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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Refine Google Searches by File Type & Domain

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Refine Google Searches by File Type & Domain | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Two of the simple, but powerful Google search strategies that I often share in my workshops are searching by file type and searching by domain.

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Algebra II Drives Dropout Rates and Is Mostly Useless. Here’s a Plan for Getting Rid of It.

Algebra II Drives Dropout Rates and Is Mostly Useless. Here’s a Plan for Getting Rid of It. | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In his new book The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions, political scientist Andrew Hacker proposes replacing algebra II and calculus in the high schoo ...
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Great article and well worth the read.

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ThingLink Brings Virtual Reality to the Classroom

ThingLink Brings Virtual Reality to the Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Virtual Reality and 360 content is about to find it’s way into schools and classrooms with a new layer of interactivity!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Great Tools for Creating Backchannels & Informal Assessments

Free Technology for Teachers: Great Tools for Creating Backchannels & Informal Assessments | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

RT @john_jpollock: #edtech Free Technology for Teachers: Great Tools for Creating Backchannels & Informal As… https://t.co/EtpwBILSoK https…...

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How to Blur Student Faces on YouTube Videos

How to Blur Student Faces on YouTube Videos | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Student privacy is important, but so is sharing student work online. With the ability to blur faces on YouTube you may be able to have the best of both worlds. YouTube has had blurring effects for some time now, but it was somewhat crude and did not always work as well as it might. However,…
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CES 2016: Lego’s New Classroom Robot Brings STEM Lessons to Life

CES 2016: Lego’s New Classroom Robot Brings STEM Lessons to Life | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Lego’s WeDo 2.0 has a knack for making students smile as they take their first steps into the world of programming.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Organize Your Projects with Trello

Free Technology for Teachers: Organize Your Projects with Trello | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
This is a guest post from Kate Wilson (@katewilson13) of EdTechTeacher, an advertiser on this site.Getting and staying organized as an individual varies with each person’s learning style.
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Cengage Continues Down Edtech Path, Unveils Remedial Math Software | Xconomy

Cengage Continues Down Edtech Path, Unveils Remedial Math Software | Xconomy | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Education’s ongoing shift toward digital content and learning experiences has pushed entrenched textbook publishers to try to reinvent themselves as softwa

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MindTap Math Foundations is a new software product that aims to help college freshmen taking remedial math courses by providing them with interactive content and collaboration tools accessible on computers and mobile devices.

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Google Sheets Released A New Interesting Feature to Convert Text to Columns ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Sheets Released A New Interesting Feature to Convert Text to Columns https://t.co/A9MFNev6Gw #mlearning #edtech
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Tweet from @NoApp4Pedagogy

Tweet from @NoApp4Pedagogy | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
@stevewoz being interviewed by @jcasap about #innovation and #education. #rtmk12 #edtech #edchat https://t.co/qvkjM5d3Zi
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Develop Their Math Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Develop Their Math Skills | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
5 great Chrome apps to help students develop their math skills https://t.co/Ok3ctpgU4t via @medkh9 #edu #apps #maths #edtech #learning
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7 Great iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Great iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

RT @Edtechnerd: 7 Great iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework https://t.co/E4ZBnWTBEN #edtech #edchat

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Tweet from @ClassTechTips

Tweet from @ClassTechTips | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
ClassTechTips: Tour National Parks: Virtual Field Trips on iPads #ipaded #edtech #mlearning … https://t.co/LNw8sYxfT8
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Free Technology for Teachers: Check Out the New Google Docs & Slides Templates

Free Technology for Teachers: Check Out the New Google Docs & Slides Templates | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

This week Google added some new templates to the Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets template galleries. The most notable of these templates for students and teachers are the new book report template and the new science project template.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Fun Math Activities for Parents To Do With Their Kids

Free Technology for Teachers: Fun Math Activities for Parents To Do With Their Kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Fun Math Activities for Parents To Do With Their Kids! https://t.co/SUiLFtapUe #Math #Parenting #KidsActivities

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Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Web - Spring 2016

Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Web - Spring 2016 | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Best of the Web - Spring 2016 Richard Byrne's selection of the best (mainly new) tools
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Google's My Maps in Your Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Google's My Maps in Your Classroom | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Google's My Maps in Your Classroom #tcdsb21c #GAFE #edtech #cdnedchat https://t.co/cc0ldKCfoN

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Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning

Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Check out some resources meant to help education leaders find ways transform the vision and goals of schools to move towards applied, connected and real-world
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Genius Charging Cable Works on Both iOS and Android Devices at the Same Time

Genius Charging Cable Works on Both iOS and Android Devices at the Same Time | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Before USB Type-C replaces every charging cord you have to wrangle, the LMcable promises to play nice with both iOS and Android devices at the same time.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Quickly Dictate Notes in Multiple Languages on Dictation.io

Free Technology for Teachers: Quickly Dictate Notes in Multiple Languages on Dictation.io | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Dictation.io is a good tool to add to yesterday's list of free tools for dictating notes. On Dictation.io you can simply click "start dictation" then start having your voice transcribed into a text document.

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"Perspecs" Gives You Three Different Perspectives On Same News Topic

"Perspecs" Gives You Three Different Perspectives On Same News Topic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Perspecs is a new free app that gives you three different perspectives on the same news topic: Here are more details: Perspecs is a new free app that curates the top news stories from a variety of ...
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New 3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torial: ThingLink! — Emerging Education Technologies

New 3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torial: ThingLink! — Emerging Education Technologies | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
3 Minute Teaching “Tooltorial” No. 14 Provides a Quick Overview of ThingLink Early last month I had the pleasure of making my first ThingLink interactive image. ThingLink is such a cool free* tool for creating unique content for learning, it seemed
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AUGMENTED REALITY IN THE CLASSROOM

AUGMENTED REALITY IN THE CLASSROOM | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Augmented Reality in the Classroom #augmentedreality #edtech https://t.co/oT8KJt7DmJ

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools Students Can Use to Dictate Notes

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools Students Can Use to Dictate Notes | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

Food speech recognition software can be very pricey, but it doesn't have to be. If you're looking for some free speech to text options for your students consider trying the following three options.

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How to Build Your Makerspace (EdSurge Guides)

How to Build Your Makerspace (EdSurge Guides) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Learning by making has been around since long before edtech—just think about what the adventurous explorers or intrepid settlers of yore would have thought of "Do-It-Yourself." But with thousands of kid-friendly tech tools and a whole...
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