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ICT Integration in Australian Schools
Looking into how ICT can enhance the classroom, using iPads, Learning Platforms, Digital technology, and Shifting education.
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Science Projects Experiments, Educational Toys & Science Toys | Steve Spangler Science

Science Projects Experiments, Educational Toys & Science Toys | Steve Spangler Science | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
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Cool science projects and toys to get students interested in science.

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A Must Read Google Plus Guide for Schools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Read Google Plus Guide for Schools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it

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Louis van Cuijk's curator insight, January 15, 2:07 PM

Google+ voor scholen maar ook een Google+ handleiding. Die heb ik bij Google nog niet zo gezien.

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geddit

geddit | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
Geddit is a tool to help teachers and students interact in a seamless, natural way - in real time.
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This is like have the 'worm' in your classroom and it tracks progress and understanding ofevery student in the room live, and gives the teacher feedback of what information or subject material they may need to review.

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10 Best Free Skype Call Recorders (Windows/Mac/Linux) | Binary Head

Skype does not allow you to record the conversation or conference, but you can easily record the Skype calls or conversation using third party tools and can save them in audio files like MP3 or WAV.
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If you are conducting interviews over Skype, then you may need one of these Skype recorders to record the event.

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2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond

2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
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Great insight into where we are going with education and technology

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Mr P's ICT blog - iPads in the Classroom: Math Duel - Test children's quick calculations under pressure!

Mr P's ICT blog - iPads in the Classroom: Math Duel - Test children's quick calculations under pressure! | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
A great app to test children's numeracy skills under pressure - http://t.co/4oPQTDHvxe #ukedchat #ipaded
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Cool use of technology to engage students

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Professional Learning Animation | AITSL Newsroom

Professional Learning Animation | AITSL Newsroom | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
http://t.co/ikHXhjnmAS” - love this. One of the main reasons I became a teacher.
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The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
Teachers are often uneasy about students bringing their mobiles into class, but soon they may be handing out detentions to those who forget them. (RT @KLOVEnews: The next revolution in school tech may be bringing your own device, or BYOD.
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How times have changed?

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10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom -

10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom - | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom by Mike Acedo In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give students the best opportunity to succeed. It is not only imperative...

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Great models of practice to gasify the classroom.

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Betty Skeet's curator insight, January 9, 4:12 AM
Game principles in your lesson plan...
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How to Present to Millennials

How to Present to Millennials | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
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Always take into account your audience when presenting, whether this be to university students or Year 2 students. Engage on their level.

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10 Best iPad Apps for Collaboration and Communication

10 Best iPad Apps for Collaboration and Communication | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
The iPad continues to give new ways for individuals and businesses to communicate and collaborate. A new crop of apps this year have continued to push the evolution of connecting with other employees and colleagues.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Classroom Design | School Furniture | Power of Color

Classroom Design | School Furniture | Power of Color | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
Did you know that the psychology of color plays an important role in the classroom? Make sure to choose the right colors for your school furniture and classroom design.
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These parents are amazing…

These parents are amazing… | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
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I hope Meeghan and I are as cool as these parents.

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How online gamers are solving science's biggest problems

How online gamers are solving science's biggest problems | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
A new generation of online games don't just provide entertainment – they help scientists solve their trickiest puzzles. Dara Mohammadi picks 10 of the best
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This relates to the way that we utilise students to solve problems and give them authentic learning tasks with real world problems.

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10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom
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The High Cost of Multitasking | Visual.ly

The High Cost of Multitasking | Visual.ly | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
Multitasking is a fact of our modern, connected life. However, research shows it makes us less effective, increases mistakes and stress, and costs the
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I am guilty of so many of the things identified here. This year I plan on staying focussed on the task and ignoring emails and phone calls whilst trying to complete objectives. Apologies if it takes me longer to get back to your email, but now you know that it is because I am totally focussed on the work you wanted me to do.

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Bring Your Own Technology - And Thinking About Equity

Bring Your Own Technology - And Thinking About Equity | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
In my previous post (here) I referenced an upcoming event at SFU, Targeting Technology for Maximum Student Benefit.  To think out loud a bit, as well as to garner some ideas, I want to take a look ...

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Some things to think about if your school is doing the same.

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TeachersFirst's BYOD Dream Tools: Free Tools that Work on ANY device!

TeachersFirst's BYOD Dream Tools: Free Tools that Work on ANY device! | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
This collection of reviewed tools from TeachersFirst includes apps that are available for FREE on iOS( iPad, iPhone), Android, and web devices.
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Free platform agnostic tools for BYOD

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Learn to code on your iPad

Learn to code on your iPad | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
Much thanks to Rachel Ramos and Susan Bearden, from Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, for sharing this post, Learn to Code on your iPad.
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Some examples of coding Apps

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IT mobility trend continues in 2014

IT mobility trend continues in 2014 | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
More than half of enterprises plan to issue employees with mobile devices in 2014, a TechTarget/Computer Weekly survey has found. (#BYOD is here to stay.
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Are Moocs the best chance we have to satisfy a global thirst for education?

Are Moocs the best chance we have to satisfy a global thirst for education? | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
Money is being pumped into Moocs – massive open online courses – but students may not have the stamina to make the experience worthwhile
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Are MOOCs really worthwhile?

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10 Tools to Help Students Keep Track of Tasks This Year

10 Tools to Help Students Keep Track of Tasks This Year | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it

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2014 - share Gooru Free courses and resoures with your students

2014 - share Gooru Free courses and resoures with your students | ICT Integration in Australian Schools | Scoop.it
Gooru provides millions of free educational K-12 resources. Teachers can access and organize collections, build quizzes, and assign to students. Gooru is a non-profit organization.

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Cell Storming Pro - Mind Mapping, Brainstorming, and Idea Generation

CELL STORMING IN THE CLASSROOM:

-Present themes and observations using media elements captured in cell maps.
-Set interactive tasks or games for students that require them to explain ideas through media or patterns.
-Use the screen-casting feature to observe how students are progressing with their tasks.
-Students can present their resulting cell maps using the flow video export feature.

Cell Storming can be a useful tool for e-Learning or distance learning scenarios, where teachers and students are separated.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 1, 12:12 PM

This is an awesome app for iOS which lets you create cool mind maps that look totally different from the traditional designs. Pro version allows you to export your maps and present them on other devices.

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 2, 12:14 PM

This is a digital version of one of my favourite thinking tools, the hexagons from the SOLO thinking model. A pro version of the app allows you to export the cells.

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Paper Circuit!

LIKE/FAV for Paper Goodness! Can I borrow your pencil? Music Below: Here are the items you will need. 1. A number 2 pencil (Better if you get a 2B pencil fro...
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This is amazing. Will definitely be using this technique for my science class this year.

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