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20 Essential Technology Terms for Teachers

20 Essential Technology Terms for Teachers | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Let's lay out some of the more confusing technology terms that educators will encounter on a regular basis and see just what is behind each one.

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21st Century Terms for Teachers to Align with Common Core Standards and Technology

 

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LundTechIntegration's curator insight, March 14, 2013 5:57 PM

Going to use this with my staff!! 

Alonzo Edmundo's comment, March 14, 2013 8:39 PM
Thanks Kathleen
John Purificati's curator insight, March 22, 2013 6:11 AM

Thanks for this. some of my colleagues at work will appreciate this.

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Three Ideas for Using Plickers In the Classroom (yes Plickers)

Three Ideas for Using Plickers In the Classroom (yes Plickers) | TECH 21 | Scoop.it

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Eight Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Eight Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.
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iPads in Schools - How to use Explain Everything App part 1.mov

Paul Hamilton presents iPad tutorials for teachers and parents in school. Relevant for educators who are using ipads in education. This tutorial looks at usi...
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APPS 4 SCHOOLS

APPS 4 SCHOOLS | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Although it's important we up-skill the teachers (Teacher Apps also listed below), it's what the students are doing that's important. Keeping it simple and general is still the key. Don't get depen...

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readmusync's curator insight, August 17, 2013 3:54 PM

La vuelta al cole! / Go to the school!

Teresa Wandek's curator insight, August 17, 2013 8:44 PM

We do still need to remember that to get it right with the student you need to get it right with the teacher. As John said "keeping it simple and general is still the key"

Jan Eade's curator insight, August 21, 2013 12:17 AM

Some interesting apps here which are worth looking at, but I am not sure why some of them are classified as teacher apps. 

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Coloring Squared - Pixel Art and Math

Coloring Squared - Pixel Art and Math | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Free Coloring Pages, Coloring Books, Color sheets
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Coloring Squared is a new series of coloring pages that seek to practice math concepts while having fun with cool pixel art puzzles.

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Five Reasons I Love Using QR Codes in My Classroom

Five Reasons I Love Using QR Codes in My Classroom | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
There are so many tools that educators can use to get students interested and engaged in their work. Like most teachers today, I integrate technology into my instruction everyday. I'm lucky to work i
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Hopscotch iPad app looks to teach building blocks of coding to girls - GigaOM

Hopscotch iPad app looks to teach building blocks of coding to girls - GigaOM | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
All Things Digital Hopscotch iPad app looks to teach building blocks of coding to girls GigaOM Hopscotch is in good company when it comes to teaching programming on Apple's tablet: Codea, which is an iPad programming app that uses the Lua...

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iPad as the Teacher's Pet

iPad as the Teacher's Pet | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Hey, teacher! Got an iPad? Then you've got a toolbox that you can fill to help you be an even better teacher! Spend some time with this infographic to discover how your iPad can be your handy assistant.

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The New Design of Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The New Design of Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
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The New Instruction Design for Our Digital Natives

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5 Free Apps for Classrooms with a Single iPad

5 Free Apps for Classrooms with a Single iPad | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic You don’t have to be in a 1:1 classroom to infuse technology into your instruction. If you have one iPad in your classroom, turn it into a technology station during literacy or ...
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The best tweets of the week for education | eSchool News

Here are the education-related tweets that we found most enlightening, helpful, or interesting this week.
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CNN Money names Geckskin a top science breakthrough for 2012 | In the Loop | UMass Amherst

CNN Money names Geckskin a top science breakthrough for 2012 | In the Loop | UMass Amherst | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Geckskin a top science breakthrough for 2012 | In the Loop | UMass Amherst http://t.co/jvBrTG7uNE #smarter_science #STEM
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Our 3 Favorite Free Online Image Editors For Education

Our 3 Favorite Free Online Image Editors For Education | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
"Learning how to use image editing software can be difficult and time consuming. And, teaching students how to use it can be even more challenging. Luckily, there are several free, online alternativ..."
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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 20, 2014 1:48 PM

it's often hard to teach kids photo editing skills when the software is expensive.  These are good solution sosolution so

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, July 21, 2014 7:40 PM

Some great image editor resources. 

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 23, 2014 7:49 AM

To help you and your students create your own amazing images, Edublogger has compiled a list of  3  online photo editors. In order to be on the list, each of these tools must meet these three requirements:

  1. It is free to use.
  2. It requires no registration.
  3. It provides educators and students with an intuitive, easy-to-learn photo editing tool.

And the tools are:

* Picadilo

* Pixlr

* Fotor


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30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
The concept of teaching creativity has been around for quite some time. Below are 30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom:
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Awesome Article to Get Back To School!

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10 Fascinating Facts about How Teens Use Technology in 2013 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Fascinating Facts about How Teens Use Technology in 2013 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
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Are You Ready for Common Core? Teachers Weigh in

Are You Ready for Common Core? Teachers Weigh in | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Some educators are looking forward to incorporating the new standards, encouraged by what they consider to be a higher level of rigor, but others believe big questions must be addressed before the standards are adopted.
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The Digital Lives of Teens: The Internet Never Takes a Rest

The Digital Lives of Teens: The Internet Never Takes a Rest | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
In the introduction to her new book, Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy, author Emily Bazelon shares the story of when her frien
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RSS Readers For The iPad: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide

RSS Readers For The iPad: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Get The Latest Scoop With RSS On Your iPad

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Hopscotch iPad app looks to teach building blocks of coding to girls - GigaOM

Hopscotch iPad app looks to teach building blocks of coding to girls - GigaOM | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
All Things Digital Hopscotch iPad app looks to teach building blocks of coding to girls GigaOM Hopscotch is in good company when it comes to teaching programming on Apple's tablet: Codea, which is an iPad programming app that uses the Lua...

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14 recommendations for taming the ‘wild, wild West’ of ed tech | eSchool News

14 recommendations for taming the ‘wild, wild West’ of ed tech | eSchool News | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
A disruptive factor exists today in educational technology, according to a new report, because while virtual schools, personal digital devices, and open-source materials are transforming education, these forces are still fragmented and rapidly...
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Top 10 Videos on 21st Century Learning

Top 10 Videos on 21st Century Learning | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
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Excellent Video for 21st Century Learning and Innovation

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What’s the Password?

What’s the Password? | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
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While most people know that passwords should contain a unique, complex sequence of letters (both upper and lower case), numbers and symbols, many end up defaulting to the same familiar words for every website.

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Internet Access for All: A New Program Targets Low-Income Students | MindShift

Internet Access for All: A New Program Targets Low-Income Students | MindShift | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
Getty Technology has often been called a democratizer in education, allowing students from all backgrounds to access the same resources and tools. Others
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Great iPad Apps and Activities for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great iPad Apps and Activities for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TECH 21 | Scoop.it
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