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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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15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic

15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Let's say you start digital learning by encouraging students to use Animoto or just use a device in the classroom. Then what?
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5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion

5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Sure, games can teach gravity or supply and demand, but can they show us how to build a good argument? The following five games do just that by modeling the work of argumentation.
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5 Ways Flipping My Math Class has Saved My Sanity

Traditional instructional methods fail to engage all students, find how this teacher turned to flipped learning and with 5 changes found success.
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Yik Yak anonymous message board app causes uproar at schools

Yik Yak anonymous message board app causes uproar at schools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A smart phone app that allows users to post messages anonymously is coming under fire for fostering cyberbullying, leading to at least two juvenile arrests, school phone-use bans and several campus...
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Free Technology for Teachers: A Nice Set of Videos for Comparative Government Lessons

A Nice Set of Videos for Comparative Government Lessons via Free Technology for Teachers - C-SPAN ... http://t.co/NghQHxFkOw
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2014's top ten technology buzzwords to learn and to avoid - ZDNet

2014's top ten technology buzzwords to learn and to avoid - ZDNet | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Not all buzzwords are bad. Some actually convey an idea, a concept, or a valid technology. However, some exist to confuse, distort, and empower those who don't want you to know what they're talking about.
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More than 1,200 School Superintendents Take the Future Ready District Pledge

More than 1,200 School Superintendents Take the Future Ready District Pledge | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
More than 100 school superintendents join President Obama in the White House East Room to launch a new effort to assist school leaders in their transition to digital learning with the Future Ready Digital Pledge.
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10 tech trends that will impact (virtually) every teacher - iPhone app article - Brad Spirrison | Appolicious ™ iPhone and iPad App Directory

10 tech trends that will impact (virtually) every teacher - iPhone app article - Brad Spirrison | Appolicious ™ iPhone and iPad App Directory | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @mastewartma: 10 tech trends that will impact (virtually) every teacher http://t.co/NTRdkYuhU7 #edtech
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Three Powerful Chromebook Tools to Collect Feedback from Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Three Powerful Chromebook Tools to Collect Feedback from Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @drsolis: Three Powerful Chromebook Tools to Collect Feedback from Students ~ http://t.co/908DnhIRDy via @medkh9 #edtech
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Music Education Applications | JoyTunes

Music Education Applications | JoyTunes | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
JoyTunes introduces Music Games controlled by real musical instruments for fun and education.
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What Edtech Can You Trust?

What Edtech Can You Trust? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Education needs reliable standards for validating edtech product claims. Judy Willis suggests Consumer Reports, Edutopia, Graphite, the British Education Index, and What Works Clearinghouse.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, November 19, 12:35 PM

I like Edutopia and Graphite ed tech recommendations, as well as faculty/peer suggestions.

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Free Technology for Teachers: ViewChat: An Awesome iPad Collaboration Tool

Free Technology for Teachers: ViewChat: An Awesome iPad Collaboration Tool | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @Paul_M_Gibbs: ViewChat: An Awesome iPad Collaboration Tool http://t.co/7p62kLB8hK via @askMsQ @brholland #ettipad #edtech #edtechchat
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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures.
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Well said, as always.

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Print Friendly: A Handy Chrome Extension for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Print Friendly: A Handy Chrome Extension for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @missraskin: Print Friendly: A Handy #googlecgrome Extension for Teachers #gafe #edtech http://t.co/H3bQ7Ic4fo
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12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers

12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
With this ed tech guide, teachers will find easy ways to use technology in the classroom.
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8 Helpful Assistive Technology Tools For Your Classroom

8 Helpful Assistive Technology Tools For Your Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This post shares 8 assistive technology tools for disabled and ECE students in the classroom.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Sqworl - A Simple Visual Bookmarking Tool for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Sqworl - A Simple Visual Bookmarking Tool for Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Sqworl - A Simple Visual Bookmarking Tool for Teachers via Free Technology for Teachers - Four ... http://t.co/FUDAVaKK5S
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Sproutkin Ditches Its “Netflix For Kids’ Books” Service, Moves Into Digital Subscriptions

Sproutkin Ditches Its “Netflix For Kids’ Books” Service, Moves Into Digital Subscriptions | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Parents weren't interested in a "Netflix for Children's Books" service, apparently. A company called Sproutkin, which launched in spring of 2013 offering..
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Effective Internet Searching

Effective Internet Searching | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By  Connie Rivera All of us have had the experience of asking a search engine for a resource we envision and seeing results that were not at all what we had in mind. Sometimes we find so much...
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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use.
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White House to further expand digital access in classrooms

White House to further expand digital access in classrooms | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
More than 1,200 school superintendents will pledge to help students learn through technology.
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The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies http://t.co/61R7XHyOOO #edtech
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Upgrade Your Brain: Resources for Coding Beginners

Upgrade Your Brain: Resources for Coding Beginners | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
To make it in the tech economy, you should have some understanding of the code that builds the digital world around you.
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EdTech Apps for the Collaborative Classroom - Huffington Post

EdTech Apps for the Collaborative Classroom - Huffington Post | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Most parents and teachers agree that students need to build their critical thinking, communications, and collaboration skills. These are basic requirements to succeed in our society.
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Reading out aloud with Audacity - A lesson that promotes self assessment - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Reading out aloud with Audacity - A lesson that promotes self assessment - Australian Curriculum Lessons | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Summary: This is a great reflective tool for students to assess their own reading by recording themselves and then listening back to
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