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Mashpedia - A Real-time Encyclopedia

Mashpedia - A Real-time Encyclopedia | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it

Mashpedia is an interesting service that matches reference articles from Wikipedia to materials from YouTube and news websites. The purpose of drawing materials from multiple sources is to provide users with a comprehensive view of news stories and reference topics. Mashpedia also presents Amazon lists of books related to your chosen topic.

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Please read the following WARNING about inappropriate content that could show up in ANY search or website:

 "And if you are fortunate enough to work in a school that allows you to use YouTube, you still might want to use View Pure, Safe Share, or A Cleaner Internet to prevent the accidental display of inappropriate "related" videos or advertisements. "

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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 | Tech in the Classroom- 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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Beyond Words - A Library of Congress Lab Experiment

Beyond Words - A Library of Congress Lab Experiment | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Beyond Words is an online project designed to identify illustrations in WWI-era newspapers. The project also seeks to create captions for illustrations identified in the newspapers. The project is open to anyone who would like to contribute by using the marking and transcribing tools provided by the Library of Congress. To get started you just need to go to the Beyond Words website then choose a collection of scanned newspapers to look through.
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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
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More good stuff! Thanks again to Yashy Tohsaku. 

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“Mistakes new Teachers Make & How to Avoid Them”

“Mistakes new Teachers Make & How to Avoid Them” | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Mistakes new Teachers Make & How to Avoid Them is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column. In it, Michael Janatovich, Sarah Thomas, Roxanna Elden, Kristi Mraz, Christine Hertz, …
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Apple Slices- The iOS 11 Gold Master Leak Pours Forth its Secrets

Apple Slices- The iOS 11 Gold Master Leak Pours Forth its Secrets | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Unless you've been living under a rock (or maybe concerned with serious, real life issues like deadly hurricanes), you have probably heard that someone at Apple
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Why Web Hosts are Now Placing an Emphasis on the Appearance of a Website on an iPad

Why Web Hosts are Now Placing an Emphasis on the Appearance of a Website on an iPad | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Technology has been evolving and progressing at an incredible pace and everything else has to keep up. Before, the internet was only accessible to people through their home computers. As the years has gone by though, there are now more and more ways to access the internet. Since its release in 2010, iPads have accounted…
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Front Row Offers New Science Units for the New School Year

Front Row Offers New Science Units for the New School Year | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Earlier this summer I featured Front Row's updated social studies units that complemented their existing language arts units. Over th
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CREATE A STOP MOTION VIDEO OF THE ECLIPSE USING EMOJIS - Erintegration

CREATE A STOP MOTION VIDEO OF THE ECLIPSE USING EMOJIS - Erintegration | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Use free iPad apps or Google Slides to create a stop motion video of the eclipse using Emojis! Includes a FREE template to use on Google Slides too!
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Why Institutions Must Go Paperless in Their Management

Why Institutions Must Go Paperless in Their Management | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Let’s talk about going paperless with Digimkey and fulfill our duty towards our mother earth!
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Google Document URL Tricks

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By replacing /edit in a Google document's URL, you can do some pretty nifty
tricks! You can transform a shareable link into a Preview, Make a Copy,
Template, or PDF link.
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15 Ways to Use Play-Doh in the Junior High or High School Classroom

15 Ways to Use Play-Doh in the Junior High or High School Classroom | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
We share evidence and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
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Teacher creates magical 'Harry Potter'-themed classroom

Teacher creates magical 'Harry Potter'-themed classroom | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Consider first day of school mischief managed!
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Creating a Society6 Store of Digital Photography Products

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A few months ago my mom told me about a friend’s daughter, Erica Brooks, who was completing an amazing, around the world year of travel and work with Remote Year (@remoteyear). Erica document…
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22 killer keyboard shortcuts (and a challenge!) for busy educators

22 killer keyboard shortcuts (and a challenge!) for busy educators | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Keyboard shortcuts can save minutes -- which add up to hours and days. If you're looking to save time, these shortcuts can help.
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Tip of the Week: 11 Awesome Constitution Day Resources You Know You Need

Tip of the Week: 11 Awesome Constitution Day Resources You Know You Need | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
We all know the story. A group of guys from different parts of the country with different ideas of how to govern got together and came up with a pretty amazing document. It's a great story with a pretty amazing cast. (I'm looking at you #Hamilton.) And we all have our favorite actors in that…
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Poor Math Scores – Should We Really Blame the Teacher?

Poor Math Scores – Should We Really Blame the Teacher? | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
I am listening to a rebroadcast of a CBC Ottawa interview on the Ontario Math curriculum with Mary Reid from OISE. This is one of a series of interviews and articles seeking to understand why students, especially in elementary school, are doing so poorly in math. You can hear the full interview here. The interview…
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Hurricane Safety Education - Quizalize - Pinpoint Classroom Progress in Real Time

Hurricane Safety Education - Quizalize - Pinpoint Classroom Progress in Real Time | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Hurricane Harvey caused inconceivable damage in Texas this week with at least 30 people killed and over 20,000 affected. This catastrophic disaster has forced thousands of people to evacuate thei
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The Library of Congress Puts Hamilton's Papers Online

The Library of Congress Puts Hamilton's Papers Online | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress has put their collection of Alexander Hamilton's papers online for the public. The collection of papers include
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9 Alternatives to Google Image Search - PDF Handout

9 Alternatives to Google Image Search - PDF Handout | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Google Images is the default search tool for many students when they need an image for a project. But Google Image search does have som
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How to assign challenges instead of math homework

How to assign challenges instead of math homework | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Students can do powerful learning outside of class. But how do we keep it from being "traditional homework"? The answer may be challenges and puzzles.
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It’s Time for a New Core Curriculum

It’s Time for a New Core Curriculum | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. For decades, these subjects have been the staple of the modern American educational system. The creative arts and physical education have also been played somewhat of a secondary role in that system. While all of these subject areas play a role in the development of our youth, they…
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6 Questions To Ask Your Students On Day OneASCD Inservice

6 Questions To Ask Your Students On Day OneASCD Inservice | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
It's that time again - time to think about that very first day of school and how you greet your class on day one.
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100 Educational Shows to Stream on Netflix - Homeschool Hideout

100 Educational Shows to Stream on Netflix - Homeschool Hideout | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
You don't want to miss this complete list of the best educational shows to stream on Netflix! Natural disasters, animals, wars, biographies and MORE!
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