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A collection of materials I use to teach 21st Century skills to 21st Century Learners.
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Lessons Worth Sharing

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Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons.

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Learning and Teaching with iPads: Students construct knowledge with their own iBooks

Learning and Teaching with iPads: Students construct knowledge with their own iBooks | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

The focus being for the students to create content rather than it being pushed to them via a teacher created iBook textbook.

A group of 7th graders in the USA have done just that  - publishing a digitally interactive field guide of Northwest Florida titled Creatures, Plants and More!


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iBooks Author Demo: Creating student produced digital textbooks

iBooks Author Demo: Creating student produced, media-rich, interactive digital textbooks from standardized curriculum resources. This demo uses an example fr...


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Additional Themes For iBooks Author Get Rid Of The Textbook Look | Cult of Mac

Additional Themes For iBooks Author Get Rid Of The Textbook Look | Cult of Mac | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Cult of Mac Mobile » Additional Themes For iBooks Author Get Rid Of The Textbook Look http://t.co/Gxue5GjN...

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Azuleia's comment, January 8, 2013 3:57 AM
Great post. Ibooks Author is an awesome software and here you can find for free some iBooks Author Templates :

http://www.ibookauthortemplates.net
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Innovative educators use infographics to engage learners

Innovative educators use infographics to engage learners | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Here is an idea of one way to use infographics in your classroom. The specific infographic shown looks at Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and levels of English speaking citizens in a country. It appears that the higher levels of English speaking citizens, the better the GDP.

Using infographics is a great way to helpe students raise questions that lead to deeper understandings.

To see questions that might be raised with this specific infographic click through to the post.


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15 Great Free iPad Apps for Professional Development

15 Great Free iPad Apps for Professional Development | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it
With the advance of mobile technology into our life, the notion of professional development has been radically reshaped.To grow professionally is no longer limited to a certain geographic setting with a predefined set of resources, we can now learn...

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Connected Learning Manifesto - Add to a Statement on the What, Who and Why

Connected Learning Manifesto - Add to a Statement on the What, Who and Why | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

What is Connected Learning? Powerful Learning Practice has created a manifesto, "a collaborative statement on connected learning - what is is? What do we believe about it? Who is a connected learner? Why is it important?"

Add your voice to the dialogue by visiting this site.


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10 Passwords Everyone Uses (And You Shouldn’t)

10 Passwords Everyone Uses (And You Shouldn’t) | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it
There’s one good outcome from the Yahoo breach (a hacker defeated Yahoo’s firewalls, stole 450,000 accounts, and proceeded to post the user names and passwords onlines). You know all th...
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Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator

Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it
How the economics of the Internet are exploited to change public perception.
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7 Photo Editing Apps to Use With Instagram

7 Photo Editing Apps to Use With Instagram | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it
These tools will help make some necessary adjustments to your photos before you start adding effects to enhance them.

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iPad Apps for Administrators

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Check out these must have apps that I have vetted and use on a routine basis as an educational leader.

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Conduct This: Why Transmedia Is Cool for Content Creators

Conduct This: Why Transmedia Is Cool for Content Creators | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Elize Morgan: "[Transmedia] - getting it off the ground and then getting people to actually be involved across all of the platforms - on your twitters, facebook, youtube and more platforms - it can be daunting. Which platforms are the best? Who runs everything? How many people do you need to run all of this?"


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Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using an iPad in a Grade One Classroom

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using an iPad in a Grade One Classroom | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"Since November I had the privilege of teaching with an iPad in my grade one class."


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Best Education Apps | Unbiased, Data-Driven Comparisons.

Research and compare Education Apps for iPad and iPhone. Search and sort using price, developer, release date, age group, and more.
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Apps in Education: Monster List of iBook Tutorials

Apps in Education: Monster List of iBook Tutorials | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

There are numerous sites that are now offering Tutorials and how-to guides for creating ebooks in iBook Author. As teachers are now comfortable with the idea of creating their own e-textbooks more and more people are looking for resources to learn how to build touch enabled books that take full advantage of the iPad capabilities. Inserting video and high resolution photographs is one thing but how about inserting 3D manipulatives and models that are touch sensitive. Here is a list of some of the resources online. If you know of other good ones please add them in the comments section and we will update the list.

 


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Learning and Teaching with iPads: iPads for Literacy & Learning resource for teachers

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Class Widgets - Custom Widgets for iBooks Author

Class Widgets - Custom Widgets for iBooks Author | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Add widgets to your iBooks Author project.


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Transmedia Tuesday: Macbeth Gets Interactive With "Sleep No More"

Transmedia Tuesday: Macbeth Gets Interactive With "Sleep No More" | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Chaunton: "This week, we are hopping back across the pond to visit an American production of what has proven to be one of the most enduring and successful immersive theater experiences of the new millennium, Sleep No More."


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The Ruin of Education in Our Country – a Positive Thing

The Ruin of Education in Our Country – a Positive Thing | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it
I was amused by this blog post - Ballpoint pens… the ruin of education in our country - that Jane Bozarth shared on Twitter. It points out some absurdities from educational resistance to chan...
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iBooks Author: The Definitive Guide

iBooks Author: The Definitive Guide | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Read a sample or download iBooks Author: The Definitive Guide by Trailer Park Inc.
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Augmented Reality: Beyond Usability with Flow and Narrative Transportation

Augmented Reality: Beyond Usability with Flow and Narrative Transportation | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Dr. Pamela Rutledge: "Augmented reality applications are unique in that because they project virtual information into a user’s physical environment, they effectively blend real and virtual. They are also increasingly mobile and social."


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Russell Quinn — The World’s Most Wired Storyteller

Russell Quinn — The World’s Most Wired Storyteller | CF Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Shoshana Berger: "This summer he will launch The Silent History, a sprawling electronic novel that plays with the mechanics of how stories are told, taking full advantage of the tablet’s GPS and touchscreen, along with platform features like in-app purchasing" ...


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