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Emerging technologies applying current educational pedagogy in elementary classrooms.
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Technology in the classroom - Engaging Presentation Tools

Learning Technologies for Presentation including Prezi, Easel.ly, Animoto, Glogster and more
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Other than the typical slideshow programs, this is a great slideshare showcasing a few of the easiest to use tools for alternative ways to present content.

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15 Interesting Ways to use Google Maps to Support Learning | The Curious Creative

As many of you will know I am a bit of a map nerd and have always enjoyed peering down at the Earth through a map or using tools like Google Earth and Maps.
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Purely Paperless: Organize your @Evernote account with @Kustomnote

Purely Paperless: Organize your @Evernote account with @Kustomnote | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
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From Chalkboard to tablets: The Digital Conversion Of the K-12 classroom

From Chalkboard to tablets: The Digital Conversion Of the K-12 classroom | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
http:// issuu.com/militarychildeducationcoalitio/docs/su12educatorsandparents?
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Good information and charts showing the digital transition in schools via "Speak Up" survey filled out by parents, administrators, teachers, and students. It shows data comparisons between years 2008 and 2012.

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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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The 5 Best Cloud Storage Apps for Teachers and Students

The 5 Best Cloud Storage Apps for Teachers and Students | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

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Google Drive with its many functionalities works now the best for me. For example collaboration on documents is very smooth, think about many combinations: teacher-student, student-student, supervisor-supervisee...  

 

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http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2012/04/04/52-great-google-docs-secrets-for-students/

 

The post has also links to the iPad and Android apps.  

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Teachers' Visual Guide to Using Google Calendar

Teachers' Visual Guide to Using Google Calendar | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

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Flipping The Flipped Classroom - Motion Infographics For STEM Learning

Flipping The Flipped Classroom - Motion Infographics For STEM Learning | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Source: KurzgesagtThe conceit of the flipped classroom is rapidly becoming mainstream. The idea of using audio and visual content to pre-teach a lesson has resonated with educators nationwide.
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This blog has some wonderfully made videos using infographics and other image effects. Art in motion...

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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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