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Build a Teacher/Student Collaborative Website with Google Sites–Part 1 — Tech the Plunge

Build a Teacher/Student Collaborative Website with Google Sites–Part 1 — Tech the Plunge | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
I posted last week about our presentation at TCEA 2011 entitled “Discovering the Hidden Potential of Your Teacher Website.” As part of our presentation, I recorded several screencasts for participants to refer to if they had questions. Today, I will
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HOW TO: Follow Davos Using Social Media

HOW TO: Follow Davos Using Social Media | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Attendance at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting is by invitation-only, but there are still many ways to participate through social networks.
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Never Be Without Your Favorite Software With PortableApps — Tech the Plunge

Never Be Without Your Favorite Software With PortableApps — Tech the Plunge | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Does your school block you from installing software?  Are you forced to use Internet Explorer?  (I won’t even ask which version!). Maybe you really want to test out the newest beta versions of Firefox and Chrome but don’t want to
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10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About

10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Youtube - You know that site with videos and all. Yeah! It turns out that its quite popular and you happen to visit and use it quite often. Instead of just
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Why Video Games Are Scoring Big for Social Good

Why Video Games Are Scoring Big for Social Good | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Games are being used in creative ways in both education and the non-profit sector. Here's a look at some success stories.
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More Inspiration: 7 brand new ideas from teachers

More Inspiration: 7 brand new ideas from teachers | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
We admit, this is starting to get a little crazy --- every time we ask for ways you use Edmodo in the classroom, we receive new and fresh ideas -- seems like
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Teaching » Light a Fire: Education Quotes

lightafire.com: Teaching quotations about education. Visit for free daily inspirational education quotes newsletter, and searchable famous quotations, collected by syndicated columnist Barbara J. Feldman. Title of site is from W.B. Yeats, who said "Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire." ($~$ Quote: lightafire: "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle." ~~ Erin Majors http://bit.ly/f5L3RW #quotes http://ow.ly/1aVaxr…)
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HOW TO: Build a Social Media Education Program for Your Company

HOW TO: Build a Social Media Education Program for Your Company | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
We spoke with representatives at Dell, Intel and Constant Contact to discuss how to build a successful social media training program. (Build a social media education program for your company with tips from @mashable @constantcontact - http://ow.ly/3FT8R #CTCTsocial)
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Free English Lessons Online: Spelling Activity: Funny Signs - Spot The Mistakes

Free English Lessons Online: Spelling Activity: Funny Signs - Spot The Mistakes | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Learn English online with our free English language lessons. Games, video listening quizzes, grammar, vocabulary, teaching resources and more! Visit our main site http://www.esolcourses.com for even more free quizzes, games, printable worksheets and activities for esl students, young learners & kids.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Rethinking Education - Do You Want to be a Part?

Free Technology for Teachers: Rethinking Education - Do You Want to be a Part? | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Things You Should Know About Blogging

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Things You Should Know About Blogging | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Play Audio in Google Sites Using SkyDrive, Dropbox, Docs and Gadgets — Tech the Plunge

Play Audio in Google Sites Using SkyDrive, Dropbox, Docs and Gadgets — Tech the Plunge | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Yesterday I wrote about how to embed an audio player into Google Sites so you can play your own mp3 audio files.  It involved some HTML and lots of screenshots.  We also used Google Sites as the host of our
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Free Technology for Teachers: Nine Ways to Find Teachers on Twitter - Updated

Free Technology for Teachers: Nine Ways to Find Teachers on Twitter - Updated | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: iPhones, Google Forms, and Walkthroughs

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NCTQ, U.S. News Announce Joint Teacher Education Review - Teacher Beat - Education Week

NCTQ, U.S. News Announce Joint Teacher Education Review - Teacher Beat - Education Week | Technology Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Stephen Sawchuk, a former federal education beat writer, turns his inner policy geek to digging around in the weeds of the teaching profession. Join him as he explicates the policy and the politics that surround legislation, teacher contracts, and the teacher-quality continuum from preparation to evaluation. (NCTQ & U.S. News Announce Joint #Teacher Education Review http://t.co/haoJN10 via @educationweek @teacherbeat #teaching #edreform #education)
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