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 Technology tools and tips for teachers and students
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7 Ways Video Games Enhance Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Failing Forward: 21 Ideas To Use It In Your Classroom

Failing Forward: 21 Ideas To Use It In Your Classroom | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Failing Forward: 21 Ideas To Use It In Your Classroom
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Helping students learn from failure is a powerful contribution to their lives.  So much has been written about this concept, and here are some ways to incorporate the idea that failure isn't a bad thing, as long as you use it as a way to rethink and try again.

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The Most Useful YouTube Resources for Budding Video Producers

The Most Useful YouTube Resources for Budding Video Producers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
You don't need a huge production budget to make YouTube videos. As the site's grown in popularity, though, you're much more likely to get noticed with better quality. Fortunately, YouTube itself has plenty of tools to help stand out and make videos worth watching.
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YouTube offers many video tools that you or your students might not know about.  

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4-Components of the Theory of Action Infographic

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The Theory of Action Infographic by Carol Ehrlich …
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Amazing resource guide!

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Brain-Based Learning: Resource Roundup

Brain-Based Learning: Resource Roundup | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Browse a list of resources, articles, videos, and links for exploring the connection between education and neuroscience.
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This collection of resources and ideas is another fantastic contribution from Edutopia!

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27 Reflection Strategies to Improve Your Teaching

27 Reflection Strategies to Improve Your Teaching | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
February 23, 2015
Reflection and reflexivity are two meta-cognitive processes that we constantly need to exercise in order to guarantee an effective and healthy professional and also emotional...
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THIRTEEN's Award-Winning History Game Series Mission US Launches its Fourth Virtual Adventure for Teens

THIRTEEN's Award-Winning History Game Series Mission US Launches its Fourth Virtual Adventure for Teens | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Students experience the struggle to support a family and protect workers' rights in early 1900s New York City. 'City of Immigrants' debuted February 11, 2015 on the Mission US website.
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How Teachers Will Change the Future of Tech | Edudemic

How Teachers Will Change the Future of Tech | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
We often write about how technology can help teachers, but sometimes it’s useful to take a step back and consider how teachers influence technology.
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I like how the author breaks down suggestions for teachers based on their technology comfort level.  

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 23, 6:58 PM

The use of any and all technology, including digital, begins with questions. How will this tool/instrument move student learning forward?

 

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6 Great Tools to Create Educational Flyers and Posters for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Great Tools to Create Educational Flyers and Posters for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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I am a huge fan of Tackk and Smore.  Canva is the one I am currently exploring.

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101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative
Ed note: This post has been republished from a 2013 post.
Creativity isn’t always something that just happens.
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When the teacher is comfortable with being creative, chances are the students will be, too.

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Incentivizing Your Class: The Engagement-Based Classroom Management Model

Incentivizing Your Class: The Engagement-Based Classroom Management Model | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Invite your students to participate in a behavioral model that helps them level up with their engagement and attitude -- much like a video game.
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Touch Mathematics

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A collection of free, web browser-based apps that aim to make mathematics intuitive for learners of all ages.
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Be prepared to spend time on this incredible site!

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A Comprehensive List of Education-related Twitter Chats for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Comprehensive List of Education-related Twitter Chats for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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This is a terrific list of twitter chats. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation

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A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation
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Interesting take on factors contributing to student motivation.

 

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Layout Cheat Sheet for Infographics : Visual arrangement tips

Layout Cheat Sheet for Infographics : Visual arrangement tips | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Good visual arrangement is puts together design objects in ways that attracts attention. Learn how to achieve elegant and attractive content using whitespace and layouts here.
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Carmen Ramos's curator insight, February 26, 12:06 PM

Das hilf Studierenden, Infographiken zu erstellen. Und Dozenten auch!

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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Resources to Help Students Understand the Cost of Living

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Financial literacy tools.

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Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Blogger and English teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron asked her eighth grade students what they find most engaging in the classroom.
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When students are active participants in shaping their learning, incredible engagement and ownership occurs.

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Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students' Creative Writing Skills | Edudemic

Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students' Creative Writing Skills | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Instead of just Snapchatting, have students do something meaningful with their pictures...Here's how....

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20 Top Pinterest Tips

20 Top Pinterest Tips | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Pinterest is an educator's dream come true because of its many options for curating and sharing ideas, displaying student work, and building a PLN.
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Pinterest is also a great place for student groups to use as a collaborative research space.

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Brilliant | Math and science explanations, examples, and practice problems.

Brilliant | Math and science explanations, examples, and practice problems. | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Brilliant - Thousands of free examples and practice problems in mathematics, physics, SAT, ACT, AP, JEE, olympiads, and more.
Amy Burns's insight:

Looks like a fun, challenging site for math.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 26, 11:04 PM

Website to explore a gazillion types of math problems and have fun!

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A Visual Chart on Summative Vs Formative Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Visual Chart on Summative Vs Formative Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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A quick reference guide for formative and summative assessments.

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If We Treated Star Teachers Like Star Athletes

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If We Treated Star Teachers Like Star Athletes
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Wow! 

 

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Welcome to My Science Box! | My Science Box

Welcome to My Science Box! | My Science Box | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Welcome to My Science Box!

At My Science Box you'll find complete, scaffolded lesson plans to teach a 4-6 week middle school science unit through activities, projects, and field trips. Every lesson has been kid-tested with students at Archway School. Create a printable version of any lesson plan or even a whole teaching box by clicking the "printer friendly version" button at the bottom of any page. If you use these lesson or have feedback, please register and post a comment for other teachers to view.

 

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Full lessons for every grade level of science.  Amazing resource!

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