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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Edutopia - 149 views

  • The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)
  • You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and these are just my opinion based on what I've used with my students or successfully tested.
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4 Free Web Tools to Boost Student Engagement | Edutopia - 173 views

  • When students use tool technologies to create content, their engagement is largely based on how successfully teachers craft the learning assignments, rather than on the technology itself. This is different from what happens with other types of technologies, such as tutor technologies (e.g. software for learning). Here, student engagement depends principally on technology, taking teachers almost completely out of the equation.
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Kahoot! | Game-based blended learning & classroom response system - 133 views

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  • A game-based classroom response system For schools, universities, & businesses
  • Ask thought provoking questions
  • Easy-to-use, inclusive & highly engaging
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  • Students, take control of your own learning
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MrNussbaum.com - FREE Math Games | Spelling Games | Teacher Tools | Printables and Much... - 45 views

  • Featuring over 3,500 content pages, MrNussbaum.com is one of the most popular destinations on the internet for parents, homeschoolers, teachers, and students. MrNussbaum.com was created by Greg Nussbaum, a Virginia public school teacher with experience teaching 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classrooms.
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40 iPad Apps for SAMRL Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - 16 views

  • SAMR model is a system which you can use to measure your application of technology, or its level of use. This system consists of four levels: Redefinition, Modification,Augmentation,  and Substitution. Let us now have a look at what these terms mean starting with the least important and moving up to the most important
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    " SAMR model is a system which you can use to measure your application of technology, or its level of use. This system consists of four levels: Redefinition, Modification,Augmentation,  and Substitution. Let us now have a look at what these terms mean starting with the least important and moving up to the most important "
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Aspiring teachers ill-prepared to use ed tech effectively | eSchool News - 1 views

  • In spite of their comfort with using technology tools, two-thirds of aspiring teachers say they are learning how to integrate technology into instruction mostly through their field experiences as student teachers and by observing their professors, rather than the assignments they get in school.
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Parents Primed to Buy Devices and Ebooks for Their Kids This Holiday Season, New Study ... - 8 views

  • Nearly 40% of parents with children aged 2-to-13 who read ebooks plan to purchase a new e-reading device for their children this holiday season
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    Nearly 40% of parents with children aged 2-to-13 who read ebooks plan to purchase a new e-reading device for their children this holiday season
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How Do Millennials Like to Read the News? Very Much Like Their Grandparents - Derek Tho... - 34 views

  • Attention publishers: For all the attention given to "bold rich multi-media experiences," young mobile news readers still prefer stories the way their great-great-grandparents did: In columns of text.
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Scholastic predicts top children's book trends for 2013 » Kidscreen - 61 views

  • Editors at Scholastic have forecast bullying, novel-in-cartoons, tough girls and kid lit on the screen as some of the top trends in kids books to watch out for in 2013.
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Why Smartphone-Obsessed Generation Y Can't Put Down Their Phones - 95 views

  • The smartphone: man's new best friend -- at least for Generation Y.
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How Education Technology Is Like Betamax - Edudemic - 0 views

  • Now that we are all excited about integrating iPads into the classroom, what’s next? What are we all going to do in 18.. 24.. 36.. months when the next great device comes along? Are we all going to just start over? How do we, as educators, avoid being the next Betamax: that flash in the pan that couldn’t scale up and adjust to a rapidly changing market?
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How Canadians Are Integrating Technology Into The Classroom - Edudemic - 1 views

  • Ever wonder how a particular country uses technology in the classroom? There’s a new infographic that spells out exactly what classrooms in Canada are up to.
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40 Creative Ways to Use Cell Phones in the Classroom - 5 views

  • by Online Universities
  • So many ruminations on what smartphone technologies offer the wired classroom begin with some permutation of how, at first, cell phones are often the bane of teachers’ existence because they cause disruptions. This isn’t one of those ruminations. Let’s just go straight to the suggestions, shall we?
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The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile ... - 208 views

  • Blogging is one of the eventual realization of web 2.0 technologies. It is the driving engine behind this online information revolution. Thousands of blogs are created everyday and for different purposes. Some people blog to make money, some to share their voice with the world, some to immortalize their life events and diaries, and others blog just to vex and scam people.
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Teaching with tablets: Will our children be using electronic textbooks to learn? | ITPr... - 0 views

  • Ever the technology pacesetter, South Korea announced earlier this year that it's committed to replacing paper textbooks with digital versions in classrooms within just three years – and that means tablet computers.
  • There is clearly caution about the use of tablets (72 per cent of schools want more evidence before adopting), but there is unstoppable enthusiasm; 82 per cent of teachers said their pupils had an interest in using tablets. Whether or not children are familiar with tablets and their touchscreen ilk isn’t doubted. Around 2.8 million children already have a smartphone, including almost a million – that's about a quarter – of eight to 12 year olds. 
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100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty - Edudemic - 2 views

  • Twitter may have started off as a fun social media site for keeping up with friends and sharing updates about daily life, but it’s become much more than that for many users over the past few years as the site has evolved and grown
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