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The #1 New Paid App In The Play Store Costs $4, Has Over 10,000 Downloads, A 4.7-Star Rating... And It's A Total Scam [Updated]

The #1 New Paid App In The Play Store Costs $4, Has Over 10,000 Downloads, A 4.7-Star Rating... And It's A Total Scam [Updated] | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Computer security is important, even if the computer in question fits in your hand. There should be no doubt about that fact. However, you should be just a... by Michael Crider in News

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Gordon Shupe's curator insight, April 8, 2014 7:27 AM

When you think that the iTunes store is too restrictive, read this and be grateful that Apple cares.

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Just something I tried today...

Just something I tried today... | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Revision technique using Google Docs and the different sharing options..


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Gerald Carey's curator insight, June 10, 2014 7:51 AM

Tried using Google Docs for Revision with my Year 11 class.

This is one technique I tried today.

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Educational Software | Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools

Educational Software | Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Bring comics to the classroom with educational software that helps students create, share and collaborate on comics - without drawing a line. Use Bitstrips for Schools to teach reading comprehension, writing and digital literacy.

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Gordon Shupe's curator insight, April 3, 2014 11:54 AM

Many of us have seen Bitstrips in our Facebook Stream. Wondering if any of my friends are using the Educational version?

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Goodbye Photoshopped images: Izitru launches to verify original photos

Goodbye Photoshopped images: Izitru launches to verify original photos | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The real potential of izitru may be in verifying photos on online dating or citizen journalism sites that adopt the API.

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Gordon Shupe's curator insight, May 6, 2014 9:19 PM

This interests me as a tool to help verify whether a student has an original image that they took.

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Students Who Lose Recess Are the Ones Who Need It Most

Students Who Lose Recess Are the Ones Who Need It Most | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Taking away recess as a punishment for behavior problems or academic lapses won’t help, and might hurt.

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Peggy Hale's curator insight, April 16, 2014 9:56 AM

I always have believed this statement! 

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How Minecraft Teaches Reading, Writing and Problem Solving

How Minecraft Teaches Reading, Writing and Problem Solving | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Last month, Scientific American declared "...“not only is Minecraft immersive and creative, but it is an excellent platform for making almost any subject area more engaging.” A nod from a top scien...

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World’s Simplest Online Safety Policy

World’s Simplest Online Safety Policy | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

“Lisa Nielsen and I co-wrote and cross posted this post. When it comes to upgrading education to the 21st Century, those who are less supportive of change, often hide behind, or are frightened of ac...”


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The First 15 iPad Apps You Must Download

The First 15 iPad Apps You Must Download | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Highlights include the reduced price of 99¢ for Scrabble, as well as great free apps such as Epicurious and Mint.


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4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The 4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic presents how edtech alters the way we learn.

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dawsonloane's curator insight, April 22, 2014 6:50 AM

Another good infographic - very simple but it focuses on four really important points.

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Blended Learning: Creating Awesome Online Discu...

Blended Learning: Creating Awesome Online Discu... | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Tim Robinson: If our students think that the discussion posting is useless and not at all entertaining. It likely means that it is useless and not at all entertaining.

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Jo Schiffbauer's curator insight, April 13, 2014 8:59 AM

ideas to make the discussions in an online course more interesting for students...

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The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education

The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Apple's electronic books are an excellent compliment to their tablets and to the needs of education. Even before the computer revolution, the significant

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Gordon Worley's curator insight, January 24, 2014 2:59 PM

Overview of iBooks

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Strategies to successfully use Google Docs with any group of students

Slight qualifier - Google won't allow under 13 year olds to create an account.

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, April 17, 2014 8:25 PM

A presentation I did two years ago about some strategies to use when trying Google Docs in your classroom.

 

Things have moved on since then so some of the instructions will be out of date, but the sentiments remain.

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Manners Matter Infographic

Manners Matter Infographic | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 16, 2014 10:50 AM

Nicely done infographic  of things you should and shouldn't do online.

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How to Use Edmodo Small Groups | Edmodo – Safe Social ...

How to Use Edmodo Small Groups | Edmodo – Safe Social ... | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Creating “small groups” within your main Edmodo group is a great way to help manage and organize your classroom activities. There are two ways that small groups can be used in Edmodo. We've outlined both below and ...

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Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age.

Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age

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@SF_EdTechGuy Thank you for this!
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Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Using Videos

Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Using Videos | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

GRWith one billion monthly users (and growing), YouTube's popularity is a pretty clear indication that video is a powerful medium. And kids' unrelenting fascinat


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Gordon Shupe's curator insight, May 4, 2014 9:06 AM

GREAT teacher resource!

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How Much Technology Should You Let Your Child Use?

How Much Technology Should You Let Your Child Use? | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The critical questions are: Is this bad for our children? Is it wrong to provide them the most up-to-date tools for both entertainment and teaching? Is it wrong to want to see our children smile and grin as they watch their favorite videos?

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Digital overload: How we are seduced by distraction

Digital overload: How we are seduced by distraction | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Our addiction to e-mail, the Internet and social media is robbing us of time, attention and even health

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Digital Parenting 101: An iTunesU Course For Parents

Digital Parenting 101: An iTunesU Course For Parents | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Part of having any type of success in a school is to have the support of parents.  While some schools can overcome a lack of parent involvement or support, most depend on the idea that "it takes a ...

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How to Get Started Designing Mobile Games For Your Classroom | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.

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Naomi Orlovsky's curator insight, July 16, 2013 4:10 PM

Steps to get those who are intimidated started in game designing for education.

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What Is A Hashtag? How To Use Hashtags On Twitter & Social Media

What Is A Hashtag? How To Use Hashtags On Twitter & Social Media | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
What is a hashtag? Everyone who enters the world of social media will eventually ask themselves that question. Here is a helpful explanation with examples!

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The #1 New Paid App In The Play Store Costs $4, Has Over 10,000 Downloads, A 4.7-Star Rating... And It's A Total Scam [Updated]

The #1 New Paid App In The Play Store Costs $4, Has Over 10,000 Downloads, A 4.7-Star Rating... And It's A Total Scam [Updated] | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Computer security is important, even if the computer in question fits in your hand. There should be no doubt about that fact. However, you should be just a... by Michael Crider in News

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Gordon Shupe's curator insight, April 8, 2014 7:27 AM

When you think that the iTunes store is too restrictive, read this and be grateful that Apple cares.

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What Teachers Want To Hear Students Say

What Teachers Want To Hear Students Say | Educational Technology | Scoop.it

What Teachers Want To Hear Students Say


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What To Do If Your School Bans Useful Websites

What To Do If Your School Bans Useful Websites | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Today is Banned Website Awareness Day, and all across the country, educators are doing their part to raise awareness of how overly restrictive blocking of edu (What To Do If Your School Bans Useful Websites #edchat #edtech
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10 top time-saving tech tips

10 top time-saving tech tips | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Tech columnist David Pogue shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smartphone and camera users. And yes, you may know a few of these already -- but there's probably at least one you don't. (Say 5 times fast.
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Twitter in the Classroom

Twitter in the Classroom | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
 
Hello Organized Classroom Readers,
 
It is Kristy from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. One of the things I started this year was using Twitter to communicate with students and parents about homework and upcoming assignments, tests and events.

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