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SlideTalk - turn your presentations into engaging talking videos

SlideTalk - turn your presentations into engaging talking videos | 21 century education | Scoop.it

SlideTalk makes it easy to publish, edit and share PowerPoint presentations, business presentations, tutorials, eLearning material, education material and documentation of events as talking presentations, thanks to using high quality text-to-speech and image processing software to hide from you all boring details of creating a talking video, and leaving you free to focus on the creative and pedagogical tasks.


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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

This looks like a fun way to add a presentation to your VLC without doing too much work. 

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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, January 27, 2013 1:47 PM

I wasn't too thrilled with the voice-over, but I can forsee utilizing this tool eventually. 

Karen Dietz's comment, January 31, 2013 4:01 PM
Thank you for all the input Videoworld, Beth, and Mayra!
Robin Good's comment, February 10, 2013 5:29 AM
Baiba, my mistake and my apologies. I mixed up one post of yours with another and got myself confused. I have deleted my comments and I apologize for any inconvenience I may have caused.

Keep up the great curation work.
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Educational technology, IT, educational philosophy, classroom pedagogy, http://hcslearningcommons.org
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Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Digital citizenship

Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Digital citizenship | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Part of preparing students for the digital age is helping them become critical consumers and responsible curators of online content.

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Digital standards for all schools.  

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Blended Learning Research: The Seven Studies You Need to Know - Education Week News (blog)

Blended Learning Research: The Seven Studies You Need to Know - Education Week News (blog) | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Education Week's new report "Blended Learning: Breaking Down the Barriers" features a story highlighting research on the effectiveness of such techniques.
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Blended learning and the role of the digi librarian!  Go learning commons peeps!

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Robert Kisalama's curator insight, April 18, 11:31 AM

we need to look at it beyond mere information packaging and move towards platforms for  meaningful engagement of the learners

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Learn It In 5 - Web 2.0 Lessons

Learn It In 5 - Web 2.0 Lessons | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Learn how to use any web 2.0 technology in the classroom in 5 minutes or less.
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How to videos for technology skills.

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Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree

Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree | 21 century education | Scoop.it
GCFLearnFree - The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today!
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Online tutorials and classes to update your skills in #edtech #edresources and #reading #math #health.

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Google Forms: Quick Start Guide

Quick guide to getting started with using Google Forms. Please feel free to utilize this resource with students and teachers in trainings on Google Forms. Please do not republish this graphic to yo...
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Short tutorial on Google forms.

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When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher?

When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher? | 21 century education | Scoop.it
When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?
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Great thoughts on how the future of the classroom is being re-organized and we are complicit in the deconstruction of the teacher role as we know it.

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The 10 Most Popular Teacher Tools Being Used This Year | Edudemic

The 10 Most Popular Teacher Tools Being Used This Year | Edudemic | 21 century education | Scoop.it
What are some of the most popular teacher tools being used this year? You may not know them all ... but hopefully you recognize at least some of them!
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Love lots of these tools and yet to try Socrative.

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The Single Best Idea for Reforming K-12 Education

The Single Best Idea for Reforming K-12 Education | 21 century education | Scoop.it
The Single Best Idea for Reforming K-12 Education: Change the goal from making a system of teaching more efficient to making the system more effective by inspiring lifelong learning in students, so that they are able to have full and productive...
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Confirming the role of 21 st century classrooms.

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7 Essential EdTech Tips for School Leaders - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

7 Essential EdTech Tips for School Leaders - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | 21 century education | Scoop.it
For principals and other school leaders & administrators, this list of videos includes advice and tips on edtech leadership strategies.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Videos of school leaders on 21st century leadership in education.

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Saginet - Distance Learning and Technology in Education's curator insight, March 16, 4:06 PM

Empowering teachers to use technology, Technology is significantly changing everything we do in education

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Tips for Coaching Teacher Teams

Tips for Coaching Teacher Teams | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Check out these tips and sage advice on how to guide a team of teachers and facilitate professional development.
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Professional development in your school- tips for survival and building trust.  

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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014 | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Lessons from a handful of the most-viewed papers from the American Educational Research Association last year. We've looked over that list and compiled a summary of some of what we learned from the ivory tower in 2014.
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Interesting facts from educational research done in 2014 related to math, socio-emotional learning, alignment and higher ed.

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How Trust is Essential For Independent Learning | Edudemic

How Trust is Essential For Independent Learning | Edudemic | 21 century education | Scoop.it
By blocking digital tools that serve a useful purpose in learning, schools effectively stop educators from teaching & modeling appropriate online behavior.
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Trusting our students is implicit in teaching and modelling appropriate behaviour online.  

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Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, February 26, 9:56 PM

Empower the students. Control is authoritative, not educational. 

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NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition

NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition | 21 century education | Scoop.it
The New Media Consortium has just released its new Horizon report for #highered regarding emerging #edtech at http://t.co/fiZRrTTXC8
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Higher Ed is following secondary schools with the move to all things digital in learning.  New Horizon Report for Higher ed.

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What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future?

Technology and rapidly evolving student needs are influencing how schools can think about trust, autonomy and collaboration.
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Moving into the open access virtual world. I have enjoyed 11 years as a virtual librarian and I LOVE what I do.  Learning commons has never been more ubiquitous and democratic as we share and glean from each other.

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Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher?

Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher? | 21 century education | Scoop.it
If an inquiry-based system is to succeed, we’ll need really good human beings in the classroom who know their field, but who also radiate the kind of positive, non-judgmental love that helps students open their minds and hearts.
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Traits of a 21st century teacher!

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SqoolTube: K-12 Educational Videos

SqoolTube: K-12 Educational Videos | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Instructional Video for K - 12
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K-12 Ed videos for your school use from SqoolTube.

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Blended Learning: Resource Roundup

Blended Learning: Resource Roundup | 21 century education | Scoop.it
We've collected resources from Edutopia and the web to help you navigate the possibilities of blended learning, an approach that combines face-to-face instruction with technology-mediated learning.
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Blended learning is the new tech mediated learning bringing virtual and physical together.  Here is a list of articles if you are starting and wanting some definitions.

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Whole Child Development Is Undervalued

Whole Child Development Is Undervalued | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Desire to learn and effective experimentation characterize the whole child approach, requiring a whole culture to extend these conditions into schooling and adult life.
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Whole child approach is valued including spiritual development.

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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | 21 century education | Scoop.it
For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.
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Change is happening again in Finland.  I love how they are creating a streamed approach as well as deeper thinking skills, and a more career aligned focus.  

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Unshackled and Unschooled: Free-Range Learning Movement Grows

Unshackled and Unschooled: Free-Range Learning Movement Grows | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Most people have heard of homeschooling -- kids are educated by parents or caregivers at home, rather than at school, for a variety of reasons.
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Homeschooling or distance learning offers tons of 

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The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Like a story, lessons deserve compelling beginnings and endings. From pop culture connections to finishing with a level-up, here are eight strategies for holding students' attention.
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Love this idea of beginnings and endings.  The same applies to a good presentation- open with a bang and end with a bang;)

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Step By Step, the Journey Towards Freedom From Grade Levels

Step By Step, the Journey Towards Freedom From Grade Levels | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Moving away from seat-time and towards competency-based progression isn't easy, but educators at Sanborn High are finding it rewarding.
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Are our new learning outcomes in BC requiring this kind of teaching methodology?  Refocusing away from grades and moving towards competency will certainly help our students.

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13 Digital Strategies For Teacher Collaboration

13 Digital Strategies For Teacher Collaboration | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Start Something: 13 Digital Strategies For Teacher Collaboration
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

Collaboration is how we all glean from each other and soar as a community! Truly a 21st educational experience.

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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, March 10, 3:54 PM

13 estratégias digitais para educadores com cultura de colaboração

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6 Inspiring Websites That Teach You To Code

6 Inspiring Websites That Teach You To Code | 21 century education | Scoop.it
If you've always had a desire to build your own apps or create your own websites, then you can begin your coding education with nothing more than a browser, an internet connection, and some spare time.

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Coding is the next alphabet.  Let's encourage our students to be coders!

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Will You Be the Next Great Education-Tech Entrepreneur?

Will You Be the Next Great Education-Tech Entrepreneur? | 21 century education | Scoop.it
This sector is ripe for disruption, investment and rapid growth, while offering the coveted opportunity to dramatically alter people's lives.
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Who is going to be the next entrepreneur with blended learning on the increase?  

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Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, February 26, 10:19 PM

<3 changemakers