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7 Free Apps for Early Learners

7 Free Apps for Early Learners | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The iTunes Store is full of great apps that are perfect for early elementary and preschool students, check these out! Learn With Homer to Teach Reading ABC House for Early Elementary Pocket Phonics...
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7 Ways To Use Google Tools To Maximize Learning - Edudemic

There are a boatload of awesome Google tools that we use every day. And they’re free, too, which tends to be a big winner for teachers and students.
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Adding Coding to the Curriculum - New York Times

Adding Coding to the Curriculum - New York Times | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Adding Coding to the Curriculum
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LONDON — Estonia is teaching first graders how to create their own computer games and offering scholarships to entice more undergraduates into technology-driven disciplines.
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9 Steps To Scaffold Learning For Improved Understanding

9 Steps To Scaffold Learning For Improved Understanding | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
9 Steps To Scaffold Learning For Improved Understanding (9 Steps To Scaffold Learning For Improved Understanding http://t.co/znJPDWNIJJ #edchat #teaching)...
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The 9 Best Browser-Based Photo Editing Tools

The 9 Best Browser-Based Photo Editing Tools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Online image editors, which operate directly in the browser, are there to rescue any shot quickly and easily. Here are nine online imaging tools that can perform photographic heavy lifting for you on any platform.
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Here's Why We Need Video Games In Every Classroom - Forbes - Linkis.com

Here's Why We Need Video Games In Every Classroom - Forbes - Linkis.com | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
VideoVideo games teach critical thinking, problem solving skills, and perseverance while building metacognitive skills.
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5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills

5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
For educators who are interested in using games for learning -- specifically towards developing skills as they relate to the Common Core State Standards -- here are five games students can enjoy and that we’ve found sync with standards.
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Focus on the Opportunities Ed Tech Brings, Not the Hype

Focus on the Opportunities Ed Tech Brings, Not the Hype | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
You can hardly open a newspaper, visit an education website, or visit a school without being bombarded by excited claims about educational technology and a raft of intimidating jargon.
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Beyond Technology, How to Spark Kids’ Passions

Beyond Technology, How to Spark Kids’ Passions | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Amidst a sea of available technology, what does it take to engage students, not just within a standardized curriculum, but in their own learning? What’s technology’s role, and what are policy implications?
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Educational Technology Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Educational Technology Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Educational Technology Infographic clarifies the habits of highly-effective educators, who use edtech! (Neat infographic.
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Why You Should Use Video In Education - Edudemic

Why You Should Use Video In Education - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
When I was a student, ‘using video in education’ mostly meant showing a movie in class. Which to me, as a student, was clearly much better than the alternative of a lecture.
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Create Full Feature Stop-Motion Videos On Your iPad

Create Full Feature Stop-Motion Videos On Your iPad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The National Film Board of Canada recently released a fantastic new iPad app for creating stop-motion videos. NFB StopMo Studio allows you to take a series of pictures and stitch them together to c...
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iPad Screencasting Apps for Schools

iPad Screencasting Apps for Schools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
They're versatile, fun, and easy to use, so it's easy to see why iPad screencasting apps are so popular in the classroom. Here is a rundown of some of the very best.
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How to Green Screen on the iPad - YouTube

A quick tutorial of how to do green screen or chroma key work on the iPad using the Green Screen app by DoInk. (RT @ncolbourn Looks very doable.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads

Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPad: http://t.co/OifF4cFtmG #video #cscl #iPadEd
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A Treasure Trove of Educational iPad Apps for Different Age Groups and Subjects ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Treasure Trove of Educational iPad Apps for Different Age Groups and Subjects ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @HTEATech: A treasure trove of educational iPad apps: http://t.co/glAXOlpBC4 #edchat #mlearning
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8 of the best iOS apps for shooting and sharing video—beyond Vine and Instagram - The Next Web

8 of the best iOS apps for shooting and sharing video—beyond Vine and Instagram - The Next Web | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
8 of the best iOS apps for shooting and sharing video—beyond Vine and Instagram
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Let's imagine you're not toting a dedicated video camera or DSLR, but rather are using the the ever-present smartphone camera in your pocket.
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Do Video Lessons Reinforce Learning, or Just Reinforce Pre-existing Incorrect Understanding?

Do Video Lessons Reinforce Learning, or Just Reinforce Pre-existing Incorrect Understanding? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
What Goes on in a Student's Mind as They Watch an Instructional Video may be Different Than you Think!
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Feeding Our Students' Reading Interests with RSS

Feeding Our Students' Reading Interests with RSS | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Anyone reading this post right now -- whether on your computer, tablet or smartphone -- knows that the interfaces for reading have indeed changed. Whereas just a decade ago, touchscreens were still a (New!
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American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers - NPR (blog)

American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers - NPR (blog) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
NPR (blog) American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers NPR (blog) Some libraries mashed up print and digital by helping young people film book trailers and create"Read Boxes" — like the Red Box movie kiosks — with QR codes for others to view and...
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For Common Core, Khan Academy Goes High-Tech

For Common Core, Khan Academy Goes High-Tech | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Khan Academy unveiled a comprehensive set of free, interactive, online math exercises meant to support the new Common Core State Standards in grades K through 12.
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New Guide for District Tech Leaders on Front Lines of Student Privacy Battle

New Guide for District Tech Leaders on Front Lines of Student Privacy Battle | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A new guide attempts to offer a step-by-step guide for school districts seeking to protect the privacy of student data when contracting with private companies.
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80 Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

80 Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @colonelb: 80 Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning http://t.co/Gl98cDM5OT #edtech
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Get This Pair of Free Digital Books from iPad Educators! — Learning ...

Get This Pair of Free Digital Books from iPad Educators! — Learning ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
iPad Educators is a great website with the tagline "Redefining Teaching, From Dubia to the World." The website is run by four educators and is non-commercial, which is great because their app reviews are not paid for by the ...
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instaGrok for iPad Helps Students Organize Their Research

instaGrok for iPad Helps Students Organize Their Research | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
instaGrok is a research tool that I first started sharing with teachers a couple of years ago. Students can use instaGrok to search for a topic and quickly get lists of facts on that topic, links t...
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