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Assistive Tech for Testing Merges Into Mainstream

Assistive Tech for Testing Merges Into Mainstream | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The growing use of computer-based assessments is opening the doors for all students to tap into accommodations once reserved primarily for students with disabilities.
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A Step by Step Guide to Help Teachers Create Facebook Pages for Their Classes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Step by Step Guide to Help Teachers Create Facebook Pages for Their Classes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Step by Step Guide to Help Teachers Create Facebook Pages for Their Classes https://t.co/wtrZKaOuqj via @Edtechnerd #edtech #edchat
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Voice Of America Has Nice Collection Of “Explainer” Videos

It appears that the Voice Of America has recently begun creating very short “Explainer” videos about current events. Here are a couple of examples: I’m adding it to The Best Onlin…
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create a Biking or Walking Route Map in Google Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create a Biking or Walking Route Map in Google Maps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How to Create a Biking or Walking Route Map in Google Maps https://t.co/P7dmwNScbP https://t.co/kdz3cf6Gwp
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The iPad Pro, your new enterprise PC: Six reasons it may be ready now | ZDNet

The iPad Pro, your new enterprise PC: Six reasons it may be ready now | ZDNet | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
For workers' day-to-day desktop PCs, businesses generally deploy either Windows machines or Macs. But the iPad Pro is every bit as worthy of being considered a basic desktop PC. Here's why.
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100 Best Video Sites For Educators - Edudemic

100 Best Video Sites For Educators - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We're showcasing the top 100 video sites for educators to use in their classrooms. Appropriate for a variety of subjects and age levels.
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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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Tons of Free Audiobooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tons of Free Audiobooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Tons of Free Audiobooks for Teachers. #elearning #edtech https://t.co/zmCTJIJuF9
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How to Create Images, Videos, and Web Pages With Adobe Spark

How to Create Images, Videos, and Web Pages With Adobe Spark | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Adobe Spark is a new suite of free tools for creating images, videos, and simple web pages. The blog-o-sphere was all abuzz about Adobe Spark late last week so I gave it a try too.
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How to Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Cyberbullying

How to Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Cyberbullying | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
From cyberbullying to student disengagement, online classrooms present educators with problems outside of traditional classrooms. Promote digital inclusion.
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Teachers as Learners: 6 Great Professional Development Ideas | Edudemic

Teachers as Learners: 6 Great Professional Development Ideas | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Just like the differentiated lessons taught to meet students’ individual needs, teachers must learn strategies in PD arranged for their individual needs.
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What if young people designed their own learning?

What if young people designed their own learning? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Our education system fails to amplify students' creativity and interest in learning. To continue along the current path is increasingly unscientific, unjustifiable and plain dull.
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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
RT @elearningpros: Interactive Maps of Travel Through the Roman Empire
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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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