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Why school should start later for teens | Wendy Troxel

Teens don't get enough sleep, and it's not because of Snapchat, social lives or hormones -- it's because of public policy, says Wendy Troxel. Drawing fro
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Top 10 Best Educational Resources for Teachers and Students

Best websites for teachers . Scholastic best for history federal resources for educational excellence . Best for science national science teacher
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Flowlab Game Creator - Make games online

Flowlab Game Creator - Make games online | Talking Tech | Scoop.it

Great for teachers & students. Flowlab is being used all over the world to introduce game design & development, along with crucial STEM skills. Creating themed games is also a fun way to get students engaged with classroom material.


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Online Game creation site
 
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Gamification for the WIN!

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Great for teachers & students. Flowlab is being used all over the world to introduce game design & development, along with crucial STEM skills. Creating themed games is also a fun way to get students engaged with classroom material.

 

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7 Tools For Your Digital Classroom - eLearning Industry

7 Tools For Your Digital Classroom - eLearning Industry | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
ven a traditional classroom today hardly happens to have no digital tools at all. It is essential for modern teachers to discover and master new tools and stay on top of things. Here is the list of the essential tools one needs to transform their classroom into a blended-learning or a digital one.

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Ferramentas para transformar digitalmente a sala de aula.
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Common Misconceptions of Teaching with Technology | Get Apps, Get Inspired ...

Common Misconceptions of Teaching with Technology | Get Apps, Get Inspired ... | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
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Available on TES Resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching- The challenges of teaching in a continuously developing world

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EdTech Tool List - Teacher Tech

EdTech Tool List - Teacher Tech | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
If you want some ideas for EdTech tools that teachers are using here is a list of tools you might want to try. The list is crowdsourced so if you have a favorite tool please add it to the list. If you have ideas for how to use a tool please add in teaching ideas. …
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Maker Studio - STEM Curriculum Resources by Dr. Wesley Fryer

Maker Studio - STEM Curriculum Resources by Dr. Wesley Fryer | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
STEM curriculum resources collected and/or created by Wesley Fryer
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What Is Education? Insights from the World's Greatest Minds

What Is Education? Insights from the World's Greatest Minds | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, “What is education?” Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike.
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OER Commons

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OER Commons is a dynamic digital library and network. Explore open education resources and join our network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement.
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The Secret Weapon for Any English or Language Teacher’s Data Arsenal (EdSurge News)

The Secret Weapon for Any English or Language Teacher’s Data Arsenal (EdSurge News) | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
Data is such an integral part of education, and can be especially helpful to teachers with English Language Learners (ELL’s)—which in this day and age, really means any teacher, anywhere. As the number of ELL’s increase in classrooms across the country, collecting data from both formative and summat
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Supporting Deeper Learning in the Classroom

Supporting Deeper Learning in the Classroom | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
"For today’s students to effectively compete in the global workforce, they must develop the skills, understandings, and mindsets necessary to prepare them for the careers and challenges of tomorrow. This means more than learning to read and write – it means being able to master academic content and apply that knowledge across contexts in a meaningful way."
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20 Excellent Apps for University Students

20 Excellent Apps for University Students | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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10 Best Free Education Apps For Learning

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Jumpshare: Free File Sharing, Send Big Files, View Files Online

Jumpshare: Free File Sharing, Send Big Files, View Files Online | Talking Tech | Scoop.it

Share unlimited files, screenshots, screencasts, and more with your team and clients. Collaborate in real-time, preview 200+ file formats online - all for free!


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 21, 11:34 AM

Really useful file sharing and collaboration tool. Bit limited to iOS.

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Really useful file sharing and collaboration tool. Bit limited to iOS.

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Beautiful Audio Editor

Beautiful Audio Editor | Talking Tech | Scoop.it

Easy to use audio recording and editing.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 29, 12:47 AM

Very simple to use, works in the browser and the audio file can be downloaded in a number of formats.

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Online audio editor to try out
 
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5 Things Teachers Want from PD, and How Coaching and Collaboration Can Deliver Them—If Implementation Improves (EdSurge News)

5 Things Teachers Want from PD, and How Coaching and Collaboration Can Deliver Them—If Implementation Improves (EdSurge News) | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
We rarely accept “sit and get” instruction as ideal for our students. So why is it still the most common form of professional development for teachers across the country?

. . . we found that both teachers and administrators value the same things in professional development—and it’s not sitting
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Free Technology for Teachers: How To Do Research - An Interactive Map

Free Technology for Teachers: How To Do Research - An Interactive Map | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
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The secret structure of great talks

The secret structure of great talks | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, many great talks have a common structure that helps their message resonate with listeners. In this talk, presentation expert Nancy Duarte shares practical lessons on how to make a powerful call-to-action.
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When Does Real Learning Happen?

When Does Real Learning Happen? | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
Learning, the real learning, happens… When you are intentional about learning When you are driven by an intrinsic need to advance and not only by external triggers and rewards. When you ask more questions to get to the WHY of things (and then to what and how) When you carry an open frame of mind
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5 Open Education Resources for K-5 Common Core Math

5 Open Education Resources for K-5 Common Core Math | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
Of all the many Common Core lesson plan sources on the Web, blogger Matt Davis has chosen a few of the best that are easy to use and extremely useful.
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Self-publishing: the Road to Independence – by Julie Pratten « IH Journal

Self-publishing: the Road to Independence – by Julie Pratten « IH Journal | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
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Before and After: 7 Presentation Makeovers (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Before and After: 7 Presentation Makeovers (And What You Can Learn From Them) | Talking Tech | Scoop.it
We selected some less-than-attractive slides from real presentations and redesigned them as examples of what you should and shouldn’t do.
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