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How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom

How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom | Coding | Scoop.it
Coding in the classroom is becoming an increasingly popular thing to do. The Hour of Code helped raise awareness for that, and has brought to light a whole slew of new coding opportunities for teac...

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Coding + Google Drive = a great combination!

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An Introvert In A 21st Century Skills-Driven Classroom

An Introvert In A 21st Century Skills-Driven Classroom | Coding | Scoop.it
Introverted students constitute one-quarter to one-half of your classroom.  Just as we differentiate our instruction for student learning styles, interests, and needs, so should we consider differentiating…
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As teachers, we need to move beyond giving participation points for hand raising and look for better ways to engage ALL learners.

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College Board SAT Partnership | Khan Academy

College Board SAT Partnership | Khan Academy | Coding | Scoop.it
Khan Academy is partnering with the College Board, creators of the SAT, to develop free, world-class test prep for the redesigned SAT.
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20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code | Coding | Scoop.it
Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids absorb information so fast, languages (spoken or coded) can be learned in a matter of months. Recently there has been a surge of articles and studies emerging about teaching kids to code.
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Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning

Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning | Coding | Scoop.it
Embracing the use of Web 2.0 tools in lesson planning may still be new to many educators. However, it's important to consider how these tools can serve as a powerful companion as we seek to improve and enhance our ...
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Help Students Stay Organized with Wikis

Help Students Stay Organized with Wikis | Coding | Scoop.it
This is the last in a series on classroom management through wikis. Here are links for wikis I've created for grades K-5. Kindergarten wiki First grade wiki Second grade wiki Third Grade Wiki Fourt...

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Using Wikis with grades K-5.

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How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom

How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom | Coding | Scoop.it
Coding in the classroom is becoming an increasingly popular thing to do. The Hour of Code helped raise awareness for that, and has brought to light a whole slew of new coding opportunities for teac...

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Coding + Google Drive = a great combination!

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Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know

Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know | Coding | Scoop.it
Whether you're a student in college (or earlier) or a
lifelong learner, Google is an essential tool for learning. Here are a few tips for
using Google search and other apps more effectively to further your education.
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FREE Hour of Code Webinars with Wes Fryer - Moving at the Speed of Creativity

FREE Hour of Code Webinars with Wes Fryer - Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Coding | Scoop.it

"This week as part of the 2013 “Hour of Code” and Computer Science Education Week I’m sharing two different FREE webinars on Wednesday and Saturday. Please mark your calendars so you can join one or both events!"

 

 


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Code.org: 2 Weeks And 600M+ Lines Of Code Later, 20M Students ...

Code.org: 2 Weeks And 600M+ Lines Of Code Later, 20M Students ... | Coding | Scoop.it
What's more, at the culmination of Computer Science Education Week, the Partovis told us that more than 15 million students had participated in the “Hour of Code,” collectively writing more than 500 million lines of code ...
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Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions

Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions | Coding | Scoop.it
A teen's science fair project led him to realize that changing fonts could save the U.S. government millions of dollars.
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Save money by changing your font! Century Gothic is a bargain for a non-serif font. Think of the savings for schools, flyers, and invitations.

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15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion - Edudemic

15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion - Edudemic | Coding | Scoop.it
Facilitating discussions between students is one of those things that is infinitely easier when you’re teaching in a physical classroom rather than online. When the students are all in one room, discussions happen more naturally. Facilitating the same type of productive, useful discussion when teaching online is more of a challenge. The handy infographic below …
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Great ideas for being a better facilitator of discussions and conversations. Especially important for flipped classrooms with online content.

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Scrolling Text in Your Presentation

Today at the OC CUE TechFest event the keynote speaker Catlin Tucker included video screencasts in her slide deck. This was particularly clever as it allows her to demonstrate navigating a website ...
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7 Awesome Visual Alternatives to Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Awesome Visual Alternatives to Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Coding | Scoop.it

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GOCOMO | Combine the benefits of Evernote and Cloud Storage Services

GOCOMO | Combine the benefits of Evernote and Cloud Storage Services | Coding | Scoop.it
GOCOMO is a free cloud service that helps you backup & synchronize Evernote® content with popular cloud storages like Box®, Dropbox®, Google Drive® and Microsoft SkyDrive® without spending any effort.

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Greater automation and synchronization? Sign me up!

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Gocomo proporciona a sincronização imediata entre o Evernote, o mais popular e poderoso serviço de notas, com o armazenamento em nuvem de vários Cloud Storage Services disponíveis - Box,  Dropbox, Google Drive, Skydrive.

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The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. Find out what it is and why everyone's talking about it.
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Powerful Inforgraphic on blended learning.

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iLearn Technology: Hour of Code: 30 ways to get your students (k-12) coding! #hourofcode

iLearn Technology:  Hour of Code: 30 ways to get your students (k-12) coding! #hourofcode | Coding | Scoop.it

"What it is: This week is Hour of Code week! From December 9- December 15, Code.org is hosting an event to introduce students everywhere to computer sciences.  The event is super flexible, you can plan your hour anywhere it fits in your schedule this week.  Code.org has MORE than enough resources, videos, activities to get you going, but these days there are all kinds of great resources to help you bring programming and the Hour of Code into your classroom.  The best part is, there is no previous coding experience required, really!"


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Hour of Code for students.

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Successful 'Hour of Code' computer tutorials prompts effort to change school ... - Washington Post

Successful 'Hour of Code' computer tutorials prompts effort to change school ... - Washington Post | Coding | Scoop.it
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Anybody Can Learn - 60 sec teaser

A short message from Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, NBA all-star Chris Bosh, Gabe Newell of Valve, Drew Houston of Dropbox, Elena Silenok of Clothia...
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