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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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Three Great Ways for Teachers to Get Their Students to Blog

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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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Help! Doctoral Survey for 21st Century Educators

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What's The Reality of Classroom Tech?

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Coding for Kindergarteners

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Is the Cell Phone the New Pencil?

Writing professor and researcher Jeff Grabill discusses a Michigan State University study which suggests that, although students spend much of their day with cell phone in hand, their "writing lives" are blossoming.

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Facilitating Social and Emotional Skills Through Tech

Teacher and facilitator Joan Young reports on an inspired discussion from ISTE12 about the hidden and explicit benefits of using technology in social and emotional 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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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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Teachers and Tech Use: It's Time!

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron explains the importance and necessity for technology use in all classrooms.

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ISTE 2012: A Suggested To Do List

Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Social Media Marketing Manager, shares her strategies for getting the most out of an ISTE conference -- and hopes to see you at ISTE 2012 in San Diego!

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"What's Worth Learning?" is Key Question for PBL Worldwide

Blogger Suzie Boss invites you to virtually expand your project learning toolkit as she reports Day Two from the PBL World conference.

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2015's Ed Tech Trends in Review

This year's popular ed tech trends included 3D printing, iPad add-ons, tools to enhance flipped learning, collaborative approaches for 1:1 classrooms, and more PLN-friendly networking tools.

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5-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

Get a better understanding of the definition and the promise of blended learning from this playlist of nine videos and additional resources gathered by VideoAmy.

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Student Research: The Right Information at the Right Time

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick considers the limitations of search engine-based research.

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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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A Web 2.0 Class: Students Learn 21st Century Skills, Collaboration, and Digital Citizenship

A web 2.0 class crosses geographical boundaries to teach information literacy: 21st century skills, collaboration and digital citizenship.

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California Embraces Open Source Digital Textbooks

The most populous state is the first to take on this complicated initiative.

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Common Sense: An Overview of Integrated Studies

More collaboration, critical thinking, and knowledge retention are the fruits of an integrated curriculum.

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