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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Sites and Apps to Inspire Creative Writing

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Last week at the Riding the Wave conference in Gimli, Manitoba someone asked me for suggestions on sites that her students could access to find story prompts. StoryToolz.com was the first thing that came to my mind then. I also suggested Make Beliefs Comix. Those are two of the ten options that are included in my slideshow of suggestions embedded below.

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Google - Spaces

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You can create spaces for different topics and conversations to share with separate groups of people.
How to create a space
You can create up to 100 spaces to share with other people.
To create a space on your computer or phone:
 Open the Spaces app on your phone, or the Spaces website.
 Tap or click Create a Space Add.
Note: If you have many spaces, you may have to scroll to the bottom.
Now that you have a space, you can create a post or customize your space.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 5, 4:39 AM

This looks like a great tool for getting students to work collaboratively. Let's hope that Google can be trusted to continue to support it.

Greg Quinlivan's curator insight, January 5, 9:38 PM
It might also be a place for online teachers to create a space for each of their students or small groups to interact, get feedback, etc. Of course, the one issue is the blocking of Google by certain countries, including the PRC unfortunately.
vgpascal's curator insight, January 11, 1:36 AM
Un tableau de bord bien pratique pour organiser ses espaces collaboratifs avec Google Spaces.
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Bloom's Digital Taxonomy for The Web

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy for The Web | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
Bloom's Digital Taxonomy for The Web is another of our most popular posts of 2016. The visual features a number of key educational web tools to digitally operationalize Bloom's thinking levels. For each of these thinking levels ( creating, evaluating, analyzing, applying, understanding, and remembering) we came up with five web tools that better correspond with it. Our selection process is entirely based on our long-standing experience of reviewing educational web tools. We invite you to check it out and share with your colleagues. Feel free to download, print, or share the visual the way you want provided you include a link back to our website. Enjoy

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20 helpful apps for teachers and educators

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Students shouldn't be the only ones trying to use their smartphones in the classroom. Check out our top picks for the best apps for teachers and educators.

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Lee Hall's curator insight, August 19, 2015 4:26 PM

A few of these apps cost, but most are free. 

Cindy Peters's curator insight, August 21, 2015 9:15 AM

This is a great resource for #ucdsb teachers - some great apps here, let me know what you think after you try them out! #ucdsbtech #21stcenturylearning

Gert Nilsson's curator insight, December 18, 2015 6:59 AM

Det är inte bara eleverna som ska försöka använda den smarta telefonen i klassrummet!!

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Classroom technology 'rarely used' by half of teachers

Classroom technology 'rarely used' by half of teachers | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
Thousands of pounds worth of classroom technology is going unused as teachers lack the training to integrate it into lessons, survey suggests

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As I also show in my recent papeis

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Breffni O'Rourke's curator insight, December 1, 2015 5:44 AM

Doesn't surprise me at all...

nicolaperry's curator insight, December 2, 2015 1:40 AM

It's true and it's such a shame. This is why I believe teachers need to train themselves and each other. 

Wendy Zaruba-Lundene's curator insight, December 2, 2015 9:02 AM

Great article, how much technology is going unused in your classroom?  Tell us where we can help in PD to assist you in using the technology in your classroom.

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Digital Tribes - What's Your Tribe?

Digital Tribes - What's Your Tribe? | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, August 2, 2015 6:42 PM

 We live in circles, in tribal groups, whether analogue or digital.

 

Digital Delights-Digital Tribes is a compilation of articles, resources and points of references on Leadership, Education, Innovation, Creativity,  Visual Information, Videos, Marketing, Blogging, Perspectives from Different Generations and more.

 

What's your tribe?

Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, August 3, 2015 9:52 AM

 We live in circles, in tribal groups, whether analogue or digital.

 

Digital Delights-Digital Tribes is a compilation of articles, resources and points of references on Leadership, Education, Innovation, Creativity,  Visual Information, Videos, Marketing, Blogging, Perspectives from Different Generations and more.

 

What's your tribe?

Catherine Hislop's curator insight, August 3, 2015 10:15 AM

 We live in circles, in tribal groups, whether analogue or digital.

 

Digital Delights-Digital Tribes is a compilation of articles, resources and points of references on Leadership, Education, Innovation, Creativity,  Visual Information, Videos, Marketing, Blogging, Perspectives from Different Generations and more.

 

What's your tribe?

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Top six Apps for creating word clouds

Top six Apps for creating word clouds | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
A post looking at different iOS Apps that can be used to make word clouds

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Diane Johnson's curator insight, October 21, 2015 3:58 PM

Interesting method for students to demonstrate understanding or find the big ideas from the learning.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, November 8, 2015 9:08 PM

Timely! I was just looking for some great Word Cloud apps. 

Kimberly House's curator insight, January 7, 2016 7:45 AM

From free to pretty cheap, great options for creating word clouds. 

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50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org

50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom - teachingwithipad.org | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

"I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, and has created an enormous amount of resources for language teachers to use. I asked her if she wanted to collaborate on this post, and she quickly agreed to do so. Below is a list of iPad apps that we both use in our language classrooms. The ones marked with an * are the essential, must-have ones. We have divided the list into two categories: Content consumption apps and content creation apps."

 


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 10, 2014 6:14 AM

Interesting collection of well-chosen apps for the classroom or even for home with Mum and Dad!!

Lee Hall's curator insight, May 11, 2015 11:57 AM

Some cost, so check them carefully.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 20, 2015 1:57 AM

Pour les profs de langues.

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Why Aren’t More Schools Using Free, Open Tools?

Why Aren’t More Schools Using Free, Open Tools? | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
One school in Pennsylvania is using open-source tools wherever possible to keep students close to the code behind the machines they use. This stance is opposite to the very restrictive policies of many schools, but could allow students more freedom to explore what makes devices work.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 16, 2015 6:22 AM

Powerful article in support of open source

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, March 17, 2015 11:09 AM

True, the new and shiny isn't always the best...but we want it. Marketers tell us what we want. 

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40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime

40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
The purpose of this article is simply to remove some of the negative connotations around smartphones and to consider new possibilities which we have at our disposal. In order for students to use smartphones in school responsibly, it is important that we set limits and rules beforehand.

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Eneritz Madariaga's curator insight, March 19, 2015 6:37 PM

Oso interesgarria ikasleen motibazioa sustatzeko!!

Zengin Çilingir Kale Anahtarcı's curator insight, March 23, 2015 7:58 PM

http://www.zengincilingir.com

Manuel Morilla Jaren's curator insight, March 30, 2015 4:41 AM

añada su visión ...

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How to Turn a Classroom Research Project into an Infographic | Edudemic

How to Turn a Classroom Research Project into an Infographic | Edudemic | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

Conveying information in a striking, concise way has never been more important, and infographics are the perfect pedagogical tool with which to do so. Below, you’ll find my experience with designing an infographic-friendly classroom research project, explained in a step-by-step process you can implement in your own classroom.


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The Rice Process's curator insight, November 24, 2014 8:22 AM

infographics present the greatest opportunity to increase the effectiveness of what is being taught. Designing visual representation of information is more than translating words to pictorials.  The construction involves filtering the information, drawing relationships, revealing patterns and representing the information as meaningful content. 

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, November 25, 2014 3:05 AM

For this process, I recommend NeoMam Studio’s “13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics,” which describes their efficacy in a visually compelling way...

Anna-Liisa Hayward's curator insight, November 25, 2014 7:50 AM

Very useful!

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Designing the classrooms of the future

Designing the classrooms of the future | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

The results of the project have been published in a form of a magazine "Designing the future classroom" Nº2, available in five languages. The articles include stories from teachers and project partners, as well as a preview to the iTEC school pilot results and training activities, including the Future Classroom Scenarios course.


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Georgia Papas's curator insight, November 1, 2014 8:17 AM

Some required changes to the 21st century classroom.

 

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, November 15, 2014 7:53 PM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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Make a Newspaper Online

Make a Newspaper Online | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

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Amélie Silvert's curator insight, May 29, 2014 2:52 AM

sympa le design. rien de très bien sur le net à ce sujet encore.

Au tableau !'s curator insight, June 2, 2014 9:23 AM

Editeur en ligne pour faire un journal et le faire imprimer (plusieurs formats et quantités, prix raisonnables pour les tabloids). Utile pour créer et publier un journal de classe.

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9 Fundamental Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

9 Fundamental Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
' in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century.

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Arne Krokan's curator insight, January 16, 12:08 AM
Hva du må beherske for å være infokompetent ....
Tony Guzman's curator insight, January 19, 1:48 PM
This infographic article shares nine key skills for today's educators.
Ginger Jewell's curator insight, January 25, 10:51 AM
I think these skills are necessary for students.  It's a nice checklist  to see if you have expectations of your students that prepare them for communicating well in a digital world.
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Digital Tools for Teachers

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This book has been written and designed primarily with English language teachers in mind though the majority of the resources and tools contained in the book will have much wider use than just language teaching.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 3, 12:44 PM

Download the first two chapters for free.

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Web-based tools for language teachers

This is the presentation deck from my webinar talk for Graz University. You can watch a recording of the presentation here: https://englishup.adobeconnect.com/…;

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 27, 2015 1:01 AM

The presentation and recording from my webinar for Graz University.

Jelena Jaksic Petrovic's curator insight, November 27, 2015 2:38 AM

A must-read! 

Anthippi Harou's curator insight, January 10, 2016 6:28 AM

fantastic tools!

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ICT in the Classroom - 71 Ideas

Ignore the crud at the beginning... my bad move on the compression!! I was trawling the net the other day, looking for stuff to contribute to our ICT PD Clus...
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Less than 5 minutes and 71 ideas to use ICT in the classroom. Check them and inspire your classes.

 

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The Generation That Doesn't Remember Life Before Smartphones

The Generation That Doesn't Remember Life Before Smartphones | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

This generation is the first for whom the freedom to express every impulse to the entire world is as easy as it used to be to open your mouth and talk to a friend. How does all that change the monotony and joy and pain and wonder and turmoil that is the average teenager's life? What is it like?


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"Take the rules of Instagram. Wyatt just learned them today in the honors English class she teaches. "I was ribbing on this one boy a little bit. He was on Instagram and I asked him, 'What the heck is Instagram?' He said, 'I was just liking pictures. I can't be a ghost.' I said, 'What do you mean, a ghost?'""

And that's true, for this generation, if they do not have a social network profile and if they do not check it everyday, it's like if they do not exist.

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Allan Tsuda's curator insight, November 25, 2015 10:34 PM

Interesting in that these kids (albeit only those in this article) say that technology and information isn't overwhelming because they grew up in it. I can think of a new horror movie called, "Kids No Tech". Can you imagine the horror and pain of having to live where there is no internet? A world where there is no one to quantify and validate your existence? Now that would be overwhelming for many of this generation. Times are changin'. I'm glad I was born when I was.

Sonia Santoveña's curator insight, November 26, 2015 4:43 AM

añada su visión ...

Bernard Rentier's curator insight, November 28, 2015 1:55 AM

How does that impact on the future of Science communication? Research of this generation will soon take the lead in scholarly production. They will use their own IT language and tools (and there are many). We better all get ready for this...

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7 Myths and Facts About Online Learning Infographic

7 Myths and Facts About Online Learning Infographic | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
Now that the number of students taking at least one online course has surpassed 6.7 million it’s high time we dispel the myth and discover the truth about online learning. Via: www.myeducation.com

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ChristopherBell's curator insight, May 14, 2015 10:47 PM

Awesome stuff to share with parents and graduating seniors!

Carlos Godoy Rodríguez's curator insight, May 15, 2015 1:13 PM

7 mitos y realidades sobre la formación online.

 

Mito nro. 1, no se puede obtener un empleo acreditando un diploma logrado mediante aprobación de cursos en línea.  Reaalidad: 62% de los profesionales de RRHH creen que los diplomas obtenidos por cursos online son equivalentes o mejores que los logrados en universidades tradicionales.

 

Mito nro 2, sólo universidades de dudosa reputación ofrecen programas que se imparten totalmente en línea. Realidad: el porcentaje de instituciones que ofrecen programas completamente virtuales se ha duplicado en la última década hasta alcanzar 62.4%.

 

Mito nro. 3, los programas virtuales contribuyen con el aislamiento de sus estudiantes. Realidad: los cursos distribuídos en el formato presencial tradicional pueden también incentivar el aislamiento.

 

Mito nro. 4, obtener un diploma en línea es tomar el camino fácil. Realidad: si bien es cierto que el formato eLearning es más flexible, ello no significa que los cursos dictados en ésta modalidad sean menos rigurosos.

 

Mito nro. 5, "Tengo todo el tiempo del mundo para culminar mi curso online". Realidad: si intenta retrazar indefinidamente el cumplimiento de las tareas asignadas en un curso online, muy problamente, no superá ese curso. La procastinación no funciona el mundo real ni en el virtual.

 

Mito nro. 6, usted no aprenderá mucho tomando cursos vía eLearning. Realidad: investigaciones recientes indican que no hay diferencias significativas entre los resultados de aprendizaje por estudios virtuales y el método presencial tradicional.

 

Mito nro. 7, puedo hacer fraude en los programas de formación online. Realidad: muchas escuelas online han implementado sistemas de protección antifraude. Algunas otras exigen la realización de exámenes presenciales a sus alumnos. ¡ El gran hermano siempre está observando...!

Ellen Comito McKeown's curator insight, July 22, 2015 6:16 PM

A great, visual way to explain the value of online education.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Sites and Apps to Inspire Creative Writing

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Sites and Apps to Inspire Creative Writing | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it
Last week at the Riding the Wave conference in Gimli, Manitoba someone asked me for suggestions on sites that her students could access to find story prompts. StoryToolz.com was the first thing that came to my mind then. I also suggested Make Beliefs Comix. Those are two of the ten options that are included in my slideshow of suggestions embedded below.

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Word Cloud Generator

Word Cloud Generator | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

Generate word clouds from text or URL.


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A.K.Andrew's curator insight, March 16, 2015 11:14 AM

Word clouds are useful in all kinds of ways for writers to look at repetition, as well as for use in the classroom.

SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, March 16, 2015 6:52 PM

Word Generators are great ways to get students to think about the associations between words and concepts. 

GLASGOW ESOL FORUM's curator insight, September 5, 2016 3:49 AM
Good morning everyone. Here is a fantastic tool for teachers useful when doing new vocabulary.
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15 things that you really should know about presentations


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 6, 2014 5:32 AM

The content of this slide presentation is actually an infographic with data about 15 most important things you need to know when you are getting your presentation ready.


Willem Kuypers's curator insight, December 7, 2014 2:02 AM

Quelques faits très intéressants sur les présentations. 

Jose Pietri's curator insight, December 8, 2014 3:59 AM

Review all modules with these assertions in mind.

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How computers change the way we learn

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Can technology improve the way we learn and think? Google’s head of research argues we're headed into a new era of education.


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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, October 31, 2014 6:46 AM

Des applications pour apprendre les langues sont déjà beaucoup utilisées, mais l'article va plus loin.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, November 8, 2014 11:54 AM

This a conversation dating back to Socrates and others. It is not so much that it changes how we think although it does. The more important point is we remain aware and work with that understanding. How does it impact teaching and learning in the classroom?

 

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SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 - User Generated Education

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 - User Generated Education | Tools To Make Innovative Classes | Scoop.it

"Emerging technologies is, can be, should be a driving force of this evolution towards Education 3.0.  Information access, communication methods, the ability for creative express is qualitatively different than any other time in history due to technological advances."


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Ajo Monzó's curator insight, May 31, 2014 2:48 AM

Yes!!! Clear and beautiful,,,thanks!

valerie_VW's curator insight, June 1, 2014 10:57 AM

Cela ne va pas être simple tout ça...

maria mora's curator insight, June 26, 2014 1:09 PM

Educación 3.0