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A collection of free and user-friendly tools for creating multimedia projects
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners Blog

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

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ThingLink Android App has arrived! | ThingLink Blog

ThingLink Android App has arrived! | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
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Content Curation Through the SAMR Lens

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There are a variety of helpful tools to choose from to make content curation fun and useful. It’s important to choose a tool that will grow with you as you strive to use technology as a tool that helps you "Teach Above the Line" and transform learning.
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Design Your Digital Classroom ICE 2014

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Sharing resources from a full day workshop I facilitated at #ICE14, Design Your Digital Classroom

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Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels | ThingLink Blog

Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: 3 Ways to Use ThingLink Custom Icon Sets

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ThingLink Custom Icon Sets are a new feature available to teachers with premium accounts. They offer a whole new layer of opportunities for using interactive images for teaching and learning. Think of Custom Icon Sets as visual labels that can be used to further define an image and provide a glimpse of the type of content to be explored behind the link..

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels

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Now teachers and students can create collections of work within the safety of their own ThingLink EDU classroom with an exciting new feature known as Channels.

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3 Way to Collect and Curate Genius Hour Content

3 Way to Collect and Curate Genius Hour Content | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
Genius Hour provides educators with opportunities to introduce content curation to students to help them collect and organize information about ideas they are passionate about.
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Webinar: Improve Writing Skills with Google Docs hosted by Susan Oxnevad

Webinar: Improve Writing Skills with Google Docs hosted by Susan Oxnevad | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Would you like to improve your students' writing skills and help them bridge the gap between writing in school and writing in the real world? Learn how to leverage the power of Google Docs to help students write better and more frequently than with pencil and paper. 

Join me and Infinitec as we explore ways to thoughtfully incorporate digital writing into the curriculum by utilizing the latest Google Docs features and writing supports.

 

Hot Topics to Explore:

 

-the built-in research tool.

-integrated writing tools.

-opportunities to include digital citizenship.

-differentiation through classroom management.

 

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ThingLink Icon Sets for Visual Learners

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ThingLink icon sets are useful, visually appealing, and fun to create! I've been having fun during winter break engaging in constructive play and exploring creative ways to use them.

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ICE 2014 - Susan Oxnevad

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The Illinois Computing Educators Conference will be held on February 25th -28th this year. I will be facilitating hands-on workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday. I will also host a conference breakout session on Thursday.

 

Join me for some constructive play as we assemble our digital toolkits and explore efficient and effective ideas for technology integration for deeper learning.

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Create Images with Buncee

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73+ Ways to Use ThingLink by Donna Baumbach

73+ Ways to Use ThingLink by Donna Baumbach | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Get inspired to use ThingLink for teaching and learning and learn how to sign up for a free premium educator upgrade.

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Using ThingLink Beyond the Classroom Walls

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ThingLink is now supported across platforms to provide teachers and students with a variety of flexible options to extend the learning beyond the classroom walls.
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ThingLink Through the SAMR Lens | ThingLink Blog

ThingLink Through the SAMR Lens | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

If you are a teacher with a passion for teaching, ThingLink is an essential tool for your toolkit.  This flexible tool is well-suited for helping students dig deeper into content as they create. Learning to use ThingLink is an adventure worth exploring.

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Digital Differentiation, a Free Webinar on 3/29

Digital Differentiation, a Free Webinar on 3/29 | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Digital Differentiation, Tools to Support Flexible Learning Paths for Personalized Learning

 

Kicking off a Simple K12 Free Day of Learning on March 29th at 10:00 AM EDT  

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Explore this interactive channel to highlight new ThingLink Teacher Features

Explore this interactive channel to highlight new ThingLink Teacher Features | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
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Explore this interactive album featuring snippets of guest posts published on the ThingLink Blog

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3 Ways to Use ThingLink Custom Icon Sets | ThingLink Blog

3 Ways to Use ThingLink Custom Icon Sets | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
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Take students on a journey through a collection of resources by using numbers as Custom Icon Sets on interactive images. Grab students’ attention and walk them through a path as they explore, learn and interact with content. Take students on a virtual field trip, design a webquest type journey, guide them through a process or teach a specific skill. Add order to your interactive images with Custom Icon Sets.

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Create Interactive Albums with ThingLink Channels

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Now teachers and students can create collections of work within the safety of their own ThingLink EDU classroom with an exciting new feature known as Channels.

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The Instagrok iPad App is Here

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instaGrok has just released a free iPad app. The app combines the functionality of the web based version with interactivity to support learning on the touch screen

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Learn to Create Interactive Graphics for Teaching & Learning

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Are you looking for a free and user friendly digital tool to help you create engaging, student-centered learning experiences to meet the diverse learning needs of the students in your classroom? In this webinar,we will explore ThingLink, a digital tool that provides users with the ability to turn any image into a multimedia rich interactive graphic. Add video, images, audio, and links to any content on the Web with the click of a button. This amazing tool allows users to pack a lot of content into a small space.

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Crowdsourcing Genius Hour

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Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour was my first post published on GettingSmart.com this year. I am collecting ideas from experts and enthusiasts in my PLN about the idea of Genius Hour.

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Thinking Blocks - Free iPad Apps for Modeling Math Problems

Thinking Blocks - Free iPad Apps for Modeling Math Problems | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
Thinking Blocks is a series of free iPad apps based on the web tool of the same name.  The apps are designed to help students develop models of word problems.  In each of the apps students create b...
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Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour

Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
Genius Hour is a powerful movement popping up in classrooms across the world. The idea encourages students to explore their own passions and creativity.
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: 2 Ways to Track Santa in 2013

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: 2 Ways to Track Santa in 2013 | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
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Elena Orlova's curator insight, December 25, 2013 9:05 PM

Cool-инструменты для школьников 21 века.

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Grab Your Free ThingLink EDU Premium Upgrade until December 31st

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gwynethjones's curator insight, December 15, 2013 2:55 PM

Cool!

lfredric's curator insight, December 17, 2013 11:17 AM

Cute Strawberry Santas!