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Archive for August 2012

10 Real-World BYOD Classrooms (And Whether It’s Worked Or Not) | Edudemic

August 16, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers With budgets tight, many schools are hoping to bring technology into the classroom without having to shell out for a device for each student. A solution for many has been to make classes BYOD (short for “bring your own device”), which allows students to bring laptops, tablets, […]

Five Smart Habits to Develop for Back to School

August 14, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator The enemy of innovation and growth is routine. These auspicious weeks before the school year commences are the perfect time to create a new routine that will ensure innovation in your instruction and growth as an instructor. Here are some idea for those who want to take advantage […]

Infographic: Technology in The Classroom: What Teachers Want

August 14, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers “Today as I was goign through my feeds I came across this awesome infographic from PBS Learning Media and which was featured in one of the posts on edtech magazine. The infographic is a survey that investigates and provides interesting facts about how teachers embrace technology in […]

From Degrading to De-Grading

August 13, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator articles by alfie kohn…You can tell a lot about a teacher’s values and personality just by asking how he or she feels about giving grades. Some defend the practice, claiming that grades are necessary to “motivate” students. Many of these teachers actually seem to enjoy keeping intricate records […]

Five Practices for Building Positive Relationships With Students

August 12, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator A high school math teacher shares the strategies that have worked for her in developing strong connections with students, which she says leads to higher achievement. See on http://www.edweek.org

Philosophy of Education

August 12, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator Many educators have at some point had to define their philosophy of education. Whether it was for a Master’s class, or for a professional development directive, I think it important to, from … See on clouducation.wordpress.com

Education Rethink: What Does It Mean to be a Great Teacher? (Ten Ideas)

August 12, 2012

See on Scoop.it – The Reflective Educator …I’m struck that it is both simpler and more complicated than the view I hear on Twitter and from my district. I’m struck that it is something that takes years to reach. See on http://www.educationrethink.com

Matthew Prichard.com – EdTech – Smartphone Apps and Education (Infographic)

August 11, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers See on http://www.matthewprichard.com

5 Great Sources For Free-To-Use Audio Clips & Sound Effects

August 11, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers Below you will find 5 great resources where you’ll be able to find almost any sound effect you can think of, available for immediate listening and download. As always, don’t forget to read the terms carefully for each website to make sure you know exactly what you’re […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Going BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

August 11, 2012

See on Scoop.it – educational technology for teachers It seems to be the new trend in schools and companies all across the world – BYOD. No, it’s not a new type of online computer game but rather Bring Your Own Device. See on http://www.makeuseof.com