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Gadgets, QR Codes, Tools & Ideas for Book Promotion, Decorating, & Displays
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8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic

8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
It's never been easier to quickly and easily get your digital pen flowing. The following are powerful apps designed to help you create books on the iPad.
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Publishing Now in your Hand -Johannes Gutenberg dances the polka in the great beyond.

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There's 60 Percent Off SanDisk SSDs and SD Cards on Amazon Today

There's 60 Percent Off SanDisk SSDs and SD Cards on Amazon Today | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Amazon's having a one-day sale on SanDisk storage—and that makes some of the products insanely good value for the next few hours.
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60% Percent Off SanDisk SSDs & SD Cards on Amazon Today! INSANE!

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The World's Thinnest 1TB Hard Drive is Just 7mm Thick

The World's Thinnest 1TB Hard Drive is Just 7mm Thick | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
If you're in the market for slimline storage, Western Digital has just the hard drive for you: it's latest offering, WD Blue, crams 1TB into a case that's just 7mm thick.
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WOW!~ My first external drive a My Book was $500! My first flash drive in 2001 was 128mg and cost $130! Phones get bigger data storage get smaller!

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The Unofficial Guide To Dropbox

The Unofficial Guide To Dropbox | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
You’re at the coffee shop. You need to access a file that has information about your work, but as you attempt to find the file you realize you saved the work on your desktop computer, but only have your laptop with you.
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& Dropbox it Like It's HOT! http://bit.ly/13xiEQ0 #EdChat

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Grisell Rodriguez's curator insight, June 2, 2013 5:01 PM

Dropbox is it..

Connie Wise's curator insight, July 13, 2013 5:43 PM

Well organized--download pdf

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How QR Codes Can Grow Your Business | Social Media Examiner

How QR Codes Can Grow Your Business | Social Media Examiner | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
A beginner's guide on how to use QR codes, QR tags and QR readers to connect people with each other and to multimedia digital content.
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Free Slideshow and Collage Maker

Free Slideshow and Collage Maker | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Add Effects, Text and Music! Easy-to-Use, No Download
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via @Librarian_Tiff COOL!

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Darling Slideshare, We're Stacking the Decks! | The Daring Librarian

Darling Slideshare, We're Stacking the Decks! | The Daring Librarian | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
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WOW! 10Million uploads & what a journey. Slideshare is one of those sites I actually pay my own money for! Thank goodness for the HUGE TEACHER DISCOUNT! Totally worth it!

 

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8 Hot Gadgets to Supercharge Your Summer

8 Hot Gadgets to Supercharge Your Summer | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Whether your M.O is to head to the nearest pool, venture out to the local lake or just bicycle around town, take along some gadgets for the ride.
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30+ Super Secret OS X Features and Shortcuts | Mac.AppStorm

30+ Super Secret OS X Features and Shortcuts | Mac.AppStorm | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Think you know everything there is to know about OS X? Here's a list of secret features and shortcuts known only by the most elite nerds. Test your knowledge

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10 Steps to make a Pin using PicMonkey.com - Mary DeMuth

10 Steps to make a Pin using PicMonkey.com - Mary DeMuth | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it

"This is a ten-step, easy to use tutorial on creating pins that’ll increase your traffic not only to your blog, but also to your facebook page."

 


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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 20, 2013 8:58 AM

What a great idea!  Always make sure at least one image on your blog and other social media pages is "pinnable". Marketing yourself!

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How to stop children buying in-app purchases on iPhone and iPad - The Guardian (blog)

How to stop children buying in-app purchases on iPhone and iPad - The Guardian (blog) | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
How to stop children buying in-app purchases on iPhone and iPad
The Guardian (blog)
How to stop children buying in-app purchases on iPhone and iPad. An illustrated guide to ensure parents don't get landed with a surprise bill for virtual items.

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Ben Stevens's curator insight, April 18, 2013 12:52 PM

This step-by-step guide is a "must read" for parents whose kids have iDevices.

Jenny Stevens's curator insight, April 18, 2013 2:35 PM

Great advice for parents trying to control their children's iDevice purchases.

Marcia Pereira's curator insight, April 19, 2013 9:42 PM

a resource for parents

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Free Apps List

A list of free apps recommended by the STaRT Education Department

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Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, June 7, 2013 7:22 AM

Great list!

Lisa Camp's curator insight, June 18, 2013 6:43 PM

Totally awesome list of FREEBIES!

Viljenka Savli's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:50 AM

Thank you for this great collection of free apps. 

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Create Fast & Free QR-Codes with Logo or Image | QRCode-Monkey-Generator

Create Fast & Free QR-Codes with Logo or Image | QRCode-Monkey-Generator | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it

This free QR Code Generator creates QR Codes with logo-images. Generate your QR Code for urls, vcard, facebook, youtube and more. Download in print quality as PNG, SVG, PDF, EPS.


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Really, really, cool!

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Ubleam's comment, April 16, 2013 5:56 AM
The unpublished report on 2D code readers for mobile marketing. Finally discover the most successful and popular barcode readers:
http://blog.ubleam.com/a-complete-survey-on-2d-barcodes-reading-performances-on-mobile/
Pirate Librarian's curator insight, April 17, 2013 3:15 PM

Nice!

Rose Marie DeSousa's curator insight, November 22, 2013 2:00 PM

Great, Thanks for this. Perfect timing

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6 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen

6 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Teachers really want to the ability to display their iPad or their students' iPads on a projector screen. Projecting on a large screen is great for demonstrations, simulations, explanations, and showing examples.
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Beyond the Dongle....

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Jen Cotton's curator insight, June 5, 2013 11:44 AM

Great thing to share with students!

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The Proper Way to Cite Tweets in your Paper

The Proper Way to Cite Tweets in your Paper | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
This illustration shows how researchers and students should cite tweets in academic work using the APA and the MLA styles.
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Also see my Reseach Database Wikipage for How to Cite Social Media Infographic  http://murrayhill.wikispaces.com/Research_Databases

Thx BrendaMcFry

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On Teacher Comfort Zones, Pirates, & Using QR Codes In The Classroom

On Teacher Comfort Zones, Pirates, & Using QR Codes In The Classroom | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Using QR codes in the classroom doesn't have to be rocket science. In fact, it can be quite simple.
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I don't mind that @kaybisaillon used my Creative Commons credited graphic but she also used my Back To School Night QR Code & Scavenger Hunt idea w/out  crediting or mentioning me!  Wop wop! OR great minds? LOL  via @duncanbilingual  Thanks friend! 
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Top Apps for Professional Development - EdReach

Top Apps for Professional Development - EdReach | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
I was recently asked to lead a professional development session for a school that is starting to roll out iOS devices for teachers and students. Over the
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Did 12 of your Team Leaders just get a new iPad to help them with CCSS next year? Then, share this!

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INFOhio 2nd Annual Boot Camp

INFOhio 2nd Annual Boot Camp | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
INFOhio Educator Portal - Tools and resources for Ohio educators including Professional Development, Educator Community and teaching/content resources.
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Honored to be asked to Keynote this! Get a Daring WebPresence Wrap! #TLChat

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Meet Annette!

Meet Annette! | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
“I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat   About 15 years ago I read a newsletter written by a librarian who...
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Meet Annette a Model-tastic Mannequin for Libraries! >Creepy or COOL!? I Say Cool & Just a HOOT! I would buy her all retro vintage clothes! Pucci and Lilly Pulitzer! But she’s great for displays and yes… a little creepy! As in…you wonder at night if she straightens out her arms and wanders around finally resting in a chair, reading the books! LOVE!

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10 Best Users to Follow on Vine

10 Best Users to Follow on Vine | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
We highlight of some of Vine's best accounts, which feature creative uses of stop-motion, videos of beautiful drawings and more.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
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Top 5 Apps for Kids This Week

Top 5 Apps for Kids This Week | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Spark some creativity and bring out your child's inner artist with this week's top kids apps.
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QR Scavenger Hunts

QR Scavenger Hunts | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it

I make QR codes using free QR code generators like QRStuff.com and distribute them to my students as a scavenger hunt. I’ll have questions ready for each website so students are focused as they conduct Internet research. You can post these QR codes around the classroom, create QR stations, or simply give them to your students with their scavenger hunt activity sheet.

 

 


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LundTechIntegration's curator insight, April 20, 2013 9:59 AM

These are great ways for students to be able to find information easily.

Richard Seal's curator insight, May 15, 2013 10:17 AM

QR codes. Always good to use QR codes. 

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QR Code + Smartphone = Presentation Remote

QR Code + Smartphone = Presentation Remote | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it

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callooh's curator insight, April 11, 2013 7:52 PM

An app that allows you to tun your smartphone into a presentation remote with a little help from QR codes.

ghawkinson's curator insight, April 14, 2013 6:50 PM

Presentations made easier for students utilizing their cell phones.

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, April 15, 2013 1:35 PM

Put those cell phones to good use as a presentation tool.

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QR Code Art Gallery – Superheros! | Pixels and Paint Brushes

QR Code Art Gallery – Superheros! | Pixels and Paint Brushes | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
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BRILLIANT!

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 10, 2013 1:24 PM

Can so see this not only for the Fine Arts teachers for their yearly art gallery but for every teacher who still likes to hang posters in the hallway! This will integrate technology into a well-loved lesson plan.

Dodie Ellen Ballard's curator insight, April 14, 2013 4:20 PM

You can use QR codes to create deeper understanding or learning of a topic AND to take a 2D item and make it SO much more.