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100 iPad Apps Perfect For Middle School | The Committed Sardine

100 iPad Apps Perfect For Middle School | The Committed Sardine | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's comment, July 24, 2013 10:27 AM
Cool tool. Thanks. Gotta share it. :-)
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10 Ways Mobile Devices Have Changed Education

10 Ways Mobile Devices Have Changed Education | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

Mobile learning is the new face of education, and by 2020 the mobile-learning market is expected to reach $32 billion.

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Take time to consider this.

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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom - TeachThought

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom - TeachThought | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place for learning, interacting and engaging. Today, there is a wide assortment of free technology options available to enhance your instruction. The tools are changing… quickly. So making the best choices, based on the resources available in your school, or through your board, is critical. Here are some top sure-fire picks to ensure your goal has real purpose, not just an introduction of technology for the sake of looking tech-savvy. These are easy to use teaching tools–about as grab-and-go as it gets.

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Here are some unique and interesting tools for Teachers.

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What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic]

What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic] | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
DeanHristov: What’s the Future for #MobileDevices in the #Classroom? http://t.co/EaTlucHruq #EdTech http://t.co/i6ryFeLJ5l #BigData #Io…
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CreativeCommons-Infographic

CreativeCommons-Infographic | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

A good summary/overview of CC licenses and use for photos.


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Very informative Infographic!

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Sarah johnstone's curator insight, May 19, 2015 4:57 AM

Great infographic - clear and helpful rules for CC Licences for photo sharing on the net. �� Check it out! 

Philip Williams's curator insight, July 13, 2015 6:06 AM

Clear and v helpful for newbies.

L2_S2S's curator insight, December 14, 2015 5:57 PM

A great visual overview of CC licenses.

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Confused About Ed Tech Tools? New Rating Site for Apps and Games

Confused About Ed Tech Tools? New Rating Site for Apps and Games | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
To evaluate the bonanza of apps, games, and websites that claim to have educational value, Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization best known for rating commercial media for age-level appropriateness, has developed a new rating system called...
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This timely article gives some valuable tips and insights for parents and teachers alike.

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Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text #edtech http://t.co/mdKT41bjpy via @medkh9
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Google Docs offer so many possibilities and solutions for Educational Technology. Thanks to @medkh9 for this !

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Great Free Educational Mac Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Free Educational Mac Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Great Free Educational Mac Apps for Teachers via @medkh9 http://t.co/Wjllq7ChUa #edtech
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Thanks to Jeff Dunn for this list of free educational

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25 Scariest Things You Didn't Know About Using Public Wi-Fi

25 Scariest Things You Didn't Know About Using Public Wi-Fi | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
From hackers stealing your bank passwords to rogue public wi-fi connections these are the 25 scariest things you didn't know about using public wi-fi.
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Be extra careful when using `free` WiFi.

It is not always safe. Read this!

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A Principal's Reflections: Devices Need to Support Learning

A Principal's Reflections: Devices Need to Support Learning | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
My latest post: Devices Need to Support Learning http://t.co/basFMhF4df #edtech #cpchat #digilead #mlearning
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Right on! We don't need BYOD for distraction. We need devices for real learning!

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The 31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
The 31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know about http://t.co/59INLRKX0e #edchat #edtech #msedchat
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Ed Tech: the future is here now!

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197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

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Look at these great educational YouTube Channels!    #Ed Tech is constantly changing. 

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Arthur Correia's curator insight, November 27, 2013 9:15 AM

 It's a reshare...and it won't be tha last :)!

carldowse's curator insight, January 16, 2014 4:56 AM

Must be something there for us!

Judy Brown's curator insight, May 29, 2014 7:32 PM

Autistic kids need to be shown lots of love and need a teacher who will treat them right.

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Boeing grants available for math, science teachers - Norman Transcript

Boeing grants available for math, science teachers - Norman Transcript | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Boeing grants available for math, science teachers
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NORMAN — Public school teachers in Canadian, Cleveland, and Oklahoma counties can apply through Dec.
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Attention :

Maths. & Science Teachers:

Canada & Cleveland & Oklahoma!

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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

TeachThought provides 60 different ways to use Twitter in the classroom, based on category.

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60 (count them) ways to use Twitter in the classroom! :-)

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4 Useful iPad Apps for Young Readers ~ Educatio...

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4 Useful iPad Apps for Young Readers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Valores y tecnología en la buena educación curated by Sonina Darder

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It is never too early to begin the love of reading!

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Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Manage Cellphones in the Classroom

Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Manage Cellphones in the Classroom | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
RT @ZahnerHistory: 10 Ways to Manage Cellphones in the Classroom http://t.co/a5MsA9uuXz #edtech #edchat #edutech http://t.co/hmHJFk4PHN
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See what you think about this. What about cell phone use during lockdowns?

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Infographic: No Place Like Europe in Terms of Public WiFi Speeds

This chart ranks countries by the average speed of public WiFi networks.
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Good to know!

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Best EdTech of 2014

Best EdTech of 2014 | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Common Sense Graphite editors and reviewers rated and reviewed hundreds of learning tools in 2014, using our research-backed rubric and rigorous evaluative process.
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This is a great time-saver. Happy New Year!

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4 Innovative New Tools to Try Next Year

4 Innovative New Tools to Try Next Year | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Last week, at the annual ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, hundreds of developers and thousands of tech-forward educators converged for the year's biggest edtech show-and-tell.
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Even if you couldn`t attend ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, last week, here are some tidbits to help you in the up-coming school year!

 

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Edutopia - Linkis.com

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Edutopia - Linkis.com | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis shares a wealth of apps and platforms that can facilitate teaching and maximize learning within a BYOD classroom and school environment. She counts 51, and these are just her favorites!
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Thanks to Vicki Davis for this great blog post!

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Free Technology for Teachers: 20 Chrome Apps & Extensions for Teachers and Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 20 Chrome Apps & Extensions for Teachers and Students | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
RT @rmbyrne: 20 Chrome Apps & Extensions for Teachers and Students http://t.co/Jcmj6gYwWY #edtech #edapps
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Here is another excellent article from Richard Byrne!

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20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students @medkh9 http://t.co/A8Oh8G5kVy #edtech #math
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With so much attention on Mathematics, these days, I think  this collection of Math websites  is a timely addition for education.

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Putting the 'Education' Back in Educational Apps

Putting the 'Education' Back in Educational Apps | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Humans learn best in active, engaged, meaningful and interactive contexts. Whether the platform is digital or traditional, electronic or paper, the results are the same.
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Gamification is the coming trend in Education. I like it, as long as the apps provide meaningful learning opportunities!

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Allow Students to Create Their Own Apps With AppFurnace

Allow Students to Create Their Own Apps With AppFurnace | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
AppFurnace is a new online tool which enables pupils to design & build their own mobile device apps then transfer them to a smartphone or tablet. .
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Welcome to the future!

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Listly List - iPad App Recommendations for K-6

Listly List - iPad App Recommendations for K-6 - ThingLink, iMovie, Dictionary, Socrative Student Clicker, Doodle Buddy, GarageBand, Book Creator, MathBoard, Motion Math, ScreenChomp, Sock Puppets, Explain Everything, Motion Math Zoom, Popplet lite,...

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Attention Parents and Educators:

Here is an excellent list of apps for use with  elementary school children (K-6)!

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The Teacher's Quick Guide To Blended Learning [Infographic]

The Teacher's Quick Guide To Blended Learning [Infographic] | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
So how popular is blended learning? This visual guide takes a look at some statistics on blended learning adoption, facts on four different models of blended learning

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Online ? Blended Learning ? LMS ?

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Steve Klien's curator insight, November 8, 2013 1:07 PM

K-12 blended learning primer

Andy Lee's curator insight, November 9, 2013 12:36 PM

Nice infographic on blended learning.

David Bozetarnik's curator insight, April 30, 2014 11:35 PM

Blended learning has much potential.  However, it is only PART of the solution to why ails education today.  It is not a replacement for funding.  Adequate funding, whether online of f2f, must go hand in hand.  You can't maximize the potential of education while cutting necessary $$$.