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RIP Internet Explorer, US State Department Switches To Google Chrome Browser | TechieApps

RIP Internet Explorer, US State Department Switches To Google Chrome Browser | TechieApps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RIP Internet Explorer, US State Department Switches To Google Chrome Browser | TechieApps #stem #edtech #domoreedu http://t.co/iXHaZo9Y...
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How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom

How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  PinterestGone App Fishing! Finding the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom! The App Store is NOT the best place to find apps for your classroom. The best way to find apps is to connect and learn from other teachers using apps in their classroom. There are many sites that curate and review apps just for …
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Long Live the ‘90s: ‘Edtech’ Crazes Every Teacher (and Student) Secretly Wishes Were Still Around - EdSurge News



If you’ve ever been tempted to click on one of those ‘90s-nostalgia posts, we really can’t blame you—I mean, who doesn’t want to skim throug
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I love this article.  Some of the good ole' days really were pretty good.

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Bad at math? This startup can help ease your "math anxiety" - TechNode

Bad at math? This startup can help ease your "math anxiety" - TechNode | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Were you always bad at math? Does math make you feel uneasy? You might be suffering from math anxiety, a feeling of tension, apprehension, or even fear that interferes with the ability to do math. This aversion starts at a very early age, said Henry Chui, CEO of online learning platform Zap Zap Math which …
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Digital Literacy: Teaching Infographics, a sub-genre

Digital Literacy: Teaching Infographics, a sub-genre | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
During the past few months, I have had the pleasure of teaching a Digital Storytelling course. The focus was on how students can use digital modes to communicate their understanding of concepts, topics, and problems. Recently, the learning was on infographics. We live in a visual world, digital communication makes up most of the reading…
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Technology in the Classroom: The Teacher's Companion

Technology in the Classroom: The Teacher's Companion | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Technology in the classroom does not intend to compete with teachers, but rather to serve as their companion, helping to make the day a little bit easier.
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The Tech Edvocate’s List of 27 Assessment Apps, Tools, and Resources

The Tech Edvocate’s List of 27 Assessment Apps, Tools, and Resources | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Assessment is at the crux of educational evaluation. It’s a major factor in designating student success, and it’s a vital skill that every educator needs to have firm hold of. Succinctly, grades represent the extent to which the learner has met the defined objectives. Teachers generally define these objectives at the beginning of the year, aided by benchmarks, such as statewide academic achievement standards. Assessment is an emotionally laden procedure that implies more than the degree of compliance with the goals. Before beginning a learning activity, teachers should think of and choose the assessment criteria; students appreciate a grading system …
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Maslow, technology and learning

Maslow, technology and learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
learning, technology, education, steve, wheeler, social media, internet, mobile, school, teachers
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Scratch Is Scratching An Itch To Grow More Creatively And Teacher Friendly

Scratch Is Scratching An Itch To Grow More Creatively And Teacher Friendly | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
MIT Media Labs, Scratch, Prepares For Version 3.0Scratch, the coding language for kids developed by MIT Media Labs, and the LifeLong Kindergarten group, is the easiest way to teach kids the concepts behind coding. But coding isn't what Mitch Resnick the creator, is entirely focused on. He, and
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Amazon Alexa in the Classroom

Amazon Alexa in the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Bill Selak @billselak shares how he’s using Amazon’s Alexa via the Echo and Dot in the classroom. He shares the ideal grades (in his opinion) and how the Echo is an “assistant” of sorts for his teachers. He also talks about how his school made an app for the Echo and about the biggest mistake they made in […]
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Try YouTube Live To Reach More Students

Try YouTube Live To Reach More Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Back in May I shared how Tom Richey was using YouTube Live to host AP World History review sessions for students. That's one way to us
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17 Online Grading Tools for Busy Educators « Educational Technology

by Matthew Lynch, tech Edvocate
In order to make grading easier, there are several edtech companies that sell online grading tools. These tools will make sure that when you assess your students, you have all of the resources that you need to be successful. We decided to create a list of the 17 best online grading [...]
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Ten Ways to Use Google Earth In Your Classroom

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Ten Ways to Use Google Earth In Your Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
During the ISTE conference at the end of June Google announced that Google Earth can now be added into your G Suite for Education domain. This means that your students can use their G Suite account…
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8 Cool Tools You May Have Missed at ISTE 2017

8 Cool Tools You May Have Missed at ISTE 2017 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
#NotAtISTE? Check out these up-and-comers we spotted in the expo hall.
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This Chrome extension will blur out offensive language on your feed

This Chrome extension will blur out offensive language on your feed | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you’re sick of reading hateful comments and distressing news headlines, Soothe is here to help.
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YouTube shutting down its video editor and photo slideshow tools on September 20

YouTube shutting down its video editor and photo slideshow tools on September 20 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
YouTube, being one of the largest platforms for viewing online video content, is all about helping users upload their own content to share with others. Unfortunately, two of the tools that the serv…
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​A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers - EdSurge News


A 2016 report funded by the Gates Foundation found that in the U.S. alone, there are 13,000 instructional designers. Yet, when I graduated fro
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Campus Technology 2017: USC Succeeds at Human-Centered Design for Tech

Campus Technology 2017: USC Succeeds at Human-Centered Design for Tech | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Higher education experts share five tips to improve technology strategies.
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A quick guide to the wonderful world of podcasting

A quick guide to the wonderful world of podcasting | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
They're popular, they're usually free, and they're fun.
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The Best iPad Apps of 2017

The Best iPad Apps of 2017 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
These 50 apps will transform your iPad, iPad mini, or iPad Pro into the ultimate slate computer for work and play.
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100 Education Hashtags for Teachers and EdLeaders

100 Education Hashtags for Teachers and EdLeaders | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Hashtags can help you take part in important conversations and make valuable connections whether you’re a teacher, principal or superintendent.
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Time to Change the Vocabulary of #EdTech Leadership

Time to Change the Vocabulary of #EdTech Leadership | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Often when administrators are asked about the current state of education technology in their school or district, they make declarativ
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What Is Successful Technology Integration?

What Is Successful Technology Integration? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Well-integrated use of technology resources by thoroughly trained teachers makes twenty-first-century learning possible. From our Technology Integration Professional Development Guide.
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6 Open Source Tools to Create Interactive Fiction

6 Open Source Tools to Create Interactive Fiction | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Here are the best open source tools to create interactive fiction in Linux.
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