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Ten of the best virtual field trips | eSchool News - Linkis.com

To help educators save time, we've chosen these 10 virtual field trips based on their relevancy, depth and quality of resources, and potential for student excitement.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Now You Can Use Custom Avatars in Google Classroom Profiles

Free Technology for Teachers: Now You Can Use Custom Avatars in Google Classroom Profiles | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Now You Can Use Custom Avatars in Google Classroom Profiles http://t.co/rqW2O9iI7j #edtech #education #edchat
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New update allows editing of Office documents in Gmail - GeekWire

New update allows editing of Office documents in Gmail - GeekWire | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google updated its Drive cloud storage and productivity service to let Gmail users edit Microsoft Office documents they receive without leaving the company
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New app means students can create essay footnotes and references in seconds - Telegraph

New app means students can create essay footnotes and references in seconds - Telegraph | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RefME, a new online tool, is adding 35,000 users a day as students look for essay shortcuts
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Microsoft Is Getting Rid Of Clip Art

Microsoft Is Getting Rid Of Clip Art | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
There are many things that the next generation of geek won't get to experience. The sound of the 56k modem connecting when your parents are sleeping in the..
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Interactive Periodic Table Reveals How Much Of Each Element Exists In Your Body

Interactive Periodic Table Reveals How Much Of Each Element Exists In Your Body | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Find out how much of each element exists in the sea, in the sky, and in your body with Google's interactive chart.
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A 12-year-old app developer

A 12-year-old app developer | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Most 12-year-olds love playing videogames -- Thomas Suarez taught himself how to create them. After developing iPhone apps like "Bustin Jeiber," a whack-a-mole game, he is now using his skills to help other kids become developers.
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Beyond Grades: Do Games Have a Future As Assessment Tools?

Beyond Grades: Do Games Have a Future As Assessment Tools? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Research looking at how games could be used to assess the process of learning is pushing test makers to question what's important to test and how to most fairly evaluate students.
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Are Existing Tech Tools Effective for Teachers and Students?

Are Existing Tech Tools Effective for Teachers and Students? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Gates Foundation released a report today surveying teachers and students on the kinds of digital tools they'd like to see available in classrooms.
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10 Apps to Make Reading in the Classroom Even More Fun | Edudemic

10 Apps to Make Reading in the Classroom Even More Fun | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @EdTechFam: 10 Apps to Make Reading in the Classroom Even More Fun http://t.co/pHY8CuP1lX #Edtech
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Boardmaker Releases iPad App for Students with Speech Disabilities -- THE Journal

Boardmaker Releases iPad App for Students with Speech Disabilities -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Boardmaker, a company that produces technology to help students in special education classes overcome speech, language and learning issues, has launched a new iOS app, the Boardmaker Student Center app.
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So important for our youngsters with challenges.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 50 Interactive Activities to Embed Into Elementary School Blogs

Free Technology for Teachers: 50 Interactive Activities to Embed Into Elementary School Blogs | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
50 Interactive Activities to Embed Into Elementary School Blogs http://t.co/8YT0aWa8LN #edchat #edtech #edtechchat
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Shayne Train's curator insight, January 6, 2015 10:59 AM

Free Technology for Teachers is one of the best edtech blogs on the internet! You can follow the blog or the Facebook page.

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101 Great Teachers to Follow on Twitter by @TeacherToolkit

101 Great Teachers to Follow on Twitter by @TeacherToolkit | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Where would I be without Twitter? Where would my own extended (PLN) Professional Learning Network be without the 140 character responses from my colleagues dotted all over the world?
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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 1, 2014 1:18 PM

Agradecimiento a todos Los Profesionales Que comparten en la Red ..101 Great Teachers to Follow on Twitter by @TeacherToolkit | 

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Free Technology for Teachers: ContextU Expands Again - A Digital Textbook on U.S. History

Free Technology for Teachers: ContextU Expands Again - A Digital Textbook on U.S. History | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
ContextU Expands Again - A Digital Textbook on U.S. History: Last spring ContextU launche... http://t.co/kw5ceOgQmp via @rmbyrne #edtech
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What Will Your Students Get To DO Today?

What Will Your Students Get To DO Today? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
What is your classroom like? ... What do your students get to do in the day?
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EdTech Implementation Guide - Part 1: Creating a Tech Integration Vision - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

EdTech Implementation Guide - Part 1: Creating a Tech Integration Vision - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
For creating a tech integration vision, you should take certain points into consideration.
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Create Killer Presentations with Explain Everything | Edudemic

Create Killer Presentations with Explain Everything | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Create Killer Presentations with Explain Everything http://t.co/v0vgI9EeJP via @FullMind_Design #edchat #edtech
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How 6 higher ed institutions are continuing to approach MOOCs

How 6 higher ed institutions are continuing to approach MOOCs | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Cornell, Northwestern, UW-Madison, and others have launched their own MOOCs in the past year, but how is the format faring for them?
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Hour of Code with Tynker PDF - Google Drive

Hour of Code with Tynker PDF - Google Drive | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @gotynker: We've created a go-to resource for all things #hourofcode #edtech http://t.co/lbHmS2pkPA cc @coolcatteacher @tvanderark @will…
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Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners

Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By engaging ELLs with creating, identifying, and narrating through photographs, you can help them learn language by challenging their thinking in other media.
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Podcast: E-safety and Cyberbullying | Chris Mayoh

Podcast: E-safety and Cyberbullying | Chris Mayoh | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @chrismayoh: Listen to the latest @pivotalpodcast where we discuss all things e-safety and cyberbullying: http://t.co/HWQ7gIwq3a #social…
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‘Think Before You Link’ promotes student cybersafety

‘Think Before You Link’ promotes student cybersafety | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A program aimed at elementary and secondary students has debuted in schools nationwide.
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Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Each student is unique and learns in different ways. There are many ways to use this diversity as a classroom strength.
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Scratch - Walking Mr G.

Scratch - Walking Mr G. | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Make games, stories and interactive art with Scratch. (scratch.mit.edu)
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Gustavo Espinosa Villanueva's curator insight, December 1, 2014 4:26 PM

Interesante artículo en inglés

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Enable Collaboration on Thinglink Interactive Images

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Enable Collaboration on Thinglink Interactive Images | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How to Enable Collaboration on Thinglink Interactive Images http://t.co/nxpRuWGm9t #edchat #edtech #edtechchat
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