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6 Internet Lessons I Learned From My Mom

6 Internet Lessons I Learned From My Mom | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

Mob mentality can take over all too easily online. Your social stream has likely been flooded with status updates about breaking news. While it's important to stay current, establish a strong personal brand that doesn't waver based on what's trending. After all, the root of mom's lesson is to stay true to yourself.

 


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I really enjoyed this post and it certainly holds true. 

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 15, 2013 10:35 AM

I particularly like number 6

asli telli's comment, May 15, 2013 11:40 PM
my fave is no 4
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6 Emerging Trends in Education and Mobile Learning

6 Emerging Trends in Education and Mobile Learning | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Below are the notes of the key points that I made. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who? For students in California,…

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Brad Ovenell-Carter's curator insight, Today, 8:30 AM

Social media is everything, as Rikia Saddy (@rikias) says.

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Digital Citizenship: There’s an App for That From Learning.com

Digital Citizenship: There’s an App for That From Learning.com | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Simply limiting or restricting access is not the answer to keeping students safe. Students need to use the tools that will help them learn their best at any time and anywhere. As a result, Learning.com has developed a brand new Digital Citizenship App, specifically designed for middle and high school students, to teach them how to be safe and make good choices online.

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Simply limiting or restricting access is not the answer to keeping students safe. Students need to use the tools that will help them learn their best at any time and anywhere. As a result, Learning.com has developed a brand new Digital Citizenship App, specifically designed for middle and high school students, to teach them how to be safe and make good choices online.

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Microsoft PowerPoint for iPad

Microsoft PowerPoint for iPad | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Get Microsoft PowerPoint for iPad on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Susan Liner Fisher's curator insight, March 31, 10:39 AM

amen...

Andy Kenworthy's curator insight, March 31, 12:19 PM

Be aware you need to have an Office 365 subscription to edit and create documents and they take up a lot of space on the iPad with each one being over 200MB. 

Rocio Watkins's curator insight, March 31, 11:17 PM

Finally!  Try it!

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Using Explain Everything when you have a supply teacher covering your class

Using Explain Everything when you have a supply teacher covering your class | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
The true test of 1:1 classroom technology as an improvement over past educational practice is to be able to observe, from a distance, the dynamics of a classroom that can run itself.

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Kathy Schrock: Chromebooks in the Classroom

Kathy Schrock: Chromebooks in the Classroom | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
This page will provide links to online information about the use of Google Chromebooks in the PreK-12 classroom. There have been many successful pilots of these devices and 1:1 adoptions, and this...

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 12, 11:35 AM

Is a Chromebook a mobile device? Do they out perform an iPad? Hopefully you've answered these questions before you have a school full of either technology. 


If you're using Chromebooks, don't miss Kathy Schrock's guide!

ICTPHMS's curator insight, March 12, 12:23 PM

We have implemented the chromebooks district wide within the Sioux Falls School District. 

Per Holm's curator insight, March 21, 2:38 AM

Stor linksamling med fif og trix når du vil udvide og kvalificere din brug af Chromebooks.

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20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher

20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Other Data: 20 Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher

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Trish Harris's curator insight, March 3, 3:22 PM

some worthy comments on what to reflect on when data overwhelms... 

Siti Noraisha Mohamed Senin's curator insight, March 4, 5:52 AM

Researchers at the University of Leicester have proven that students assign the most authority to teachers who care about them. If this is true, then you are demonstrating a wonderful principle: that respect comes from kind behavior.

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, March 4, 10:44 AM

Este post não se relaciona diretamente com  os temas habitualmente aqui tratados mas conduz-nos a um importante momento de reflexão profisssional. Questões simples. Sê-lo-ão as respostas?

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'Unsubscribe' button is Gmail's best new feature in ages

'Unsubscribe' button is Gmail's best new feature in ages | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Sayonara, stupid ads.

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CardKiwi | Create flashcards together

CardKiwi | Create flashcards together | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
make flashcards online with cardkiwi and improve recall rate by up to 50 % through the power of spaced repetition.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, February 28, 9:22 AM

Flashcards - only better. 

Dr Seroya Crouch's curator insight, March 1, 7:57 PM

Cool idea for Anatomy and Physiology class!

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How Teachers Can Stop Being Scared Of Twitter - Edudemic

How Teachers Can Stop Being Scared Of Twitter - Edudemic | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

Twitter is more than a simple messaging platform. It's a conversation about your passions and it's easy to get completed addicted. That's a good thing.


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Fanny Villagra's curator insight, February 17, 5:25 PM

Claro que hay que olvidarse del miedo!

Bill Bates's curator insight, February 17, 7:21 PM

I think that Twitter is the single most important tool for building your PLN. Google+ is also a great PLN tool, but Twitter is head and shoulders above everything else.

Mack James's curator insight, March 13, 12:41 AM

take a leap forward :)

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10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers

10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Sally Tilley's curator insight, February 19, 3:27 PM

Fantastic collection, thank you!

systerwoody's curator insight, February 20, 9:10 AM

To which I would also add #EndNote 

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Digital books for teacher development

Digital books for teacher development | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

If you are interested in finding out how to create your own digital e-book and discovering some of the problems I come across and some of the resources I find to overcome these problems, then you can follow my digital magazine on Flipboard, where I’ll be sharing some of the ups and downs and insights into the project.


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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, March 17, 2:23 PM

Nice resource!

David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 20, 6:29 AM

Thanks to Nik Peachey.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 4:59 PM

Some tips for creating your own e-books.. sounds good to me! I'd like to try this with my class. 

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Magisto - Magical video editing. In a click!

Magisto - Magical video editing. In a click! | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

Magisto turns your everyday videos into exciting, memorable movies you'll want to watch again and again.

 


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Very simple.. easy to use! Quick uploads to YouTube.

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gregmhagar's curator insight, January 14, 5:54 AM

Very slick cloud based video editor.

Alexis Tzormpatzakis's curator insight, January 14, 1:13 PM

Easier animoto alternative.

Josette Williams's curator insight, January 15, 1:05 AM

Intriguing apps for video

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Augmented Reality In Education - Free iBook

Augmented Reality In Education - Free iBook | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Read a sample or download Augmented Reality In Education by Paul Hamilton with iBooks.

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Four Excellent Image Editors For Your Chromebook

Four Excellent Image Editors For Your Chromebook | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Do you like editing and tweaking images but find the Chromebook's default editor too limited? Here are some alternatives. The default editor on a Chromebook is extremely basic. It is opened by running the image viewer and clicking on the pencil icon, but beyond auto-enhance, crop, brightness, and contrast there are no further options available.…

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3 Fun Ways To Use QR Codes For Language Learning

3 Fun Ways To Use QR Codes For Language Learning | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
As smartphone use/ownership among students rises – so has the use of the QR codes. I add them to unit packages for links for Quizlet sites or my YouTube channel – hoping that the ubiquitous phone in the teenagers hand will help them find support outside of class time. Some educators use them as a …

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Mos Clubbeur's curator insight, April 4, 4:00 AM

MOS CHORUS  propose depuis 6 mois la fonctionnalité QR-Code pour accéder directement à toutes ces ressources

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Twitter for Teachers » Connections Article

Twitter for Teachers » Connections Article | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

How Twitter Can Take Your Teaching to the Next Level — from seven Milken Educators who have done it


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 26, 11:49 AM

Technology is increasingly pervasive in the classroom and in the lives of educators as a whole. There are myriad tools designed specifically for teachers, to help you reach students, monitor results and tailor lesson plans. But what about popular social networks like Twitter? As an educator, is it worth the time to integrate Twitter into your already packed schedule?

Anne Macdonell's curator insight, March 28, 6:59 AM

Lots of good points here.

Raquel Navarro's curator insight, March 30, 10:56 PM

Mi cuenta en twitter es @plasticaraquel

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27,000 theme songs - free library of TV theme songs

27,000 theme songs - free library of TV them songs for classroom use


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Using Data to Improve Student Achievement | eSchool News | eSchool News

Using Data to Improve Student Achievement | eSchool News | eSchool News | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

"While schools now measure their students’ progress more frequently throughout the year, using this information to target instruction more effectively still poses a challenge. Turning data into higher achievement involves changing the entire school culture—and technology that ties together curriculum and assessment also can help."

 


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Download our Social Media Citations Handouts

Download our Social Media Citations Handouts | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Google Debuts Education Tool Oppia for Teaching Others

Google Debuts Education Tool Oppia for Teaching Others | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

Google debuts online education tool Oppia to help anyone create interactive activities for teaching others.


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Tatiana Kuzmina's curator insight, February 28, 8:49 AM

Interesting tool.

Training in Business's curator insight, March 4, 8:10 AM

Google Debuts Education Tool Oppia for Teaching Others

#interactive learning and teaching.

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2 Great Visual Lists of iPad Apps for Students & Teachers

2 Great Visual Lists of iPad Apps for Students & Teachers | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Educational Technology & Mobile Learning has published two great visuals of iPad apps for educators and students. For great information on how to implement a 1:1 iPa program or the story of how...

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36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads - TeachThought

36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads - TeachThought | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

"The interest in inquiry-based learning seems to ebb and flow based on–well, it’s not clear why it ever ebbs.

 

In short, it is a student-centered, Constructivist approach to learning that requires critical thinking, and benefits from technology, collaboration, resourcefulness, and other modern learning skills that never seem to fall out of favor themselves.

 

Regardless, St Oliver Plunkett Primary School has put together two very useful images that can help you populate your iPad–or classroom of iPads–with apps that support both inquiry-based learning (the second image below), and a more general approach to pedagogy based on Apple’s uber-popular tablet (the top image)."


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Emily Kate Hardy's curator insight, February 27, 8:35 PM

Inquiry Learning isn't something I do that often.

Martin Debattista's curator insight, February 27, 11:30 PM

Many of these app are also available for Android - Dropbox, Evernote, Skype, all Google apps obviously etc. 

Mick Huiet's curator insight, March 14, 11:06 PM

This is a very logical organization of apps.  It would be interesting to compares other schools or districts app usage in this manner.

 

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A New Educational Technology Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A New Educational Technology Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Jay Roth's curator insight, February 6, 9:13 AM

Definite tech terms to know about

Dean Mantz's curator insight, February 13, 7:07 AM

Thanks to Mel Riddile for sharing this on his Leading Schools scoop.it page. 

carldowse's curator insight, February 14, 1:40 AM

A concise, visual introduction

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Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: 10 steps for educators new to Twitter

Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: 10 steps for educators new to Twitter | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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simondcollins's curator insight, January 20, 3:09 AM

Some excellent tips for Twitter starters.

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10 (Free!) Stock Photo Resources for eLearning

10 (Free!) Stock Photo Resources for eLearning | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
With limited time and money, free stock photos can be a life-saver for your online course. These are 10 free resources for stock photos.

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Eva Ramos's curator insight, January 11, 7:03 AM

Free stock photos!  YAY!