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Free Technology for Teachers: Learning Pod - Practice, Create, and Distribute Quizzes

Free Technology for Teachers: Learning Pod - Practice, Create, and Distribute Quizzes | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it
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Embody different characters on your webcam

Embody different characters on your webcam | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

FaceRig is a program enabling anyone with a webcam to digitally embody any character they want. For now we're focusing on just the portrait, but we aim to do more in the future. The video next to this paragraph will explain it better than tons of text.


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Kathryn Dalton's curator insight, July 11, 2014 8:04 PM

Could make video conferencing more interesting!

Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 14, 2014 4:25 PM

What fun!  I love this idea and students will, too.  Since it's still in alpha testing, it's inexpensive as long as you already have a webcam and microphone. 

brooklyn hubbard's curator insight, July 22, 2014 2:30 PM

oh so cute

 

 

this gonna be my dog btw

 

 

 

 

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Tackk - Simply create beautiful pages

Tackk - Simply create beautiful pages | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it
Quickly publish and share your message with one simple page. No signup, just easy, beautiful design.

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Herman van Schie's comment, July 11, 2014 4:31 AM
You need a manual of Tackk. Look at http://ict-idee.blogspot.nl/2012/11/136-maak-een-een-pagina-website-met.html (Manual in Dutch. Translate-button on site).
Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 11, 2014 7:59 AM

Tackk.

Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 24, 2014 5:34 AM

Compartiendo enlaces interesantes

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Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Blendspace allows educators to blend their classroom with digital content. Collect web resources in one place and share with just one link.


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Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 3, 2014 2:56 AM
Great place to make online lessons
peterlakeman's curator insight, July 5, 2014 1:31 PM

Aanrader. werkt perfect en snel!

Ionel Nedelcu's curator insight, July 5, 2014 7:01 PM

Mi-am făcut cont aici.

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Education Foundation and Facebook collaborate to launch teacher-toolkit

Education Foundation and Facebook collaborate to launch teacher-toolkit | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

The Education Foundation has joined forces with Facebook and education leaders from across the UK to create a new, toolkit; one designed to introduce teachers to the use of social media in and around the classroom. The free set of resources will be hosted at Edusocial.info, and will contain a range of practical guidance and advice built from over two years of work in UK schools, colleges and universities to apply social media to learning.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 30, 2014 1:21 PM

This looks like a useful resource for educators interested in using Facebook with students.

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Zaption - Interact With Video

Zaption - Interact With Video | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Add response elements throughout your tour, including multiple-choice questions, continuous polls, discussions, and more.


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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, June 23, 2014 2:09 AM

Great tool to create your own presentations using videos...

Tom Cockburn's curator insight, June 24, 2014 5:47 AM

Another one to test drive yourself and see if it works for you

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 2014 2:52 PM
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Great tool for making video and flipped learning more interactive. Some really nice interaction types. Fantastic.

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Teacher's Business Portal

Teacher's Business Portal | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

A professional webpage where you can send your
students and potential clients. Receive payments via credit or debit card through your Lingos profile and withdraw it directly to your bank account or PayPal.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 17, 2014 3:29 AM

This looks like a great tool for any freelance language teachers. There is a free account to set up a profile, but to get the best from it you would need a pro account, but the price for a year is very reasonable.

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Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Create awesome online forms with Typeform, the FREE online survey tool that makes asking questions easy, human & beautiful. Sign up now and try it out!


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, June 17, 2014 3:31 PM

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder/ Typeform

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 2014 10:35 AM

Thx Nik Peachey! Free online survey tool

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:36 PM

I tried it out, it seems like fun. This might be a great way to get feedback from parents or students. 

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6 Shifts in Education Driven by Technology -- THE Journal

6 Shifts in Education Driven by Technology -- THE Journal | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it
Six critical shifts are happening in education right now that are being driven, at least in part, by technology. According to preliminary findings from an upcoming report, these changes affect everything from the role of the teacher to a rethinking of how schools themselves work.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 4, 2014 2:29 AM

A good short summary from the Horizon report. Check out the report here: http://cdn.nmc.org/media/2014-horizon-k12-preview.pdf

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, June 4, 2014 9:10 AM

A good report

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Language learning: two for the price of one - Telegraph

Language learning: two for the price of one - Telegraph | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Among a raft of new initiatives, integrated learning is to be enthusiastically embraced as a highly efficient means of increasing exposure to foreign languages while adding to, rather than subtracting from, other curriculum areas: it really is great value for money.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 4, 2014 2:11 AM

Good to see CLIL catching on in the UK MFL classroom.

Rosina Vega's curator insight, August 12, 2014 11:07 AM

CLIL

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PurposeGames.com - Create & Play Online Games

PurposeGames.com - Create & Play Online Games | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Create your own games, host your own groups / classes, study for a test, or just dazzle us with your knowledge. PurposeGames is a completely FREE service!


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 11, 2014 9:35 AM

Useful website to build games and quizzes based around images. Great for developing vocabulary.

Filomena Gomes's curator insight, July 11, 2014 10:01 AM

Requires Flash to play

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, August 16, 2014 7:25 PM

This really interests me.  I want to learn to use gaming to teach academics.

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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning

What is curation anyway, and how can it be used as a tool for student and teacher learning? This essay will investigate what curation is and the different contexts it is used in. Why is it important; who are the curators, what motivates them and what makes a great curator? What processes and tools are used for curation and what digital literacies are required for successful curation? It will conclude with an investigation into ways teachers can use curation both with and for their students and as a tool for their own professional learning and a brief look at some curation tools.


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Yvonne Middelkoop's curator insight, July 21, 2014 2:17 AM

Who are the curators, what motivates them and what makes a great curator?

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 23, 2014 2:01 PM

Nice essay about curation. A useful example of using storify

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 4, 2015 10:13 PM

Excellent article. Worth a read to clarify the importance of content curation. 

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About Hybrid Learning - Hybrid Learning - Hybrid and Online Learning - eLearning - UWB Learning Technologies - UW Bothell

About Hybrid Learning - Hybrid Learning - Hybrid and Online Learning - eLearning - UWB Learning Technologies - UW Bothell | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it
University of Washington Bothell Learning Technologies Homepage
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Motivate Employees with Blended Learning - EnglishCentral.com

A European communications agency believes that a new, affordable learning method improves work output.
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Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk

Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

VocabMonk is a virtual guide to improve your vocabulary skills. Test your vocabulary today and gain the extra edge required to crack exams like GRE, GMAT, SAT and CAT for free.


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Wan-li Tsai's curator insight, July 7, 2014 10:25 PM

Another interesting website to increase your vocabulary!

Barbara Paola Garcia's curator insight, August 4, 2014 2:06 PM

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 5, 2014 2:51 AM

Time for drills.... always useful!! Worth a look

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6 Models of Blended Learning

6 Models of Blended Learning | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it
Discover how six blended learning models combine traditional classroom experiences with online learning for successful student results.

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Jean-Christophe Francet's curator insight, July 16, 2014 5:29 AM

Excellent explanation of the different possible mixes between online and offline learning.

Yvonne Middelkoop's curator insight, July 21, 2014 2:25 AM

 Handy infographic with six basic models

Julia Echeverría's curator insight, August 30, 2014 1:44 PM

Cada día vemos como el B-learning avanza y los profesores no deberían permanecer indiferentes

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Charts Builder

Charts Builder | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Create Charts Online ,Choose From Different Chart Types( Line - Bar - Radar), based on Chart.js API


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carldowse's curator insight, June 23, 2014 3:32 AM

Very useful when for teaching the language of change and trends

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, June 23, 2014 3:51 AM
this is a great tool for students to create professional charts on whatever they want to show
Consultants-E's curator insight, June 23, 2014 9:20 AM

This could be very useful for Business English, EAP and IELTS students and teachers alike.

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Adobe Voice — Show your story.

Adobe Voice — Show your story. | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Voice is a free iPad app that turns your story into a stunning animated video in minutes.


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Peter Sampson's curator insight, June 22, 2014 4:51 PM

This is amazing quick and easy to use.

cioccas's curator insight, July 8, 2014 5:19 PM

a few people have recommended this as a lovely app for digital storytelling

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 2014 2:52 PM

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This looks like a really useful and powerful free app to get students creating digital narrative.

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Versal - Build free interactive courses

Versal - Build free interactive courses | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Versal brings knowledge to life. For the first time, create and publish amazingly engaging online learning experiences - no coding required. From homework and classroom exercises, to product tutorials and corporate training, to yoga and computer programming, Versal is flexible, powerful, and open to everyone.


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Amélie Silvert's curator insight, June 16, 2014 12:21 PM

for flipped classrooms

MFaculty's curator insight, June 18, 2014 7:35 AM

Another potential presentation took to give continue management systems a run for the money...

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, June 18, 2014 8:23 AM

If you want to build up an interactive course, check out this tool

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Spell Up. Speak to play and build up your English.

Spell Up. Speak to play and build up your English. | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

This is a great new game from Google which helps students develop their vocabulary through spelling and pronunciation. Using Chrome, students can actually speak to the computer and listen to the pronunciation of the words as they build a word tower. They can even listen to a speaking dictionary telling them what the words mean. This should get your students working autonomously to develop their own vocabulary and if they sign in they can track and share their results.


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Sayed Saber Ali's curator insight, July 20, 2014 8:35 PM

You need to use Google Chrome to enjoy this.

Mrs. Karnowski's curator insight, August 27, 2014 8:02 AM

A1

1G+

Dennis Swender's curator insight, March 3, 11:13 AM

Proud to have done some work on this for Google.

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Look for People, Not Just Resources | Ideas and Thoughts

Look for People, Not Just Resources | Ideas and Thoughts | Digital literacy and blended learning | Scoop.it

Part of this struggle continues as people see the web in visitor mode, a place to find and get stuff. Those of us who see the web in a more resident mode, continue to take advantage of the affordances of connections and create both strong and weak ties that make life easier and better.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 4, 2014 2:21 AM

Some good and quite short advice.