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Kidblog.org - Blogs for Teachers and Students | Review from Education World

Kidblog.org - Blogs for Teachers and Students | Review from Education World | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Kidblog meets the need for a safe and simple blogging platform suitable for elementary and middle  students. The site allows teachers to monitor all publishing activity within the classroom blogging community.Because student privacy is paramount when it comes to working online, KidBlog provides several tools for protection.

 

Teachers have administrative control over all student blogs and student accounts. Students' blogs are private by default, which means they are only viewable by classmates and the teacher.

 

Another site bonus is that it is completely free of advertising. Teachers and parents don’t have to worry about students being exposed to potentially inappropriate sales pitches.

 

Bottom Line: With KidBlog, educators will get a simple blogging platform that considers the needs and safety of students.


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10 Cool Uses for an Old iPad in the Classroom

10 Cool Uses for an Old iPad in the Classroom | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, March 12, 2013 1:37 PM

Do you have an old iPad hanging around at home, that you don’t have any use for? Maybe you upgraded to a new iPad HD, and your iPad 1 or 2 is languishing in a desk drawer? Put that sucker to use in your classroom in a fun, creative way!

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3 iPad Alternative Browsers to Safari for a Richer Internet Experience

3 iPad Alternative Browsers to Safari for a Richer Internet Experience | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
The iPad is a great mobile internet browsing device.

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Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning

Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
Learning doesn't have to come out of a textbook. Take a look at some of the best mobile apps for iPhone-based education.

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Krysta Hammond's curator insight, May 14, 2013 10:31 AM

Just passed on to my teachers here - great visual. Many new apps here they're excited to get started on!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Picture Book Maker - Create Children's Stories

Free Technology for Teachers: Picture Book Maker - Create Children's Stories | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

The Picture Book Maker allows students to create six page stories by dragging background scenes into a page, dragging in animals and props, and typing text.


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Free Technology for Teachers: Stop Frame Animator - Create Stop Motion Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Stop Frame Animator - Create Stop Motion Videos | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Stop Frame Animator from Culture Street is a neat tool for creating animated stop motion movies.


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Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons

Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
Photo Pin is a free tool that helps bloggers and designers find beautiful photos for blogs and websites using Creative Commons licensing. Download the photos and get attribution links already formatted for you.

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Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool.

Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool. | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
Piktochart- Make Information Beautiful. Create infographics. Engaging presentation app.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Loopster - An Online Video Editor

Free Technology for Teachers: Loopster - An Online Video Editor | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Loopster is an online video editing tool students can easily use to create class video projects.


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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

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iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy

iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
Check this interesting graphic that actually places example iPad applications into Bloom’s levels of performance in the cognitive domain.

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Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
The second annual Digital Learning Day is on February 6, 2013. We've compiled some useful resources on digital learning to help you celebrate the day with your class.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Pixlr Grabber - A Simple Screen Capture Tool

Free Technology for Teachers: Pixlr Grabber - A Simple Screen Capture Tool | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Looking for a quick way to resize and change the colors of an image? Check out Pixlr!


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Free Technology for Teachers: Symbaloo Mobile - Share & Access Your Favorite Resources On Any Device

Free Technology for Teachers: Symbaloo Mobile - Share & Access Your Favorite Resources On Any Device | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Symabaloo gives you access to all of your favorite websites on one easy to use web page. You can share them too!


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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Whiteboard Tools for Teachers & Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Whiteboard Tools for Teachers & Students | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Whiteboard apps on tablets and in your web browser can be great for diagraming and explaining concepts. Here are seven good options for creating diagrams and other drawings on your iPad, on your Android tablet, or in your web browser.


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Calaméo – Publish your documents

Calaméo – Publish your documents | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it
Publish your magazine, presentations or documents and share them with the world. Embed rich-media content to your publications like videos and audios. It's free and iPad friendly!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Text to Speech Tools for Schools

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Text to Speech Tools for Schools | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Text to speech tools can make the web more accessible to some students. These three free tools can be helpful to students who need a little support when reading articles on the web.


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Free Technology for Teachers: Two Handy Speech to Text Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: Two Handy Speech to Text Tools | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Speech recognition software can be very pricey, but adding a speech recognition option to your computer doesn't have to be expensive. Here are two free speech to text tools to try.


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Kidblog.org - Blogs for Teachers and Students | Review from Education World

Kidblog.org - Blogs for Teachers and Students | Review from Education World | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

Kidblog meets the need for a safe and simple blogging platform suitable for elementary and middle  students. The site allows teachers to monitor all publishing activity within the classroom blogging community.Because student privacy is paramount when it comes to working online, KidBlog provides several tools for protection.

 

Teachers have administrative control over all student blogs and student accounts. Students' blogs are private by default, which means they are only viewable by classmates and the teacher.

 

Another site bonus is that it is completely free of advertising. Teachers and parents don’t have to worry about students being exposed to potentially inappropriate sales pitches.

 

Bottom Line: With KidBlog, educators will get a simple blogging platform that considers the needs and safety of students.


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15 Ways To Use The New iPad In Classrooms | Edudemic

15 Ways To Use The New iPad In Classrooms | Edudemic | Elementary Classroom Technology | Scoop.it

I wanted to share a few of the great ways she and her fellow tweeps plan on using the new iPad in the classroom.


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Karen Williams's curator insight, March 19, 2013 2:28 AM

Practical suggetions to iPad activities engaging students.