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The 3 Fastest Ways to Get Photos from an iPad to a Mac or Windows PC

The 3 Fastest Ways to Get Photos from an iPad to a Mac or Windows PC | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
If you’ve got photos and images on your iPad that you want to transfer to a Mac or Windows PC there are a number of ways you can go about it. Today I’d like to offer a quick rundown of a few method...

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Love Technology's curator insight, April 27, 2013 9:25 AM

someone just asked about this.

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, May 2, 2013 9:56 AM

Great tool!

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BBC - Skillswise - Editing and Proofreading

BBC - Skillswise - Editing and Proofreading | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Learn how to edit and proofread your writing with these English skills resources, videos and games designed for adults who want to improve their literacy skills, as well as basic skills tutors and teachers.

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BBC - Skillswise - Punctuation

BBC - Skillswise - Punctuation | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Learn how to improve your punctuation with these English skills resources, videos and games designed for adults who want to improve their literacy skills, as well as basic skills tutors and teachers.

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Tom March :: Thesis Builder - The Original Persuasive Essay Maker

Tom March :: Thesis Builder - The Original Persuasive Essay Maker | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it

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Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.
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6 Videos That Help Students Understand World War II | MindShift

6 Videos That Help Students Understand World War II | MindShift | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
For history teachers, videos can be a powerful tool to contextualize events that seem intangible, or too far distant in the past. When it comes to World War

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geteach.com

geteach.com | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Free site dedicated to help teachers educate and engage students using Google Earth

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 19, 2013 2:54 PM

GE Teach is a phenomenal site, designed by an AP teacher to bring geospatial technologies into the classroom in a way that is incredibly user-friendly. This site allows you to use Google Earth with clickable layers. With multiple data layers of physical and human geography variables, this interactive globe puts spatial information in powerful, yet fun, student-inspired platform.  Click here for a video tutorial.


Tags:  google, virtual tours, geospatial, edtech.


Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, March 29, 2013 9:54 AM

Use Google Earth in the classroom with clickable layering of maps.  Great for bringing Geography into your classroom!

Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 5:18 AM

GTAV Technology and cartography in Geography

GE Teach is a phenomenal site, designed to bring geospatial technologies into the classroom in a way that is incredibly user-friendly. This site allows you to use Google Earth with clickable layers. With multiple data layers of physical and human geography variables, this interactive globe puts spatial information in powerful, yet fun, student-inspired platform.

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Dramatic reading of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's classic poem, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" by cdavid cottrill. History Website: https://sites.google.c...

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 18, 2013 7:17 PM

As a friend of mine said, the ride of Paul Revere and Bunker Hill are great examples of geography shaping history.  To see this map of these events, see the Google Earth file.  

Ann-Laure Liéval's curator insight, April 20, 2013 5:55 AM

Peu connu en France, un héros de la révolution américaine, et son épopée devenue mythique.

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BBC - Skillswise - Planning your writing

BBC - Skillswise - Planning your writing | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Learn how to plan your writing with these English skills resources, videos and games designed for adults who want to improve their literacy skills, as well as basic skills tutors and teachers.

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Enda Tuomey's English Language Writing Website

Enda Tuomey's English Language Writing Website | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Original activities, materials, information and links for students and people learning English, TOEFL, PET, IELTS, and ICDL - the International Computer Driving Licence/License.

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Essay Map - Step-by-Step essay planner

An interactiv step-by-step essay planner.  This website takes you through the process of planning an essay, and helps you to think about what you will include and where.  At the end of the process, you will have an essay map which you can print off and use when writing up your essay.


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Reading Strategies - Learning Skills from MindTools.com

Reading Strategies - Learning Skills from MindTools.com | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Do you read as efficiently as you could? Use these strategies to get the most from your reading.

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Advice for Students: Taking Notes that Work

Advice for Students: Taking Notes that Work | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Note-taking is one of those skills that rarely gets taught.

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What Are Creative Commons Licensed Images? A Student’s Guide


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BBC News - World

BBC News - World | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Get the latest BBC World News: international news, features and analysis from Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, South Asia, and the United States and Canada.

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Colleen Toltzman's curator insight, March 21, 2013 4:15 PM

Another excellent news outlet for your current events!

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How is power divided in the United States government?

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-is-power-divided-in-the-united-states-government-belinda-stutzman Article II of the United States Constitution allows for three separate branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial), along with a system of checks and balances should any branch get too powerful. Belinda Stutzman breaks down each branch and its constitutionally-entitled powers.

Lesson by Belinda Stutzman, animation by Johnny Chew.


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Kimberly (Pope) Kindred's curator insight, April 17, 2013 12:08 AM

TED ED is one of the best resources I found for my classes this year. Great way to supplement lessons and content.

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Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling

Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it
Meograph is the easiest way to create multimedia stories.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 24, 2013 6:44 AM

This is a great tool for digital narrative projects. There are also some great ready made examples which can help to provide some inspiration.

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Welcome · Digital Public Library of America

Welcome · Digital Public Library of America | Library Research Suggestions | Scoop.it

The DPLA is a platform. Developers make apps that use the library’s data in many different ways. Here are just a few.


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