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Raspberry Pi + iPad = countless maker possibilities | eSchool News | eSchool News

Raspberry Pi + iPad = countless maker possibilities | eSchool News | eSchool News | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Part of the magic of the magic of the iPad are all the great apps that can turn them into so much more than a tablet. With the maker movement in schools in full force across the country, it seems like students everywhere are excited and interested in learning about programming, electronics, robotics, and more. When apps can help them make and learn, all the better.
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The 10 Most Popular TED Ed Videos for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 10 Most Popular TED Ed Videos for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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Photoshop for Photographers: 8 Free Lectures to Get You Started

Photoshop for Photographers: 8 Free Lectures to Get You Started | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
One brother tinkered on the Macintosh while the other dabbled in photography. Together, through a shared love for image processing, the Knoll brothers created the world's most renowned image and photo editing software: Display. Born out of inspiration and developed by necessity, this program would go on to be nurtured by Adobe and rechristened as Adobe Photoshop. That…
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World Library of Science- A Very Good Resource for Science Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

World Library of Science- A Very Good Resource for Science Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it

Minecraft’s education options are as vast as the game itself. Don’t worry if you feel limited by time or your own imagination. Thousands of others are imaging worlds, too—and are willing to share.


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لبنانية♥سعودية's curator insight, June 8, 11:54 AM

Using minecraft with students is as liminted only if teachers imagination is limited. You dont need high cost to use it. One english lit teacher asked her students to build the setting of a novel they were reading...a math teacher set a project for students building 3d geometrical shapes ...what fun ! 

Monika Macias's curator insight, June 9, 5:18 AM

Creating your own virtual world is easy - so much so that elementary school researchers have discovered that children who play Minecraft make better readers! http://bit.ly/1dst3Hm

Mark Rasi's curator insight, June 9, 6:41 PM

So many opportunities for schools to do great things and connect with where students are at...

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Adobe Debuts Free Multimedia App for iPad -- THE Journal

Adobe Debuts Free Multimedia App for iPad -- THE Journal | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Adobe has unveiled Slate, a new tool for iPad that allows students and teachers to produce multimedia presentations that are viewable on any platform.
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Build a Smartphone Projector From An Old Shoebox

Build a Smartphone Projector From An Old Shoebox | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Sharing the display of your smartphone can be tricky. While there are some Android devices that support HDMI, the best option for smartphone owners on all platforms is usually to employ some screen-mirroring software (particularly straightforward for iOS users) and view the current app on a HDTV or monitor. There is another way though, and that is to…
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How to Create an iPhone Game From Scratch

How to Create an iPhone Game From Scratch | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Very few games have embedded themselves in the cultural psyche quite like Flappy Bird did two years ago. It was easily one of the most virally successful mobile games in history. But it might come as a surprise that the maker of Flappy Bird wasn’t a large games company, but rather one guy in his Hanoi bedroom…
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Three Awesome Apps to Enhance Kids Thinking Skills (Free Today Grab Them)

Three Awesome Apps to Enhance Kids Thinking Skills (Free Today Grab Them) | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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Learn to Code with These 7 Courses from Microsoft and edX

Learn to Code with These 7 Courses from Microsoft and edX | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
edX is one of the biggest providers of Massively Online Open Courses (MOOCs), with over three million students, and over three hundred courses. They offer University-level professional education, at a fraction (or none) of the cost, and boast courses in everything from computer skills, to history, to hard science. Hallowed institutions of learning, from MIT…
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Two Great Resources for Science Teachers

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Is Text Messaging Hurting Our Grammar?

Is Text Messaging Hurting Our Grammar? | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
We all tend 2 write a lil diff when we r writing txt messages with friends. FYI, this shorthand might be hurting your grammar! Seriously, though, strong grammar comes from building good habits, and breaking them when texting can end up leading to the formation of bad ones, which can ultimately lead to poor grammar. This…
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EducationHQ - Sheninger on why teachers should be preparing their students for jobs that don't even exist yet

EducationHQ - Sheninger on why teachers should be preparing their students for jobs that don't even exist yet | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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Ten tips to help Windows users transition to OS X | ZDNet

Ten tips to help Windows users transition to OS X | ZDNet | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Share these tips with your OS X newbies to help them translate their Windows knowledge into Mac productivity.
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Take Virtual Tours Into Different Museums and Exhibitions Using Google Cultural Institute ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Take Virtual Tours Into Different Museums and Exhibitions Using Google Cultural Institute ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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9 Goals of a Successful School Makerspace

9 Goals of a Successful School Makerspace | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Worlds of Making is a must-read for any educator looking to improve or initiate a school makerspace. Here are nine goals to help you ensure student success.
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Relevant Math For Students’ Lives: Creating Context With Social Justice Issues

Relevant Math For Students’ Lives: Creating Context With Social Justice Issues | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
By examining equity issues through a mathematical lens, students are more engaged in learning about math and their communities.
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How To Write and Publish Your First iBook Using iBooks Author

How To Write and Publish Your First iBook Using iBooks Author | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
As the self-publishing industry grows larger, Apple's iBooks Author (free) exists as a unique tool for publishing e-books than can reach a large audience of iPad, iPhone and Mac users. The iBooks format is also useful for showcasing and distributing content independent of the iBooks Store. Apple first released iBooks Author back in 2012, and it…
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10 Best Channels for STEM Education on YouTube

10 Best Channels for STEM Education on YouTube | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Was Formula 1 in your syllabus growing up? Probably not, but times are changing. As of this year, Formula 1 cars have made the grade, and will be appearing in public school curriculum. NASCAR's Acceleration Nation puts your child in the driver's seat with an inspirational dose of STEM education. When you look at the speed and…
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Developing Deeper Learning - SMALLab Learning

Developing Deeper Learning  - SMALLab Learning | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Deeper learning delivers the skills & knowledge students will need to succeed in a world that is changing at an unprecedented pace. How do you develop this?
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Steps for Cultivating a Love of Reading in Young Children

Steps for Cultivating a Love of Reading in Young Children | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Daniel Willingham's new book is full of advice for parents and teachers hoping to nurture a love of reading in kids.
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5 Online Sources to Get Free Images for Your Blog or Project

5 Online Sources to Get Free Images for Your Blog or Project | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
If you are a blogger, a journalist, or a web designer, you will appreciate the challenge of finding good quality free images that you can use for your project. Every photo has a copyright attached to it, and it is up to the copyright holder whether or not to waive that copyright, and let others…
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