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5 Tools To Take An Auto-Guided Google Street View Tour

5 Tools To Take An Auto-Guided Google Street View Tour | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Hitting the road for a scenic drive can be super relaxing. Unfortunately, it
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26 iPad Apps to Transform Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Classroom Poster on How to Critically Judge Online Content ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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Great information to teach students about judging online content.

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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
You think you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.

Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's ...
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Great tips on Google Searching.

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How presentations should be delivered. | Swivl

How presentations should be delivered. | Swivl | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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Very Cool!

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Google investing $50 million to get girls to code

Google investing $50 million to get girls to code | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Just weeks after releasing its first diversity report and calling for more women to get into computer science, Google's backing that up with a new effort aimed at getting more girls to code. Today...
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Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it

"Learning how to write a computer program is a lot like learning a new language. There are nouns, verbs, and sentences. With far fewer words than a spoken language, it may be easier too. A student of languages can pick it up just as quickly as a student of math. To help, here are a set of tools that teach computer programming."


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Kerry Muste's curator insight, June 10, 5:43 PM

Two I'm trialling are Codecombat.com and codeavengers.com but I'm looking forward to looking at these.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 14, 7:43 AM

Possible additions to my "games" list. 

Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, June 14, 4:12 PM

A must read for teachers. Excellent list.

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3 Ways to Get Faculty Up to Speed With Technology | EduWire.com

3 Ways to Get Faculty Up to Speed With Technology | EduWire.com | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
EduWire.com curates critical news and trends in the higher education technology arena. It offers insights on Campus Technology, MOOC, Education Technology, Flip Classrooms, Learning Management Systems, Web 2.0, Pedagogy, Lecture Capture, Distance Learning, Whiteboards, Classroom Audio, Classroom Video, Education Apps, Big Data, Streaming, Control Systems, IT, Mobile Learning, and Security.
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Good insights on helping faculty.

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14 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

14 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
You think you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.

Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's ...
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14 Search tricks some that you probably don't know.

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5 Reasons Schools Still Need Desktop Computers -- THE Journal

5 Reasons Schools Still Need Desktop Computers -- THE Journal | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Despite the growth of mobile learning, desktops still have a place in the 21st century classroom.
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Totally agree!

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Wonderful Free Templates to Create Newspapers for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful Free Templates to Create Newspapers for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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SearchReSearch: TipSheet for IRE 2013 ( #IRE13 )

SearchReSearch: TipSheet for IRE 2013 ( #IRE13 ) | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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Turning documents into conversations

Turning documents into conversations | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it

NowComment is fast, powerful, and feature-rich: you can sort comments, skim summaries, create assignments, hide comments, reply privately, and much more.


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Mika Auramo's curator insight, April 3, 11:23 AM

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Mary Clark's curator insight, April 11, 11:02 AM

While much of this can be done in Google docs, there are several features which can extend the conversation.  Teachers do need to share documents via email.  

Volkmar Langer's curator insight, April 25, 2:41 AM

That sounds really good :-)) 

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10 Twitter Chats Every Teacher Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Twitter Chats Every Teacher Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it

Add #DENchat to the list, too!

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: 3 Simple Rules For Attending Any Conference

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: 3 Simple Rules For Attending Any Conference | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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Great information--especially if you're going to ISTE!

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Sphero 2.0 - connected toy | Sphero

Sphero 2.0 - connected toy | Sphero | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Powered with a new engine, Sphero 2.0 is capable of rolling at speeds of up to 7 feet per second. Trust us, this thing hauls. And that's just the beginning.
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Check out Sphero and Ollie! 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Find Primary Sources from All Over the World on the World Digital Library

Free Technology for Teachers: Find Primary Sources from All Over the World on the World Digital Library | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
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3 Ways to Get Faculty Up to Speed With Technology -- Campus Technology

Centers for teaching and learning share how they help faculty retool for technology-enabled teaching.
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10 Proactive Steps to Reduce the Dangers of Student Social Media Use

10 Proactive Steps to Reduce the Dangers of Student Social Media Use | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Educators and Parents Faced With More Social Media Based Issues With Their Young Students Every Year. A Proactive Stance can Help. This week I attended an
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8 Tips to Get You to Take Better Smartphone Pictures

8 Tips to Get You to Take Better Smartphone Pictures | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
Take better smartphone pictures, and use your smartphone in a stellar, new way.
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Take better smartphone pictures! 

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8 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn to Code

8 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn to Code | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
The main reason for encouraging students to learn to code usually centers around future jobs. These reasons are perfectly valid, but there are many more.

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Good reasons for students should learn to code.

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Paul Herring's curator insight, May 24, 2:44 PM

Some very perceptive and thought provoking points regarding the value of coding.

Peter Albion's curator insight, May 25, 3:48 PM

Good reasons for adults and teachers to learn coding too

gwynethjones's curator insight, June 1, 8:04 AM

Great article!

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24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014

24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014 | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it
At CustomShow, we decided to list some alternatives to powerpoint that could help in solving your overall presentation problems. These programs serve many purposes.

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Some I knew about, some are new to me!

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Natalie Sing's curator insight, May 1, 9:19 AM

Lots of Presentation ideas here that would be great for High School Students

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24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 5, 2:18 AM

A new list of the most popular digital presentation tools available.


And a very helpful list of advantages and disadvantages for any of the tools.


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New: Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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A Wonderful New Google Cheat Sheet to Improve Students Search Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Digital classroom management ideas for minds-on learning | Ditch That Textbook

Digital classroom management ideas for minds-on learning | Ditch That Textbook | Sheila's Edtech | Scoop.it

Classrooms -- whether very traditional (above) or digital -- share many of the same classroom management principles. With digital classrooms, some need a modern twist. Here are some ideas.


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