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Digital Citizenship Explained for Teachers via @medkh9

Digital Citizenship Explained for Teachers via @medkh9 | Communications | Scoop.it

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A guide for teachers on Digital Citizenship. #ucdsb #media
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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, July 25, 10:00 AM
Excellent visual for Digital Citizenship. Every classroom should have one of these!
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Tons of Free Audiobooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tons of Free Audiobooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Communications | Scoop.it

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Teacher friends: free audiobooks on #EdTech & mobile learning - #ucedutech #listenandlearn
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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, May 17, 12:51 PM
Check out these free audiobooks for teachers. Engage your struggling readers to think deeply by listening along as they read.
Tony Guzman's curator insight, May 17, 1:58 PM
As many educators start to enjoy their summer break and then prepare for the upcoming academic year, here is a tool that provides many free audiobooks to consider adding to your digital library and courses.
Mrs. Reinagel's curator insight, May 21, 5:51 PM

Some great titles!

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5 Quiz Tools For The Classroom : Professional Learning Board

5 Quiz Tools For The Classroom : Professional Learning Board | Communications | Scoop.it

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Interesting tools to use quizzes in your classroom!

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Tim Boileau's curator insight, October 28, 2015 8:51 AM

Short list of tools to increase learning via low stakes testing.

Claudia Estrada's curator insight, October 28, 2015 12:06 PM

Assessment tools that could be used and customized by teachers.  

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10 Useful Math Practice Apps for Elementary Students

10 Useful Math Practice Apps for Elementary Students | Communications | Scoop.it

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Where was this stuff when I was in school? 10 Math Practice Apps for students.

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Nean Smith's curator insight, April 7, 2015 5:48 AM

Ipads and I phones are useful tools in the classroom. Many apps are free or inexpensive.

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iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework and Class Management

iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework and Class Management | Communications | Scoop.it

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Some apps for students to help with homework and class management:  check them out and let me know your thoughts!

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Educators - free online course - Think Before You Link - Cybersafety

Educators - free online course - Think Before You Link - Cybersafety | Communications | Scoop.it
Today’s fast-paced world provides students with an increasing number of digital tools at their fingertips – both in school and at home.
As a teacher, it’s important to make digital safety a priority

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Looks like a great idea - teacher friends, check it out and let me know what you think.

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How to Turn a Teacher into a OneNote Ninja

How to Turn a Teacher into a OneNote Ninja | Communications | Scoop.it
All aspiring OneNote Ninjas must begin their journey with the basics.  The first thing a young ninja must do is learn the ways of http://www.onenoteforteachers.com. This is a Teacher-focused site with bite-sized interactive training that will take you from beginner to expert in no time. Each lesson is only a few minutes long and the skills you learn will pay off handsome rewards in your teaching future and save you valuable time every day.  

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Another great place for tips in using OneNote - especially for teachers.

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6 Ways to Boost Parent-Teacher Communication

6 Ways to Boost Parent-Teacher Communication | Communications | Scoop.it
Resolve to improve parent-teacher communication in your classroom. Perhaps the frustration will dissipate along with your paper newsletters.

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Here are some tips to help improve parent-teacher communication.

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25 Fun Apps And Websites To Teach Kids About Technology

25 Fun Apps And Websites To Teach Kids About Technology | Communications | Scoop.it
Title - These websites are some of the best for teaching the younger generation skills to venture into the digital world.

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Some great ways to teach your kids about tech!

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Over 40 Web Tools to Create Quizzes and Polls in Class

Over 40 Web Tools to Create Quizzes and Polls in Class | Communications | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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This looks like a great resource for my teacher friends!

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iOS 8 Features for Teachers!

iOS 8 Features for Teachers! | Communications | Scoop.it

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There are some great new features in iOS 8 for teachers!

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Désirée Bayonet's curator insight, September 29, 2014 9:26 AM

#AHCTeachers - look out! Start getting ready for the new features in iOS 8. My favorite: inter-app communication opens up new possibilities in curating content from the web and completing projects in multiple apps. 

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25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier | Communications | Scoop.it
At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs -- and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, writing/designing and running a full-scale confe...

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Will be checking some of these out for sure!

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Amy Weisz's curator insight, September 26, 2014 8:06 AM

Who doesn't want to make your everyday life easier? You'll be headed to the app store before you finish reading this post.

 

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6 ways texting can improve school communications | eSchool News | eSchool News

6 ways texting can improve school communications | eSchool News | eSchool News | Communications | Scoop.it
SMS texting is the most cost-effective and convenient technology to use in strengthening ties with parents, the author argues.

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Texting can be beneficial to school communications.

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4 Great Web Tools for Creating Educational Games via @medkh9

4 Great Web Tools for Creating Educational Games via @medkh9 | Communications | Scoop.it

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Check out these great tools for creating educational games!  #ucedutech #ucdsb
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camille's curator insight, June 20, 2:35 AM
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El Tiny Tap es uno de mis preferidos por ser sencillo y con grandes potenciales. A lo mejor termine vendiendo mis juegos interactivos a $0.99 Jaja
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Free animation course online teaches stop-motion, cel and CG skills - Neil Bennet

Free animation course online teaches stop-motion, cel and CG skills -  Neil Bennet | Communications | Scoop.it
The Explore Animation course from NFTS and Creative Skillset teaches techniques from the likes of Aardman and Blue Zoo.

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Interested in learning about animation videos?  Check this out!

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Libby Mitchell's curator insight, January 7, 5:01 PM

That is really cool!

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How to Allocate Your Time Managing Social Media

How to Allocate Your Time Managing Social Media | Communications | Scoop.it
Just because social media never sleeps doesn’t mean that social media managers don’t have to. In fact, there are probably some overworked community managers out there now that could use some rest.

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A good graphic to guide you on how to best spend your time on social media!

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6 Ways to Use Short Video for Social Marketing

6 Ways to Use Short Video for Social Marketing | Communications | Scoop.it
Have you considered sharing short video content as a social marketing tactic? Here are six ways you can use short video to grab attention. .

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Video is proven to be an easy and engaging way to market your school!

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Debbie Allison's curator insight, February 12, 2015 10:38 AM

Tools for Making Short Videos

dave610jones's curator insight, February 13, 2015 9:53 AM

Here are some great tips for creating social media content. Enjoy!

Nicholas Stickle's curator insight, April 30, 2015 6:22 AM

I would love to discover a method by which to include video marketing into my processes.  It is an extremely effective medium.  I need to find the focal point for the videos to be topically acquainted with tho.

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Imagistory- Awesome Digital Storytelling App for Kids (books without words)

Imagistory- Awesome Digital Storytelling App for Kids  (books without words) | Communications | Scoop.it

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This looks like fun!

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How To Do Green Screen Photography on an iPad at School

How To Do Green Screen Photography on an iPad at School | Communications | Scoop.it
There are lots of great learning opportunities when you use green screen effects in the classroom. I've written about some of those before, but almost all of them involved green screen movies. What...

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Ways to use your iPad as a green screen for video!

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From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines

From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines | Communications | Scoop.it
I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now. I have used these routines with students, as  blogging routines and in professional...

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Love these visuals for Visible Thinking routines!

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, January 12, 2015 10:16 PM

I like the three-step approach to each of the routines.  All five routines tap into Blooms taxonomy as well.

LizJardim's curator insight, June 2, 7:32 AM
5 simple thinking routines that can be incorporated into the classroom.
Shannon du Plessis's curator insight, June 2, 10:25 PM
A good guide on classroom routines that take visible thinking to a modern way of learning.
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How to Create Social Media Images That Support Your Brand

How to Create Social Media Images That Support Your Brand | Communications | Scoop.it
Are you getting maximum results from your visual content? Do you use fonts, colors and clever effects to make your company's images more recognizable? Graphics that are consistent with your company's established image increase your audience engagement by creating familiarity. In this article you'll discover how to use simple design tactics to help your audience…

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Graphics that are consistent with your company's established image increase your audience engagement by creating familiarity.

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David Blundell's curator insight, December 9, 2014 4:40 AM
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Some really great advice here from Anna Guerrero of @Canva - it all boils down to being consistent with absolutely everything you do . . .

Kaitlyn Gregg's curator insight, December 10, 2014 12:36 PM

Super interesting read. It is interesting how impactful font, word placement, and things of that sort are.

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Presentation Zen: 10 tips for improving your presentations & speeches

Presentation Zen: 10 tips for improving your presentations & speeches | Communications | Scoop.it
In September of this year, I was asked back to the TEDxKyoto stage to give a few words regarding tips from storytelling as they relate to modern presentations. The 15-minute talk can be viewed below. The title of the talk...

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Some useful tips here!

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Top 2 Free Teleprompter Apps For iPad

Top 2 Free Teleprompter Apps For iPad | Communications | Scoop.it
Here's how you can turn your iPad into a teleprompter complete with user controlled scrolling speed, external display support and even a mirroring feature for true pros.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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This would be great in our schools and board for assisting our video speakers!

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6 TED Talks Educators And Students Should Watch Together | Edudemic

6 TED Talks Educators And Students Should Watch Together | Edudemic | Communications | Scoop.it

posted by Katie Lepi

 

"Below are six TED Talks that each address different aspects of education. You may look at some of the titles and think “that’s not ‘my’ issue”, but each one carries an important message and is worth the few minutes it will take to watch. These talks will both get you thinking about different issues, and will make you proud, angry, sad, excited, and inspired all at the same time."


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Six great TED talks for teachers and students.

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Great Tool for your Flipped Classroom - EdPuzzle (videos)

Great Tool for your Flipped Classroom - EdPuzzle (videos) | Communications | Scoop.it

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Flipped Learning classroom resource

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