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Students are Better Off without a Laptop in the Classroom

Regardless of the reason for internet use during class, it is clear that students are not experiencing the oft-touted benefits of laptop use in class. They spend minimal time accessing supplemental course material or surfing the web for content related … Continue reading

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Classroom in the Cloud: Innovative Ideas for Higher Level Learning

Get your head in the cloud! In this easy-to-use primer, the author of bestseller Going Google teams up with Twitter’s The Nerdy Teacher to demonstrate how cloud-based instruction can work for your school. With cloud computing, students connect with teachers, … Continue reading

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Teaching and Digital Technologies: Big Issues and Critical Questions

Teaching and Digital Technologies: Big Issues and Critical Questions helps both pre-service and in-service teachers to critically question and evaluate the reasons for using digital technology in the classroom. Unlike other resources that show how to use specific technologies – … Continue reading

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Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade

The contemporary classroom, with its grades and deference to the clock, is an inheritance from the late 19th century. During that period of titanic change, machines suddenly needed to run on time. Individual workers needed to willingly perform discrete operations … Continue reading

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The Social Nature of Classrooms with Blended Courses

As Moore noted, blending face-to-face meetings with some form of mediated instruction is certainly not a new concept in higher education; but as technology facilitates ever increasing channels through which learning communities can interact, the advantages that this classic model … Continue reading

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Teaching with social media in classroom settings – Top ten practices from teachers around Europe

This brochure presents the 10 best practices from the “Teachers’ competition for social media use in formal language learning contexts”, run throughout 2011. Now that we have highlighted current good practices through the competition, this special publication is about to … Continue reading

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12 signos que estás en un aula del siglo XXI

Realmente en mis días de colegio e incluso universitarios, nunca experimenté un proyecto de aula como éste, pero quizás van siendo más comunes en los centros educativos de España gracias a metodologías educativas innovadoras que aprovechan las TIC. Sin duda, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Use the iPad in Your Classroom

Read How can teachers use iPads in the classroom? Here are 10 ideas.

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32 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom

Read 32 Ways to Use Google Apps in 50 Minutes. Be able to implement Google Apps in meaningful ways in your classrooms to increase efficiency, collaboration and engagement

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