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Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

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“Students of all ages must be trained to curate content"

“Students of all ages must be trained to curate content" | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it

“Students of all ages must be trained to search, select, qualify (and therefore disqualify), then enrich with their own thought, and then use and share information.”

 


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Everyone needs to learn how to curate, not just students. I guess we are all students anyway.

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Maria Claudia Londoño D.'s curator insight, February 12, 2013 11:56 AM

Es una competencia de gran valor y relevancia hoy día:tener factor crítico de selección de contenidos,discernimiento:frente a la gran cantidad de información a la que los estudiantes y jóvenes tienes acceso ,gracias a las TIC!

corneja's curator insight, February 13, 2013 8:10 AM

“If everyone can speak, to whom should I listen?” and “... how can I get heard?” #communication #content

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, March 8, 2013 4:41 PM

Teaching the important skills of information management. A thought provoking article.

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Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use

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Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use To Design Apps & Video Games In this age of social media, edtech, smartphones, tablets and MOOCs, software applications play a larger role than ever in...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 23, 2013 7:33 AM

Remember the Hour of Code coming up in December! 

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How to Visually Record Ideas Using iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Common Core & Ed Tech

Common Core & Ed Tech | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
Find and discuss 'best of class' ed tech resources to integrate in Common Core curriculum.
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This is a great site for looking at student created videos.

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Adobe Education Exchange

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Amelia Scott's curator insight, March 27, 2013 9:28 PM

Fantastic Adobe resources for cross-curriculum media and visual arts  within education

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appoLearning

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The best educational iPad apps, handpicked by experts.
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Quality reviews using quality criteria.

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Hopscotch

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We builds tools for kids to code. We're working on a visual programming language for the iPad that uses modular drag-and-drop methods to let kids easily create their own computer programs and apps.
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Brilliant app for introducing programming (computational thinking) to middle years or seniors. Team it up with Daisy the Dinosaur, two very cool programming apps for iPad.

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iPad Apps for School

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The Best iOS Apps for Students and Teachers
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Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades

Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
In her new book, Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades, primary teacher Kathy Cassidy makes a compelling case for connecting our y
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Not only for the Early Childhood teacher.

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Dr. Alice Christie's Web Site Evaluation Rubric 2: K-12 School Sites

Dr. Alice Christie's Web Site is an online resource for educators using technology to enhance teaching and learning in K-12 and university classrooms.
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Useful for evaluating our own school websites.

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Daisy the Dinosaur - an iPad app to introduce programmming

Daisy the Dinosaur - an iPad app to introduce programmming | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! This free, fun app has an easy drag and drop interface that kids of all ages can use to a
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Bee-Bots - edna.edu.au

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18 advanced iBooks Author tips | Digital Textbo...

18 advanced iBooks Author tips | Digital Textbo... | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
“ Tweet Tweet Last year I started working with iBooks Author and made my first iBook to use in class. A year later, I now have about 8 iBooks under my belt.

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Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use To Design Apps & Video Games -

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Lure of the Labyrinth

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Authentic Assessment in Action

Authentic Assessment in Action | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
At Sammamish High School, our staff has dedicated our professional development to building expertise in the key elements of problem-based learning. Previous blog entries by my colleagues have given a
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This could be useful for students looking for authentic classroom examples of assessment.

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27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher

27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
If you're looking to harness the power of education technology, you should probably know what it means to be a digital teacher in a modern classroom.

Via EDTC@UTB, Melissa Adkins, David W. Deeds
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This looks good.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 25, 2013 5:00 PM

Gonna pass this on to our teachers. 

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Más tips para convertirse en un docente 2.0 digital
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When Teachers Cheat: Looking Good, Being Bad

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Move the Turtle. Programming for kids / Computer Science/Technology / Elementary School

Move the Turtle. Programming for kids / Computer Science/Technology / Elementary School | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
An engaging and challenging programming app designed just for kids!
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Add this one to your Hopscotch & Daisy and the Dinosaur folder. Although targetting younger students, this could still be useful for intro stimulus. I use Bee Bots with my Senior Computing pre-sevice teachers.

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The eyeballing game

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How visually accurate are you? This will test you. 

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20 Coolest Augmented Reality Experiments in Education So Far - Online Universities

20 Coolest Augmented Reality Experiments in Education So Far - Online Universities | Techie tools for the classroom | Scoop.it
More and more teachers, researchers, and developers contribute their ideas and inventions toward the cause of more interactive learning environments.
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I would like to add the Spacecraft 3D and Anatomy 4D apps to that list.

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Chris Betcher on Blogging and "Publicness"

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Selena Woodward recently interviewed Sydney educator and previous CEGSA Keynote Chris Betcher on his recent blogging project.   The article below shares the reason why Selena chose to interview Chr...
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Arts & Bots

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Poetry and Robotics? Who would have thought It!

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Involving early years children in planning and evaluating their own learning

St Joseph’s Pre-school, based within an increasingly diverse socio-economic community in the suburbs of Bristol, is a busy voluntary-sector group operating in a church hall, where equipment and resources have to be set up and packed away every...
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A reflective early years learning environment is not only conducive to achievement, but it is also required by the EYPS and the EYFS. Cathy Williamson describes how a pre-school aimed to create one as part of a school action research project

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