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10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer

10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
These are the tools that will transform your classroom in the fall because you’ll notice the definite threads that run throughout all these applications... real-time, collaborate and creative! Thos...
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5 Best Tablet Apps for Doodlers - Mashable

5 Best Tablet Apps for Doodlers - Mashable | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Make a seamless transition from paper doodling with these five tablet drawing apps.
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44 Twitter Chat Tools For The Modern Teacher

44 Twitter Chat Tools For The Modern Teacher | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Twitter is one of the most powerful teacher professional development tools of the 21st century. The fact that that sentence is–as far as we can tell anyway–entirely true shows how much technology has changed everything. Imagine being told even just six years ago that in 2013 your best consistent source of diverse professional information would blogs and a stream of short messages in a bird-branded app on a screen you could hold in your lap. (The iPad wasn’t introduced until April, 2010!)"
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MOOC mania: when technology and higher education collide

MOOC mania: when technology and higher education collide | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Free online courses have not only attracted students - the low-overheads high-volume model of delivery has also caught the attention of policy-makers concerned about the increasing costs of higher education, writes William Hammonds...
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What Everyone Should Know About Children Out Of School - Edudemic

What Everyone Should Know About Children Out Of School - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
57 million children worldwide are out of school. Not out of school in the 'for vacation' sense, but in the scary they don't have the option to go to school way.
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What do you want kids to do with technology?

What do you want kids to do with technology? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
I saw this visual from Bill Ferriter and I just wanted to share it on my blog because I believe in a lot of what it says.
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Curate Your Search Results with Qwant

Curate Your Search Results with Qwant | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Qwant is a new meta-search engine, tapping into the best news, web, video, image and social content sources and allowing you to clip and save your favorite results into topic-specific notebooks..." Read full Robin Good's insight below. Try it out now: http://www.qwant.com More info: http://www.qwant.com/help
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10monkeys - A Fun Math App for Elementary School Students' iPads

10monkeys - A Fun Math App for Elementary School Students' iPads | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
10monkeys is an iPad app that elementary school students will enjoy using to practice their multiplication skills. The premise of the game is that students have to free the monkeys by correctly ans...
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Tactilize - the iPad user generated magazine

Tactilize - the iPad user generated magazine | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
First Real-Time Self-Publishing App and Content Network!
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Over 12M Students in Public Schools Affected

The teachers strike now in its third week has plunged the country's public education system into a crisis. The strike whose end is not yet in sight has disru...
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CristinaSkyBox: Developing Your own Elearning

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Everyone's Trying to Track What You Do on the Web: Here's How to Stop Them

Everyone's Trying to Track What You Do on the Web: Here's How to Stop Them | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
It's no secret that there's big money to be made in violating your privacy. Companies will pay big bucks to learn more about you, and service providers on the web are eager to get their hands on as much information about you as possible.
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Draw Your Stories - An iPad App for Little Kids

Draw Your Stories - An iPad App for Little Kids | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Draw Your Stories http://bit.ly/12lMidd is a freemium iPad app on which children complete narrated stories by creating their own drawings. The narrated stories contain prompts for students to draw things to fill-in the scenes. Draw Your Stories gives students small templates to trace to help them draw various objects into the stories they’re listening to. Students can choose from a wide array of colors and brush stroke sizes."
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7 Technologies that Could Revolutionize Education | SiliconANGLE

7 Technologies that Could Revolutionize Education | SiliconANGLE | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
With all the technology being developed these days, it’s easy to imagine how this technology can transition into classrooms. But no, most classrooms are still the same as when we were kids, and even when our parents were in grade school.
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ThingLink - New App Enables User to Make Any Image Interactive

ThingLink - New App Enables User to Make Any Image Interactive | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Thinglink, by Thinglink, was all the rage at the recent ISTE conference, and for good reason.
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3 Online Learning Platforms Perfect For Teachers - Edudemic

3 Online Learning Platforms Perfect For Teachers - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
There are a boatload of online learning platforms out there. Here are the top ones that I think you should check out and learn (get it?) more about.
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9 Reasons For Online Training and 5 Against

9 Reasons For Online Training and 5 Against | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I polled you-all about your interest in online training. The results were mixed. Setting aside the obvious reason that online classes are much more affordable for both offeror and ...
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Mobile Technology Finding a Place in the Classroom

Mobile Technology Finding a Place in the Classroom | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
By Morgan Sims Many of us remember the days when monochrome-screened Macintosh Classic computers were used in classrooms. We played the old school games like "Oregon Trail" and "Where in the World ...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Interactive Tour on Google Drive for Teachers

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How Thieves Use Social Media To Rob You

How Thieves Use Social Media To Rob You | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Thinking of tweeting about an upcoming holiday? Don’t. Thinking of sharing a photo of your latest grand purchase? Don’t. Thinking of checking in at the airport before your vacation? Don’t.
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Planboard - Lesson planning made easy for teachers

Planboard - Lesson planning made easy for teachers | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Planboard helps teachers streamline lesson plans, find resources, and collaborate with others. Align with school's schedule. Integrate and track curriculum standards, such as Common Core State Standards, Ontario Curriculums, TEKS, and more.
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Website reviews educational apps — with teachers in mind

Website reviews educational apps — with teachers in mind | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A new website offers independent reviews of apps. It's aimed at teachers looking to bring digital tools into their classrooms.
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Teachers' Unending Demands

A deal to end the ongoing teachers strike failed to materialize after the teachers union rejected the 17 billion shillings offered by the government, saying ...
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