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The 12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Teachers

The 12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Teachers | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it

A quick checklist to offer misguided souls who toss out off-handed comments to teachers they meet.


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I am sure we have heard most of these before, and cringed (or worse). I especially liked this one:

 

“When I retire, I still want to do something, so I think I might take up teaching.”

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"Teaching is not a hobby, like gardening or sailing. Teaching will likely make your old job feel like a vacation."

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 27, 12:15 AM

This is pretty good and will bring a chuckle.

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Search Safari History and Bookmarks on iPhone/iPad [How-to]

Search Safari History and Bookmarks on iPhone/iPad [How-to] | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
If you noticed, your iPhone/iPad’s Safari app doesn’t seem to have a feature that lets you search your history/bookmarks. In reality, Apple clubbed all of that into the unified search bar so that you just have to type in unified address bar.
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How Did They Do That: Brian Oldham

How Did They Do That: Brian Oldham | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
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A great article and description on how they created the above photo.

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What is this “file sync” thing and why should I care about it?

What is this “file sync” thing and why should I care about it? | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
55% of information workers in North America and Europe who use a tablet at work use file sync & share tools. But what is file sync exactly? Here's a guide.
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WWDC 2014: Apple's keynote session - as it happened

WWDC 2014: Apple's keynote session - as it happened | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference begins later today in San Francisco, showcasing the latest tools and technologies used to create the apps used by millions of iPhones, iPads and Mac PCs globally. Read the latest here
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30 Search Engines Perfect For Student Researchers

30 Search Engines Perfect For Student Researchers | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
The handy infographic below takes a look at different methods of online research, and gives a flowchart flush with a number of different web search options for you to try out.
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If You Need A Friend, This Voice App Understands Your Feelings

If You Need A Friend, This Voice App Understands Your Feelings | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it

Give it 20 seconds and it will decode the inner you.

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What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students

What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
I looked out at my room the other day – the same room I started to teach Japanese in when it was a new school in in 1997.
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Trusting Authenticity: Are Negative People Easier to Trust?

Trusting Authenticity: Are Negative People Easier to Trust? | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
Trusting authenticity: Many say negativity is easier to trust for 6 reasons. But w/ these 7 steps, a highly positive attitude can be just as authentic.

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David Hain's curator insight, May 6, 3:42 AM

Are negative or positive people easier to trust? Depends on how real they are, but I know which ones are more inspirational!

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The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, July 10, 9:54 AM

Video Production

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Buen listado. Ya no hay excusas para producir buenos contenidos de salud

BobbyO's curator insight, July 24, 6:56 AM

Good Curative video stuff.

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Redlands Unified School District finding success with TelePresence classes

Redlands Unified School District finding success with TelePresence classes | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
Redlands Unified School District finding success with TelePresence classes
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Telepresence classes include the use of smart boards, document cameras, chromebooks, Google drive and a learning management system called Moodle.
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Adobe Admits: Apple Won, Flash For Mobile is Done, HTML5 is the Future

Adobe Admits: Apple Won, Flash For Mobile is Done, HTML5 is the Future | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
Adobe developer relations lead Mike Chambers has posted a lengthy explanation of why the company decided stop development of the mobile browser version of Flash. The response co...
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Font-size Too Small In Apps on your iPhone/iPad? How to Increase It

Font-size Too Small In Apps on your iPhone/iPad? How to Increase It | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
Most iPhone/iPad apps designed decently/well take care of the font-size. But there are some apps which have font-sizes that are too small to be comfortably legible.
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The right to resell ebooks — major case looms in the Netherlands

The right to resell ebooks — major case looms in the Netherlands | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
A major lawsuit is about to take place in the Netherlands, dragging the issue of the resale of digital media back into European courts.
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No Courses, No Classrooms, No Grades — Just Learning

No Courses, No Classrooms, No Grades — Just Learning | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
A Boston area innovation studio for middle and high school students is bucking the traditional school model for what students love best: hands-on learning.
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Will Google Glass Live Up To Its Hype In The Classroom?

Will Google Glass Live Up To Its Hype In The Classroom? | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
Does Google Glass have the power to transform education, or will it end up in the back of the cupboard as another overhyped and underused piece of ed tech?
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50 Great Books For Teachers

50 Great Books For Teachers | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
If you’re a teacher, you probably don’t have oodles of free time on your hands (unless you’ve thrown lesson planning and grading your students’ work out the window!), but when you do, a good book recommendation is almost always welcome (trumped only by a good wine/beer/food recommendation!). I always enjoy a good ‘beach read’ when …
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A New Approach To Professional Development

A New Approach To Professional Development | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I went to my doctor (don’t worry, I’m all good!). In order to make an appointment with him, I had to go to a booking site, find a time slot that was open, book it and that was it!
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Beyond Verbal will help your computer recognize sarcasm

Beyond Verbal will help your computer recognize sarcasm | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it

This is either a wonderful idea that could lead to fewer hurt feelings, or the end of humanity. That’s how I see the emotion recognition technology that Beyond Verbal is developing.

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84 (And Counting) Bloom's Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying

84 (And Counting) Bloom's Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
We know y’all love a good list of Bloom’s Taxonomy tools. And the one we’re highlighting below isn’t only good – its growing, because it is crowdsourced by awesome teachers like you! Created by NJ Superintendent Scott Rocco, this list is chock-full of tons of different apps that can fill out just about every category of …

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Tom Perran's curator insight, April 29, 6:37 AM

Looks like a good resource to keep nearby when planning lessons. I like the fact that it is editable so you can add your own tools to the list. Great use of Google Docs!

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Top 5 Completely Free Blogging Platforms

Top 5 Completely Free Blogging Platforms | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
More and more teachers and educator are starting their own blog to publish education related content from lesson plans, course materials to video tutorials. This provides the students that they teach, access to targeted learning resources. Being on a blog also meant that these resources are available online for other students and schools. This indirectly…
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Jailbroken Apple iOS Devices Hit by 'Panda' Malware

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Jailbroken Apple iOS Devices Hit by 'Panda' Malware Tom's Guide "Unflod Baby Panda" is the name given to a newly discovered malware campaign that targets jailbroken iOS devices, whose owners have disabled Apple's built-in limitations and security...
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24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools

24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
We've compiled a list of mind mapping tools to help you organize, summarize and visualize information.

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Blockposters - create any size wall posters from any size images

Blockposters - create any size wall posters from any size images | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
Create any size wall posters from any size images
Totally Free To Use!
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The Four Important Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know about

The Four Important Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know about | Technology for the Modern Educator | Scoop.it
April 28, 2014
In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that combines face-to-face classroom methods with computer...
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