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Code Literacy: A 21st-Century Requirement

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Media theorist, author and code evangelist Douglas Rushkoff makes a convincing argument for why today's and tomorrow's students must add computer programming to their toolkit.

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The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads

The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
"Put your wands away!" Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter stories would tell the students at the beginning of each class. After a few classes when Professor Umbridge would make the announcement

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High school principal Ben Johnson reflects on what he could have done differently to train teachers when each student at his school received an iPad. 

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Dayberth Vz Mendoza's comment, August 2, 2013 5:29 PM
are Inglés
Sandrine Pac-Kenny's comment, August 4, 2013 7:34 AM
great thinking about iPads in the classroom.
lbligen's curator insight, August 4, 2013 8:14 AM

Good pros and cons are made, youn have to know your classroom dynamics.

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Computers and Fabrication: Revolutionizing the Art World

Computers and Fabrication: Revolutionizing the Art World | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
It may come as a surprise that one of the four teaching certifications I hold is K-12 Art Education. It is a certification that I am excited to finally use in my new position in the fall. Throughout
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How to Build Support for Education Technology

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Acknowledging that success -- for individual students, communities and the nation as a whole -- in the 21st century is being driven by new technologies, President Obama recently announced ConnectEd.
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Connecting Teachers and Students to the Best Digital Tools

Connecting Teachers and Students to the Best Digital Tools | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
The recent news about ConnectEd, a federal initiative to get Internet connectivity and the technology to use it into America's classrooms, is full of promise for today's students. But overcoming barr
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A Principal's Perspective: Getting The Most Out of Classroom iPads

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High school principal Ben Johnson shares the joys and challenges of distributing iPads to 700 high school students.

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Teach At-Risk Students in Leadership and Language Arts with. . . World of Warcraft?

Teach At-Risk Students in Leadership and Language Arts with. . . World of Warcraft? | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Edutopia blogger Todd Finley speaks with IT coordinator Lucas Gillispie about his pioneering work with incorporating MMORPGs into the public school curriculum.

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A Principal's Perspective: Preparing to Distribute Student iPads?

A Principal's Perspective: Preparing to Distribute Student iPads? | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Rolling out iPads to an entire student body isn't easy. Principal Ben Johnson shares strategies for doing so and offers up answers to some important questions.

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Blended Learning: Strategies for Engagement

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Blended learning is a big buzz these days, but it doesn't do a whole lot of good if students aren't engaged. Blogger Andrew Miller offers some strategies to keep them hooked.

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Before We Flip Classrooms, Let's Rethink What We're Flipping To

Before We Flip Classrooms, Let's Rethink What We're Flipping To | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Edu-tech innovator Idit Harel Caperton urges us to look at the educational landscape that our growing enthusiasm for the flipped classroom model is actually creating - and how we can make the most of it.

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Dispelling the Myths About 1:1 Environments

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Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek confronts five myths about 1:1 learning environments and dispels them with experiential evidence.

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New Guide! Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know

New Guide! Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

This guide can help you better understand how mobile gadgets -- cell phones, tablets, and smartphones -- can engage students and change their learning environment.

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QuadBlogging Connects Student Writers with Global Audiences

QuadBlogging Connects Student Writers with Global Audiences | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Blogger Suzie Boss describes Quadblogging -- when four teachers agree to create a shared forum for their students' to comment on each other's blogs.

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Back-to-School Technology Checklist

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Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz runs through a back-to-school checklist to make sure that your classroom is technology ready.

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Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Albert Einstein

We do not need to teac
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Programming & Simulation: Real Technical Skills for Today's Student

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Technology is here to stay. There are two main ways of interfacing with technology: passively as a user and actively as a developer. Today's technical problems are very complicated -- they cannot all
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Great classroom application of coding from Manan Shah.

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Social Media Savvy? Four Tips to Help You Get Started

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"By bringing together people who share interests, no matter their location or time zone, social media has the potential to transform the workplace into an environment where learning is as natural as
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Teach with Your iPhone: Apps to Use in the Classroom

Teach with Your iPhone: Apps to Use in the Classroom | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
You don't need a class set of netbooks or iPads to integrate technology into your daily instruction. There are some fantastic, free iPhone apps that are perfect for teachers who are looking to change
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Code Literacy: A 21st-Century Requirement

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Media theorist, author and code evangelist Douglas Rushkoff makes a convincing argument for why today's and tomorrow's students must add computer programming to their toolkit.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Color Theory

Five-Minute Film Festival: Color Theory | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Whether you're looking through the lens of science, art, or philosophy, lessons around color can be engaging and fun. VideoAmy has gathered a playlist of videos about color to get your creative juices flowing.

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Blended Learning: Behind the Scenes

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Logistics play a role in blended learning running smoothly. Heather Wolpert-Gawron gives some behind the scenes tips to teachers.

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Google's Open Course Builder: A Giant Leap into 21st Century Online Learning

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Blogger Todd Finley takes us on a tour of Google's Open Course Builder and reflects on the academic culture of a Learning Management System.

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Students and Parents Debrief on Their First Social Media Summer Program

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Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek confronts five myths about 1:1 learning environments and dispels them with experiential evidence.

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Using Technology to Teach About the Election

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Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz looks at some of the tech resources available for engaging future voters in the 2012 election.

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Kinect in the Classroom

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PBL and game based learning expert Andrew Miller shares some benefits of using the Microsoft Kinect game in the classroom, as well as some tips and resources for building lessons.

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Four Troubleshooting Commandments

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Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano urges you not to panic. That tech problem might be easily solved with some basic troubleshooting.

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