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Collection of Top 5 Websites for Copyright Free Images | Webgranth

Collection of Top 5 Websites for Copyright Free Images | Webgranth | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Writing a blog is really interesting task until you don’t have to search the images for it. Most of us search for the images on Google; just hit the key word...
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8 ways to prevent cheating in the digital age

8 ways to prevent cheating in the digital age | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Cheating on assignments and exams has become easier than ever in the digital age. Fortunately, digital tools and some classroom strategies can help keep plagiarism and stealing answers to a minimum while encouraging collaboration.
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Is Technology Widening Opportunity Gaps Between Rich And Poor Kids?

Is Technology Widening Opportunity Gaps Between Rich And Poor Kids? | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
The way kids interact with computers and software -- and the support they get from adults -- is more important to improve learning outcomes than merely having access to the technology, study finds.
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It's more than just access. It's what you do with it. Drill and kill isn't the answer either.

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The Periodic Table of Storytelling

The Periodic Table of Storytelling | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
The basic building blocks of storytelling
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Very cool resource for English/writing teachers

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Literacy, Technology, Policy, Etc....A Blog: Photo Apps for Sharing Classroom Pics

Literacy, Technology, Policy, Etc....A Blog: Photo Apps for Sharing Classroom Pics | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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3 Questions that Help You Find the Perfect Technology Tool - Brilliant or Insane

3 Questions that Help You Find the Perfect Technology Tool - Brilliant or Insane | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Is there a perfect technology tool for teachers? Technology coach Beth Johnson tells you how to find one, if it exists.
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Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
VideoToday Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after Google acquired CIA-funded Keyhole [...]
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How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read | WIRED

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read | WIRED | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Brecht Vandenbroucke Minecraft is the hot new videogame among teachers and parents. It's considered genuinely educational: Like an infinite set of programmable Lego blocks, it's a way to instill spatial reasoning, math, and logic—the skills beloved by science and technology educators. But from what I've seen, it also teaches something else: good old-fashioned reading and…

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Free Technology for Teachers: NEWSELA + Google Docs = Differentiated, Collaborative Reading!

Free Technology for Teachers: NEWSELA + Google Docs = Differentiated, Collaborative Reading! | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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The New Marshmallow Test: Students Can’t Resist Multitasking

The New Marshmallow Test: Students Can’t Resist Multitasking | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Living rooms, dens, kitchens, even bedrooms: Investigators followed students into the spaces where homework gets done. Pens poised over their “study observation forms,” the observers watched intently as the students—in middle school, high school, and college, 263 in all—opened their books and turned on their computers. For a quarter of...
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Remind (formerly Remind101) Updates their mobile app with killer new features!

Remind (formerly Remind101) Updates their mobile app with killer new features! | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Just as the summer solstice was coming to a close, a newly designed app from the popular text messaging service Remind (Formerly Remind101) was making it's way to the app store.  Packed with some pretty awesome features, the Remind App, (available for both Apple and Android platroms, brings all of the great features of the desktop version right to your finger tips. In case you haven't heard about Remind... Several years ago, mobile apps and cell phones were on the rise and starting to become a staple in classrooms around the world.  Teachers needed a  way to quickly communicate with students and parents and wanted to be able to do so safely.  Remind provides teachers and parents the perfect platform to send one way messages to a large group of people.  After creating a free account, teachers can set up their classes and provide students and parents simple class code.  Students and Parents can receive messages from the teacher by either SMS text message or by email.  One of the best
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Heard of Gamification? Well, Here Are 19 Resources....

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Heard of Gamification? Well, Here Are 19 Resources.... | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn

5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Helping students learn how to learn: That's what most educators strive for, and that's the goal of inquiry learning. That skill transfers to other academic su
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Math + ELA w/Shel Silverstein for National Poetry Month

Math + ELA w/Shel Silverstein for National Poetry Month | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Math, art and literacy combine in these fun activities to celebrate National Poetry Month!
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A Helpful Resource to Support Close Reading in the Classroom via Snap!Learning

A Helpful Resource to Support Close Reading in the Classroom via Snap!Learning | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps - Version 4

Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps - Version 4 | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Nowadays teachers and students have a variety of ways to show what they
know and to express themselves. Take a look at some of the hottest online
and mobile tools for showing, explaining, and retelling in my infographic,
"Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps."
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3 Ways To Do Video Editing From Within Chrome

3 Ways To Do Video Editing From Within Chrome | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
The Internet allows anyone to make art these days. And with smartphone video technology making everyone a Spielberg coupled with the means of sharing to sites like YouTube, Vimeo and the like, you can quickly publish your homemade movies in minutes. But what if you don't have high-end software? And what if you have a…
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Mathpapa Walks You Through Algebra Solutions Step by Step

Mathpapa Walks You Through Algebra Solutions Step by Step | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Algebra can be tough to figure out, and textbook answer keys often don't display the step-by-step solutions so crucial to learning. Mathpapa is a website that walks you through each step of an algebraic solution.
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Giving Student Feedback: 20 Tips To Do It Right - InformED

Giving Student Feedback: 20 Tips To Do It Right - InformED | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
It seems as if it was yesterday that I was a young middle school student giving a class presentation on the lifespan of the killer whale.? While I was pr
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10 Things You Should Never Post On Social Networks

10 Things You Should Never Post On Social Networks | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
For your safety and the safety of your friends and family, avoid posting these 10 things on any social networks.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Popular Ed Tech Tools That Were Updated This Summer

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Popular Ed Tech Tools That Were Updated This Summer | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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Remind

Todays Meet

Storyboard That

Classtools.net

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Socrative

ClassDojo

Kaizena

Kahoot

Watch2Gether

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More Progressive Ways to Measure Deeper Levels of Learning

More Progressive Ways to Measure Deeper Levels of Learning | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
How do we measure learning beyond knowledge of content? Finding that winning combination of criteria can prove to be a complicated and sometimes difficult process. Schools that are pushing boundaries are learning that it takes time, a lot of conversation, and a willingness to let students participate in that evaluation.
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This fits well with Inquiry and SAMR 

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Free Technology for Teachers: 30,000+ Images of Art and Artifacts to Download and Re-use for Free

Free Technology for Teachers: 30,000+ Images of Art and Artifacts to Download and Re-use for Free | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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