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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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Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

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The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions

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Three Great Ways for Teachers to Get Their Students to Blog

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Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That!

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Help! Doctoral Survey for 21st Century Educators

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What's The Reality of Classroom Tech?

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Introducing Social Media to Elementary Students

Beth Holland, communication coordinator and instructor at EdTech Teacher, gives three age-appropriate examples of introducing social media to children in the lower elementary grades.

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Classroom Behavior? There's an App for That

Fifth-grade teacher Lisa Mims describes how she uses the ClassDojo app to improve student behavior, share data and save time.

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Teach With Your iPhone: Apps to Use in the Classroom

Teacher, 1:1 evangelist and Edutopia blogger Monica Burns provides a list of apps to turn your iPhone into the ultimate Swiss Army knife of teaching tools.

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Four Highlights from the Reimagining Education Summit

Bob Lenz shines the spotlight on education innovations from this year's Reimagining Education Summit.

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Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz walks you through a helpful checklist to determine which e-portfolio would best suit your needs.

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Technology in Schools: Defining the Terms

Principal and blogger Matt Levinson suggests that, if we're going to talk about technology in schools, we should begin by coming to a general agreement about what technology is.

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The Persistent Appeal of Technology in Learning

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick considers three reasons why education and technology seem like such an inevitable pairing.

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Computers in the Classroom: A Mindful Lens on Technology

Blogger and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff wonders if we're making the best possible use of all the digital technology gaining a foothold in our classrooms.

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Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts

Innovative teacher Vicki Davis leverages wikis, blogs, podcasts, virtual worlds, and other new media tools to connect students in rural Georgia to the world.

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Hands-On Apps for Diverse Learners

Diverse learners demonstrate engagement and creativity when introduced to interactive, tech-based learning tools through the game jam model of exploration.

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Nurturing Literacy: Tips and Resources For Developing Lifelong Readers

Blogger Matt Davis pulled together this list of top-notch and engaging resources to help develop your child's love of reading.

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Schoolwide Twitter Chats

New Zealand schools explore the learning potential of social media with weekly education-based Twitter chats for students.

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Advice to New Technology Coaches

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares her advice for any school that might be planning to hire a new technology coach.

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Three Ideas for 21st-Century Global Curriculum

Blogger Terry Heick asks what it means to globalize education and then describes what a global curriculum might look like and how it might work.

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