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Awesome Digital Citizenship Poster for Young Learners

Awesome Digital Citizenship Poster for Young Learners | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Digital citizenship is one important element of students digital literacy toolkit. Besides developing digital skills that allow them to access, search for, find, evaluate and synthesize digital content, students, most importantly, need to learn how to stay safe while using the net. They need to learn how to deal with the Internet hazards and how to maintain a good digital footprint. 

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:01 PM

You can use these posters as an inspiration for your students when they design their own!

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Chalk Schools: Manage electronic signatures and build electronic forms for K12 Education

Chalk Schools: Manage electronic signatures and build electronic forms for K12 Education | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Electronic signatures and digital forms by Chalk Schools. Build school forms online. Securely sign, send and track documents like permission slips, registration forms, enrollment forms, health records, teacher evaluations, requests for records all online. Start a free trial today!
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8 Excellent Science Games for Students

8 Excellent Science Games for Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Here are some good resources to help your students learn science concepts in a fun and more engaging ways. These are a bunch of websites where students can play science games and apply science knowledge to problem solving. Some of these resources embed tips, ideas  and lessons plans that teachers can employ in their classrooms.

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Must Have Rubrics for Integrating Project Based Learning Activities in Your Class

Must Have Rubrics for Integrating Project Based Learning Activities in Your Class | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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ExamTime Introduces New Options for Tracking Your Own Study Habits

ExamTime Introduces New Options for Tracking Your Own Study Habits | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

ExamTime is a neat service that students can use to create flashcards, mind maps, and practice quizzes to help them study.

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TedTalks - On parenting

TedTalks - On parenting | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Kids don’t come with a manual, and parents don’t get grades to affirm they’re doing things right. These talks speak to the complexities of parenthood, offering unusual insights and hard-won advice.
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24 Great iPad Apps for Your Classroom

24 Great iPad Apps for Your Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

For those of you looking for educational apps to use with students in class, below is a selection I have curated specifically for you. This selection covers apps pertaining to four main categories: apps for creating instructional multimedia materials for your class, apps to increase teacher-student interaction, apps to assess students works, apps to creating interactive lessons and presentations. 

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The Best iPad Apps for Creating Videos, Animations and Tutorials for Students

The Best iPad Apps for Creating Videos, Animations and Tutorials for Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

There are a variety of iPad apps that teachers can use to create different kinds of video materials. In this post, you will get to learn about the apps you can use to create different video projects. I have divided the video categories into three main sections: apps for creating tutorials for flipped classroom, apps for creating stop motion videos, and apps for creating documentary videos.

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Twelve Good Tools for Building End-of-year Review Activities

Twelve Good Tools for Building End-of-year Review Activities | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

The end of the school year will soon be upon us. This is the time of year that we think about activities that we can do to help students review the school year. At this time of the year I start to get a lot of requests for suggestions for tools to create review activities. Here are twelve good options.

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Four Ways for Students to Create Multimedia Magazines

Four Ways for Students to Create Multimedia Magazines | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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Unleash the creativity!

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5 Sites and Apps to Help Students Develop Reading Comprehension Skills

5 Sites and Apps to Help Students Develop Reading Comprehension Skills | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Here's a short list of some of the free reading comprehension skills development apps and sites.

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:17 PM

I tried out Rewordify, it works great.

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Geddit Adds Handy New Options for Giving Students Feedback on Informal Assessments

Geddit Adds Handy New Options for Giving Students Feedback on Informal Assessments | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Geddit is a free service for quickly gathering feedback from your students through any web-enabled device. I initially reviewed the service back in March. Since then Geddit has added a couple of helpful new features. First, you can now comment and send messages directly to individual students through Geddit. This feature will allow you to follow-up with a student who replied "I don't get it" to a question.

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Students Can Develop and Test Rocket Designs on OpenRocket

Students Can Develop and Test Rocket Designs on OpenRocket | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

OpenRocket is an open source model rocket simulator that students can use to develop and test rocket designs. Students build their rocket designs by assembling pieces from the component gallery. As they add components to their designs students see the pieces fit together in a sequence. Selecting components is just one aspect of using OpenRocket. Students have to specify the characteristics of each component to make them function as a system in their rockets. When students test their designs the results are displayed as a flight graph.

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Chalkup Social Learning Platform, Simple Learning Management. Student Engagement App for Schools.

Chalkup Social Learning Platform, Simple Learning Management. Student Engagement App for Schools. | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Chalkup is a new learning, communication, and social studying platform for the modern class. Use Chalkup for class discussions, assignments, course materials, messages, and flashcards.
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Chalkup is a great web tool that allows teachers to create classes and share different study materials on a message board that students can access in real-time. Chalkup lets you post discussion prompts, add comments to discussions, distribute announcements and assignments and view files. The handy feature I love about Chalkup is its Google Drive integration. 

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Animoto Video Maker

Animoto Video Maker | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

May 23, 2014 Animoto, one of  the most popular presentation and video creation tools online, has recently released Animoto app for iPad. Using this new app, you will be able to create video presentations on the go and share them with others using social media websites such as Twitter , YouTube, and Facebook. Animoto allows you to create simple and beautiful videos that combine text,...

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:03 PM

Animoto is one of the easiest presentation tools I have come across. You will be making professional looking videos in just minutes. Your students can also use Animoto in many ways.

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:04 PM

Animoto is a super easy to easy web tool. In just minutes you or your child can create a professional looking presentation. You then can share it with the world!

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Pixiclip

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Pixiclip is an excellent free web tool that provides users with a canvas where they can draw, sketch, narrate, and record their creations. This is an ideal whiteboard tool that you can use with your students to record explanations of processes or to create tutorials for flipped classroom materials.

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The Importance of Teaching Digital Citizenship

With technology playing a central role in education, teaching Digital Citizenship I believe, is a foundational and non-negotiable message that should be taught explicitly to all students. 

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Well worth reading. 

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28 ways Google’s new add-ons can help teachers now | Ditch That Textbook

28 ways Google’s new add-ons can help teachers now | Ditch That Textbook | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Google add-ons can add powerful features to standard documents and sheets. Here are the benefits, drawbacks and implementation ideas for several.

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The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools

The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:09 PM

With so many apps out there it's sometimes difficult to know where to begin. 

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Great Educational Web Tools for Teachers, Librarians, and Administrators

Great Educational Web Tools for Teachers, Librarians, and Administrators | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

There is a rising tide of tools created for teachers, librarians, department heads, and administrators at both the school and district levels. Tools such as device management, video curation, group scheduling, survey management, private messaging, and book searching. These tools are designed to make your lives easier by making arduous chores more efficient.

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Adobe Released A New Free Storytelling App

Adobe Released A New Free Storytelling App | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Adobe has recently released a new free app for story telling called Adobe Voice. This app helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming — just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and a soundtrack. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online.

 
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Quill

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Quill is a service that provides an updated take on the old writing worksheets that most of us used in elementary school and middle school. The service offers more than just the writing practice activities, but that is its core feature. 

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I would like to see Quill offer activities at various grade levels.. 

 

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Kahoot Adds Rich Text Editing - Create and Display Quizzes In Students' Browsers

Kahoot Adds Rich Text Editing - Create and Display Quizzes In Students' Browsers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Kahoot is one of my favorite services for creating and delivering quizzes to your students' tablets, iPads, and laptops. On Kahoot you create a quiz or survey that your students respond to through any device that has a web browser (iPad, Android device, Chromebook). Your Kahoot questions can include pictures and videos. Over the weekend Kahoot added a rich text editor for creating quiz questions. The rich text editor allows you to add bolding, italicizing, subscripts, superscripts, and mathematical symbols to your questions.

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FlipQuiz Offers an Easy Way to Create Jeopardy-style Games

FlipQuiz Offers an Easy Way to Create Jeopardy-style Games | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

FlipQuiz is a new site designed to make it easy for teachers to create and display Jeopardy-style review games.

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Visme - Create Slides and Infographics Online

Visme - Create Slides and Infographics Online | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

EWC Presenter is a neat tool for creating infographics including musical infographics and slideshows. The service has recently re-branded asVisme. Visme is referring to itself as the "Swiss Army Knife for Visual Content." 

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