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What are the qualities of a good educational technology trainer?

What are the qualities of a good educational technology trainer? | EdTechResources | Scoop.it

Whilst in the process of designing a unit of online learning I started thinking about the qualities and skills that a good educational technology trainer should have. After thinking of a few myself I decided to draw on the wisdom of my PLN and crowd-source a few more ideas.


Via Nik Peachey, FEED THE TEACHER
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Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 18, 2013 5:50 PM

Add your vote!

sarspri's curator insight, April 18, 2013 9:32 PM

An example of a crowdsourcing (social voting) tool, Tricider.  Plus an interesting (and growing) list related to training teachers to use technology.  Chime on in!

Helena Capela's comment, April 19, 2013 5:09 AM
Good idea and interesting tool
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Education Week: Evaluating What Works in Blended Learning

Education Week: Evaluating What Works in Blended Learning | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
This special report, part of Education Week’s ongoing series on virtual education, examines several blended learning approaches and aims to identify what is working.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Meeting Kickoff Videos

Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Meeting Kickoff Videos | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
VideoAmy has collected a playlist of brief, compelling videos about education that can be used to start meetings with a bang and get everyone from parents to teachers engaged.
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Tools for presenting with Twitter

Tools for presenting with Twitter | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
Note: updated on 3 November 2009 Presenting while people are tweeting is challenging – but also adds a new dimension to the presentation experience for
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FREE PowerPoint Twitter Tools | Business Analytics

FREE PowerPoint Twitter Tools | Business Analytics | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to make presentations a more interactive, Web 2.0 experience? The PowerPoint Twitter Tools prototypes are now available. Created using SAP
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5 technology skills every student needs before they leave high school

5 technology skills every student needs before they leave high school | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
The title says high school, but the more I think about it, maybe I should say, 5 technology skills every student needs before they enter middle school. As wrote yesterday, the earlier students lear...
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60+ Essential Web Apps for Freelancer Web Designers

60+ Essential Web Apps for Freelancer Web Designers | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
For one reason or another, a lot of freelancers use Web based Applications. As a full-time freelancer and part-time geek, I really like to manage my activities with applications on web too.
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16 Flipped Classrooms In Action Right Now - Edudemic

16 Flipped Classrooms In Action Right Now - Edudemic | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
16 Examples Of Flipped Classrooms in action right now - offers links to different teachers' blogs that show their experiences in using a flipped classroom environment.
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Response: Using Ed Tech to Create "Deep & Meaningful Experiences"

Response: Using Ed Tech to Create "Deep & Meaningful Experiences" | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival...
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Don’t use a 2.0 technology in a 1.0 way

Don’t use a 2.0 technology in a 1.0 way | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
“And that's the grand dilemma of social networking: it's intended to allow participation, to let companies and individuals all engage and interact, but a
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Using Technology

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Using Technology | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
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iPad As....

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EdTechTeacher provides professional development services to teachers, schools, districts, and administrators.
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Apple - iTunes U Live Webcast Series

iTunes U gives educators an easy way to design complete courses with audio, video, and other content and distribute them through the iTunes U app.
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Learn how to create your own courses using iTunesU

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How to: Auto-tweet during your keynote

How to: Auto-tweet during your keynote | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
Here is a cute little tip on how to automatically tweet useful links and tidbits of extra information during your presentation. It will make you look innovative, and get you a bunch ...
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How To Use Your iPad As A Digital Whiteboard - Edudemic

How To Use Your iPad As A Digital Whiteboard - Edudemic | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
iPads are terrifc for apps and reading, but here's a few simple ways to use your iPad as a digital whiteboard with ease!
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15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
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Great list of learning outcomes and iPad apps to help accomplish those goals.

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6 Free Professional Development Web Tools Worth Trying - Edudemic

6 Free Professional Development Web Tools Worth Trying - Edudemic | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
Professional development is one of the most ignore but important parts of growing as a teacher. Here are a few free professional development web tools to try!
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AZk12 - Professional Development for Educators

AZk12 - Professional Development for Educators | EdTechResources | Scoop.it

The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, collaborative, constructive, authentic, and goal directed.

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Why Our Schools Need EdTech Professionals

Why Our Schools Need EdTech Professionals | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
While many children's home lives are abuzz with the same platforms and devices as the 21st century workplace, school just hasn't kept pace, and in many classrooms pedagogies are barely more inclusive of new technology than they were in the 1980s.
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I started a new career as an ed tech specialist this year. This is a great article supporting what I try to do every day.

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'How Can I Encourage Teachers To Use Me as a Resource?'

'How Can I Encourage Teachers To Use Me as a Resource?' | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
Elena Aguilar, an experienced K-12 educator, is a transformational leadership coach in the Oakland, Calif., school district.
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Advice for a new instructional coach.

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Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: Learning to Code

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: Learning to Code | EdTechResources | Scoop.it
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2012 was the "Code Year." What did we learn? What impact did it have on our students? What can we do to address their needs?

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An iPad Workflow for the Classroom Using Google Drive & Pages, Keynote or Numbers

An iPad Workflow for the Classroom Using Google Drive & Pages, Keynote or Numbers | EdTechResources | Scoop.it

The Google Drive iPad app is not yet all that we might want it to be, but it is definitely moving in the right direction.

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