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Twitter Cartoon Video Shows How to Set Up Profile, Header Pictures

Twitter Cartoon Video Shows How to Set Up Profile, Header Pictures | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Twitter has posted a how-to video with tips on how to best dress up your page with header, profile and background pictures.
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Students invited to test their creativity in Kingsport Cardboard Challenge

Students invited to test their creativity in Kingsport Cardboard Challenge | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The second Kingsport Cardboard Challenge "Show and Share" day will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Oct. 4, at the Kingsport Farmer's Market. (Can't wait to see our students in action!
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▶ Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Bringing a pop-up book to life - YouTube

"In ‘The Pangaea Pop-up’ Lesson, animator Biljana Labovic decided the best way to illustrate moving, shifting tectonic plates was to use a physical object that could also move and shift. Here, Labovic explains how she and her team of animators created a pop-up book to visualize Pangaea -- and how you can make your own."

 

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/making-a-ted-ed-lesson-bringing-a-pop-up-book-to-life View original lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-pangaea...


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Lindsay Burke's curator insight, September 15, 6:17 AM

An interesting and unique way to teach a topic.

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My Daughter’s Homework Is Killing Me

My Daughter’s Homework Is Killing Me | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
What happens when a father, alarmed by his 13-year-old daughter's nightly workload, tries to do her homework for a week
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New Fellowship Prepares People of Color for Coding Careers - ColorLines magazine

New Fellowship Prepares People of Color for Coding Careers - ColorLines magazine | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
New Fellowship Prepares People of Color for Coding Careers ColorLines magazine The fellowship is a direct response to the lack of diversity in the tech field, and it also tries to address a root cause of these disparities: access to computer...
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7 Tech Upgrades to the Old-School Science Class

7 Tech Upgrades to the Old-School Science Class | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
With tech breakthroughs and innovative ideas, science class isn't what it used to be. (Bye bye, dusty skeleton in the corner of your anatomy classroom.
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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, September 2, 6:25 AM

Great ideas to transform a traditional science classroom into a technology integrated platform.

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6 Unorthodox Ways to Spark Your Creativity | The Freelancer, by Contently

6 Unorthodox Ways to Spark Your Creativity | The Freelancer, by Contently | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
As painter Chuck Close said, “I always thought that inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.” Understanding how to jumpstart your creativity and get it flowing is crucial to enduring through trying days.
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How Many Administrators Does It Take to Get a District to Go One-to-One? - EdSurge

How Many Administrators Does It Take to Get a District to Go One-to-One? - EdSurge | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
How Many Administrators Does It Take to Get a District to Go One-to-One?
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Top 10 Reasons to Use Big History Project

Top 10 Reasons to Use Big History Project | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Teachers interested in an integrated block and in boosting engagement, critical thinking, and writing across the curriculum—check out Big History Project.
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Robin Williams' 25-Year-Old Daughter Driven Off Twitter And Instagram Due To Abuse

Robin Williams' 25-Year-Old Daughter Driven Off Twitter And Instagram Due To Abuse | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Trolls tweeted an image of Robin Williams that was photoshopped to place him in a morgue with bruises around his neck and called his daughter a
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Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores

Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
With so much pressure on schools to improve test scores, music and the arts sometimes fall off the list of priorities. That's led advocates for music education to point out its benefits in the classroom.
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Begin Again: Regaining Your Lost Creativity | Bedlam Magazine

Begin Again: Regaining Your Lost Creativity | Bedlam Magazine | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Nik Parks is the co-founder of LaunchingCreative.com and host of the Launching Creative Podcast. He's an entrepreneur, blogger, and social media strategist in NYC. You can reach him on Twitter at @Nik_Parks.
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Michael Mulgrew defends Common Core: ‘You sick people need to deal with us and the children that we teach’

Michael Mulgrew defends Common Core: ‘You sick people need to deal with us and the children that we teach’ | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Michael Mulgrew is hardcore about Common Core. The fiery teachers union president delivered a passionate defense of the educational standards during the American Federation of Teachers national convention last month.
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TeacherCast University - Jeffrey Bradbury

TeacherCast University - Jeffrey Bradbury | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
What would you like to learn today? New Courses. Audacity. by Jeffrey Bradbury 3 Lessons in Audacity Free! Your mission, should you chose to accept it, is to use this course and master the basic skills for using Audacity.
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How to run a good workshop

How to run a good workshop | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Workshops are hopeful things. They're sold on so much promise, but that promise is often dashed as students discover their instructor has little idea how to teach anything. For years I was a worksh...
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Hangouts on Air Will Now Let You Cheer Or Jeer In Real-Time

Hangouts on Air Will Now Let You Cheer Or Jeer In Real-Time | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
You can now let your Hangouts on Air host know exactly what you feel like. A new feature called "Applause" will let Hangouts viewers give a thumbs up or thumbs down during a live video broadcast.
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How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic

How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Using Legos in the classroom is not a new concept at all. There are so many different classroom applications for the popular brightly colored bricks, and despite the myriad of uses, the go-to task for Legos is most often math.
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The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips

The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
RT @edutopia: Use this Google presentation to discover some helpful teacher-tested tips: http://t.co/MpxO0hV5vI. #mschat http://t.co/CPlZ3f…
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The Immense Value Of Creative Side Projects

The Immense Value Of Creative Side Projects | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Children naturally love to play and explore and use their imaginations -- but as adults, we often get so sucked into work and the demands of daily life that hobbies and creative outlets completely fall by the wayside.
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Kids+Creativity poised for more powerful impact here, internationally | Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh

Kids+Creativity poised for more powerful impact here, internationally | Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
As Kids+Creativity enters its fourth year, it's "a machine that's really churning now," in "a city focused on education like no other." (RT @billpeduto: Kids Creativity poised for more powerful impact here, internationally
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How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn

How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Psychologists are finding that when students are motivated by a desire to have a positive impact on the world they are more able to plug away at challenging or tedious tasks.
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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, August 22, 7:00 AM

Great article that taps into how we engineer learning to tap into students' passions and interest through a Genius Hour/ Results Only Learning Environment approach with PBL threaded throughout.

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Yourvoice - A website to help with depression

Yourvoice - A website to help with depression | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
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Orientation gets new teachers prepped for classroom - WBAL Baltimore

Orientation gets new teachers prepped for classroom - WBAL Baltimore | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
WBAL Baltimore
Orientation gets new teachers prepped for classroom
WBAL Baltimore
... include the new one-card system, which is an access ID card. All teachers will get them, and eventually all students will, too.
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First-ever Salem Mini Maker Faire showcases creativity - Statesman Journal

First-ever Salem Mini Maker Faire showcases creativity - Statesman Journal | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
First-ever Salem Mini Maker Faire showcases creativity
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"The maker movement is people using creativity to make the things they're passionate about.
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How to calculate when will Supermoon occur?

Supermoon is one of the most interesting phenomena in which moon appears to be 14% larger and 30% brighter than the minimoon. I am particularly interested in Su (RT @fspace314: How to calculate when will Supermoon occur?
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The 6 Levels Of Bloom's Taxonomy, Explained With Active Verbs - Edudemic

The 6 Levels Of Bloom's Taxonomy, Explained With Active Verbs - Edudemic | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The various levels of Bloom’s (Revised) Taxonomy are pretty well known to most teachers at this point.
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Monica S's curator insight, August 11, 11:52 AM

Active verbs... does your course have the right one?