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Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started)

July 27, 2015

Creative Commons Licensed Image Source “More important than the utilitarian function of filling job vacancies, though, is the pedagogical value inherent in coding.” “21st century learning” – it’s one of the hottest terms in education. The elements range from student-centered learning and accountability to technology and real-world application. Chief among the tenets is that students […]

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Check Out How These Teachers and Students are Using Augmented Reality

July 21, 2015

Creative Commons licenses image source Augmented Reality is one of the most interesting and exciting tools emerging in the academic world today. Here are a handful of videos showing many fun, engaging ways in which educators and students are using this powerful digital technology. Shaw Wood Primary School use Aurasma throughout the school, and it […]

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What do YOU think of the President’s College Scorecard?

June 30, 2015

Few People Seem to be Aware of  This Well Intentioned but Questionably Executed Tool The idea of having a platform where consumers can easily compare colleges seems to be a good one, but there are far more subtleties to what differentiates one institution of higher education from another than are reflected in the President’s College […]

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Build Your own Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge – We’ve Made it a Snap!

June 23, 2015

How Would you Like to Build Your own Custom Challenge in Minutes? During the months of March through May, we ran a fun “challenge” here on the site. Every week, signed up participants would receive an email with a link to a page where we shared a new free tool. The web page would have […]

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6 Collaborative Social Tools for Student Writing & Collaboration Lessons, Assignments

June 18, 2015

Collaborative Software With Social Functionality can be a Powerful Asset in the Classroom Teachers who have taken the dive into education technology have infinite teaching and learning possibilities at their fingertips. One category of technology tools that is often purposefully avoided as an instructional asset is social media. What can hardly be avoided, however, is […]

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Live from UB Tech 2015, Where Student Success is the Emphasis

June 16, 2015

This Year’s Conference and Models of Excellence Awards Zero in on Student Success As I write this, I am attending the UB Tech 2015 conference in Orlando, Florida. This is my third consecutive year of attending and presenting at this higher education technology conference. This year I’ve been particularly pleased to see an increased focus […]

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Dozens of Free Resources for Keeping Academic Skills Sharp Over the Summer Months

June 10, 2015

Creative Commons Licensed Image source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ABubble_3.jpg Don’t Let the “Summer Slide” Dull Those School Skills! This time of year I get a lot of requests for resources to help students keep up their school skills over the long summer months. I searched the web for the best resources, tips, and techniques I could find. I […]

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Announcing the Winners of the Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge!

June 8, 2015

Congratulations to All of Our Winners! From March through May, we ran the “Try-a-Tool-a-Week” Challenge here on EmergingEdTech, and it was a great success. Over 700 educators signed up to receive weekly email with a link to page that introduced a new free web app. Each tool was introduced with a brief description of its […]

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Why I Switched from Dropbox to SpiderOak

June 4, 2015

People Don’t Care Much About Encryption, Until They get Burned I’ve been a delighted Dropbox user for years. The functionality it offers is brilliant. If you want to be able to easily access and edit the same files from different computers and mobile devices like tablets and/or smartphones, you need this functionality. At no cost*, […]

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June APP ED REVIEW RoundUp – Get Creative with Art Apps This Summer!

June 3, 2015

Highly Rated Rubric-Assessed Art Apps For Your Classroom or Just for Fun! With summer right around the corner, it is time to relax, decompress, and then start thinking about next year (when you’re ready, of course J). Once ready, we here at App Ed Review encourage you to start thinking about ways to incorporate art […]

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