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SpeakPipe - Receive Voicemail Through Your Blog

SpeakPipe - Receive Voicemail Through Your Blog | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

SpeakPipe is a neat little service that allows visitors to your blog to leave you voice messages without picking up a phone. 

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SpeakPipe is free and gives your parents / students yet another way to stay in contact with you. 

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:00 AM

SpeakPipe is free and gives your parents / students yet another way to stay in contact with you. You can install it on your website so your users see a tab, click on it, and like magic, they have sent you a voice message!

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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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Finding informational text for the varied levels of student reading abilities in any classroom can be a challenge—until now… Meet Newsela, a web tool that offers students in Grades 3-12 access to non-fiction articles from reputable news sources rewritten at five different Lexile levels.

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:01 AM

Finding informational text for the varied levels of student reading abilities in any classroom can be a challenge—until now… Meet Newsela, a web tool that offers students in Grades 3-12 access to non-fiction articles from reputable news sources rewritten at five different Lexile levels.

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A Look At Google's Massive Library Of Free Lesson Plans - Edudemic

A Look At Google's Massive Library Of Free Lesson Plans - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

A Look At Google’s Massive Library Of Free Lesson Plans

Topics: google apps, guide, help, lesson plans, lessons, tools, web


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Kids | Smithsonian

Kids | Smithsonian | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Smithsonian KidsFrom Art to Zoo, the Smithsonian has something to interest kids and students of all ages


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KB...Konnected's curator insight, February 18, 2014 1:08 PM

Fun stuff to see and do online! Lots of neat interactives.

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:02 AM

You may already have heard of the Smithsonian museums in Washington D.C., but did you know they also have an incredible website created just for kids?

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Creating a Classroom Studio with an iPad and a Green Screen - iPads in Education Ning

Creating a Classroom Studio with an iPad and a Green Screen - iPads in Education Ning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
One way to depict the cycle of education is that it moves between the development of learning and the subsequent expression of understanding ... and the amazin…

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mrsjgarcia's curator insight, February 15, 2014 1:23 PM

I felt like cheering  when i saw this. Does anyone know if it plays nicely with iMovie on the iPad?

Jonathan Jarc's curator insight, February 16, 2014 5:13 PM

Apple has always done a great job of integrating video, and advanced video such as chroma key options, into its products.

gustavo salazar's curator insight, February 19, 2014 1:18 PM

excelente alternativa

 

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Web's #1 Source for K-12 and Higher Education News and Commentary - EducationNews.org

Web's #1 Source for K-12 and Higher Education News and Commentary - EducationNews.org | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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Browse Hundreds of Old Newspapers in the Google News Newspaper Archive

Browse Hundreds of Old Newspapers in the Google News Newspaper Archive | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Google Books is a great place to find books and old magazines, but if it is newspapers you're after then check out the Google News Newspaper Archive. In the archive you will find hundreds of newspapers that have been digitized for reading online.

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Listen to news, websites and documents with SoundGecko :: SoundGecko

Listen to news, websites and documents with SoundGecko :: SoundGecko | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Listen to any article and RSS feeds, on the go
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YourNextRead: Book Recommendations (USA)

YourNextRead: Book Recommendations (USA) | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Your Next Read is a neat little site that provides you with a web of book recommendations based on the authors and books you already like. 

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:07 AM

Did you just read a book that you really liked? Just type in the book title or the author and you will find lots of other books that you just might like as well. 

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:08 AM

Has your child told you about a book that they were reading at school and they really liked? Now you have an easy way to find a similar story that you can read aloud to them. 

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:09 AM

Would you like to find a new book for a read aloud? Use this handy website to find similar stories to the ones you have already enjoyed.

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14 Excellent YouTube Math Channels for Teachers and Students

14 Excellent YouTube Math Channels for Teachers and Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

These are basically channels where you can have access to a wide variety of math videos and tutorials to help your students with Math. 

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Digital Learning Day :: Classroom Resources By Subject

Digital Learning Day :: Classroom Resources By Subject | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

"Do you want to use more digital learning to meet the needs of each of your students? Teachers, librarians, and instructional coaches from across the country have helped us to develop these toolkits that are ready for you to use today! These toolkits are not the totality of good information available; instead, they are designed to provide a few ideas about how technology can enhance the educational experience for students in the topic areas addressed."


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Not just for Digital Learning Day, but all through the year; this is a fine collection of tools to facilitate tech integration into the classroom -- all organized by subject.




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KB...Konnected's curator insight, February 4, 2014 2:09 PM

Nice toolkits to take a look at.

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Peep and the Big Wide World

Peep and the Big Wide World | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Peep and the Big Wide World, produced by WGBH, offers a great collection of online games, videos, and offline activities designed to help pre-K and elementary school students learn and develop math and science skills. 

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 4, 2014 8:03 PM

For young learners this site provides some great activities in math and science. Teaching resources are included!

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RoomRecess | Educational Games for Kids & Elementary Students

RoomRecess | Educational Games for Kids & Elementary Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Free educational online games for children. Our games reinforce the skills that are vital to elementary students. We offer many math and reading games.
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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 4, 2014 8:19 PM

You know how your parents bug you about playing games too much on the computer, well that won't happen here. 

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12 Advanced Gadgets & Technical Tools That Aid Contemporary Education

12 Advanced Gadgets & Technical Tools That Aid Contemporary Education | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Author’s Bio: Ross Smythe is the chief concept developer at Teknowledge Mobile Studio. He regularly writes on the web, on topics related to educational technology. In this piece, he lists out some...
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I couldn't teach without my document projector!

 

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Steal These 5 Social Media Tricks to Engage Your Learners

Steal These 5 Social Media Tricks to Engage Your Learners | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Social media is now the top Internet activity, according to Business Insider. Americans alone spend 114 billion minutes a month on Facebook, plus even more time on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and more. So, why is social media so engaging?

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Free online video editor. Make a video using Shotclip.

Free online video editor. Make a video using Shotclip. | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Easy and free online video editor. Edit videos and photos to make great home movies.

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BookChook's curator insight, October 15, 2013 9:01 PM
Free version = 15 mins per month.
KB...Konnected's curator insight, February 11, 2014 9:24 AM

Free version provides up to 15 minutes of video export each month.

Meryl van der Merwe's curator insight, February 12, 2014 8:22 AM

Videos are a great way to "test" knowledge - so this tool is a useful one for teachers

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10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom

10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom

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5 EdTech Podcasts That Will Keep You Ahead Of The Curve - Edudemic

5 EdTech Podcasts That Will Keep You Ahead Of The Curve - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Educators facilitate others’ learning experiences, but their own learning experiences are far from over. Through podcasts, educators can learn even more about their field and the forces impacting it — especially education technology. Apple’s iTunes store has an entire page devoted to edtech podcasts. Sorting out the best listens can be a daunting task, so to …
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Online Collaboration and Communication Tool

Online Collaboration and Communication Tool | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Framebench is a cloud based communication and feedback platform specially for digital agencies and creative design firms. Its your central workplace where you can store & share your creative assets.
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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
"I'm not very tech savvy" is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it's attaching a document to an email or creating a PowerPoint, some teachers really have
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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:05 AM

You can do this, just take one step at a time, and always look for help from your friends!

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Alphabet Organizer - ReadWriteThink

Alphabet Organizer - ReadWriteThink | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Students use this online tool to create an alphabet chart or pages for an alphabet book.
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Read Write Think does a first class job with all of their interactives. 

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 14, 2014 1:12 AM

ABC books are not just for the wee ones. You will find suggestions for all grade levels with this activity. ReadWriteThink has a whole bunch of wonderful interactives for you to use. Don't stop here...

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11 Good Web Tools to Create Educational Maps with Students

11 Good Web Tools to Create Educational Maps with Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

The common denominator among all of these applications besides being simple and easy to use is that they are all web based and so do not require any software download.

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Glean — Find the best videos in education for you

Explore awesome math and science video lessons from the best teachers online! High quality videos to save you time and help you ace your homework

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:26 AM

Resource for upper grade math and science videos

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8 Exceptionally Useful Resources for Special Education Teachers

8 Exceptionally Useful Resources for Special Education Teachers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
The educational industry is constantly changing, and it is currently focused on helping students achieve better results through research-based strategies.
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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 4, 2014 7:50 PM

These are specific resources for our beloved special ed teachers.