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The APP ED REVIEW Roundup for April – 4 Highly Rated iPad Apps for the Science Classroom

The APP ED REVIEW Roundup for April – 4 Highly Rated iPad Apps for the Science Classroom | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Please welcome App Ed Review to EmergingEdTech, with a new Monthly Series of themed App Roundups! Have you ever wished you could find a source of app reviews specific to education, reviewed in a...
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The Common Core of Movie Making: Student Film as a Performance Task

The Common Core of Movie Making: Student Film as a Performance Task | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
By CUE Member Jessica Pack, @Packwoman208 The library is eerily quiet when we enter, and the students are all business, their voices hushed, as they quickly set about rearranging furniture. The dig...
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Use Games to Spark Engagement in Learning - The Link to Common Core

Use Games to Spark Engagement in Learning - The Link to Common Core | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
By CUE Guest Blogger Andrew Gibas The idea of using games in education stemmed from my interest in European-type board games (Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Small World, Ticket to Ride, etc.) combine...
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Project Based Learning: Tips for Putting the Cliches Into Practice

Project Based Learning: Tips for Putting the Cliches Into Practice | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
By CUE Member Lisa Highfill The pendulum is swinging again with Project Based Learning, but don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater! Cliches about education have surfaced often throughout the y...
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Make Bedtime Stress Extinct With Sleepasaurus, A Sleep Trainer App For Kids

Make Bedtime Stress Extinct With Sleepasaurus, A Sleep Trainer App For Kids | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
If you’re having trouble getting your kids to sleep at night or to stay asleep early in the morning, the new Sleepasaurus app for iOS is the perfect app for you.
Dinosaurs are awesome. You and I know this.

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Apple Is Adding NPR To iTunes Radio

Apple Is Adding NPR To iTunes Radio | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Apples iTunes Radio service isnt just about the music anymore. National Public Radio (NPR) has become the first new channel to join the streaming service, with more on the way, according to Re/Code.

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The Olympics In The Classroom - Videos And Motion Graphics

The Olympics In The Classroom - Videos And Motion Graphics | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Source: NBC LearnWe are huge fans of the Olympics. We are actively counting down the days to the first Sochi events on February 6, 2014, and the opening ceremonies on February 7, 2014.
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Tips and Tools to Help you Better integrate Technology in Your Instrcution

Tips and Tools to Help you Better integrate Technology in Your Instrcution | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

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What ‘They’ Forgot to tell you When Flipping your Classroom (Good tips to consider with video instruction)


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Using the iPad for creative projects in elementary classes (Thanks to Karen Bosch)

Looking for ways to use iPads as a part of your curriculum? This session will share real examples of creative student projects using photo, video, drawing, ...

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10 Gmail Tips and Tricks for your Inbox

10 Gmail Tips and Tricks for your Inbox | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Here are 10 tips and tricks to make you a Gmail whiz.

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How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads

How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
It is easy to use green screen effects on an iPad to produce professional looking videos. Learn how to do it with the Green Screen app by Do Ink.

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In case you missed it...Finally Office Apps Word, Excel and PowerPoint Are Now Available on iPad for Free

In case you missed it...Finally Office Apps Word, Excel and PowerPoint Are Now Available on iPad for Free | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

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Adding Emphasis to PowerPoint Images: It’s Black and White

Adding Emphasis to PowerPoint Images: It’s Black and White | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
In this step-by-step guide, you’ll learn how to add emphasis to PowerPoint images with subtle animation and a black and white effect.
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Common Core and Backyard Chickens

Common Core and Backyard Chickens | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
By CUE Member Sean Williams Really it is all Kevin Brookhouser’s fault. While visiting him a few years ago, he went out in the back yard and brought in fresh eggs for breakfast. That was all it too...
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YouTube in the Classroom? YES!

YouTube in the Classroom? YES! | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
By CUE Guest Blogger Karen Mensing Hilarious cat videos, retro commercials and “not safe for work” clips might come to mind at the mention of the word “YouTube.” However, many educators have realiz...
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Love, the app

Love, the app | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Get Love, the app on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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41 problems with iOS 7.1, and how to fix them

41 problems with iOS 7.1, and how to fix them | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Whatever iOS 7 problems you have run into there is always a workaround or a solution. We take a look at some common iOS 7 issues and fixes to alleviate them.

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Sketchnotes Live! – Combining Low & High Tech

Sketchnotes Live! – Combining Low & High Tech | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Source: ASIDE, 2014We’ve long been advocates for using sketchnotes with learners and have written many posts on how organizing information using visual cues forms a structural framework for ideas.
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Finding Apps - A collection of resources to filter and find the best apps for your classes

Finding Apps - A collection of resources to filter and find the best apps for your classes | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
IEAR www.iear.org IEAR stands for “I Educational Apps Review.”  This educator created site has educational app reviews by fellow teachers.  Some reviews are very in-depth.  It also provides...

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Quickest way to jump to desired Chrome Settings - tech tip

Protip: See how you can quickly jump to Chrome settings by using Chrome URLs and adding Chrome setting page as search engine

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24 Useful Tricks for the iPhone And iPad Most People Don’t Know

24 Useful Tricks for the iPhone And iPad Most People Don’t Know | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
This article introduces the top 24 useful tricks for the iPhone and iPad you may not even know about. Keep reading to find some helpful tips.

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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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Tips for easier (anonymous) collaboration in Google Drive

Tips for easier (anonymous) collaboration in Google Drive | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

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"Kids need us" - 1 of 4 Reasons Why Educators Should Engage in Social Media

"Kids need us" - 1 of 4 Reasons Why Educators Should Engage in Social Media | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
There are so many reasons why I believe that it is imperative that educators and leaders in education be involved in social media, in one form or another. It really has been some of the best learni...

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