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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Twitter: @elemenous.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development.

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Let the kids tweet.

Inquire and Inspire

Mobile devices are the latest tools visible in virtually any school in Ontario. Every year teachers come to terms with the increase of mobile technology in education as it permeates classrooms at light speeds.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I want to challenge your thinking about your summer. You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more.

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#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

Preview password protected Microsoft Office files in Google Drive. Follow Us on Social Media. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. The desktop app gives access to all three in one spot while a mobile device requires the download of three different free apps.

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Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

The bookmarks and social messages templates are what initially caught my eye. Social Media Messages: #Quotes4EDU and #Future4EDU. I shared them on Twitter and received overwhelmingly positive feedback. Connect with her on Twitter at @Rdene915.

To BOLDly Go

CUE

Another jaw drop moment from the BOLD Classrooms strand came when Erin shared that she does not have a teacher desk – instead she carries her supplies around in a basket and is completely mobile in the classroom. Shout-out to our other sponsors- Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

TeachThought - Learn better.

Medium is a new blogging tool created by, Evan Williams , a co-founder at Blogger and Twitter. is another awesome tool where students can create and share infographics directly to Social Media. Get about is a Microsoft Windows app that is for free. Twitter.

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10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. Twitter. Twitter is probably one of the most misunderstood tech tools available to teachers today. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Creation just got even better with Buncee!

Buncee

Just this week, Buncee launched hundreds of new templates, divided into categories based on topic or type of media format. She is the President for the ISTE Teacher Education Network and Communications Chair for the Mobile Learning Network. Connect with her on Twitter at @Rdene915.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids. Tagged on: September 7, 2017 When can schools punish students for racist social media posts? Twitter not your thing?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids. Tagged on: September 7, 2017 When can schools punish students for racist social media posts? Twitter not your thing?

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Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you. Mobile is where Google and Apple continue their bitter struggle.

Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

RafranzDavis.com

We stick too closely to our embedded social media norms to use the tool that personally connects us to those creating for our classrooms. Or maybe we’re the only community that needs the FCCs Lifeline for mobile support).

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

As of April 2014, Google Chrome become the de facto internet browser, passing Internet Explorer for the first time after a five-year free-fall from Microsoft’s out-of-favor software. Twitter Search Results on Google. Adds Twitter search results to Google pages, at top.

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Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Inside Higher Ed takes a closer look at a game called Givling , a mobile trivia app “that promises winners a payout of up to $50,000 on their student loan debt.” ” SEL is “social emotional learning,” of course. ” ClassDojo is now a full social media platform for schools - this letter & video just emailed to parents. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Revised List of Top iPad Apps for School Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

Media Apps EPIX: For those who are movie addicts and have a cable subscription to the EPIX movie channel, you can now add access to your EPIX movies to your iPad. This app connects to your Google Reader account and pulls your chosen RSS feeds down to your iPad, where you can read them, share them on social media, or curate them to your Evernote account. Outline : Outline is a Notebook app very similar to Microsoft’s OneNote desktop application.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “$100M Gift to National U for ‘ Social Emotional Learning ’ ” The money comes from South Dakota businessman T. Microsoft has acquired GitHub.

Guest Blog | Andre Quaglia- Understanding ingenuity: One teacher’s quest

Daily Edventures

Twitter: @quagliaspace. My students were able to discuss some of the reasons this is occurring and how mobile, cloud-based computing is changing how we communicate and collaborate in the workplace. Social media examples were also encouraged.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Related: a Twitter thread from Leo Casey about the various connections the Success Academy chain has to Trump and his wealth right-wing backers the Mercers. ” Via The Nation : “ Trump’s Border Security May Search Your Social Media by ‘Tone’ ” Via Education Week : “Setback for DACA Supporters Places Program’s Fate Squarely in Trump’s Hands.” Via The West Australian : “ Mobile devices drive student suspensions.”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can connect with the Geo-Educator Community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter , Facebook and the secure educator site, Edmodo. She is a recent recipient of ISTE’s first place SIGOL Online Learning Award (2013) and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She was recently chosen to be a Teacher of the Future by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and she has also been named a Top Education Influencer on Twitter. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.