<![CDATA[Instructional Technology - Tech News]]>Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:05:38 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[The Hour of Code is Coming!]]>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:56:01 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/the-hour-of-code-is-coming<![CDATA[Digital Citizenship Week October 20th - 25th]]>Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:51:57 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/digital-citizenship-week-october-20th-25th<![CDATA[Wonderful Websites every teacher should know about...]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:10:35 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/wonderful-websites-that-teachers-should-useMagnificent Seven Websites to Support 21st Century Staff DevelopmentPosted on September 18, 2014 by Bob Blackney

Click here to check out the 7 websites that will change your instruction! Thanks to my dear friend Susan Gorman (an ADE -Apple distinguished educator and Google Certified Teacher) for posting this!)  And if you have a twitter account, follow her @sjgorman
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<![CDATA[Top 10 iPad features to know about...]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:03:51 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/top-10-ipad-features-to-know-about
If you are a new iPad user in the classroom, check out this great article that will help you be more efficient and effective in the classroom....
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<![CDATA[20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills ]]>Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:05:38 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/20-things-educators-need-to-know-about-digital-literacy-skills

Digital literacy isn’t about knowing computers inside and out; it’s about using technology to change the way you think. If critical thinking skills haven’t yet become a part of your students’ digital citizenship, it’s time to rethink your teaching strategy. - See more at: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2014/08/12/20-things-educators-need-to-know-about-digital-literacy-skills/#sthash.1c0fZMtf.dpuf
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<![CDATA[Effective Technology Integration]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:13:32 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/effective-technology-integrationPicture
Effective technology integration is achieved when its use supports curricular goals. It must support four key components of learning: active engagement, participation in groups, frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real-world experts. Click here to read the article from Edutopia. 

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<![CDATA[Great way for teachers to start tweeting...]]>Fri, 30 May 2014 15:47:47 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/great-way-for-teachers-to-start-tweetingCaroline Little posted a great visual about what teachers should tweet about. Follow her @carolinemlitte to see more great tweets!

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<![CDATA[A must read from Edutopia...]]>Fri, 30 May 2014 15:43:17 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/a-must-read-from-edutopiaStudents matter: 3 Steps for Effective Differentiated Instruction Picture
Differentiated instruction (DI) is a vast system in which it is difficult for many teachers to find a foothold for supporting students in a meaningful way. Teachers want and expect everyone to succeed, yet the means to that end can be foggy at best. How can we ensure that planned learning experiences have a significant and positive impact on student learning? Click here to read the entire article which was recently posted on edutopia.org

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<![CDATA[May 28th, 2014]]>Thu, 29 May 2014 04:37:10 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/may-28th-2014Kids react to old computers....

Tell us how you think your students would react it they were in this video!

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<![CDATA[Becoming a Growth Mindset School]]>Fri, 23 May 2014 16:32:31 GMThttp://district65instech.weebly.com/tech-news/becoming-a-growth-mindset-schoolPicture







Check out this great article....

Growth Mindset is the idea Professor Carol Dweck, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Dweck has conducted a lifetime’s research into mindsets and established an opposition between a fixed mindset (the belief that intelligence is fixed) and a growth mindset (the belief that intelligence can grow). The differences Dweck establishes are well illustrated in this helpful infographic by Nigel Holmes.

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