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Thinking Blocks - Free iPad Apps for Modeling Math Problems

Thinking Blocks - Free iPad Apps for Modeling Math Problems | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Thinking Blocks is a series of free iPad apps based on the web tool of the same name.  The apps are designed to help students develop models of word problems.  In each of the apps students create b...
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Project Based Learning: Start Here

Project Based Learning: Start Here | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Maybe you've always wanted to try PBL, but you just haven't gotten around to it yet. Here's a set of beginner-level resources to get you started.
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Research Shows Connected Learning Works - DML Central

Research Shows Connected Learning Works - DML Central | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
After thousands of interviews and years of data-gathering, results are showing that connected learning principles do, in fact, improve learning outcomes.
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Google launches Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform for teaching kids to code

Google today announced Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform that allows developers, designers and educators to build physical programming experiences..
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5 Tools And Strategies That Support Personalized Learning | Professional Learning for Busy Educators

5 Tools And Strategies That Support Personalized Learning | Professional Learning for Busy Educators | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is something that many teachers strive for, but it can be easier to want it than make it happen.
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Instructables - DIY  - Learn to Make - Everything!

Instructables - DIY  - Learn to Make - Everything! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your DIY creations.

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Adobe Spark Links Three Powerful Tools To Create Stunning Visual Presentations | Tech Tools Daily # 206 - 21CL Radio

Adobe Spark Links Three Powerful Tools To Create Stunning Visual Presentations | Tech Tools Daily # 206 - 21CL Radio | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It is back. Or rather, it has morphed. It is not something more than it was, yet is a combination of its three previous parts. Odds are you have no idea what I a
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Learning and teaching Coding Through Robotics

A team of Harvard engineers has come up with a fun way to get kids hooked on coding. »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here

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10 Very Good New Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Very Good New Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Global Forest Change Explorer - Trends in Deforestation

Free Technology for Teachers: Global Forest Change Explorer - Trends in Deforestation | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Global Forest Change Explorer is a new Google Maps product that provides visualizations of patterns in global deforestation.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Stop Motion Studio Offers a Great Way to Make Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Stop Motion Studio Offers a Great Way to Make Videos | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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5 Ways to Use Scannable Tech in the Math Classroom | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

5 Ways to Use Scannable Tech in the Math Classroom | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Best content around Digital Learning OER selected by the EdTech Update community. | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)
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7 Simple Ways to Use Technology With Purpose - A.J. JULIANI

7 Simple Ways to Use Technology With Purpose - A.J. JULIANI | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Why are you using technology? Or more importantly, how are you using technology to better the learning in your classroom and/or school? If you are like me,
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Amazon Officially Announces Its Education Platform & Gives It A Name

Amazon Officially Announces Its Education Platform & Gives It A Name | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A few months ago, I posted about Amazon beginning a resource-sharing site for teachers, and that you could sign-up for early access (see Amazon Is Setting Up A Free Site For Educational Resources –…
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Free Technology for Teachers: The Classroom Bookshelf - A Blog of Literature Lesson Ideas

Free Technology for Teachers: The Classroom Bookshelf - A Blog of Literature Lesson Ideas | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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“American English” Site From U.S. Department Of State Has Developed Into Great Resource For ELL Teachers

“American English” Site From U.S. Department Of State Has Developed Into Great Resource For ELL Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Four years ago, the U.S. Department of State unveiled American English, a site for teachers and learners of the English language. I was not impressed at the time. However, things have changed over …
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'Teachers must embrace new technology or risk becoming obsolete' - view of Tom Whitby | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

'Teachers must embrace new technology or risk becoming obsolete' - view of Tom Whitby | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
'In the past I have always said that a computer could never replace a teacher, because learning was based on relationships.
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9 Enlightening Summer Reads for Math Teachers

9 Enlightening Summer Reads for Math Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Check out MIND staff's picks for math-themed books to add to your summer reading list.
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Apple's new Swift Playgrounds for iPad is a killer app for teaching code | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education

Apple's new Swift Playgrounds for iPad is a killer app for teaching code | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
At WWDC, Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds as a "revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun." A closer examination shows the new app is a powerful authoring tool any developer can use to teach critically important...
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Seven Ways to Affirm the Creativity in Every Student – John Spencer | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education

Seven Ways to Affirm the Creativity in Every Student – John Spencer | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Although creativity is an internal drive, it is also something that needs to be nurtured. We need affirmation to fan the flames of our creative passions. Encouragement is the life vest that keeps us afloat when we are drowning in a sea of self-doubt.
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Resource: The Guide to Pinterest for Educators by Caitlin Tucker | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

Resource: The Guide to Pinterest for Educators by Caitlin Tucker | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
by Catlin Tucker | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)
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Gamevice Makes Your iPhone a Portable Gaming Powerhouse

Gamevice Makes Your iPhone a Portable Gaming Powerhouse | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Your iPhone deserves a better gaming controller. This is it.
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3 Very Good Chromebook Tools for Creating Educational Timelines in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Very Good Chromebook Tools for Creating Educational Timelines in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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