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Innovative Ideas for Using Google Forms

Innovative Ideas for Using Google Forms | School technology | Scoop.it
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Alenka Andrin's curator insight, March 17, 2014 3:45 PM

Examples of Using Google Forms in education.

Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, February 7, 1:22 PM

Différentes façons d'utiliser google form : des idées très intéressantes à utiliser. 

Anabela Luís's curator insight, February 10, 6:02 AM

Muito bom para quem usa formulários do Google ou quer aprender a usar.

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0ver 150 EdTech Tutorials to Help You Integrate iPad in Your Instruction

0ver 150 EdTech Tutorials to Help You Integrate iPad in Your Instruction | School technology | Scoop.it
EdTech Teacher Tutorials is an excellent resource of educational video tutorials covering a variety of EdTech tools and apps. This work is created by Paul Hamilton and is available for free download from iTunes store. We have spent some time browsing through the numerous tutorials Paul integrated in this app and we found them really worth your attention.

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15 amazing features in Google Apps you probably don't know about - Business Insider

15 amazing features in Google Apps you probably don't know about - Business Insider | School technology | Scoop.it
Google has big plans for its Microsoft Office killer, Google Apps. It hopes to nab 80% of Office users away from Microsoft.

To do that, Google isn't just matching some of Microsoft's Office's best features, it is adding a bunch of cool features of its own. Some of them can be pretty hard to find. So we asked Google to send us a list of some the best little-known features in Google Apps (plus we threw in a few of our own)

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11 - Record Lessons and Presentations with Swivl - Instructional Tech Talk

11 - Record Lessons and Presentations with Swivl - Instructional Tech Talk | School technology | Scoop.it
Swivl is talked about this week on ETYSK. Jeff talks with the CEO of Swivl about how this great EdTech tool is being used in the classroom.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 29, 2014 5:11 AM

Great tutorial how you can use Swivl for creating presentations and lessons.

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6 Changes Toward Personalized Learning

6 Changes Toward Personalized Learning | School technology | Scoop.it
Say personalized learning to most people and it conjures up classrooms where every child is doing their own thing and the teacher is furiously trying to maintain order and overview in an otherwise ...

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, November 7, 2014 5:26 PM

Pernille shares some pointers on how to begin on the path of personalized learning.  She advises educators to look at what you are already doing that would count as a step toward personalized learning. Here are the six changes she suggests:


> Change the way they sit.

> Change the way they work.

> Change the knowledge they have.

> Change the expectations for all.

> Change the timeline.

> Change the conversation.

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Learning Environment as the Third Educator

Learning Environment as the Third Educator | School technology | Scoop.it
Reggio Emilia approach has a strong belief that children learn through interaction with others while teachers observe and document the learning.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, November 21, 2014 4:21 PM
The Reggio Emilia approach is about having children seen as competent, resourceful, curious, imaginative, inventive and to possess a desire to interact and communicate with others. The learning environment, the third educator, invites learners to explore and discover on their own as teachers and parents observe and document the process. 
Norton Gusky's curator insight, November 22, 2014 9:09 AM

Carnegie Mellon University and Carlow University in Pittsburgh have been leaders in using the Reggio Emilia model for early childhood. Reggio Emilia sees technology as one tool that actively engages the child. The environment is really a Maker Space giving young learners the tools to learn based on their interests.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, November 22, 2014 12:22 PM

The teaching/learning environment is a technology that is often overlooked.

 

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A School Model for Self-Directed Learning

Self-directed learners are at the helm of their education. For some people this comes naturally. For others it's more of a struggle. But in the long run this education model benefits everyone. Why?...

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A Beginner's Guide To Personalized Learning -

A Beginner's Guide To Personalized Learning - | School technology | Scoop.it
A Beginner’s Guide To Personalized Learning by TeachThought Staff  There is a difference between personalized learning and differentiation. Differentiation is a kind of personalized instruction, where teachers adjust process, & product, according to a student’s readiness, interest,...

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How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips

How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips | School technology | Scoop.it

"Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words.  I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, here’s how:"


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 14, 2014 3:25 AM

Enriching QR codes turns them into an even more powerful educational tool.

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 14, 2014 5:38 AM

Awesome educational...

Don Breedwell's curator insight, December 17, 2014 8:22 PM

This is great for students who can use an and iPad to allow them to "hear" a message, set of instructions repeatedly, or repeat passages for memorization. Definitely something for Special Needs students too. 

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Technology can close achievement gaps, improve learning

Technology can close achievement gaps, improve learning | School technology | Scoop.it

Written by Professors Linda Darling-Hammond and Shelley Goldman at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and doctoral student Molly B. Zielezinski, the report is based on a review of more than 70 recent research studies and provides concrete examples of classroom environments in which technology has made a positive difference in the learning outcomes of students at risk of failing courses and dropping out.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 18, 2014 10:41 AM

Good to hear, but no big surprises.

WEAC's curator insight, September 19, 2014 10:03 AM

This report "underscores that replacing teachers with technology is not a successful formula. Instead, strong gains in achievement occur by pairing technology with classroom teachers who provide real-time support and encouragement to underserved students.”

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The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology

The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology | School technology | Scoop.it

The choices are endless. Should I set up a class blog or a Twitter account? Should I use Edmodo? Test out cell phone use in the classroom? How about Google Docs? Prezi? 

 

 


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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, September 17, 2014 9:49 PM

Some good basics here. 

John Rudkin's curator insight, September 18, 2014 4:05 AM

Ignore at your peril

Shannon Resendez's curator insight, September 18, 2014 8:52 AM

A teachers evaluation of best practices using classroom technology.

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10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs - Edudemic

10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs - Edudemic | School technology | Scoop.it
Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a traditional word processor, Google Docs provides even more capabilities that can be invaluable to educators.

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Laura Garmire's curator insight, August 1, 2014 7:44 AM
 Here is a great article that shows that Google Docs are more than just a word processing tool.  This article covers some add-ons and extensions that can be added to Docs to increase functionality.
Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, August 1, 2014 10:40 AM

Tha nks!  Always  looking for this kind of advice!

Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, August 1, 2014 3:08 PM

Nice general overview of functions within Google Docs that can be helpful for teachers.

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iPads in the classroom: Moving beyond the Apps - The ICT Advisors

iPads in the classroom: Moving beyond the Apps - The ICT Advisors | School technology | Scoop.it
iPads, iPods and other tablets are becoming more commonplace in the classroom, and schools are filling their devices with lots of Apps. Teachers could be missing valuable opportunities to truly embed the use of iPads in the classroom.

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Martin Debattista's curator insight, August 2, 2014 11:32 AM

Tablets in general (and not just iPads) can do much more than just provide apps 'for everything'. Teachers could be missing the wood for the trees (and lots of them!)

Hector Gonzalez's curator insight, October 25, 2014 1:35 PM

las tabletas al salón de clase ya como herramientas de trabajo....

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 8, 8:35 PM

This is a very useful article. Well worth a read if you are trying to change pedagogy around using mobile devices. 

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Educators Need to be 21st Century Learners Too…

Educators Need to be 21st Century Learners Too… | School technology | Scoop.it

We expect our children to develop these skills. We integrate these skills in our every day lessons so that our students can grow and expand their knowledge. We create spaces so that our students can create and collaborate, whether it is a physical space or a virtual space. We expect our students to be good digital citizens, using devices, programs, and tools responsibly. We want our students to ask questions and explore for answers. We expect our students to learn, grow, and then reflect on that learning.


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N Kaspar's curator insight, July 25, 2014 8:14 PM

Worth the read.

CESSON's curator insight, July 27, 2014 10:35 PM

We are educating the next generation using tech full-time, are our educators prepared? 

TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 1, 2014 2:17 AM

Some good points about building a PLN

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35 Genius Google Tips And Tricks That Most People Don't Know About

35 Genius Google Tips And Tricks That Most People Don't Know About | School technology | Scoop.it
Including a secret game! (Seriously.)

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Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, March 8, 11:48 PM

Interesting, curious, and often funny applications of the Google Search Engine.  I got  chuckle out of some of them.  Useful tool.  Aloha, Russ.

Gary Barclay's curator insight, March 10, 8:30 AM

Neat tricks

Alina Dogaru's curator insight, March 11, 8:06 AM

Lærerikt

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Infographic: 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015

Infographic: 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 | School technology | Scoop.it

Infographic on the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning


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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, January 1, 2:15 PM

Take a close look at the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 and follow us this year as we blog on each trend.

Barbara Bray's curator insight, January 1, 3:18 PM

We decided our 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 needed a visual so we created this infographic. Enjoy!

Shanta Vichare's curator insight, January 11, 2:40 PM

I  really liked the UDL Design Approach. It gives  a lot  of space to learners and voice  thoughts of the learner.  Hundreds of schools are way behind still using "traditional models ' of learning & teaching.

what is surprising is that the Head od the Deparments still don't know what is happening is  E_ teach  or New Trends of Teaching.

Shanita Vichare 

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Re-Imagined Learning Spaces for Media Centers

Re-Imagined Learning Spaces for Media Centers | School technology | Scoop.it
Media Centers are changing. See how Buncombe County created flexible learning spaces with makerspaces, green screens, legos and more.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, October 8, 2014 5:55 PM
Buncombe County Schools has embarked on a journey that is designed to transform our school library media centers into flexible learning spaces that are earmarked by designs that encourage choice and voice for our students. At the core of this endeavor is a focus on access and the ability to create, make, and produce items that reflect learners’ interests.
Agustin Bastida's curator insight, October 18, 2014 3:49 AM

We want to create a Four-C-Able Space for the Foreseeable Future. It is based on the four Cs of 21st Century learning.

CreativityCollaborationCommunicationCritical Thinking

- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2014/09/re-imagined-learning-spaces-for-media.html?__scoop_post=5e15e930-4f5b-11e4-865e-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=2415778#__scoop_post=5e15e930-4f5b-11e4-865e-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=2415778

 

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District Conditions for Scale: A Practical Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning

District Conditions for Scale: A Practical Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning | School technology | Scoop.it

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, November 14, 2014 4:20 PM
KnowledgeWorks released a paper, “District Conditions for Scale: A Practical Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning,” which lays out 10 district-level conditions needed to scale personalized learning. Discover what they recommend as conditions in scaling a personalized learning system in a k-12 school district.


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10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015

10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 | School technology | Scoop.it
Check out the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning around Learning Culture, Learning Environments, Deeper Learning and Partnerships in Learning.

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Bernard VULLIERME's curator insight, December 18, 2014 11:55 AM

Exercice de trêve des confiseurs : traduire (ou non) ces tendances dans le cadre de l'entreprise 

Anita Vance's curator insight, December 19, 2014 9:04 AM

insight for planning....


Jennifer Gandarias's curator insight, December 29, 2014 11:55 AM

This will be a good site to follow and apply to my English classroom.  I am already on this path but new insight will be helpful in the development.

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10 Ways to Personalize Learning

10 Ways to Personalize Learning | School technology | Scoop.it
By Adisack Nhouyvanisvong - For educators who want to focus on the learner, here are 10 tips to help you personalize learning for students.

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EdTechTeam: The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios

EdTechTeam: The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios | School technology | Scoop.it

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The Perfect Storm for Maker Education by Jackie Gerstein

The Perfect Storm for Maker Education by Jackie Gerstein | School technology | Scoop.it
TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, October 7, 2014 3:46 AM

Looks promising

Gary Harwell's curator insight, October 7, 2014 3:46 AM

Looks promising

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, October 9, 2014 10:16 AM

The "Maker " Movement etc. - What do you make of it?

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40 Ways to Screw Up a PowerPoint Slide

40 Ways to Screw Up a PowerPoint Slide | School technology | Scoop.it
Bad PowerPoint design may be just as detrimental to your presentation as smelling like a horse. When you have poorly designed slides, a few things happen: your professionalism is questioned (because you essentially tell the people looking at your PowerPoint that you don't know how to create professional work); your audience members get distracted as they toggle between looking at your bad design and listen to what you're actually saying (and, in the end, they don't really ingest either); and your audience just gets bored or annoyed--which is about the worst possible outcome when presenting. Obviously, there are a number of…

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Angie Grace's curator insight, September 19, 2014 3:34 PM

Make better PowerPoints by following these tips.

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, September 19, 2014 11:28 PM

very cool graphic. Helping us to stay in line!

connie butcher's curator insight, September 20, 2014 12:54 PM

Awesome!

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A Treasure Trove of Digital Citizenship Resources for Teachers

A Treasure Trove of Digital Citizenship Resources for Teachers | School technology | Scoop.it
With the increasing use of internet by our kids comes the risks that, if not addressed appropriately, would make this use disastrous. From online predators looming around waiting for their next victim to harassment and cyberbullying, these and several other issues are  waiving a red flag for parents, teachers,and education stakeholders to take an immediate action and make digital citizenship an essential component in the curriculum. Kids need to be aware of these risks and should be taught on how to surf the net safely.

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Marianne Hart's curator insight, August 3, 2014 9:19 PM

Using "Digital Citizenship in Schools" by Mike Ribble.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 3, 2014 10:53 PM

Recursos. Ciudadanía Digital

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Haiku Deck App Mashup: Canva

Haiku Deck App Mashup: Canva | School technology | Scoop.it

Have you ever wanted to put multiple photos on one slide, or use really creative, design-heavy slides in your Haiku Decks? Maybe you’d like to build some flowcharts, use icons to illustrate your ideas, or apply interesting and colorful filters to your background photos. If any of the above sounds intriguing to you, read on — we’re about to show you how.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 30, 2014 12:56 PM

Haiku Deck is now integrated with Canva. As a result, you get a great two-in-one tool for even better presentations. How to use Canva with Haiku Deck is described in the article.

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, July 31, 2014 4:01 AM

Handig, die combinatie!

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What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | School technology | Scoop.it

Without professional development that can give teachers the full practical knowledge on the use of technology, you will not see technology being successfully integrated in the classrooms for better learning.


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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 29, 2014 12:50 PM

Sure!

TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 1, 2014 2:21 AM

Good points

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 4, 10:20 PM

I'm hearing you! A common problem with introducing new ideas or technologies. There is always a need for professional learning to help teachers feel comfortable with what is new.