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15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it

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iPads are fine and everything, but most parents aren't going to be able to afford one. We need to start talking more about android apps. My Google Nexus 7 was 1/2 the price of my iPad.

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Marissa Mendonca's curator insight, November 7, 2014 6:28 PM

This is a great source for both teachers and students. It addresses the most crucial skills when it comes to teaching and learning through this technology base. I think this is a great link.

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Twitter for Educators Beginner's Guide ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Twitter for Educators Beginner's Guide ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
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I can't remember if I have this one yet or not?

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SMART Classroom

SMART Classroom | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
6 Hot Trends in Educational Technology. The Adoption Rates of New Styles of K-12 Teaching.
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Interesting. I'm still not convinced about the flipped classroom. Flipped staff meetings yes. Flipped classroom?

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Content Creation/ Digital

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Free Templates for your Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning (RT @lconley86: http://t.co/E4rC7qa1 Free Templates for your Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning)...
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Love the "old school" chalk board does anyone use one of these anymore? and retro TV templates 8-)

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Disaster Strikes: Are All Your Information Resources Digital?

Disaster Strikes: Are All Your Information Resources Digital? | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Here's a post I thought you'd like. (Disaster Strikes: Are All Your Information Resources Digital? - http://t.co/1NNkqUU8)
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In our digital age, we really need to seriously think about this one. It's great with all of the cloud sources out there and built in redundancies, but what if????

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What It Really Takes to Be Creative

What It Really Takes to Be Creative | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Hugo Lindgren, editor of the New York Times Sunday Magazine, just published a wonderful article* about what it really takes to be creative. It’s titled “Be Wrong As Fast As You Can,&#82... (RT@edutopia: Great read.
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What do you think?

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Deeper Learning: Performance Assessment and Authentic Audience

Deeper Learning: Performance Assessment and Authentic Audience | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
In a conversation with a veteran educator -- a man with years of experience teaching English and acting as a headmaster -- I was confronted with a prejudice so ingrained in my teaching that I was alm (Deeper Learning: Performance Assessment and Authentic...
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Authenticity is a must. I like the idea of logging learning versus number grades.

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Dartmouth Leads Research on Digital Information Management | Dartmouth Now

Dartmouth Leads Research on Digital Information Management | Dartmouth Now | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Dartmouth Now is your source for stories about news, ideas, events, and people at Dartmouth College.
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This is a check to see IFTTT works with Diigo.

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Three Steps to Critical Thinking

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Edward Charles Francis Publius de Bono is a bona fide genius. The author, inventor, Rhodes scholar and Nobel prize-nominated economist graduated from college at age 15.
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I would have thought it would have been messier than 3 simple steps. What do you think?

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Kno Introduces Analytics Tool for Student use with Electronic Textbooks | Emerging Education Technology

Kno Introduces Analytics Tool for Student use with Electronic Textbooks | Emerging Education Technology | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
The popular electronic textbook provider is always working to bring etexts to the next level.
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Interesting idea but I'm not sure I would care as a student. My 13 year old daughter despises e-books and is forever lamenting the possible demise of printed books

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16 Excellent iPad Apps for Social Studies

16 Excellent iPad Apps for Social Studies | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has recently started featuring posts containing lists of iPad apps specific to each content area. We are very much hoping to create a...
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Being a former Social Studies/History teacher, I'm naturally intrigued.

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20 Ways To Improve Your Professional Learning Network In 2013

20 Ways To Improve Your Professional Learning Network In 2013 | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
20 Ways To Improve Your Professional Learning Network In 2013 (Ways to improve your PLN http://t.co/CnpNgFxk Do you have any other ideas to add?
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Interesting insights @shellterrell what do you think?

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How to Make an Interactive Lesson Using Youtube | Knewton Blog

How to Make an Interactive Lesson Using Youtube | Knewton Blog | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it

Via Kathleen Cercone
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This may have potential if it's not just used as a way to try and keep kids attention so they don't mess around during a video.

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Kathleen Cercone's curator insight, January 3, 2013 5:38 PM

nswer: It’s easy! Youtube has a great tool called Spotlight that lets you make any video interactive. It’s really handy for lessons and quizzes. Essentially, you can ask students a question — or a series of questions — and when they answer show them a personalized video response according to how they did.

Alex Briscese's curator insight, January 4, 2013 9:50 AM

Alcuni consigli su come utilizzare correttamente Youtube con le annotazioni interattive per creare video didattici e sfruttare al meglio il sito di video sharing per e-learning

Dean Mantz's curator insight, January 28, 2013 10:32 AM

Insightful share regarding methods of using YouTube for interactive classroom lessons.  

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Three Ways to Create a Digital Classroom Library for Your Students | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer

Three Ways to Create a Digital Classroom Library for Your Students | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer
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Cultivating Your Personal Learning Network

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Cultivating Your Personal Learning Network http://t.co/5khZ75Ye
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This is way cool! @shellterrll @ktenkely @coolcatteacher Have ya all seen this?

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25 Education Technology Google+ Accounts To Check Out

25 Education Technology Google+ Accounts To Check Out | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Google+ is no joke, especially when it comes to edtech. So if you're looking to build up your G+ experience, here's some useful education technology Google+ accounts to know about.
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@courosa leader of #etmooc getting down with Google+. We can learn alot from this group. Thanks Alec

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Educational Inspiration

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Top 10 skills for the successful 21st-century worker (RT @UngJen: Top 10 skills for the successful 21st-century worker via @pinterest http://t.co/r96EkhOI)...
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Are we prepping our students for this? Are we as teachers there yet?

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Learning with 'e's: Build a powerful PLN

No time better than today to start :) RT @web20classroom: From @timbuckteeth-How to Build A Powerful #PLN: http://t.co/sq0KeOeu
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Dr. Weeler Hit a Homerun with this One. Way to go Steve!

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Coursera takes step toward monetizing MOOCs; will offer certificates for a fee - EdTech Times

Coursera takes step toward monetizing MOOCs; will offer certificates for a fee - EdTech Times | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Coursera takes step toward monetizing MOOCs; will offer certificates for a fe http://t.co/N1uHSev0 #edtech #coursera #education #eleaRning
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I could see this coming. Why would they do all that work for free? They'd eventually be out of jobs!

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Five Tips for Building Strong Collaborative Learning

Five Tips for Building Strong Collaborative Learning | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Students at The College Preparatory School often collaborate in groups, as in this math class where students work together to solve a set of geometry problems in the classroom (above), and then wor (RT @web20classroom: From @edutopia-Building Strong...
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Ed need more of this!

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How do you define 21st century skills? - SecEd

What would be on your list of the 21st century skills that all students must be exposed to? Niel McLean discusses how evidence and research must contribute to this debate.
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Interesting read. Thoughts from my PLN?

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Parent Involvement in Early Literacy

Parent Involvement in Early Literacy | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Parent involvement is the number one predictor of early literacy success and future academic achievement.
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Nothing surprising here, but an interesting reminder!

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Websites For Students: 10 Online Learning Tools

Websites For Students: 10 Online Learning Tools | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
When I was in elementary school I was very annoyed by all this studying. But my idea and hope was that once I was done with school, I would also be done learning. I couldn’t wait. Thus I was ...

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I can't wait to play with Zotero!!

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lymari's curator insight, January 3, 2013 11:25 AM

add your insight...

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Creative Commons Infographic: Licenses Explained – Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Creative Commons Infographic: Licenses Explained – Technology Enhanced Learning Blog | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
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Know the differences between the different CC images?

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2013 EdTech Predictions: An Interview with Phil Hill

2013 EdTech Predictions: An Interview with Phil Hill | Leveraging Information | Scoop.it
Blog: Technology and LearningPhil Hill is a "consultant and industry analyst covering the educational technology market primarily for higher education", and someone that I pay close attention whenever he speaks or writes about edtech.    What...
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Predictions are what they are, but an interesting read never the less

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