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013 - All About Apps - Instructional Tech Talk

013 - All About Apps - Instructional Tech Talk | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This episode of ITT is all about apps for the classroom. Broken into categories, Jeff discusses his favorite apps for use in education.
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5 Tips For Better Managing iPad Memory

5 Tips For Better Managing iPad Memory | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

5 Tips For Better Managing iPad Memory


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Understanding personal learning networks: Their structures, content and the networking skills -Rajagopal

Understanding personal learning networks: Their structures, content and the networking skills -Rajagopal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

"Networking is a key skill in professional careers, supporting the individual’s growth and learning. However, little is known about how professionals intentionally manage the connections in their personal networks and which factors influence their decisions in connecting with others for the purpose of learning. In this article, we present a model of personal professional networking for creating a personal learning network, based on an investigation through a literature study, semi–structured interviews and a survey."


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k3hamilton's curator insight, April 12, 2013 8:39 AM

interesting overview

kallen214's curator insight, April 15, 2013 11:08 AM

Good article

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WatchUp to Customize Current Events

WatchUp to Customize Current Events | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
There are lots of great ways to explore current events and I've shared some great free apps for accessing multimedia informational text.  One of my favorite news apps that I use at home and school ...
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A Simple Visual Guide on How to Refine Google Search ( for Teachers and Students ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Simple Visual Guide on How to Refine Google Search ( for Teachers and Students ) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Simple Visual Guide on How to Refine Google Search ( for Teachers and Students ) http://t.co/7jypKIpq7D (@medkh9) #elearning #edtech
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8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read

8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
These 8 education technology books cover technical, cultural and practical ideas and concepts to successfully integrate technology into the classroom.
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13 Online Education iPad Apps for 2013

13 Online Education iPad Apps for 2013 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The 2013 school season is in full swing and we wanted to take some time to share with you our choices for the top 13 education ipad apps for 2013.
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School Budgets and Social Media: Leaders at the Edge

School Budgets and Social Media:  Leaders at the Edge | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
School leaders must recognize that relying only on traditional communication tools will lead to frustration on the part of today's voting public. People expect to communicate digitally, interactively and with immediacy.
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IRS High-Tech Tools Track Your Digital Footprints

IRS High-Tech Tools Track Your Digital Footprints | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Internal Revenue Service is collecting a lot more than taxes this year--it's also acquiring a huge volume of personal information on taxpayers' digital activities, from eBay auctions to Facebook posts ...
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Apple Adds Age Rating Notifications To iOS App Store App Descriptions

Apple Adds Age Rating Notifications To iOS App Store App Descriptions | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Apple has made a small change to its App Store, prominently showcasing recommended age ratings for applications. A small informational box can now be seen just under the title’s developer credits.
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12 Excellent New Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Excellent New Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @elearningBrazil 12 Excellent New Web Tools for Teachers ~ #edtech #mlearning http://t.co/91mvgBcqdx via @medkh9
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Tech Edge, iPads In The Classroom - Episode 57, Note Taking & Study Apps

UNL Tech Edge, iPads In The Classroom - Technology Information and Apps (Tech Edge, iPads In The Classroom - Episode 57, Note Taking & Study Apps - YouTube http://t.co/WzaFQzEbhx #ipaded)...
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Educational Technology: Highly Used Apps in High Schools

Educational Technology: Highly Used Apps in High Schools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Third in a series. Click to read Apps in the Elementary Classroom or Apps in the Middle School Classroom. Ask a group of high school teachers what they want from technology in the classroom, and yo...
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Stump The Teacher: Takeaways and Questions #futurenow

Stump The Teacher: Takeaways and Questions #futurenow | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Takeaways and Questions #futurenow http://t.co/KTNtLvexnS via @stumpteacher #edtech
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Using iPads to increase communication and global collaboration for students with autism in inclusive classroom

Using iPads to increase communication and global collaboration for students with autism in inclusive classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
With the push for integrating technology within the 21st century classrooms, teachers are no longer using low-technology approaches to enable students with autism to communicate with others. Instead, iPads are being used to communicate.

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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages (Digital books versus Paperback: http://t.co/k9ucP1o2xf)...
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10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students http://t.co/dMbzZlrjha #mlearning #edtech
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Repairing your iPad's network connection | Macworld

Repairing your iPad's network connection | Macworld | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If your iOS device suddenly turns a blind eye to your local network you can put things right with these tips.
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QRCodify

QRCodify | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Instantly create a QR Code out of any text, hyperlink or the page your on with QRCodify (RT @mrrobbo: If you use QR Codes you should install my new Chrome Extension "QRCodify" in your browser http://t.co/JBRzaos9uB...
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27 Ways To Be A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic

27 Ways To Be A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
So what does it take to become a 21st century teacher? This handy chart details more than two dozen ways to get started. A must-read and share.
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100 Awesome, Free Web Tools for Elementary Teachers | Smart Teaching

The ultimate online resource for current teachers and aspiring educators. (http://t.co/HOBrLhB20l 100 tips for teachers to tackle tech in their classroom.
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Connected Learning: Tying Student Passions to School Subjects | MindShift

Connected Learning: Tying Student Passions to School Subjects | MindShift | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By Ashley Williams, Youth Radio What if your extracurricular activities weren't just extra but a part of your academics too? New thinking on education intend (RT @edutopia: Good read.
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5 Disruptive Education Trends That Address American Inequality

5 Disruptive Education Trends That Address American Inequality | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
At the root of many American problems lies an ineffective and outdated education system that is failing our students.
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5 Brilliant ‘Design Your Own Game’ Websites for Students

5 Brilliant ‘Design Your Own Game’ Websites for Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Five 'design your own game' sites for creative students and learners to take gaming to a deeper level by creating and designing games them self.
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Digital Differentiation Tools for Teachers

Digital Differentiation Tools for Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

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