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A Free Microsoft Office: Is Office Online Worth Using?

A Free Microsoft Office: Is Office Online Worth Using? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s Office Online is a completely free, web-based version of Microsoft Office. This online office suite is clearly competing with Google Docs, but it’s also a potential replacement for the desktop version of Office.
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Should Teachers Accept Facebook Friend Requests from Parents?

Should Teachers Accept Facebook Friend Requests from Parents? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Teachers should not accept Facebook friend requests from parents, according to this teacher blogger, and here are the many reasons why.
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NO NO NO!!!!
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Blended Instruction vs Blended Learning

Blended Instruction vs Blended Learning | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education.
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5 Best Android, iOS Apps To Design Greeting Cards For The Holidays

5 Best Android, iOS Apps To Design Greeting Cards For The Holidays | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
“Holidays are upon us, and it’s that time of the year when it’s all about sharing the joy and spreading the happiness.”
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Free Technology for Teachers: About Downloading YouTube Videos...

Free Technology for Teachers: About Downloading YouTube Videos... | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Get your students on the road to digital citizenship with a digital driver’s license

Get your students on the road to digital citizenship with a digital driver’s license | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Just as motorists take driver’s education to learn how to react to road situations, digital age students need a course in navigating precarious situations online, such as cyberbullying and copyright infringement.
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The Ultimate Guide to Using iPads in the Classroom | Edudemic

The Ultimate Guide to Using iPads in the Classroom | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
“ Although many teachers appreciate the advantages students gain from using iPads, they are very conscious of remembering that the devices are simply tools”
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Gamification Does Not Equal Games, It Equals Engagement And Innovation

Gamification Does Not Equal Games, It Equals Engagement And Innovation | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
“ Gamification Equals Engagement And Innovation The first example is an onboarding program that we at Apex created for an international mining company, who approached us after an Association of Talent and Development (ATD) presentation we gave on...”
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Chris Carter's curator insight, April 24, 2015 10:49 PM

Yes, more than a distinction, gamification is taking aspects of games and game-mechanics to motivate and engage students.

John Caswell's curator insight, April 26, 2015 4:09 AM

Right On!

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Sokobond: Teaching Chemistry Through Games - Gamification Co

Sokobond: Teaching Chemistry Through Games - Gamification Co | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
“ Discover how Sokobond , a minimalist puzzle game for Chemistry teaches basic molecular structure and critical thinking.”
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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 12, 2016 9:42 AM
Thanks Pink Salmon! Looks interesting for chemistry...Investigate
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Teaching: Not for Introverts

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Educators are feeling drained by the insistent emphasis on collaboration and “social learning”—and that could be undermining kids’ achievement.
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Connecting with the Community: Mark Carrigan on how academics can effectively use social media | SAGE Connection – Insight

Connecting with the Community: Mark Carrigan on how academics can effectively use social media | SAGE Connection – Insight | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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9 Reading Apps and Tools for the Elementary Classroom

9 Reading Apps and Tools for the Elementary Classroom | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Reading has always been a foundational skill. Not only does it influence how we interact with the world but it is still the medium by which many students learn...
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How HyperDocs Can Transform Your Teaching

How HyperDocs Can Transform Your Teaching | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
HyperDocs make room for more interactive, personalized, and student-directed learning. Let's look at how they work.
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How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met

How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from Sarasota,” and they say, “Oh, I have a grandparent in Sarasota,” and they tell you where they live and their name, and you may or may not recognize them.
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Google Classroom: Turn in Group Work with a Google Form - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: Turn in Group Work with a Google Form - Teacher Tech | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Google Classroom- Turn in Group Work with a Google Form. Have group members reflect on the process and submit via a Google Form.
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Google Classroom - EdTechTeacher

Google Classroom - EdTechTeacher | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about Google Classroom. What it is, how it works, how to get started, classroom strategies and more. By teachers, for teachers.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Best Backchannel and Informal Assessment Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Best Backchannel and Informal Assessment Tools | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Random Name Picker Reviews and Creative Uses

Random Name Picker Reviews and Creative Uses | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
A review of the top random name pickers. Find the best for you. Learn some fun, creative ways to use the random name picker tools in the classroom with students.
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The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad

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“ The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad”
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How To | HyperDocs.co

How To | HyperDocs.co | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, October 27, 12:23 PM

Teachers who are interested in creating Google doc lesson plans will love this instructional design tutorial from the Hyperdoc team!

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Getting rewards right. Recognise, don't Bribe. - Gamified UK Blog

Getting rewards right. Recognise, don't Bribe. - Gamified UK Blog | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
“ Rewards can be good if done well. Take a look at an example from my daughters school.”
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How to Teach in an Age of Distraction - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Donald Clark Plan B: 10 ways MOOCs have forced Universities into a rethink

Donald Clark Plan B: 10 ways MOOCs have forced Universities into a rethink | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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5-Minute Film Fest: Getting Started With Classroom Apps

5-Minute Film Fest: Getting Started With Classroom Apps | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
“ Need a bit of help bringing apps into your classroom? This video playlist and resource collection will help you get started using apps with your students.”
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13 Must-Have Biology Apps and Tools

13 Must-Have Biology Apps and Tools | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
How should educator’s best prepare students for careers in biology? By finding innovative ways to reach students...
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Could This Digital Math Tool Change Instruction For the Better?

Could This Digital Math Tool Change Instruction For the Better? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Educators using Desmos, an online graphing calculator and activity builder tool, say it enables them to teach math through inquiry more easily.
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