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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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How (And Why) Teachers Should Have Multiple Twitter Accounts - Edudemic

How (And Why) Teachers Should Have Multiple Twitter Accounts - Edudemic | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Should teachers have multiple Twitter accounts? If so, how many? Here's one illustration that might have you making a couple more accounts very soon.

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A Printable Guide to Social Media [#Infographic]

A Printable Guide to Social Media [#Infographic] | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Ask anyone to name the most popular social media tools used by students, and it’s a safe bet everybody could name the top two: Facebook and Twitter.

But those are far from the only online applications making inroads. As administrators warm to engaging students through social media, the list of potential resources at their disposal grows longer by the day.

 

Facebook and Twitter are the obvious choices. But there are other options- Tumblr, YouTube and Google+, to name three.

Of course, if naming the latest social media tools seems tough, learning how to use them all is harder still. In an attempt to shorten the learning curve, Flowtown and Column Five published this Social Media Cheat Sheet for your reference...


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Pedro Barbosa's curator insight, March 2, 2013 5:16 PM

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Katelm's curator insight, March 4, 2013 5:44 AM

Un résumé graphique pour savoir à quoi correspond les differends réseaux sociaux, comment s'y inscrire et le vocabulaire associé.

Rahadian P. Paramita's curator insight, March 14, 2013 11:00 PM

Cool!

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50 Professional Development Tips for the New Year

50 Professional Development Tips for the New Year | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

There is never a better time than “NOW” to start working on one’s own professional development as a teacher.  However, often unless by chance you find yourself in the perfect school with perfect colleagues – it is hard to get started and you’ll find yourself in a rut teaching the same thing in the same way (or different things in the same way), over and over.

 

Here’s a list that will certainly contain something to “prime the pump” and get you started developing more as an educator. Not all will be for you – but many will. Find what will work for you.


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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, January 6, 2013 1:11 PM

50 tips for engaging teaching (and learning!)

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Bloom's Verb Wheel and Bloom's Web2.0 Wheel

Bloom's Verb Wheel and Bloom's Web2.0 Wheel | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Two looks at Bloom's - one is a verb wheel and the other is a web2.0 wheel. The Verb Wheel shows the domains as well as appropriate verbs and possible student projects. The Web 2.0 Wheel also includes suggestions of Web 2.0 tools you might use.


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N Kaspar's curator insight, February 10, 2013 1:14 PM

Yet another way to look at Bloom's.  Very cool

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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:

* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe

Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!


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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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Susan Oxnevad: Google Docs for Learning

Susan Oxnevad: Google Docs for Learning | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

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Patty Ball's curator insight, February 10, 2013 5:37 PM

Thinglink - google docs for learning

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31 Surprising (& Controversial) Research Findings About How Students Learn

31 Surprising (& Controversial) Research Findings About How Students Learn | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

This post begins "Have you checked your assumptions about student learning at the door?" It then provides 31 research findings that may make you pause and reconsider some of your beliefs. 

* Are there any benefits to "playing scary and violent video games"?

* Can video games impact "disruptive behaviors and enhance positive development in ADHD children"?

* Is it best to teach very young children how to play with a toy or should we allow them to explore on their own?

An additional 28 findings) are provided in this post. 


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John McDermott Neill's curator insight, December 16, 2012 4:01 AM

Some interesting and surprising findings to make us think about our own preconceptions.

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The 20 Biggest Education Facts You Should Know - Edudemic

The 20 Biggest Education Facts You Should Know - Edudemic | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Did you know there are more than 1.4 billion students on Earth?

This is just one of the 20 education facts found on this infographic. Learn how many educators there are globally, the number of students in pre-k to high school, the number of jobs expected to require some technology skills in the next decade and much more.


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