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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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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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PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Free educational simulations covering a diverse topics designed by the University of Colorado available in various languages.
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I shared this one a year ago, but I feel that it is worth revisiting.  Fantastic collection of free math and science simulations.

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Learning From Students

Learning From Students | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Unplanned interactions and observations can provide teachers with clues about who students really are, what they're thinking, and what they need in order to learn.
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Educators Innovating Learning From the Inside Out

Educators Innovating Learning From the Inside Out | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Teacher-researchers, design thinkers, and teacherpreneurs have the abilities and opportunities to improve education through their playfulness, creativity, and collaboration skills.
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Great links to further explore teacher thinkers.

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Meta-Collaboration: Thinking With Another

Meta-Collaboration: Thinking With Another | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Humans are social animals because our survival depends on it. Here are four strategies for teaching students how their brains work through acts of collaboration.
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Not much technology, just good teaching!

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60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom

I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any subject area, especially math! Earlier I had posted on 5 ways Students Can Use Google Docs in...
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4 Paths to Engaging Authentic Purpose and Audience

4 Paths to Engaging Authentic Purpose and Audience | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Give students a face for their audience and let them find the passion in their message through problem solving, advocacy, raising awareness, or publication.
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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

Excellent Tool to Teach Students about Digital Citizenship and Digital Literacy | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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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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6 Great iPad Apps to Enhance Students Critical and Strategic Thinking Skills

6 Great iPad Apps to Enhance Students Critical and Strategic Thinking Skills | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
April 19, 2015
In today’s post we have curated for you a collection of some wonderful iPad games to boost students critical thinking skills and enhance their cognitive abilities. Playing these games,...
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Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix

Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Make beautiful videos, online, easily! How to make travel movies, wedding videos, promo ads, property virtual tours: just add photos, clips, music and watch your video!
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Free site allows you to create a video in minutes.

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DEEP design thinking

DEEP design thinking | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Be prepared to spend some time going through the wonderful offerings on this site.  Looks like Pinterest for Design Thinking!

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8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions

8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions
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Great article on how to ask students the right questions.

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PowerPoint Created Infographics

PowerPoint Created Infographics | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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I must admit that I tried one or two of these.  I can see where students would have a lot of fun with this, if they were patient!

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