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Free Technology for Teachers: Studies of iPad Use in Education

Free Technology for Teachers: Studies of iPad Use in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog

You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Apple have updated their iTunes U app so you can export your ebook straight from Book Creator.
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ISTE Petition Pressures FCC to Increase Broadband Funding in Upcoming Vote -- THE Journal

ISTE Petition Pressures FCC to Increase Broadband Funding in Upcoming Vote -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A petition filed by ISTE and signed by more than 1,500 educators emphasizes the importance of broadband and digital learning in the classroom and points to shortcomings in FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s latest E-Rate proposal.
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12 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom: Creating a Global Classroom

12 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom: Creating a Global Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Classrooms and teachers can go global with Twitter. Try one or more of these 12 ideas to Tweet your way around the world.
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Free Technology for Teachers: App Smashing ThingLink and PicCollage

Free Technology for Teachers: App Smashing ThingLink and PicCollage | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
App Smashing ThingLink and PicCollage
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Graphic via @vimeo.com Cue 14

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How To Use Google Cloud Print In The Classroom

How To Use Google Cloud Print In The Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How To Use Google Cloud Print In The Classroom (Step-by-Step: How To Print Through Google Cloud http://t.co/c9ckSBmEUt #edtech #edtechchat http://t.co/LiYddlXQJ6)...
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Vialogues : Video and Dialogues on EdTech - create your own on any topic...

Vialogues : Video and Dialogues on EdTech - create your own on any topic... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Vialogues(Video+Dialogues) is an asynchronous Video discussion tool which can be used for leveraging digital videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the online video experience.

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Why Schools Must Move Beyond One-to-One Computing | November Learning

Unless we break out of this limited vision that one-to-one computing is about the device, we are doomed to waste our resources.
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Best Android Apps for learning Spanish, Japanese, and other ...

Best Android Apps for learning Spanish, Japanese, and other ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Hola. Learning a new language can be extremely challenging. Many people take on this task when it's a requirement in school, but a growing amount of people are doing it on their own. Some do it for their careers, others for ...
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For Years We've Been Telling Kids to Sit Still and Pay Attention. That's All ... - Slate Magazine

For Years We've Been Telling Kids to Sit Still and Pay Attention. That's All ... - Slate Magazine | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Today's educational technology often presents itself as a radical departure from the tired practices of traditional instruction.
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The suggestion that a type of "muscle memory"  via body movements is an important component of learning makes sense.  This is important and worth watching as research continues.

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Cardboard Box Tools – from Beth Holland

Cardboard Box Tools – from Beth Holland | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @EdTechTeacher21: Nothing like an empty cardboard box to ignite a student's imagination http://t.co/laGJduofyS New post from @brholland …
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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population are visual learn

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Free Technology for Teachers: Presentation.io Is Shutting Down in ...

Free Technology for Teachers: Presentation.io Is Shutting Down in ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Presentation.io is a neat service that allows you to share your slides to your audience members' mobile devices and remotely control the transitions of the slides on their devices. It is a nice way to make sure that all of your ...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Haiku Deck to PowerPoint & PowerPoint to Haiku Deck

Free Technology for Teachers: Haiku Deck to PowerPoint & PowerPoint to Haiku Deck | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Haiku Deck to PowerPoint & PowerPoint to Haiku Deck http://t.co/6bXmtD5qU7
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Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class http://t.co/7pvDTUEooo #mlearning #edtech
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SETDA Names Board for 2014-2015 -- THE Journal

SETDA Names Board for 2014-2015 -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has selected its board of directors and officers for the 2014-2015 year.
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4 Steps Towards A More Personal Classroom

4 Steps Towards A More Personal Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
4 Steps Towards A More Personal Classroom (6 Steps Towards A More Personal Classroom http://t.co/DsUsp1cztq)
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Getty Images And iStock iOS Apps Get A Big Overhaul And The New Embed ... - TechCrunch

Getty Images And iStock iOS Apps Get A Big Overhaul And The New Embed ... - TechCrunch | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Without professional development that can give teachers the full practical knowledge on the use of technology, you will not see technology being successfully integrated in the classrooms for better learning.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 11, 1:30 PM

Absolutely.

Connie Baques 's curator insight, Today, 12:05 AM

Couldn't agree more! 

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iPadU 2014

iPadU 2014 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
iPadU All Session Resources Mike Anderson, @mikeanderson_34, and Leslie Pralle Keehn, @lprallekeehn Enter the World of Coding Session resources Instead of just coding for coding’s sake, how can we use...
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My BIG List of iPad Coding Apps for Kids!

My BIG List of iPad Coding Apps for Kids! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
December 9-15, 2013 is Computer Science Education Week, and this year their big push is to get coding incorporated into school curriculums everywhere. There are lots of reasons why kids should be c...
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Formative Assessment on the iPad - Google Slides

Formative Assessment on the iPad - Google Slides | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @grogers1010: Formative Assessment on the iPad - Google Slides http://t.co/E9UcsGrmCQ. See me at 11:30 in the Revere/Stone Room for pra…
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Coding for Kindergarteners

Coding for Kindergarteners | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices. (New!
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26 Essential FREE Tools for Your 1-to-1 Classroom

26 Essential FREE Tools for Your 1-to-1 Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
So you have a class set of laptops or tablets? As you set up your 1-to-1 classroom, take these 26 tools and apps recommended by teachers to make screen time meaningful.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Notezilla Helps Students Learn ...

Free Technology for Teachers: Notezilla Helps Students Learn ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Notezilla is a neat service that features sheet music synchronized to recordings. As you listen the recording the sheet music scrolls along. You can choose to see a red line moving to indicate the notes being played or choose ...
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Free Technology for Teachers: ParticiPoll - Add Interactive Polls to PowerPoint

Free Technology for Teachers: ParticiPoll - Add Interactive Polls to PowerPoint | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
ParticiPoll - Add Interactive Polls to PowerPoint http://t.co/WFb6DoO1zc
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