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Bitsboard - A Super iPad App for Spelling and Reading Practice

Bitsboard - A Super iPad App for Spelling and Reading Practice | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Bitsboard is a great iPad app for young students that Joanne Villis recommended to me. Bitsboard is a free iPad app that provides word games, memory games, spelling games, and reading practice acti...
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Assessment Apps for the 21st Century Classroom

Assessment Apps for the 21st Century Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Assessment Apps for the 21st Century Classroom http://t.co/wuRTRtymVH #edapps #edtech
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Emergency App Puts a Panic Button in Smartphone Users’ Hands – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Emergency App Puts a Panic Button in Smartphone Users’ Hands – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
#edu #edtech Emergency App Puts a Panic Button in Smartphone Users' Hands http://t.co/nfw7vtsLbA
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Another tool to assist with campus safety but at a cost to colleges and universities.
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Apple Launches New 'Life On iPad' Web Page, Shares Impressive iPad Stories -- AppAdvice

Apple Launches New 'Life On iPad' Web Page, Shares Impressive iPad Stories -- AppAdvice | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Apple is outlining extreme and innovative uses of its tablet at a new Web page.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Student Blogging Activities That Don't Rely On Text

Free Technology for Teachers: Student Blogging Activities That Don't Rely On Text | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
#Free Student Blogging Activities That Don't Rely On Text: http://t.co/k64beSjvzw #edtech
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Students love ThingLink!
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Surf Safety: 5 Ways To Keep YouTube Safe And Fun For Kids

Surf Safety: 5 Ways To Keep YouTube Safe And Fun For Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
YouTube is dirty. Not intentionally, of course, and there are plenty of dirtier websites out there, but at the end of the day YouTube is not as clean as you might think it is.

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9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal

9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Early adopters share how schools can find success with teachers and students alike--even when the technology seems as topsy-turvy as the lessons.
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Mobile Study: Tablets Make a Difference in Teaching and Learning -- THE Journal

Mobile Study: Tablets Make a Difference in Teaching and Learning -- THE Journal | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A pair of studies released Wednesday — the first of their kind — found that tablets can make a difference in the learning habits of students.
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Educating Scientists: 6 Science Websites for Kids and Teens

Educating Scientists: 6 Science Websites for Kids and Teens | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @MyClassNeeds: Fantastic science websites for your students to take a look at http://t.co/MLcu6Yehtk #edtech
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8 Excellent New iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Excellent New iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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8 Excellent iPad Apps to Create Portfolios ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Excellent iPad Apps to Create Portfolios ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
8 Excellent iPad Apps to Create Portfolios http://t.co/63X4UiYEMO #edchat #edtech
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ETextbooks: The future of classroom learning

ETextbooks:  The future of classroom learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Hilton Elementary in Newport News received 25 iPads two years ago through a city sponsored grant program. From the playroom to the classroom, digital devices and downloadable textbooks are revolutionizing the classroom experience.
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Teach Kids how to Code, Make Apps and 3-D Models With These Tools - The Digital Shift

Teach Kids how to Code, Make Apps and 3-D Models With These Tools - The Digital Shift | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The best applications for teaching basic programming skills—no geek cred required to use them successfully in your classroom or library. Other apps enable kids to build 3-D models, which they can print, too.
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43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In the middle of October, we invited educators to tell us about the "apps, games, and websites that are helping to tranform their classrooms this year." We asked that you submit your responses in the form of Field Notes and we received more than...
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Can An App Really Improve Learning? - Edudemic

Can An App Really Improve Learning? - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Do you think a mobile app could really improve the learning of a student no matter the age? This visual guide walks you through what you should know. (Can An App Really Improve Learning?
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Check out the TeacherCast review of the app: EasyBib

Check out the TeacherCast review of the app: EasyBib | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Papers, Papers, Papers, & more Papers. That about sums up your college assignments. If you were anything like me you had an awful time making sure your paper’s sources were cited correctly on your bibliography page.
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Free Technology for Teachers: PresentationTube Offers New Options for Recording and Sharing Presentations

PresentationTube Offers New Options for Recording and Sharing Presentations from @rmbyrne http://t.co/FDHI5SOIES #edtech
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PresentationTube is a Windows only tool.
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8 Good Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Good Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
30+ #YouTube Channels for Teachers http://t.co/jK7sUO0Gfx #edchat #edtech
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What is Digital Citizenship?

For more videos like this, please visit: http://www.cyberwise.org. This is a simple guide to help parents and educators understand why digital citizenship is the first step towards media literacy, ...
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5 Fun Physics Games for Students

5 Fun Physics Games for Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
One of my former colleagues always seemed to have his physics students in the hallway, in the sta...
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7 Essential Ingredients Of Project-Based Learning

7 Essential Ingredients Of Project-Based Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
7 Essential Ingredients Of Project-Based Learning (7 Essential Ingredients Of Project-Based Learning http://t.co/7R2VFUWgy5 -- concise model #edtech)...
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11 Essential Tools For Better Project-Based Learning - Getting Smart by Guest Author - blended learning, EdTech, PBL

11 Essential Tools For Better Project-Based Learning - Getting Smart by Guest Author - blended learning, EdTech, PBL | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The rise of technology used in classrooms has made learning much more interactive. The emergence of iPads to browser-based tools in project-based learning, take teaching to a new level in the 21st century.
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20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should Know About - Edudemic

20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should Know About - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Although educators tend to feel like they are left all on their own to deal with students that are getting crazier by the day, there are plenty of technology resources that can make their teaching job more effective.
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How Students Learn by Explaining Their Thinking

How Students Learn by Explaining Their Thinking | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you want to master something, teach it. Or so the saying goes. But can students really learn better by explaining? The evidence says yes.
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