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50 Interesting Ways To Use Skype In Your Classroom | Edudemic

50 Interesting Ways To Use Skype In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Students as Questioners – Thanks Bloom!

Students as Questioners – Thanks Bloom! | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
An educated person today is someone who knows the right question to ask

(Ernest Boyer, former US Commissioner of Ed. and President of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.)
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Essential add-ons for Google Sheets: Workflows, advanced find and replace, mail merge

Essential add-ons for Google Sheets: Workflows, advanced find and replace, mail merge | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
Try these tools to help manage document approvals, find hidden data, personalize bulk emails, and more.
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My favorite add-ons for Sheets

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This Chrome extension turns your browser windows into manageable workspaces

This Chrome extension turns your browser windows into manageable workspaces | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
If you work, play, shop and socialize in the same browser, it’s easy to open up way too many tabs for your desktop’s own good. Spaces for Chrome encourages you…
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Turn student writing into stylish flipbooks

Turn student writing into stylish flipbooks | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
FlipSnack is a tool that turns PDFs or JPEGs into digital flipbooks, allowing students to create books, magazines or newspapers and share them with parents, peers and the public.
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Like this tool for teachers and students

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10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students

10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
1) Hemingway Editor This is a free Web-based app that lets you paste in your writing to be analyzed and edited for optimal readability. The app quickly ide

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Nice list from Ana Cristina Pratas. I'll have to try Hemingway Editor, Zooburst and GIFBoom soon. 

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Edgar Mata's curator insight, August 17, 2014 5:44 PM

Buenas herramientas.

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, August 17, 2014 8:48 PM

Some new ones listed I hadn't heard of or used. I am off to try them out and you'll have some great new tools if you do too. Easily learned and creates the impact you want. Not just for teachers either. Enjoy!

Celia Molares's curator insight, September 11, 2014 4:45 AM

Editor Hemingway,  Adobe Voz para narración de cuentos, ZooBurst herramienta para contar historias, entre otras aplicaciones.

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6 Video Tutorials to Help Teachers Use Google Presentation in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Video Tutorials to Help Teachers Use Google Presentation in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, August 21, 2014 8:09 AM

A collection of videos aimed at showing how to get the best of Google Presentation including things such as images and videos and adding sound.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Great Free Keyboarding Games to Teach Kids Typing

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Great Free Keyboarding Games to Teach Kids Typing | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Nice list that I have schools asking for 

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Google Custom Search

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A custom Google Search to find apps by subject and level created by +Obe Hostetter

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Play-i |Delightful Robots for Children to Program

Play-i |Delightful Robots for Children to Program | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
Reserve Bo & Yana! The robots that open a new world of play and learning for your child.
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Learn to code at any age. The geek in me loves this!

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JLLowton's Edtech Tips for Teachers: Getting Better at iPad Management: New Configurator and Meraki SM

JLLowton's Edtech Tips for Teachers: Getting Better at iPad Management: New Configurator and Meraki SM | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
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For those managing iPads in schools.

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Ed-Tech Cheat Sheet [INFOGRAPHIC] | LearnDash

Ed-Tech Cheat Sheet [INFOGRAPHIC] | LearnDash | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Nice Edtech Infographic from LearnDash

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Google Sheets Scripts That Help Teachers Save Time

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Google Sheets Scripts That Help Teachers Save Time | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it

If you're a Google Apps user there are three Google Sheets (spreadsheets) scripts that I recommend trying. These scripts can help you save time on on sorting, grading, and assessing students' work.


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lovefolders love GClass Folders & Flubaroo for teachers

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, June 28, 2013 3:22 AM

Although under the heading of Google Apps all three scripts relate to using and managing Google documents and so are very handy.

They include Flubaroo, Doctopus and gClassFolders.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Docs for Teachers - A Free eBook

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Docs for Teachers - A Free eBook | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it

New guide to Google Docs updated after the latest changes to the Docs. From the terrific Mr Byrnes.


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Nice guide for teachers using Google Apps by @rmbyrne

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Getting Started With Twitter In The Classroom

Getting Started With Twitter In The Classroom | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
Have you thought about using Twitter with your class? Twitter can be a place for students to share their learning, and even for teachers to communicate with parents.
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New Sims - PhET Simulations

New Sims - PhET Simulations | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it

Fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena from the PhET project at the University of Colorado.


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Embedly makes your content more engaging and easier to share | Embedly

Embedly makes your content more engaging and easier to share | Embedly | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
Embedly delivers the ultra-fast, easy to use products and tools for richer sites and apps.
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Whenever the traditional embed methods won't work, embed.ly is always there for me.

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Google Apps for Education: Domain Best Practices

Google Apps for Education: Domain Best Practices | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Great resources for Google schools or those going Google

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ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf

ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it

Binders with interactive activities, tools, & platforms


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Have to love Ana Cristina Pratas. Such a great resource. 

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ed alvarado's comment, July 4, 2015 12:24 AM
Thats incredibly good
Marianne Hart's curator insight, September 16, 2015 9:36 PM

Using Live Binders is easy!

matterberry's curator insight, November 11, 2015 4:23 AM

nice

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What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it

Without professional development that can give teachers the full practical knowledge on the use of technology, you will not see technology being successfully integrated in the classrooms for better learning.


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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 29, 2014 12:50 PM

Sure!

TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 1, 2014 2:21 AM

Good points

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 4, 2015 10:20 PM

I'm hearing you! A common problem with introducing new ideas or technologies. There is always a need for professional learning to help teachers feel comfortable with what is new. 

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Evernote And Moleskine Team Up To Create Smart Business Notebook

Evernote And Moleskine Team Up To Create Smart Business Notebook | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
The notebook is geared toward workers jotting down notes in meetings.
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Love Evernote. This is a great improvement to their Smart Notebook by Moleskin

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Quite Possibly the Most Brilliant Thing Ever — A Map of the Internet, Drawn to Scale

Quite Possibly the Most Brilliant Thing Ever — A Map of the Internet, Drawn to Scale | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
It's a strange and beautiful world.
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Love this great infographic!

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3-D Printed Candy Makes Me Love The Future

3-D Printed Candy Makes Me Love The Future | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
Its the Easy Bake Oven of the digital age!
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Effective Apps And Web Tools For BYOD Classrooms - Edudemic

Effective Apps And Web Tools For BYOD Classrooms - Edudemic | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
I'd recommend using this chart as a jumping off point to new adventures in learning in BYOD classrooms and beyond!
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The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
We've combed through thousands of resources to offer you our first official guide to flipped classrooms. It's a curated list just for you.
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2 Beautiful Templates to Create Classroom Newspapers using Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

2 Beautiful Templates to Create Classroom Newspapers using Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it

Today I am sharing with you an awesome newspaper template available for download free of charge from Google Docs gallery. I have been playing around with its features and did some customization to them and  found it really worth sharing with you here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.


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Nice resource for newsletter projects

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How to Password Protect a Document in Google Drive.

How to Password Protect a Document in Google Drive. | Lowton's Scoop.it on Digital Tools for Teachers | Scoop.it
Most of us are logged into Google full time in PCs or SmartPhones. Password protect your Google drive document to prevent peeping toms from seeing your sensitive information.

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Nice tip for those of us logged into Google on our devices with important or sensitive data on our Spreadsheets. 

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John Purificati's curator insight, May 6, 2013 6:30 AM

Good to know.

Sabi Karlsson's comment, May 10, 2013 8:40 AM
Thanks a lot