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What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Leaders need to focus on three basic psychological needs.
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3 best practices for pair programming

3 best practices for pair programming | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
When students pair up to learn programming, they gain more confidence, achieve higher test scores and have more fun than students who learn on their own.
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This might be an excellent starting strategy for coding-reluctant students.

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Characteristics of Engaged Learners Vs Disengaged learners (Infographic) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Characteristics of Engaged Learners Vs Disengaged learners (Infographic) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Photos For Class - The World's Easiest Way to Download Properly Attributed, Creative Common Images

The World’s easist way to search for safe, creative commons images and cite them.
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Search results include credits for citing pictures.

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Personalize My Learning, Please

Personalize My Learning, Please | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Some of the things we think about when designing personalized learning curriculum. What else do you think about? ~Mia
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Mia MacMeekin  creates some of the most beautiful and valuable infographics!

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Michelle Ballard's curator insight, November 27, 2:00 AM

...personalising the learning provides opportunities for students to demonstrate their understanding in a range of ways in a time frame that suits their readiness ....

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The Story of Mathematics - A History of Mathematical Thought from Ancient Times to the Modern Day

The Story of Mathematics - A History of Mathematical Thought from Ancient Times to the Modern Day
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Great number of links to resources. 

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Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Well-designed project-based learning (PBL) has been shown to result in deeper learning and engaged, self-directed learners. Learn more about the five core elements of successful PBL.
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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, November 21, 3:40 PM

I find project based learning is very rewarding. Here sre some ideas to best make it work.

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Igniting Student Writer Voice with Writing Process Strategies

Igniting Student Writer Voice with Writing Process Strategies | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Different strategies can motivate different kinds of writers. Try free writing or journaling for the prewrite, and the RAFT model or window activity for the draft.
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Lots of helpful links to help students write.

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The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Antti Peltoniemi's curator insight, November 23, 2:23 PM

There might be a possibility to over emphasize or over use the concept of literacy but still a good message can be found. A message for education Today. Good literacy takes you to good fluency. 

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Tips and Tools for Involving Students in Lesson Planning and Content Delivery (EdSurge News)

Tips and Tools for Involving Students in Lesson Planning and Content Delivery (EdSurge News) | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Planning for a trip can be just as exciting as the vacation itself, especially when the planning is shared between family or friends. The preparation process and this kind of shared communication about your upcoming adventure starts to build excitement, even before you arrive at your destination. La
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Student voice and choice helps create connections to the learning for students.

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7 Strategies to Help Students Generate Creative Ideas ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes

My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Discover a new classroom routine to help clarify concepts. This 8th grade Math class uses a quick warm-up to clarify certain Math concepts and get students in the right framework for the lesson to come. My Favorite No.
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What a powerful technique to use....anonymous sharing of answers and then an analysis of what is not correct.  Shows students have a deeper understanding of a concept if they can explain why an example is wrong.  Although the example in this video deals with math, the same procedure could apply to other curricular areas. 

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Flipping The Classroom Using Blendspace ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Flipping The Classroom Using Blendspace ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Even if you don't want to do a total flip, Blendspace is an easy to use tool for teachers and students. 

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Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies

Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
November 25, 2014
Here is a great resource on reading comprehension strategies I came across today in my Google Plus feeds. This is basically a chart created by the folks in Scholastic and is...
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How to Help Extroverts Thrive in the Classroom | Edudemic

How to Help Extroverts Thrive in the Classroom | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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This article gives several suggestions and reminders about the nature of extroverts, as well as helpful links.

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Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Explore this educator's guide to open educational resources (OER) for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks.
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30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015

30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015 | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015
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Fascinating list of what's hot and what' not in education.

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Jenni Regan's curator insight, November 25, 10:22 AM

What will be helping in the classroom next year?

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Free Technology for Teachers: Nine Popular Student Response Tools Compared In One Chart

Last winter I published a chart that compared the key features of five popular student response platforms. In the nine months since then more student response tools have come onto market. This morning I added those tools my chart. The chart is embedded below as PDF hosted by Box.com. You can also get a Google Documents copy of it by clicking here.

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Handy chart for comparing available tools.

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appoLearning

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Because your kids deserve the very best educational apps.
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Site breaks down apps for education into IPad, Android, etc.  and  rates the apps.

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The Manifesto We Should Read to Students Every Day - A.J. Juliani

The Manifesto We Should Read to Students Every Day - A.J. Juliani | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The Holstee Manifesto is a reminder of what life is about. As we continue to “prepare” our students for “college & career” throughout their education…let’s not forget about their lives. It is easy to get caught up in the grind for both teachers and students. But this Manifesto can bring everyone back to what we …
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Excellent iPad Visual Math Dictionary ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent iPad Visual Math Dictionary ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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What Edtech Can You Trust?

What Edtech Can You Trust? | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Education needs reliable standards for validating edtech product claims. Judy Willis suggests Consumer Reports, Edutopia Graphite, the British Education Index, and What Works Clearinghouse.
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Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel

Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
For Common Core resources, teacher videos, strategies and lesson plans, go to Teaching Channel. Find great ideas and strategies in classroom teaching videos covering Math, Science, English, History and more.
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This is a fantastic teaching resource, and it's free.  Short videos to demonstrate successful teaching techniques, Q & A sessions, lesson plans.....sign up today and enjoy the wealth of information available here!

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Excellent Tips to Stimulate Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Tips to Stimulate Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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