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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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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, 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, 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, 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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Faye Hansen's curator insight, March 7, 3:15 PM

Typing Apps

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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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Don’t Let Google Drive Leave Tire Marks on Your Lesson Plans

Don’t Let Google Drive Leave Tire Marks on Your Lesson Plans | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
School technology coach Jen Carey tells how to assure effective distribution and flow of student assignments in a Google Drive classroom.
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Grants for Your Classroom, School & District

The following grants, sorted by application due date, are available for K-12 institutions in the United States. This list will be updated continuously, so check back often! You can scroll down to browse all the grants or view the grants by institution type:

 
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7 Free Apps for Keeping Parents and Teachers Connected -- THE Journal

Teachers are turning to these free apps and digital resources to help keep parents informed and engaged in today's digital world.
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My teachers SHOULD be using our web 2.0 tool SchoolFusion for keeping connected, but these are worthwhile to look at.

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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

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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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Teri Thomas's curator insight, March 18, 12:04 PM

Using this as a guide helps me deliver infornmation more accurately to my students, while increasing their accessibility to the information.  A quick link on my course overview pages..

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, March 18, 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, 10:22 PM

Some relevant insights here - worth the read.

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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, 4:24 AM

I need to take a look at these.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 27, 7:14 AM
20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Sharrock's curator insight, March 11, 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, 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, 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, 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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Channylt's curator insight, March 31, 10:09 AM

Kahoot! is a game-based pedagogy delivered online via mobile technologies to make learning at any level interactive and engaging for both the learner and educators. This is of interest to my work as we are always looking for technology that engages students in their learning in an interesting and easily accessible way. 

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

thanks it's very useful and easy to manage!

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

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

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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'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 Ong's curator insight, January 23, 7:29 PM

Herramientas para la evaluacion  en enseñanza online

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

Listly para compartir recursos de evaluación para el profesorado.

Lori Wilk's curator insight, February 2, 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. 

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Portfolio tools

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Portfolio tools | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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5 Challenges to Rolling Out Chromebooks

5 Challenges to Rolling Out Chromebooks | Educational Technology Advancements | Scoop.it
Education, capacity and ingenuity are needed to successfully go Chrome.
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EdTechRI - Flipped Classroom Summer Series

We know that many of you are interested in using this summer to push your flipped classroom practices further. The Highlander Institute would like to help move this space forward here in our state by offering a free series of Unconferences at the Highlander Charter School during the months of July and August.

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Dates have not been set, but sign up for more information.

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