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Google launches 18 new Google+ features focusing on mobile, photos, events and Hangouts

Google launches 18 new Google+ features focusing on mobile, photos, events and Hangouts | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
As Google begins to wind down its operations before Christmas, some of its teams have been working hard to get their new features out before the festive season truly begins. For the ...

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I agree that there is a lot of potential here to get more teachers to communicate.

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Paul W. Swansen's curator insight, December 15, 2012 1:41 PM

Google back making advances.

Paul's curator insight, December 16, 2012 11:17 AM

This could replace Google Groups - could be a great communication tool for staff

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Technologies and web-based resources that enhance teaching and learning experiences in today's classroom.
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Google Dongle Is Latest Salvo in War on Passwords | MIT Technology Review

Google Dongle Is Latest Salvo in War on Passwords | MIT Technology Review | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
“Google says using a small USB stick to vouch for your identity is more secure than either a password or conventional two-factor authentication.”
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Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - 5 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Anatomy

Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - 5 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Anatomy | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it

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Amy Burns's curator insight, October 22, 4:03 PM

Even if you don't teach anatomy, these sites are fun to explore.

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9 Best EdTech Tools for Presenting

9 Best EdTech Tools for Presenting | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
“For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring best edtech tools for presenting. Get your students excited about learning by creating fun, engaging presentations.”
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The Goal of Education in the 21st Century

The Goal of Education in the 21st Century | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
The goal of education in the 21st century is the mastery of information, embedded knowledge and understanding and the advanced use of technology in society.
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Every child should learn to program, but not necessarily how to code

Every child should learn to program, but not necessarily how to code | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
“If education shifted the focus from learning computing language to the building process itself, a world of creativity could be unleashed”
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7 Tips For eLearning Professionals To Enhance Knowledge Retention

7 Tips For eLearning Professionals To Enhance Knowledge Retention | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
How eLearning Professionals Can Enhance Knowledge Retention. Check 7 tips eLearning Professionals Can Enhance Knowledge Retention.

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Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment

Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
Giving feedback that is non-evaluative, specific, timely, and goal-related will provide students with opportunities to revise and improve their work and deepen their understanding.

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Amy Burns's curator insight, October 19, 6:44 PM

Powerful feedback model: RISE.

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Do you want to flip? Here's How!

If you are interested in how to flip a lesson in your classroom, just take a peek at this slide share! If you have any questions, are interested in the flipcl…

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This slideshare presentation goes through some easy-to-follow steps for flipping - worth a look!

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Meet a ThingLink Expert Educator

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Meet a ThingLink Expert Educator | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
It's Connected Educator month and today at ThingLink we are celebrating Sue Fitzgerald. Sue is a connected educator who is also a member of the first group of ThingLink Expert Educators! We got to know and love Sue when she participated in the ThingLink Teacher Challenge over the summer. 

Meet Sue’s Fitzgerald's Digital Self and learn more about her on the ThingLink Blog.

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Ten Websites for Science Teachers

Ten Websites for Science Teachers | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
Blogger Eric Brunsell takes us on a tour of his favorite online resources for science teachers.

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Amy Burns's curator insight, October 14, 6:41 AM

Updated list of sites for science teachers.

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7 Tips to Effectively Use #Google Scholar

7 Tips to Effectively Use #Google Scholar | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it

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Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. 

Ruby Day's curator insight, October 12, 11:01 PM

Great resource to share with students

 

Stephan Hughes's curator insight, October 21, 9:29 AM

Could be useful for student teachers who have to prepare academic articles as part of their research methodology subject. 

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6 Great iPad Apps to Organize your Class ~ Educ...

6 Great iPad Apps to Organize your Class ~ Educ... | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
Max Wright's insight: Get organized!

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Top 10 Tips to Use Word Clouds in eLearning

Top 10 Tips to Use Word Clouds in eLearning | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
How to Use Word Clouds in eLearning
Word clouds are ideal for eLearning professionals who are looking for ways to visually represent text, whether this is content within an eLearning course or writings of the learners.

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3D Printers - New Dimensions in Learning!

3D Printers - New Dimensions in Learning! | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
“ Renee Peoples explains how a high-tech 3D printer can impact learning, even in a 3rd grade classroom. She obtained her printer through DonorsChoose.org and discovered that 3D printers can add a new dimension to learning!”
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 20, 5:17 PM

Gotta check this out! 

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Cooperative learning using technology | Padlet

Cooperative learning using technology | Padlet | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
“A crowd sourced board of edtech tools that support cooperative learning”
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5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course

5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
Discover what learners hate about your online training course, from patronizing “how to” slides to terrible business jargon.
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“Fliperentiated” Instruction: How to Create the Customizable Classroom

“Fliperentiated” Instruction: How to Create the Customizable Classroom | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
By combining the flipped learning model with differentiated instruction, teachers can quickly and efficiently mobilize their students in "right size" learning activities.
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Right Click And Pin Your Google Drive Folders on Your Chromebook's Files App

Right Click And Pin Your Google Drive Folders on Your Chromebook's Files App | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
“Right Click And Pin Your Google Drive Folders on Your Chromebook's Files App.”
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Word Cloud Within Your Google Documents

Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Word Cloud Within Your Google Documents | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it

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How to set up and implement Apple TV in your classroom in under 5 minutes

How to set up and implement Apple TV in your classroom in under 5 minutes | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it

If you are using iPads in your classroom without the Apple TV Unit you are really only getting half the experience.
This great video from square group will explain to the uninitiated the
process of getting started with Apple TV in your classroom including the
setup and some basic teaching ideas. 


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An Excellent iPad App for Taking Notes and Anno...

An Excellent iPad App for Taking Notes and Anno... | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it

“Margin Note Reader is definitely a must have app for teachers, educators and more specifically for student researchers. The app is free now for a limited time (used to cost $6).”


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20 things every teacher should do | The Reflective Educator

20 things every teacher should do | The Reflective Educator | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it

Do you have a set of defined, school wide instructional practices? I bet you have defined practices for attendance, discipline, fire drills, cafeteria, bus drills, and registration. How can we call ourselves professionals when the very business of which we are about--teaching and learning--has no defined practices?


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Navigating #GoogleClassroom

How-To on Google Classroom

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use of audio in teaching

use of audio in teaching | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it
use of audio in teaching

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A Wonderful YouTube Channel for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful YouTube Channel for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in Today's Classroom | Scoop.it

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