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9Slides

9Slides | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
9Slides is a wonderful site/app for adding video/audio narrations to a presentation.  This is ideal for educators or students looking to engage their audiences/classmates.
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Project Based Learning and iPads/iPods

Project Based Learning and iPads/iPods | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

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Hoosier Teacher: Technology to the Rescue: PBL Book Club

Hoosier Teacher: Technology to the Rescue: PBL Book Club | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

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14 Handy Tips on How to Better Use Google Images

14 Handy Tips on How to Better Use Google Images | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
This is the fifth guide I created in a series of several posts on how to tap into the educational potential of Google services. Today's topic is Google Images. This is probably among those most used...

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Terri Roberts's curator insight, April 15, 2013 4:43 AM

Great tips for refining Google Images searches. important for teachers and students to know and do, especially free, legal use of images. 

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Kleinspiration: Using @Padlet in the Classroom to Collaborate & Create Interactive Sticky Notes!

Kleinspiration: Using @Padlet in the Classroom to Collaborate & Create Interactive Sticky Notes! | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
RT @KleinErin: Edu Tech Resources: Using @Padlet in the Classroom to Collaborate & Create Interactive Sticky Notes!
http://t.co/dRkiw0ukFG - #connectededu

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These second-graders have a ball in the classroom - The Register-Guard

These second-graders have a ball in the classroom - The Register-Guard | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
These second-graders have a ball in the classroom The Register-Guard Patton is one of a growing number of teachers across the United States who in recent years have substituted classroom chairs with balls commonly found in yoga and Pilates exercise...

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would be a great added change for our mobile device learning environment

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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.
The post How Project-Based Learning Works In England appeared first on Edudemic.
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The EDGE: Educational games should have specific learning ...

The EDGE: Educational games should have specific learning ... | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Educational games should have specific learning objectives. Reading this on a mobile device? Try our optimized mobile version here: http://r.smartbrief.com/resp/edurCduTtWCfognZCidncVCicNiIon ...
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What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t

What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Screenshot/High Tech High The term “project-based learning” gets tossed around a lot in discussions about how to connect students to what they’re learning. Teachers might add...
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7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education

7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
My students absolutely love using those black and white boxes in their activities. It's beyond simple (and fun) to deploy QR codes in education.
The post 7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education appeared first on Edudemic.
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How (And Why) Teachers Should Blog

How (And Why) Teachers Should Blog | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
There's a learning curve when it comes to blogging and education. First, you should know that teachers should blog. Period. Here's why.
The post How (And Why) Teachers Should Blog appeared first on Edudemic.
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Blogging is a way to share and learn from other educators around the world

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A Look At How Teachers Are Using DonorsChoose.org

A Look At How Teachers Are Using DonorsChoose.org | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Now that DonorsChoose.org is available to every public school in American, which states are most heavily represented on the site and which are most like to receive funding?
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7 Outstanding Free Books for your iPad

7 Outstanding Free  Books for your iPad | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Below is a list of some excellent books for your iPad. I have curated this list over  the last couple of months and I kept adding to it every time I stumble upon a resource somewhere online.I...

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My friend Jake Duncan on Twitter sent me this awesome list of free books for the iPad

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Edcamp Techlandia Podcast

Edcamp Techlandia Podcast | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
In this episode Jon Samuelson @ipadsammy, Matt Gomez @mattbgomez, Todd Nesloney @techninjatodd, and Jaime Vandergrift @jaimevanderg talk Edcamps. This episode was completely spontaneous and not planned out, just like an Edcamp.

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A Wonderful Guide on Going Paperless

A Wonderful Guide on Going Paperless | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
 " Paperless " is a great guide for those of you who are planning to go paperless. Well eventually  all of us will go paperless in a certain point of time in the future. This work has been...

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Edcamp Waller | Region VI Technology

Edcamp Waller | Don't miss this! http://t.co/1zy1D2okWL #txed #edtech

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8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read

8 Education Technology Books Every Leader Should Read | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
These 8 education technology books cover technical, cultural and practical ideas and concepts to successfully integrate technology into the classroom.

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5 Ways Jen Is Using Technology in Her Classroom

5 Ways Jen Is Using Technology in Her Classroom | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
I just came across this awesome video while I was going through my Twitter feeds and did not want to let the chance go by without sharing it with you. In this video, you will get to learn...

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MindMup: Working with Google Drive

MindMup: Working with Google Drive | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it

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Includes instructions on how to save MindMups into Google Drive

Ronald BELLEZ's curator insight, May 12, 2013 1:15 PM

Un #outil d'#organisation simple et gratuit qui permet de stocker ses cartes mentales (#mindmaps) dans google #drive.

Mueller, Chad's curator insight, May 15, 2013 7:12 AM

What a great tool!

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Gooru Collections

Gooru Collections | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Gooru Collections is a wonderful free iPad app for finding educational resources for  Science and Math 5th-12th grade.  This is done by searching through a variety of videos, games, quizzes, and more.
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3 Popular Video Creation Tools Being Used By Teachers

3 Popular Video Creation Tools Being Used By Teachers | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
Allow your students to mix, mash, and video their way to a deeper understanding of the topic by using one of the video creation tools below.
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10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom

10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
It starts with an image. Define the image through multimedia. Present ideas. Pack it full of content. Create links to amazing sites. Explore, share and create with ThingLink in the classroom!
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Here Comes 2013: The Big Themes in Learning

Here Comes 2013: The Big Themes in Learning | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
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Here are three big stories concerning education and learning that you’ll be hearing about in the year ahead—and some pointers on how to think about them.
1. SMART USE OF TECH.
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Finally, A Cheap But Powerful Document Camera For Classrooms

Finally, A Cheap But Powerful Document Camera For Classrooms | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
I've seen many teachers fumble and hate their classroom document camera. But I've started hearing about a simple and cheap one that you should know about.
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How Edcamp Is Like A Flash Mob

How Edcamp Is Like A Flash Mob | Technologies in the Elementary Classroom | Scoop.it
I am currently working on planning Red Deer’s first edcamp, dubbed REdcamp13 (pretty cool play on words thanks to @EbertsR and since I love flash mobs, I was struck by the similarities.  I ha...

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Something about Flash Mobs gets me excited!

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