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SMART InkScan app- turn paper notes into digital

      We’re excited to introduce you to the brand new SMART InkScan app – because learning happens everywhere! This brand new app allows you to turn any handwritten notes, doodles, or other content into SMART Ink. Your content can be interacted with in a variety of ways,…

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PDF Candy- What a treat!

PDF CANDY – FREE ONLINE PDF TOOLS Did you ever need to change a PDF into a word document? Did you want to split a multi-page PDF into several separate documents? Now you can!! PDF Candy provides users all over the world with absolutely free online tools for working with PDF…

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ClassroomScreen.com

This awesome time saver is a great tool for projectors or SMART Boards. Each circle at the lower end of the screen is an easy to use tool. Try the clock, timer and drawing tools!   https://www.classroomscreen.com/ Project this in your classroom on your interactive board. You can… choose a…

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CIJE Summer Sessions in Paramus, Brooklyn, and Five Towns

The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education is pleased to inform you of hands-on technology training courses that are available this summer. Log in to your teacher account to register.

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Test-approved app could kill off the graphing calculator

Math students have a love-hate relationship with the funky, expensive TI-84 graphing calculators, but thanks to a new deal, they’ll soon get a free option. Starting this spring, pupils in 14 US states will be able to use the TI-like Desmos online calculator during standardized testing run by the Smarter…

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Pixar Offers FREE course on Storytelling

Pixar is presenting a free course through Khan Academy that can help you discover the kind of stories you want to tell — and help you tell them better. The “Art of Storytelling” is the newest in a series of free courses from the studio called “Pixar in a Box.”…

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Virtual Field Trips

Field trips provide students with a view of the real world that they don’t usually get in the classroom, and they can help students understand real-world applications of seemingly abstract topics in math and science. Several studies have shown that students retain more knowledge through the type of experience-based learning that field trips provide…

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Ji Tap Webinar

Amazing opportunity for teachers who want to learn how to use Ji Tap!! There will be an online training on Thursday, November 17, 2016 ,at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern)   Please register via the link below. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/b17a82b7784ed1344ac87b605f06faf5   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Learn about some of my favorite tools

These are some of my favorite edtech tools.      

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SMART Notebook and Flash-What You Need to Know

We hope you are having a nice, relaxing, summer. We just want to make sure you know that many Flash based, SMART Notebook tools will stop working soon. These include many of the popular tools in the Lesson Activity Toolkit. This is mainly due to issues with Adobe Flash. Newer…

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