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Why Educators Should Spend 15 Minutes a Day on Social Media

Why Educators Should Spend 15 Minutes a Day on Social Media | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Some simple advice for educators on how to maximize your time.
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10 Colourful iBooks for KS1 Readers

10 Colourful iBooks for KS1 Readers | Teachnology | Scoop.it
By reading books on the iPad, you open up a world of interaction and audio that you don't get with a traditional book.

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The All New Free Flipped Teaching and Learning Resources eBook (Available on FlippedClassroomWorkshop.com)

The All New Free Flipped Teaching and Learning Resources eBook (Available on FlippedClassroomWorkshop.com) | Teachnology | Scoop.it
This Updated eBook is a Structured Like a Mini Flipped Class Workshop, With Dozens of Excellent Free Resources! As I write this, the Flipped Classroom has

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5 Safe Search Engines for Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Safe Search Engines for Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teachnology | Scoop.it
RT @medkh9: 5 Safe Search Engines for Kids #edtech http://t.co/Hhj3pOpjZX via @medkh9

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10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs | Edudemic

10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs | Edudemic | Teachnology | Scoop.it
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EdTechTeam: The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios

EdTechTeam: The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios | Teachnology | Scoop.it
RT @web20classroom: RT @vste: Why student portfolios are important: http://t.co/P6CkPuxz8K #edtech
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AT&T Launched Its First-Ever Edtech Accelerator - DC Inno

AT&T Launched Its First-Ever Edtech Accelerator - DC Inno | Teachnology | Scoop.it
AT&T began to fulfill its $350 million commitment to education on Thursday with the launch of its first edtech accelerator: AT&T Aspire Accelerator. Now the search is on for innovators with real,...
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Making sense of being a 21st Century father - insideMAN

Making sense of being a 21st Century father - insideMAN | Teachnology | Scoop.it
What will fatherhood look like by the end of the 21st Century? In 2013, insideMAN’s news editor, Glen Poole, was invited to join a panel at the Men’s Health Gathering in Australia to discuss the topic “21st Century Man”.
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A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teachnology | Scoop.it
A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching #edtech #peel21st http://t.co/uUhDlpKncf
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Video: "Bill Nye Explains Evolution with Emoji"

Video: "Bill Nye Explains Evolution with Emoji" | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Here's the most creative explanation of evolution that I've seen:
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How to Constructively Leverage Mistakes as Part of Your Teaching Strategy

How to Constructively Leverage Mistakes as Part of Your Teaching Strategy | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Students are not perfect, and we spend much of our time correcting their mistakes. Our challenge is in correcting these mistakes in a useful rather than in a discouraging manner. Fortunately, as Dr.
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STEM vs. STEAM: Why The “A” Makes All The Difference

STEM vs. STEAM: Why The “A” Makes All The Difference | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects are the focal point of popular integrated learning systems. However, voices are calling out for the “A” in “arts” to turn STEM into STEAM.
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Top 8 eLearning and EdTech Trends for 2015 - eLearning Industry

Top 8 eLearning and EdTech Trends for 2015 - eLearning Industry | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Check the Top 8 eLearning and EdTech Trends for 2015 plus the Top 6 eLearning Industry Factors Driving Instructional Designer Compensation.
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STEM vs. STEAM: Why The "A" Makes All The Difference | Edudemic

STEM vs. STEAM: Why The "A" Makes All The Difference | Edudemic | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects are the focal point of popular integrated learning systems. However, voices are calling out for the “A” in “arts” to turn STEM into STEAM.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Thousands of Newspapers on a Google Map

Free Technology for Teachers: Thousands of Newspapers on a Google Map | Teachnology | Scoop.it
RT @jenniferlagarde: Free Technology for Teachers: Thousands of Newspapers on a Google Map http://t.co/GLllzj25Sy #edchat #edtech

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How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills

How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills | Teachnology | Scoop.it
A high school junior decided to let her favorite ways to learn guide her when she became the teacher at an orphanage in Cambodia.
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Coding for Kindergarteners

Coding for Kindergarteners | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
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Smartphones: From Toy to Tool

Smartphones: From Toy to Tool | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Since students already have smartphones in hand, why not build classroom activities around them? Be sure all stakeholders are on board, and set some ground rules.
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Move over, humans, the robodocs are coming: Technology is going to ... - Buffalo News

Move over, humans, the robodocs are coming: Technology is going to ... - Buffalo News | Teachnology | Scoop.it
The most significant announcement that Apple made in 2014 wasn’t a larger-sized iPhone. It was that Apple is entering the health care industry.
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Ending the Classroom Factory Model: How Technology Will Personalize Education - Reason.com

Ending the Classroom Factory Model: How Technology Will Personalize Education - Reason.com | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Author Michael Horn on the power of bringing online learning into the classroom
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5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills

5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills | Teachnology | Scoop.it
For educators who are interested in using games for learning -- specifically towards developing skills as they relate to the Common Core State Standards -- here are five games students can enjoy and that we’ve found sync with standards.
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Edudemic’s Guide to the Flipped Classroom for 2014

Edudemic’s Guide to the Flipped Classroom for 2014 | Teachnology | Scoop.it
For the past few years, Edudemic has covered the rise of the flipped classroom and its subsequent evolution. Each year, we find that more teachers are testing this new learning strategy and creating new ways to improve current methods.
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Lightbot: Teaching Rudimentary Coding Concepts to Students

Lightbot: Teaching Rudimentary Coding Concepts to Students | Teachnology | Scoop.it
After I tested Lightbot for a week in my classroom and analyzed other online reviews, I can unreservedly endorse it as the best educational programming game for iOS and Android.
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MinecraftEDU and SimCityEDU: Blazing Trails for Interdisciplinary Learning

MinecraftEDU and SimCityEDU: Blazing Trails for Interdisciplinary Learning | Teachnology | Scoop.it
School-specific versions of two popular video games recently debuted: MinecraftEDU and SimCityEDU.
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The Best Chrome Extensions

The Best Chrome Extensions | Teachnology | Scoop.it
Are you confused by the 65,000+ extensions in the Chrome Web Store? Do you find it difficult to distinguish the best apps from the time wasters? We're here to help.
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