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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013 | Current Updates |

Online tools will help you find collaborators, stay organized, build community and get creative in the new year. We’ve scoured the web for the top 100 tools available to help you do what you dream in 2013.

Via Dennis T OConnor
Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 1, 2013 12:35 AM

So many tools and so many opportunities to learn something new.

Elahe Amani's curator insight, January 4, 2013 1:27 PM

A good collection of tools for teaching and learning inside and outside classroom.

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5 Free Tools for Creating Infographics

5 Free Tools for Creating Infographics | Current Updates |

Generally, people don’t have the time or energy to sit and plow through pages or screens of text; they want to be able to ingest information as quickly and easily as possible. With the recent rise of infographics (information graphics), what used to require an avalanche of stats or analyses to dissect, can now be interpreted and relayed into an easy-to-read, fun, and visually appealing schematic – and an excellent content marketing concept. Infographics, when designed well, can be applied to different online sites and social networks.

Summarized at the article are 5 free tools (with links) that allow you to start creating simple infographics or explore the potential of data visualization...

Via Lauren Moss
Cb Bowman's curator insight, September 10, 2013 12:33 PM

The Tools Needed To Get You Started in Using Infographics

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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | Current Updates |
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:

* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe

Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!

Via Beth Dichter, Gordon Dahlby, Dennis T OConnor
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