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The 60-Second Guide To Engaging Your Learners

The 60-Second Guide To Engaging Your Learners | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We all want to make our learners excited, that's why many of us are looking for advice and tips on how to engage students in eLearning environments. (Terrific! RT @SHIFTelearning: Ready, Set, Go!
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Rocketium Is Like A Video-Creation Tool For Dummies (& I Include Myself In That Description) | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Rocketium Is Like A Video-Creation Tool For Dummies (& I Include Myself In That Description) | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  Less than one week after I posted Wow, “Lumen5” Looks Like An Amazingly Easy Way To Turn Blog Posts & Articles Into Videos!, another free tool came online that almost does the same thing…
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5 ways to use Plotaverse Photo Animator for iOS in the classroom –

5 ways to use Plotaverse Photo Animator for iOS in the classroom – | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Something I often struggle to do is to find meaningful videos to use as backgrounds. A while ago I found a great app which you can use to turn your previously taken photos into animated looped vide…
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10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Avatars

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Avatars | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
“Identity will be the most valuable commodity for citizens in the future, and it will exist primarily online.” – Eric SchmidtOne of the first steps for
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“One Met. Many Worlds” Is A Cool Multilingual Art Gallery From The Met | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

“One Met. Many Worlds” Is A Cool Multilingual Art Gallery From The Met | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  One Met. Many Worlds is a cool online interactive gallery from The Metropolitan Museum Of Art. You can explore how certain words/themes have been illustrated in different works of arts acros…
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20+ sources of great digital content for your class

20+ sources of great digital content for your class | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Digital resources abound online. They can be more up to date and just as accurate as a textbook. Where do we find them, and how do we curate them?
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How to make a curated collection of tweets with TweetDeck

How to make a curated collection of tweets with TweetDeck | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Gather the best tweets from a Twitter chat into a single collection. It's great for sharing new ideas from a Twitter chat in a blog post!
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8 ReadWriteThink Apps and Websites for Reading

8 ReadWriteThink Apps and Websites for Reading | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The folks at ReadWriteThink and the International Literacy Association have developed terrific digital resources for students and teachers.
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Math Platform Helps Kids Master Tough Concepts

Math Platform Helps Kids Master Tough Concepts | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best
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Valuable Resource for Free Math Lesson Plans and More

Valuable Resource for Free Math Lesson Plans and More | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best
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English Language Learners Tell Us What Helps Them Learn | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

English Language Learners Tell Us What Helps Them Learn | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  Last month, I posted Do You Want To Use This Survey With Your Intermediate & Advanced ELLs? It shared a hand-out I was giving to several of my classes in preparation for a training I&#82…
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Plug-ins and Add-ons for Adding Images to Documents & Slides

Plug-ins and Add-ons for Adding Images to Documents & Slides | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Pixabay is one of my favorite places to find public domain images to use in all kinds of projects including slideshows, blog posts, videos, and documents. You have always been able to go to Pixabay…
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Free Technology for Teachers: Immersive Reader on iPads

Free Technology for Teachers: Immersive Reader on iPads | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
When I was at the BETT Show last month I learned about the planned expansion of Microsoft's Learning Tools including Immersive Reader
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Speech Recognition Apps Propel Literacy

Can voice recognition apps that are as common as Siri Assistant and Cortana help kids learn to read?
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Free Technology for Teachers: Pixabay Now Has an Office Plug-in

Free Technology for Teachers: Pixabay Now Has an Office Plug-in | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Pixabay is one of my go-to sites for public domain images. If you need a picture to use in your slideshow, document, or other multimedi
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Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch: Augmented reality (AR) in the classroom

Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch: Augmented reality (AR) in the classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This blog post originally appeared on the Discovery Education site in my blog,  Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month . It is reprinted her
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14 Quick ways to tech-up your classroom

14 Quick ways to tech-up your classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We are fond of a quite in-depth approach on this blog, and try and drill down to the bare bones of a debate or subject, but today I will offer you a quick listicle of a bunch fun, useful, trendy and simple ways to tech-up your classroom. So check out some of these easy ways to power up your edtech journey today.
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7 Must-Have Apps to Inspire Creativity in Kids

7 Must-Have Apps to Inspire Creativity in Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Many parents feel that their children spend too much time on their devices and in front of screens. But the reality is that technology is ingrained into every aspect of our lives. Instead of lamenting kids’ natural love of playing on their phones and tablets, we can put their screen time to good use by finding apps that help them develop their creativity and have fun at the same time. Here are some favorites. Toca Hair Salon 3. $2.99, ages 4-11. Your child chooses from among four different characters and then gets right to work using an array of fun …
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7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology
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How to Use the Free Google Jamboard App on Chromebook or Ipad

How to Use the Free Google Jamboard App on Chromebook or Ipad | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google Jamboard is a fun, free interactive app. You don't have to use the Google Jamboard hardware to collaborate and connect on the Chromebook or iPad.
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“Webjets” Is A New Padlet-Like Tool That Has Potential | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

“Webjets” Is A New Padlet-Like Tool That Has Potential | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  Webjets is new free online tool that’s similar to others on The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”) list. Though it doesn’t have as many bells-and-whistles as…
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Create VR on the Web using Unity3D –

Create VR on the Web using Unity3D – | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Mozilla's WebVR team has just released Unity WebVR Assets. It is free to download and available now on the Unity Asset Store. This tool allows creators to publish and shar
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Some Excellent Apps to Create Classroom Quote Pictures

Some Excellent Apps to Create Classroom Quote Pictures | 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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How To Create Digital Portfolios with Spark Page

How To Create Digital Portfolios with Spark Page | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Students can use Spark Page to create their own ready-to-share digital portfolios during the school year. It's customizable, free and easy-to-use!
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Do you confuse Homework with "Rigor" by Patrick A. Coleman

Do you confuse Homework with "Rigor" by Patrick A. Coleman | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
By Patrick A. Coleman

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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