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Integrating digital tools into instruction to meet NETS standards for students and teachers.
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Ribbet!

Ribbet lets you edit all your photos online, from one easy place.
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Just like Picnik which was absorbed by Google but Ribbet uploads straight to Flickr!

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Districts Place High Priority on 1-to-1 Computing

Districts Place High Priority on 1-to-1 Computing | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Putting a computing device in the hands of every student requires a willingness to take risks and an understanding of what has worked in the past.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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"It isn't the device that creates an improvement in achievement," says Hobson. "It's the changes in instructional strategies that make improvements." Planning and more planning is required for BYOD program.

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BYOD in the 21st Century

Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie, I present some of the many advantages and limitations of t...

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1 to 1 tech to students would be grand but most school districts won't be able to meet that dream.

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RheaWoolgar's curator insight, March 14, 2013 11:54 PM

Good stuff to think about.  I like the creativity that BYOD brings, but 1:1 would rock!

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instaGrok | A new way to learn

instaGrok | A new way to learn | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
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Graphic organizer for presentations.  Teachers could use this tool on IWB, save URL for a flipped classroom, and more.

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Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes

Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Turn meaningful words into beautiful images in just seconds

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Add this to a list of tools for presentations and blogs!

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Kenneth Holm's curator insight, March 13, 2013 4:58 PM

Lav flotte citater!

Peggy Hood Pridgen's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:10 PM

You have to know it to teach it...

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, August 9, 2013 11:47 AM

gostei da simplicidade da ferramenta para visual thinking

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2 Simple Ways To Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic

2 Simple Ways To Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
If you have a smartphone in your classroom, you can leverage the power of the QR code! Here's a few simple ways to start using QR codes in education.
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Top Apps for P.E. Teachers - The P.E Geek

Top Apps for P.E. Teachers - The P.E Geek | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Bridging the gap between Physical Education & ICT...Yep I'm a P.E Geek

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Linda Alexander's curator insight, February 11, 2013 7:42 AM

Great, diverse list...

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Widbook | Write, read and share!

Widbook | Write, read and share! | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
The social network to find books, publish your own, create shelves and spread ideas.

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SyncroCloud -- Post videos, images, links, blogs, files, and more

SyncroCloud -- Post videos, images, links, blogs, files, and more | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
SyncroCloud allows anyone to post videos, image, links, blog, files and other media to form online media clouds on any topic--sports, hobbies, business, history, yourself, spirituality, causes, etc.
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Recommended curation tool @#edcampstl

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Apps for a #Flipped Classroom

Apps for a #Flipped Classroom | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

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Mel Riddile's curator insight, December 10, 2012 5:59 PM

The concept of a flipped classroom is becoming quite the buzz word in schools this year, and after talking to several teachers, we can see why.  Teachers are finding that sending students home with a videotaped (or audiotaped) at-home "lecture" that explains a difficult concept reserves valuable class time for guided practice.  And while the idea of flipping your classroom sounds complicated, it can be really simple with the help of a flipped classroom app.

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3 Websites for High School Teachers to Try in 2013

3 Websites for High School Teachers to Try in 2013 | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
High school teachers can engage students with resources from these free educational websites.
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Two of the three are new to me: Persuasive Games and Vocabulary.com. Glogster.EDU is still a great way to create an interactive poster or I'm thinking about interactive infographic ideas.
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QR Wild - Play and Create QR Code Scavenger Hunt Games for fun or marketing purposes!

QR Wild is a reality game about finding QR Codes.
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Google Chromebooks For Education Program Now In 2,000 Schools

Google Chromebooks For Education Program Now In 2,000 Schools | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Google has been making quite the push to make its Chromebooks available to schools as they recently announced discounts for schools to pick up their own

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iPad Primer 2013

This is the handout for the iPad sessions led by Mary Philips at MACUL 2013.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, March 21, 2013 8:39 PM

iPad Primer -A Pretty Awesome COMIC tutorial by @bcteacher    #MACUL2013 |

Megan Hall's curator insight, June 9, 2013 4:54 PM

great resource for our teachers with the iPad rollout next year

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The ∞ to 1 Program (And why your 1:1 program is already behind the curve

The ∞ to 1 Program (And why your 1:1 program is already behind the curve | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, February 25, 2013 11:57 AM

Beautiful presentation by @Braddo

Jean Jacoby's curator insight, February 26, 2013 3:43 PM

The best thing since 'Shift happens'...

Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, March 1, 2013 10:10 AM
It is really beautiful Jean!
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The BYOT movement's socioeconomic problem

The BYOT movement's socioeconomic problem | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
The topic of the “bring your own technology” movement seems to be an affordable and flexible solution to the issue of bringing expensive technology into ou
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"The three most-pressing socioeconomic issues are: 1) integrating devices in an appropriate manner, 2) the availability of equitable devices and services, and 3) the social impact of technology segregation in the classroom." Points out the concerns with attempting to teach a lesson with multiple platforms not to mention multiple levels of studet expertise.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Text Message Exchange Between Fictional Characters

Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Text Message Exchange Between Fictional Characters | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

"The ever clever Russel Tarr has developed a new neat tool for creating fictional text message exchanges between fictional and or historical characters. The Classtools SMS Generator is free to use and does not require students to log-in. To use the SMS Generator just click the left speech bubble icon and enter a message. Then to create a reply just click the right speech bubble icon and enter a new message. You can make the exchange as long as you like. To share the conversation click the sprocket icon and grab the embed code, direct link, or QR code for the exchange. "


Via John Evans, MSTA
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Great idea for biography compare and contrast.  This would have worked with that heroes of the 21st century project!

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Jeroen Rougoor's curator insight, March 11, 2013 3:19 AM

Prachtige tool om o.a. In te zetten om aandacht te besteden aan Mediawijsheid. Maar ook leuk als verwerkingsopdracht.

Jacq's comment, March 11, 2013 2:02 PM
nice idea
Jacqui Sharp's curator insight, March 11, 2013 4:52 PM

I like the way you can embed the conversation into your wiki or blog, password protect it and continue to add to the conversation.

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10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic]

10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education [Infographic] | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, February 19, 2013 10:29 PM

The cost of 3D printers is coming down...so perhaps one will make it to your classroom in the future. Check out this infographic to learn how a 3D printer works and how it might be used in education. 

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3Doodler: The World's First 3D Printing Pen

It's a pen that can draw in the air! 3Doodler is the 3D printing pen you can hold in your hand. Lift your imagination off the page!
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Oh, my! Can you imagine these in a high school lab?  I want one for my school library maker space!

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Playing To Learn -- THE Journal

Playing To Learn -- THE Journal | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Imagine a school where the kids play iPad games to learn about genetics or take on the personas of ghosts to learn about the American Revolution.
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Clean up your Inbox with Archive Mail | Google Gooru

Clean up your Inbox with Archive Mail | Google Gooru | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Google Gooru

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Google Win! How to archive all those unread and not needed right now emails!

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Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools | The eLearning Site

Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools | The eLearning Site | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

Via Scoop.it - The eLearning SiteFor the past 8 months, I have been introduced to and have used many Web 2.0 Tools – personally, with my staff and school,...


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Will Teacher Enthusiasm About Digital Learning Put an iPad in Every Backpack? - PadGadget

Will Teacher Enthusiasm About Digital Learning Put an iPad in Every Backpack? - PadGadget | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
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Will Teacher Enthusiasm About Digital Learning Put an iPad in Every Backpack?

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iPad Wiki: Great stuff here to help you!

iPad Wiki: Great stuff here to help you! | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it

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Lenovo Ruggedizes ThinkPad Chromebook For Schools -- InformationWeek

Lenovo Ruggedizes ThinkPad Chromebook For Schools -- InformationWeek | Digital Tools for Technology Integration | Scoop.it
Google has a new hardware partner in Lenovo, whose ThinkPad X131e Chromebook will be available next month equipped with Google's browser-based operating system and reinforced edges for durability.
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