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8 Great Web Tools to Create A Website for Your Class

8 Great Web Tools to Create A Website for Your Class | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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Here are some great options to use when creating your own classroom website. 

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ActiveTextbook

ActiveTextbook | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Active Textbook is an interesting service that you can use to turn your PDFs into multimedia documents. The basic idea behind the service is that you can upload PDFs and add pictures, links, and videos that are displayed when students read your PDF through the Active Textbook viewer. While reading your PDF through Active Textbook students can highlight, draw, and add comments to the document.

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5 Goals Teachers Should Shoot For This School Year - Edudemic

5 Goals Teachers Should Shoot For This School Year - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
In the midst of the summer while enjoying time off, we cannot help but think about the coming school year. We all know that this season is a power charger for every teacher, a battery refill which hopefully will last the entire year.
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5 Excellent Resources for Teaching Students about Cyber-safety

5 Excellent Resources for Teaching Students about Cyber-safety | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

 Developing a culture of cyber safety starts at home and the school consolidates it. As iKeepsafe noted, Cyber-safety addresses the ability to act in a safe and responsible manner on the Internet and other connected environments. These behaviours protect personal information and reputation, include safe practices to minimize danger from behavioral-based rather than hardware/software-based problems.

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The Whiz Times - News Stories & Quizzes for Kids

The Whiz Times - News Stories & Quizzes for Kids | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

The Whiz Times is a news site designed for kids. The site features a wide array of news stories covering everything from serious stories about things like Edward Snowden seeking asylum in Russia to lighter stories about things like panda bears and kittens. Students and teachers can browse through The Whiz Times by selecting a news category and or an age level.

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Teachers Guide on The Use of QR Codes in The Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers Guide on The Use of QR Codes in The Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
RT @medkh9: Teachers Guide on The Use of QR Codes in The Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/MKNIxe2HZU via @medkh9

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Deborah Thonus's curator insight, August 15, 2013 7:04 AM

Lots of potential uses!

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Classroom Alarm Clock

Classroom Alarm Clock | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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Rick Morris is a fantastic resource for classroom management ideas. You will find a ton of great ideas that are very practical for teachers at all levels. 

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 11, 2013 2:01 PM

Check this out. Set times with songs so you don't forget or have to remind students about transition times. Awesome idea. Learn how to set it up here.

http://www.newmanagement.com/music/alarmclock.html

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The Best 17 iPad Digital Storytelling Apps for Teachers

The Best 17 iPad Digital Storytelling Apps for Teachers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Some of the apps included below are ideal for elementary and secondary, however, regardless of the age group or grade level you are teaching, you will definitely find something that works for your specific teaching and learning environment.

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9 Great Back to School Resources for Teachers

9 Great Back to School Resources for Teachers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

The start of a new school year is always a busy time-period for teachers. Besides everything that is going on with their own families, teachers need to prepare for another new year of teaching.

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5 Awesome Websites To Boost Summer Learning - Edudemic

5 Awesome Websites To Boost Summer Learning - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Here are a few suggestions for awesome websites that incorporate learning! Many of them are free, too!
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Try Storyboard That for Creating Stories and Planning Video Projects

Try Storyboard That for Creating Stories and Planning Video Projects | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Storyboard That is a nice tool for planning and creating stories online. Storyboard That provides templates in which you can create your stories in a comic strip style. To help you create your story Storyboard That provides dozens of scenes, characters, and text bubbles to fill your storyboard's frames.

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10 Big Concerns About Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic

10 Big Concerns About Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
As we look into integrating tablets in the classroom, it’s becoming increasingly clear that buying tablets is raising some very large and important questions.
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Narrable Launches New Education Plans - Create Unlimited Audio Slideshows

Narrable Launches New Education Plans - Create Unlimited Audio Slideshows | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Narrable is a neat service for creating short narrated slideshows. Narrable is kind of like VoiceThread mashed with Animoto. 

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Narrable is a quick and easy site to use. 

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How To Pick The Best Device For Your Grade Level - Edudemic

How To Pick The Best Device For Your Grade Level - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Figuring out which device will work for your particular grade level is no small task. This should help get you started in the decision-making process.
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3 Rubric Makers That Will Save You Time And Stress - Edudemic

3 Rubric Makers That Will Save You Time And Stress - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Rubrics can be an incredibly useful tool for your classroom. They can be a bit challenging to build though. These rubric makers should save you some stress.
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Eight Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Eight Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.
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Whether you are looking to reorganize one corner or redesign the entire room, here are eight tips that may help you throughout the process.

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10 Free Online Courses For Technology Novices - Edudemic

10 Free Online Courses For Technology Novices - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
If you're scared of technology or at least a bit unsure about how to use it in your classroom, then these free online courses will help you out.
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The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year - Edudemic

The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
There are hundreds of apps and websites being used in classrooms around the world. Here are some of the best web tools teachers will be trying out.
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This is an article I wrote for the website Edudemic. It focuses on educational technology tools to provide positive teacher - parent communication.

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Math Playground

Math Playground | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Action packed math site for elementary and middle school students featuring math games, math word problems, math worksheets, logic puzzles, and math videos.


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KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 8, 2013 8:04 AM

Great site!

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 4, 2014 8:20 PM

What a fun way to learn!

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GoNoodle

GoNoodle | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

GoNoodle helps teachers channel classroom energy with short interactive brain breaks. Desk-side activities help kids achieve more by keeping them engaged and motivated throughout the day.

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I'm excited to give GoNoodle a try with my students this year. This idea sounds fantastic and I'm sure the students will love it!

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10 Trendy Concepts in Educational Technology Every Teacher should Know about ~

10 Trendy Concepts in Educational Technology Every Teacher should Know about ~ | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

The world of educational technology has been exponentially expanded in the last couple of decades with the birth of several new educational concepts founded on digital media. The digital terminology is growing up rapidly to the point that it becomes hard for teachers to keep track of all the digital concepts that spur up here and there.

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Skoolbo

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It’s a free web tool that turns the process of improving a student’s literacy into an interactive game. This gamification has apparently taken hold among 4 to 10 year olds who are seeing a dramatic improvement in their comprehension and understanding of literacy.

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Science 360 - A Good Collection of Science Videos

Science 360 - A Good Collection of Science Videos | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Science 360 is an educational video site hosted by the National Science Foundation. Visitors to Science 360 can search for videos according to topic.

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Lucid Chart Now Works Offline - Create Mind Maps Offline

Lucid Chart Now Works Offline - Create Mind Maps Offline | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Lucidchart is a nice tool for creating flowcharts, mindmaps, and graphic organizers. Lucidchart offers a simple drag and drop interface for creating flow charts, organizational charts, mind maps, and other types of diagrams. 

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