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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
It is time that teachers and administrators realize that public education has reached a dam in the river. We have gone about as far as we can go with isolated instruction and learning. While it may
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What Does the Popularity of Pokémon Go Mean for K-12 Gaming? A Q-and-A With James Gee - Market Brief

What Does the Popularity of Pokémon Go Mean for K-12 Gaming? A Q-and-A With James Gee - Market Brief | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
What does the huge popularity of Pokemon Go signal about the gaming market? Longtime scholar and gaming expert James Gee offers his thoughts.
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Teachers Rejoice! NEW Google Sites is at Hand!

Teachers Rejoice! NEW Google Sites is at Hand! | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
A NEW Google Sites! Teachers rejoice! Google has heard your cries of frustration as you’ve tried to create slick looking class websites with their historically clunky and not terribly pretty …
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Stop asking whether laptops improve learning outcomes

Stop asking whether laptops improve learning outcomes | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The question of whether laptops improve learning is simplistic and the wrong one to ask. We need to dig deeper.
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Cultural & Academic Films : Free Movies : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

Cultural & Academic Films : Free Movies : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeolog
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Teachers Turn Pop Culture Into Engaging Online Learning Videos - Market Brief

Teachers Turn Pop Culture Into Engaging Online Learning Videos - Market Brief | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Teachers are creative in the ways they take videos from YouTube, movies, and music videos and turn them into lessons that highlight complex concepts.
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Teachers are the key to effective classroom technology | SmartBrief

Teachers are the key to effective classroom technology | SmartBrief | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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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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Teachers Are Confident About Using Technology, Now More Than Ever

Teachers Are Confident About Using Technology, Now More Than Ever | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Survey shows enthusiasm for the future of educational technology, but room to grow when it comes to broader, more innovative implementations.
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Five Things Education Technology Could Learn from Pokémon Go — Medium

Five Things Education Technology Could Learn from Pokémon Go — Medium | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Ok, I have a confession. Last Thursday, I became yet another Pokémon Go-related statistic when I fell into a hole while walking around my…
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What Educators and Parents Should Know About Pokémon Go -

What Educators and Parents Should Know About Pokémon Go - | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Pokémon Go is taking over the world as ‘trainers’ of multiple generations hunt for Pokémon at landmarks and favorite spots in your hometown.
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Technology in the Classroom: Why, How to Screencast

Technology in the Classroom: Why, How to Screencast | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
We look at why you should screencast, and offer up the best in class technology in the classroom tools to do so.
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Blabberize: Talking Avatars - Simplek12

Blabberize: Talking Avatars - Simplek12 | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Blabberize is a free resource that allows individuals to upload any picture, select the mouth, and add sound to turn any image into a talking picture.
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Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition

Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Do you know the answer to the next simple question? "What do you know about web 2.0 technology?" What's so interesting about this video, is the simple fact that none of these so called digital natives are familiar with the term web 2.0. Although they never had a life without technology, they just don't know…
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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

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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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