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Learn to code

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A superb site which takes learners through a carefully constructed and practical course of coding in many different programming languages. There is an accompanying Apple app to get you started at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/codecademy-hour-of-code/id762950096


http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools


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Sam Johnston's curator insight, December 15, 2013 1:30 AM

Fun and fast way to see code in action.

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The Hour of Code is coming - CODE.org

The Hour of Code is coming - CODE.org | Active4learning | Scoop.it

"The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed.Ages 4 to 104."


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Every school should get involve with this project. Say YES to the Hour of Code.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 17, 2014 10:45 AM

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed.Ages 4 to 104.


JOIN IT!


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Bartlett High students' app now on Google Play

Bartlett High students' app now on Google Play | Active4learning | Scoop.it
A team of six Bartlett High School freshmen has developed an app that allows people to track calories and graph their exercise progress. It earned the school top honors in the 2014 Verizon Innovative App Challenge. Bartlett was among four winning high schools that placed nationally. Its team also earned the titles of best in state and the Midwest region. "The making and designing of the app was a thrilling experience," said Autumn Chung, 15.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Photo Mapo for Archiving Summer (and other things)

Free Technology for Teachers: Photo Mapo for Archiving Summer (and other things) | Active4learning | Scoop.it

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Lisa Johnson 's curator insight, June 9, 2014 10:12 AM

My post on Photo Mapo App is LIVE on "FREE Tech for Teachers". Go check it out. 


More detailed info about this FREE tool that can be use for staycations and vacations and in the classroom!

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Why iOS 8 will be a big deal to educators

Why iOS 8 will be a big deal to educators | Active4learning | Scoop.it
Fraser Speirs is a leader in bringing the iPad into schools. Here's what he thinks iOS 8 will bring to the education market that iOS 7 didn't.

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Kim Komando: Instantly boost your Wi-Fi for computers, tablets, phones and ... - Tulsa World

Kim Komando: Instantly boost your Wi-Fi for computers, tablets, phones and ... - Tulsa World | Active4learning | Scoop.it
Kim Komando: Instantly boost your Wi-Fi for computers, tablets, phones and ...
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Sometimes Wi-Fi doesn't seem to make any sense.
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Blue Ridge Board approves tech plan - LeRoy Farmer City Press

Blue Ridge Board approves tech plan - LeRoy Farmer City Press | Active4learning | Scoop.it
Blue Ridge Board approves tech plan
LeRoy Farmer City Press
The impetus of the plan came in recent months, as a committee was appointed to look into technological curriculums and instruction methods at Blue Ridge and surrounding school districts.
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Apple - OS X Yosemite - Overview

Apple - OS X Yosemite - Overview | Active4learning | Scoop.it
OS X Yosemite features a redesigned interface, powerful built-in apps, and some amazing connections between your Mac and iOS devices.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 16, 2014 10:56 PM

Upgrading right now! ;)

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5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers

5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers | Active4learning | Scoop.it

1. Making creates authentic experiences for learning.


2. Making deepens social and emotional skills. 


3. Making is not just limited to science, tech, engineering or math (STEM).


4. Making teaches kids how to fail. 


5. Making is accessible to anyone.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 



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We need to give kids opportunities to create and share those creations.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, October 17, 2014 4:25 PM

Are your kids makers?

Cammie Dunaway's curator insight, October 17, 2014 8:05 PM

  Heres to less consuming and more making!

AnnC's curator insight, October 17, 2014 9:51 PM

So many of my student like to keep their hands and/or bodies moving.  They become engaged .

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15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Active4learning | Scoop.it

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, June 20, 2014 9:13 AM

A link to Eric Curt's website showing a series of tutorials about Google Docs. Very comprehensive.  Better link!

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Google tablets will soon be available for loan at all Queens Library branches - New York Daily News

Google tablets will soon be available for loan at all Queens Library branches - New York Daily News | Active4learning | Scoop.it
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Google tablets will soon be available for loan at all Queens Library branches
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At the Queens Library you can get a good book — and a computer to go.
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K-12 Schools Are Teaching Kids to Code Early to Build Valuable Job Skills - City Town Info Education Channel

K-12 Schools Are Teaching Kids to Code Early to Build Valuable Job Skills - City Town Info Education Channel | Active4learning | Scoop.it
K-12 Schools Are Teaching Kids to Code Early to Build Valuable Job Skills City Town Info Education Channel Massive's founder, Vincent Hunt, told the Tallahassee Democrat that the basic coding skills his firm brings to the classroom will help...
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5 BEST TABLETS UNDER 200 $ WINTER 2013-14

http://tabletsunder200-2014.2enjoy.org/ Buying tablets under 200 USD was not easy task less than 1 year ago. All the quality brands like Samsung, Nexus, Asus...
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iBooks Textbooks in Instructional Technology, Part II - Presentation

Final video of a presentation I did on my creative project for completion of my Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology at Utah State University...
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17 iPad Tips & Tricks

Simply Zesty are delighted to present some top iPad tips and tricks, to help improve your workflow and get the most out of your tablet. http://www.simplyzest...
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