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8 Things to Look for in An Educational App ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Things to Look for in An Educational App ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
8 things to look for in an educational app #edtech #ipaded http://t.co/bSM57uAvbO http://t.co/kZy890qkF4”;
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15 Free Apps for Streaming Video Content

15 Free Apps for Streaming Video Content | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
You might be looking to keep children up to date on current events, help them build prior knowledge, or simply make connections to the world around them.  With these free apps (for iOS and Android ...

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Useful apps to support a blended learning environment.

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Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar

Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you ask students what their favorite subject is, it’s a rare kid who will say grammar. If you ask teachers the same question, it’s also a rare teacher who will say that s/he enjoys teaching grammar more than any other subject.

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8 iPad Camera Integration Ideas for 1:1 Classrooms – Getting Smart ...

8 iPad Camera Integration Ideas for 1:1 Classrooms – Getting Smart ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
8 iPad Camera Integration Ideas for 1:1 Classrooms – Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad – 1:1 ipad program, create, edapps, iPad, ipaded, SAMR | Getting Smart. Posted by STaRT Education Department on January 7, 2014 in Feature ...
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The FAA Approves Three Colleges for Drone Research - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

The FAA Approves Three Colleges for Drone Research - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The FAA Approves Three Colleges for Drone Research
EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education
EdTech E‑Newsletters. Current Issue | Archives · Higher Ed Scope. EdTech. CDW·G.
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Those @Hokie engineers are always busy with exciting and meaningful projects!
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5 Social Networks For Students To Get Academic Help - Edudemic

5 Social Networks For Students To Get Academic Help - Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
With the growing use of social networking sites like Facebook and twitter, the methodology of education for students is finding new and improved ways.
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10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom

10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom by Mike Acedo In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give students… (RT @ShellTerrell: 10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom
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Free Technology for Teachers: Glean - Search for, Watch, and Ask Questions About Educational Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Glean - Search for, Watch, and Ask Questions About Educational Videos | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
#edtech Glean - Search for, Watch, and Ask Questions About Educational Videos http://t.co/wDJFqZk3Fv
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Infographic Creation Made Easy with Piktochart

Infographic Creation Made Easy with Piktochart | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By Lynda Hall The use of infographics as a teaching and learning tool is gaining more traction in academic circles in recent times. In a nutshell, infographs are visually appealing representations of information.
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Foldr: Access Your Windows Files on iPad or Through a Browser - ClassThink.com

Foldr: Access Your Windows Files on iPad or Through a Browser - ClassThink.com | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Foldr is your school’s own locally hosted Dropbox that makes accessing and saving student work on iPads really simple.
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If this works, and I have not tried it yet, what a help it would be!
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4 Chrome Apps for Student Creation - Getting Smart by Aimee Bartis - #edtech #learning, chromeapps, chromebooks, edapps, EdTech, GAFE, mlearning

Chromebooks are gaining ground. Amazon reported that Chromebooks were two of the top three best sellers this past Christmas. The good news is that you don’t have to have a Chromebook to use the powerful Chrome web browser.
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Grow a virtual forest with this amazing vegetation generator | 3D | Creative Bloq

Grow a virtual forest with this amazing vegetation generator | 3D | Creative Bloq | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We first reviewed SpeedTree version 6.0 and found it to be a really solid, easy-and-fun tree and vegetation generator. And now, some two years later, version 7.0 has arrived with a host of new features and enhancements.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Tools to Help Students Keep Track of Tasks This Year

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Tools to Help Students Keep Track of Tasks This Year | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
RT @dachsies2: 10 Tools to Help Students Keep Track of Their Work. #edtechchat #edtech #edchat #ipadedchat http://t.co/5dpLReYQpD
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The Playground Advocate: Web Tools for Teachers Posts

The Playground Advocate: Web Tools for Teachers Posts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Playground Advocate: Web Tools for Teachers Posts http://t.co/gcui5N7Zdg #INelearn #edchat #edtech #evscchat
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Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: 15 Sites and Apps for Augmented Reality

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: 15 Sites and Apps for Augmented Reality | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
15 Sites and Apps for Augmented Reality http://t.co/2e1Wsfqrl4 #edtech #education #edchat
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21 iPad Apps Available on Android Tablets

21 iPad Apps Available on Android Tablets | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
So many teachers have asked me about Android apps and I thought this would be a great way to share some of my favorites.  Each link will take you to my overview of the iPad version of the app - jus...
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CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software

CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

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Note that this is only available for hardware running XP, Vista and Win7.
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Klikaklu

Klikaklu | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
One of the apps I am itching to try with my students this semester is one that I "field-tested" with my daughter over the break.  It's called Klikaklu, and it allows you to make scavenger hunts. La...
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Dos and Don'ts for Skype in the Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Dos and Don'ts for Skype in the Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Skype is being used by many educators in their classrooms in many innovative ways. Get to know how teachers use Skype to open their students to a world beyond the classroom walls and connect with other classrooms.
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Techie State of Mind: Taking Coding and Programming to the Next Level

Techie State of Mind: Taking Coding and Programming to the Next Level | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Techie State of Mind: Taking Coding and Programming to the Next Level http://t.co/H8GXglZpbv #hourofcode #wvrstem #edtech #stem
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iVisual Info Touch - Create Infographics on You...

iVisual Info Touch - Create Infographics on You... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
iVisual Info Touch is an iPad app that you can use to create relatively simple infographics. The app makes it easy to create your infographics. It is not necessary to create an account in order to ...
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Opinion: The 'hype cycle’ of Moocs and other big ideas

Opinion: The 'hype cycle’ of Moocs and other big ideas | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Cut through the PR puff to unlock the true potential of novel notions, says David Maguire (RT @timeshighered: The 'hype cycle’ of #Moocs (and other big ideas).
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Common Core & Ed Tech: A Brief List of iPad Creativity Apps

Common Core & Ed Tech: A Brief List of iPad Creativity Apps | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Brief List of iPad Creativity Apps from @ccedtech http://t.co/S5fW3LY3wg #ios #edapps
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A Helpful Chart for Creating and Implementing BYOD Policy in Your School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Helpful Chart for Creating and Implementing BYOD Policy in Your School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A Helpful Chart for Creating and Implementing BYOD Policy in Your School #byod #edtech http://t.co/WjHJxU4SQL
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