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Free Technology for Teachers: 15 Good Tools for Quickly Gathering Feedback from Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 15 Good Tools for Quickly Gathering Feedback from Students | Modern Education | Scoop.it
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Personal Statements 2016: Digital Technology Is the New ‘Opiate of the Masses’ (EdSurge News)

Personal Statements 2016: Digital Technology Is the New ‘Opiate of the Masses’ (EdSurge News) | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: ‘Tis the trendy season for trends, to reflect on 2015 and to make bold predictions about what next year may hold. This year, we asked thought leaders to share their outlooks on education, but with a twist. They have to frame their thoughts as a response to some of the finest colleg
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Technology Makes Reading Better. Here's Exactly How.

Technology Makes Reading Better. Here's Exactly How. | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Technology Makes Reading Better. Here's Exactly How.
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Over 300,000 Free Resources by Teachers, for Teachers (Merry Christmas)! — Emerging Education Technologies

Over 300,000 Free Resources by Teachers, for Teachers (Merry Christmas)! — Emerging Education Technologies | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Millions of educators are sharing their work, insights, and inspiration while selling and buying original and used educational resources (and yes, there are great free resources here too)! Teachers Pay Teachers is a wildly successful online marketplace where teachers can find
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10 Tips for Managing Shared Files on Google Drive

10 Tips for Managing Shared Files on Google Drive | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Take Google Drive beyond a file storage system with the many tips and tricks that it offers for real-time collaboration. Here are ten tips to help manage your files on Google Drive.
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7 Tips for Students to Be Successful in Online Coursework

7 Tips for Students to Be Successful in Online Coursework | Modern Education | Scoop.it
If you are embarking into the arena of providing online courses to students, the experience will be a learning one for you and for your students, many of whom may be taking an online class for the first time. You may be fully prepared for your teaching responsibilities, but they may not be prepared for…
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Skills for future success in a Disruptive World of Work

Skills for future success in a Disruptive World of Work | Modern Education | Scoop.it
In past 15 years, we have seen number of businesses being disrupted or transformed completely by digital forces. This may accelerate in future with the continuous rise in automation. Experts predict that we are heading towards a “jobless future” and that it is both an opportunity and a threat. Even if we don’t think too…
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These 10 Things Will Happen When You Start Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone

These 10 Things Will Happen When You Start Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Leaving your comfort zone is one of the best decisions you can make. If you are not sure, these 10 things which happen afterward will surely convince you.
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The Flipped Classroom Model: A Full Picture

The Flipped Classroom Model: A Full Picture | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Due to Khan Academy's popularity, the idea of the flipped classroom has gained press and credibility within education circles. Briefly, the Flipped Classroom as described by Jonathan Martin is: Flip your instruction so that students watch and listen to your lectures… for homework, and then use your precious class-time for what previously, often, was done…
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7 Tips To Give Constructive Criticism In eLearning - eLearning Industry

7 Tips To Give Constructive Criticism In eLearning - eLearning Industry | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Wondering How to give Constructive Criticism in eLearning? Check this article to discover 7 tips  to give Constructive Criticism in eLearning.
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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz presents a balanced look at the flipped-classroom model: what it is, what it isn't, why it works or doesn't work, and why it matters.
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Online vs. Classroom Learning: The Ultimate Showdown

Online vs. Classroom Learning: The Ultimate Showdown | Modern Education | Scoop.it
This article describes the pros and cons of learning in the classroom versus online. Choose the best way depending on the type of material and situation.
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Active Listening: Hear What People are Really Saying

Active Listening: Hear What People are Really Saying | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to use active listening techniques, which are a valuable listening skill, to make a conscious effort to understand what people are really saying.
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Dialogue and conversation in Online Education and Learning

Dialogue and conversation in Online Education and Learning | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Here it comes, what I have once also liked to express: “AH, you’re a professor. You must learn so much from your students.” This line, which I’ve heard in various forms, always makes me cringe. Do people think that lawyers learn a lot about the law from their clients? That patients teach doctors much of…
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Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning (New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies) | BooksOnTheMove

Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning (New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies) | BooksOnTheMove | Modern Education | Scoop.it
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5 Mistakes I Made With Educational Technology | Tech Learning

5 Mistakes I Made With Educational Technology | Tech Learning | Modern Education | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders." />
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The 10 Chrome extensions you need most

The 10 Chrome extensions you need most | Modern Education | Scoop.it
On its own, Chrome is a pretty fantastic browser, but extensions increase its potential exponentially.
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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning
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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game -

10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game - | Modern Education | Scoop.it
10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. (The definition of...
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Team Building Activities That Support Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM

Team Building Activities That Support Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM | Modern Education | Scoop.it
Working as a productive and sensitive member of a team is looked upon by STEM-based companies as being a requirement to being an effective and contributing employee: As technology takes over more of the fact-based, rules-based, left-brain skills—knowledge-worker skills—employees who excel at human relationships are emerging as the new “it” men and women. More and…
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