Educational Technology for Teachers
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Archive for July 2012

Web Tools for Teachers by Type – LiveBinder

July 31, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Web 2.0 tools organized by type/task….Greetings! This LiveBinder is dedicated to helping teachers find the right web tool for the task at hand. Feel free to copy it, share it, leave comments, and if you feel so moved, mark it as “useful.  See on http://www.livebinders.com Advertisements

8 Big Ideas of the Constructionist Learning Lab | Generation YES Blog

July 31, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Eight Big Ideas Behind the Constructionist Learning LabBy Dr. Seymour Papert The first big idea is learning by doing. We all learn better when learning is part of doing something we find really interesting. We learn best of all when we use what we learn to make […]

Ten commandments of school tech support | Generation YES Blog

July 31, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Thou shalt test the fix.Thou shalt talk to actual students and teachers and make time to watch how technology works during actual class time, not just when it’s quiet.Thou shalt not make fun of the tech skills of teachers or students, nor allow anyone else in the […]

The Teacher’s Visual Guide To Social Media

July 28, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Posted by Terry Heick via onlinecolleges.net   “What can social media do for you in your classroom? A lot, actually. The use of social media in formal learning environments is an exciting possibility for a variety of reasons, including authenticity of learning materials, widespread availability, low cost […]

10 Tests of Good Digital Citizenship

July 28, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Instead of telling students what to do, or not to do, Ivester offers ten measures that may help them judge their actions and make decisions about their digital future on their own. This list applies beautifully to people of all ages. See if you agree. See on […]

Top 10 trends in ed. tech to watch for in the next three years.

July 28, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers   Education today changes quickly, and it is a common mistake for educators to believe that what they are current on today will hold them over for another decade. It is wise to keep a weather … See on clouducation.wordpress.com

The Innovative Educator: 10 BYOT / BYOD Back to School Basics

July 28, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Gone are the days where students sit neatly in rows all prepared with the same back to school supplies ready to consume instruction. As the 2012/13 school year approaches, one thing is clear. One-size-fits-all is out and personalization is in. This doesn’t only apply to the classroom […]

Book Review: My Evernote

July 27, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Evernote is a popular FREE note-taking app that stormed onto the internet consciousness a couple of years ago and quickly became the standard by which all competitors are judged. It enables you to copy snippets of webpages, images, audio files, and more into personal collections that are […]

Book Review: My Evernote

July 27, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Evernote is a popular FREE note-taking app that stormed onto the internet consciousness a couple of years ago and quickly became the standard by which all competitors are judged. It enables you to copy snippets of webpages, images, audio files, and more into personal collections that are […]

Research finds chronic psychological stress can sabatoge success for students from low income as well as more affluent backgrounds : Teachers At Risk

July 27, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator Clancy Blair’s discusses the negative effects of chronic psychological stress on student success in his article “Treating A Toxin To Learning” in the September/October issue of Scientific American Mind. Blair’s research supports the contention that chronic psychological stress due to financial worries, the inability to provide adequate child […]