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Apple launch new iPad 'Apps for Teachers' section - Mark Anderson's Blog

Apple launch new iPad 'Apps for Teachers' section - Mark Anderson's Blog | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Further recognition of the massive adoption of iPad by so many schools around the world, Apple have just launched two new sections on their iPad App Store. One section is aimed at teachers and parents with apps for the children, broken down in to different age groups and learning activities. "
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8 New Great Educational Web tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 New Great Educational Web tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
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The 4 Brain Essential Learning Steps [Infographic]

The 4 Brain Essential Learning Steps [Infographic] | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Let's look at Brain Essential Learning Steps. In other words, how does the brain process information in the learning process
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Edukata - An Educator's Resource from Finland

Edukata - An Educator's Resource from Finland | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
As a teacher, how do you incorporate new ideas into your work? Do you have BYOD, DIY, flipped classroom, Khan Academy, clickers, wikis, QR codes and all the rest figured out? And how do they actually benefit your students?
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The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education - Emerging EdTech

The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education - Emerging EdTech | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Apple’s electronic books are an excellent compliment to their tablets and to the needs of education. Even before the computer revolution, the significant materials demands for teaching and learning were a bone of contention. For school administrations, textbooks and supplementary materials are a giant money pit; for teachers, generating endless handouts is a time-sink, and for students, organizing — and carrying — reams of xeroxed sheets and monumental textbooks is cumbersome, to say the least."
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Yet another iPhone lockscreen vulnerability. This time in iOS 7.02 [VIDEO]

Yet another iPhone lockscreen vulnerability. This time in iOS 7.02 [VIDEO] | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Another day, another privacy vulnerability found in iOS. When will Apple learn that a lockscreen should really, properly, lock the phone?
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Matt B Gomez - Educreations 101 Video: Quick Intro to Basics of This App

Matt B Gomez - Educreations 101 Video: Quick Intro to Basics of This App | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Below is an 8 minute video on the basics of using the FREE app Educreations. I had a slight technical difficulty in pulling back up the iPad screen near the end of the video to show how to share a ...
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An Interesting Collection of Handy iPad Tips for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

An Interesting Collection of Handy iPad Tips for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"If you have an iPad and you want to get the maximum out of in order to enhance your iPadding experience and improve your productivity on it, the tutorials below are part of what you need. These are some very good video tutorials that will introduce you to a wide variety of tips related to using and handling your iPad. I invite you to have a look and share with your students. Enjoy."
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The 21 Math Apps for High School Common Core

The 21 Math Apps for High School Common Core | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
These math apps for high school relate to the 8 Standards of Mathematical Practices as now required http://www.teachthought.com/apps-2/21-common-core-aligned-math-apps-for-high-school-students-from-edshelf/
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Apple Aware of iOS 7 iMessage Issue, Working on a Fix

Apple Aware of iOS 7 iMessage Issue, Working on a Fix | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Apple is aware of a glitch in iOS 7 that is disrupting iMessage delivery and is working on a fix, reports The Wall Street Journal. “We are aware of an issue that affects a fraction of a percent of our iMessage users, and we will have a fix available in an upcoming software update,” Apple said in a statement. “In the meantime, we encourage any users having problems to reference our troubleshooting documents or contact AppleCare to help resolve their issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes impacted users.”"
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3 Quick Tips For Building Digital Citizenship - Edudemic

3 Quick Tips For Building Digital Citizenship - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Schools have a tendency to shy away from actively teaching digital citizenship due to time constraints in the curriculum, concerns about student-teacher interaction online, as well as anxiety over students having ready access to social media...
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6 Great Apps to Create Word Clouds on your iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Great Apps to Create Word Clouds on your iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Word cloud tools are great for bringing into focus the main elements in a learning activity. You can use them to deconstruct a text or to pull out the main characters in a story or a book. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already featured a detailed guide http://bit.ly/15y3gDr on how teachers can use these tools in education and here are some of the ideas mentioned there:"
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The history of programming languages (infographic)

The history of programming languages (infographic) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
If you think Python is a snake and ruby is a gemstone, you’re right but not quite when it comes to identifying programming languages. A new infographic provides an encyclopaedic look at various programming languages and their functions.
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11 Tips to Keep iOS 7 From Destroying Your Battery Life - Gizmodo

11 Tips to Keep iOS 7 From Destroying Your Battery Life - Gizmodo | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
While your iPhone's new operating system comes with plenty of advantages, iOS 7's not without its drawbacks.
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Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help

Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health.
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HopScotch: Coding for kids, iPad Programming language - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

HopScotch: Coding for kids, iPad Programming language - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
HopScotch is an excellent iPad app dedicated to teaching kids the coding language.
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Why Teachers Should Be Preparing For A Multi-Screen Classroom - Edudemic

Why Teachers Should Be Preparing For A Multi-Screen Classroom - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Students are accustomed to having a bunch of iPads and laptops around them. So it's time to prepare for a multi-screen classroom as well!
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Here it is: The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

Here it is: The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 list (released today, 30 September 2013) was compiled from the votes of over 500 learning professionals (from education and workplace learning) from 48 countries...
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School Writing - An iPad App for Customized Handwriting Lessons

School Writing - An iPad App for Customized Handwriting Lessons | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
School Writing is an iPad app that teachers and parents can use to create customized handwriting lessons. Like other iPad apps designed to teach handwriting, School Writing has number, letter, and ...
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6 Good Websites to Access Kid's Free Audio Books and Audio Stories ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Good Websites to Access Kid's Free Audio Books and Audio Stories ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Audiobooks have long been used in schools particularly by second-language teachers. The old notion associated with the use of audiobooks is that they are employed with impaired learners or those who have reading problems or learning disabilities of some sort. This has been blatantly refuted particularly since the introduction of iPod and other sophisticated audio devices almost a decade ago."
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10 Web Resources To Help Teach About Primary Sources

10 Web Resources To Help Teach About Primary Sources | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Wondering how to get your students to use and analyze primary sources instead of their beloved Wikipedia? Here are some great resources for primary sources.
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Watch this: Google Docs can automatically generate QR Codes

Watch this: Google Docs can automatically generate QR Codes | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Did you know that Google Docs has support for QR codes built-in? That's right, if you know the right function, the Spreadsheets app can generate QR codes with whatever inputs you like. Don't ...
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The Best Resources For Connected Educators Month | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Resources For Connected Educators Month | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
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