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Discovery Introduces Techbook App -- THE Journal

Discovery Introduces Techbook App -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The app is designed to enable educators and students with an active Science Techbook account to access and interact with Discovery Education's digital textbook content in locations without Internet access.
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TeacherCast Launches Two New Educational Podcasts!

TeacherCast Launches Two New Educational Podcasts! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Join me LIVE for Hack the Classroom presented by Microsoft Education, the Microsoft Innovative Educator Podcast and a new TechEducator Podcast
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102 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools

102 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Today's student generation is Internet-savvy. Docurated provides a list of the best 102 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools
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10 Ways to Use Thinglink in the Inquiry-based Classroom

10 Ways to Use Thinglink in the Inquiry-based Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I follow a lot of tech ed forums (like Larry Ferlazzo, Richard Byrne, and Alice Keeler) as a way of keeping up with tech ed trends and what teachers are using in their classrooms.
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8 Good Apps for Visually Impaired Students

8 Good Apps for Visually Impaired Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We received a few requests in the past from teachers inquiring about apps for the visually impaired. Below are  some of the popular apps w
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MindMup Adds New Options to Their Mind Mapping Tool for Google Drive

MindMup Adds New Options to Their Mind Mapping Tool for Google Drive | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
MindMup is one of my favorite online mind mapping tools . MindMup works in your browser and it can be integrated into your Google Driv
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Fun and Short Smithsonian Videos

Fun and Short Smithsonian Videos | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Ask Smithsonian  is a fun video series featured on the Smithsonian Magazine website. All of the videos in the series are less than tw

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New Ken Burns Film, “Defying The Nazis,” Looks Good & Has Tons Of Free Teaching Resources

New Ken Burns Film, “Defying The Nazis,” Looks Good & Has Tons Of Free Teaching Resources | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Ken Burns has a new film showing on PBS next month, and it looks impressive.
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14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Screencastify makes it easy to record video of your screen or with your webcam. Here are ideas for classroom implementation.
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A Good App to Help Students Pace Presentations

A Good App to Help Students Pace Presentations | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
PaceRecorder is a simple Android app that records your voice and gives you instant feedback about the pace with which you are speaking
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Want Your Kids to Build the Next Airbnb, Snapchat, or Uber? Teach Them This Skill

Want Your Kids to Build the Next Airbnb, Snapchat, or Uber? Teach Them This Skill | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Even if your kids' school doesn't teach it, make sure they learn this important skill.

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PrepFactory Introduces Great, New Practice Activities for Middle School Students

PrepFactory Introduces Great, New Practice Activities for Middle School Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
PrepFactory is a popular service that for years has offered great, self-paced SAT and ACT preparation activities. For the new schoo
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Five Good Digital Exit Ticket Tools

Five Good Digital Exit Ticket Tools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
One of the strategies that I use when creating lesson plans is to reflect on the previous lesson. Part of that reflection include
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Here Are Downloadable Scaffolded Instructions For Students To Create A “3/2/1” Poster

Here Are Downloadable Scaffolded Instructions For Students To Create A “3/2/1” Poster | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I’ve written several previous posts about how I use variations of a 3/2/1 strategy that I first learned about from educator Ekuwah Moses (see The Best Ways To Use “3-2-1” As An Instructional …...
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Make The Best of Google Sheets in Your Teaching with These Add-ons

Make The Best of Google Sheets in Your Teaching with These Add-ons | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google Sheets add-ons allow you to add some great functionalities to your sheets and help you tap into the real educational potential o
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Two Powerful Tools for Creating Interactive Educational Presentations

Two Powerful Tools for Creating Interactive Educational Presentations | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Over the last few years we have reviewed a number of powerful presentation tools to use with students in class. These include tools such a
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27 Ideas for Teaching With & About Topographic Maps

27 Ideas for Teaching With & About Topographic Maps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The USGS offers free topographic maps for most of the United States. The maps can be downloaded as PDFs through the USGS store. The map
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Otter & Sqworl - Two Helpful Tools for Teachers

Otter & Sqworl - Two Helpful Tools for Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Scurry Labs is a small company that develops helpful web applications for teachers. Two their best products for teachers are called Otte

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MIT + K12 = Science Videos for K-12 Students

MIT + K12 = Science Videos for K-12 Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

MIT + K12 is an MIT project that features MIT students explaining math and science concepts for K-12 students. The website isn't

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Learning how Voki can be used in classrooms of all grade levels and subject areas | @OfficialVoki · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJeffrey Bradbury

Learning how Voki can be used in classrooms of all grade levels and subject areas | @OfficialVoki · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJeffrey Bradbury | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Jeff sits down with Christy Brazemore from Voki to discuss how educators and students worldwide are using Voki's powerful talking avatars in their curriculum to meet not only their curriculum standards, but to engage the imaginations of students of...

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The Best App for Your Coursework Isn't a Single App

The Best App for Your Coursework Isn't a Single App | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Which app is best for coursework depends on the tasks students will perform and the skills you want them to develop.
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Short Lessons on the Autumnal Equinox

Short Lessons on the Autumnal Equinox | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The autumnal equinox occurs today in the northern hemisphere. If you're looking for some resources for teaching about the equinox and th
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Here Is A great Interactive Tool to Teach Students How to Read A Map

Here Is A great Interactive Tool to Teach Students How to Read A Map | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Here is a great educational tool we came across today as we were working on the list of social studies websites for elementary students.
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Former Battlefield finalist Photomath’s app can now solve your handwritten math problems

Former Battlefield finalist Photomath’s app can now solve your handwritten math problems | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Learning any new subject can be challenging -- for many students, that subject is math. Fortunately, Photomath is here to help. Photomath, a finalist in the..

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How to Create, Share, and Print Thematic Maps

How to Create, Share, and Print Thematic Maps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google's My Maps and Google Earth tools can provide a great way to create thematic maps. Unfortunately, those tools are quite limited i
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Free map making tool from NatGeo.
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How to Insert Columns Into Google Docs

Yesterday, Google announced a change to the way in which search works in Google Drive. Buried at the bottom of that announcement was
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