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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.

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Three Great Ways for Teachers to Get Their Students to Blog

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Mobile Devices: 4 Must-Have Student Skills

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Storytelling With Wearable Technology

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The Sky's the Limit: Kids' Top Tools for the Classroom

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The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions

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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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Five-Minute Film Festival: Learn to Use Web 2.0 Tools

Ready to start exploring some new technology tools to help your students be better creators and collaborators? VideoAmy hunted down the best video tutorials for many of the most popular free Web 2.0 tools.

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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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The Power of Digital Story

Teachers can use their students' world of digital media to nurture the listening, sharing, and persuasion that have long been part of oral and written storytelling.

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Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

QR codes, an exciting medium for kids learning how to use mobile devices, are a natural tool for linking students to resources you want them to find.

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1:1 Laptop Programs: Shifting the Way Students Learn

Guest blogger Chris Ludwig shares his experience with 1:1 laptop programs. #edchat.

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Periscope: Connecting Classrooms to the World

Through the Periscope app, students can take virtual field trips, observe demos, and collaborate. Parents can find greater involvement in their children's learning and school community.

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Storytelling With Wearable Technology

With wearable technology like Google Cardboard, Fitbit, GoPro, and the Apple Watch, students can gather data and inspiration to record their world or tell their stories.

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Transitioning to Open Educational Resources

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek explains why and how Burlington Public Schools are transitioning to Open Educational Resources, and offers four OER options to get started.

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