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5 videos on connected learning

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Here are four very powerful videos from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub that are guaranteed to make you think hard about learning, teaching, and schooling. You can watch them all in less than half an hour.


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Asking the right questions is always the most important. Thinking about learning taking into account the student experience is a great idea!

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View the CoolTools Blog, a regularly updated source of ideas for efficient and effective technology integration


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Spotlight on Jodie Johnston, a ThingLink Expert Educator

Spotlight on Jodie Johnston, a ThingLink Expert Educator | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

Today we are celebrating Jodie Johnston, a ThingLink Expert Educator. Jodie is a Curriculum Technology Specialist from Overland Park, Kansas who specializes in Web 2.0 Tools. Jodie is also the Edmodo Administrator in her school district and an Edmodo Certified Trainer. Connect with Jodie on Twitter. Please meet Jodie’s Digital self and follow her on Twitter @johnston_jodie.

  
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Spotlight on Sue Fitzgerald | ThingLink Blog

Spotlight on Sue Fitzgerald | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

Today we are celebrating Sue Fitzgerald, a connected educator and a member of the first group of ThingLink Expert Educators! We got to know and love Sue when she participated in the ThingLink Teacher Challenge over the summer. Meet Sue’s Digital Self.

 

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Tackk a ThingLink

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One of the benefits of building a flexible digital toolkit is the ability to weave tools together to fit your teaching and learning needs. If you’re looking for a simple tool to serve as a container for one or more ThingLinks, try Tackk.
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4 Ways to Celebrate Connected Educator Month | ThingLink Blog

4 Ways to Celebrate Connected Educator Month | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

ThingLink is a powerful tool for making connections and we are pleased to announce an exciting lineup of events to celebrate Connected Educator month. The events are designed to grow and strengthen our community of educators through the sharing of knowledge and ideas. Explore this interactive image to learn more about the events.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: A Free Day of Differentiated Learning on SK12

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A Free Day of Differentiated Learning on SK12

 

Simple K 12 will be hosting a free day of learning on Saturday October 4, 2014. I am excited to kickoff the days' events with a webinar and overview of my interactive model highlighting Flexible Learning Tools for Digital Differentiation. Please join us!

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Digital Differentiation on Simple K12

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Do your students find it difficult to process and sift through a lot of Internet information to find what they need? Searching for information and making sense of it is a process that involves critical thinking. There are many free digital tools available to help students sift through an overwhelming abundance of web content to efficiently find the reliable information they need. In this webinar, we will focus on resources and strategies that provide educators with tools to help all students become savvy searchers and independent learners with a focus on tools that meet the diverse learning styles of all.

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Crowdsourcing to Collect ThingLink Space Images

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To demonstrate the power of a new ThingLink feature known as Add to Channel, I am offering readers of this blog a chance to crowdsource. After I collect some links through this simple Google Form, I can instantly capture and curate the interactive images into a Channel! Image curation has never been easier with Add to Channel, and collecting the links is a breeze.

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Using ThingLink for Powerful Professional Development

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Free Webinar:: Using ThingLink for Powerful Professional Development

Tuesday, September 23rd 8:00 PM EDT.
My toolkit is filled with interactive graphics I've created and packed with resources. I use these to successfully jump start the learning of busy educators in places near and far. I frequently update and adapt the resources in my toolkit. They grow with me.
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An Interactive Image Slam Tonight | ThingLink Blog

An Interactive Image Slam Tonight | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

Join talented members of the ThingLink EDU Community for a ThingLink Interactive Image Slam tonight at 7:00 PM EDT. Get inspired by the images of others and sign up to for a chance to slam one of your own. Collaborate with participants, ask questions and expand your PLN 

Tonight’s PanelistsSue FitzgeraldJodie JohnstonLesley McClendon Cheryl Hughes
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New Feature: Create & Curate Collections of Everyone’s Images | ThingLink Blog

New Feature: Create & Curate Collections of Everyone’s Images | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

ThingLink channels have just gotten better! Now ThingLink EDU users can curate and create collections of anyone’s images with a new Add to Channel button available under every public ThingLink EDU image. This feature allows users to easily add anyone’s image to their own channel.

 
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Tips & Tricks for Teachers | ThingLink Blog

Tips & Tricks for Teachers | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

ThingLink EDU is hosting a free webinar designed to provide busy teachers with an overview of the features available in ThingLink and ways to put them to use. Discover how to use Google Docs to automate tasks within this digital learning environment. Learn to seamlessly integrate ThingLink EDU into your own classroom.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Join Our Live Event on October 28th

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Join Our Live Event on October 28th | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

I am excited to have the opportunity to connect live and worldwide with talented EdTech SuperStars during the next ThingLink Interactive Image Slam. Join me and guest experts Richard Byrne and Shelly Sanchez Terrell to explore some interactive images. We will learn about the powerful ways these amazing educators use ThingLink to transform teaching and learning during this informal webinar.

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Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink and Google Drive - Tackk

Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink and Google Drive - Tackk | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

View webinar archive from October 9, 2014

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Meet a ThingLink Expert Educator

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Meet a ThingLink Expert Educator | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
It's Connected Educator month and today at ThingLink we are celebrating Sue Fitzgerald. Sue is a connected educator who is also a member of the first group of ThingLink Expert Educators! We got to know and love Sue when she participated in the ThingLink Teacher Challenge over the summer. 

Meet Sue’s Fitzgerald's Digital Self and learn more about her on the ThingLink Blog.
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ThingLink + Google Drive - A Webinar

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Transform Teaching Learning with ThingLink + Google Drive


Educators need a flexible toolkit of resources to meet a variety of unique personal learning needs. Keep it simple with just two amazing multimedia rich tools, ThingLink and Google Docs. Use these accessible and easy to embrace tools together to transform teaching and learning in amazing ways! Explore an interactive graphic with 12 resources you can use to 

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Tue, Oct 14, 2014 

Live at 8:00 PM EDT or register to receive the archive. 

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Connected Educators: Power Up Your Pedagogy with ThingLink

Connected Educators: Power Up Your Pedagogy with ThingLink | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

Today I'm excited to be participating in a MOOC, or Massive Open Online Course that is free. Today's MOOC is part of Chris Long's University of California Irvine's course, Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom.  I will be sharing some powerful strategies for increasing students’ engagement in learning using ThingLink and ThingLink for Video. 

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Applied Digital Differentiation: Use ThingLink & Google Drive to Transform Teaching and Learning

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Kick off Fall with 5 game changing new features from ThingLink! | ThingLink Blog

Kick off Fall with 5 game changing new features from ThingLink! | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

We are proud to announce the release of five new features, highlighted by ThingLink for Video.  Just like ThingLink images, this platform allows you to tag and share YouTube and Brightcove videos.  Tag your videos with all of our rich media tags.

 

 

 

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Curate a Collection of Interactive Images

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Curate a Collection of Interactive Images | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
To demonstrate the power of a new ThingLink feature known as Add to Channel, I used this blog for a bit of crowdsourcing yesterday.  I asked readers to submit  links to images about outer space through a simple Google Form. Then I demonstrated how to use the form to instantly capture and curate the interactive images into a Space Channel! 
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Tonight: Powerful Professional Development | ThingLink Blog

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Tonight: Powerful Professional Development

 

Tonight ThingLink is hosting a webinar at 8:00 PM EDT  featuring ways to use our amazing tool for powerful professional development. Here is a sneak peak at some of the resources we will be sharing.

Great Ways to Use Google DriveDigital Differentiation – Flexible Learning PathsSAMR Through a Variety of LensesMore Can't make the live broadcast? Sign up to receive the archived video. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1044660651969477122 ;
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Get Inspired by Our Community of Educators | ThingLink Blog

Get Inspired by Our Community of Educators | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

Earlier this week seven members of our ThingLink Community of Educators shared inspirational examples of innovative ways to use ThingLink as a tool for differentiated learning through a live webinar.  The collection of resources has been archived and shared through this interactive channel to explore and enjoy.

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Create & Curate Collections of Everyone’s Images

Create & Curate Collections of Everyone’s Images | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

ThingLink channels have just gotten better! Now ThingLink users can curate and create collections of anyone's images with a new Add to Channel button available under every public ThingLink image. This feature allows users to easily add anyone's image to their own channel.

 
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Try a ThingLink Interactive Image Slam

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Try a ThingLink Interactive Image Slam | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it

Join talented members of the ThingLink EDU Community for one of our ThingLink Interactive Image Slams next week. Get inspired by others and sign up to for a chance to slam one of your own images.

 

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Share and Inspire Through ThingLink Interactive Image Slams

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Share and Inspire Through ThingLink Interactive Image Slams | Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Scoop.it
Talented members of our rapidly growing ThingLink Education Community have discovered ways to leverage the power of ThingLink for a variety of innovative uses across all content areas and grade levels. ThingLink Interactive Image Slams are informal webinars designed to provide educators with a opportunities to share creative ways to transform teaching and learning with ThingLink.
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