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Study: 75% Of Kids Under Age 8 Use Mobile Devices

Study: 75% Of Kids Under Age 8 Use Mobile Devices | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Three out of four tots are pinching and swiping. (Did you know 75% of kids under age 8 use mobile devices? What do you think of this new study?
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Innovate My School - The end of ‘just Google it’: Why students need to be digitally literate

Innovate My School - The end of ‘just Google it’: Why students need to be digitally literate | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Innovative ideas and methods from some of the leading teachers and educators.
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A Handy Chart Featuring Over 30 Educational YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Kids Learn Music Theory, History While Earning Rewards | Tech Learning

Kids Learn Music Theory, History While Earning Rewards | Tech Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Cross-Curricular Activities: Music, Math, and PBL

Cross-Curricular Activities: Music, Math, and PBL | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Enjoy these videos that seek to provide ideas for engaging and challenging cross-curricular activities featuring math, music, and PBL.
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Guide to Choosing Digital Content and Curriculum

Guide to Choosing Digital Content and Curriculum | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Working in collaboration with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the Center for Digital Education produced this Guide to Choosing Digital Content and Curriculum to help districts address some of the challenges of moving from a print-based to a digital-based curriculum.
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A Beginner's Guide to #EdTech Open Source Software

A Beginner's Guide to #EdTech Open Source Software | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
For every task in the classroom you can imagine, there is probably some Open Source software package that is designed for that task. And it's totally FREE!
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Google’s new Arts & Culture app brings the world’s art, virtual tours and more to your smartphone

Google’s new Arts & Culture app brings the world’s art, virtual tours and more to your smartphone | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Experiencing the world's art just got a little easier, thanks to Google's newly launched Arts & Culture application which puts works of art from over a..
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Teachers Rejoice! NEW Google Sites is at Hand! via @JennJudkins | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

Teachers Rejoice! NEW Google Sites is at Hand! via @JennJudkins | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A NEW Google Sites! Teachers rejoice!Google has heard your cries of frustration as you’ve tried to create slick looking class websites with their historically clunky and not terribly pretty … | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital...
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Second Life creators look to revamp reality once again, this time in VR

Second Life creators look to revamp reality once again, this time in VR | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The team is now embarking on its most ambitious project yet, a wide-reaching virtual reality network called Project Sansar that is, in many ways, aiming to..
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The Challenges of Teaching Students About Black Lives Matter

The Challenges of Teaching Students About Black Lives Matter | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The lengthy timelines of publishing new history textbooks—and the problematic narratives those books often present—push primary resources to the forefront of current-events education.
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Technology Starts with Professional Development and Training

Technology Starts with Professional Development and Training | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Districts offer advice on how to integrate technology with an emphasis on coaching teachers first.
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Free Technology for Teachers: A Tour of the Geology of U.S. National Parks

Free Technology for Teachers: A Tour of the Geology of U.S. National Parks | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Tour of the Geology of U.S. National Parks: This evening while picking up pizza for di... https://t.co/A5TZzVx3xH via @rmbyrne #edtech
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6 Best Mind Mapping Tools For Creative Students - eLearning Industry

6 Best Mind Mapping Tools For Creative Students - eLearning Industry | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Want to know some Mind Mapping Tools for creative students? Check the 6 best Mind Mapping Tools for creative students and embrace mind mapping!
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Can Digital Visual Learning be used to Teach Common Core ELA, History, & Science — Emerging Education Technologies

Can Digital Visual Learning be used to Teach Common Core ELA, History, & Science — Emerging Education Technologies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Visual Digital Tools can Play a Meaningful Role in Teaching Common Core Subjects Yes, it can.  And, if used properly, visual learning offers teachers and students a simplified path to meeting the challenges associated with ELA Common Core, including...
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Google’s New App Brings Hundreds of Museums to Your Phone

Google’s New App Brings Hundreds of Museums to Your Phone | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google's new Art Recognizer tool turns your museum visit into a multimedia experience.
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Teachers Easy Guide to Creating Quiz Shows on Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Effective Technology Integration into Education

Teachers Easy Guide to Creating Quiz Shows on Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Effective Technology Integration into Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Just Pinned to Edtech: Teachers Easy Guide to Creating Quiz Shows on Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mob… https://t.co/sx4w2VBICE | Effective Technology Integration into Education
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Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning - Exploratorium | Coursera | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education

Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning - Exploratorium | Coursera | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Tinkering Fundamentals course will offer educators and enthusiasts an opportunity to develop a practice of tinkering and making.
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Google's Art and Culture app turns your phone into a museum

Google's Art and Culture app turns your phone into a museum | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Art is a big subject. It embodies the values of humanity, preserves our culture and serves as a record of our very history. Jumping into it can be dauntin
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How to Teach Academic Writing: 6 EdTech Tools for Educators by @marywalton27 · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyMary Walton

How to Teach Academic Writing: 6 EdTech Tools for Educators by @marywalton27 · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyMary Walton | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
With the help of some new resources, educators can get assistance with teaching academic writing to their students, making it easier for their students to understand and helping them achieve greater success.
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Edcamps: The New Professional Development

Edcamps: The New Professional Development | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
When teachers choose their own professional learning opportunities (such as Edcamps), many feel more support in their jobs and better prepared to support their students' learning.
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - How to Create Multimedia Timelines

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - How to Create Multimedia Timelines | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The History Project is a great site for collaboratively creating multimedia timelines. The History Project includes an audio recording tool that you can use to talk about events in the timeline
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5 Benefits of Digital Reading Devices for Boys

5 Benefits of Digital Reading Devices for Boys | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Boys love anything with a screen! What’s on the screen engages them, rewards them and keeps them coming back for more. Screens = pleasure. What boys don’t love, especially 9- to 14-year-old boys, is reading and …
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9 Enlightening Summer Reads for Math Teachers | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education

9 Enlightening Summer Reads for Math Teachers | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Summer is upon us, and that calls for books to enjoy while lounging poolside. We asked MIND Research Institute staff to recommend their favorite mathematically themed reads, and their picks run the gamut of genres from sci-fi to psychology.
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3 Ways Pokémon GO Can Create Meaningful Learning Opportunities

3 Ways Pokémon GO Can Create Meaningful Learning Opportunities | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Educators from around the web offer ideas for incorporating Pokémon GO into the classroom.
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