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iLearn Technology » Wordsmyth- outstanding illustrated e-dictionary

iLearn Technology » Wordsmyth- outstanding illustrated e-dictionary | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @ShellTerrell: Wordsmyth- outstanding illustrated e-dictionary http://t.co/dUTaqKrUpV by @ktenkely #edtech
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Windows 10 Upgrade Guide for Schools

Windows 10 Upgrade Guide for Schools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The summer is a fantastic time for education IT administrators to make school or college-wide updates to devices, systems and infrastructure. For those schools, colleges and universities that are yet to upgrade to Windows 10, the next few months provide an perfect opportunity to deploy and discover all of the fantastic new features i
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Top TED Ed Lessons on Critical Thinking | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Top TED Ed Lessons on Critical Thinking | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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10 Things Students (and Teachers) Can Do With Buncee

10 Things Students (and Teachers) Can Do With Buncee | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Buncee is a web- and iPad-based creation tool for both teachers and students. With it, teachers can prepare engaging lessons, newsletters, and how-tos. Students can write interactive digital storie…
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Good Options for Creating Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Good Options for Creating Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
10 Good Options for Creating Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout: For the majority of rea... https://t.co/iXysix4V5M via @rmbyrne #edtech
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Updated: Here Are The Sites I’m Using For My Summer School “Virtual Classroom”

Updated: Here Are The Sites I’m Using For My Summer School “Virtual Classroom” | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I’ve written a lot about the “summer slide” (see The Best Resources On The “Summer Slide”)  and how I try to combat it by creating virtual online classrooms that students use duri…
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Google Slides: Ask Questions DURING a Presentation - Teacher Tech

Google Slides: Ask Questions DURING a Presentation - Teacher Tech | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Allow audience members to ask questions during a presentation. Google Slides allows the speaker to collect questions from the audience and respond.
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This enables you to stop a presentation and ask a question to your class. Add this to the resources.
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16 essential photo editor apps

16 essential photo editor apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Photoshop is the world's go-to photo editor – so much so that the word has become verbified, like 'Hoover' or 'Google'.
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Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms

Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Experts from around the web share tactics and advice for educators who want to make the most of Google Forms.
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The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future | Edudemic

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Education has focused on the basic “3Rs” of reading, writing & arithmetic, but as technological innovation changes educators must re-evaluate their skills.
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3 Reasons Educators Should Blog | Tech Learning

3 Reasons Educators Should Blog | Tech Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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20 Of The Best Laptops For Teachers Of 2016 -

20 Of The Best Laptops For Teachers Of 2016 - | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
20 Of The Best Laptops For Teachers Of 2016 https://t.co/Tg4hdJzwwK #education https://t.co/faDLNmjqWA
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What a Decade of Education Research Tells Us About Technology in the Hands of Underserved Students (EdSurge News)

What a Decade of Education Research Tells Us About Technology in the Hands of Underserved Students (EdSurge News) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Despite all the celebratory rhetoric around our nation's
declining dropout rates, during a given year, nearly 20% of students expected to graduate do not.
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Excellent read but sad news indeed.

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At schools with sub-par Internet, kids face a poor connection with modern life

At schools with sub-par Internet, kids face a poor connection with modern life | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The financial decisions of telecom companies have put rural students at a disadvantage.
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EdTech Evolution - Mapping the Intersection of tech, innovation, and instruction - 7 Reading Readiness Apps

EdTech Evolution - Mapping the Intersection of tech, innovation, and instruction - 7 Reading Readiness Apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This post was originally was published by Edutopia under the title 7 Reading Readiness Apps for Special Needs Students.
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EdTech Tutorial: How To Use The App ‘Cargobot’ To Teach Programming | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education

EdTech Tutorial: How To Use The App ‘Cargobot’ To Teach Programming | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Cargobot is a free App (on the Appstore) which is excellent for learning how to program. It starts of with tutorials, then simple tasks and moves on to more complex algorithms.
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Free Technology for Teachers: More Than 100 Sets of Primary Source Documents for Students

Free Technology for Teachers: More Than 100 Sets of Primary Source Documents for Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
More Than 100 Sets of Primary Source Documents for Students
https://t.co/VtoimnvIua. Wonderful tool for teachers and students.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Interactive Maps of Travel Through the Roman Empire

Free Technology for Teachers: Interactive Maps of Travel Through the Roman Empire | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: 4 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed Last Week

Free Technology for Teachers: 4 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed Last Week | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
4 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed Last Week https://t.co/IrCWafvT0i #edtech #education #edchat
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Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids

Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google is teaming up with MIT's Media Lab to create Scratch Blocks, an updated version of the kid-centric programming language.
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Nice, But Expensive, Brainpop Feature: You Can Track Student Progress

Nice, But Expensive, Brainpop Feature: You Can Track Student Progress | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I’ve been a longtime fan of Brainpop’s Social Studies animations, and often use them in my ELL U.S. & World History classes. I pay for the $220 yearly “classroom” subscr…
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5 reasons to install Google's keyboard on your iPhone

5 reasons to install Google's keyboard on your iPhone | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google's new keyboard for iOS has some tricks sure to make Android users jealous.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create an Interactive Video Summary of the School Year

As the end of the school year approaches you might find yourself looking for a way to create an audio slideshow of highlights of the school year.
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EdTech Startup Oddcast Expands “Voki” Classroom Program With A New App In Response To Teacher Demand

EdTech Startup Oddcast Expands “Voki” Classroom Program With A New App In Response To Teacher Demand | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Oddcast launches a new version of its Voki website for teachers along with a free iOS application called Voki for Education.
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7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology
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Girls Who Code taps four teen girls for YouTube series

Girls Who Code taps four teen girls for YouTube series | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Girls Who Code selected four teens from around the country to serve as modern day role models in a new YouTube series 'My Code.'
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