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The Engaging Power of Using Social Constructs in Your Online Courses

October 12, 2014

If You’re not Incorporating Social Elements in Your Online Courses, You’re Missing A Fundamental Engagement and Learning Opportunity While Online Learning has created opportunity for many students who would otherwise find it highly impractical to pursue their education further, one of the down sides of this type of learning is limited social interaction. Social networking […]

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Instructional and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 10-06-14

October 11, 2014

This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). Highlights from this week’s Tweet Wrap … a few Jeopardy-style review games, a deeper dive in […]

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ExamTime Proactively Engages Students in Active Learning

October 9, 2014

Build Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes & Notes With This Popular Free Platform Effective learning is not the outcome of encouraging students to passively consume and regurgitate reams of information verbatim. Rather than allow learners to simply become recipients of study notes and material, teachers need to encourage students to both physically and mentally engage in […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 2014 Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference

October 7, 2014

Come Join us in November for the Premier iPad Education Conference! The 2014 TLIPAD Conference is next month. The TLIPAD conference was the first all-iPad educators conference, started back in 2012, and it remain the best! This year’s conference is the first to include pre-conference workshops. It looks like we’re going to have record participation […]

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8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring

October 5, 2014

Dozens of free web tools and ideas that can pack a technology integration punch and kick those lessons up a notch Are you tired of delivering the same old lectures on the same subjects year after year? Are you using the same lesson materials over and over and wishing you could make learning in your […]

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Instructional and #Edtech Tweet Wrap for the Week of 09-29-14

October 4, 2014

This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). I hope many of you gave the flip a try on Flipped Day 2014 (Wed. Oct […]

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iPad Workflow in the Elementary Classroom – 6 Techniques and Tips

October 2, 2014

Kellie Chaney teaches Spanish and Technology at Franklin Academy where she manages an iPad cart in her classroom and assists teachers in utilizing two shared carts. Prior to teaching K-2, Kellie taught high school Spanish and English as a Second Language for several years where she was able to use a class set of iPod […]

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The Importance of Teaching Your Students About Proper eWaste Disposal

September 30, 2014

Please Teach Your Students How Important it is for Electronic Waste to be Recycled Properly Do you have any idea how much electronic waste is littering refuse dumps or being shipped overseas where it is often stripped apart by people who are seriously risking their health and polluting their surrounding environment? A cell phone that […]

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Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – Kathy Schrock

September 28, 2014

“It is not about the technology but about the higher order thinking skills …” Kathy Schrock has been supporting educators with pedagogically-sound practices for seamlessly embedding technology into teaching and learning since the early 1990’s. Through sites like Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything and kathyschrock.net she shares a wealth of resources and techniques for incorporating […]

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Digital Learning and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for Week of 9-22-14

September 27, 2014

This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). So many great articles and resources this week! Comics in the Classroom, Todd Nelsoney’s Project Based […]

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