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Back to School Note Taking Tips - Instructional Tech Talk

Back to School Note Taking Tips - Instructional Tech Talk | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Our friends at StudyBlue recently developed a great list of note taking tips that are increasingly more relevant now that school is back in session.
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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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CommonLit: An Online Library of Free Texts

CommonLit: An Online Library of Free Texts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you're looking for high-quality informational and literary texts to use in the classroom, you're going to love the free online library at CommonLit.
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If You Teach ELLs, & You’re On Twitter, Let Me Know & I’ll Add You To An “ELL Teacher List”

If You Teach ELLs, & You’re On Twitter, Let Me Know & I’ll Add You To An “ELL Teacher List” | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  I’ve just created a public Twitter list of ELL/ESL/ELT teachers. Send a tweet to me letting me know you’re an ELL teacher, or leave a comment on this post, and I’ll add you to the list!
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12 Of The Best Vocabulary Apps For Middle & High School Students -

12 Of The Best Vocabulary Apps For Middle & High School Students - | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
12 Of The Best Vocabulary #Apps For Middle & High School Students https://t.co/b5nusDPUU7 via @TeachThought #edtech
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10 Must Have iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers

10 Must Have iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
iPad provides great learning opportunities for students and when it comes to young learners possibilities are endless. iTunes app store i
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A solid selection!
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How to Refine Google Searches According to Date

Google's search function has a lot of handy features that students often overlook while conducting research. One of those features is th
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Vectr is an excellent free graphics app for beginners

Vectr is an excellent free graphics app for beginners | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
After two years in the works, the team behind Vectr has finally launched its free cross-platform vector graphics app.
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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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Amy Burns's curator insight, September 21, 7:25 PM
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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What Studying App is Used by 1 in 3 High School Students? — Emerging Education Technologies

What Studying App is Used by 1 in 3 High School Students? — Emerging Education Technologies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

And What do you do to Keep Improving When You are Already one of the Most Widely Used Education Apps Around?

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Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts

Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
When I teach professional development classes, by far the topic that surprises teachers the most is the legal use of online images. And they’re not alone.
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Ep. 55 How Can EdTech Help Build Knowledge And Critical Thinking? -

Ep. 55 How Can EdTech Help Build Knowledge And Critical Thinking? - | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Drew Perkins talks with Quizlet CEO Matthew Glotzbach about his Edtech journey that includes stints at Google and YouTube as well as how apps like Quizlet can help build critical thinking through better understanding of knowledge.
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Fun Math App Covers Fractions, Geometry and More | Tech Learning

Fun Math App Covers Fractions, Geometry and More | Tech Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Making Math Meaningful with Virtual Math Manipulatives

Making Math Meaningful with Virtual Math Manipulatives | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Use the real world to teach without the mess of physical manipulatives. In brief, virtual math manipulatives are powerful tools for math teachers everywhere. On the whole, many teachers don’t understand how to use them.

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Six Good Places to Find Free Music and Sound Effects

Six Good Places to Find Free Music and Sound Effects | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In my post earlier today about tools for creating book trailer videos I mentioned a couple of sources of free sound effects and music
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