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 Technology tools and tips for teachers and students
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The High Hopes Project: A Model For Global STEM Learning

The High Hopes Project: A Model For Global STEM Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Young people from all over the world are invited to participate as students in Nevada build and launch a stratospheric STEM learning platform.
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inside mathematics - a professional resource for educators /

inside mathematics - a professional resource for educators / | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
inside mathematics - a professional resource for educators
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Sample lesson, assessments and more.

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Nean Smith's curator insight, May 3, 7:06 AM

Oh, I like this one!

 

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Creating A Beautiful Classroom Infographic in A Matter of Minutes

Creating A Beautiful Classroom Infographic in A Matter of Minutes | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Piktochart is easy to use and free.  In addition to making beautiful infographics,  when you present a Piktochart creation, it transforms into a slide show, with each slide being a component of the graphic.

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How to Provide Student Feedback in the Digital World - Brilliant or Insane

How to Provide Student Feedback in the Digital World - Brilliant or Insane | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
This feedback model and how-to video illustrate powerful student feedback in a digital world.
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Insightful!

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A Good Inventory To Identify Students Learning Styles

A Good Inventory To Identify Students Learning Styles | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Interesting, quick survey for finding learning styles.

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44 Twitter Chat Tools For The Modern Teacher

44 Twitter Chat Tools For The Modern Teacher | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
44 Twitter Chat Tools For The Modern Teacher
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Great list of tools for managing Twitter.

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5 ways to utilize iPad backgrounds & lockscreens | Technology Erintegration

5 ways to utilize iPad backgrounds & lockscreens | Technology Erintegration | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Helpful IPad management suggestions via the lock screen.

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5 Great Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration in Class

5 Great Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration in Class | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Padlet continues to add features and students seem to enjoy using it.

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Xiuwen Wu's curator insight, Today, 1:50 PM

Can be used to meet the ISTE NET standards

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Collaboration on Wheels: 21st Century Classroom Furniture at Work

Collaboration on Wheels: 21st Century Classroom Furniture at Work | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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I had the privilege of having a classroom of these chairs and MediaScape tables, as well.  I can attest to the magic that happens when you add mobility to the classroom.  Students spun and wheeled around the first day, but after that, they used the tools effectively.  Genius design from IDEO!

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A Must Read Facebook Guide for Educators

A Must Read Facebook Guide for Educators | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
April 19, 2015
Admittedly, the use of Facebook in education is a contentious topic that raises a lot of controversy and debate among educators. Some view it as irrelevant social media platform to be...
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33 Digital Tools for Advancing Formative Assessment in the Classroom

33 Digital Tools for Advancing Formative Assessment in the Classroom | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Here’s a comprehensive list of 33 digital tools and apps that teachers can use in their classroom to effectively implement formative assessment.
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Marcus Ja'mol Norman's curator insight, April 30, 10:24 PM

I am going to try and take a look at a couple of these for my digital project to maximize it

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Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment | Edudemic

Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Assessments themselves have been vilified, when, in fact, it’s why assessments are given and how the data is used that is really the issue
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Explanations with links for additional resources.

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33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content

33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content
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I used Canva yesterday to create an infographic.  Easy, lots of options, and free.  There are many effective tools listed in this article.

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Activators and Summarizers

Activators and Summarizers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The US Digital Literacy site provides my favorite definitions of activators and summarizers. They define activators as "techniques to activate students’ prior knowledge through the use of...
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Huge list of links and suggestions for activators and summarizers.

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HTML5 Online Animation Editor | Animatron

HTML5 Online Animation Editor | Animatron | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Animatron is a simple and powerful online tool that allows you to create stunning HTML5 animations and interactive content.
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Offers a free plan with optional paid plans.  

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Teaching With Web-Based Resources

Teaching With Web-Based Resources | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Web-based teaching starts with identifying and vetting your resources, creating a lesson plan, and developing online handouts that provide information and encourage student participation.
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Helpful suggestions and links.

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Education Chats

This is the official site for managing the COMPLETE list of twitter education chats. It is managed by a group of educator tweeps who care about keeping one up to date list of chats which everyone can use.
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Scrollable calendar with chat times.

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Excellent Tool to Teach Students about Digital Citizenship and Digital Literacy

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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Are you planning and communicating your feedback criteria? Here is our Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design, an infographic to help you plan better assessments.
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A Wonderful Multi-purpose Rubric for Teachers

A Wonderful Multi-purpose Rubric for Teachers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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This is a great rubric for PBL, Makers and more.

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Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Each student is unique and learns in different ways. There are many ways to use this diversity as a classroom strength.
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Free Lesson Plans For Teachers, By Teachers | LessonPlansPage.com

Free Lesson Plans For Teachers, By Teachers | LessonPlansPage.com | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
4,000+ free lesson plans in math, social studies, art, language arts, music, PE, reading, writing, and more!
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Jess Johnson's curator insight, April 29, 3:39 AM

Look at this for ideas during prac