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How to Pick iPad Apps for your Classroom

How to Pick iPad Apps for your Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
You've heard the chatter. IPads have become the go-to literacy tool for authentic learning in the K-8 classroom, the one that says 'Our program is cutting edge, up-to-date, inquiry-driven'. Student...
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18 Tips for New Teachers - Huffington Post

18 Tips for New Teachers - Huffington Post | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
18 Tips for New Teachers
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These tools replace expensive student response systems (aka "clickers") with free web-based services that students can access from their phones or any other web-enabled device.
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Abraham Lincoln on iPads

Abraham Lincoln on iPads | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Another great app for teaching American History or exploring a biography, Abraham Lincoln Interactive is a fantastic choice for using with students.  In addition to a photo gallery and slideshow of...
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5 Resources For Discovering New And Exciting EdTech Products - Edudemic

5 Resources For Discovering New And Exciting EdTech Products - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How do you decide what apps, software, and web tools to put to use in your classroom?
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Auditory Awareness: Are Students Hearing the Lesson?

Auditory Awareness: Are Students Hearing the Lesson? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teachers who are acoustically aware can do a lot to help students hear more clearly. Read tips on how to do this and also suggestions for minimizing noise distractions in and out of the classroom.
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Tweet from @iPadTeachers

Tweet from @iPadTeachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
#iPadEd Idea: Use video scroller in @explainevrythng App for custom slo-motion. Excellent for PE & Science lessons. http://t.co/BJW8kAIAU6
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60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers
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Resource List: Creativity in PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE

Resource List: Creativity in PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @biepbl: Want Creativity in Project Based Learning? Check out: http://t.co/stpp1Etsdf via @ASCD @Edutopia @TeachingChannel & more #PBL
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This resource list is intended to help teachers enhance their practice of Project Based Learning. Have your own resources on creativity? Post them in the comments below!

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The EdTech Box – Monthly Genius Box

The EdTech Box – Monthly Genius Box | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It's the world's first EdTech Box. What Is It?If you're starting to use technology in the classroom, the Monthly Genius Box is for you. It's a monthly digital 'box' packed with innovative tools that will put you ahead of the curve.
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Azhar's Reflections: Can ThingLink Flip Bloom's Taxonomy Upside Down?

Azhar's Reflections: Can ThingLink Flip Bloom's Taxonomy Upside Down? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @AuntyTech: Super post: "Can @ThingLink Flip Bloom's Taxonomy Upside Down?" #tlchat #edtech http://t.co/39h0RxHRw5
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Exploring, Enacting, Exclaiming: Consuming or Creating or Both

Exploring, Enacting, Exclaiming: Consuming or Creating or Both | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @Joe_Teft: #coetail #edtech Wondering about creating and consuming with creative commons http://t.co/crO0uTX9dn
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WikiSummarizer

RT @Summarizer: WikiSummarizer - Free Wikipedia VISUAL summaries and knowledge maps #km #edtech http://t.co/17sW0b24b7 https://t.co/w4QF1k…;
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Intermediate Level Projects with Scratch: Random Shapes On Demand!

Intermediate Level Projects with Scratch: Random Shapes On Demand! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Scratch series continues with an intermediate lesson in which fifth graders and older students learn how to create code for generating and naming polygons. (New!
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Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @TheEdTechSchool: Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers http://t.co/6BxQn5pwJx <- Very practical guide on how to deploy Google D…
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6 Tools for Teachers

6 Tools for Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Bill Gates highlights six promising apps and websites for making your teacher’s job easier: BetterLesson, Lightsail, ThinkCERCA, FineTune, Edmondo, and BloomBoard.
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Download our Social Media Citations Handouts

Download our Social Media Citations Handouts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @EasyBib: Do your students know how to properly cite social media? http://t.co/uHBbmzWK0L #SM #infolit #21CL #edtech http://t.co/TTqmg7…;
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Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - from Shawn McCusker

Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - from Shawn McCusker | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. While there are some very creative web tools out there, ThingLink is one of my favorites. It has earned this status by passing several of m...
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How To Choose A Learning Game

How To Choose A Learning Game | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Keep in mind some of the key elements of a good educational game when trying to sort through the hundreds of games available.
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7 Fabulous Apps for Teaching Fractions

7 Fabulous Apps for Teaching Fractions | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Currently FREE  – Fractions by Brainingcamp, an excellent educational app for teaching fractions. The app covers 7 topics: introduction to fractions, equivalent fractions, common denominators, comp...
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Design Thinking: Lessons for the Classroom

Design Thinking: Lessons for the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Edutopia community manager Betty Ray presents a simple yet elegant strategy to bring real-world thinking into the classroom.
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8 Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series

8 Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Blog post at Brilliant or Insane : Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an ea[..] (8 #Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series
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10 timeless tips for teaching with technology | Ditch That Textbook

10 timeless tips for teaching with technology | Ditch That Textbook | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Apps, programs and devices change over time. But some ideas for teaching with technology last through the changes.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Share Lesson Outlines in Google Calendar

Free Technology for Teachers: Share Lesson Outlines in Google Calendar | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Share Lesson Outlines in Google Calendar: I've done a lot of workshops about Google Apps over... http://t.co/DJWo9kIDEl #Learn27 #edtech
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Free Technology for Teachers: Activities for Teaching Students How to Research With Google Books

Free Technology for Teachers: Activities for Teaching Students How to Research With Google Books | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @DocbobLA: Helpful RT @KSzajner: Activities for Teaching Students How to Research With Google Books http://t.co/WXL5yE4a99 #edchat #edte…
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Great Resources for Integrating Technology in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Resources for Integrating Technology in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @edutopia: Great Resources for Integrating Technology in Class: http://t.co/sDKmdkDi5I. #edtech #profdev
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The Best 10 Google Docs Tips For Teachers As They Go Back To School

The Best 10 Google Docs Tips For Teachers As They Go Back To School | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Back-to-school time is underway, and I'm sure you teachers are already balancing your lives, your classroom, and your pesky administrations. What could make life just a little bit easier for you? Google Docs, my dear educator friend.
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