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Join the conversation about edtech, and find info about technology tools that can help address specific teaching and learning goals in the classroom.

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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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Year One With a 3D Printer: 17 Tips

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Jaw-Dropping Classroom 3D Printer Creations

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Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

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Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup

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20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

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Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning

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Four Tips for Finding the Right Resources

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Building Your Own Textbook

Blogger Audrey Watters looks at the digital possibilities for customizing and updating texts -- at a fraction of what the hard copy would cost.

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Embracing Continuous Improvement with EdTech

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz suggests that, instead of feeling intimidated by those teachers who do everything better, we should learn from them.

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Top 10 Benefits of Using Free Software

Open source enthusiast Shahzad Saeed makes a strong case for the educational benefits of software that isn't bundled with a corporate agenda.

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As the Ed-Tech Market Grows, What Voice Do Educators Have?

Educators are informing edtech decisions now more than ever, not just as consumers, but as creators and makers.

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Blogger and PBL specialist Andrew Miller offers an array of creative suggestions for using Quick Response codes in the classroom. (Updated 01/2014)

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Greetings from India: PBL Gaining a Foothold

Blogger Suzie Boss reports from India how project-based learning has taken hold at Alwar Public School.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Projects Encourage Students to Excel
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Mott Hall School: STEM Projects Encourage Students to Excel

A commitment to projects and widespread use of laptop computers has spelled success for middle school students at this New York City math, science, and technology academy.

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Swipe, Tap, Flick and . . . Read? Research on Children and E-Books

Researcher Sarah Vaala examines how the trend toward e-books for children might affect literacy development.

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Resources and Downloads from WINGS for Kids

Free tools, guidelines, and activities to help you bring social and emotional learning to children in grades K-6 in your after-school setting.

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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine
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Project Learning: Expeditions in Portland, Maine

Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.

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Kurt Squire on Civic Engagement Through Digital Games (Big Thinkers Series)
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Kurt Squire on Civic Engagement Through Digital Games (Big Thinkers Series)

Game-based learning scholar Kurt Squire explores how to leverage young people's interest in social networks, gaming, and new forms of media to foster deeper connections to civic and political life and greater youth involvement in the community.

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Ramping Up Technology for Your Next PBL Project

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, in another installment of our series about the PBL classroom, offers four suggestions for how to integrate technology.

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Four Tips for Finding the Right Resources

If you're looking for resources for yourself or others, use Google and your personal learning network to help you find just about anything.

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