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New Horizon Report Insists Teachers Use Tech - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon

New Horizon Report Insists Teachers Use Tech - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon | Learn mobile | Scoop.it

"The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 K-12 Editionwas released this past week, examining emerging technologies and their potential impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Part of the NMC Horizon Project, a 12-year effort, this report highlights “six trends, challenges, and emerging technologies that will affect current practice” over the next five years. Aside from being great content for your next Twitter chat, this year’s iteration of the NMC Horizon Report is a must-read for 21st century educators and education policy makers alike. Following is a summary of major points."


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Jonathan Jarc's curator insight, June 24, 6:34 PM

Always enjoy reading the Horizon Report. This year is a kind of a "No Duh!", but needed.

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Teacher's Guide to Creating A Connected Classroom

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A connected classroom is a learning environment that is open to the outside world. One in which students get engaged in real life authentic learning that starts within their classroom and extends to reach other global learners. With  the widespread of internet connection and web 2.0 technologies, creating a connected classroom becomes way easier than any time before.


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Disrupting Education: 8 Ideas That Will Break It Once And For All

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Disrupting Education: 8 Ideas That Will Break It Once And For All by Terry Heick As education changes, it depends primarily on internal catalysts for…
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The Invisible iPad: It’s Not About the Device

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The challenge for educators, especially directors of educational technology, is not to limit how our teachers teach, but to focus on the foundational skills and provide a clear and concrete formula for how different technological devices and applications will enhance these skills in order to give a learner the ability to create a product that will change the world.
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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

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Editor’s Note: Helen Mowers, co-creator of the Tech Chicks podcast, contributed to this post.

It's hard to imagine a single career that doesn't have a need for someone who can code. Everything that
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Ode to #Pencilchat: Technology Intergration in the Classroom - YouTube

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The Positive Impact of Launching a 1-1 iPad Project – The Data from Hove Park School | iPadteachers.org | Hove Park School

The Positive Impact of Launching a 1-1 iPad Project – The Data from Hove Park School | iPadteachers.org | Hove Park School | Learn mobile | Scoop.it
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A World of Knowledge: 50 Different Views of Education

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Education sprouts in many forms. Our views of what it should look like and how it should materialize depend on our value of it and our experience with it.
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2013 Mobile Year in Review

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The 2013 Mobile Year in Review video captures the groundbreaking milestones from a year of wireless ...
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My Life as a Refugee

Get My Life as a Refugee on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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The Top 10 iPad Tips For Teachers - Edudemic

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In an effort to keep everyone using them as effectively as possible, the wonderful Lisa Johnson (of TechChef4U fame) assembled this David Letterman-esque Top Ten list of iPad tips for teachers.
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What digital natives want from their library

Abbey is a 3 year old digital native. This is what she wants from her library. Abbey's video launches the 15th Biennial VALA Conference and Exhibition in Mel...
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Longfield Academy - Publications

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Have a look at the iBook. 

http://www.longfieldacademy.org/perch/resources/longfield-academykent.ibooks

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: The Ultimate Word Wall with ThingLink & Padlet

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: The Ultimate Word Wall with ThingLink & Padlet | Learn mobile | Scoop.it

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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 26, 9:51 AM

Thx Susan Oxnevad!

Teri Thomas's curator insight, June 26, 1:00 PM

A helpful activity for memorizing activities online or in a classroom.

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Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learn mobile | Scoop.it

"Learning how to write a computer program is a lot like learning a new language. There are nouns, verbs, and sentences. With far fewer words than a spoken language, it may be easier too. A student of languages can pick it up just as quickly as a student of math. To help, here are a set of tools that teach computer programming."


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Kerry Muste's curator insight, June 10, 8:43 PM

Two I'm trialling are Codecombat.com and codeavengers.com but I'm looking forward to looking at these.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 14, 10:43 AM

Possible additions to my "games" list. 

Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, June 14, 7:12 PM

A must read for teachers. Excellent list.

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7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning

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Flirck:WoodleyWonderworks Every educator wants to create an environment that will foster students' love of learning. Because the criteria are intangible,
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21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020

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Flickr: Corey Leopold Inspired by Sandy Speicher's vision of the designed school day of the future, reader Shelly Blake-Plock shared his own predictions
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Why Tablets Are Great For Classrooms - Edudemic

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Desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone/smartphone, there sure are a multitude of options when it comes to classroom technology. You may be stuck with one or the other, but if you have a choice, what option will be the best for your students?  The handy infographic below takes a look at why tablets are a …
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MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms

MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms | Learn mobile | Scoop.it
If educational technology and 1:1 education are going to thrive, school leaders must be focused on constantly employing the best practices and tools in relation to the most pressing needs of their students.
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8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School

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8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School
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31 Surprising Facts About Learning

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31 Surprising Facts About Learning: simulations, video games, the role of play, informal learning
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Android, iOS and Accessibility | The New Hofstader.com

Android, iOS and Accessibility | The New Hofstader.com | Learn mobile | Scoop.it
An essay by Chris Hofstader discussing the differences between the words usable and accessible.
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HadleySchool

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Welcome to The Hadley School for the Blind's YouTube Channel! The mission of The Hadley School for the Blind is to promote independent living through lifelon...
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iFocus Handwriting With iOS7

The Hadley School for the Blind Presents: iFocus, tips on using the vision accessibility features in iOS 7.
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