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Your Guide To iOS7

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Table Of Contents §1 – Getting Started With iOS 7 §2 – New Features §3 – Updates & Overhauls §4 – Odds & Ends §5 – Conclusion 1. Getting Started With iOS 7 What is it? iOS 7 is Apple
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Why Use Sketchnotes in the Classroom?

Why Use Sketchnotes in the Classroom? | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Sketchnotes for "Centers in Transition" at the 2013 POD Network Conference;  why and how to teach students to use Sketch Notes when taking notes. 

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How Family Game Night Makes Kids Into Better Students

How Family Game Night Makes Kids Into Better Students | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Matching up cards and planning the next chess move can help develop a child’s executive function—a set of skills that may be more important for success than IQ points.
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How to re-download previously purchased apps and games on iPhone and iPad

How to re-download previously purchased apps and games on iPhone and iPad | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
If you frequently purchase apps and games on your iPhone or iPad, you may find yourself running out of space or cluttering up your Home screen with icons you barely launch anymore. Most people say they don't delete apps and games in fear of not being able to get them back. Luckily, thanks to iTunes in the Cloud, part of iCloud, you can easily re-download any apps or games you previously...
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Launch the App Store app on your iPhone or iPad.
Tap on the Updates tab in the bottom navigation.
Tap on Purchased at the top.
Tap on the No...

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ModMath - The first iPad app made specifically for people with dysgraphia and dyslexia.

ModMath - The first iPad app made specifically for people with dysgraphia and dyslexia. | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Mod Math is an Ipad app that allows you to set up and solve basic math problems.  (I have not used the app yet)

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How To Create A Google Drive Classroom

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How To Create A Google Drive Classroom
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Accessibility tools for Chrome and Google Apps users

Accessibility tools for Chrome and Google Apps users | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Make the web more accessible to people who are blind or low-vision with Chrome, Google Apps, and ChromeVox.
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StoryDesk- A Powerful Alternative to PowerPoint and Prezi ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

StoryDesk- A Powerful Alternative to PowerPoint and Prezi ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Classrooms that are using Google docs need the ability to convert documents so text to speech can work. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Use This Extension To See Your To-do List Every Time You Open a New Tab

Free Technology for Teachers: Use This Extension To See Your To-do List Every Time You Open a New Tab | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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dayboard is a free Chrome extension

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Smartpens, Tablets, and Word Prediction Software: Utilizing Technology for High School and College Students

Smartpens, Tablets, and Word Prediction Software: Utilizing Technology for High School and College Students | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Assistive technology can help students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) make the transition from high school to college more easily. Read on for a look at what types of technology are available today and why it's important for educators to develop a course of action for ASD students. Search Thousands Of Colleges And Scholarships. Join Our Growing Community Of College Bound Students.
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Some of these tools are also useful for students with other types of disabilities.  It is good practice to complete some type of Written Productivity test to evaluate students's needs for different types of tools for writing. 

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Sketchnoting

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Sketchnoting, in its purest form, is creating a personal visual story as one is listening to a speaker or reading a text. I also believe the interactive notebook, which includes the process of taking...
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Visual Notetaking :  Kathy Schrock has a nice list of videos and information about video notetaking. 

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Two Great Tools to Create Image Based Quizzes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Great Tools to Create Image Based Quizzes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Two Great Tools to Create Image Based Quizzes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.  I like the one that uses Google Docs.  You can  probably include graphics for answers to make the quiz more UDL

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A Wonderful Google Tip to Help Students Search for Materials Appropriate to Their Reading Levels ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Google Tip to Help Students Search for Materials Appropriate to Their Reading Levels ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Newsela – Daily News Articles Customized at 5 Different Reading Levels

Newsela – Daily News Articles Customized at 5 Different Reading Levels | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
How cool is this? Real-World News from Major Publications offered at Different Comprehension Levels for Your Classroom! Have you ever wished there was a way to
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Newsela – Daily News Articles Customized at 5 Different Reading Levels.  there is a free and pro version available.  It looks interesting as a way of modifying readability of articles.  Cons:  only works with articles they have chosen. 

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5 Ways To Get Productive With Microsoft OneNote

5 Ways To Get Productive With Microsoft OneNote | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Benjamin Franklin once wrote, "A place for everything and everything in its place."  With that thought in mind, may I introduce you to -- Microsoft OneNote. You can choose from plenty to-do list services, organization tools and personal time management apps. One of the things most of them have in common is that they serve one aspect of a…
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5 Ways To Get Productive With Microsoft OneNote, One Note comes with Office and there is also an IOS app that will sync

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Find a Review - Chrome Toolbox

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Chrome Toolbox has been updated.  It is a great place to search for apps and extensions via task.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Cram Adds Audio Support for Their Online Flashcards

Free Technology for Teachers: Cram Adds Audio Support for Their Online Flashcards | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Socrative Manual

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Socrative tutorial/manual. Socrative allows the teacher to check on students understanding throughout the class

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Read&Write for Google Update – June 2014 | The Spectronics Blog

Read&Write for Google Update – June 2014 | The Spectronics Blog | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com
A new update for Read&Write for Google went live today and includes several exciting new features and enhancements. I've included...
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There is a free version and a free version for teachers and their students.  This is a wonderful app for any class that uses Google Docs. 

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81DASH | A revolutionary communication Platform for educators.

81DASH | A revolutionary communication Platform for educators. | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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81DASH | A revolutionary communication Platform for educators.. set up back channels in your classrooms where students can ask questions or post answers or comments in a non-threatening way.  teacher monitors the responses 

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PREPS: 5 steps for electronic note-taking success

PREPS: 5 steps for electronic note-taking success | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Students everywhere are taking pictures of the board. It is almost like a "get out of jail free" card when it comes to taking notes. Can they find them lat
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Very good article on how to teach student to take electronic notes. By Vicki Davis. 

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Assistive Tech Innovations: 14 New Apps & Other Tools | Assistive Technology | At School

Assistive Tech Innovations: 14 New Apps & Other Tools | Assistive Technology | At School | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
Get links to 13 free or low-cost apps that can help people with learning and attention issues.
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 #LDchat/#ATchat hosted by The National Center for Learning Disabilities on Twitter recently where education apps were the main focus. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Photo Mapo for Archiving Summer (and other things)

Free Technology for Teachers: Photo Mapo for Archiving Summer (and other things) | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Create a Photo Mapo to capture content in a visual manner. Consider assembling all student-created Photo Mapos in Book Creator FREE and add audio narration to create a historical travel guide or class travelogue. Take app-smashing to the next level and use Photo Mapo to create Augmented Reality postcards detailing facts about countries and landmarks.

Also nice way to summarize stories or research 

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Notica: For when you want to take visual notes and reminders of things and important moments - App Saga

Notica: For when you want to take visual notes and reminders of things and important moments - App Saga | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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Notica: For when you want to take visual notes and reminders of things and important moments:  Take a picture and then add your notes. Free on 5/31/14

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Tools for Summarising Text | The Spectronics Blog

Tools for Summarising Text | The Spectronics Blog | BYOD and AT | Scoop.it
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I just returned from a wonderful week in Australia where I had the opportunity to present and sit in on a few sessions...
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He discusses two different tools for summarising text One is a website and the other is for Apple computers

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