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Discussions about Education and resources being used as well as recommended for improving the school environment.
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Pinterest: A Beginner's Guide to the Hot New Social Network

Pinterest: A Beginner's Guide to the Hot New Social Network | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
Have no fear, soon-to-be-Pintrest fan -- we'll show you the ropes.
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60% of students say they wouldn’t attend a school without free WiFi

60% of students say they wouldn’t attend a school without free WiFi | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
A recent study by Online Colleges finds that more US college students prefer a hybrid of online/offline education than a pure experience in either direction. This may be a surprise ...
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Doug Johnson's "The Classroom Teacher's Survival Guide to Technology"

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Doug Johnson's "The Classroom Teacher's Survival Guide to Technology" | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it

A must have book for future and current teachers.  Doug Johnson's insight on the integration of technology is shared within this book. 

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Download free textbooks online

Download free textbooks online | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
Bookboon's free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science.
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How to Make a Movie Not an Animation: Next Vista for Learning

When talking 21st Century Skills that are used in student centered projects this one is an outstanding example.  Students created a 58 second video explaining the steps needed to complete the process of creating a movie with Powerpoint and stop animation pictures.

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13 Ways To Use iMovie In The Classroom

13 Ways To Use iMovie In The Classroom | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it

EdApps.ca has provided a great list of 13 different methods to successfully integrate iMovie into the curriculum.  I really like the use of iPad2, iMovie, and a microscope!

 

Which one is your favorite from this list of 13?

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iLearn: 100+ iPad Apps Perfect For High School

iLearn: 100+ iPad Apps Perfect For High School | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
Empower Mobile Learn will deliver an interactive teaching and learning experience to support learners and instructors who want to do more from their Iphone or Ipad .
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Who Coined "Cloud Computing"?

Who Coined "Cloud Computing"? | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
Now that every technology company in America seems to be selling cloud computing, Technology Review decided to find out where it all began.
Cloud computing is one of the hottest buzzwords in technology.
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Google Plus Comes to Google Apps for (Higher) Education | Hack ...

Google Plus Comes to Google Apps for (Higher) Education | Hack ... | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
When Google launched its new social network Google Plus this summer, the service was only available to a small number of users, but it seemed clear from the outset that ...
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How YouTube Is Changing The Classroom| The Committed Sardine

How YouTube Is Changing The Classroom| The Committed Sardine | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
Flipped classroom: "never been able to deliver that much content"...Perfectly illustrates why it's a bad idea.
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Textbooks of the future….Inkling: moving textbooks onto the iPad

Textbooks of the future….Inkling: moving textbooks onto the iPad | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it

Inkling works with the major textbook publishers like Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Wylie and W. W. Norton. They disassemble the publishers’ market-leading titles as well as all the associated ancillary media such as videos, assessment questions and 3D objects and combine all of these elements to construct something from the ground up for the iPad. The result is a textbook that is interactive, able to be updated as new information becomes available and priced 30% to 40% less than the print versions.

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The Innovative Educator: Prepare students with math they’ll need in the real world with YummyMath

The Innovative Educator: Prepare students with math they’ll need in the real world with YummyMath | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it

In this post via The Innovative Educator blog Brian Marks gets to the heart of the math problem by sharing a resource that puts real-world relevance at it's core.

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Skitch for iPad for iPad on the iTunes App Store

Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Skitch for iPad on the App Store. Download Skitch for iPad and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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How to Transfer Photos & Videos from Other iPads & iPhones to Your iPad | iPad Academy

How to Transfer Photos & Videos from Other iPads & iPhones to Your iPad | iPad Academy | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
I needed to transfer the photos and videos from another iPad & iPhone to my iPad. As I pondered how to do this, I remembered I had Apple's Camera Connection Kit.
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- Apps for Common Core Math Standards, Grades 6-8

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.  Very nice collection of Apps for Common Core Math Standards grades 6-8.  Details of each app and cost are included in the post.

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Ipad: the Basics Resources

Ipad: the Basics Resources | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it

Very nice use of Edmodo's folders to compile and share curriculum based apps for mobile learning via @TheConsultantsE on Twitter.  They have used @symbaloo to compile web mashups of apps by curriculum focus as well as productivity options. 

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Blog - Are Web Desktops a Way to Turn Tablets Into "Real" Computers?

Blog - Are Web Desktops a Way to Turn Tablets Into "Real" Computers? | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
ZeroDesktop isn't the web desktop you've been looking for, but that doesn't mean it isn't useful for untethering from conventional PCs...
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15 Awesome and Creative Infographics

15 Awesome and Creative Infographics | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
In this collection you’ll find 15 beautiful and educational infographics. Spend a few minutes reading them, you might learn something new!
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About our mapping features and use cases | BatchGeo

BatchGeo is an interactive map making tool based around tabular data (tables and spreadsheets), here are all the ways to use it.
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Should You Flip Your Classroom? | Edutopia

Should You Flip Your Classroom? | Edutopia | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
There is a lot of buzz around the flipped classroom model. Blogger and AP Chemistry Ramsay Musallam covers the pros and cons and offers a framework to help you consider whether flipping is the approach for your classroom.
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Open Education Sites Offer Free Content for All

Open Education Sites Offer Free Content for All | EDUcational Chatter | Scoop.it
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Open education sites exemplify how technology is democratizing education. These sites allow both learners and teachers to create their own curriculum, whether it’s used in or out of the classroom.
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