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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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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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SOLE: Motivate Students to Teach Themselves (and Each Other)

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Honoring Pioneers in Education

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6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners

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4 Tools to Help You Go Paperless This Year

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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Practical Tips for Mobile Learning in the PBL Classroom

Andrew Miller offers some practical tips for mobile learning in the PBL classroom, like doing collaborating, using them for field work, and limiting their use to ensure focus.

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for High School Students

Mobile devices are becoming as essential to students' daily lives as, say, breakfast. Experts say it's time to utilize them in our schools to engage students.

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Mobile Learning: 5 Apps and Web Tools for Elementary School Students

Incorporating mobile apps and web tools into the curriculum can be a gateway to student engagement.

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Four Scary Good Ed Tech Sites

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano digs up some scary good ed tech resources for your trick-or-treat bag.

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Blended Learning: Behind the Scenes

Logistics play a role in blended learning running smoothly. Heather Wolpert-Gawron gives some behind the scenes tips to teachers.

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In the News: 14 Open Educational Resources for High School

Edutopia's weekly roundup of top education news from around the Web.

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In the News: Why (and How) Educators Should Build Their Own Textbooks

Edutopia's weekly roundup of top education news from around the Web.

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Using Minecraft as an Educational Tool
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The Minecraft Cell: Biology Meets Game-Based Learning

Guest blogger Dan Bloom describes how he used Minecraft to reimagine one of his ninth grade biology labs, and offers four steps toward incorporating the game into any curriculum.

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21st Century Schools or 21st Century Learning?

District principal and blogger George Couros suggests that 21st century learning involves far more than redesigning school libraries and purchasing iPads.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron
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Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron

At school, at home, and on the road with his hockey team, Cameron experiments and innovates with his laptop, editing software, and a homemade green screen.

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Why Digital Writing Matters in Education

Professor, researcher, and ed tech developer Jeff Grabill explains that, while writing is no longer exclusively about setting pen to paper, learning to write well is an increasingly important digital age skill.

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Technology Inspires Self-Directed Learning
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EAST -- A Way Forward: Tech Inspires Self-Directed Learning

Students in the Environmental and Spatial Technology program, at Horace Mann Magnet Middle School, in Little Rock, Arkansas, connect with nature through projects that serve their community.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Learn to Use Web 2.0 Tools

Ready to start exploring some new technology tools to help your students be better creators and collaborators? VideoAmy hunted down the best video tutorials for many of the most popular free Web 2.0 tools.

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Disabled Bodies, Able Minds: Giving Voice, Movement, and Independence to the Physically Challenged

From voice-activated software to customized laptops, assistive technology is changing the way disabled students communicate, learn, and play.

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