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Safe. Simple. Free. That's Remind101.

Remind101 is a free, safe, way for teacher to text message students and stay in touch with parents. Learn how here: https://www.remind101.com

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Study: Children Reading Fewer Books, Down 8% From 2012

Study: Children Reading Fewer Books, Down 8% From 2012 | education | Scoop.it
The Harry Potter series is wildly entertaining, but so is Angry Birds, Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube Justin Bieber re-enactments, texting, Halo, The Disney Channel, Transformers 3, and a consumer flying drone.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, September 27, 2013 2:14 PM

This is an interesting article that should not be dismissed by educators. Is this the beginning of a decline in reading that we'll never get back? I'm interested in learning more about how the data was gathered but this should give us all food for thought.

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CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEWS - THE PLOT CHICKENS by Mary Jane Auch

CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEWS - THE PLOT CHICKENS by Mary Jane  Auch | education | Scoop.it
Henrietta loves reading so much she decides to write a book herself. With the help of her chicken friends, she creates her plot and writes the story. None of the publishers she sends it to wants to publish a book written by a chicken.
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62 interesting ways to use an iPad in the Classroom

62 Interesting Ways to use an iPad in the  Classroom *and tips This work is licensed under a  Creative Commons  Attribution Noncommercial Share Alike 3.0 L

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Dean J. Fusto's curator insight, September 10, 2013 9:39 PM

A lengthy list and a reminder of some of the many ways to integrate the iPad.

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40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | education | Scoop.it

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25 Math Apps Parents Can Give to Their Kids From edshelf

25 Math Apps Parents Can Give to Their Kids From edshelf | education | Scoop.it
Teacher-recommended iPad & iPhone math apps for kids that parents can install, such as Algebra Touch, Geometry Pad, Connect Sums, etc.

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John Pearce's curator insight, June 16, 2013 2:02 AM

edshelf is a pretty neat curation tool that in this case  Glenda Stewart-Smith of Surrey School District #36 in Canada has used to put together this collection of iPhone and iPad apps to cover all kinds of mathematical concepts in fun and engaging ways. It’s perfect for going on the road and keeping your little ones busy and learning.

Paul Westeneng's curator insight, June 16, 2013 4:10 AM

As written in the comment, these apps help prevent learning loss in summer when the school is closed. But why is the school closed in a virtual world?

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30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028 | education | Scoop.it
30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

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ClassBadges

ClassBadges | education | Scoop.it

ClassBadges is a free online tool where teachers can award badges to students for accomplishments or academic mastery. Through your teacher account, you can award badges customized for your classroom or school. Badges can easily be aligned to academic goals or associated with existing school awards.


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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, November 4, 2014 7:06 PM
Preservice teachers might find this useful...
Michèle Drechsler's curator insight, November 4, 2014 11:19 PM

Présentation d'un outil pour générer des badges.( pédagogie de la réussite, visualisation des réussites)

Armando's curator insight, November 5, 2014 5:35 AM

ClassBadges is a free online tool where teachers can award badges to students for accomplishments or academic mastery. Through your teacher account, you can award badges customized for your classroom or school. Badges can easily be aligned to academic goals or associated with existing school awards.