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The Pencil Metaphor: How Teachers Respond To Education Technology

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Universities should ban PowerPoint — It makes students stupid and professors boring

Universities should ban PowerPoint — It makes students stupid and professors boring | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
PowerPoint slides "are toxic to education."
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Three steps to become a digitally agile educator

Three steps to become a digitally agile educator | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
A 21st century educational system must educate all students in the effective and authentic use of the technologies that permeate society to prepare them for the future. As part of this future, lear…
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Cool Tool | eBackpack

Cool Tool | eBackpack | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Here's a learning management system—or call it a class workflow system—that’s simplifying teaching and making learning more engaging. With it, you can assign, annotate, collect, review, and grade assignments and assessments on any internet-connected device including PCs, Macs, iOS, Android and Windows 8. It allows you to unlock the creative and productive potential of technology in the…
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Ideas for Using Google Cardboard Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Ideas for Using Google Cardboard Virtual Reality in the Classroom | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Google cardboard provides a cheap way to bring virtual reality into the classroom to provide fully immersive learning experiences for your children.
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Google Docs are Better Than PDF Comments - Teacher Tech

Google Docs are Better Than PDF Comments - Teacher Tech | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Google Docs comments are far superior to PDF comments. Google Docs are dynamic and interactive. PDF's are a substitute for paper and we can do better.
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Stanford Experiments with Virtual Reality, Social Emotional Learning and Oculus Rift (EdSurge News)

Stanford Experiments with Virtual Reality, Social Emotional Learning and Oculus Rift (EdSurge News) | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it

What can virtual reality, the technology that arguably takes the viewer farthest away from the tangible world, teach students about expressing themselves and interacting with each other?
Two experiments at two very different California schools aimed to find out.
In May 2016 at San Jose’s Alph
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How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom

How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Examples of ways students can use Visme's audio feature to create narrated, self-running presentations with voice overs.
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New study finds gamers do better at school and work

New study finds gamers do better at school and work | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
You may now have a good excuse for “gaming time” when coming home from work or school.
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Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of t…
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8 Best Coding Games For Kids

8 Best Coding Games For Kids | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Teach your kids programming with these exciting coding games for kids. Have a look at these best 8 best learn to code games for kids and choose the one your kid will love the most.
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5 Ways to Use Scannable Tech in the Math Classroom

5 Ways to Use Scannable Tech in the Math Classroom | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Using QR codes and AR, math teachers can connect to tutorials, make their word wall interactive, share student work, explore 3D shapes, and update old textbooks.
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Google Classroom: Private Comment as Assignment - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: Private Comment as Assignment - Teacher Tech | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Google Classroom private comments are not comments, they are conversations. Use private comments as an assignment with students.
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My challenge to you – 8 things all teachers should learn about #edtech

My challenge to you – 8 things all teachers should learn about #edtech | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
I love the School Report scheme that the BBC run via Newsround. We all remember the Newsrounds of our youth. For me it was John Craven who made me watch it whenever it was on. It was this report I …
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SHOCKING! What Teenagers Are Doing Without Parents Knowing

SHOCKING! What Teenagers Are Doing Without Parents Knowing | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Did you know an alarming 40% of teens are involved in sexting! Find out what teenagers are doing without parents knowing by MindBodyAdvice.com
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Cool Tool | EDpuzzle

Cool Tool | EDpuzzle | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
With EDpuzzle, teachers can make any video into their lesson. EDpuzzle combines simple video-editing tools with powerful analytics so that a teacher can take a video and make it personal, engaging and effective. Take already existing videos from Youtube, Khan Academy, Crash Course, etc., or upload your own; enable self-paced learning with interactive lessons, add your voice and…
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18 Digital Tools and Strategies That Support Students’ Reading and Writing

18 Digital Tools and Strategies That Support Students’ Reading and Writing | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The tech team in Littleton, Colorado is trying to build self-sufficiency in students by compiling digital tools for reading and writing that students can choose
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OpenEd's Integration with Google Classroom

This video demonstrates how teachers that use both OpenEd and Google Classroom can leverage the new integration to create seamless assignments!
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Google updates Classroom with new tools for students, parents and teachers

Google updates Classroom with new tools for students, parents and teachers | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Google Classroom, the company's platform that brings together Google Apps for Education and a number of tools for managing classes and content, is getting one..
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phrase.it - an on-line Speech Bubble Photo Editor 

phrase.it - an on-line Speech Bubble Photo Editor  | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Put speech bubbles on your photos and create your own comic strips within minutes! Great looking results, no sign-up needed, 100% free. phrase.it is probably the best speech bubble photo editor on the web.

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Phrase.it is a web tool that allows users to edit and customise their images by adding speech bubbles and different image effects. 
Learners could use Phrase.it to create picture stories and share them with others.
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The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement

The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Learning how to think about thinking can help students develop strategies for solving problems and understand tasks at hand.
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