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8 Ways To Get Creative With Chromebooks

8 Ways To Get Creative With Chromebooks by Sam Glicksman, TeachThought PD Tech Integration Workshop Facilitator *this blog was originally published at TeachThought PD Chromebooks have become popular educational devices that are used in thousands of schools across the US and worldwide. They offer an attractive price and can be used very effectively to target […]

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50 Of The Best Writing Apps For The iPad

50 Of The Best Writing Apps For The iPad by Ashley McCann The best writing apps for iPad, like any concept of ‘best,’ is subjective and further based on need and circumstance. Are you a poet drafting when inspiration strikes? A student taking notes and writing essays? A novelist that usually uses a desktop, but […]

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How To Set Google Doc Sharing Permissions For Student Privacy

How To Set Google Doc Sharing Permissions For Student Privacy by Ashley McCann While cloud-based word processing and file-sharing has been a boon to the modern classroom, with this potential comes new concerns. While technology access at home, WiFi strength at school, big data, Draconian district filters and more can thwart your attempts to use technology […]

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10 Meditation Apps For The Classroom

10 Meditation Apps For The Classroom by Ashley McCann The modern school day can be stressful, due in part to the pressure caused by standardized testing, social tension, and dwindling unstructured free time — all issues that affect teachers as well as students. It’s hard to cultivate a culture of curiosity and patience in an […]

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7 Questions To Evaluate A Blended Learning Platform

 7 Questions To Evaluate A Blended Learning Platform by Rob Rueckl, edmentum.com The last two decades have seen continuous transformation in schools around the world, as districts and administrators tailor their classrooms to meet the standards of the digital age. According to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 31% of teachers across all grades now […]

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24 Of The Best PDF Tools For Teachers

24 Of The Best PDF Tools For Teachers contributed by Veronica Johnson This is sponsored content In today’s world, teachers are handling many different kinds of documents and related media. As the digital revolution happened, those paper piles that once stood on a teacher’s desk are slowly disappearing. One of the safest and most versatile ways […]

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5 EdTech Tools That Have Recently Caught My Eye

5 EdTech Tools That Have Recently Caught My Eye by Rachelle Dene Poth Starting to integrate technology can be intimidating.  So many choices, new ideas being shared all of the time through social media, blogs, books, Teacher Professional Development, and more. I find the best time to walk away with new ideas is right after […]

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10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom

10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom by Ashley McCann Although still an emerging technology in terms of recognizing its full potential, virtual reality offers the opportunity to step into places, roles, and experiences that were previously impossible, or at the very least, inaccessible to most. As Terry Heick said in Why Virtual […]

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