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SlideTalk - turn your presentations into engaging talking videos

SlideTalk - turn your presentations into engaging talking videos | 21st 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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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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We Need to Trust Teachers to Innovate

We Need to Trust Teachers to Innovate | 21st century education | Scoop.it
If we want to see innovation happening in our schools, we need to trust, encourage, and empower teachers to transform their practice. Too often, teachers are forced to teach inside the box and it can
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The power of innovation is in our teachers classroom space!

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Hands-on Fall STEAM Activities for Kids - Left Brain Craft Brain

Hands-on Fall STEAM Activities for Kids - Left Brain Craft Brain | 21st century education | Scoop.it
The air is getting cooler & the leaves are changing. It's fall science happening around you! This set of Fall STEAM activities are perfect for your kids.
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Some Helpful Resources for Teachers Using Macs in Their Teaching

Some Helpful Resources for Teachers Using Macs in Their Teaching | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Mac users will love this educational help site!
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Technology in the Classroom Tools for Financial Literacy Month

Technology in the Classroom Tools for Financial Literacy Month | 21st century education | Scoop.it
These technology in the classroom websites can help teach financial literacy.
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Ideas for integrating financial literacy into your classroom.

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Deanne LaRoche's curator insight, June 22, 12:55 AM
This was a wonderful article linking to so many interesting and useful websites and ICT ideas for a business classroom.  I look forward to trailing these activities for the students.
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How to communicate with Gen Z

Just when you thought you got your head around Gen Y, Gen Z comes along and changes everything. Every 8 seconds. 

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Wonderful video of Generation Z students and how they learn.

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25 Question Stems Framed Around Bloom's Taxonomy

25 Question Stems Framed Around Bloom's Taxonomy | 21st century education | Scoop.it
25 Question Stems Framed Around Bloom's Taxonomy
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Critical thinking questions framed for higher level education.

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Want To Flatten Your Classroom?
Well we're here to help. We are your go-to guide to the world providing virtual field trips (VFTs), guest speakers, and collaborations. We strive to make our programs interactive, unique and an experience that will get your students excited about global education. You won't be listening to

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Top Issues Capturing the Minds of Educators and Parents This Year

Top Issues Capturing the Minds of Educators and Parents This Year | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Student motivation, self-regulation and trauma are just a few of the topics that MindShift readers were especially interested in during 2016. Teachers also
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Issues effecting teachers, students and parents.

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Issues effecting teachers, students and parents.

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The school of the future has opened in Finland | #ModernEDU #Europe

The school of the future has opened in Finland | #ModernEDU #Europe | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Hopefully every school will be like this one day.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Finland

 


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Wow this is a beautiful school!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 9, 2016 6:37 PM
Hopefully every school will be like this one day.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Finland

 

 

Comunipedia 3.0 's curator insight, December 9, 2016 6:52 PM
Más información sobre educación 3.0 en Finlandia: http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Finland
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A Principal’s Perspective: The Importance of School Culture

A Principal’s Perspective: The Importance of School Culture | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Building a strong school culture helps breed student success.
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School culture underlies staff and student engagement.  This article highlights the importance of culture.

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Phenomenon Based Education in Finland

Phenomenon Based Education in Finland | 21st century education | Scoop.it

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Finland leads the way with #21stedu and innovation.

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Ginger Jewell's curator insight, October 31, 2016 8:47 AM
The concept of transverse education is cross curricular classes for the 21st century.  Teaching integrated subjects happens easily at elementary, how do we break the barriers at high school which is ruled by discipline silos?  Space and scheduling can make it happen if we have the leaders to do it...

Brad Merrick's curator insight, November 11, 2016 4:14 PM
As the world changes educators need to be creative and realise that 21 century capacities are not being developed through existing curriculum and learning structures. Here, the Transverse approach sees Finland leading the charge, preparing students with the interdisciplinary skills and understanding for the world around them. Well worth the read.
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Recess four times a day? Why some schools are now letting kids play an hour a day.

Recess four times a day? Why some schools are now letting kids play an hour a day. | 21st century education | Scoop.it
'I tell parents all the time kids aren’t hard-wired to sit still all day, so we believe in essence we are giving children back their childhood.' And there are academic benefits.
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Recess more often means more relaxed students!  This type of planning allows for play and focus in class.

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This is the one skill your child needs for the jobs of the future

This is the one skill your child needs for the jobs of the future | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Where can your kids learn creativity and critical thinking? The answer is simpler than you think. Article from World Economic Forum.
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Leaders in Educational Thought: Mathematics K-12

Leaders in Educational Thought: Mathematics K-12 | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Leaders in Educational Thought: Mathematics K-12 SHARE 2014...
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Great thoughts on math teaching!
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8 Terrific Learning Podcasts for Students

8 Terrific Learning Podcasts for Students | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Bring fresh voices into the classroom with free, high-quality podcasts.
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Have your students learn via podcasts to encourage audio focus.  This collection of podcasts is 

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Flipgrid. Ignite Classroom Discussion.

Flipgrid. Ignite Classroom Discussion. | 21st century education | Scoop.it
A flipped classroom approach to using video for igniting student discussion and engagement. Available on iOS, Android, Chromebook, and all major browsers.
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Flipgrid is an awesome video sharing platform for social connections.

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Amreet Kaur Sandhu's curator insight, August 19, 7:29 PM

Flipgrid is an awesome video sharing platform for social connections.

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How Design Thinking Builds Empathy, Gives Purpose and Honors Educators (EdSurge News)

How Design Thinking Builds Empathy, Gives Purpose and Honors Educators (EdSurge News) | 21st century education | Scoop.it
In her early teaching years, Wanny Hersey learned how hands-on projects—which would eventually become known as “making”— could engage and motivate her English students like nothing she’d seen before. She’d witnessed the heartbreak of watching a one-size-fits-all education system fail to engage stu
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Design thinking is the buzzword more than ever in education.  This free tool kit will help you get started.  

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Triple E Framework

Triple E Framework | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Triple E Framework is a model for integrating technology into K-12 teaching
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Triple E Framework is a great way to evaluate the use of technology in your lesson plans! 

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Horizon Report 2016 Forum: Online Learning | Eduwebinar

Horizon Report 2016 Forum: Online Learning | Eduwebinar | 21st century education | Scoop.it
The report addresses new and emerging technologies for learning and helps education technology leaders, innovators and practitioners develop future-focused
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Horizon report on Online learning and the typical makeup of an online learner traits.

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Education systems are failing our kids, so how can we prepare them for the jobs of the future?

Education systems are failing our kids, so how can we prepare them for the jobs of the future? | 21st century education | Scoop.it
The world of work is changing. But education systems aren't keeping up. A new World Economic Forum report outlines ways to remedy that.
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Some of the criteria needed for preparing our students for jobs that are unknown.

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John Zuluaga's curator insight, May 29, 12:38 PM
One of the possible reasons why education is failing is because they are getting stuck with the same methodologies, procedures, and materials. It is important prepare our kids for their future; to do so, it is important to consider education in regards to technology. Helping learners to get some technology literacy and help them to use devices and platforms wisely is part of our job as 21st century teachers.
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How can we learn to reject fake news in the digital world?

How can we learn to reject fake news in the digital world? | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that today's students, despite being 'digital natives,' have a hard time distinguishing what is real and what is fake online. Metaliteracy might provide the answers.
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Teaching evaluation skills, and critical thinking is the number one skill needed for #21stedu

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Finland Will Become the First Country in the World to Get Rid of All School Subjects

Finland Will Become the First Country in the World to Get Rid of All School Subjects | 21st century education | Scoop.it
This is a real revolution in education.
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Finland on track to become the first country to break all the rules in terms of defining a new model of schooling.

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The Day After | Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice

The Day After | Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice | 21st century education | Scoop.it
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This blog shares ways to teach tolerance in the classroom.

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NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition

NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition | 21st century education | Scoop.it
The NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 13th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education.
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The Horizon report is out!

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