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Video Tutorial: Determining “Fair Use” for Web Resources

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Learn about U.S. copyright law , the fair use provision, and how to apply it to online resources for the classroom .
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Frictionless Formative Assessment with Social Media

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Reference librarian and guest blogger Paige Alfonzo cites EMS (experience sampling study) as a foundation for using social media as a formative assessment tool for students who already live in that world.
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Book Creator for iPad

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Magically easy way to create and publish multimedia, digital books
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Writefull | A new way of writing with confidence

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A Simple Way Teachers Can Learn To Make Apps - Edudemic

A Simple Way Teachers Can Learn To Make Apps - Edudemic | APS Instructional Technology ~ Literacy Content | Scoop.it
The average teacher with a creative idea for an app that supports learning may never see it come to fruition due to lack of know-how or lack of resources to invest in its development. Enter iBooks Author.
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The Learning Network Blog: Summer Reading Contest | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

The Learning Network Blog: Summer Reading Contest | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week? | APS Instructional Technology ~ Literacy Content | Scoop.it
This week, originally the last week of our contest, will be judged by Flocabulary. Please note that we have decided to extend the feature one additional week, through Aug. 22, but that our final week will not be judged.
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Picture books DO boost literacy: It doesn't matter what you read to your ... - Daily Mail

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A game called Polly is designed to promote literacy - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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A game called Polly is designed to promote literacy
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Roni Rosenfeld, left, professor in the School of Computer Science at CMU, and Agha Ali Raza, a Ph.D.
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How To Expand a Successful School Model

John Stanford International School (above) opened in 2000 as the first international school in Seattle. Its model is now the basis for a network of international schools across the city, ...
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Digital Learning and Grit:Tech Tools for Teachers in Flipped (and all) Classrooms

Digital Learning and Grit:Tech Tools for Teachers in Flipped (and all) Classrooms | APS Instructional Technology ~ Literacy Content | Scoop.it
A belief that effort will make students smarter and more successful – known as ‘growth mindset’--is perhaps the most fundamental foundation of grit, tenacity, and perseverance for learners.
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Valentine's Day Quotes

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Whether you are looking for quotes to adorn a Valentine's Day card, or inspiration to put you in a Valentine's Day frame of mind, these sites are ready to serve. Happy Valentine's Day!
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The Metric System, the United States of America, and Scientific Literacy - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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The Metric System, the United States of America, and Scientific Literacy
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a.) Do you have an idea of about how much I weigh and how tall I am? b.) Am I taller or shorter than you, and do I weigh more or less than you?
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What English classes should look like in Common Core era - Washington Post (blog)

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What English classes should look like in Common Core era Washington Post (blog) lit The recent controversy over how much fiction and non-fiction high school students are supposed to read under the Common Core State Standards begged the question of...
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Instructional Pacing: How Do Your Lessons Flow?

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Blogger Rebecca Alber offers teachers valuable tips for instructional pacing.
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Tools for Professional Learning: Curate, Share, Connect

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Edutopia blogger Beth Holland recalls how she came to recognize that professional learning embodies curating, sharing, and connecting, and reviews the tools that help her meet these needs.
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Winning Words Match Games - Fun & Free Vocabulary Games - iPad Apps for School

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"Winning Words is a series of free iPad apps that feature matching / “memory” style vocabulary games. There are six apps in the series. Each app is played in the same manner of flipping a card and trying to find a match for it. The six apps are synonym match, antonym match, homophone match, compound match, double letter match, and singular/plural match. Each app supports up to four players and has three levels of difficulty."

 


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Free series of apps to aid in vocabulary development.

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Create With Collage

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A don't-miss art app that encourages creativity at the same time as modeling it.
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Vt. students create budget-friendly cookbook

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How much do you spend a week to feed your family? Some Vermont students found a way to do it on the cheap. And they hope it helps ends hunger in the state.
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The Simple Power of a Screenshot

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Edutopia blogger Monica Burns offers some creative teaching possibilities for the 1:1 classroom based on simple yet effective ways for using screenshots.
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Shakespeare 'a writer entrepreneur'

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William Shakespeare's literary independence depended on financial success as a shareholder, according to research from Oxford University.
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TED: Timothy Bartik: The economic case for preschool - Timothy Bartik (2012)

In this well-argued talk, Timothy Bartik makes the macro-economic case for preschool education -- and explains why you should be happy to invest in it, even if you don't have kids that age (or kids at all).
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Meeting the Challenges of Student Writing in the Digital Age

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Homemade books help celebrate literacy - Statesman Journal

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Homemade books help celebrate literacy
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You will readthese books over and over again, and your infant or toddler will delight in the familiarity of the pictures as they learn about books and early literacy in the process.
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Personalized Learning Resources for Mobile Educators

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Principal and blogger Joe Mazza reviews his recent discovery of podcasts and other personalized learning resources for mobile educators.
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Tips for Teaching Grade School Students How to Make Global Impact

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[VIDEO] How you can encourage global perspectives in your students: Teachers from John Stanford International School in Seattle share a few favorite strategies.
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The U.S. State Department Gets in the Education Game

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Trace Effects The U.S. State Department is jumping into the ed-tech world with an online game meant to help teach "American English" to kids between
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