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Kindergarten Teacher Becomes A Millionaire Selling Lesson Plans

Kindergarten Teacher Becomes A Millionaire Selling Lesson Plans | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Deanna Jump, a 43-year-old kindergarten teacher in Georgia, has unexpectedly become a self-made millionaire -- by selling her lesson plans to other teachers.
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Google Apps: Applying Conditional Formatting Across Sheets -- THE Journal

Google Apps: Applying Conditional Formatting Across Sheets -- THE Journal | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Common wisdom says you just can't apply conditional formatting in a Google Apps spreadsheet using data from a different sheet. But here at THE Journal, we laugh in the face of wisdom, common or otherwise. But is such jocularity is justified? Read on.
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6 Awesome Things You Can Do in iOS 8’s New and Improved Messages

6 Awesome Things You Can Do in iOS 8’s New and Improved Messages | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Now that the dust of its rather bumpy launch has settled — third-party keyboards fully functional and Apple Pay up and running — we can finally explore the new mobile operating system’s cool new features. To remove yourself from a conversation, tap Details and then scroll down to Leave this Conversation.
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These are some useful tips that fix some of the more annoying features of texting.

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Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring - TeacherTech

Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring - TeacherTech | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

"If you are using Google Classroom you may want to consider adding a permalink to a Google Hangout (GHO) onto the “About” section of Google Classroom. This creates a permanent video call that you can use for office hours, to schedule informal meetings with students or for having tutoring hours."


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I could see this being used for students that may have to go home to take care of younger siblings and may not be able to stay after school for extra help.

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Three Great Text to Speech Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Three Great Text to Speech Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

"Are you tired of reading texts ? Here are three great free Chrome extensions that you can use to have text read to you. All of these extensions are free and are easy to use. I started the list with Announcify which is my favourite among them all but the two other add-ons are pretty good as well. Try them out and share with us what you think of them."


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Glean — Find the best videos in education for you

Glean — Find the best videos in education for you | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Explore awesome math and science video lessons from the best teachers online! High quality videos to save you time and help you ace your homework

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Krysta Hammond's curator insight, March 6, 2014 10:39 AM

Going to pass this site on to the Science and Math teachers in our divisions - it's always nice to have supplementary materials and add some visuals into the lessons.

Daniel Jimenez Zulic's curator insight, March 7, 2014 7:45 PM

Hay material interesante para algunos cursos preclinicos de la carrera de medicina, como calculo, quimica organica, etc...

Mack James's curator insight, March 12, 2014 8:33 PM

More resources for you to use :)

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Essay-Grading Software Seen as Time-Saving Tool

Essay-Grading Software Seen as Time-Saving Tool | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Teachers are eager for new tools to help students develop into better writers, but critics question the ability of the software to critique writing.
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4 Powerful Chrome Apps for Teaching Students to Type Fast ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Powerful Chrome Apps for Teaching Students to Type Fast ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

"Looking for some powerful apps to help your kids and students type fast? The selection below features some of the most popular typing apps in Chrome app store. As usual I only picked what I think are relevant for an educational context such as the classroom. Have a look and share with your colleagues:"


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In my district we used to have a keyboarding class for 6th graders, but it was cut out of our curriculum years ago.  Now we are finding that students are lacking in this necessary skill as many of the devices they use are point and click or swiping motions.

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Google Drive - Quick reference guide for teachers and students

Google Drive - Quick reference guide for teachers and students | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Having trouble getting your head around Google Drive and / or Google Docs?
Well stress no more with this great printable guide to using Google Drive.

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Chris Upton + helpers's comment, August 26, 2013 3:48 PM
got it...
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's comment, August 26, 2013 9:51 PM
Thanks Maria!:)
Ann Sciabarrasi's curator insight, December 22, 2013 7:01 PM

looks helpful

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20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools | Ditch That Textbook | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas.
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Worth a quick readover with some good ideas for the classroom.

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CDWG | Win a Wireless Lab - Home

CDWG | Win a Wireless Lab - Home | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Keep your eyes on the prize! Enter for yourself. Enter for your students. Enter for your school. Just remember to enter to Win a Wireless Lab every day through May 3rd for your best chance to win!
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Takes only a few minutes, but you could win some great prizes!

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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.

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Pola Panagiotou's comment, May 7, 2013 10:10 AM
what is the comment about Cyprus?
Hector Ariceaga's curator insight, August 12, 2013 3:01 PM

From the basic to the more advanced, these tips will help get the most out of Google's tools.

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Great Web Tools to Detect Plagiarism in Students Works ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Web Tools to Detect Plagiarism in Students Works ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, June 4, 2013 10:17 AM

Teacher aids for checking on plagiarism!

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Building a technology infrastructure for student learning objectives

Building a technology infrastructure for student learning objectives | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) are gaining ground as a way to improve student achievement at the classroom level. An SLO is a measurable academic goal
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Skype's newest app will translate your speech in real time

Skype's newest app will translate your speech in real time | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s Skype software will start translating voice calls between people today. As part of a preview program, Skype Translator makes it possible for English and Spanish speakers to communicate...

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Students and teachers: You may be eligible to get Office for free! - Office Blogs

Students and teachers: You may be eligible to get Office for free! - Office Blogs | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
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Free on up to 5 devices, including IOS devices, with a qualifying school account.

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50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
The 50 tips and projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to incorporate Twitter into important and lasting lessons.

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This will come in handy for my Professional Development presentation next Tuesday which includes the use of twitter as an educator.

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Useful Tools to Help Your Maintain Your Class Website or Blog ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Useful Tools to Help Your Maintain Your Class Website or Blog ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

Via Suvi Salo, Maria Margarida Correia
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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - TeachThought

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - TeachThought | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

"But in an increasingly connected and digital world, the things a student needs to know are indeed changing—fundamental human needs sometimes drastically redressed for an alien modern world. Just as salt allowed for the keeping of meats, the advent of antibiotics made deadly viruses and diseases simply inconvenient, and electricity completely altered when and where we slept and work and played, technology is again changing the kind of “stuff” a student needs to know."


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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, March 18, 2014 12:41 PM

Las 63 cosas que el estudiante debe saber en este Mundo Digital ... y que el Maestro debería poder enseñar.

Cynthia Duncalfe's curator insight, March 19, 2014 10:22 PM

Some relevant insights here - worth the read.

Selena Knight's curator insight, November 5, 2014 9:08 AM

Great conversation starters or writing prompts.

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20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

"Below is a list I have been working on for awhile now. the list features some very useful Math websites specifically handpicked for teachers to use with their students. The initial list I compiled contained over 40 websites but as I reviewed it deeper I decided to take some out and keep the rest here. I invite you to have a loom and share with your colleagues. "


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Jane Marsh's curator insight, January 27, 2014 4:24 AM

I need to take a look at these.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 27, 2014 7:14 AM
20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Sharrock's curator insight, March 11, 2014 1:27 PM

math websites 

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The Best Mind Mapping Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Mind Mapping Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

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Wendy Farren-Price's curator insight, March 6, 2014 10:52 PM

I have use some of these mind mapping tools but am eager to try a few more!

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 6, 2014 11:00 PM

Writing teachers: what provides idea generation and note taking, plus incredible memory training?  Yes mindmapping.

Patricia Christian's curator insight, March 22, 2014 9:00 PM

More tools for writing, organizing ideas and brainstorming.

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Kahoot! | Game-based blended learning & classroom response system

Kahoot! | Game-based blended learning & classroom response system | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Kahoot! is a classroom response system which creates an engaging learning space, through a game-based digital pedagogy. Kahoot! is an easy-to-use blended learning platform which works on any device, making the classroom interactive, encouraging both educators and learners to ask great questions.

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Ajo Monzó's curator insight, April 27, 2014 6:26 AM

thanks it's very useful and easy to manage!

Al Post's curator insight, April 27, 2014 12:56 PM

This looks interesting...may push the boundaries of some school districts with regard to their smartphone policies.

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, October 27, 2014 10:15 AM

On recommendation from Mrs. Akin, we have tried this app and love it! You can create custom quizzes and download class data, much like you can with a CPS system. Check it out and see how you like it! There are quizzes already created by other teachers that you can try or you can create your own.

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Doodle 4 Google | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Doodle 4 Google | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Doodle 4 Google
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Live Virtual Field Trip: March 5, 2014 to Google Headquarters!

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Teacher's Guide to Using Shared Google Docs with Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher's Guide to Using Shared Google Docs with Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

"Sharing is caring  and one of the powerful features of Google Docs is sharing.As we have seen in 8 Things Every Teacher should be Able to Do with Google Docs http://ow.ly/kW32z ; , users can easily share documents, presentations, tables, graphs, and spreadsheets by simply changing the visibility options in the sharing settings of Google Docs. But what if you want to aggregate all your docs in one document and share it with others ( probably your student) ? Shared Google Docs  has the answer answer for "


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I personally like One Note, but more and more of my teachers are trying out Google Docs.  This article should help familiarize them with how to use them to best suit their needs.

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Yael BOUBLIL's curator insight, May 12, 2013 4:43 AM

Un tutoriel de qualité pour utiliser Google doc en classe...

 

Andrea Cruz's curator insight, May 12, 2013 9:33 AM

a great tool for editing other

's work...

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Movenote - video presentation creator

Movenote - video presentation creator | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it

The Movenote app lets you record video alongside documents or pictures to create an integrated video presentation with slides.   

Creating presentations is easy and fast. Simply record video with your device and swipe to synchronize the slides to the video. Presentations are shared by sending a link to the recipient and can be viewed without the app.


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Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 14, 2013 4:29 PM

This is a great tool. I've downloaded it to my Samsung tablet can't wait to put it to good use!

 

Domitilla Enders's curator insight, May 16, 2013 8:35 AM

Great tool to mix it up in the classroom

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s comment, June 24, 2013 3:42 AM
thanks for the scoop, super tool to ork creatively in the classroom
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26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments

26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Need to create online assessments for a flipped classroom or for a blended learning environment? Here are 26 tools to get you started.

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Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, January 23, 2014 7:29 PM

Herramientas para la evaluacion  en enseñanza online

Agora Abierta's curator insight, January 25, 2014 2:55 PM

Listly para compartir recursos de evaluación para el profesorado.

Lori Wilk's curator insight, February 2, 2014 12:08 AM

I will definitely have some feedback after reviewing these tools to create online assessments. Creating assessments is an important first step because you don't give the prescription on how to fix a business before you've figured out what the problem are-that's why you begin with the assessments- they become your base starting point of reference. This article has tools to help you create those online assessments.Let me know which are your favorite tools.