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Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers

Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Amy Erin Borovoy is Edutopia's video programming producer and curator, and she has a passion for content at the intersection of digital media and education.

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eFace Today: 5 Ways Twitter Strengthens A School's Learning Community

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App Store - Common Core Look-fors (Mathematics, Technology)

Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Common Core Look-fors (Mathematics, Technology) on the App Store. Download Common Core Look-fors (Mathematics, Technology) and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Great content from Microsoft Press that won’t cost you a penny

Great content from Microsoft Press that won’t cost you a penny | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

The Microsoft Press blog makes several technical books available for readers for free in pdf and eBook MOBI formats, including two guides on better understanding Microsoft Office. 


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ED 421: iPad and Smartboard

This is a very useful app for the classroom because it is very similar to Microsoft PowerPoint but is easier to use because it is on the iPad and you can take the iPad with you wherever you go, unlike a big bulky computer.
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Cool Apps for Your Classroom! - "Word of Mouth" Tech Tools and ...

Cool Apps for Your Classroom! - "Word of Mouth" Tech Tools and ... | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Skype in the Classroom Sliderocket Presentation · Appsolutely Amazing! Finally, I have an Ipad! I already had an Iphone, but this Ipad, I am just loving it! Of course, being a teacher, I can barely contain...
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Best free educational apps for iPhone | The iPaddict

Best free educational apps for iPhone | The iPaddict | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Looking for great educational app for your iPhone or iPod touch? The App Store is home to over half a million apps and games, and a surprising number of them are available for free. Some of the most beneficial free apps are free educational apps.
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55 Interesting Ways to Support Writing in the Classroom

55 Interesting Ways to Support Writing in the Classroom | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

Google Docs Slide Share.

 

A compendium of clever ideas and techniques to stimulate quality, engaging writing...many with web 2.0 enablers. -JL


Via Dennis T OConnor, Jim Lerman
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Hand-Gesture Technologies Wave Bye to Desktop Mouse - Wall Street Journal

Hand-Gesture Technologies Wave Bye to Desktop Mouse - Wall Street Journal | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Hand-Gesture Technologies Wave Bye to Desktop MouseWall Street JournalUsing new motion sensing technology they aim for users to replace typing and mouse-clicking with some of the gestures and movements used in everyday life.
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iPad Vs Laptop Pros And Cons – A Brief Intro About iPad Vs Laptop Pros And Cons 2011-2012

iPad Vs Laptop Pros And Cons – A Brief Intro About iPad Vs Laptop Pros And Cons 2011-2012 | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
The ultimate debate in the tech world is iPad vs laptop. Read this article to see how they compare ipad vs laptop against each other.
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Cool Infographics - Blog - Mapping Popular Story Plot Lines

Cool Infographics - Blog - Mapping Popular Story Plot Lines | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Finally! The secret ingredient to writing a good book has been revealed. Plot Lines , the in...

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iPad Note Taking: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide

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Take Notes With These Apps On Your iPad...


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Learning and Teaching Digital Literacies

Learning and Teaching Digital Literacies - presented at #EdTech12, NUI Maynooth, 1st June 2012...

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Technology: Google's bringing Chromebook closer to the mainstream - Indianapolis Star

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IBNLive.comTechnology: Google's bringing Chromebook closer to the mainstreamIndianapolis Star...
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5 Tips to Avoid Teacher Burnout

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Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,...
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A Personal Story: Benefits of iPad for Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Personal Story: Benefits of iPad for Autism Spectrum Disorder | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

This parent was introduced to the iPad by her autistic son’s speech therapist who indicated that the iPad is beneficial for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Her therapist was so right!


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Ten Tools for Your Pinterest Toolbelt

Ten Tools for Your Pinterest Toolbelt | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

Pinterest is a great social networking site, but it is definitely still young and lacking in some features.

 

...If you’d like the Pinterest experience but with more features, you can either use an entirely different Pinterest alternative, or you can try using one of these Pinterest-based tools.


This collection has a huge variety of tools, including ways to explore, discover, analyze and more. There are even a few browser plug-ins to really make your Pinterest experience worthwhile. These tools definitely give Pinterest a whole new layer of functionality and you’re sure to find at least one you don’t know how you ever pinned without. Read on to learn about 10 of my favorite Pinterest tools....


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Educational Technology Is Key to Job Training, Panelists Say ...

Educational Technology Is Key to Job Training, Panelists Say ... | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Washington — A computer gamer who struggles through a series of challenges to advance to the next level is demonstrating some of the characteristics that employers are seeking, particularly in technology-related fields ...
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technology rocks. seriously.: Pinterest in Education?

technology rocks. seriously.: Pinterest in Education? | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Pinterest in Education? I've been using Pinterest since it first began issuing invitations and I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE it! I'm a visual learner & an OCD organizational freak so it's perfect for someone like me!
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Free Technology for Teachers: GoClass - Create and Deliver Lessons on iPads

Free Technology for Teachers: GoClass - Create and Deliver Lessons on iPads | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

Last week I wrote about NearPod which is an iPad application for creating and delivering quizzes to students. This morning, through David Kapuler, I learned about a similar free iPad

 


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Glad you found this useful Steve.
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Web Tools for Teachers by Type - LiveBinder

Web Tools for Teachers by Type - LiveBinder | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

Web 2.0 tools organized by type/task....


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Improve Tsunami warnings using GPS technology | CROSCI ...

Improve Tsunami warnings using GPS technology | CROSCI ... | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
However, the losses were not so high in Japan on account of gps technology that allowed the Japanese authorities to issue a tsunami warning just a few seconds after the earthquake occurred. Though the earthquake ...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Provide Tech Help Remotely via Chrome Remote Desktop

Free Technology for Teachers: Provide Tech Help Remotely via Chrome Remote Desktop | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
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