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The Kaleidoscope Mind: Some Easy Ways to Teach Creativity

The Kaleidoscope Mind: Some Easy Ways to Teach Creativity | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

You're never too old to make your mind agile, flexible, self-aware, and able to see patterns and connections that more rigid minds miss... a recently launched a program called "Invent and Innovate" that helps youth use their imagination productively. They're also producing a TEDx event this fall.

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The little book of the future or a guide to collaborative learning

A guide to collaborative learning Includes a vision of learning 2020...
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Eyejot - the easiest way to send video

Eyejot - the easiest way to send video | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Eyejot is an easy way to send and receive video email for free. No download or installation is required! Send a webcam message or uploaded video file to any email address, and they can watch your video mail with a simple click.
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TeachersFirst - Building Schoolwide Literacy With Free Web 2.0 Tools - Grade by Grade Project Ideas: 4th Grade

TeachersFirst - Building Schoolwide Literacy With Free Web 2.0 Tools - Grade by Grade Project Ideas: 4th Grade | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

 These project ideas will help teachers envision ways that a focused set of web 2.0 tools can help students build skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening as they master concepts and skills across the curriculum.

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Can't You See It? Teachers For Technology. Now, Not Tomorrow. - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

Can't You See It? Teachers For Technology. Now, Not Tomorrow. - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education. | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Teachers For Technology. Now, Not Tomorrow.

 

What's Your School Doing About It? Lip Service or The Real Deal?

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Search

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free primary teaching resources. All the free resources have been designed to fit your teaching needs and your curriculum across a whole range of subject areas. They are flexible and adaptable for different circumstances and ability levels.

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Educational Technology Guy: Why do schools still pay so much for software? Free alternatives to paid software and services.

Educational Technology Guy: Why do schools still pay so much for software? Free alternatives to paid software and services. | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

why do schools pay software and services? I advocate for free services and software for my own use and with my classes and students.

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How-Winn goes ‘online’ in the classroom using Google technology

How-Winn goes ‘online’ in the classroom using Google technology | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Google Docs enables students and teachers to not only create and store a variety of word documents online, but also to work together in real time, from anywhere in the world and for free.
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EXOdesk first look

Could this be the classroom desk of the future? EXOdesk first look. EXOdesk is part of a new products line to be build by selected partners in 2012

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Do students know more about technology than their teachers?

Do students know more about technology than their teachers? | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

"Kids are very experimental and really push boundaries, but adults tend to be more cautious. That's why students often seem to know more than their teachers – it's a confidence thing. Yes, there are lots of things we can learn from young people, but children need frameworks and structures to help them learn – and that's what teachers provide", Karen Davies, head of learning resources, Science Museum.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Publish a Quiz Using Google Docs

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Publish a Quiz Using Google Docs | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

a slideshow with directions for creating and embedding quizzes using Google Forms, here are a few points that should be emphasized.

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Technology Integration Matrix

Technology Integration Matrix | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments.

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3rd World Farmer: A simulation to make you think.

3rd World Farmer: A simulation to make you think. | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
A free online game about rural poverty in developing nations.
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Structuring Personal Learning Environments for Students: Useful Guidance from Wendy Drexler

Structuring Personal Learning Environments for Students: Useful Guidance from Wendy Drexler | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

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In the project to educate our students to be digitally savvy and empower them to use the resources of the web to best pursue their own passions in learning as well as to research, evaluate, ... I’ve been slow to use tools and develop skills for managing online resource, such as the use of vehicles like Symbaloo, Evernote, or Diigo, and I want to take inspiration from the 7th grade student in the video above to move forward.

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Compare & Find Best Free Solutions | CatchFree

Compare & Find Best Free Solutions | CatchFree | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Need assistance building a website, locating the best free music player, managing projects?  CatchFree makes it easy to compare and find the best free online solution for your specific need.

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Ten Search Tools and Tactics Teachers and Students Need to Know

Ten Search Tools and Tactics Teachers and Students Need to Know | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

"teachers . . . search techniques that you may pass along to students".  The following lists search tools and tactics that every teacher and student should know.

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odosketch

odosketch | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
A wonderful opportunity to use illustration as prompts foe creative writing

 

Odosketch is a flash drawing application created by Odopod,   Create sketches, watch sketches replay, or simply view recent and our favorite featured illustrations.

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Reading Bear - learn to read for free!

Reading Bear - learn to read for free! | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Reading Bear is a collection of free, well-made, multimedia phonics presentations. Your child can learn to read with Reading Bear.
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Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education | MindShift

Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education | MindShift | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

"the authors pinpoint specific skills educators will need to teach in the schools of tomorrow. They say teachers must be prepared to find and adapt new technologies to engage the digital generation, as well as work across traditional subject areas using project learning."

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Lesson Planning and the Common Core: A Unit Based on TED.com | Edutopia

Lesson Planning and the Common Core: A Unit Based on TED.com | Edutopia | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

A blended genre unit where students research and write their own persuasive speeches in the TED.com format.

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Why Educators Should Join Twitter - Finding Common Ground - Education Week

Why Educators Should Join Twitter - Finding Common Ground - Education Week | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground.

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Library Stuff | 130 Tools in 160 Minutes

Library Stuff | 130 Tools in 160 Minutes | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

weblog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development

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vizlingo

vizlingo | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Great for your more visual learners, those who need to see the concept

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Teens and Educational Technology, 5 Steps to Success

Teens and Educational Technology, 5 Steps to Success | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

It is not always the low achieving students who lack skill with technology, and I often find myself with the greatest resistors as students who have grown up completing their work one way

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twiducate - Social Networking For Schools

twiducate - Social Networking For Schools | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
A social networking site for schools. Share links, resources, questions, ideas, reflections, etc. with your students.
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