Educational Technology for Teachers
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Archive for May 2012

Blooms Taxonomy Poster for Teachers and Students. – HOME – Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.

May 30, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Bloom’s Taxonomy has helped teachers plan lessons and design instruction for decades now. While other theories and systems have come and gone, Bloom’s taxonomy appears to have become the most commonly used standard in many educational settings. See on http://www.edgalaxy.com

10 Free Tools to Help You Organize the Internet | Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer

May 29, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers The internet is a big place. For a long time, I found the task of organizing and remembering all the articles, images, videos, posts, tweets, and sites to be formidable. The mass of information only continues to grow, but I have latched on to 10 free tools […]

10 Free Tools to Help You Organize the Internet | Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer

May 29, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator The internet is a big place. For a long time, I found the task of organizing and remembering all the articles, images, videos, posts, tweets, and sites to be formidable. The mass of information only continues to grow, but I have latched on to 10 free tools that […]

How to Motivate Students – Researched-Based Strategies

May 28, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator The four keys to motivation: Competence, Control / Autonomy, Interest / Value, Relatedness. Plus suggestions for teachers, schools and parents. See on http://www.peterpappas.com

Can Students Learn Faster Online?

May 26, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Yesterday, I was on WBUR’s RadioBoston with Matthew Chingos, discussing his new study about online learning in higher education. Matt’s study involved recruiting several hundred Introductory Statistics students at several college campuses who were willing to be randomly assigned to either a regular class or a hybrid […]

Top 12 Things You Learned In School That Your Students Won’t | TeachHUB

May 26, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers For better or worse, some teaching topics and students lessons are falling out of favor in current curriculum. Here are the top 12 things you learned in school that may not be taught today: See on http://www.teachhub.com

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

May 26, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers In the most ideal class settings, mobile devices disappear into the background, like markers and whiteboards, pencil and paper – not because they’re not being used, but because they’re simply tools. See on blogs.kqed.org

Create Your Custom Web Magazine by Curating the Best Content Out There: Keemix

May 26, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Robin Good: Keemix is a web publishing service which allows anyone to create their own web magazine by easily capturing and editing content already available on the web.    You can create multiple channels/topics covering different topics/interests, share items on social networks and have a personalized Keemix […]

A List of 20 Free Tools for Teachers to Create Awesome Presentations and Slideshows

May 25, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Creating presentations and slideshows is one of the needed skills for both teachers and students. Unfortunately many teachers still find it hard to arrange data into a catchy slideshow to share with students. Below is a list of some of the best free tools teachers and students […]

Ten Steps to Drive Student Inquiry

May 24, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, is a 100 percent project-based learning school. Their approach has yielded remarkable results, including a 98 percent graduation rate, with all of their graduates accepted to college. See on http://www.edutopia.org