Educational Technology for Teachers
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Archive for April 2012

The Innovative Educator: Get Going with the New Wifitti for Educators!!!

April 30, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Wiffiti seems to have gone wild (see email below) this month! We (Lisa Nielsen/Willyn Webb) were panicked that we would no longer be able to use a great cell phone tool. Having students (and staff) text into Wiffiti boards has made many classes and meetings more fun, […]

When does technology become school supplies? ~ ubermix Blog

April 30, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Now, I want to be very clear that I wasn’t pitching the sort of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) “program” that most districts who consider parent purchase are referring to. You know the type: “our kids will bring whatever they have, be they iPods, iPads, smart phones, […]

When does technology become school supplies? ~ ubermix Blog

April 30, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator Now, I want to be very clear that I wasn’t pitching the sort of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) “program” that most districts who consider parent purchase are referring to. You know the type: “our kids will bring whatever they have, be they iPods, iPads, smart phones, laptops, […]

Evaluate Me, Please

April 30, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator I’ve said it before; I’ve never taught a perfect lesson. See on teachfromtheheart.wordpress.com

Flip Any YouTube Video into a Lesson with TED-Ed Tools » Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas

April 30, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Here’s how to use free TED-Ed tools to turn any YouTube video into a flipped lesson. See on http://www.peterpappas.com

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Ways to Build Your Own Educational Games | Diigo

April 29, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers There are hundreds of places to find educational games and quizzes on the Internet. That said, sometimes you still cannot find quite what you’re looking for. In those cases you’re better off creating your own games. Here are seven good tools you and your students can use […]

NewsJack

April 28, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Welcome to NewsJackNewsJack is a media remixing tool built from Mozilla’s Hackasaurus by slifty and schock. NewsJack is a project of MIT’s Center for Civic Media.NewsJack is free software licensed under the GNU GPL.Sites appearing in NewsJack are not affiliated with the project in any way. See […]

60% of students say they wouldn’t attend a school without free WiFi

April 28, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Surprisingly, according to research by Educause, only 78% of students feel that wifi is extremely valuable for their academic success, while 60% of students said they wouldn’t attend a college all if it didn’t offer free wifi. The study also finds that 47% of students believe technology […]

Ten education blogs worth following | eSchool News

April 26, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Education blogs, on any and every topic, abound online. Unfortunately, educators are probably the last people who have the time to go out and search for them. Which blogs review good free resources? See on http://www.eschoolnews.com

Technology Integration in Education – Facilitating the Use of Technology in the Classroom

April 26, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers A site where various resources are shared in order to help facilitate the use of technology in the classroom. See on http://www.technologyintegrationineducation.com