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Penxy - stream and record your presentations

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Penxy is the easiest way to control and deliver your presentations from your iPad or iPhone during a real event. You can seamlessly stream your presentations (including your voice) online. Better yet, you can record your presentation so that you can share it with your social networks.


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Love the idea of live recording and streaming of the presentations. Students absent can easily tune in at the time of class or view recording afterwards and still stay in sync with the what's going on in class while they are away. 

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Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs - Learning in Hand

Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs - Learning in Hand | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

"When you begin a new iMovie project, you have a choice of creating a movie or a trailer. A trailer follows a template to create a Hollywood-style movie advertisement. iMovie for iOS has 14 trailer templates, and each has its own musical score and graphics. To make your own trailer, choose a template, insert your text, and fill each shot with a video or photo."


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With any video project, it is advisable to have students to develop some sort of storyboard to help guide the thought process along with the evolution of the final product. Here is a great resource with PDFs to help in the planning process for iMovie trailers. Also, some great advice on approaches to learning. 

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Introduction to the SAMR Model - YouTube

Dr. Ruben Puentedura developed the SAMR model as a way for teachers to evaluate how they are incorporating technology into their instructional practice. You ...
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When students use technology to evaluate, analyze and create in order to problem solve, they are able to make a true connection to their own learning. In turn, not only does the learning become more meaningful, but also opens the door to see how what they learn can be applied to global situations in order to make an impact anywhere. 

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30 Ways Google Glass In Education Might Work

30 Ways Google Glass In Education Might Work | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
"Google Glass was undoubtedly the most talked about tech gadget of 2013, and just about everyone had an opinion about its usefulness (or lack thereof) in various industries."
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Here's a good list for Google Glass use in the classroom. Some ideas are new others old. However, if you're still looking to make the hefty investment, this will help your decision.
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The Best iPad Apps to Use with SAMR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best iPad Apps to Use with SAMR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

"SAMR model is a conceptual framework developed by  Dr. Ruben Puentedura to help you better integrate technology in your instruction. SAMR stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition. Each of these four levels correspond with a set of tech-based activities and learning tasks. The strength of SAMR model is that it provides teachers with a robust method to gauge and assess the efficacy of the technology they and their students use in class. Check out this section for more resources on  SAMR."


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Gary Harwell's curator insight, September 27, 12:23 AM

Can we do this?

Zigmas Bigelis's curator insight, September 27, 1:53 AM

Very interesting model - you should study it in detail

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 28, 8:51 AM

Substitution - Augmentation - Modification - Redefinition

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Pinterest for the Flippin' Classroom? 16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest

Pinterest for the Flippin' Classroom? 16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
Pinterest isn't just for wedding themes, DIY craft inspiration, and pretty pictures — it can also be a great educational tool! Here are some creative ways educators are using Pinterest to enhance the learning experience.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, August 14, 5:25 PM

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Natasha Georgiou's curator insight, August 14, 9:32 PM

Useful ideas in how TLs can use Pinterest as a way to resource the curriculum.

Betty Skeet's curator insight, August 17, 6:50 AM

Pinterest as an educational resource  for inspiration,  activities and classroom tools.

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Teachers' Guide to The Use of SoundCloud in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Guide to The Use of SoundCloud in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
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Giving students a voice in critical to learning. I have used SoundCloud for music sharing purposes, but I wasn't aware of the group aspect in SoundCloud. Students are already using it socially, why not "Meet Them Where They Are" and begin using it in the classroom. Haiku allows for full integration which will continue to allow single sign-on with Google. 

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Teachers who just got iPads - iPad 4 Schools

Teachers who just got iPads - iPad 4 Schools | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

"I had the privilege of holding a Google Hangout with Holly Clark (@HollyEdTEchDiva) and Tanya Avrith(@EdTechSchools). It was a great chat, where we compared US, NZ and Canadian school systems. Afterwards I was checking out Holly’s stuff and came across her great introduction to iPads in Classrooms. I checked with Holly and she was keen I do one of my visual representations of the ideas. So here it is, my visual, albeit briefer introduction for teachers who just got iPads:"


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 19, 8:40 AM

9 tips for teachers with ipads. 

Sally Tilley's curator insight, July 19, 11:24 PM

Thanks so much to Holly, Tanya and Richard for an essential Professional Development resource to have on hand for any staff kicking off with iPads!

Heidi Veikkolainen's curator insight, July 20, 3:43 AM

A worthwhile link.

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Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube

Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

Peggo is a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that records MP3s of your favorite online videos.
Peggo's packed with great features like integrated search, automatic silence removal, audio normalization, subtrack offsets, and artist and title tags.
Peggo automatically removes unwanted silence from the beginning and end of videos so you get a beautiful MP3 with just the good stuff. In addition, Peggo also normalizes the volume of every recording to the same, comfortable level so you never have to reach for the volume dial between MP3s again.


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Many times the audio from a YouTube video is all you need to have an impact in the classroom. This looks like a useful, and apparently legal tool that extracts the audio and creates an mp3 file for you. I will play around with it to see what the limitations are, but I can see the music industry having some issues. 

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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, July 14, 5:54 AM

Wil je het geluid van YouTube video opnemen dan is Peggo een mooie manier om een mp3 bestand te maken. Kopieer  en plak de link in de zoekmachine en de video wordt opgezocht. Met een paar handige instellingen (verwijder stiltes, audio normaliseren) maakt Peggo in een handomdraai een prima mp3.

Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, July 22, 5:25 AM

Looks like a very interesting tool here.  Thanks for sharing Nik.

Joe Shimp's curator insight, July 25, 11:52 AM

A great way to get YouTube audio only.

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32000 Chromebooks: How a Virginia school system bet on Google's PC platform - TechRepublic

32000 Chromebooks: How a Virginia school system bet on Google's PC platform - TechRepublic | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
32000 Chromebooks: How a Virginia school system bet on Google's PC platform
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As Chromebooks gain serious traction in the education market, schools are beginning to work through massive deployments of Google's cloud-based laptops.
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New STEM app seeks to combat 'summer learning loss' - eClassroom News

New STEM app seeks to combat 'summer learning loss' - eClassroom News | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

"The STEM Activity App, a new free web app specifically designed to engage families with elementary-age students in STEM activities, provides engaging experiments for parents and children to learn more about science, tech, engineer and math.

Barbara Joseph, the innovator of the STEM Activity App, is a two-time recipient of the Silvia Earl Innovation award. Joseph created the app for 3rd-6th graders to make learning math and science fun and to boost interaction between parent and child.

So how does it work?"

 


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5 Tools To Help Create A Paperless Book Club - Edudemic

5 Tools To Help Create A Paperless Book Club - Edudemic | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
This post was co-written by Corey Holmer and Jamie Trow A class set of novels, binders, poster boards, and enough post-it notes to wallpaper a school…. all supplies associated with a traditional middle school book club model. With the addition of iPads, Google Apps, and other educational technology, the age of the “traditional” book club …

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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
Here are 8 ways to improve your life via Google Drive.

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Many are well on their way of integrating Google in the classroom. Here are a few tips to make life a little easier. You may have seen some of these before, but just in case you haven't...

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Allan Tsuda's curator insight, May 25, 7:56 PM

Nice set of "things you didn't know you do ..."

Commerce Pundit's curator insight, May 26, 5:43 AM

Really nice declaration! 24.2k Shares - Awesome!

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, May 27, 11:56 AM

Aplicaciones unidad Google

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50 Resources For Teaching With iPads - Te@chThought

50 Resources For Teaching With iPads - Te@chThought | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
So we thought we’d start an ongoing collection–that is, one that is updated to reflect trends and changes–of the best resources for teaching with the iPad.

This will include resources from all of the best sources, from Apple’s own stuff to TeachThought to edutopia to MindShift to DMLCentral to Jackie Gerstein and more. We can update it, or make it a wiki to crowdsource the process, or you can add suggestions in the comments below. Based on the activity of the comments, and the sharing of the post, we’ll decide how to handle it moving forward.

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Great resource for a 1:1 iPad classroom/school. However, this is a great model for any 1:1 setup. You truly need to consider the Teacher/Student/Parent paradigm when deciding on applications that enhance the learning environment. Where there is not workflow vision the people will perish. 

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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 15, 3:12 AM

Another collection....

adartshaw's curator insight, October 15, 7:46 AM

Lots of good articles!

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Google Sheets Now Supports Spell Check ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Sheets Now Supports Spell Check ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
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Anatomy of A Google Search ~ Educational Techno...

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Understanding how it works can help determine how to use it.
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3 Easy Ways to Integrate iPad into Your Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Easy Ways to Integrate iPad into Your Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

"Now that the Google Classroom is officially released to all Google Apps for Education accounts, those of you using iPad in their instruction would probably be wondering about possible ways to integrate this new tool with iPad. The video tutorial below will guide you through the process of how students and teachers can use Google Class on their iPad to create and turn in assignments."


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Dafnord 's curator insight, September 13, 1:44 AM

GAFE -Google Apps For Education - saa käyttäjiä nopeammin kuin kilpailijansa Applella tai Microsoftilla.

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, September 13, 10:40 AM

Thx John Evans!

Jukka Sormunen's curator insight, September 14, 2:07 PM

Google Education and iPad integration. 

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What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning?

What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning? | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

Why do I characterize this explanation as a flipped classroom and not flipped learning? Because, contrary to popular belief, these terms are not synonymous. Yet nearly every article written on these topics mistakenly equates them.

 

 


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There is a distinct difference and Arfstrom explains it thoroughly. 

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Gosia Iwaniec's curator insight, September 8, 10:26 AM

Wort looking at the four pillars of F-L-I-P

 

Flexible Environment:

 F.1: I establish spaces and time frames that permit students to interact and reflect on their learning as needed.  F.2: I continually observe and monitor students to make adjustments as appropriate. F.3: I provide students with different ways to learn content and demonstrate mastery.

Learning Culture:

 L.1: I give students opportunities to engage in meaningful activities without the teacher being central.  L.2: I scaffold these activities and make them accessible to all students through differentiation and feedback.

Intentional Content:

 I.1: I prioritize concepts used in direct instruction for learners to access on their own.  I.2: I create and/or curate relevant content (typically videos) for my students.  I.3: I differentiate to make content accessible and relevant to all students.

Professional Educator:

 P.1: I make myself available to all students for individual, small-group and class feedback, in real time, as needed.  P.2: I conduct ongoing formative assessments during class time through observation and by recording data to inform future instruction. P.3: I collaborate and reflect with other educators and take responsibility for transforming my practice.
Moana TeaniniEnglishteacher's curator insight, September 14, 12:10 PM

very good

 

Maria Persson's curator insight, September 18, 11:13 PM

Keep in mind that no matter what 'method' you use it should be focused on the student and their learning. Very well explained in this article!

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Why Social Media Belongs in the Classroom - K-12 Tech Decisions

Why Social Media Belongs in the Classroom - K-12 Tech Decisions | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
As social media becomes an even bigger part of our lives, it's important students are taught appropriate use at a young age. Here are a few reasons why I think social media belongs in the K-12 classroom.
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Simply put, this is meeting our students where they are. 

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Handy Visual: Differentiation Is Vs Differentiation Is Not ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy Visual: Differentiation Is Vs Differentiation Is Not ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it

"Here is an interesting visual on the concept of differentiation in education which I came across on a tweet by Karen Friedman. This visual is created by ASCD and outlines some key differences between what differentiation is and what it is not. Have a look and share with us what you think of it."


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Tammy Goldring's curator insight, July 21, 1:31 PM

I like this handy visualization to remind us what differentiation is not!

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Tweechme is proud to announce its very own Mobile App on iOS and Android App

Tweechme is proud to announce its very own Mobile App on iOS and Android App | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
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Your staff not interested in using Twitter as a PLN? Most of the time this is due to the intimidation factor of learning how to use Twitter and not having enough time to do so. Tweechme takes a simple approach to help teachers become comfortable with using Twitter to grow and to meet there students where they are. 

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Teachers Take Game-Based Learning to the Next Level

Teachers Take Game-Based Learning to the Next Level | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
A lesson using "Minecraft" can touch on history, engineering and ancient architecture.

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The 4 stages of understanding Twitter (Which are you on?) - Daily Genius

The 4 stages of understanding Twitter (Which are you on?) - Daily Genius | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
Twitter is a challenging tool to really start using. That’s probably why only 26% of U.S. adults, for example, use the service. Many people view a single tweet as gibberish about nothing relevant. But there comes a time when you actually ‘get’ Twitter and understand what all the fuss is about. The gibberish turns into …
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One of my challenges this summer is to engage my teachers using Social Media. Keep in mind...my task was to bring the two campuses into the 21st Century, but the mindset was stuck in the 19th. Getting people onto email was my year 1 challenge, imagine the fight I have to using twitter, Google+ and others. However, easing the initial fears of new technology has been my mission and I must say, I'm ahead in my 3 year plan. However, the Social Media block is still there and I've come to the conclusion that it's due to a lack of understanding that drives the fear to explore. However, In every Montessori and IB classroom, the teachers are always equipping students with the notion that they can do anything if they simply face their fears head on. Well, I think it's time that educators follow their own advice. 

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Great Add-ons That Are Empowering Google Drive - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Great Add-ons That Are Empowering Google Drive - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
Here is a list of some Google Drive add-ons for education purpose.

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Jaclyn McKay's curator insight, June 5, 4:12 PM

For the ipad or laptop, students can customize their writing and creating experience on google drive. Most add ons are free.

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Can a $7 gadget change the world?

Can a $7 gadget change the world? | Meet Them Where They Are: Using The Student's Technology To Teach | Scoop.it
An Israeli start-up is trying to provide computer access to billions of the world's poorest people with a $7 USB stick.

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