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5 Ways Apps Fit Into Curriculum and Learning Strategies

5 Ways Apps Fit Into Curriculum and Learning Strategies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How instructional technology coordinators and teachers are helping students meet standards by supplementing instruction with apps.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Webpages in Minutes With ...

Pagefin is a free service for creating simple webpages without the need to register for an account. To create a webpage with Pagefin just click "create and share," enter the captcha code, and start designing your webpage.
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Educational Technology Guy: Should we force students to learn? or How can we change schools to engage students?

Educational Technology Guy: Should we force students to learn? or How can we change schools to engage students? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Educational Technology Guy: Should we force students to learn? or How can we change schools to engage students?
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10 Teacher Development Task for Web 2.0 Tools | All things related to educational technology

10 Teacher Development Task for Web 2.0 Tools | All things related to educational technology | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
10 Teacher Development Task for Web 2.0 Tools - Over the last couple of months I've been busy travelling round a...
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Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog

Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
LearningToday shares with everyone two beautiful posters, that help us remember Bloom’s Taxonomy: the Blooming Butterfly and the Blooming Orange. How do we connect the Bloom’s Taxonomy with the iPad?
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The Educator’s Guide to Instagram and Other Photo Apps | The Edublogger

The Educator’s Guide to Instagram and Other Photo Apps | The Edublogger | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

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TechCrunch | TinyTap App Lets Kids Create Customized iPad Books & Games

TechCrunch | TinyTap App Lets Kids Create Customized iPad Books & Games | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a new iPad application designed for kids which introduces a different angle on the "record-your-own-voice" storybooks craze, by offering a playable book or game you and your kids can customize with your own photos, camera shots, music,...
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How to Tell if a QR Code is Safe or Not?

How to Tell if a QR Code is Safe or Not? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Some QR codes can point to suspicious websites that may harm your mobile phone. You can either avoid scanning QR codes spotted in the wild or use Unfurlr. Via @C4LPT

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New Pedagogies For The Digital Age

Steve Wheeler of the University of Plymouth explores the concept of new learning forms that don’t simply place old forms on new digital platforms, but reconsider those forms.

 

Key among the ideas given is personalized learning via the Just in time, Just enough, Just for me admonishment, a vision nearly impossible without a fully engaged community, smart application of technology, or both.

 

eLearning 3.0 Characteristics

1. Distributed Learning

2. Enhanced Mobile Technology

3. Collaborative Intelligent Filtering

4. 3D Visualization and Interaction


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AppAdvice Daily: Apps And Accessories For Toddlers -- AppAdvice

AppAdvice Daily: Apps And Accessories For Toddlers  -- AppAdvice | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Protect your iDevice from little monsters! Were talking about toddlers! via @iPodsibilities

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Bloom’s Taxonomy of Apps | TPACK iPad Project In Schools (TIPS)

Bloom’s Taxonomy of Apps | TPACK iPad Project In Schools (TIPS) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

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Tell a story with QR codes | Instructional Design Fusions

Tell a story with QR codes | Instructional Design Fusions | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Tell a story with QR codes...


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Meet Your New PD Tool | Scholastic.com

See how these administrators are using social media to connect with peers--and improve how they run their schools. via @NMHS_Principal

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iPad covers made from children's books | TUAW - The Unofficial ...

iPad covers made from children's books | TUAW - The Unofficial ... | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This Etsy seller has come up with a really great idea for iPad cases: Make them out of famous childrens' books. Seller chicklitdesigns has taken the.
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Twig: the amazing ultra-portable cable for your iPhone

Twig is an ultra-portable cable for your iPhone. It has a bendable wire "skeleton" and three "legs". Bend it into tripod mode and more.
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Tunee Music

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Tunee Music is the best app in the market for searching and downloading music. Gigabytes and gigabytes of high quality music tracks from ...
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School Administrators Are More Open to Mobile Devices

School Administrators Are More Open to Mobile Devices | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
District administrators and principals own more smartphones and tablets than the general U.S.
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Infographics and charts - interactive data visualization | Infogr.am

Infographics and charts - interactive data visualization | Infogr.am | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Infogr.am is a super-simple tool for data visualization - creation of interactive infographics and charts...
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21st Century StoryKeepers: Digital Storytelling Resources

21st Century StoryKeepers: Digital Storytelling Resources | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Stories are not just for telling around campfires - they entertain, educate, motivate, incite and surprising to many also bring healing powers into our lives. Digital storytelling is not simply a technical playground but an artistic experience merging the ancient art of storytelling with a palette of digital tools. Mixing images, sounds, voices, and special effects together creates a sensory experience of well-written stories.


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Twitter for Education? It’s Actually a Good Idea

Twitter for Education? It’s Actually a Good Idea | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Rather than write off the use of Twitter in the classroom, why not accept it? From sharing notes to parent and teacher collaboration, Twitter is one of the best educational tools out there. Via@iSchoolLeader

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Schools and Students Clash Over Use of Technology

Schools and Students Clash Over Use of Technology | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Students want more control over how they use technology in school, but many classrooms are still making it difficult. That’s according to the most recent Speak Up 2011 report, “Mapping a Personalized Learning Journey,” which reflects the views of more than 416,000 K-12 students, parents, and educators nationwide surveyed on how technology can enhance the learning environment.


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