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A Better Way to Design Multiple Choice Tests (EdSurge News)

A Better Way to Design Multiple Choice Tests (EdSurge News) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Like many issues in education policy, student assessment tends to produce views that crystallize around a false dichotomy.
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10 Brilliant and Inspiring Education and Technology Experts I Follow, and Why — Emerging Education Technologies

10 Brilliant and Inspiring Education and Technology Experts I Follow, and Why — Emerging Education Technologies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Who are Your Favorite Education and Technology Bloggers and Writers? Like many of you, there are certain educators that I find frequently impact my thinking and teach me new things through their published works.
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10 Good iPad Apps for Doodling, Drawing and Sketching

10 Good iPad Apps for Doodling, Drawing and Sketching | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

"Do you like doodling? How about some iPad apps to help you create beautiful doodles? The collection below features some interesting applications you can use on your iOS devices to help you carry out a variety of things that include: doodling using different colours, text and fonts, drawing using simple and powerful tools, sketching out your ideas, and sharing your productions in real time."


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Udemy Launches Free Computer Tech Courses for Teachers -- THE Journal

Udemy Launches Free Computer Tech Courses for Teachers -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Udemy has launched the Teacher Tech Initiative, a program designed to make computer technology courses available to K-12 teachers in the United States for free and at reduced cost.
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CoSN Awards Showcase Going Beyond Call of Duty in K-12 Tech -- THE Journal

CoSN Awards Showcase Going Beyond Call of Duty in K-12 Tech -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Virginia school district that has pioneered many aspects of the 21st century classroom, a Virginia CIO who came up with a way to deliver Internet access to students who didn't have any in his district and a Texas CIO who led the effort to produce...
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3 Important Shifts in Education

3 Important Shifts in Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
(I really struggled with the title of this post, because I am not really sure if these are "shifts" or just ideas that have evolved that I am paying attention to right now. Also, these ideas are de...
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Swifty Teaches You to Code in Swift on Your iPhone or iPad - Lifehacker

Swifty Teaches You to Code in Swift on Your iPhone or iPad - Lifehacker | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
iOS: If you want to create an iOS app or a Mac app, Apple would like you to use their new programming language, Swift. For those new to coding, Swifty is one of the easiest and simplest way to get started learning.
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A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom | Edudemic

A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom http://t.co/d3BSkmlCJY
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The 5 Worst Ways to Choose EdApps for Kids

The 5 Worst Ways to Choose EdApps for Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
March 23, 2015 Today we're talking about some common descriptions and terms that developers use to describe their apps and app reviewers use frequently to recommend apps. But they're terms that we ...
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What Your Tweets Say About You - The New Yorker

What Your Tweets Say About You - The New Yorker | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Using data from social media, psychologists can uncover striking connections. But how meaningful are they?
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Very very interesting!

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Where to find great Apps | Skaffl

Where to find great Apps | Skaffl | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The second of a series of guest posts, Sarah discusses where she goes to find apps that she can use in her classroom as part of her toolkit.
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5 Higher-Ed Skills to Teach K-12 Students Now

5 Higher-Ed Skills to Teach K-12 Students Now | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This eSchool News article from Meris Stansbury outlines some of the base critical skills every student should learn.
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Positively Smashing Part III: ThingLink and Tackk

Positively Smashing Part III: ThingLink and Tackk | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
And so the good news is... Stuff just got a little "tackk-y" on the edtech scene. What am I talking about? Well, according to the latest scoop, ThingLink just hooked up with a pretty nifty cool too...
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10 Signs that You are an Excellent iPad Educator

10 Signs that You are an Excellent iPad Educator | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
My good friend, fellow French teacher and colleague Sylvia Duckworth and I brainstormed the following. Sylvia has been a huge advocate for using technology in the classroom, and has actively used i...
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Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning | Origin Learning – A Learning Solutions Blog

Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning | Origin Learning – A Learning Solutions Blog | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @rmit_csit: Robert Gagne’s 9 Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning http://t.co/49a7y8x2dS #edtech #education #technology
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Tynker | Coding for Kids

Tynker | Coding for Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Tynker makes it fun and easy to learn computer programming. Get started today with Tynker's easy-to-learn, visual programming course designed for young learners in 4th through 8th grades.
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An iTunesU Reading Course Created by Fifth Graders!

An iTunesU Reading Course Created by Fifth Graders! | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In our last wonderful coaching visit with Jennifer Kean from TCRWP, an observation assessment revealed that our readers lacked self-awareness of setting and achieving personal reading goals. I deci...
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How Student Centered Is Your Classroom?

How Student Centered Is Your Classroom? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Check out these questions to guide you in reflecting on how much the learning environment you have designed promotes student voice and choice.
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13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse Blog

13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse Blog | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
To help you create images that garner BuzzFeed-worthy engagement, here are 13 of our favorite easy-to-use visual content creation tools.
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Excellent ideas!

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13 Digital Research Tools For The Google Generation

13 Digital Research Tools For The Google Generation | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach
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Top 4 Tools for Teaching Kids Typing - Linkis.com

Top 4 Tools for Teaching Kids Typing - Linkis.com | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Top 4 Tools for Teaching Kids Typing http://t.co/OjpMyb9o3U #edtech
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You’re Invited! How to Collaborate on Magazines with Contributors | Flipboard

You’re Invited! How to Collaborate on Magazines with Contributors | Flipboard | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @jonathanwylie: You’re Invited! How to Collaborate on @Flipboard Magazines http://t.co/D5dNQuONAc #edtech #edapps
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Free Technology for Teachers: Two Tools for Turning Outlines Into Mind Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: Two Tools for Turning Outlines Into Mind Maps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @bureauofed: Ever wanted to turn an outline into a map for your #visuallearners? Here’s how! #edtech @rmbyrne http://t.co/sEVQGM4uPP
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ISTE unveils new guide to creating safe digital learning environments at CUE 2015

ISTE unveils new guide to creating safe digital learning environments at CUE 2015 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
“Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe” provides practical advice for making effective tech decisions.
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