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5 Great Tools for publishing Students Works ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Launching Today: Mathematica Online!—Stephen Wolfram Blog

Launching Today: Mathematica Online!—Stephen Wolfram Blog | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Using Mathematica always involved installing software. For Mathematica Online, just use a web browser—zero configuration, instant collaboration.
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3 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do On Google Presentation ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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How to Engage Underperforming Students

How to Engage Underperforming Students | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Guided by research, educators at Cochrane Collegiate have homed in on ten top teaching methods, and teachers receive weekly PD to help them implement the practices.
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5 ways to use Aurasma in your classroom | Teaching Techie Teens

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7 Tech Upgrades to the Old-School Science Class

7 Tech Upgrades to the Old-School Science Class | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
With tech breakthroughs and innovative ideas, science class isn't what it used to be.
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New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect

New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
The way to engage students is to make sure that they care about the material and that they know how much you care about them.
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Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom - Edudemic

Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Using video in the classroom has come a long way from a TV and VCR on a cart to watch a movie during class (The standard about ten gazillion years ago when I was a student). There are a ton of different ways you can employ video in your classroom, from video feedback to educational …
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8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius

8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we looked at some of the things that are weighing down teachers’ to-do lists during this back to school season. Some of the items that showed up on the list? Classroom set-up. Establishing activities for the first few days of school. Setting expectations for your classroom. Lesson planning. Community building. Figuring out how to …
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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content?...
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Websites and Apps for Making Videos and Animation

Websites and Apps for Making Videos and Animation | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers know that video making is a tried and true way to get kids engaged in building, demonstrating, and sharing knowledge. These apps and sites feature user-friendly tools and features that make it more fun than ever before to get kids' productions edited and polished.
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New Pedagogies for Deep Learning by Michael Fullan | Whitepaper June 2013


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Students and teachers as active partners, captivated by education.

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The Real Reason Why Kids Fidget -- And What We Can Do About It

The Real Reason Why Kids Fidget -- And What We Can Do About It | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Fidgeting is a real problem. It is a strong indicator that children are not getting enough movement throughout the day. We need to fix the underlying issue....
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Educational Leadership:Motivation Matters

Educational Leadership:Motivation Matters | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
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The Best Free Photoshop Alternatives - Instructional Tech Talk

The Best Free Photoshop Alternatives - Instructional Tech Talk | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Free Photoshop alternatives for use in the classroom or outside the classroom. Most are web-based or app based for use on any device.
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8 Visual Content Apps to Create Stunning Images and Videos |

8 Visual Content Apps to Create Stunning Images and Videos | | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Do you want to present visual messages in new ways? This article shows eight design resources and tools to create visual content quickly and easily.
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Awesome Poster Featuring 7 Ways to Engage Students in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned

13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
By exploring the techniques of recall and learning, improve your ability to remember.
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Two Great Periodic Tables of Educational iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Great Periodic Tables of Educational iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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Best free recording software for Windows and Mac

Best free recording software for Windows and Mac | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Pro Tools isn't the only digital audio workstation around. Check out our top picks for the best free recording software, whether using Windows or Mac OS X.
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Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers : Teacher Reboot Camp

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10+ Tools To Bring Robotics (And Other Real Objects) Into Your Classroom - Edudemic

10+ Tools To Bring Robotics (And Other Real Objects) Into Your Classroom - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
While tablet computers in the classroom are wonderful tools, they still have not reached the level of intuitive use that we often feel as we interact with our analog world.  As an example, there are lots of pictures of the moon that we can look up using our web browser, but seeing it first hand …
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Encouraging Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students - Edudemic

Encouraging Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
    Motivating your students isn’t always easy. But when you break down the concept into intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, the conversation can get interesting. It could be argued that much of the motivation happening in today’s classrooms is extrinsic; That is, driven by the desire to attain an outcome. It could be the desire …
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ClassCompete

ClassCompete | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it

A wonderful platform for making your own game-based quizzes. Compete against others in real time. Players must collect the coins in a 3D environment to score points, but answer questions to pass the checkpoints. There is a teachers' dashboard for you to setup and monitor your pupils' progress. Make your own questions to assign to your class or use the growing bank from the community.
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Free Photo Editing Software Lets You Manipulate Objects in 3D

Impressive as they may be, Photoshop tricks are a little bit trite. But what if those same sorts of mind-bending manipulations came to life in 3D, allowing you to change the story of a photograph? Well, a new photo editing tool from some of the nation's top computer scientists lets you do just that. The best part is, you can try it out for free.
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Explain Everything for iPad Review: The 21st Century way to present | iPad Insight

Explain Everything for iPad Review: The 21st Century way to present | iPad Insight | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
We’ve all done it before. Sitting in a classroom on a hot, hazy afternoon, the teacher explaining something to the class in great depth, only for your mind to
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