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ICT Bingo for teachers!

ICT Bingo for teachers! | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
In an attempt to embed ICT into all classrooms, we have just started a game of ICT bingo for our staff. Has anyone tried this? I would love to hear how it went! If anyone has creative and engaging ...
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The Language of the State of the Union

The Language of the State of the Union | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
An interactive chart reveals how the words presidents use reflect the twists and turns of American history.
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Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" - YouTube

The final part of Martin Luther King's last speech. He delivered it on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day, King was assas...
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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, January 21, 11:53 AM

Parte final del Discurso del Pastor Martin Luther King un día antes de morir asesinado.

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This year, I resolve to ban laptops from my classroom

This year, I resolve to ban laptops from my classroom | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
My students may grumble, but I'm actually helping them.
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12 Must Read 2015 Books

12 Must Read 2015 Books | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I have been very blessed to receive a few advanced copies of books from time to time. It's never too early to start thinking about and celebrating the books that are about to enter the universe. I'...
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Basic classroom maths just doesn't add up in the workplace

Basic classroom maths just doesn't add up in the workplace | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Basic classroom maths just doesn't add up in the workplace. That's what the Australia's chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb believes. A new study supports his claims.
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What to do for kids with no internet at home? How about parking a wifi-enabled school bus near their trailer park? - The Hechinger Report

What to do for kids with no internet at home? How about parking a wifi-enabled school bus near their trailer park? - The Hechinger Report | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
SALTON CITY, Calif. – Near the shore of the murky Salton Sea in this southern California desert, a bus drives up to West Shores High School each day with a critical connection: A Wi-Fi router mounted behind an interior mirror, providing Internet access for students whose homes aren’t wired. At night, the bus driver parks …
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Status - automatic status updates

Status - automatic status updates | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Get Status - automatic status updates on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Google Play Books for iOS Gets a Material Design Refresh and New Features

Google Play Books for iOS Gets a Material Design Refresh and New Features | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Google Play Books for iOS just got a major update: the ebook reading app now sports a Material Design UI, a bunch of new features and a section for recent and recommended content.
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Segregated America’s TripAdvisor

Segregated America’s TripAdvisor | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Explore the "Negro Travelers’ Green Book." Guide for Black American travelers in Jim Crow America. With archival editions, video, interactive map
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Google: Chromebooks Take Top Spot in K–12 Device Market

Google: Chromebooks Take Top Spot in K–12 Device Market | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Sales of the low-cost notebook running its Chrome OS dominate among notebooks and tablets, according to the search giant.
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The Journey is the Reward (#NaNoWriMo Meta)

The Journey is the Reward (#NaNoWriMo Meta) | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Writing fiction, word counts, and community. My #NaNoWriMo rewards.
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The Office Review by Victor Lewis Smith

The Office Review by Victor Lewis Smith | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
A summer stinker; ‘A bore in homeopathic doses can be hilarious, but a bore in real time remains simply a bore’.
Victor Lewis-Smith
The Evening Standard, July 10 2001
BRITAIN has the best television...
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What I didn't expect in 2014 | The Digital Principal

What I didn't expect in 2014 | The Digital Principal | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
I haven't written on this blog since the summer months and wanted to take the time to explain why. This last year... or at least the last several months didn't shape up the way I expected
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Twitter's CEO faces intensified calls to step down

Twitter's CEO faces intensified calls to step down | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Tweety bird is getting hammered. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on Friday continued to get dinged by critics calling for his scalp — the latest salvo coming from Harvard Business School professor Bill Ge...
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Local ISP Offers Internet Speeds 10 Times Faster Than Google Fiber

Local ISP Offers Internet Speeds 10 Times Faster Than Google Fiber | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
While Kansas City and others gloat about their gigabit internet from Google Fiber, a small internet service provider in Minnesota is about to offer stupid fast 10-gigabit connections to consumers. US Internet just announced that the new service will be available to 30,000 households in Minneapolis next summer. It'll be expensive, too, at $400 a month.
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Nearly 500,000 Fewer Americans Will Pass the GED in 2014 After a Major Overhaul to the Test. Why? And Who's Left Behind?

Nearly 500,000 Fewer Americans Will Pass the GED in 2014 After a Major Overhaul to the Test. Why? And Who's Left Behind? | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
As he sits in a study room at Project Learn — a non-profit on Euclid Avenue that offers adult education programs — with sample questions...
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After Multiple Reports Of Cyberbullying, After School Disappears From The App Store

After Multiple Reports Of Cyberbullying, After School Disappears From The App Store | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Another haven for cyberbullying is gone. The app After School we reported on yesterday is no longer available in the Apple App Store. It's unclear at this..
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6 Ideas for getting going with Inquiry Based Learning

6 Ideas for getting going with Inquiry Based Learning | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
6 Ideas for getting going with Inquiry Based Learning based on classroom experience and research.
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Dissecting the Un-Makerspace: Recycled Learning

Dissecting the Un-Makerspace: Recycled Learning | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Find a new dimension to maker education with an un-makerspace, a classroom set up for dismantling obsolete technology to investigate how it works.
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StratEDGY Strategic Foresight's curator insight, November 26, 2014 3:12 AM

Great way to pull useful knowledge and #hacks from the past through into the present, and recombine with emerging technology to generate 'up-cycled' ideas AND things

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ClassDojo

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Teachers, try ClassDojo! Students love the positive feedback and learn much faster. Plus, now you can instantly message with parents!
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Five Instagram Accounts for #scichat Nation

Five Instagram Accounts for #scichat Nation | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
It was a great week to be a science geek, wasn't it?  After all, the European Space Agency landed a probe on a comet that is 300 MILLION miles away -- and we are now collecting data that may just h...
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The Challenges of Upgrading School Networks at the Speed of Change

The Challenges of Upgrading School Networks at the Speed of Change | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
School districts prioritize network upgrades as online learning and device proliferation squeeze bandwidth.
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