Summer Learning from Edutopia News | June 20, 2012

The newsletter below has published a list of ways to keep students learning during the summer break. It includes tips on engaging students with technology, learning to use web tools, and even has tips for professional development for educators. You can even subscribe to get your own newsletter emailed to you as it hits the internet.

Edutopia News | June 20, 2012.

I love Edutopia, even though I no longer teach in the K-12 classroom. It always offers a host of ideas that I can share with pre-service teachers and graduate education students. Technology is here to stay, and teachers need to learn how to effectively use it with students.

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Focus On: Book Blogs | The Daily Post at WordPress.com

This article may be of interest to anyone who is interested in e-publication. Blogging on your favorite books may be an option for you. If you are a teacher, check some of the sites listed to see if your students found their book reports/reviews online. The blog lists several good book blogging sites. Read on!

Focus On: Book Blogs | The Daily Post at WordPress.com.

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16 Classroom Tools Teachers should Know about

Are you a teacher who is using (or plans to use) technology in the classroom? Included here is a list of tools and sites your should know about.

16 Classroom Tools Teachers should Know about.

The tools listed are Engrade, Collaborize Classroom, Signup Genius, Testmoz, Quiz Station, Classmarker, Ediscio, Study Stack, Socrative, Go Soap Box, ClassDoJo, Schoology, Twiducate, and School Binder. 

A big “Thank You” goes out to fellow blogger, Miss D at http://alanadelorme.wordpress.com/ for finding and sharing this blogger’s list for school technology!

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