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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher-tested Tools for Enhancing Collaboration in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher-tested Tools for Enhancing Collaboration in Class | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teacher-tested Tools for Enhancing Collaboration in Class http://t.co/fXwzcEP5oU

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Simon Awuyo's curator insight, May 18, 2015 3:14 AM

As  an CCTI student  ICT  Integration in teacher training requires this background knowledge. This is essential component of learning for me.

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3 Edtech Myths

3 Edtech Myths | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
New edtech might not cure all ills. Beyond being cool and fun, developers, teachers, schools, and parents must consider optimal circumstances and unintended consequences.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, May 14, 2015 9:18 PM

It can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of new tools, but we all need time to try out tools to see if they really meet the needs of our students.

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The Top Ten S'Cool Tools for Q1, 2015 - EdSurge

The Top Ten S'Cool Tools for Q1, 2015 - EdSurge | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We can’t believe it’s already May.And we just remembered--after the first quarter of the year, we take the time to reflect on popular edtech tools we’ve seen over the past three months.Every week, EdSurge sends out an educator-specific INSTRUCT newsletter...
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4 Terrific Blended Learning Projects for Your Students

4 Terrific Blended Learning Projects for Your Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Check out these 4 great blended learning projects for getting your students fired up in your classroom.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Ways Students Can Share Videos Without YouTube

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Ways Students Can Share Videos Without YouTube | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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The Best Music Creation Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Music Creation Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @AngelynCheatham: The Best Music Creation Apps for Teachers http://t.co/IPvy7vkAl9 #edtech #web20 #edapps
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We're Excited about this Social Studies EdApp from iCivics

We're Excited about this Social Studies EdApp from iCivics | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  As you all know, we don't have nearly as many great social studies educational apps as we would like. So imagine our delight when this month we published a review of a social studies app fro...
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10 Indispensable Android Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Indispensable Android Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @M_Kirschenbaum: 10 Indispensable Apps for Teachers http://t.co/SDvP7xGhco #edtech #edapps
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Study: Good School Libraries Affect Test Scores

Study:  Good School Libraries Affect Test Scores | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Study Finds the Quality of School Libraries Have a Positive Impact on Achievement Test Scores
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Free Technology for Teachers: Find Primary Sources from All Over the World on the World Digital Library

Free Technology for Teachers: Find Primary Sources from All Over the World on the World Digital Library | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Find Primary Sources from All Over the World on the World Digital Library http://t.co/HN81g1gkP1 http://t.co/0kebVqQfSx
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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, May 15, 2015 9:16 AM

The World Digital Library hosts more than 10,000 primary documents and images from collections around the world.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Think Kit - A New Way to Create Diagrams on Your iPad

Think Kit - A New Way to Create Diagrams on Your iPad via Free Technology for Teachers - Think Kit ... http://t.co/blQNzdRiIw
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Create Audio QR Codes

http://tinyurl.com/jq396ime15 Learn how to create an audio QR code in less than 5 minutes! In this tutorial I will show you what microphones I use to create crisp ...
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The NEW Free Education Technology Resources eBook is Out! — Emerging Education Technologies

The NEW Free Education Technology Resources eBook is Out! — Emerging Education Technologies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
With nearly 200 free software applications, this new update is just jammed full of awesome free tools and tons of insights into how to use them in your courses and classrooms!
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Four Ways to Help Teachers Move to Student Centered Learning (EdSurge News)

Four Ways to Help Teachers Move to Student Centered Learning (EdSurge News) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
For student-centered learning to thrive, teachers need to learn new ways to manage their classrooms, such as using data regularly to identify each student’s learning needs and targeting their instruction to each child accordingly.In short, moving ...
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8 Good iPad Apps to Integrate Game-based Learning in Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Good iPad Apps to Integrate Game-based Learning in Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @AngelynCheatham: 8 Good iPad Apps to Integrate Game-based Learning in Your Class http://t.co/N9VIXSS00j #edtech #web20 #edapps
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Can students click their way to a better world? - The Hechinger Report

The rap on kids these days is that they don’t know much about civic life, and they care even less. But a growing group of scholars says the problem isn’t with the kids, but rather with an outdated approach to teaching civics.
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Read&Write for Google is now Free for Teachers!

Read&Write for Google is now Free for Teachers! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Last week, Texthelp announced that a surprise was coming soon in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Today that surprise was revealed - Read&Write for Google is now Free for Teachers!
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5 Apps for Creating Digital Portfolios on iPads

5 Apps for Creating Digital Portfolios on iPads | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
As the end of the school year nears you may find yourself asking students to create collections of examples of their best work of the year. There are a lot of ways that your students could go about...
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The 10 Best EdTech Blogs to Follow

The 10 Best EdTech Blogs to Follow | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Here is a list of some of the best EdTech blogs out there today, the heavy hitters in the education technology arena!

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Tasia Thompson's curator insight, May 19, 2015 12:18 AM

Great suggestions to help teachers get started on their own PLN

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Online Tools

Online Tools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 tools and online utilities have become more full-featured and useful over the years.  Here are some links to various online tools to help both teaching and learning. The online tools all...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Good Tools for Creating End-of-Year Review Activities

RT @DLGWAEA: 12 Good Tools for Creating End-of-Year Review Activities http://t.co/Yhvt9r8kQ2 #edtech #edapps http://t.co/lDE8tXfqaf
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A Handy Chromebook Apps List for Teachers | 21s...

A Handy Chromebook Apps List for Teachers | 21s... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Handy Chromebook Apps List for Teachers on 21st Century Technology Integration curated by Jamie Forshey
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Daisy the Dinosaur to Teach Coding

Daisy the Dinosaur to Teach Coding | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A great app to support STEM education is Daisy the Dinosaur. Teach students the basics of coding by giving commands to the dinosaur as it moves across the screen. Whether your students are completi...
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Google Shortener's QR code generator

http://tinyurl.com/19nbo628g How to easily create QR codes and their uses in the classroom. Here is a great explanation of what QR codes are: See 10 great ...
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Suzie Lemoine's curator insight, May 14, 2015 1:22 PM

Handy tools.  Imagine a treasure hunt!

 

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Class Tech Integrate : 5 iPad apps for Student Presentations and Meta-Cognition

Class Tech Integrate : 5 iPad apps for Student Presentations and Meta-Cognition | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
New Blog Post - 5 iPad apps for #StudentPresentations and #MetaCognition http://t.co/ZamjpNcG2m #ipaded #edtech
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