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Scholastic's Educational Technology Programs Go Mobile on the iPad®, With ... - PR Newswire (press release)

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An Edtech Minute with ClassCharts - BAM! Radio Network

An Edtech Minute with ClassCharts - BAM! Radio Network | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
ClassCharts is a web service that is both an interactive seating chart and student behavior tracker. The logic of the site is that student location, both vis-à-vis the teacher and specific other students, has a significant impact on that student’s ability
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EdTech Minute: Concise reviews of EdTech apps, sites, and services, all squeezed into 3-4 minutes!

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10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development

10 Tips for Delivering Awesome Professional Development | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Having clear objectives and starting on time are some of the tips one expert offers for creating effective professional development for teachers.

Via Cindy Rudy
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Wonderful advice!

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Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, April 20, 9:56 PM

Tables are turning. You’ve been tapped to be the teacher. But your “students” aren’t children. They’re professionals who want to know more about your area of expertise. It’s time to prepare. Here’s a roadmap for how to do it.

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Create an Unforgettable eLearning | 360 Authoring Program-Blog

Create an Unforgettable eLearning | 360 Authoring Program-Blog | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Create an online training worth remembering by leveraging rich features of your authoring tool to develop smart, admirable and memorable elearning course.
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eLearning Course Evaluation: The Ultimate Guide For eLearning Professionals

eLearning Course Evaluation: The Ultimate Guide For eLearning Professionals | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Why and When You Need eLearning Course Evaluation
As an eLearning professional, you need to know if your eLearning course is effective; that is, if it achieves its goals and meets its objectives.
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Relational? If we can bottle that, then the greatest challenge is solved.

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The Power of eLearning Templates | 360 Authoring Program-Blog

The Power of eLearning Templates | 360 Authoring Program-Blog | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
eLearning templates can help drive user engagement and enable trainers to present a course's content in the most captivating and professional way. Learn how!
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Putting the World In Their Hands: Augmented Reality in the Classroom

Putting the World In Their Hands: Augmented Reality in the Classroom | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
These days, students can walk into a classroom and use their tablet or smartphone as the AR device to trigger to original content made on movie-making software and posted to YouTube, leading to an immediate and immersive learning experience.

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Getting closer ...

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7 Successful Strategies for Managing Middle Schoolers | The Art of Ed

7 Successful Strategies for Managing Middle Schoolers | The Art of Ed | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
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Stop, smile and stare is my favorite!

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6 Tips For Creating Engaging Asynchronous Online Training Courses

6 Tips For Creating Engaging Asynchronous Online Training Courses | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
How To Create Engaging Asynchronous Online Training Courses
Giving employees the opportunity to build their professional skill sets and stay up-to-date on the latest policies and procedures on a 24/7 basis offers a vast array of benefits.
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Top Math EdApps of April

Top Math EdApps of April | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
April 13, 2015 Are you a math teacher or maybe a parent who is working on math skills with your child at home? We thought we'd narrow the search for you today by giving you the short list of our to...

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There may be something of interest here. Check it out!

 

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An Edtech Minute with Udemy - BAM! Radio Network

An Edtech Minute with Udemy - BAM! Radio Network | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
The world’s online learning marketplace, where 4 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography–and much, much more. Each of the 18,000+ courses are taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time, and on any device.




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Looking for an online course platform? Check out this 4-minute review of Udemy.

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The Art Of Persuasive Learning: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry

The Art Of Persuasive Learning: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
What eLearning Professionals Should Know About Persuasive Learning? Check the The Art Of Persuasive Learning: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals.
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Christopher Pappas gets it. All effective teaching is, at heart, relational.

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Tips and Techniques for Creating Excellent, Engaging Instructional Screencasts

Tips and Techniques for Creating Excellent, Engaging Instructional Screencasts | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
The low cost of good quality web cams and the availability of free or relatively inexpensive screencasting applications helps to make the development of vi
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Some Very Good Tools to Help You Create A Website or Blog for Your Class

Some Very Good Tools to Help You Create A Website or Blog for Your Class | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Some Very Good Tools to Help You Create A Website or Blog for Your Class #EdtechSource: www.educatorstechnology.comSee on Scoop.it - Educational Technology Applications

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Always useful!

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Low-Income Kids Thrive In Music Class

Low-Income Kids Thrive In Music Class | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
New research makes a case for music education.
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Right, so which programs are cut first?!?

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Modern Artificial Intelligence Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Modern Artificial Intelligence Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
The Modern Artificial Intelligence Infographic shows how technology coupled with studies of the human brain have aided in making AI a reality.
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Dave, I can't let you do that ...

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U.S. Students Awful at Evaluating Reliability of Online Science Readings

U.S. Students Awful at Evaluating Reliability of Online Science Readings | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Fewer than 4 percent of students in a new study displayed the skills to effectively evaluate the reliability and credibility of online science information.
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Can this reality be surprising? A wonderful, free resource for teaching high school research basics from JSTOR follows: 

http://researchbasics.jstor.org/moodle/

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Free Technology for Teachers: Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos http://t.co/0x9CW7c1RZ

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There are useful skill groups built into flogging, not least of which is the the presentation skill group.

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Maybe Coding Should Be Part of Every Class in School

Maybe Coding Should Be Part of Every Class in School | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
This spring, at St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia, the fifth-grade Spanish class programmed computers to produce bilingual, animated photo albums. The seventh-grade science class rejiggered the code behind climate models.

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Not coding, but computational thinking. This is the essential skill group.

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7 Cyberlearning Technologies Transforming Education

7 Cyberlearning Technologies Transforming Education | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
The year was 1984 and in addition to the chalkboards and alphabet posters, our 2nd grade classroom was equipped with an odd, beige box at a table in the back behind the students....

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I actually played the game in the still image. I learned a significant amount about infectious diseases and how to combat them through the simulation.

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Rubric-for-Diigo-Lesson.pdf

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Very nice rubric for Diigo, and easily adaptable to my preferred choice, Annotary!

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RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago...

RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Create and manage your references in seconds with RefME’s FREE reference generator. Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago & more – we’ve got it covered!
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Next generation research tool. Even scans the barcodes of books to pull up bibliographical information and store the reference in the folder that you created for the project that you are walking on. 

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The Next Experiment in Education - TIME

The Next Experiment in Education - TIME | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
New digital credentials are revolutionizing teacher training

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Interesting discussion starter.

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14 More Google Search Tricks You Didn’t Know Existed | The Gooru

14 More Google Search Tricks You Didn’t Know Existed | The Gooru | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Originally intended as a way to easily find websites, Google’s engineers have quietly slipped secret functionalities into Google Search to do even more for its 1.17 billion users. These hidden (…) Read more
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Always nice to be more efficient and effective.

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A Beautiful Visual on The Impact of Music Education on Kids Cognitive Skills

A Beautiful Visual on The Impact of Music Education on Kids Cognitive Skills | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
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Oh yes, my daughter is learning the viola!

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History Day Teacher Training Workshop: April 25, 2015

History Day Teacher Training Workshop: April 25, 2015 | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
National History Day in Asia
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Looking forward to next year, and wanting to meet the Common Core's necessity for long-term research? You cannot do better than to introduce National History Day. This workshop will equip you with knowledge, skills, and free resources! All you need!

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