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How Project-Based Learning Works In England

How Project-Based Learning Works In England | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Project-based learning (which in the UK we are more likely to call 'Independent Learning') is hugely significant as a concept and is massively misunderstood.
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15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016

15 Tech Tool Favorites From ISTE 2016 | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
A Google certified educator and ed-tech trainer shares some her favorite tech tool gems both inside the Google suite and beyond.
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A Podcast About Teachers : ‘Stories Teachers Share’

A Podcast About Teachers : ‘Stories Teachers Share’ | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
"Stories Teachers Share" is a podcast about teachers and the people in their lives who see the impact of great teaching.
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Digital storytelling on an iPad by Diana Benner

Give students the skills to narrate their own writing while creating engaging presentations and videos. Take a look at the process of creating and presenting d…

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Another Powerful App for Teaching Kids Coding - EdTech & MLearning

Another Powerful App for Teaching Kids Coding - EdTech & MLearning | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Pyonkee is a powerful iPad app for teaching kids and adults about coding. Pyonkee  has been developed from the open source code of the popular coding app Scratch from MIT Media lab. This means that learners can use millions of Scratch projects for reference.

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Skype Will Bring Free Group Video Calling To iOS Devices ‘In The Future’

Skype Will Bring Free Group Video Calling To iOS Devices ‘In The Future’ | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
While Skype has always offered free one-on-one video calls, group sessions have been a different matter. Group video chats have been confined to just Mac and Windows, and users needed to pay for a daily pass or monthly subscription.

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Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 13, 2014 3:16 PM

COOL!

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 14, 2014 3:27 AM

Citation of sources; referencing

Dean Mantz's curator insight, April 14, 2014 10:28 AM

Thanks to reuvenwerber for sharing this post on his Jewish Education Around the World page.  http://www.scoop.it/t/jewish-education-around-the-world/

 

This comes and a perfect time as my TnC356 preservice students from Sterling College are creating PSA videos and digital storytelling projects. 

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Write About This in the Classroom - YouTube


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Are You Ready for a New Twitter? | The Daring Librarian

Are You Ready for a New Twitter? | The Daring Librarian | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 20, 2014 3:49 PM

I feel like I just re-designed my Twitter header!

Oh yeah, I did!...cause I'm an idiot!

I changed it the day it was announced. Go figure! LOL


But the new look is gonna resemble Facebook and Google+ and has whole new specs. How to re-design your Twitter header and WHY it's important!

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, April 26, 2014 10:32 PM

spring time twitter renewal.

go for it

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Super Readers

Super Readers | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Super readers have Super Powers! First graders in Ms. Guthrie's class honed their Reading Super Powers in class today. Using  Reading Street's  leveled readers,  iFiles , and the  Explain...

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Martha Lackey's curator insight, March 25, 2014 10:10 PM

love this app to the nth degree...

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IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school. | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 29, 2014 7:53 AM

Create, not consume!

EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 29, 2014 7:55 AM

Create, not consume! This approach should apply to all mobile technology in learning, not just iPads. 

Donna Meehan's curator insight, April 29, 2014 2:08 PM

Great way to get kids to think about their thinking!

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The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education

The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Apple's electronic books are an excellent compliment to their tablets and to the needs of education. Even before the computer revolution, the significant

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Gordon Worley's curator insight, January 24, 2014 2:59 PM

Overview of iBooks

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Report: The iPad Will Get Split-Screen Multitasking in iOS 8

Report: The iPad Will Get Split-Screen Multitasking in iOS 8 | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Split-screen multitasking is coming to the iPad iOS 8 when the new iteration of Apple's mobile OS is announced next month at WWDC, according Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac.

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A Growth Mindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of Poverty

A Growth Mindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of Poverty | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
A national study of almost every tenth-grader in Chile found that having a growth mindset strongly correlates to academic achievement. Students from low-income
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a very interesting article about children of poverty and the growth mindset
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Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Educators share stories of year one with a school makerspace, emphasizing that the spaces thrive when they are flexible enough to meet the needs of students and
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How To Use Google Voice Commands In Google Drive

How To Use Google Voice Commands In Google Drive | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article we originally ran on March 22nd, 2014, updated to reflect the latest Google innovations. Since its inception, Google Drive has been a source of excitement for innovation-minded educators.
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TCEA 2014: How Teachers Can Produce Videos That Students Will Watch

TCEA 2014: How Teachers Can Produce Videos That Students Will Watch | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Video can be a powerful medium for delivering instruction. Here are some pointers to help educators make the most of the technology.

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A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

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Mindi Vandagriff's curator insight, August 5, 2013 9:56 AM

We must teach our students Creative Commons early!

Lorena Swetnam's curator insight, August 12, 2013 4:28 PM

great tool for teaching Creative Commons #tlchat

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, September 24, 2013 4:58 PM

This is a useful tool about the creative commons.

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iPad in Education: Great Kindergarten Case Study | iPad Insight

iPad in Education: Great Kindergarten Case Study | iPad Insight | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Talk about a great endorsement – they just don’t get any better than this. Just in case you can’t read the quite text on the image above, here it is: For t

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​How to use Google Drive add-ons - CNET

​How to use Google Drive add-ons - CNET | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Docs and Sheets users now have access to even more features through Google Drive add-ons. Here’s how to use them.

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How I hope online instruction will improve classroom instruction | Ditch That Textbook

How I hope online instruction will improve classroom instruction | Ditch That Textbook | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Students can access learning anywhere. The way that online learning is delivered has shown me ways I can improve my face-to-face teaching.

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Great Blogs & People on Twitter for Educators to Follow

Great Blogs & People on Twitter for Educators to Follow | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Teachers often come to me and say that they have heard of a PLN (Personal Learning Network) and that they want to start following relevant blogs and even to start getting involved on Twitter. Howev...

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Flip & Gamify your PD with 8 iPad Bingo Boards

Flip & Gamify your PD with 8 iPad Bingo Boards | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
» Multipurpose Monday: A Motley of iPad Bingo Cards |

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John laponsie's curator insight, May 14, 2014 1:43 PM

game your PD up!

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iPad Media Camp | hands-on workshops for iPad wielding educators!

iPad Media Camp | hands-on workshops for iPad wielding educators! | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

Looking for some great professional learning with iPads this summer. Join Wes Fryer at one of his iPad Media Camps! - JE

 

"Registration for iPad Media Camps in Summer 2014 is available, including early-bird pricing! Locations this summer include Illinois, Texas, Kansas and Alabama. These workshops are geared specifically to K-12 classroom teachers. College/university faculty can also benefit from the workshop’s focus on iPad-based multimedia products students can create to demonstrate what they know and can do. (The June 16-18, 2014, session is for elementary teachers only, however.)"

 

 


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28 ways Google’s new add-ons can help teachers now | Ditch That Textbook

28 ways Google’s new add-ons can help teachers now | Ditch That Textbook | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Google add-ons can add powerful features to standard documents and sheets. Here are the benefits, drawbacks and implementation ideas for several.

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