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iPadography: Photo Projects for the iPad Classroom

iPadography: Photo Projects for the iPad Classroom | humanities in primary school | Scoop.it
The camera is one of those apps on the iPad that we sometimes take for granted. We forget it is there or don't always use it to its full potential in the classroom. This week I am presenting at iPa...
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Kids on a Mission

Kids on a Mission | humanities in primary school | Scoop.it
Fun ways to connect with your kids and teach them responsibility, money and the value of hard work!
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great idea for economics - wonder if this could be adapted to digital badges for older kids - must investigate.

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Online Resource: LIFE Photo Archive - Class Tech Tips

Online Resource: LIFE Photo Archive - Class Tech Tips | humanities in primary school | Scoop.it
Primary source documents, especially photographs, are powerful tools for grabbing the attention of students.  Sometimes it's challenging to find the right picture to connect to a historical fiction...

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 13, 2014 11:43 AM

Archivos de fotos.

Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 14, 2014 10:17 AM

Another great resource

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Smithsonian Quests™ | Digital Badging for the Classroom and Beyond

Smithsonian Quests™ | Digital Badging for the Classroom and Beyond | humanities in primary school | Scoop.it
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another applciation worth investigating

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Measure Distances in Google Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Measure Distances in Google Maps | humanities in primary school | Scoop.it

"The only reason that I had for clinging to the old version of Google Maps has gone away. This weekGoogle added a new measurement tool to the newer version of Google Maps. To use the measurement tool just right-click on a map and select "measure" then left-click on another location to measure the distance between the two locations. In the video below I demonstrate how that feature works along with a couple of other neat options."


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Scott Holcomb's curator insight, July 10, 2014 2:18 PM

Great tip! I used to use this with my 3rd graders back in the day when Google Earth popped into the Ed Tech World!

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 11, 2014 8:06 AM

Medir Distancias . Google Maps

Debbie Rogers's curator insight, July 12, 2014 11:08 AM

Real world maps and measures via google!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Science Lessons that Utilize Google Earth

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Science Lessons that Utilize Google Earth | humanities in primary school | Scoop.it

"Google Earth is one of my favorite tools for students and teachers. The more time a person spends learning the many features of Google Earth, the more that person will see that Google Earth can be used for a lot more than just social studies lessons. I have seen many good science lessons incorporate Google Earth.  Since this is Earth Science week, I've dug up some science lessons that utilize Google Earth."


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