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Technology applications in the elementary classroom used to motivate and engage all types of learners
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teachers's Channel - YouTube

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Share your videos with friends, family, and the world...

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SMART Board Resources

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YouTube Launches Site Specifically for Teachers | MindShift

YouTube Launches Site Specifically for Teachers | MindShift | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

So many school districts block YouTube. Maybe this will be what they need.


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The Sidewalk Memoir Project | Dave Copeland

The Sidewalk Memoir Project | Dave Copeland | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

No technology involved, it is about balance.  Love the idea!! 

We started by reading some six-word memoirs, including the most famous one, by Ernest Hemingway: “For sale: Baby shoes, never worn.”


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7 Virtual Field Trips Every Teacher Ought to Know About

7 Virtual Field Trips Every Teacher Ought to Know About | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Due to budget cuts, many teachers lack the essentials like pens and paper.

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Storybird - Blooming Questions

Storybird - Blooming Questions | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

All about questions to help introduce the idea of Blooms Taxonomy to children... - Using Storybird.


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Learn It In 5 - Home

Learn It In 5 - Home | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
How-To videos that help you learn what is Web 2.0, and strategies for using Web 2.0 technology in the digital classroom - all in 5 minutes or less...

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Thinking Things from Snaith Primary

Thinking Things from Snaith Primary | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Snaith Primary on the Internet : resources related to curriculum for children at key stage 2.

I can see potential for use with kids who are done or as a center.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Videos All Educators Should Watch

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Videos All Educators Should Watch | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

This website shows potential as a great resouce.  I'm really excited to spend more time exploring this site.

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SMART Education Solutions: Interactive Education Solutions - SMART Technologies

SMART Education Solutions: Interactive Education Solutions - SMART Technologies | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

I would love to hear from anyone who has a SMART BOARD in the class room!  I want to learn more about SMART BOARDS.  So many schools use this technology now.  I feel left behind.  More important, I feel like my students are missing out.  I would love to see this in action!

 SMART provides innovative and interactive education solutions helping teachers integrate technology into the classroom and enhance learning.


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How Technology Wires the Learning Brain | MindShift

How Technology Wires the Learning Brain | MindShift | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
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Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation | Video on TED.com

Dan Pink really got me thinking about the role of motivation in learning.  This talk isn't directly related to technology but, I see technology as a method for creating the motivation and differentiation for students.

TED Talks Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
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Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students | Text, Images, Music and Video

Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students | Text, Images, Music and Video | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Glogster.com - Poster yourself - Make your interactive poster easily and share it with friends. Mix Images, Text, Music and Video. It is fantastic!
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12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy | MindShift

12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy | MindShift | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
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Adora Svitak: What adults can learn from kids | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs "childish" thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism.


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Memoir Writing Prompts: Look to the Right, Look to the Left

Memoir Writing Prompts: Look to the Right, Look to the Left | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

It's not always about technology, we need a balance.  Good idea to jump start students writing a personal narrative.

Memoir Writing Prompt
1. There are many ways to get a fresh perspective. They all help you look at details in a new way. Assume you are going to write about your home (this could be, instead, a favorite childhood doll, your son or daughter, the day you got married, your first job — just pick something you would like to write about today). Imagine that you climb up a 50 foot tree that has suddenly appeared at the edge of your property. Write what the house (or whatever you have chosen) looks like from this vantage point.

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The Seven Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools | MindShift

The Seven Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools | MindShift | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Adam S. Bellow, author of The Tech Commandments, and founder of eduTecher, spoke to a roomful of receptive teachers at the recent ISTE 2011 conference, and demonstrated some of the ironies and contradictions the education system is mired in. And he had some advice.


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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | TeachHUB

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | TeachHUB | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Wow!  All I can say is wow.  It all feels a little overwhelming but, I remind myself that I don't have to use all of them.  If I find 1 or 2 that are relevant then I can try something else later.  Very cool!

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Elementary School Educational Videos | Teacher Videos for Students | SnagLearning

Elementary School Educational Videos | Teacher Videos for Students | SnagLearning | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Watch Elementary School Educational Videos Educational Videos. Free teacher videos for students and learning using documentary films. Find educational videos by grade level and classroom subject. Get lesson plans and submit your own.
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School Fundraising: School Donation: Grants for Teachers: PTA Fundraising: AdoptAClassroom.org

School Fundraising: School Donation: Grants for Teachers: PTA Fundraising: AdoptAClassroom.org | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

OMG, this could be an avenue for me to purchase my SMART board!!  I'm talking to my principal tomorrow before I put this out but, I'm psyched! 

 

Adopt-A-Classroom directs 100% of all donations, grants and fundraising to classroom teachers, and your school donation is tax deductible. Our website supports PTA fundraising, school fundraising and grants for teachers!

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InTec InSights: Technology Integration Ideas for the Classroom: Using Google Advanced Search for Lesson Resources

InTec InSights: Technology Integration Ideas for the Classroom: Using Google Advanced Search for Lesson Resources | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Using Google Advanced search for lesson resources


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Can't wait to try this!
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The 17 E’s of Excellent Electronic Education Leadership, with a Nod to Tom Peters | Connected Principals

The 17 E’s of Excellent Electronic Education Leadership, with a Nod to Tom Peters | Connected Principals | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Share Back in February, Larry Fliegelman posted here a fine piece entitled the OODA loop: Do you Do it?
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Kids like Blogs: Student blogs teach technology in elementary education

Check out http://kidslikeblogs.org! Students and school kids blogging in elementary education: Online student writing and art portfolios, classroom technology, computers, and innovative educational techniques...
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Zeeland public schools embraces new technology

Zeeland public schools embraces new technology | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Staff members at Zeeland Public Schools are learning to use iPads in their classes, getting a head start on the new school year.
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50 Ways to Integrate Technology - Ways to Anchor Technology in Your Classroom Tomorrow

50 Ways to Integrate Technology - Ways to Anchor Technology in Your Classroom Tomorrow | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Many great ideas to help you get started.  Just pick one idea that doesn't feel overwhelming and that you think will enhance student learning. 

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