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Quickly Save Tab Sessions in Chrome Without Installing Extensions - OMG! Chrome!

Quickly Save Tab Sessions in Chrome Without Installing Extensions - OMG! Chrome! | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Want to save tabs between Chrome sessions without the need to install extensions or sign up to syncing services? In this post I show you how how easy it is.
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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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Quickly Save Tab Sessions in Chrome Without Installing Extensions - OMG! Chrome!

Quickly Save Tab Sessions in Chrome Without Installing Extensions - OMG! Chrome! | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Want to save tabs between Chrome sessions without the need to install extensions or sign up to syncing services? In this post I show you how how easy it is.
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Function Carnival by Desmos

Function Carnival by Desmos | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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Students watch a brief video and then try to graph it. You can create a class and results.

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Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - Ten Helpful Resources for Middle School and High School Math Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: By Request - Ten Helpful Resources for Middle School and High School Math Teachers | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing.
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6 Good Tools to Generate Writing Prompts ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Good Tools to Generate Writing Prompts ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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Resize, Shrink, Crop, Sketch, Grayscale, Blur, and edit you digital photos, images or photos online

An online image resize, crop, rotate, grayscale, sketch and blur utility to edit your pictures, photos or images quickly online for free
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Simple photo editing for common tasks

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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

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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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Rubik's Cube: A question, waiting to be answered - YouTube

Rubik's Cube: A question, waiting to be answered - YouTube | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Rubik's cube is more than a puzzle- it's a question waiting to be answered. And when the right person finds the right question, it can set them on a journey ...
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Teaching inquiry - problem solving, - grit - questioning, questioning, questioning

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The Best Online Research Apps/Sites You've Never Heard Of - OEDB.org

The Best Online Research Apps/Sites You've Never Heard Of - OEDB.org | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
Looking for Legitimate Online Resources for your Research Paper or Project? Check out these 15 Sites to Find Reputable Articles and Journals.
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Rubrics for Teachers

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Starting point for rubric grading that includes wikis, PPTs, multimedia, and more.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Thinking Blocks - Model Math Problems on iPads, Interactive Whiteboards, and in Your Browser

Free Technology for Teachers: Thinking Blocks - Model Math Problems on iPads, Interactive Whiteboards, and in Your Browser | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Haiku Deck on the Web Might Make You Forget About All Other Slideshow Tools

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Welcome to Yoursphere | Yoursphere

Welcome to Yoursphere | Yoursphere | SMUSD Share | Scoop.it
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Passion-based personal learning and sharing networks (spheres) for the under 16 crowd

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