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Need a Great Employee? Find an Attentive Kindergarten

Need a Great Employee? Find an Attentive Kindergarten | Teacher's  Toolbox | Scoop.it
New research shows the attentiveness in kindergartners accurately predicts the development of their future work-oriented skills.

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SmartBoard, Make Way for Educreations

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Julia Hum/Educreations One of the biggest, fastest shifts in ed tech the last couple years has been the evolution from the use of large interactive w

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Kari Smith's curator insight, February 5, 2013 1:27 PM

Check it out and give it a try!!

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The iPad As....

A great article which evaluates Apps by focusing on the learning goals of your students.


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Miss L's Whole Brain Teaching: John Evans: The PLN Mindset

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"On Thursday we were lucky enough to have John Evans from Manitoba Education visit our classroom to discuss Professional Learning Networks (PLNs). Teacher's engage in all types of professional development throughout a given school year and all divisions have a set number of days specifically labelled as Professional Development days. These might include:"


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Ten Things Your Students Can Blog About Today

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Here are some good ideas for integrating blogs into your classroom! From @teachakidd


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Learn360 - Webinars

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Learn 360 free webinars - creating 21st century classrooms


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8 Great Avatar Creation Tools for Teachers

8 Great Avatar Creation Tools for Teachers | Teacher's  Toolbox | Scoop.it

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A Visual Guide To Twitter For Beginners - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Twitter For Beginners - Edudemic | Teacher's  Toolbox | Scoop.it
Need a refresher or introduction to Twitter? This visualization is packed full of useful tools, tips, and ideas - a solid guide to Twitter for beginners!

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Silja Kretz's curator insight, June 24, 2013 2:23 PM

Easy guide explaining basic features to all that are new to Twitter or just haven´t had the time to find out how it works. Check it out!

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Mystery Book from Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan

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Teachers College Press presents the latest in educational books.


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Leadership in Education: Michael Fullan Change


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The Sky's the Limit: 16 Must-Read Quotes from Michael Fullan's Stratosphere - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - DigLN, edreform, EdTech

The Sky's the Limit: 16 Must-Read Quotes from Michael Fullan's Stratosphere - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - DigLN, edreform, EdTech | Teacher's  Toolbox | Scoop.it
Michael Fullan is certainly one of the three to four most influential edu-writers of our time. On whole systems design and change, only Paul Hill has earned equal influence.

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IPad Apps by Blooms taxonomy

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Home Page : nrich.maths.org

Home Page : nrich.maths.org | Teacher's  Toolbox | Scoop.it
The Nrich Maths Project Cambridge,England. Mathematics resources for children,parents and teachers to enrich learning. Problems,children's solutions,interactivities,games,articles,news.
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Recommended by Fortin and Jacobs

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Free apps list

A list of free apps recommended by the STaRT Education Department

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Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, June 7, 2013 7:22 AM

Great list!

Lisa Camp's curator insight, June 18, 2013 6:43 PM

Totally awesome list of FREEBIES!

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:50 AM

Thank you for this great collection of free apps. 

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Practical Tips to Make your Classroom Autism-Friendly (Practical Tips to Make your Classroom Autism-Friendly http://t.co/EWtzUv1zCS)
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My Whole Brain Teaching Blog: I've Been Published!!

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My Whole Brain Teaching Blog. The purpose of my blog is to share my Whole Brain Teaching experiences in the classroom and to help other teachers to implement WBT in their classrooms.


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Educational technology: The evolution of classroom technology

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As textbooks are being replaced by digital readers, take a look at the evolution of educational technology—from pencil pads to iPads. Check out this infographic to learn more.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 24, 2013 12:45 PM

But, we would not give students pencils without assistance and that is what many of our tech leaders in education are doing with technology.

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How and why teachers should start blogging

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Blogging can be a tricky minefield for teachers to navigate.

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Managing Your Classroom with the Swipe of Your Finger: Best Free Teacher Apps for the iPad

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Technology is all around us. In the ever-expanding digital age, we are inundated with tools, websites, and devices. While it can seem overwhelming, especially when we are used to a tradition

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17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013

17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013 | Teacher's  Toolbox | Scoop.it
New classroom tablet programs are beginning and others are expanding. Here's a look at what's taking shape.

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Video: Michael Fullan 'Right/Wrong Drivers'

Michael Fullan's plenary session at the GFE's Nov 2011 Conference at Uof T.

Michael talks about educational reform and 'wrong and right drivers' in education.


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HARGREAVES & FULLAN, REVISITED

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” Trust…. has important consequences for the functioning of a school and its capacity to engage in fundamental change.” —–Bryk & Schneider, 2002 Andy Hargreaves an...


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Social capital produces more human capital | Michael Fullan

Social capital produces more human capital | Michael Fullan | Teacher's  Toolbox | Scoop.it

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Mel Riddile's curator insight, December 6, 2012 5:58 PM

At this week's Learning Forward annual conference in Boston, Michael Fullan, professor emeritus, University of Toronto, and his colleague Andy Hargreaves, Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education, Boston College, showcased the work they've done in examining the role of human, social, and decisional capital in successful schools.