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 Technology tools and tips for teachers and students
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Relationship Building Through Culturally Responsive Classroom Management

Relationship Building Through Culturally Responsive Classroom Management | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Hone your skills like curiosity, listening, cultural sensitivity, and humor to provide all students with equitable opportunities for learning.
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Down For Everyone Or Just Me -> Check if your website is down or up?

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Wanting to use a favorite site and suddenly the link is dead?  Use this handy site to check if the site is down for everyone, or just you.   Very handy, and I have used it often.

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The Science Behind Classroom Norming

The Science Behind Classroom Norming | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Blogger Todd Finley explores the value of Classroom Norming to help learners.
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Instead of posting a list of 37 classroom rules, consider discussing and adopting norms.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, August 12, 2014 9:16 PM

We were using this language 20 years ago and now it is re-emerging. This is interesting? What if we used Judith Butler's work about identity and norms that impact identity formation? Perhaps a more critical approach to the way norms form in classrooms and School i.e. conforming and complying would be revealing.

 

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great New Technology Integration Matrix for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great New Technology Integration Matrix for Teachers | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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If you haven't seen this matrix before, check it out.  Quick guide to technology integration.

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SciStarter

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SciStarter connects citizen scientists with citizen science projects. Professional and amateur scientists, teachers, students and people of all ages share, find and join exciting citizen science projects and communities.
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The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!
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Understand Creative Commons Licensing With This Chart

Understand Creative Commons Licensing With This Chart | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Creative Commons is an ideal way to share your creations with others and find art for personal projects. Some of us, though, don't always understand the rules. This chart helps you understand the key differences among licenses.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Tools and Strategies for Sharing Bookmarks

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Nice list of sites for sharing bookmarks. 

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Arcademic Skill Builders - Fun Educational Games for Kids

Arcademic Skill Builders - Fun Educational Games for Kids | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Fun and free educational games for kids in K-8. Featuring multiplayer learning games, math games, language arts games, and much more!
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Fun free games. 

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The Leading Online Presentation Software - emaze

The Leading Online Presentation Software - emaze | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
You must see this amazing new presentation maker! Amazing!
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Emaze continues to add free options (templates) and is an easy to use alternative presentation program.  Free accounts with optional premium.

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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they're learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.
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We can teach students these techniques to use when collaborating with their peers.

 

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Embracing Messy Learning

Embracing Messy Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Joshua Block, a high school humanities teacher, explains how student confusion and frustration aren't necessarily a reflection of your teaching skills, but rather an integral part of any authentic learning experience.
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Creativity and collaboration aren't silent activities!  Embrace the Mess and Noise!

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Self-Assessment Inspires Learning

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Read and download this self-assessment rubric and accompanying questions to help you assess your own or your students' social and emotional development this year.
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There are rubrics, lists of questions to ask, goal sheet links and much more in this helpful article.

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Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes

Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Programming a computer is simply telling it what to do, and tools like Scratch convert this language into images to familiarize elementary students with coding.
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Handful of Good Resources for Technology Integration in Early Grades ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handful of Good Resources for Technology Integration in Early Grades ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math

A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math
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Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces

Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
From innovative, intelligent seating arrangements to relevant, engaging bulletin boards, your students deserve a classroom space that stimulates and facilitates their learning.
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Changing your classroom CAN transform a class.  I have seen it happen and the effect on students and their behavior was amazing.  Here are some wonderful links and examples of things teachers can do to bring classroom settings into the present!

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The P.E Geek

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Technology & Physical Education
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One of our teachers has asked me to find resources for PE....I think I found a good one with PE Geek! 

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The Mega List of Maker Education Resouces | eLearning Faculty

The Mega List of Maker Education Resouces | eLearning Faculty | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
This list of resources is made to accompany Tinker, Make & Learn. Do you have a resource to add? Leave a comment and I will be sure and add it. Some Other Great Maker Lists of Resources Maker B...
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Wonderful links to resources, including design thinking, learning spaces and much more.

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SAMR App Dice

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Have you ever heard of the SAMR Model by Dr. Ruben Puentedura? The model states: The Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition Model offers a method of seeing how computer technology migh...
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Roll the dice to see which app to use.

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Online Teaching: Kubbu

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Create games, quizzes or crossword puzzles to share.

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Create free online games, quizzes or crossword puzzles and share with students. Free version limits you to 30 students and 15 activities.  Student data stored for 30 days, and then deleted with the free account.  Option to purchase PRO.

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MathTV - Videos By Topic

MathTV - Videos By Topic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Math Videos arranged by topic including introductory math, algebra, trigonometry and calculus.
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Lots of math videos with additional links.

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How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing

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How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing
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Helpful chart when using social media in research.

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Thinking Blocks Modeling Tool

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Thinking Blocks - model and solve word problems.
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Many math activities offered on the site; good for Smartboards, tablets and ipads.

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