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My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On Parrots & Pets

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On Parrots & Pets | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
My latest New York Times Learning Network interactive for English Language Learners is on parrots and pets. Students have to choose correct word definitions and a summary, and then write about thei…
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Duolingo Made Language Learning Fun. Can It Do the Same for Language Testing?

Duolingo Made Language Learning Fun. Can It Do the Same for Language Testing? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Of the 1.2 billion people on Earth attempting to learn foreign languages, 800 million have chosen to study English, and they are probably not doing it
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6 Good Chromebooks Apps for Math Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Good Chromebooks Apps for Math Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
6 Good Chromebooks Apps for Math Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning https://t.co/gtkBYGICnw via @medkh9
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Ed Tech Digest

Ed Tech Digest | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I’m starting this weekly “Ed Tech Digest” post where I’ll share three or four links I …
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11 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed This Month

11 Google Apps Updates You Might Have Missed This Month | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It's the end of the month and it feels like I was writing about Google Apps daily in April. I checked, I wasn't, but there were a lot of useful updates to Google Apps products this month.
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Get Rid of Grade Levels: A Personalized Learning Recipe for Public School Districts (EdSurge News)

Get Rid of Grade Levels: A Personalized Learning Recipe for Public School Districts (EdSurge News) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Public schools play a huge role in developing learners to be successful when they leave school. So why are charters and private schools considered the best places for “personalized learning”?
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Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
"Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google" via https://t.co/eVODyiBfVh #edtech #education
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Free Technology for Teachers: Haiku Deck Releases a New iPhone App for Creating Presentations

Free Technology for Teachers: Haiku Deck Releases a New iPhone App for Creating Presentations | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Haiku Deck Releases a New iPhone App for Creating Presentations https://t.co/d1XeeGa7OQ
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Educators want to pair math and music in integrated teaching method

Educators want to pair math and music in integrated teaching method | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock joined educators to talk about how music and math could be taught together.
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Beginning Spanish by PBS LearningMedia on iBooks

Read a free sample or buy Beginning Spanish by PBS LearningMedia. You can read this book with iBooks on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.
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Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever | Edudemic

Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Learning specific skills doesn't have as much value in today’s world. Learning how to be more creative prepares students for life beyond the classroom.
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20+ resources for engaging game-based learning

20+ resources for engaging game-based learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Bringing aspects of games into the classroom can be highly motivational and engaging, making content stick. Here are some resources.
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Choosing to Skip the Upgrade and Care for the Gadget You’ve Got

Choosing to Skip the Upgrade and Care for the Gadget You’ve Got | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
As part of a movement against consumerism, more people are maintaining their electronics instead of constantly buying the newest, fastest model.
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Why Teachers Participate in Twitter Chats (and What's Coming Next)

Why Teachers Participate in Twitter Chats (and What's Coming Next) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teachers who want to expand their knowledge, share instructional resources, and interact with others who have complementary professional interests ar
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This Is Your Brain on Podcasts

This Is Your Brain on Podcasts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Different people’s brains absorb a compelling story in the roughly the same complicated pattern, using many parts of the brain, researchers found.
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Grab These Educational iPad Apps They Are Free Today ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Grab These Educational iPad Apps They Are Free Today ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @thomascmurray: Grab These Educational iPad Apps They Are Free Today https://t.co/uV052qegSn #edchat
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Free Technology for Teachers: An Animated Tour of the Water Cycle and Water Treatment

Free Technology for Teachers: An Animated Tour of the Water Cycle and Water Treatment | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Our Top Story: #ICT #edchat Free Technology for Teachers: An Animated Tour of t… https://t.co/FET6qfZzL5, see more https://t.co/8WWkCGYyQ5
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How Video Conferencing Can Improve Education -

How Video Conferencing Can Improve Education - | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @TeacherTechComm: How Video Conferencing Can Improve Education https://t.co/mSBYkO6gW2 #teaching https://t.co/OfoTUz2Ye1
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Brought to you by the letters A and I: Sesame Workshop, IBM developing edtech for pre-schoolers

Brought to you by the letters A and I: Sesame Workshop, IBM developing edtech for pre-schoolers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you think Tickle Me Elmo is freaky already, wait until those talking monsters can beat you at Jeopardy!. Sesame Workshop, the educational nonprofit behind..
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Free Technology for Teachers: STEM in 30 - A Smithsonian Webcast for Middle School Students

Free Technology for Teachers: STEM in 30 - A Smithsonian Webcast for Middle School Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future

Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
As districts across the country purchase technology at a feverish pace, they must ensure they have a solid implementation plan.
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10 Cool Ways Teachers Use Social Media to Enhance Learning

10 Cool Ways Teachers Use Social Media to Enhance Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Doing work that matters. All students should be able to be part of that. No longer working for the teacher’s wastebasket, students across the world are connecting and sharing like never before.
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Should Smartphones Be Banned From Classrooms?

Should Smartphones Be Banned From Classrooms? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
From middle schools to colleges, cellphones’ adverse effects on student achievement may outweigh their potential as a learning tool.
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Are iPads the Answer in Education? By @refthinking – UKEdChat.com

Are iPads the Answer in Education? By @refthinking – UKEdChat.com | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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https://t.co/poZVkTIhhA by @refthinking

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