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6 virtual field trips to give lesson plans a boost

6 virtual field trips to give lesson plans a boost | Education | Scoop.it
“ Don't have the budget to travel the world? That doesn't mean students have to miss out! ”
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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, July 29, 2014 1:50 AM

There is a lot more out there. A lot more.

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Apps that help children make maths a game

Apps that help children make maths a game | Education | Scoop.it
Clever design can teach all sorts of complex concepts without making children feel as if they are learning mathematics.
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Web 2.0 Social Networking Tools: A Quick Guide by @kleinerin - TeacherCast Blog @kleinerin

Web 2.0 Social Networking Tools: A Quick Guide by @kleinerin - TeacherCast Blog @kleinerin | Education | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 Tools in Education Series Social Networking Tools: A Quick Guide Wouldn't it be nice if there was a resource that explained, in detail, everything you needed to know about social networking: what tools were available, how to sign up,...

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Citing an Image is Not Enough!

Citing an Image is Not Enough! | Education | Scoop.it
I am thrilled to see so many students creating blog posts and going BEYOND "writing" text made up letters, words, sentences and paragraphs. Being able to "read" and "write" in other media is part o...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, November 2, 2013 10:02 PM

Yet there is still the issue that students are citing images without checking to see if they have the correct permissions to do so. Students (and teachers) need to be aware of copyright rules. Using resources like Flickr you will find many pictures but students need to learn how check to see if the image is under Creative Commons and accurately site the source.

Langwitch does an excellent job explaining a situtation that she experienced with her students and provides screenshots to help you understand what to look for. Teaching students how to cite resources is teaching our students media literacy.

Consider having your students create an image that they could put under Create Commons and have attibuted to them of others were to use it.

Nancy Jones's curator insight, November 3, 2013 3:52 PM

I don't know that I, myself, am as through as I could be about this. Thanks

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CristinaSkyBox: Resources to Create Online Quizzes

CristinaSkyBox: Resources to Create Online Quizzes | Education | Scoop.it

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20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should ...

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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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7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips

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The art of comic creation is one of the best representation of creativity at work. As teachers and educators, we can use the power and versatility of iPad to cultivate a creative culture within our classes and among our students through helping them tinker with and design comics. Here is a list of some great iPad apps you can use for this purpose...


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LundTechIntegration's curator insight, November 5, 2013 7:50 PM

Great resources for CCSS

Susan Connor's curator insight, November 21, 2013 8:50 PM

Comic Strips... who would have thought

 

Ruby Rennie Panter's curator insight, May 30, 2015 4:41 AM

Creating comic strips can be a useful way to combine creativity, narrative and multimodal writing. More importantly - it's fun!

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How do we effectively use technology to teach to the Common Core?

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Office 365 for Education - helpful technical information gathered by the U.S. Education Cloud Specialist Team Unit, consisting of Solution Specialists and Cloud Architects.


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