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How creating video's, using social networking sites and creative means on the internet can benefit a classroom.
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Welcoming the Internet Into Your Classroom | Scholastic.com

Find out everything the Internet has to offer, including lesson plans and virtual field trips. Also, learn some simple rules of thumb for navigating the Internet.
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Education And The Future of Technology

Technology is growing everyday and will have an impact on everyone. We need to prepare students for a future that does not exist today. 

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Top ten tips for using technology in the classroom

Technology can help motivate you and your pupils and make learning more relevant to them.
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50 Ways to tell a story...

50 Ways to tell a story... | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Students should not be limited in how they want to express themselves. Having students write an essay may not be an accurate depiction of what they know about a subject. Give them options and allow them to express themselves their way, not the teachers way. Here is an example of fifty different ways to tell one story...

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Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming - MindMeister

Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming - MindMeister | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Connecting your thoughts through an online tool. 

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Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Cellphones are a large part of students lives so why not use it to your advantage? Have students submit their answers via text message to an online survery. 

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Little Bird Tales - Home

Little Bird Tales: Capture the Voice of Childhood. We offer a fun,unique way to create,record and share stories online. A wonderful way for elementary schools to become creative and expressive online. 

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Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor

Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them. A fun alternative for students to use instead of powerpoint presentations. 

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The Khan Academy

The Khan Academy | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

There are great resources for students and teachers alike online. Most resources are free and can extremely helpful to students outside of class who may be confused and need a little extra help.

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Twitter

Twitter can be a great social networking tool to connect students who want to communicate with other students and opens up a worldwide knowledge base for teachers to get idea's and ask for help.

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Blogging

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A powerful tool where students can connect with each other, express themselves and feel comfortable with the online social networking world. 

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3 Tips for Teachers Using Social Media in the Classroom

3 Tips for Teachers Using Social Media in the Classroom | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Here are some guidelines for using social media effectively in the classroom while maintaining your professional boundaries.
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A Brief History of Technology in Education

An overview of how far we have come in the education field by using technology and how it can have a possitive impact on our future. 

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Facebook Strategies For The Classroom

Facebook Strategies For The Classroom | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This presentation explores the potential uses of Facebook for teaching and motivating collaboration between students.
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Pre-K - 12th Grade Resources for Teachers Students Parents at I4C

Pre-K - 12th Grade Resources for Teachers Students Parents at I4C | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Internet4Classroms: Pre-K - 12th Grade Resources for Teachers, Students, Parents, Children.

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You-tilizing Youtube in the Classroom

This video will outline how easy it is to create a safe, fun learning space for students on You Tube.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 47 Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: 47 Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Alternatives for teachers when YouTube has been blocked in their schools. 

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100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom | Online College Tips – Online Colleges

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom | Online College Tips – Online Colleges | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Read on to learn how you can be using Facebook in your classroom, no matter if you are a professor, student, working online, or showing up in person for class.
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Movie Maker | Xtranormal

Movie Maker | Xtranormal | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

If you can type, you can make movies... An alternative for students to show what they have learned or create presentations without always having to write an essay. 

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Picnik- editing pictures for the classroom

Picnik lets you edit all your photos online, from one easy place and will help students create visual pieces of art. 

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Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011

Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 | Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Learn how to use Windows Live Photo Gallery to edit, organize, and share photos and videos for your classroom!

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Elevator Movie

An example of my own creation on the internet and the possibilites that come with incorporating technology into ones classroom. Lets not limit our students, lets make their education limitless! 

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An example of students work online

This is a video created by a student for an assignment on habitats. This is a great alternative for students who want to be more creative and shows real possibilites for students in the classroom. Giving students options for assignments will show more range than the traditional method of assessing students work- with papers and essays. 

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