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5 technology trends poised to rock higher educa...

5 technology trends poised to rock higher educa... | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
Trends like “devices,” “MOOCs,” and “Twitter,” are making the rounds in higher education, but what do these trends means for admin and students?
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4 Mistakes That Lead To School Technology Graveyards (Good advice!)

4 Mistakes That Lead To School Technology Graveyards (Good advice!) | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
4 Mistakes That Lead To School Technology Graveyards

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A G...

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A G... | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Poster on The 6 Questions Critical Thinker Asks on MOOC and the Future of Education curated by Benoit Arnaud (Education and Mobile Learning: A Great Poster on Critical Issues
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8 Things to Look for in An Educational App ~ Ed...

8 Things to Look for in An Educational App ~ Ed... | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
"Picking up the right educational apps to recommend to your students and kids is not an easy task.There are several criterion you need to consider before you can comfortably claim that an app is educational or not.
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We, the web kids - manifesto by Piotr Czerski | Media Literacy

We, the web kids - manifesto by Piotr Czerski | Media Literacy | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
http://boingboing.net/2012/02/22/web-kids-manifesto.html Writing this, I am aware that I am abusing the pronoun 'we', as our 'we' is fluctuating, discontinuo...

 

How do, as educators, (especially if we did not grow up with the Internet) train children to successfully navigate the Internet and its multitude of resources?


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Don't be Afraid of the Cloud: How Schools Can Easily and Effectively Secure and Manage Information and Applications in the Cloud | eSchool News | eSchool News

Don't be Afraid of the Cloud: How Schools Can Easily and Effectively Secure and Manage Information and Applications in the Cloud | eSchool News | eSchool News | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education

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Five Steps to Reboot Schools

Five Steps to Reboot Schools | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
It's time for the technology industry to claim responsibility for underserving the nation's schools and to take steps to incite transformation, writes Cameron Evans.
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The Gamification of Education Infographic

The Gamification of Education Infographic | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experience to students?

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Gamification of Education Infographic

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Audio Expert - free online audio editor, conver...

Audio Expert - free online audio editor, conver... | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
AudioExpert is a free and simple online audio editor, file converter and sound recorder. All the standard functionality of an audio editor provides you with an easy way to create a ringtone for your cell phone.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 29 Games Kids Can Play to Try Engineering

Free Technology for Teachers: 29 Games Kids Can Play to Try Engineering | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
29 #Games Kids Can Play to Try #Engineering http://t.co/gKtOK6XI0W #Gaming #Gamification
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
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Gamifying Student Engagement

Gamifying Student Engagement | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
In her TED talk, "Gaming Can Make a Better World," author and researcher Jane McGonigal posits that in game worlds people are "motivated to do something that matters, inspired to collaborate, to coo (RT @twhitford: A great talk by @javantgame - Gamifying...
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22 Effective Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom - Edudemic

22 Effective Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom - Edudemic | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
You can actually use Twitter in the classroom with Bloom's Taxonomy thanks to this awesome table that details nearly two dozen different ways to integrate the pair!
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8 Great Education and Instructional Technology Infographics

8 Great Education and Instructional Technology Infographics | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
There's been a surge in the number of Infographics published this year that focus on instructional technologies and how they are evolving and being used.
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5 Excellent Web Tools For Giving Students Narrative Feedback

5 Excellent Web Tools For Giving Students Narrative Feedback | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
5 Excellent Web Tools For Giving Students Narrative Feedback (5 Tools For Giving Students Narrative Feedback http://t.co/rk3eb8dKzk #edchat #edtech #education)...
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Is There Room for Wearable Tech in the Classroo...

Is There Room for Wearable Tech in the Classroo... | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
As enamored as the education industry is with adopting technology of all kinds, is there room for wearable tech in the classroom? (Is There Room for #WearableTech in the #Classroom?
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Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it

Use multi-media to design student-driven learning experiences that are fueled by standards-based Essential Questions and facilitated by digital tools to provide students with flexible learning paths.


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Kevin Werbach on Teaching Gamification at Coursera - Gamification Co

Kevin Werbach on Teaching Gamification at Coursera - Gamification Co | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
Kevin Werbach taught one of the most successful MOOCs ever on Coursera and it just so happened to be on the topic of gamification (RT @gzicherm: What does it take to run one of the most engaged @Coursera classes ever?
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K-12 Schools Are Missing Out On This Edtech Trend

K-12 Schools Are Missing Out On This Edtech Trend | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
 
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A study by market research organization Ambient Insight says that edtech games are by and large not making their way into K-12 schools. The lead researcher on the study reported that information anecdotally.

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Apple CEO: We've locked up 94% of education tablet market

Apple CEO: We've locked up 94% of education tablet market | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
Tim Cook calls the company's share in the education arena unheard of in most businesses. Read this article by Roger Cheng on CNET News.
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Intel launches global program for digital literacy among women - Sacramento Business Journal

Intel launches global program for digital literacy among women - Sacramento Business Journal | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
On Monday, Intel Corp. launched She Will Connect, a new program aimed at expanding...
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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Sho...

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Sho... | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Lists of great technology tools for teachers broken down by category - Learning, Lesson planning, etc (50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About
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Augmented Reality: The Future of EdTech | Pour ...

Augmented Reality: The Future of EdTech | Pour ... | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is transforming the educational landscape.
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Creating Music with iPads - iPad and Technology in Music Education

Creating Music with iPads  - iPad and Technology in Music Education | #EDUC421 Favorites and Ideas | Scoop.it
"One area that I don’t have time to explore very often during the school year is creating music on my iPad. It seems with all the day to day activities of teaching that I totally loose touch with musical explorations and composing. I’ve been taking more time lately to do this and I am floored at what I can do with an iPad and a few apps. I am not going to give you a history lesson here but I will say that at one time in my career I dreamed of creating a wonderful MIDI lab outfitted with computers, keyboards, speakers and mixers for my students to use. That dream never happened because of the crazy cost involved. My dream has been reshaped. Here is what I’ve found…."
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