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Content Curation Primer

Content Curation Primer | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
What is Content Curation?

Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme.
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Some of The Best EdTech Websites for Teachers and Educators

Some of The Best EdTech Websites for Teachers and Educators | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education...
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Free Tools for Creating Animated Videos

Free Tools for Creating Animated Videos | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that they have written, to animate an explanation of a
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Best iPad apps for Apple Pencil: 15 great options for notes/sketching

Best iPad apps for Apple Pencil: 15 great options for notes/sketching | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We round up the 15 best iPad apps for Apple Pencil owners - great options for sketching, drawing and note-taking...
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Top Pick Biology Site Supports Inquiry-Based Lessons

Top Pick Biology Site Supports Inquiry-Based Lessons | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Wisconsin Fast PlantsEasiest way to use plants in K-12 science classrooms  Pros: Teachers will find this site exceedingly helpful in making sure that students...
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Coding in the Classroom with CoderZ

Coding in the Classroom with CoderZ | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How can educators incorporate coding in the classroom? The team at Intelitek have developed a platform for students learning how to code. CoderZ can help students can build a foundation for computer science.
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What Does the Future Ready Teacher Look Like?

What Does the Future Ready Teacher Look Like? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Spread the loveYou might be tempted to dismiss the idea of the “future ready teacher” as just the latest bit of shallow jargon or the newest passing fad in education, but before you do, dig a little deeper into the movement and you’ll find a wealth of resources designed to help education stake...
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15 of The Best YouTube Channels for Learning English curated by Educators' technology

15 of The Best YouTube Channels for Learning English curated by Educators' technology | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Natalia Jimenez's curator insight, May 16, 10:28 PM
Nowadays, the use of youtube has increase around the world, specially, with the appearance of the "youtubers". For that reason, this article provides 15 different youtube channels for learning English. These channels can be used by teachers and students. For instance, teachers can use content from these videos in order to enrich and vary your lessons, and students can explore this channels in order to expose themselves to native language and authentic material.

This article provides essencial infomation for me as an English teacher in development due to the fact that it exposes 15 different youtube channels for learning English. First, these channels contain different information that I can include in my future lessons. Besides, they have authentic material which sometimes is difficult to find. Finally, these sources give me the possibility to teach English in a different and innovative way.
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Teachers of Tomorrow, Listen Up! 6 iPad Apps That'll Transform Your English Classroom

Teachers of Tomorrow, Listen Up! 6 iPad Apps That'll Transform Your English Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Today's English teachers are lucky! With tools like these 6 English classroom iPad apps, creative and effective lessons are a tap away.
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Free eBook: Your Micro Guide On Content Curation For eLearning

Free eBook: Your Micro Guide On Content Curation For eLearning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Get a Free PDF Download! Get the Free eBook - Your Micro Guide On Content Curation For eLearning and discover insights on Content Creation definition, benefits, and more specifically, how it can be integrated into your learning strategy.
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Get Kids in the Community and Change the World - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - Place-Based Ed, place-based education

Get Kids in the Community and Change the World - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - Place-Based Ed, place-based education | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
It has become apparent that basic literacies are no longer enough. Students must find ways to apply, own, and direct how literacy and problem-solving skills are used. A look at place-based education and how it's doing just that while also building capacity for citizenship.
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7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Genius Projects)

Now, while I’m talking about making apps, this applies to passion projects, making movies, any long-term projects where students brainstorm and create.
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Class Tech Tips: Can an App Spark Student Curiosity?

Class Tech Tips: Can an App Spark Student Curiosity? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Regular readers of this blog know I love the phrase tasks before apps.So when talking about curiosity in the classroom, can there really be an app or website...
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Excellent Videos on Hawaii Volcanos to Share with Students

Excellent Videos on Hawaii Volcanos to Share with Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
I love YouTube and specifically having YouTube on our family AppleTV.Last night I discovered a series of excellent videos on YouTube about the recent spike in volcanic activity in Hawaii on the Bi…...
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Control Alt Achieve: 18 YouTube Channels for Elementary Math

Control Alt Achieve: 18 YouTube Channels for Elementary Math | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A while back I shared a post with a list of 20 great YouTube channels for Social Studies that I curated for a teacher inservice I wa
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Google releases its new AI-driven ‘Google News’ app for iPhone and iPad

Google releases its new AI-driven ‘Google News’ app for iPhone and iPad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Last week at its annual I/O developer conference, Google unveiled its new AI-powered “Google News” application.Replacing the neglected Newsstand service from Google, and seen as a direct competito…...
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5 Best Photo Editing Apps for iPhone or iPad

5 Best Photo Editing Apps for iPhone or iPad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Having a photo editing app makes life easier. In this post, we are listing photo editing apps for iPhone / iPad. We tried to list best apps.
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A Beginning Rather Than an End: Reframing Summer as the Start of Next School Year

A Beginning Rather Than an End: Reframing Summer as the Start of Next School Year | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
As the testing season comes to an end, final projects are evaluated, and end of year concerts and showcases fill the calendars, students, teachers, and parents eagerly commence a countdown towards the anticipated relief of summer.
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10 Classroom-Ready Computational Thinking Resources for K-12

10 Classroom-Ready Computational Thinking Resources for K-12 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By Dacia Jones - It is imperative that students are prepared for the future of work. Computational thinking will help students learn and master 21st-century skills. Computational thinking can guide students through a series of steps, similar to an algorithm, to solve open-ended problems.
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The 7 Best Free Mac Apps You should Download Right Now

The 7 Best Free Mac Apps You should Download Right Now | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Whether you are using smartphones or Mac computer, no device is perfect without using proper apps. From photo editing to productivity, communication to team management, we will get apps for any purpose.
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16 Reasons To Learn A Language Through Story

16 Reasons To Learn A Language Through Story | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Have ever considered how you could learn a language through story? You might not even think it’s possible! But from all my years of teaching and learning languages, I’ve found that a language learning method based on input - stories in particular - is the most powerful of all. In this article, you'll learn why.
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Make a Splash with Unsplash

Make a Splash with Unsplash | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Images are an important part of any multimedia work, and it is key that students understand that not every image is free for the taking. Teaching kids to be ethical digital citizens means we need to help them find and cite legally usable media.
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Technology in the Classroom: The Case for PDFs

Technology in the Classroom: The Case for PDFs | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
10 things to consider when evaluating PDF vs. cloud-based resources.
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Simple, Free App Teaches Fitness for a Lifetime

Simple, Free App Teaches Fitness for a Lifetime | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Sworkit KidsFun, customizable workout app helps kids get fit[Manage & Organize All Steps of Project-Based Learning]Pros: Customizable workouts and settings,...
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Baseball Americana: Baseball’s Greatest Hits | Library of Congress Blog

Baseball Americana: Baseball’s Greatest Hits | Library of Congress Blog | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Post about baseball sheet music.
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Three Ways to Make Your Own Virtual Reality Tours

Three Ways to Make Your Own Virtual Reality Tours | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Last week Google released a new tool for creating your virtual reality tours that can be viewed in either your web browser or in a Google Cardboard VR viewer. This free tool is called Tour Creator.
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