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Benefits of iPads in classrooms outweigh the problems: study

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Thierry Karsenti remembers the intense look in the young girl’s eyes when he moved to take her iPad away. “My Precious!” she said, Gollum-like, clutching the tablet to her chest. (RT @GaryM: Benefits of iPads in classrooms outweigh the problems?
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A collection of articles, websites, and apps designed to catalyze creativity and success in today's schools!
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Creative Computing

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Creative Computing: An Introductory Computing Curriculum Using Scratch
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Fair Harvard! I've got an itch, and only you can Scratch it!
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What It Takes to Move From 'Passive' to 'Active' Tech Use in K-12 Schools

What It Takes to Move From 'Passive' to 'Active' Tech Use in K-12 Schools | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Teachers are expected to make sure students are using digital learning devices in "active" ways. But what does that mean and how does that work?
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5 Ways To Humanize The eLearning Experience

5 Ways To Humanize The eLearning Experience | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
How can we humanize the eLearning experience?
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The 9 Rules Of Innovation

The 9 Rules Of Innovation | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Take a slightly broader view and it becomes clear that innovation today goes far beyond research labs, Silicon Valley pitch meetings and large corporate initiatives.
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Apple just launched 'the absolute best way to teach everyone to code'

Apple just launched 'the absolute best way to teach everyone to code' | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks code should be taught in every school.
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What Role Do You Play in a Group? « Annie Murphy Paul

What Role Do You Play in a Group? « Annie Murphy Paul | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Back in January I began consulting for Yale’s Center for Teaching and Learning, working specifically with the Summer Institutes on Scientific Teaching. This is an amazing program, founded by Yale scientist Jo Handelsman, that aims to help professors apply the science of learning in their STEM courses.
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Hey, I'm a risk-taking, clarifying, inspiring kind of guy!
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Girls in Tech - Reflections from VIVID Ideas

Girls in Tech - Reflections from VIVID Ideas | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

While best known for its light shows, Vivid is much more and is best seen as a grand sharing of bright ideas. Humans have always been drawn towards the light, once from campfires and now from LEDs and lasers. In this tradition Sydney has become a beacon that brings people together and sparks conversations. Most recently the conversation centered on the topic of girls in tech and what might be done to re-dress the gender balance in STEAM subjects and related career pathways. Sponsored by INTEL this Vivid Ideas event drew a mix of entrepreneurs, educators and tech luminaries to the Museum of Contemporary Art on a Saturday afternoon to share their ideas on  what might be done.

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Touching Hearts, Not Keyboards

Touching Hearts, Not Keyboards | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The challenges and opportunities of personalized instruction using OER. GUEST COLUMN | by Randy Wilhelm Teachers are busy people. When they aren’t working with students, they are managing classroom materials and curriculum, grading assignments, interacting with parents, and engaging in professional development opportunities. As districts increasingly transition to using digital materials for instruction, educators have…
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10 Basic Google Drive Tips Every Teacher Should Know about (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Basic Google Drive Tips Every Teacher Should Know about (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
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The Creative Classroom: Why We Must Teach With Imagination

The Creative Classroom: Why We Must Teach With Imagination | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Let's have a look at some of the actions that make up a creative classroom, a place where teaching and learning comes from the imagination.
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Web Diplomacy Brings A World Famous, 75 year old, History Game To the Web | Tech Tools Daily # 198 - 21CL Radio

Web Diplomacy Brings A World Famous, 75 year old, History Game To the Web | Tech Tools Daily # 198 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

WebDiplomacy is an online game that recreates the classic game of Diplomacy, and more. So, why am I reviewing it for an EdTech program?

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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-27 |Liven Up Those Limp Lessons - 21CL Radio

Tech Talk Roundtable 03-27 |Liven Up Those Limp Lessons - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Do you have that lesson that you dread teaching?  What can you do to “Kick it Up a Notch?” Join us today as we check the mailbag and take on the challenge of turning limp lessons into lollipops and rainbows.

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Brains, Games and Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Brains, Games and Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The Brains, Games and Learning infographic explores what science tells us about brain mechanisms involved in learning and playing digital games.
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App Lab

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Have you checked out AppLab? Code.org offers amazing resources for teaching computer science principles and practical applications, like app development.
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Digital Formative Assessments!

Digital Formative Assessments! | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Digital Formative Assessment: Tools for Teachers Birdville ISD embraces the PLC cycle and encourages teachers to constantl
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
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Implement one a month for 10 months. Start now and by the end of next school year, you will be miles ahead of most.
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12 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Via Luísa Lima, Jenne
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thank you very much
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구글서비스의 재발견~
Lee Hall's curator insight, June 17, 10:04 AM
List of things the students should be able to do in Google Classroom. 
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Why You’d Be Happier If You Worked at a Nonprofit « Annie Murphy Paul

Why You’d Be Happier If You Worked at a Nonprofit « Annie Murphy Paul | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Compared to people who work in the private sector, workers at nonprofit organizations tend to be much happier with their lives and more satisfied with their jobs, according to a new study conducted by Martin Binder of Bard College and published in the Journal of Economic Psychology.
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Life is about relationships. NGOs focus on helping others. Those who know that they are helping others are more satisfied in their work.
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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-28 |Digital Archiving - Are You a Data Hoarder? - 21CL Radio

Tech Talk Roundtable 03-28 |Digital Archiving - Are You a Data Hoarder? - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Are you a Data Hoarder? How many messages are in your Inbox right now? How many files on your desktop? How do you decide what to keep and what to throw away? What ar
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I admit it. I'm a data hoarder!
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5 Game Elements That Create Effective Learning Games - eLearning Industry

5 Game Elements That Create Effective Learning Games - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Want to know how to utilize some game elements to create successful game-based learning? Check 5 game elements that create Effective Learning Games.
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Importance of an Overseas Education in the 21st Century - Bright Educational Services

Importance of an Overseas Education in the 21st Century - Bright Educational Services | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Importance Of an Overseas education in the 21st Century This truly is the age of information, an age defined by access and distraction at the same time.
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I am proud of my Third Culture daughter!!!
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8 Multisensory Techniques for Teaching Reading

8 Multisensory Techniques for Teaching Reading | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Multisensory instruction can help kids with reading issues like dyslexia learn to read. Here are a few examples of multisensory reading techniques teachers use.
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Victor Ventura's curator insight, June 24, 2:30 PM
I have witnessed all of these techniques utilized in primary classrooms and will attest to their effectiveness.
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Fluency Tutor Can End The Pains of Reading Assessments | Tech Tools Daily # 197 - 21CL Radio

Fluency Tutor Can End The Pains of Reading Assessments | Tech Tools Daily # 197 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

I came across this app from the other day when I was thinking about literacy and some of the testing procedures teachers use to see how their students, usually elementary, are doing to assess fluency.

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TouchCast Allows You To Create Professional Videos | Tech Tools Daily #199 - 21CL Radio

TouchCast Allows You To Create Professional Videos | Tech Tools Daily #199 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Make great-looking videos on an iPad.  It’s easy with TouchCast Studio – the most powerful mobile app for creating videos.  It literally puts a TV studio in your hands.

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Shelly Sanchez Terrell Helps Us Understand The Strength of Connecting With Each Other | Education Vanguard # 59 - 21CL Radio

Shelly Sanchez Terrell Helps Us Understand The Strength of Connecting With Each Other | Education Vanguard # 59 - 21CL Radio | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Sometimes when you first meet someone you immediately sense a positive vibe, energy and preference for helping and reaching out to others. This happened to me today within a few seconds of my meeting Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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