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Ditch That Textbook

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Ditch That Textbook is all about teaching with less reliance on the textbook with an emphasis on using technology and creative teaching ideas.
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Loads of creative ideas about using alternatives to textbooks and relying more on that limitless resource - teacher creativity! - and technology to help make learning more interesting and innovative.

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The Case for SySTEMatic Change: New STEM Education Infographic

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A dangerous tale of STEM education in the Western world and how businesses everywhere can join STEM leaders to improve our kids' economic futures.
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Hey, if you weren't already convinced that the US needs to ramp up STEM education in schools, this sobering infographic will encourage schools to step up and make challenging, thoughtful, STEM related initiatives happen.

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Instructional Technology Tools

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A full collection of the best e-tools for educators
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Part of curating a site of links is finding other curators who have done the work for you.  This one by Rob Furman is one of the best pinboards with EdTech links around.  Enjoy (but don't get lost!)

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40 interesting ways to use QR Codes in the classroom

From Tom Barrett's awseome "Interesting ways" project. Thanks Tom!

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Go beyond the scavenger hunt - use QR Codes to deliver information about events at your school, to collect voting responses, and so much more.  Can't wait to dig into all of these ideas from Tom Barrett's "Interesting Ways" project!

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Dixie Binford's curator insight, November 22, 2013 4:06 PM

More ways to use QR codes than I could have imagined.  I am definitely comng back to this.

Rahim Lalji's curator insight, November 22, 2013 4:45 PM

QR Codes are fun - and useful!

Jennifer Wharton's curator insight, November 23, 2013 8:12 PM

Love #17:  Add tutorials to practice handouts!

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10 ways to learn how to use Prezi | Educational...

10 ways to learn how to use Prezi | Educational... | Great Tech Sites for Teachers | Scoop.it
Starting your first prezi is exciting—the blank canvas contains so much potential, creat...
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Remember, it's not "Let's make a prezi" it's "Let make a great presentation" - but if your kids decide to use Prezi to make that great presentations, these are great tips to get them on their way!

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