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Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. You will find hashtags used on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine, and many other social networks. You need to get parents on board with your technology integration. Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students).

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

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The purposes for this initiative were to give teachers an additional tool for teaching and learning and to familiarize teachers with mobile devices in anticipation of more iPads being purchased for classroom use and a grades 6-12 BYOD program coming in the next school year.

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Chromebooks - apps recommendations and substitutions Many “apps” made for iOS and Android aren’t meant to be used as apps on a Chromebook, anymore than they would be on a Mac or Windows device. You can just use the website. Others have web apps and/or extensions.

Goal: Make It About the Relationships

Teacher Reboot Camp

Mobile Show and Tell – Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo. Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful !

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom

Edsurge

Picting by the Numbers Snapchat, a mobile app that allows users to capture video and pictures that disappear after a few seconds, has over 173 million daily users and the average number of Snaps per day hovers around 2.5 Technology is changing the way we see literacy. They are on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat before they even step into our classrooms. “If Education Technology Technology Tips Technology in School

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

For many, it means attending conferences like ISTE and NEA to learn how the heck to integrate technology into their lesson plans. apps for Twitter/FB/G+/LI–or whatever your social media of choice is. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Help them to understand 1) student learning isn’t compromised by technology, 2) they CAN understand this geeky stuff, 3) it is dependable, and 4) it replaces tasks in their daily routine, not adds to it. Would you trade your smartphone for a 1983 Nokia mobile phone?

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Go Paperless for Earth Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Help them to understand 1) student learning isn’t compromised by technology, 2) they CAN understand this geeky stuff, 3) it is dependable, and 4) it replaces tasks in their daily routine, not adds to it. Would you trade your smartphone for a 1983 Nokia mobile phone?