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Technology melting need for snow days for schools

Technology melting need for snow days for schools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Snow days spent lazily on the couch or sledding outside may be ending soon for grade-school children in Pennsylvania.
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Free App: Bring Starfall Website on iPad and iPhone | iGameMom

Free App: Bring Starfall Website on iPad and iPhone | iGameMom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Starfall is a wonderful early learning website, but not functional on iPad due to flash. Now kids can access Starfall on Apple device via a free app.
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Excellent Collection of Apps and Web Tools to Unlock Kids Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Collection of Apps and Web Tools to Unlock Kids Creativity ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Excellent Collection of Apps and Web Tools to Unlock Kids Creativity http://t.co/3sTg358aOt @medkh9 #edapps #iamec #edchat
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Developing students' digital literacy | Jisc

Developing students' digital literacy | Jisc | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @Jisc: Developing students' digital literacy - an updated guide from @Jisc http://t.co/Vec7tx7Dec #edtech http://t.co/7nMdTHwhGX
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Free Technology for Teachers: Sources of Free Sound Effects and Music for Multimedia Projects

Free Technology for Teachers: Sources of Free Sound Effects and Music for Multimedia Projects | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Sources of Free Sound Effects and Music for Multimedia Projects http://t.co/J9sCsfWBRC
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Essential Apps for your Ipad

Essential Apps for your Ipad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
For day to day teaching I have a set of apps I couldn't live without. 1. Paper Paper manages the impossible, it can make even my handwriting look good! Having a simple user interface means I can wr...
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A Library of Great Free eBooks and Audiobooks f...

A Library of Great Free eBooks and Audiobooks f... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Books is a great free iPad app that provides you with a huge library of eBooks and audiobooks. It actually contains over 23.000 classic books that are all in public domain.
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Best of the Web Roundup: Connected Educator Month Week 1

Best of the Web Roundup: Connected Educator Month Week 1 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Welcome to our Week 1 Best of the Web roundup for Connected Educator Month! Each Friday we'll post our favorite links from throughout the week from all around the web. What will you find here?
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ScratchJr: A free app that teaches kindergartners basic computer coding - Tech2

ScratchJr: A free app that teaches kindergartners basic computer coding - Tech2 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
With the ScratchJr app, children can snap together graphical programming blocks to make characters and other elements in their project move, jump, talk and change size.
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Crowdfunding for teachers

Crowdfunding for teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @FundingGap: PBL and crowdfunding the next big thing in education. Join http://t.co/UnXTwYbfCU and come along for the ride! #aussieED #e…
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8 Great Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring

8 Great Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Dozens of free web tools and ideas that can pack a technology integration punch and kick those lessons up a notch Are you tired of delivering the same old
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How Do Digital Portfolios Help Students? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

How Do Digital Portfolios Help Students? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Kids today can create and share their work with the world through digital portfolios, they have the authentic audience who will not only read it but also care about it.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Assistive Edtech: How Technology Helps Students with Dyslexia -

Assistive Edtech: How Technology Helps Students with Dyslexia - | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Learn more about how edtech helps students with dyslexia to overcome learning disabilities.

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Arts & Tech Integration: How to Collaborate and Have Fun Doing It

Arts & Tech Integration: How to Collaborate and Have Fun Doing It | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
New! Arts & Tech Integration: How to Collaborate and Have Fun Doing It: http://t.co/YVLiavqQKn via @dancallahan. #edtech #artsintegration
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Jen Roberts sur Twitter : "If you like SAMR you might like TECH even more. #gafesummit http://t.co/pcLuxITRvu"

Jen Roberts sur Twitter : "If you like SAMR you might like TECH even more. #gafesummit http://t.co/pcLuxITRvu" | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you like SAMR you might like TECH even more. #gafesummit http://t.co/6DjZ0pK19g #edchat #edtech #satchat #sunchat
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10 Brilliant Examples Of Sketch Notes: Notetaking For The 21st Century

10 Brilliant Examples Of Sketch Notes: Notetaking For The 21st Century | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Sketch notes aren't just a trend, but rather a new visual style of capturing and documenting ideas for the 21st century student.
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‘Gamification’ Is Dead, Long Live Games For Learning | TechCrunch

‘Gamification’ Is Dead, Long Live Games For Learning | TechCrunch | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Editor's note: Michael John ("MJ") is responsible for all creative product development at GlassLab. An industry veteran who has designed commercial video..
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Labo Train - A creative draw & play road construction game for kids 3-7 - Teachers With Apps

Labo Train - A creative draw & play road construction game for kids 3-7 - Teachers With Apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Labo Train - A creative draw & play road construction game for kids 3-7is one of the most fun apps on the planet and manages to pack in skill building play for preschoolers
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6 Great tools for content curation - Daily Genius

6 Great tools for content curation - Daily Genius | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItLinkedInPocket I read recently that content curation is dead. I have a few different arguments against this concept, but for now, I’ll keep it short and sweet: Content curation is not dead, and while the debate over curating content online vs creating new content will rage on and on, curating content for other reasons …
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App Combo: iMovie and Doceri

App Combo: iMovie and Doceri | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Doceri is one of my favorite free screencasting apps and is perfect for upper elementary and middle school students.  They can show their work solving a math problem on the screen and explain their...
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Teaching computer science - without touching a computer - The Hechinger Report

Teaching computer science - without touching a computer - The Hechinger Report | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A group of children on a playground, each kid clutching a slip of paper with a number on it, moves along a line drawn in chalk, comparing numbers as they go and sorting themselves into ascending order from one to ten.
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When Schools Can't Get Online

When Schools Can't Get Online | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
About 70 percent of America's elementary schools still rely on slow Internet connections. But in rural areas, the challenges—and costs—make getting broadband particularly complicated.
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Travel the Egyptian Pyramids with Google Street View

Travel the Egyptian Pyramids with Google Street View | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In my life prior to becoming a full-time geeky girl, I was a sixth grade teacher. Throughout those 17 years, my favorite subject to teach was social studies. Within this content area, I loved, love...
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