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E-book Readers and iPads Redefine Reading and Books

What is a book? That question is getting more consideration than ever as the popularity of touch tablets and e-book readers grow. Back when I was in high school, reading was a simple matter of turning a page.
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The Best 10 Tablets for Educators.

The Best 10 Tablets for Educators. | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
 The world is going mobile and so teaching and learning.
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GradeCam Releases Free Formative Assessment Tool - T.H.E. Journal

GradeCam Releases Free Formative Assessment Tool - T.H.E. Journal | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
GradeCam Releases Free Formative Assessment ToolT.H.E. JournalBy David Nagel Ed tech developer GradeCam has released a free formative assessment tool for educators.
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ActivePresenter - free screencasting software

ActivePresenter - free screencasting software | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
ActivePresenter is a screencasting software that allows you to capture and publish what you did on your computer (similar to Camtasia).
The free version has some great features and export formats.
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Great Science Fair resource created by a student

Great Science Fair resource created by a student | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
I just found out about a great resource for students about science fairs. It was created by a student, Kevin Temmer, as part of his community outreach project in high school and is an animated video that teaches students about the science fair.
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Ask a Researcher: Motivation and Education Technology

Ask a Researcher: Motivation and Education Technology | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Many other technology researchers have found connections between networked technologies and motivation, enough to have the relationship featured in the National Education Technology Plan.Here's one random article ...
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Embed Real-Time Group Chat With Sazneo

British software vendor Sazneo has launched a version of their chat software that you can now embed in any Web service or application. We last wrote about Sazneo about a year ago.
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474747 A Start Page and Directory of Best Websites

474747 A  Start Page and Directory of Best Websites | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
474747 is a great website I discovered today. It is not about math as you might have initially thought, it is like a startpage. Not knowing what a start page is ?
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The Teaching Channel - video lessons and resources for educators

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The Teaching Channel is free resource for educators that has video lessons and lesson resources for educators.
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Transitioning to College - Helping students Succeed - college library help

Transitioning to College - Helping students Succeed - college library help | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Transitioning to College Helping You Succeed is a site that has some great resources and tips to help students go from high school to college successfully. Specifically, it deals with the differences between libraries at the college level.
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5 Apps to Help Manage Your Twitter Account

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Whether you want to schedule tweets or delete followers, these five useful apps will help manage your Twitter account.


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Free Webinar Series - iPads, Web2.0 tools, 21st C leadership, and more!

Free Webinar Series - iPads, Web2.0 tools, 21st C leadership, and more! | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
EdTechTeacher provides professional development services to teachers, schools, districts, and administrators.

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Five Common iPad App Questions Answered

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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Massive Courses, Sans Stanford - Inside Higher Ed

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Massive Courses, Sans StanfordInside Higher EdThe education-technology world buzzed last fall when Stanford became the first elite institution to offer massively open online courses, or MOOCs.
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Kansas City school allows students to bring laptops, smartphones to class

Kansas City school allows students to bring laptops, smartphones to class | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
BY JOE ROBERTSON, The Kansas City Star
Kathleen Teel can certainly see why most schools ban students from bringing their iPads and smartphones to class. All she has to do is look around.
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PDFBinder - simple tool to merge PDF documents into one

PDFBinder - simple tool to merge PDF documents into one | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
PDFBinder is a free tool that allows you to merge multiple PDF documents into one. Simply click "add file" select the PDF documents you want to merge, and then click "Bind". That's it.
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Free booklets with high school and college success tips for students

Free booklets with high school and college success tips for students | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Barcharts is a company that prints up those colorful laminated quick study booklets you see at the bookstore and even supermarket. I've purchased a few over the years (Physics, Computer, Accounting) and found them to be very useful.
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ActivePresenter A Free Screencasting Software

ActivePresenter A Free Screencasting Software | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
ActivePresenter is a cool web service. It is a screencasting software that allows its users to record everything that is displayed on their screens.
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Make your Own Books for Free Using Apple iBooks Author App

Make your Own Books for Free Using Apple iBooks Author App | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
In conjunction with the release of iBooks app, the digital textbook app, Apple has also announced the launch of its new iBooks Author app that is designed specifically to help users create ebooks..
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Five Free Tools to Organize and Schedule Meetings

Five Free Tools to Organize and Schedule Meetings | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
In an anwser to the emails I have been recieving lately from teachers asking for free tools to organize and schedule their meetings , the following article will helpfully provide some of these tools.
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The Andes Physics Tutor - intelligent homework helper for Physics

The Andes Physics Tutor - intelligent homework helper for Physics | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
The Andes Physics Tutor The Andes Physics Tutor is a free resource that is described as "an intelligent homework helper for Physics." Andes allows students work draw diagrams, enter equations, and define variables just as if they were doing so on...
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Reminder Guru Get Free Reminders via Email, SMS, or Phone Calls

Reminder Guru Get Free Reminders via Email, SMS, or Phone Calls | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Reminder Guru as its name suggests is a web service that allows users to get reminders.
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Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers

Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it

Download lesson plans, widgets, and interactive demonstrations apps built by Wolfram and organized by course. Expose your students to a whole new way of learning and understanding through our dynamic teaching tools and materials.


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Educators Learning in Virtual Worlds - Second Classroom

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Second Classroom is a project to explore ways in which educators can use MUVES, Game and MMO in learning...

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New Teacher Academy: Classroom Management | Edutopia

New Teacher Academy: Classroom Management | Edutopia | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Blogger Lisa Dabbs introduces the New Teacher Academy with help from Justin Stortz, who discusses the not-so-secret basics of classroom management.

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