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It is undeniable that technology plays an essential role in education. This topic is my way of staying updated with the latest trends and share my passion with the community.
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A new writing app for the L2 classroom

A new writing app for the L2 classroom | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 6, 2014 2:20 AM

Who says we can't improve our writing with apps?

mary m martin's curator insight, May 7, 2014 1:12 PM

Great writing app for middle school and high school students.

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Criteria for Effective Assessment in Project-Based Learning | EDUTOPIA

Criteria for Effective Assessment in Project-Based Learning | EDUTOPIA | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

"[...] Just like selecting targeted power standards, you should also select 21st century skills to grade and assess. My top 3 are collaboration, presentation and critical thinking, but of course technology literacy is always a popular one. Just remember that you must teach what you intend to assess.[...]"


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10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing

10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Both high-tech innovations for learning and the inability of many schoolchildren to write well have been major talking points in educational circles for quite some time, but oddly enough, one may offer a solution to helping remedy the other.

 

There are a variety of tech tools and methods out there for teaching writing that can make the process easier and more fun for both teachers and students. While not every high-tech way of teaching writing will work for every class or every student, there’s enough variety that there’s bound to be something for everyone.

 

Here are a few tech-focused ways to help students learn grammar, essay-writing, and, most importantly, why good writing is so important to their futures.


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Paula Ugalde's comment, December 15, 2012 12:35 AM
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The Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories about popular culture

The Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories about popular culture | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

"Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories about popular culture - its history, its people, and its power."

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Relevant resources to teach American history through the popular culture lens... most interesting :o)


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ACMI Story Monster

ACMI Story Monster | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Ask your students to create a monster. It will then fly to an adventure where it will eat the right word to make up a sentence. Easy game for children and young beginners to learn about basic word categories


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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

As mobile learning becomes more and more prevalent, we must find effective ways to leverage mobile tools in the classroom. As always, the tool must fit the need. Mobile learning can create both the tool and the need. With safe and specific structures, mobile learning tools can harness the excitement of technology with the purpose of effective instruction. Using QR codes for instruction is one example of this.


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50 ways to use images in class

50 ways to use images in class | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
 
50 Ways To Use Images
           In The ELT Classroom                 
 
“Where words are restrained, the eyes talk a great deal.”
 – Samuel Richardson
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3 Digital Storytelling Project Ideas - Edudemic

3 Digital Storytelling Project Ideas - Edudemic | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling projects encourage students to express themselves visually, which is a different skill from writing.

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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, December 24, 2012 11:31 PM

One of the most important skill set required in 21st century is DIGITAL STORY TELLING!

Aida Barnhoorn's curator insight, February 6, 2013 10:46 PM

Just experimenting

Bmw's curator insight, February 9, 2013 5:12 AM

I really want to focus on digital story telling this year.

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Using Commercials in the EFL Classroom guide

Using Commercials in the EFL Classroom guide | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Here is a nice list of youtube commercials that are the best of the best - for use in the classroom. Also a full guide book with videos


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Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artefacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual museum. A chest full of stories, full of feelings. A superb tool to help students deal with feelings and experiences in their target language.


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StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS

StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Digital storytelling has gone mobile - so get ready for the many varied ways students find themselves expressing their world. Here are a number of iPad / iPhone apps that provide tools for these emerging mobile devices enabling students to participate in the long and rich history of storytelling.


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