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About Keeping up with Ed Tech

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This topic is all about new technologies and resources which are of particular use to teachers and those involved in education or eLearning. It is an amalgamation of our previous topics on 'Ed Tech' and 'e-Learning and e-Teaching', the content of which often crossed over.

 

WebTeachers aims to seek out the most useful and interesting web content for inclusion in this curated topic.

 

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omar naseralla's curator insight, October 30, 2013 3:39 AM

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Mike Dilger's curator insight, March 20, 2:47 PM

Wide reading is important when assessing technology in the classroom.  Add this to your reading list.

Mike Dilger's curator insight, March 24, 4:41 AM

You need to read widely as to what is happening in the world of teaching and tablets.

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67 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed! April 14, 2014

67 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed! April 14, 2014 | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here's my weekly Treasure Chest of EdTech resources you just may have missed over the past week. Once again, you've got two choices for your viewing pleasure! Storify and Flipboard have proven to be very nice in sharing these resources. Enjoy! View my Flipboard Magazine. Flipboard Version   http://storify.com/jdthomas7/edtech-resources-april-4-2014
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Here is How to Add Images and Videos to Your Google Forms ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is How to Add Images and Videos to Your Google Forms ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Cast TED, Vimeo and Other Sites to Chromecast

Cast TED, Vimeo and Other Sites to Chromecast | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Chromecast is a great (and cheap) device that allows media to be streamed to your HDMI TV. Google has put out a list of apps that work with Chromecast here. Unfortunately, TED and Vimeo are not supported. Although many Vimeo and TED videos are also on YouTube, some are not. In addition, YouTube may be…
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Populr - Create a Page for Anything in 5 Minutes

Populr - Create a Page for Anything in 5 Minutes | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Easily create and track online pages to share information, grab attention, and get results.
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How to keep your school website up-to-date - Innovate My School

How to keep your school website up-to-date - Innovate My School | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Given that much of the British education system is currently enjoying the Easter Holidays, it’s important for a school’s website to show information such as contact details, facilities and, of course, term dates. As Ian Richardson of Schudio points out, a school’s website needs to be managed properly; here are some of his finest tips.
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Flipgrid - for short video discussions

Flipgrid - for short video discussions | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Flipgrid is simple: Teachers create grids of short discussion-style questions that students respond to through recorded videos. Flipgrid boosts community and social presence in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Alastair Creelman, Kent Wallén, Deb
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Silverback Learning's curator insight, April 6, 8:00 AM

Interesting

Sally Tilley's curator insight, April 6, 4:56 PM

A handy tool to share discussions and create 'buy in' on relevant issues, thank you for sharing!

Ángeles GUTIÉRREZ's curator insight, April 14, 10:15 AM

Los profesores crean redes de preguntas y los alumnos responden a  través de videos.

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How to Make Google Drive Work Like a Desktop Suite

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Google Drive, and the apps in it--Docs, Sheets, and Slides--are great for people looking for a simple Office suite. It's free, makes collaboration easy, and pretty much anyone can use it. But if you're used to something more traditional, like Microsoft Office, you may be hesitant to use it. Here's how to make Google Drive work more like the desktop suites you're used to.


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gwynethjones's curator insight, April 5, 10:45 AM

In a world where the cloud is important and ever more part of your practice - why not try this?

Maria Richards's curator insight, Today, 12:07 AM

Taking the Google drive journey?

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The Best Web-based Audio Recording and Editing Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Web-based Audio Recording and Editing Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Tackk - Create Webpages for Announcements, Assignments, and Digital Portfolios

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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Online Tools for Creating Charts & Diagrams

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12 Apps To Help Students Study -

12 Apps To Help Students Study - | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Mobile and web apps to help your students and kids to study, such as Quizlet, Wolfram Alpha, National Geographic, instaGrok, and more.
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two new quiz tools for teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

two new quiz tools for teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Three Good Ways to Be Productive With Evernote ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Three Good Ways to Be Productive With Evernote ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Maria Richards's curator insight, April 15, 5:18 PM

Another tool to learn and use!

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Live radio - through Google Glass

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How Digitally Enabled Educators are Using Technology and What They Want to Learn More About

How Digitally Enabled Educators are Using Technology and What They Want to Learn More About | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Survey Results: Today's Tech-Aware Educators are Focused on Engaging Students, Learning About New Tools, and Enabling Active Learning. Over the last month or
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 14, 10:12 AM

The key finding is that only 30% of the teachers surveyed felt their job was to help prepare students for future jobs. Students learn what is important now. They aspire to things, but those dreams are fluid and skills, dispositions, attitudes, etc. become essential.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Populr - Create Stylish PDFs from Elements of Your Digital Portfolio

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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Ways for Students to Showcase Their Best Work

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Tackk A Great Free Tool for Creating Digital Portfolios ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tackk A Great Free Tool for Creating Digital Portfolios ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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Maria Richards's curator insight, April 15, 5:20 PM

Now... To help staff to try!

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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow


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75 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed April 4 2014

75 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed April 4 2014 | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here’s my weekly Treasure Chest of EdTech resources you just may have missed over the past week. Once again, you’ve got two choices for your viewing pleasure! Storify and Flipboard have proven to be very nice in sharing these resources. Enjoy! View my Flipboard Magazine. FlipboardVersion   Storify Version http://storify.com/jdthomas7/edtech-resources-march-27-2014     Related articles 66…
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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms
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Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Empowering Elementary Learners With Technology

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Five Things I Want Teachers To Know About Edtech (EdSurge News)

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Over the course of my time as a student, I have been lucky enough to see technology evolve from dial-up Internet and floppy disks, to high speed wireless and pocket-sized mobile computers. Now, as a high school student, I couldn’t imagine not being able to access any resource I want from my smartpho

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9 Simple Steps To Create A Good Presentation Using Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Maria Richards's curator insight, Today, 12:04 AM

Thank you for creating and sharing!