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Hundred Zeros - Download Free Books

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Hundred Zeros is a frequently updated catalog of best-selling ebooks on all subjects that are currently free on Amazon. You can download and read these ebooks offline on your computer, mobile or tablet.
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Maslow and Student Motivation

Maslow and Student Motivation | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
There is no such thing as an unmotivated student. All students are motivated by something in school. The problem is that they might not be motivated by the things you'd like them to be motivated by...
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The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A "Growth Mindset"

The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A "Growth Mindset" | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Photo Credit: Antoine Gady via Compfight The "question of the week" at my Education Week Teacher column this week is "How Can We Help Our Students Develop a Growth Mindset?" (NOTE: You can now read...
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Many wonderful resources and links.

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CEM: Getting Started

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Connected Educator Month Starter Kit Never been part of an online professional community or network?  Already part of a community or network, but want to be more connected?  The Connected Educator Month Starter Kit can help you on both fronts.  Written by The Connected Educator author Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Powerful Learning Practice in collaboration with the Connected Educators initiative, and loaded with helpful links and embedded videos, the kit takes a 31 days approach for this special mo
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Loads of helpful information!

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SignUpGenius.com: Free Online Sign Up Forms

SignUpGenius.com: Free Online Sign Up Forms | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
SignUpGenius is a FREE online tool for creating and managing group sign up lists and forms. Create public or private sign up sheets to schedule your sports team, school, business, or church group!
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Free and easy way to schedule group meetings.

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Resources for Connected Educator Month 2014

Resources for Connected Educator Month 2014 | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Explore Edutopia's guide to websites, events, tools, and other resources for Connected Educator Month.
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Free Technology for Teachers: CK-12 Introduces Dozens of Interactive Physics Simulations

Free Technology for Teachers: CK-12 Introduces Dozens of Interactive Physics Simulations | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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CK-12 continues to provide awesome materials, at no cost :)

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Home - Big6

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Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information. Some call it information literacy, information communication, or ICT skills, or a process, but we call it the Big6.

Using the Big6 information literacy process, you will identify information research goals, seek, use, and assemble relevant, credible information, then to reflect— is the final product effective and was my process efficient. The Big6 information literacy process is completely transferable to any grade level, subject area, or workplace. Big6, state and national instructional standards, and your curriculum all work together hand-in-hand.
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Many links and lessons using the Big 6 model of using information effectively.

 

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A Wonderful Chart of Educational Web Tools to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Chart of Educational Web Tools to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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I wish there were live links to this document. 

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Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Discover websites, organizations, articles, planning guides, lesson plans, and other resources dedicated to preventing bullying and harassment.
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Math Project Ideas Offer Examples of Project-Based Learning

Math Project Ideas Offer Examples of Project-Based Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
These 160 math projects, from schools across the US, provide overviews, activities, assessment rubrics, work product descriptions, and ideas for reflection. Although they vary in format, you can adjust them to your students' learning situation,...
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Nice list of ideas and links!

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Pie Chart Generator «

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So easy!

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4 Great Visual Organizers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Great Visual Organizers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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My favorite visual organizer is listed.....Scoop.it!

 

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Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos

Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos
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Making Friends With Failure

Making Friends With Failure | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez suggests that we make friends with failure in the academic world - because for scientists, failure is just another word for data.
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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

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Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides a quick tour of Costa and Kallick's 16 Habits of Mind, along with suggestions for integrating them as classroom best practices.
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Explanations and links to inspire change.

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What do you do if your pictures are used without your consent on social networks?

What do you do if your pictures are used without your consent on social networks? | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Pictures of women were used without their consent on a Twitter profile which communicated with Conservative MP Brooks Newmark. Here’s what you can do if you find out someone has been using your pictures online without your consent
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Good to know information about your pictures.

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Toward better technology integration: Introducing trudacot | Dangerously Irrelevant

Toward better technology integration: Introducing trudacot | Dangerously Irrelevant | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it

Technology-rich unit design and classroom observation template by Scott  McLeod and Julie Graber.

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Wonderful tool to design units with effective and purposeful use of technology.

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Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work!

Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work! | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
To ensure productive group work, teachers must communicate expectations, strategically build groups, structure activities, scaffold work with a supportive classroom culture, and stress individual accountability.
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Growth Mindset: Personal Accountability and Reflection

Growth Mindset: Personal Accountability and Reflection | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
I am an adjunct faculty for several teacher education and educational technology programs.  I have been so for a few decades.  During that time I have noticed the changing nature of student behavio...
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Great set of reflective questions prompting a growth mindset.

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, September 26, 4:51 AM

Did you fit into any of these categories whilst a student? I'm pretty sure I had my moments. Maybe you never had to battle these situations, if so you are lucky.

Mediocre is often good enough for me as long as I get the work done.It is okay to just do “enough” work to minimally fulfill the requirements.Good grades are what really matter to me.  I am not really interested in receiving qualitative feedback.

What made you change? The answer is 'gold'! I think I have worked it out for me!

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An editable social media policy for schools that works - Daily Genius

An editable social media policy for schools that works - Daily Genius | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItLinkedIn Let’s say you’re a teacher, school administrator, or government official looking to utilize social media in education. No matter your position, it’s important to understand the various problems that might arise. From misuse to abuse to bullying, there are a lot of potential issues you should consider. That’s why this ‘Social Media Policy …
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Common Core in Action: Examining 2 Texts in the Social Studies Classroom

Common Core in Action: Examining 2 Texts in the Social Studies Classroom | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
An iPad lets students consume and interact with content, a fun and efficient way of meeting the Common Core standards for integrating and analyzing information.
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Watch What's Working: Carol Dweck Talks Growth Mindset

Watch What's Working: Carol Dweck Talks Growth Mindset | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Watch Carol Dweck, Stanford University's growth mindset guru and researcher, talk about the winning combination of having high expectations of students and providing effective support.
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Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations

Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a hot topic in the academic world, but it applies in all aspects of our lives. In a country and culture that values intellectual property, it is imperative that we are conscious of plagiarism guidelines and standards. The reality is, in many facets of life, when we make mistakes, we can claim ignorance. But when it comes to plagiarizing, there is little slack given; we are all expected to understand plagiarism guidelines and what constitutes a violation. While plagiarism is never c
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321 Free Tools for Teachers—Free Educational Technology

321 Free Tools for Teachers—Free Educational Technology | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy! F...
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Huge list, but it is broken into categories.  Don't attempt to have students try all of them by the end of the week :)

 

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Alejandro de Fuentes Martínez's curator insight, September 23, 3:30 PM

I recommend to check this information.

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The Defining Characteristic Of Early 21st Century Learning

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The Defining Characteristic Of Early 21st Century Learning
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