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Copyright Decision Tool

Copyright Decision Tool | digital literacy | Scoop.it

The Copyright Decision Tool helps teachers decide whether they can use print materials, artistic works or audiovisual materials without getting copyright permission.
Teachers! Thinking of using a copyright-protected work? Find out if you have permission.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 18, 10:50 AM

Very easy to use tool for teachers.

sandra scalzavara's curator insight, November 19, 2:15 AM

Very easy to use tool for teachers.

Francisco González's comment, November 19, 4:15 AM
This is an awesome tool. Thank you!
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10 More Educational Technology Concepts Every Teacher Should Know About - The Tech Edvocate

10 More Educational Technology Concepts Every Teacher Should Know About - The Tech Edvocate | digital literacy | Scoop.it

Many of these technologies have the power to change dramatically the learning experiences of students with learning disabilities, impairments, and other challenges that traditional learning methods have been less able to address. It is likely that we will see more use of these ten technologies and concepts in the next few years.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 9, 2:16 AM

Some interesting technologies and applications.

Darlyn Nicole Ortega Aroca's curator insight, October 14, 7:40 PM
This article is very interesting due to the fact that shows different tools and strategies that the teachers can use with their students. The tecnological resources can offers much tools that are useful for the teachers in the moment of transmit knowledge to their students. This kind of resources can support students to achieve a successful learning. The article show some technological strategies to keep track as a future teachers:

1. Alternative input devices.
2. Speech-to-text options.
3. LAMP.
4. Sensory enhancers.
5. Screen readers.
6. Mobile learning.
7. Learning analytics.
8. Open content.
9. 3D printing.
10. Outdoor/environmental learning.
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Start your Website, with Bookmark’s Website Builder

Start your Website, with Bookmark’s Website Builder | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Make your mark online with Bookmark's powerful yet simple website builder and e-learning platform.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 12, 10:19 AM

Good free stylish website creator.

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ImageCodr.org

ImageCodr.org | digital literacy | Scoop.it

Simply enter in the URL of the picture page (as seen in your browser) you are interested in and ImageCodr.org will generate the ready to use HTML code. It will also display a brief and easy license summary, so you don't get in legal trouble because you missed something.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 5, 1:33 AM

A very useful tool if you use images from flickr and you want to be sure you attributing them properly.

Howard Cohen's curator insight, June 5, 11:04 AM
Makes life a little easier 
Allan Tsuda's curator insight, June 5, 8:14 PM
With today's usage of images grabbed from the web, this is a good tool to give to your students, and one they will use throughout their lives in education and even further.
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The Basics of HTML and CSS | Viking Code School

The Basics of HTML and CSS | Viking Code School | digital literacy | Scoop.it
In this lesson, you'll learn about the HTML markup language and the CSS styling language. While you're learning the basics, you'll probably alternate between awesome moments of "Holy cow, so that's how that works!" and the frustration of "Geez, there are so many things to remember..."

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 8, 5:56 PM

Useful stuff! Thanks to John Evans. 

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inklewriter - for collaborative writing

inklewriter - for collaborative writing | digital literacy | Scoop.it
inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. It’s perfect for writers who want to try out interactivity, but also for teachers and students looking to mix computer skills and creative writing.

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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 2, 3:35 AM
A nice application to try in a stand-alone mode
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Richard Whiteside's curator insight, May 30, 6:01 AM
Looks like a useful tool for collaborative writing. 
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Interactive Ebook Creation & Digital Publishing Software

Interactive Ebook Creation & Digital Publishing Software | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Create and publish interactive ebooks for Android, iPad, iPhone, HTML5 web, and desktop

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Awesome free ebook creator software. Great for creating multimedia interactive text books.

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Татьяна Слесаренко's curator insight, April 1, 3:56 AM

Awesome free ebook creator software. Great for creating multimedia interactive text books.

martinet benoit's curator insight, April 2, 11:43 AM

Awesome free ebook creator software. Great for creating multimedia interactive text books.

Katy Del Castillo's curator insight, September 14, 1:46 PM
very useful
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11 Dos and Don'ts of Using Images in Presentations

11 Dos and Don'ts of Using Images in Presentations | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Many presenters are using images horribly in their presentations! Check out these 11 best and worst ways of using images in PowerPoint slides.

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M Bresson's curator insight, February 28, 6:15 AM

Des astuces pour améliorer l'usage des photos dans nos présentations.

Antonio Ormachea's curator insight, March 20, 10:55 AM

Check out the examples of good and bad usage of images in your presentations. It will make you think about how you do it and teach you to do it better.

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instaGrok.com

instaGrok.com | digital literacy | Scoop.it

instaGrok is an innovative educational search engine that combines sophisticated semantic technology with an interactive user interface to make learning more engaging, personalized and fun for everyone. instaGrok is used by hundreds of thousands of students, teachers and everyday people every month.


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asli telli's curator insight, November 30, 2015 12:29 AM

Strange name, but useful features;)

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, November 30, 2015 2:21 AM

 

instaGrok is an innovative educational search engine that combines sophisticated semantic technology with an interactive user interface

Csilla Jaray-Benn's curator insight, January 29, 11:28 AM

Looks like a useful thematic research tool.

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20 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | digital literacy | Scoop.it
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Creating online learning with Riddle

Creating online learning with Riddle | digital literacy | Scoop.it

On the surface Riddle is a great free tool for creating a variety of quizzes and polls that can have rich media embedded into them, but when you look below the surface it's actually a pretty sophisticated tool for quickly authoring engaging elearning.


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learn foreign language skills's curator insight, November 8, 2015 4:25 AM

potential for language learning, assessment

Lee Hall's curator insight, November 10, 2015 10:23 AM

This helps with formative assessment too.

Luis Otero's curator insight, November 13, 2015 1:13 PM

Excelente instrumento para interactuar con el alumando y entre el alumnado. Espero que dure mucho la versión "free"

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Turn Boring PowerPoint Slides into Visual Masterpieces

Turn Boring PowerPoint Slides into Visual Masterpieces | digital literacy | Scoop.it
This article is second in the series of “Presentation Hackathon” where we share incredibly simple and quick hacks that any presenter can use to...

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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 12, 2015 3:17 AM

Slide, slide e ancora slide! :-)

David Swaddle's curator insight, October 12, 2015 7:36 PM

A few good ideas for formatting slides differently to get over the most important info and keep formatting fresh.

Carol Hancox's curator insight, October 16, 2015 9:52 PM

Improve our presentation skills

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18 Cool Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google

18 Cool Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Who knew you could use Google to play Lego? (H/T this imgur post).

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Genial.ly - software for creating interactive content

Genial.ly - software for creating interactive content | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Genial.ly is the best web tool to create engaging interactive visual content (pictures, posters, presentations, etc) for people without programming skills.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 9, 10:49 AM

Use Genial.ly to create presentations with interactive effects and animation, add content from YouTube, Google Maps, Spotify. Monitor performance in real time. Share or embed your creation. Works in 7 languages. Looks awesome!

Rebecca Scriven's curator insight, November 10, 3:30 AM
I've been trying Genial.ly out today, it is really easy to use.  I think it would be great for students to use it for presentations and interactive mind maps, also interactive infographics! Great tool.
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The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix | digital literacy | Scoop.it


Earlier this week, Oxford's Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other ancient bibles, some of them quite beautiful. Not to be outdone, the British Library came out with its own announcement on Thursday:

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Helen Teague's curator insight, October 4, 5:21 PM
This is a great resource!
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15 of the Best Open Source Image Sites on the Web

15 of the Best Open Source Image Sites on the Web | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Some of the best of the best in open source image sites are listed in this article, as well as great guidelines for ethical searches and Creative Commons

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How to find out everything Google knows about you

How to find out everything Google knows about you | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Here's how to find out what Google knows about you and is sharing with advertisers, and how to get Google to stop.

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Fascinating article revealing all the data that Google stores about you. Useful tips for deleting this data and preventing unwanted advertising.
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 11, 2:18 PM

Interesting article. Good to know.

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, May 11, 6:27 PM
Processo trabalhoso mas que vale a pena!
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Microsoft Clip Art has finally got a proper makeover

Microsoft Clip Art has finally got a proper makeover | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Pickit is now integrated into Office and Windows 10 so you can use its legally-cleared, crowdsourced images to spruce up your dull documents.

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Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User!

Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User! | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Google is an excellent research and search tool, but there are some tips and features that a lot of people don't know about. These two inforgraphics have some great tips and information on getting more out of Google.

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John van den Brink's curator insight, March 25, 3:57 AM

Lots of new tips here. ( new to me anyway!)

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 25, 2:45 PM
This article shares two infographics that can help anyone become a power Google user.
Cristian Puca's curator insight, March 27, 7:05 AM

Consejos para convertirse en un Super Usuario de Google!

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Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming

Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming | digital literacy | Scoop.it
As with so many types of tech, how useful (and potentially harmful) robots can be to education will have more to do with how educators and students choose to use them than with the technology itself. We may not be on the cusp of having robot teachers like in the Jetsons, but robots have already made their mark in education and will continue to do so.

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Francisco Restivo's curator insight, February 21, 5:39 PM

Uma reflexão muito interessante.

Pamela Hills's curator insight, February 24, 3:15 PM

There is no doubt Robots are the wave of the future as they take over many jobs that humans once held !

Dinah Galligo's curator insight, February 29, 6:35 AM

Les robots sont déjà dans l'éducation ... Et ils vont continuer mais pas comme on se les représente ...

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- Phocabulary word - Photo Word of the Day to improve and enhance word memory. Beginner, intermediate, advanced words including definition, synonyms, and antonyms.

- Phocabulary word - Photo Word of the Day to improve and enhance word memory. Beginner, intermediate, advanced words including definition, synonyms, and antonyms. | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Photo Word of the Day with definitions, synonyms, antonyms to help improve and enhance word memory for learning and studying.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 29, 2015 9:18 AM

A free flashcard app for improving vocabulary

tomnguyen's curator insight, November 30, 2015 11:53 AM

A free flashcard app for improving vocabulary

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, December 3, 2015 3:17 AM

Good tool!!

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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | digital literacy | Scoop.it
Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, shares this extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Creating an Infographic With Visme

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating an Infographic With Visme | digital literacy | Scoop.it
A short tutorial for beginners on how to create a simple infographic with Visme.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 23, 2015 12:23 PM

If you want to learn how to make infographics, this is your tutorial.

Lee Hall's curator insight, November 24, 2015 9:16 AM

Here are clear instructions for making an infographic. 

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 2, 10:26 AM

Great tips for creating Infographics.

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AnswerGarden »

AnswerGarden » | digital literacy | Scoop.it
AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 20, 2015 10:19 AM

This is a great free and very simple tool to use for creating very simple questionnaires and getting comments and feedback.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, October 21, 2015 6:56 AM

A great and easy tool to get quick feedback from your audience...