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4 compelling ideas for using Book Creator in the classroom

4 compelling ideas for using Book Creator in the classroom | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Book Creator is a versatile and intuitively set-up app that allows students to easily create digital content in a variety of ways. In Richmond, teachers have used their iPads and Book Creator to publish ebooks on a variety of topics and in a variety of genres. Below are some ideas for using Book Creator in your classroom.


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Create your first book for free. An in-app purchase enables unlimited books.

For schools there is also a full version with unlimited books and no in-app purchase.

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4 great ideas that cover a range of age groups in how they could use Book Creator.

 

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PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations

PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
PowToon is a brand new presentation tool that allows you to create animated presentations and cartoon style videos just by dragging and dropping.
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free version allows 10 toons no longer than 5 minutes long.

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Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines

Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Create an interactive, visually engaging timeline in minutes. Use dynamic visualization tools to display photos, videos, news and blogs in chronological order. Browse through visually stunning timelines created by popular newspapers, politicians, celebrities, teachers and the Dipity community.
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Poll Everywhere

Audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web. Responses are displayed in real-time on gorgeous charts in PowerPoint, Keynote, or web browser.
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Educator accounts for teachers available.  Free basic version.

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Web 2.0: Cool Tools for Schools

Web 2.0:  Cool Tools for Schools | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
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Tech tools for use in education, categorized  and described.

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ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
ThingLink lets users add interactive links to any photo and turn them into fun web experiences that drive engagement.
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11 EdTech Bloggers To Follow in 2014

11 EdTech Bloggers To Follow in 2014 | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Looking for new ideas for how to use technology in your classroom in 2014? Looking for colleagues to inspire your practice? Ideas to help integrate technology into your lesson plans? Look no further. One of the things we love most about teaching in the age of technology is the ability it...
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NeverEndingSearch — @joycevalenza by Joyce Valenza

NeverEndingSearch — @joycevalenza by Joyce Valenza | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

NeverEnding Search Blog by Joyce Valenza of School Library Journal.

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Part One Digital Learning ... Top 3 Resources to Discover and Curate Digital Curriculum for Teachers and Students

Part One Digital Learning ... Top 3 Resources to Discover and Curate Digital Curriculum for Teachers and Students | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Welcome to "Part One" of a series of posts dedicated to those attempting to curate the Digital Curriculum. Please enjoy and share this post via email or a retweet. 

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Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more.

Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more. | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.
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Mozilla Backpack

Mozilla Backpack | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Celebrate your skills & passions by earning badges from online issuers and collecting them in your Mozilla backpack.

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ForAllRubrics - Super Powered Rubrics

ForAllRubrics - Super Powered Rubrics | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Allows teachers to easily manage classroom assessment on mobile devices such as the iPad. Allows schools and districts to efficiently distribute common assessments and collect results automatically.

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Activate Instruction | A free tool to personalize learning

Activate Instruction | A free tool to personalize learning | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

 

 

An open platform where educators can browse, search, rate, add, share, and organize their favorite Common Core-aligned resources, and put them together in personalized playlists for students.

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Games4Ed

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Games are a unique learning vehicle, combining high student engagement, learning of both content and 21st Century skills, and assessment.  Games4Ed (G4E) is taking a critical look at using the games as educational vehicles to advance learning opportunities for our students.

Our goal is to establish collaborations between educators, researchers, game developers, publishers and policy makers to further the use of games and other immersive learning strategies in schools to help the education sector fulfill the mission of preparing all children to become successful 21st century learners and citizens.

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e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags - Your Source for Social News and Networking

e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags - Your Source for Social News and Networking | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
e-Learning Tags is a social bookmarking service where you can discover, share, vote and discuss remarkable eLearning content.
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Open Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard ...

Open Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard ... | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
A program dedicated to teaching In addition to commenting, drawing, and highlighting, the Open-Sankoré program gives you the option of enriching your course content by importing flash animations, images, audio, videos, or by including existing .pdf...
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Study Vibe - Toolbox

Study Vibe - Toolbox | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

There are so many resources on the web that it can sometimes be overwhelming to try and find what you are looking for. 

The Toolbox is designed to be a sort of 'one-stop-shop' of handy resources to use for study and research. We have tried to save you time by putting up only sites that we think are going to help with your study and research.  It will change constantly depending on the needs of the Studyvibers.

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Product Reviews for Teachers | graphite

Product Reviews for Teachers | graphite | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
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Reviews of educational games, apps, websites, and more for educators and parents.

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Product Reviews for Teachers | graphite

Product Reviews for Teachers | graphite | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Graphite™ is a free service from nonprofit Common Sense Media designed to help preK-12 educators discover, use, and share the best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula for their students by providing unbiased, rigorous ratings and practical insights from our active community of teachers.

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WeVideo - Free Online Video Editor & Maker

WeVideo - Free Online Video Editor & Maker | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

WeVideo is the leading online video creation platform, providing video editing, collaboration, and sharing across any device - mobile, tablets, laptops & PCs. Use online video to engage students, introduce project-based learning, and develop 21st century skills.

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E-Curriculum... Exploring 24 Free Open Education Resources (OER)... The Digital Curriculum Part 2

E-Curriculum... Exploring 24 Free Open Education Resources (OER)... The Digital Curriculum Part 2 | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

In this series I will investigate some resources that can open up a world of digital curricula. In this second  post of the series, I’ll examine the idea of Open Education Resources. 

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edshelf | Reviews & recommendations of tools for education

edshelf | Reviews & recommendations of tools for education | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Edtech and education app reviews and recommendations. Find the right teaching and learning tools for your needs.
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P2PU | P2PU Badge Maker

P2PU | P2PU Badge Maker | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
P2PU Badge Maker : A step by step guide on how to make a badge to associate to a P2PU challenge
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Students can participate in online Quests or create ePortfolios, earning badges along the way for each accomplishment.

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ForAllBadges - Badge Systems for K-12 Students

ForAllBadges - Badge Systems for K-12 Students | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

A badge management system for school-aged learners. Issue badges using any iOS device and submit them to the Mozilla Open Badges Backpack!

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Mozilla Webmaker

Mozilla Webmaker | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Mozilla's collection of tools relating to multimedia (with Popcorn), web pages (with Thimble) and remixes (with X-Ray Goggles.

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