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Five ways to win with interactive white boards (EdSurge News)

Five ways to win with interactive white boards (EdSurge News) | Technology in the classroom | Scoop.it
"My school wants me to use my SMART Board more, but I don't know what to do with it. The kids are too old to be amused by the animations, and I've been trying to move away from lectures. What do you suggest?"


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This article looks at how to use the Interactive White Board (IWB) in ways that enhance learning and are more meaningful to students. The article shows ways that you can user the IWB to bring the outside world into the classroom, and how you can go about exploring it with your students. It also notes the importance of  letting the students use it, not just standing up and using it as a way to give a lecture. 

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All about apps in YOUR classroom!

All about apps in YOUR classroom! | Technology in the classroom | Scoop.it
All about apps in your classroom! iPad App tutorials, App of the Week, Web 2.0 tools, and so much more.
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This website looks at all of the useful apps that are available to use in the classroom , and goes through how the apps work as well as how students can benefit from them. Very useful for many teachers who don't know where to start with technology in the classroom.

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Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in the classroom | Scoop.it
Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers http://t.co/2PnlOekcx6

Via Elizabeth E Charles
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I feel that this is a very useful chart to get teachers thinking about how they need to integrate technology into the classroom in meaningful ways, not just using the technology randomly and with no thought to why they might be using it.

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Elizabeth E Charles's curator insight, April 13, 2013 8:47 PM

A really useful reminder of the differences  between 'just using' and 'integration' of technology

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This article looks at how ipads in the classroom can enhance student learning and explains ways of using  a few ipads in the classroom to create differentiated learning experiences for the students.  

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Flipped Classroom- Tracey Gillies - YouTube

Learn how a Gulf Highlands Elementary 4th grade teacher is using innovative techniques to enhance her students' learning. Created by Pasco Schools Communicat...
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This is a great video about a 'faux flipped classroom' from a 4th grade teacher in the US. The teacher is using technology to deliver her lessons in class (on computers through videos) so that more time can be spent on the activities the lesson is referring to. Students can learn at their own pace and it integrates technology in a meaningful way. The students are very engaged with the lessons and a big  improvement can be seen in their results.

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