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iPadpalooza is an Educational Technology Learning Festival held in Austin, TX

iPadpalooza is an Educational Technology Learning Festival held in Austin, TX | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it

Want to attend iPadpalooza this summer?  Here's a special $50 VIP discount for any members of this community:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ipadpalooza-2015-tickets-13560482769?discount=VIPad2015 

This year features keynote speakers - Adam Bellow, Eric Whitacre, and Guy Kawasaki. 100's of sessions over three days, food trucks, live music, the APPmazing race (first place is an Apple Watch), a Youth Film Festival....all in AUSTIN,TX this summer!  June 23-25.

For more info go to http://iPadpalooza.com

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How Students Critiquing One Another’s Work Raises The Quality Bar

How Students Critiquing One Another’s Work Raises The Quality Bar | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
When students practice giving kind, specific and helpful feedback on each other's work, they learn the value of revision and define for themselves what quality
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Mission Critical: How Educators Can Help Save Democracy - November Learning

Mission Critical: How Educators Can Help Save Democracy - November Learning | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
“At present, we worry that democracy is threatened by the ease at which disinformation about civic issues is allowed to spread and flourish. …If the children are the future, the future might be very ill-informed.” —Stanford History Education Group, 2016. How would you feel if you discovered that 70% of middle school students could not distinguish between fake news and authentic news on the web? According to a year-long study by the Stanford School of Education, that is exactly where we are as a country. Join us at BLC17 to share strategies to [...]
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80+ Web Resources for Grabbing Online Teacher Discounts

80+ Web Resources for Grabbing Online Teacher Discounts | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
The holidays are over, and bucks are a good thing to save. Snag some online teacher discounts at any of these 80+ websites.
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Student Voice, YouTube, & Digital Citizenship: Rachel Fryer on the TEDx Stage

Student Voice, YouTube, & Digital Citizenship: Rachel Fryer on the TEDx Stage | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
TEDxWallerMiddleSchool was one of only 22 TEDxYouth events hosted worldwide in 2016, and the only TEDxYouth event held to date in Oklahoma. This was the second time students and educators at Waller…
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31 Things Your Kids Should Be Doing Instead of Homework

31 Things Your Kids Should Be Doing Instead of Homework | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
So, what are some of the things kids could be doing in those hours between the end of the school day and bed time? Science and research say these work.
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Google Timelapse traces 32 years of construction and destruction

Google Timelapse traces 32 years of construction and destruction | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
​To say that the world has changed since 1984 is an understatement, but it's hard to visualize. Now Google has released Timelapse, cramming 32 years of human progress/destruction into 10 second bites. From exploding cities to vanishing glaciers, let’s take a quick tour around the globe.
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Siri for Google Sheets: Type Questions, Get Instant Answers with Wolfram Alpha - BetterCloud Monitor

Siri for Google Sheets: Type Questions, Get Instant Answers with Wolfram Alpha - BetterCloud Monitor | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
What’s the population of New York City? What does South Korea’s flag look like? How many calories does an egg have? You can access the power of Wolfram Alpha’s computational knowledge in Google Sheets and get instant facts, data, and calculations, all without leaving the window.
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Getting schooled in social media - The Hechinger Report

Getting schooled in social media - The Hechinger Report | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
The rural district of Fall Creek, Wisconsin, has only 850 students and one school building, but it has 13,300 Twitter followers, and that’s just for the superintendent, Joe Sanfelippo. A constant stream of tweets by teachers, parents and students reaches thousands more, all united by a hashtag inspired by their diminutive mascot: #gocrickets. This nonstop …
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50 Great Ways to Use QR Codes in the College Classroom - BestCollegesOnline.com

50 Great Ways to Use QR Codes in the College Classroom - BestCollegesOnline.com | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
QR code technology is experiencing a revival, even in the college classroom.

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A place for your photo

A place for your photo | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
When I played around with this site, I found that I was retroactively kicking myself. How many times, when you visit this blog, do you see this image?At times, when doing presentations, I'd find that I'd want that image (or any other) placed neatly inside a bigger image.  Since the presentation was always about something…
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Tips for Accessing Sites Blocked by Your School

Tips for Accessing Sites Blocked by Your School | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Tips for Accessing Sites Blocked by Your School
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You are what you tweet

You are what you tweet | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Let me start off by saying that I don't watch award shows. The most recent one was the Golden Globes so I missed the acceptance speech from Meryl Streep.  It's not a big deal; there were all kinds of reports on its content available the day after, including the text of the script here. I…
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25 Inspiring Quotes Teachers Always Need to Hear [Infographic]

25 Inspiring Quotes Teachers Always Need to Hear [Infographic] | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Get some motivation by reading the 25 inspiring quotes for teachers on this infographic provided by the folks at AAA State of Play.
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Give the Gift of Digital Security to Your Family

Give the Gift of Digital Security to Your Family | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
It’s holiday time and you may still be wondering, “What should I get [fill in a name] for Christmas this year?” In this post, I’ll make the case that instead of purchasing a…
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27 Classroom Poster Sets: Free and Fantastic - Teach Junkie

27 Classroom Poster Sets: Free and Fantastic - Teach Junkie | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Add some color and inspiration with classroom posters. Here are 27 free classroom posters sets for and grade level! These instant download poster sets cover inspirational quotes,
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The Call To Action: Refining Educational Technology’s Place in Teacher Preparation Programs

The Call To Action: Refining Educational Technology’s Place in Teacher Preparation Programs | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
In our innovative classrooms across America, students are using technology in ways that were unheard of just ten short years ago. In a small elementary school in Northwest Baltimore, students use…
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New technology and apps aim to protect women from danger

New technology and apps aim to protect women from danger | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
The Rossen Reports team tries out new apps and technology that promise to protect women and help them avoid attackers.
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 5 Ways Students Can Find Free Images

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 5 Ways Students Can Find Free Images | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
When students are searching for images to use in their slide presentations, videos, or other multimedia projects it can be tempting to them to simply perform a Google search then right-click and sa…
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50 people and hashtags you MUST check out on Twitter

50 people and hashtags you MUST check out on Twitter | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
50 people and hashtags you MUST check out on Twitter
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - 5 Ways Students Can Find Free Images

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - 5 Ways Students Can Find Free Images | Technology in the Classroom; 1:1 Laptops & iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
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