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Cocoa Box: Penultimate for iPad

Cocoa Box: Penultimate for iPad | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it

Penultimate - write, sketch, imagine and remember. Make it your own, then share and collaborate with your coworkers, classmates, and friends.


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To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks!

To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks! | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
Second-grade teacher Erin Klein wanted a classroom where students could move around freely, sit comfortably, and work together. So she got rid of her desks.

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Teacher iPad Orientation Toolkit: 6 Tools Every Teacher Should Master

Teacher iPad Orientation Toolkit: 6 Tools Every Teacher Should Master | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it

"Recently I co-facilitated an iPad 101 workshop for secondary teachers with fellow iVenger colleagues (@mryenca,@classroom_tech, and @fiskeclass). As we are a K-12 1:1 school district, this course was not a “just the basics” course but truly designed to meet the individual needs of each of the learners. After introductions, we asked each attendee what they wanted to learn. While we didn’t plan it, naturally… many of the proposed topics fell into the usual categories: workflow, organization, assessment, etc…"


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Kelly Blair's curator insight, August 17, 2013 8:34 AM

Excellent article 

 

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Keeping Students Focused While Using Technology - Edudemic

A Step-By-Step Guide To Keeping Students Focused While Using Technology - Edudemic | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
Technology can be quite distracting for teachers and students alike. Here's a guide to keeping students focused while diving into technology.

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25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner

25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner (RT @Primary_Ed: 25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner http://t.co/0bxTICbfSA #edchat #education #ukedchat #edtech)...

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CriticalThinking.NET How to Teach Critical Thinking

CriticalThinking.NET How to Teach Critical Thinking | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
A website providing a rigorous introduction to critical thinking. This page discusses different approaches to teaching critical thinking.

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Teachers Roadmap to The Use of Twitter in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers Roadmap to The Use of Twitter in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
Teachers Roadmap to The Use of Twitter in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/oe5l02Hxdt via @medkh9

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Penultimate is your Digital Notebook for Writing, Drawing, Creativity

Penultimate is your Digital Notebook for Writing, Drawing, Creativity | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
Penultimate is by far the best writing and drawing app for using your iPad as a notebook. Do everything from design a t-shirt to practice handwriting.
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Visual Poetry - Create Word Clouds On Your iPad

Visual Poetry - Create Word Clouds On Your iPad | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
Visual Poetry is a nice iPad app for creating custom word clouds. The app's name implies that it only works for poetry, but it will work with any text that you write. Visual Poetry allows you to ch...

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Lenora Polk's curator insight, August 17, 2013 9:35 AM

I'm going to incoporate this with vocabulary words with my pull-out classes when reading required curriculum text.  We listen to the text on CD but will explore the vocabulary words in numerous ways.  Just another tool to use! :)

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Introducing our new app “Book Creator Free” | Book Creator

Introducing our new app “Book Creator Free” | Book Creator | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it

"Available today in the App Store with Book Creator Free you can create your first beautiful iBook for free. When you’re ready to make more books there is a quick in-app upgrade for unlimited books.

We hope Book Creator Free is going to help even more people create, share and even publish their first wonderful iBook, like these guys."


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Twitter taught in Grade 1 class in Windsor, Ont. - Windsor - CBC News

Twitter taught in Grade 1 class in Windsor, Ont. - Windsor - CBC News | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
A teacher in Windsor, Ont., is teaching her first and second grade students to tweet, blog and Skype as part of the elementary curriculum.

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Flat Stanley Goes Digital

Flat Stanley Goes Digital | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it

"This year, my second grade team decided it was time to take Flat Stanley into the digital realm.  They decided they want to have the kids create a Travel Journal for Flat Stanley (FS) as he visited a US State.  Here’s what we came up with:"


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Margot van Ryneveld's curator insight, June 4, 2013 1:20 PM

FlatFlat Stanley is in South Africa from Canada so excited for first visit

KatieMacDonald's curator insight, January 14, 2014 4:42 PM

I've always wanted to do something with Flat Stanley, doing so digitally is even more appealing...

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Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity

Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
Why creativity is like LEGO, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Susan Sontag and Gandhi.

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Heather Thompson's comment, August 13, 2013 5:37 PM
interesting to read.
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Technology in the classroom enhances creativity, learning

Technology in the classroom enhances creativity, learning | 21st Century Edcuation | Scoop.it
When a student sends a tweet, that’s actually helping them learn, a new study about technology in the classroom says. How so?

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Kelly Brenner Smith's curator insight, June 26, 2014 11:07 AM

"The research found that digital tools are “broadening the audience for their written material, and encouraging teens to write more often in more formats than may have been the case in prior generations.”

 

With this statement, I concur!

Sumayya Qudrat's curator insight, April 9, 2015 12:00 AM

benefits of technology in the classroom