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Tynker | Coding for Kids

Tynker | Coding for Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Tynker makes it fun and easy to learn computer programming. Get started today with Tynker's easy-to-learn, visual programming course designed for young learners in 4th through 8th grades.
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An iTunesU Reading Course Created by Fifth Graders!

An iTunesU Reading Course Created by Fifth Graders! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In our last wonderful coaching visit with Jennifer Kean from TCRWP, an observation assessment revealed that our readers lacked self-awareness of setting and achieving personal reading goals. I deci...
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How Student Centered Is Your Classroom?

How Student Centered Is Your Classroom? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Check out these questions to guide you in reflecting on how much the learning environment you have designed promotes student voice and choice.
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13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse Blog

13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse Blog | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
To help you create images that garner BuzzFeed-worthy engagement, here are 13 of our favorite easy-to-use visual content creation tools.
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13 Digital Research Tools For The Google Generation

13 Digital Research Tools For The Google Generation | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach
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Top 4 Tools for Teaching Kids Typing - Linkis.com

Top 4 Tools for Teaching Kids Typing - Linkis.com | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Top 4 Tools for Teaching Kids Typing http://t.co/OjpMyb9o3U #edtech
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You’re Invited! How to Collaborate on Magazines with Contributors | Flipboard

You’re Invited! How to Collaborate on Magazines with Contributors | Flipboard | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @jonathanwylie: You’re Invited! How to Collaborate on @Flipboard Magazines http://t.co/D5dNQuONAc #edtech #edapps
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Free Technology for Teachers: Two Tools for Turning Outlines Into Mind Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: Two Tools for Turning Outlines Into Mind Maps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @bureauofed: Ever wanted to turn an outline into a map for your #visuallearners? Here’s how! #edtech @rmbyrne http://t.co/sEVQGM4uPP
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ISTE unveils new guide to creating safe digital learning environments at CUE 2015

ISTE unveils new guide to creating safe digital learning environments at CUE 2015 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
“Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe” provides practical advice for making effective tech decisions.
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How We Can Define and Improve Edtech Product Efficacy - EdSurge

How We Can Define and Improve Edtech Product Efficacy - EdSurge | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
As edtech products continue to flood the education space, it has become increasingly difficult for educators to distinguish those with strong potential to deliver improved student learning from the slick marketing pitches that seem to offer more hype...
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Kathy Schrock sur Twitter

Kathy Schrock sur Twitter | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Do-over: Practicing with @canva and thinking about my tips for good Twitter etiquette. #EdTech pic.twitter.com/1EV3xTkX0m
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How to use 'app smashing' for research, building, and collaboration - Daily Genius

How to use 'app smashing' for research, building, and collaboration - Daily Genius | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Having completed the wondrous Romeo and Juliet text for Grade 9, the time had come to investigate the deeper intricacies of Shakespeare’s wonderful work!
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ABCya! Animation for Kids: Creative Stop Motion Movies for the Classroom

ABCya! Animation for Kids: Creative Stop Motion Movies for the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you are looking for a new way to inject some creativity into your digital storytelling, stop motion is a great way to do just that. ABCya! Animate is a website I learned about from Elizabeth McC...
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CoSN Awards Showcase Going Beyond Call of Duty in K-12 Tech -- THE Journal

CoSN Awards Showcase Going Beyond Call of Duty in K-12 Tech -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Virginia school district that has pioneered many aspects of the 21st century classroom, a Virginia CIO who came up with a way to deliver Internet access to students who didn't have any in his district and a Texas CIO who led the effort to produce...
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3 Important Shifts in Education

3 Important Shifts in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
(I really struggled with the title of this post, because I am not really sure if these are "shifts" or just ideas that have evolved that I am paying attention to right now. Also, these ideas are de...
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Swifty Teaches You to Code in Swift on Your iPhone or iPad - Lifehacker

Swifty Teaches You to Code in Swift on Your iPhone or iPad - Lifehacker | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
iOS: If you want to create an iOS app or a Mac app, Apple would like you to use their new programming language, Swift. For those new to coding, Swifty is one of the easiest and simplest way to get started learning.
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A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom | Edudemic

A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom http://t.co/d3BSkmlCJY
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The 5 Worst Ways to Choose EdApps for Kids

The 5 Worst Ways to Choose EdApps for Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
March 23, 2015 Today we're talking about some common descriptions and terms that developers use to describe their apps and app reviewers use frequently to recommend apps. But they're terms that we ...
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What Your Tweets Say About You - The New Yorker

What Your Tweets Say About You - The New Yorker | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Using data from social media, psychologists can uncover striking connections. But how meaningful are they?
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Very very interesting!

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Where to find great Apps | Skaffl

Where to find great Apps | Skaffl | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The second of a series of guest posts, Sarah discusses where she goes to find apps that she can use in her classroom as part of her toolkit.
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5 Higher-Ed Skills to Teach K-12 Students Now

5 Higher-Ed Skills to Teach K-12 Students Now | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This eSchool News article from Meris Stansbury outlines some of the base critical skills every student should learn.
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Fitting Technology Into the Common Core Standards: Do This, Don't Do That - BAM! Radio Network

Fitting Technology Into the Common Core Standards: Do This, Don't Do That - BAM! Radio Network | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The confluence of the growing popularity of education technology and the adoption of the Common Core Standards has created new challenges for teachers. In this segment we explore strategies for successfully marrying both.
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The Best Free Tools for Making Your Own Video Games

The Best Free Tools for Making Your Own Video Games | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
With the recent release of the free version of the Unreal Engine and the announcement of the free Source 2 Engine, you now have even more options for making your own games. But picking out the best engine for you and your skillset is a little tough.
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Copyright Guidance · British Universities Film & Video Council

Copyright Guidance · British Universities Film & Video Council | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @MoodleMcKean: Do staff & students own work they create at uni? Copyright guidance from @BUFVC http://t.co/cdDwCrrHAD #edtech http://t.c
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