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Nine Ways to Encourage Faculty Experimentation with New Online Teaching Technologies

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Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better

Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Don't lament the lost days of cutting your fingers on pristine new novels or catching a whiff of that magical, transportive old book smell just yet! A slew of recent studies shows that print books are still popular, even among millennials. What's mor...
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Wasting opportunities at ed tech conferences | Dangerously Irrelevant

Wasting opportunities at ed tech conferences | Dangerously Irrelevant | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Show the cool tools or "cool" learning?

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Turn content into stories, stories into leads

Turn content into stories, stories into leads | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Roojoom is a visually engaging content curation platform, letting you connect pieces of content, add your insights and guide your readers to action.

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N.Y.C. Teachers Didn't Embrace District's Digital Collaboration Tool, Study Finds

N.Y.C. Teachers Didn't Embrace District's Digital Collaboration Tool, Study Finds | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
A district-developed Web 2.0 tool to help teachers share ideas and resources has not been effectively used by New York City teachers, according to an independent evaluation.
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This is similar to the case of putting computers in every classroom or on every teacher's desk and expecting it to work. No need to reinvent the wheel. Just allow the teachers space and time to figure it out. Give them support and help, not something else to log into.

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The Big 7: Create Online Courses Based On These Principles of Learning

The Big 7: Create Online Courses Based On These Principles of Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
There are principles of good learning design and delivery every training and eLearning professional should be aware of.
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Print Textbooks Lead to Higher Reading Comprehension Than Digital: Study - GalleyCat

Print Textbooks Lead to Higher Reading Comprehension Than Digital: Study - GalleyCat | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Print Textbooks Lead to Higher Reading Comprehension Than Digital: Study
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This study seems to suggest it's the distractions available on the device, not the physical reading on that device, that takes away from comprehension. 

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Does Technology Make Less Motivated Students? - ExitTicket Student Response System

Does Technology Make Less Motivated Students? - ExitTicket Student Response System | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Do educational apps and edtech replace the love of learning with an interest in pressing flashy buttons? Does technology make less motivated students?
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The Access Model: A 1:1 Framework For Teaching With iPads & Other Tablets

The Access Model: A 1:1 Framework For Teaching With iPads & Other Tablets | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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why I care about edtech

why I care about edtech | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
I've been in the edtech game for a long time. I started as a programmer in 1994, then moved into instructional design, and now am working with an amazing group of folks to integrate learning techno...
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Tips on technology integration for apprehensive educators

Tips on technology integration for apprehensive educators | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
In my new role this year as a technology coach for the high school in which I work, I have found myself primarily involved in two separate but equally impo
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Today's Lesson

Today's Lesson | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Young educators are replacing professional development sessions and conferences with Twitter, blogs, and Edcamps as their preferred ways to learn and share new ideas, writes William M. Ferriter.
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Cooperative Learning Structures and Deep Learning

Cooperative Learning Structures and Deep Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Studies have found that cooperative learning is related to higher academic achievement, but that doesn’t mean students always like these group structures.
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"Students won’t engage in deep discussions with peers unless they see the value of those exchanges in terms of their own achievement."

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Learning In Burlington: I Think It's Obvious Why College Students Prefer Real Books

Learning In Burlington: I Think It's Obvious Why College Students Prefer Real Books | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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Games like 'Call of Duty' train brains to learn faster - Futurity

Games like 'Call of Duty' train brains to learn faster - Futurity | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Being a better learner means developing the right templates faster. Playing action video games appears to help people do just that.
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How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom

How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
What if teachers used video games as texts? How can educators teach kids to think critically about the underlying messages in commercial games and leverage video games for their ability to engage students and provoke conversation.
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Why (And How) Teachers Are Using Twitter - Edudemic

Why (And How) Teachers Are Using Twitter - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Oh, Twitter. You’re so useful for teachers. You connect educators so that they can share tools, tips and tricks, offer insight, and support one another. You bring your sexy social media-ness into the classroom to keep kids interested in what they’re learning when they think they’re actually (sort of) having fun instead.  That said, there …
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A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop

A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material
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Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests

Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Researchers find that students’ reading comprehension was lower when they read books on electronic devices.
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USC Creates Research-Based Educational Games -- THE Journal

USC Creates Research-Based Educational Games -- THE Journal | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Southern California's Game Innovation Lab and Rossier School of Education have developed research-based educational games for classroom use.
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Using Twitter to reinforce classroom concepts

Using Twitter to reinforce classroom concepts | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
The use of social networking sites in education is now widespread and many teachers use Twitter to remind students of deadlines or to highlight interesting online resources. According to the author...
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4 Powerful Tools For Making Your Own Interactive Content - Edudemic

4 Powerful Tools For Making Your Own Interactive Content - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Infographics are popular. They’re a fun way to present and read data, and many people believe that information that is presented visually is often retained better (at least for some learners). Many teachers today are using infographics, both in their classrooms and for their own professional development. There are so many tools out there to …
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Clive on Learning: Why scenarios are the future of e-learning

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What Story of "Being a Connected Educator" Do You Tell?

What Story of "Being a Connected Educator" Do You Tell? | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
These points have been thrown out ad nauseam in EdTech and edu-blog circles, but I believe remain at the heart of why things like Twitter chats and EdCamps have risen in popularity. Of course,...
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