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Teaching With the Library of Congress

Teaching With the Library of Congress | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

The Library of Congress has a huge selection of materials designed to be used in the classroom. Check out this in-depth look at the classroom materials and professional development resources available at the Library of Congress from BestCollegesOnline.

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6 Steps to the Digital Transformation of a Lesson

6 Steps to the Digital Transformation of a Lesson | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
With a few simple steps you can transform any lesson into a digital masterpiece, sure to impress every student in your class. Take your lesson to the next level, while staying focused on the objectives of the lesson, with these simple steps.
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10 Online Lesson Planning Resources

10 Online Lesson Planning Resources | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

One of the best things about using technology for lesson planning is that you’re no longer on your own. Tech savvy teachers are now able to share their resources and expertise online, making this invaluable knowledge available to teachers around the world.

With all of these resources at your disposal, you can cut down on the effort spent lesson planning and still create engaging, highly interactive lesson plans for students. Use the following resources to do just that.

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The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel

The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
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Shapes – 3D Geometry Learning

Shapes – 3D Geometry Learning | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

SHAPES is a geometry app developed by Setapp, a technology company from Poland. SHAPES – 3D Geometry Learning allows kids to discover different three dimensional solids like prisms, pyramids, solids of revolution and Platonic solids.

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GeoCon Math iPad App: A Fun Way to Learn Plane Geometry

GeoCon Math iPad App: A Fun Way to Learn Plane Geometry | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
GeoCon Math is a new iPad app for students, teachers and math enthusiasts to study plane geometry in an interesting and exciting way. GeoCon HD re-invents the study of plane geometry by empowering users to create various geometric constructions with the touch of a finger. The app also offers easy tutorial steps that provide instruction on setting and moving points, constructing lines and circles, and creating intersection points.
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The Power of Perseverance: Axel’s Chain Reaction

The Power of Perseverance: Axel’s Chain Reaction | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

This interactive storybook features a focus on art and the power of persistence, as well as a protagonist who is significantly different than his peers. If you have students who feel like they don’t fit, Axel’s Chain Reaction may be an app that can teach valuable lessons to the entire class about how important each member of the learning community is.

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Color Uncovered – What color is a whisper?

Color Uncovered – What color is a whisper? | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Color Uncovered, a free app from Exploratorium, is a beautifully designed investigation of all of the ways that color is both mysterious and magical. The app is aimed at older children, teenagers, and adults, and has been used by art and science classrooms all over the globe. The magazine layout of the app has a glossy feel, and the content appeals to both the reader and the hands-on learner equally.  With this app, students are bound to learn things they never knew that they needed to know from why men shouldn’t buy bananas, and why dogs shouldn’t drive!

 
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Quest based vocabulary learning: Word Joust for K-5

Quest based vocabulary learning:  Word Joust for K-5 | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Creating learning resources for new vocabulary words is not usually very exciting. Flashcards can be handy but can feel repetitive and unimaginative, and there are few simple, creative apps for kids to learn new words. However, elementary school students and English language learners may have another option – Word Joust for K-5. This vocabulary app uses quest-based learning to help young students learn the 300 most popular vocabulary words for K-5.

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Getting Creative with Classroom Presentations using Phoster

Getting Creative with Classroom Presentations using Phoster | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

iOS app Phoster, provides students with a creative way to make high quality posters and visual aids to complement their classroom presentations. The user-friendly app is well worth the reasonable US $1.99 price tag, especially for teachers who have students frequently creating unique presentation materials.

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Phonics Genius App

Phonics Genius App | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

One of the toughest challenges for any teacher charged with younger grades education is finding a way to teach phonics awareness while also keeping short attention spans engaged. “Phonics Genius,” a simple app for the iPad and iPhone, offers a way to do just that, as well as work on fluency and decoding skills that are all instrumental to literacy skills.

 
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The Future of Games in Education

The Future of Games in Education | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

For today’s students, games are a more popular medium than television. Reaching and engaging them requires an innovative approach. This infographic from GameSalad explores the ways games have impacted the classroom and where the future may be headed.

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Champs of Numeria: Connect Four-Style Math App Game

Champs of Numeria: Connect Four-Style Math App Game | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Evanced Games has launched its latest educational app for kids, Champs of Numeria. The Connect Four-style game is based on the award-winning Edupress board game, Math Dash.
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Chimply Marvellous Monkey Tales Educational Games

Chimply Marvellous Monkey Tales Educational Games | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
The award winning Monkey Tales Games is a sterling example of how to do this right, and have had highly positive feedback from teachers and students on the impact of the game for math proficiency.
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Randy Kulman's curator insight, January 23, 2014 7:31 AM

Increase focus and task persistence.......and math abilities with the best educational games.

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Quick Math Jr - Promo Code Giveaway

Quick Math Jr - Promo Code Giveaway | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Quick Math Jr. is a new learning app from Sydney-based developer Shiny Things, aimed for children aged 3-6 years. We have 10 Promo Codes to Giveaway to readers!

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5 Smart (And Fun!) Uses for Student Blogs

5 Smart (And Fun!) Uses for Student Blogs | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Some would argue that the 21st classroom isn’t complete without a classroom blog. Students can use it to hand in assignments, explore the more creative side of assignments, and learn how to be a good digital citizen. The best part: there are many blog platforms to choose from—WordPress, Blogger, Edublogs—and most of them are free. Use these five ideas to take full advantage of this simple tool, making homework and in-class assignments more exciting and educational.

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Everything YOU need to know about Teaching with Instagram

Everything YOU need to know about Teaching with Instagram | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Teachers have started using Instagram like they use Pinterest, to find and share creative ideas. However, instead of pinning and viewing links to webpages and videos, Instagram allows them to share examples of projects and activities actually going on in their classroom.

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5 Free Educational Technology MOOCs for the New Year

5 Free Educational Technology MOOCs for the New Year | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

MOOCs, or Massively Open Online Courses are the next generation of online courses. Completely free, MOOCs are hosted by universities who guide learners through a wide range of different subjects. MOOCs allow you to interact with other individuals to talk about the course, and some universities often give a certificate of participation at the end of the course.

 
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Channelkit: Discover & Organise the Web

Channelkit: Discover & Organise the Web | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Channelkit is a new tool that lets you save and organize links from the web. You group sites, articles, videos & quotes into channels, and add notes and tags to make them easy to find and share. Each link you add is displayed in form of a card – just like a library card. Each card automatically gets a title, an image, and a short note. Depending on your needs you can leave it like this or add more details to organize your library properly.

 
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Elementary Emotional Awareness with Avokiddo Emotions App

Elementary Emotional Awareness with Avokiddo Emotions App | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

If you’re looking for a subtle, unobtrusive way to introduce a discussion of emotions into your curriculum, the multi-award winning Avokiddo Emotions is the app for your classroom. This bright engaging app will help you teach social skills and awareness through play.

 
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Questimate

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Teaching students how to estimate after they have become accustomed to the precision of addition and subtraction can sometimes be a challenge. For those who have a hard time understanding the concept, and who may even be burned out by the whole process of traditional mathematical learning, Questimate just may be answer.

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Teaching typing skills with Qwertytown

Teaching typing skills with Qwertytown | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Qwertytown is a new browser-based app that has a unique take on a seemingly boring task: teaching students how to type. While many of the same elements are present from the typical skill-and-drill approach, this app implements a customizable Sims-style avatar system along with some healthy competition in order to make keyboarding fun.

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Collaborative Creative Writing with Boomwriter

Collaborative Creative Writing with Boomwriter | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Many students dream of being the next J.K Rowling or Stephanie Meyer, and creative writing apps can be useful to help them develop their skills, capture their thoughts and express their ideas in a structured way. Boomwriter is an online creative writing app that promotes collaborative writing, and encourages participation by appealing to a students’ desire to be published. The app offers a unique way to keep students engaged in the writing process, offers additional practice, and teaches a host of important writing skills.

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Social Learning Platform eduClipper Releases iPad App

Social Learning Platform eduClipper Releases iPad App | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
eduClipper, the social learning platform for teachers and students to curate, create and share educational content, is now available for free on the iPad through Apple’s App Store.
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9 Apps and Tools for Teaching Physics

9 Apps and Tools for Teaching Physics | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Physics is one of the most difficult subjects for students to learn and an incredibly difficult one for teachers to find quality apps for use in the classroom. With tools for a variety of ages, this list will hopefully help students solidify their skills and teachers diversify their instructional tool kit.

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LundTechIntegration's curator insight, February 4, 2014 11:27 AM

Great tools for teaching science in your classroom.  

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Common Core Failure

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Besteducationdegrees.com have put together this informative infographic on the failure of Common Core in schools. 

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