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Cardboard Creations: A Maker Education Camp

Cardboard Creations: A Maker Education Camp | New learning | Scoop.it
This post discusses my Cardboard Creations Maker Education Camp that was taught to fifteen 5 to 12 year old learners for five days, 2.5 hours each morning during Summer, 2017.  It is split into three sections: Rational for Using No Tech, Minimal Cost Materials Some Pedagogical Perspectives Summer Maker Education Camp Project Rationale for Using…
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great to focus on the low tech when starting your makerspace

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3 Webtools You Can Learn This Summer in “20 in 20”

3 Webtools You Can Learn This Summer in “20 in 20” | New learning | Scoop.it
This summer, Ask a Tech Teacher is holding five Summer Learning classes: Tech-infused Teacher (Certificate edition for CEUs or grad class for college credit) Tech-infused Class Teach Writing with T…
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Some really interesting summer learning opportunities

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10 Things to Fear

10 Things to Fear | New learning | Scoop.it
On Thursday, Colleen Rose asked this million dollar question on her blog. What holds us back from embracing technology in our daily practice? Now, I could have taken the easy route and posted a reply to her blog but instead, I collaborated with my buddy Peter McAsh to come up with this Top 10 list…
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Great list of things people fear regarding technology - the list can be expanded.

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9 tech resolutions for 2017

9 tech resolutions for 2017 | New learning | Scoop.it
Another year, another declaration of resolutions. From getting healthy to volunteering more, people use the new year as a reason to start over or just plain start doing something. In fact, 45 percent of Americans usually make at least one resolution. Sadly, only a whopping eight percent will actually be successful in making said changes. …
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Some interesting apps and activity monitors to help with new year's resolutions!

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Shift Paradigms - Quit Failing Technology

Shift Paradigms - Quit Failing Technology | New learning | Scoop.it
Education is failing technology. Yes, you read that correctly. Education is failing technology. To understand why this is the case, not vice versa, requires understanding what the research literatu...
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very interesting article - are we missing the point when it comes to education and technology?

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Tech Tip: 7 ways technology can support education equity solutions | SmartBlogs

Tech Tip: 7 ways technology can support education equity solutions | SmartBlogs | New learning | Scoop.it
How can technology help drive equity in our schools? Here are seven ideas to get you started: Tools for citizenship. Shaping students into responsible
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important article - technology to help us achieve equity

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Without Student Voice, Technology Just Fosters Another Type of Compliance

Without Student Voice, Technology Just Fosters Another Type of Compliance | New learning | Scoop.it
In a 2013 Mind/Shift blog, Matt Levinson wrote, "For teachers, in designing learning experiences for students that are embedded with technology, the wording and focus of the questions are paramount. The question needs to be deeper than simply "Should or shouldn't we use the iPad with this project." The question needs to be open ended, elastic and invite multiple interpretations." Levinson goes on to write, "Learning outcomes based on the question need to be defined and articulated, and experien
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This is essential - technology must amplify student voice

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Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits | New learning | Scoop.it
I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I'm going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by membe...
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Good article on survival kits for starting the year!

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7 questions to ask regarding whether education technology improves learning - ICT and Computing in Education -

7 questions to ask regarding whether education technology improves learning - ICT and Computing in Education - | New learning | Scoop.it
Does education technology improve learning? The intuitive answer to those of us involved in educat...
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important questions to be asking

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Startling: New report reveals 10 ways students are outpacing their schools

Startling: New report reveals 10 ways students are outpacing their schools | New learning | Scoop.it
Although technology changes at a rapid pace, one thing is constant: students have a deep desire to learn using digital tools and resources.
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"Students say that learning how to use technology is important for their future (51 percent), and that learning and using technology results in college- and career-ready skills like creativity (46 percent), collaboration (48 percent), and problem solving (41 percent). Students also use technology more often for learning outside of school than in school (56 percent)."

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The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer

The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer | New learning | Scoop.it
Your computer could use a spring clean just as much as your house. Here's how to tidy up the clutter and keep your machine running smoothly for the year ahead.
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Great ideas on saving space on your computer - spring cleaning is here!

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Principals: The lessons we learned in 2016

Principals: The lessons we learned in 2016 | New learning | Scoop.it
4 principals reflect on how technology has helped them with everything from discipline referrals to teaching students about Uganda.
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Lessons school leaders can learn about the importance of technology in schools

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What Is Successful Technology Integration?

What Is Successful Technology Integration? | New learning | Scoop.it
Well-integrated use of technology resources by thoroughly trained teachers makes twenty-first-century learning possible. From our Technology Integration Professional Development Guide.
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The 8 Edtech Questions Every Parent Should Ask Schools This Year (EdSurge News)

The 8 Edtech Questions Every Parent Should Ask Schools This Year (EdSurge News) | New learning | Scoop.it
Edtech has created learning opportunities for kids to gain valuable experiences through a teaching style that speaks their language as digital learners. Many districts are embracing a non-traditional approach to educating children through the infusion of technology--and parents are expressing a mix
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Great questions - would you be able to answer them?

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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS | Tech Learning

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS | Tech Learning | New learning | Scoop.it
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some really interesting tools here

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The Call to Teach: The Role of Technology

The Call to Teach: The Role of Technology | New learning | Scoop.it
As far back as 2004, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, or NCATE, outlined technology standards to help support educators in the classroom in the rapidly evolving Interne...
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Good discussion on the role of technology in education

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Building Relationships Through the Use of Technology

Building Relationships Through the Use of Technology | New learning | Scoop.it
This graphic above that I  created with Bill Ferriter is something that I hope sparks conversations, but also stories of how these things are already happening in schools.  I am going to use it as ...
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this is a great chart to share with your staff - good ideas about the positive impact of technology as a way to make connections

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Why Students and Staff Should Have a Voice in IT Decision-Making

Why Students and Staff Should Have a Voice in IT Decision-Making | New learning | Scoop.it
Educators detail how and why stakeholders identified the device that drives Community Consolidated School District 21’s one-to-one program.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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