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Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus

Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
From Web-enhanced face-to-face courses to MOOCs, flipped, blended, and fully online courses, videos are an integral component of today’s educational landscape—from kindergarten all the way through higher education.
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A thoughtful list of ways to structure engagement around flipped instruction.

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Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here

Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
A new generation of embeddable tech implants could soon change the way we live

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This is fascinating... we have finally accepted the use of mobile devices in learning (at least most educators have... ) while we explore/debate the use of wearable tech in learning... but how many educators are even aware of what is coming next?

Teresa Roebuck's curator insight, April 14, 1:56 PM

I've already said that I am ready to embed/implant a smart phone in my hand! What are we waiting for?

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Department of Making + Doing - Philadelphia

Department of Making + Doing - Philadelphia | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it

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ExitTicket | Student Response System | Student Clickers | Exit Tickets | Classroom Response System

ExitTicket | Student Response System | Student Clickers | Exit Tickets | Classroom Response System | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
ExitTicket is a student response system designed for teachers who require immediate student assessment performance feedback in order to personalize instruction for every student.
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Educade | Find, create and share lesson plans and teaching tools to empower your classroom

Educade | Find, create and share lesson plans and teaching tools to empower your classroom | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Empower your classroom with the best games, apps, and maker kits, including engaging lesson plans aligned to core standards. Explore, connect, & create. Join today!
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Find Your Perfect Tablet With This Flowchart - Edudemic

Find Your Perfect Tablet With This Flowchart - Edudemic | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Looking for a new iPad or perhaps an Android tablet? This flowchart will help you decide which is the perfect tablet for you.
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Tour Builder - Put your story on the map.

Tour Builder - Put your story on the map. | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Tell your stories with photos, videos and rich text on Google Earth.
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Super Excited for this tool! I love Google earth, but it can take so much time to teach classes the nuances of tour-building. This lets kids focus on geography and digital narrative, without having to master the Google Earth interface.

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5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code

5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
With the Hour of Code coming up (December 9-15), here is a great infographic from Kodable explaining why coding is such a useful skill for kids (and adults) to learn.
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CEM: Getting Started

CEM: Getting Started | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
CEM Starter Kit Never been part of an online professional community or network?  Already part of a community or network, but want to be more connected?  The CEM Starter Kit can help you on both fronts.
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How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning

How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Game-based learning has become synonymous with educational video games in some circles, but low-tech games have been used with great success in classrooms for a while.
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A great synopsis of game-based design

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What's New for Schools with the Latest Google Drive Update for iOS?

What's New for Schools with the Latest Google Drive Update for iOS? | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Google has updated its iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch version of Google Drive with a clean new interface and a few new features ahead of the impending introduction of the new iOS 7 operating system fo...
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Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
As schools become more savvy about blended-learning tactics– the practice of mixing online and in-person instruction -- guidelines and best practices are emerging from lessons learned.
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The 10 Most Popular Teacher Tools Being Used This Year - Edudemic

The 10 Most Popular Teacher Tools Being Used This Year - Edudemic | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
What are some of the most popular teacher tools being used this year? You may not know them all ... but hopefully you recognize at least some of them!
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A great collection!

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Helpouts by Google

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Our world just became a whole lot smaller...and more connected.

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The Micro 3D printer tops $1M on Kickstarter in one day - CNET

The Micro 3D printer tops $1M on Kickstarter in one day - CNET | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Surpassing its $50,000 funding goal in 11 minutes, the miniature consumer 3D printer takes the crowdfunding world by storm.

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Tynker - Learn programming with visual code blocks

Tynker - Learn programming with visual code blocks | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Get Tynker - Learn programming with visual code blocks on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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21 Quotes That Will Change the Way You See Education | inspirationfeed.com

21 Quotes That Will Change the Way You See Education | inspirationfeed.com | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
The moment you become aware of your existence, you start learning. In school, you are confined into a system that you trust will teach everything you should know. But, do you really know what education is or its role in your life? Find out what educators, writers, and philosophers have to say about it.
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How to Add Questions for Students to YouTube Videos

How to Add Questions for Students to YouTube Videos | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
With the popularity of flipped classrooms showing no sign of waning, a new crop of web tools for teachers are emerging to help support instruction. In this post, I take a look at four ways that tea...
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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, February 23, 2:47 PM

Several different ways to approach adding questions to videos. Thanks to Phil

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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Unveils Google Play for Education

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Unveils Google Play for Education | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
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Calling all K-12 teachers! Check out Connected Classrooms on Google+ to discover virtual field trips and collaborate with fellow educators.

Calling all K-12 teachers! Check out Connected Classrooms on Google+ to discover virtual field trips and collaborate with fellow educators. | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Bring the world into your classroom through Google+
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How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning

How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Game-based learning has become synonymous with educational video games in some circles, but low-tech games have been used with great success in classrooms for a while.
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Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Google has joined forces with Raspberry Pi to create an open-source educational programming platform, Coder.
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An awesome foray into programming for kids!

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[What's Really New] Big Google Drive Update Rolling Out - UI Changes, Swipe-Down-To-Refresh, Bottom Action Bar, And More [APK Download]

[What's Really New] Big Google Drive Update Rolling Out - UI Changes, Swipe-Down-To-Refresh, Bottom Action Bar, And More [APK Download] | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Google started a staged update to Google Drive earlier today with version 1.2.352.9 and a completely useless changelog that just said "Bug fixes and other...
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Superhero Science

Superhero Science | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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A great way to preview concepts!

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MIT Unleashes New Online Game for Math and Science

MIT Unleashes New Online Game for Math and Science | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
A group of researchers in MIT’s Education Arcade are trying to harness the power of MMO games to teach high school students to think like scientists and mathematicians.
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Sign up for the beta 9/4

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Microsoft brings Skype to Outlook.com | Questechie

Microsoft brings Skype to Outlook.com | Questechie | Thoughtful Tech | Scoop.it
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Like Google Hangouts (almost...)

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