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Skype Translator Will Let You Speak To Anyone -- Even If They Speak Another Language

Skype Translator Will Let You Speak To Anyone -- Even If They Speak Another Language | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Language barriers are about to be broken way down.

Microsoft showed off its Skype Translator feature at the inaugural Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on Tuesday.

Skype Translator allows users speak to into the video chatting...

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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, June 13, 2014 7:46 AM

la necesidad de hablar diversos idiomas para poder vivir en una sociedad global ha generado el desarrollo de traductores en tiempo real que prácticamente eliminan, sino reducen, la necesidad de ir a una academia o instituto a aprenderlos. El traductor de Skype es un ejemplo claro de ello.

Pablo Alén Feal's curator insight, June 14, 2014 3:55 AM

Hablar en Skype en diferentes idiomas

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Hello! Thank you for your article. I’d like to try to compare it to my previous experience of learning polish through Skype on online classes. I did around 10 conversations over Skype with a native speaker from http://preply.com/en/polish-by-skype. And I was pretty satisfied with their Quality. I think they have a strong teaching quality, practicing their course curriculum now I can speak polish like a native but i don't need to go any school, but I Want to try another option.
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Adobe Illustrator Draw tutorial

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Adobe Illustrator Draw Tutorial for the iPad 1 Click here for the app (FREE!) bit.ly/syladobe
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This is a super tutorial on how to use this iPad App! This is the APP she uses to do her famous Sketchnotes!

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24 Google Docs Templates that Will Make Your Life Easier

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Too much time can easily be wasted trying to format documents that have already been put together by someone else.


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Includes a Resume!

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Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes (most are interdisciplinary)

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes (most are interdisciplinary) | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
How can educators decide which tech to use in the classroom? There are specialists who can help with that.

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COOL!

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, May 27, 9:55 AM

Interesting social studies ideas.

TWCLibrary's curator insight, May 28, 7:46 PM

Fantastic web tools to incorporate in your lessons! Pick one and have a go!

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, June 2, 9:47 PM

Some great ones here. Some I've used (blendspace, padlet, kahoot..) and some I will definitely have to try out.

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Welcome Friends! | MOONBOTS

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The 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge is an international on-line competition that challenges youth from 8 to 17 years old to form a team (2-4 members) to design, create and program their own robots.


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Go Moonbots!

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 26, 1:19 PM

Moonbots challenge could be the ultimate makerspace project for a school library or robotics club.

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Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides iOS apps now let you ‘Make a copy’, copy links to clipboard, more

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Google is rolling out updates to its Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps for the iPhone and iPad today bringing the ability to make a copy of a document and more. In addition to the new “Make a co...

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She's Back! Great share from my friend Linda!

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, March 5, 9:20 PM

Google is going there to meet the needs of those 21st century student learners.

Nicole Collins's curator insight, March 12, 8:41 AM

New options for google docs!

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¡hijole! pues...: Gum in the Library

¡hijole! pues...: Gum in the Library | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
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I still haven't figured this all out or gotten it to work w/ the cheetos scan, but I'm fascinated! Thanks Jake!

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7 Great Painting and Drawing Apps

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For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring painting and drawing apps. More and more artists, from amateurs to pros, are recognizing the value in using tablets and phones to sketch, draw, and paint. These art apps -- our current favorites -- give students the freedom of gesture and...

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AWESOME!

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This Stylish Cocktail Ring Alerts You to Text Messages, Emails and More (Yes, Really!)

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This stylish cocktail ring alerts you to text messages and other applications. Shop it now with our exclusive discount! ...
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If it were half the price I might be tempted.

It might be good for those of us who want to distance ourselves from always looking at your phone - or is it? Thoughts?

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Your Own Images in Google Forms Headers

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Your Own Images in Google Forms Headers | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
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This is a great idea for school branding!

Change theme > Customize >Header!

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The Internet of Things: Everything You Need to Know In 2 Minutes

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You can't go a few days without hearing how the Internet of Things is going to transform the way we live. Here's everything you need to know in two minutes.
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For those of you who are new to the concept, or want to share it with your kiddos or teachers - check it out!


Informative 2 min video from Mashable!

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Samsung pledges over $100m to make an open Internet of Things finally happen

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CEO BK Yoon says the Internet of Things ‘is no longer a pipe dream’ and promises to make all Samsung devices open to others
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Are you intrigued? Would an Open IoT make the diff?


I have the Phillips HUE, I'm on the list for the Amazon Echo,

do I want more?

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9 New iPhone Tricks That'll Change Your Life

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You've got to try these!
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So cool!

I didn't know about the Recently Deleted pics!

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Google Forms: Create a Quiz from a Question Bank

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Google Forms is a survey tool, not a quiz generator. Many teachers utilize Google Forms for formative assessment since they are easy to administrate and the data is easily accessible in a Google sp...

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So cool. So easy!

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The Daring Librarian: Makerspace Starter Kit

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Want to start a Makerspace in your school?

Don't have thousands of bucks!

This might help you get started!

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Karen du Toit's curator insight, June 23, 5:14 AM

Great resource here!

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5 Sites with Nature Background Sounds & White Noise to Help You Focus

5 Sites with Nature Background Sounds & White Noise to Help You Focus | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Feeling anxious, or distracted? Research shows that listening to natural sounds can improve your mood, and even your productivity. Whether you want to make nature sounds a part of your day or clear your brain with white noise, today's Cool Websites and App has you covered with 5 free resources for sounds that will help…

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I heart ther Thunderstorm sound! Puts me right out!

the iDream app has white noise, brown noise, Thunderstorm and for $99¢ a train noise!

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Rosidah Awang's curator insight, June 9, 2:22 AM

Nature sounds to keep you focus.

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{diy} Tuesday - Recharge Station For All Of Your Devices

{diy} Tuesday - Recharge Station For All Of Your Devices | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
  With the recent addition of more electronic devices to the household, the recharge cables were starting to get a little out of control I'd pinned this cord organizing idea and knew that it w...
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Such a cute idea! My NEXT project for the Library!

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, May 7, 6:51 PM

I love this idea....

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5 Browser-based Tools for Creating Audio Recordings | Richard Byrne

5 Browser-based Tools for Creating Audio Recordings | Richard Byrne | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
An audio recording doesn't have to go through the full-fledged production process of creating an a podcast in order for it to be a valuable activity for students. Creating short, unedited audio recordings is a good way for students to record and share their reflections on things that they have learned and observed in your classroom. The following five tools can all be used for creating and sharing short audio recordings.

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Tech It Up Tuesday: Locate Attributed Images with Photos for Class

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It’s Tuesday, so you know what that means… It’s time to “Tech It Up” with another cool tool that can be utilized in the educational setting.

 

So, let’s get right to it. This week’s shout out goes to Photos for Class, a site that’s ideal for safely searching for images that can be incorporated into classroom lessons, activities and projects.

 

Besides providing G-rated images via Flickr and proprietary filters, downloaded images also include citations that are automatically generated by the web tool. Attribution includes name of the author and photo, a link to the original photo and the name and type of license as well as a link to the licensing terms. How cool is that? No more worrying about the copyright police banging on your door. Photos for Class has got you covered!

 


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LOVE This & will add it to my wikipage!

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This App Is like Yelp for ALL the Little Things in Your Life

This App Is like Yelp for ALL the Little Things in Your Life | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
And its possibilities are seriously endless.
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I'm fascinated! Must to try it w/ my kiddos!

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How to Add a Video to a Google Form in 4 Easy Steps Infographic

How to Add a Video to a Google Form in 4 Easy Steps Infographic | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Inspired by fellow #EdCampHoCo & former colleague Stephanie Milligan or @smilli870 I created this How To slide! Pretty cool - this was new to me!!!
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How to add a YouTube video to a Google Form question

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Easily Make GIFs From Nearly Any Online Video With This New Imgur Tool

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Imgur now has a built in way to create GIFs from nearly any video.
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SWEET!

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Google’s Translate App Gets Instant Camera Translations and Improved Real-time Conversations

Google’s Translate App Gets Instant Camera Translations and Improved Real-time Conversations | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Microsoft-owned Skype has unveiled a real-time translation tool last month, and now it seems that Google has replied with an important upgrade for its Translate

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This is just AMAZING! Thank you Google!

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Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, January 14, 10:51 PM

Schools use online translation apps to communicate with non-English speaking students and parents. These apps are far from perfect, and should not suppressed the need for human interpreters, but they really help in a pinch. And the good news is that they’re getting quicker, better, and more readily available.

DailyEnglish's curator insight, January 14, 11:57 PM

Pour apprendre l'anglais sans ce gadget , offrir un séjour linguistique anglais en France à votre enfant / ado

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Immersion anglais en Normandie

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Immersion anglais à Montpellier

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Immersion anglais Nice

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Immersion anglais Midi-Pyrénées

Immersion anglais Haute-Garonne

Immersion anglais Charente Maritime

Immersion anglais dans une famille anglaise en France

Sailee Kale's curator insight, January 15, 7:16 AM

very important for travelers.

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Stop trying to make the Internet of Things happen

Stop trying to make the Internet of Things happen | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
The time you are trying to save by using connected smart gadgets may be lost in the attempt to save time.
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Another perspective! Beyond NEST....


"If you think a Google-owned device is going to play nice with Samsung-owned and Apple-owned smart home systems, you've had more CES Kool-Aid than I have"

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At the International CES, the Internet of Things Hits Home

At the International CES, the Internet of Things Hits Home | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it
Household devices that link together through the Internet are likely to energize this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Watch out world, they're trying to bring IoT home!

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How to download YouTube videos to iPhone or iPad: a beginner's guide to saving videos to watch offline

How to download YouTube videos to iPhone or iPad: a beginner's guide to saving videos to watch offline | Daring Gadgets, QR Codes, Apps, Tools, & Displays | Scoop.it

youtubYouTube might have made it harder, but it's still possible to download videos from YouTube using an app on your iPhone or iPad. Here's a step-by-step guide which will work for you.


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Sweet!

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