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Project Shapeshifter

Project Shapeshifter | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
Design with 3D patterns
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Love this 3D modeler.

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10 reasons why I pick Chromebooks for 1:1 | Ditch That Textbook

10 reasons why I pick Chromebooks for 1:1 | Ditch That Textbook | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
iPads, laptops, Nexus tablets and other devices have their strengths. But if pressed for one device for my classroom, I pick Chromebooks. Here's why.
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Record Audio Interviews With Skype and QuickTime

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Record Audio Interviews With Skype and QuickTime | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
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Tweet from @millerg6

Tweet from @millerg6 | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
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Promote student questioning and help yourself relax more.

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Just using these questions can help teachers to make the shift in their classroom.

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Edutech for Teachers » Blog Archive » Teach Copyright Basics with a Cool Interactive Tool

Edutech for Teachers » Blog Archive » Teach Copyright Basics with a Cool Interactive Tool | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
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Great answers to frequently asked questions about copyright.

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Practicing Social Media Etiquette

Practicing Social Media Etiquette | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
It can be challenging to navigate social media, but by using these etiquette tips you'll be sure to feel at ease.
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GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world!

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world! | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
GeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.
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Rebel 6 Ramblings: Let's Block All Learning Tools and Eliminate Classroom Distractions!

Rebel 6 Ramblings: Let's Block All Learning Tools and Eliminate Classroom Distractions! | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
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What would happen if this occurred in your district? How long would it last if implemented?

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What’s Wrong with Connected Educators’ Month?

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Great advice. Make sure you read the entire post.

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How To Properly Integrate Education Technology - Edudemic

How To Properly Integrate Education Technology - Edudemic | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
Organizations will not change until the people within them are ready to change, and those people have differing attitudes towards change.
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Why do schools roll out new programs or courses in small “pilot” groups? I would point at two reasons: the decision makers either (a) want to test the programs out first before deciding if the program is viable, sustainable, and worthwhile, or (b) they need key people to lead the way in the first year which will make full-scale adoption over time quicker and longer-lasting.

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Top five reasons I am a “connected” educator…

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I think these are why I'm connected.

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Upside Down Education

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I love the personal experience she shares

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Teach Children Well: How Do You Teach Optimal Digital Citizenship?

Teach Children Well: How Do You Teach Optimal Digital Citizenship? | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
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How Good Is Your Problem Solving?

How Good Is Your Problem Solving? | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
Do you solve problems systematically, or do you just grasp the first solution that comes along? Find out if you're solving problems as effectively as you could be.
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Find out how well you problem-solve.

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So what is Technology Integration? - Betchablog

So what is Technology Integration? - Betchablog | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it

I was asked by a colleague in another school the other day if I could give her a snapshot into what I actually do, and what the role of an ICT Integrator actually looks like (from my perspective anyway). Apparently she wants to talk to her school leaders about having an integrator on their staff …

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What is your definition?

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Indiana first state to pull out of Common Core

What do you think about this move by Indiana?

Will it help or hurt children?

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Forced Learning?

Forced Learning? | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
I shared an article that I wrote about things that we should do in professional development, and many educators either loved or hated the idea of having reflection built into the day.  My belief is...
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Infographics Lie. Here's How To Spot The B.S.

Infographics Lie. Here's How To Spot The B.S. | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
Infographics are all over the place nowadays. How do you know which ones to trust? Follow these three easy steps to save yourself from getting duped.
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CIPA: 10 Years Later, There is Still Confusion | Tech Learning

CIPA: 10 Years Later, There is Still Confusion | Tech Learning | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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An Essential EdTech Toolkit

An Essential EdTech Toolkit | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
Everything a teacher needs to get into edtech quickly and easily - this toolkit truly contains the edtech essentials.
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Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.

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You have to read this.

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Learning Ratings

Learning Ratings | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
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Looking for fun games that require critical thinking skills? Cool apps that exercise creative muscles? Engaging websites that encourage vocabulary building through collaboration? We've sifted through the vast sea of products out there and have rated and reviewed each one based on its learning potential.

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Edmodo

The Edmodo Help Center
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Quick Guides to Edmodo.

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The 5 Best Free Tools for Publishing Student Work

The 5 Best Free Tools for Publishing Student Work | Educational Technology PD | Scoop.it
If you are a passionate educator, you know your students are bright and it’s likely that you want to show the world.  However, publishing student work is not always as easy as taping an assignment on the wall.
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Portion Control: Stop Adding & Start Reducing

What if educators applied the concept of moderation through portion control advocated by nutritionists for achieving a weight loss goal to educational practices? 

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Great ideas to implement. It does work to reduce teacher stress.

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