Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future
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Focus on these three important areas as both distinct and in combination.
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The High Cost of Unhappy Employees [INFOGRAPHIC] - Good.Co

The High Cost of Unhappy Employees [INFOGRAPHIC] - Good.Co | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
Can disengaged employees hurt your company’s bottom line? Yes – and the proof is in the numbers. While it’s a no-brainer that employee
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Education is no different. Employee engagement is essential.

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3 Ways to Hold Digital Parent Teacher Conferences - Instructional Tech Talk

3 Ways to Hold Digital Parent Teacher Conferences - Instructional Tech Talk | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
The unfortunate truth is that not all parents can find the time or have the ability to make it in to the one or two formal nights a year that your school holds a Parent Teacher Conference night.
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Reframing Failure as Iteration Allows Students to Thrive

Reframing Failure as Iteration Allows Students to Thrive | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
At New York City's game-based learning school Quest to Learn, sixth graders take risks in the process of designing a Rube Goldberg machine, which enables more creativity, innovation, and engagement.
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50 Things Technology Changed in Our Life ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

50 Things Technology Changed in Our Life ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
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Not sure I agree with all of these but definitely makes you think!

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Teachers EdTech Study Infographic Plus 400+ Free EdTech Tools for Teachers

Teachers EdTech Study Infographic Plus 400+ Free EdTech Tools for Teachers | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
5 Facts That Educational Technology Is Essential! 86% of teachers think it is ‘important’ or ‘absolutely essential’ to use edtech in the classro
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It's not just an adult thing, young people suffer from depression too.

It's not just an adult thing, young people suffer from depression too. | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
"We are so accepting of any body part breaking down other than our brain." Inspirational talk by 19 year-old Kevin Breel. Teens with depression are often dismissed as being moody or difficult. They...
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The Role Of Student Choice In Connected Classrooms - Edudemic

The Role Of Student Choice In Connected Classrooms - Edudemic | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
With the influx of technology into connected classrooms, the role of student choice has become as important as ever.
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Project-Based Learning: A Parent Primer

Project-Based Learning: A Parent Primer | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
Pirate Loot: Casco Bay High School students listen intently as they get a lesson on business from Portland Pirates executive Ryan Delaney. Credit: Michael Warren


Parent involvement in education
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Social and Emotional Learning: Resources for Parents

Social and Emotional Learning: Resources for Parents | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
There are many ways parents can encourage emotionally intelligent behavior in their children. Check out this guide to resources for learning more about character development.
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Do the Right Thing: Managing the Digital Lives of Teens

Do the Right Thing: Managing the Digital Lives of Teens | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
A few days ago a student approached me and said he needed to talk about something, and he wanted to meet the next day at recess. I appreciated the way he reached out to me and I looked forward to the
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More professors using social media as teaching tools | Inside Higher Ed

More professors using social media as teaching tools  | Inside Higher Ed | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
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Creating a "Least Restrictive Environment" with Mobile Devices

Creating a "Least Restrictive Environment" with Mobile Devices | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
The U.S. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act defines the concept of the Least Restrictive Environment as the opportunity for a student with a disability to be "provided with supplementary aid
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A very cool snippet of the Ipad as enabler.

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The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do"

The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do" | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
The old saying "Do as I say, not as I do" could not apply more to adults when dealing with kids and technology. Modeling is so important, and when it comes to digital life, adults set the bar pretty
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K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum

K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
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Great Resource for Parents and Teachers.

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A Parent Primer on Social and Emotional Learning

A Parent Primer on Social and Emotional Learning | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
Learn the benefits of nurturing students' social skills and how to make it happen at their school.
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9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics

9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
Motivating students to be (enthusiastically) receptive is one of the most important aspects of mathematics instruction and a critical aspect of the Common Core State Standards. Effective teachers sho
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How to raise a confident kid

How to raise a confident kid | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
Here are eight basic tips for raising a confident kid.
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25 Failsafe* Rules For Dads Raising Daughters

25 Failsafe* Rules For Dads Raising Daughters | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
Marcus Williams and Joanna Schroeder offer 25 rules to help build close bonds between daddies and their little girls.
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Parental Involvement is a Critical Factor in the Success of Childrens Education

Parental Involvement is a Critical Factor in the Success of Childrens Education | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
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Not sure how this article made it into a school furniture catalogue but you never know where you'll find this stuff!

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Parents Matter

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Ontario Ministry of Education information to assist parents in getting involved in their child's education. 

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Parent Involvement

This video demonstrates the research findings regarding parent involvement and provides practical strategies for how to help teachers influence more parents ...

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Great little slideshow with practical parent engagement ideas for teachers and parents.

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This video offers great research findings on how important being invol;ved in your child's education is.

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Social Media Guidelines

Steven Anderson (@ web20classroom on Twitter) is a District Instructional Technologist/Independent Educational Consultant with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in Winston-Salem, NC. He al
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Old School or New School, Keep Parents Involved

Old School or New School, Keep Parents Involved | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
We all know how crucial it is that our parents are supportive and involved in their child's education. We understand how important it is that they are aware of what is taking place in your classroom.
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Paper or Tech - both provide effective opportunities for parent involvement.

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Five stereotypes about poor families and education

Five stereotypes about poor families and education | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
The list, plus how stereotypes affect the way students perform in classes.
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6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School

6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School | Parents, Education and Technology - Forces Forming Youth for the Future | Scoop.it
Wondering what will happen if your school brings iPads into the classroom? Is your district discussing the purchase of iPads as opposed to laptops? Here at Bellevue Public Schools in Bellevue, Nebras
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