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Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text and Text to Speech In Your Web Browser

Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text and Text to Speech In Your Web Browser | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text and Text to Speech In Your Web Browser http://t.co/Bch7YpXDt6 #edtech #tech
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20 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan

20 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Source: TeachThought Literacy is a chief concern for both academic and professional progress. Digital literacy is emerging as a genuine concern in education as technology competes with traditional ...
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Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Creating Interactive Pictures

Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Creating Interactive Pictures | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Creating Interactive Pictures http://t.co/WIsb4A0ZzD via @ozge #edtech
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I am a fan of Thinglink.  It is a simple to use tool with end product that requires critical thinking, decision-making, and curation!

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Google introduces cross-platform multiplayer gaming for iOS and ...

Google introduces cross-platform multiplayer gaming for iOS and ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google introduced a new version of its Google Play Games Services tool kit at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today. This update will enable studios to make multiplayer modes that can have iOS gamers ...
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Not exactly #edtech related unless you want to code or use games in the classroom but worth the read.

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Discovery Introduces Techbook App -- THE Journal

Discovery Introduces Techbook App -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The app is designed to enable educators and students with an active Science Techbook account to access and interact with Discovery Education's digital textbook content in locations without Internet access.
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How To Inspire the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers and Innovators

How To Inspire the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers and Innovators | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Twelve insights for educators and parents about developing creative thinking in children.
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How sad that the first insight in the list states: "Realize that Out of School time tends to be more inspiring and powerful to lead to a life of creativity than school time."  Shouldn't classrooms be powerful and inspiring places?

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World (RT @TeachThought: 63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World http://t.co/Of2gtKEmdz #edchat #21stedchat #edtech)...
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20 video project ideas to engage students | Ditch That Textbook

20 video project ideas to engage students | Ditch That Textbook | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Videos are engaging. They can be a powerful tool to draw students in and connect them to content in innovative ways. Here are 20 ways to do it.
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Try ABCya's New App for Creating Word Clouds On Your iPad

Try ABCya's New App for Creating Word Clouds On Your iPad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
ABCya's latest iPad app (currently free) makes it easy to quickly create word clouds on your iPad. To create a word cloud with Word Clouds by ABCya just type or paste text into the text field. Afte...
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Easy to use and to incorporate as a tool to create visual representations!
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World Language Learning in a Digital Classroom

World Language Learning in a Digital Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Schools are now using apps, tablets and even videoconferencing to bring second languages to life. (How are schools utilizing tools to improve second language instruction?
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How to Record Your iPad Screen

How to Record Your iPad Screen | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Once you learn how to record your iPad screen, you will be able to create your own iPad tutorials and app demonstrations. Here's what you need to know to screencast your iPad.
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Discovr Movies - discover new movies

Discovr Movies - discover new movies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Get Discovr Movies - discover new movies on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews. (Discovr Movies app free today.
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Microsoft Office for iPad to Launch on March 27 - Mac Rumors

Microsoft Office for iPad to Launch on March 27 - Mac Rumors | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Microsoft will launch its Office suite on the iPad at a media event on March 27 according to a report from The Verge. The suite -- including Word,...
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5 Great Coding and Programming Apps for Kids

5 Great Coding and Programming Apps for Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  The ability to code is such a common demand nowadays and we think the following apps will be an excellent introduction for learners of all ages. There’s something for everyone in these 5 app...
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The Future of Education: It’s More Sci-Fi Than You Think. - Edudemic

The Future of Education: It’s More Sci-Fi Than You Think. - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
For parents right now, the classroom may already seem fairly alien.  When an elementary school student shares their frustration with their Prezi presentation about apartheid, or laments the lameness of their PowerPoint animated transitions, parents...
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Check out this neat tool to create professional presentations and infographics right in your browser.

Creating online Presentations with Presenter overview. Sign-up free or login at http://www.ewcPresenter.com
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What is missing is the title of the tool, Presenter.

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Cardnival

Cardnival | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @AdvOpps: Children with #dyslexia or #autism can use this new app to create greeting cards http://t.co/rTrCYlBBP2 #AssistiveTechnology
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Creating social phrasebooks with Phraseum | Lea...

Creating social phrasebooks with Phraseum | Lea... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I spend a lot of time looking at different web-based tools and apps and thinking about if and how they can be used for learning. Sometimes it takes some thought and at other times it’s really obvious.
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10 Good Online Tools for Creating Mind Maps http://t.co/eKmjE0ikMi (via @rmbyrne) #edtech #sschat #mathchat #scichat #engchat
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10 next-generation science apps for education | eSchool News | eSchool News

10 next-generation science apps for education | eSchool News | eSchool News | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Check out these helpful next-generation science apps that range from visually stunning multimedia to great resources for curious minds.
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20 ideas to jump start your class website | Ditch That Textbook

20 ideas to jump start your class website | Ditch That Textbook | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Class websites can be a central hub of online activity for your class.
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How to Read PDF eBooks on Your iPad With DropBox | Matter Deep ...

How to Read PDF eBooks on Your iPad With DropBox | Matter Deep ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The internet is full of free PDF eBooks, from marketing guides to classic literature to free short stories by new authors. These free files are easy to download and compatible with across many operating systems, but there's one ...
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Free App: Geoboard Making Math and Geometry Fun | iGameMom

Free App: Geoboard Making Math and Geometry Fun | iGameMom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Geoboard is a free app available on iPhone, iPad, Windows, and computer. There are many ways to use it as a math learning tool for kids of all ages.
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3 Trustable Search Engines for your Kids - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

3 Trustable Search Engines for your Kids - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We need search engines that are safer to use for younger students, and 3 such search engines for your kids are mentioned here with their features and benefits. (Amazing!
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