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8 Tips for Creating Your Own Digital Professional Learning Network

• Create your digital learning experience<br>• Evaluate the application of education technology learning tools<br>• Design web 2.0 tools<br>• Reflect on personal growth …

A Round-up of The Best iPad Apps for Teachers and Educators

12 Good Research and Citation Tools for Students

November 5, 2014<br>"<i>12 Helpful Tools for Research and Citations</i>" is an excellent list created by Kira DeVaul and shared on Graphite. This list comprises …

5 Ways to Engage Parents Using Google Drive

Pin It<p><i>Guest post by April Smith</i><p>One of my goals at the beginning of this school year was parent engagement. In the past, our school has sent home …

What are the best time-saving apps for teachers?

A round up of the apps that could help you save time, their best features and glitches<p>“There’s simply not enough time,” I hear you say – and I agree.<p>It’s fair enough, as a teacher, if you find that you don’t even have enough time to look at all the gadgets and devices that might help save time. But …

This Is How Students Can Use Google Docs Real Time Collaboration

November 15, 2014<br>One of the best features that Google Docs provides to its users is real time collaboration. Students can use it to work on a writing …

Bridge to Learning - Educational Research

We have been writing a lot about ideas on how mobile devices, and particularly phones might be used to support learning. But most of this work has …

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The K-12 Blueprint: Produced by Clarity Innovations<p>Clarity Innovations matches the most promising technology with the evolving needs of education. By …

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The Maker Movement has inspired progressive educators to bring more hands-on learning and tinkering into classrooms, and educator Gary Stager would …

Blogging for Reluctant Writers: Have students share their ideas using sound and video

For students who love to write, composing blog entries is a natural—and effective—way to share their stories and ideas with a wider audience. …

Common Core: Evaluating The Credibility of Digital Sources

Students today are hyper connected to information, but do they know how to research? Nope.<p>Anecdotally, I know from my own work with students that the …

The Power of a Networked Teacher Illustrated

A wonderful visual depiction of how educators can tap into their networks to expand and continually improve their teaching practice from a trove of …

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How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step By Step

But in a classroom that is a space of possibility, the students have agency, and the products and processes can be moving targets. You can all this …

Cultivate Your Creativity With These 4 Fair Use Libraries

Looking for creative content that is also free can be taxing. And when overused, Creative Commons becomes a bore of stock photos and MIDI jingles. …

Best of 2013 So Far...Create Interactive Videos on WireWax

<i>We're half-way through 2013. Like I've done in years past, this week I'll be featuring some of the best new tech tools of 2013 as well as some of the</i> …

Best of 2013 So Far...Create Video Quizzes With Blubbr

<i>We're half-way through 2013. Like I've done in years past, this week I'll be featuring some of the best new tech tools of 2013 as well as some of the</i> …

11 Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom

The use of technology in the classroom is becoming more mainstream than ever. From using it as a way to gain resources and inspiration for lessons to …

Eight Great Apps for Educators to Create, Display and Share

<b>1. COPY, Freemium</b><p>With cloud file storage, there’s no need to email yourself a copy of that Powerpoint lecture or video clip; just save it to the …

Why "20% Time" Is Good for Schools

Enter 20% time.<p>What 20% time allows students to do is pick their own project and learning outcomes, while still hitting all the standards and skills …

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