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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That's been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics?

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Students can create infographics for the presentation of their work or findings of research 

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, August 20, 2013 1:17 PM

Visuals that capture the essential information - infographics can certainly be a way that students present their findings.

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5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations

5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
Bring the Passion and Purpose Back to Your Presentations With These Helpful Ideas Are your PowerPoint slides the same ones you've been using for years? Are
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Put pizazz back into PowerPoint with these 5 tips 

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4 Free Web Tools to Boost Student Engagement

4 Free Web Tools to Boost Student Engagement | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
When students use tool technologies to create content, their engagement is largely based on how successfully teachers craft the learning assignments, rather than on the technology itself. This is dif

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Fátima Hernández's curator insight, May 11, 1:58 AM

Dear students, remember that you have to read this text an do a summary for next Monday. Have a nice weekend! 

 

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The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms

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A list of some of the The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms, as presented at the Iowa 1:1 Conference in April 2014.
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A great list of free or near free web tools

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Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

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As schools become more savvy about blended-learning tactics– the practice of mixing online and in-person instruction -- guidelines and best practices are emerging from lessons learned.
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A web word processor and web whiteboard for schools. Create, collaborate and share without email!

A web word processor and web whiteboard for schools. Create, collaborate and share without email! | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
A web word processor and whiteboard for schools! Allow students to share, collaborate and edit on any computer, smart phone or tablet!

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Free Technology for Teachers: EverySlide - Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time

Free Technology for Teachers: EverySlide - Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 23, 11:00 PM

Has anyone used this. It sounds like it could be really useful. 

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, April 24, 11:02 AM

Looks useful for more interactive presos!

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Rubric for Using Technology in K-8

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Great Rubric for Using Technology in K-8 | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
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Good rubric for technology up to year 8

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emaze - For Online Presentations

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emaze is the new online presentation tool for people who want more than PowerPoint. AMAZING PRESENTATIONS IN MINUTES! No software required. Start now.

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EMaze looks like a great web tool for students - needs further exploration, another alternative to PowerPoint

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Top Learning Management System Trends for 2014

Top Learning Management System Trends for 2014 | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it

Amidst the technological tempestuous evolution that takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through new automations, inventions, and machines, following our continuous quest and concern to save money and make our lives easier and upgradable, eLearning Industry does not appear to be just another market in transition, but a beacon of inspiration and innovation.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 16, 12:32 PM

An interesting look at the state of online learning and edtech.

AnnaGunder's curator insight, April 22, 9:39 AM

Något att tänka på när man funderar lms

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Tools for Digital Storytelling in the Secondary Classroom

Tools for Digital Storytelling in the Secondary Classroom | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
When most teachers hear the phrase, "digital storytelling", they probably think of telling a story as it would be in a book. For that reason, many teachers struggle with understanding what this is ...
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TwistedWave - Create Audio Recordings and Save Them in Google Drive

TwistedWave - Create Audio Recordings and Save Them in Google Drive | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
TwistedWave is a new audio recording and editing tool that is now included in Next Vista's list of recommended tools. Through TwistedWave you can create and edit spoken audio recordings from scratch.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 31, 2:09 PM

Develop some great audio with your students. 

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How to Twitter in 60 Seconds ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The graphic is a simple and easy guide that will walk you through the different steps you need to follow to tap into the educational potential of Twitter

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A good guide to get you started with using Twitter for education.

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The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers

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The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers

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50+Ways - StoryTools

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75 Free Online Image and Photo Editing Tools-Websites Like Photoshop

75 Free Online Image and Photo Editing Tools-Websites Like Photoshop | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
If you love to play with images like me and you can not buy photoshop or something like that image editing tool, you can try online photo editing tools.. I tried many of these tools and i really got good results. I sometimes use for crop a picture, sometimes add a arrow to picture, sometimes for re-size and manipulation on picture.

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Blended Learning: 10 Trends Infographic - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - blended learning, digital learning, EdTech, Online Learning, personalized learning, Teaching

Blended Learning: 10 Trends Infographic - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - blended learning, digital learning, EdTech, Online Learning, personalized learning, Teaching | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
A new infographic, released by DreamBox Learning, “Blended Learning: 10 Trends,” gives a snapshot on how right now, making student learning is more personalized, more engaging, and more collaborative is what’s driving innovation.
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25 Highly Rated (And Free!) Mac Apps For The Classroom - Edudemic

25 Highly Rated (And Free!) Mac Apps For The Classroom - Edudemic | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
Wherever you look in education, there is talk about iPads, iPhones, and other Apple devices. Apple TVs and the iPod Touch are popping up in classrooms all around the globe. But what about all those people using the iMac or MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and other Macs? Where’s the love? We got the love for …

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Great apps for those using Macs

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iCoachP53's curator insight, April 28, 10:46 AM

Check them out while they are still free!

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Five top technology tools for the English classroom

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Whether you're a seasoned techy or terrified by Google, here are five useful educational tools to help students learn and teachers manage their workload
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Corkboard Connections: 20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids

Corkboard Connections: 20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
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a good list of Web tools that students can used to present information. However, a couple on the list no longer exist.

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VoiceThread: Tech Tips from UW-Stout

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Creating Collaborative Learning Experiences with VoiceThread
Discover the multiple uses of VoiceThread in flipped and traditional classrooms, and explore how this versatile tool can increase motivation and assess learning.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 19, 10:34 AM

Help your students speak from the heart.


Here's a fresh list of VoiceThread resources compiled by Karen Franker, editor of The Tech Tips Newsletter from UW-Stout.

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We used voice thread about 6 years ago, when it was still in beta and it is interesting to juxtapose the uses now, today.  "Conversations in the Cloud."  I would model Voicethread on a "public" posting to the kids, and it was fun to see whether our "contribution" would be deleted or not.  

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Best ScreenCasting Tools 2013

Best ScreenCasting Tools 2013 | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
All the tools, apps and services that allow you to record your computer screen (for demonstrations, tutorials, guides.)

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24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014

24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014 | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
At CustomShow, we decided to list some alternatives to powerpoint that could help in solving your overall presentation problems. These programs serve many purposes.

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A good list of 24 alternatives to PowerPoint with pros and cons of each. 

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Natalie Sing's curator insight, May 1, 9:19 AM

Lots of Presentation ideas here that would be great for High School Students

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24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 5, 2:18 AM

A new list of the most popular digital presentation tools available.


And a very helpful list of advantages and disadvantages for any of the tools.


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30 Of The Best Apps For Group Project-Based Learning

30 Of The Best Apps For Group Project-Based Learning | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it

Project-based learning is a matter of identifying needs and opportunities (using an app like flipboard), gathering potential resources (using an app like pinterest), collecting notes and artifacts (with an app like Evernote), concept-mapping potential scale or angles for the project (using an app like simplemind), assigning roles (with an appp like Trello), scheduling deadlines (with apps like Google Calendar), and sharing it all (with apps like OneDrive or Google Drive).


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 26, 12:42 PM

Identify the learning opportunity and then check to see if there is an app for that!

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Haiku Deck to PowerPoint & PowerPoint to Haiku Deck

Haiku Deck to PowerPoint & PowerPoint to Haiku Deck | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it

Haiku Deck is a fantastic tool for designing slideshow presentations. The best aspect of Haiku Deck is the built-in Creative Commons image search tool. That tool makes it easy to find high resolution images to match the message of each slide in your presentation.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 31, 2:07 PM

Very handy to be able to work across different presentation platforms.

Ros Peters's curator insight, April 7, 12:33 AM

Can never have too many presentation tools.

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List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners

List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners | Cool Web Tools for Education | Scoop.it
Do your learners prefer acquiring and processing information via images, pictures, maps, graphs, charts, illustrations, and other visual aids? Since they are visual learners have you thought of using infographics at your course?
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A good list of infographic tools for students (and teachers) to use

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