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Makerspaces for Students With Special Needs

Makerspaces for Students With Special Needs | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Students with special needs and neurological differences can benefit from the hands-on process, experimental nature, and visible results of maker education.
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Standardization: Brilliant or Insane? - Brilliant or Insane

Standardization: Brilliant or Insane? - Brilliant or Insane | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Policymakers want standardization for education. What do you say? Is standardization brilliant or is it insane?
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TeachPitch

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Search for lessons and ideas using this new global community of teachers.

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A Handy Chart on Traditional Vs Authentic Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Handy Chart on Traditional Vs Authentic Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Much needed look at traditional assessments.

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Tackk content: Embed like you mean it - Tackk

Tackk content: Embed like you mean it - Tackk | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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One of my favorite new tools.  Here is a guide for types of content you can easily embed in Tackk.

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27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data -

27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data - | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data by TeachThought Staff There is often talk about assessment–its forms, frequency, and the integration of gleaned data to revise planned instruction. Formative versus assessment, rigor, and...
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Introducing Symbaloo Wallpapers! - Symbaloo EDU

Introducing Symbaloo Wallpapers! - Symbaloo EDU | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Hello Symbalooers! We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our tool, rotating Symbaloo Wallpapers! These beautiful backgrounds have been automatically implemented for existing users who did not have a custom background set to their webmixes. We hope that these will enhance your Symbaloo experience and make your favorite homepage even more beautiful! If…
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Padlet | Technology Resource Teachers

Padlet | Technology Resource Teachers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Everything you need to know about Padlet as a resource: how to's, examples, ways to use in curricular areas.

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Presentation Ideas | Haiku Deck Blog

Presentation Ideas | Haiku Deck Blog | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Inspiring case studies, tips, and presentation ideas to help you set your story free, from the Haiku Deck team and our creative community.
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Interesting article talking about the proper use of various presentation tools, from handouts to Haiku Deck.

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BioDigital Human: Anatomy and Health Conditions in Interactive 3D

The BioDigital Human is a virtual 3D body that brings to life thousands of medically accurate anatomy objects and health conditions in an interactive Web-based platform
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Free plan allows for some access to information on this site.  Worth checking out!

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Getting Students' Hands DIRTy

Getting Students' Hands DIRTy | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Making feedback work. A couple of years ago I was lucky enough to take part in a professional development programme linking several schools in Yorkshire from both the state and independent sectors....
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Directed Improvement Reflection Time: DIRT....making feedback relevant.

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The 21 Best Resources for 2014 to Prevent Cyberbullying | Edudemic

The 21 Best Resources for 2014 to Prevent Cyberbullying | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, more than half of teens and adolescents have reported that they’ve been bullied online, and between 10 and 20 percent say it occurs regularly. As a slew of recent news stories have demonstrated, the consequences can be devastating. A recent study conducted by the Center found that 20% of respondents …
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CyArk

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Digitially preserving and sharing the world's cultural heritage.
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Fascinating 3-D images incorporated into lesson plans for many subject areas.   Amazing!

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Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - 5 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Anatomy

Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - 5 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Anatomy | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Even if you don't teach anatomy, these sites are fun to explore.

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Bosses Seek ‘Critical Thinking,’ but What Is That?

Bosses Seek ‘Critical Thinking,’ but What Is That? | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is a critical skill for young workers these days, but what bosses mean by that and how to measure it is less clear.
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On trend topic-why we, as educators, must push for increased critical thinking from our students.

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NASA Education

NASA Education | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.
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News, lessons, multimedia from NASA.

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Top 5 Citation Manager Tools for Academics and Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 5 Citation Manager Tools for Academics and Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Helpful list of resources for researching.

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“Fliperentiated” Instruction: How to Create the Customizable Classroom

“Fliperentiated” Instruction: How to Create the Customizable Classroom | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
By combining the flipped learning model with differentiated instruction, teachers can quickly and efficiently mobilize their students in "right size" learning activities.
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I really like the UbD idea of starting with the end in mind.  Why flip a class?  What are your goals for your students?  A lesson needs a reason to be flipped!

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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup
Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
Originally Published: August 19, 2011 | Updated: October 20, 2014
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Another wonderful collection of resources from Edutopia.

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The 60in60: 60 Web Tools in 60 Minutes 2014 Version Collection by Brandon Lutz

The 60in60: 60 Web Tools in 60 Minutes 2014 Version Collection by Brandon Lutz | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
A collection of education technology by Brandon Lutz
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Interesting collection of tools with clickable links.

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A Guide For Teaching With Analogies -

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A Guide For Teaching With Analogies by Terry Heick Analogies are one of the best kept secrets in education. Often used as multiple choice question items or as warm-ups to begin a lesson, analogies are...
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Analogies can help make the learning more personal for students, giving them a way to remember new information by linking it with what they already know.

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Loopster.com - Free Online Video Editor

Loopster.com  - Free Online Video Editor | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Download Loopster iPhone/iPad video editing app to create social media, education, and professional presentation videos. Shoot, edit, carve, splice, add text comments, slow-motion effect, etc. with Loopster video editing app.
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Free plan allows for some storage of videos.  Educational plan offered, too.

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EDpuzzle. A leap forward for flipped learning?

EDpuzzle. A leap forward for flipped learning? | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
I’ve been a big fan of the flipped classroom for a number of years now. With many classes I find that lesson time is too often devoted to “delivering content”, as it were, en masse. Typically, unle...
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This post will show you how to use the wonderful video quizzing tool, EdPuzzle. 

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Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment

Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Giving feedback that is non-evaluative, specific, timely, and goal-related will provide students with opportunities to revise and improve their work and deepen their understanding.
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Powerful feedback model: RISE.

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PBL Resources From High Tech High

PBL Resources From High Tech High | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
This website is deigned to help educators and school leaders design projects and set up a culture of critique, celebration, connection, project-based learning and innovation in their classrooms and schools.  Within this site, you will find resources for the first few weeks of school, induction projects meant to inspire your thinking as you set out to design projects of your own, protocols and examples of how to present beautiful work at your site, math resources with a project-based learning style, and tools for project development.

This website was organized by Chris Wakefield (9th Grade Math/Science HTHMA Digital Portfolio) and Cady Staff (8th Grade Humanities HTMCV Digital Porfolio).
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Wonderful resources for PBL from High Tech High

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