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Why You Should Use Clickers In Your Classroom - Edudemic

Why You Should Use Clickers In Your Classroom - Edudemic | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
Looking at the use of classroom clickers - especially in large classes - and how their use can increase student involvement and engagement in their lessons.

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Edudemic's curator insight, February 22, 2013 10:53 AM

If you were a professor giving instruction in a lecture hall, could you measure learning of the whole class at only 30 seconds? Probably not. Classroom clickers definitely have their advantages, especially in large classrooms. Classroom clickers can help to  increase classroom participation they offer a convenient way to give both students and teachers feedback.

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Top 20 LiveBinders you should not Miss

Top 20 LiveBinders you should not Miss | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
Digital bookmarking  is a pivotal learning skill. It does not only allow you to organize your information into one single platform accessible from anywhere with an internet connection...

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How Students Can Create Their Own e-Textbooks On An iPad

How Students Can Create Their Own e-Textbooks On An iPad | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

Two of the most powerful apps on the iPad may be completely invisible: iBooks and the Camera Roll.


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What Students Can Actually DO With An iPad

What Students Can Actually DO With An iPad | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

Online, in workshops, and even with friends, I frequently get asked What can the iPad actually do? as a sort of challenge to the worth of the device. I would rather that they ask, What can you actually do with an iPad?


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101 Websites That Every Elementary Teacher Should Know About

101 Websites That Every Elementary Teacher Should Know About | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
A list of the top 101 websites for elementary teachers including early childhood, English (ELA), Math, Science Social Studies, and Web 2.0 tools.

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iPad Apps for Multiple intelligences

iPad Apps for Multiple intelligences | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

Ipad Apps for Multiple intelligences.


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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

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Drama Strategies to Use With Any Day's Times (Part 1)

Drama Strategies to Use With Any Day's Times (Part 1) | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
We're declaring this week Drama Week on the Learning Network, and we start with two strategies that help students assert and defend their opinions.
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Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest

Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
Using social media in schools doesn't have to be scary, says Matt Britland.

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Pin It! Pinterest for Teachers

Pin It! Pinterest for Teachers | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

17 pins for teachers who love Pinterest - Early Math Activities, 25 At-Home Science Experiments, 15 Grammar Goofs, Middle School Reading Activities, Math Pickle, Bad Luck Brian, and more.


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Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U

Apple is upping its bid for its hot-selling iPad to be a teaching device.


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Mrs. Yollis' Classroom Blog: Video: Using a Creative Commons License

Mrs. Yollis' Classroom Blog: Video: Using a Creative Commons License | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

Great blog post explaining Creative Commons License via @lindayollis


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Unique method for accessing student work on iPads?

Unique method for accessing student work on iPads? | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

There is an awful lot of hot air blown about accessing student work from “class sets” of iPads, via email, WebDAV, Dropbox etc etc. A little known and cool method is this… We all know that we can share via iTunes over USB to any Mac/PC with a recent version of iTunes.


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Storify on the iPad

This video tutorial shows you how the Storify app works on the iPad.

The app is a great tool to create multimedia assignments, projects or as a way to make multimedia mixed source comprehension tasks.


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Dico Krommenhoek's comment, December 10, 2012 2:02 AM
Thans, John!
tammy bailey's curator insight, December 18, 2012 2:39 PM

Looks like an to use for digital storytelling.

jspellos's curator insight, December 31, 2012 10:49 AM

One of my fave social media tools.  Great for classroom and businesses.

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Prezi Viewer for iPad Creates Awesome Presentations

Prezi Viewer for iPad Creates Awesome Presentations | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

You can use your iPad to give a great presentation for your colleagues, employees or anyone with Prezi Viewer. The viewer is part of a larger software you can use to make free flowing power point presentations. Long gone are the old powerpoints that can bore the conference room...


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How Students Can Create Their Own e-Textbooks On An iPad

How Students Can Create Their Own e-Textbooks On An iPad | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

Two of the most powerful apps on the iPad may be completely invisible: iBooks and the Camera Roll.


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How to make a student iPad podcasting studio

How to make a student iPad podcasting studio | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

"This past summer I converted our conventional podcasting studio with PCs over to iPads in hopes of improving the workflow. To be honest, I amazed at how easy podcasting is now for my elementary students. Here are the basics:"


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Shea Stehm's curator insight, February 3, 2013 11:51 PM

WOW!

tammy bailey's curator insight, February 11, 2013 5:54 PM

Digital Storytelling idea.

Greenwich Connect's curator insight, August 12, 2013 7:01 AM

interesting resources for podcasting

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50 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

50 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

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The Top 17 Free Digital Stotytelling Apps for The iPad

The Top 17 Free Digital Stotytelling Apps for The iPad | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

The iPad is such a boon in education. It is making a slow but steadfast revolution in the way instruction is both delivered and received ...


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Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning

Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Infographic: How Teachers Can Use Social Media in Classrooms http://t.co/VxPliQMc
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Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your
friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.
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7 Reasons to Learn Apple iBooks Author Now -- THE Journal

7 Reasons to Learn Apple iBooks Author Now -- THE Journal | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
Apple's new software lets anyone create digitally rich eBooks for iPads. iBooks Author experts Joe Wood and Burt Lo share why this new software is important and how to introduce it to schools right now.
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4 Blog Posts to Read Before the School Year

4 Blog Posts to Read Before the School Year | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
Four blog posts to give you a few non-overwhelming ideas to get your educational wheels turning again - iPads and Professional Development, Pinterest, Google Docs, Connect with Colleagues...

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It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills | Langwitches Blog

It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills | Langwitches Blog | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it
Many times, I see eyes glazing over, when I excitedly speak with parents or administrators about blogging, skyping or podcasting with students. Many of them, unfamiliar with the tools, will immediately feel uncomfortable.
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Educational-Blogging - How To Teach Commenting Skills

Educational-Blogging - How To Teach Commenting Skills | Teaching literacy with technology | Scoop.it

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