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Resources, lessons, activities, & interactive sites useful for teaching middle school students about Web 2.0
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The Digital Native Myth: Why we still need to teach kids HOW to use the iPad | (innovate) educate

The Digital Native Myth: Why we still need to teach kids HOW to use the iPad | (innovate) educate | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
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Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree.org

Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree.org | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
GCFLearnFree.org - The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today!
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77 Things for Teachers to Try This Summer

Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site.
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Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps

Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it

I am conducting a series of workshops in Florida and was asked to share a rubric to help teachers evaluate educational apps as part of the workshop. In 2010 Harry Walker developed a rubric, and I used his rubric (with some modifications by Kathy Schrock) as the basis for mine.


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Cassidy: Stanford study of tween girls' technology habits is a lesson to us all - SiliconValley.com

Cassidy: Stanford study of tween girls' technology habits is a lesson to us all - SiliconValley.com | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
OK, you’re not surprised that tween girls can be heavy users of Facebook, YouTube, Google, iTunes — sometimes all at the same time.
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12 Most Important Things to Know about Kids Today | 12 Most

12 Most Important Things to Know about Kids Today | 12 Most | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
Angela Maiers shares 12 important things to know about kids today...

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iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Google Digital Literacy Tour

iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Google Digital Literacy Tour | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
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Apps in Education: Appitic - iPad Apps Curated

Apps in Education: Appitic - iPad Apps Curated | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it

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Dodging Bullets in Presentations

Practical advice on how to get past endless slides of bullet points - examples given.

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Presio - E-Learning, Rich Media Publishing, and Presentation Software

Presio - E-Learning, Rich Media Publishing, and Presentation Software | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
iPresent Communications provides a software service that allows anyone to create, manage and distribute compelling rich-media presentations, training materials, eLearning courses, and demos over the web.

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The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic

The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it

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What is Curation?

This is the first in a series of videos explaining the shifts we're seeing in the world of content creation. Curation has exploded with the growth of Twitter, Tumblr…

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Showcases some of lead curators around...

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A simple explanation of curation and profile of leading curators

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Excellent short video
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15 Copyright Rules Every Student Should Know - Online Colleges

15 Copyright Rules Every Student Should Know - Online Colleges | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
Copyright laws are important, and regardless of knowledge, students are expected to play by these rules.
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Ember Stevens - How to Impress a Librarian

Practical explanation of Boolean Operators


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Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens -- THE Journal

Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens -- THE Journal | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
Schools have always been charged with the task of producing good citizens. But how has our definition of a "good citizen" changed over the ages?
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Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board | Emerging Education Technology

Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board | Emerging Education Technology | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it

An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards.


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Ten Tips to Teaching Middle School

Ten Tips to Teaching Middle School | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
School is just around the corner and while I am quick to give advice to parents, todays article is about teaching the teens. Middle School teaching is considered a tough job.

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Digital Learning Futures by Steve Wheeler

These slides accompanied an invited speech given at Learning Technologies 2012, January 26, Olympia, London.

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The Definition of Web 2.0 - ArticleCity.com Video

The Definition of Web 2.0 - ArticleCity.com Video | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
David Pogue, technology columnist at The New York Times, provides his definition of web 1.0 and web 2.0.
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Teaching with iPad | Teacher Tech | iPads in Education

Teaching with iPad | Teacher Tech | iPads in Education | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
"I’ve decided to do a blogging series on using the iPad to teach, drawing from my experiences.
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In turnabout, teachers give students Apples, hope iPads boost test scores

In turnabout, teachers give students Apples, hope iPads boost test scores | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
Paper textbooks might soon go the way of the slide rule and typewriter as the Clark County School District launches a $790,050 iPad program, the largest of its kind in the nation.

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The Relationship Status of Teachers and Educational Technology: It's Complicated - Rick Hess Straight Up - Education Week

The Relationship Status of Teachers and Educational Technology: It's Complicated - Rick Hess Straight Up - Education Week | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
Dear educational technology,

These days, we run into you everywhere. People who say you're just what we need have gone out of their way to introduce you, and are quick to criticize us for not showing more interest. So why aren't we more into you? Well, if you want to win teachers over, you have to understand where we're coming from.

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17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times

17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times | Web 2.0 - Resources for teaching middle school | Scoop.it
1.)  Your students turn in their homework on printed paper...instead of digitally.  2.)  For poster assignments, your studen...
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