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What Is The Best Research Available On The Use Of Technology In Schools?

What Is The Best Research Available On The Use Of Technology In Schools? | tech_integration | Scoop.it





I’m a big believer in using technology with language learners, and believe that it is a huge teaching and learning asset.
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Bring Class Photos to Life with Animoto - FRACTUS LEARNING

Bring Class Photos to Life with Animoto - FRACTUS LEARNING | tech_integration | Scoop.it
With apps for web, iPhone, iPad and Android, Animoto could not be simpler to use, making it the perfect video creation tool for students of all ages.

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Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs

Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs | tech_integration | Scoop.it
Download fillable PDFs to help in planning an iMovie trailer project. Also
watch example trailers made by students and teachers, and read tips for
making movie trailers.
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13 New to Me Free Tech Tools I Can't Wait to Use

13 New to Me Free Tech Tools I Can't Wait to Use | tech_integration | Scoop.it
I had the pleasure of being at SLATE (technology conference here in Wisconsin) the last two days, and beside the wonderful people I got to connect and re-connect with, there was also one session th...
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Quick and easy abstracts on the 13 cool tools for educators to try out. 

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Newsela | About Newsela

Newsela | About Newsela | tech_integration | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic]

SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic] | tech_integration | Scoop.it

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great visual reference!

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Creative writing in steps

Gennia Holder's curator insight, January 14, 2014 9:50 AM

This a great list, but, perfect?  I don't know about that :)  Stories aren't a magic bullet. However, applying these elements and telling the right story+right time+right audience... can make an emotional connection with your audience that impacts your business.

 

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$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion!

$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion! | tech_integration | Scoop.it
The world is an interesting place, but it's fascinating up close.  Through the lens of a microscope you can find details that you would otherwise nev...
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10 New Chromebook How-to Videos from Google - Chrome Story

10 New Chromebook How-to Videos from Google. Here is the latest Chromebook how-to videos from Google. As always, if 10 is not enough for you, check out 85 Chromebook tips here!
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ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

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Turn images into interactive resources.

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40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | tech_integration | Scoop.it
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23 Excellent Professional Development Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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A New Collaboration Option in Google Forms

A New Collaboration Option in Google Forms | tech_integration | Scoop.it
From creating short surveys to delivering multiple choice quizzes Google Forms is a great tool for teachers. Today, Google announced the addition some useful new features to Google Forms.
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100 Google Chrome Tips "For Everyone"

100 Google Chrome Tips "For Everyone" | tech_integration | Scoop.it
100 Google Chrome Tips for Everyone The ebook had a section on Chrome OS and Chromebooks. Since I have a new page here for Chrome OS and Chromebook tips, this page will replace those Chrome OS tips with new Chrome tips.
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A New Excellent Interactive SAMR Visual for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Excellent Interactive SAMR Visual for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | tech_integration | Scoop.it
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Yet another great resource from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. This infographic has tons of links explaining each step and it is loaded with resources to try at each level of integration.

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Google Drive Blog: Bring a little something extra to Docs and Sheets with add-ons

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The Cosmic Scale

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From the smallest to the biggest things in the cosmos. An HTML5 application.
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Works on  iOS.

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A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | tech_integration | Scoop.it
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Top 85 Tips for Google Chromebook - Chrome Story

Top 85 Tips for Google Chromebook - Chrome Story | tech_integration | Scoop.it
Google Chromebook - Samsung Acer Hp or Lenovo Tips To Master Chrome OS. Tips for mastering Chrome OS and making the best out of your Chromebook. Samsung, Acer, HP or Lenovo, or even the Pixel, Chrome OS tips galore for all your Chromebooks!
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Tips for Sharing iPads in Schools - iPads in Education

Tips for Sharing iPads in Schools - iPads in Education | tech_integration | Scoop.it

"iPads are designed as inherently personal devices. There are no user logins or custom desktops for different users as there might be on a laptop or desktop. Many schools however share iPads between classes and students in much the same way that they share laptop carts. Laptops can accommodate different user logins and therefore protect individual student data.

 

iPads aren't laptops and can't be used the same way. Most iPad apps cache your login information. In other words, once you've logged in, they automatically remember your login information and open your data when the app is opened again. The little love letter or risqué rap lyrics that Joey wrote will pop right up on the screen for the next user who opens the app.

 

A 1:1 environment is where every student gets his own dedicated iPad and it's unquestionably the preferred model for school use. You'll have to overcome quite a few obstacles if you expect to share iPads between students. iPads just aren't built to be shared. Having said that, there are some considerations that make it a little easier and safer to share them. Here's a few:"


Excerpted from new book, iPad in Education for Dummies by Sam…


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Google Drive Videos Now Available in HTML5

Google Drive Videos Now Available in HTML5 | tech_integration | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Google announced that HTML5 support is now included for videos within Google Drive. What this means is that Flash is not needed to play your videos back in your browser.
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20 Digital Learning Day Activities For Your Classroom - Edudemic

20 Digital Learning Day Activities For Your Classroom - Edudemic | tech_integration | Scoop.it
The following are simply some of our favorite digital learning activities we've written about over the past couple years - curated just for you!
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“Black History Month” Resources

“Black History Month” Resources | tech_integration | Scoop.it
February is Black History Month in the United States. You might find The Best Websites To Teach & Learn About African-American History useful.
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