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25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers.

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Koen Mattheeuws's curator insight, January 23, 3:37 AM
Of we nu 'computer minded' zijn of niet; er ligt een schat aan (leer)kansen voor ons. Ik hoor graag wie al met één of meerdere van de apps uit deze lijst werkt. 
Mark Cottee's curator insight, January 23, 6:10 PM
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10 Great Places to Find and Access Quality Audiobooks to Use with Your Students

10 Great Places to Find and Access Quality  Audiobooks to Use with Your Students | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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DuckDuckGo Celebrates 10 Billion Searches

DuckDuckGo Celebrates 10 Billion Searches | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
DuckDuckGo recently achieved a massive milestone by racking up 10 billion searches since its inception. And yet most people have still never heard o

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22 Virtual and Augmented Reality Education Apps - Infinityleap

22 Virtual and Augmented Reality Education Apps - Infinityleap | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
A discussion of educational AR & VR markets, followed by intros to 22 educational apps, with brief discussion of creating such apps and their value.

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Innovation is a process, not a product.

Innovation is a process, not a product. | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
I was recently asked the following question: How do you respond to educators who say “the idea of being called upon to develop an innovator’s mindset and to innovative scares me . . . I have the op…

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GwynethJones's curator insight, January 17, 8:40 PM

Great leadership thoughts by @gcouros 

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17 of the Most Exciting YA Books to Read in 2017 | Brightly

17 of the Most Exciting YA Books to Read in 2017 | Brightly | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
There is something for every lover of YA books in 2017, whether that reader enjoys things quirky and magical, extra-real real, wild, or world-building.
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GwynethJones's curator insight, December 24, 2016 9:23 AM

Happy Holiday Reading!

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Six Tips for Building Book Displays That Matter

Six Tips for Building Book Displays That Matter | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
If I've worked with your school district or spoken at your state's conference or you happened to run into me at your neighborhoo

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GwynethJones's curator insight, December 2, 2016 12:53 PM

The Amazing Library Girl @jenniferlagarde does it again!

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, December 3, 2016 7:40 AM
Love this inspiration from Jennifer!
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Learn to Code; Create Amazing Things

Learn to Code; Create Amazing Things | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
“ These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.”
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Carey Leahy's curator insight, July 9, 2014 8:49 PM

Great list of apps - lots still for me to try.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: UPDATED: Want to Learn About Makerspaces? Here are 41 Resources

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: UPDATED: Want to Learn About Makerspaces? Here are 41 Resources | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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Lourense Das's curator insight, May 3, 2014 10:02 AM

41 resources for (school) media specialists on Makerspaces: updated version

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, May 4, 2014 10:33 AM

Makerspaces and libraries definitely seem like a good match.

Tricia Adams's curator insight, May 9, 2014 8:52 AM

Useful resources if you're thinking of having a makerspace in your library

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Will Libraries Exist in the Future? If So, They’ll Be Very Different.

Will Libraries Exist in the Future? If So, They’ll Be Very Different. | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Around the turn of the 20th century—a golden age for libraries in America—the Snead Bookshelf Company of Louisville, Ky., developed a new system for large-stack library shelving. Snead’s multifloor stack systems can still be seen in many important libraries built in that era, for instance at Harvard, Columbia, the Vatican,...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 28, 2014 7:03 PM

Important to reflect on this statement from the article - "Libraries will only survive if the communities they serve want and need them to."

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, June 6, 2014 7:22 AM

I disagree with several parts of the article but do agree that libraries will remain as long as the communities that surround them want them. But then, who wouldn't want a library?

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Innovation Labs and Makerspaces

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“Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, & Learning Commons http://t.co/JyIBYmo6th #STEM #STEAM #dtk12chat #21stedchat”
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Creating Makerspaces in Schools

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“ Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz reports from EdCamp NYC about design thinking, the maker movement and their relevance to STEM curriculum.”
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Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started

Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
“ As the Maker Movement starts to gain momentum, schools that are trying to find ways to foster the do-it-yourself environment can learn a few lessons from anot”
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A Handy Visual Featuring The 6 Types of Creative Commons Licences Students Should Know about

A Handy Visual Featuring The 6 Types of Creative Commons Licences Students Should Know about | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Le mag 2.0 de l'Asfored's curator insight, February 10, 11:21 AM

S'y retrouver dans les licences Creative Commons, pas toujours simple. Voici un récapitulatif bien utile en attendant notre prochaine formation sur le droit d'auteur ;) le 23 février : http://asfored.org/edinovo/stage-14DT158

 

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Si retrouver dans Les Creatives Commons Licences !
Tina Jameson's curator insight, February 16, 4:48 PM
A clear and useful graphic (Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivs CC by ND)  that you can use with students to explain how to use other people's created works fairly and legitimately.
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40+ Popular Widgets For Your Blog

Widgets are a great way to personalize and add new features to your blog. We’ve assembled a list of popular and most useful widgets used on class blogs, student blogs and personal educator bl…

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25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers.

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Koen Mattheeuws's curator insight, January 23, 3:37 AM
Of we nu 'computer minded' zijn of niet; er ligt een schat aan (leer)kansen voor ons. Ik hoor graag wie al met één of meerdere van de apps uit deze lijst werkt. 
Mark Cottee's curator insight, January 23, 6:10 PM
Think I may have already captured this one - but just in case
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An Interesting Infographic Featuring 12 iPad Apps Ideal for Librarians

An Interesting Infographic Featuring 12 iPad Apps Ideal for Librarians | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Quickly and easily cite your sources with Explore in Google Docs

Quickly and easily cite your sources with Explore in Google Docs | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
In September 2016, we launched Explore in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides to give you the insights, design tools, and researc

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A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips and Tricks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips and Tricks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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Learn to Code: The Full Beginner's Guide

Learn to Code: The Full Beginner's Guide | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
“ If you've been looking to learn how to code, we can help you get started. Here are 4.5 lessons on the basics and extra resources to keep you going.”
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Free Technology for Teachers: Maker Camp is Back for 2014 - Online Camp Starts Monday


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"The Maker Movement: A Learning Revolution."

http://www.iste.org/learn/publications/learning-leading/issues/l-l-may-2014/feature-the-maker-movement-a-learning-revolution

"The Maker Movement: A Learning Revolution."<br/><br/>http://www.iste.org/learn/publications/learning-leading/issues/l-l-may-2014/feature-the-maker-movement-a-learning-revolution | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it
“ our most recent article about learning by making.”
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kynan robinson's curator insight, April 22, 2014 7:29 PM

Great article on the maker movement - using technology to "make" or create

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The 21st Century Learning Commons

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“By fkompar | Re-imagining the Library Media Center in the Digital Age (Re-imagining the library in our digital age. Check out my flip book.”
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Want to Learn About Makerspaces? Here are 26 Resources to Assist You

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Want to Learn About Makerspaces? Here are 26 Resources to Assist You | Library Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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Making Music

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“ Make title: Making Music Submitted by: Kevin Hodgson Make description: Having agency over a digital project includes the music soundtrack and Soundation is one of a number of free tools that allow ...”
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