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7 Educational Technology Concepts Every Teacher Should Know About | The Edvocate

7 Educational Technology Concepts Every Teacher Should Know About | The Edvocate | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

Since the Information Era began some decades ago, it has dramatically changed the way we educate our children. We live in a world of rapid change and the

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Teacher Uses LEGOs To Explain Math To Schoolchildren

Teacher Uses LEGOs To Explain Math To Schoolchildren | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

As if LEGOs weren't enough of an awesome childhood toy, one teacher has found another awesome educational/developmental use for this super-toy – as a math education aid!

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How Teachers' Use Of Technology In The Classroo...

How Teachers' Use Of Technology In The Classroo... | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
Infographic illustrating about how teachers are using technology to adapt to this new generation of students and how their use of technology in the classroom is changing.
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62 First Grade Websites That Tie into Classroom Lessons

62 First Grade Websites That Tie into Classroom Lessons | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
These are my 62 favorite first grade websites. I sprinkle them in throughout the year, adding several each week to the class internet start page, deleting others. I make sure I have 3-4 each week t...
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Great tech resource for first grade teachers!

 

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The Learning Network - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

The Learning Network - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
Teaching and Learning with The New York Times
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What a great resource! 

The Learning Network provides teaching and learning materials and ideas based on New York Times content.

Teachers can use or adapt our lessons across subject areas and levels or contribute their own ideas.

Students can respond to our Opinion questions, take our News Quizzes, learn the Word of the Day, try our Test Yourself questions,enter contests, do crosswords, learn about what happened on this day in history, answer 6 Q's About the News, speculate on “What's Going On in This Picture?” or read our Poetry Pairings.

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The Teacher's Quick Guide To Digital Scavenger Hunts - Edudemic

The Teacher's Quick Guide To Digital Scavenger Hunts - Edudemic | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
If you've got a smartphone or a tablet in your classroom, you're ready for the adventure to begin! By adventure I mean digital scavenger hunts.

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John Purificati's curator insight, September 27, 2013 6:36 AM

Could be a lot of fun.

Bobbi Capwell's curator insight, October 2, 2013 9:24 AM

want to try this with my 5th grade classes

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Use Google Docs to Facilitate a Digital Writer's Workshop

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Use Google Docs to Facilitate a Digital Writer's Workshop | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
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Enhance Writer's Workshop using Google Docs... 

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From Technology Integration to Learning… by Design

From Technology Integration to Learning… by Design | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

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Points out the progression from "using" technology to "integrating" technology for learning...

 

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Don Dea's curator insight, August 25, 2013 11:50 PM

the progression from using technology to technology integration, and the work of Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe:  Understanding by Design. My belief is that in order to shift our focus, we must stop talking about technology integration. 

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14 Technology Concepts Every Teacher should Know about

14 Technology Concepts Every Teacher should Know about | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

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Google launches free online classes to help you learn better internet search skills | Educational Technology Guy

Google launches free online classes to help you learn better internet search skills | Educational Technology Guy | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

Free six 50-minute classes offered by Google.  Check it out.


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3 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom | Edudemic

3 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom | Edudemic | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

Google’s advance in the education field has brought to schools around the globe affordable devices and effortless access to educational content.

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7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
For awhile, when educators discussed differentiating instruction & meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles.
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10+ Places To Watch Fun Educational Videos Online

10+ Places To Watch Fun Educational Videos Online | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
The Internet is full of great videos, some of which can be quite educational. A while back, we rounded up a few choice websites with informative videos to expand your mind.
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Straight From The Geek

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Tom sent me an email asking for help. He included a screenshot of an iOS app that wasn’t working properly. Along with the screen shot he …
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Actually, this is Tech for Everyone -- well, everyone who is not a techie already. How to help yourself with technology, or know how to ask the right questions to get the help you need!

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Get The Maximum out of Evernote with These Awesome Tutorials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Get The Maximum out of Evernote with These Awesome Tutorials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

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Great guidelines and suggestions for using Evernote more effectively.

 

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What Is Successful Technology Integration?

What Is Successful Technology Integration? | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
This guide is organized into four sections:

Introduction
Why Integrate Tech?
What Is Tech Integration?

Resources for Tech Integration





Technology integration is the use of te
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What does technology integration look like? Here are some tips on how you can make tech a part of your daily classroom learning.

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WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it
Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a supplement to a curriculum or for independent study.
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Great source of educational videos for K-12

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Technology Integration Matrix to Help Enhance Student Learning

Technology Integration Matrix to Help Enhance Student Learning | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

"The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments. Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells..."


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Dana Lott's curator insight, July 2, 2013 3:42 PM

I saw the author of this philosophy and rubric as ISTE in Denver a few years back. Really great thoughts! Thanks, Jenn!

יפה בן-דרור's curator insight, October 16, 2013 12:03 AM

יש לי את הגרסה הקודמת מתורגמת

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, February 3, 2014 7:58 PM

What does goal directed mean? Who decides what goal is important?

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teachwithyouripad - iPad Apps

teachwithyouripad - iPad Apps | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

I LOVE this wiki of iPad Apps because it is categorized by subject, type, grade level, and activities/tutorials.  If you have an iPad and are an educator, this is a must explore site.


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10 Great Free Google Forms Every Teacher Should Be Using

10 Great Free Google Forms Every Teacher Should Be Using | Tech for Teaching | Scoop.it

"Google Forms is a great free service by Google and that has a huge potential in education."  See 10 free forms for teachers.


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Jameson Goto's curator insight, February 12, 2014 2:47 AM

Google forms

Vikki Coleman's curator insight, August 8, 2015 8:12 AM

I chose this article because it gives a number of resources you can use for Google Forms.  the forms are interesting and engaging alternatives to paper/pencil forms which students will find more interesting and teachers will find more efficient.  You will have to go to the original blog for more detailed descriptions (link provided).

 

I hope others find this to be a helpful resource.  Google offers a lot.

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, August 8, 2015 4:15 PM

I chose this article because it gives a number of resources you can use for Google Forms.  the forms are interesting and engaging alternatives to paper/pencil forms which students will find more interesting and teachers will find more efficient.  You will have to go to the original blog for more detailed descriptions (link provided).

 

I hope others find this to be a helpful resource.  Google offers a lot.