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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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14 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

14 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.
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Using Film to Teach Analysis Skills

Using Film to Teach Analysis Skills | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Bring real-world authenticity to literacy analysis by including movie criticism in your lessons.
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Use Google By Default and 5 Other OS X Yosemite “Fixes”

Use Google By Default and 5 Other OS X Yosemite “Fixes” | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
If you've installed OS X Yosemite, you might be enjoying all the new features. Then again, you might not be. More than a few Mac users are unhappy with changes in Yosemite – like Bing showing up by default, and transparency slowing down the system. Here are a few things that might be bugging you, and…
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Year 6 kids will be given a digital licence under a new program for online safety

Year 6 kids will be given a digital licence under a new program for online safety | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
GRADE six students will learn how to deal with internet trolls, post safe photos and recognise spam emails in a groundbreaking new education program designed to keep kids safe online.
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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

Two Great Resources for Science Teachers | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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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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6 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations

8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.
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Teachers' Guide to iPad ( Everything You Need to Know about Your iPad) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Guide to iPad ( Everything You Need to Know about Your iPad) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
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Working on a Small Screen? Use These 6 Tips to Improve Your Productivity

Working on a Small Screen? Use These 6 Tips to Improve Your Productivity | Technology Resources for K-12 Education | Scoop.it
Computers are essential for productivity in almost every profession — we use them to write, send email, work on spreadsheets, do our banking, and just about everything else. Which is why it can be really beneficial to have a large screen — or even multiple monitors — to work with. But not everyone has the luxury…
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