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Free Technology for Teachers: Quickly Measure Distances in Google Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: Quickly Measure Distances in Google Maps #elearning #edtech #tools #teach http://t.co/uIYZwbcheH
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Inspirograph | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community

Inspirograph | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @ICTmagic: An online Spirograph - great for maths lessons or pop culture in art #ukedchat #edchat #edtech http://t.co/oH77WwEtv0 http://…
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Very Cool! Free Embeddable Interactives for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies

Very Cool! Free Embeddable Interactives for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Fun Interactive Tools for Math, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies that you can Embed in any Web Page!
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Formative Assessment Tools & Resources

Gretchen Vierstra has compiles a list of quick tips and resources for formative assessment.
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Making the iPad a Robust School Instructional P...

Making the iPad a Robust School Instructional P... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In the last four years, millions of iPads have been deployed in schools across the US, generating headlines both for their positive impact on student outcomes as well as stories of more challenged roll-outs.
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Fun App for Kids Turns Writing Into Interactive Game | Edudemic

Fun App for Kids Turns Writing Into Interactive Game | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Do your students suffer from writer's block? I've found a cure for what ails them: Writing Challenge for Kids, an app by Literautas.
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NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive

See all the historic events we covered this week in one #map: http://t.co/tPrPhZ8Cmf #sschat #education #geography http://t.co/4gTY41EtA2
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Lau Tho's curator insight, March 9, 2015 7:58 AM

Tool to support interactive mapping on tablets. And new features have been added to help you view and customize maps.

Three New Features:Country Facts and Flags - Explore and discover information about countries and territories around the world. Customize the fill and border colors to make this map layer your own.Latitude and Longitude - See the coordinates of any place on earth.Custom Text, Photos, Videos - Use markers, lines, or shapes to tell your story on MapMaker by adding in text, photos, and videos with the rich editing tool.
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Adapting Difficulty is Critical to Quality EdApps

Adapting Difficulty is Critical to Quality EdApps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
March 5, 2015 By Karen Mahon Adapting levels of difficulty is one of our most critical indicators of instructional quality when we review apps. Today I wanted to talk about why that is. First, a qu...
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Grammar & vocabulary learning resources

Grammar & vocabulary learning resources | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free English grammar & vocabulary exercises, rules, lessons, and tests online. Learn & practice English grammar & vocabulary.
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Apps in Action: Exploring Places with iOS Maps

Apps in Action: Exploring Places with iOS Maps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Apple's own Maps app comes preinstalled on iOS devices and is a fantastic tool to use in the classroom. There are many mapping tools available on the AppStore, yet few offer an experience quite lik...
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10+ No-Signup Collaboration Tools You Can Use in 10 Seconds

10+ No-Signup Collaboration Tools You Can Use in 10 Seconds | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By Aaron Couch on 5th March, 2015 | The Internet |  2 Comments What do you think of when you hear the word “collaboration”? Do you associate it with the frustrating clunkiness of trying to synchron...
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Teaching With Technology and Primary Sources - Slides

Teaching With Technology and Primary Sources - Slides | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teaching With technology #edtech #edchat and Primary Sources - Slides via @rmbyrne http://t.co/shtbMJvDmP
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Google DRIVE Cheat Sheet

Google DRIVE Cheat Sheet | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Google Drive Cheat Sheet: Since the Google Chrome Cheat Sheet was so popular, I decided to put together a Cheat Sheet for Google Drive. This focuses more on the management side of Google Drive. I...
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Cube For Teachers sur Twitter

Cube For Teachers sur Twitter | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
6 Hurdles for Teachers Using Tech via @sylviaduckworth #edtech #bced #onted #abed pic.twitter.com/Kl4CQrHyll
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These iOS apps will let you video call anyone - AppAdvice

These iOS apps will let you video call anyone - AppAdvice | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Meet face to face virtually with these apps.
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Chris Carter's curator insight, March 10, 2015 1:47 AM

Yes, I use one of these tools.

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Slowdown Expected in K-12 Mobile Device Growth for 2015 -- THE Journal

Slowdown Expected in K-12 Mobile Device Growth for 2015 -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The market for mobile computing devices in K-12 worldwide has grown by 18 percent, according to new analysis by Futuresource Consulting.
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Apple Overhauling iPad in Education Program to Simplify Sharing Devices and Apps

Apple Overhauling iPad in Education Program to Simplify Sharing Devices and Apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Apple will be making significant changes to iPad deployment for education during the upcoming school year that should eliminate some of the hurdles...
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Technology Tools for Teachers: The Ed Tech Salad- Great Ingredients that Combine to Make Teaching More Delicious

Technology Tools for Teachers: The Ed Tech Salad- Great Ingredients that Combine to Make Teaching More Delicious | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Technology Tools for Teachers: The Ed Tech Salad- Great Ingredients that Combine ... http://t.co/kSQpxv7ZSw
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ICTmagic Resources

ICTmagic Resources | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This is a great Apple app for designing 3D digital objects. Designing feels intuitive and it is easy to make simple objects. Download at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/morphi/id833530351?mt=8
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10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use - Fr...

10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use - Fr... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Richard Byrne shares ten techniques to help students become better searchers with Google. Some of his suggestions may be new to you and a number provide links to additional information. You can download a copy of the pdf from Scribd (free of charge).
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Creating & Learning with Digital Books

Find resources at http://TeacherRebootCamp.com/2014/12/02/digitalbooks/ Get my books- The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teachi…
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Trio Sparks Creativity With Easy Multimedia Collages

Trio Sparks Creativity With Easy Multimedia Collages | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Mashups. That’s what the kids are into these days, and a brand new app called Trio is making the process of creating them swift and dead simple. Mashups — compiling…
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Type the Apple Logo Icon on iPhone or iPad with Keyboard Shortcuts

Type the Apple Logo Icon on iPhone or iPad with Keyboard Shortcuts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Type the Apple Logo Icon on iPhone or iPad with Keyboard Shortcuts
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