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Educational Technology: Highly Used Apps in High Schools

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"Ask a group of high school teachers what they want from technology in the classroom, and you’re likely to hear variations on three answers: They want tools that help students write well, do research based on solid references, and improve time-management skills. When students enter high school, educational technology is no longer mainly for drilling or practice or simply keeping students engaged. Now tech provides the day-planner, the reference library, and the easily carried note-taking method that can help high school students succeed."


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Will to try these with my students, I hope they have some cool iones for learning Spanish!

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Lindsey Carroll's curator insight, June 24, 2013 12:51 PM

"If only it had been like this in my day" - I would have been in my element!

Michelle Altenberger's comment, July 15, 2013 8:04 AM
Wow...so much out there! This is a great link - thanks for sharing.
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Great tools to think about in the classroom, to reach all learners and for the Teacher not to be left behind!
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12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - Edudemic

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - Edudemic | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
Are you a Google Drive / Google Docs fan? Do you take notes, compose papers, construct spreadsheets, and build presentations in real-time on the web while collaborating with others? I’m not necessarily promoting Google Drive; just merely pointing out a few of the powerful ways the free tool can help you save time and keep you better organized.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 21, 12:37 AM

Google Drive (AKA Google Docs) is a one stop shop for the blended classroom. 

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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
It’s one of the most talked-about trends in education right now. Right behind the iPad and Common Core. Flipping your classroom is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. That’s great, because it offers a lot of advantages for your classroom regardless of your students’ age or what subject matter you’re presenting in your classroom. If you’re new to the concept, flipping your classroom can feel a little bit overwhelming: How much should I switch around? What is best for the classroom vs at home? Why am I doing this again anyway?

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, August 7, 4:26 PM

Simple infographic that gives clear and simple guidance to the process of 'flipping' a lesson.  Good to demonstrate 'simplicity' of process to sceptical colleagues.

Kristen McGowan's comment, August 9, 2:21 PM
This was an incredibly quick read being an infographic. While flipping the classroom sounds like a daunting process, this 6 step guide provides a clear sequence on how to initiate this change.
Kristen McGowan's comment, August 9, 2:21 PM
This was an incredibly quick read being an infographic. While flipping the classroom sounds like a daunting process, this 6 step guide provides a clear sequence on how to initiate this change.
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Office 365 technology - Office Mobile for iPhone

Office 365 technology - Office Mobile for iPhone | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
From the top blue navigation bar you can go back to your documents list, use File Options, Editing Tools, and Viewing Tools. When you first open a document you scan through the document and quickly make a comment or ...
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101 Free Tech Tools for Teachers

101 Free Tech Tools for Teachers | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
At SimpleK12, we have meticulously scavanged the internet in search for the best free classroom tech tools.
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We have work to do!! Lets get to it!

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Technology and teaching: New ideas from EduTECH - ABC Technology and Games

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ABC Technology and Games Technology and teaching: New ideas from EduTECH ABC Technology and Games Enabling students to understand their teacher's learning process through sites like online bookmarking tool Diigo.com; Reconfiguring the first week of...
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Educational Twitter Hashtags, the infographic (updated) « NeverEndingSearch

Educational Twitter Hashtags, the infographic (updated) « NeverEndingSearch | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

So many of the teachers and teacher librarians I know continue as unconverted. They don’t yet see the value of Twitter as a tool for learning and keeping up. Beyond the walls of their own schools, they have yet to build a PLN.


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Google Story Builder- Easily Create Video Stories ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Story Builder- Easily Create Video Stories ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

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Ephansen's curator insight, March 14, 2013 8:16 AM

Interesting to explore - maybe a bit simplistic.  Would love to hear from those who have tried with students.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 11 Steps to Create A Google Plus Community for your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 11 Steps to Create A Google Plus Community for your Class | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

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Linda Kaiser, PhD's curator insight, June 19, 2013 12:46 PM

Looking for a way to incorporate social media into your courses? Google+ might be one way to accomplish this. Combined with Hangouts, this might work really well.

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Building the Culture of an Empowered Mindset Towards Technology Innovation

Building the Culture of an Empowered Mindset Towards Technology Innovation | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
I have been having an incredible year of learning in my half-time role with Parkland School Division, along with speaking and consulting for other schools/districts.  I have learned a lot from both...

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 10, 2013 2:55 PM

Infographic is very useful - great to use as a discussion starter with your school admin teams. 

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Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Why They Aren't Using It: The PD Dilemma and Transfer

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 18, 2013 1:20 PM

Love the answers (and suggestions) for when the transfer between teacher PD and uptake is lacking.  Great ideas here.  Super discussion starter for admin and PD team

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50 Google Docs Tips Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

50 Google Docs Tips Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 26, 2013 2:00 PM

helpfully compiled

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Check out this link (Shared via http://ow.ly):

101 Free Tech Tools for Teachers #iste13 the link works just everyone just went at once! http://t.co/hZPzMCIaIB
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Welcome to 'Geography Education'

Welcome to 'Geography Education' | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

Finding Materials: This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials.  To search for place-specific posts, browse this interactive map.  To search for thematic posts, see http://geographyeducation.org/thematic/ (organized by the APHG curriculum).  Also you can search for a keyword by clicking on the filter tab above.


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I want to use this with my students too.  I find they know very little outside of the US, it is sad.

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MsPerry's curator insight, August 12, 7:44 AM

APHG - all units

Matt Davidson's curator insight, August 27, 5:45 PM

Amazing resources about places and topics in Geography

Samuel D'Amore's curator insight, September 10, 11:44 AM

This is the key to finding specific articles.

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[Infographic] 10 Signs You Are a Tech-Savvy Teacher - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] 10 Signs You Are a Tech-Savvy Teacher - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
Infographic helps you find signs that show that you’re a plugged-in and connected educator.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 27, 6:46 PM

Becoming a tech-savvy teacher isn’t easy and it actually takes quite a long time. The 10 Signs You Are a Tech-Savvy Teacher Infographic helps you find out just how much technology has become integrated with your life by presenting a few of the many signs that show that you’re a plugged-in and connected educator.

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Mo. high school focuses on high tech - NorthJersey.com

Mo. high school focuses on high tech - NorthJersey.com | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
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During the summer, he scheduled a time for his Spanish students to Skype with a family he knows in Morocco who used to live in Spain. "It gives them a dose of culture," Freborg said.
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'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills - Education Week News

'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills
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"Proactive" videos are typically tutorials covering the basics of Stillwater's most-used technology tools.
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Augmented reality as a tool for teachers - QR Code Press

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Augmented reality as a tool for teachers
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In education, the use of this technology is typically considered to be a tool for students rather than a tool for teachers.
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New Tool Helps Teachers Find the Best Tech

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Common Sense Media launches Graphite -- a free service for educators seeking the best in digital learning tools. (RT @gamesinedu: @CommonSense announces Graphite a new tool for teachers to find digital learning tools!
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Free Technology for Teachers: Google+ Added to Google Apps for Education

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Google announced that Google+ can now be activated for Google Apps for Education users.


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An Introduction to Content Curation and Its Relevance For Students and Teachers

 

 


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Dean J. Fusto's comment, September 7, 2013 4:49 AM
Helpful primer on curation and its particular skill set. Thanks for the scoop.
Dean J. Fusto's curator insight, September 7, 2013 4:50 AM

A very helpful primer on content curation.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 2:49 PM

 

Stacia Johnson and Melissa Marsh have recorded a 10-minute video introducing to Content Curation for their EDCI515 graduate course at the University of Victoria.

 

Topics covered:

Defining CurationWhat skills neededWhat tools can help

 

good summary recomendet to anyone interested in content-curation and its aplications in learning

 

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The 10 best summer reads for teachers - The Cornerstone

The 10 best summer reads for teachers - The Cornerstone | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
If you're an avid reader, I'm sure you're looking forward to summer and having more free time to relax with some good books...preferably by a pool or on a beach

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 10, 2013 3:17 PM

Great recommendations!!   Share with your staff!

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Awesome Visual on Creative Commons ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Visual on Creative Commons ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 17, 2013 8:12 AM

Very useful - as is the link on the page to a longer explanation.  Let's share with teachers and students...and anyone creating content!

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Awesome Chart for Teachers- Alternatives to Traditional Homework ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Chart for Teachers- Alternatives to Traditional Homework ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 24, 2013 10:13 AM

Good for re-examining and changing perspectives and approach

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FlipCon 2013 - The keynotes, the tech and the Flipped Out!!

FlipCon 2013 - The keynotes, the tech and the Flipped Out!! | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it
The rest of the post is about my two favorite sessions, which are all about new tech tools that I can actually USE in my class. ... You can also include video and sound, so it would be awesome for Spanish class.
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Disadvantages Of Teaching With PowerPoint

Disadvantages Of Teaching With PowerPoint | Teaching with tecnología | Scoop.it

Because of the usefulness and versatility, PowerPoint has gained popularity and become a top brand of various presentation programs for institutions, individuals and organizations.

It is indeed useful in making a presentation a successful one. In fact, this amazing presentation tool has a lot of advantages but like any other institutional tool, this software has some disadvantages that teachers and students must know and understand before making any investment of resources and money.


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Miriam Gilbert's comment, June 18, 2013 8:43 AM
I agree the article raises some valid points and those are true no matter what software (or even manual flip charts etc) you use. There is more to giving an effective presentation than starting up PowerPoint (or any software) and it is really up to the presenter to ensure he/she captures the audience....
AnnaB's curator insight, July 5, 2013 1:42 AM

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David Madrid's curator insight, July 25, 2013 5:30 PM

Motivos para usar nuevos softwares para crear presentaciones.