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Welcome, Educators!

Welcome, Educators! | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Welcome, Educators!

 

This site was created for you, to inform you, to assist you in your own professional development, and for you to see new ideas or applications that you might be able to use in your instruction! Yes, it's all about you. 

 

Thank you for giving a lasting gift of learning to each of your students.

 

As Christa McAuliffe said, "I touch the future, I teach."

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Tate creates 3D Minecraft worlds inspired by famous paintings

Tate creates 3D Minecraft worlds inspired by famous paintings | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
LONDON — If a picture paints a thousand words, how many does a Minecraft map generate? British art institution Tate has teamed up with the game's cartographers to create virtual 3D worlds inspired by great artworks.
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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Lists of great technology tools for teachers broken down by category - Learning, Lesson planning, etc
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Technology skills only scratch the surface of the digital divide - The Hechinger Report

Technology skills only scratch the surface of the digital divide - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The realities of the “digital divide” are increasingly apparent. In a consumer culture that equates status with early adoption of the newest iPhone, access to new technology necessarily splits pretty clearly along socio-economic class lines. According to U.S. census data, for example, more than 30 million homes have no broadband access, most of them concentrated …
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What’s the dif? Personalization, differentiation, individualization

During a recent parent-teacher conference for my fourth-grader, the teacher said she had been differentiating instruction for my child. I wasn’t sure exact
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3 Tech Tools That Boost Early Literacy -- THE Journal

These forward-thinking districts are using software and mobile devices to help close the achievement gap before it's too late.
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The Global Education Conference Network

The Global Education Conference Network | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Join our online community for those interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative projects.
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Teachers! This is a free conference and there are over 400 sessions online! Share this info!

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Few schools adhered to USDA nutrition standards before 2013

Few schools adhered to USDA nutrition standards before 2013 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Before the U.S. Department of Agriculture set strict standards for nutrition for federally reimbursable lunch programs, less than two percent of middle or high schools would
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Changing Classes Isn’t Just for Middle School Anymore

Changing Classes Isn’t Just for Middle School Anymore | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Subject-specific elementary school teachers can alleviate stress and encourage deeper curriculum.
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Common Core Reading: Difficult, Dahl, Repeat

Common Core Reading: Difficult, Dahl, Repeat | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Backers of the Common Core say it's important for kids to tackle complex texts. Critics argue that reading shouldn't be a struggle for kids. We'll visit one classroom that borrows from both sides.
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Privacy Concerns for ClassDojo and Other Tracking Apps for Schoolchildren

Privacy Concerns for ClassDojo and Other Tracking Apps for Schoolchildren | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Many teachers say the ClassDojo app helps them record classroom conduct, but critics are wary of such apps’ ramifications for data privacy and fairness.
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Charter Schools Try to Retain Teachers With Mom-Friendly Policies

Charter Schools Try to Retain Teachers With Mom-Friendly Policies | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
With teacher turnover rate at 36 percent, charter schools are trying a bold new strategy: on-site childcare for employees.
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Leading up to TEDYouth, students explore the world behind TED-Ed lessons

Leading up to TEDYouth, students explore the world behind TED-Ed lessons | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
On the eve of TEDYouth, the TED-Ed office was abuzz with activity beyond the normal day-to-day. Over fifty students from all over New York City and the tri-state area gathered in the front of the T...
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Editor’s Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014

Editor’s Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
TEST The 30 Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014
by TeachThought Staff
So 2014 is almost over, and it’s time to start looking back at what’s happened in the last year. Today, we do that in the form of the best educational apps for iPad in 2014.
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The Best 8 iPad Video Creation Apps for Teachers in 2014

The Best 8 iPad Video Creation Apps for Teachers in 2014 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
November 21, 2014
We have reviewed and shared over 200 educational apps during this year. Based on your interactions with these posts together with the popularity of these apps among teachers and...
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Review focuses on expanded learning programs

Review focuses on expanded learning programs | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A review of 30 well-designed studies on after-school and summer programs across the country found mixed results regarding their benefits on student academic performance. Students who were below grade level in English gained the most from these programs, according to some of the studies.
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11-State Coalition To Develop OER for K-12 Math and ELA -- THE Journal

A coalition representing 11 state education agencies is setting out to create open educational resources to support math and English/language arts in K–12 schools.
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Teachers' Knowledge of Technology Undersold, Study Says

A recent study challenges the notion that poor integration of technology in classrooms stems from teachers' inexperience with technology outside of classrooms.
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FCC Proposes $3.9 Billion for School Technology Program -- THE Journal

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed a massive increase to the total funds it makes available to schools and libraries for supporting technology.
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Elementary schools start teaching data literacy

Elementary schools start teaching data literacy | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Some educators are creating lesson plans to teach how to analyze and derive opinions from data.
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Malala spreads memoir, inspiration to classrooms

Malala spreads memoir, inspiration to classrooms | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Malala Yousafzai, a Nobel Prize winner and global icon for girls' education, is spreading her philosophies of human rights and youth empowerment to college and high school classrooms across the world.…
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Building young minds of the future with all-things-robotics[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn

Building young minds of the future with all-things-robotics[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
China is embracing high-tech products like never before, and the country's love of robotics especially has meant a surge in the number of companies determined to find the next big thing to attract high-spending consumers.
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