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eduClipper: The Pinterest of Education

eduClipper: The Pinterest of Education | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Pinterest revolutionized the way we keep track of the gems that we find on the Internet, with categories of interest ranging from home decorating to cooking.
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Stop Being Derek Zoolander

As of late, I’ve spent a fair amount of time thinking about goals, long-range planning, and priorities. Specifically, in surveying the landscape of social media, it’s pretty clear that our values need...
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What It’s Like to Be a Girl Who Codes — Editor’s Picks — Medium

What It’s Like to Be a Girl Who Codes — Editor’s Picks — Medium | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
As a female techie, you experience unforgiving gender roles on a day to day basis.
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Charting the PD Waters With Badges - EdSurge

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Charting the PD Waters With Badges
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My journey into the world of digital badging started this year with a challenge from my principal Eric Scheninger.
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Learn How to Make Great-Looking Email Responses

Learn How to Make Great-Looking Email Responses | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
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Walter Pelowski is what you would call an email power user. Sure, we all go through our inbox and GTD (get things done), but Walter takes it to an entirely different level. His emails are legendary.
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Technology and the Basics

Technology and the Basics | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
We talk a lot in education about the use of technology and giving us the ability to do things that we couldn't do before.  This "transformative" use of technology is something that many school divi...
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Ditching letter grades for a 'window' into the classroom - KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News

Ditching letter grades for a 'window' into the classroom - KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Ditching letter grades for a 'window' into the classroom
KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News
Krista Wolfram might be out running errands or in the pickup line at her daughter's school when the alert appears on her smartphone.
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Wonderful Ways To Celebrate Poetry In April and Throughout The Year!

Wonderful Ways To Celebrate Poetry In April and Throughout The Year! | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Shannon McClintock Miller
This last week the children and educators within my school community at Van Meter have been enjoying a week of spring break.
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buzz words are my new buzz kill

buzz words are my new buzz kill | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
It’s obvious that Dissolve nails this. What I love about it most is that Dissolve is in the business of selling stock footage. Again, clever advertising wins me over. Well done Dissolve. Well done. #slowclap On another note, it reminded me of something ...
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Counting by Tens Matters: A Next Step in Place Value Understanding

Counting by Tens Matters: A Next Step in Place Value Understanding | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
How can you help your primary students make the leap from working with small numbers to becoming fluent with larger ones? One way they can start thinking in larger ‘chunks’ is by counting by tens.
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The Networked Learning Manifesto — Medium

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In 2005 I began developing a concept titled The Networked Learning Manifesto.
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Central Texas parents opt out of STAAR test

Central Texas parents opt out of STAAR test | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Central Texas parents are joining a statewide movement to opt their kids out of standardized testing. The STAAR test is being administered this week. Mom Jill Respass posted a photo of her kids Tuesday
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Teachers call it quits after getting fed up with STAAR testing

Teachers call it quits after getting fed up with STAAR testing | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Teresa Roberson has been teaching for nearly two decades, the last 4 1/2 years at Akins High School in Austin. But on Friday, she called it quits.
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The 11 Best Chromecast Apps - Business Insider

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The 11 Best Chromecast Apps
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Photowall is Google's brand new free app for taking photos from a iPhone, iPad or Chrome browser on a computer and firing them on to the biggest screen in the house.
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Myths of Technology Series: “Technology Will Replace Face-to-Face Interaction”

Myths of Technology Series: “Technology Will Replace Face-to-Face Interaction” | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
For ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, I will be presenting on the “Myths of Technology and Learning”.
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They Used to Love to Learn

They Used to Love to Learn | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
When many of my students entered my third-grade classroom this year, they told me they didn’t like to read, and they definitely didn’t like to write. I made them a promise that by the end of third grade, I would change their minds.
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Why Twitter is making its profiles look like Facebook - Washington Post (blog)

Why Twitter is making its profiles look like Facebook - Washington Post (blog) | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Why Twitter is making its profiles look like Facebook Washington Post (blog) Twitter has unveiled a new profile design for its social network, with bigger pictures all around -- a bigger profile picture, a bigger banner picture and a bigger...
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Hidden miracles of the natural world

Hidden miracles of the natural world | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film titled "Mysteries of the Unseen World," which slows down, speeds up, and magnifies the astonishing wonders of nature.
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Beautiful as much as it is interesting.

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For Poetry Month, We're Taking To Twitter — And We Want Your Help - NPR (blog)

For Poetry Month, We're Taking To Twitter — And We Want Your Help - NPR (blog) | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
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For Poetry Month, We're Taking To Twitter — And We Want Your Help
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To kick off our coverage, we're inviting you to help us create collaborative poetry on Twitter.
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Hack Your Summer - TechCrunch

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Hack Your Summer
TechCrunch
Always strive to learn something new. It's your summer and your goal should be to maximize your learning. Try different languages. Awesome at web? Try your hand a mobile development (Android vs.
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Make Chromebooks Work Smarter in the Classroom

Make Chromebooks Work Smarter in the Classroom | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
These five tips can help teachers better integrate the Google Chrome–based mobile devices into instruction.
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Infinite Creativity - Medium by @biz

Infinite Creativity - Medium by @biz | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
IN HIGH SCHOOL I’D LEARNED HOW FULFILLING IT WAS to make my own opportunities, and I assumed I’d be able to do the same in college.
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Computer coding club flourishes at Tenn. school - USA TODAY

Computer coding club flourishes at Tenn. school - USA TODAY | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Computer coding club flourishes at Tenn. school
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Ferguson said he and Curtis Gillespie, the career and technology director of the Jackson-Madison County school system, had previously met on other technical education ideas.
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Wired/Inspired Episode I: Maximizing PD - #TeamNorthBay

Wired/Inspired Episode I: Maximizing PD - #TeamNorthBay | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
It was a particular combination of Edcamps, Twitter, geography and destiny that gave rise to the #TeamNorthBay learning collective this past fall.  Three elementary school principals, two high scho...
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Thousands of parents “opt out” of STAAR testing for their kids

Thousands of parents “opt out” of STAAR testing for their kids | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Thousands of students across Texas are opting not to take the state's mandated STAAR testing. But what happens if they don't take it?
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Video Stickers: How to Attach Help Videos to Physical Objects

Video Stickers: How to Attach Help Videos to Physical Objects | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The basic idea: “attach” how-to videos to physical objects around your workplace or school, with the help of QR codes. It’s a quicker, easier way for people to get help when and where they need it.
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