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This presentation offers ideas on how to use comics in the classroom and a list of online comic creators
Original storytelling way
Contiene enlaces para creación de comics. Una presentación muy útil, no sólo para educadores. Gracias.
Also check out my free PDF, Using Comic Editors with Kids at
Using Wi-Fi hotspots they set up, hackers can obtain your passwords and gain access to your sensitive information. Here’s how it works what you can do to prevent it.
Check this out .
I have said for a long time that WiFi Hotspots are not a secure place to do anything online that you would not want exposed to the general public. This being online banking, online shopping, viewing your corporate email account, etc. being just a few.
With free online tools available on the Internet, it has become very easy for an attacker to view the information that you are entering into your computer from a free Wifi hotspot. These WiFi hotspots may be very handy, but not very secure.
The article above will show you a couple of ways that you can protect you and your computer if you travel frequently and use these hotspots. I want you to stay protected.
Stay safe out there!
Why we must nurture children's hearts as well as minds: 7 ways to teach kids strong, ethical behavior and character in a decade of moral erosion
I particularly like the part that concerns to train for positive assertion versus constant compliance. The compliance to please teachers versus the ownership of learning all to please parents often provides a conflict for me.
This is an important article. Some teachers find themselves in situations where they are teaching ethical behaviour to children. This is worth a read.
We'll reach a new state of web skills when we reinvent technology tools to better enhance our personal learning. We'll be at 3.0 when schools are everywhere and not viewed as daycare.
Personal learning is the key for growing kids who innovate!
change is constant and inevitable! Might as well embrace it!
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The Getting Smart Team is excited to share the latest resource to be added to DLN's Smart Series collection -- a new infographic from Digital Learning Now! entitled “Busting Myths About Online Lea...
Professional online Spanish courses: www.spanish-school-herradura.com.
Educational platform with materials, online library, forum and blog. Communication with Spanish native teachers from Spain. A unique concept.
How do you keep up-to-date in education? Survey on teachers' information channels
European Schoolnet is launching an online survey no learn more about the media channels teachers use to keep up with the latest news in education and teacher professional development. We hope that the data gathered will help us better disseminate our activities and share their results with you.
The survey is available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish, the links to the online questionnaires are:
- English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EUN-communication, short link: http://bit.ly/1akR93x
- French: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EUN-communication-fr, short link: http://bit.ly/1akRH9A
- German: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EUN-communication-de, short link: http://bit.ly/1akRC5Y
- Italian: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EUN-communication-it, short link: http://bit.ly/1akRray
- Spanish: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EUN-communication-es, short link: http://bit.ly/1akRray
To thank the survey respondents for their time and feedback, they will be entered into a draw for ten Amazon vouchers of €25 each. The survey will close on 15 September 2013, the winners will be informed shortly afterwards.
Please take part and tell your colleagues:
Please take part and tell your colleagues...
If you're considering taking or teach a course online, this visual guide is for you. It details the 3 main things you should know about online education.
Students' exposure to so-called 21st-century skills in school correlates positively with perceived quality of work later in life, according to a new study by Gallup Inc
===> PracTICE matters, prepare the learners for the "Real-World"! <===
Teaching = learning
Middle and high school students need relevant curriculum
A MUST watch video!!!
Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).
The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency...
Target: teachers, learners, researchers
Topic: This learning application is clear, with many academic standards - including the Common Core standards - requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency.
Tags: infographic, Mobile learning, Education, MLearning
A great source for working on visual literacy
Las infografías son una herramienta muy útil por su factor visual: en poco espacio y de forma visulamente agradable y atrayente, engloba datos y relaciona conceptos.
Education 3.0 is a term that has been used to describe a level of transformative capabilities and practices for education in the 21st century.
Professor Derek Keats, of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and his co-author Jan Philipp Schmidt, FreeCourseWare Manager at University of the Western Cape, South Africa, used the term in 2007 to apply to the use and impact on education of collaborative and personalized learning, reusable learning content, and recognition of prior learning (RPL) whether by formal or informal means.
Keats' explorations were focused on higher education. Dr. John Moravec at the University of Minnesota broadens this view, and describes Education 3.0 as a product necessary to support what he labels "Society 3.0" - a near future paradigm of social co-constructivism, ambient technology, and propelled by continuous innovation at all levels of society.
One possible imminent future...
The idea of web 2.0, and education 3.0 is interesting to me... what will they be called in the future if they are to become the norm?
The official online dictionary from Collins with over 1 million entries. View word definitions, translations and examples. Check spelling, grammar and pronunciation.
A great find!
How-to’s and link roundups on teaching with Twitter has been done many times before, but the topic is worth frequent revisiting and refreshing, especially in the context of the #FutureEd initiative and the Pedagogy Project by HASTAC Scholars.
The goal of this review is to help think through if, why, and how to use Twitter in our teaching and learning – especially for those who remain skeptical.
Very nice sharing. Thanks
I really like this article because it is very effective at weighing the pros and cons of using twitter in the classroom. Some of the supplemental links are also very helpful to look at and include content on how to teach with Twitter and how to avoid some of the pitfalls that can result from using Twitter in a classroom setting. In general, I believe strongly in helping students to develop global competency (as we have discussed in class) and I believe that Twitter is one of the best and most convenient mediums to do this. While I am slightly apprehensive about how and if it is even possible to use Twitter in an elementary school classroom I definitely see more potential in using it after reading this article.
twitter why and why not discussion with deep links for more.
Good for higher ed
Here’s a list of some ways to use Google Hangouts in the classroom.
Great stuff that every teacher should know about.
Teachers can start using Hangouts simply by setting up a Google+ page and signing up for the Hangout feature. They can conduct virtual classrooms at a number of places; it allows a teacher to teach up to 10 classrooms at the same time. It makes classes interactive and students can ask questions whenever they want. They can use it to connect their classroom with other classrooms or to connect their students with experts across the world, providing them with connected learning experiences. There are many ways in which teachers and students can derive benefits from using Hangouts in the classroom.
These are basically web tools that have been featured and reviewed by other edubloggers in different blogging platforms. Check out the list below and as always your feedback is more than welcome.
Links to some of these are already in here, but this is a unified list.
PDF documents have become a standard for almost for all purposes. When the PDF was first introduced, it was difficult to make any manipulation to the documents due to lack of proper
There are some handy tools here for working with PDF files. One of the links ( the PDF to page flip one) has since been shut down but the others are very useful.
easy and useful tools for pdf use and improvement
All of these sites focus on learning and curation, but could one of them really be the "Pinterest of education"?
As one of the fastest-growing social networks, Pinterest's popularity can be attributed to its ease of use and vibrant Pinboards. Recently, a number of similar social curation sites developed specifically for students and teachers have popped up, emulating Pinterest in key ways while focusing on learning. In some cases, they have even made improvements.
Here are five such sites that could be contenders for the title "Pinterest of Education"
I haven't been through all the sites yet, but feel like I just found a treasure trove!
Scoop-It makes it into the TOP 5. Great Job!!
There are several good sites here and they can be used in different ways.
From YouTube to Edutopia--and of course, TeachThought--this post includes 13 timeless project-based learning resources for the classroom.
. . . . KEYWORDS: . Blog, blogging, Flow Chart, Learners Interests, Respect of the learners, Learning by Doing, Proactive Thinking, 21st Century Tools, Sustainability, motivation, engaging your lea...
These fun, mostly free tools can help educators easily create their own Infographics, and bring a very modern twist to instruction. “A picture is worth
Explore this tool to screate your own infographics
List of infographic tools to chose from.
Have you used an infographic before? Here is an opportunity for you to try creating one yourself. They can be quite good starter points for discussions.
Presentation about moving from Education 1.0 to Education 3.0; from pedagogy to andragogy to heutagogy; from instructivism to constructivism to connectivism in
heutagogie vs pédagogie: changer d'ère!
VideoNotes is a neat new tool for taking notes while watching videos. VideoNotes allows you to load any YouTube video on the left side of your screen and on the right side of the screen VideoNotes gives you a notepad to type on. VideoNotes integrates with your Google Drive account.
By integrating with Google Drive VideoNotes allows you to share your notes and collaborate on your notes just as you can do with a Google Document.