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Use Of Smartphones And Tablets In The Classroom: [Infographic], 8 Great Free Technology Posters to Hang in your Classroom, Why Should Techies Care About Education Theory?, Free Technology for Teachers: Five Tools to Help You Schedule Meetings, The Innovative Educator: Why I started a blog and why maybe you should too, Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?, Whats the big deal aboutBlogging?, Connected Educator Month, Private Firms Eyeing Profits From U.S. Public Schools, Blind Houston Students Use iPads to Learn
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Use Of Smartphones And Tablets In The Classroom: [Infographic]
dazeinfo.com  ❘   Shared by LearningForYou, Daniel Edwards and 2 others
Undoubtedly, everyone understands the importance of projectors and  PowerPoint presentation in the classrooms, but this time, all these stuffs seem little obsolete. As the modern technology advances, the format of classrooms are also changing. A...
LearningForYou Daniel Edwards Jo Beth Jimerson Jukka Sormunen
8 Great Free Technology Posters to Hang in your Classroom
educatorstechnology.com  ❘   Shared by Chris Stogdill, Mark Page-Botelho ☢ and 2 others
Chris Stogdill Mark Page-Botelho ☢ Susan M. Bearden Adriana Carvalho
Why Should Techies Care About Education Theory?
hackeducation.com  ❘   Shared by Steven Knight, Scott McLeod and 2 others
Steven Knight Scott McLeod Maggie Mulrine Audrey Watters
Free Technology for Teachers: Five Tools to Help You Schedule Meetings
freetech4teachers.com  ❘   Shared by William King, Eric Sheninger and 1 other
William King Eric Sheninger Richard Byrne
The Innovative Educator: Why I started a blog and why maybe you should too
theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com  ❘   Shared by Lisa Dabbs, Laurie Renton and 1 other
I shared with several friends, family and colleagues that I was starting a blog and while I got several, "It's about times," and "Congrats!," I was surprised by the equal number of responses that went something like this: "Why do you want everyone to...
Lisa Dabbs Laurie Renton Lisa Nielsen
Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?
hechingered.org  ❘   Shared by Greg Collins, Michael Lee and 1 other
Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers. Instead of enduring hours-long workshops a few times a year, teachers could reach out to peers on the Internet in real time for advice on things like planning...
Greg Collins Michael Lee Eric Sheninger
What's the big deal about Blogging?
tomwhitby.wordpress.com  ❘   Shared by David Truss, Nathan Hall and 1 other
A short time ago I attended a meeting where members of a college English department were doing a presentation to the faculty about their writing program. As I listened to about a 30-minute presentation of the types of writing required by this...
David Truss Nathan Hall Tom Whitby
Connected Educator Month
connectededucators.org  ❘   Shared by edublogs, Tom Whitby and 1 other
Online communities and learning networks are helping hundreds of thousands of educators learn, reducing isolation and providing "just in time" access to knowledge and opportunities for collaboration. However, many educators are not yet participating...
edublogs Tom Whitby Joe Tita
Private Firms Eyeing Profits From U.S. Public Schools
huffingtonpost.com  ❘   Shared by Susan M. Bearden, Andrew Campbell and 1 other
By Stephanie Simon NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The investors gathered in a tony private club in Manhattan were eager to hear about the next big thing, and education consultant Rob Lytle was happy to oblige. Think about the upcoming rollout of new national academic standards for public schools, he urged the crowd. If they're as rigorous as advertised, a huge number of schools will suddenly look really bad, their students testing way behind in reading and math.
Susan M. Bearden Andrew Campbell jeffpiontek
Blind Houston Students Use iPads to Learn
edweek.org  ❘   Shared by Scott Newcomb and Pam Hernandez
Published Online: July 23, 2012 Printer-Friendly Email Article Reprints Comments HOUSTON (AP) — Just like any classroom filled with teenagers and young adults, this one buzzed with excited murmurs. But rising above the din, robotic female voices...
Scott Newcomb Pam Hernandez
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