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App Smackdown at TeachMeet Clevedon

App Smackdown at TeachMeet Clevedon | KMSTech | Scoop.it
The App Smackdown at TeachMeet Clevedon between myself and @gavinsmart was a real blast and really enjoyed it! Lots of great apps shared in a fun way. Inspired by a similar 'smackdown' I had recent...
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Wow! A lot of apps here!

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Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism

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Harvard Prof. Maria Polinsky on introducing two languages, the importance of literacy and advantages of bilingual individuals
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How to Teach Students to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Edudemic

How to Teach Students to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Edudemic | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Becoming critical consumers of online material requires knowing what qualifies as quality content and how to judge what is good material and what is not.
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classic games

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https://archive.org/details/msdos_Where_in_the_World_is_Carmen_Sandiego_1985 https://archive.org/details/msdos_Oregon_Trail_The_1990
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Oregon Trail and Where in the World in Carmen San Diego

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Two Bite Biscotti

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This is an simple recipe for making biscotti. Biscotti essentially means twice baked, which is a key step to making these treats. While the recipe cal...
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The Maker Movement and the Classroom | Edudemic

The Maker Movement and the Classroom | Edudemic | KMSTech | Scoop.it
The Maker Movement is a new trend based on old school traditions in which the philosophy of doing, building, and creating prevails over just simply buying.
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Create Instant Clouds in a Soda Bottle — Science | Make:

Create Instant Clouds in a Soda Bottle — Science | Make: | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Learn about pressure and vapor with this fun and easy summer science project that makes instant clouds contained within a soda bottle.
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5 “Must Read” Ed Tech Books for Summer Professional Development — Emerging Education Technologies

5 “Must Read” Ed Tech Books for Summer Professional Development — Emerging Education Technologies | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licensed image source Educators are busy people – even in the summer when many of them do not have classrooms full of students. They attend workshops, they re-write curriculum, and they take courses to enhance their knowledge and
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Add these to your summer reading list!

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Five Ways To Create a Healthy School Climate | Teach.com

Five Ways To Create a Healthy School Climate | Teach.com | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Five ways to create a sense of community and trust within your student body and school district.
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An important article for the beginning of the school year.

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The Best Ways To Create Online Tests

The Best Ways To Create Online Tests | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Before I share the links to test-creating sites here, I should also point out that there are also several excellent sites that let you create online learning games. These can also function as effec...
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Excellent Resource!

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Instagram’s Layout is Awesome :: TinyHacker

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Need guidance on how to use this effectively.

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How to turn your phone into a holographic display, for free (Wired UK)

How to turn your phone into a holographic display, for free (Wired UK) | KMSTech | Scoop.it
It's totally possible to make a decent 3D 'holographic' display with your smartphone
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The Ultimate Guide to Using iPads in the Classroom | Edudemic

The Ultimate Guide to Using iPads in the Classroom | Edudemic | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Although many teachers appreciate the advantages students gain from using iPads, they are very conscious of remembering that the devices are simply tools
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Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started) — Emerging Education Technologies

Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started) — Emerging Education Technologies | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Creative Commons Licensed Image Source “More important than the utilitarian function of filling job vacancies, though, is the pedagogical value inherent in coding.” “21st century learning” – it’s one of the hottest terms in education. The elements range from student-centered
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AP Archive - YouTube

Welcome to the AP Archive YouTube Channel. AP Archive is the film and video archive of The Associated Press -- the world's largest and oldest news agency. Ou...
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App Smackdown at TeachMeet Clevedon

App Smackdown at TeachMeet Clevedon | KMSTech | Scoop.it
The App Smackdown at TeachMeet Clevedon between myself and @gavinsmart was a real blast and really enjoyed it! Lots of great apps shared in a fun way. Inspired by a similar 'smackdown' I had recent...
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Wow! A lot of apps here!

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Win an Argument by Asking Your Opponent to Explain Their Idea First

Win an Argument by Asking Your Opponent to Explain Their Idea First | KMSTech | Scoop.it
When you’re in an argument, it’s only natural to want to explain your position as fast and as often as possible. However, if you want to argue more effectively, ask your opponent to explain their perspective in detail first.
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Three "Choose Your Own Adventure" Links

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Here are three new additions to The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories: What's In The Box is a great interactive story from The Reading Teacher. Journey Into the Ar...
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Year One With a 3D Printer: 17 Tips

Year One With a 3D Printer: 17 Tips | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Here are 17 tips, both technical and pedagogical, to help you navigate your first year of incorporating a 3D printer into your classroom projects.
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Do Snakes Poop?

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Conversation around my dinner table isn't always what m…
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Gotta say - never thought about it, but this is a good article on cultivating questions

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Quote Of The Day: Being Bilingual Helps Your Job Prospects

Quote Of The Day: Being Bilingual Helps Your Job Prospects | KMSTech | Scoop.it
Congress: Bilingualism Is Not a Handicap is an Education Week guest column written by Claude Goldenberg. Here's an excerpt: I'm adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being ...
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Salvage a Macro Photography Lens for Your Smartphone from an Old Camera

Salvage a Macro Photography Lens for Your Smartphone from an Old Camera | KMSTech | Scoop.it
If you happen to have an old-fashioned camera wasting away in a junk drawer, you can take it apart and use the lens for smartphone macro photography. This video shows you how.
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Now's the perfectime to go looking for that old camera!

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This Week In Web 2.0

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In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I’ve recently begin a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” (you might also be interested in The ...
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Quizalize - a "KAHOOT"-like platform. Will check it out.

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