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Every child should learn to program, but not necessarily how to code

Every child should learn to program, but not necessarily how to code | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
If education shifted the focus from learning computing language to the building process itself, a world of creativity could be unleashed
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Word Cloud Within Your Google Documents

Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Word Cloud Within Your Google Documents | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom

10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Below is an infographic I created with Piktochart. (Another fantastic tool for educators and students!) There are ten ideas for using Google Drawings in the classroom. Honestly, it was hard to stop at ten! This tool is so versatile. It is also worth menti
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Easily Create Classroom Posters and Flyers Using Canva for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Easily Create Classroom Posters and Flyers Using Canva for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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Announcing Flickr for iPad | Flickr Blog

Announcing Flickr for iPad | Flickr Blog | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
We’re excited to release Flickr for iPad, the official Flickr 3.2 app optimized for Apple’s beautiful, large retina display, which makes it easy and enjoyable to access, organize and share your stunning photos from anywhere.
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Google Updates Classroom for Improved Teacher, Student Control -- THE Journal

Google Updates Classroom for Improved Teacher, Student Control -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Five new features are designed to make it easier for students, teachers and administrators to use Google Classroom.
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Video Capture Device Swivl Exits Beta and Adds New Features -- THE Journal

Video Capture Device Swivl Exits Beta and Adds New Features -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
The Swivl robot (which is compatible with iOS and Android devices) tilts and rotates to follow a teacher as he or she moves around the classroom.
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Using Games to Promote Evidence-Based Learning -- THE Journal

Using Games to Promote Evidence-Based Learning -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Here's how one librarian uses a game-show style platform to encourage her students not just to answer questions about what they have read, but also to discuss why their answer is correct.
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Newsela | About

Newsela | About | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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This site offers different reading levels to allow for individualized assessments. Teachers can also set up classes to track. Students read the current news articles and can test on some of them. It's a great way to bring the daily news into the classroom for a global perspective of our world. 

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Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations | Visual.ly

Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations | Visual.ly | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a hot topic in the academic world, but it applies in all aspects of our lives. In a country and culture that values intellectual propertSource: visual.lySee on Scoop.it - Australian C...
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Google Cheat Sheets

Google Cheat Sheets | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
A collections of handy guides and cheat sheets created for teachers and students using Google Apps.
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Improve Students Reading Comprehension with These Common Core Aligned Materials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Improve Students Reading Comprehension with These Common Core Aligned Materials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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15 Apps and Websites for Primary Source Documents

15 Apps and Websites for Primary Source Documents | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
It's so important to include primary sources in your English Language Arts and content area instruction.  Whether you're doing a close reading of a text or drawing conclusions from a photograph the...
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How to install iOS 8.1 on your iPhone and iPad — Even if you're low on storage!

How to install iOS 8.1 on your iPhone and iPad — Even if you're low on storage! | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
iOS 8.1 will run on iPhone 4s and newer, iPad 2 and newer, and iPod touch 5. If you have enough available storage space on your device, you can install it using Software Update. If you're already running iOS 8, storage shouldn't be a problem. If you're still on iOS 7, you'll have to pay closer attention and may need to update using iTunes instead. How to update your iPhone or iPad to...
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Create Easy Infographics, Reports, Presentations | Piktochart

Create Easy Infographics, Reports, Presentations | Piktochart | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Piktochart is an easy infographic design app that requires very little effort to produce beautiful, high quality graphics. Make your own infographics here.
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Computational Thinking with Scratch

Computational Thinking with Scratch | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

per article - "Computational thinking has received considerable attention over the past several years, but there are many perspectives on what computational thinking entails. We are interested in the ways that design-based learning activities — in particular, programming interactive media — support the development of computational thinking in young people. This site and its collection of instruments are designed for K-12 educators and researchers interested in supporting and assessing the development of computational thinking through programming.

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iPads + project based learning = limitless possibilities - Daily Genius

iPads + project based learning = limitless possibilities - Daily Genius | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Debbie Carona shows you how to harness the power of the iPad for project based learning.
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15 Rules of Netiquette for Online Discussion Boards Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

15 Rules of Netiquette for Online Discussion Boards Infographic  - e-Learning Infographics | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
"Netiquette” refers to rules of etiquette that apply to online communication. Follow these 15 rules of netiquette to make sure you sound respectful...
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3 Social Network Alternatives for Schools -- THE Journal

3 Social Network Alternatives for Schools -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
For educators looking to avoid the complications of having students work on consumer social media platforms, Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of resources that can facilitate social learning.
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Animoto - Video Maker & Photo Slideshow Maker | Animoto

Animoto - Video Maker & Photo Slideshow Maker | Animoto | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Make great videos, easily. Turn ordinary photos and video clips into stunning, HD videos with Animoto's online video maker. Start a free trial today!
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Seventh Graders at Perry Middle School in Ohio Build 3D Printer for STEM Class

Seventh Graders at Perry Middle School in Ohio Build 3D Printer for STEM Class | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
I don’t know if you remember what you were doing in seventh grade, but I’m pretty sure it was something along the lines of doodling in my notebook and stari
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ScratchJr: Coding for kindergarten

ScratchJr: Coding for kindergarten | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
With a new app, young children learn important skills as they program stories and games.Source: newsoffice.mit.eduSee on Scoop.it - Australian Curriculum Implementation
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140 Pins on Social Media for Educators (Connected Educator Month #CE14)

140 Pins on Social Media for Educators (Connected Educator Month #CE14) | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
In honor of Connected Educator Month, let's kick things off with some great pins on social media for educators. Here you will find 140+ pins to help educators AND students find ways to connect and learn.
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Free Images for Your Projects

Free Images for Your Projects | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Learning in Hand Show #29 tells you about three websites that are great for
finding clipart, photos, symbols, and icons. These sites feature images
that you already have permission to use on your website, blog, poster,
slideshow, video, animation, etc., etc. Also, get tips on how to download
these images and advice for finding images to illustrate your ideas.
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Set Up and Use Touch ID Apps and Extensions On iPhone

Set Up and Use Touch ID Apps and Extensions On iPhone | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to set up Touch ID on your iPhone and to use it with apps that support it and via app extensions in iOS 8.
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