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Digital Tools and Education
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SchoolRack » Create a FREE Teacher Website or Educational Blog!

SchoolRack » Create a FREE Teacher Website or Educational Blog! | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it

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Eva Maier's curator insight, March 21, 2013 9:33 AM

"competition" for edmodo? ;)

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Google Drive now allows third-party apps to edit docs in realtime

Google Drive now allows third-party apps to edit docs in realtime | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Google has released a new Drive API that will enable developers to make use of Drive's realtime editing functions. By tapping into the API, developers will be able to make apps that can edit text,...
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“Mob” Mentality Hits Informal Learning | Online Universities

“Mob” Mentality Hits Informal Learning | Online Universities | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
I have been writing a good deal lately about video games and their use in education.
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10 of the Best Free Windows 8 Apps for Teachers and Students

10 of the Best Free Windows 8 Apps for Teachers and Students | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
10 brilliant Windows 8 apps for teachers and students that are free to download from the Windows 8 store.
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Screenbird in Education | e-Didactics

Screenbird in Education | e-Didactics | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Screenbird is a free screen-recording tool, which allows you to quickly and easily record step-by-step guides with speak for your students.
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6 Tips for Quality Student Blogging

6 Tips for Quality Student Blogging | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Depending on where you are with blogging in your classroom, consider these tips to make student blogging more meaningful, more creative, and more fun.
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Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 6, 2013 4:35 AM

Blogging with kids... they need to be taught these skills! I think I better review this with my students

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How To Create An Effective Classroom Website - Edudemic

How To Create An Effective Classroom Website - Edudemic | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
No doubt you have already have a classroom website or will be required to create one in the very near future. Here are some best practices and tools to help.
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14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in Class

14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in Class | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
For schools that are about to deploy the iPad as their main mobile learning device, there’s wisdom to be learned from others who’ve gone down that road. Here are some tips to help smooth the transition.
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Pinterest: A New "Connection Power House"

Pinterest: A New "Connection Power House" | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
You have probably heard of a new “hot” social network called Pinterest. Yes, one more social network… I know, it might seem overwhelming but this one you just cannot afford to miss!
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10 Tools for Digital Storytelling in Class | The Whiteboard Blog

10 Tools for Digital Storytelling in Class | The Whiteboard Blog | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling is simply using computer-based tools to tell stories.
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HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life

HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Simply type the speech for each slide, instead of recording it,
and HelloSlide automagically generates the audio. It gives more exposure to your presentations,
making them searchable, editable, and available in 20 different languages.
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5 Innovative Animation Tools for Teachers | Edudemic

5 Innovative Animation Tools for Teachers | Edudemic | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it

With the slew of information available online, even young storytellers can learn the basics of visual storytelling. Here are several free tools that are easy to learn.

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How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom?

How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it

Curation is one of the big buzzwords in edtech.  Find out how it can be used in your classroom.

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10 Ways To Get Started Using Google+ In Your Classroom

10 Ways To Get Started Using Google+ In Your Classroom | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
by Kellie Ady Google+ was enabled for K-12 domains in the fall, and I am now thinking about how Google+ could fit into our district…
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John Purificati's comment, March 31, 2013 9:48 AM
Google+ is something that our district is beginning to push. It's power is encouraging.
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Creative Commons Announces “School of Open” with Courses to Focus on Digital Openness

Creative Commons Announces “School of Open” with Courses to Focus on Digital Openness | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Just in time to celebrate Open Education Week, here comes a new initiative, the School of Open, a learning environment focused on increasing our understanding of “openness” and the benefits it brings to creativity and education in the digital age.
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Evernote in Education | e-Didaktik

Evernote in Education | e-Didaktik | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Guide on how to use Evernote in education based on pedagogical reflections...
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Hackpad in Education

Hackpad in Education | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Hackpad is a new wiki-tool that lets your students edit pages simultaneous. Free and easy to use. Read the guide, and start using Hackpad in Education with a background in pedagogical reflections
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7 of the Best Science Blogs for Students and Teachers

7 of the Best Science Blogs for Students and Teachers | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
We've trawled the web for the most innovative, informative and exciting science blogs - Check out these 7 brilliant blogs for science teachers and students.
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7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect For Classrooms - Edudemic

7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect For Classrooms - Edudemic | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Whether you want to have students turn in work via an online form or simply take a quiz or test, online quiz tools are critical for connected classrooms.
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Educational Technology Guy: Evernote for Education

Educational Technology Guy: Evernote for Education | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it

Get organized.  Use Evernote.

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4 Lessons Elearning Can Take From The Explosively Popular “Draw Something” App

4 Lessons Elearning Can Take From The Explosively Popular “Draw Something” App | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it
Here are four key concepts that have driven Draw Something's success and a look at how these should be implemented in game based learning.
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Eric Pitt's comment, May 8, 2012 4:06 PM
Some great concepts. Thanks for sharing.
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Introducing Tweader: Our New App That Reads Your Tweets To You | Edudemic

Introducing Tweader: Our New App That Reads Your Tweets To You | Edudemic | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it

Turn your Twitter stream into a non-stop 24-7 audio book bith Tweader. 

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25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic

25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic | Digital Tools and Education | Scoop.it

25 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom.  By Degree of Difficulty.

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