Robert Petitto

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Four Approaches to Getting Content OFF Elementary Students' iPads - No Email, No Problem, Part 2

<i>This is a guest post from Beth Holland at EdTechTeacher.org which has been an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers for the last year.</i><p>As I wrote …

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The 5 Interactions Of A Robust Blended Learning Model

by <b>Thomas Stanley,</b> Project Learning LLC<p><b>Ideas for Creating an Interactive Blended Learning Experience</b><p>There are, sometimes frustratingly, a number of …

Why Tweet? A How-to Guide from a Self-Proclaimed Tweep

This past weekend, my school held a 1:1 Learning Institute for our new staff cohort for the year 2013-2014. The purpose was to help prepare them for …

Flipping Professional Development: No teacher bored in the background

Google Cares Less About SAT Scores And GPA Because They Have Better Hiring Data

Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college GPA, which have long been critical tools for gauging potential.<p>Prasad Setty, Google's vice president for people analytics, told The New York Times that they've found that those numbers alone didn't lead to success at …

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Rethinking Inservice Days (Tech PD Part Two)

In a previous post, I discussed some overriding concepts when implementing a 1:1 tablet program. Specifically, the post focused on the first rule of …

10 Techy Icebreakers for The 21st Century Teacher

Here are some great icebreakers you can work on using technology :<p><b>1- Self Portrait</b> <br>Have your students draw themselves. After they have done this, …

How to Stick with It When You're Learning Something New On Your Own

Most of us have a passion to learn something new—whether it's advancing our skillset, picking up a new hobby, or just taking on an entire new …

21st Century Icebreakers: 13 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology

<b>In honor of the start of a new school year, I am sharing one of my popular posts again with you with a couple of new additions!</b><p>On Monday I will begin …

20 Ways to Stay Ultra Creative

How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

1. Examine Your School Culture<p>When setting out on this journey, it is important to understand the prevailing beliefs about social media in your …

Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers

Are you using or integrating technology in your teaching ? At the face of it, it seems like a game of semantics but in fact it is more than that. …

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning, by definition, is flexible.<p>It encourages learner-centeredness, provides the possibility of more authentic work, and allows …

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Solving the PD Puzzle

Professional Development | Feature<p>From video lessons to full courses, there's an enormous amount of professional development available online. But …

Empowering Educators to Take Informed Action

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Education: Collections - Routledge

What Does A Modern Education Look Like?

<b>What Does A Modern Education Look Like?</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><i>What Does A Modern Education Look Like? by Marie Bjerede first appeared on</i> …

Technology Is Not Transforming Education. YOU are.

What's more, I think this speaks very specifically to what I see as one of the major shifts in school library work.<p>As our collections grow to contain …

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