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12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now — Emerging Education Technologies

12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now — Emerging Education Technologies | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes the irresistible urge
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Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
I've been teaching using a project-based learning pedagogy since mid-2010 when I was introduced to PBL by my friend, Dean Groom. Since then I have had some wonderful learning experiences with PBL a...

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Chris Carter's curator insight, May 27, 2014 10:27 PM

A teacher's personal, reflective journey through PBL. Worth the read.

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"students are reading less and the quality of what they are reading is suffering"

"students are reading less and the quality of what they are reading is suffering" | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
We have all heard about the slow cooking movement. There is also a growing slow reading movement. Maybe slow reading is growing slowly because fast everything seems to be growing faster than kudzu everywhere.

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VoiceThread: Tech Tips from UW-Stout

VoiceThread: Tech Tips from UW-Stout | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Creating Collaborative Learning Experiences with VoiceThread
Discover the multiple uses of VoiceThread in flipped and traditional classrooms, and explore how this versatile tool can increase motivation and assess learning.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 19, 2014 1:34 PM

Help your students speak from the heart.


Here's a fresh list of VoiceThread resources compiled by Karen Franker, editor of The Tech Tips Newsletter from UW-Stout.

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10 Great TED Talks for Parents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great TED Talks for Parents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

These TED talks speak to the complexities of parenthood, offering unusual insights and hard-won advice.


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VoiceThread: Tech Tips from UW-Stout

VoiceThread: Tech Tips from UW-Stout | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Creating Collaborative Learning Experiences with VoiceThread
Discover the multiple uses of VoiceThread in flipped and traditional classrooms, and explore how this versatile tool can increase motivation and assess learning.


Via Dennis T OConnor
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 19, 2014 1:34 PM

Help your students speak from the heart.


Here's a fresh list of VoiceThread resources compiled by Karen Franker, editor of The Tech Tips Newsletter from UW-Stout.

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How to Impart STEM Education to Your Children

How to Impart STEM Education to Your Children | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
When it comes to technological innovation, the United States remains number one.
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Infographic: The Rapid Growth of Google Apps For Education

Infographic: The Rapid Growth of Google Apps For Education | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
An infographic showing the growth of Google Apps for education. The growth of Google Apps in schools really has been staggering!
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5 Tech Trends that Could Supercharge Education in 2016

5 Tech Trends that Could Supercharge Education in 2016 | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
The technologies of tomorrow are already making headway into education, and others are poised for mass distribution in 2016.
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How to Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling

How to Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling involves combining digital media (images, voice narration, music, text, or motion) to tell a story.

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Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds

Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Are your lectures droning on? Change it up every 10 minutes with more active teaching techniques and more students will succeed, researchers say. A new study finds that undergraduate students in classes with traditional stand-and-deliver lectures are 1.5 times more likely to fail than students in classes that use more stimulating, so-called active learning methods.


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Tony Parkin's curator insight, May 16, 2014 3:13 AM

It would be interesting to know if this has changed over time?

Monica Mirza's curator insight, May 16, 2014 12:04 PM

Quite logical...

 

Lisa Carey's curator insight, May 30, 2014 9:50 AM

Who has the most "air-time" in a classroom?  The teacher or the students?  We learn by doing. 

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10 Great TED Talks for Parents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great TED Talks for Parents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

These TED talks speak to the complexities of parenthood, offering unusual insights and hard-won advice.


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Betty Skeet's curator insight, May 14, 2014 8:13 AM

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Two Issues Derailing The Common Core

Two Issues Derailing The Common Core | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

"The Common Core standards are good. We need time to implement them, and we need to implement them without threatening school districts or teachers. Our children are smart; let's give them the chance to show us."


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Mel Riddile's curator insight, April 18, 2014 10:29 AM
  1. Tying teacher evaluations to test scores
  2. Dual or over-testing
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Web Literacy Education for Educators

Web Literacy Education for Educators | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Impart vital information literacy skills to your students.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, April 19, 2014 2:55 AM

Resources for Educators and Students on Digital Literacies. 

Martyn Cooper's curator insight, April 21, 2014 3:27 AM

Educators need web literacy:

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, April 21, 2014 3:42 AM

thanks!!!

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Twitter / YoureBeingLied2: Education http://t.co/nfNncoiy08

Twitter / YoureBeingLied2: Education http://t.co/nfNncoiy08 | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
RT @YoureBeingLied2: Education http://t.co/nfNncoiy08
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Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 08/02/2013

Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 08/02/2013 | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 08/02/2013. Posted by Vicki Davis. Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Flipboard Magazines Can Now Be Enjoyed on the Web | Inside Flipboard.
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