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21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom
Strategies for enhancing student achievement in today's technology-rich classrooms.
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Nishant Modi's comment, February 12, 2013 3:38 AM
Good and nice update.
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For i-pads. 

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Google’s New “Expeditions” Looks Like An Insanely Cool Way For Students To Take A Virtual Field Trip

Google’s New “Expeditions” Looks Like An Insanely Cool Way For Students To Take A Virtual Field Trip | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I’m a big advocate of taking students on real-world field trips and, in fact, am recovering today from two relatively insane field trips in a week of seventy students each.
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Looking forward to giving this a try!

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Did The NY Times Just Demonstrate The Next Generation Of Infographics?

Did The NY Times Just Demonstrate The Next Generation Of Infographics? | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In case you didn’t see it, earlier this week The New York Times published a “do-it-yourself” interactive infographic.
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Excellent way to assess students background "knowledge" and understanding. Compares it to other survey takers when you are done! 

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Chart students’ growth with digital badges

Chart students’ growth with digital badges | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Digital badges offer a new, flexible assessment model that can give students recognition for everything they accomplish — in the classroom, after school and in all areas of their lives.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, LLZ Uni Halle
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Thinking about using badges next year. Looks like a good tangible motivator.

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6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About

6 Models of Blended Learning Teachers Should Know About | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
May 16, 2015
In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that combines face-to-face classroom methods with computer...

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Want a smartpen? The Livescribe Android app is now on the Google Play Store @ Weeder

Want a smartpen? The Livescribe Android app is now on the Google Play Store http://t.co/41sRbjPXSd #tech
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Saving Audio Files in Google Drive

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Saving Audio Files in Google Drive | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Twisted Wave is an online service (iPad app also available) for creating and editing audio tracks. One of the best features of Twisted Wave is that you can save your recordings directly to your Goo...
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Google Apps for the iPad - Shake Up Learning

Google Apps for the iPad - Shake Up Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The following is a list of Google Apps for iOS (from Google, Inc. and third parties). This list is exhaustive and includes several apps that are not on the infographic Guide to Google Apps for the iPad. Some of these have natural classroom integration, and some are more for personal or business use. Some are optimized for both iPad and iPhone, some are only optimized for iPhone. Each app title is linked directly to the App Store so you can click directly from your device to download each app.

Via John Evans, Elke Lackner, Juergen Wagner
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Some useful links here. 

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juanjovilar's curator insight, May 4, 2:52 AM

Relación de Apps de Google para iOS, aunque también las encuentras para Android y escritorio de Chrome.  

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How to enable YouTube's new transparent player - CNET

How to enable YouTube's new transparent player - CNET | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
YouTube is rolling out a new design for its video player. Learn how you can get the new look right now in Chrome and Firefox.
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Five Essential Tech Tools to Keep Teachers Learning

Five Essential Tech Tools to Keep Teachers Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Tech-using teachers must not only harvest the ideas of others but curate what's valuable & create opportunities to learn. Curtis Chandler shares 5 digital tools”
Via Dean J. Fusto, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, juandoming
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Suggestions for using tech tools more effectively to further your own learning.
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18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster - TeachThought

18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster - TeachThought | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ You bought your iPad new three years ago, and now it’s getting a bit long in the tooth. Opening apps can take forever. Sometimes they crash, stop responding, or won’t open to begin with. If you want to extend the life of your little glass rectangle–and make your iPad faster in general–the following tips can help. And all of these tips are simple(ish)–nothing crazy like jail-breaking or changing hardware.”
Via John Evans, MSTA
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Lots of easy ways to make your IPad work better.
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Awesome Screenshot - screen shot app for Chrome (replacing webpage screenshot)


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Will New Technology Replace Jobs and Result in Greater Economic Freedom?

In the history of technology, emerging technologies are contemporary advances and innovation in various fields of technology. Various converging technologies ...
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A historical perspective on the promise and perils of technology in the workplace. 

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3 Simple Tools to Create Quote Posters for Your Class

3 Simple Tools to Create Quote Posters for Your Class | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
May 29, 2015
Below are three of our favourite web tools for creating picture quotes.  You can use these tools with your students to create beautiful quote posters for your class. These picture...
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Been looking for something like this. Very user-friendly!

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7 Good Android Apps to Virtually Explore World Museums

7 Good Android Apps to Virtually Explore World Museums | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
May 29, 2015
This collection of Android apps will provide you with a chance to virtually explore some of the most reputed museums in all around the globe. Most of these apps include multimedia...
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Apps to explore museums around the world. Take a field trip without leaving your seat~

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8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students

8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
It’s not easy being a student. As classes, athletics, and extracurricular activities become more demanding, even the most conscientious students can have difficulty prioritizing and focusing on their work.

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R U Going 2 Class? Strategies and Tools for Engaging the Texting Generation

R U Going 2 Class? Strategies and Tools for Engaging the Texting Generation | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Students and Smart Phones Go Together Like Reading and Writing. Let’s Put Them to Use in the Service of Learning! In the U.S., and increasingly abroad, students of high school and college age require a smart phone as a standard”
Via EDTC@UTB
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Lots of ways to use tech and social media in the classroom with links to dozens more!
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Memorial Day Is Later This Month – Here Are Related Resources

Memorial Day Is Later This Month – Here Are Related Resources | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
© 2009 The U.S. Army, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio
Memorial Day coming-up later this month.
Readers might find The Best Websites For Learning About Memorial Day useful.
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A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Via Skip Zalneraitis
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Impressive!

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Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Your one stop shop for using Google in the classroom (in addition to www.alicekeeler.com )

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Wow! An extensive  list of how-to links for Google. 

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New Ways of Using Multimedia in Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

New Ways of Using Multimedia in Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Great benefits and ways to use multimedia in the classroom.
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Hacking Evernote on iPads

Hacking Evernote on iPads | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Via Dr. Joan McGettigan
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Smart but simple way to use Evernote and iPads in the classroom! #edtech #edtechchat
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Free Technology for Teachers: Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos http://t.co/0x9CW7c1RZ
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Great user-friendly way to help students learn from videos in the classroom!
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Via Karen Bonanno, Lourense Das, Dennis T OConnor, Tina Rettler-Pagel, KB...Konnected
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Great site for tech resources for the classroom!
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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, April 14, 4:58 PM

Another wonderful post for media specialists!

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For Earth Day, 9 Discovery Education resources (and a virtual field trip) | eSchool News | eSchool News

For Earth Day, 9 Discovery Education resources (and a virtual field trip) | eSchool News | eSchool News | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
earth-dayIn recognition of Earth Day (April 22), Discovery Education is hosting a virtual field trip and offering additional multimedia resources on climate, geography, and biology.
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