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Nik Peachey

7 ways you can use technology to engage with students – Resources for English Lan... - 6 views

    So, if restricting access to these devices isn't the answer, how do we address their presence in the classroom and use these devices to engage rather than disengage students' attention? Here are a few suggestions…
David Ellena

Setting Technology Goals for the New Year | Edutopia - 0 views

  • Choose a New Tool Each Month
  • Whether you have one laptop or a class set of tablets, there are tons of educational technology tools to explore. Choose one new tool to try out each month. This will give you enough time to really see if it works with your teaching style and if it is relevant to the content you're teaching.
  • Join a Twitter Chat

    All around the globe, educators are doing exciting work in their classrooms. Instead of just following a couple of your favorite teachers and education organizations, engage with your peers in a Twitter (1) chat. There are weekly chats on a wide range of subjects. Follow the hashtag (2) to read about what other people are saying and post your own answers to questions posed by the chat's facilitator.

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  • Use Your Phone

    This year I've shared some of my favorite technology tools (4) that you can use straight from a smartphone.

  • Check Out Pinterest

    Pinterest (5) is a fantastic resource for teachers! It's a place where educators can gather ideas for organizing their classroom, develop engaging activities and just get excited about teaching. This year, set yourself a goal of trying two new ideas a month that you've found on Pinterest.

  • Share Your Story

    You are sure to have some great success stories this school year, so why not share them? This might mean starting your own blog (8), tweeting out something great that happened during your day, or finding an old colleague or classmate on Facebook (9). Use the Internet to connect, share and inspire other teachers by finding a platform to share your triumphs!

Enid Baines

SAMR Model Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - 0 views

  • In a substitution level, teachers or students are only using new technology tools to replace old ones, for instance, using Google Docs to replace Microsoft Word.
  • when students connect to a classroom across the world where they would each write a narrative of the same historical event using the chat and comment section to discuss the differences, and they  use the voice comments to discuss the differences they noticed and then embed this in the class website".
  • redesign new parts of the task and transform students learning. An example of this is using the commenting service in Google Docs, for instance, to collaborate and share feedback on a given task
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  • Google Docs provides extra services like auto saving, auto syncing, and auto sharing in the cloud
Rob Belprez

HTML & Gadgets - Mori79: Google Sites School - 0 views

    Stands out as being one of the most useful resources for helping me create my Google Sites page more than any of the countless others.
GoEd Online

Digital Classroom Savings Guide - How Much Can You Save? - 0 views

    Did you know that the average American teacher spends $443 of their own money each year on classroom supplies and teaching materials?

    How much did YOU spend last year?
GoEd Online

Kelsey's Tuesday Tech Treasures 8-7-12 - 0 views

    With the abundance of learning tools and technology out there, it can become mind-boggling to begin your list of likes, dislikes, to-tries and skips before the upcoming school year.

    Many things in the school system are changing at a rapid rate-from teaching practices to teacher-student relationships to students' behavior to students' social interactions with one another.
School Report Writer .com

School Report Writing Software for Teachers - FREE & ONLINE - 0 views

    FREE & ONLINE school report writing software for teachers, easy-to-use, with great features including an OOOPS! DETECTIVE that spots embarrassing mistakes and SPELLCHECK AS YOU TYPE.


    From TES (Times Educational Supplement)

    "So grateful for this - took me a while to get the hang of it but the time investment was worth it. Thank you."

    "The software is great, really excellent. I love it already!"

    "Well worth investing the time to set this up with specific subject related comments. Has made the actual report writing process much faster! Really helpful spelling/grammar checker included. When I had a query, the online support was very useful and prompt. Thanks for this!"

    *** COMING SOON ***

    Statement bank sharing with colleagues... and more...
GoEd Online

Pin It! Pinterest for Teachers - 0 views

    17 pins for teachers
GoEd Online

16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC] - 0 views

    16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest provides a visual representation of how teachers are using the popular social media site, Pinterest, to curate content, organize ideas, collaborate, and more.
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