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Parenting in the age of iEverything

Parenting in the age of iEverything | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Gen X parents who grew up in a low-tech world wonder what the effects of technology on childhood will look like when their children are fully grown.
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I think today's parents can relate to the author's anxiety around balancing technology and traditional  childhood activities.

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Digital Safety Resources


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The iPad as a hammer: Moving from goals to tools | eSchool News | eSchool News

The iPad as a hammer: Moving from goals to tools | eSchool News | eSchool News | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
iPads, like hammers, are tools. While the device might impress, iPads are tools that can be used—well, or not so well—in the classroom.
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We need to see the iPad as not a device with an assortment of educational apps, but a powerful tool for collaboration and creativity.
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Use of Cloud-Based Technologies in the Classroom

Use of Cloud-Based Technologies in the Classroom | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
“Furthermore, some eLearning websites are social media friendly. For example, at ...”
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How Teachers Can Best Use Technology - Blogs - Education Week

How Teachers Can Best Use Technology - Blogs - Education Week | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Education beats across the country have been speckled with nightmarish headlines about education technology failures in schools: big iPad acquisitions gone awry, melted chargers, broken screens, and students accessing social media on their...
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8 Education Tools That Are Going Away - 21st Century Fluency Project

8 Education Tools That Are Going Away - 21st Century Fluency Project | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
“Where adults are struggling with adjusting to the onslaught of technology in their lives, hoping to slowly inch their way into its use, students have no such luxury. Every year ...”
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SAMR success is NOT about Tech

SAMR success is NOT about Tech | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Quick refresh If you aren't aware of the S.A.M.R. model (devised by Ruben R. Puentedura - @rubenrp) then in simple form it explains the common journey teachers go through when introducing technolog...
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Interesting article on introducing the SAMR model

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Putting Activities Through the SAMR Excercise | Langwitches Blog

Putting Activities Through the SAMR Excercise | Langwitches Blog | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
“Goals, Process, Technology, Communication ....”
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Excellent blog with instructions on using the SAMR model.
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Education World: Mobile Devices Empower Special-Needs Students

“The device enjoys a high degree of social acceptability that appeals to students and parents. With the iPad and similar consumer devices, individuals with special needs are using the same technology as their peers.”
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Practical examples of social media in elementary school

Practical examples of social media in elementary school | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
The sites are "social media" and serve the great function of connecting the community & helping to create transparent learning environments. ... These posts are both technical in nature as well as writing focused.
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5 Tech Advances That Could Change Elementary Education ...

5 Tech Advances That Could Change Elementary Education ... | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
... century learners are getting early exposure to the technology that will feature very prominently in their lives. Tags: changes in educationcoding classeseducation technologyelementary educationonline learningsocial media ...
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Emerging Education Technology's Greatest Hits of 2013 – Marking a ...

Emerging Education Technology's Greatest Hits of 2013 – Marking a ... | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
These excellent, inspiring articles garnered a good deal of traffic as many readers shared them via social media and they earned respectful positions in the search engines. ...
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New Software Allows Teachers To Control Smart Boards From iPads - T.H.E. Journal

New Software Allows Teachers To Control Smart Boards From iPads - T.H.E. Journal | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
A new version of Smart's Notebook software will let teachers move about the classroom as they change and manipulate images on whiteboards.
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Evaluating iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog

Evaluating iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
“Using an app for the thrill of the bells and whistles any particular app under the educational umbrella promises, is not a good enough reason for adding it to your app library. ....”
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Integrating the iPad into the Classroom | The Spectronics Blog

Integrating the iPad into the Classroom | The Spectronics Blog | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
“However the collection of freely available resources and valuable time-sensitive advice for special education teachers and those supporting struggling students has grown exponentially on social media channels – supporting building of powerful...”
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A Wonderful Visual on How to Use SAMR Model On Different Classroom Tasks

A Wonderful Visual on How to Use SAMR Model On Different Classroom Tasks | Technology and Education | Scoop.it

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Amazing Features of TED-Ed that Teachers Would Love to Know ...

Amazing Features of TED-Ed that Teachers Would Love to Know ... | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Media Resources in the Classroom - Feb 20, 2014 .... Email or social websites. When teachers share their video lessons with students, they will be to watch the video and engage with the content and questions provided on it by the teachers.
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Another resource for the flipped class.

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iPaddiction: Top Tech Tool For iPad and Chromebooks

iPaddiction: Top Tech Tool For iPad and Chromebooks | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
“I will continue to update the infographic if and only if a more efficient tool finds its way into my educational learning environment. I have created a number of options that join the Top Tech Tool Infographic Family.”
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50 Ideas for iPads in the Classroom

50 Ideas for iPads in the Classroom | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

Via Doug Joubert, Aki Puustinen, Cindy Rudy
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Cindy Rudy's curator insight, May 12, 2013 10:55 AM

graphic via @triadmomsonmain

Nadine Gregory Trinchero's curator insight, May 23, 2013 5:43 PM

Great!

Jane Ryan's curator insight, March 20, 2014 9:15 PM

So many great ideas! Check out number 39!

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Which Social Networks Should You Care About in 2014? - Digital Europe

Which Social Networks Should You Care About in 2014? - Digital Europe | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
It’s hard to believe that Facebook will be ten years old this February and yet social media still seems new to many of us.

Via David Blundell
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DCDSB now has a social media policy.  Many social media sites have educational applications, but should always be used with caution.

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Ana Melo's curator insight, March 12, 2014 5:41 AM

Great info graphic portrait of digital Europe.

sobrie01's curator insight, April 9, 2014 2:35 PM

How can we better leverage these options in learning? How do we leverage these to show best practices, quick bites of information for a particular group or use it in the classroom for application learning through video and discussion of that video. Interesting. Anyone doing it?

YOBSN Money's curator insight, April 30, 2014 1:14 PM

This should be very interesting great looking infographic agree?

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The 5 Best Free Cartoon Making Tools for Teachers

The 5 Best Free Cartoon Making Tools for Teachers | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Cartoons are likely a form of entertainment that your students are very familiar with. As a matter of fact, every student in your class probably enjoys cartoons in some form.

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Frances's curator insight, January 16, 2014 7:57 AM

E tools

Jane Ryan's curator insight, March 20, 2014 9:16 PM

This is fun for writing!

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Kleinspiration: 50+ Free Interactive Games for Elementary

Kleinspiration: 50+ Free Interactive Games for Elementary | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
ABCya: The Leader in Education Computer Games for Kids! ~ over 50 games for ... They will either come up to the SMART Board or I will pass around the wireless mouse. Celebrate ...
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Kleinspiration: 7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom ...

Kleinspiration: 7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom ... | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
What I love most is that I don't have to change the way I teach, alter my curriculum, or jump through hoops to use the technology. I simply ask .... Student: (you) from your iPad, enter that group name and a student's user/pass.
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FREE!~ 7 Cool Google Apps for the Classroom ! | Laura A. Diaz ...

FREE!~ 7 Cool Google Apps for the Classroom ! | Laura A. Diaz ... | Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Gynzy includes many interactive K-8 activities for you smart board in the areas of mathematics, language arts, science, social studies and much more. Teacher suggestions: Did you know that Gynzy's most popular activities ...
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