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7 Important Traits of a Great Mobile Learning App | MindShift

7 Important Traits of a Great Mobile Learning App | MindShift | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Parents shouldn't feel guilty about letting their kids play games on their mobile phones -- especially if they're educational ones.
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50 Must-Have iPad Apps

50 Must-Have iPad Apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Here's a list of essentials every iPad owner should consider. Each entry features alternative options to check out, too, for well over 100 apps. Did we miss something? Tell us about the apps you can't live without in the comments section.
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What Teachers Need From Digital Technology - EdSurge

What Teachers Need From Digital Technology - EdSurge | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
What Teachers Need From Digital Technology
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At the ASU GSV conference today, the Gates Foundation released a report that summarizes survey results from 3100 teachers and 1,250 students about what they want and need from digital tools.
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Teachers Give Today's Digital Tools Mixed Grades, National Survey Shows

Teachers Give Today's Digital Tools Mixed Grades, National Survey Shows | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Only about half of the nation's teachers regard the digital tools their students use frequently as effective, according to a new nationwide survey of educators.
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techLEARNING.com | Incorporating 21st Century Skills into Everyday Instruction

techLEARNING.com | Incorporating 21st Century Skills into Everyday Instruction | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Student Rubric for Reviewing Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Student Rubric for Reviewing Apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A rubric that helps students evaluate mobile apps: http://t.co/rEEn7CWNsz #mlearning #edtech
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iPad Apps Aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy and SMAR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

iPad Apps Aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy and SMAR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
iPad Apps Aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy and SMAR Model
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3 Must-Know Tips For Anyone Nervous About EdTech - Edudemic

3 Must-Know Tips For Anyone Nervous About EdTech - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Dear “Nervous To Try Something New With EdTech”: You know when you spoke with me the other day and told me that that introducing more tech into my class was fine for me because I was ‘into it’ and ‘understood’ it? That you were not going to try a new way of doing things (edtech-wise) …

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I've done edtech training for nervous teachers since the days of the Apple ll and the  Commodore 64. Some things never change.  I think it's not so much the fear of tech as it is the fear of losing control of a class when the tech fails (as it always will).  


The cure? Perhaps being flexible enough to have multiple fall back positions when the tech crashes and accepting the role of teacher as learner as you learn the ropes along with your students. 

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An Easy Internet of Things Interface | MIT Technology Review

An Easy Internet of Things Interface | MIT Technology Review | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Amid a wide range of new platforms to manage streams of data from the Internet of things, a simple version emerges that anyone can use.
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How some colleges are offering free textbooks

How some colleges are offering free textbooks | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Open-source textbooks are catching on in post-secondary schools looking to save students money as rising textbook costs deter them from buying course materials. (Do you think textbooks should be free?
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Tweet from @gregkulowiec

Tweet from @gregkulowiec | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The iPad idea project...Create RSA Animate style videos on an iPad.
#ettipad #1to1ipadchat #1to1ipadchat #edtech http://t.co/wVaf3SEKUp
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Kalix Communications – What Digital Instruction Means for School Leadership

"What Digital Instruction Means for School Leadership" http://t.co/3VfMYNYzcg
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Tweet from @gregkulowiec

Tweet from @gregkulowiec | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The iPad ideas series continues...Create Narrated Comic Books.
#ettipad #edtech #1to1ipadchat #1to1techat http://t.co/gBtF8V4NYT
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10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education (10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education http://t.co/V9LiaBQcxm #edchat #edtech)
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50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014

50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014 (50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014 http://t.co/AtBfO78lZy #edchat #edtech)...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Free Webinar - Five Fun Uses of Comics In the Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: Free Webinar - Five Fun Uses of Comics In the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Webinar - Five Fun Uses of Comics In the Classroom via Free Technology for Teachers - Back in ... http://t.co/SXRwAtU2Tz
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- From the Principal's Office: Using EdTech to Enhance Science Learning

- From the Principal's Office: Using EdTech to Enhance Science Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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The Mobile Native: 30+ BYOD and BYOT Resources

The Mobile Native: 30+ BYOD and BYOT Resources | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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I am surprised not to find York County School Division included in this list of resources as they were an early adopter of #BYOD.
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Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to Using ClassDojo for Classroom Management ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to Using ClassDojo for Classroom Management ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @edwaves: Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to Using ClassDojo for Classroom Management http://t.co/kX6arS7tg3 #mlearning #edtech
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5 Things Edtech Startups Can Learn From Classroom Teachers - Forbes

5 Things Edtech Startups Can Learn From Classroom Teachers - Forbes | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
5 Things Edtech Startups Can Learn From Classroom Teachers
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Edtech is a big market, trillions of dollars globally. No wonder there are so many entrepreneurs trying to grab a piece.
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Why Social Media Can and Is Changing Education

Why Social Media Can and Is Changing Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
cc licensed flickr photo shared by shareski Social media is something that has become so prevalent in our culture that I have seen everything from large companies to churches having their own faceb...
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Gamifying Learning: 20+ Resources by @Shellterrell - TeacherCast Blog

Gamifying Learning: 20+ Resources by @Shellterrell - TeacherCast Blog | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By Shelly Terrell “Games are an extraordinary way to tap into your most heroic qualities.” - Jane McGonigal, Author of Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World People enjoy playing video games.
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How Teachers Are Learning: Professional Development Remix (EdSurge Guides)

How Teachers Are Learning: Professional Development Remix (EdSurge Guides) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is on the rise for learners in our schools.
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Microsoft Office 'Mix' -- a next-gen presentation app? - CNET

Microsoft Office 'Mix' -- a next-gen presentation app? - CNET | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Microsoft Office 'Mix' -- a next-gen presentation app?
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Remix is/was supposedly a digital storytelling Metro-Style/Windows Store application.
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Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - Five Ways to Create and Use QR Codes In Your Classroom

Five Ways to Create and Use QR Codes In Your Classroom http://t.co/zxUq3b3Oic #qrcodes #k12 #edtech
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 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 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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