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One Professor Banned Students From Emailing Her. The Results Were Great.

One Professor Banned Students From Emailing Her. The Results Were Great. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed. A Salem College faculty member last semester took an uncompromising approach to curbing syllabus and inbox bloat: Why not ban most student emails?
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Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes

Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Programming a computer is simply telling it what to do, and tools like Scratch convert this language into images to familiarize elementary students with coding.
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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 26, 11:21 PM

This is a collection of Scratch projects with differing ranges of complexity. It might be useful for teaching programming and setting up skills that can be used down the track. Scratch is graphic-based and is fairly easy to learn, with so many options to choose from. 

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English Birth of a Language (BBC Documentary) - (Ep. 1) - YouTube

English Birth of a Language (BBC Documentary) - (Ep. 1) The Adventure of English The Adventure of English is a British television series (ITV) on the history...
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Robin Yu's curator insight, August 24, 6:07 PM

Melvyn Bragg's book on English is great. Try this for easy access.

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How presentations should be delivered. | Swivl

How presentations should be delivered. | Swivl | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
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developing-21st-century-critical-thinkers-infographic-mentoring-minds.jpg (776x1200 pixels)

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Ralph Springett's curator insight, August 24, 5:55 AM

Looks good - hard to do in reality.

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40 Maps That Explain The Internet

40 Maps That Explain The Internet | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it

The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.


Via Lauren Moss
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Edgar Mata's curator insight, August 21, 11:50 PM

Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet

Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, August 22, 1:00 PM
Here's why the Internet works, "... because open standards allow every network to connect to every other network.  (So far...)   This is what makes it possible for anyone to create content, offer services, and sell products without requiring permission from a central authority.

It levels the playing field for everyone and it’s the reason why we have a rich diversity of applications and services that many of us enjoy today.

Source:  Internetsociety.org    ~  D 

Well Connected Mom's curator insight, August 22, 8:04 PM

Curious how the Internet started?  These maps of servers show the progression.

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Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading

Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs shares her enthusiasm for reading with five tried-and-true suggestions for developing a lifelong book habit in young readers who may or may not have discovered the magic of the printed page.
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Parent Partnership in Education: Resource Roundup

Parent Partnership in Education: Resource Roundup | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Experts agree that parent involvement in education is a big predictor of student success. So where can parents begin? We've compiled a list of articles, videos, and other resources to help you engage productively with your kids' teachers and school.
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Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers

Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
'Don’t tell us that you know more about good instruction than we do." And six other things.
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Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more.

Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.
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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
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Animaker - Make Animated Videos

Animaker - Make Animated Videos | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Animaker.com is a cloud-based do-it-yourself (#DIY) video making app that is bringing studio quality professional animation tools within reach of everyone.

Via Baiba Svenca
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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 25, 11:41 PM

Here is a new tool for making animations direct from the browser - no apps, no downloads, no cost. I have had a play and it looks pretty good!

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9 herramientas para trabajar con pdf

9 herramientas para trabajar con pdf | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Una vez hemos acabado nuestros documentos, lo más probable es que queramos, almacenarlos, conservarlos, COMPARTIRLOS, imprimirlos, etc. 


Si hay un formato que se ha impuesto a la hora de hacer todas estas cosas es el “pdf”, más aún sabiendo que reduce significativamente el tamaño de nuestros archivos.


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Javier Arana's curator insight, July 24, 12:11 PM

Muy buen recurso y a la mano. Para manejar pdfs

Nacho Vega's curator insight, August 13, 12:17 PM

Desde combinar documentos, extraer páginas, agregar notas, personalizar fuentes, etc., hasta convertirlos a formatos más trabajables.

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Student Engagement: Resource Roundup

Student Engagement: Resource Roundup | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Keeping students captivated and ready to learn throughout the year is no small task. Here's a list of articles, videos, links, and other resources that offer strategies and advice for keeping them engaged in learning.
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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Blogger Rebecca Alber shares scaffolding strategies to use in your lessons. (Updated 01/2014)
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The Story of English

The Story of English | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
The Story of English is the title of an Emmy Award winning nine-part television series, and a companion book, both produced in 1986, detailing the...
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Resources and Downloads for SEL Classroom Management

Resources and Downloads for SEL Classroom Management | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Educators from Mount Desert Elementary School in Northeast Harbor, Maine, have shared a some social and emotional learning tools, and we've gathered some of our favorite resources as well.
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Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents

Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Blogger Matt Davis has collected some helpful resources parents can use to help their kids start learning about computer programming.
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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley explains how academic language differs from social language and offers eight specific strategies for teaching the vocabulary that students require to succeed in the Common Core and on the SAT.
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Developing Google Classroom: How One District’s Students and Teachers Helped Shape a Global Learning Tool -- THE Journal

Developing Google Classroom: How One District’s Students and Teachers Helped Shape a Global Learning Tool -- THE Journal | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
In this webcast, you’ll hear directly from John Krouskoff, the Manager of Learning Technologies at the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center. John was the Technology Director for Clarkstown Central School District for eight years.
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1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price - Edudemic

1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price - Edudemic | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Sure, there are plenty of apps you can use in education. There are even apps created specifically for use in education. Apple has a whole category dedicated to education in the App store.
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eduCanon: interactive video. unleashed.

eduCanon: interactive video. unleashed. | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Flipped and Blended Interactive Video Learning Platform
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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
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Digital Tools for Assigning and Assessing Digital Work - LiveBinder

Digital Tools for Assigning and Assessing Digital Work
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The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain

The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Studies show that note-taking with pen or pencil is critical to processing and representing information, something that students lose when tapping on a keyboard.
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