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5 Top Augmented Reality Apps for Education

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Editor’s note: This is a contributed post by Gabriela Jugaru, a tech enthusiast who is passionate about the mobile industry and gadgets. She’s a technology entrepreneur, co-founder of UnlockUnit.com.
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5 Great Tools for publishing Students Works ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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7 Tech Upgrades to the Old-School Science Class

7 Tech Upgrades to the Old-School Science Class | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
With tech breakthroughs and innovative ideas, science class isn't what it used to be.
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New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect

New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
The way to engage students is to make sure that they care about the material and that they know how much you care about them.
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Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom - Edudemic

Why You Should Be Using Video In Your Classroom - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Using video in the classroom has come a long way from a TV and VCR on a cart to watch a movie during class (The standard about ten gazillion years ago when I was a student). There are a ton of different ways you can employ video in your classroom, from video feedback to educational …
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8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius

8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and learning - Daily Genius | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we looked at some of the things that are weighing down teachers’ to-do lists during this back to school season. Some of the items that showed up on the list? Classroom set-up. Establishing activities for the first few days of school. Setting expectations for your classroom. Lesson planning. Community building. Figuring out how to …
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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content?...
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Websites and Apps for Making Videos and Animation

Websites and Apps for Making Videos and Animation | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers know that video making is a tried and true way to get kids engaged in building, demonstrating, and sharing knowledge. These apps and sites feature user-friendly tools and features that make it more fun than ever before to get kids' productions edited and polished.
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New Pedagogies for Deep Learning by Michael Fullan | Whitepaper June 2013


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Donna Fry (@fryed)'s curator insight, August 7, 5:35 AM

Students and teachers as active partners, captivated by education.

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The Real Reason Why Kids Fidget -- And What We Can Do About It

The Real Reason Why Kids Fidget -- And What We Can Do About It | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Fidgeting is a real problem. It is a strong indicator that children are not getting enough movement throughout the day. We need to fix the underlying issue....
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5 Strategies For Engaging Students With Video

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Free Technology for Teachers: Four Ways for Students to Create Multimedia Magazines

Free Technology for Teachers: Four Ways for Students to Create Multimedia Magazines | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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Kids Will Be Kids: 8 Easy Strategies for Engaging Students

Kids Will Be Kids: 8 Easy Strategies for Engaging Students | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
As an educator, speaker and blogger, people send me articles on a wide range of education topics. My husband's grandmother sends me articles in the mail, my father-in-law forwards interesting NPR segments via email, and my neighbor down the street leaves newspaper clippings in my mailbox.  Last
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Who Made Me Sick? Do You Have Cooties? A Participatory Simulation for iPads -- THE Journal

Who Made Me Sick? Do You Have Cooties? A Participatory Simulation for iPads -- THE Journal | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
This week’s blog features a fun, engaging, and intellectually stimulating (free) iPad app: The Cootie Participatory Simulation. In participating in the simulation of the spread of an infectious disease – the Cuddle germ – children learn how diseases are spread. Usable from 1st to 12th grade.
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13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned

13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
By exploring the techniques of recall and learning, improve your ability to remember.
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Two Great Periodic Tables of Educational iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Great Periodic Tables of Educational iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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Best free recording software for Windows and Mac

Best free recording software for Windows and Mac | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
Pro Tools isn't the only digital audio workstation around. Check out our top picks for the best free recording software, whether using Windows or Mac OS X.
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Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers : Teacher Reboot Camp

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10+ Tools To Bring Robotics (And Other Real Objects) Into Your Classroom - Edudemic

10+ Tools To Bring Robotics (And Other Real Objects) Into Your Classroom - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
While tablet computers in the classroom are wonderful tools, they still have not reached the level of intuitive use that we often feel as we interact with our analog world.  As an example, there are lots of pictures of the moon that we can look up using our web browser, but seeing it first hand …
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Encouraging Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students - Edudemic

Encouraging Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students - Edudemic | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
    Motivating your students isn’t always easy. But when you break down the concept into intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, the conversation can get interesting. It could be argued that much of the motivation happening in today’s classrooms is extrinsic; That is, driven by the desire to attain an outcome. It could be the desire …
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ClassCompete

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A wonderful platform for making your own game-based quizzes. Compete against others in real time. Players must collect the coins in a 3D environment to score points, but answer questions to pass the checkpoints. There is a teachers' dashboard for you to setup and monitor your pupils' progress. Make your own questions to assign to your class or use the growing bank from the community.
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Free Photo Editing Software Lets You Manipulate Objects in 3D

Impressive as they may be, Photoshop tricks are a little bit trite. But what if those same sorts of mind-bending manipulations came to life in 3D, allowing you to change the story of a photograph? Well, a new photo editing tool from some of the nation's top computer scientists lets you do just that. The best part is, you can try it out for free.
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Explain Everything for iPad Review: The 21st Century way to present | iPad Insight

Explain Everything for iPad Review: The 21st Century way to present | iPad Insight | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
We’ve all done it before. Sitting in a classroom on a hot, hazy afternoon, the teacher explaining something to the class in great depth, only for your mind to
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27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom

27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
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Schlecty.jpg - Google Drive

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Considering authentic tasks that matter to engage learners

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Infographic: Engaging the Active Learner | Atomic Learning Blogs

Infographic: Engaging the Active Learner | Atomic Learning Blogs | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
As the infographic below shows, today's learners demand engaging content. Looking for ideas on how to use technology to engage students at your district? Check out Atomic Learning's online resources on Creating Engaging Presentations and Engaging with Interactive Whiteboards for inspiration!
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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, July 13, 10:11 PM

Today's learners demand engaging content; check out Atomic Learning's online resources on Creating Engaging Presentations and Engaging with Interactive Whiteboards for inspiration!

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We Are Teachers | The Best Books for Grades 9 - 12 students

We Are Teachers | The Best Books for Grades 9 - 12 students | Student Engagement for Learning | Scoop.it
See the books that grades 9-12 teachers say are must-haves for your classroom library.
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