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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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3 Edtech Myths

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Empowering Student Relationships With Media

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What Does a 21st Century Classroom Look Like: Technology Integration

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Is Early Elementary Science Dying?

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Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1

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Challenging the Model of 1:1 with BYOD

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Tech Drive By

Blogger and technology curriculum specialist Nick Provenzano provides tips for performing a Tech Drive By for teachers.

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Why Wikis Still Matter

Blogger Audrey Watters examines the origins and current uses of the wiki platform for educators.

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How One District Implemented a Hybrid Learning Program

Blogger Andrew Marcinek interviews Rick Kiker about how one school district implemented high school e-learning.

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The Right Tech Tool at the Right Time

Teacher/tech blogger Nicholas Provenzano retools his strategy for the less tech-savvy.

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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School
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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School

The Vail School District in southern Arizona developed a wiki for teachers to share lesson plans and resources. Today, the wiki is a smash hit, and textbooks are a thing of the past.

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Ten Ways to Remember Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' innovation, creativity, curiosity, passion, and a dedication to learning can be an inspiration to all of us.

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Reflecting on One-to-One Programs

Factors for success include shared understanding across stakeholders, and policies in place in case things go wrong.

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Guest Blog: Use Technology, Collaboration, and Creativity to Inspire Students for Poetry Month

Guest blogger Gail Desler offers some creative ideas and resources to bring poetry to life for National Poetry Month.

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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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Investing in Professional Development for Technology and Inquiry-Based Learning
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Investing in Professional Development for Technology and Inquiry-Based Learning

In rural Missouri, a job-embedded PD program called eMINTS has made a positive impact with long-term, relevant, and hands-on technology training.

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Summer School for Teachers

Blogger Nick Provenzano recommends a handful of web tools that just might become your new best friends during the next school year.

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Technology Integration: What Experts Say

Educators and researchers share their views on why technology integration is an important strategy for 21st century classrooms.

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Starting the Year on a Positive Note

Some great suggestions for how to best manage new Web 2.0 tools in your classroom.

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Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup

Smartphones, tablets, e-readers -- today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile-learning resources from Edutopia and around the web.

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