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700 Essential PowerPoint Charts Pack

700 Essential PowerPoint Charts Pack | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Download 700 Essential PowerPoint Charts in 1 pack. Everything from Agenda, Bullet points to Timeline and Thank you slides to make presentations professional
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Moving to Social

Moving to Social | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

This informal learning workshop is for professionals who support organizational learning.  After taking it, they will have a road map to implement some practical performance support and social learning strategies.


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This terrifying malware destroys your PC if detected

This terrifying malware destroys your PC if detected | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Rombertik is designed to steal any plain text entered into a browser window
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8 Tools for Successful K12 Online Learning - StartsAtEight

8 Tools for Successful K12 Online Learning - StartsAtEight | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
8 Tools for Successful K12 Online Learning
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Stanford Study Shows Dramatic Math Improvement From Playing Video Games Just 10 Minutes Per Day

Stanford Study Shows Dramatic Math Improvement From Playing Video Games Just 10 Minutes Per Day | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Third graders played for just 10 minutes per day, 3 days a week, for four weeks. The comparison group’s class received the same materials and the same instruction, but didn’t play the game.
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PopBoardz - Organize and Present Collections of Images, Notes, and Links

PopBoardz - Organize and Present Collections of Images, Notes, and Links | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
PopBoardz is a free iPad app for organizing collections of images, videos, links, and notes. If you went by just that description you would think that PopBoardz is another Pinterest clone, but it's...
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7 Great iPad Apps for Visual Whiteboarding ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Great iPad Apps for Visual Whiteboarding ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Visual whiteboarding is a powerful technique to integrate in your instructional methodology. It basically consists of representing ideas in a visually interactive way using drawings, shapes, sketches, charts, diagrams and many more.The strength of visual whiteboarding is that it enlivens data presentation and enhances comprehensibility through the use of graphic illustrations. There are several apps ideal for turning your iPad into a visual whiteboard to project on a big screen and share with your students in class. Below are some of our favourite titles to recommend in this regard :
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Deleting Photos & Videos – How to Free Up Storage Space | iPad Academy

Deleting Photos & Videos – How to Free Up Storage Space | iPad Academy | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The purpose of the Recently Deleted album is to easily recover deleted photos. You can get more space on your iPad by deleting one, many, or all the items.
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The Power of a Positive Attitude

The Power of a Positive Attitude | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Be positive . . . A positive attitude can improve your health, enhance your relationships, increase your chances of success, and add years to your life.
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Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities

Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Take free online classes from 115+ top universities and educational organizations. We partner with schools like Stanford, Yale, Princeton, and others to offer courses in dozens of topics, from computer science to teaching and beyond.
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The Best Music Creation Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Music Creation Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Here are what believe are some of the best iPad apps we would recommend for music teachers as well as anyone interested in creating music on the go. There is no huge learning curve in using these apps and anyone with the least knowledge of music and notations will be able to come to grips with how these apps work from the first few trials. Their intuitive interfaces and easy-to-use functionalities make them an ideal fit for classroom integration. Every app comes with detailed illustrations and graphical guides to help you make the best of it. We hope you will find them useful."
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8 Good iPad Apps to Integrate Game-based Learning in Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Good iPad Apps to Integrate Game-based Learning in Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Game-based learning is an educational trend that has gained so much popularity in recent years. At its core, game-based learning involves the use of the learning principles underlying games' play in learning situations. In his book “ What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy”, James Paul Gee mentioned a number of these principles all of which are geared towards improving learners’ critical thinking skills and enhancing their problem solving competencies. Marc Prensky is another thought leader in this field and his book “Digital Game Based Learning” provides a very good explanation of the basics of game based learning. For those of you using iPad in their teaching, here is a set of interesting apps you can use to incorporate the ethos of game-based learning in your classroom. These are some excellent educational games to engage students in different learning scenarios. We invite you to check them out and share with us what you think of them. Enjoy
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11 apps that will make you smarter

11 apps that will make you smarter | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
We've compiled a roster of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.
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New Rombertik malware attacks hard drives, wipes MBR if detected | ExtremeTech

New Rombertik malware attacks hard drives, wipes MBR if detected | ExtremeTech | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A new malware, Rombertik, is making headlines for its hostile response to investigation techniques. When it detects an attempt, it attacks the master boot record of the local hard drive.
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The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Infographic

The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Infographic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Digital access, commerce, communication, literacy and etiquette… What do these words have in common? Well, for starters, they are all components of digital citizenship. In fact, these concepts---an...
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The 17 Laws for Mentally Strong People | High Existence

The 17 Laws for Mentally Strong People | High Existence | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A reminder as to why you’re different than other people in the world.
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Subtext- An Excellent Collaborative Reading App for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Subtext- An Excellent Collaborative Reading App for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Subtext is an excellent iPad app for enhancing students reading skills through engaging them in a variety of interactive and collaborative digital reading experiences.As a teacher, you can import any kind of text to Subtext (e.g online article, eBook, PDF document…etc) and customize it the way you want before using it in class. For instance, you can highlight selected portions in a text, annotate it, add your comments or embed links to external resources you want your students to check. You can also create polls and add different kinds of questions to engage your students in the reading process.
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How A 6-Year-Old Learned Coding Skills With These Adorable Robot Toys

How A 6-Year-Old Learned Coding Skills With These Adorable Robot Toys | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
If coding really is the new literacy, you're going to want to start your kid early.
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iMovie iMovie - How to Create Effective Videos in Crowded Classrooms

iMovie iMovie - How to Create Effective Videos in Crowded Classrooms | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
BGL recently created a how-to for creating iMovies in crowded classrooms. We hope you and your students find it useful!
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30 Reasons I Love Teaching Elementary STEM

30 Reasons I Love Teaching Elementary STEM | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
This is my 20th year in education but my second year back in the classroom, teaching STEM full-time to 610 4th and 5th graders at Independence Elementary in Yukon, Oklahoma. Our STEM program is ver...
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SurveyGizmo | Professional Online Survey Software & Form Builder

SurveyGizmo | Professional Online Survey Software & Form Builder | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
SurveyGizmo is an advanced (but easy to use) online survey software tool that comes with amazing customer service, every survey feature you can imagine and an
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Powerful Plants - the new augmented reality app - Teachers With Apps

Powerful Plants - the new augmented reality app - Teachers With Apps | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Powerful Plants - the new augmented reality app, empower children everywhere to learn not only about the food they eat, but also how to take care of the environment
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5 Apps for Creating Digital Portfolios on iPads

5 Apps for Creating Digital Portfolios on iPads | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
As the end of the school year nears you may find yourself asking students to create collections of examples of their best work of the year. There are a lot of ways that your students could go about...
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