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Random Acts Of Kindness

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Random Acts of Kindness Week is February 10-16, 2014. Here are 10 great ways to spread kindness to others from the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. You ca...

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malek's curator insight, February 14, 6:27 AM

A great collection of what to do on a special day. 

#5 Take your kindness digital and download KINDR from App store and brighten someone's day.

wardchambre's curator insight, February 16, 8:11 AM

So great

Kelly Fromm's curator insight, February 28, 7:14 PM

Just missed random acts of kindness week!

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22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom

22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
22 Of The Newest--And Best--Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom

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Making It | Remake Learning

Making It | Remake Learning | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

"It’s been more than three years since Caine Monroy’s elaborate cardboard arcade in front of his dad’s used auto parts shop was catapulted to fame by Nirvan Mullick’s short film. But last summer, after two years and tens-of-thousands of customers, Cain “retired” on his eleventh birthday and closed Caine’s Arcade to the public. 

 

The last day was probably a first step for Caine, though. The film has been seen 8 million times and counting, and it has spun into a movement that’s spawned numerous think pieces, a scholarship fund, and a TEDx talk. Most notably, it spurred the creation of the Imagination Foundation, which aims to find, foster, and fund creativity in kids through programs such as the Global Cardboard Challenge and pop-up learning spaces called Imagination Chapters."


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You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog

You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Apple have updated their iTunes U app so you can export your ebook straight from Book Creator.

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The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom - Daily Genius | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

The handy graphic below synthesizes the overwhelming to-do list of flipping your classroom into 6 easy steps that make the whole process a little less daunting


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juandoming's curator insight, July 18, 2:10 AM

add your insight...

Mary Starry's curator insight, July 18, 7:38 AM

Six basic, but important, steps to take when flipping your class., with an info graphic  for visualization.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, July 19, 11:10 AM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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Top Alternatives to Prezi and PowerPoint - the ultimate list

Top Alternatives to Prezi and PowerPoint - the ultimate list | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

If you are tired of looking for great alternatives to Prezi – look no further, because I have the ultimate comprehensive list of PowerPoint alternatives right here.  No more boring presentations. With this list you can pick the perfect presentation tool or software for your presentation (be it on stage in-front of an audience or online for sharing).
We tested these 10 different alternatives to Prezi and PowerPoint and summarized what we thought about each one.


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Siva Net's curator insight, July 18, 10:28 AM

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Darleana McHenry's curator insight, July 18, 10:48 AM

I am always looking for alternatives to make great presentations :-)

Gerardo Varela's curator insight, July 19, 9:26 AM

Las mejores alternativas de presentación

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How to re-download previously purchased apps and games on iPhone and iPad - iMore

How to re-download previously purchased apps and games on iPhone and iPad - iMore | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
If you frequently purchase apps and games on your iPhone or iPad, you may find yourself running out of space or cluttering up your Home screen with icons you barely launch anymore. Most people say they don't delete apps and games in fear of not being able to get them back. Luckily, thanks to iTunes in the Cloud, part of iCloud, you can easily re-download any apps or games you previously...

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Easy Portfolio | e-Portfolio Tool for Students & Teachers

Easy Portfolio | e-Portfolio Tool for Students & Teachers | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

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Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM's curator insight, July 8, 12:13 AM

on your phone

why not use scoop it?

niftyjock's curator insight, July 15, 3:28 PM

this looks very flash

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How to use the Home screen on iPhone or iPad: The ultimate guide - iMore

How to use the Home screen on iPhone or iPad: The ultimate guide - iMore | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
The [Home screen](/home screen) — known behind the scenes as SpringBoard — is the central hub of iPhone and iPad activity. It's not a destination. You're not meant to linger there and stare. It's a transport, a gateway. It's what gets you to your apps and your content. From the Home screen you can tap app and game icons, music and video players, web browsers and online stores. You can...

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WiPoint HD - Make HD video presentation & photo slideshow

WiPoint HD - Make HD video presentation & photo slideshow | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

Create HIGH DEFINITION professional video presentations with this feature rich video presentation creator. With WiPoint HD create, save and re-edit your presentations with ease. Add slides background from our selection or from your own photo library or camera. Add background music! Instantly share...


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 4, 10:30 AM

Check out this presentation app for making slideshows, video presentations and tutorials while it is still free. For iPad users.

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, July 5, 10:35 PM

I have not tried these tools but I intend to give them a try. They seem interesting.

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How To Embed a Pinterest Board On Any Website

How To Embed a Pinterest Board On Any Website | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, February 10, 8:39 PM

Embed your Pinterest Board onto your library website or catalog home screen. It is sure to grab some attention. 

André Manssen's curator insight, April 3, 7:44 AM

Wellicht handig om de Pinterest-pagina van je school/klas te embedden in je klassenblog/schoolwebsite...

Keaton Dodson's curator insight, May 1, 5:00 AM

Very helpful and informative. Web Designer and Web Developer can definitely enhance their skills and make their designing more attractive and unique from others.

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How-To: Add Your Own Voice to a QR Code - Class Tech Tips

How-To: Add Your Own Voice to a QR Code - Class Tech Tips | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
You may have seen my post on "Talking QR Codes" and here's another tip for adding your own voice to a QR code.  RecordMP3 is a fantastic site that lets users record their voice using the microphone...

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Nacho Vega's curator insight, July 6, 8:22 AM

The power of your #voice... Use it!

Chris Carter's curator insight, July 6, 6:13 PM

Want to leave a clue QR for your kids as they work through an assignment?

Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 15, 9:27 PM

Great idea to make it more interesting for the students.

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Best iPhone and iPad apps to help you learn a new language! - iMore

Best iPhone and iPad apps to help you learn a new language! - iMore | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

"Looking for the best iPhone apps and Best iPad apps to help you learn a new language? No matter what language you want to learn, there are hundreds of options available in the App Store. Whether you're getting ready to travel the world or just feel it's important to know another language, it's never too late to learn. Luckily, the days of having to pay hundreds and hundreds of dollars for online or tape courses are long gone. However, that doesn't mean all language learning apps are created equal. These are the language learning apps for iPhone and iPad that we think are the absolute best!``


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 5, 8:21 AM

I'm thinking it may be time to learn Spanish. 

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How Much Data Is Generated On Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Tinder & WhatsApp Every Minute? | AllTwitter

How Much Data Is Generated On Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Tinder & WhatsApp Every Minute? | AllTwitter | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

Here’s the thing: the internet never sleeps.

 

Which means data never sleeps, and the internet sure likes to use up a lot of it. How much? In any given minute, 277,000 tweets are published on Twitter, 216,000 photos are sent to Instagram and 8,333 videos are shared on Vine.

 

And we’re just getting started. Over that same 60 second period, 347,222 photos are sent on WhatsApp, 416,667 swipes are made on Tinder and 3,472 images are pinned on Pinterest.

 

And if you think that’s impressive, Google receives 4 millions search queries, Facebook users share 2.46 million pieces of content and 204 million email messages are sent each and every minute of the day.

 

This visual from DOMO looks at how much data is generated every minute across the net....


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Moons Lucien's curator insight, July 4, 12:18 AM

Imagine the impact  on your business!! connecting your #print production to one of these web platforms? Millions of #prints :-))

to connect the value for the consumer to your #print #Rebootmoments workshop has develop 4 tools very easy to implement with your innovation marketing team,  that helps connecting these web technology with print. The June workshop in Stuttgard  Germany the  6 #printing companies  participating did exactly that: Innovate their business model with a #gamification solution and a #clickpaper

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, July 4, 6:01 AM

Wow! This is mind boggling. 

Victor Juarez's curator insight, July 7, 3:47 PM

¿Quién dice que las RRSS no tienen alcance?

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Business Storytelling: 5 Mistakes Most Folks Make

The purpose of this presentation is to list 5 typical mistakes people make when sharing stories in business settings.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 21, 2:44 PM

Here's a quick SlideShare piece that covers 5 mistakes people often make when sharing stories in business settings.


I like it because some points made I rarely see.  For example -- often people think they are sharing a story when they are NOT. Or how to start a story -- and it is definitely NOT by saying "Let me tell you a story..."


There are other goodies here too. If you avoid these 5 mistakes you will be ahead of most folks!


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

Ron McIntyre's curator insight, July 22, 6:05 AM

I can always trust that when Karen shares an article it will have good merit and this one is no different.  Keep in mind it is a multipart article.

Monica Norton's curator insight, July 22, 1:22 PM

Brilliant! My favorite mistake: listing facts is not the same thing as telling a story.

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How to take a photo while simultaneously shooting video with your iPhone or iPad - iMore

How to take a photo while simultaneously shooting video with your iPhone or iPad - iMore | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

'Sometimes you're shooting a video with the built-in iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad Camera app and you find yourself wanting to take a still photo at the same time. Whether it's an amazing moment amid the action, or just a great composition you want to capture in its won right, there are times when you'll want to have your video and photo too! Luckily, Apple makes it easy to do"


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ClassDo - Learn. Teach. Anytime, Anywhere

ClassDo - Learn. Teach. Anytime, Anywhere | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

The best teachers from more than 90 countries are offering online lessons on ClassDo. Be a student : Reach out to teachers worldwide. Anytime, Anywhere. Be a teacher : Your own page. Set your own rates. Teach anything you like


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 19, 12:24 AM

This is a free platform for delivering one to one classes online.

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The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies

The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
How to use open-ended, close-ended, and a double question technique to inspire deeper thinking in your students.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 11, 8:46 PM

Here's a bit of online facilitation wisdom: "The Two-Question Rule: This means to follow a question with another question that probes for deeper understanding."


Author/Blogger Professor Maurice Elias does a fine job of explaining how questioning helps deepen thinking. 

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, July 18, 10:45 AM

I like asking open ended questions to see how students think,

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You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog

You can now share ebooks straight to iTunes U from your iPad - Book Creator app | Blog | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Apple have updated their iTunes U app so you can export your ebook straight from Book Creator.

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Presentain - Activate your audience with interactive presentations

Presentain - Activate your audience with interactive presentations | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Presentain helps speakers engage and grow their audiences. You use smartphone as a clicker and audience can connect to your presentation using their devices. They can ask you questions, participate in polls, send you follow-up requests, share your slides and more. While you present Presentain records your voice so when the presentation is over you can publish the slidecast (presentation slides with voice-over) and start growing your online audience.

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Catherine Wooller's curator insight, July 13, 5:21 PM

A replacement for those expensive clicker sets!

David McQueen's curator insight, July 14, 3:58 AM

Hmmmm

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, Today, 11:06 AM

New version of Presentain. This service helps for audience engagement. If students use their tablets or smartphones at lectures, is a really good choice. Initial free pack (5 presentations, 7 slidecasts, 3 polls).

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Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience

Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w...

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Mary Starry's curator insight, July 10, 1:15 PM

As more faculty move to the "flipped classroom" approach, incorporating these tips keeps the video presentations - whether done with or without Prezi - interesting for the audience.

Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, July 10, 3:01 PM

Good advice/ideas!

Elena Perrouin's curator insight, July 11, 1:11 AM

In today's connected world we're more and more often brought to communicate "virtually", a few tips how to make it a bit more engaging

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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: The future is in their hands: Using cell phones for literacy - Free book!

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: The future is in their hands: Using cell phones for literacy - Free book! | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

"Willyn Webb and I contributed to the International Society of Technology Educators (ISTE) Literacy Journal. The journal features innovative ways to enhance learning with technology. Our chapter is called, "The future is in their hands: Using cell phones for literacy learning. Unlike other journals, there is no pay wall to access the journal. It is available free!

Here is what you'll find in the journal:"


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Smallpdf.com - A Free Solution to all your PDF Problems

Smallpdf.com - A Free Solution to all your PDF Problems | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Smallpdf - the platform that makes it super easy to convert and edit all your PDF files. Solving all your PDF problems in one place - and yes, 100% free.

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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 5, 9:11 AM

Wow just what I was waiting for!

Xposedbydesign's curator insight, July 5, 12:03 PM

 

Convert your jpegs to PDF or the other way around. Plus you have other options and best of all it's free.

 

 

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Jackie Lerch's curator insight, July 6, 5:58 AM

pdfs you can edit

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Is your iPhone or iPad full? Try this to quickly reclaim space

Is your iPhone or iPad full? Try this to quickly reclaim space | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Has your iPhone or iPad run out of space? Can't do an update as a result? There's a way to quickly and efficiently clear out some room, particularly if you're a heavy user of multimedia messaging.

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christa appleton's curator insight, July 3, 12:30 AM

Inevitably as you come to rely on your ipad space  becomes a problem so perhaps this will help

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Teamput - brainstorm, collaborate and plan with online sticky notes

Teamput - brainstorm, collaborate and plan with online sticky notes | Character and character tools | Scoop.it
Online sticky note brainstorming and brainwriting for remote or virtual teams. Great for project planning, agile development, and education.

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flea palmer's curator insight, July 7, 7:45 AM

Sticky notes always work well in face-to-face workshops so this online version looks good. Up to 5 collaborators with the free plan - notes can then be saved as a PDF

Barbara Goebel's curator insight, July 7, 10:05 PM

The interface seems a little buggy, but the possibilities are broad. Can't get an invitation email to load, some sticky windows become unresponsive. Hope for fixes, so we can try this for teaching team collaboration, if nothing else.

Lee Hall's curator insight, July 10, 1:04 PM

Save your completed board as a PDF.

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Memplai - create and share videos

Memplai - create and share videos | Character and character tools | Scoop.it

At memplai.com, our goal is to provide our customers with an easy and useful environment to collaborate with your friends and family to create fun and exciting video clips. We aim to give you all the tools you need to create lasting memories in a medium that makes it easy to share with your social network.

In our site, you are in charge of your own production, we allow you to create your own virtual work space, which we call Video Projects. You can create projects, invite the people that you would like to participate, create as many videos as you want by using our online video editors.


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Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, June 29, 11:57 PM

Programatxo erraza argazkiekin bideoak egiteko.

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, June 30, 6:32 AM

The collaborative nature makes it effective for school projects.

Lee Hall's curator insight, July 2, 6:57 AM

Put your photos and video clips together to create your on video.