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Teachers Love Technology Infographic

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Now more than ever teachers are embracing technology and finding new and innovative ways to integrate devices, apps and tools into the classroom. In fact, many educators claim technology is a catal...

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Inspire Student Writing with Picture Prompts

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“But I can’t think of anything to write.” Can you even count the number of times you've heard that line? Probably not. We've all experienced those moments when students sit and stare at blank sheet...

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How to Properly Integrate Education Technology

How to Properly Integrate Education Technology | Technology Integration | Scoop.it
“Professional development days are like trying to learn 12 games at once.” On a professional development day, someone explains the rules to all 12 games, one after the other. But when time comes to play the game, who can actually remember which rules go with which game? Students often feel the same way: What is the objective? …

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Cool Tools Are Fun, But Learning Should Come First

Cool Tools Are Fun, But Learning Should Come First | Technology Integration | Scoop.it

Some teachers can get caught up in the latest ed- tech resources and forget to prioritize educational value above all else.


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Create a Visual Travelogue with Photo Mapo

Create a Visual Travelogue with Photo Mapo | Technology Integration | Scoop.it

Need a really cool summer vacation app that can double as a pretty powerful instructional tool?

 

Then Photo Mapo is a must-have digital gem that has countless classroom app-lications. That’s right! This digital gem can transform photos into mapped masterpieces that can be shared with family and friends across social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Instagram.

 

 


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What Do Teachers Think About EdTech?

What Do Teachers Think About EdTech? | Technology Integration | Scoop.it
We know there are a lot of teachers out there using technology in their classrooms. We also know there are a lot of teachers who aren’t – whether they can’t due to financial constraints or just flat out don’t want to (or some combination thereof). We interact with a ton of teachers on social media …

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 12, 2014 1:35 PM

The survey really does not tell us much about what teachers think about edtech. It tells us teachers own and use certain tools more than the general adult population. I know people in the general adult population who use the digital tools well and teachers who do, as well. It does not mean all do. It means some do. We interact with a ton of teachers on social media is not a rigorous conclusion driven out of sound quantitative research.

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ThingLink Through the SAMR Lens

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If you are a teacher with a passion for teaching, ThingLink is an essential tool for your toolkit.  This flexible tool is well-suited for helping students dig deeper into content as they create. Learning to use ThingLink is an adventure worth exploring.


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How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives?

How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives? | Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Is it possible for our students to be both digital natives and digitally unaware? Young people today are instant messengers, gamers, photo sharers and supreme multitaskers. But while they use the technology tools available to them 24/7, they are struggling to sort fact from fiction, think critically, decipher cultural inferences, detect commercial intent and analyze …

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Twitter: The Best Professional Development Tool for Teachers

Twitter: The Best Professional Development Tool for Teachers | Technology Integration | Scoop.it
How often have we sat in a Staff Meeting or Professional Development day and listened to the talk turn into a complaint session with no real solutions being offered? I have one suggestion, join Twitter and start tweeting. This has been an invaluable tool for me. I started about a month ago professionally, meaning before …

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, June 19, 2014 11:36 PM

A brief argument for using Twitter as a PD tool.

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10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic

10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic | Technology Integration | Scoop.it
A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post. We’ve mentioned most of these before – in a post from way back when – so I won’t …

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The Beginner’s Guide to Google in the Classroom

The Beginner’s Guide to Google in the Classroom | Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Google offers a ton of solutions for students, teachers, and classrooms. Some products are intentionally designed for classrooms, others just happen to work well for that setting as well as many others.

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