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Strategies for enhancing student achievement in today's technology-rich classrooms.
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APPitic - 1,800+ EDUapps

APPitic - 1,800+ EDUapps | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
a directory of apps by education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning.
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Educational Technology Guy: Livescribe SmartPen - 5 years of smartpen use and my review

Educational Technology Guy: Livescribe SmartPen - 5 years of smartpen use and my review | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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50 resources for iPad use in the classroom | ZDNet

50 resources for iPad use in the classroom | ZDNet | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A roundup of educational articles, apps and tutorials for educators looking to integrate iPads into the classroom.
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PDF Presenter

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PDF Presenter is a presentation software with focus on PDF documents.

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LectureTools for iPad

LectureTools is a student response system that also allows students to take notes linked with the slides and videos presented in class, answer instructor generated questions and pose questions to the instructor. All notes, questions and activities are instantly synchronized with the LectureTools web application.

Instructors use the LectureTools web application to upload slides and videos and add interactive questions.  Students can use this app or the LectureTools web application to participate in class.  Developed at and licensed from the University of Michigan, the LectureTools application has been independently shown to increase student engagement, especially in large classes.


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Welcoming Mobile: More Districts Are Rewriting Acceptable Use Policies | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Welcoming Mobile: More Districts Are Rewriting Acceptable Use Policies | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.


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Education officials unveil website, blogs for parents in wake of low FCAT scores - The Florida Current

WPTVEducation officials unveil website, blogs for parents in wake of low FCAT scoresThe Florida CurrentThe Department of Education rolled out a communications outreach program Monday to teach parents about its role in state education.
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CAPSpace

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Collaborations Around the Planet, a videoconference project portal and Read Around the Planet registration pages, sponsored by Two Way Interactive Connections in Education, www.twice.cc/read...
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App - iA Writer - The writing machine for your iPad

The quintessential writing machine for your iPad and iPhone. iA Writer makes sure that your thoughts go into the text—and not into the program. With keyboard extension, focus mode, iCloud and Dropbox integration.


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20 Free Tools for Teachers to Create Awesome Presentations and Slideshows

20 Free Tools for Teachers to Create Awesome Presentations and Slideshows | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Creating presentations and slideshows is one of the needed skills for both teachers and students. Unfortunately many teachers still find it hard to arrange data into a catchy slideshow to share with students.


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Tips for Building an Online Course From the Online Teacher of the Year

Tips for Building an Online Course From the Online Teacher of the Year | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Tips for building a successful #online course from the 2012 iNACOL/SREB National Online Teacher of the Year: http://t.co/DcRJejmR...
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Spent

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A social economic game where you are presented with lots of financial challenge. Can you make it to the end of the month?

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths


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How to use a single iPad to benefit your entire class

How to use a single iPad to benefit your entire class | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Adam Bellow, founder of eduTecher.net, was recognized in 2011 as the Outstanding Young Educator of the Year by ISTE. Adam has been sharing his vision for education reform by harnessing the power of...
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Create Infographics with easel.ly

Create Infographics with easel.ly | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

This is a great free tool for creating sophisticated looking infographics. The tool uses well designed templates which you can edit and add your own information to. 


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Crashes when loading themes, still in beta. Needs more time perhaps...
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Teaching with Evernote: Science Teacher Shares His Top Tips (Back-to-School Series)

Teaching with Evernote: Science Teacher Shares His Top Tips (Back-to-School Series) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Kevin Buran teaches 6th and 8th grade science to students at Carmel Middle School.


 


I use Evernote, Everywhere:



Mac
iPhone
Web Clipper

I love…



ScanSnap Scanner for scanning in worksheets and student work
JotNot for taking snapshots of my daily itinerary and saving them instantly to Evernote

I use Evernote for..


 


I first heard about Evernote about a year ago, but have become an avid user much more recently. Here are just a few of the ways that I use Evernote for teaching:



For sharing information with my students

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Piecolor - Create a pie chart

Piecolor - Create a pie chart | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

A simple tool that creates color pie chart. This generator will produce an image that you can download.


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108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2

108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2 | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series of posts devoted to the use of Word Clouds. I know you will find new information… whether you are a seasoned user of word clouds, or brand new. I enjoy working with teachers a...
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Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom

Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
With the advent of the 2011/2012 school year, teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone.
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Scribble Maps - Draw on google maps with scribblings and more!

Scribble Maps - Draw on google maps with scribblings and more! | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Draw on google maps with scribbles, squares, circles, and more!
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teachwithyouripad - Science Apps

teachwithyouripad - Science Apps | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

"Science apps are the most abundant in iTunes. There are several solar systems, and periodic table. If you search science in iTunes, you will find pages. The only thing science apps are missing is a projection app."


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The week in blogs: Lost in cyber space? « School Board News

The week in blogs: Lost in cyber space? « School Board News | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
is the source for recent developments in school law. View research and analysis from NSBA's. Center for Public Education on The EDifier. March ASBJ. American School Board Journal looks at school board members' advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.
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Touch and Write – Gone Free! | OT's with Apps

Touch and Write – Gone Free! | OT's with Apps | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Compatible with iPad and currently free, here is a description of the features of this well rated app: ... Integrates visual, kinesthetic and simulated tactile modalities to enhance learning – and fun!

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