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Reading Rocks!

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A newspaper by Patricia Newman - updated daily with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (Reading Rocks! is out!
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Accessing student work on iPads by using iTunes

Accessing student work on iPads by using iTunes | Great Reads | Scoop.it

There is an awful lot of hot air blown about accessing student work from “class sets” of iPads, via email, WebDAV, Dropbox etc etc.


Via Sam Gliksman, Julie Millan
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A Hamptons Summer: Surfing, Horses and Hours of SAT Prep

A Hamptons Summer: Surfing, Horses and Hours of SAT Prep | Great Reads | Scoop.it
Because the kind of money that pays for a summer in the Hamptons also buys expensive tutoring, the season has become prime prep time.
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Amazon.com: Walk Two Moons (Summer Reading Edition) (9780060739492): Sharon Creech: Books

Amazon.com: Walk Two Moons (Summer Reading Edition) (9780060739492): Sharon Creech: Books | Great Reads | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Walk Two Moons (Summer Reading Edition) (9780060739492): Sharon Creech: Books (Walk Two Moons (Summer Reading Edition) (Paperback): Gramps says that I am a country girl at heart, and that is ...)...
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“I didn’t know water could be so messy”: coteaching in elementary teacher education and the production of identity for a new teacher of science | Critical Pedagogy

“I didn’t know water could be so messy”: coteaching in elementary teacher education and the production of identity for a new teacher of science | Critical Pedagogy | Great Reads | Scoop.it
“I didn’t know water could be so messy”: coteaching in elementary teacher education and the production of identity...
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Technology Tailgate: Acceptable Use Policies for Kids

Technology Tailgate: Acceptable Use Policies for Kids | Great Reads | Scoop.it

Before my kids even get to touch, look at, breath on, or use :) their iPads next year, I am going to spend LOTS of time going over the do's and don't's of using the iPads.


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Exemplary Word Pages | Membean

Exemplary Word Pages | Membean | Great Reads | Scoop.it

Love these vocabulary activites to target Greek & Latin Roots as well as Tier II vocabulary. They gave away 40 exemplar word activities. It is costly to get student accounts, but they preassessment  modifies it to fit each student's vocabulary level. Oh, if I were only rich....


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29 iPad Resources, Tutorials, and Guides Every Teacher Should Know about

29 iPad Resources, Tutorials, and Guides Every Teacher Should Know about | Great Reads | Scoop.it

iPad is gaining momentum in the educational sphere and might , in the near future, be integrated as a leading learning method. iPad is part of the gesture-based technology that is widely embraced by teens and which has pushed some school districts especially here in Canada and also in the States to start using the BYOD approach, for the costs of iPad and their apps is still relatively high.


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2012 Kids' Reading List: 8 to 11 Years Reading List - Book Finder - Oprah.com

2012 Kids' Reading List: 8 to 11 Years Reading List - Book Finder - Oprah.com | Great Reads | Scoop.it
Help your kids discover the joy of reading—and build your home library—with this list compiled by the ALA-Children's Book Council and the Association for Library Service to Children.
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Explore Countries of the World -- National Geographic Kids

Explore Countries of the World -- National Geographic Kids | Great Reads | Scoop.it
Explore the world by reading facts, looking at pictures and watching videos of countries.
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