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21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech

21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Looking for the best presentation software for your classroom? Check out our list of 21 top presentation tools for teachers.

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Ofra Ofri's curator insight, July 11, 2016 11:43 PM
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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, July 16, 2016 7:00 AM
This is a great update on 21 presentation resources that can be used in your learning and teaching environments.
Victor Ventura's curator insight, July 19, 2016 3:03 PM
At least read the descriptions and see if any will provide you the tool you are looking for. You will already be familiar with a few tools but a couple of others might interest you.
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How A Simple Checklist Can Improve Learning

How A Simple Checklist Can Improve Learning | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

"From reminding us of what to pack for a trip to helping doctors perform surgery, checklists are crucial for projects that require sequential steps or a series of tasks. As Atul Gawande points out in his book “Checklist Manifesto,” checklists break down complex tasks and also ensure consistency and efficiency if more than one person is working on a project."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 8, 2013 10:27 PM

How can check lists help students? Below are a few of the ways suggested by this post. Click through to read all of them.

* A task-based checklists allow students to follow steps providing guidance to successful completion of complex tasks.

* Checklists help with metacognition. They help students "become aware of their learning process."

The post also provides five resources to use checklists in your course.

* Wunderlist

* List Weaver

* Pinterest

* TeacherVision.com

* ReadWriteThink.org

Remember that your check lists may change as students use them...and to ask students for their feedback as they may have ideas that you have not considered.

Zahid Yakoob's curator insight, December 9, 2013 12:49 PM

Checklists can benefit students and most people, helping to breakdown complex steps and ensure consistency

Gary Harwell's curator insight, December 9, 2013 11:54 PM

Why don't we get our students into the habit of making a list?

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15 Great Video Sites for Educators

15 Great Video Sites for Educators | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

Some very good video sites for teachers...


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Bnahha Langarika's curator insight, May 15, 2013 8:10 PM

Para aprender mas!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 23, 2013 4:42 PM

edgalaxy.com has a tag line 'cool stuff for nerdy teachers' this is me all over. Great videos worth spending the time having a look.

Nalya Ovshieva's curator insight, May 26, 2013 5:55 AM

The video sites  will broaden the scope of choices for educators striving to develop materials for students.

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45 Design Thinking Resources for Educators

45 Design Thinking Resources for Educators | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Imagine a world where digital learning platforms help adult learners succeed through college completion; where a network of schools offers international-quality education, affordable tuition, and serves hundreds of thousands of children in economically disadvantaged countries; where we engage pare

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Its fabulous
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A Great Selection of Resources on Curation and Learning by David Kelly

A Great Selection of Resources on Curation and Learning by David Kelly | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

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Dawn Adams Miller's curator insight, May 23, 2013 11:12 PM

Anything from LnD Dave is pure hold and very practical.  Enjoy'

Susan Wegmann's curator insight, May 24, 2013 8:51 AM

A GREAT resource for the buzzword "Content Curation." Finally!