The best device a school can roll out is a teacher who can adapt to new and emerging technologies, does not always require formal training for learning and staying current, and is not tethered to a product in order to teach.
Naiku is a very well designed platform that runs on web or mobile and enables teachers or students to create assssment tests and quick questions which can be answered using mobile devices in the classroom or from home. Really handy tool.
Szoter is an easy to use, free, online image annotation tool. It can be used to create and grab images from your computer screen or webcam. You can then annotae the images using a range of features from text to callouts. This is useful tool for creating insruction sheets or learning materials. There is an online version or a desktop app.
Content curation involves the added value only people can provide in the form of unique taste and understanding of the target audience to select and convert selected information into a quality content offering.
Qualitative Research Methods in Education and Educational Technology was written for students and scholars interested DOWNLOAD (RT @Osman_Bedel_: Qualitative Research Methods in Education and Educational Technology - Jerry Willis -
"I recently saw the movie “The Internship” (which was a great movie in 2005), that had some funny moments, but actually shared a really cool practice done at Google when hiring new applicants called “The Layover Test”. In an interview about the movie, Shawn Levy (the director) discussed the process:
"It’s something they actually have in their interview process and it is at the end of the day, beyond what school the kid went to, beyond GPA, etc., who would you rather be stuck in an airport bar with on a six-hour flight delay? They call it the layover test…So Google often accepts people employees and interns with kind of outside that Silicon Valley box way of thinking…""
We've discussed the benefits of the U.S. Library of Congress many times on Edudemic. Usually we focus on some particular parts of the vast amount of resources or instead offer a more overall picture of what it offers.
Facebridge allows you to use Facebook in your office, school and any place where its access has been blocked by a firewall or proxy. This is really useful if you are using Facebook for educational project and you need to have access.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.