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The Web Revolution: This is Just the Beginning -- THE Journal

The Web Revolution: This is Just the Beginning -- THE Journal | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
"Take a look at the smartphone in your hand," Jaime Casap, global education evangelist for Google, told the crowd during his keynote at the FETC 2013 conference in Orlando Wednesday. "That smartphone is just a phone to a kid.
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When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

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Teachers find the most success integrating technology into the classroom when they have clear instructional goals.
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Minecraft and MinecraftEDU in the Classroom

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Minecraft and MinecraftEDU in the Classroom | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it

"Learn how Minecraft and MinecraftEDU can be integrated into your curriculum. Invite your students to create simulations of places, events, and concepts in the engaging and creative environment of Minecraft. See examples of student-created Minecraft projects and learn how to get started with MinecraftEDU. "


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Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners in HTML5 - Visme by Easy WebContent

Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners in HTML5 - Visme by Easy WebContent | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Easily Create online Presentations, animations, animated HTML5 banners, infographics and other rich visual content free in your browser. Visme is the perfect
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PIGEONLY | Connecting Inmates to Society

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Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That!

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Educational app developer and guest blogger Patrick Feeney looks at what makes a good math gaming app and lists some of his favorite puzzles that engage students while teaching them effectively.
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Add Images to Google Docs from the iPad - Instructional Tech Talk

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It was recently brought to my attention that you are unable to add images to Google docs directly from the iPad app – which I feel is a major oversight (and will likely be an added feature in a future release).


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BBC begins push to help kids code

BBC begins push to help kids code | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.
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TeachersFirst Review - Nurph

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Nurph reviewed by TeachersFirst,
(review last updated: 8/27/14) :
Moderate Twitter chats with this easy to use tool. Creating a channel pushes a link out to your Twitter followers. They can join your channel and join in the conversation.
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Online Photo Editor | Software Directory - FileBistro.com

Online Photo Editor | Software Directory - FileBistro.com | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Free online photo and image editor. Enables you to edit, adjust, fix, and filter images for free,
without downloading any software
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3 Different Things You Can Do With Google Classroom - Edudemic

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Google’s advance in the education field has brought to schools around the globe affordable devices and effortless access to educational content. Google’s latest solution for learning is called Google Classroom.
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Ten Ways to Use Video in the Classroom

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It’s back-to-school season for most educators and this year, the TechSmith Education team is writing a series of blog posts with some ideas for the classroom. Today, we want to take a look at using video in the classroom.
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Here's Why, How, And What You Should Doodle To Boost Your Memory And Creativity

Here's Why, How, And What You Should Doodle To Boost Your Memory And Creativity | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
The author of The Doodle Revolution explains how this common "time waster" is really a creative launch-pad. (Daydreaming this Monday?
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A 13-Year-Old Google Science Fair Finalist Has A Simple Idea To Stop Cyberbullying

A 13-Year-Old Google Science Fair Finalist Has A Simple Idea To Stop Cyberbullying | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Her system was called "Rethink" (A 13-Year-Old Google Science Fair Finalist Has A Simple Idea To Stop Cyberbullying http://t.co/X7a9jvAd9g via @sai #edtech #teens)...
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Calling all K-12 teachers! Check out Connected Classrooms on Google+ to discover virtual field trips and collaborate with fellow educators.

Calling all K-12 teachers! Check out Connected Classrooms on Google+ to discover virtual field trips and collaborate with fellow educators. | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Bring the world into your classroom through Google+
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Horizon for Android: No More Vertical Videos

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Back in January we brought you news on Horizon, a neat new iPhone app that essentially means no more vertical videos. And today, it’s launching for Android users too. While...
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NoRedInk makes learning grammar fun and easy

NoRedInk makes learning grammar fun and easy | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
A fun way to practice and master grammar & writing skills!

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, September 12, 1:11 PM

Currently FREE, right in the budget!

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Scribbleton - The little personal wiki

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Scribbleton - a personal desktop wiki for Windows, Mac, and Linux

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mrsjgarcia's curator insight, September 10, 7:27 AM

This is a nice idea for those who don't want some of their content online.

pollyalida's curator insight, September 12, 5:40 AM

offline wiki for iOS, windows and more. 

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Blended Learning | Common Craft

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#teachers Note sure what #blendedlearning is? Watch this video by @CommonCraft http://t.co/Sd6Mvs1Nui #edtech
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Rails Girls

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Rails Girls aim is to give tools and a community for women to understand technology and to build their ideas.
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How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning | Edudemic

How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning | Edudemic | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
True Project Based Learning (PBL) challenges students to acquire deeper knowledge of a concept by establishing connections outside their classroom. According to the research on PBL, the main tenets are to create real world connections, develop critical thinking skills, foster structured collaboration, motivate student driven work, and enable a multifaceted approach. Similarly, coding applies all …

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News-O-Matic, the Daily News Experience Just for Kids

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News-O-Matic, the Daily News Experience Just for Kids, makes nonfiction an engaging and exciting experience for elementary and middle school students.
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7 Photography Projects to Jumpstart your Creativity - Digital Photography School

7 Photography Projects to Jumpstart your Creativity - Digital Photography School | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Pin ItIn this post Jennifer Jacobs from iffles.com shares some tips on how to spark creativity in your photography.
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gwynethjones's curator insight, August 31, 4:31 PM

Suggest these to your kiddos! I call photowalk tours "digital safari's"  and encourage kids to change their levels - ie: flopping down on the ground to get a sidewalk view of the school  bike rack

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How Kids Are Learning to Code While Playing Minecraft

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To get ahead in the game, kids are learning to code their own Minecraft features.
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21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students' Creativity

21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students' Creativity | I'm Bringing Techy Back | Scoop.it
Kickstart that school year.(RT @BuzzFeed: 21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students’ Creativity http://t.co/wXSscNVmte http://t.co/qu6YDiY07B)...
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Essay Map - ReadWriteThink

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The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay.
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