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Nearpod - Create, Engage and Assess through mobile devices. | Interactive Lessons |

Nearpod - Create, Engage and Assess through mobile devices. | Interactive Lessons | | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
An all-in-one solution for the synchronized use of iPads, iPods and iPhones in the classroom.
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iPad Apps and Resources for Teachers

iPad Apps and Resources for Teachers | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

TCEA is a member-based organization devoted to the use of technology in education. Our primary focus is on integrating technology into the PreK-12 environment and providing our members with state-of-the-art information through conferences, workshops, newsletters, the Internet, and collaborations with higher education and business.

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Table listing a multitude of iPad Apps for all content areas and grade levels.

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Thomas Brennan's curator insight, June 8, 8:35 PM

I have already Scooped some resources for implementing ipads into the classroom with some reference to apps. The following Scooped resource gives great apps for education and can be a great resource for teacher's teaching technology in the classroom. 

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Beautiful web-based timeline software

Beautiful web-based timeline software | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Tiki-Toki is web-based software for creating beautiful interactive timelines that you can share on the internet.
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Students can create history timelines, explain steps in a process, describe a series of events, etc.

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Mentimeter

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Interact with your audience - Free of charge and without registration!
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Get feedback, creative work, evaluation responses, etc. from everyone in the class and save the pdf as a record of it.

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Voki

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Create speaking avatars and use them as an effective learning tool by adding voice and posting to a blog, website or profile. Free. Lesson plans.

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Marqueed Collect and Discuss Images

Marqueed Collect and Discuss Images | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Simple Image collaboration and markup tool - Take screenshots and discuss feedback

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Easy to learn on your own, too.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 18, 2012 4:10 AM

This is a great tool for adding interactivity to images. Really useful for projects on visual literacy or building up vocabulary or just for online discussion of images.

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ThingLink in the Classroom: A Guide to Facilitate an Interactive Learning Project

ThingLink in the Classroom: A Guide to Facilitate an Interactive Learning Project | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Advice on using ThingLink as a tool for learning when facilitating a student project.

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12 Excellent Creativity Resources for Teachers

12 Excellent Creativity Resources for Teachers | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Med Kharbach, the founder and author of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, offers 12 creativity resources for teachers.

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Digital Storytelling: how to make an animated PPT movie

How-to video for creating digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint. For more resources from Nancye Blair, visit www.EngagingEducation.net.

 

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Paola Houston-Davalos's curator insight, June 26, 2013 7:24 PM

Interesting and well explained step by step tutorial on how to create digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint.

Maria Persson's comment, July 18, 2013 2:47 PM
Absolute must and useful for so many contexts...thanks for the scoop!
Maria Persson's curator insight, July 18, 2013 2:48 PM

All part and parcel of having your 'digital' voice heard.  Great tool.  

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Webinaria: Free open source screen recording software

Webinaria: Free open source screen recording software | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Record software demonstrations and tutorials.
Publish in Flash, view on our website or yours.
Receive ratings, comments and share with others.

 

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Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record

Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record. Screenr’s web-based screen recorder makes it a breeze to create and share your screencasts around the web. Just click the record button, capture your screen & voice, and share the link.
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ThingLinkToolkit

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This toolkit is designed to provide innovative ideas and support for using interactive graphics for teaching and learning.ThingLink is a free and user friendly digital tool that provides users with the ability to turn any image into an interactive graphic. Create multiple “hot spots” on specific parts of an image and turn that image into a multimedia launcher. Include video, record audio or provide a link to any website with the click of a button. Easily embed an interactive ThingLink graphic into any blog or website. ThingLink is a truly amazing tool that allows users to pack a lot of content into a small space. ThingLink is a flexible tool that is well-suited for use in the classroom.

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:: PIMPAMPUM :: Bubblr! .:.

Bubblr is a tool for creating comic strips using photos from flickr.com.  Search for images, then add "bubbles" to them.  Would be good for creative student projects.

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Bloomin' Apps

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Includes all the Bloomin' versions in one place!
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Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything Blog has a page devoted to using technology for the various learning levels of Bloom's Taxonomy.  She's revised the infographic to reflect more interdependent action between the learning categories.

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Jot! Whiteboard Free

Jot! is a simple, fast whiteboard that lets you sketch out your ideas and share them in real time. Draw, take notes, or wireframe on your iPad quickly and easily as soon as ideas come to you. Share your ideas via email or save them as photos. Collaborate in real time over the internet with Live Sharing.  Free from iTunes Store.

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Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling

Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Meograph helps you easily create, share, and playback beautiful stories in context of Where and When.
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Add pictures, then record audio captioning.  Infographics and storytelling application.

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Lessons Worth Sharing

Lessons Worth Sharing | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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What Teachers Really Think About Game Based Learning

What Teachers Really Think About Game Based Learning | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Whether teachers are using jeopardy style questions to do test prep or bringing in online games like Minecraft to teach spatial reasoning, games have long been

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For competitive students, like the athletes that make up my school's population, games have strong appeal.

 

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 17, 2012 8:02 PM

Games work.  The great key to teaching is student motivation. Most students will engage when it comes to game based education. That's where the learning takes place. 

Malachy Scullion's curator insight, December 18, 2012 1:26 AM

Gamification is a huge thing happening right now all around the world. And it seems to be tapping into vast numbers of people, children and adults, in a wide range of subjects and disciplines. 

StraighterLine's comment, December 18, 2012 9:17 AM
Gamification helps learning.
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Why Anti-PowerPoint Arguments Are Invalid

Why Anti-PowerPoint Arguments Are Invalid | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Some people are still vehemently anti-PowerPoint. This conversation has got old. Here, once and for all, m62 refutes the anti-PowerPoint arguments.
What’s important to remember though is that the fact that PowerPoint isn’t suitable for some presentations doesn’t mean that it is unsuitable for all presentations. When used well, and in an appropriate setting, PowerPoint provides a genuinely effective platform that enables presenters to communicate their messages effectively.
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 18, 2012 5:47 AM

Eight great arguments why we should change our negative attitude to PowerPoint.

Paul Rawlinson's curator insight, December 18, 2012 1:19 PM

An article that underlines the frustrating misperceptions about PowerPoint

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Mapping Media to the Curriculum

Mapping Media to the Curriculum | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Wesley Fryer created this “Mapping Media to the Curriculum” website to accompany and support his eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing.”

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7 habits of highly effective teachers: Always Prepped Blog

We’ve all heard about Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Some teachers out there may have heard of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers. Below are our 7 habits of highly effective teachers who use technology:

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Jing, screenshot and screencast software from TechSmith

Jing, screenshot and screencast software from TechSmith | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Jing captures anything you see on your computer screen, as an image or short video, and lets you share it instantly.
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GoView™

Capture your computer screen and audio with GoView, then instantly share your recording online.
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Screencast-O-Matic - Free online screen recorder for instant screen capture video sharing.

Screencast-O-Matic - Free online screen recorder for instant screen capture video sharing. | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it
Online screen recorder for one-click recording for free.
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11 Great Video Tools for Teachers

11 Great Video Tools for Teachers | Edtech for Schools | Scoop.it

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has curated a list of some great video tools that will allow teachers to : create videos, edit them, add subtitles to videos, share them, and much more.

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