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 Technology tools and tips for teachers and students
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Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel

The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel
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Updated list of tools/apps to use.  The article includes a link to a clickable PDF of the wheel. 

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52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015
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Challenge yourself to try one app a week and see what happens!

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Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation

Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Dr. Allen Mendler presents eight strategies for helping your students reclaim and master the lost art of conversation.
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As a Speech Communications teacher of many years, I find this article to contain simple, yet effective techniques for improving face-to-face conversations.  Many of our students are so tuned into texting as a means of communication that they simply aren't equipped to carry on a "regular" conversation! 

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Edutopia's Top 10 for 2014

Edutopia's Top 10 for 2014 | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
By the numbers, our community was all about tips and strategies in 2014, even as members' thoughtful, passionate conversations exploded across our social media channels.
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List of worthy Edutopia articles!

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, December 12, 2:20 PM

Revisit Edutopia's most accessed articles for 2014.

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Online Tools

Online Tools | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 tools and online utilities have become more full-featured and useful over the years.  Here are some links to various online tools to help both teaching and learning. The online tools all...
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Kathy Schrock's guide to Web 2.0 tools is a fantastic, yet not overwhelming list of helpful tools.

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4 Powerful Apps for Creating Mind Maps on Chromebooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Powerful Apps for Creating Mind Maps on Chromebooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Easy to use tools that work on Chromebooks and other devices, too.

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New Visual: 25 Success Features Characterizing 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Visual: 25 Success Features Characterizing 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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How to use education technology with the Socratic method

How to use education technology with the Socratic method | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
There is a large focus in education to try out the hottest teaching trends, best education technology, and basically do whatever others are doing. Your colleague down the hall is doing project-based learning? Why not you! Your parents say you should flip your classroom? Terrific! But sometimes you need to go back to one of …
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Brief article with a few tools to use with Socrative activities.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 8, 9:05 PM

It is interesting that some i.e. Biesta, Gadamer, and Ranciere indicated Socratic dialogue is circular and brings us back to what the questioner wants to hear as an answer.

 

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What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Wonderful graphics dealing with critical thinking and creativity.

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Melissa English's curator insight, December 9, 8:12 PM

The new classroom is mobile!

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2014 Recap: 15 Top Resources On Digital Citizenship | Edudemic

2014 Recap: 15 Top Resources On Digital Citizenship | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Helpful list of resources.

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Excellent Apps and Tools to Enhance Math Understanding ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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The Power of Digital Story

The Power of Digital Story | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Teachers can use their students' world of digital media to nurture the listening, sharing, and persuasion that have long been part of oral and written storytelling.
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Article includes possible tools students can use to create their stories.

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Book Trailers for Readers - home

Book Trailers for Readers - home | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Wonderful site with book trailers and instructions on how to have students make their own book trailers.  Such a cool alternative to the traditional  book report!

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Reflection, Conversation, and Socratic Spaces

Reflection, Conversation, and Socratic Spaces | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Deepen students' reflective process by offering them different perspectives from which they can empathize, ask questions, and relate the answers to the world they know.
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6 Technologies That Will Revolutionize the Classroom | Edudemic

6 Technologies That Will Revolutionize the Classroom | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Interesting list of technologies for the classroom. 

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All My 2014 "Best" Lists -- So Far -- In One Place

All My 2014 "Best" Lists -- So Far -- In One Place | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
I've got a quite a few more year-end "Best" lists to publish this month, but I thought that readers might find this beginning compilation useful. I'll continue to add links here to upcoming ones, t...
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One of my favorite blogs for suggestions!  Larry Ferlazzo's list of "Best Sites for...."  for 2014.

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25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube

25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube
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I really appreciate this list of tools.  If you haven't tried QuietTube yet, please do!  It is a site that will clean up the ads and suggestions to provide a more classroom friendly link.  I know that often times there are suggestions on YouTube that are better than what we were originally viewing, so I suggest doing your video searching when you are not projecting to a classroom  full of students!

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Listening Dyads Can Transform Your Team

Listening Dyads Can Transform Your Team | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Dyadic communication paired with Constructivist Listening presents a unique, healthy way for teachers to integrate their emotional selves with their professional selves.
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Another wonderful article about creating teams that are successful.

 

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Growth Mindset Reflective Questions for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Growth Mindset Reflective Questions for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Excellent reflective questions to contemplate.

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Student Engagement: Resource Roundup

Student Engagement: Resource Roundup | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Keeping students captivated and ready to learn throughout the year is no small task. Here's a list of articles, videos, links, and other resources that offer strategies and advice for keeping them engaged in learning.
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Another fantastic list of resources from Edutopia.

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The 25 best education apps for connected classrooms - Daily Genius

The 25 best education apps for connected classrooms - Daily Genius | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Figuring out which tool is right for the job is something we all struggle with every day. Whether you’re a contractor, plumber, or teacher, there’s a lot of options to choose from. Teachers managing connected classrooms have it quite rough, though. There’s an embarassment of riches when it comes to apps, web tools, and digital …
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Nice list of tools with brief explanations on what the tools are and possible classroom applications.

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Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities

Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Six key rules for student engagement include making it meaningful, fostering efficacy, autonomy support, collaborative learning, establishing positive teacher-student relationships, and mastery orientations.
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31 Days of Digital Goodies : Teacher Reboot Camp

31 Days of Digital Goodies : Teacher Reboot Camp | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Be sure to save the site, as new tools are added by the day.

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