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Video Storytelling Made Easy with the New Google Story Builder

Video Storytelling Made Easy with the New Google Story Builder | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Collaboration has gone Google. Create a story and then share your video.

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Lino's curator insight, July 12, 2013 4:13 AM

Es una aplicación potente y muy fácil de usar que nos permite crear clips de vídeo reproduciendo una historia  con frases de texto que hayamos ideado entre dos o más personajes.

 

El video final se puede compartir directamente en Google+ o como un enlace para cualquier sitio que deseemos (por desgracia, no se muestra una vista previa o miniatura cuando se trata de compartir vídeo creado con StoryBuilder en Facebook).

 

Una gran herramienta.

 

De uso libre. (No tenemos que registrarte o iniciar sesión para acceder a ella).

 

Pruébalo: http://docsstorybuilder.appspot.com/

Richard Evans's curator insight, July 17, 2013 5:20 AM

Stories are a power communication strategy. 

N Kaspar's curator insight, August 11, 2013 6:08 AM

A tool to use for digital story telling.

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Best EdTech and Authoring Tools lists

Best EdTech and Authoring Tools lists | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

Educational Technology and Authoring Tools lists by categories: electronic resources for teachers and elearning designers.


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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, Today, 9:13 AM

Wow-what a fantastic list of tools-lots of my fav's are listed!

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mysimpleshow - create your own explainer video in minutes

mysimpleshow - create your own explainer video in minutes | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
It has never been easier to create your own explainer video. mysimpleshow transforms any text into an animated video you will love.

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johanna krijnsen's curator insight, August 3, 5:57 AM
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Character Minutes's curator insight, August 3, 1:03 PM
Looks like a great way to encouraging students to be organized and think logically by building their own step-by-step instructions. 
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Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition

Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Do you know the answer to the next simple question? "What do you know about web 2.0 technology?" What's so interesting about this video, is the simple fact that none of these so called digital natives are familiar with the term web 2.0. Although they never had a life without technology, they just don't know…

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María Medín's curator insight, July 13, 9:41 AM
A simply way to understand evolution's web
Becky Christensen's comment, July 15, 8:52 AM
This article gives me hope that someday the Internet will be a real resource for specific information without the mountains of unnecessary information that doesn't really apply to my searches.
EuroSys Education's curator insight, July 20, 1:35 AM
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13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice

13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice

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Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox

Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Ever felt the urge to launch a YouTube channel, only to find that the results don't quite pass muster? A new web app called Showbox is the answer.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 6, 5:58 AM

Showbox is a new web app (in Beta stage) for creating videos. You will need a Chrome browser to use it.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, June 11, 7:39 AM
This is an excellent resource for your 21st Century teaching and learning environments.
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The 9 Rules Of Innovation

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Take a slightly broader view and it becomes clear that innovation today goes far beyond research labs, Silicon Valley pitch meetings and large corporate initiatives.
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15 Smart Study Tactics Based on the Latest Brain Research

15 Smart Study Tactics Based on the Latest Brain Research | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

Think you know everything there is to know about smart studying? You may be surprised by some of the past year’s research. Below are 15 new insights on how to prep for exams and boost your academic achievements in general.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 29, 12:49 AM

Some interesting and useful insights.

Character Minutes's curator insight, June 29, 11:33 AM
Some new data out there plus a good reminder of what we know will students!

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Makerspace Project - Make an inchworm using littleBits - Makerspaces.com

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35 Educational Resources to Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking | Childhood101

35 Educational Resources to Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking | Childhood101 | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
I’ve scoured the internet, including all of my favourite social media sites, to bring you a fantastic collection of online inquiry and inventive thinking resources that I know will inspire and motivate both you and your students. The collection includes Lego, science, practical activity ideas, engineering, videos, animation, technology and a tonne of fun facts – so there is sure to be something for everyone!

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Chris Carter's curator insight, May 12, 5:28 PM
I love maker-space materials!
Melanie Cole's curator insight, May 28, 5:13 AM

So many good resources to use in the classroom!

Lacey Mack's curator insight, May 28, 10:07 PM
Useful for classroom diversity also - I know many young adults who would prefer to investigate using some of these methods.  Definitely a must try.
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Leadership Styles: Choosing the Right Approach for the Situation

Leadership Styles: Choosing the Right Approach for the Situation | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Learn about transformational leadership, charismatic leadership, bureaucratic leadership, transactional leadership, servant leadership and more.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=LeaderShip

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Situational+Leadership+Theory

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 19, 12:41 PM
Learn about transformational leadership, charismatic leadership, bureaucratic leadership, transactional leadership, servant leadership and more.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=LeaderShip

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Situational+Leadership+Theory

 

 

Walter Gassenferth's curator insight, April 21, 7:14 AM
Very interesting subject to be considered and discussed. Another excellent application for a business professional, is the provision of information on a specific topic in drops. Each specialist must have a site to do this. For those who speak Spanish or Portuguese, an example can be seen in http://www.quanticaconsultoria.com
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Self Awareness | Situational Leadership Model

Self Awareness | Situational Leadership Model | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Kenneth Blanchard and Paul Hersey’s situational leadership model tells us that managers could use different leadership styles depending on the situation.

Traditionally the model allows you to analyse the situation that you’re in and then use the leadership style that is most appropriate. Also, your style is likely to change depending on the competences and commitment levels of your staff and so from person to person. You might lead the same person in one way in one situation and another way in a different situation.

The pair characterised leadership style in terms of the amount of direction and support that the leader needs to give to members of the team and created a simple matrix:

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=LeaderShip

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Situational+Leadership+Theory

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 17, 3:52 PM
Kenneth Blanchard and Paul Hersey’s situational leadership model tells us that managers could use different leadership styles depending on the situation.

Traditionally the model allows you to analyse the situation that you’re in and then use the leadership style that is most appropriate. Also, your style is likely to change depending on the competences and commitment levels of your staff and so from person to person. You might lead the same person in one way in one situation and another way in a different situation.

The pair characterised leadership style in terms of the amount of direction and support that the leader needs to give to members of the team and created a simple matrix:

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=LeaderShip

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Situational+Leadership+Theory

 

 

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Who Teaches The Teachers?

Who Teaches The Teachers? | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
“ Most teaching textbooks aren't evidence-based according to a new report, so where should teachers go to keep their skills up to date?”
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15 Useful DIY Professional Development Resources for Teachers | Edudemic

15 Useful DIY Professional Development Resources for Teachers | Edudemic | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

Teaching is a constantly evolving profession; new ideas and new techniques that may help you become a more effective educator are constantly emerging.


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Francis Gilbert's curator insight, February 22, 12:49 PM

Interesting diagram.

Steve Borley's curator insight, February 26, 12:04 PM

Whether a professional teacher or a professional parent schooling your child at home, professional development is a healthy way of modelling life-long learning to children.

Dennis Swender's curator insight, March 13, 9:49 AM

Teaching is a constantly evolving profession; new ideas and new techniques that may help you become a more effective educator are constantly emerging.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/03/15/professional-development-why-educators-and-teachers-cant-catch-up-that-quickly-and-how-to-change-it/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/03/28/learning-to-learn-for-my-professional-development-i-did-it-my-way/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/


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Five Things Education Technology Could Learn from Pokémon Go

Five Things Education Technology Could Learn from Pokémon Go | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

Whether you are a technologist working on the next great learning app or a teacher trying to figure out how to engage your students, Pokémon Go offers a powerful model that has quickly changed the way users behave and engage with digital content.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 18, 1:59 AM

A must read for anyone designing elearning.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, July 18, 2:21 AM
This article discusses how educators can learn from the new Pokemon Go game. A really interesting read. 
Darlene Clapham K12's curator insight, July 18, 9:53 AM

A must read for anyone designing elearning.

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10 Teacher Tools to “Techify” Your Classroom

10 Teacher Tools to “Techify” Your Classroom | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
By Bethany Petty The classrooms of today have the potential to look vastly different than those of the past. Many teachers have access to a vast array of technology tools that can be used in the classroom to increase student engagement.

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Emily K. Reuter's curator insight, July 4, 6:18 PM
Some of my favorite choices for facilitating formative learning and assessment in the online college classroom.
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 7, 5:16 AM

Sometimes the world of educational technology can seem daunting and extremely overwhelming—especially for newcomers. Use this list of teacher tools to “techify” your lessons one step at a time. Each one has the potential to enhance your classroom biome and get students excited about your content.

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Chalkmotion

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ChalkMotion is a a collaborative library of simple hand drawn images and online presentation tool, designed to help visualize and share ideas


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 11, 10:03 AM

Great way to animate students' drawing.

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10 Amazing Free Online Creativity Tools for Students

10 Amazing Free Online Creativity Tools for Students | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Here are some great free and fun online creativity tools and resources for letting students get super-creative. Try them out with your next projects.

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10 Tools for More Interactive Videos 

10 Tools for More Interactive Videos  | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
Forget about PowerPoints with voice-over — that's old school. These "new school" apps can help you engage your students while they're learning from your lectures.

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, June 8, 3:30 PM
La vidéo n'est plus uniquement pour les spécialistes ! C'est à la portée de tous. Vous pouvez surtout demander aux étudiants de créer des films au lieu d'une présentation en classe.
Janette Planck's curator insight, June 13, 5:49 AM
Technologies to assist

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, August 12, 5:55 AM
Useful for blended or online courses
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Teacher leadership & deeper learning for all students [#Infographic] | #CTQ #CTQCollab

Teacher leadership & deeper learning for all students [#Infographic] | #CTQ #CTQCollab | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it

TEACHER LEADERSHIP & DEEPER LEARNING FOR ALL STUDENTS

In this new paper commissioned by the Ford Foundation, Barnett Berry makes the case for how a system of teacher leadership and learning can fuel deeper learning for all students. 

Here is what the paper tackles:

examines current reforms’ limitations and notes some promising emergent examples, (like Social Justice Humanitas Academy in LAUSD); summarizes 30 years of research about how teachers learn and lead (also drawing on stories of teachers CTQ has worked with since our founding in 1998); identifies three promising shifts that could be leveraged to create an effective system of teacher leadership and learning; and
describes next steps that stakeholders (including policymakers, USDOE, state education leaders, superintendents, and others) can take to advance teacher leadership toward a more equitable public education system.  

 

The infographic below reveals 3 big changes we can leverage now to improve public education for all students.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=LeaderShip

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Situational+Leadership+Theory

 


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TEACHER LEADERSHIP & DEEPER LEARNING FOR ALL STUDENTS

In this new paper commissioned by the Ford Foundation, Barnett Berry makes the case for how a system of teacher leadership and learning can fuel deeper learning for all students. 

Here is what the paper tackles:

examines current reforms’ limitations and notes some promising emergent examples, (like Social Justice Humanitas Academy in LAUSD); summarizes 30 years of research about how teachers learn and lead (also drawing on stories of teachers CTQ has worked with since our founding in 1998); identifies three promising shifts that could be leveraged to create an effective system of teacher leadership and learning; and
describes next steps that stakeholders (including policymakers, USDOE, state education leaders, superintendents, and others) can take to advance teacher leadership toward a more equitable public education system.  

 

The infographic below reveals 3 big changes we can leverage now to improve public education for all students.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=LeaderShip

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Situational+Leadership+Theory

 

 

Walter Gassenferth's curator insight, May 21, 7:00 AM
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Becoming Innovative: 15 New Ideas Every Teacher Should Try -

Becoming Innovative: 15 New Ideas Every Teacher Should Try - | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
What are the latest emerging trends in education?

As trends to do, these are changing almost yearly. Consider how quiet iPads in the classroom have been recently, whereas three years ago they were going to replace teachers and were (unsarcastically) compared to magic. While mobile devices like the iPad can indeed parallel a kind of magic in the learning process, it obviously has to ‘fit’ into a progressive supporting ecology of assessment, curriculum, and instruction.

With that in mind, we’ve created a list of 15 (the graphic plus 3 bonus items below) new ideas every teacher should try. Not all will fit or work–again, it depends on the ecology of the classroom, school, and so on. But each of these ideas below–some learning models, some concepts, and some technologies–can be transformational for students, and your teaching.

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Rhi Parkes's curator insight, June 2, 8:18 AM
Different ways to look at a classroom and interaction with students.
Susan McDonald's curator insight, June 3, 3:05 AM
This really is a good little framework to use as a 'to do' list in future planning. The implicit message is that ICTs alone won't fix your problems, but combine them with innovative teaching approaches and unit structures and fit them to the 'ecology' of your school and class, and you will be getting close!
Hollie Brassington's curator insight, June 3, 6:51 AM
This is a fantastic summary of ways to transform learning - in fact the PBL and Skype examples in combination with the current hot topic in the news about the value and virtues of allrefugees (Karl Stefanovic on WIN Today show)  makes me think I could devise an English  Unit on refugees where students interact through  these digital pedagogical tools  with actual refugees now in Australia to find out their stories and to hear about racial prejudice towards 'boat people', and then write a letter to the editor type assessment dispelling the negativities towards refugees via an online newspaper or blog situation. These could be shared with actual refugees to show them they have the support of Australian citizens....
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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often describe…

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Mechanical Walking Space Man's curator insight, April 29, 4:28 AM
The mission: creativity in the boardroom
elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 2, 3:43 AM
Nice infographics ;-)
Authentis Formations's curator insight, May 6, 3:58 AM
Le leader du futur...le
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EdTechTeam: Get coding in your classroom! Enter the Challenge.

EdTechTeam: Get coding in your classroom! Enter the Challenge. | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
We know how important it is to get kids exposed to computer programming, but how? Here are 10 easy ways to get started with coding in the classroom.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 18, 9:41 PM

Thanks to Mark Deschaine.

VLEBOIS's curator insight, May 8, 4:18 AM
Une infographie intéressante sur les différentes façons d'aborder le code avec ses élèves.
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5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning :: Edutopia :: by Ann Feldman

5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning :: Edutopia :: by Ann Feldman | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
“Transformation requires a journey for teachers toward great educational rewards for students. Knowing how to craft learning experiences that meld technology with the curriculum is key to crafting digital-age lessons. As digital tools are integrated seamlessly with sound pedagogical practice, a new classroom culture emerges. This is a culture focused on student-centered, personalized learning and shifting away from traditional teacher-centered classrooms. The digitally-rich lesson format below has evolved as technology has been infused into these lesson components:Whole-group instructionGuided practiceIndependent practiceReflection”
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25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area | K-12 Connected Learning | Scoop.it
25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area
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