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The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom

The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom | Digital Generation | Scoop.it
Touch-screen tablets for young students have become all the rage. Some districts are even buying iPads for every kindergartner, a move sparking both celebration and consternation.

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A Wonderful Wheel featuring iPad Apps for Autistic Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Wheel featuring iPad Apps for Autistic Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Generation | Scoop.it

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20 Essential Technology Terms for Teachers

20 Essential Technology Terms for Teachers | Digital Generation | Scoop.it
Let's lay out some of the more confusing technology terms that educators will encounter on a regular basis and see just what is behind each one.

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Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning | Digital Generation | Scoop.it

I also believe that encouraging students to get 'hands on' with authentic apps has a much more important role in helping them to develop digital literacies which they can use outside of the classroom.


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olgadiez's curator insight, October 7, 2013 11:02 AM

Criterios para evaluar apps reales y aplicarlas en educación.  Muy interesante.

Kelly Pickering's curator insight, October 7, 2013 11:46 PM

Great measurement options here.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, November 6, 2013 9:40 AM

Thanks to Nik Peachey for sharing this via his Scoop.it site "Learning Technology News".  

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46 Education App Review Sites For Teachers And Students

46 Education App Review Sites For Teachers And Students | Digital Generation | Scoop.it
Katie and I can't cover the entire education app industry by ourselves. Luckily, there are dozens of other sites specifically devoted to education app reviews for teachers and students.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 28, 2013 4:25 PM

Have used some of these apps but there are more to look at.

Homeschool FL's curator insight, June 2, 2013 8:33 PM

Educational apps are popping up daily, but the question for parents is, how to know which ones are worth using, and which ones are not? Because let's face it, the app industry is out to make money, and many times app developers are very astute at making an app that "looks" educational, but in reality is just full of ads and sneaky ways of getting your children to buy something.

 

This article lists 46 different websites that review apps for teachers and students. This should help cut through the clutter and help pinpoint the useful from the fluff.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 4, 2013 5:45 AM

Try them out see what you think. I'm investigating

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What is digital literacy?

What is digital literacy? | Digital Generation | Scoop.it

Digital literacy is the topic that made the ETMOOC learning space so irresistible to me… I think as educators we spout off about wanting our students to be digitally literate, but not many of... (Connected Principals ask; "What is digital literacy?


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Preparing Teachers to Teach Writing Using Technology

Technology is changing not only how people write, but also how they learn to write. These profound changes require teachers to reconsider their pedagogical practices in the teaching of writing. This books shares instructional approaches from experienced teacher educators in the areas of writing, teacher education, and technology.


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Marie-Ann Roberts's curator insight, November 25, 2013 7:48 AM

Could be useful for study skills sessions or embedding functional English?

Susan Wegmann's curator insight, November 25, 2013 9:08 AM

Download this Free book! Excellent resources.

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, November 26, 2013 9:21 AM

Not research per se, but an e-book aimed at training teachers. Includes units on using apps and tools and fpcsing in general on the teaching of writing in the so-called 'digital age'.

 

No mere pamhplet either, this is a proper book!