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Protect student and family privacy NOW

Protect student and family privacy NOW | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
On Monday, the members of NY Board of Regents are meeting to discuss the state's plan to share highly confidential, personally identifiable student data with the corporation called inBloom Inc., wh...
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AppZ

AppZ | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Using iOS products in school allows for enhanced student engagement and more depth of learning but finding the app(s) that work the best in the classroom can be a tall task at times. AppZ is the web...
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Great app lists and more! Thanks @askteacherzcom! 

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Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Affirming Statements

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Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation
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5 questions every teacher should ask in class - Learn Egg

5 questions every teacher should ask in class - Learn Egg | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Here’s a great way to spark some discussion, increase engagement, and get your students learning. These five questions are simple and straightforward
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Blogging Beyond One Classroom

Blogging Beyond One Classroom | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Part of my work, at my school, is to create a framework for our Middle School that will take (already) blogging students from Elementary School and prepare a smooth transition for them, as they mov...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Healthline Body Maps - A Good Resource for Anatomy Lessons

Free Technology for Teachers: Healthline Body Maps - A Good Resource for Anatomy Lessons | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
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A great tool for science teachers for teaching body systems. 

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A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills - Edudemic | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
While looking for a better way to start teaching students digital citizenship skills, one teacher decided to make a visual guide herself - and share it!
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Brain-Compatible Study Strategies

Brain-Compatible Study Strategies | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Driving my 15-year-old daughter home from cross country, I asked her where she learned to study. She replied, "Mom, I have never been taught how to study, we just do it because teachers have way too
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multiple-twitter-accounts.png (1106×770) | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
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Interesting concept. How many accounts do you have? How do you manage them? 

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You May Be a 21st Educator If... - Getting Smart by John Hardison - 21stedchat, blended, BlendedLearning, edchat, EdTech

You May Be a 21st Educator If... - Getting Smart by John Hardison - 21stedchat, blended, BlendedLearning, edchat, EdTech | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Words like “flipped,” “blended,” “asynchronous,” “differentiated,” and “MOOC” are not words to describe how you feel after inhaling a chili hotdog just before riding a roller coaster called the “Vomit Van.” Instead, these words are part of your...
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We Are Teachers

We Are Teachers | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Discover ten ways teachers can use audiobooks in the classroom to improve students’ reading skills.
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4 Excellent Graphics for The Start of A New School Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Excellent Graphics for The Start of A New School Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it

"Today while I was checking the resource section I created here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning under the title " digital resources for the start of a new school year" it dawned on me to compile a list of some wonderful infographics that click with the theme of this section. This a collection of visuals created by anethicalisland and feature some important tips on different topics related to teaching and which can be particulalry usefu for the start of schook. Check them out below and as always share with us if you have extra resources to add to this section. Enjoy"


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45 Design Thinking Resources for Educators

45 Design Thinking Resources for Educators | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Peter Suchmann
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Sharla Shults's curator insight, August 11, 2013 7:44 AM

A collaborative, solution-oriented approach is becoming the trend rather than an individualistic, problem-oriented approach.

Fawn Canady's curator insight, August 11, 2013 4:30 PM

Haven't looked through all of these, but looks promising!

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, August 18, 2013 3:08 AM

Estupendo.

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Apple OKs pre-teen iTunes accounts upon school request | Macworld

Apple OKs pre-teen iTunes accounts upon school request | Macworld | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Apple is allowing children under 13 to have their own iTunes accounts as part of a new push coming later this year to increase the use of its iPad in education.
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Tips for Using Social Media in the Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Tips for Using Social Media in the Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Key points on how you can use different social media platforms in the classroom effectively.
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Great Classroom Specific Chrome Extensions

Great Classroom Specific Chrome Extensions | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
This post comes from the inspiration and some actual wo…
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I use some of these extensions and love them , can't wait to try some more! 

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Redefining the Writing Process with iPads

Redefining the Writing Process with iPads | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Take a moment to think about how you learned to write. What steps did you go through? What was your process?

Most of us learned the same core set of skills on paper: organize, draft, edit, revise, t
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How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Encouraging kids to think in pictures and words can free up their creativity and language skills as they write.
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Some great thoughts about reading, writing and creating. Considering art as a way to help students find their voice and enhance their writing. 

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A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills - Edudemic | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
While looking for a better way to start teaching students digital citizenship skills, one teacher decided to make a visual guide herself - and share it!
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SAMR Model and Starbucks Coffee

SAMR Model and Starbucks Coffee | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
As you probably know, the SAMR model is a four-tiered approach to educational technology integration. The lowest level of technology integration is the S , or Substitution, where a classroom product...
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BaiBoard : A collaborative whiteboard for iPads and Macs

BaiBoard : A collaborative whiteboard for iPads and Macs | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
BaiBoard is an interesting free app which enables users to collaborate on a shared whiteboard across the Internet on iPads and Macs
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Report Uncovers Who Is Actually Teaching With Technology - Edudemic

Report Uncovers Who Is Actually Teaching With Technology - Edudemic | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Teaching with technology is all the rage right now. Or is it? A new report examines just how many teachers are actually teaching with technology.
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Assistive Technology Blog: OS X Mavericks Enhanced Dictation

Assistive Technology Blog: OS X Mavericks Enhanced Dictation | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
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Wow! This is a great enhacement to the old dictation. Would allows students to dictate without having to purchase costly software and train the software as well. Have you tried it? How does it work for you? 

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 iPad Hashtags Teachers should Know about

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 iPad Hashtags Teachers should Know about | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
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How To Use Google Forms To Create Your Own Self-Grading Quiz

How To Use Google Forms To Create Your Own Self-Grading Quiz | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
Are you a teacher or trainer? Someone involved in a hiring process? Do you need to check somehow that other people have the skills or knowledge that you expect them to? Well, you’re going to love what you can do using Google Forms.
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How I Transformed The iPad Workflow In My School - Edudemic

How I Transformed The iPad Workflow In My School - Edudemic | Tech Tidbits For Teachers | Scoop.it
There's a lot of questions surrounding the iPad workflow in schools. These questions (and answers) are critical to figuring out the best methods.
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