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Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
By teaching students to "drive their own brain" through metacognition, we provide a concrete way to guide them think about how they can best learn.
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4 Habits of Highly Successful Teachers

4 Habits of Highly Successful Teachers | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Cultivating these habits will go a long way towards making you, your students and your employer happier.
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Teaching World Languages through Technology

Teaching World Languages through Technology | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.” -  Bill Gates
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Report Identifies 'Intuitive' Technology, Hybrid Learning as Emerging Ed-Tech Trends

Report Identifies 'Intuitive' Technology, Hybrid Learning as Emerging Ed-Tech Trends | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Hybrid learning models, motion-based technology and the use of open resources are all expected to become more prevalent in the coming years, according to a new report.
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7 Characteristics Of A Digitally Competent Teacher

7 Characteristics Of A Digitally Competent Teacher | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
7 Characteristics Of A Digitally Competent Teacher
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Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'

Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder' | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Research shows that reflecting after learning something new makes it stick in your brain.
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The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius

The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more. In an effort to clarify and explain some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have, we whipped up this fun visual. [...]
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A Collection Of “The Best” Lists On Assessment | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

A Collection Of “The Best” Lists On Assessment | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
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14 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

14 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
You think you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.

Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's ...
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30 Education Innovators Worth Following On Twitter - Edudemic

30 Education Innovators Worth Following On Twitter - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we wrote about the latest Forbes list of ’30 Under 30′ in the education field. You may already follow some of them, or the companies they've founded or work for already. But if you don't here's the chance to beef up your Twitter list with interesting folks.
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Does Seat Placement Affect Student Test Scores? - Edudemic

Does Seat Placement Affect Student Test Scores? - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
New research sheds some light on how seat placement in the classroom may affect student test scores. Here are a few options and ideas about placement.
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5 Tools For The Device Agnostic Classroom - Edudemic

5 Tools For The Device Agnostic Classroom - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Selecting apps and planning projects in a BYOD can be a formidable endeavor. What device does Gavin have? Does this website work on Caroline’s iPad? Is there a comparable collage or cartoon application on Hayden’s device? “Device Agnostic” tools can alleviate the stress that is associated with student performance tasks in a BYOD. “A device-agnostic …
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Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Good Tools for Gathering Real-time Feedback from Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Good Tools for Gathering Real-time Feedback from Students | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
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How To 'App Smash' And Implement Digital Storytelling On The iPad - Edudemic

How To 'App Smash' And Implement Digital Storytelling On The iPad - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
App smashing, the process of using more than one apps in conjunction with one another to create a final product, is a concept that allows students to create engaging educational projects and illustrate their creativity in multifaceted ways. One of the most gratifying and effective ways to use app smashing in the classroom is to …
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Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Edutopia's Made With Play series takes a look at game-like learning principles in action and commercial games in real classrooms -- and offers tips and tools for bringing them into your own practice.
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184 Questions to Write or Talk About

184 Questions to Write or Talk About | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
A collection of 184 Student Opinion questions, from this school year, all still open to comment on our blog. Each asks students to read a short, high-interest nonfiction piece from The Times, then write in a response.
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3 Reasons to Take the ThingLink Teacher Challenge This Summer | ThingLink Blog

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Confirmed: Microsoft Bing will be default for Apple's new Mac OS X Spotlight - GeekWire

Confirmed: Microsoft Bing will be default for Apple's new Mac OS X Spotlight - GeekWire | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Apple is further distancing itself from Google and expanding its relationship with Microsoft Bing in the next version of Mac OS X, Yosemite, unveiled earli
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Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain

Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Take off your snarky hat. Adolescents get a bad rap, says Dr. Daniel Siegel, and he should know. He's a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of the Mi
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6 Social Media Tips That Will Improve Your Marketing

6 Social Media Tips That Will Improve Your Marketing | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Do you know when you need to put a period in front of your tweets? Bring your social media strategies up to speed with this useful list of unique tips.
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Formative vs Summative Assessment - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Formative vs Summative Assessment - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
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How To Use 5 Highly-Rated Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Use 5 Highly-Rated Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
We’ve been tracking some of the more interesting new technology products thanks to the new(ish) Global Education Database. It’s a helpful tool to help you find the best products for your classroom, and figure out how to implement them. A good place to start is with the most popular tools, but you can search by …
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Eleven new ed-tech services to know about | eSchool News | eSchool News

Eleven new ed-tech services to know about | eSchool News | eSchool News | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
These eleven emerging ed-tech services were participants in the SIIA’s Innovation Incubator program for spring 2014.
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