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Parent Engagement Rises as Schools Communicate with Tech Tools

Parent Engagement Rises as Schools Communicate with Tech Tools | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Schools share their strategies for communicating with parents wherever they are.
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How to use Pages as an iPad teleprompter

How to use Pages as an iPad teleprompter | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Pages' Presenter Mode is a great way to turn your iPad into an auto-scrolling teleprompter. Here's how to use it.
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Great support tool for student presentations.

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Website of the Week: learninginhand.com

Website of the Week: learninginhand.com | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The website and twitter feed that I visit frequently is Tony Vincent’s learninginhand.com. Tony began this website back in 2002 as a classroom website. Over quick the years, the devices in his school and his position have changed.
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Mr. Vincent always has great content.

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7 free edtech things. Cause free edtech things are always a good thing

7 free edtech things. Cause free edtech things are always a good thing | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
A couple of days ago, I shared the great news that Flipgrid is now completely free for educators and it got me thinking: "What other tech stuff can I get for free?" I started poking around, asked some questions, did a little reading, reviewed some old History Tech posts, and came up with a list.…...
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The Best Ed Tech Resources Of 2018 – So Far | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Ed Tech Resources Of 2018 – So Far | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
  I publish a regular series called Ed Tech Digest, and I thought it would useful to readers and to me to review them and highlight the ones I think are the best of the year.You might also be…...
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iOS 12: How to change audio quality in Voice Memos

iOS 12: How to change audio quality in Voice Memos | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The Voice Memos app for iOS got a major revamp with iOS 12. With this comes a new design, but also new features as well.One of those new features is the ability to change the audio quality of your…...
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15 Tools for Animation

15 Tools for Animation | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you’re interested in creating content to promote your product or service, think about making a cartoon.Producing animation has several advantages over...
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Some of The Best Science Apps for Young Learners

Some of The Best Science Apps for Young Learners | 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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The Case for PDFs in Class

The Case for PDFs in Class | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The biggest reason teachers report for NOT liking cloud accounts has nothing to do with money, security, or privacy. It’s that they aren’t reliable.No matter how many redundancies are …...
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Using Cartoons to Spark Engagement in the Classroom

Using Cartoons to Spark Engagement in the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Spread the loveFor generations, cartoons and comics have been used for entertainment purposes, but what if they were used for more? Today, educators are using cartoons as a unique way to spark engagement in the classroom. According to Teach.com, “Emerging research shows that comics and graphic novels are motivating, support struggling readers, enrich the skills of accomplished readers and are highly effective at teaching sometimes dull or dry material in subject areas such as science and social studies.” Students enjoy viewing comics, discussing comics, and creating comics. If you are new to the idea of using cartoons in the classroom, …
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11 Good Chemistry Apps for High School Students

11 Good Chemistry Apps for High School Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Tips for Using Nearpod with Early Learners

Tips for Using Nearpod with Early Learners | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Can you use Nearpod with early learners? You bet! This year I’ve had the chance to visit classrooms and work with teachers in different parts of the country.
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Top EdTech Update Differentiated Instruction Professional Learning Content for Wed.Jun 13, 2018

Top EdTech Update Differentiated Instruction Professional Learning Content for Wed.Jun 13, 2018 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Richard Byrne from Free Technology for Teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, was a history teacher. It shows.
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4 Powerful Ways to Use Games in eLearning

4 Powerful Ways to Use Games in eLearning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Spread the loveLearning games provide greater benefits than passing the time in class or entertaining students to keep them occupied. Experienced teachers know that using games in the classroom can invigorate interest in learning, so why wouldn’t eLearning incorporate using gaming in digital...
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Green Screen Tips from Teachers on Twitter –

Green Screen Tips from Teachers on Twitter – | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Over the years, I have had the pleasure of helping many different teachers use green screen effects in their classrooms. This summer I get the opportunity to do it again at ISTE 2018 in Chicago with my colleague Gina Rogers (@grogers1010).
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Engaging Design/Engineering Site Earns Teachers Raves

Engaging Design/Engineering Site Earns Teachers Raves | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Design Squad GlobalFun engineering problems encourage classroom competition, innovationPros: Highly interactive multimedia resources drive home the skills and...
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Microsoft buys Flipgrid. Now Free for Educational Use

Microsoft buys Flipgrid. Now Free for Educational Use | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
The video discussion platform Flipgrid, has been bought by Microsoft, who immediately announced that the tool will now be free to all educators.
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Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom –

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom – | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. Whether you like it or not, that’s how today’s students see it. They are growing up with all kinds of tech tools by their side, and they are thrilled to see technology involved in the educational process.
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Tons of Free Math Textbooks for Teachers

Tons of Free Math Textbooks for Teachers | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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Using Book Creator in the High School Classroom

Using Book Creator in the High School Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
We're pleased to announce the next in our series of Book Creator ebooks. High School teacher Michael Hernandez shares his insight and ideas for making the most of Book Creator as a digital storytelling tool in high schools.
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Check for Understanding with Book Creator

Check for Understanding with Book Creator | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
How do you check for understanding in your classroom? There are lots of ways for students to “show what they know.” In any subject area or grade level, your students can use Book Creator for daily updates, journaling, and to share their progress creating projects.
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FlipGrid Acquired By Microsoft

FlipGrid Acquired By Microsoft | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Teacher Favorite FlipGrid Acquired By Microsoft
FlipGrid is a video sharing edtech startup out of Minneapolis created by Dr. Charlie Miller while he was teaching at the University of Minnesota. Miller was capturing video abroad and wanted a way to share it and the rest as they say is history.
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Some of The Best Apps for Teaching World History

Some of The Best Apps for Teaching World History | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
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One Question We Should Always Ask When Implementing Technology into Classrooms –

One Question We Should Always Ask When Implementing Technology into Classrooms – | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In 2014, and in my book, “The Innovator’s Mindset,” I wrote about the notion of “school vs.learning,” and it was summarized in the image below by Sylvia Duckworth: Th…...
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Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.You might also be interested in The Best Articles …...
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Wacky Machines Offer Problem-Solving Fun

Wacky Machines Offer Problem-Solving Fun | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Contraption MakerSolve problems, puzzles, brain teasers while creating wacky machinesPros: Full-featured puzzle game offers ample opportunities for building...
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