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The Internet is one of the greatest tools on the planet for enhancing student learning. It is a smorgasbord of information waiting to be devoured by hungry minds. However, it can also be a dangerous place where students find themselves alone and uneducated about how to handle tricky situations. Use these 5 Best Internet Safety Resources for Teachers to educate yourself and your students about how to be better and safer users of the World Wide Web.
Challenging your students to create something of their own is an exciting and empowering process for both you and your students. The problem is that it’s often difficult to make the decision as to what exactly your students should create. Look no further; digital magazine creation is an endeavor that will both challenge and engage your students, no matter what they’re interested in! Here we have compiled the 5 Best Free Digital Magazine Creation Tools for Teachers, so use these tools to get your students thinking outside the box!
Word clouds are fun ways to get students thinking creatively about any topic. The problem is that it’s sometimes difficult to find the one that best meets your needs. Lucky for you, we’ve taken the dirty work out of it and compiled The 5 Best Free Word Cloud Creation Educational Tools for Teachers! Utilize these free educational technology tools to get your students’ minds immersed in any new topic.
In an increasingly connected world, it’s imperative for individuals to be able to work together on projects. Collaboration is essential for you as an educator and for your students as they journey through the world of academia. Utilize these 5 Best Free Collaboration Tools for Teachers to collaborate effectively with colleagues or to encourage your students to come together and create something amazing. 
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Read many current educational articles or twitter feeds, and it becomes pretty clear that progressive educationalists are gaining voice. Project based, constructivist, experiential, problem solving curriculum is lauded and promoted at every turn, and thankfully so. Learning becomes deeper and more meaningful when students participate in knowledge building. However, there are a few educationalists who are really pushing and disrupting the boundaries of progressive education. They are those who believe in student generated content. 
Sunday, 06 October 2013 14:27

How To Use Wiki In The Classroom

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More and more classrooms are now learning, creating, reading, and testing online. In order to keep up with our technologically demanding lifestyles, the traditional classroom is making way for such innovative tools as wiki. Not only is this an inexpensive way to manage your classroom, it’s also a fun way to engage students in content across the curriculum.
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As technology continues to evolve, the education sector must cope with it. Teachers must continue to learn and adapt to the changes, to create a curriculum fit for the next generation. Students must be ready to survive, thrive, and innovate in a global classroom without walls.
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Remember the days when you had desks, a blackboard, and you raised your hand to ask a question? Yep - those days are gone. Even if they were the days.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 18:45

Gamify the Classroom

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Recently, there has been a surge in “gamifying” education, or presenting content in a game-like context to motivate learners to engage with the material. Is this a fad, or a natural evolution in educating the next generation of students?
Do you believe that Digital Storytelling is important in Education? Are you looking for a creative, critical, and powerful way to help your students? Would you be interested in a list of Free Digital Storytelling Tools?
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