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Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Work?

Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Work? | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
The first of a multi-part series exploring mobile learning, a look at what teaching practices are being used to integrate cell phones and other mobile devices into classrooms.
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Innovative and Interactive Learning - Innovation Excellence (blog)

Innovative and Interactive Learning - Innovation Excellence (blog) | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
Innovative and Interactive LearningInnovation Excellence (blog)Algodoo utilizes a learn-by-doing approach.
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The fun of the classic Polaroid camera on the iPad | iGo With My iPad

The fun of the classic Polaroid camera on the iPad | iGo With My iPad | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
When Polaroid stopped making their classic cameras and instant film, a lot of folks where left with a void in their photography fun.

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Learning the new BlogABull with SBNation United - Blog a Bull

Learning the new BlogABull with SBNation United - Blog a Bull | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
I wanted to have another discussion about the new format/design/everything of BlogABull and SBNation United. We did some of that when United first launched, and hopefully that helped some of the...
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[Infographic] Are you Focused or Distracted? Let the Distraction-Buster Blueprint determine which

[Infographic] Are you Focused or Distracted?  Let the Distraction-Buster Blueprint determine which | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
How Focused are YOU?
While running your own business can be extremely rewarding, it can also be exhausting. Especially when you consider the daily tasks you have to juggle.

Business development; w ([Infographic] Are you Focused or Distracted?
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"Learning Lunch Lab" improving grades at Annie Camp - KAIT

"Learning Lunch Lab" improving grades at Annie Camp - KAIT | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
"Learning Lunch Lab" improving grades at Annie CampKAITJONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A program at Annie Camp Junior High is really keeping their students in check with their grades, as students with two or more F's have to spend their lunch period studying.
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Do students behave better in a digital learning environment? - MLive.com

Do students behave better in a digital learning environment? - MLive.com | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
MLive.comDo students behave better in a digital learning environment?MLive.comPeople running “blended learning” schools seemed to think there is a link between students engaged in learning and a more disciplined school environment.
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7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an #iPad Classroom

7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an #iPad Classroom | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it

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Stanford U. Releases New Open-Source Online-Education Platform

Over the summer, the team built Class2Go using code from Stanford’s existing course-hosting platform, called Courseware, and a similar platform from the nonprofit Khan Academy, along with software for integrated online classroom forums hosted by Piazza. Other colleges may add to the platform or adapt it for their own purposes, said Sef Kloninger, engineering manager for Class2Go.


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2011 NAEP Writing / NAGB

2011 NAEP Writing / NAGB | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON (Sept. 14, 2012) - For the first time in its history, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has used computers to assess students' writing, with national samples of 8th- and 12th-grade students. 


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Science Essential Standards Using Minecraft

I teach a Minecraft elective course with a science twist at West Pender Middle School. Here's a brief explanation of the roller coaster lesson plan we've bee...

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Share The ...

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Share The ... | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
A while back I wrote about Class Connect. Founded by a pretty awesome guy, Eric (you remember, the kid who slept at AOL while coding in the middle of the night?), the goal was to provide a platform for teachers to share ...
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Teaching with technology - Austin News

Teaching with technology - Austin News | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
Teaching with technologyAustin NewsIt's a "BYOT", or bring your own technology, policy. And the goal is college-readiness. Where mobile devices were once forbidden, they are now not only encouraged, but essential.
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6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012 | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing.
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Know Them, Know Their Learning | Inquire Within

Know Them, Know Their Learning | Inquire Within | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
My classroom is 'ungraded.' Want to know one of the biggest mis-perceptions out there? That grades equal learning. I didn't realize it until someone blatantly insinuated that my students were just “doing stuff” and not really ...
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10 Of The Best Educational Online Games

10 Of The Best Educational Online Games | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
10 great educational online games to use with students. From climate change to surgery, every child will find something to engage and excite.

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Schools no longer are no-cellphone zones

Schools no longer are no-cellphone zones | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
More schools are embracing what was once considered a disruptive force in the classroom: cellphones.
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Technology Bits Bytes & Nibbles | How to make a student iPad podcasting studio.

Technology Bits Bytes & Nibbles | How to make a student iPad podcasting studio. | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
RT @pgsimoes: RT @pgsimoes: How to make a student iPad podcasting studio.
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Moore Magnet students learn on the trail - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Moore Magnet students learn on the trail - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
Moore Magnet students learn on the trailClarksville Leaf ChronicleMoore Learning on the Trail: Moore Magnet Elementary second grade students investigate the habitats on a trail at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area as part of a science standard.
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Podcasting 101: The best of the rest of iOS podcasting apps

Podcasting 101: The best of the rest of iOS podcasting apps | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
The one big omission in Apple's reimagined Podcasts app is the ability to organize and create playlists for your podcasts. If this feature is still important to you, you may want to consider one of these third-party alternatives.

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cloudHQ - sync Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote and more

cloudHQ - sync Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote and more | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
cloudHQ is a unique service that, while not free, offers a very useful service. It allows you to backup and sync files between Google Drive, Dropbox, Sugarsync, Box, Basecamp, and Evernote.

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Kairos 17.1: Perry, The Movement of Composition

This piece, created at the Digital Media and Composition Institute in June 2012, is a multimodal attempt to capture and compare both the physical and conceptual movement involved in dance and writing. The project is my first step towards further exploring the non-linear nature of composition as expressed in the movement of the body and of the mind. Please download a descriptive transcript, if you'd like.


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What you can actually DO with an iPad – From Beth on Edudemic | Leading Change in Changing Times

What you can actually DO with an iPad – From Beth on Edudemic | Leading Change in Changing Times | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it

However, before addressing that question, I asked not only WHY iPads but WHY Technology? Because….

...What does this tangibly look like in the classroom? One English teachers asked where to even begin, so we started with a set of content-specific learning objectives.


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BYOD: What’s in a name? - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education

BYOD: What’s in a name? - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
When I started to look at the whole Bring our Own Device phenomenon, I thought it was all pretty s... (BYOD: What’s in a name?

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What Can Educators Learn From Hackers? We Learn Better When Learning ... - Huffington Post

What Can Educators Learn From Hackers? We Learn Better When Learning ... - Huffington Post | Student Engagement and BYOT | Scoop.it
What Can Educators Learn From Hackers? We Learn Better When Learning ...Huffington PostAnd the emphasis on peer-to-peer learning is not all talk; on one wall, you'll find a skill share white board crammed with items that people wish to learn (from...
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