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Classroom Technology

Join the conversation about edtech, and find info about technology tools that can help address specific teaching and learning goals in the classroom.

Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance

Andrew Marcinek suggests a thoughtful course correction for teachers who are integrating technology and offers three classroom technology suggestions to compliment or enhance what students are learning.

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My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D

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6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners

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What is your best advice for dealing with chronic in-class texters?

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How Important Are Students' Digital Footprints?

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How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

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How Teachers Use Technology: The Latest Research

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz considers the implications of a new study by Pew Research about how teachers are using technology at home and in their classrooms.

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Transitioning to Open Educational Resources

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek explains why and how Burlington Public Schools are transitioning to Open Educational Resources, and offers four OER options to get started.

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Free Tools to Incorporate Game-Based Learning

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller looks at a few of his favorite game-based learning tools - the ones that cost nothing and are available right now.

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Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning

Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs describes five free Web 2.0 tools and how to best use them to support your lesson planning.

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Create Engaging Presentations with Free iPad Apps

Teacher and blogger Monica Burns recommends some of her favorite free iPad apps that help teachers and students create engaging presentations.

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Technology Integration Research Review: Avoiding Pitfalls

Some of the biggest challenges to successful technology integration come with implementation. We've compiled a list of strategies to help manage and resolve the most common issues educators face.

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Technology Integration Research Review

Edutopia’s tech integration research review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners

Edutopia's VideoAmy uncovers some of the best tools online that enable teachers to engage students with educational Web videos.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Flipped Classrooms

Learn more about the challenges and benefits of flipped classrooms, where lectures are assigned as homework and hands-on learning happens in class, in this playlist of videos from VideoAmy.

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A Web 2.0 Class: Students Learn 21st Century Skills, Collaboration, and Digital Citizenship

A web 2.0 class crosses geographical boundaries to teach information literacy: 21st century skills, collaboration and digital citizenship.

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Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

Digital Citizenship Week is Oct. 21-25, and it's the perfect time for students and teachers to talk about online responsibility and safety. Blogger Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.

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How Teachers Use Technology: The Latest Research

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz considers the implications of a new study by Pew Research about how teachers are using technology at home and in their classrooms.

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Social Media Guidelines

Being involved in social media allows adults, teens and kids connect with each other, learn with each other and grow together.

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4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios

Guest blogger Dave Guymon says that student portfolios are narratives of growth. He suggests four free web tools - Kidblog, Google Sites, Evernote and Three Ring - for students, teachers and parents to track this progress.

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