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Free Technology for Teachers: Now You Can Add Attachments to Remind 101 Messages

Remind 101, the popular free service for sending text messages to groups of students and or parents, has added a fantastic new feature in the form of the option to add attachments to your messages. The attachment option allows you to add pictures and other files to your messages.

The No.1 App for Every Teacher....

Not all apps are created equal. The first version of Explain Everything was good. The second version is outstanding. As an educator my life revolves around learning, organisation, workflow and school requirements. Lessons are delivered, work is assessed and data is recorded. Thankfully new technologies are providing ways of coping with the increasing demands.

Class Tech Tips: 12 Apps for the One iPad Classroom

The 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.

Cardboard Box Tools

Three digital learning tools, much like an empty cardboard box full of open-ended possibilities, offer young minds the free play of imagination.

2014 Update: Apps We Use in Kindergarten

RED Links- New Apps to the list Underlined Apps- What I consider MUST HAVE apps for Kindergarten! Storytelling/Creating: Lego Movie Maker, Aurasma, Venn Diagram, Write About This, Tell About This, ...

Top 5 Note Taking Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 2, 2014 Need a way to take notes easily and quickly? For those lucky enough to be attending the ISTE 2014 conference right now, perhaps one of these mobile apps can help, though anyone could always use handy note-taking app.

Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE

At the 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, last week, Common Sense Media staff and Graphite Certified Educators presented a series of engaging, informative, and hands-on lightning-fast sessions. These 15-minute workshops showcased practical and engaging ways to use specific...

9 Powerful (And FREE) Tools To Boost Summer Learning - Edudemic

Rapidly approaching the dog days of summer (give or take a few days or weeks), I felt a need to share a power packed suitcase of tools that could be used to archive your summer highlights and memories. Many educators never really go on vacation.

Explore National Parks & UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Your iPad

Fotopedia National Parks app contains stunning imagery of U.S. National Parks. Beyond the imagery the app offers photo-stories based on the imagery of the national parks in the app. And just like on the Fotopedia website each image is linked to a related Wikipedia entry.

Apps for Education

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What's APPening: 100 apps for education - Page 2 of 2 - eClassroom News | eClassroom News | 2

"See what's APPening in education" offers a look at some of the apps available in the Windows Store. We've selected 10 apps at random, but 90 more great apps are in the PDF resource. 1. BrainPOP Featured Movie, Reference, Grades K-8, Free Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz.

10 inexpensive apps every educator should know

Back-to-school shopping used to mean a trip to the neighborhood's office supply store to purchase notebooks, pens, pencils, calculators and backpacks. Today, savvy students and teachers rely more on technology than on physical tools to get them through the school year.

Shutterfly launches new education service | eSchool News | eSchool News

The Photo Story Classroom service from Shutterfly allows students to build high-quality photo books using iPads Shutterfly, the popular online service that enables users to create photo books, cards, and stationery and share these with their friends and family, has launched a new service geared toward schools using iPads.

10 Free Education Apps for iPad

One of the most popular categories of apps on any touch enabled mobile devices is obviously educational apps thanks to the real time, ready-in-hand help students get from them in and outside of their classroom. While there are millions of free educational apps, all of them are not worthy enough for downloading.

Video: App Smart | Writing Poetry

Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you discover, read and even compose new poems.

20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

This is our first year of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and boy, did the students bring it. They brought it all! We have iPads, Surface RT and Pro, iPhones, Droids, Chromebooks, Macs, and PC laptops. Here's my current thinking. Please share yours in the comments section below.

20 helpful apps for teachers and educators

Students attempting to text in class might be the bane of teachers everywhere, but even the most jaded luddite would have to admit: Tablets and smartphones in the classroom bring a number of advantages too. From greater student engagement to an expansion of the learning environment beyond normal school hours, gadgets can open new educational doors.