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Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

These tools from Google for Educators, whether old and familiar or new and improved, will keep teachers and students inspired, inventive, and organized.

The Flipped Class: Which Tech Tools Are Right For You?

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

Four content-creation tool categories -- screencasting, tablets, document cameras, and video cameras -- will help your students take flipped learning outside of the classroom.

What Edtech Can You Trust?

Education needs reliable standards for validating edtech product claims. In addition to Edutopia, Judy Willis suggests Consumer Reports, Graphite, the British Education Index, and WhatWorksClearinghouse.

Building Your EdTech Ecosystem

A learning environment is a delicate balance of mutable elements, requiring a nurturing teacher and ongoing evaluation of information handling, content creation, and results.

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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Augmented Reality Brings New Dimensions to Learning

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Come Along and Ride on a Google Expedition

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Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

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New Teachers: Technology-Integration Basics

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

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Options Increase as Google Enters the Educational Market

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek offers a technology director's perspective of Google as an emerging player in the ed tech market and the expanded options it brings to his district's 1:1 program.

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New Tool Invites Students to Zoom into History

Edutopia blogger highlights an open source tool that turns the vast history of the universe into an interactive, visual timeline for students.

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Building Technology Fluency: Preparing Students to be Digital Learners

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland reminds us that we're preparing students for a future that has yet to be invented as she defines technology fluency and offers three strategies for building it into curriculum.

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Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek, a technology director who's launched 1:1 programs in two school districts, suggests that BYOD may be a more realistic strategy for digital learning in the classroom.

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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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Setting Technology Goals for the New Year

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns looks to the New Year as a time for making resolutions and setting technology goals.

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Creating a Custom Reading Experience with Mobile Devices

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland asks three questions that will guide you toward creating a custom reading experience with mobile devices.

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How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology

Online 3D scans give students close-up views of historical artifacts and natural wonders, all without the cost and tactical considerations of a field trip.

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10 Self-Evaluation Tips for Technology Instructional Specialists

Successful technology integration must include an element of reflection to stay focused on how individual teachers and learners will use this technology in the classroom.

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Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek, a technology director who's launched 1:1 programs in two school districts, suggests that BYOD may be a more realistic strategy for digital learning in the classroom.

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Technology Integration: What Experts Say

Educators and researchers share their views on why technology integration is an important strategy for 21st century classrooms.

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Collaborative Learning Spaces: Classrooms That Connect to the World

Promote global collaborations among classrooms of the world by involving students in creating their learning space and connecting physical and virtual learning spaces.

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5 Reasons to Try iBooks Author

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shows us why iBooks Author appeals to teachers and students alike: it's easy to learn, you can build customized textbooks and showcase student work -- plus, it's cool!

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz offers a selection of websites, games and apps that can help teach students about health and wellness.

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