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Classroom Technology

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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.


How do I Integrate Technology into English Class?

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3 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

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48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

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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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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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Assistive Technology and the 1:1 Student

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek, in another story about Burlington High's 1:1 program, describes one student's easy use of the iPad as assistive technology.

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New Teacher Boot Camp with Lisa M. Dabbs M.Ed.

Edutopia is offering a New Teacher Boot Camp this summer. Lisa Dabbs M.Ed. presents tutorials and interactive workshops for five different Web 2.0 tools for use in the classroom.

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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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iPad Be Nimble, iPad Be Quick

Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson explains how iPads can accelerate student workflow, why they're not replacements for laptops, and ways in which they can serve a wider range of learners, learning styles and modalities.

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Learnist: A Helpful Tool on the Road to Inquiry

Hauna Zaich describes how using Learnist made her resources easier to use and brought fresh inspiration to her lesson plans.

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Teacher Experience and Expectations for the 1:1 Elementary Classroom

Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek speaks with two elementary teachers about how they use the iPad and what they expect for their 1:1 first grade classrooms.

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The Future of Learning

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland recalls the robot teacher from the Jetsons and updates that 1960s cartoon view of education's future to include customized learning, embedded technology, ongoing feedback - and human teachers.

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