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Exploring Microsoft Classroom

“How can I connect OneNote Class Notebook assignments to Microsoft Classroom Assignment grades?” What a fantastic question to have pop up in the …

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12 Web Tools & Apps for Creating Digital Avatars

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”<br>—Lady Bird Johnson<p>If you are planning to get your young learners to use web tools and …

How to Be More Efficient in Integrating Digital Tools Into the Classroom

First Person<p>—Image by Flickr user Brad Flickinger. Under Creative Commons.<p>I never learned to program a VCR. As a young adult in the late 1990s, I …

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8 Principles Of Gamified Learning

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Find More Than 4,000 Math Lessons on Open Curriculum

Open Curriculum is a new entry into the lesson depot market. Like similar sites, Open Curriculum offers a collection of thousands of resources for …

Using iMovie to introduce new topics - Think Creative

So after years of always being asked “what are we doing next sir?” and “what is that?” I thought it would be a good idea to create some promo videos …

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25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube

Dec 03, 2014 - safeshare.tv - 2906<p>Not only does SafeShare.TV remove distracting and offensive elements around YouTube videos, but it also allows you …

Virtual Reality Classroom Walkthroughs #vrlesson

It’s the morning of Edcamp Leadership, and all around the world educational leaders will be learning from each other, sharing ideas, and talking …

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Teacher Tech Leaders: Erin Klein

A resourceful elementary teacher brings digital tools into her classroom to boost problem-solving and collaboration skills.<p>When Erin Klein walked …

Teachers Still Struggling to Use Tech to Transform Instruction, Survey Finds

Many teachers see themselves as risk takers or early adopters in using tech, a new Education Week Research Center survey shows.<p>A majority of K-12 …

Bursting the 'Personalization' Bubble: An Alternative Vision for Our Public Schools

Opinion | Learning Strategies<p>Bursting the 'Personalization' Bubble: An Alternative Vision for Our Public Schools<p>By Benjamin Riley     May 18, …

Against ‘Personalized Learning’

Opinion | Learning Strategies<p>Against ‘Personalized Learning’<p>By Annie Murphy Paul     May 29, 2016<p>Shutterstock / Melpomene<p>A couple of years ago, …

This is Why “Personalized Learning” Will Fail

The co-option of the term “personalized learning” by billionaires and Silicon Valley start-ups is, for all intents, complete. Software is the path to …

Winning in the Classroom with Your Personalized Learning Playbook

Personalized learning means different things to different people. Visit different schools with different models, and chances are they will all tell …

Homepage - Ed-Fi Alliance

Featured Success Story<p>Read more stories<p>How CIOs Can Deliver What Instructional Leaders Need<p>For teachers, principals, and chief academic officers to …

You Can Help Make Maps for Science (No Experience Needed!)

With no scientific training, and no clue about cartography, you can help map stuff for science. Lately the opportunities to lend a lay-hand with research seem to be everywhere, and more and more of them involve a mapping component.<p>This year the results of several citizen-aided science projects hit …

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

I’ve posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes. This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator …

How students tell their PLP stories - Innovation: Education

Scaffolding PLPs so students understand them<p>5th and 6th graders from Fayston Elementary School took their personal learning plans (PLP) in …

5 Ways to Use Scannable Tech in the Math Classroom

How can you energize lessons, differentiate instruction, and share student work in the math classroom? Try these five ways to use scannable …

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Smithsonian Launches Online Learning Lab for Teachers

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access has released a free online toolkit allowing educators to easily use its resources and …

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Free Technology for Teachers

Good morning from Maine where the sun is shining and it is a perfect day to play outside with daughters and my dogs. Before they're awake and we're …

30 technologies ushering in the future for education

AV technologies leap forward in agnostic touch capabilities, live streaming during this year’s flashy Infocomm.If the bright lights and casino bling …

OneNote Class Notebook is the top app in my classroom

<i>Today’s post was written by Marija Petreska, 6th, 7th and 8th grade teacher and MIE Fellow at Hristo Uzunov School in Kicevo, Macedonia.</i>With the …

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Educators, increase collaboration and professional development with new Office 365 Education updates

As part of Microsoft’s Education announcement in April, we announced new experiences and updates to Office 365 Education coming this summer that will …

When Tech Meets Project-Based Learning

Learning Strategies<p>When Tech Meets Project-Based Learning<p>By Betsy Corcoran     Jun 22, 2016<p>Paty Gomes<p>Almost 20 years ago, when Paul Curtis was a …

Let's make history…by recording it - StoryCorps & TED Prize

Learn how Docs.com can be used in the classroom to share your work

Docs.com is the easiest way to create a visually appealing online portfolio that can include OneNote notebooks, Word documents, Excel workbooks, …

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