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What students really think about technology in the classroom - Hechinger Report

What students really think about technology in the classroom - Hechinger Report | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
The grownups who make and debate education policy disagree about a lot of things, but they often take it as a given that kids love technology. And tapping into that love of gadgetry and games is a way to make students “more engaged” in learning, or so many believe. Interviews with students in the middle-income, …
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Turnitin - ホーム

Turnitin - ホーム | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Turnitin is the leading academic plagiarism detector, utilized by teachers and students to avoid plagiarism and ensure academic integrity.
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Critics challenge MOOC leaders to a debate

Critics challenge MOOC leaders to a debate | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education has challenged the leaders of Udacity, edX and Coursera to debate the merits of MOOCs.
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Writing Across Berkeley, Fall 2001

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App Smashing: Combining Google Drive, iTunes U, And Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic

App Smashing: Combining Google Drive, iTunes U, And Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Many schools that have adopted one-one tablet technology struggle with the pre-requisite skills associated with moving files from app to app. This process is now called App Smashing, and when you learn how to use it to your advantage, it really does make things nice and simple. Workflow is king and the easier it is …
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Why Professional Development Matters - Edudemic

Why Professional Development Matters - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Professional development requires more than just heading into work every day and checking the necessary boxes on daily activities. Teachers need to have background information and professional support, and access to industry news, standards, and trends to make the most out of their time in the classroom. Can you imagine arriving at school to teach …
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The Invisible iPad: It’s Not About the Device

The Invisible iPad: It’s Not About the Device | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
The challenge for educators, especially directors of educational technology, is not to limit how our teachers teach, but to focus on the foundational skills and provide a clear and concrete formula for how different technological devices and applications will enhance these skills in order to give a learner the ability to create a product that will change the world.
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Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- Campus Technology

Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- Campus Technology | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new app called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite.
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iPad as the Teacher's Pet - Version 2.0 by @TonyVincent

iPad as the Teacher's Pet - Version 2.0 by @TonyVincent | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it

An iPad can be a teacher’s very handy assistant! Last year I published an infographic titled "iPad as the Teacher’s Pet” and I have updated it to version 2.0. It’s all about what can be done by Pad-using educators, whether or not their students have iPads. It is divided into seven sections:


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Twitter and Facebook tied in high school popularity contest

Twitter and Facebook tied in high school popularity contest | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Twitter's very bad week has a glimmer of hope, thanks to a new study from Harvard's Institute of Politics that shows teenagers might -- just might -- be latching on to Twitter. The Harvard report e...
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Google Turns Off Ad Scanning in Apps for Education Permanently -- Campus Technology

Google Turns Off Ad Scanning in Apps for Education Permanently -- Campus Technology | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Google today revealed changes to its Apps for Education policies that include permanently disabling scanning in Gmail for its 30 million Apps for Education users and permanently disabling the ability to display ads.
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Edmodo is THE iPad Workflow Solution

Edmodo is THE iPad Workflow Solution | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
The world of iPad workflow just got a whole lot easier. After months of 'work arounds' involving screenshots, Dropbox and pre-tablet technology, the latest Edmodo update has changed the game. Put s...
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7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic

7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Walk into a school, airport, shopping mall, or even a church and the image is always the same, teens and tweens have their heads down, ear buds on, and a mobile device in their hand. This generation is commonly referred to as Generation Z and they are coming of age with a new set of …
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Intellectual Copyright: How to teach students the complexities of copyright | Alicia Kennedy

Intellectual Copyright: How to teach students the complexities of copyright | Alicia Kennedy | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
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YouTube Copyright School - YouTube

Russell learns some valuable lessons about copyright.
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18 Innovative Teachers Worth Knowing About - Edudemic

18 Innovative Teachers Worth Knowing About - Edudemic | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Not too long ago, PBS Learning Media announced the latest round of educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. We’ve talked about it in past years, but if you’re not familiar, the program rewards tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating …
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Frictionless Formative Assessment with Social Media

Frictionless Formative Assessment with Social Media | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
In a seminal experience sampling study (EMS), Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi gave beepers to teenagers with instructions to write down what they were feeling and thinking whenever the devices went off. This
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Minecraft's potential in today's classrooms | eSchool News | eSchool News

Minecraft's potential in today's classrooms | eSchool News | eSchool News | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Minecraft offers almost unlimited potential for students of all ages and abilities, if educators implement and use it correctly.
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Internet addiction, mixed ability classes and balancing teaching with parenting

Internet addiction, mixed ability classes and balancing teaching with parenting | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Weekly education round up: Pupils offer advice to stop young people becoming dependent on the internet and school leaders share their priorities for students
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Global Education Database | Google debuts Classroom, a free Apps for Education tool to help teachers create and collect assignments

Global Education Database | Google debuts Classroom, a free Apps for Education tool to help teachers create and collect assignments | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
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4 Free Web Tools to Boost Student Engagement

4 Free Web Tools to Boost Student Engagement | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
When students use tool technologies to create content, their engagement is largely based on how successfully teachers craft the learning assignments, rather than on the technology itself. This is dif
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Mange Classroom Workflow with Showbie

Mange Classroom Workflow with Showbie | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it

Are you looking for an easy and efficient way to manage the workflow in your 1:1 iPad classroom?

Showbie is an iPad app that offers a solution to help teachers distribute, collect and evaluate digital assignments created on an iPad. Showbie is simple and easy to use right out of the box.


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Google Stops Scanning Student Gmail Accounts for Ads - Digits - WSJ

Google Stops Scanning Student Gmail Accounts for Ads - Digits - WSJ | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Google said that it stopped scanning student Gmail accounts for advertising purposes after the practice was scrutinized during a recent court case.
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Game Developers Have a Bright Future With Google Glass

Game Developers Have a Bright Future With Google Glass | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
Game developers should keep a close eye (pun intended) on Google Glass and its potential to create i.
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Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning | Tech Teku Weekly - 4 EdTech | Scoop.it
As schools become more savvy about blended-learning tactics– the practice of mixing online and in-person instruction -- guidelines and best practices are emerging from lessons learned. Here are four crucial factors to keep in mind as schools plunge in.
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