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Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Technology is way too often given a bad rap by administrators and educators as a distraction or a hazard for students.  When technology is integrated intentionally with foresight and with intention of addressing specific growth-oriented goals, it increases the potential to help students learn, develop, and grow in unique ways.  It can be used to help address the needs as described by Maslow.


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Mechanical Walking Space Man's curator insight, February 6, 2015 5:08 AM

"The first rule is so important, it’s RULE 0.… The new thing is never as good as the old thing, at least right now. Soon, the new thing will be better than the old thing will be." Seth Godwin

 
Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, February 6, 2015 2:19 PM

gosto da premissa que tecnologia não endereça/resolve necessidades emocionais, básicas na pirâmide aqui ilustrada.


A hierarquia tecnológica de segurança, sociabilização, cognição, estética, etc é um excelente passo a passo para utilização da tecnologia como ferramenta de aprendizagem.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, March 2, 2015 7:19 PM

This is a project which is ongoing. Maslow, like others i.e. Ellul, had reservations about computers, but his work is important in their uses.

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JuniorTube for Video Curation - ClassTechTips.com

JuniorTube for Video Curation - ClassTechTips.com | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
A very cool solution for getting videos in the hands of students, JuniorTube (formerly YoouKids) helps parents and teachers curate and share a YouTube playlist.  Users can pick out educational videos for kids to watch remotely and safely so they can easily be viewed on children’s iPads and iPhones. JuniorTube makes it simple to put quality content on their devices without worrying about navigating YouTube by themselves. Parents and teachers can suggest to each other their own YouTube playlists that they curate, so they can forward to their kids other recommended safe playlists and videos to watch.

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Cheryl Smith's curator insight, January 27, 2015 8:54 AM

This looks like really great way to curate videos for students safely...and it says it is an answer to Youtube videos being blocked in schools...

Cheryl Smith's curator insight, January 27, 2015 9:02 AM

looks great

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The 1-hour crash course on integrating project-based learning - Daily Genius

The 1-hour crash course on integrating project-based learning - Daily Genius | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
The era of ‘sage on the stage’ is dwindling in education. Teachers are no longer required to stand up and start talking in front of a group of students until the bell rings. That still happens, of course, but it’s no longer viewed as the most effective method of truly connecting with students. One of …

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The process is the product.

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Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, January 23, 2015 5:50 PM

#educación #técnicas #proyecto

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Khan Academy for iPad Updated: Brings 150K Learning Exercises & More | iPad Insight

Khan Academy for iPad Updated: Brings 150K Learning Exercises & More | iPad Insight | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
The wonderful Khan Academy iPad app has been updated this week, to Version 2.0.

This is a major update for an already superb educational app. It brings access to everything that’s available at Khan Academy online – including some 150,000 learning exercises as well as personalized recommendations.

Khan Academy is a great educational tool for all ages; the iPad version has always been a great app – and now it’s even better.

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Khan Academy just keeps getting better!

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Kerry Muste's curator insight, January 22, 2015 11:12 PM

Khan Academy is a great resource for blended learning.

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, January 26, 2015 10:00 AM

Excellent new, please enroll anyone in your family, this is an can't miss 

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Chrome Toolbox - Apps and Extensions for assistive technology (resources)


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Attributes That We NEED to Instill and Value In Our Students

Attributes That We NEED to Instill and Value In Our Students | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

From Jackie Gerstein's resource-rich site comes this sweet infographic depicting the skills we'd like to instill in our students. The post also includes a long, helpful list of resources for everything from how to help students develop hope, to encouraging empathy and social and emotional skills, to how to foster grit, tenacity and perseverance: an educator's guide.


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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.


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AnnC's curator insight, December 7, 2014 4:01 PM

What do we gain and lose as our brains rewire with the changing patterns of our culture?

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The Importance of Music and Creativity in the Autism Community | The Art of Autism

The Importance of Music and Creativity in the Autism Community | The Art of Autism | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Through music autistic people can show their creative gifts. Performing and practice for workshops allows friendships to develop

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, December 22, 2014 7:42 PM

Music provides creative spaces for all learners.

 

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The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographic

The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographic | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographicWelcome to the age of hyper-parenting and pressurized schools. What can we do to return the child to childhood? The Old Way Vs.


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What type of learning is developmentally  appropriate to the child?  Where are we really heading?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 14, 2014 8:54 AM

The Old Way Vs. The New Way infographic. Welcome to the age of hyper-parenting and pressurized schools. What can we do to return the child to childhood? 


Linda Alexander's comment, December 14, 2014 9:31 AM
In my experience, the Common Core is not the issue rather the way the teachers are prepared and the State implements the standards. I think this infographic is misleading and meant to provoke fear...
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Coding for Kindergarteners - Edutopia

Coding for Kindergarteners - Edutopia | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Last year at this time, I was trying not to think about kindergarteners. I was still teaching ninth grade English and had just accepted a job teaching technology to K-5. I was excited about the challenge, and I knew that I'd bitten off more than I could chew.

Developing the tech curriculum challenged me to teach programming or at least computational thinking at each elementary grade level. Our school is mid-pivot in technology -- we're in our second year of a middle school 1:2 iPad program, our first year of having a cart of iPads available for elementary, and our last year of two PC labs for the students to use (next year we'll have only one lab). Knowing this, I wanted to design a program that mostly used tablet-based tools.

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Starting early - preparing for the future?

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, December 7, 2014 9:08 AM

Check this out! Thanks to John Evans.

William Griffin's curator insight, December 7, 2014 9:04 PM

The idea of teaching children how to code is a great one.  Technology has rapidly changed the world and all of it stems from coding.  Just like most skills, the sooner its learned, the more time it can be mastered, and ultimately effectiveness is maximized.  

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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.


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How do we engage a child's curiosity?  

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50 Online Early Readers (with audio) - mattBgomez

50 Online Early Readers (with audio) - mattBgomez | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
I found an awesome website that has over 100 early readers with audio! The site is Unite For Literacy and I took the first 50 of the books and created a Symbaloo webmix for my class. The best part is these books work on the iPad as well! I will make another webmix of 50 more books soon.

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Center for Accessible Living NKY's curator insight, November 14, 2014 9:03 AM

Great site for children's books with audio!

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November 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Media literacy – DEN Blog Network

November 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Media literacy – DEN Blog Network | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, November 1, 2014 5:32 PM

Media Literacy is crucial in today's society. We are bombarded with messages urging us to buy this and look like that. Teaching young people about the messages being sent is vital if they are to be confident and informed citizens. 

Kathy Schrock's blog gives teachers an overview to this important skill.

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How to Make a Cartoon of Yourself in PowerPoint

My newest tutorial video about ways to make a cartoon of yourself in PowerPoint, including using CrazyTalk Animator, which is a separate software you can get...

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Teresa Torné's curator insight, January 26, 2015 4:44 PM

Afegeix el teu visió ...

David Swaddle's curator insight, January 28, 2015 11:01 PM

CrazyTalk is so much fun! Here's a quick demo of what it can do.

Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, January 30, 2015 10:31 PM

Can you authors think of ways you can use this?

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Find free and fair use photos

Find free and fair use photos | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

 

 

 

 

Foster good digital citizenship skills by directing students to find fair-use photos.

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/what-you-should-know-about-copyright/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/learning-to-become-a-good-digital-citizen-digital-citizenship/

 

 


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Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks

Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
The human ingenuity within any organisation are it's greatest competitive advantage. Yet according to the latest statistics, over half of todays workers are disengaged . When leaders are committed and actively working to engage, inspire and embolden – they unleash untapped potential and raise the bar not just on productivity, but on the value their organization contributes to all stakeholders.

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Be courageous and allow real change.

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W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, January 28, 2015 4:38 PM

The future need innovators and the present needs innovative teachers to nurture them.   Creativity and the ability to innovate are natural characteristics but they must be built up and encouraged in our students, colleagues, and selves.


IteratED is committed to bringing out and nurturing the best in all of our faculty and students. We understand that this requires greater autonomy to make decisions and more trust in the natural ability to learn through exploration.


Are you a teacher who wants to reach for your highest potential? We are here to help you get there. Contact IteratED for more information on how together we can provide exceptional 21st-century education.

Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, March 26, 2015 9:03 AM

Be strong and courageous.

Tony Palmeri's curator insight, October 24, 2015 12:40 PM

"...Human ingenuity within any organization is it's greatest competitive advantage". This quote alone made me scoop this resource. How do we tap into the resource that is our staff? Engaging with them in the classroom and in the hallways to build communication capacity is important. Inspiring staff to take risks is a tricky enterprise - leaders must value this sort of behavior. This means that attempts which result in failure must be cherished, not scrutinized as they often tend to be.  

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Cara Gubbins - I love this graphic. And I think I nailed... | Facebook

I love this graphic. And I think I nailed it with intuitive readings, transformational coaching, and empowering classes - and soon Family Adventure Travel!!!

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Teach Literacy through the Arts in DC, MD, and VA

Teach Literacy through the Arts in DC, MD, and VA | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Give the Gift of LITERACY! Arts integration techniques are one of the most effective, meaningful and efficient methods for teaching literacy to a wide range of learning styles and levels. Our programs not only establish the building blocks for reading and writing, but also more importantly instill a passion for learning, powerful enough to change the course of a life. We will be able to reach hundreds more students, teachers and parents. Help us stop the illiteracy cycle today!

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40 Ways to Stay Creative

40 Ways to Stay Creative | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Practicing kindness has proven health and psychological benefits, and teaching kindness contributes to behaviour patterns that counteract the impulse toward bullying.


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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, December 23, 2014 9:29 PM

What if we treated each other kindly every day instead of on special days? This might begin with the way adults treat each other in School.

 

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The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. Resilient people possess a set of paradoxical traits.

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David Hain's curator insight, December 22, 2014 1:30 AM

Our instincts are to fight against adversity.The most resilient will often find a way to fight it by embracing it. ` @faisal_hoque

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, December 22, 2014 2:35 AM

what can you do today to become more resilient in the future?

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How teachers can find and download safe creative common images for use in the classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

How teachers can find and download safe creative common images for use in the classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

"Photos for Class is a great platform that enables educators to find safe images that can be used for educational purpose in the classrooms ..."

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Lynne Tamor's curator insight, December 15, 2014 1:51 PM

A nice summary of Creative Commons licenses.

Eli K's curator insight, December 15, 2014 2:21 PM

Interesting article. You have to always be mindful of what kids should and shouldn't be exposed to at young ages. 

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Creating Digital Books that Help Others

Find resources at http://ShellyTerrell.com & http://Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/ebook-creation/id5731037

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Lots of resources for those creating eBooks

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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.


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What do we gain and lose as our brains rewire with the changing patterns of our culture?

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How Systems Thinking Makes You An Effective Leader

How Systems Thinking Makes You An Effective Leader | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
There was a time when people thought of businesses as some sort of machine. However, people are not very good cogs. They are just too likely

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Open Communication and continuing focus on working together towards the goal creates a functioning system.

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Olivia Perez's comment, November 15, 2014 12:12 AM
I defiantly believe that the business world needs people to become one team and to make themselves a team. It was interesting to read this article to kind of understand how the business world works.
Leeza Trainor's comment, November 17, 2014 9:30 AM
More people in the business world need to read this! It could help so many employee's and CEO's. Learn how to effectively communicate to make everyday at work easier
Lexie Ruscheinski's comment, November 17, 2014 10:55 PM
Very resourceful in helping companies with team building but also learning to be a team leader! Any aspiring business men and women can learn from this.