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Beyond Worksheets, A True Expression of Student Learning

Beyond Worksheets, A True Expression of Student Learning | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
Possession of facts is not learning. What is an important skill is the ability to sift through abundant information, identify what is valid and meaningful, then use it to create meaning and express it. This is why student creation is so important in the new economy of information.
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5 Demands Placed on Students in a 1:1

5 Demands Placed on Students in a 1:1 | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
1. Manage the Technology: In addition to learning and completing assignments students have an array or responsibilities simply in managing the device.  The device needs to be charged, apps and prog...
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4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating - Edudemic

4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating - Edudemic | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
How do you actually ensure students learn while creating and exploring? Here are four different tips from Shawn McCusker that should keep learning rolling along.
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Beware Ye Smashing Archetypes...

Beware Ye Smashing Archetypes... | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
I have dedicated a fair amount of my life to redefining  the experience in my classroom over the past 3 years.  I still have a lot to do but I am proud of  how far I have come.  I count the followi...
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iPadagogy

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A channel dedicated to instruction videos of useful apps for education

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Version of Blooms Taxonomy for iPad

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Version of Blooms Taxonomy for iPad | General Education Resources | Scoop.it

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12 Digital Tools To Implement Exit Slips - Edudemic

12 Digital Tools To Implement Exit Slips - Edudemic | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
This year our district implemented the use of exit slips to assess student daily learning. So, what are exit slips? Quite simply, exit slips are used to help students reflect on their learning.

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MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms

MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
If educational technology and 1:1 education are going to thrive, school leaders must be focused on constantly employing the best practices and tools in relation to the most pressing needs of their students.
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Defining Paperless 2.0 - Edudemic

Defining Paperless 2.0 - Edudemic | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
Yet, in order for educational technology to transcend its past patterns, paperless work will need to expand beyond the confines of an 8 ½ x11 mindset not just the 8 ½ x 11 page.
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When To Put The Tech Away In Your 1:1 (or Any) Classroom - Edudemic

When To Put The Tech Away In Your 1:1 (or Any) Classroom - Edudemic | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
Beth and Shawn take a look at the often-overlooked question of when to put the tech away in a classroom that has boatloads of electronics everywhere.
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The Textbook is Dead, Long Live the Textbook! What 1:1 is doing to Traditional Classroom Resources.

The Textbook is Dead, Long Live the Textbook!  What 1:1 is doing to Traditional Classroom Resources. | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
Yep I said it. The days of the traditional textbook are over.  The moment I brought devices into a classroom the textbook fell from its revered place as a THE respectable source of information and ...
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My Top 10 Favorite iPad Apps and How I Use Them | Michael Hyatt

My Top 10 Favorite iPad Apps and How I Use Them | Michael Hyatt | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
I have been asked numerous times about which iPad applications I use. These are my top ten favorites. They are the ones I am using daily.

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So great tools for a MAC lover

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10 Awesome Infographics about eLearning

10 Awesome Infographics about eLearning | General Education Resources | Scoop.it

What is eLearning? What it takes to create effective eLearning?


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Voices for the Introvert: A 1:1 Success

Voices for the Introvert: A 1:1 Success | General Education Resources | Scoop.it
Being an introvert is not a negative thing.  Recently there is a wave of writing discussing how schools are failing to meet the needs of introverts by creating classrooms that demand that students ...
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