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Arcademic Skill Builders - Fun Educational Games for Kids

Arcademic Skill Builders - Fun Educational Games for Kids | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Fun and free educational games for kids in K-8. Featuring multiplayer learning games, math games, language arts games, and much more.

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The Borgeson Bunch - My Classroom Website!

The Borgeson Bunch - My Classroom Website! | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This is my very own classroom website chock full of the stuff I find and include on this board. Check it out!

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Check back on a regular basis. The content changes almost daily. 

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Free Printable Flash Card Maker

Free Printable Flash Card Maker | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Make your own flash cards and study aids. Print, cut, fold, and study.

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10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic

10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Every year has its standouts, right? 2007 had the original iPhone, and 2010 had the iPad. But what has 2014 offered us in terms of awesome technology thus far? There’s been some chatter about things like Google Glass, but I have yet to see any notable number of folks walking around donning their Google specs. …

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A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips and Tricks

A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips and Tricks | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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Five Fun and Free iPad Apps That Help Students Learn to Write

Five Fun and Free iPad Apps That Help Students Learn to Write | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Jumbled Sentences is a series of five free iPad apps designed to help students learn to construct sentences. The apps provide students with drag and drop activities in which they sort jumbled words into sentences.

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Pixiclip

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PixiClip is a great web-based interactive whiteboard with huge potential for educational uses. PixiClip allows you to easily record your screen and share it with others.It provides an online canvas on which you can type, narrate, draw, sketch, and upload images to mark-up. You can record the whole process of your work on the canvas accompanied with your voice. 

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StoryDesk - Interactive Presentations

StoryDesk - Interactive Presentations | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Get StoryDesk - Interactive Presentations on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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StoryDesk is a good presentation app for iPad. Its beautiful interface makes it fast and easy to create presentations that help you break down complex concepts into bite-sized, easily understood bits. In many ways, StoryDesk is a next generation alternative to PowerPoint and Prezi.

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Games | iCivics

Games | iCivics | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

iCivics is an excellent source of educational games that offer lessons in civics. Since its launch a few years ago, iCivics has steadily grown to the point that it now contains nineteen educational games for students. 

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Why Book Trailers Are Great Alternatives to Traditional Book Reports

Why Book Trailers Are Great Alternatives to Traditional Book Reports | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

"You can tell kids how great a book is until you're blue in the face. But when their friends tell them, then they believe it." 

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What do you think your students will say when given the option of a traditional book report or one of these ideas???

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ChatterPix Kids

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ChatterPix Kids is a free iPad app that students can use to turn pictures into talking pictures. To create a talking picture just snap a picture with your iPad or import a picture from your iPad’s camera roll. After taking the picture just draw in a face and tap the record button to make your picture talk.

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Planbook.com - Online Teacher Lesson Planning

Planbook.com - Online Teacher Lesson Planning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Planbook.com - The easiest way to create and manage your lessons online, developed by teachers for teachers.
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This site does have an annual $12 fee for teachers but on first look it appears quite worth that small investment. 

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Lesson Plans & Worksheets for School Teachers | Lesson Planet

Lesson Plans & Worksheets for School Teachers | Lesson Planet | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Find 400,000+ lesson plans and worksheets reviewed and rated by teachers. Lesson plans for all subjects including science, math, language arts and more.
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Parade - Create your own scrolling album for free!

Visit www.myparade.com to create your own free scrolling album to share with your friends.

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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, April 30, 1:23 AM

Nice , need good photos and then youre away.  Nice example from Columbia Uni Alumni 

Jay Roth's curator insight, May 5, 8:52 AM

Could be useful to share annotated pictures from education events (classroom, parent-teacher nights, shows, etc.)

Allan Tsuda's curator insight, May 18, 5:27 PM

Real simple. Just remember to fill in your email address at the bottom when done so you can get mailed a link to get back to it. You can publish it privately or publicly. It's beta now. Once they start putting in curation and tagging features, it will be better.

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Remind: New name, same mission | The Remind Blog

Remind: New name, same mission | The Remind Blog | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Follow our blog for product news, team updates, and tips for connecting with students and parents.

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The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You - Edudemic

The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
It's time for the annual mega-list of the best of the best tools for teachers. From A to Z, more than 900 resources were submitted and this is the final list. Do you know each of these tools?

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Very interesting

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History of the 4th of July: Crash Course US History Special - YouTube

The 4th of July is this Friday. In the United States the 4th of July marks Independence Day. In the video below John Green offers a short overview of the history of Independence Day and the ways in which Americans have celebrated the holiday since 1776.

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Symbaloo - First Grade Sites

Symbaloo - First Grade Sites | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Looking for some wonderful sites for your first graders ? The resource below is definitely a must have. This is a Symbaloo board created by Emily Richeson where she featured 45 websites particularly curated for young learners.These sites include interactive games and exercises to provide your first graders with practice on key literacy areas such as Math, reading, and writing.

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7 Characteristics of A Digitally Competent Teacher - Edudemic

7 Characteristics of A Digitally Competent Teacher - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
What does being a ‘digitally competent’ teacher mean? Does it mean using laptops, smartphones, or tablets in your classroom? Does it mean finding new and interesting ways to use those devices along with apps and web tools?  What level of expertise with technology constitutes ‘competent’? Or does the concept encompass more than that? Do things …
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8 Characteristics of Great School Leaders

8 Characteristics of Great School Leaders | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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Here is an excellent visual created by Sean Junkins ( editor of SeansDesk) featuring some of the characteristics of the school leaders. Sean particularly focused on 8  key features that school leaders have.

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26 iPad Apps to Transform Your Teaching

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Use a Google Form to Keep Track of Student Blogs

Use a Google Form to Keep Track of Student Blogs | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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One of the reasons I like this is that it removes another excuse for not having your students use technology. 

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Use Google Voice or Speak Pipe to Hear Students Proofreading Their Papers

Use Google Voice or Speak Pipe to Hear Students Proofreading Their Papers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

The intent of this is to have students provide proof that they have read their papers aloud as part of the proofreading process.

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I have Speak Pipe installed on my classroom website. It's a fun and easy way for people to leave your messages. 

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Put the internet to work for you. - IFTTT

Put the internet to work for you. - IFTTT | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

If This Then That is a helpful website for automating many routine online tasks. If This Then That helps you automate tasks like saving your Pinterest pins to your Evernote account, setting text alerts for calendar events, and sending email attachments directly to your Dropbox account. 

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5 Ways To Use Word Cloud Generators In The Classroom - Edudemic

5 Ways To Use Word Cloud Generators In The Classroom - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Word cloud generators have gone the route of Kleenex and Saran Wrap, wherein people often use the name of the product to refer to the thing. Most folks I talk to refer to all word clouds as ‘wordles’, even though Wordle is just one of many, many tools that one can use to create word …
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4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice In Your Classroom

4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice In Your Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Terry Heick suggests helping students find their voice in the classroom through technology, whether a medium in which they're already comfortable or one that you believe will make them more articulate.
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GroupMe | Group text messaging with GroupMe

GroupMe | Group text messaging with GroupMe | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

It's like a private chat room for your small group. Have as many as you want, and it's always free. Now, you can coordinate with coworkers, organize a game night, and keep in touch with family all in the same place.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 12, 10:33 AM

This could be a really useful tool for creating a back channel.

Carmen Arias 's curator insight, May 14, 9:41 AM

Safe backchanelling or messaging with/for teachers and students on the go

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 7:26 AM

Thx to Nik Peachey! Easy GroupTexts