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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

The Top 100 Tools for Learning was compiled from the votes of over 500 learning professionals in workplace learning and education from 48 countries worldwide in
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Edmodo slipping while Moodle remains at number 11. Interesting!

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Using iPads in the Classroom? Check Out Classkick

Using iPads in the Classroom? Check Out Classkick | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Classkick (@classkick) is a free, interactive platform in which iPad using students and teachers can work collaboratively. Teachers or students can serve as mentors for each other, and work can be ...
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A Wonderful TED Ed Video on The Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism

A Wonderful TED Ed Video on The Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Some of The Best Gradebook Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Some of The Best Gradebook Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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The True Power of MOOCs May Have Been Accidental

The True Power of MOOCs May Have Been Accidental | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Free online college courses haven't sparked the higher-ed revolution advocates envisioned, but perhaps they could reform education in a way that was largely unintentional.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Helpful Hints for Combining Google Drive With Symbaloo

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Helpful Hints for Combining Google Drive With Symbaloo | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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Did someone say ... SAMR?

Did someone say ... SAMR? | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license SAMR is an acronym standing for substitution, augmentation, modification and redefinition. It is a model for looking at th...
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Digital vs. print textbook war – who cares? - eCampus News

Digital vs. print textbook war – who cares? - eCampus News | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Why the real conversation about textbooks should be about affordability and accessibility.
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Why Teens’ Lack of Sleep May Cause Depression

Why Teens’ Lack of Sleep May Cause Depression | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Lack of sleep contributes to depression in teenagers, two studies find. Lack of exercise and lots of time online don't help, either. The solution, researchers say, is for parents to make sure their children are getting a good nine to 10 hours of sleep a night, even in high school.
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Create a Poll in PowerPoint 2010 Using ParticiPoll

Create a Poll in PowerPoint 2010 Using ParticiPoll | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to create a poll in PowerPoint using Participoll, polling a live audience and getting instant results.
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Oculus Rift Technology May Improve Online Learning

Oculus Rift Technology May Improve Online Learning | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Students who used Oculus Rift technology and haptic gloves in an online environment outperformed those who used screen-and-mouse combinations.
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10 Digital Tools for Teaching You Can Learn This Summer

10 Digital Tools for Teaching You Can Learn This Summer | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
You've reached the time of year that EVERY teacher dreams of from the first day of school: summer break. Now, as you pack your bags and head for that
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The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video

The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The best student video tutorial creators are sometimes made the kids who've struggled the most to understand.
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4 Ways Moodle is Used for Nonprofit Organizations - e-Learning Feeds

4 Ways Moodle is Used for Nonprofit Organizations - e-Learning Feeds | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
We all know that Moodle is a compatible LMS for education, healthcare, government, and corporate sectors, but not everyone is aware that Moodle is a great

Via Alan Bessette, Juergen Wagner
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How I use scenario-based learning in the classroom - Innovate My School

How I use scenario-based learning in the classroom - Innovate My School | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
What is scenario-based learning, what can it offer pupils, and how does it tie in with the work of Paul Ginnis? Peter Lee, vice principal at Q3 Academy, explains how it’s helped and inspired him over the years.
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15 Online Resources That Help Improve Essay-Writing Skills -- THE Journal

15 Online Resources That Help Improve Essay-Writing Skills -- THE Journal | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Here are some effective online tools that can help you make the art of writing essays more attractive for your students.
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Mooc test agreement between FutureLearn and Pearson

Mooc test agreement between FutureLearn and Pearson | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The UK massive open online course platform FutureLearn has signed an agreement with the proctored examination provider Pearson VUE
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13 Simple Ways to Integrate Technology into any Lesson Plan

13 Simple Ways to Integrate Technology into any Lesson Plan | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The pressure is on, and educators are feeling it more and more. Principals and school boards everywhere are requiring teachers to integrate technology into the classroom. Sometimes, the change is as…
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Twitter Basics for Teachers | Hot Lunch Tray

Twitter Basics for Teachers | Hot Lunch Tray | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Overview Twitter Basics for Teachers: vocabulary and the what you need to do to participate in the best professional learning of your career.
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Parents Struggle to Balance Screen Time Rules With Digital Homework

Parents Struggle to Balance Screen Time Rules With Digital Homework | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Parents often feel caught between schools pushing for more digital skill building and their own desire to parent in the way they see fit.
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Can Playing Video Games Help With Dyslexia?

Can Playing Video Games Help With Dyslexia? | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
People with dyslexia take longer to alternate their attention between visual and audio cues, researchers say. That's particularly true if they have to attend to a sound after seeing something. That difference may provide clues to better treatments for dyslexia.
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Starting a Makerspace on a Budget? Here’s The Equipment You’ll Need

Starting a Makerspace on a Budget? Here’s The Equipment You’ll Need | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Most of the things that involve computers are solitary endeavors. Writing. Programming. Building electronics projects. It's not unheard of for creative-minded geeks to lock themselves away for days at a time, isolated from the world, and hack away on their projects. But the problem is, that's not particularly healthy. People are social animals who crave…
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Taken Charge™

Taken Charge™ | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Introducing Taken Charge™, a browser based technology education game created by Galvanize Labs.
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Could Minecraft Be the Hook to Get Girls Interested in Coding?

Could Minecraft Be the Hook to Get Girls Interested in Coding? | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Girls love to play Minecraft as much as boys, a fact educators would like to use to interest them in coding more generally.
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Glued to the screen: A third grade class where kids spend 75% of the day on iPads - The Hechinger Report

Glued to the screen: A third grade class where kids spend 75% of the day on iPads - The Hechinger Report | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
MINEOLA, N.Y. — When the 24 third-graders in Morgan Mercaldi’s class arrive at the Jackson Avenue School every morning, they take their iPads out of their backpacks and put them on their desks. The tablets will remain there, or in hands and laps, until the children put them in their packs to take them home. …
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