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The best free graphics software for Windows and Mac

The best free graphics software for Windows and Mac | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
We round up some of the best freebie image editors, photo organisation utilities, and even programs which dabble with the likes of CAD.

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Emerging technologies applying current educational pedagogy in elementary classrooms.
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Word Cloud Generator

Word Cloud Generator | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

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Easy to use...just type/paste url. 

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Report: Many Schools Have Implemented Common Core, Lack Bandwidth for Tests -- THE Journal

Report: Many Schools Have Implemented Common Core, Lack Bandwidth for Tests -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
In districts that have adopted the Common Core State Standards, 95.7 percent of schools have already implemented the standards or are in the process of doing so, while the remaining 4.3 percent are still in the planning stage, according to a new survey of public school principals. However, only 53.6 percent report that they have sufficient bandwidth to conduct online assessments.
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Outside the Skinner Box

Outside the Skinner Box | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,700 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including 1,400 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
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This article, written by the co-author of "Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom," Gary Stager, will raise eyebrows about the use of computing technologies and how to increase the hands-on, Maker movement taking hold globally in education.

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Create Theme Poems on Your Tablet

Create Theme Poems on Your Tablet | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Theme Poems is another terrific app available for iPads and Android tablets from the International Reading Association.  Elementary school students can choose from a variety of themes and create a ...
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URL Shorteners for Quick Website Sharing

URL Shorteners for Quick Website Sharing | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
I spend a lot of time sharing the benefits of scannable technology with teachers.  QR codes and augmented reality triggers make it easy for students, teachers, and school visitors to find a web res...
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Edusight - See the Whole Picture!

Edusight - See the Whole Picture! | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Edusight has been working with thousands of K-12 teachers across North America over the past 4 months to develop simple assessment tools. Use the Edusight Notes mobile app to take photos, or write ...
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Arts Integration in Education Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Arts Integration in Education Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
The Arts Integration in Education Infographic shows how arts integration can serve as the connective pathway toward reaching and teaching every child.
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When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Teachers find the most success integrating technology into the classroom when they have clear instructional goals.
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Free Technology for Teachers: ReadWorks Now Offers Poems and Question Sets for K-12 Classrooms

Free Technology for Teachers: ReadWorks Now Offers Poems and Question Sets for K-12 Classrooms | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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The 5 Most Popular Educational Apps of 2014 -- THE Journal

The 5 Most Popular Educational Apps of 2014 -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
These are the five top-rated apps from Common Sense Graphite's "Best Ed Tech of 2014" list.
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How-To: Link Google Forms to QR Codes

How-To: Link Google Forms to QR Codes | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
I've shared some of the reasons that I love Google Forms, including how they can be used to collect assessment data.  Google Forms can also be used for students to turn in information.  They might ...
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Easy Image Transfer for iPhones, iPads, and Computers

One of the biggest logistical challenges in any classroom using iPads is figuring out the best workflow for managing devices.  One app that is fantastic for moving camera roll photos from one devic...
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How-to: Moving Audiobooks from your PC to your iPad or iPhone | PadGadget

I know there have got to be some people out there who are having trouble getting audiobooks they’ve downloaded on their computer onto their iPad (or iPhone). It is a fairly simple process, but Apple doesn’t make it completely clear. Even after you think you’ve properly downloaded one onto your device, you may have trouble [...]
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'Soon We'll All Be Gamers' -- THE Journal

'Soon We'll All Be Gamers' -- THE Journal | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Are games really a waste of time? For Jane McGonigal, the first person to earn a Ph.D. in the study of the effects of gaming, they're a crucial part of what makes us human — a crucial part that doesn't get the attention it deserves.
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JuniorTube for Video Curation

JuniorTube for Video Curation | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
A very cool solution for getting videos in the hands of students, JuniorTube (formerly YoouKids) helps parents and teachers curate and share a YouTube playlist.  Users can pick out educational vide...
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Which of these top 20 programming languages should your school teach? | eSchool News | eSchool News

Which of these top 20 programming languages should your school teach? | eSchool News | eSchool News | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
The most important question on people’s minds will probably be, “What programming language(s) do I need to learn?” In order to answer this,
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TypingWeb.com is now Typing.com!

Tweet We are excited to announce we’ve officially changed our name to Typing.com! As the worldwide leader in teaching typing, what better name could we have? And beyond this great name change, we have a whole new Typing.com in the
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Math at the Deli | Marilyn Burns Math Blog

Math at the Deli | Marilyn Burns Math Blog | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
My friend Ann sent me an email about her unsettling experience at the supermarket deli counter. Ann has never felt particularly confident with her math ability,
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Create A Kindness Journal On edu.buncee.com

Create A Kindness Journal On edu.buncee.com | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Start the new year off with activities that develop empathy in your students. A kindness journal is a great activity to work on empathy, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is the...
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Animated Time Management PowerPoint Templates

Animated Time Management PowerPoint Templates | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

To present presentations related to time and time bound ventures, we have some fine Animated Time PowerPoint Templates and clipart that you can use with highly


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Lessons from a Laughing Librarian: January 2014

Lessons from a Laughing Librarian: January 2014 | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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This site is a great tool for new and seasoned librarians.

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Top 5 Lessons Learnt After a Successful 1-to-1 Tablet Deployment - Educate 1 to 1

Top 5 Lessons Learnt After a Successful 1-to-1 Tablet Deployment - Educate 1 to 1 | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Over the past six months our school has handed out just …
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H&R Block Budget Challenge

H&R Block Budget Challenge | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Financial Literacy is essential for students working to become college and career ready.  This important real world skill can be strengthened with the online resources developed by H&R Block.  ...
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4 Important Reasons To Encourage Social Learning - eLearning Industry

4 Important Reasons To Encourage Social Learning - eLearning Industry | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
In this article on social learning, we give you 4 reasons to encourage social learning in your organization or educational institution.
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Online Resource: ReadWriteThink

Online Resource: ReadWriteThink | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
ReadWriteThink is a fantastic online resource for K-12 teachers.  It includes access to English Language Arts lessons and activities for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.  Teachers ca...
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