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Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity & Future Employability

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Social media has become an essential part of most people’s everyday lives, from checking Facebook and Twitter to posting blogs, Pinterest listings, and uploading YouTube videos.

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Digital Storytelling: how to make an animated PPT movie

How-to video for creating digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint. For more resources from Nancye Blair, visit www.EngagingEducation.net.


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Paola Houston-Davalos's curator insight, June 26, 2013 7:24 PM

Interesting and well explained step by step tutorial on how to create digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint.

Maria Persson's comment, July 18, 2013 2:47 PM
Absolute must and useful for so many contexts...thanks for the scoop!
Maria Persson's curator insight, July 18, 2013 2:48 PM

All part and parcel of having your 'digital' voice heard.  Great tool.  

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How Digital Learning is Boosting Achievement - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - blended learning, Online Learning

How Digital Learning is Boosting Achievement - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - blended learning, Online Learning | Contemporary Philosophy | Scoop.it

There are hundreds of solid pieces of evidence about digital learning and that's all rear view mirror evaluation. The potential of personalized learning technology suggests the potential going forward is much greater that what we’ve seen to date.


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NASA coming up with ideas for future Mars missions - SlashGear

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SlashGearNASA coming up with ideas for future Mars missionsSlashGearCuriosity is currently at the center of the public's attention when it comes to space exploration, but NASA scientists have started shooting around ideas for future missions to Mars.
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Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity & Future Employability

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Social media has become an essential part of most people’s everyday lives, from checking Facebook and Twitter to posting blogs, Pinterest listings, and uploading YouTube videos.

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15 Great Video Sites for Educators

15 Great Video Sites for Educators | Contemporary Philosophy | Scoop.it

Some very good video sites for teachers...


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Bnahha Langarika's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:10 PM

Para aprender mas!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 23, 2013 1:42 PM

edgalaxy.com has a tag line 'cool stuff for nerdy teachers' this is me all over. Great videos worth spending the time having a look.

Nalya Ovshieva's curator insight, May 26, 2013 2:55 AM

The video sites  will broaden the scope of choices for educators striving to develop materials for students.

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Detroit reformer cooks up good ideas for the city with fund-raising group - Detroit Free Press

Detroit reformer cooks up good ideas for the city with fund-raising group - Detroit Free Press | Contemporary Philosophy | Scoop.it
Detroit reformer cooks up good ideas for the city with fund-raising groupDetroit Free Press"We're interested in helping more of Detroit embrace our entrepreneurial social movement," said Jaitly, describing it as linking lenders, donors, nominators,...
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