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Strategies for enhancing student achievement in today's technology-rich classrooms.
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Vocre is a Free Voice Translation app that Breaks the Language Barrier | App News | App Chronicles

Vocre is a Free Voice Translation app that Breaks the Language Barrier | App News | App Chronicles | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

"There are a few translation apps out there that claim to get the job done when it comes to cross language communication issues. Vocre is one such app put out by the folks at mylanguage, and it’s quite impressive. With Vocre, 2 people speaking 2 completely different language."

 

NOTE: Free for a limited time.


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Adobe Releases Two New Apps To Help You Create On Your iPad -- AppAdvice

Adobe Releases Two New Apps To Help You Create On Your iPad -- AppAdvice | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Adobe allows you to do more than just edit photos with these new apps.
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Top 60 best free iPad apps 2012

Top 60 best free iPad apps 2012 | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Frustratingly, many of the best free iPhone apps cost 59p or more for iPad. But there are some rare gems - iPad apps so good you can't believe they're free. And here are our top picks.

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Flipped! Dowell Middle School Turns Math Instruction on Its Head - TownSquareBuzz.com

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Flipped! Dowell Middle School Turns Math Instruction on Its HeadTownSquareBuzz.comMath homework.
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Collier school trading books for iPads

Collier school trading books for iPads | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Ditching textbooks for virtual books – it's an interactive transformation going on at a Collier high school - the first in the county to equip every student and teacher with the New iPad.
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Adaptive Curriculum's Innovative Math and Science Program Wins SIIA CODiE ... - PR Web (press release)

PR WebAdaptive Curriculum's Innovative Math and Science Program Wins SIIA CODiE ...PR Web (press release)Adaptive Curriculum wins top award for its web-based concept mastery solution that strengthens math and science performance by helping students...
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SkyDrive vs. Dropbox vs. Google Drive: best cloud storage option for iPhone and iPad users | iMore

SkyDrive vs. Dropbox vs. Google Drive: best cloud storage option for iPhone and iPad users | iMore | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Microsoft (http://www.imore.com/tag/skydrive), (http://www.imore.com/tag/dropbox), and the newly introduced ((http://www.imore.com/tag/skydrive)) all focus on storing your data in the cloud (i.e.
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Visit the Pyramids of Giza With This Interactive 3D Site

Visit the Pyramids of Giza With This Interactive 3D Site | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
An interactive experience now brings Giza to you, transporting you across the world -- and through time -- to the land of the Pharaohs.
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‘Confusometer’ app gets rave reviews from U of T computer science students

‘Confusometer’ app gets rave reviews from U of T computer science students | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Understoodit.com lets students signal their confusion right in class, without the embarrassment of a raised hand.
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Dire predictions come with revamped math SOL tests - WSLS

Dire predictions come with revamped math SOL tests - WSLS | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Dire predictions come with revamped math SOL testsWSLSKnowing that many school systems expect to take a significant hit on this year's revamped math SOL tests, the state put up a video demonstration of the so-called "technology enhanced" portion.
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New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012 | eSchool News

Last year we presented “10 of the best apps for education,” which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods.
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Grabilla – ScreenShot and ScreenCast tool

Grabilla – ScreenShot and ScreenCast tool | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Grabilla - ScreenShot and ScreenCast tool: Take a screenshot or screencast with a single click.


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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Sami Rahman shared some of his best tips and tricks for getting started using an iPad for people with disabilities.
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School is Out, Learning Apps Are In: New Ways to Keep Reading and Math Skills ... - MarketWatch (press release)

School is Out, Learning Apps Are In: New Ways to Keep Reading and Math Skills ... - MarketWatch (press release) | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
School is Out, Learning Apps Are In: New Ways to Keep Reading and Math Skills ...MarketWatch (press release)NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Every summer, millions of kids suffer brain-drain and lose up to three months of math and...
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Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to The Use of Social Networking in Education

Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to The Use of Social Networking in Education | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Teachers' guide to social networking in education http://t.co/39QhZoaC #socialmedia #teaching #edtech...
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A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator

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A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms

 

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 2, 2014 6:42 AM

Well... not far from true, or at least not far from a good approach to a good professional performance today

cioccas's curator insight, May 2, 2014 8:19 PM

Sounds like my day! :-)

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 31, 2014 10:45 PM

I love this! Get connected people!!

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Access All Your Computer Files from your iPhone/iPad/Android with Polkast

Robin Good: Polkast is a free iOS and Android app which allows you to connect directly to your remote computer and instantly access all your files, videos, photos and music you have on it.


 


Polkast does not use any "cloud storage" type of solution to achieve this, but simply connects your mobile device or Windows 7 PC to your selected "home/work" Mac/PC, and then gives you direct access to all of your files through an organized system.


 


The app is free to download and use.


 


Check out this video: http://youtu.be/U-znhyxcw2I ;


 


FAQ: http://support.polkast.com/forums/20022187-frequently-asked-questions ;


 


Mac download (for base station): http://itunes.apple.com/app/polkast/id501330662?mt=12 


 


PC download: http://dl.polkast.com/d/PolkastSetup.exe ;


 


More info: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/polkast/id448187970?mt=8 


 


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HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework

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The best iPad apps for special needs kids

The best iPad apps for special needs kids | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Speech-language pathologist makes her picks for kids with learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.
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Integrating Technology to Support Differentiated Instruction: SMART ...

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Integrating Technology to Support Differentiated Instruction. Using Social Media and Web 2.0 to Differentiate Instruction ... Mary Marotta: Instructional Technology Specialist. Adjunct Faculty Northeastern University, Lesley ...
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Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps

Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
One teacher learned the hard way that just bringing iPads into the classroom won't truly change things—you also have to redefine your practice.
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ShowMe - The Online Learning Community

ShowMe - The Online Learning Community | 21st Century Concepts-Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
ShowMe is an open online learning community where anyone can learn and teach any topic. Our iPad app lets you easily create and share video lessons.
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