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About Us | graphite

About Us | graphite | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Graphite - Teacher Reviewed Apps, Games, & Websites Discover apps, games, and websites that will help your students learn. Graphite, from Common Sense Media, features ratings & reviews by teachers for teachers.
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A great site to offer a multitude of help to educators looking for one place lesson idea shopping. It offers app reviews, lessons with app flows in them, and it's nestled under the Common Sense Media trusted name. 

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Common Core Formative Assessment Tools - Learn More!

Common Core Formative Assessment Tools - Learn More! | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Edulastic is a FREE formative assessment platform that supports student mastery of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Learn more now!
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Gartner: Mobile Apps Ripe for Security Exploitation -- THE Journal

Gartner: Mobile Apps Ripe for Security Exploitation -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Through the end of 2015, more than three-quarters of mobile apps will fail "basic security tests," according to IT research firm Gartner.
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Home | Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

Home | Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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A free set of online assessments that show computer literacy skills and on completion of each module renders a printable certificate. Great for beginners or those needing a refresher course on computer basics.

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Tucson District Uses Geovisual Analytics To Ease Budget Cuts -- THE Journal

Tucson District Uses Geovisual Analytics To Ease Budget Cuts -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
After a failed override election, the Sunnyside District used a geovisual analytics tool to determine and explain boundary changes and school closures.
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How Google Apps for Education Can Help You Implement Common Core -- THE Journal

How Google Apps for Education Can Help You Implement Common Core -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
To support the new standards' emphasis on student collaboration, keyboarding and online research, Pascagoula School District (MS) implemented GAFE. A tech integration specialist shares how the move has eased the district's transition to the Common Core State Standards.
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Classroom Management in the Tech-Equipped Classroom

Classroom Management in the Tech-Equipped Classroom | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Successful technology integration includes always having a non-tech Plan B, staying with what works instead of trend-hopping, and minimizing the elements beyond your control.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: critical thinking

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: critical thinking | Elementary Technology Education | 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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Relax. You are not the perfect parent, and it's OK to let Johnny use the iPad

Relax. You are not the perfect parent, and it's OK to let Johnny use the iPad | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Jessica Valenti: Yes, too much technology is bad. But we’re all bad at parenting sometimes. Stop worrying about screen time and learn to love the break
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3 Easy Ways to Integrate iPad into Your Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Easy Ways to Integrate iPad into Your Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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Google Expands Public Maps Collection, Adds Resources for Educators and Students -- THE Journal

Google Expands Public Maps Collection, Adds Resources for Educators and Students -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Google is opening up its Google Maps Gallery service with an expanded array of historical and contemporary maps, as well as tools for students and educators that will allow them to create and edit their own maps.
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6 Must-Have Apps for Tech Leaders -- THE Journal

6 Must-Have Apps for Tech Leaders -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
These tablet tools will help technology directors and coordinators make the most out of their mobile devices.
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321 Free Tools for Teachers—Free Educational Technology

321 Free Tools for Teachers—Free Educational Technology | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy! F...
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Possible Worlds

Possible Worlds | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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A science oriented gaming site.

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Newseum Digital Classroom | Digital Classroom

Newseum Digital Classroom | Digital Classroom | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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"Primary sources, interactives, videos and lesson plans bring history, journalism and the First Amendment to life for students."

 
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Create a mobile app in minutes

Create a mobile app in minutes | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
DWNLD allows anyone to create a native mobile app with a single click. It's easy, it's fast, and it's affordable at only $15. Apps Made Easy.
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FirstSiteGuide - Learn How to Start, Run and Grow Your Own Website

FirstSiteGuide - Learn How to Start, Run and Grow Your Own Website | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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Report Details 5 Keys to Using Technology To Help At-Risk Students -- THE Journal

Report Details 5 Keys to Using Technology To Help At-Risk Students -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
A new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education offers five recommendations for helping at-risk students learn.
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Connecting Families| Common Sense Media

Connecting Families| Common Sense Media | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
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Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

No sooner do we finish working a certain guide then the idea for a new one pops up. After published the free Teachers guides on the use of Facebook, social networking, graphic organizers, blogs, QR Codes, and Evernote ( There are many many more guides that I can not mention all of them here but will soon include them in a free ebook ) the turn has come to Pinterest.

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5 Useful iPad Story Starter Apps for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Useful iPad Story Starter Apps for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

Here is a list of some excellent iPad apps that you can use with students to get them into  'the creative writing mode'. Some of these apps provide story starters that students can draw on to build their stories, other apps provide writing prompts to spark students thinking and guide their writing responses.

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5 STEM resources for higher ed and K-12 classrooms

5 STEM resources for higher ed and K-12 classrooms | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
These platforms are among the best providing a more engaging science, technology, engineering, and math learning experience.
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Millennials Are Out-Reading Older Generations

Millennials Are Out-Reading Older Generations | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
But younger Americans value library services less than more senior cohorts, study finds.
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PBS LearningMedia Offers Free Ed Tech Webinars -- THE Journal

PBS LearningMedia Offers Free Ed Tech Webinars -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Topics include using digital resources, implementing 1-to-1 and integrating gaming in to the classroom.
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10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools)

10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools) | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Start the New School Year With More Fun, Engaging Techniques and Resources Than You’ll Probably be Able to use all Year! Are you looking for ways to
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