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17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013

17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013 | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
New classroom tablet programs are beginning and others are expanding. Here's a look at what's taking shape.
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Specific examples of iPad use in schools.

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Mobile Learning: 5 Advantages and 5 Disadvantages - Edudemic

Mobile Learning: 5 Advantages and 5 Disadvantages - Edudemic | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Learning is becoming more mobile and easier for the average student. So what are the advantages and disadvantages of mobile learning? Is easier better?
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Good overview of pros and cons.

 

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7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic

7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
My students absolutely love using those black and white boxes in their activities. It's beyond simple (and fun) to deploy QR codes in education.
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Easy to use strategies for using QR codes.

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Aphrodite Cox's curator insight, July 14, 2013 3:17 AM

Some easy to use strategies.

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5 of the Best Collections of EdTech Resources on the Web

5 of the Best Collections of EdTech Resources on the Web | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Five great websites collecting EdTech resources in one place, making it easy to sort, search and find the best cutting edge tools for the classroom.
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Good EdTech sites.

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50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today - Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today - Edudemic | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Finding the best education technology tools is a time-consuming task. It may even be viewed as a chore (for some). Not with this fabulous list, though!
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Some new ones in here for me.

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Aphrodite Cox's curator insight, May 5, 2013 7:22 PM

Some I hadn't seen before.

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12 Ways To Integrate (Not Just Use) Technology In Education

12 Ways To Integrate (Not Just Use) Technology In Education | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
If you run a classroom, school, district, or country, you need to know how to properly integrate technology in education. This should help.
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Some important differences between using technology and integrating technoology.

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Essential rules for effectively using iPads in middle school classrooms | iSource

Essential rules for effectively using iPads in middle school classrooms | iSource | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
MathBoard is just one of thousands of effective apps for the classroom. In the two years of being a principal of a school that has been using iPads on a 1:1
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Some useful tips.

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Donald Clark Plan B: BYOD: 7 reasons to leave them to their own devices

Donald Clark Plan B: BYOD: 7 reasons to leave them to their own devices | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
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15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic

15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Let's say you start digital learning by encouraging students to use Animoto or just use a device in the classroom. Then what?
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Is This Now A Typical Classroom? - Edudemic

Is This Now A Typical Classroom? - Edudemic | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
When you imagine a 'typical classroom' - what do you picture? If it's a boatload of laptops facing you with students hiding behind the screens, you're not far off.
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Part 4… Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Amazing Web Sites... Are They In Your School?

Part 4… Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Amazing Web Sites... Are They In Your School? | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
I hope you enjoyed the  the past three post involving creativity and the digital classroom. I welcome you to the fourth in this series of posts. I have some reflection, ideas, and some amazing reso...
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Part 2… Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Web 2.0 Tools... Are They In Your School?

Part 2… Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Web 2.0 Tools... Are They In Your School? | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
I hope you enjoyed the past post and welcome you to a series of posts  of series  dedicated to Creativity in digital classroom. I have some reflection, ideas, and some amazing resources to share.  ...
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5 Essential Tips To Help Integrate iPads Into Your School

5 Essential Tips To Help Integrate iPads Into Your School | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
8 million iPads have been sold to educational establishments. This is a remarkable figure and illustrates how many 'decision makers' have chosen the iPad as a tool for learning. As we integrate the...
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Schools Set Boundaries for Use of Students' Digital Devices

Schools Set Boundaries for Use of Students' Digital Devices | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Crafting smart policies that outline privileges and restrictions will help keep schools on track for responsible yet dynamic use of student-owned tech tools.
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Good overview of issues and tips for use.

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12 Disruptive Technologies That Are Changing The World

12 Disruptive Technologies That Are Changing The World | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
It’s hard to predict exactly what technologies and trends will transform our lives. Few understood just how powerful the Internet would be, dism...
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Interesting projections.

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5 Reasons The iPad Will Stay The King of the Classroom - Edudemic

5 Reasons The iPad Will Stay The King of the Classroom - Edudemic | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
The biggest and most oft-heard criticism of the iPad usually revolves around it not behaving like a desktop PC or laptop. The people making this complaint are simply missing the point.
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Looking at iPads and Apple in general. A convincing argument. I like kthe SAMR model.

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The 6 Key Drivers of Student Engagement -- THE Journal

The 6 Key Drivers of Student Engagement -- THE Journal | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
The best way to drive student achievement is to meaningfully connect with students. The best way to do that is through technology.
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Benefits of 1:1 here. Worth a look. We believe that relevant, personalized, collaborative, and connected learning experiences enhance student engagement, which in turn drives student achievement.

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61 Educational Apps For The 21st Century Student

61 Educational Apps For The 21st Century Student | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
61 Educational Apps For The 21st Century Student
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Innovation Excellence | Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Why It’s A Good Idea

Innovation Excellence | Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Why It’s A Good Idea | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Education must move with the times. What can be done to reach a technology-savvy generation that relies on media every free second of their time? BYOD-Bring Your Own Device, a trend that is catching on quickly.
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Are Teachers of Tomorrow Prepared to Use Innovative Tech?

Are Teachers of Tomorrow Prepared to Use Innovative Tech? | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
  via Mindshift With a new generation of teachers coming into the work force, there’s a discrepancy between what principals expect of teachers-in-training and what they’re actually learning in...
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An interesting disconnect identified here. Well worth a read!

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Teaching the last backpack generation

Teaching the last backpack generation | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
This is the last generation of students who will carry backpacks to school. For teachers and parents, the realization that education will look very diff
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5 Ways To Use Apple TV In The Classroom - Edudemic

5 Ways To Use Apple TV In The Classroom - Edudemic | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Figuring out how to use Apple's cheap but powerful tool has never been more important than right now. Here's how to use Apple TV in the classroom.
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Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Work? | MindShift

Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Work? | MindShift | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
The first of a multi-part series exploring mobile learning, a look at what teaching practices are being used to integrate cell phones and other mobile devices into classrooms.
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Part 3… Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Literacy Resources... Are They In Your School?

Part 3… Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Literacy Resources... Are They In Your School? | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
Hello from Sunny Florida and FETC!  I hope you enjoyed the  the past two post involving creativity and the digital classroom. I welcome you to the third in this series of posts. I have some reflect...
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Part 1... Creativity In The Digital Classroom... Over 40 Resources... Are They in Your School?

Part 1... Creativity In The Digital Classroom... Over 40 Resources... Are They in Your School? | Newington ICT Integration | Scoop.it
  I hope you enjoyed the past post and welcome you to a series of posts  dedicated to Creativity in digital classroom. I have some reflections, ideas, and some amazing resources to share.  Please e...
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