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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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Courtney Calhoun's curator insight, June 26, 2016 1:39 PM

Coding is all around us, and careers for our students are out there. It's vital that all students get some experience with coding during their elementary age schooling. Even if they don't like it, it's important they at least gain access to it. 

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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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Courtney Calhoun's curator insight, June 26, 2016 1:45 PM

It's election year, and it's important for our students to be knowledgable about the upcoming candidates. This article gives a few suggestions on how to keep them connected using technology. Even though this article was written for the 2012 election, I think he resources are relevant to this election as well. 

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Celebrating Access to Information

Celebrating Access to Information | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
On Johann Gutenberg's birthday, blogger Anne O'Brien highlights the unprecedented access to information available in our world today.
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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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Students and Parents Debrief on Their First Social Media Summer Program

Students and Parents Debrief on Their First Social Media Summer Program | Tech Integration (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

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

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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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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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