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New Site Aims To Keep Students up to Date on STEM News -- THE Journal

New Site Aims To Keep Students up to Date on STEM News -- THE Journal | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Students studying science, technology, engineering and math subjects now have a new resource to turn to for news of the latest discoveries in fields that interest them.
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High Schools Experiment With Snapchat to Reach Teens

High Schools Experiment With Snapchat to Reach Teens | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
High school educators are using Snapchat to communicate school news and announcements to teens.
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The 8 hottest topics in ed tech

The 8 hottest topics in ed tech | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology for learning and teaching are not about the tech at all, but about the students. And that’s a good thing.
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OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap?

OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap? | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.
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OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap?

OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap? | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.
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How peer video coaching is completely changing how our teachers teach

How peer video coaching is completely changing how our teachers teach | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer video coaching is changing how one district's teachers think about their practice
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How should educators act on social media?

How should educators act on social media? | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Incidents involving educators have sparked a nationwide conversation about how education leaders should conduct themselves on social media.
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8 Skills to Look for in a Director of Technology

8 Skills to Look for in a Director of Technology | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
A technology director for your school or district needs to have other vital skills that go beyond knowing technology and networking.
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Apps Are Free for a Reason -- THE Journal

Introducing an educational app to the classroom can be dangerous, and the danger can be revealed at surprising times with startling images.
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K12 Launches Foundation for Blended and Online Learning -- THE Journal

K12 has launched The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning, an independent charitable organization designed to advance online and blended learning opportunities and outcomes.
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The 4 essentials of a successful Genius Hour

The 4 essentials of a successful Genius Hour | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Genius Hour projects may be open ended, but there are still some ground rules. Here are some tips for making Genius Hour work in your school
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Microsoft Buys Edu Edition of Minecraft, Releases OneNote Classroom Tool -- THE Journal

There's been a twist in the fate of the education edition of Minecraft. Microsoft has acquired MinecraftEdu from TeacherGaming and announced that it would be offering a more expanded set of features.
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6 apps to help parents and teachers communicate

6 apps to help parents and teachers communicate | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Educators know that students’ home lives play an integral role in their academic success. Communication between teachers and parents makes it easier for educators to understand the outside challenges students may deal with, and it helps parents understand how they can better support their children in school.
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How to hire technology leaders, not followers

How to hire technology leaders, not followers | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Reading Rainbow Launches Digital Library for Elementary Schools -- THE Journal

Reading Rainbow Launches Digital Library for Elementary Schools -- THE Journal | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RRKidz has launched Reading Rainbow Skybrary School, an educational digital library designed for students in early elementary school.
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4 strategies for boosting creativity

4 strategies for boosting creativity | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Creativity is the ability to make new things or think of new ideas, and you can help your students work their creativity muscles by using these four strategies.
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2016 NMC Technology Outlook > International Schools in Asia

2016 NMC Technology Outlook > International Schools in Asia | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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What’s Lost When Kids Are ‘Under-connected’ to the Internet?

What’s Lost When Kids Are ‘Under-connected’ to the Internet? | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Most people have access to the Internet through mobile devices now, but that hasn't closed the digital divide for students, who need faster, more sophisticated
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Bridging the Gap Between Curriculum and IT

Bridging the Gap Between Curriculum and IT | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Curriculum and IT leaders need to work together toward a common goal.
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Booktalks and Book Reports in a Digital Age | Tech Tidbits

Booktalks and Book Reports in a Digital Age | Tech Tidbits | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Teacher librarian Phil Goerner explains how librarians can help students implement digital tools to create 21st-century booktalks and book reports.
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7 Tips for Creating Memorable Learning Experiences -- THE Journal

Memorable learning, according to Next Vista For Learning founder Rushton Hurley, is outside the book, the school bus and the campus; and it's hands on and engaging and involves talking, being creative and taking risks.
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Apps Are Free for a Reason -- THE Journal

Introducing an educational app to the classroom can be dangerous, and the danger can be revealed at surprising times with startling images.
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Survey: Teachers Say Tech Distractions More Concerning than Privacy, Security -- THE Journal

Most teachers in the United States are more worried about the potential for technology in the classroom to distract students than they are about privacy and security, according to a new survey from Instructure. Respondents also said, however, that they are optimistic about technology's potential to improve learning outcomes, increase access to education and boost the efficiency with which it's delivered.
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‘Flipped classroom’ concept makes learning more interesting for students at Chinese University of Hong Kong

‘Flipped classroom’ concept makes learning more interesting for students at Chinese University of Hong Kong | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Law professor Lutz-Christian Wolff says method, being tried in Hong Kong for first time, lets students become more active in courses
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A tale of three tech rollouts: Challenge and success in North Carolina

A tale of three tech rollouts: Challenge and success in North Carolina | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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