Happy Election Day! More Resources for the 2012 Election

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Happy election day, Technapexers! For those of you readers who are of voting age, remember: vote early, vote often. It’s still not too late to learn more about this year’s election. Over the past couple months we’ve been posting election Continue reading

National Day on Writing: Share #What[You]Write On Twitter

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Today is the National Day on Writing,  declared by the U.S. Senate to be a day in which: The National Council of Teachers of English, in conjunction with its many national and local partners, honors and celebrates the importance of writing. Continue reading

Edutopia Offers Guide for Mobile Devices in the Classroom

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Edutopia has produced a new 10-page PDF guide to mobile learning in the classroom. Teachers can download the Google-sponsored guide to learn more about how the use of tablets, e-readers and smartphones are changing the classroom environment and engaging students Continue reading

Embracing Authentic Assessment in Math Curriculum

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In Ben Mook’s seventh-grade algebra class, students are guided toward the process rather than just the answer. In Edutopia’s recent video on the idea of “authentic assessment”, Mr. Mook shares his methods for using mistakes as learning opportunities and encouraging Continue reading

Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Fit to Share

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles.  Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know Edutopia presents this PDF guide on getting kids Continue reading

Collaborative Learning in a Wired Classroom [Video]

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Edutopia’s Tech2Learn video series continued last week with a production called Collaborative Digital Presentations with Online Tools. We’re sharing this on Technapex today because it’s always important to provide a human side to education technology news. While we consider industry Continue reading

Do It Yourself: “Makerspace” in STEM Education

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When was the last time you made something? Can you remember a moment in your education when you weren’t just drilling into lesson after lesson, and instead picked up a tool and physically built something? STEM education is definitely an Continue reading

“Thinking Like a Teacher Never Ends”—Even in the Summer

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Today on Technapex, as yet another record summer heat wave is scorching the country, we’d like to share an excellent Edutopia post from middle school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron, who wrote about “The Myth of Having Summers Off.” “Thinking like a Continue reading