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Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015

Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Smartphones are fueling a shift in the communication landscape for teens.
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Turn Your iOS Device Into an Extra Monitor With Duet

Turn Your iOS Device Into an Extra Monitor With Duet | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Everybody likes plenty of screens when working or browsing the Internet. It seems to be a geek's rite of passage to brag about how many monitor screens they have ("you only have two?!").
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Adobe Slate: Amazing Storytelling Tool

Adobe Slate: Amazing Storytelling Tool | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
I'm a big fan of the storytelling app Adobe Voice. If you've attended one of my workshops this year you know I can't stop talking about how powerful and easy it is to use. Adobe has just released...
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Class Tech Integrate : 5 iPad apps for Student Presentations and Meta-Cognition

Class Tech Integrate : 5 iPad apps for Student Presentations and Meta-Cognition | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"One of the best things about going 1:1 with technology is the amount of options students have to present their learning experiences. There are numerous apps out there that will allow students to display their thinking and make presentations both within and far beyond the classroom walls. Here is a list of a few apps that can be used for student creation in the classroom:"
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Inquiry in the Classroom: 7 Simple Tools To Get You Started | Edudemic

Inquiry in the Classroom: 7 Simple Tools To Get You Started | Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Teachers who use an inquiry based approach can provide techniques that help students learn the questions to ask that may spark a natural interest.
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Using iPads to perfect the Drama production soundscape - Innovate My School

Using iPads to perfect the Drama production soundscape - Innovate My School | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
We know that mobile technology can work wonders for the classroom, but how can it be used during Performing Arts productions? Ian Fletcher of Driftwood Software explains how the iPad is the perfect tool for setting the right atmosphere.
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How to transform a department in 5 weeks using iPad | learnmakerblog

How to transform a department in 5 weeks using iPad | learnmakerblog | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
5 weeks ago we started work on what is one of the most exciting mobile learning projects in the UK with Broadgreen International School. The project has...
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Classroom Coding With Tickle for iPad

Classroom Coding With Tickle for iPad | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Learn how students can write programs for drones, lights, Sphero balls and more with Tickle for iPad.
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Free Online Program for Math and English from PracTutor

Free Online Program for Math and English from PracTutor | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
This summer PracTutor is offering their online curriculum completely free for students. This personalized curriculum includes a diagnostic pre-test that measures current learning levels and custom...
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Educational Leadership:Teaching with Mobile Tech:Apps, Apps Everywhere: Are Any Good, You Think?

Educational Leadership:Teaching with Mobile Tech:Apps, Apps Everywhere: Are Any Good, You Think? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders

12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Great leadership is dynamic. It melds a variety of unique skills into an integrated whole.
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A Great New App to Help Kids Practice Math Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great New App to Help Kids Practice Math Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
MathSmash: Animal Rescue is a free game based on the popular collapse gaming mechanic that kids love, but driven entirely by students ability to answer math questions correctly.
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25 iOS Secret Features You Likely Didn’t Know About | Redmond Pie

25 iOS Secret Features You Likely Didn’t Know About | Redmond Pie | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Here are top 25 secret features of iOS for iPhone and iPad that you likely didn’t know about. Give them a shot, they are all worth checking out.
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Maker Bookshelf: A starter collection for current and aspiring makebrarians | The Maker Issue

Maker Bookshelf: A starter collection for current and aspiring makebrarians | The Maker Issue | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A selection of titles that support coding, robotics, tinkering, and more maker activities.
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5 apps to teach money-handling skills - Innovate My School

5 apps to teach money-handling skills - Innovate My School | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A lot of teachers will want to teach their young pupils about money and how it can be used, but what apps are available for this topic? Educational psychologist and app specialist Peter Maxwell lists five apps that he considers ideal for this area.
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All you need are these apps and your iPad to take your office with you -- AppAdvice

All you need are these apps and your iPad to take your office with you -- AppAdvice | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Your portable office is now more portable than ever before.
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Life at SSES: Exploring the Language of Code

Life at SSES: Exploring the Language of Code | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Coding is making things on a computer or iPad move by giving commands, making rules and thinking about directions. You can also make things disappear and reappear using coding. Sometimes, you make a mistake and the object goes the wrong way. You just have to rethink it and try again! You have to try commands and directions many times sometimes just to get it right!
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Coding in the Classroom: 16 Top Resources | Edudemic

Coding in the Classroom: 16 Top Resources | Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The intricacies & inner workings of technology can be intimidating, especially for students who may be more interested in what technology can do for them.
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9 Maker Projects for Beginner Maker Ed Teachers | Teach.com

9 Maker Projects for Beginner Maker Ed Teachers | Teach.com | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Interested in bringing maker ed into your classroom? Patrick Waters, teacher and Maker Ed professional, shares 9 creative (and easy) starter projects
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Free text to speech software with Naturally Sounding Voices -- Free NaturalReader

Free text to speech software with Naturally Sounding Voices -- Free NaturalReader | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
text to speech software for naturally sounding voices.
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How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads

How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
It is easy to use green screen effects on an iPad to produce professional looking photos and videos. Learn how with the Green Screen app by Do Ink.
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6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers have been using with their students to create, narrate, and share stories. Using these apps students will be able to tell their own stories using a variety of multimedia materials that include: images, characters, avatars, photos, audio recordings, video clips and many more. The editing and creation functionalities differ from one app to the other but overall, the process is fairly simple and student friendly:
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Resources to teach coding in the classroom

Resources to teach coding in the classroom | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A list of resources to teach and learn coding in the classroom.
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