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This pearltree is all about Educational Technology...This is some research I have done on my own, as well as research from my cooperative teachers, and even a media and technology coarse. There are a lot of useful tools here, feel free to take, or comment on them!

They can be useful for teacher, educators, even those who simply want to be more tech-savvy! 6 ways Quizzes in Google Forms are getting smarter. Editor's note: For Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re highlighting how Google supports teachers—and today, we’re announcing six improvements to Quizzes in Google Forms to help teachers save time.

6 ways Quizzes in Google Forms are getting smarter

Stay tuned here and follow along on Twitter throughout the week to see how we’re celebrating. In the two years since we launched Quizzes in Google Forms, educators have expanded the possibilities of the tool both inside and outside the classroom. Today, we’re announcing six new features based on valuable feedback from teachers and designed to help educators continue using Quizzes in Google Forms in creative ways: 1.

Quiz answer suggestions: Using Google’s machine learning, Forms can now predict the correct answer as a teacher types the question, as well as provide options for wrong answers.

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How Seesaw accidentally became a teacher’s pet at 1/4 of US schools. It began as just another photo sharing startup founded by a Facebook exec.

How Seesaw accidentally became a teacher’s pet at 1/4 of US schools

It ended up in 200,000 classrooms from kindergarten to 12th grade in 25,000 schools across 100 countries. All because of one truism: When a student’s audience is the world, they want their work to be good. When their audience is only their teacher, they just want it to be good enough. Seesaw’s educational app lets students save and share their assignments with their teachers, parents, and fellow classmates. They just snap a photo or video, draw, or write. But rather than just the finished product, students can add audio narration or doodled annotation to show how they got there. Seesaw sounds simple but solves some major problems. Instead of banning personal technology in the classroom, Seesaw lets teachers embrace it. From Social App To School Tool Seesaw founder Carl Sjogreen.

Social Media. Spaces. Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking. 2382 516Share Synopsis Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. 1.

Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking

You are creative. The artist is not a special person, each one of us is a special kind of artist.

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Why smart kids shouldn’t use laptops in class. PLAY GOOGLE SCOOT TO INTEGRATE TECHNOLOGY, MOVEMENT, & LEARNING! - Erintegration. App Tech. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: google docs. Computer Tricks. Computer Technologies. Research for Technology Education. Media and Tech. Technology Knowledge. Google Apps/Tech. Comic Creation for Education. Voice - Features – Google Voice. Learning To Code Through Mentorship with Thinkful. 48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers. A good majority of northern hemisphere and international schools are winding down the 2011-2012 school year and doors will be closing as the students and teachers take off on their summer adventures.

48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

Here is a list of great sites for kids and teachers to keep you happily productive and learning this summer. These are in no way in any order of personal preference or coolness. Happy summer! 1. Magic Tree House If your students like The Magic Tree House Series (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?) 2. Can’t afford that summer vacation schlepping around Europe? 3. ReadWriteThink creates a lot of great educational resources. 4. Spell With Flickr is a simple site that allows you to enter any word and it will create a photo representation of that word using pictures from Flickr. 5.

Freeology is a fantastic resource for teachers to download pre-made, or create a plethora of free graphic organizers, forms, calendars, certificates, worksheets, and more! 10 Free Tools For Creating Your Own Maps. Maps are handy for a lot of reasons.

10 Free Tools For Creating Your Own Maps

Not only do they help us navigate through certain areas, they also enable us to learn more about the world and what it has to offer. What if you’re someone who wants to create a map instead? Sure, there’s Google Map and Google Earth to help you out but there are actually other tools to choose from as well. Here we’ve gathered 10 free amazing tools that you can use to create your own maps. From maps that are conveniently made for sharing to ones that are quite interactive, the selection below has a range of things to satisfy your mapping needs. Recommended Reading: 40 Creative Remakes Of The World Map. Sketchnoting. How One School Creatively Boosted Student Achievement. Mr.

How One School Creatively Boosted Student Achievement

DeMaio and other teachers star in a video about times tables. It’s not only at Halloween time that the Memorial School students in Union Beach, New Jersey, see their teachers in costumes. This faculty gets dressed up year-round to perform in instructional videos for kids to access online. Elementary teacher Mike DeMaio leads the team of educators to produce customized videos to help children learn concepts in math, science, and social studies. They use music, animation, voice-overs, puppets, and other entertaining approaches to create appealing and memorable content to support their learners.

Mr. DeMaio. A fun filled science lesson for kids all about earthquakes.

Mr. DeMaio

Learn what causes an earthquake as well as a bunch of helpful information about them. Safe for children and a lot of laughs! Please consider contributing to my Patreon. Doing so helps me make more videos like this one! Patreon: Song at the end remixed by: Joe DizzaCheck out Joe's SoundCloud at MR. MR. Written by Michael DeMaioEdited by Michael DeMaioFilmed by Aaron Santoro & Dennis DuartePuppetry by Dennis Duarte Show less.