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Remind 101 Adds Support for Sending Text Messages to Subgroups

Remind 101 Adds Support for Sending Text Messages to Subgroups | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This week they introduced the option to send text messages to subgroups of students and parents. Previously you could only send messages to your entire class list. Now you can send text messages to a group as small as three students and parents. 

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Remind 101 is a great, free service that teachers can use to stay in touch with students and parents. 

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BetterLesson

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ntroducing CC.BetterLesson — a brand new, free resource from the BetterLesson team featuring the highest quality Common Core-aligned lessons created through our Master Teacher Project.

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Easyclass - A Free Multilingual Online Course Management System

Easyclass - A Free Multilingual Online Course Management System | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Easyclass is a newer entry into the online course management market. When it comes to user interface, Easyclass lives up to its name by being quite easy to use. 

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A very much all in one website that can be used with students of all ages. 

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5 Good iPad Apps for Taking Students Into Virtual Field Trips

5 Good iPad Apps for Taking Students Into Virtual Field Trips | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

With the help of technology teachers can bring the whole world into their classrooms. This is particularly the case when preparing virtual field trips with students. 

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Teachit Timer - A Slick Classroom Activity Timer

Teachit Timer - A Slick Classroom Activity Timer | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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How To Turn Your iPad Into A Document Camera

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How To Turn Your iPad Into A Document Camera, from TeachThought.com.
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13 Examples Of The Evolution Of Classroom Technology

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Virtual Tour - Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

Virtual Tour - Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service) | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, January 20, 9:01 AM

Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr.!

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50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool

50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 17, 5:23 AM

Create your own animations for your classes using these tools.

Dr. Gordon Dahlby's curator insight, January 17, 9:38 AM

Would like to see the list pruned to those software programs and applications in an age-appropriate list for students to use to represent/explore their own learning.  Animation makers, not consumers.

Tonya D Harris's curator insight, January 27, 5:49 PM

List of recommended resources to" purchase" for amination teaching tools under $50 and some are free. Good source for ideas you can use. 

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New Year's Resolutions for the 2014 Classroom

New Year's Resolutions for the 2014 Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
As educators we will begin to give students more voice …

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Best Educational Web Tools for This Week

Best Educational Web Tools for This Week | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This list features a mixture of web tools that students and teachers can use to make stuff. 

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Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar - AVATARGENERATION

Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar  - AVATARGENERATION | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

If you ask students what their favorite subject is, it’s a rare kid who will say grammar. If you ask teachers the same question, it’s also a rare teacher who will say that s/he enjoys teaching grammar more than any other subject.


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24 Good iPad Math Apps for Elementary Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

24 Good iPad Math Apps for Elementary Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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40+ Resources for Teaching Using Animation and Comics

40+ Resources for Teaching Using Animation and Comics | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Some of the animation links catalogued here will give educators very basic tools and histories of animation while others have the animation already created and set in motion, it’s just a matter of sharing it with students.

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20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students

20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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There are some that you will recognize, but many others that may be brand new to you. Check them out!

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Tellagami - Create Narrated Animations on Your iPad

Tellagami - Create Narrated Animations on Your iPad | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Tellagami is a free iPad that elementary school students will enjoy using to create narrated animations. If you have ever used Voki or GoAnimate, Tellagami will feel familiar to you. Tellagami allows your students to create customized animated scenes in a matter of minutes. 

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This is so fun! You can take a shot of your classroom and then create a character to teaches a lesson, shares classroom standards, communicates with parents, and a million other ideas. This is from the creators of XtraNormal.

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10 Great Screen Capture Web Tools for Teachers and Students

10 Great Screen Capture Web Tools for Teachers and Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Screen capture images can be used for a variety of reasons. You can include them in tutorials and multimedia classroom projects. You can also use them as illustrative visual aids when explaining a difficult concept or to visually highlight a process. There are several web based tools and extensions that you can use for this purpose. 

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12 Must Have Resources for Free Public Domain Pictures to Use in Class

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5 Resolutions To Modernize Your Teaching For 2014

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23 Things A Teacher Should Never Ask A Student To Do

23 Things A Teacher Should Never Ask A Student To Do | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other

How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
In addition to learning our content and curriculum standards, today's students also need to be able to do the following effectively: collaborate with one another, synthesize ideas, create content, ...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 17, 5:35 AM

Have you seen an RSA Animate video? Are you interested in learning how to make one or better yet, have your students make one? This post provides an in-depth look at how to go about have your students create an animated video that provides them with the opportunity to  practice 21st century skills (quoted from post below):

* collaborate with one another

* synthesize ideas

* create content

* communicate ideas clearly

* use technology

This activity is designed to have your students create content, providing you with materials to use in future classes as well as helping your current students understand the materiial.

The author, Jordan Collier, provides a detailed five-day plan. Day 1 would have you dividing students into groups of three, assign them a section of a chapter in a textbook, and determine the key facts that need to be taught. To read about how to assist them with this and the tasks for Day 2 - 5 click through to the post.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, January 18, 7:46 AM

Great one

Eduardo Wegman's curator insight, January 19, 10:29 AM

Collaboration is the key for future society development

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Engaging Classroom Games for All Grades

Engaging Classroom Games for All Grades | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
This list of classroom games will add flare and student engagement to more tedious, yet necessary tasks like teaching math facts, grammar rules and vocabulary, reviewing for tests or even completing lab experiments.

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SciStarter

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SciStarter connects science enthusiasts with projects they can do to make a real difference.

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, January 17, 7:46 PM

Many neat opportunities for citizen scientists in the classroom.

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Fishtree: Learning Relationship Management System

Fishtree: Learning Relationship Management System | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

If you're not familiar with "learning management systems" (LMS) they're basically software programs that help teachers administer, document, track, and report class information.  The new service Fishtree takes the idea of a traditional LMS an expands on it in a big way.  Not only does Fishtree cover all the roles of a typical LMS, it also helps teachers differentiate their instruction, incorporate media, and a whole lot more.  It's an awesome learning resource, so, let's check it out!

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Technology in the Classroom: Embrace the Bumpy Ride!

Technology in the Classroom: Embrace the Bumpy Ride! | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Using technology in the classroom is a bumpy road, concedes teacher-expert Kathy Cassidy. But the learning opportunities make it worth the ride.


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