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See our commercial encouraging us to listen more | Values.com | Values.com

See our commercial encouraging us to listen more | Values.com | Values.com | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
Watch our commercial featuring the value of Listen that reminds us to slow down and listen to each other

Via Susan Griffith
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Glad to find this video. It explains that we can make a choice.

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Susan Griffith's curator insight, February 19, 2014 11:58 AM

This is exactly what Sherry Turkle describes happening in her TED talk on technology (Alone Together).  So often we are preoccupied by other things, including technology, that we lose our face-to-face communication with the ones we love.

Mrs. Monsour's comment, March 1, 2014 12:53 PM
Sad that this dialogue has to be explored; we should value and cherish our time together - and not have to be told to do it.
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Dell's new research division wants Computers to Detect your Mood

Dell's new research division wants Computers to Detect your Mood | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
Dell Research, a new division of the recently privatized Dell, is conducting early experiments with brain and body sensors to detect a person's mood for use in computers involved with education and communications.

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Ha, Ha, for technology, we are their prisoners.

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paul babicki's curator insight, March 30, 2014 8:38 AM

http://netiquetteiq.blogspot.com

LaTisha Hockensmith's curator insight, March 31, 2014 2:16 PM

No! Absolutely, no!

Nichol Murray's comment, April 4, 2014 7:05 PM
Oh my! I am wondering if this is what they are referring to in 'Web 3.0'.
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44 Classroom Tools You Can Use Right Now

44 Classroom Tools You Can Use Right Now | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
eClassroom News

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If digital visual literacy skills work better for struggling readers, teachers should try it.

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Doug Joubert's curator insight, February 14, 2014 7:11 AM

From the TCEA convention.

Mariha Greenland Shields's curator insight, February 14, 2014 11:16 AM

Articles with lists that you can implement right away are ideal!

LaTisha Hockensmith's curator insight, March 13, 2014 9:31 PM

Love this!

 

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Top Five Apps for Parents with Special Needs Kids

Top Five Apps for Parents with Special Needs Kids | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
For children who have learning differences, their journey of discovering effective learning methods might be longer than others. Children with dyslexia, global coordination disorder, hypotonia, ADHD, autism, and many other conditions require other ways of learning communication, social, organizational, reading, math and even motor skills. Luckily, nowadays, a lot of useful and engaging tools to…

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I am glad to know these apps for parents of children with learning disabilities. I also share differentiated instruction skills with parents of at-risk students and work with them. Thus, we together can prevent their children from being labeled as learning disabled.

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LaTisha Hockensmith's curator insight, March 13, 2014 9:34 PM

Quite interesting and should be shared with other special educators ... and regular educators alike.

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Accent 800-D - Communication Devices - AAC and Speech Devices from PRC

Accent 800-D - Communication Devices - AAC and Speech Devices from PRC | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
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I am thinking of using augmentative or alternative communication devices to help English language learners.

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Early Intervention Technical Assistance

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Ideas about using technology for students with special needs.

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Kids Together Inc. (TM) disability, inclusion, rights, information & resources

Kids Together Inc. (TM) disability, inclusion, rights, information & resources | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
Kids Together provides information and resources on inclusion, children and adults with disabilities. global issues with some specifics for Pennsylvania. Inclusion in the classroom, special education inclusion.
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Working with parents of students with disabilities.

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E-Teacher Professional Development Workshop - YouTube

The E-Teacher Professional Development Workshop hosted at UMBC is a part of the E-Teacher Scholarship Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.
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We are not alone because we meet online.

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ABCmouse.com

ABCmouse.com | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
Give your child a head start with ABCmouse.com’s full online preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten curriculum--games, books, songs, and more!
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For stay-at-home mothers work with their children.

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TEDxNYED - Alan November - 03/05/2011 - YouTube

Alan November is recognized internationally as a leader in education technology. He began his career as an oceanography teacher and dorm counselor at an isla...
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Although online publishing is authentic learning, the priority for students is finishing their homework. They can do both.

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Starfall ABCs

Starfall ABCs | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
Get Starfall ABCs on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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More apps for using Starfall instruction.

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8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
Thanks to technology, our brains are being rewired -- for better or worse.

Via Ruay-Shiung Chang, LaTisha Hockensmith
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We can buy technology devices as many as we can, but we only have a brain. Make sure we can take good care of our brain.

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LaTisha Hockensmith's curator insight, March 16, 2014 6:18 PM

For better or worse ... Thoughts?

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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
In the most ideal class settings, mobile devices disappear into the background, like markers and whiteboards, pencil and paper – not because they’re not being used, but because they’re simply tools.
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I agree with you that cell phones become a non-issue in the classroom.

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23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow

23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow: ipad, classroom, visual, project-based learning, pbl, 21st century learning

Via Mike Raso, John Purificati, Mariha Greenland Shields
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Due to individual differences, a good teacher find a better or an alternative way to teach. Now, here are additional 23 ways.

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LaTisha Hockensmith's curator insight, March 13, 2014 9:33 PM

I've been read a great deal about the use of iPads in classes. Missy would love this!

 

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The Gestalt Principles

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What happen when we use technology to present the Gestalt Principles of Perception in similar, continuation, closure, proximity, and figure and ground? Anybody????

Through these principles, we might help students with learning disabilities make progress.

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Google Glass

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Welcome to a world through Glass.
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A pair of Google Glass is expensive. Mr. Alex Etling is a very lucky guy to experience this high tech.

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The Three Principles | National Center On Universal Design for Learning

The Three Principles | National Center On Universal Design for Learning | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) vs. technology.

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TumbleBooks - eBooks for eKids!

TumbleBooks - eBooks for eKids! | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
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The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, a lovely website for all children enjoys reading.

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Intellicast - Local and National Weather Forecast, Radar, Maps and Severe Report

Intellicast - Local and National Weather Forecast, Radar, Maps and Severe Report | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
The Authority in Expert Weather. Local, National and Global weather conditions and forecast, radar, satellite, interactive weather maps, severe weather alerts and weather reports for your professional and personal life. Get free, 24X7 weather brought to you by WSI - 'the disruptive weather company' - and the source of weather for the FAA, hundreds of TV stations, and the nation's top airlines.
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Showing the development of a tornado to young students will raise their awareness of weather.

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PA Keys

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Hello, caregivers and preschool teachers. Please report your professional development hours (Department of Public Welfare hours) to this website.

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PS_technology_WEB2.pdf

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It is a guideline for early childhood teachers to embed technology in curriculum and instruction.

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a music type application for ipad--"Mini Zither" - YouTube

Description: How to use: 1, It can be used alone as a Zither instrument; 2, Click on the song list, select a song, click on the rompted icon to play music ;
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What a wonderful idea for using touch screen on an iPad. I used a paper keyboard to practice my piano lessons when I was a little girl.

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Starfall's Learn to Read with phonics

Starfall's Learn to Read with phonics | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
A free website to teach children to read with phonics.
For preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Exciting phonics games and online interactive books.
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The whole language approach is good, but do not forget that children also need to know basic phonics.

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