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Using the Internet and Social Media to Enhance Social-Emotional Learning

Using the Internet and Social Media to Enhance Social-Emotional Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The news media is filled with horror stories about young people and the Internet, but what is often overlooked and not reported are the benefits that technology, the Internet, and Social media have...
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3 Virtual Reality Tools for the Classroom - Daily Genius

3 Virtual Reality Tools for the Classroom - Daily Genius | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality (VR) has long be seen as the realm of science fiction. However, VR has been making a big splash in education and, with a low price point, is entering the classroom quickly.
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Assessing Digital Literacy: Standards, Tools, & Techniques — Emerging Education Technologies

Assessing Digital Literacy: Standards, Tools, & Techniques — Emerging Education Technologies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
(Image Source) Standards and Techniques for Assessing Digital Literacy are Emerging Digital literacy is like any other core curricular subject. It is no longer an option, just as reading and math are not.
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Microsoft Pix is a great alternative to Apple’s default iOS camera app

Microsoft Pix is a great alternative to Apple’s default iOS camera app | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Microsoft today is pulling the covers off Microsoft Pix, an app you can use instead of the standard-issue Camera app on iOS devices.
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A Crowd-sourced List of Google Cardboard Apps & Videos

A Crowd-sourced List of Google Cardboard Apps & Videos | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Best content around Collaborative Learning STEM selected by the EdTech Update community.
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11 Tools to Verify that Online Info - Julie Smith

11 Tools to Verify that Online Info - Julie Smith | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
TweetThis afternoon I had the pleasure of presenting at the Catholic Press Association National Conference here in St. Louis
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“Dango” Interprets Your Words Into Emojis

“Dango” Interprets Your Words Into Emojis | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Dango is a new online tool that is supposed to “use deep learning to predict which emojis you want to use.” Type something into it and, as the above image illustrates, Dango interprets …
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Free Technology for Teachers: CK-12 Concept Maps Show Kids Connections Between Math and Science

Free Technology for Teachers: CK-12 Concept Maps Show Kids Connections Between Math and Science | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: CK-12 Concept Maps Show Kids Connections Between Math and Science: https://t.co/N1U7i1ZgMU
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Dropbox productivity features

Dropbox productivity features | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Dropbox has new productivity features to simplify the way you create, collaborate, and keep work safe. Learn how to get more done and get started.
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Interactive Lets You Visualize The World In Six Different Ways

Interactive Lets You Visualize The World In Six Different Ways | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Metrocosm has created another neat and simple geographic interactive. It lets you visualize the world in six ways – GDP, government debt, population, births, wealth and billionaires. You migh…
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Augmented Reality Turns a Sandbox into a Geoscience Lesson - Eos | EdTech Evolution - Mapping the Intersection of tech, innovation, and instruction

Augmented Reality Turns a Sandbox into a Geoscience Lesson - Eos | EdTech Evolution - Mapping the Intersection of tech, innovation, and instruction | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Superimposing responsive digital effects onto sand in a sandbox places educators, students, and policy makers in an augmented reality, offering a hands-on way to explore geoscience processes.
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Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Schools are teaching sketchnoting as an innovative way to help students synthesize information that's important. Doodlers are making connections from what they
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Microsoft Pix makes your iPhone pics pop and move

Microsoft Pix makes your iPhone pics pop and move | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Microsoft's new photo app uses machine learning to make better shots and moving images.
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How Facetune and Enlight became top photo apps

How Facetune and Enlight became top photo apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Jerusalem-based Lightricks knows what it takes to stand out amongst the thousands of photo apps. They’ve done it twice -- with Enlight and also Facetune,..
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Top archaeological finds-from-the-air list shows aerial technology is transforming understanding of the past

Top archaeological finds-from-the-air list shows aerial technology is transforming understanding of the past | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Roman camp in Dorset, a Neolithic henge in East Yorkshire and a Bronze Age cemetery in West Sussex are among the amazing archaeological sites Historic England has discovered from the air.
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Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps - InformationWeek

Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps  - InformationWeek | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
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A Day in the Life of a Teacher Who Codes: Week 4 | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education

A Day in the Life of a Teacher Who Codes: Week 4 | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Hello again! I’m Kristi, a teacher for Girls Who Code at Pixar, and I’m back for week 4 of the Summer Immersion Program with a sneak peek of what goes on behind the scenes. Here’s the debrief.
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The Mobile Native: Technological Flat Tire

The Mobile Native: Technological Flat Tire | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @ShellTerrell: Technological Flat Tire https://t.co/WfZaevyee2 ~ @snewco #mlearning
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6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom | Edudemic

6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Like Google’s free tools and all the main social media platforms, Skype is one more free and infinitely useful tool that educators can add to their toolbox.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Animated Videos & More With Animatron

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Animated Videos & More With Animatron | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Animatron is a nice tool for creating animated videos and images. I learned about it from Larry Ferlazzo a couple of weeks ago and I finally got some time to try it this morning.
The concept behind Animatron is similar to that of Wideo and Powtoon.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Vizia - Create Interactive Video Quizzes

Free Technology for Teachers: Vizia - Create Interactive Video Quizzes | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Vizia is a free tool for creating video-based quizzes. On Vizia you an import a video from YouTube or from Wistia and then add questions along the timeline of the video.
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10 Surprising Benefits Of Gamification - eLearning Industry

10 Surprising Benefits Of Gamification - eLearning Industry | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Want to know some Surprising Benefits Of Gamification? Check 10 Surprising Benefits Of Gamification and what significant effects it has on the workplace.
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14 Web Based Video Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech

14 Web Based Video Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Video Tools For Teachers Engaging students has become increasingly difficult as technology has continued to shape our culture.  Overheads, DVDs, and lecturing just don’t cut it.  This is a generation of …
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Here Is A Wonderful Music and Podcast Creation Tool for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here Is A Wonderful Music and Podcast Creation Tool for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Relevant Math For Students’ Lives: Creating Context With Social Justice Issues | Professional Learning for Busy Educators

Relevant Math For Students’ Lives: Creating Context With Social Justice Issues | Professional Learning for Busy Educators | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Perhaps one of the most common questions teachers hear from students who struggle with math is, “When will I ever need this in the real world?
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