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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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What Is Successful Technology Integration?

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Spice up your math lessons with these engaging, interesting, and entertaining teaching videos.

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Discover, Mashup, and Share Smithsonian Collections - for Free

Take virtual field trips to visit student- and teacher-created collections of museum objects with a new online learning platform.

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Student Choice and Viral Videos

By creating and self-producing viral videos about their PBL topic, thinking like filmmakers will enhance students' ownership and deepen their learning.

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Tell Your Story on Digital Learning Day 2016

The fifth annual Digital Learning Day will be on February 17, 2016. Find resources to help you celebrate, tell your story, and support digital learners all year long.

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Unlocking the Code for Robotics in the Classroom

Teaching robotics to elementary students can enhance sensory learning, improve socialization, provide opportunities for hands-on innovation, and raise the level of rigor.

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Matching Edtech Products With Neurological Learning Goals

When considering edtech products to improve student achievement, start with a clear goal and ask the relevant, critical questions suggested in this post.

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Classroom Behavior? There's an App for That

Fifth-grade teacher Lisa Mims describes how she uses the ClassDojo app to improve student behavior, share data and save time.

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

To challenge and support each child at his or her own level, the educators of Forest Lake Elementary deploy a powerful array of digital-technology tools. Discover what your school can learn.

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Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Resources by Topic: Game-Like Learning Principles Commercial Games in the Classroom Other Edutopia Resources on GBL

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Technology Integration Research Review

Edutopia’s tech integration research review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results.

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Tell Your Story on Digital Learning Day 2016

The fifth annual Digital Learning Day will be on February 17, 2016. Find resources to help you celebrate, tell your story, and support digital learners all year long.

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.

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Sochi 2014 Games: 6 Winter Olympics-Themed STEM Resources

The Olympics get underway on February 7 -- and there are plenty of ways they can be used as a teaching tool. Here, blogger Matt Davis shares some great Winter Olympics-themed STEM resources for teachers.

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