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To provide educators various topics, projects, and things going on around the world to connect your students to other students all over the world
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Haiku Deck A Simple and Beautiful Presentation App for iPad

Haiku Deck A Simple and Beautiful Presentation App for iPad | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it

"Haiku Deck lets users create simple and beautiful presentations on the iPad and share them widely via the Internet."


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An awesome way to create a presentation on the iPad not to use PPT.  

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The Nerdy Teacher: Gatsby Graffiti and Animation

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Girls Impress FIRST Championship With Project That Could Save Lives

Girls Impress FIRST Championship With Project That Could Save Lives | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
It's been widely reported that we've fallen far behind in STEM education, that our children just aren't proficient at math, science, technol...
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If you put all the water on Earth in one place

If you put all the water on Earth in one place | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
Put all the water on this planet into a single sphere and it would have a diameter of about 860 miles, says the United States Geological Survey. For reference, that's roughly the distance between Salt Lake City, Utah, and Topeka, Kansas.
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Project Based Learning & iPad Integration

"In this http://POWERONTEXAS.COM video you can see at ACU the belief is that motivated and capable teacher candidates can and should be involved in research. ..."


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iPad Apps for Social Studies - LiveBinder

iPad Apps for Social Studies - LiveBinder | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it

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Five Fun Free iPad Apps for Elementary School Teachers And Students | Emerging Education Technology

Five Fun Free iPad Apps for Elementary School Teachers And Students | Emerging Education Technology | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
These free applications provide a wide variety of engaging learning opportunities for young students (and you can't beat the price).

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How To Setup Airplay Mirroring on the iPad 2 | Success Begins Today Blog

How To Setup Airplay Mirroring on the iPad 2 | Success Begins Today Blog | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
Using Airplay Mirroring, you can broadcast your keynote presentation, play games, or show your class a how-to presentation right from your iPad to large screen.

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Best time of day to share content to different age groups

Best time of day to share content to different age groups | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
This infographic shows the best time to share different types of content broken down by age group.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 58 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 58 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
RT @storytellin: A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 58 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information: http://t.co/jmMx04hG...

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Web 2.0 Tools for Projects - LiveBinder

Web 2.0 Tools for Projects - LiveBinder | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
Great selection of Tools for Creativity in the Classroom...

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» Alternate Reality Gaming for Kids

» Alternate Reality Gaming for Kids | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
One of the most enjoyable games I've been a part of in recent times has been an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) being run by an innovative teacher from...

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What the iPad (and other technology) can’t replace in education - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post

By Karim Kai Ani

 

A recent article in The New York Times explains how after investing $33 million in technology, a school district in Arizona has seen almost no improvement in test scores.

 

Duh.


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Side by Side in Five

We're celebrating iEARN this August by creating Side by Sides and sharing our story of global classroom colloboration widely. Please join us by creating your own self-portrait and supporting our global community of amazing teachers and students who are working together to make a positive impact.


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Seth's Blog: Why ask why?

"Why?" is the most important question, not asked nearly enough. Hint: "Because I said so," is not a valid answer. Why does it work this way? Why is that our goal? Why did you say no? Why are we treating...
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Make your own Star Wars droid at Disney World

Make your own Star Wars droid at Disney World | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
The Tattoine Traders store at the Disney Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World will soon have a build-your-own-droid option, along with a cardback box so that you can package it up to look like one of the original Star Wars figs.
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curiosity counts - Star Wars math, best thing since those minimalist...

curiosity counts - Star Wars math, best thing since those minimalist... | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
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Redesign the Report Card Entry

A really interesting example of a new style report card by Polly d'Avignon.


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Diarmuid Fogarty

Diarmuid Fogarty | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
Elusive, philosophical, witty, whatever adjective you wish to tag him with, 'passionate' is probably the first one you think of. Here's a man who knows his mind, and speaks from it. And from his he...

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Five Fun Free iPad Apps for Elementary School Teachers And Students | Emerging Education Technology

Five Fun Free iPad Apps for Elementary School Teachers And Students | Emerging Education Technology | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it
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Create, Share and Monitor Online Video Presentations with KVStudio

Create, Share and Monitor Online Video Presentations with KVStudio | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it

From the official pres release:

KnowledgeVision Systems today announced the availability of KVStudio 4.0, a new version of its powerful video online presentation creation tool.

 

In addition, the company has announced a 30-day trial program that will allow qualified content creators to see for themselves the power of KnowledgeVision on their online presentation projects.

 

KnowledgeVision’s subscription-based software and cloud-based service allows the creation of rich, engaging presentations that synchronize video or audio, PowerPoint and other images, just-in-time footnotes and virtual handouts into interactive presentation experiences.

 

Its creation tool, KVStudio, puts extraordinary flexibility in the hands of a content producer to produce both on-demand and live presentations, with either video or audio narration, in custom-designed player templates, and even incorporating live web pages as part of the presentation sequence.

Try it out now. Free for 30 days: 


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Educator honoured for iPad project

Educator honoured for iPad project | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it

A Timmins educator has been honoured for incorporating new technology in the classroom.

 

Ted Weltz, principal of O'Gorman Intermediate Catholic School, saw an educational opportunity and formed a partnership with Dr. David Booth and Ph.D. candidate Tina Benevides from Nipissing University. He witnessed results that benefitted his students.


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In One Online Class, Twitter Brings Students Together - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education

In One Online Class, Twitter Brings Students Together - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it

In One Online Class, Twitter Brings Students Together - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education http://bit.ly/nQEI0c


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TechCrunch | Fantastical: My Favorite New Calendar App

TechCrunch | Fantastical: My Favorite New Calendar App | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it

"I've been using a pretty cool app of late called Fantastical. It's OS X-only but I suspect the Windows crowd would get a kick out of it as well.

Basically it's a natural language calendar app. Basically it’s a natural language calendar app. You can paste (nearly) anything into its little window and it will automagically create an event."


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How to create your own Google Maps data mashup

How to create your own Google Maps data mashup | Global Projects To Flatten Your Classroom | Scoop.it

Google Maps are among the most popular services for mashups. It is possible to put almost anything on a map: photos, diagrams, text, data, even video and audio files. There are many ready-made mashups, like city guides and and tracking a emperor penguin named “Happy Feet”. For some more creative examples check out: http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/


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