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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.

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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What Does a 21st Century Classroom Look Like: Technology Integration

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5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

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Texting in the Classroom: Not Just a Distraction

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

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11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios

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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 Technology to Teach About the Election

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz looks at some of the tech resources available for engaging future voters in the 2012 election.

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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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Cardboard Box Tools

Three digital learning tools, much like an empty cardboard box full of open-ended possibilities, offer young minds the free play of imagination.

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How Will Technology Change Learning -- and Teaching?

Wireless schools, a laptop per child, and online classes and assessment tools are just the tip of the technology iceberg when it comes to the future of learning.

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Dispelling the Myths About 1:1 Environments

Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek confronts five myths about 1:1 learning environments and dispels them with experiential evidence.

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21st-Century Learning Creates New Roles for Students -- and Parents

Blogger Suzie Boss introduces Edutopia's new free download, "A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning," and talks about new roles available to parents in their children's education.

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How to Weather the Frustrations of Technology Integration

Blogger Andrew Marcinek offers suggestions for dealing with the most common obstacles to tech integration.

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A Change in Attitude: Incorporating Technology In the Classroom Gives Curriculum a Boost

The creative use of remote controls gives this class a renewed spirit for learning.

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