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Rescooped by Jill Feine from iPads and Tablets in Education
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Best Educational Apps for iPad & iPhone

Best Educational Apps for iPad & iPhone | Library Skills | Scoop.it
Here is a collection of free iphone/ipad apps that are hand picked by us and categorized by IEP Goal/Skill and rated based on their quality, ease of use and educational value.

Via Jon Samuelson, Sam Gliksman
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iPad and Education – No Longer A Debate!

iPad and Education – No Longer A Debate! | Library Skills | Scoop.it
There is no longer a debate! If money was no object would a teacher want their students to have an iPad each? OF COURSE Even if they only used it to research a different perspective. Even if they o...

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25 Apps for Global Mobile Learning

25 Apps for Global Mobile Learning | Library Skills | Scoop.it

"Computers and, later, Web 2.0 have changed the way young people learn. Now apps are set to do the same."


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Free High Quality Resources to Help Implement Common Core Standards

Free High Quality Resources to Help Implement Common Core Standards | Library Skills | Scoop.it

Are you looking for a resource with great tools to help you with the Common Core Standards? You may want to check out achievethecore.org.  They provide "free, high-quality resources to educators now doing the hard work of implementing these higher standards."

This link goes directly to a page called "Steal These Tools" with additional information also available on the website


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Poverty In The U.S. By The Numbers

Poverty In The U.S. By The Numbers | Library Skills | Scoop.it
2010 Poverty Rate: 15.1%, 46.2 million people in poverty.

Here are the numbers behind the face of poverty in America.


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Deschool Yourself: 4 Reasons to Change the Way We View Education

Deschool Yourself: 4 Reasons to Change the Way We View Education | Library Skills | Scoop.it

The way in which we view education has a lot to do with our past; how we grew up, societal influences, and the way we were schooled ourselves. It is the legacy that we pass on to our children. Tragically, the current way our education system is engineered, it appears our children seem doomed to be unsuccessful.


Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Charles Sampson's comment, July 17, 2012 8:58 AM
Thank you!