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DocsTeach

DocsTeach | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Turn your students into historians with primary-source based activities that develop historical thinking skills. Activities are ready to use in your classroom. Or alter an existing activity to fit your unique needs."

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40 Open Education Resources You Should Know About | Edudemic

40 Open Education Resources You Should Know About | Edudemic | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Whether you’re a teacher looking to incorporate new media into a classroom setting, a homeschooling family, or a parent hoping to supplement the day’s formal coursework, the following resources offer some particularly great examples of using digital technology to get kids exploring the universe. They’re fun."

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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Make Your Podcast Sticky [Infographic]

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Make Your Podcast Sticky [Infographic] | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
There are six principles of sticky ideas according to Dan and Chip Heath, authors of Made to Stic...
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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
AASL Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning...
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Three Ways to Ask Better Questions in the Classroom | Faculty Focus

Three Ways to Ask Better Questions in the Classroom | Faculty Focus | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
I’ve been doing some presentations on classroom interaction and thinking yet again about how we could do better with our questions — the ones we ask in class or online.
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What is a 21st century teacher? | SmartBlogs

What is a 21st century teacher? | SmartBlogs | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
If we want to gain respect as a profession, then we must embrace a 21st century model of constant growth and improvement.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 3 Clutter-free Ways to Display YouTube Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: 3 Clutter-free Ways to Display YouTube Videos | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Last week a reader contacted me for suggestions about displaying YouTube videos in her classroom without accidentally having an inappropriate "related video" show up on the screen. What follows are the three resources I recommend for displaying YouTube without the sidebar advertisements and related videos."

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Laptops, personalized learning replace lectures in schools | eSchool News

Laptops, personalized learning replace lectures in schools | eSchool News | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Last year, Kim Crosby spent about 80 percent of her class time teaching math concepts at Waukesha STEM Academy in Wisconsin. For the other 20 percent, she helped students individually. This year, that time was reversed.
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SocialEdCon: What the Heck Do We Do with Social Media?

SocialEdCon: What the Heck Do We Do with Social Media? | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"the main idea is to demonstrate social media as a tool for collaboration and empowerment. This can be done in Edmodo and other so-called “walled gardens” – which may be a fine first step since it’s a closed community  . . .  But one step at a time. The goal is to empower yourself and your community, not freak everyone out."

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Wikispaces - Wikis for Teachers

Wikispaces - Wikis for Teachers | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Wikispaces makes managing your class a breeze, with tools to handle day-to-day work and features to tackle the special activities you've only dreamed of."

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Trapit:The best use of technology in the classroom

Trapit:The best use of technology in the classroom | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"I’m pretty happy with how technology in my classroom materialized this year. For technology to be useful, it must take hold; in other words, students must return to the same tools over and over again, rather than just one time."

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Free Cloud Storage Tools for Teachers

Free Cloud Storage Tools for Teachers | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Below is a list of some of the best free cloud storage tools that I deem as very important from an educational perspective. Just keep in mind that when I say free it does not necessarily mean that service is free in its entirety but that it might offer plans like a free basic plan with a limited storage and other pro ones with more storage capacity"

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Shift to the Future: What Kids Say About Blogging

Shift to the Future: What Kids Say About Blogging | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
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The Complete Guide to The Use of Skype in Education

The Complete Guide to The Use of Skype in Education | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Our purpose is to give hand to both novice and experienced teachers in integrating technology within their classrooms." "Today's guide is about Skype and here is the outline :"

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Transfer photos to any computer using Bump

Transfer photos to any computer using Bump | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
The simplest way to move photos from your phone to your computer...
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Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation (While Addressing Common Core)

Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation (While Addressing Common Core) | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
At ISTE, I had the pleasure of presenting in the Google theatre on Writing with Google Docs. It was a short presentation aimed at demonstrating how educators can use Google Docs to foster writing in its various stages.
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Engaging Students with Technology over the Summer

Engaging Students with Technology over the Summer | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach on Twitter) is an elementary computer teacher in Philadelphia, PA and a regular blogger on Edutopia. You can read more of her work on her own blog at Philly-teacher.
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New Social Site Learnist Aims to Become 'Pinterest for Educators' -- THE Journal

New Social Site Learnist Aims to Become 'Pinterest for Educators' -- THE Journal | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Online test prep company Grockit has launched a new social learning site, Learnist, which it likens to "the Pinterest for educators and students." With it, users can collect and pin content from around the web, like YouTube videos and websites,...
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4 Awesome Video Bookmarking Tools for Educators

4 Awesome Video Bookmarking Tools for Educators | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"we are always searching for relevant video content to share with our students in the classroom. Fortunately enough , we have several free educational video websites where we can dig in and find video materials ideal for classroom inclusion. The only problem, however, is the time constraint. Sometimes we are pressed by our plans and schedules to leave our computers without being able to finsih watching the videos we selected for review, but now thanks to a set of smart applications, we can bookmark our videos and even resume watching them right from the exact moment we left off."

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Bloomin' Apps

Bloomin' Apps | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it
Includes all the Bloomin' versions in one place!
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Education Publications - SmartBrief Inc.

Education Publications...
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Record mp3: record live audio and get an mp3

Record mp3: record live audio and get an mp3 | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Just click the button above to start recording. We will give you an mp3 you can save, and a link you can share with anyone"

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- 15 Sites for Creating Flashcards

- 15 Sites for Creating Flashcards | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Flashcards are used by students and educators every day and are one of the most popular ways to learn a subject or topic."

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iorad - the tutorial builder

iorad - the tutorial builder | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Make beautiful tutorials &
share it with the world
in minutes all from your browser...

stop copy/pasting screenshots"

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Free Tools to Go Paperless for Teachers

Free Tools to Go Paperless for Teachers | pre-service teacher ideas | Scoop.it

"Everything you need can be stored digitally for you to access wherever and whenever you want. Here are some tips and tools to help you do so. Remember when you are using digital tools you always need to allow for plan B to use when there is no electricity"

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