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Teaching and Education Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 11-19-16

November 20, 2016

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week … discover hands-on, active learning and critical thinking with Breakout EDU, check out a cool new gadget that lets you convert any white board into a “smarter” board (for […]

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From Student to Startup Founder: The Story behind Sullstice

November 17, 2016

A Simple, Social Class Collaboration Tool That Streamlines Communication in Courses It’s a pleasure to be able to post an article like this guest post from recent Stony Brook University graduate James O’Sullivan, who has started a successful ed tech start up, coming at it from the perspective of the student. Good luck with Sullstice, […]

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Slack: A Powerful, Private (Free) Team Tool That Educators are Adopting

November 16, 2016

Powerful Communication and Collaboration Features, Privacy, Device Independence, and Other Features are Bringing Slack Into the Classroom A few months ago I was introduced to Slack through my role as Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network. We started using the platform as a communication, content sharing, and engagement resource for the flipped learning community. At […]

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The Digital Disruption of Education is Under Way. Are YOU Ready?

November 15, 2016

Image Source The Tools, the Science, How we Credential Students … all are Evolving, at a Quickening Pace I gave this talk at the ICIET 2016 conference in Los Angeles, CA, early this year, and have been meaning to “memorialize” it in video format. This weekend I finally got around to it.  Many industries have […]

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Collaboration Nation Study – Calling all Educators!

November 14, 2016

Calling all Educators: Join the #CollaborationNation Over the past few decades, we have seen an ongoing increase in collaborative teamwork skills as a job requirement in job descriptions (Plucker, Kennedy, & Dilley, 2015). These “soft” skills are critical to success in the modern workplace (not to mention the world we live in, in general). The […]

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Tech Integration and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 11-12-16

November 13, 2016

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week … it was great to read that the White House reports high school graduation rates in the US have reached a peak of 83.2%, but it is still shocking […]

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App Ed Review Roundup – Website Wrecking Ball: Add Some Quality Websites to Your Repertoire

November 9, 2016

A Potpourri of Highly Rated, Rubric-Assessed Websites to make Learning Fun (and Many More to Explore at App Ed Review) The school year is well underway, and students are engaging research, completing extended learning opportunities, and investigating the world wide web for information! At a time when students are using their information literacy skills to […]

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3D Creationist: Teaching Children to Build a Better Tomorrow

November 8, 2016

3D Design App Inspires Creativity in this Estonian School Adults, especially teachers and parents, often wonder … what will tomorrow look like and what should we teach children to improve our society, inspire creativity, ensure financial success, and so on? If we look at trends happening in the world of technology at the moment, two of the […]

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7 Reasons Why Mobile Apps Are Great for Vocabulary Boosting

November 7, 2016

Mobile Apps Can be a Highly Effective Way to Discover and Learn New Vocabulary Think about how lucky students are these days. They can use different technologies to access knowledge at any time. Teachers are constantly trying to introduce technology in the classroom, so they encourage the students to be creative with the way they […]

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Teaching and Tech Tweet Wrap, w/e 11-05-16

November 6, 2016

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week … a look numerous education technologies that will be largely gone a decade from now, selling faculty on the GoOpen movement, considering the case for “Learning Engineers”, Guiding questions […]

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