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Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Using iTunes U - Edudemic

Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Using iTunes U - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Fred Sitkins explores some of the benefits of using what iTunes U has to offer schools, teachers, and administrators. via @IEducator

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Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas : Teacher Reboot Camp

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas : Teacher Reboot Camp | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @kylepace: Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas http://t.co/7fgT67DjIB
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Great iPad App for Autistic Children & Adults

Great iPad App for Autistic Children & Adults | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The iLearnNEarn2 – School & Adult Series iPad app teaches 200 life skills to adults with autism using a curriculum developed by Eden Autism Services.
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Teachers Use Tech: Students Go Crazy for Kahoot! Why You Should Play...

Teachers Use Tech: Students Go Crazy for Kahoot! Why You Should Play... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @TeachersUseTech: Students Go Crazy for Kahoot! Why You Should Play... http://t.co/Jd0LNJwe5I #edtech #mlearning #ipaded
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Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens of Virtual Tours and Webcams On One Google Map

Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens of Virtual Tours and Webcams On One Google Map | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
#eLearning Dozens of Virtual Tours and Webcams On One Google Map: Angela Hamblen is a high school school Socia... http://t.co/ViNGgtHG9H
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Authentic Assessment: What You Can Do in 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 months, 5 years . . .

Authentic Assessment: What You Can Do in 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 months, 5 years . . . | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Enabling kids to instruct one another -- as 6th-grader Ahmajh Johnson (above) does in his science class, and social studies teacher Andy Snyder (right) encourages with his 11th graders -- is one of (Authentic Assessment: What You Can Do in 5...
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10 Innovative EdTech Programs Happening In Schools - Edudemic

10 Innovative EdTech Programs Happening In Schools - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This year marked the third year of the $200,000 Follett Challenge, which encourages K-12 schools around the US to share their innovative programs that have been put in place to prepare our modern students for the demands of the 21st...
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4 Web Tools to Create Presentations without Installing Any Software ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Web Tools to Create Presentations without Installing Any Software ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
4 Web Tools to Create Presentations without Installing Any Software http://t.co/g05p3wuLXy #mlearning #edtech
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Can You Teach Students To Be Visionary?

Can You Teach Students To Be Visionary? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious." -- John Scully
"Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy." -- Rumi
Can you teach students to be visi (Can You Teach Students To Be Visionary?
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6 Emerging Trends in Education and Mobile Learning

6 Emerging Trends in Education and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Below are the notes of the key points that I made.
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Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps for Mobile Devices

Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps for Mobile Devices | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
When children are told to "go home and study," many aren't quite sure what this means. "Do I stare at the pages of a textbook? Should I redo old homework problems? Will I remember this new list of vo (New!
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What To Do If Your School Bans Useful Websites

What To Do If Your School Bans Useful Websites | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Today is Banned Website Awareness Day, and all across the country, educators are doing their part to raise awareness of how overly restrictive blocking of edu (What To Do If Your School Bans Useful Websites #edchat #edtech
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Improving How We Review Edtech: 3 Case Studies | Edutopia

Improving How We Review Edtech: 3 Case Studies | Edutopia | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Judy Willis looks at three edtech product review sites â “ EdSurge, ClassroomWindow and CommonSense Media â “ and compares their usefulness in providing teachers with a comprehensive picture of ...
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The Best Elementary Math Apps for the iPad

The Best Elementary Math Apps for the iPad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Looking for the latest and greatest educational math apps for your iPhone, iPod or iPad? Well, you've come to the right place. Here are some of the best.
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My Students’ Top Ten “Essential Digital Reading Tools” List by Sara Kajder

My Students’ Top Ten “Essential Digital Reading Tools” List by Sara Kajder | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
From the first day of class in August, students in Room 6 work to develop their identities as readers.  And, as eighth graders who have had a variety of experiences which have shaped their identiti...
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Tweet from @justintarte

Tweet from @justintarte | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @AnnAmandaBee: U can't teach today's kid w/ yesterday's lessons & expect they are prepared 4 tomorrow #mlearning http://t.co/lYbsGiuir5…
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Embracing Game-Based Learning | Spin Education

Embracing Game-Based Learning | Spin Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The benefits of game-based learning seem abundantly obvious. What a terrific way to engage not only student interest, but also ownership of one’s learning.
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Creating a Culture of Questioning: Ryan McClintock at TEDxCherryCreekED - YouTube

Engaging students in an era of vast creativity and transformation requires a new learning paradigm and the purposeful design of an environment and culture th...
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The Beginner's Guide To The History Of The Internet - Edudemic

The Beginner's Guide To The History Of The Internet - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered who actually invented the internet?
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8 Great iPad Apps to Manage Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Great iPad Apps to Manage Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
8 Great iPad Apps to Manage Your Class http://t.co/5qmhUNWbPo #mlearning #edtech
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27 Ways to Draw Out Students Performances ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

27 Ways to Draw Out Students Performances ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
27 Ways to Draw Out Students Perforamces http://t.co/EarbFB1wYw #mlearning #edtech
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Teachers abused on social media by pupils as young as seven

Teachers abused on social media by pupils as young as seven | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
CHILD REN as young as seven are posting abusive comments and making threats against teachers on social media websites, it has been claimed.
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Tweet from @mrkempnz

Tweet from @mrkempnz | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
20 ways to use twitter with your students - some great practical ideas here / what will you trial? #edchat #edtech http://t.co/KpRjYS9cEW
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Professor Garfield Teaches Students to Recognize Facts and Opinions

Professor Garfield Teaches Students to Recognize Facts and Opinions | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Professor Garfield Fact or Opinion is a free iPad app designed to help students learn to recognize the difference between facts and opinions. The app features a comic book story in which students w...
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How 3D is changing the shape of lessons

How 3D is changing the shape of lessons | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Students are making their own future using 3D printers, and a girl from Manchester is one of the pioneers.
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The Flip Side of Professional Development (EdSurge News)

The Flip Side of Professional Development (EdSurge News) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It seems like the word “flipped” is everywhere in education today. There are flipped classrooms of all sorts, from Kindergarten to dentistry.
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