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Hundred Zeros - Download Free Books

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Hundred Zeros is a frequently updated catalog of best-selling ebooks on all subjects that are currently free on Amazon. You can download and read these ebooks offline on your computer, mobile or tablet.
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Learning Registry | sharing what we know

Learning Registry | sharing what we know | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Resources galore!

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Teachinghistory.org

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National History Education Clearinghouse site. 

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Choose your interest or select grade level to find resources.

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HelloTalk Language Exchange - Learn English Chinese Mandarin Korean Japanese Spanish German French Italian Russian Arabic App

HelloTalk Language Exchange - Learn English Chinese Mandarin Korean Japanese Spanish German French Italian Russian Arabic App | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The 1st Language Exchange Social Networking App in the worldFind native speakers of the language you are learning locally or worldwideHelp each other learn foreign language through text and voice language exchangeShare photos with your language partner about your life and home country culturePractice constantly and you will be amazed that language learning can be fun!

The best way to learn a foreign language is to practice with real people. If you are a native English speaker learning Chinese Mandarin, ideally you would want to meet native Chinese speakers learning English.

HelloTalk is the first mobile app in the world that does just that.

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Free app, dual platform with in-app upgrades.

 

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Earth Science - Activities/Labs

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Many lessons and activities.

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EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it

EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
First hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, original radio broadcasts.
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Wonderful collection of information, including audio "voices."

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Free Technology for Teachers: Fasten Seat Belts 2 - Videos for Learning About Cultural Norms

Free Technology for Teachers: Fasten Seat Belts 2 - Videos for Learning About Cultural Norms | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Library of Congress Home | Library of Congress

Library of Congress Home | Library of Congress | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 120 million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and manuscripts.
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Library of Congress...incredible free resources!

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How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic

How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Using Legos in the classroom is not a new concept at all. There are so many different classroom applications for the popular brightly colored bricks, and despite the myriad of uses, the go-to task for Legos is most often math. The handy little nubs sitting atop the bricks offer a chance to teach things like …
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51 Twitter Chat & Hashtag Tools To Help You Connect

51 Twitter Chat & Hashtag Tools To Help You Connect | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
51 Twitter Chat & Hashtag Tools To Help You Connect
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New Study: Engage Kids With 7x the Effect

New Study: Engage Kids With 7x the Effect | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
The way to engage students is to make sure that they care about the material and that they know how much you care about them.
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Microsoft Edu Australia (mseduau)

Microsoft Edu Australia (mseduau) | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Links and inspiration from the Microsoft Education Australia Team.
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Looking for Microsoft apps and ideas?  This Pinterest Board has both!

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15 Questions To Help Students Respond To New Ideas

15 Questions To Help Students Respond To New Ideas | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
15 Questions To Help Students Respond To New Ideas
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Blockposters - create any size wall posters from any size images

Blockposters - create any size wall posters from any size images | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Fun! 

 

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Nurturing the Innovator's Mindset in Your Classroom

Nurturing the Innovator's Mindset in Your Classroom | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
Teach the mindset of innovation through example, iteration, failure, and reflection, and cultivate your students' curiosity and determination to try something different.
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Believe in a more brilliant world. | TestTube

Believe in a more brilliant world. | TestTube | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
TestTube, a Discovery Digital network, inspires you to believe in a more brilliant world. Watch videos including DNews, Jason Silva, Scam School, Laci Green and more.
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Interesting!

 

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Arts Integration: Resource Roundup

Arts Integration: Resource Roundup | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
All points of arts integration -- from implementation in the classroom and engaging students, to linking the arts with core curriculum -- are covered in this roundup of useful Edutopia blogs, articles, and videos.
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The World War II Multimedia Database | For the 72 Million

The World War II Multimedia Database | For the 72 Million | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
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Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

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Adding the Grit Scale to School Data

Adding the Grit Scale to School Data | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
By adding Angela Duckworth's 12-item grit scale to the standard assessments, one school is investigating the possibility of measuring and teaching its students grit.
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The 12-item grit scale is an interesting way of obtaining insight about our students.

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The Teacher's Guide To The Library Of Congress | Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To The Library Of Congress | Edudemic | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
We've discussed the benefits of the U.S. Library of Congress many times on Edudemic. Usually we focus on some particular parts of the vast amount of resources or instead offer a more overall picture of what it offers.
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If you haven't yet explored http://www.loc.gov/, please do!  The resources are amazing!

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New Teachers: Resource Roundup

New Teachers: Resource Roundup | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
From classroom management to working with parents, lesson planning to learning environments, this compilation of blogs, videos, and other resources provides an array of tips and advice for teachers just starting out.
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A great refresher for seasoned teachers, too!

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16 Common Core Technology Tools--With Examples -

16 Common Core Technology Tools--With Examples - | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
16 Common Core Technology Tools For Speaking & Listening by Dr. Melissa Comer and Dr. Leslie Suters, Presenters at the 2014 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference The Speaking and Listening strand of the Common...
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Focus on speaking and listening.

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Visible Thinking

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Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based approach to integrating the development of students' thinking with content learning across subject matters. An extensive and adaptable collection of practices, Visible Thinking has a double goal: on the one hand, to cultivate students' thinking skills and dispositions, and, on the other, to deepen content learning. By thinking dispositions, we mean curiosity, concern for truth and understanding, a creative mindset, not just being skilled but also alert to thinking and learning opportunities and eager to take them

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Helpful list of suggested routines to promote thinking, including creative thinking and problem-solving.

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How to Properly Clean All Your Gadgets Without Ruining Them

How to Properly Clean All Your Gadgets Without Ruining Them | Technology to Teach | Scoop.it
No matter how clean a house you keep, your computers and gadgets are bound to get a little dirty here and there. Here's what you need to clean them, and how to do it without hurting them.
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I love that we have so many devices available for our students, but keeping them clean can be a chore.  Helpful suggestions in this post on how to clean a variety of devices.

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Best of History Web Sites

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Best of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites and activities.
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Wonderful links on a variety of topics.

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