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Common Core Reading: The Struggle Over Struggle

With the Common Core State Standards' emphasis on "complex texts," some critics worry kids are being asked to struggle too much. We ask: How much is too much?
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Using Learning Activities to Optimize Blended Learning - eLearning Industry

Using Learning Activities to Optimize Blended Learning - eLearning Industry | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How To Optimize Blended Learning Through Learning Activities. Using Learning Activities to Optimize Blended Learning. Blended Learning pros and cons.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Free Edmodo App...

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Free Edmodo App... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Free Edmodo Apps to Try This Year on Teach and tech curated by Luísa Lima
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10 ways of using Nearpod in the Classroom

10 ways of using Nearpod in the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that can be used to amazing effect in the classroom. The app’s concept is simple. A teacher can create presentations that can contain Quiz...
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PaintPad Space Fun Colouring for Toddlers and Babies | Educational Mobile Learning Games for iPad

PaintPad Space Fun Colouring for Toddlers and Babies | Educational Mobile Learning Games for iPad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Travel through the solar system and explore the unseen realms of Space.
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19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.
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New Family iPad? 17 FREE Educational Apps to Share with Preschoolers

New Family iPad? 17 FREE Educational Apps to Share with Preschoolers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Six FREE science apps - PEEP and the Big Wide World apps from WGBH, the producers of the animated series of the same name. Major funding for these educational apps is provided by the National Scien...
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Best EdTech Websites of 2014

Best EdTech Websites of 2014 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It's been a busy year here at the Common Sense Graphite Websites desk! Throughout 2014, we rated and reviewed hundreds of websites for their learning potential, using our research-backed rubric and rigorous process of evaluation.
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6 Great iPad Apps Students Can Use to Create Avatars ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Great iPad Apps Students Can Use to Create Avatars ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
6 Great iPad Apps Students Can Use to Create Avatars http://t.co/ROEqXPAwy8 #Edtech
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers - Teachers With Apps

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers - Teachers With Apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @TeachersApps: Why aren't schools teaching this? How 2 SEARCHthe net... http://t.co/SN4ajjPJ9N #edtech #edreform #literacy http://t.co/…;
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How To Mirror Android Display to PC or TV - Guiding Tech

How To Mirror Android Display to PC or TV - Guiding Tech | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Here's How To Mirror Android Display to PC or TV with AllCast or Chromecast.Source: www.guidingtech.comSee on Scoop.it - History - Texas and Beyond
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Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Favorite Web Tools of 2014

Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Favorite Web Tools of 2014 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @AngelynCheatham: Favorite Web Tools of 2014 #edtech #web20 #edappsSource: ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.orgSee on Scoop.it - Educational Technology Applications
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: 12 Terrific ThingLink EDU Features in 2014

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: 12 Terrific ThingLink EDU Features in 2014 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
12 Terrific @ThingLink_EDU Features http://t.co/MFTYNIob4b #edchat #multimedia http://t.co/atO5q6mHUi
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Developing Students’ Self-Assessment Skills

Developing Students’ Self-Assessment Skills | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I’ve been rereading some of the research on student self-assessment and thinking about how students develop these skills. They are important in college, all but essential in most professions, but they’re rarely taught explicitly.
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3 Useful New Video Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Useful New Video Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
3 useful new video tools for teachers http://t.co/ui8b5oveRX #elearning
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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Popular Ed Te...

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Popular Ed Te... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Popular Ed Tech Tools That Were Updated in 2014 on Keeping up with Ed Tech curated by WebTeachers
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Free Skitch Inspired Icon Set

Free Skitch Inspired Icon Set | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I'm a big fan of Evernote's screenshot tool, Skitch. If you take many screenshots you should definitely check it out - for a free app it is hard to beat. One of the things I like about it, are the ...
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11 - Record Lessons and Presentations with Swivl - Instructional Tech Talk

11 - Record Lessons and Presentations with Swivl - Instructional Tech Talk | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Swivl is talked about this week on ETYSK. Jeff talks with the CEO of Swivl about how this great EdTech tool is being used in the classroom.
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12 Companies Transforming Education To Watch Next Year

12 Companies Transforming Education To Watch Next Year | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Education technology, known as EdTech, is taking by storm schools, students and the process of learning across the globe.
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Coding for Kids Revisited

Learn about six new or improved resources designed especially to help elementary school students learn and develop coding skills.
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Five Things to Consider When Purchasing an LMS for K-12

Five Things to Consider When Purchasing an LMS for K-12 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
These Considerations can Help Schools Make an Informed LMS Selection Educators sorting through the vast number of learning management systems (LMSs) currently
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The EdTech Trends To Look Out For In 2015 - Forbes

The EdTech Trends To Look Out For In 2015 - Forbes | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Technology has already been responsible for numerous advances in education and that trend is only going to accelerate, with the next 12 months likely to see further changes in the learning landscape.
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Web Resources Great Science Teachers Would Recommend for Your Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Web Resources Great Science Teachers Would Recommend for Your Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Here we have assembled huge list of resources that great science teachers would recommend for your classroom.

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In many of the rural schools, the challenge in teaching Science is evident.  A great list of resources to assist in classwork prep.

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A Good Chart Comparing The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Good Chart Comparing The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @medkh9: A Good Chart Comparing The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Presentations #stmb1Source: www.educatorstechnology.comSee on Scoop.it - Educational Technology Applications
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