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Leadership is Repeating Things in New Ways | Strategic Monk.com

Leadership is Repeating Things in New Ways | Strategic Monk.com | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
I lose the sense that I am exploring and learning, and practicing becomes just another thing that I am responsible to do. As I lead, and work with leaders, I seek ways to see in new ways. Each day, each action is a new ...
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Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning and Traditional and Post Modern Classroom.
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Puzzle game inspires an artist to rethink the concept of animal portraits

Puzzle game inspires an artist to rethink the concept of animal portraits | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
If you played Tangram as a child, constructing objects from various shapes may bring back a familiar creative urge.
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Excellent Templates to Use with Newsletters, PowerPoint, and Word Documents

Excellent Templates to Use with Newsletters, PowerPoint, and Word Documents | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
March 3, 2015
A few weeks ago, we shared with you two video tutorials to help you set up your classroom newsletter  and today we are introducing you to this excellent resource of templates to...
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This adds to your Newsletter tool kit and other materials you create.

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A Wonderful Google Drive Tool to Insert Different Accents in Your Docs

A Wonderful Google Drive Tool to Insert Different Accents in Your Docs | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
March 3, 2015
Easy Accents is definitely a must have Google Docs add-on for students, teachers, educators and anyone else who write using different language formats. Easy  Accents enables you to...
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Check this out if you haven't already.

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AITSL Teacher Toolkit - Professional Learning

The Essential Guide to Professional Learning: CollaborationView ResourceDescription

The Australian Charter for the Professional Learning of Teachers and School Leaders (the PL Charter) describes the characteristics of a high quality professional learning culture and of effective professional learning.

 

The Essential Guide for Professional Learning series unpacks the research behind key themes of the PL Charter. School leaders and teachers can use this series to reflect on and inform professional learning in their school. 

 

The Collaboration issue of the Essential Guide series expands on effective collaboration for professional learning.

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This is a serious and interesting site for educators. You can also find ways to share your own research and professional education articles here through some of the connections.. 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 2, 1:28 AM

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Rise+of+the+Professional+Educator


Teresita Moreno's curator insight, March 2, 11:42 AM

Interesting

Tim Hopper's curator insight, March 2, 3:17 PM

Very interesting presentation of useful resources on professional learning.

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Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.
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Does This Lesson Make Me Look Fat? | The Big Tent

Does This Lesson Make Me Look Fat? | The Big Tent | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
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Great idea video often! Just do it!

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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Greta way to improMoovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.


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Great way to improve your content!

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Evelina Alor's curator insight, March 2, 3:50 AM

Moovly es una herramienta online que te permite crear videos, tutoriales, explicaciones, presentaciones, infografías, vídeos, anuncios gráficos animados o tarjetas electrónicas ...

doro saxionbieb's curator insight, March 2, 3:51 AM

mooie tool voor het maken van geanimeerde presentaties

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, March 2, 5:57 AM

Wonderful online tool.

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Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning

Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Check out some resources meant to help education leaders find ways transform the vision and goals of schools to move towards applied, connected and real-world learning opportunities for students.

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Jim Goldsmith's curator insight, February 26, 1:09 PM

A primer on the "Deeper Learning Network."  None of this is new but it is integrated as a practical solution. 

Sue Alexander's curator insight, February 27, 9:08 AM

Our school is working hard on these goals...a great resource to help spread the word.

Tasia Thompson's curator insight, February 27, 10:31 AM

This really speaks to the focus of the East Zone AP's on how can we enrich  our school's culture and climate in particular areas as related to improved student growth and learning.  

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29 of the most beautiful typefaces from January 2015

29 of the most beautiful typefaces from January 2015 | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease. 2015 started off with yet another set of gorgeous typefaces for all your design needs. Let’s check them out below.
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7 Great Google Forms Tools for Teachers

7 Great Google Forms Tools for Teachers | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 25, 2015
Since its release a few months ago, add-ons store for Google Forms has several interesting tools added to it. We have gone through these apps and selected the most popular ones...
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Two New Google Drive Updates You Should Know About

Two New  Google Drive Updates You Should Know About | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 24, 2015
Here is a very interesting set of updates added today to Google Docs. These updates are especially helpful for student researchers and teachers who prefer to use Google Docs to...
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The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class

The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 25, 2015
Formative assessment, as we have agreed elsewhere, is assessment for learning which is completely different from summative assessment, which is assessment of learning. The insights...
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Visual literacy- should it be “the thing” ??? | Alice in Technology Wonderland

Visual literacy- should it be “the thing” ??? | Alice in Technology Wonderland | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Visual literacy- should it be “the thing” ??? http://t.co/EEI4oBCDrA
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'I'm going home': Internet, computer crashes trip up PARCC tests

'I'm going home': Internet, computer crashes trip up PARCC tests | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Across the country, teachers and students have been forced to disrupt regular academic classroom time to prepare and review for the Common Core-aligned PARCC tests. Many school districts were force...
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Yep! This cuts into about as much as 2 months of class time in many schools if they are on a two semester block schedule.

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To Reach a Larger Audience, You Have to Think Smaller

To Reach a Larger Audience, You Have to Think Smaller | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Okay, so this was pretty much incredible. (Picture from Catherine D)
This is the second in the Paradox of Creativity series.
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OK think about this...Think smaller....

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7 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Become Better Googlers

7 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Become Better Googlers | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
March 2, 2015
Here is what we have been working on over the last weekend. This is a list of some excellent Chrome tools to enhance your 'Googling' experience. From extensions allowing you to conduct...
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A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom

A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Kids who constantly use phones and computers tend to be more nervous in face-to-face conversations. What can teachers do to help?
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Create Your Personal Brand Website

Create Your Personal Brand Website | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Build a fully customizable Personal Website in seconds - for free.

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Here is an option for a personal brand Website. Take a look!

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Jose Pietri's curator insight, February 17, 8:12 AM

Could be useful for mentors (LEC or other EC projects in 2015) as a review point (has LinkedIn, uses social media leverage points + any content of interest). 

Alvaro Escobar's curator insight, February 23, 9:57 AM

Must know how to put together a bunch of technologies and make them work for the development of Web Systems.

Javier Arana's curator insight, March 2, 12:04 AM

Una manera rápida de usar nuestros datos de Linkedin para un personal branding. Lo probé y me pareció su forma de presentar los contenidos. Pruebelo. 

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7 Real Ways Blogging Can Make You A Better Teacher And Learner

7 Real Ways Blogging Can Make You A Better Teacher And Learner | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
So, as educators, what could a blog do for you? Here are seven reasons why you should consider starting a your own, school or class blog.

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Microsoft’s OneNote Staff Notebook for Education app enables school staff collaboration

Microsoft’s OneNote Staff Notebook for Education app enables school staff collaboration | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft has launched a free tool to help teachers and school staff to collaborate more effectively on curriculum development, administrative duties and internal policies.
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Google Classroom Released Two wonderful Updates Today

February 25, 2015
Google released today  some very good  new features to Google Classroom. Teachers now are able to customize the look and feel of their classes by uploading their own...
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A Very Good Tool to Create Charts from Spreadsheets and Insert Them into Google docs

A Very Good Tool to Create  Charts from Spreadsheets and Insert Them into Google docs | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 25, 2015
The Charts Builder is a Google Docs add-on that we have discovered while we were curating google Forms Tools for Teachers. Charts Builder allows you to build a chart from the data...
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3 Excellent Tools to Quickly Poll Your Students

3 Excellent Tools to Quickly Poll Your Students | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
February 25, 2015
The web is teeming with interesting tools that teachers can use to gather informal feedback from students. We have already reviewed several of the best options available out there...
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Google launches YouTube Kids on Android and iOS

Google launches YouTube Kids on Android and iOS | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
It’s been rumored for a while, but now it’s official: Google has launched YouTube Kids. The company says it’s been working with parents over the past year to create a more family-friendly version of YouTube .
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