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160+ Chrome Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students

160+ Chrome Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration. 

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Chrome apps/extensions are organized by grade level, category, and subject.  

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10 Apps that Fuel Creation with Technology Across the Content

10 Apps that Fuel Creation with Technology Across the Content | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Recently we have been out and about on the summer professional development circuit.  We've been asked to share a few of our materials that we use during our presentations.  You ask, and we deliver!

Today's post shares information that is worthy of all ages, stages, content, and access.  Check out these easy ways to get your students CREATING in the classroom!

Via Jim Lerman
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Apps geared for k-12, but many still can be used with adult students..

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3 Adobe Post (App) Activities for Your Classroom 

3 Adobe Post (App) Activities for Your Classroom  | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

IThe Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders." />

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I've been meaning to try out this app-now I have ideas for using it as well!

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Bhushan THAPLIYAL's curator insight, March 6, 2016 9:49 AM

I've been meaning to try out this app-now I have ideas for using it as well!

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5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

With digital tools like Nearpod, Classkick, Educreations, Explain Everything, and Seesaw, teachers can leverage student-centered, personalized learning in whole-group instruction, guided and independent practice, and reflection.

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Some are for Androids, others for iPads, one is for desktops..

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Maria E Araiza-Gutiérrez's curator insight, February 25, 2016 12:20 PM

With technology tools in place, there is so much exciting experimentation going on as educators explore the many ways these tools can become useful

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7 Great iPad Apps for Visual Whiteboarding

7 Great iPad Apps for Visual Whiteboarding | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
May 13, 2015
Visual whiteboarding is a powerful technique to integrate in your instructional methodology. It basically consists of representing ideas in a visually interactive way using drawings,...
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These are great whiteboarding/screencasting apps..I especially like Explain Everything..you have lots of choices where you can export the results 

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30 Useful Apps for Online Students

30 Useful Apps for Online Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The number of college students taking at least one online course has nearly doubled over the past five years according to a report by market research agency Refuel.  

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I've heard of some of these for students as well as students-but there are many new ones to explore!

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4 Powerful iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Handwriting

4 Powerful iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Handwriting | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
February 14, 2015
Today as I was sifting through Apps Gone Free searching for  new deals on educational apps, I came across iTrace. This is one of my favourite app for teaching kids handwriting....
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Info about the following apps: iTrace, Writing Wizard, LetterTrace and a game iWriteWords

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Texting In The Classroom: Change This Distraction Into Engagement

Texting In The Classroom: Change This Distraction Into Engagement | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it


It is really a pitiful sight when you see a teacher going on about something the students should be learning while the students, yawning away, resort to their cell phones to kill time.

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Interesting alternatives to banning cell phones ...ideas on how to integrate cell phones into the classroom..And apps..

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5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills

5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
For educators who are interested in using games for learning -- specifically towards developing skills as they relate to the Common Core State Standards -- here are five games students can enjoy and that we’ve found sync with standards.
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Games and apps are all recommended by teachers.

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