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Steve Dembo Brings Teach42 To a New Generation of Educators | Future of Ed Tech Insiders

Steve Dembo is one of the most knowledgeable, likeable, and approachable presenters I have ever had the privilege of calling a friend. He has presented multiple
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Great podcast at Teach42 - live on Facebook and other platforms

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Apps and Extensions for Your Classroom… A to Z – Learning Technologies

Apps and Extensions for Your Classroom… A to Z – Learning Technologies | New learning | Scoop.it

Apps from A-Z click on the app - some great ones here for the classroom!

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some great apps in this collection

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Explore Your Community | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Explore Your Community | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | New learning | Scoop.it
We know that educators are inspired differently, so your Community offers several ways to get involved. Explore opportunities to get involved and find what’s right for you!
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Discovery Education Network for teachers

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally - The Hechinger Report

Not all towns are created equal, digitally - The Hechinger Report | New learning | Scoop.it
GREELEY, Colo. — Inside a high-ceilinged library at Northridge High School here, seniors are typing on 16-year-old laptops donated by a local Rotary Club. Some of the computers are missing keys. Others are cracked. Many have already broken down multiple times. It is “college day,” and the students in this old farming town 60 miles north …
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"Keith Krueger, chief executive officer of the Consortium for School Networking, a technology advocacy group, calls the digital divide in the US “the civil rights issue” of our time." Why don't we in the OCSB not understand this?

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EPA Freezes Grants, Tells Employees Not To Talk About It, Sources Say

EPA Freezes Grants, Tells Employees Not To Talk About It, Sources Say | New learning | Scoop.it
It's unclear whether the freeze is temporary or indefinite.
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Sounds like Harper's Canada

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Teach42 Live: Letting Incredibox Speak for Itself

Incredibox is one of my favorite 'good for feeling good' sites. I don't care if you can't keep a beat or have zero musical talent, you can make somethin
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Great music activity!

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Attack on Alt-Right Leader Has Internet Asking: Is It O.K. to Punch a Nazi?

Attack on Alt-Right Leader Has Internet Asking: Is It O.K. to Punch a Nazi? | New learning | Scoop.it
An assault on Richard B. Spencer, a well-known far-right activist, in Washington after the inauguration prompted outrage — and mockery — online.
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Incredible the debates that go on.  Violence can never be the way to solve problems like Spencer

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How non inReach Users Can Send A Text Or Email Message To Your inReach SE / Explorer

How can non inReach users send you a text (sms) or email message while you are away in the wilderness or on your big camping trip? Well, there two ways thi
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Good video on the InReach tool I will be using in Africa.  The link to reach me will be https://share.garmin.com/PaulMcGuire

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Still Blogging After All These Years . . .

Still Blogging After All These Years . . . | New learning | Scoop.it
It was about six years ago they started. And here we are, as we are approaching the mid-point of the 2016-17 school year, and so many of our school leaders continue to share their thinking through their blogs.  While the internet is littered with well-intentioned and abandoned blogs from educators, and education blogging may have lost…
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"One of our intangible objectives is for students to appreciate and to become accustomed to having and exercising their voice."  Teacher and admin voice would be good too!!

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Obama Foundation: Pass the Mic

Add your voice at http://www.obama.org The Obama Foundation will focus on developing the next generation of citizens — and what it means to be a goo
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Pass the Mic - empowering young people to keep moving forward!

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Welcome to the Obama Foundation

Welcome to the Obama Foundation | New learning | Scoop.it
"I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to create change  — but in yours." President Barack Obama
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A sign of hope for all of us - take a look at Obama's new site.

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Reclaimed land - the ebb and flow of cities

Reclaimed land - the ebb and flow of cities | New learning | Scoop.it
Cities are dynamic places. They are recreated as each new generation lays it's stamp on the landscape, burying past histories under ne
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Great article on climate change and cities

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The Best Children’s Books of 2016

The Best Children’s Books of 2016 | New learning | Scoop.it
From love to mortality to the lives of Einstein and Louise Bourgeois, by way of silence and the color of the wind.
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great for stocking up your library at school!

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FETC 2017

FETC 2017 | New learning | Scoop.it
High Tech without the High Price
Weird, Wild and Wonderful Side of EdTech
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Steve Dembo's presentation at FETC

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5 Questions to Help People Embrace Meaningful Change

5 Questions to Help People Embrace Meaningful Change | New learning | Scoop.it
  One of the biggest errors in leadership is when people aren’t moving forward and leaders look outward first, and not inward.  If you are wondering why people aren’t moving forward, ask how y…
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"If you are wondering why people aren’t moving forward, ask how you are changing your leadership first, not why they aren’t changing their practice."

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How 4 visionary schools are venturing into a new mixed reality

How 4 visionary schools are venturing into a new mixed reality | New learning | Scoop.it
A self-contained holographic computer will be used to develop "mixed reality" learning experiences for students across the U.S.
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More learning possibilities using VR in the classroom

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Children Across the Country Spread Happiness With the Great Kindness Challenge

Children Across the Country Spread Happiness With the Great Kindness Challenge | New learning | Scoop.it
Millions of children, from all 50 states, have pledged to help spread kindness.
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Kindness Week in the USA

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Seth's Blog: Rights (and responsibilities)

Seth's Blog: Rights (and responsibilities) | New learning | Scoop.it
Human rights might be our species' greatest invention. More than phones or trains or Milky Way bars, our incremental progress toward dignity, opportunity and equality is a miracle. Rights aren't a decision we make when we're in the moo
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"I think each of us understands how much a culture based on dignity is worth. But sometimes, we need to remind each other to stay vigilant, and to keep what our mothers and grandfathers worked so hard for."

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Why you aren’t blogging more…

Why you aren’t blogging more… | New learning | Scoop.it
…because you are overthinking. “Will anyone like this?” “Have  I wrote something similar?” “Is it good enough?” “What does this make me look like as an educator?” “I am not sure i…
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Yes, I agree, teachers, admin, students should be blogging more

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Use Historical Images to Spark Discussions

Use Historical Images to Spark Discussions | New learning | Scoop.it
One of my favorite ways to spark students' interest in a history lesson is to have them look for interesting historical images. I've foun
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The Commons in Flickr is a great resource

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25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers | New learning | Scoop.it
What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers. For teaching students how to presen…
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A good collection - yes, teachers should use all of these.

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14 Amazing HQ Photos from SpaceX’s Successful Launch and Landing

14 Amazing HQ Photos from SpaceX’s Successful Launch and Landing | New learning | Scoop.it
SpaceX launches 10 communication satellites into orbit before landing on their autonomous barge in the Pacific
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incredible photos of SpaceX

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Take a Virtual Tour of Petra In Google Cardboard or In Street View

Take a Virtual Tour of Petra In Google Cardboard or In Street View | New learning | Scoop.it
Last year Google added a virtual tour of Petra to its collection of landmarks that you can see in-depth in Google Maps Street View
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This would be great for history students!

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Three Ways to Create Stop-motion Videos

Three Ways to Create Stop-motion Videos | New learning | Scoop.it
Creating stop-motion and time-lapse videos can be a good way for students to tell a story that they have developed. Stop-motion an
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"Stop-motion and time-lapse videos can also be helpful when teachers are trying to help students see how a lengthy process like osmosis works. The following free tools make it relatively easy to create stop-motion and time-lapse videos."

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