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iPads: From Pedagogical Crutch to Education Innovation

iPads: From Pedagogical Crutch to Education Innovation | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Now that we are well into summer, thoughts turn towards the next school year. For many teachers, fall may bring a classroom full of new devices. While this is an exciting prospect, it could also be a

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Transformational Teaching and Technology
A collection of articles, websites, and apps designed to catalyze creativity and success in today's schools!
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Writing As A Meditation Practice

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Those who have a regular meditation practice can simply add the writing immediately following it, and those who find it difficult to do traditional meditation will find this practice fruitful as the writing gives your busy mind something to do.

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Reflective practice at its best!
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#Meditation #Mindful #Healthy Practices
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Reflection and meditation are important practices for teachers.Take time and let things soak in and appear.
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Michael Matera Makes Gamification In Our Classrooms Possible For All Of Us | Education Vanguard # 55 - 21CL Radio

Michael Matera Makes Gamification In Our Classrooms Possible For All Of Us | Education Vanguard # 55 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Gamification in the classroom is all about creating something to motivate students in the classroom right? Well that is what I thought until I talked with my Michael Matera, my guest today. Michael,
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Instructables Gives Instructions For Just About Everything | Tech Tools Daily # 177 - 21CL Radio

Instructables Gives Instructions For Just About Everything | Tech Tools Daily # 177 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Have you ever wanted to know how to make a chicken coup, a brush bot, a perfect steak, a 3D printer, a french manicure, a video game, a scarf, a…. No matter

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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-22 | How to Get the Most Out of an EdTech Conference - 21CL Radio

Tech Talk Roundtable 03-22 | How to Get the Most Out of an EdTech Conference - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Spring is here and you know what that means. That’s right it’s EdTech Conference Season. Join us as we share “How to Get the Most Out of an EdTech Conference”
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Time savers that make conferences rewarding experiences.
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Drowning in Data but Thirsting for Insight

Drowning in Data but Thirsting for Insight | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Colleges and universities overcome tough questions about student outcomes. GUEST COLUMN | by Keith Rajecki Remember the days of sink or swim? When getting a student in the door was considered success?
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This is one of the reasons that I am becoming a Bid Data Ambassador.
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How to select event technology that works for you

How to select event technology that works for you | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Conference and Meeting Planners have a difficult task to manage all aspects of the event planning and management process, and finding a technology platform to help with the job isn’t easy. Today we are sharing top tips on finding the right event technology platform in our latest infographic.
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A Beginner’s Journey Into Virtual Reality 

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Warning: This is a visual journey. Prepare for a lot of GIFs.

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Cool stuff! Thanks to CM Elias.

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5 Keys to Application Modernization

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What is application modernization; why is it important and how to realize it.
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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often describe…

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, April 25, 7:47 AM

Good visual summary of developing leaders for the new world. "The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often describe…"

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The mission: creativity in the boardroom
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Nice infographics ;-)
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Daniela Silva Is Helping Shift An Entire District To 21st Century Learning | Education Vanguard # 54 - 21CL Radio

Daniela Silva Is Helping Shift An Entire District To 21st Century Learning | Education Vanguard # 54 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
21st Century Learning is a popular term today when talking about the future of learning for our students. So popular that I actual work for a company with that very name. Putting the shameles
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Peardeck Brings Interactivity To Usually Dull Slide Decks | Tech Tools Daily # 175 - 21CL Radio

Peardeck Brings Interactivity To Usually Dull Slide Decks | Tech Tools Daily # 175 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

For the record, I am more of an apple fan as compared to a pear fan. Please note I mean the kind of apple you eat. 

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The Future Of Artificial Intelligence In eLearning Systems - eLearning Industry

The Future Of Artificial Intelligence In eLearning Systems - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Wondering how could the future of Artificial Intelligence In eLearning be? Check some thoughts on the future of Artificial Intelligence In eLearning.
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It will not be HAL. That much, we know.
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The Making of an Idea Hub

The Making of an Idea Hub | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
MIND Research Institute launches a new site to share innovative ideas and resources for reimagining education.
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Brilliant! I am following, excitedly. Can you tell I'm excited? I'm excited!!!
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Monster Physics Teaches Engineering And Physics With Fuzzy Monsters! | Tech Tools Daily # 178 - 21CL Radio

Monster Physics Teaches Engineering And Physics With Fuzzy Monsters! | Tech Tools Daily # 178 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Monster Physics is a bit of a life saver for me.  I needed an app to use in an after school activity that would allow kids to design and build on the iPad.  

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Desmos, How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Graph The Ways | Tech Tools Daily # 179 - 21CL Radio

Desmos, How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Graph The Ways | Tech Tools Daily # 179 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Overview: Desmos is a graphing web-app that connects browser-based and mobile versions (Apple & Android) so that kids and teachers can learn using graphing functions on nearly any platform. Desmos’ cross-platform functionality makes i
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21st Century Learning Space

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https://www.thinglink.com/scene/755856156294905858 Schools need to innovate both instruction and learning space to make themselves relevant to digital-native learners. Here is my concept of an ideal learning space. This is designed for middle and high school classrooms. Note that the layout is teacher-centered. However, this is done intentionally to facilitate making instruction is student-centered. Please let me…
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27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students

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27 Ways To Inspire Innovative Thinking In Students by TeachThought Staff Innovating thinking is one of those awkward concepts in education--on
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This article and infographic share over two dozen ways to help your students be innovative thinkers.
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Teaching With YouTube (Infographic)

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9 Tips For Smarter Teaching With YouTube

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Utilisation de YouTube en classe !
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I’m Concerned My Child Might Have Dyslexia. Now What?

I’m Concerned My Child Might Have Dyslexia. Now What? | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Do you think your child might have dyslexia, but you don’t know how to find out for sure? Use this step-by-step guide to help find out if your child has dyslexia.
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Understood is my first resource for kids facing learning challenges.
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5 Ed Tech Tips to Move Digital Learning Forward

5 Ed Tech Tips to Move Digital Learning Forward | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance has set out on a mission to create a digital learning environment and curriculum that helps prepare students to compete in a global economy. Here's what he recommends for other districts looking to do the same.
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20 Ideas for Professional Development in the Digital Age

20 Ideas for Professional Development in the Digital Age | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
What is professional development?  It is pretty much anything that helps one develop professionally. At the heart, professional development is about growth and learning.  In the field of education, it seems like many quickly think of educational opportunities that mimic what they see in their schools. As a result, they turn professional learning and education into schooling.  The problem with that is that schooling is too limiting.  In this age, there are many other exciting and high-impact learning opportunities for teachers that extend beyond traditional notions of schooling.  When we hear the phrase “professional development,” certain practices likely come to mind, things like in-services and conferences. In the digital age, there are countless other opportunities for professional development and restricting one’s thoughts to just a few options limits our insight into what is possible for our students.  With that in mind, here is a brainstorm of 20 options available to educators today. This is far from an exhaustive list, but it is enough to start exploring the possibilities.  Feel free to suggest others in a comment to this post.

 

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Professional Development: WHY EDUcators And TEACHers Can’t Catch UP THAT Quickly AND How-To Change It

 

LEARNing To LEARN For MY Professional Development | I Did It MY Way

 

 

 


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Liz Bujaki's curator insight, March 19, 8:49 PM
What is professional development?  It is pretty much anything that helps one develop professionally. At the heart, professional development is about growth and learning.  In the field of education, it seems like many quickly think of educational opportunities that mimic what they see in their schools. As a result, they turn professional learning and education into schooling.  The problem with that is that schooling is too limiting.  In this age, there are many other exciting and high-impact learning opportunities for teachers that extend beyond traditional notions of schooling.  When we hear the phrase “professional development,” certain practices likely come to mind, things like in-services and conferences. In the digital age, there are countless other opportunities for professional development and restricting one’s thoughts to just a few options limits our insight into what is possible for our students.  With that in mind, here is a brainstorm of 20 options available to educators today. This is far from an exhaustive list, but it is enough to start exploring the possibilities.  Feel free to suggest others in a comment to this post.

 

Learn more:

 

Professional Development: WHY EDUcators And TEACHers Can’t Catch UP THAT Quickly AND How-To Change It

 

LEARNing To LEARN For MY Professional Development | I Did It MY Way

 

 

 

CECI Jean-François's curator insight, April 26, 3:13 AM

20 scénarios d'accompagnement au développement professionnel de l'enseignant. Des idées très intéressantes et moins documentées y figurent ...

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c'est en anglais, pas vraiment génial, mais certaines pistes sont bonnes ...

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La Conférence virtuelle - Construite sur ​​l'idée de la conférence traditionnelle, ce type de conférence nécessite un dispositif et une connexion Internet. Une conf. virtuelle peut inclure des présentateurs et des participants de partout dans le monde, ils sont souvent peu coûteux ou gratuits, et donnent accès aux idées étonnantes d'autres écoles ou éducateurs. 

Avantage supplémentaire : la plupart des sessions sont enregistrées, et peuvent être partagées avec des collègues. 

Un des meilleurs exemples d'une grande conférence virtuelle gratuite pour éducateurs est toujours la Conférence sur l' éducation mondiale , avec des présentateurs et des participants venus du monde entier, tous axés sur l' éducation dans un contexte mondial. 

 

Le Webinar – chaque jour, il y a des milliers de webinars (en ligne et en direct) de 30 à 90 minutes sur ​ des sujets très variés. Certains sont payant, d'autres sont gratuits. Il est facile de les organiser et facile d'y assister. Ils peuvent être un moyen rapide d'explorer un nouveau sujet. Ils peuvent être suivis seul ou avec un groupe de collègues enseignants dans la même pièce, en prenant le temps de débriefer et discuter ensuite.

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Google Apps “GAFE Smashing” activities — Part 1: Dynamic Docs

Google Apps “GAFE Smashing” activities — Part 1: Dynamic Docs | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Google Apps are powerful classroom tools by themselves. When you smash multiple apps together in one activity, magic can happen. Here are some examples.
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StoryBird Creates a Writing Ecosystem For Your Classroom or School| Tech Tools Daily # 172 - 21CL Radio

StoryBird Creates a Writing Ecosystem For Your Classroom or School| Tech Tools Daily # 172 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Overview When I was in grade five I spent part of my school career in the United Kingdom. School was a little less formal there than it was in the USA and I wa
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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-21| Un-Common Learning - 21CL Radio

Tech Talk Roundtable 03-21| Un-Common Learning - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Spring is here and you know what that means. That’s right it’s EdTech Conference Season. Join us as we share “How to Get the Most Out of an EdTech Conference”
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