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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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The Government Wants You to Help Find Education Technology Tools That Actually Work (EdSurge News)

The Government Wants You to Help Find Education Technology Tools That Actually Work (EdSurge News) | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Can you prove that education technology tools actually work? And do so without spending years upon years and hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of dollars?If so, the US Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology has issued a 36-page Request for Proposal (RFP) “to find support s
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For students with learning disabilities, real life often is more satisfying than high school, study suggests

For students with learning disabilities, real life often is more satisfying than high school, study suggests | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
That was a surprising result from a survey asking students what mattered most in preparing for jobs and college.
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Ready or not, here it comes: Remaking teacher training with an innovative twist - The Hechinger Report

Ready or not, here it comes: Remaking teacher training with an innovative twist - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Until recently, the options for first-rate training for teachers were fairly limited. Teachers filed into seats in whatever college happened to be closest to home, regardless of the quality of its programs. Online courses were often regarded as degree mills with low standards. One-size-fits-all training given by consultants or school administrators was often mocked. “Professional …
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To keep top teachers, principals of struggling schools offer bigger paychecks

To keep top teachers, principals of struggling schools offer bigger paychecks | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
City officials won’t yet release hiring data for the $4.9 million leadership program, but people at Renewal schools say it’s […]
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Three in four Cedar Rapids teachers say leadership system has improved instruction | TheGazette

Three in four Cedar Rapids teachers say leadership system has improved instruction | TheGazette | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
CEDAR RAPIDS - After the first year of the Cedar Rapids Community School District's teacher leadership system, about three in four teachers say the system improved their instruction, according to survey data the district released this month.
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Effects of technology on teens are not all doom and gloom

Effects of technology on teens are not all doom and gloom | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Almost since inception, technology and social media use has been subjected to the worries and fears of parents and researchers alike. But experts say such worries may be becoming a thing of the past.
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Should high school students have to 'defend' their diploma like a Ph.D? - The Hechinger Report

Should high school students have to 'defend' their diploma like a Ph.D? - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
  LOS ANGELES — Looking smart in a blue button-down shirt, Jorge Magana, 18, zipped through a PowerPoint presentation with the confidence of a Fortune 500 CEO. Seated in front of Magana in a classroom at Los Angeles High School of the Arts was a panel of three judges: the school’s assistant principal, a school …
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Free Technology for Teachers: Versal Adds a Gadget Marketplace and Google Classroom Integration

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Can an Immersive Video Game Teach the Nuances of American History?

Can an Immersive Video Game Teach the Nuances of American History? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
This free immersive history game lets students see what it would be like to be a young person during various pivotal moments in American history.
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Study: Billions of dollars in annual teacher training is largely a waste

A new report says that schools spend billions on teacher training, but there’s no evidence that it works.
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The Key to Digital Learning? Bring It Into the Real World

The Key to Digital Learning? Bring It Into the Real World | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Connected Worlds aims to teach youngsters about environmental science by immersing them in it.
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Changing courses: Technology in the classroom

Changing courses: Technology in the classroom | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Technology has crept its way into classrooms, and now teachers are utilizing new devices to teach their students in innovative ways.
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Back-to-School Night 2.0

Back-to-School Night 2.0 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
With innovation and technology vital to our profession, let's use both of those elements to engage and connect with our students' families this year.
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One-Third Of Schools Are Using This App You've Never Heard Of

One-Third Of Schools Are Using This App You've Never Heard Of | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Clever, a three-year-old startup, is used by 20 million students and teachers to manage all their other apps.
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When Educators Make Space For Play and Passion, Students Develop Purpose

When Educators Make Space For Play and Passion, Students Develop Purpose | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
These teachers made room for playful exploration and student passions in the classroom, helping their students to develop the purpose that drives them.
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Map: How student poverty has increased since the Great Recession

Map: How student poverty has increased since the Great Recession | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
"What we're seeing is a huge spreading of poverty, but potentially more problematic is a deepening of poverty."
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New school year brings testing changes

New school year brings testing changes | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Public outcry over new standards-aligned tests led some states to cut funding, changing the exam landscape for 2015-16.

In 2012, nearly every state was part of either PARCC or the Smarter Balanced
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Making the Case for Social Media in Schools

Making the Case for Social Media in Schools | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Social media is becoming an essential tool for professional growth, curriculum planning, and student engagement. Twitter, Instagram, Skype, and other platforms offer endless educational possibilities.
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In Their Own Words: White Students on Why Schools Need More Teachers of Color

In Their Own Words: White Students on Why Schools Need More Teachers of Color | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A diverse teaching force can have as much of an impact on white students as it does on their black and Latino peers.
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Some of The Best Web Tools and Mobile Apps for Taking Students on Virtual Field Trips

Some of The Best Web Tools and Mobile Apps for Taking Students on Virtual Field Trips | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
August 6, 2015
In today’s post we are revisiting some excellent websites and mobile apps  you can use with your students to virtually explore some of the most reputed world museums. Most of...
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Are You a 21st Century Communicator?

School and district leaders need take advantage of social media tools to connect and communicate. In this day and age, it's a no-brainer.
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