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3 Things I Look for In a Leader –

3 Things I Look for In a Leader – | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
“There are so many articles on what makes a great leader and being around so many great administrators, I thought about the people that made a difference in my career and helped me reach greater hei…”
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School Days Start and End Too Early

School Days Start and End Too Early | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
“ It starts too early for teens’ sleep patterns, and ends too early for working parents. Does the country have to be stuck with it?”
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How Bosses Waste Their Employees’ Time

How Bosses Waste Their Employees’ Time | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Managers are often oblivious to the impact of their words and actions. Here’s how they can open their eyes.
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Chad Manske's curator insight, August 14, 2018 2:06 AM
Leaders who may be estranged from their employees don’t realize the implications of their casual observations around employees eager to satisfy the whims if bosses. Look for a new term in this piece you may be unfamiliar—cookie licking.
Scott Edwards's curator insight, August 18, 2018 7:30 PM
Be careful what you ask for...
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Integrating Makerspaces Throughout the Curriculum - The Journal

Integrating Makerspaces Throughout the Curriculum - The Journal | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
“The makerspace isn't just a fixed space where kids come and go to complete busywork. It's an extension of a well-established approach to educating students that has applications and deep implications across disciplines.”
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Parent Engagement in Education: Resource Roundup from Edutopia

Parent Engagement in Education: Resource Roundup from Edutopia | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Experts agree that parent involvement in their children's education is one of the biggest predictors of student success. As a parent, where do you begin?

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Maria E Araiza-Gutiérrez's curator insight, March 23, 2016 2:18 PM
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As Epstein notes, "Parent involvement - or in school and family connections is a component of effective schools that deserves special consideration because it contributes  to successful family environment and more successful students."
 
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Managing iPad Videos in Schools- Visual Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Managing iPad Videos in Schools- Visual Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

""Managing iPad YouTube in Schools" is a visual guide created by iPadWells 

from iPad4Schools.  

 

In this guide iPadWells walks teachers through the process they use in their school to create, share and teach using videos. YouTube is the principal video hosting used in this guide. That being said, it does not mean that the guide is not relevant for your teaching situation even if YuTube is banned in your school. You can still benefit from the tips and ideas provided by iPadWells on how to create enhanced videos using a wide variety of apps and share them with students who can access them at home."


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MS G_GAVS_fredagoodman's curator insight, July 25, 2014 2:17 PM

Explains unlisted and private... @elearning@flippedclassroom

Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 27, 2014 4:30 PM

You tube

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How to put films on an iPad - PC Advisor

How to put films on an iPad - PC Advisor | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
How to put films on an iPad
PC Advisor
There are lots of apps available in the App Store which can play videos, and some don't require you to first convert the video into a format the iPad can play natively (i.e.

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32 Interesting Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom

32 Interesting Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

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Tom Perran's curator insight, November 19, 2013 11:07 AM
Love Padlet, the virtual poster board for the classroom!
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How get the most out of Google's apps and services when using an iPad

How get the most out of Google's apps and services when using an iPad | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Going “all in” with Google’s online services does not mean that Android is the only option for your tablet. The following will show just how much attention Google has given to to Apple’s own iPad.


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When To Put The Tech Away In Your 1:1 (or Any) Classroom

When To Put The Tech Away In Your 1:1 (or Any) Classroom | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

We’d had enough technology, and now it was time to re-engage as a class. Clearly, the iMacs had become a deterrent to learning rather than a catalyst, so it was time to re-group. Would I recommend the above strategy to middle or high school students?


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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 14, 2013 12:55 AM

Really interesting article about ensuring the learning is at the forefront, not the technology. When should we get the tech out of the way?

The Rice Process's curator insight, October 18, 2013 1:42 PM

Great article.  Finding the right balance is the key. 

Janelle Odate's curator insight, October 19, 2013 7:54 AM

Sounds interesting in today's world where technology seems to be pushing everything.

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23 Great Sources For Free Educational Videos Online

23 Great Sources For Free Educational Videos Online | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Students love to watch and learn. Why not showcase some of the best free educational videos and their repositories then?

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 28, 2013 12:26 PM

Very nice sharing. Thanks

Mojca Pivk's curator insight, December 2, 2013 12:53 AM

Here are some fantastic and free links teachers can use!

Maggie McGuirk Veres's curator insight, September 3, 2014 6:48 PM

It's worth a look.

 

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Your Guide To iOS7

Your Guide To iOS7 | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

The new version of iOS marks a notable improvement over the last in terms of aesthetics and features, and this guide should get you up to speed with the changes and additions to what Apple calls the world’s most powerful mobile OS.


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Guilherme Pompeo's curator insight, September 20, 2013 8:57 PM

quite detailed and explanatory!

robyns tut's curator insight, September 21, 2013 3:03 PM

With the newly released ios7, this is a helpful guide to all Iphone owners, especially those who are not very techincally-savy. It even gives you step by step instructions on how to install it. 

 

- Sara Steiniger

G Coleman's curator insight, September 22, 2013 7:08 AM

Look forward to the new bells and whistles.

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The 11 Worst Things About iOS 7 - Mashable

The 11 Worst Things About iOS 7 - Mashable | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"If you ask someone what they think of Apple's new iOS 7 software, you'll likely get a strong reaction. Opinions on "the biggest change to iOS since the original iPhone" have also been mixed, to say the least. Some people love it, while it's making others cry. No, really. We're talking about actual baby tears."


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School Transformation from the Heart

School Transformation from the Heart | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
“As a nation, we are addicted to high-stakes testing, grade point averages, and class rank. This makes it easy to forget our real purpose.”
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4 business leaders share how they cut down on meetings

4 business leaders share how they cut down on meetings | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
It’s one of the biggest productivity killers of office life. Learn how to combat that by following one of the methods below.

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Chad Manske's curator insight, June 27, 2018 1:51 AM
Do you or your organization suffer from meetings fatigue? Check these mitigating strategies out!
dlchittum's curator insight, July 2, 2018 1:38 PM
Good read
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Cult of Mac's 50 Essential iOS Apps [The complete list, sorted!]

Cult of Mac's 50 Essential iOS Apps [The complete list, sorted!] | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
“With our 50 Essential iOS Apps series, the goal was to help you find some of the best apps for iPhone and iPad. Picking the finest offerings from the more than 2.2 million iOS apps in Apple’s App Store proved challenging. But we highlighted apps that offer excellent features or make life easier in various ways.”
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High Schools Letting Students Sleep In to Improve Grades and Health

High Schools Letting Students Sleep In to Improve Grades and Health | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
More high schools are starting the day later as a growing body of research finds that teens' grades and health are suffering due to sleep deprivation.

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Terry Doherty's curator insight, August 15, 2014 4:26 PM

A stretch for the "literacy" boards but oh-so-important to helping our students learn and grow.

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Numbered Wallpapers - Learning in Hand

Numbered Wallpapers - Learning in Hand | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
A great management tip for school or class sets of iPads, tablets, and
iPods is to number each device. Setting the lock screen wallpaper to an
image with each device's number will make it easy to identify devices.

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Cindy Powell's curator insight, August 22, 2013 3:13 PM

From Tony Vincent. Learning in Hand TCC 4-1

Podcasting was my first exposure to Tony Vincent (@learninginhand, @tonyvincent or on FB) and his website. He still has the most amazing lesson plan for a podcast about your town. 

But as you can see there is a Twitter feed and FaceBook addition. A blog page has instructions on ideas you can use in class. QR code cubes for selecting a reflection topic, ipad uses, instagrams 10 feet long, jigsaw puzzle makers, and on and on…

Terri Roberts's curator insight, August 23, 2013 2:05 PM

Great idea carts of ipads, especially for elementary students! 

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Kids projects: Make a vacation travel trailer with iMovie on your iPhone or iPad! - iMore

Kids projects: Make a vacation travel trailer with iMovie on your iPhone or iPad! - iMore | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"Summer and vacation go together like, well, two of the best things in the world. Parents have time off from work, kids have time off from school, the weather is nice, the sun is shining, and travel beckons. Whether it's a day at a local fun spot, a trip across country, or an adventure half-way around the world, memories will be made. Amazing memories, crazy memories, shared memories. No matter how great a vacation is, however, you can never be there forever, nor can you take everyone you love with you. What you can do is bring the vacation home for you and for them! With your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, not only can you take videos and pictures of those magic travel moments, but you can edit and share them right in iMovie, even right away if you want to. Best of all, for kids (of all ages!), iMovie's trailer templates make it incredibly quick and easy to put together something short, sweet, and fun!"


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Apps in Education: Teacher 101 iPad Sessions

Apps in Education: Teacher 101 iPad Sessions | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"I have recently been asked to provide a number iPad sessions for teachers. I had one school where they had recently bought a large number of iPads and wanted to start from scratch. Another had a 1:1 Program in a particular year group but wanted their colleagues to get an understanding of the potential of iPads in the classroom. I was able to use this Teacher ToolKit idea for both groups."


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Distributed Connectivism in virtual learning environments

Distributed Connectivism in virtual learning environments | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

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Forget Apple's PhotoStream: Flickr Has Automatic Photo Uploads to 1000GB!

Forget Apple's PhotoStream: Flickr Has Automatic Photo Uploads to 1000GB! | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"Flickr, a photo service that was very popular a few years ago, is making a huge comeback. It seemed like no one was using it the past couple years since Yahoo purchased Flickr in 2005. However, it now has an amazing couple of FREE features that you won’t want to miss. You can now back up 1 TERABYTE of photos for no cost. Comparing that to Dropbox (2GB at sign up), Flickr gives you 500 times the amount of photo backup. Obviously, Dropbox is a multi-use app that has become indispensable for many, but for photo backup, Flickr is king. To put it into perspective, you could upload 500 000 photos into your account (assuming an average 2MB per photo). That’s probably more than the large majority of people will ever need to upload."


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SlideIdea - Reinvent Presentation

SlideIdea - Reinvent Presentation | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

SlideIdea is a free mobile app that redefines the presentation experience. Slides are simple to use, fast to create, and highly interactive.


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Melissa Reali's curator insight, September 13, 2013 5:58 AM

This would be a great application to allow students to put together projects and share them digitally with the rest of class.

Payman Taei's comment, September 13, 2013 6:13 AM
Looks cool. We're also seeing a lot of teachers and students taking advantage of Presenter by Easy WebContent for creating engaging content and presentations. it's free ewcPresenter.com
Giselle Pempedjian's comment, September 13, 2013 6:25 AM
Thank you for the suggestion!
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Free Eye candy Vector and SVG graphics in HTML5 presentations and animations

Free Eye candy Vector and SVG graphics in HTML5 presentations and animations | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Use quality vector based icons, illustrations and svg graphics on presentations , animations, infographcs and html5 banners. The easiest application to create professional custom graphics and interactive presentations in seconds.

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Payman Taei's comment, September 14, 2013 7:18 AM
hi Baiba ; Your welcome. we have some more cool features coming; stay tuned!
Marisa Conde's curator insight, September 15, 2013 6:40 PM

#herramientasVE

Melanie Holcombe's curator insight, September 20, 2013 9:51 AM

Exciting!

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Control Presentations, Videos And Music With Gestures Using Flutter

Control Presentations, Videos And Music With Gestures Using Flutter | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Flutter is an application for Windows and Mac which can be used to control videos, music and presentations using hand gestures before your webcam.

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Patti Griffiths Bryant's curator insight, September 18, 2013 5:05 PM

I like this for sure.

Melanie Holcombe's curator insight, September 20, 2013 9:48 AM

Must try this!

 

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 6:23 PM

A new app in gesture control... flutter