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Rock Your use of Video as a Teaching and Learning Tool With RooClick

February 21, 2017

Math Teacher Shares the Benefits of Using RooClick to Better Engage Students Learning via Video By now, I’m sure you’ve either used video in your classroom yourself or know someone that has used it. And when I say video, I’m not talking about cracking out that old DVD of your favorite inspirational teacher movie, old […]

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5 Online Tools for Scheduling Appointments

February 14, 2017

All of Your Schedules can be Just a Click Away! Managing your time takes a lot of effort and discipline, and when it involves others, it gets even more complicated. From work to home and family life, it can feel a constant juggle figuring out how we ask for other people’s time and fit it […]

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February App Ed Review Roundup – Cool Map Websites

February 7, 2017

Image Source Fun Learning With Map Apps! Cartography is an old word that refers to the creation and study of maps. Given that maps have gone digital (like almost everything else), we wanted to give you a cartography update in this edition of the Roundup! Specifically, we wanted to show you diverse maps for teaching […]

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10 Different Approaches to Creating Digital Learning Content

February 1, 2017

Over the past few months, I’ve written a series of posts over on the Flipped Learning Network web site that offer a wealth of different tools and techniques that can be used to create digital learning content for flipped or blended teaching and learning. I want to be sure that EmergingEdTech subscribers get a chance to […]

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How to Add “Time Tags” to Youtube Vids (so Viewers can Jump to Tagged Sections)

January 24, 2017

It’s Super Easy to Create These Simple ‘Bookmarks’ so Viewers Can Pop to Different Section of Your Video After finishing and posting the first Flipped Educator Spotlight video, someone suggested that I add “bookmarks” to make it easy for viewers to consume the content, jumping to sections with topics they are interested in. Loved the […]

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8 Resources Exploring Learning Experience Design (LX Design)

January 17, 2017

LX Design Brings Together Numerous Learning Disciplines LearningExperienceDesign.com describes Learning Experience Design (LX Design) as, “the process of creating learning experiences that enable the learner to achieve the desired learning outcome in a human centered and goal oriented way.” This page from sixredmarbles.com takes a more utilitarian approach, explaining that LX Design is “a synthesis of instructional […]

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How to Find the Parent-Teacher Communication App Your Classroom Needs

January 10, 2017

Jessica Meacham built a robust worksheet and did a lot of research to find the parent-teacher app that best fit her requirements.  Teacher Gets Serious About Comparing Apps to Find the Right one for her Classroom Needs As a trailblazer in classroom technology, it seems like I’ve tried every form of communication out there: printed […]

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Assessment Overhaul: Tools for Rethinking Assessment in the New Year!

January 4, 2017

Explore 4 Different Web Apps for Assessment in This AppEd Review Roundup! Happy New Year and welcome to our first RoundUp of 2017. Over the break, we took a bit of time to recharge our batteries and we are ready to go! For this edition on the RoundUp, our focus is on websites that can […]

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Students! Why Proofreading is the Most Important Thing for Your Scholarship

December 12, 2016

Proofreading can Help To Improve any Writing Effort I clearly see the impact of NOT proofreading in the courses I teach. Why are so many students so reluctant to grasp the importance and need for this simple idea? I welcome this guest post on the topic! While it focuses on scholarship essays, the techniques and tools […]

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Make Vocabulary Fun With an Easy, Free Make-Your-Own Word Search

December 7, 2016

Word Search and Cross Words add a fun Element of Gamification to Vocabulary or Terminology Assessments While working to redesign a Digital Literacy course here at The College of Westchester, I found myself wanting a fun way to assess information technology terminology. I am not a fan of quizzes for something like this, for numerous […]

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