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Reshma Saujani Makes the Case for Girls Who Code -- THE Journal - 12 views

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      We have to make sure this changes!!!
  • Why do we let our girls say they hate math
  • "I just have to show them being smart is cool."
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  • educators should encourage girls to learn to write computer code.
    • jojomitty
       
      We need to keep incorporating programs like Hour of Code to encourage ALL students.
  • I think we can close the gender gap in our lifetime
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Microsoft Buys Edu Edition of Minecraft Releases OneNote Classroom Tool -- THE Journal - 24 views

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      Mentoring would be wonderful for those of us who are not familiar with the workings of Minecraft but would like to use it in class.
  • free trial version
  • Minecraft transcends the differences in teaching and learning styles and education systems around the world. It's an open space where people can come together and build a lesson around nearly anything."
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      Technology = equalizer for students
  • make sure no student ever got behind in their education because of difficulties with reading... We wanted to make sure that was as little a barrier as possible, so they can focus on what they're learning."
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      This is a huge bonus for ELL students!
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Educational gaming expands in Florida district | eSchool News - 8 views

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      I can see where students would be very engaged with gaming in an education setting. You could cover a wide variety of topics in a fun and interesting way!
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New tool helps districts compare bandwidth pricing | eSchool News - 4 views

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      Our bandwidth use during school hours is always an issue. It would be very beneficial to know we are getting the best deal!
  • Every student should have the opportunity to take advantage of digital learning, and one of the ways to help make that a reality is through transparency. We want every school district to see how much bandwidth they can get for their budget.”
  • 500 percent more bandwidth for only 15 percent more cost
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Teach students to communicate effectively in the Innovation Age | eSchool News - 4 views

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      This is one of the biggest challenges in education and technology; things move and change so quickly that it is hard to keep up and keep in touch with the latest trends.
  • Educators must now focus on the 4 Cs (collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking)
plaggeart

Free Technology for Teachers - 125 views

  • skip to main | skip to sidebar Pages Free Downloads Job Board Google Tools Tutorials Video Creation Resources Develop a PLN Work With Me Advertise Monday, June 21, 2010 Measure the Impact of Asteroids & Atomic Bombs Carlos Labs, a data architecture and data integration firm in Australia, has developed two Google Maps-based widgets that demonstrate the range of atomic weapons and the size of areas that could be affected by asteroid impacts.Ground Zero
  • size of an area that
  • TimeMaps is best described as a mash-up of encyclopedia
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  • Investopedia
    • plaggeart
       
      This is a cool article!!! I like to use exclamation points to show my enthusiasm!!!!!
  • the new version of Google Earth is now a core component of G Suite for Education. This means that your students will be able to use Google Earth with the same account that they use for Google Drive, Classroom, Keep, and other core G Suite components.
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      This is a great point!!
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    Free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology
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    Good blog about free technology teachers can access for education
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