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Rhondda Powling

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps | MindShift | KQED News - 0 views

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    "The annual list of apps that educators favor this year shares some commonalities with last year's favorites. Teachers tend to drop apps if they become too expensive or sometimes if the updates are so overwhelming that they no longer know how to use the product. It's a delicate balance:"
Rhondda Powling

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Chrome extensions - 1 views

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    Some useful tools for educators discussed here
Rhondda Powling

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes | MindShift | KQED News - 2 views

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    "Rachel Langenhorst helps teachers in her district find solutions for those issues. She used to teach social studies, but is now the K-12 Technology Integrationist and Instructional Coach at Rock Valley Community Schools in Iowa. "Really be cognizant of the digital tools you're picking and why you are picking them." She put together a list of favorite digital tools for the social studies classroom and shared them during an edWeb webinar. She emphasizes that, as with any classroom technology, teachers need to be careful not to just substitute a tech tool for an analog one. Instead, technology should be used to enhance classroom learning in ways that wouldn't be possible otherwise, including expanding learning beyond the classroom walls."
Rhondda Powling

Educational Technology Guy: Read & Write Text to Speech web app comes to iPad and Android - 4 views

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    "Read and Write for Google is an excellent Chrome app that provides text-to-speech functions from your browser. They have just released a free iPad and Android app. The apps provide text to speech functions, which are great for ESL, learning disabled, visually challenged and struggling readers, on your device, just like the web app does in the Chrome Browser and Chromebooks.
Rhondda Powling

Quizlet for Android - Review Your Notes Online or Offline - 1 views

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50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today | Edudemic - 4 views

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    Edudemic post "Symbaloo created by user lcobbs detailing 50 great classroom tools that are all easy to implement into just about any classroom. From Animoto to Prezi to Dropbox to Stixy (wait what?), there's a lot to check out."
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    I posted this on ICT and Pedagogy Diigo site. Great blog and heaps of digital tools we can still learn about, thanks. Many more to add to my toolbelt!
Rhondda Powling

Why (Not How) We Should Use iPads In Education | Edudemic - 2 views

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    You can also insert the term "Tablet" for iPad: the questions and arguments for thinking about the task before the technologies are still very valid and worth considering. 
Rhondda Powling

The 20 Best Education Apps And Web Tools Of The Year - Edudemic - 3 views

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    Article is an excerpt from the December issue of Edudemic Magazine. It lists the best apps (from educators around the world) resources for 2012.
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