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Top 5 Websites for Teachers to Use in Their Classrooms. Six Emerging Technologies in Education. Over the next five years, the K-12 education community is expected to adopt six new technologies that will affect both teaching and learning.

Six Emerging Technologies in Education

Teachers, curriculum designers, students and parents will all be impacted, and for the better, the K-12 classroom will never be the same. Click on infographic below to enlarge. SideVibe. Teaching With and About Technology. Jim Wilson/The New York TimesStudents have always faced distractions and time-wasters.

Teaching With and About Technology

But computers and cellphones, and the constant stream of stimuli they offer, pose a profound new challenge to focusing and learning.Go to related article » Updated | Feb. 2013 What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of using technology for learning? Are tech tools essentials, distractions or somewhere in between? How are other teachers using technology? We present a collection of Learning Network resources, Times multimedia and articles and useful outside links to help both digital immigrants and digital natives think through these questions.

Please tell us what you think, or share your own ideas or experiences! Student Opinion Questions All of the questions below are still open to comment by students. What Tech Tools Play the Biggest Role in Your Life? What's An Average Day on Facebook? [Infographic] Did you know that American Internet users spend more time on Facebook than any other site?

What's An Average Day on Facebook? [Infographic]

Not only is it the site with the second-largest U.S. audience, just behind Google, but it far surpasses every other site in the top 10 of most popular websites, according to data from Nielsen, with the average user spending more than 7 hours and 45 minutes each month on the site. No wonder it's a popular site for marketing and engaging with consumers.

So, what does the average user do on Facebook each day? Here's a glimpse into Facebook habits courtesy of creative agency JESS3. How does your Facebook use stack up to these numbers? Connect: The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools. The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons. Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about digital copyrights and fair use in the news and online – particularly with the whole SOPA/PIPA uproar that recently swept the web.

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

Also, we on the Edublogs support team have been getting more and more complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs. The legal jargon with respect to digital copyrights can be confusing – especially since different countries have their own laws and regulations. With this post, we hope to dispel a few myths and pull together a complete list of resources for teachers and students to use when blogging and working with content online. Rule #1: You Can’t Use Everything You Find On the Web Dexter the cat hates those that steal his photos… This may seem obvious, but judging by the notices we have received, many teachers (and especially students) are under the impression that if it is on the web, then it is up for grabs.

21st Century learner. 21st Century learner. History Tech. We know that the world is moving online and that to prepare our kids for that world, we need to train them to use that world’s tools.

History Tech

We know that publishing student work beyond the classroom encourages authentically engaged kids who create high-quality work. We know that integration of writing and visuals increases cognitive activity. Yeah. Incredible Things That Happen Every 60 Seconds On The Internet. eBook - Playing with Media. Dr.

eBook - Playing with Media

Wesley Fryer is the author of “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Vol I” (2013) and “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” (2011). He is a contributing author of “What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media” (2011). Wesley co-authored Chapter 3 of the book, “Podcasts and Webinars,” with Steve Dembo.

Have a discount/download code or need help with your eReader? A “Help with eBooks” page is available. Twubs. @ozge ‘s Favourite Web Tools of 2011.

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APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps. Pinterest / Home. 40 interesting ways to use QR Codes in the classroom. QR-Code Generator. - An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources. Student Response System for K12. Learn. Together. Scrapbooking, Greetings, Slideshows and More at Smilebox. TED Talks Jr. PRANK VIDEOS music videos politics supercuts remixes GIFS GIFS GIFS basketball cat videos FILE UNDER kids, Jest Originals, Jest Original Videos More Like This Jest Original Videos video TOMS "One 4 One" Gone Wrong Why you should never give to charity. 60 likes | Created by Jest on December 21, 2011 Kids Reenact the Oscar Nominees Jest is proud to present our first installment of the year's best movies, as performed for and by children. 3,177 likes | Created by Jest on February 22, 2012 Kids Reenact the Oscar Nominees (Part 2) Jest is proud to present our second installment of the year's best movies, as performed for and by children. 901 likes | Created by Jest on February 24, 2012 Skrillex Kidz Bop Parody Dubstep couldn't be more popular, so the "for kids, by kids" version was just a matter of time.

TED Talks Jr

Yodio - Add voice to photos. Digital Is. Three rings and the truth by sschwister.