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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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Posture Can Affect Infant Memory and Learning

Posture Can Affect Infant Memory and Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
When it comes to learning new information, posture plays a critical role, a new robotics and infant learning study reports.
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Report: To Unlock Potential of Ed Tech, Use a 'Closed-Loop' Instructional Approach -- THE Journal

Report: To Unlock Potential of Ed Tech, Use a 'Closed-Loop' Instructional Approach -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A new report from the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group finds skills gaps in language arts, math science, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and curiosity among a range of countries and income levels and suggests that technology could help address the issue.
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5 Ways to Keep Social Media From Being a Legal Headache -- THE Journal

5 Ways to Keep Social Media From Being a Legal Headache -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Our expert explains some basic privacy issues that district leaders need to understand.
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Springport class combines traditional art with computer graphics lessons

Springport class combines traditional art with computer graphics lessons | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Sixth- and seventh-graders in Springport are combining fine arts with graphic design skills in a unique class taught by an award-winning teacher.
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Digital Learning Success Is About More Than the Technology

A principal offers insights from his teachers on Digital Learning Day.
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Local school district getting creative to find new teachers

The Soledad Unified School District is offering incentives to attract top notch teachers to the area.
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The Teenage Brain: Spock Vs. Captain Kirk

The Teenage Brain: Spock Vs. Captain Kirk | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Adolescents get a bad rep for being irrational. The bad news: It's kinda deserved. The good news: Teen brains come equipped with an internal Mr. Spock, trying to keep them safe.
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Despite Growing Opt-Out Movement, PARCC Testing Numbers Soar - US News

Despite Growing Opt-Out Movement, PARCC Testing Numbers Soar - US News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Across 11 states and the District of Columbia, more than 2 million PARCC tests have been completed.
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Does Tech Improve Writing Skills?

Does Tech Improve Writing Skills? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
78% of 2,462 U. S. middle and high school educators taking a recent online Pew Research Center survey said that digital technologies help students create and express themselves. Furthermore, According...
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Blended learning: How D.C. is reinventing its classrooms for the future

When the District of Columbia Public Schools’ Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced in 2012 the launch of an ambitious plan to transform our schools, we were all very excited, albeit a little nervous. B
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Sneak Peek At The Future: 2015 K-12 NMC Horizon Report

Sneak Peek At The Future: 2015 K-12 NMC Horizon Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A preview of the NMC Horizon Report's interim results for its 2015 K-12 education edition - emerging technologies & trends & challenges in education worldwide
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Want to personalize learning? Try personalizing PD first | eSchool News | eSchool News

During a blended learning summit, a district superintendent shares keys to ed-tech success--and it starts with personalizing PD.
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CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

A policy expert and author explains why using technology to leverage new forms of teaching excites both teachers and students.
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Spark Student Curiosity Through Increased Classroom Engagement

Spark Student Curiosity Through Increased Classroom Engagement | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
For today's educational leaders who want to encourage greater curiosity and learning, the key is encouraging greater engagement.
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Chinese teachers bring the art of maths to English schools

Chinese  teachers bring the art of maths to English schools | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Thirty Shanghai teachers have been flown in by the Department for Education in the hope they can raise flagging standards in schools across England
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Free Technology for Teachers: Interactive Visualization of the Scale of the Universe

Free Technology for Teachers: Interactive Visualization of the Scale of the Universe | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Education Update:The Gamified Classroom:The Gamified Classroom

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Privacy Pitfalls as Education Apps Spread Haphazardly

Privacy Pitfalls as Education Apps Spread Haphazardly | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Apps and other software can put powerful teaching tools at teachers’ fingertips, but concerns abound over data security, effectiveness and marketing.
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8 Good YouTube Channels for Teachers

8 Good YouTube Channels for Teachers | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
March 11, 2015
Popular Culture has this wonderful list  featuring a wide collection of some useful YouTube channels that you could probably recommend for your students. The channels suggested in...
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Can the new tests quell teacher anger over Common Core? - The Hechinger Report

Can the new tests quell teacher anger over Common Core? - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
At a time when teachers’ unions across the country are fighting new Common Core tests arriving this spring, more than 1000 teachers sat down to grade some of these new tests aligned to the controversial standards. Teach Plus, a non-profit focused on keeping good teachers in urban classrooms, asked teachers in Boston, Chicago, Memphis, Nashville, …
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Don't Delay School for Summer-Born or Premature Kids: Study

Don't Delay School for Summer-Born or Premature Kids: Study | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Holding children back linked to lower scores on standardized tests later
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