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Infographic: Bring Your Own Device is Nothing to Fear

Infographic: Bring Your Own Device is Nothing to Fear | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Two hundred million employees bring their own mobile devices to work — and an increasing number of them want to use those devices on the clock as well as off. Are you ready for BYOD?
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U.S. could save millions by changing font type, teen finds

U.S. could save millions by changing font type, teen finds | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
A 14-year-old student has published a study detailing how the U.S. federal and state governments could collectively save about $234 million a year by simply switching the type of font that is used on printed documents.
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Discovery Education

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Board builder for discovery ed subscribers

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Eileen Forsyth's curator insight, January 22, 8:50 PM

Cool for math push-in.

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Training the Brain to Listen: Teaching students to focus and listen

Training the Brain to Listen:  Teaching students to focus and listen | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This post is co-authored by Marcus Conyers who, with Donna Wilson, is co-developer of the M.S. and Ed.S. Brain-Based Teaching degree programs at Nova Southeastern University. They have

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Far Beyond Test Scores, What We (Should) Value In Students

Far Beyond Test Scores, What We (Should) Value In Students | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
From Jackie Gerstein's resource-rich site comes this sweet infographic depicting the skills we'd like to instill in our students.

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Nick Lesley's comment, May 17, 10:02 AM
Very interesting article I like it though. Its creative as well
Brandon Sherrill's comment, May 26, 10:48 AM
It's good to know that the test is not all teachers care about it seems like it at times because almost everything you do goes off test scores at least we know some teachers value other things besides scores, I like it good article
Kelly Ann Hopkins's curator insight, July 28, 1:17 PM

Good points to remember for the start of school

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The Reason Why 1 In 10 African Girls Drop Out Of School Is Absolutely Troubling

The Reason Why 1 In 10 African Girls Drop Out Of School Is Absolutely Troubling | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Research resoundingly reveals that when girls and women are educated, the income they earn is primarily returned to their families, which in turn helps build stronger families and more stable communities.
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How to Record Your Desktop with VLC

How to Record Your Desktop with VLC | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
VLC is full of powerful features, including the ability to record your desktop. VLC is great for quick captures, although it doesn’t necessarily have the more advanced features of a dedicated screencasting application.

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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, October 10, 2013 4:08 PM

Ik zet 'm nu even bij innovatief. Opde ELO zetten om de 1e jaars te laten zien hoe ze een filmpje van hun eigen werk kunnen maken.

jgiraudeau's curator insight, October 13, 2013 10:55 AM

une alternative bien pratique 

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 9, 2013 1:16 AM

Create quick screencasts using VLC. 

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Four Helpful Web Search Strategy Tutorials

Four Helpful Web Search Strategy Tutorials | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it

"Vaughn Memorial Library at Acadia University hosts four free animated tutorials designed to teach lessons on web research strategies. The four tutorials are Credible Sources Count, Research It Right, Searching With Success, and You Quote It, You Note It."


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Dean Mantz's curator insight, September 22, 2013 8:29 PM

This is a helpful share from Richard Byrne's site Free Tech 4 Teachers.  I encourage all educators to add this resource site to aid in the development/strenthening of student searching skills. 

Sue Alexander's curator insight, September 23, 2013 9:28 AM

just can't have too many tools in our 1:1 toolbox. These are aimed at intermediate and middle grades. Thanks Beth for another helpful Scoop!

Lynne Kemmer's comment, September 25, 2013 2:55 PM
Excellent!!
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Students team up up to build 112-foot high Lego tower, the world's largest

Students team up up to build 112-foot high Lego tower, the world's largest | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
At over 112 feet high, the tower made entirely from Lego bricks has found its place in the Guinness World Record books. The incredible column was built by students from 32 schools across Wilmington, Delaware.
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Why ALEC Lied About Failures at Public Schools - Resist the Privatization of America

Why ALEC Lied About Failures at Public Schools - Resist the Privatization of America | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
ALEC's education task force has used a state-by-state report card to fabricate failure in state public schools in order to create sales opportunities for their (Just 1 example of many ALEC strawmen MT @lauriedtmann: We need to kick ALEC out of...
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Could You Pass This Eighth-Grade Exam From 1912?

Could You Pass This Eighth-Grade Exam From 1912? | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Are you smarter than an eighth grader? How about an eighth grader who graduated in 1912? (“@HuffPostEdu: Can you pass this 8th grade exam from 1912?
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ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web

ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Get definitions with just a click. Identify SAT/ACT vocabulary words on any page. Our free bookmarklet makes it easy to improve your vocabulary while you surf the web!

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CarolGarriga's curator insight, February 27, 2013 3:16 AM

Une bonne idée!

nicolaperry's curator insight, February 28, 2013 2:53 AM

This could be a useful tool to help you improve your vocabulary

M. Van Amelsvoort's curator insight, February 28, 2013 6:34 PM

Very nice for SAT/academic vocabulary. Good for  high level EFL students.

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5 Messages About Public Education That Don't Sell (and Ones That Will)

5 Messages About Public Education That Don't Sell (and Ones That Will) | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Some messages about education should not be used. (RT @AlterNet: 5 messages about public education that don't sell: http://t.co/gyzglhmKGN)
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What Does Your Handwriting Say About You? | Visual.ly

What Does Your Handwriting Say About You? | Visual.ly | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it

Did you know that how you write can indicate more than 5,000 personality traits? The size of your letters, spacing between words, shapes of letters . . .


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Chanelle Savich's curator insight, July 26, 2013 9:03 AM

Add to a unit on Perception. How do other people develop an opinion about me? Do I have to buy into other people's opinions of me?

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4 Inquiry-Driven Project Ideas Using Google's Tour Builder

4 Inquiry-Driven Project Ideas Using Google's Tour Builder | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
There are a lot of great tools out there that have more than one use. One of my favorite tools is Google's Tour Builder, a Google Maps infused interface that allows the user to create tours. But di...

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niftyjock's curator insight, February 16, 4:01 PM

More ideas on how to use google maps 

Rocio Watkins's curator insight, February 18, 2:14 AM

Taking presentations to the next level!!! #21stCenturyClassroom

Amazon Rainforest Workshops's curator insight, February 18, 8:49 AM

This would be a fantastic tool for our educators to use to create a video tour of their Amazon experience!

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Google Sites for Schools - Updated guide by Eric Curts


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13 Websites That Converts Photo Into a Cartoon Character | blueblots.com

13 Websites That Converts Photo Into a Cartoon Character | blueblots.com | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Using a cute cartoonized character of yourself or an avatar, as they are popularly known, in any social networking websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Gravatar, Twitter, Friendster, or Orkut is a fun and interesting way of making yourself stand out...

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Respect at school in decline, survey shows

Respect at school in decline, survey shows | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Respect in school declines among teachers, parents, students, survey says.
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Michigan House passes Common Core resolution, removes testing requirement for lawmakers

Michigan House passes Common Core resolution, removes testing requirement for lawmakers | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
A resolution giving permission for spending on the controversial standards passed the full House after a committee approved the measure earlier Thursday.
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eDUCATiON

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Popular educational @twitter hashtags #infographic #education (Popular educational twitter hashtags #infographic #education http://t.co/hH7oWOOV1I #i...
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Google Drive - Quick reference guide for teachers and students

Google Drive - Quick reference guide for teachers and students | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Having trouble getting your head around Google Drive and / or Google Docs? Well stress no more with this great printable guide to using Google Drive.
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Teaching spelling and grammar is still vital in a technology-driven classroom - The Guardian

Teaching spelling and grammar is still vital in a technology-driven classroom - The Guardian | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
The Guardian Teaching spelling and grammar is still vital in a technology-driven classroom The Guardian In a recent article for The Telegraph, Sugata Mitra, professor of educational technology at Newcastle University, claimed that in today's...
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Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz!

Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz! | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing this resource! ImageQuiz is a fantastic new website that lets users create image-based quizzes with ease. Just upload your image, choose a title, and begin tagg...

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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, October 8, 2013 4:03 AM

An interesting tool with good teaching potential

Susan's curator insight, October 8, 2013 4:21 AM

Pour faire des images avec le vocabulaire en français!

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 8, 2013 4:44 AM

Upsss! Another digital toy. Seems to be use useful for proactive techno-teachers

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Knoword - Expand your vocabulary

Knoword - Expand your vocabulary | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it
Knoword is a quick thinking game that helps boost vocabulary, spelling, speed of thought, as well as increasing analytical, observational and typing skills.

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15 Wonderful Chrome Extensions for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Wonderful Chrome Extensions for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | mrsvMSed | Scoop.it

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Tracee Orman's curator insight, June 23, 2013 9:05 AM

Some of the extensions I've used, but others were new to me. It's nice having them right in the toolbar.