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Grading Oral Expression: A Blind Spot for Teachers

Grading Oral Expression: A Blind Spot for Teachers | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Considering all the time teachers set aside for discussion, it makes sense to find ways to formally measure students' oral contributions, says teacher Kyle Redford.
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On Bullying: Resources and Questions for Writing or Discussion

On Bullying:  Resources and Questions for Writing or Discussion | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
An updated collection of resources on a topic regularly in the news for the past two years. Has all the attention on this subject helped? Tell us your thoughts.
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Teachers report widespread cyberbullying by pupils and parents

Teachers report widespread cyberbullying by pupils and parents | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Two-fifths report they have been abused on social networking sites, while almost half of those felt unsupported by their school...
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Google Project Glass: will we really wear digital goggles?

Google Project Glass: will we really wear digital goggles? | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Jack Schofield: We already carry smartphones – do we actually need wearable computers or are they just a fashion faux pas?
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The Flat Classroom Project, Digiteens embrace international collaboration between schools and students.

The Flat Classroom Project, Digiteens embrace international collaboration between schools and students. | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
The Flat Classroom Project is a global collaborative project that joins together middle and senior high school students.

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P is for Pre-service training

P is for Pre-service training | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Or C is for CELTA. Or F is for Four-week course. This month celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first teacher training course offered by International House (IH) at its then London home in 40 Sh...
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Using "Music Writing" to Trigger Creativity, Awareness and Motivation

Using "Music Writing" to Trigger Creativity, Awareness and Motivation | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Jeffrey Pflaum, a 34-year veteran of the NYC public school system, has long been a developer of emotional intelligence projects. His students' poetry has been published in many venues.
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Schools cannot solve all of society's problems, says minister

Schools cannot solve all of society's problems, says minister | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Nick Gibb says the best way for schools to tackle social problems is to make sure children are well-educated...
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Clickers Offer Instant Interactions in More Venues

Clickers Offer Instant Interactions in More Venues | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
The use of clickers has spread from classroom pop quizzes to corporate presentations and church sermons, as efforts increase to encourage participation and gauge opinions.
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Millennials Are More 'Generation Me' Than 'Generation We,' Study Finds - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Millennials Are More 'Generation Me' Than 'Generation We,' Study Finds - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Tech happens! | Scoop.it

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Scratch | Home | imagine, program, share

Scratch | Home | imagine, program, share | Tech happens! | Scoop.it

Scratch: a programming language for everyone. Create interactive stories, games, music and art - and share them online.  Have a go at programming with your students. It's easy and lots of fun!

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10 ways to differentiate learning…

10 ways to differentiate learning… | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Once upon a time in the olden days, the teacher stood out front and taught the whole class the same material in the same way. Everyone was expected to do the same tasks, some passed and some failed...

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8 Handy Tablet Styluses to Boost Your Creativity

8 Handy Tablet Styluses to Boost Your Creativity | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Whether you're sick of getting fingerprints all over your iPad or you want to get seriously creative, try a stylus for your tablet.
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How to Choose the Right Tablet for Your School

How to Choose the Right Tablet for Your School | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Instead of getting lost in specs and features, education leaders and experts suggest starting with learning goals. Then you can match your school's unique needs to devices that meet those needs.
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24 hours in apps media disruption

24 hours in apps media disruption | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
How mobile is sparking innovation in publishing, music, television, games and beyond.
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Pupil behaviour worse since abolition of caning, warn teachers

Pupil behaviour worse since abolition of caning, warn teachers | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Corporal punishment should not be reintroduced but ministers have failed to suggest a deterrent as effective, conference hears...
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A Matter of Confidence: Personalising

A Matter of Confidence: Personalising | Tech happens! | Scoop.it

Insights into the possibilities and pitfalls of teaching teenagers by Fiona Mauchline


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Today's Teachers Must Become Connected Educators | Teach.com

Today's Teachers Must Become Connected Educators | Teach.com | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
We have powerful DIY professional development tools in free information-gathering, knowledge-management and collaboration technology that connects us to experts...
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iPads for Learning Getting Started

iPads for Learning Getting Started - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), text file (.txt) or read online for free.

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Take more than notes on your tablet with Evernote | TechRepublic

Take more than notes on your tablet with Evernote | TechRepublic | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Evernote is much more than a note-taking utility.
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