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20 Must-use Education Technology Tools

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Here are 20 of the most promising new apps, websites and online education technology tools or services every teacher should be using to help improve classroom learning.

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20 Ed Tech options for the classroom.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, February 28, 2013 10:27 PM

If you are looking for some new tools to try this post is worth checking out. Twenty tech tools are included, each with a brief description. Have you heard of DoSomething.org? This site "encourages teens to band together and work for positive social change." How about Hippocampus? The Monterey Institute of Technology and Education provides great multimedia content geared to high school and college. The tools listed cover pre-school to college, but not all are free. 

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50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out

50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out | Ed Tech 1 | Scoop.it
Today's guest post was published on Getting Smart. And was originally posted on the informED blog.
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Podcasts for teachers and students.

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Reevaluating Ed-Tech Tools and Learning Games - Online Universities.com

Reevaluating Ed-Tech Tools and Learning Games - Online Universities.com | Ed Tech 1 | Scoop.it
It's difficult to deny the promise that ed-tech holds, but educators must understand technology's limitations and best uses in education.

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Outlines the Pros and Cons of Ed Tech in the classroom.  Presents several real-world possibilities for incorporating technology in the classroom.

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davidconover's curator insight, February 27, 2013 10:53 AM

These are thought provoking points that have an impact on teachers that use these tools for innovation and creative design.

Sophie Smith's comment, March 1, 2013 8:22 PM
That's okay! I found it a great article that will help me keep in mind that technology needs to be used smartly and not necessarily to excess to help students learn to use and explore it.
Sophie Smith's comment, March 1, 2013 8:22 PM
That's okay! I found it a great article that will help me keep in mind that technology needs to be used smartly and not necessarily to excess to help students learn to use and explore it.
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Ed Tech Challenge: What is this digital shift, and how do we make it happen?

Suggestion for using this video to facilitate discussion with a group- create a copy of this spreadsheet, make it publicly editable, and share the video in t...
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Advice from a teacher using Ed Tech in the classroom.  Pros and Cons.  What worked and what didn't work.

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The history of technology in education

A quick look at how advancements in technology have impacted teaching and learning over time.
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Video showing how technology has impacted education.

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Great Graphic: “The Ed Tech Troubleshooter”

Great Graphic: “The Ed Tech Troubleshooter” | Ed Tech 1 | Scoop.it

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Includes a graphic that outlines proper social use of Ed Tech in the classroom.  

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, September 30, 2013 9:32 PM

What gets fixed by tech services? What gets fixed by good teaching? How many of these apply to your school?

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Fear and Money: How to Face the Big Ed Tech Obstacles | MindShift

Fear and Money: How to Face the Big Ed Tech Obstacles | MindShift | Ed Tech 1 | Scoop.it
Deciding how a school or district should invest its limited resources is a tough job, made even more difficult by the multitude of educational technology products that have exploded onto the market.

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Advice to schools and districts on which technology to incorporate in the classroom on a limited budget, and how to procure funds.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 14, 2013 5:34 AM

Some good brief advice