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50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool

50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

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List of recommended resources to" purchase" for amination teaching tools under $50 and some are free. Good source for ideas you can use. 

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carldowse's curator insight, January 17, 4:39 AM

It's useful that two different approaches and types of resource are offered here - definitely worth exploring as animation appeals to most learners - busy executives included!

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 17, 5:23 AM

Create your own animations for your classes using these tools.

Dr. Gordon Dahlby's curator insight, January 17, 9:38 AM

Would like to see the list pruned to those software programs and applications in an age-appropriate list for students to use to represent/explore their own learning.  Animation makers, not consumers.

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Teachers' Quick Guide on The Use of Games in Education

Teachers' Quick Guide on The Use of Games in Education | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

Game base learning has been written about and talked about for a while now. Why haven't educators  been more involved? This article goes back to the basics of why games in education have value. 


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Greats tips to promote games in the classroom.

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Dana Elementary School: A P21 21st Century Learning Exemplar

This video was produced as part of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills' 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program in collaboration with and through the gene...
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Sample video of how to implement tablets in the classroom and assess students using a rubric.

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Innovative learning spaces from around the world – in pictures

Innovative learning spaces from around the world – in pictures | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
From a 1950s-style diner to a double-decker library bus, we look at some quirky and unusual school evironments to help inspire your entry to the School We'd Like competition (“@Larryferlazzo: Inspiring learning spaces around world – in...
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Inspiring Ideas to match students creativity

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How Video Games Are Changing Education

How Video Games Are Changing Education | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
Schools have found an alternative way to equip children with flexible and adaptive skills by allowing them to learn through playing video games.

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List of recommended games that are tailored to academic subjects. 

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, December 17, 2013 6:57 AM

Comprehensive infography displaying scenarios we find when introducing games in education... typologies, competencies and skills covered.

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edu365 | eduland 2

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Eduland 2: The Countryside / The City / The Beach


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Great tool for PreK - K for learning new words.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, January 13, 7:21 AM

Time to practice vocabulary with the new scenarios from eduland... read, listen and write!!

Gary Harwell's curator insight, January 14, 12:20 AM

Great place for students to go and do some actual work on their language.

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

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Write it! Versus is a Creative Stimulation and Story Generation edutainment game that lets you reconnect with the creative kid you once had inside.

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This AWESOME! This storytelling tool gives elementary kids a creative way to write stories using "round robin" to create a story on Twitter, Facebook, or email.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, January 24, 4:01 AM

Very good app to encourage students into writing stories... highly motivating!!

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Webinar Recording - Digital Storytelling With Comics | Free Technology for Teachers

Webinar Recording - Digital Storytelling With Comics | Free Technology for Teachers | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

On Monday I published a short guide to digital storytelling with comics. This evening I gave a free webinar presentation based on that free guide. More than 200 people registered for the webinar in less than 48 hours. If you wanted to join and missed it, the recording of the webinar, sponsored by Storyboard That, is now available here and as embedded below.


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Video demonstrating how to use storytelling software to improve writing. It is very easy and a fun tool for all ages. 

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Ask3 - An iPad App for Creating Flipped Video Lessons Your Students Can Actually Respond To

Ask3 - An iPad App for Creating Flipped Video Lessons Your Students Can Actually Respond To | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

 

Ask3 is a free iPad app from TechSmith. TechSmith is probably best known as being the company that produces Jing and Camtasia screen capture software. Ask3 is a tool that teachers can use to create short instructional videos that are shared directly to their students’ iPads. Students can use Ask3 to ask questions about the video and more.


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Great homework app for students respond when they have questions about teachers' video.

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Tom Perran's curator insight, December 19, 2013 5:43 AM

One of the best new apps I've seen in a while!

Agora Abierta's curator insight, December 20, 2013 4:00 AM

Ask 3 app for flipped classroom

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flipped classroom

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18 Fantastic Free iPad Apps for Social Studies

18 Fantastic Free iPad Apps for Social Studies | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
Whether you have one iPad, a few, or a class set, there are plenty of great apps that will come in handy in the Social Studies classroom.  These apps provide access to primary source documents, rei...

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Great ideas for making Social Studies engaging.

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Tom Perran's curator insight, December 30, 2013 5:40 PM

Good variety of useful apps for the Social Studies classroom

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Teachers turn to video camera to motivate kids

Teachers turn to video camera to motivate kids | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
PUNE: Wondering how to motivate their students into achieving dreams, a group of teachers in Kolhapur hit upon the idea of encouraging children through a documentary named Yes I Can'. After a good...
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Testimony of how to engage students.

"The teachers hand-out tips to students through the documentary, like advising them to understand what they are learning instead of doing it by rote. "

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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
In the most ideal class settings, mobile devices disappear into the background, like markers and whiteboards, pencil and paper – not because they’re not being used, but because they’re simply tools.
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This is a great example of using students' resources to engage learning. (Recommended for high school students)

The cell phone already addresses theses issues: social media, digital citizenship, content-knowledge versus skill-building, Internet filtering and safety laws, teaching techniques,and  bring-your-own-device policies.

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Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers

Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. A great chart that really says it all. Is it in You? (Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- What's the Difference?

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A comparison of why to integrate technology in the classrooms.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, January 11, 8:46 AM

I've been trying to explain this for a while now. ;)

Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, January 12, 7:38 AM

a simple chart, but a great one!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Animated Videos With Wideo

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Animated Videos With Wideo | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

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Great Tool For Writing Short Stories

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3 Great Films for Teaching About Globalization and Modernization

3 Great Films for Teaching About Globalization and Modernization | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
With the advent of modern mass communication and world tourism, dramatic change has come to nations and cultures which had previously seen little change for centuries.
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This a way to broaden students scope on life outside their neighborhoods.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging ...

Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging ... | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
Edutopia's VideoAmy uncovers some of the best tools online that enable teachers to engage students with educational Web videos.
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My favorite, how to add questions to YouTube videos.

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15% of U.S. teachers now use Remind101 to text students and their parents - VentureBeat

15% of U.S. teachers now use Remind101 to text students and their parents - VentureBeat | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
15% of U.S. teachers now use Remind101 to text students and their parents
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Remind101 channels some of this texting fervor towards improving their performance in school.
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Texting Parents helps them stay involved in students' academic success and decreases the number of dropouts - Read article

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Nanoogo - Home of the Most Creative Kids on the Planet

Nanoogo - Home of the Most Creative Kids on the Planet | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
Discover a creativity sharing platform for kids that is fun and free. A visual learning platform that teachers could use in their classroom.

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Story Writing tool for Elementary Teachers

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, January 9, 4:03 AM

Easy and fun... a nice way to fostre storytelling and narrative... We can also make our students desribe what they or others create!

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50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool

50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

Via Beth Dichter, Ricard Garcia
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List of recommended resources to" purchase" for amination teaching tools under $50 and some are free. Good source for ideas you can use. 

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carldowse's curator insight, January 17, 4:39 AM

It's useful that two different approaches and types of resource are offered here - definitely worth exploring as animation appeals to most learners - busy executives included!

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 17, 5:23 AM

Create your own animations for your classes using these tools.

Dr. Gordon Dahlby's curator insight, January 17, 9:38 AM

Would like to see the list pruned to those software programs and applications in an age-appropriate list for students to use to represent/explore their own learning.  Animation makers, not consumers.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good Tools for Building Flipped Lessons That Include Assessment Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good Tools for Building Flipped Lessons That Include Assessment Tools | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

In the right setting the flipped classroom model can work well for some teachers and students. I recently received an email from a reader who was looking for a recommendation for a tool would enable her to add an assessment aspect to her flipped lesson. Here are some tools that can accomplish that goal.


Via Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales
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This is a video demo of how to use eduCanon, Teachem, and Knowmia for motivative students. This is may not be useful for students in 3rd grader of younger.

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Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales's curator insight, January 15, 3:36 PM

La idea de crear evaluaciones formativas a los largo de los videos o los materiales que dispongamos a los chicos en las clases invertidas son fundamentales a la hora de seguir una trazabilidad de avance de ellos...

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4 ways to use YouTube in the language classroom | Teach them English

4 ways to use YouTube in the language classroom | Teach them English | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
YouTube is a goldmine of clips that fit just about any language teaching scenario you could think of. Here are 4 useful ways we can employ YouTube in class.

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Know what component you what to teach. Use as a role play/model. Practice writing, listening, and comprehension skills. It also provides suggestions on videos to accommodate lesson, but some are not appropriate for younger students.

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Awesome Digital Mash Up Tools for Creating Digital Learning Content

Awesome Digital Mash Up Tools for Creating Digital Learning Content | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

“ Creating digital learning content has never been easier. In these pages you'll find eleven tools that make it fun to bring together different types of digital media - text, images, audio, video - to "mash up" your own online learning materials.”


Via Baiba Svenca, Tom Perran
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This shows a video of how you can use video, audio, and content with different apps.

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Tom Perran's curator insight, December 23, 2013 5:56 AM
lots of new tools here! Excellent way to create materials for the #flipped classroom!
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How Passionate Teaching Breeds Innovative Learning

How Passionate Teaching Breeds Innovative Learning | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
How Passionate Teaching Breeds Innovative Learning (Build Capacity in students through http://t.co/fnOEno5TUH”;

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A good article reminding teachers "why" we teach.

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Free Technology for Teachers: VideoNotes - A Great Tool for Taking Notes While Watching Academic Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: VideoNotes - A Great Tool for Taking Notes While Watching Academic Videos | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it

Via Evdokia Roka, michel verstrepen, Kent Wallén
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Great way to out source note taking skills that is needed for future purposes.

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Frolyc | Authoring & Real-time Publishing On iPad For K-6 Teachers

Frolyc | Authoring & Real-time Publishing On iPad For K-6 Teachers | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
Frolyc is a platform for authoring & real-time publishing of educational activities to iPads for K-6 teachers. Authoring, sharing and assigning is made easy on the Frolyc platform. Activities are aligned with Common Core Standards.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Testimonies from first grade teachers how to apply this app in the classroom.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, January 11, 1:57 AM

With thanks to Baiba Svenca.

Paul Harrington's curator insight, January 12, 4:49 AM

An interesting development in real time editing.

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7 Excellent iPad Games to Develop Kids Critical Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | C21 teaching pedagogy

7 Excellent iPad Games to Develop Kids Critical Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | C21 teaching pedagogy | Hands-ON Minds-ON | Scoop.it
"There is an app for everything these days. From health apps to travel apps, iTunes market is teeming with all kinds of apps.

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Good Tool for K - 8 Students

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, January 24, 2013 5:34 PM

Gonna get game-based learning going on iPads soon! 

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