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Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology
A collection of articles, websites, and apps designed to catalyze creativity and success in today's schools!
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6% of Online Adults are reddit Users | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Young men are especially likely to visit the “front page of the internet.”
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I love Pew!

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The Best Education Apps (Android) - Edudemic

The Best Education Apps (Android) - Edudemic | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Android is making a big play for the education market. So here's a curated list of the best education apps for Android that you should know about.
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I enjoy Edudemic.

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ICT technology from Teaching Technology

ICT technology from Teaching Technology | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
ICT technology from Teaching Technology (Have you subscribed to @teachingtechmag yet? If not why not? #AVtweeps - http://t.co/EDIvbZFQjV)
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Yes, why not?

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Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply |...

Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply |... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
For thousands of years, people have known that the best way to understand a concept is to explain it to someone else. “While we teach, we learn,” said the Roman philosopher Seneca.
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This is news?

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The weird iPad-only school in the Netherlands that may be the future of education

The weird iPad-only school in the Netherlands that may be the future of education | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
iPads will replace books, classrooms and, in some ways, teachers. A principal of the Steve Jobs school says in seven years their model will be totally normal.
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Cool!

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4 Modern-Day Learning Trends in Education | Lea...

4 Modern-Day Learning Trends in Education | Lea... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Learning trends are starting to take on a whole new shape as schools and businesses leverage modern technologies and strategies to creatively deliver content in various ways.
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Ok.

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What does the future of edu-tech look like? | Online Schools Blog

What does the future of edu-tech look like? | Online Schools Blog | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Teachers are doing amazing things with technology in their classrooms everyday -- but the future of edu-tech is still anyone's guess.
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Every guess is wrong in some ways, and often funny.

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Chris Carter's comment, July 4, 2013 3:03 AM
Thank you, Kay!
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Not your typical video games: Montreal lab puts focus on social impact - News1130

Not your typical video games: Montreal lab puts focus on social impact - News1130 | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Not your typical video games: Montreal lab puts focus on social impact News1130 The key, first and foremost, is to make sure games with a social focus are fun, according to the head of a Montreal-based gaming company partnering on the project,...
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Virtual world meets social need.

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How the Internet Has Changed Education Forever ...

How the Internet Has Changed Education Forever ... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
These days you can learn more than ever before, and do it when you want, and where you want to. That's a great thing.I recently attended an impromptu reunion between my husband and his very best friends from college.
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We are no longer sages, but guides and meddlers.

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3 Good Apps to Easily Create Animated Videos on...

3 Good Apps to Easily Create Animated Videos on... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
RT @dakinane: 3 Good Apps to Easily Create Animated Videos on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/QKsUuazkMp via … (3 Good Apps to Easily Create Animated Videos on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile @mrsjessmcguire ...
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Wonderful blog!

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RealSchool Blog: Guest blog post: Inquiry-based and Self-Directed Learning in the Judaic Studies Classroom

RealSchool Blog: Guest blog post: Inquiry-based and Self-Directed Learning in the Judaic Studies Classroom | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
@RabbiBernstein guestblogs on the self-directed learning project he did in his Judaic Studies classroom: http://t.co/lbseVocL1H #jedchat
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Fascinating!

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: 5 Leadership Questions To Finish (And Start) The School Year With

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: 5 Leadership Questions To Finish (And Start) The School Year With | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
5 #edtech Questions To Finish (And Start) The School Year With: http://t.co/Qd8STzWqEC #technology #k12 #education
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This is the time of year to ... think!

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10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try...

10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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My teaching partner does amazing student podcasts!

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 07/03/2013

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 07/03/2013 | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 07/03/2013 http://t.co/uPdJlSOY1c via @coolcatteacher
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Definitely worth following @coolcatteacher. Brilliant articles and materials.

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Kaplan bets on 10 online learning startups

Kaplan bets on 10 online learning startups | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Newsela, panOpen, Ranku among the NYC-based firms in a new 3-month accelerator that taps the flood of money and support for the hot sector.
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We'd better ... prep .... for what's ahead.

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Free Online Content Forces Publishers to Adjust

Free Online Content Forces Publishers to Adjust | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
The growing use of open educational resources is leading publishers to blend free materials into their products and services.
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They may have our textbooks, but they'll never take our ... FREEDOM!

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10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic]

10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic] | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic] (RT @mkurashige & @tjshay: 10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic] http://t.co/wb77uY3W6I via @TeachThought)...
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I love our 3D printer!

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Technology and teaching: New ideas from EduTECH – Features – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Technology and teaching: New ideas from EduTECH – Features – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
So, what happens when you put over 2000 people who have the power to effect change in a room with some of the most celebrated minds in education theory? You get to ask some big ideas...
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Content from Down Under.

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8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Shoul...

8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Shoul... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
These 8 education technology books cover technical, cultural and practical ideas and concepts to successfully integrate technology into the classroom. (Summer reads for the #edtech enthusiast?
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I hope they have e-versions.

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ChineseBrains News & Updates

ChineseBrains News & Updates Email Forms (Register for our ChineseBrains newsletter for all the latest Chinese Education, Technology, & Events news http://t.co/k2tKGov5zX #China)...
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China has 100,000s of students, more than the US population.

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Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Summer of Making, Writing, Innovating

Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Summer of Making, Writing, Innovating | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age (Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Summer of Making, Writing, Innovating http://t.co/uHoitHJK4x)...
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Excellent!

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Who was right about education: Bill Gates or Steve Jobs?

Who was right about education: Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Vivek Wadhwa here  When students asked me what subjects they should major in to become a tech entrepreneur, I would say engineering, mathematics, and science.
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Steve Wozniak.

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700 iPad Lessons Pinned HERE!!! | Technology in...

700 iPad Lessons Pinned HERE!!! | Technology in... | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
If you would like more iPad resources, visit my blog www.techchef4u.com, download the TechChef4u app, or find all things TechChef4u at www.kimtag.com/techchef4u. Also check out the new TechChef4u FB!
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Yow!

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The Humanitarian

The Humanitarian | Transformational Teaching, Thinking, and Technology | Scoop.it
Humans, Humanities, Digital Humanities, Humanitarians!
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Beautiful Humanities Scoop.It!

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