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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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Receiptmate Scans Your Receipts and Saves Them to Evernote

Receiptmate Scans Your Receipts and Saves Them to Evernote | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
iOS: Saving paper receipts is a tedious and messy project. Receiptmate makes it easier by scanning your receipts and then saving them directly to an Evernote notebook.
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I wish that I lived in an English-speaking country.  I would use this every day.

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The 25 Best Free iPad Apps

The 25 Best Free iPad Apps | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
This list of free iPad apps will save you from endless browsing in the App Store, and they'll all prove worthy of your homescreen.
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I fully support this list.  I learned about some new apps and there are no apps on my iPad that I would suggest to replace what is on this list. This is worth your time to view.

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Digital Student Citizenship Poster: When to or NOT to Share a Photo

Digital Student Citizenship Poster: When to or NOT to Share a Photo | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

The importance of students being aware of what they share on social media websites. Obviously, pictures are the most shared digital content on such platforms. In Facebook alone millions of pictures are uploaded to it daily. Given this explosive growth of online  photo sharing, we are hard pressed to teach our students and kinds about the ethics behind online photo sharing.


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Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 19, 2013 6:17 PM

This is neat aid for students to think through the issues of posting an image online.

Cori Araza's curator insight, June 22, 2013 12:32 PM

The most important thing we can teach our students...HOW to utilize technology, social networking, and etiquette surrounding our new society.

Sally Tilley's curator insight, July 23, 2013 6:57 PM

A thorough guide that looks student friendly, thank you!

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50 Tips On How To Work Harmoniously With Parents

50 Tips On How To Work Harmoniously With Parents | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

Great tips for working with parents of your students

Ken Morrison's insight:

This is a great list for working with parents help you be the best teacher that you can be.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 11, 2013 7:56 PM

If we did even some of these, we would work more effectively with parents.

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Liberty invests in tech future, providing take-home computers for all high school students - KansasCity.com

Liberty invests in tech future, providing take-home computers for all high school students - KansasCity.com | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
It’s a hot debate in education technology: Do you take on the purchase and maintenance of a fleet of devices that students take home with them, or do you let into your classrooms whatever laptops, tablets and smartphones students already have and...
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I am sharing this because I think the article discusses some important questions that school administrators will ask when considering technology integration.

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4 Stages: The Integration Of Technology In Learning

4 Stages: The Integration Of Technology In Learning | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
What are the stages of technology in learning, and how can these stages be used as a framework for improving learning?
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Samrl model

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Samrl model | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Technology Integration Matrix to Help Enhance Student Learning

Technology Integration Matrix to Help Enhance Student Learning | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

"The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments. Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells..."


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Dana Lott's curator insight, July 2, 2013 3:42 PM

I saw the author of this philosophy and rubric as ISTE in Denver a few years back. Really great thoughts! Thanks, Jenn!

יפה בן-דרור's curator insight, October 16, 2013 12:03 AM

יש לי את הגרסה הקודמת מתורגמת

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 3, 2014 7:58 PM

What does goal directed mean? Who decides what goal is important?

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10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
These 10 apps for iPad and Android will help you organize project-based learning in your classroom.

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7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

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7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

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Donna Browne's curator insight, May 13, 2013 7:07 PM

In most ways, teachers that use technology in the classroom aren’t much different than those that don’t.

Ken Morrison's comment, May 13, 2013 7:10 PM
Thank you for sharing this Donna. I saw it yesterday and I planned on sharing it this week. I'm glad that you shared it on here first!