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 Technology tools and tips for teachers and students
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The Science (and Practice) of Creativity

The Science (and Practice) of Creativity | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
When schools nurture student creativity, they foster inquisitiveness, persistence, imagination, discipline, and collaboration, leading to improved classroom behavior, motivation, attendance, and academic attainment.
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The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

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The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment
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Great chart comparing traditional and changing roles of teachers.

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13 must Have Chrome Apps for Music Teachers

13 must Have Chrome Apps for Music Teachers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
March 24, 2015
Here is a list we have curated specifically for music teachers. This list features a collection of popular Chrome apps ideal for teaching and learning about music. From apps to help...
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4 Easy Tips and Tricks for Creating Visually Engaging Rubrics

4 Easy Tips and Tricks for Creating Visually Engaging Rubrics | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Cait Camarata, Edutopia’s visual designer, provides a few straightforward rubric-design tips and a customizable rubric template for educators who are short on time.
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Tips, tricks and templates to help create more appealing rubrics.

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How to Crowdfund Your Classroom | Edudemic

How to Crowdfund Your Classroom | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
By knowing the right way to sell your project, you can find success at raising money for class expenses. We’ve put together a list of crowdfunded projects.
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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015
by TeachThought Staff
We’ve discussed the merits and utility of video games in the classroom before, so we won’t beleaguer the point.
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Guide to Scoring Rubrics

Guide to Scoring Rubrics | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
What is a scoring rubric? How do you know if your students have learned something you?ve taught in the classroom? Evaluating the learning process is no si
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Very helpful article about creating the best rubrics.

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60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques

60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques
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Nice list with explanations and some links.

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4 Dystopian Novels to Get Students Thinking About the Technological Future | Edudemic

Dystopian fiction, created by authors like Aldous Huxley, painted an image of what occurs when the worst traits of human nature are able to reign supreme.
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Microsoft Educator Network - Professional Development : Educators : Courses

Microsoft Educator Network - Professional Development : Educators : Courses | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Join the worldwide community of educators who are passionate about ensuring learners are prepared to thrive in the global economy.
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Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education | Edudemic

Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
We’ll guide you through the Twitter social media landscape and show you how to find the best educational resources for both yourself and your students.
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Maryann Rosenhave's curator insight, March 13, 11:03 AM

En enkel guide til bruk av Twitter med elever.

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How to start thinking with a positive mindset - Daily Genius

How to start thinking with a positive mindset - Daily Genius | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitter This powerful visual is both colorful and enlightening. It will likely make you a bit happier and approach your day with a new zest. That’s right. Zest. It’s more than just some soap here in the U.S. Anyway, I digress. This visual found on Flipboard takes the approach of figuring out what you might …
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Center for AI's curator insight, March 23, 5:00 PM

Flipping the conversation doesn't mean just the "positive opposite" of what's not working. I really enjoy the problem to opportunity tree exercise we use with clients and our trainings to help people begin to see the opportunities and possibilities that lay before them. We just have to pause sometimes to be able to see the world from a new lens. (http://centerforappreciativeinquiry.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Problem-to-Opportunity_Center-for-Appreciative-Inquiry.pdf)

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15 Reasons Why Educators Should Be Connected

15 Reasons Why Educators Should Be Connected | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Connected educators understand and value the idea that students and staff have voices that should be shared and that can be shared through social media.
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Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation -

Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation - | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation by TeachThought Staff This post is promoted by Encyclopedia Britannica Noet Edition, who asked us to talk about the credibility of information research in a digital world....
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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, shares this extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.
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Lots of links to sites to help you help students learn to code. 

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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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I have posted this in the past, but the links are so good, I am bumping it up.

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7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
For awhile, when educators discussed differentiating instruction & meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles.
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The Creativity Mindset

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I absolutely love all of the emphasis on mindsets these days. There are growth mindsets (which I discuss in The Educator with a Growth Mindset: A Staff Workshop) and maker mindsets (which I discuss...
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Imagine This: Creative Play and 21st-Century Learning

Imagine This: Creative Play and 21st-Century Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Reimagine learning through play, whether children or students are building with recycled materials, playing social justice or health-themed games, or growing their own garden.
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The technology is in the research students will do, but the rest is low tech, high impact.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Freedom to Fail Forward

Five-Minute Film Festival: Freedom to Fail Forward | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Knowing how to learn from failure can be a key to success. In this playlist, VideoAmy curates the best videos and resources for encouraging students to be resilient and embrace mistakes.
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8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD

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8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD
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mrsamberreece's curator insight, March 27, 11:06 AM

I have a small group at St. B. who is already doing this.  I wonder how to branch out to other schools and to maybe get credit for the professional development time.

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Which of the top edtech trends are best for classrooms? - Daily Genius

Which of the top edtech trends are best for classrooms? - Daily Genius | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitter There are about a dozen top edtech trends that are being implemented in classrooms around the world. There’s the flipped classroom, online learning, MOOCs, and a slew of other initiatives that involve bringing technology into the classroom. In this post, we’re going to walk through some of the major trends that are being used …
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Interesting infographic relating to edtech.

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