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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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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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Mural.ly

Mural.ly | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Speed up your creative process. Collaborative online walls that help you organize your ideas. Get your thoughts down fast and gather all your insights in one place.
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Students seem to enjoy using this collaborative tool.  I have also seen kids use this as a presentation tool.

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The U.S. Presidency | Classroom Resources | PBS Learning Media

The U.S. Presidency | Classroom Resources | PBS Learning Media | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it

Explore the rich history and the institution of the U.S. Presidency—from George Washington to Barack Obama. Understand the duties and powers of the President of the United States and the First Lady, gather important background information with our Presidential biographies, and engage with videos and primary sources that place you back in time at some of the most pivotal turning points in American history.

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Welcome // | DiRT Directory

The DiRT Directory is a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use. DiRT makes it easy for digital humanists and others conducting digital research to find and compare resources ranging from content management systems to music OCR, statistical analysis packages to mindmapping software.

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This is a very helpful, nicely organized collection of tools.

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Group Brainstorming Tools | Home - GroupMap

Group Brainstorming Tools | Home - GroupMap | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
GroupMap's easy and effective online group brainstorming tools with visual templates puts your ideas against everyone's ideas on one single unique platform.
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Free tool with options to upgrade.

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Using Webb's Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor

Using Webb's Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Norman Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels is a system that categorizes tasks according to the complexity of thinking required to successfully complete them.
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We just had an inservice feature information from Understanding By Design and DoK.  Wonderful suggestions in this article.

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8 Uplifting Quotes For Discouraged Students | Edudemic

8 Uplifting Quotes For Discouraged Students | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
There are many reasons a student can lose focus in school. It can be bad grades that will discourage them to be inactive and to rebel. It can be the environment that can be stifling and suffocating for the students. It can be the fact that many of them don’t find it easy to see …
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Learning Registry | sharing what we know

Learning Registry | sharing what we know | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Resources galore!

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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

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Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos
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25 Signs You Might Be A 21st Century Teacher

25 Signs You Might Be A 21st Century Teacher | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
25 Signs You Might Be A 21st Century Teacher
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I  looked at # 6, and yes, I do this, and yes, it is just a little bit sad!

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How to Connect Your Edmodo Account - Tackk

How to Connect Your Edmodo Account - Tackk | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Our newly launched Emodo login allows teachers to connect their existing Tackk account to Edmodo, or login for the first time. Follow the steps below based on your account.
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Growth Mindset: A Driving Philosophy, Not Just a Tool

Growth Mindset: A Driving Philosophy, Not Just a Tool | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
It's important to recognize that a growth mindset is an overall paradigm for personal development rather than a pedagogical tool for measuring academic accomplishment.
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9 Amazing Resources to Promote Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

9 Amazing Resources to Promote Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Amazing resources for teachers and parents to promote internet safety and digital citizenship inside and outside the classroom.
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Helpful collection of resources for digital literacy.

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News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project suggests three methods for teaching critical thinking skills and smart media consumption habits to a generation growing up in a climate of information overload.
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Literacy in the Digital Age

Literacy in the Digital Age | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
I have identified thirteen literacies that our students need to become well-rounded 21st-century citizens. These literacies are not taught as separate literacies but are taught across the content...
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Comprehensive list of links and reference materials relating to DAL.

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