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21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech

21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Looking for the best presentation software for your classroom? Check out our list of 21 top presentation tools for teachers.
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eThink Partners with BigBlueButton for Real Time Moodle Experiences

eThink Partners with BigBlueButton for Real Time Moodle Experiences | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
eThink, the Baltimore, MD based Certified Moodle Partner, is joining forces with Blindside Networks. BigBlueButton by Blindside provides real-time video streaming and file sharing within Moodle. Bi…
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Tech Tips for Teachers: 3 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom

Tech Tips for Teachers: 3 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
By making lengthy links more shareable, QR codes help teachers distribute educational resources, student work and parent surveys.
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3 Creative Tech Tools to Teach Writing

3 Creative Tech Tools to Teach Writing | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Best content around Maker Movement Learning Analytics selected by the EdTech Update community.
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'Teachers must embrace new technology or risk becoming obsolete'

'Teachers must embrace new technology or risk becoming obsolete' | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
'In the past I have always said that a computer could never replace a teacher, because learning was based on relationships. Today, I am not so sure'
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Critical Thinking Exercises That Will Blow Your Students’ Minds

Critical Thinking Exercises That Will Blow Your Students’ Minds | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Want to blow your students' minds with some hard-hitting critical thinking exercises? Try out the ones we've got for you here.
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Google Keep: Lit Circles - Teacher Tech

Google Keep: Lit Circles - Teacher Tech | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Use Google Keep for lit circles. Students can review and comment on each other's ideas. Students love Google Keep for lit circles.
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5 Tips for Integrating Ed-Tech Into Students’ Daily Lives - Market Brief

5 Tips for Integrating Ed-Tech Into Students’ Daily Lives - Market Brief | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Propelling student engagement means navigating the logistics of students' daily lives.
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Top STEAM tools for Online and Offline Learning: Part 2 - Daily Genius

Top STEAM tools for Online and Offline Learning: Part 2 - Daily Genius | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Last week, we looked at some of the top STEAM tools for online and offline learning by exploring web-based platforms and unplugged lessons and board games. With President Obama’s recent initiative to bring computer science to K-12 education and make computer programming a basic skill for all students, many of you will be on the …
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Google's programmable Lego-like blocks teach kids to code

Google's programmable Lego-like blocks teach kids to code | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
​With an increasingly digital future, kids are being taught programming skills at younger ages. Now, Google Research is aiming to accelerate the development of the field by announcing Project Bloks, an open-source hardware platform for developers to create “tangible programming” tools for kids.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Forms Can Now Automatically Grade Quizzes Without an Add-on

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Forms Can Now Automatically Grade Quizzes Without an Add-on | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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Tween Online Habits, Revealed

Tween Online Habits, Revealed | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
A new study reveals surprising results: kids in late elementary and middle school don't behave quite like the
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A Simple Rubric for Determining Website Credibility

A Simple Rubric for Determining Website Credibility | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
This rubric inspired by a presentation on EasyBib takes you through a short but effective checklist for determining website credibility.
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Teachers Guide to Using Concept Maps in Education 

Teachers Guide to Using Concept Maps in Education  | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it

Concept mapping offers benefits for any learning process:

Facilitates comprehension with its visual formatSynthesizes information by integrating new and old concepts to better grasp the big pictureEncourages brainstorming and high-level thinkingFosters discovery of new concepts and their connectionsProvides clear communication of complex ideasPromotes collaborative learningSparks creativitySnapshots your current knowledge to assess understandingIdentifies areas that need further knowledge or review

 

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Concept mapping offers benefits for any learning process:

  • Facilitates comprehension with its visual format
  • Synthesizes information by integrating new and old concepts to better grasp the big picture
  • Encourages brainstorming and high-level thinking
  • Fosters discovery of new concepts and their connections
  • Provides clear communication of complex ideas
  • Promotes collaborative learning
  • Sparks creativity
  • Snapshots your current knowledge to assess understanding
  • Identifies areas that need further knowledge or review

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=FlowChart

 

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8 digital skills we must teach our children

8 digital skills we must teach our children | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The digital content they consume, who they meet online and how much time they spend onscreen – all these factors will greatly influence children’s development.
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Integrating technology into English language teaching

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Nicholas Peachey, also known as Nik Peachey, is a well known blogger, teacher trainer, learning technology consultant and author. Winner of the British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in Teacher R
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Virtual Reality and Learning: The Newest Landscape for Higher Education

Virtual Reality and Learning: The Newest Landscape for Higher Education | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
When you think of higher education, chances are that virtual reality is not something that immediately comes to mind. In recent years, online learning has changed the face of education by becoming a supplement to traditional methods, allowing people to learn at a distance, on their own time and at their own pace. It has…
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