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The 60-Second Guide To Teaching With Tablets | Edudemic

The 60-Second Guide To Teaching With Tablets | Edudemic | Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Getting tablets into the classroom is only the start of the battle. Once you get the funding and deployment all squared away, you still need to actually use them properly.


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35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students

35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students | Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students

 

If there is one thing teachers lack, it’s time.

 

And while using technology to automate learning has been frowned upon by many, using it to automate time-consuming processes or aggregate data automatically is among the many seamless fits technology can make into any classroom. Which is where the following collections of apps and tools comes in.


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Paul Ng's curator insight, December 13, 2013 2:15 AM

The LECTURE IS DEAD.  So many tools exist now for an interactive class that teachers have no excuse... 

Nigel Burling's curator insight, December 15, 2013 12:14 AM

Have used a couple will need to check out the various features.

 

holbel mendez's curator insight, January 17, 2014 11:19 AM

"Very cool tools and websites for creating quizzes and polls!

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A Formula for Teaching Controversial Topics

A Formula for Teaching Controversial Topics | Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
A teacher has developed a formula to debate topics like gun control with her middle school students.
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Samantha Hogan's curator insight, December 12, 2013 8:43 PM

Hell yes!  I totally agree! We are not meant to be brainwashers, we need to teach these students critical thinking so they can form an educated opinion of their own!

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The Reasons Why Teachers Need Technology in Their Classrooms

The Reasons Why Teachers Need Technology in Their Classrooms | Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

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How Will Students Perform? Depends on Teachers’ Expectations

How Will Students Perform? Depends on Teachers’ Expectations | Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
How do expectations influence students' achievement? A look into research old and new that shows the role of teachers' expectations influences outcomes.

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This is so true! Our preconceived ideas can have such an impact on the children.  We need to be very careful, that we remain positive and try to be unbiased in the classroom.

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Samantha Hogan's curator insight, December 12, 2013 8:39 PM

This is so true! Our preconceived ideas can have such an impact on the children.  We need to be very careful, that we remain positive and try to be unbiased in the classroom.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, December 12, 2013 10:39 PM

This has always been the case, but it particularly pertinent to how studets will use technology as well. This will line up to your expectations - if you expect them to mess around with their iPads - they will. If you expect they will be engaged in learning and model this - they will. 

John Gougoulis's curator insight, December 13, 2013 2:19 AM

It is a truism but teachers behaviours are infuenced by their expectations of students

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Is Technology shoving Pedagogy to the center stage? TPACK ...

Is Technology shoving Pedagogy to the center stage? TPACK ... | Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Pedagogical ideas like student centered learning, collaboration, and critical thinking have been around for a long time and are slowly making the way into the classroom. When technology came into play in schools, there was ...
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