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5 Brilliant Poetry Apps for Students

5 Brilliant Poetry Apps for Students | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
5 great poetry apps for helping reluctant students get to grips with both reading and writing poetry.
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10 essential Finder tips every Mac user should know

10 essential Finder tips every Mac user should know | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
Get around your Apple computer more quickly and efficiently than ever with these must-use Finder tricks.
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Six Ingredients for Sweetening your Flipped Classroom Recipe - EdSurge

Six Ingredients for Sweetening your Flipped Classroom Recipe - EdSurge | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
There are as many ways to flip your class as there are ways to build a pizza. You need some key ingredients, like a good lesson, some editing software or an iPad with some recording apps, and time.
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Adding Cartoon or Image to an iBook in iBooks Author

Adding Cartoon or Image to an iBook in iBooks Author | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
Adding a cartoon or any other image to your new Apple iBook in iBooks Author is easy, but here's some tips & tricks to make it even easier.
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Student Led Conferences: Sick and Tired of Blogs & Reflection?

Student Led Conferences: Sick and Tired of Blogs & Reflection? | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
Our students just finished a second round of Student Led Conferences (SLC) this school year (one in Semester 1 and another in Semester 2). SLCs are a formal opportunity for students to present to t...
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Makebadges - the badge design tool for schools - by Makewaves

A free tool for designing badges, avatars and banners for schools. Provided by Makewaves the safe social learning platform for education
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9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal

9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
Early adopters share how schools can find success with teachers and students alike--even when the technology seems as topsy-turvy as the lessons.
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Deploying iPads in Education

Deploying iPads in Education | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
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While setting up an individual iPad is really simply, configuring and managing large numbers of
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Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic

Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Badging in the Classroom--Our Definitive Guide -- THE Journal

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Badging in the Classroom--Our Definitive Guide -- THE Journal | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
With new programs and standards emerging, digital badges are helping students prove what they've learned in--and outside--school.
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Great overview. I also found the BageOS link interesting as it will le me create a blog based Badging system for my classes.

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Watch Zuck, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, & Others In Short Film To Inspire Kids To Learn How To Code | TechCrunch

Watch Zuck, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, & Others In Short Film To Inspire Kids To Learn How To Code | TechCrunch | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
Code.org, the new non-profit aimed at encouraging computer science education launched last month by entrepreneur and investor brothers Ali and Hadi Partovi, has assembled an all-star group of the world's most well-known and successful folks with...
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Sad that I am working at a school that was one of the 1/10 but is know moving to become one of the 9/10.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
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Some good solid resources for copyright

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A Guide for Bringing the SAMR Model to iPads (EdSurge News)

A Guide for Bringing the SAMR Model to iPads (EdSurge News) | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
When used effectively, iPads can develop thinkers and problem solvers. They can be used to transform learning inside and outside of the classroom, and offer limitless opportunities. Many educators are effectively integrating technology in the classroom using iPads to achieve the 4C’s, or “super skil
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Hands-on: iMovie for Mac and iOS | Macworld

Hands-on: iMovie for Mac and iOS | Macworld | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
Apple's consumer filmmaking software, iMovie, has gotten its fair share of both praise and scorn over the years; while the company's newest version isn't perfect, there's plenty to like about it.

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Badge Design Canvas | DigitalMe

Badge Design Canvas | DigitalMe | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it

Over the past 12 months DigitalMe have been creating Open Badges with the support of Mozilla, MacArthur Foundation and the Digital Media and Learning Competition.

 

They have  condensed all their badge design experience into a simple canvas which will guide you through the process of creating your own open badge.

 

The link to this is: http://newsletter.digitalme.co.uk/DigitalMe/BadgeCanvas.pdf with a worked example (as well as other things) here: http://www.slideshare.net/timriches96/digitalme-badge-design-canvas-workshop-slides

 


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Kaizena · Give Great Feedback · Voice Comments for Google Drive

Kaizena is the best place to help students improve their work. Import from Google Drive, add voice comments and attach mini-lessons.
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9 tips for finding the perfect angle in iPhone photography

9 tips for finding the perfect angle in iPhone photography | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
One of the most important things determining the quality of a photo is the angle from which it was taken. Even if you have a really interesting subject and
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Tech Learning : Tools and Tips for the Flipped Classroom

Tech Learning : Tools and Tips for the Flipped Classroom | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool | Tips and Hints | Scoop.it
Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool
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