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Disruptive Collaboration

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Disruptive Collaboration
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Loving this line: "If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together."

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Recite

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Recite
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Super easy tool for turning a quote into a masterpiece, using provided fonts and backgrounds.

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SocrativeUserGuide.pdf

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Powerful interactive quizzing/polling tool.

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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking
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The suggestions offered hold great promise for unit entry events to intrigue students.

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Google Released A New Geography Based Game ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Released A New Geography Based Game ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Google does it again! 

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16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Open educational resources not only save students from triple-digit (or more!) textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience. Here are 16 resources that offer a wide range of content and tools to help implement OER in just about any course.
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Some of the listed resources are free and others are low fee. 

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Office Mix-A Free PowerPoint Add-0n

Office Mix-A Free PowerPoint Add-0n | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Office Mix is a free tool that allows you to embed quizzes and audio into a PowerPoint and then upload it for students to access.  Free and easy.  Check out the gallery for examples.

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A World of Project Ideas (You Can Steal)

A World of Project Ideas (You Can Steal) | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
To get off to a flying start planning this summer, borrow good project ideas from other teachers and adapt them to fit your context.
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Amazing people presented and contributed to this conference.  This article links to some of the ideas generated during workshop sessions.

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12 Nuggets of 21st Century Learning

12 Nuggets of 21st Century Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Well into the 21st century, the concept of 21st century learning is still gaining traction. Ken Kay offers 12 indicators to educate and illustrate.
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Links to some great ideas and resources.

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Summer Professional Development: Play!

Summer Professional Development: Play! | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Teaching takes creativity so here's some suggestions for engaging in some playful learning this summer.
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I like this idea!

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Digital Games and the Future of Math Class: A Conversation With Keith Devlin

Digital Games and the Future of Math Class: A Conversation With Keith Devlin | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Devlin argues that video games are the perfect tool for teaching math: "The problems we need mathematics for today come in a messy, real-world context, and part of making progress is to figure out just what you need from that context."
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A conversation about math and gaming.

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Games | iCivics

Games | iCivics | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Engaging games to teach a variety of subjects relating to civics.

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National School Reform FacultyTM

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The National School Reform Faculty promotes the use of Critical Friends Groups, a specific type of professional learning community, to empower educators and have a direct positive impact on students, classrooms and student performance.
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Fantastic collection of resources.  The protocols are amazing tools to inspire meaningful conversations!

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Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form

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Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form
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Students don’t need a ‘voice.’ Here’s what they really need.

Students don’t need a ‘voice.’ Here’s what they really need. | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
When they say, 'Let’s give students a voice,' they mean, 'let’s give them a seat at school board meetings.' Not good enough.
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I really like the message of this article.  To truly transform education, we need to stop relying on the  way things were/are and look to how it should be, and the participants----our children.

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15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Essential Netiquette Guidelines to Share with Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks

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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks
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The collaborative learning framework  shows the significant inclusion of knowledge principles of the process. 

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Crunchzilla

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Crunchzilla offers interactive tutorials that get people excited about programming. Play with code, build, and learn.
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From preteen to gamer level, this site is a fun way to learn coding.

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Free practice questions for teachers and students - Learningpod

Free practice questions for teachers and students - Learningpod | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
We have over 48,000 free practice questions from trusted sources like Kaplan Test Prep. You can author questions, create question sets and see how you perform.
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Interesting site for practice questions.

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Easily Fix These Common Windows 8.1 Frustrations

Easily Fix These Common Windows 8.1 Frustrations | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Windows 8.1 can be frustrating to use. No, not just because of how different it is -- Windows 8 was very different, but Windows 8.1 shows Microsoft becoming more reasonable. We're talking about blurry text, laggy mouse pointers, touchpad issues, and SecureBoot problems -- good, old-fashioned Windows annoyances. Blurry Text Windows 8 has improved support…
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MakeUseOf is one of my best resources for "How to" questions.  This article offers helpful suggestions for Windows 8.1 issues.

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Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - Good Alternatives to Google Image Search

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Teaching students to be copyright responsible is not always easy.  These tools can help.

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Individualized Technology Goals (ITGs) for Teachers: A Fable of the Staff Development with No Clothes

Individualized Technology Goals (ITGs) for Teachers: A Fable of the Staff Development with No Clothes | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The best way for raising teachers' technology abilities is through a coordinated, district-wide, individualized training program -- because effective staff development is personal.
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Powerful proposals!

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ScientificThinkingDC.pdf

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"Miniature" guide is very thorough....great resources to consider.

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World Digital Library Home

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The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
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Wonderful primary resources (over 10,000) from around the world.

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Mind Tools: Online Management, Leadership and Career Training

Mind Tools: Online Management, Leadership and Career Training | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Mind Tools teaches more than 900 skills that help you excel at work and in your life. Learn management, decision-making, time management, goal-setting, communication and more.
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Check out the Scamper tool for collaboration and tuning.  

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