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Follow Along With Me

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I had a question posed to me at the RCAC Symposium last week.  It was actually from a presenter after the fact.  She pointed out the frustration of trying to get people to follow her motions on an ...
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iPadpalooza is an Educational Technology Learning Festival held in Austin, TX

iPadpalooza is an Educational Technology Learning Festival held in Austin, TX | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it

Want to attend iPadpalooza this summer?  Here's a special $50 VIP discount for any members of this community:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ipadpalooza-2015-tickets-13560482769?discount=VIPad2015 

This year features keynote speakers - Adam Bellow, Eric Whitacre, and Guy Kawasaki. 100's of sessions over three days, food trucks, live music, the APPmazing race (first place is an Apple Watch), a Youth Film Festival....all in AUSTIN,TX this summer!  June 23-25.

For more info go to http://iPadpalooza.com

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When Will We Get Serious About Teacher Stress? – Dean Shareski – Medium

When Will We Get Serious About Teacher Stress? – Dean Shareski – Medium | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
I’m privileged to work with some of the very best educators around the world. I’m continually inspired and in awe of their expertise, energy and commitment to their craft. They are true artists. I…
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Remove Image Backgrounds Free & Fast - Background Burner

Remove Image Backgrounds Free & Fast - Background Burner | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Free online background remover to remove the background from any image or photo. The fastest way to remove backgrounds online.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 4, 7:36 AM

useful tool for editing and changing backgrounds on an image.

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Study finds reading information aloud to yourself improves memory

Study finds reading information aloud to yourself improves memory | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

A recent Waterloo study found that speaking text aloud helps to get words into long-term memory. Dubbed the “production effect,” the study determined that it is the dual action of speaking and hearing oneself that has the most beneficial impact on memory.

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The Batman Effect Makes Kids Work Harder When They're ...

The Batman Effect Makes Kids Work Harder When They're ... | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it

Everybody has a mindless task they can't stand doing. Sorting paperwork. Washing dishes. Catching the Joker. It turns out little kids tend to stick to their boring tasks better if they are pretending they are Batman.
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[Presentation] Math Is Power, Not Punishment

[Presentation] Math Is Power, Not Punishment | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
video of the talk I gave throughout the 2016-2017 school year, including at the NCTM Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX.
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Kansas Teacher Vacancies Concentrated In Five Lower-Income School Districts

Kansas Teacher Vacancies Concentrated In Five Lower-Income School Districts | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Children who come from low-income families, have disabilities, aren’t white or don’t speak English at home appear to be disproportionately paying the price
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The Different Features of PDF and MS Word Files

The Different Features of PDF and MS Word Files | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
The PDF is the file choice of professionals. They know the authenticity, vast functionality, and the benefits of a PDF. Users can make PDFs, insert pictures, and store tons of data quickly. It is an impressive medium for business owners, especially when they want to address the target audience. Deliver an Amazing Presentation The user…
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A Brief History of Emoji Art, All the Way to Hollywood

A Brief History of Emoji Art, All the Way to Hollywood | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
As “The Emoji Movie” hits theaters, here’s a look back at landmark works — books, video and visual art — that make use of the images.
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5 things learnt in 5 years of teaching by @Mr_Gillett

5 things learnt in 5 years of teaching by @Mr_Gillett | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Maybe it is something to do with starting something new, but when I started thinking about my new role as Head of Science, I thought I should write a blog. This led me to re-discover the blog I had…
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15 Math Sites That Won’t Make You Fall Asleep

15 Math Sites That Won’t Make You Fall Asleep | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
My students, especially my 4th and 5th graders, love math challenges.  If I can, I find ones that don't show the answer so we can all try to figure them out.  I think it's good for the students to see me struggling (and I really do!), and how I handle frustration over particularly devilish problems.…
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Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit

Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
A free, online conference for teachers. Sessions on technology, pedagogy and more. Offered annually in December. Hosted by DitchThatTextbook.com.
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Need some NatGeo goodness? Try one of these 49 tasty videos

Need some NatGeo goodness? Try one of these 49 tasty videos | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Need some NatGeo goodness? Try one of these 49 tasty videos
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A List of 10 Social Media Skills for Every Modern Teacher [Infographic]

A List of 10 Social Media Skills for Every Modern Teacher [Infographic] | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Med Kharbach lists 10 essential social media skills for teachers of all sorts in a creative infographic, based on an article by Doug Johnson.
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What technology trends you can expect in education in 2018

What technology trends you can expect in education in 2018 | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
The increasing influence of technology in education is offering us a glimpse into a gradually evolving realm of unconstrained learning.

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6 Types of Blended Learning via @TeachThought

6 Types of Blended Learning via @TeachThought | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
6 Types of Blended Learning

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, December 5, 7:45 AM

Blended learning defined 

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20 Resources for Holiday Themed Writing, Doodling and Conversation Prompts – Teacher Reboot Camp

20 Resources for Holiday Themed Writing, Doodling and Conversation Prompts – Teacher Reboot Camp | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
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News flash. Reading is good for your students. 21 lists to get you started

News flash. Reading is good for your students. 21 lists to get you started | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Put on your thinking caps. Got it? In 60 seconds, list all the ways that reading fiction is good for you. And . . . go. (Feel free to Google it. I'm okay with that.) Ready to compare lists? Reading: builds empathy. builds brain connectivity. improves "theory of mind." improves emotional intelligence and language skills…
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(50) The First 9 Months: First Year Teacher Full Documentary - YouTube

Five first-year teachers document the challenges and triumphs of their first 9 months in the classroom. Using camcorders, they recorded their lives in and outside the classroom, allowing us to experience teaching from the teacher's point of view. "The First 9 Months" is part of the Kansas State University College of Education's "A Walk in My Shoes" series.
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Resilience: Why Are Our Children So Fragile?

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Resilience: Why Are Our Children So Fragile?
Supporting a generation dealing with the highest levels of depression and anxiety to date.
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Technology in the Classroom: Teaching Through Podcasts

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Some ideas for integrating podcasts into your rotation of technology in the classroom.
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The Ultimate Teacher Gift Guide 2017 | Shake Up Learning

The Ultimate Teacher Gift Guide 2017 | Shake Up Learning | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
The 2017 Ultimate Teacher Gift Guide has a little something for every educator on your list, and this list includes practical and affordable options as well as more expensive dream items.
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Tip of the Week: Teaching the Holocaust, Anti-Semitism, and Making Choices

Tip of the Week: Teaching the Holocaust, Anti-Semitism, and Making Choices | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
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