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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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Girls do better than boys at school, despite inequality - Telegraph

Girls do better than boys at school, despite inequality - Telegraph | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Even in countries where gender inequality is rampant, girls still outperform boys in the classroom, a new study shows
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One of the Many Factors that Lead to School Improvement

One of the Many Factors that Lead to School Improvement | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
By: Iris Jones, ASCD Member, Teacher Leader, Washington, D.C. Teachers must engage in leadership roles to positively affect their school’s culture of learning. It is often difficult, however, for teachers to get involved in leadership roles outside of their classroom environment. Without collaboration and support from principals, teacher leadership will not flourish and teachers will lose a valuable opportunity to further contribute to student growth and development. It is my belief that teacher
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Are digital textbooks worth it? | eSchool News | eSchool News

Are digital textbooks worth it? | eSchool News | eSchool News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
It has been nearly three years since the FCC and Education Secretary Arne Duncan rolled out the Digital Textbook Playbook and challenged schools to go digital within five years. It’s safe to say schools are not there yet. While going digital looks certain, arrival in two years looks doubtful.
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It's a Virtual World: Kids' Screen Time Limits May Be Too Strict | dailyRx

It's a Virtual World: Kids' Screen Time Limits May Be Too Strict | dailyRx | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Tablets, smartphones, computers, TVs — sometimes it feels like a screen-crazy world. As children use more screens in...
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3 benefits of next generation student assessment

3 benefits of next generation student assessment | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
“Next generation student assessment.” I’ve defined it elsewhere as the integration of new technology and better assessment techniques that allow teachers t
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Diversity in the Classroom: How to Solve the Black Male Teacher Shortage

Diversity in the Classroom: How to Solve the Black Male Teacher Shortage | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
America's K-12 students have never been more diverse, with students of color now outnumbering white students. But that diversity ends at the front of the cla...
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7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Games - eLearning Industry

7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Games - eLearning Industry | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
How to Create Effective eLearning Games. Check 7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Games.
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Robotics keeps roaring before state event in St. Cloud

Robotics keeps roaring before state event in St. Cloud | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
St. Cloud-area teams, Sauk Rapids-Rice instructor earn awards at Osseo regional
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A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom

A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Kids who constantly use phones and computers tend to be more nervous in face-to-face conversations. What can teachers do to help?
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Changing teaching practices is a crucial component of a successful digital conversion

Scott Drossos, Senior Vice President, McGraw-Hill Education Digital Partnerships

An increasing number of educators are understanding that to implement a successful digital conversion, rather than f
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Longer school days, school years: Somewhat helpful to boosting student learning, but amped-up teaching does more, study finds

Longer school days, school years: Somewhat helpful to boosting student learning, but amped-up teaching does more, study finds | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Portland's Madison High and Woodburn's Washington Elementary are featured in a national report that downplays the value of adding time to the school day or school year, given the expense of that strategy and the importance of quality vs. quantity in teaching time
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Sneak Peek at President Obama's Fiscal 2016 Budget Request

The forthcoming budget proposal will include $2.7 billion in increased federal K-12 spending, including $1 billion for Title I grants that fund districts with large numbers of low-income students.
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Coding in British schools: A review of the first term

Coding in British schools: A review of the first term | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Codecademy, which provides online coding courses for schools, reviews the first term that coding forms a part of the National Curriculum.
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Do teacher prep programs lack rigor?

Do teacher prep programs lack rigor? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A National Council for Teaching Quality report citing a lack of rigor and grade inflation in teacher preparation courses is being disputed by the organization that represents college and university ed
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9 Quick Tips for Taking Ownership of Your PD

9 Quick Tips for Taking Ownership of Your PD | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Engineer PD activities on your own terms, whether it's inside your own school building, among far-flung teacher friends, or out in the teacher-friendly Twitterverse.
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4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL

4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
For successful gamification, build the excitement, use the data you collect, make the game fun for all students, and never underestimate the value of play.
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Idaho Schools Face Potential Tech Crisis Over Broadband Issue

Idaho Schools Face Potential Tech Crisis Over Broadband Issue | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
State officials are scrambling to make sure their broadband network provides service to school districts, following a legal battle that has left the network's future in limbo.
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The truth about people and change -- and what to do about it

The truth about people and change -- and what to do about it | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
As human beings, change is hard for every one of us. Neuroscience teaches us that our brains associate change with mistakes, threats, and fear.
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Google rolling out Classroom mobile app for students, teachers | ZDNet

Google rolling out Classroom mobile app for students, teachers | ZDNet | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
"Of course, if the dog has actually eaten it, Classroom can't help you," admitted one Google software engineer.
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Three Accessibility Issues Set to Impact Ed-Tech in 2015 and Beyond | McGraw-Hill Education

Three Accessibility Issues Set to Impact Ed-Tech in 2015 and Beyond | McGraw-Hill Education | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A look at three of this year's major technology accessibility issues and trends: transparency, Section 508 revision, and user-centered design. 
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http://go.turnitin.com/l/45292/2014-06-13/37nc

Webcast from TurnItin.com: "Understanding Plagiarism with help from Dr. Seuss"

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If you teach writing, check out this Webcast. :)

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Top 5 Benefits Of Using eLearning Tools For Staff Training - eLearning Industry

Top 5 Benefits Of Using eLearning Tools For Staff Training - eLearning Industry | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Why are eLearning tools important for staff training? Check the Top 5 Benefits Of Using eLearning Tools For Staff Training!
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Professional Development Training suggestions. 

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Federal incentive program for teachers 'not working,' study finds

Federal incentive program for teachers 'not working,' study finds | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A report from Third Way found the TEACH program is not attracting high performers.
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3D Printers Add a New Dimension to Classrooms

Schools use 3D printers to foster creativity, build enthusiasm and teach real-world skills.
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