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30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use

30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use | Edtechtools | Scoop.it

As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, information...

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Zazzle-rific: Zazzle giftbox from Just for Teachers: Teacher's Apple Box

Zazzle-rific: Zazzle giftbox from Just for Teachers: Teacher's Apple Box | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
Zazzle giftbox from Just for Teachers: Teacher's Apple Box: CREATE  |  APPAREL  |  MUGS  |  POSTAG...
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14 Interesting Ways* to use an Google Maps in the Classroom

Google Maps in the Classroom.

 

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The Nerdy Teacher: Two words for new teachers starting this year

The Nerdy Teacher: Two words for new teachers starting this year | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
RT @stumpteacher: Simple and yet sound advice for new and returning teachers from @thenerdyteacher http://j.mp/pnH9aj #edchat #ntchat...
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Web 2.0 in Plain English. Twitter, Social Media, Blogs

These videos are a bit older but based on the number of times they have been viewed they are easy to understand and very popular. 
Twitter in Plain English. Over 2 million views.

Social Media in Plain English.
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Hungry Shark publisher doubles its iOS revenues with freemium switch

Hungry Shark publisher doubles its iOS revenues with freemium switch | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
Stuart Dredge: Future Games of London ditches $1 paid downloads for $3.26 average in-app purchase value (Hungry Shark publisher doubles its iOS revenues with freemium switch http://t.co/iX2BtWk...)...
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Should children have to compete for their education? - Washington Post (blog)

Should children have to compete for their education? - Washington Post (blog) | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
KEPR 19Should children have to compete for their education?Washington Post (blog)By Mary Fertakis Should children have to compete for their education?
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25 Apps In 25 Minutes - Symbaloo

25 Apps In 25 Minutes - Symbaloo | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
Presentation for High School Teachers to get started using iPads for their 1 to 1 implementation this year.
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Teacher Experience Exchange - Top 5 web 2.0 brainstorming tools

Teacher Experience Exchange - Top 5 web 2.0 brainstorming tools | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
RT @HPTeachExchange: Share this post-> 5 web 2.0 brainstorming tools.
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10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports

10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
The most dreaded word in school reading for students: book reports. Teachers assign them, viewing them as a necessary component of assessing reading comprehension. Book reports can be a contributing factor to 'readicide'.
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City to build sustainability education center

City to build sustainability education center | Edtechtools | Scoop.it

The city of Sioux Falls sustainability program plans to add an education center and complete a master plan for sustainability.
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Access to YouTube and Social Networking in Schools Survey

RT @scottywatson: one final push for teachers in Scotland to do this survey for me please http://t.co/0HD0AOMj on access to YouTube in schools #eduscotict...
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Efforts to “quantify teaching have become a national obsession on its way to becoming a national joke.” | Get Schooled

Here is an essay by UGA professor Peter Smagorinsky about the effort to quantify good and bad teaching. As usual, the piece is provocative: By Peter (Quantifying teachers has limits.
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Amazing Stop Motion Video Software … It’s Free And Easy…Plus 20 Classroom Uses!

Amazing Stop Motion Video Software … It’s Free And Easy…Plus 20 Classroom Uses! | Edtechtools | Scoop.it

Welcome to a fun post! One that is dedicated to an amazing  yet simple tool.  After a short read of this post, and a quick download, you and your students will be ready for an amazing movie makin...

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http://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2011/08/15/scholabo-a-school-social-network-for-parents-and-teachers/

Scholabo: A school social network for parents and teachers http://ht.ly/63mfD #social...
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9 iPad Apps That Are Changing Business: 24/7 Wall St.

9 iPad Apps That Are Changing Business: 24/7 Wall St. | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
From 24/7 Wall St.: It was not long ago that computers revolutionized the way people do business across the world, fully changing the way that people communicate and organize their personal and professional lives.
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Tips and hints: 7 resources to jumpstart your Prezi presentations « Web 2.0 edu | Diigo

RT @diigohot: Tips and hints: 7 resources to jumpstart your Prezi presentations « Web 2.0 edu http://t.co/6cguqlt...
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Paladin Education - private tuition with a difference

Paladin Education - private tuition with a difference | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
Paladin Education - private tuition with a difference, providing structured one-to-one tuition and Personalised Learning Programmes for students (Paladin Education is offering free, impartial advice to all students on A-level results day – visit...
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Science and Maths Videos from Brightstorm | The Whiteboard Blog

Science and Maths Videos from Brightstorm | The Whiteboard Blog | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
Brightstorm is a beta site which hosts a large number of Science and Maths videos.
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Los Angeles teachers test a pilot evaluation program

Los Angeles teachers test a pilot evaluation program | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
This is what one of Los Angeles Unified's most ambitious reform efforts looks like: about 30 people gathered in a Gardena school auditorium, watching a video of a teacher trying to get her young students to understand a John Updike poem.
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Public Speaks Out Against Process of Schools Budget

Public Speaks Out Against Process of Schools Budget | Edtechtools | Scoop.it
At public hearings, Chicago parents, teachers and taxpayers complain about school budgets, a pattern of fiscal inaccuracies and threats of layoffs, as well as a lack of community involvement.
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