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 Technology tools and tips for teachers and students
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How to Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentation | Edudemic

How to Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentation | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
More teachers are incorporating Twitter into their lesson plans. Educators who use Twitter say it increases classroom interaction & keeps students tuned in.
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Gavin Middleton's curator insight, Today, 4:40 PM

This looks interesting.  #edtech

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How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind

How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it

Veteran educator Jennifer Gonzalez shares a 7-step framework that can help hesitant or frustrated teachers add more digital prowess to their teaching practice.


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Dustin Fowler's curator insight, Today, 3:00 PM

Good advice for someone looking implement some tech into their curriculum. 

 

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When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher?

When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher? | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?
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Dustin Fowler's curator insight, March 30, 7:19 PM

This article poses many questions for the future of a quickly changing education system.  No matter how you feel about the role of the teacher in America's classrooms, you should be aware of the changes, and prepared to react to the demands of the changes.  I, for one, do believe that the future of education will see the need for less teachers- although, I feel the likelihood of no teachers at all is ludicrous.  

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How do You Choose Good Online Sources?

How do You Choose Good Online Sources? | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Students often ask how to determine which websites and articles are good sources to cite. My answer is always, "Well, what do you think?" Students need to be able to think on their own. So, if your...
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Mia Mac Meekin does a phenomenal job creating meaningful and effective infographics.  Here is the latest one covering digital literacy and sourcing.

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A Very Good Resource of Educational Posters for Chemistry Teachers

A Very Good Resource of Educational Posters for Chemistry Teachers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
March 29, 2015
Here is an interesting resource we want to bring to your attention. Compound Interest is a blog by Andy Brunning, a chemistry teacher in the UK. Andy creates and shares a wide variety...
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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

The Creativity Mindset | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it

 like how the 44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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I like how the list of tools is divided by Web vs Mobile.  

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10 Best Channels for STEM Education on YouTube

10 Best Channels for STEM Education on YouTube | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Was Formula 1 in your syllabus growing up? Probably not, but times are changing. As of this year, Formula 1 cars have made the grade, and will be appearing in public school curriculum. NASCAR's Acceleration Nation puts your child in the driver's seat with an inspirational dose of STEM education. When you look at the speed and…
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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

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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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