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University of Arizona study on self-published books released ...

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From the press release (blockquotes omitted): The Self-Published Book: A Major Force in the Publishing World A UA-led research team has spent years.
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Free Technology for Teachers: You Shouldn't Be an Instructional Technology Coordinator If You Don't Understand This...

Free Technology for Teachers: You Shouldn't Be an Instructional Technology Coordinator If You Don't Understand This... | KI Professional Articles | Scoop.it

I realize that this post comes from the pages of,I'm tired of writing about this and you are probably tired of it too, but I have to talk about copyright, creative commons, and plagiarism again. Today, I discovered yet another blog that is copying and pasting posts from my blogs and those of many other edubloggers without permission. Unfortunately, the person behind the blog that is carrying out the practice of copying and pasting the posts did not lift  the post I wrote last month about why you can't just copy and paste posts from another person's blog without their permission.


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15 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Technology In Learning - TeachThought

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15 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Technology In Learning

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Cyndi Danner-Kuhn's curator insight, June 25, 2013 6:47 AM

The role of technology in learning isn’t entirely clear–or rather, is subjective.

While it clearly is able to provide access to peers, audiences, resources, and data, it also can be awkward, problematic, distracting, performing more strongly as a barrier to understand than anything else.

Why this happens also isn’t clear, but there are some common patterns and missteps to look for while designing or evaluating a learning process.

15 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Technology In Learning

1. You’re choosing the technology.

Read the full story: http://teachthought.com/technology/5-mistakes-youre-probably-making-with-technology-in-learning/

Nicole E-M's curator insight, June 27, 2013 4:45 PM

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Professional Development – Creating with the iPad, for all teachers ...

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Interested in creating an innovative, creative classroom...but you don't teach art? The iPad is an exciting tool for all educators. In conjunction with Paul.
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I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing | KI Professional Articles | Scoop.it
For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores of people couldn't live without it. I tried it multiple times, and never saw the appeal until now.

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Cyndi Danner-Kuhn's curator insight, June 3, 2013 8:25 AM

I am a huge Evernote user, but made a few new discoveries in this article. If you haven't jumped in yet or are still trying to figure out what all the hoop-a-laa is about, read the full story...

http://lifehacker.com/5989980/ive-been-using-evernote-all-wrong-heres-why-its-actually-amazing

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Defining Digital Writing

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It seems that Digital Writing Month is off to a roaring start for everyone involved. So far, there has been a collaboratively-written poem and a collaboratively-written novel is still in the works....
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Tired of the same old professional development? Try Edcamps | eSchool News

Tired of the same old professional development? Try Edcamps | eSchool News | KI Professional Articles | Scoop.it
As educators gear up for a new school year, they’ll be doing some learning of their own in professional development workshops and sessions.
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iPhone Dev Secrets

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How to create an iPhone or iPad project with no programming skills and hit pay dirt with it in the App Store! (How To Create An Iphone Or Ipad Apps And Games Succeed In App Store!
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100 Scientists On Twitter By Category

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While scientists may have a reputation for being anti-social, when it comes to using social media you’ll find the best and brightest in diverse scientific… (RT @C4LPT: 100 Scientists On Twitter By Category http://t.co/mmZIbi9G...
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Universal Design for Learning

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A Glog that Tells the UDL Story by Melissa Dills (http://t.co/7OOWP2LJ A Glog that Tells the UDL Story by Melissa Dills #learning #k12 #edu...)...
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Resumebear Online Resume

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ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking (ResumeBear: Professional Development, How to Do It and Why http://t.co/Jw5fyxsc...)...
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Twitter And Facebook Might Soon Replace Traditional Teacher ...

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This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers.
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Teaching and learning through multiple intelligences

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Graduate students in education as well as elementary- and middle-school students have been teaching and learning together this summer in a program in which the preservice teachers write lessons plans that combine art, dance and music to address...
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Prepare for iOS 7 the Right Way: What To Do Before Upgrading an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to iOS 7

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Prepare for iOS 7 the Right Way: What To Do Before Upgrading an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to iOS 7

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Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons in Theory and Practice

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Available in: NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback. Howard Gardner's brilliant conception of individual competence has changed the face of education in the twenty-three years since the publication of his classic work, Frames of Mind.
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Merging Basic Lesson Design With Technological Pedagogical Knowledge - TeachThought

Merging Basic Lesson Design With Technological Pedagogical Knowledge - TeachThought | KI Professional Articles | Scoop.it
The basic lesson design sequence for Direct Instruction--established by Madeline Hunter--includes 6 fundamental steps:   1. Anticipatory Set 2. Objective & Purpose 3.
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iPad in the Classroom - Can we make it simpler?

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With many educational institutions choosing to use tablets for learning, it can be quite intimidating for teachers when faced with so many applications. The diagram below serves to illustrate that ...

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Norma Jennings's curator insight, June 4, 2013 1:37 PM

Lots of iPads in our School District. Need great ways to effectively use them with students.

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30 Free Teacher Professional Development Courses

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Earlier this week I wrote a post about places tosearch for free online courses. One resource that I neglected to mention and subsequently had many people on Google+ remind me of is Coursera. Earlier this spring Coursera announced a new category of courses, Teacher Professional Development. Currently, thirty courses are scheduled in the new Teacher PD category. The next course begins in July.


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Jessica V Allen's curator insight, June 11, 2013 12:50 AM

A great resource for teachers to use when trying to personalize their Professional Development choices in your school.  As part of developing a culture of PD, teachers need to have access to courses and resources that fit their needs.  These online classes are the perfect start!

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10 Emerging Education and Instructional Technologies that all Educators Should Know About

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The technologies that can have the best impact on education are evolving quickly from year to year, and the pace seems to be quickening.

http://www.emergingedtech.com/2012/09/10-emerging-education-and-instructional-technologies-that-all-educators-should-know-about-2012/?utm_source=ESSDACK+Sept+12%2C+2012&utm_campaign=ESSDACK%3A++10+Emerging+Education+and+Instructional+Technologies+that+all+Educators+Should+Know+About+%282012%29+&utm_medium=email


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Teaching with Technology: Free Professional Development Webinars

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Free Professional Development Webinars. Thanks to Simple K12, there are many free professional webinars on demand that teachers can enjoy by visiting: http://simplek12.com/tlc/webinars/ Share with other teachers by ...
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Archaeological dig at Concentration Camp reveals what the Nazis tried to hide

Archaeological dig at Concentration Camp reveals what the Nazis tried to hide | KI Professional Articles | Scoop.it
Archaeology is typically associated with the study of ancient history, but a recent excavation at the infamous Sobibor extermination camp in Poland has demonstrated its incredible potential for uncovering secrets locked within modern ruins.
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A Must Have Checklist for Teaching with Technology

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A Must Have Checklist for Teaching with Technology http://t.co/dEzfohr9 via @medkh9...
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Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?

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Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers.
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4 steps to staying positive when looking for Creative work

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Job-hunting as a Designer can be difficult at the best of times, but particularly more so in this ever-changing and always competitive industry.
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Center for Student Professional Development takes holistic - News

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Center for Student Professional Development takes holistic approach. The Center for Student Professional Development, formerly the Vanderbilt Career Center, is rolling out a new mission and a new name that reflects its ...
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15 Great Free iPad Apps for Professional Development | MOBILE ...

15 Great Free iPad Apps for Professional Development | MOBILE ... | KI Professional Articles | Scoop.it
To expand this professional development notion to your iPad , I have compiled a list of some of the best free apps that you as a teacher and educator, can install on your iOS device. The list is not exhaustive and there might be ...
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