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12. Make Your Classroom a Happier Place for Children with Dyslexia

12.  Make Your Classroom a Happier Place for Children with Dyslexia | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Are Children in Your Class Suffering Needlessly? Today I want to talk about what we can do, as teachers, to improve the school experience for our students with reading and/or spelling difficulties....
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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, 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

ClassDojo | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
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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5 Tips for Sparking Creativity in Your Team

Heed some advice from a Silicon Valley CEO who cut his teeth at Disney, where he learned to embrace the magic of thinking outside the box.
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Visible Thinking

Visible Thinking | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it

Every committed educator wants better learning and more thoughtful students. Visible Thinking is a way of helping to achieve that without a separate ‘thinking skills' course or fixed lessons.


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Chris Carter's curator insight, October 27, 10:01 AM

I see!

Celia Molares's curator insight, November 11, 9:00 AM

Entre los objetivos de ese enfoque están: Comprensión más profunda de contenido, Mayor motivación para el aprendizaje, hacia una comunidad de estudiantes que participan más en el proceso enseñanza aprendizaje. 

Las rutinas de pensamiento constituyen el núcleo del programa de Pensamiento Visible.

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How Kids Lose Their Creativity As They Age (And How To Prevent It) - Forbes

How Kids Lose Their Creativity As They Age (And How To Prevent It) - Forbes | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Ever since the 1950s, children have undergone a test for tracking their creativity, in similar fashion to the IQ test. Professor E.
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Daniel Pink at Imagination Stage | We have the ...

Daniel Pink at Imagination Stage | We have the ... | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
This is "Daniel Pink at Imagination Stage" by Imagination Stage on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read | WIRED

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read | WIRED | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Brecht Vandenbroucke Minecraft is the hot new videogame among teachers and parents. It's considered genuinely educational: Like an infinite set of programmable Lego blocks, it's a way to instill spatial reasoning, math, and logic—the skills beloved by science and technology educators. But from what I've seen, it also teaches something else: good old-fashioned reading and…

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Send Your Name to Mars - Mars Exploration Program

Send Your Name to Mars - Mars Exploration Program | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Exploration of the Planet Mars - missions, videos, images and information
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Why Finland's schools are top-notch

Why Finland's schools are top-notch | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Pasi Sahlberg says America can learn from Finland, which has one of the leading education systems in the world.
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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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More people are using Chrome on desktops lately, and less of everything else

More people are using Chrome on desktops lately, and less of everything else | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Google's Chrome desktop browser got more popular last month, while its main competitors saw less usage. Learn more here.
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Pearson’s wrong answer — and why it matters in the high-stakes testing era

Pearson’s wrong answer — and why it matters in the high-stakes testing era | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
When the Pearson answer key was wrong.
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Hosting a CoffeeEDU

Hosting a CoffeeEDU | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Are you an educator who wants to learn from others and get inspired? Perhaps you’re excited about a new discovery, device, or idea that you’d like to share? Maybe you’re just curious about using technology in education, but don’t know where to begin?
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Why We Should Treat Teachers Like Software Engineers | TechCrunch

Why We Should Treat Teachers Like Software Engineers | TechCrunch | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
America is widely considered a global leader in economics, business, and culture. But when it comes to education, the U.S. seems to be falling behind. In the..
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