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Snaplr (web app)

Snaplr (web App) 

After taking your screenshot, you can highlight a specific screenshot area further with a set of drawing tools.

Its Free to download, a great addition for your email/collaboration toolkit.

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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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<a href="http://mobiritz.com">mobi ritz</a>
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 3 Great Tools to Record Screencasts on Chromebook

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 3 Great Tools to Record Screencasts on Chromebook | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Don't Forget the Music - The Difference Music Makes In a Video

Free Technology for Teachers: Don't Forget the Music - The Difference Music Makes In a Video | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Don't Forget the Music is the title one of the finalists in Next Vista's latest video production contest. In the video Josh Wanner explains why music choice matters in a video production. To demonstrate his points Wanner plays the same video clip with three different music tracks in the background. The video is embedded below (jump to the one minute mark if you just want to see the demonstration

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A video without music is like a canvas without paint!

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Education Week: Digital Tools Expand Options for Personalized Learning

Education Week: Digital Tools Expand Options for Personalized Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Targeting students' individual needs could help build a kind of individualized education plan for every student.
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My Paperless Classroom: Power Up your Knowledge of Crome Extensions with @Techedshow

My Paperless Classroom: Power Up your Knowledge of Crome Extensions with @Techedshow | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This show was amazing with Samantha Morra as our featured guest and the deep chrome knowledge of David Saunders and Josh Gauthier. Check out the full show and 23! chrome extensions with links at the show page.
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iPads improve language skills in autistic kids

iPads improve language skills in autistic kids | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A study finds regular use of personal tablets may help severely autistic children learn and retain more words
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Results in this study at UCLA seem significant.

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Enhance Students Productivity with These Web Tools

Enhance Students Productivity with These Web Tools | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
August 26, 2014
There is a growing number of tools for students offering benefits from organizing assignments to creating study groups to taking notes. Here are some notable options for your students...
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Some free, some paid, all worth a look.

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50 Special Needs Tools

50 Special Needs Tools | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
So much available to differentiate for every student's special need. Here are 50 apps and websites: General Chrome apps--download to the Chrome browser to assist with special needs students Diction...
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10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students

10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
1) Hemingway Editor This is a free Web-based app that lets you paste in your writing to be analyzed and edited for optimal readability. The app quickly ide

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Several excellent apps to increase your productivity. 

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ExamTime's comment, August 18, 4:35 AM
Have you tried out www.examtime.com? It's a free elearning site with Mind Maps, Flashcards, Study Planner and more tools which allow for collaboration, testing of knowledge and learning in a fun, creative way.
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Nice list from Ana Cristina Pratas. I'll have to try Hemingway Editor, Zooburst and GIFBoom soon. 

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Editor Hemingway,  Adobe Voz para narración de cuentos, ZooBurst herramienta para contar historias, entre otras aplicaciones.

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60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern, Mobile Teachers

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern, Mobile Teachers | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ TEST 60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern, Mobile Teachers by TeachThought Staff In the conversation around teacher quality and performance, crucially missing is the notion of time. Simply put: Teachers.”
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Extensive list of must-have apps to increase your productivity in the classroom!
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EdTech's Role in Special Education Reform by Dr.Michael Hart (Part 1/5) - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

EdTech's Role in Special Education Reform by Dr.Michael Hart (Part 1/5) - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Join me as we explore Dyslexia and edtech solutions in a 5-part series with Dr. Michael Hart.
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This is important information for all teachers to have. Dyslexia is far more widespread than many believe

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PixiClip - a tool for demonstrating learning -

PixiClip - a tool for demonstrating learning - | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I have just discovered PixiClip, which is a web based tool that lets you record a two and a half minute long screencast using either audio or video to narrate. As you can see, teachers could use this to record feedback on student work, or to make short videos for flipped learning. I think the …
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Creating a Google Apps Classroom

Creating a Google Apps Classroom | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I had the pleasure of co-authoring the book Creating a Google Apps Classroom with Elizabeth Calhoon, Kyle Brumbaugh, Ramsey Musallam, and Robert Pronovost -- a collection of incredibly talented and creative Google Certified Teachers and seasoned professional development facilitators. It was just
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The First 5s with iPads

The First 5s with iPads | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
When introducing new technology in a 1:1 classroom, consider breaking the lessons and tasks into small increments with easily measurable products and goals.
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Excellent suggestions and advice for using iPads including a "padlet wall" for displaying student work as well as different ways to enhance iPad  workflow.

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Exploring YouTube EDU for a Wealth of Free Lesson Material - FRACTUS LEARNING

Exploring YouTube EDU for a Wealth of Free Lesson Material - FRACTUS LEARNING | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Over the years, YouTube has slowly evolved from being a classroom novelty to becoming a classroom staple for many educators. Whether you are looking to YouTube for quick and easy explanations, engaging animations or just relevant class material, there is no better place to start than YouTube’s official ‘Education’ channel.

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daretodifferentiate - home

daretodifferentiate - home | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Excellent resource for the what, why and how of differentiation

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Great Classroom Specific Chrome Extensions

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Nice collection of useful tools for the classroom

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Looking for educational games - here are 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Looking for educational games - here are 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Downloading Google Drive on your Desktop Computer

Downloading Google Drive on your Desktop Computer | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Learn how to download your Google Drive onto your Computer Desktop or Laptop.
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Back to School Messages

Back to School Messages | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Here is a document from Jo with her 7 favorite messages to set positive classroom norms for the start of the school year.  The last page is a summary that you can post in your classroom.  Positive ...
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Back-to-school messages from Jo Boaler on setting a positive tone in the mathematics classroom this year. 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 19, 8:22 PM

The messages allow the beginnings of conversations which can lead to classroom norms continuously being negotiated.

 

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Rocket Timer - Online Stopwatch

Rocket Timer - Online Stopwatch | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Try this fun Rocket Timer - watch the fuse go down, then blast off! These timers are fun, great for classrooms, and kids and adults alike. Free and full screen!

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, August 18, 8:55 AM

Good alternative to Harmony Hollow's Cool Timer

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Chronomètre amusant, parfois utile, mais plein de pub.

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Self-Assessment Inspires Learning

Self-Assessment Inspires Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ Read and download this self-assessment rubric and accompanying questions to help you assess your own or your students' social and emotional development this year.”
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38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“RT @AnnAmandaBee: 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class http://t.co/5yfd8KLbVy #edtech #mlearning via @medkh9 #elearning”
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Looking forward to using Google Drive to help students track their progress in class this year #spedchat #edchat #edtechchat
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All The New Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about

All The New Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
August 1, 2014 Google has recently released some important updates to its Google Drive. I have already covered each of these updates in separate posts but for those of you who haven't seen them yet,...
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5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Can Use Google Forms - Edudemic

5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Can Use Google Forms - Edudemic | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it as a way to create quick surveys that can be used for a number of applications. Google automatically aggregates this data into a Google Spreadsheet, making forms a great way to quickly collect and share information. …
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These look like they would be useful for most teachers.

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32 Ways to Use Google Apps in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - Linkis.com

32 Ways to Use Google Apps in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - Linkis.com | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
RT @David63Baker: 32 Ways to Use Google Apps in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/SOzKLDHvL9 via @med…

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