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5 Teacher Secrets for Managing the One-to-One Classroom

5 Teacher Secrets for Managing the One-to-One Classroom | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe

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Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe A project funded by the European Commission’s Leonardo da Vinci programme to establish a curriculum framework for vocational training in digital curation. DigCurV brings together a network of partners to address the availability of vocational training for digital curators in the library, archive, museum and cultural heritage sectors needed to develop new skills that are essential for the long-term management of digital collections.
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27 Ways to Be a Better 21st Century Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

27 Ways to Be a Better 21st Century Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
27 Ways to Be a Better 21st Century Educator ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/Ey94qwvYRI
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Why personalized learning? - aNewSpring

Why personalized learning? - aNewSpring | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
RT @aNewSpring: Learners don’t want courses they already know. Personalize learning! http://t.co/YXls8Jo6zN #personalize #ASTD2013
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100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty - Edudemic

100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Whether you’re an academic or just interested in building your Twitter profile, keep reading to learn some tips and tricks that can help you take the first steps towards using Twitter for coursework, research, building a professional network, and...
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The Future of Education is Online and the Future is Now (InfoGraphic) - Forward Thinking

The Future of Education is Online and the Future is Now (InfoGraphic) - Forward Thinking | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The future of education is online! See our InfoGraphic now for a thorough, informative look at the statistics behind the online education revolution.
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7 Mind-Blowing Benefits of Exercise

7 Mind-Blowing Benefits of Exercise | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory, and learning http://t.co/FLaGfqgGYG
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Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Project...

Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Project... | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking.
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Teaching dyslexic children: spotting the signs and supporting your students

Teaching dyslexic children: spotting the signs and supporting your students | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
With many teachers not trained to spot dyslexia, Sally Bouwman shares her advice for detecting the disorder (Teaching dyslexic children: spotting the signs http://t.co/WTcBYKBdBX #education)...
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A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers.

 

Here some of the pluses of digital storytelling in education :


- It develops creativity and critical thinking Students who are shy or afraid to talk in class get a chance to speak out their minds 

 

- It empowers students voice to deliver rich, deep message that is capable of conveying a powerful message. 

 

- It helps students explore  the meaning of their own experience, give value to it, and communicate that experience with others.

 

- It promotes the notions of life long learning and independent learning 

 

- It develops students communicative skills It is a reflective process that helps students reflect upon their learning and find deep connections with the subject matter of a course or with an out-of-class experience. 

 

- It fosters students sense of individuality It also gives students an opportunity to experiment with self-representation and establish their identityStudents creating digital stories develop proficiency with multimedia applications

 

 


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Ness Crouch's curator insight, February 3, 2013 2:51 AM

Do I need to add more?

Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου's curator insight, February 3, 2013 4:02 PM

Και "storyjumper" επίσης.

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, February 10, 2013 10:45 AM

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers.

 

Here some of the pluses of digital storytelling in education :


- It develops creativity and critical thinking Students who are shy or afraid to talk in class get a chance to speak out their minds 

 

- It empowers students voice to deliver rich, deep message that is capable of conveying a powerful message. 

 

- It helps students explore  the meaning of their own experience, give value to it, and communicate that experience with others.

 

- It promotes the notions of life long learning and independent learning 

 

- It develops students communicative skills It is a reflective process that helps students reflect upon their learning and find deep connections with the subject matter of a course or with an out-of-class experience. 

 

- It fosters students sense of individuality It also gives students an opportunity to experiment with self-representation and establish their identityStudents creating digital stories develop proficiency with multimedia applications

 

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At-A-Glance Comic Tutorials

Easy to follow Comic Life Tutorials - At-A-Glance - Please feel FREE to Use, Share, & Embed! All my work is Creative Commons, Attribution, Non-Commercial & Share-Alike! Cheers!

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 31, 2013 9:27 AM

Great way of getting the message across!

 

Susan Myburgh's curator insight, January 31, 2013 9:37 PM

This is really useful for the time-pressed.

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, February 2, 2013 10:29 AM

Easy to follow Comic Life Tutorials - At-A-Glance - Please feel FREE to Use, Share, & Embed! All my work is Creative Commons, Attribution, Non-Commercial & Share-Alike! Cheers!

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Great Pinterest Tips for Students

Great Pinterest Tips for Students | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

Pinterest is a promising visual bookmarking platform. It is gaining in popularity more and more and of course teachers and educators are part of this success for there are now a burgeoning number of  educational boards on Pinterest where you can get free access to tons of web tools and teaching tips.There are also some great educational Pinners that are  committed to sharing useful resources with their fellow teachers. In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has its own Pinterest Board where we have been pinning everything we publish here or we find in other blogs and websites, make sure to follow us to stay updated about our future pinnings.


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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:07 PM

Some great ways to use Pinterest.

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What Is the Importance of Digital Curation from an Academic Viewpoint

What is digital curation and why is it important to you? Leading experts in the curation and preservation of digital objects (such as databases, photos, vide...
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Two Important Reminders for Digital Leaders

Two Important Reminders for Digital Leaders | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
In a time when technology is drastically changing the way that we work, learn, and play, it is essential that school leaders have a clear plan for driving digital change in their classrooms, distri...
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8 mindless ways to undermine teaching and learning

8 mindless ways to undermine teaching and learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Educational mindlessness can take many forms. Here are 8 ways in which it can harm both the students and adults in our schools: 1. Mindless views of teaching and learning that reduce them to formu...
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Fun For Your Brain: 10 Educational Games for Kids

Fun For Your Brain: 10 Educational Games for Kids | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
When it comes to educational games, finding the right balance between challenging and fun is no easy task.
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How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic

How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
It's exam time and students are stressing about turning in papers on time. What's a teacher to do in terms of noticing student plagiarism? (RT @ICERI_Conf: Tips to Combat Student Plagiarism: Focus on the process, not the end product; teach to search!
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Social Media in Engineering & Maths

Introductory talk for #CLL1213, 22nd May 2013, University of Manchester (RT @mattlingard: My #cll1213 My Using Social Media in Teaching Maths & Eng slides are on prezi http://t.co/kZevQTHqD2)...
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Blended Learning Models | Learn about Blended Learning Models on instaGrok, the research engine

Blended Learning Models | Learn about Blended Learning Models on instaGrok, the research engine | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Blended Learning Models | Learn about Blended Learning Models on instaGrok, the research engine (RT @InstaGrok: Blended Learning is an umbrella term | This Grok covers the various models: http://t.co/xUCEj1NMHN...
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Mobile and Tablet Friendly Learning Management System

Mobile and Tablet Friendly Learning Management System | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Does your Learning Management System work as well as you would like it to with tablets and mobile devices?
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12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal

12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Are you and your students really getting the most out of the iPad? FETC speaker Luis Perez lists 12 little-known tips, tricks, and settings to supercharge your iPad use.
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Next wave US education: Massive, open, online disruption

Next wave US education: Massive, open, online disruption | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Unquestionably, the next wave of online education will disrupt. It will threaten faculty and colleges, but it will empower students.
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30 Templates & Vector Kits to Design Your Own Infographic

30 Templates & Vector Kits to Design Your Own Infographic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Infographics are always fun to read. Making them, it’s something else.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 30, 2013 9:23 AM

Great Infographic elements in EPS format...

 

lynnegibb's curator insight, January 30, 2013 4:50 PM

Could be a useful tool someday :)

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RealtimeBoard

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Online whiteboards for visual collaboration - Effective visual collaboration in realtime!

 


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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, January 29, 2013 4:15 AM

RealTimeboard biedt veel mogelijkheden om visueel en met bestanden, commentaren en tekst online samen te werken. Het Board kan gekoppeld worden aan Google Drive bestanden en presentaties. Gratis, in beta. 

 

(Ik heb het zelf nog niet geprobeerd, maar het ziet er indrukwekkend uit. Testers: voeg je reactie toe. Vind ik leuk ;-) )

carldowse's curator insight, January 29, 2013 5:43 AM

Looks really useful for live online sessions and when used in tendem with Skype for audio interactions this provides a good alternative to web-conferncing tools like WiZiQ or Adobe Connect Pro.

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, February 2, 2013 10:27 AM

Online whiteboards for visual collaboration - Effective visual collaboration in realtime!