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iPads in Education- Examples from the Classroom

Let's look at the way we use iPads in the classroom. Are there merely a tool to automate traditionally taught tasks?


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DropEvent - Photo sharing made easy

DropEvent - Photo sharing made easy | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Tracey Duffy's curator insight, August 5, 4:39 AM

Looks a really interesting tool for collaborative photo sharing.

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Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time

Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
EverySlide is a free (for educators and students) service that allows you to share your slides directly to the iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, and Android devices used by members of your audience. As you move through your shared slides you can pop-up a poll to gather feedback from your audience.
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Try the New ViewPure for Distraction-free Viewing of YouTube Videos

Try the New ViewPure for Distraction-free Viewing of YouTube Videos | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
ViewPure is a service that allows you to watch and project YouTube videos without seeing the related sidebar content typically seen on YouTube.com. ViewPure offers a free browser bookmarklet that you can use to clear the sidebar content while viewing a video on YouTube.
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8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius

8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we looked at some of the things that are weighing down teachers’ to-do lists during this back to school season. Some of the items that showed up on the list? Classroom set-up. Establishing activities for the first few days of school.
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Bloom's 'Digital' Taxonomy - Printable Reference Table

Bloom's 'Digital' Taxonomy - Printable Reference Table | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
This overview shows the progression of Bloom's Digital Taxonomy, how each thinking skill applies in practice, and examples of activities using digital tools.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers

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The Beginner's Guide To The Internet Of Things - Edudemic

The Beginner's Guide To The Internet Of Things - Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
What does ‘the internet of things’ mean, anyway? It is a term that I’ve heard periodically over the past few years but explored little and never wrote about here, as it doesn’t specifically refer to education and there are so many other (specifically) relevant things to share and talk about. The short explanation is that …
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graphite | The best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula rated for learning

Graphite - Teacher Reviewed Apps, Games, & Websites Discover apps, games, and websites that will help your students learn. Graphite, from Common Sense Media, features ratings & reviews by teachers for teachers.
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10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic

10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post.
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Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?: The Reasons Are Many

Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?: The Reasons Are Many | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
There's a place for tech in every classroom.
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Telling the - #CofimvabaStory - on the other side of meaningful memories

Telling the - #CofimvabaStory - on the other side of meaningful memories | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Theophilus's curator insight, July 25, 7:55 AM

This is why the work of #ict4red @merryl4d is so valuable - they DO things and, as a consequence make meaningful memories for all South Africans - as the #CofimvabaStory so powerfully illustrates

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8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Summertime is prime time for getting a good read in. Here's a list of eight places where you can download free e-books.
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How Tablets Can Enable Meaningful Connections for Students and Teachers

How Tablets Can Enable Meaningful Connections for Students and Teachers | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
In the best learning environments, sharing work doesn’t just mean posting on the Internet, it means building connections with a wider community, so that sharing becomes part of a set of relationships and patterns of exchange.
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10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs - Edudemic

10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs - Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a traditional word processor, Google Docs provides even more capabilities that can be invaluable to educators.

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Shawn Galvin's curator insight, August 1, 9:35 AM

Learned a few things here.

Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, August 1, 10:40 AM

Tha nks!  Always  looking for this kind of advice!

Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, August 1, 3:08 PM

Nice general overview of functions within Google Docs that can be helpful for teachers.

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Five Good File Conversion Tools

Five Good File Conversion Tools | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
If your school is not using Google Drive, Dropbox, or a similar cloud service, you may find yourself and your students in need of a file conversion tool too. A more common need for a file conversion tool arises when we start to work with audio and video files. Here are file good online file conversion tools.
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Storytelling in the Classroom as a Teaching Strategy

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8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius

8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we looked at some of the things that are weighing down teachers’ to-do lists during this back to school season. Some of the items that showed up on the list? Classroom set-up. Establishing activities for the first few days of school.
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A Periodic Table To Help You Choose The Best Type Of Visualization - Edudemic

A Periodic Table To Help You Choose The Best Type Of Visualization - Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
People love visuals. Visuals have been shown to help us learn more quickly and to retain more information than text alone. We’re more easily able to understand the world around us when we have visual components to aid us.
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The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius

The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher - Daily Genius | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more. In an effort to clarify and explain some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have, we whipped up this fun visual. …
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Social tech keeps teachers classy

Social tech keeps teachers classy | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Good mentoring and networking forums can be used to help newly qualified teachers to adjust, writes Barbara Dale-Jones.

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5 Phone Charging Myths, Debunked

5 Phone Charging Myths, Debunked | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Here's what you should actually know about charging your phone.
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8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Summertime is prime time for getting a good read in. Here's a list of eight places where you can download free e-books.
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Lena Leirdal's curator insight, August 17, 1:04 PM

How great to come across sources like this one! Perhaps some of my students would prefer to read e-books instead of paper versions? This site provides a list of 8 great sources where we could locate books together :)

David R. Perry's curator insight, August 17, 6:15 PM

.......Then all you need is a rainy day by the window with no one around.

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A Handful of Google Calendar Tutorials for Teachers

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MOOC Platforms | Listly List

List of all online platforms that can be used to author a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). * E = Elitist - Only courses from World class Universities/Organizations. *D = Do-It-Yourself - Empowering anyone to develop MOOCs.
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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

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