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The market for mobile educational apps is exploding. Advertisements pop up in your social media stream, and hardly a conversation goes by without your friends showing you the “newest” thing. But how can you pick the best apps for your kids? 1) Evaluate Your Tech Foundation First, take a good look at your family’s tech […]

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This is an especially helpful site to help you evaluate/test/ and choose  great apps for your children & students. Try it yourself!

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Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place for learning, interacting and engaging. Today, there is a wide assortment of free technology options available to enhance your instruction. The tools are changing… quickly. So making the best choices, based on the resources available in your school, or through your board, is critical. Here are some top sure-fire picks to ensure your goal has real purpose, not just an introduction of technology for the sake of looking tech-savvy. These are easy to use teaching tools–about as grab-and-go as it gets.

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Here are some unique and interesting tools for Teachers.

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@ClasTechTipsThere are a handful of terrific iPad apps for early learners and Intro to Letters, by Montessorium is one not to be missed.  This powerful app for letter learning brings foundational language skills to your iPad screen. With Intro to Letters students can hear letter sounds and trace letters on their screen.  Kids will see upper and lowercase letters and work on their fine motor skills.

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This is an excellent resource for parents and teachers alike!

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Is your password secure? We’ve all heard a lot of advice about what sorts of passwords you should never pick – and there are various tools that claim to assess the security of your password online. However, these can only be dubiously accurate. The only way to really test the security of your passwords is to…

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Thanks, Tom,  for this timely information! We can always learn more about security.

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RT @ZahnerHistory: 10 Ways to Manage Cellphones in the Classroom http://t.co/a5MsA9uuXz #edtech #edchat #edutech http://t.co/hmHJFk4PHN

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See what you think about this. What about cell phone use during lockdowns?

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Some of the most compelling visionaries in the world — from Sir Ken Robinson to Jane Goodall to Martin Scorsese — are focusing their attention on how to improve education. Get inspired by their big ideas.

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Here are some of the foremost (and futuristic) thinkers in education. Thanks Edutopia!

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This chart ranks countries by the average speed of public WiFi networks.

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