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5 EdTech Podcasts That Will Keep You Ahead Of The Curve - Edudemic

5 EdTech Podcasts That Will Keep You Ahead Of The Curve - Edudemic | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Educators facilitate others’ learning experiences, but their own learning experiences are far from over. Through podcasts, educators can learn even more about their field and the forces impacting it — especially education technology.
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Why Teachers Should Play Minecraft In Class (EdSurge News)

Why Teachers Should Play Minecraft  In Class (EdSurge News) | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Getting Started Pick up a copy at MinecraftEDU Check out the Wiki Participate in the forums Plan and discuss before you play! Dig, dig, dig. Break and build
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44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class (Part 1) - Getting Smart by @JohnHardison1 -

44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class (Part 1) - Getting Smart by @JohnHardison1 - | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Tired of battling the use of smartphones in class? Disengage from the battle by engaging students in lessons that integrate these powerful gadgets.
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Rachel Solomon's curator insight, December 8, 2013 5:55 PM

This article can be a really helpful tool for students and teachers everywhere. It shows ways to use smart phones in class that will actually help you better your education. It says to use them to collaborate, to communicate, to create, and to coordinate/curate. It shows that technology can be a really good and helpful thing in our classrooms today. 

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New Creating Infographics – Screencast Tutorial – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Creating Infographics – Screencast Tutorial – Stephen's Lighthouse | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A screen cast demonstrating how to make an info graphic.
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25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic

25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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14 Great Facebook Groups Every Teacher should Know about

14 Great Facebook Groups Every Teacher should Know about | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Social media networking is a requisite for today's learning. We are living in a digitally wired world where the power of information rests with those who are properly 'connected'. In our context , a teacher who does not employ social media is deemed to be obsolete

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Kleinspiration: Web 2.0 Sharing Tools: A Quick Guide

Kleinspiration: Web 2.0 Sharing Tools: A Quick Guide | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A resource to help you learn about web tools.
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Textbooks Are Dead - Here's 3 Reasons to Write Your Own

Textbooks Are Dead - Here's 3 Reasons to Write Your Own | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Here's how to use iBooks Author to motivate your students by designing an iBook. From passive learners to active researchers, thinkers, writers.
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Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This week, we highlight apps that let your kids take a journey through the solar system and the pyramids of Egypt -- plus, some other great learning tools.
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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, maker fair, makerchat, makered

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, maker fair, makerchat, makered | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.
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Literacy in the Digital Age

Literacy in the Digital Age | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
If you find a link that is not working, please let me know the title and I will fix it! Thank you!
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Free iPad Apps to Teach Current Events

Free iPad Apps to Teach Current Events | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
My students use their iPads as creators every day, whether they are recording their thoughts, using virtual tools or publishing authentic assessments. Content can be both created and consumed using a
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20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom

20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom
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Rachel Solomon's curator insight, November 19, 2013 1:45 PM

This article is a great example of technology currently in our classrooms. I know, personally, in my high school that I attended, now they are allowed to use their phones at certain times during class as a tool. This article shows 20 ways in which high schools are using Twitter in the classroom. I think it's very interesting how quickly so much technology and social media has made it's way into our educational system. 

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Twitter as a Curation Tool

Twitter as a Curation Tool | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Tweet I have written and spoken extensively about the use of Twitter in education: as one social network tool to connect, collaborate and amplify (Seven Degrees of Connectedness, Upgrade & Ampl...
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Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity & Future Employability

Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity & Future Employability | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Social media has become an essential part of most people’s everyday lives, from checking Facebook and Twitter to posting blogs, Pinterest listings, and uploading YouTube videos.
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Really? It’s My Job To Teach Technology? | The Thinking Stick

Really? It’s My Job To Teach Technology? | The Thinking Stick | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Create an Online Folder for students to turn in work for free

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Create an Online Folder for students to turn in work for free | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
An easy way to allow students to submit assignments paperless
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Video Tutorials for iPads from MobileProfessor

Video Tutorials for iPads from MobileProfessor | Using Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"iPad", a playlist created by MobileProfessor...

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