacher has an iPad... and every student has an iPod - The Independent | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
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Teachers Take to Tweeting and Texting

Press Release: Teachers are using social media and mobile phones to make their lessons more engaging. LocaModa is releasing an EdTech focused platform in response to 100,000 teachers creating Wiffiti screens.

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How To Bring Teachers Up to Speed with Technology -- THE Journal

Here are five professional development strategies that work in the smart K-12 classroom.

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AT&T relaunches Aspire program with $250M pledge to help high schoolers ... - PhoneDog (blog)

AT&T relaunches Aspire program with $250M pledge to help high schoolers ... - PhoneDog (blog) | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
WLTX.comAT&T relaunches Aspire program with $250M pledge to help high schoolers ...PhoneDog (blog)AT&T says that the Aspire program will help to bring people and technology together to bring new approaches and solutions to issues like the high...
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What Does a Transformational 21st-Century School Look Like?

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Many schools held up as shining examples of reform are transitional, not transformational, according to a prominent education activist.
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AT&T Announces Quarter-Billion-Dollar Expansion of Education Commitment - MSN Money

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WLTX.comAT&T Announces Quarter-Billion-Dollar Expansion of Education CommitmentMSN MoneyIncorporating gamification, the Internet, video and social media into educational programs.
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