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Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

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Programs are geared to the particular learning of Elementary and Middle School, and Middle and High School with games and lessons aligned to state and national standards like Common Core, TEKS and MAFS. IXL can be used on the web, as an app (iOS or Android), or on Chromebooks though there are differences in how each operates and what is offered. XtraMath runs on mobile platforms as well as desktops, making it easy for kids to work on math facts whenever they have a few minutes.

Wonder Workshop’s Amazing Dash

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He is charged via USB and programmed via an app (iOS or Android) to move, spin circles, dance, sing, draw, or any number of other actions. After I played around a bit–watching him roll in circles, turn his head, and chatter–I went to the App store (also available for Android) and downloaded the free apps that go with the robot. With this add-on, students can create their own works of art by programming Dash from their mobile device to draw on the floor mat?—?with

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Snow Day? 7 Ways to Keep Teaching

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They are easy to use but do a run-through at the beginning of the school year to familiarize students with it — especially older elementary and middle school. It works on Chrome and Firefox, iOS, and Android mobile devices.

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

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At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. As digital equity discussions matured and hyperbole became reality, educators found that those loudly-touted digital devices often became paperweights. Turns out — and not really a surprise — the cost of the digital devices was minor compared to the cost of the websites and webtools required to meet goals.

10 ways to use QR Codes for Hour of Code

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Some phones and mobile devices come with QR coders already installed. To find one for mobile devices, check the Android or App store. If your primary digital device is a desktop, use a downloaded software tool like the free Code Two. This is so simple, you’re going to love it: Open the QR Code reader on your phone or mobile device. The recipient will automatically have it on their mobile device–no worries about losing it.

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Want to Code on an IPad? Here are 3 Great Apps

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a series of symbols, used synonymously as text and grouped to imply or prompt the multimedia in the games and programs that happen on computers, websites, and mobile apps. Kodable now offers a curriculum for elementary school. Availability: 5/5 (iOS, Android, Web, classes). She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu. Reed 11:00am Making a Better World: Digital Citizenship Resources for K-12 - Kelly Mendoza, Sr.