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Infographic: Ed tech can change the world

Infographic: Ed tech can change the world | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Educational technology is making a huge impact on how students learn, how teachers teach and how education is done.

Via Maggie Rouman, brenda wilson, John Purificati, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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SA Fia Z's curator insight, September 29, 2015 4:15 AM

Technology is and will continue to revolutionize education. I

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, September 29, 2015 9:05 AM

Great inforgraphics

Tom Georgiev's curator insight, September 29, 2015 5:18 PM

Lets Change The World Together , I'll Show You How to Make Things Right Again, Gain Trust and Fix any Problems We Face! Give Me Your Hand and Trust Me!

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7 Steps to Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class

7 Steps to Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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Елена Полякова's curator insight, August 16, 2014 1:50 AM

инфографика

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, August 16, 2014 1:23 PM

InfoGraphics are a great way to engage anyone through graphics and text. This article outlines some good tips and ways to create info graphics that will get the message across and help you engage others. 

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A Wonderful Graphic Featuring The Importance of Music in Education [Infographic]

A Wonderful Graphic Featuring The Importance of Music in Education [Infographic] | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

Via Gust MEES, Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου, Anna Costikoglou, Dennis T OConnor
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Dorian Love's curator insight, June 27, 2014 5:17 AM

Sweet music!

J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, July 1, 2014 10:47 AM


A bit of a edu-tisement for U.F. but this graphic has a ton of info points on music and it's value in learning.

Terry Doherty's curator insight, July 1, 2014 12:44 PM

The bottom line is that U of F wants you to think about being a music educator. I really focused on the research about how music helps with language skills.

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Framework for Professional Development: SAMR Template & Infographic

Framework for Professional Development: SAMR Template & Infographic | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

"My colleague, Silvana Meneghini, and I have been working on developing a Professional Development framework for embedding technology use and modern learning litercies based on Ruben Puentedura's SAMR model.

The template consists of 4 Focus Areas. Each stage of the SAMR model consists of 4 focus areas in the template, that support vision, planning, and evaluation in activity and task design as well as a professional development framework."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 28, 2014 9:52 PM

If you are considering using the SAMR model to design lesson plans/units you should consider checking out this post. There is a very detailed template that helps you walk through the steps and consider how to best design your lesson/unit. The template is detailed and you may download it as a pdf. An example is included.

Many are turning to the SAMR model as a guide to integrate technology into their curriculum. If this model is new to you search this Scoop.it or type SAMR in your favorite search engine and you will find a wide variety of resources.

Sharrock's curator insight, January 29, 2014 12:41 PM
Beth Dichter's insight:

If you are considering using the SAMR model to design lesson plans/units you should consider checking out this post. There is a very detailed template that helps you walk through the steps and consider how to best design your lesson/unit. The template is detailed and you may download it as a pdf. An example is included.

Many are turning to the SAMR model as a guide to integrate technology into their curriculum. If this model is new to you search this Scoop.it or type SAMR in your favorite search engine and you will find a wide variety of resources.

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Designing Media-Based Assignments

Designing Media-Based Assignments | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
This website helps college teachers develop, deliver, and assess assignments incorporating images, video, and sound.

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ech08ravo's curator insight, December 1, 2013 10:50 PM

Fantastic website from Notre Dame helps instructors (and students) design effective media-based assignments. Great examples and how-tos for inspiration.

Malin Fölster's curator insight, December 7, 2013 8:37 AM

Wow denna sida var sååå bra. Jag förlorade mig själv på denna sidan idag! :))) 

brendasherry's curator insight, April 21, 2014 9:58 AM

Awesome collection of ideas and exemplars...

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Kathy Schrock's Guide to Infographics

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Infographics | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Infographics are a visual representation of data. When students create infographics, they are using information, visual, and technology literacies. This page includes links to help you develop formative or summative assessments that have students creating infographics to showcase their mastery of knowledge.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, November 29, 2014 8:24 PM

Here's a treasure trove of expertly curated resources about Infographics.  Thanks Kathy!

Paula King, Ph.D.'s curator insight, December 5, 2014 2:24 PM

I agree that infographics can convey a lot; I need to learn to make them.  

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Are You A Tech-Savvy Teacher, This Infographic Will Tell You | TechFaster

Are You A Tech-Savvy Teacher, This Infographic Will Tell You | TechFaster | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Through the course of our “summer school” here at Techfaster we’ve met plenty of tech savvy educators. From ISTE in early July to the NAESP show and Campus Tech that wrapped up this week, teachers, administrators and education enthusiasts were learning, sharing, and networking with each other. These are definitely the tech savvy teacher type, and that’s validated in the infographic below from Daily Genius. But just because you spent part of the summer at EdTech conferences doesn’t necessarily mean you are a tech savvy teacher. Of course the reverse is true as well, maybe you had family events and your own kids to tend to during the summer. Are you a tech savvy teacher? A strong indicator would be that you’re even reading this article here at techfaster.com. Are you keeping your students, parents, fellow teachers and administrators up to date with the goings on in your classroom with your own blog? That’s a good sign you’re a tech savvy teacher. Just think about what the communication you can have with a blog, would have been like in the days of the ditto machine? You would have to plan out your thoughts, outline them, create a ditto original, print them, pass them out to students, and just pray they didn’t end up on the floor of the school bus. Are you networking with other teachers you’ve never met on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or a knowledge sharing educational site? Are you regularly attending edtech chat or listening to podcasts? All of these are signs that you care about your own professional development, living in current times and caring about your students. YouTube, Twitter, SnapChat, Minecraft, Instagram, and Vine are all a part of your students lives. Facebook, Pinterest and email are all a part of your students’ parents’ lives. You’re almost too far behind if you’re not a “tech savvy” teacher. Check out the infographic below and see how you stack up.

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anne walker's curator insight, August 3, 2014 11:37 AM

Some Tech-Savvy goals worth aiming towards.

arveen kaur's curator insight, August 3, 2014 11:24 PM

Yall should know

PaolaRicaurte's curator insight, August 4, 2014 11:06 AM

Professional routines for Tech-savvy teachers, but also useful for tech-savvy students: creation of Personal Learning Networks, belonging to learning communities, using technology for the co-production of knowledge...

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Teaching With Infographics

Teaching With Infographics | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

"This past week I taught a few classes on infographics and decided to update the page by adding a section called "Teaching With Infographics". It is important for your students to make sure that they evaluate any infographics they are using, by making sure the author/creator has cited their references. Misinformation on the web exists. Have students read these tips to make a better infographic."


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 9, 2014 1:57 AM

Great resources including instructional videos. 

The Rice Process's curator insight, February 9, 2014 10:35 AM

Very helpful and great tips to follow.

Claudia Estrada's curator insight, February 23, 2014 2:56 PM

Working with info graphics has become an important skill now a days because new generation reads better images with less text.  Helping students to become good users of it is developing 21st. century learners.   

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Visualizing Text: The New Literacy of Infographics

Visualizing Text: The New Literacy of Infographics | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Infographics are modern, written artifacts about collected resources in a dynamic, visual format. Infographics should be viewed as complex, standalone texts, not simply a text feature or graphic element.

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Kerri Schaub's curator insight, January 20, 2014 8:10 AM

Visualizing is a powerful multisensory technique. 

rwestby's curator insight, January 20, 2014 3:15 PM

Food for thought...could this be the new book report format?

OTCD (Dr. J. Rankin)'s curator insight, January 21, 2014 11:36 AM

I love the CCSS tie-in!