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Engaging and Expanding Literacy in the 21st Century
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There is More to iPads in the Classroom Than Apps | Langwitches Blog

There is More to iPads in the Classroom Than Apps | Langwitches Blog | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
In a previous post, Evaluating Apps with Transformative Use of the iPad in Mind, I describe my ambivalence about teacher asking my for the “perfect” app to teach this or that.
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Confused in Class? A New App Can Help - Education - GOOD

Confused in Class? A New App Can Help - Education - GOOD | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
Web-based app Understoodit lets students click to indicate whether they comprehend.
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Does handwriting have a place in today's tech-driven classrooms? - Canada - CBC News

Does handwriting have a place in today's tech-driven classrooms? - Canada - CBC News | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
Educators may be incorporating more and more technology into their lessons, but many believe that teaching children to write by hand is still a necessary part of teaching them how to use language and express ideas coherently.
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Technology Should Connect, Not Divide Us | Humanizing Technology | Big Think

Technology Should Connect, Not Divide Us | Humanizing Technology | Big Think | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
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New ‘Digital Divide’ Seen in Wasting Time Online

New ‘Digital Divide’ Seen in Wasting Time Online | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
As access to devices has spread, children in poorer families are spending considerably more time using them for purposes other than for education.
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Online Tools for Digital Storytelling

Fun online tools and activities for students to create digital stories. Click on the URLs or images to view the websites.
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The Digital Education Revolution, Cont'd: Meet TED-Ed's New Online Learning Platform

The Digital Education Revolution, Cont'd: Meet TED-Ed's New Online Learning Platform | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
TED's new tool lets teachers create customized lessons that revolve around web video.
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C. S. Lewis on the Secret of Gaiety

C. S. Lewis on the Secret of Gaiety | Connected Literacy | Scoop.it
'A good toe-nail is not an unsuccessful attempt at a hair.'

Though a slim collection, C. S.
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Configuring a kid-friendly iPad

Macworld's Chris Breen shows you how to set up a kid-safe iPad using iOS 5's restrictions controls.
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