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Resources to promote effective technology integration in the 21st century classroom.
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Code Literacy: A 21st-Century Requirement

Code Literacy: A 21st-Century Requirement | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

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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Using Technology to Teach About the Election

Using Technology to Teach About the Election | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

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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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Social media is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. In recent months, many schools and districts around the country have taken steps to create social media policies and guidelines for their students and staff. In my work with several districts to draft these documents, I have seen many approaches that work well, and some that don't.

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Lights, Camera . . . Engagement! Three Great Tools for Classroom Video

Lights, Camera . . . Engagement! Three Great Tools for Classroom Video | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Blogger Ron Peck walks us through three simple tools that can turn students into videographers.
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Swipe, Tap, Flick and . . . Read? Research on Children and E-Books | Edutopia

Swipe, Tap, Flick and . . . Read? Research on Children and E-Books | Edutopia | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

The world of reading is changing and researcher Sarah Vaala is diving into new territory to discover how the e-book trend will affect child literacy.

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From the Classroom: What Does Blended Learning Look Like? | Edutopia

From the Classroom: What Does Blended Learning Look Like? | Edutopia | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Technology isn't a fun extra at my school; it's a voice for dyslexic readers, an essential communication and social device for autistic students, a tool for the dysgraphic, and an organizational must-have for everyone. Is technology in the classroom worth the hype at my school? Absolutely.

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What Apple's Edu-Announcement Could Mean To You

What Apple's Edu-Announcement Could Mean To You | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

With the release of iBooks 2, Apple is trying to turn the education textbook world on its head. Blogger Nick Provenzano explains some important things to consider now that Apple has jumped into the textbook world of education.

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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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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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Social Media Guidelines

"When districts come to me to talk about developing the policies, I point to the work done at Kimmel Farm Elementary and the development of the Best Practices for Social Media Use as a model that can be replicated anywhere, at any level."

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Teacher Reviews New Student Participation App

Teacher Reviews New Student Participation App | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Blogger Matt Hurst describes GoSoapBox, a fun web app that offers unique new ways to boost in-class participation.
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Teaching with Google+ | Edutopia

Teaching with Google+ | Edutopia | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Blogger Terry Heick unravels the mysteries of Google+ and suggests how this emerging social media tool can become a valuable teaching aid.
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Seven Digital Learning Tips for Students

Seven Digital Learning Tips for Students | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

To to help teachers communicate their expectations to students who are just starting to blog or use dropbox or set up discussion threads, Heather Wolper-Gawron provides a list of seven attributes that students should have, or need to develop, for successful online learning.

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Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level

Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz embeds lessons in information literacy using internet research projects.
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