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Free Technology for Teachers: Kids Can Create Alphabet Books With Alphabet Organizer

Free Technology for Teachers: Kids Can Create Alphabet Books With Alphabet Organizer | Raising Leaders | Scoop.it

"Alphabet Organizer is a great little tool from Read Write Think that students can use to create alphabet charts and books. The idea behind Alphabet Organizer is to help students make visual connections between letters of the alphabet and the first letter of common words"


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5 Smart Ways To Use Digital Images In The Classroom- TeachThought

5 Smart Ways To Use Digital Images In The Classroom- TeachThought | Raising Leaders | Scoop.it

"It is well known, that the 21st century student is constantly bombarded with digital imagery. Whether it is from television, social media, advertisers, or smart phones, the relentless visual stimulation that students face has some declaring it as detrimental to student development.

 

It is argued that with so much visual stimulation, it had become harder for students to keep their focus, hampering concentration, and hindering their ability to process information. Though this can be debated, it imperative that teachers take the necessary steps to combat these potential negative effects. This has forced teachers to recognize the importance of imagery and it’s use in their classrooms."

 


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It's increasingly a challenge for educators to be creative in how they can communicate and impart values to students. Not to mention,  the need to stay updated on the latest technologies available.  

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook | Raising Leaders | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, February 13, 2014 7:47 PM

These are great resources to use in your 21st century learning environment!

Rosa Delia Acosta's curator insight, February 13, 2014 9:31 PM

Great, I just want to learn and use these interesting tools in my classes.

JordiMarínba's curator insight, February 14, 2014 6:27 PM

Essential tools to build a creative PLE