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7 Ways To Keep Students Focused While Using Technology

7 Ways To Keep Students Focused While Using Technology | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

When used effectively, technology plays an important role in enhancing the learning process. Teachers can use digital devices to present supplemental material for lessons or to encourage students to take a more hands-on role in their education.

Even with all of the benefits of technology in the classroom, however, educators must use caution to ensure that students are focusing on the lesson and not giving in to distractions...

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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

Watch a brilliant animate  adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award visualizing considerations on the educational system and its impact on skills and aptitudes...

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Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming app - SpiderScribe

Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming app - SpiderScribe | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
SpiderScribe - online mind mapping and brainstorming app...
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Lightning Bug | Your writing partner

Lightning Bug | Your writing partner | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Lightning Bug is THE writing companion for young authors. Helping you to write a story from beginning to THE END with great resources for educators who want to introduce story writing into their classrooms.

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Voxopop - a voice based eLearning tool

Voxopop - a voice based eLearning tool | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Voxopop is a fun, engaging and easy-to-use way to help students develop their speaking skills. Create a talkgroup for your language class today!

 A bit like message boards, but use voice rather than text. No longer confined to a physical classroom, teachers and students of oral skills can interact from home, or even from opposite sides of the planet!
Anywhere. Anytime. ..

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Dweeber

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Dweeber is a social site designed to make doing homework easier, more fun, and more effective by doing it together with your friends.
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10 ways Evernote can help make students more productive

10 ways Evernote can help make students more productive | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

For those of you who haven’t come across it, Evernote is a remember-everything app. It remembers, everything. When used to its full potential, it has the capacity to improve the productivity of our students. Here are 10 reasons it could help to do just that, with a particular focus on the role of Evernote in 1:1 iPad schemes. .

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Edistorm Multiuser Online Stickynote Brainstorming

Generating, organizing and acting on great ideas is key to success! Ideas and stickynotes go hand in hand. 

 

Edistorm allows teams to easily input, collaborate and vet ideas, from one location or multiple locations, in real time, while also sharing relevant images, videos and links.

By helping create, share, discuss,vote, report storms anywhere anytime it enhances teacher-student collaboration!!

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Shout Learning | Explore. Connect. Act

Shout Learning | Explore. Connect.  Act | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Shout is a multiyear global education initiative offering webinars and projects for both educators and students.

 

Get the most from the time you and students spend with Shout by attending a 50-minute live preview hosted by Smithsonian educators. Discover classroom resources and curriculum connections. Interact with teachers who are involved in Shout, find out how easy and rewarding badging can be, get social, and much more.

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Gaggle - Safe Online Learning Tools

Gaggle - Safe Online Learning Tools | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Gaggle was launched in 1999 and was one of the pioneering companies to provide a safe student email solution. Since then Gaggle has grown to offer so much more.  Gaggle currently provides safe student communication tools to more than 15,000 schools in 57 countries, while managing over 2 million accounts and storing more than 750 million emails with online tools including safe student email, shared calendars, homework drop boxes, message boards, blogs, digital lockers, online document editing and collaborative, safe SMS Texting and filtered YouTube access.

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Academic group collaboration - Wiggio

Academic group collaboration - Wiggio | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Wiggio is a completely free, online toolkit that makes it easy for academic groups to organize class projects, social clubs and more.

 

Ideal for project collaboration, case studies, study groups and class initiatives.

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Museum Box - Transforming students to Museum Curators

Museum Box - Transforming students to Museum Curators | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

This site provides the tools for your students to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would they put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; They can display anything from a text file to a movie. They can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.

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Schoology | Learn. Together.

Schoology | Learn. Together. | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Schoology is a learning management system (LMS) and social network that makes it easy to create and share academic content.
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Full Videoconferencing For Everyone with Meetings.io

Full Videoconferencing For Everyone with Meetings.io | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Meetings.io is a new videoconferencing service which allows you to meet up with to 5 people in your own branded and persistent collaboration room. 

There is no software to download or install as Meetings.io is completely web-based also including other key collaboration features such as File transfer, Group notes, Text chat, Screen sharing, Video playback within meetings...


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Comapping in Education

Comapping is online mind mapping software to manage and share information.

Keeping students interested and motivated is often a challenge. Use Comapping as a way to engage your students in collaborative projects inside and out of class.

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Yacapaca! | Quizzes, Surveys, assessments

Yacapaca! | Quizzes, Surveys, assessments | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Create quizzes and surveys
Discover modify and share assessments
Set work for the whole class with a few mouseclicks
Mark automatically
Analyse with tools that improve your teaching

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5 Ways to Integrate Interactive Whiteboards into Classroom Lessons

5 Ways to Integrate Interactive Whiteboards into Classroom Lessons | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Want your students to experience the magic of learning? Then take advantage of virtual manipulatives.
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Jesse Schell - Learning is Beautiful |Learning Without Frontiers Conference, London, January 26th, 2012.

Watch this great presentation by Jesse Schell, Chief Executive and Creative Director - Schell Games according to whom success lies in making learning beautiful, customised, shared and real.

Jesse Schell discusses his thoughts and experiences of how to make learning and education beautiful by using customisation and gaming techniques within the learning experience rather than the kind of standardisation that produces standardised output.

 

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Student Publishing - Excite Students to Write!

Student Publishing - Excite Students to Write! | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Make students published authors! Publish individual student stories or have them each contribute to a classbook. 100% free programs available.

Excite students to write through publishing! This free program allows teachers to enhance their curriculum in a tangible, project-based approach at no cost to the teacher or the school. Believe in the motivational power of publishing and striving to assist teachers in developing students to find their creative and expressive selves.

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Teacher guides | Microsoft

Teacher guides |  Microsoft | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Free collaboration classroom tools from Microsoft.

Engaging your students, Energizing  lesson plans, and Saving time.

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Cahier d’activités pour « Jeunéalogistes »| An Educator´s Handbook | Portail de la Généalogie Québécoise

Cahier d’activités pour « Jeunéalogistes »| An Educator´s Handbook | Portail de la Généalogie Québécoise | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Le cahier d’activités généalogiques s’adresse aux responsables de la formation des sociétés de généalogie et aux enseignants. Il leur revient de s’en approprier le contenu, de l’adapter à leurs besoins et à leurs ressources, d’effectuer les contacts avec le monde scolaire et d’organiser les ateliers pertinents.

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Schoolwires - Come Together

Schoolwires - Come Together | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Centricity2 is content management on a whole new level, bringing together all your essential technologies, tools and information in one place. With Centricity2, you'll engage with the members in your K-12 community like never before to support student, school and district success.
Centricity2 makes it easier to stay connected and invite participation from all the members in your district, with group management capabilities, mobile device support, community engagement analytics and a suite of Web 2.0 tools. And as your district and technology advances, Centricity2 will keep pace, growing along with you.

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Tech Teaching Tools | New Jersey Education Association Convention

As educators continue to explore the role of technology in the classroom, the list of Web 2.0 tools grows longer. In High Tech Tall at the NJEA Convention, teachers present one-on-one and small group demonstrations of technology activities tested in their own classrooms.
This segment was featured on Classroom Close-up, NJ, a magazine program focusing on innovative projects happening in New Jersey public schools. The series is produced by the New Jersey Education Association.
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Frontload Your Lessons with Social Media by Mark Brumley

Frontload Your Lessons with Social Media by Mark Brumley | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

A simple yet powerful strategy to frontload classroom lessons with social media...

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eLearning in Action 2012

eLearning in Action 2012 | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Now in its 6th year, eLearning in Action is an event where teachers, eLearning developers and educational technology specialists from HCT and other educational institutions convene to share, connect, discuss and learn about the best ideas and technologies for eLearning. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for teachers to demonstrate how technology has been employed to create pedagogically sound, meaningful learning opportunities. The sessions at the Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology on April 3, 2012 will provide a chance to learn tips and tricks, explore new technologies, discuss best practices and view eLearning projects that have been successfully developed and implemented.

 

The theme of this year's conference is Opening up Learning and presentations will focus on learning activities designed and delivered by educators that are helping to open up learning, providing students with richer, more personalized learning experiences in the process.

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