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5 Apps that Parents Should Install to keep kids Safe Online

5 Apps that Parents Should Install to keep kids Safe Online | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
5 Free Apps for Kids Safety Parents are always worried what the kids at home are doing online.
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20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class

20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

The presentation features the top 20 free tools ideal for interactive collaboration in classrooms. While all of these tools are web based and do not require any software installation, some of them, however, do require a sign-up.


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Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes

Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Programming a computer is simply telling it what to do, and tools like Scratch convert this language into images to familiarize elementary students with coding. (RT @edutopia: New!
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How to Easily Insert Questions and Quizzes into Videos Using EduCanon

How to Easily Insert Questions and Quizzes into Videos Using EduCanon | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
New "3 Minute Teaching With Tech" Tutorial Video Provides a Quick Intro to This Powerful Free Tool Have you ever wished you knew how to easily add questions
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A boatload of Chromebook goodies

A boatload of Chromebook goodies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I've always been an Apple guy. Way back in the early 80s, I got started on an Apple IIe and nine-pin matrix printer before spending a few years in the wilderness with a clunky HP laptop.  I've been...
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Google for Education

Google for Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @NYTechWomen: .@Google giving $1.5 million to encourage girls & minorities to learn computer science. Apply: http://t.co/BDKUCSVoEd #edt…
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6 Tools for Teachers

6 Tools for Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Bill Gates highlights six promising apps and websites for making your teacher’s job easier: BetterLesson, Lightsail, ThinkCERCA, FineTune, Edmondo, and BloomBoard.
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Download our Social Media Citations Handouts

Download our Social Media Citations Handouts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @EasyBib: Do your students know how to properly cite social media? http://t.co/uHBbmzWK0L #SM #infolit #21CL #edtech http://t.co/TTqmg7…;
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Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - from Shawn McCusker

Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - from Shawn McCusker | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. While there are some very creative web tools out there, ThingLink is one of my favorites. It has earned this status by passing several of m...
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How To Choose A Learning Game

How To Choose A Learning Game | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Keep in mind some of the key elements of a good educational game when trying to sort through the hundreds of games available.
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7 Fabulous Apps for Teaching Fractions

7 Fabulous Apps for Teaching Fractions | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Currently FREE  – Fractions by Brainingcamp, an excellent educational app for teaching fractions. The app covers 7 topics: introduction to fractions, equivalent fractions, common denominators, comp...
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Design Thinking: Lessons for the Classroom

Design Thinking: Lessons for the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Edutopia community manager Betty Ray presents a simple yet elegant strategy to bring real-world thinking into the classroom.
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8 Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series

8 Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Blog post at Brilliant or Insane : Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an ea[..] (8 #Education Books for the Digital Age: Connected Educators Series
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Digital Tools for Pairing Literary and Informational Texts and Close Reading Skills

Digital Tools for Pairing Literary and Informational Texts and Close Reading Skills | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Final Post in Series Looking at Apps and Tools for the Common Core Literacy Curriculum Reading Strand Dr. Leslie Suter and Dr.
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Education Visuals

Education Visuals | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Periodic Table of iPad Apps (RT @AaronNKoleda: The Periodic Table of iPad #edapps #ipaded #miched http://t.co/5WN0UlpYfQ http://t.co/3P9cDyMDz8)...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Web-based Polling and Survey Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Web-based Polling and Survey Tools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
11 Web-based Polling + Survey Tools (most free) http://t.co/pt5zNYTtAI by @rmbyrne #edtech #elearning #collaboration HT @diegoinstudio
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Free Technology for Teachers: Use Google Drive ...

Free Technology for Teachers: Use Google Drive ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Use Google Drive to Share Videos Privately on Keeping up with Ed Tech curated by WebTeachers (Have you seen: Free Technology for Teachers: Use Google Drive to Share Videos Privately http://t.co/zR54fQpZbx...
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What 10 Edtech Tools Will Educators Use This Fall? - EdSurge

What 10 Edtech Tools Will Educators Use This Fall?
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What tools are educators most excited to use this school year?
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18 Tips for New Teachers - Huffington Post

18 Tips for New Teachers - Huffington Post | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
18 Tips for New Teachers
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These tools replace expensive student response systems (aka "clickers") with free web-based services that students can access from their phones or any other web-enabled device.
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Abraham Lincoln on iPads

Abraham Lincoln on iPads | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Another great app for teaching American History or exploring a biography, Abraham Lincoln Interactive is a fantastic choice for using with students.  In addition to a photo gallery and slideshow of...
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5 Resources For Discovering New And Exciting EdTech Products - Edudemic

5 Resources For Discovering New And Exciting EdTech Products - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How do you decide what apps, software, and web tools to put to use in your classroom?
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Auditory Awareness: Are Students Hearing the Lesson?

Auditory Awareness: Are Students Hearing the Lesson? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teachers who are acoustically aware can do a lot to help students hear more clearly. Read tips on how to do this and also suggestions for minimizing noise distractions in and out of the classroom.
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Tweet from @iPadTeachers

Tweet from @iPadTeachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
#iPadEd Idea: Use video scroller in @explainevrythng App for custom slo-motion. Excellent for PE & Science lessons. http://t.co/BJW8kAIAU6
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60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers
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Resource List: Creativity in PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE

Resource List: Creativity in PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @biepbl: Want Creativity in Project Based Learning? Check out: http://t.co/stpp1Etsdf via @ASCD @Edutopia @TeachingChannel & more #PBL
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This resource list is intended to help teachers enhance their practice of Project Based Learning. Have your own resources on creativity? Post them in the comments below!