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Flippity.net: How to Easily Create Online Flashcards in a Flash - teachingwithipad.org

Flippity.net: How to Easily Create Online Flashcards in a Flash - teachingwithipad.org | The Rockin' Library | Scoop.it

"I have recently discovered Flippity.net, a Google Spreadsheet conversion tool that creates online flashcards in an instant. This is NOT an iPad app, but rather a web tool that can be accessed on PC or mobile device. Making the flashcards is quick and easy, but will require a computer."

 


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The 2013 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

The 2013 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs | The Rockin' Library | Scoop.it
Meet some of the best and brightest voices in education technology.

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Colleen Adam's curator insight, November 12, 2013 12:40 PM

Good overview of blogs to check out!

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Writing in the 21st Century Classroom

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Basic writing curriculum for the 21st century should not model the basic writing curriculum of the 19th century, and unfortunately, the latter is still implemented at all levels of writing instruct...
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Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning

EdTechTeacher -  In order to help educators integrate technology effectively, we have compiled a list of technology tools focused on learning goals consistent with the Collect-Relate-Create-Donate (CRCD) framework. Unlike other lists that promote “cool tools,” yet leave teachers wondering about purposeful educational integration, our list is driven by specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and community-mindedness.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 20, 2013 8:37 PM

What are your learning goals? The question and answer style of this page guides you to a set of tools that will help you achieve your identified learning goal.

Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 21, 2013 4:40 PM

Tools to match to your learning goals for students.

Carol Koechlin's curator insight, April 25, 2013 8:30 AM

The bottom line is identify your learning goal first then consider best strategies to help students achieve and that would include best technologies.

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The Best 15 iPad Apps for Teacher Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best 15 iPad Apps for Teacher Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The Rockin' Library | Scoop.it

"iPad is a versatile device only when coupled with the "right" apps. To tap into the full potential of iPad and to leverage it for your professional learning purposes, you should definitely have certain apps installed on it. Here is a list of some important apps to start with. Of course the selection is based on my personal experience with app reviewing. I have reviewed hundreds of apps in the last couple of years and the ones below, I believe, are the best in the area of professional development:"


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Losing Arts Means Losing Tech, Too

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BY JENNIFER FERRIS      It’s hard to picture a classroom without hand-drawn pictures on the walls, or a silent school assembly, absent of small voices lifted in song. But increasing cuts to educati...
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MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students

MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students | The Rockin' Library | Scoop.it
First there was the Boy Scouts' "Respect Copyrights" activity patch, backed by the Motion Picture Assn. of America.
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School Libraries | American Library Association

School Libraries | American Library Association | The Rockin' Library | Scoop.it
The School Libraries section of the 2013 State of America’s Libraries Report from the American Library Association provides an update on the crisis facing school libraries and the decline in staffing of school librarians.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 22, 2013 4:34 PM

Globally we continue to see the impact of budget cuts on staffing. Interesting that schools are investing in more computers - go figure!

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 23, 2013 5:55 AM

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