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How Social Media can Enhance Schools as Professional Learning Communities

How Social Media can Enhance Schools as Professional Learning Communities | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

The field of social media is a burgeoning area of communication, and one that educators cannot ignore. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Diigo, GooglePlus – these platforms for communication are not going to go away; and while there is a great deal of negative media surrounding their use, they can be harnessed to create myriad possibilities for schools as learning communities.


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What are we teaching our children for? « Claque Theatre

What are we teaching our children for? « Claque Theatre | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
What are we teaching our children for?
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TEACHING APPS: iPhone - iPAd, iPhone, Android, AIR - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.

TEACHING APPS: iPhone - iPAd, iPhone, Android, AIR - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet. | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
The best source for quality educational apps for Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod, Google Android and Adobe Air for teachers and Students (RT @edgalaxy_com Teaching Apps for your smartphone and Tablet http://t.co/CLPpE3Et...)...
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Eyercize - Speed Reading

Eyercize - Speed Reading | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

A simple site where you can paste text and the site will help you speed read the text by highlighting sections.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools


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How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching

How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it's a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego (How Twitter will revolutionise academic research & teaching #mapsandapps
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Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom

Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
With the advent of the 2011/2012 school year, teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone.
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Keeping up with Communication Technology: An Online Workshop on the Practical Uses of Social Media | Blurbs | Electronic Sessions

TRB is sponsoring Keeping up with Communication Technology: An Online Workshop on the Practical Use of Social Media on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
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VisualBlooms - HOME

VisualBlooms - HOME | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

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Five Reasons Why YouTube Rocks the Classroom | MindShift

Five Reasons Why YouTube Rocks the Classroom | MindShift | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
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Mac News: iPad: The iPad's Powerful Academic Potential

Mac News: iPad: The iPad's Powerful Academic Potential | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

By Chris Maxcer
MacNewsWorld

 

My gut response when I heard that some school districts are rolling out iPads to elementary, middle and high school kids was, "Wow, lucky little goobers." And that reaction was quickly followed by, "Wait a minute, iPads?


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The Classroom Is Obsolete: It's Time for Something New| The Committed Sardine

The Classroom Is Obsolete: It's Time for Something New| The Committed Sardine | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

The overwhelming majority of the nearly 76 million students in America’s schools and colleges spend most of the academic day in classrooms. That’s a problem because the classroom has been obsolete for several decades. That’s not just my opinion. It’s established science.


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Acceptable Use Policies in the Web 2.0 and Mobile Era : A Guide for School Districts

Acceptable Use Policies in the Web 2.0 and Mobile Era : A Guide for School Districts | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
The purpose of this guide is to assist school districts in developing, rethinking, or revising
Internet policies as a consequence of the emergence of Web 2.0, and the growing pervasiveness of smart
phone use.

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US Innovative Education Forum 2011

This is our movie for US Innovative Education Forum 2011, which is taking place on 28-29 July 2011 in Seattle.
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How Social Media is Changing the Education Industry [INFOGRAPHIC] | Penn-Olson | 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

How Social Media is Changing the Education Industry [INFOGRAPHIC] | Penn-Olson | 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
From the layman users to businesses, almost everyone is part of the online social ecosystem.
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Why are our teachers finding technology a challenge?

Why are our teachers finding technology a challenge? | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
The changes that are occurring with technology are out pacing the level of learning, and teachers are finding themselves needing to improvise as well as question their teaching methods...
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Linking libraries to the real world - ELAG 2011

Linking libraries to the real world - ELAG 2011 | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Library search systems are always used in a specific context. Library customers use traditional OPACs/catalogues and more modern discovery tools to find information about a specific subject, for a specific project or course, etc.
There are two context related problems with using traditional catalogues:


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DROPitTOme -Receive files from anyone to your Dropbox

DROPitTOme -Receive files from anyone to your Dropbox | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Drop It To Me creates a link to your DropBox account allowing anyone with your email and a protective password to add files. Great when sending files too large for email.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools


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The case for teaching texting

The case for teaching texting | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Is it time we made use of the enormous potential of mobile phones in our classrooms? (Will 140 character essays be next?
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Blogging on 21st Century Teaching and Learning

Blogging on 21st Century Teaching and Learning | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Blogging about digital classroom and e-teachers, resources for teaching and learning in 21st century classrooms !
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Clibe: A digital notebook that allows you to showcase your creative talents

Clibe: A digital notebook that allows you to showcase your creative talents | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
There are a myriad of creative applications for sharing videos, links and music, but few allow you to extend personal projects or ideas. Clibe—a digital sketchbook app that has just soft-launched—allows you to create on an iPad just as you would with paper and pen, and then share the book with friends or add it to Clibe's public gallery space.
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Does Twitter Make You a Better Writer? | Goins, Writer

Does Twitter Make You a Better Writer? | Goins, Writer | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

JEFF GOINS on JULY 1, 2011

"Twitter makes your writing better? Really. Yep. In addition to forcing you to be concise, it can help you focus on other aspects of your writing.

It’s kind of blowing up. News anchors and celebrities and bloggers are leveraging it to build a tribe and reach the masses. ...
It is making me a better writer. Here’s what I’m learning from Twitter and applying to my writing, blogging, etc.

- Get to the point, already!
- Action-oriented writing gets the best response.
- You have to write about others more than yourself.
- Frequency is key to building a tribe, but don’t overdo it.
- Being responsive and available to your tribe is essential. ... "

 


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digital citizenship

digital citizenship | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Wiki about digital citizenship. It accompanies the book "Digital Community, Digital Citizenship" (Corwin Press, 2010), referencing many of the sources used in the book, while allowing readers to add their own resources.
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e-Learning Reloaded: Top 50 Web 2.0 Tools for Info Junkies, Researchers & Students | OEDb

e-Learning Reloaded: Top 50 Web 2.0 Tools for Info Junkies, Researchers & Students...
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Jason Ohler to speak to parents about kids and the “New Media”age ...

Jason Ohler to speak to parents about kids and the “New Media”age ... | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
On October 20, 2010 Dr. Jason Ohler will present a lecture titled “New kids, New Media and New Literacies” for the parents of SAS students and interested community members. This lecture is free and we encourage you to set ...

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Flipping The Classroom | Teacher's Monthly

Flipping The Classroom | Teacher's Monthly | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
One of the most important developments of the last ten years has been the sometimes dramatic, sometimes agonizingly slow changes in the classroom brought about...
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