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OpenStudy: Study Together

OpenStudy: Study Together | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Ask. Answer. Understand. Get real-time study help. Join the world's largest study group.
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Social studying with live help.

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A Twitter Guide Inspired By Dr. Seuss

A Twitter Guide Inspired By Dr. Seuss | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
A Twitter Guide Inspired By Dr. Seuss
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Clever guide to Twitter!

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PBLU.org | Making Projects Click

PBLU.org | Making Projects Click | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it

Now available from the Buck Institute For Education: PBLU

 

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Find projects, customize and implement them, take classes, connect with other PBLer's.   The Buck Institute has now opened PBLU!

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Using Kahoot! with Learners of Any Age and Subject

Using Kahoot! with Learners of Any Age and Subject | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change." By Carl Rogers Recently I was introduced to Kahoot! via Twitter (my favorite professional development) and aske...
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This is an amazing tool for review or other formative assessments.  Gamification of vocabulary?  Why not?  Have students develop questions to demonstrate understanding.  Make it a competition and see  what happens.

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Poetica

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Whether you’re writing a blog post, email, or job application, an extra pair of eyes can really help get your message across. Poetica makes it easy to ask friends and colleagues for instant feedback on your text. It’s for anything you’re struggling to write, anywhere on the web.
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I really like the idea of having an extra pair of eyes to see what's written. 

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15 Free Web Conferencing Tools

15 Free Web Conferencing Tools | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Would you be interested in a list of 15 Free Web Conferencing Tools? When I am saying Free I am mean Free. Not free trial.
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Great list of free tools.

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Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos

Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos
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Fantastic site to help students learn about writing.  Games, word manipulations, prompts, samples and more will help cure writer's block.  Give yourself time to explore this site.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools That Help Students Organize Research and Create Bibliographies

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools That Help Students Organize Research and Create Bibliographies | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Citeligher is an incredible tool! 

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The Power of Performance Assessments

The Power of Performance Assessments | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Education is, of course, about so much more than filling minds with facts and figures. Teachers everywhere know that education is about developing minds for all kinds of future experiences: college,
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Well written article explaining the process and need for performance assessments.

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Untitled Song — Soundation Studio

Powerful, free audio recording and editing  software.  

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Incredible free program for recording and editing sound!

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Sweet Search: A Search Engine for Students; Social Studies Search

Sweet Search:  A Search Engine for Students; Social Studies Search | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it

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Sweet Search is a safe search engine for students to use.  Here is the Social Studies segment of Sweet Search.

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Word Sense

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Word Sense is a dictionary, thesaurus, and valuable tool for matching thoughts to words like never before. Explore word meanings and relationships using interactive figures.
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Quick and easy to use word resource.

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Lesson: Using Photos + GIFS to Tell Stories - Tackk

Lesson: Using Photos + GIFS to Tell Stories - Tackk | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Tired of traditional slide presentations?  Do you get dizzy when some presentations are shared?  Have your students use Tackk to create a fun, easy to use "board."  Step-by-step instructions on how to create unique stories using Tackk.

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How Teachers Are Learning: Professional Development Remix (EdSurge Guides)

How Teachers Are Learning: Professional Development Remix (EdSurge Guides) | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is on the rise for learners in our schools. Redesigned schools include personal learning plans, playlists of content tailored to fit each learner, adaptive curriculum, and access to learning anytime and anywhere. That's great for students but what about teachers? Where's the pe

Via Elena Elliniadou, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab

Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Use a ready-made guide or start with a blank thinking guide on this site.  You can print them or fill them out online.  These tools can also be used for collaboration.

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Musings on Mindset

Musings on Mindset | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
"True philanthropy requires a disruptive mindset, innovative thinking and a philosophy driven by entrepreneurial insights and creative opportunities." By Naveen Jain This weekend I finished the boo...
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Visuals and links discussing Mindset and growth.  Good read!

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Common Core Videos, Games and Assessments

Common Core Videos, Games and Assessments | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Largest collection of K-12 videos, games and assessments for all Common Core State Standards, flipped classroom LMS. All open source and Open API.
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Now here is a list!  Is it even possible to open every link?

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The evolution of the web from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now to Web 3.0 can be used a metaphor of how education should also be evolving, as a movement based on the evolution from Education 1.0 to Educa...
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Web 2.0 Tools for Educators

Web 2.0 Tools for Educators | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Social media provides a variety of tools, commonly referred to as Web 2.0, that educators can use to engage students and enhance essential skills (communication, collaboration, creativity, media literacy, technological proficiency, global awareness. Other tools can be leveraged to become more efficient and effective at what we do in education.
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A Pinterest board of tools to use.

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Tackk in the Classroom

Tackk in the Classroom | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
TackkEdu support, education resources and real teacher examples of Tackk in the classroom.
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Tackk is an easy to use tool with many great features.  Create an extended board with embedded multimedia.  Check it out!

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Un outil que je vais utiliser dans mes cours. 

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Make Earth Day a Global Learning Day

Make Earth Day a Global Learning Day | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
During the first Earth Day in 1970, tens of thousands of Vietnam War protestors took to Central Park in New York and Fairmount Park in Philadelphia calling for peace on earth. Today, the movement has
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Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas

Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Earth Day 2014 is right around the corner, and this year the theme is "Green Cities." Are you planning on incorporating the annual event in your classroom?

There are many different learning opportuni
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Wonderful suggestions from Edutopia.

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67 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed! April 14, 2014

67 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed! April 14, 2014 | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Here's my weekly Treasure Chest of EdTech resources you just may have missed over the past week. Once again, you've got two choices for your viewing pleasure! Storify and Flipboard have proven to be very nice in sharing these resources. Enjoy! View my Flipboard Magazine. Flipboard Version   http://storify.com/jdthomas7/edtech-resources-april-4-2014
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Long list of tools!

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The Best Resources For Learning About The Blood Moon | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Resources For Learning About The Blood Moon | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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I hope the sky cooperates for this!

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Web Literacy Learning Pathways

Web Literacy Learning Pathways | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
A remix of Laura Hilliger's original work on pre-requisite and next steps for Web Literacy learning pathways.
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When you click on one skill, where to go next skills are highlighted.  

 

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