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Content Curation Primer

Content Curation Primer | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
What is Content Curation?

Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme.
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Failing Goals of Education

I recently had a discussion with a friend John, who is a Superintendent in a rural school district. We were discussing his district specifically and what it was providing its students in the way of relevant programs of study.
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Google Launches Chrome Remote Desktop App for Android

Google Launches Chrome Remote Desktop App for Android | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google today launched a Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, which lets you remotely control your computer using your smartphone or tablet.
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Site offers free digital citizenship tools - eSchool News (registration)

Site offers free digital citizenship tools - eSchool News (registration) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Site offers free digital citizenship tools
eSchool News (registration)
digital-citizenship Today's kids may be growing up in an interconnected world, but they need to be taught how to be good cyber citizens and use technology wisely.
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Tweet from @justintarte

Tweet from @justintarte | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
No rule you make the first few days of school will cause good behavior in May; every strong relationship will #edchat http://t.co/Xv0g8mnPg0
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50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom

50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, an...
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Can Technology Predict Teacher Success? -- THE Journal

Can Technology Predict Teacher Success? -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Busy districts are turning to technological solutions to help them vet and select applicants for teaching positions (Hiring new teachers for next fall?
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Educators Continue Innovating with App Smashing - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - edapps, edchat, EdTech

Educators Continue Innovating with App Smashing - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - edapps, edchat, EdTech | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
App Smashing, in other words, should provide a solution to a previously identified classroom need. It shouldn’t be a fun idea looking for an excuse to interrupt learning.
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App Smashing: Combining Apps for Innovative Student Projects

App Smashing: Combining Apps for Innovative Student Projects | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
At this month's CUE conference in Palm Springs, California, a lot of people were geeking out about "app smashing": the process of using -- or "smashing" -- different apps together to complete tasks and create rich student projects.
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Gamify Learning: 20+ Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp

Gamify Learning: 20+ Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Gamifying Learning: 20+ Resources via @ShellTerrell #edtech #edapps #gamification http://t.co/TgJLdTzfSP
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5 Excellent Web Tools For Giving Students Narrative Feedback

5 Excellent Web Tools For Giving Students Narrative Feedback | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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How Do You Print from an iPad? Let Me Count the Ways!

How Do You Print from an iPad? Let Me Count the Ways! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Not everyone knows you can print from an iPad, but you can! How do your do it? Fire up your printer, because you are about to find out, and it's easier than you might think! (RT @Nerdyphyseder: RT @jonathanwylie: How Do You Print from an iPad?
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How to run iPad and iPhone apps on a Mac (or Windows PC): Best iPad emulator for desktop and laptop computers - How to

How to run iPad and iPhone apps on a Mac (or Windows PC): Best iPad emulator for desktop and laptop computers - How to | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It's not easy to run iPad and iPhone apps on a Mac or PC. The secret is finding the right emulator software. Here we explain how to run iPad apps on a laptop or desktop PC.
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for the love of learning: Sir Ken Robinson: How to Change Education

for the love of learning: Sir Ken Robinson: How to Change Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson: How to Change Education http://t.co/kSCnC7EjMv #abed #ableg #edchat #edtech #bced http://t.co/Wn3MwrmLvy via @joe_bower
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Episode 14 (4/15/14) - EdTech Chat 'n Chew Podcast

In this episode we try out a new feature - The EdTech Chat 'n Chew Match Game! Two guest contestants compete to win fabulous-ish prizes by matching answers w...
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Technology Isn’t The Only Answer to Digital Disruption

Technology Isn’t The Only Answer to Digital Disruption | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
What’s the difference between disruptive tech and that of emergent or innovative technology?
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Top iPhone Apps for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Top iPhone Apps for the Blind & Visually Impaired | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Top iPhone Apps for the Blind & Visually Impaired, About.com Assistive Technology (http://t.co/h0nKkkoiJ7)
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Tech 4 Ed: Educators new to Twitter

Tech 4 Ed: Educators new to Twitter | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
VERY happy to announce start of a Twitter mentor program to get educators new to Twitter help using it http://t.co/tv0gGchG1o #edchat #njed
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Samsung Exec Apparently Called Steve Jobs' Death The 'Best Opportunity To Attack iPhone'

Samsung Exec Apparently Called Steve Jobs' Death The 'Best Opportunity To Attack iPhone' | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The high-stakes business world can be a cutthroat place, but these comments made by a Samsung executive shortly after Steve Jobs’ death might make even the most hardened business vet shudder.

In an email dated Oct.
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3 rules to spark learning

3 rules to spark learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of “pseudo-teaching” to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity.
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Assessing With ThingLink - Getting Smart by Aimee Bartis

Assessing With ThingLink - Getting Smart by Aimee Bartis | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Being able to see students’ work in one place is a big plus for ThingLink, especially for younger students. They don’t have to send you a link or share their work with you. You can log in and see everyone’s work.
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Why (And How) Teachers And Students Should Backchannel - Edudemic

Why (And How) Teachers And Students Should Backchannel - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
What is a backchannel you ask? A backchannel is a conversation that takes place alongside an activity or event. In most cases, this happens using a digital or mobile device. There are many different ways you can backchannel.
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Smartphones Worsen Cyberbullying - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Smartphones Worsen Cyberbullying - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Smartphones Worsen Cyberbullying
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Teenagers are adept at using the latest Web-based communication tools, but they lack sufficient understanding of relevant ethics and moral standards, the government said.
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Creating tech-savvier teachers

Creating tech-savvier teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Decades into the computer revolution, many teachers still lack the training needed to use technology effectively in the classroom, according to a new survey.
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5 Free iPad Apps That Help Students Learn to Spell

5 Free iPad Apps That Help Students Learn to Spell | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I was recently contacted by a teacher who has just received a new iPad to use for the rest of the year before her students receive them in the fall. She was seeking recommendations for free spellin...
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Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation?

Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Flickr:Flickingerbrad By Aran Levasseur Innovation is the currency of progress. In our world of seismic changes, innovation has become a holy grail that (Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation?
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