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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.

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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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Year One With a 3D Printer: 17 Tips

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Jaw-Dropping Classroom 3D Printer Creations

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Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

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20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

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Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning

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5 Open Education Resources for K-5 Common Core Math

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11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios

An electronic portfolio can helping students reflect on their learning, organize and share their products, and maintain a record of their accomplishments for the future.

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Empowering Student Relationships With Media

Consider this working with this new taxonomy or ladder of engagement when assigning your students media projects: consuming, curating, creating, critiquing, and publishing.

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Interactive Fiction in the Classroom

As a classroom tool, interactive fiction sharpens close reading and writing, and logical and critical thinking. It also reinforces systems and design thinking skills.

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Your Last-Minute Teacher Appreciation Gift Guide

Gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week can be simple (like Post-it notes), practical (like screen wipes), or musical (like a rechargeable wireless speaker), but always heartfelt.

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Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

Three tech tools -- SAS Curriculum Pathways, Newsela, and EDpuzzle -- can help differentiate instruction by showing where students are and offering appropriate formative assessment.

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PBL Pilot: Apps, Tips, and Tricks

Fifth grade teachers share some of their favorite apps for rubrics, editing, and assessment that are streamlining the classroom workflow in their PBL pilot program.

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The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology

To assess your students' ongoing awareness of what and how they're learning, consider using cameras, screenshots, video, and screencasting as everyday classroom tools.

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

Ed tech coach Keith Ferrell provides a list of no less than 48 websites to keep kids and teachers happy, productive and learning all summer.

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Blogger Andrew Miller explores ways to bring game-based learning to the classroom using Minecraft.

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.

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Student-Centered Learning Environments: How and Why

Guest blogger Paul Bogdan shares a collection of resources to develop student-centered learning environments. (Updated 01/2014)

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Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

The fourth annual Digital Learning Day will be on March 13, 2015. We’ve compiled some useful resources to help you celebrate the day with your class and support digital learners all year long.

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Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit

This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.

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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

Blogger Ben Johnson present lesson ideas and logistics for using the iPad in the classroom.

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