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Fotopedia Reporter - Featured

Fotopedia Reporter - Featured | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it

Fotopedia Reporter, we're all reporters.


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A great tool for budding journalists and a fun way for students to create their own photo news stories - perhaps a good induction exercise as they get to know their new homes!

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, September 24, 2013 10:43 PM

It is, indeed! A catchy way to enhance narrative and descriptive writing

Mary A. Axford's curator insight, September 25, 2013 6:15 AM

Some great visuals... might indeed be useful for student assignments.

Mike Dilger's curator insight, October 16, 2013 4:59 AM

Could be a useful resource.  Japanese section would be useful for cultural program and other subjects such as Science could use the Science focus articles.  The "Everyone is a Reporter" aspect could be adapted for real world writing but it would need to be set up and explored for student suitability.

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Design Seeds® | find your palette

Design Seeds® | find your palette | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Design Seeds are color palettes created by designer Jessica Colaluca. Explore thousands of combinations to inspire your life's palette.
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Useful palette combinations inspired by photographs of nature, food and architecture. Via @ned_potter

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Jisc Digital Media | enhancing-presentations-for-the-multimedia-generation-home

Jisc Digital Media | enhancing-presentations-for-the-multimedia-generation-home | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Digital media help desk – digitise, create, manage and use still images, sound and video – free for UK higher education, further education and skills.
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Comprehensive InfoKit by JISC covering all aspects of creating and distributing multimedia presentations via @SussexTEL

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Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience

Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w...

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Great tips for delivering online presentations - very timely as we explore 'Flipping the Classroom'

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Mary Starry's curator insight, July 10, 1:15 PM

As more faculty move to the "flipped classroom" approach, incorporating these tips keeps the video presentations - whether done with or without Prezi - interesting for the audience.

Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, July 10, 3:01 PM

Good advice/ideas!

Elena Perrouin's curator insight, July 11, 1:11 AM

In today's connected world we're more and more often brought to communicate "virtually", a few tips how to make it a bit more engaging

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Teamput - brainstorm, collaborate and plan with online sticky notes

Teamput - brainstorm, collaborate and plan with online sticky notes | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Online sticky note brainstorming and brainwriting for remote or virtual teams. Great for project planning, agile development, and education.

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Sticky notes always work well in face-to-face workshops so this online version looks good. Up to 5 collaborators with the free plan - notes can then be saved as a PDF

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michalistol's curator insight, July 6, 1:48 AM

Πολύ καλό για real-time συνεργασία.

Barbara Goebel's curator insight, July 7, 10:05 PM

The interface seems a little buggy, but the possibilities are broad. Can't get an invitation email to load, some sticky windows become unresponsive. Hope for fixes, so we can try this for teaching team collaboration, if nothing else.

Lee Hall's curator insight, July 10, 1:04 PM

Save your completed board as a PDF.

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What is flipped learning?

What is flipped learning? | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it

To counter common misconceptions and bring clarity to discussions about “Flipped Learning,” the governing board and key leaders of the Flipped Learning Network (FLN) announced a formal definition of the term. They also released the Four Pillars of F-L-I-P™ and a checklist of eleven indicators that educators must incorporate into their practice.


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A good definition of 'Flipped Learning'. Use this link - http://www.flippedlearning.org/definition ;

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TEC-VARIETY by Curtis J. Bonk and Elaine Khoo

TEC-VARIETY by Curtis J. Bonk and Elaine Khoo | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Free e-book about online activities from Curtis Bonk and Elaine Khoo http://t.co/0BH8TmQo63 #octel #BlendKit2014

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Excellent free ebook with loads of ideas for online activities

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Rose Heaney's curator insight, May 29, 3:12 AM

Already tweeted by @James Kerrbut this will give us a permanent record

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Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
I have been writing my PhD so haven't updated this blog for a while. Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to 'coalesce' and cohere in a...
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An interesting post discussing how processes of curation can lead to new forms of writing. It also includes the fantastic animation illustrating 'Where Good Ideas Come From' by Steven Johnson via @A_L_T

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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content?...

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Loads of images covering a range of subjects - a really useful list!

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Intellectual Property Office - Changes to copyright law and guidance

Intellectual Property Office - Changes to copyright law and guidance | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Last year we consulted on making changes to copyright exceptions so that the UK's copyright framework remains relevant to the digital world in which we now live and work and continues to reward creators.

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Some helpful links to guidance. To note, there are new exceptions to copyright for education and teaching applicable from June 2014 

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Karen Johnson's curator insight, May 20, 7:16 AM

You might find the Guidelines published at the bottom of the page helpful.

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How Much "Group" Is There in Online Group Work?...

How Much "Group" Is There in Online Group Work?... | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
How Much "Group" Is There in Online Group Work? (How Much "Group" Is There in Online Group Work?

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An interesting paper looking at how students approach group work and whether using collaborative tools makes a difference to individual participation.  It gives a break down of students interactions with each other through illustrating discussions around logistics and actual directed content. As with face-to-face environments there are leaders and 'free loaders'. It concludes that there is still work to be done to structure, facilitate and assess effective group work activities.

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Julie Tardy's curator insight, May 19, 11:36 AM

A take on how group learning occurs, cf #ocTEL week 2

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edshelf | Reviews & recommendations of tools for education

edshelf | Reviews & recommendations of tools for education | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Edtech and education app reviews and recommendations. Find the right teaching and learning tools for your needs.
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This is a brilliant resource. Users compile boards of 'tools' giving an overview of price, availability and target age, complete with reviews from educators that use them. I shall be referring to this a lot! Thanks @Sue Beckingham for tweeting your Data Visualisation Collection! :o)

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Tool for journalists: Pipl, for verifying social media sources | Media news

Tool for journalists: Pipl, for verifying social media sources | Media news | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
This tool quickly tracks down people's multiple social media profiles to help with verification

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Another tool for 'googling yourself'

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Anthony Beal's curator insight, April 9, 1:05 AM

Could help you to find social media profiles you had long forgotten about...

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7 Online Tools for Creating Charts & Diagrams

7 Online Tools for Creating Charts & Diagrams | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it

"Through the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page I recently received a request for some suggested online chart creation tools..."


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These look useful...

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Marianne Hart's curator insight, April 6, 6:14 PM

Really like the Lucidchart tool! 

YB's curator insight, April 23, 7:32 AM

עוד כלים

http://tracks.roojoom.com/u/elapeleg,872/tsyvn-t-kly-vvb2,6236#/introduction

 

Ness Crouch's curator insight, August 22, 9:35 PM

Free tools are always great fun!

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BEEDOCS Timeline 3D - 3D Presentations

BEEDOCS Timeline 3D - 3D Presentations | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers and students are using Bee Docs Timeline in their schools to present history with interactive 3D timeline charts.
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Lovely-looking 3D Timeline sadly only available for iOS. Via @sheilamcn 

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Mural.ly - Visual Collaboration for Creative People

Mural.ly - Visual Collaboration for Creative People | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Mural.ly - Visual Collaboration for Creative People. Thousands of creative people from all over the world are using Mural.ly to grow ideas.
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Free visual 'mindmapping' tool which now also enables you to sketch onto sticky notes.

 

Via @Baiba Svenca 

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New Photoshop plugin kicks design collaboration up a notch

New Photoshop plugin kicks design collaboration up a notch | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Designers often need face time to make sure that complex projects are on track. Yet, chat rooms and presentation platforms tend to lack the tools for flexible and in-depth collaborations.

Via Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com
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LiveShare PS is a free collaboration plugin for Photoshop CC enabling the sharing of canvases in realtime meetings.

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G3 CREATIVE's curator insight, July 2, 11:48 PM

New Photoshop plugin now available.

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Google Maps Smarty Pins

Google Maps Smarty Pins | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Smarty Pins is a Google Maps based geography and trivia game.

Via Seth Dixon
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This is really good fun - I got gold (14/15) not sure how many miles though!

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Giovanni Sonego's curator insight, July 7, 1:52 AM

Un gioco lanciato da Google che mette alla prova la conoscenza della geografia. 

Viene posta una domanda, che ha come risposta una località. Google più o meno fa vedere una porzione di mappa che comprende anche la città/risposta. Per rispondere si prende il PIN e lo si posiziona nel luogo corretto. 

Molto divertente, ma ci sono due difetti che spero vengano presto corretti. Innanzitutto ci sono un po' troppe domande sulle vicende inglesi. Ma che cavolo ne so io, di quale città era Duca un certo ceffo dell'inizio del '900? Suvvia... 

E poi, anche google, maledetti, posizionano la mappa in modo che la città/risposta si trovi in un raggio di 1000 miglia (o 1600 km e rotti). Ma si può? Ragazzi (dico a Google) guardate che il sistema metrico internazionale è quello decimale basato sul metro, mica su miglia, pietre, piedi, pertiche, pollici e pezzoloni!

Tom Franta's curator insight, July 10, 6:54 AM

An interesting way to get anyone interacting with Google Maps...

MsPerry's curator insight, August 12, 4:42 PM

APHG-MAPS

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How technology rewrites literature

How technology rewrites literature | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it

Fom typing on a rolling stream of white space to editing in a cloud, shifts in hardware have altered the way writers research, draft, refine and, ultimately, conceive of their work. The basic mechanism may stay the same, but new tools have led to new relations between authors and the words they use. With the internet, the barrier between the writer and the world has become as thin as skin.


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Interesting account of how technology has changed the writing process although it seems pen and paper is still used often!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 5, 1:20 AM

Interesting perspectives on how technology has impacted on the creation of literature.

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SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 - User Generated Education

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 - User Generated Education | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it

"Emerging technologies is, can be, should be a driving force of this evolution towards Education 3.0.  Information access, communication methods, the ability for creative express is qualitatively different than any other time in history due to technological advances."


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Education 3.0 - Learners as Connectors, Creators and Constructivists

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Ajo Monzó's curator insight, May 30, 11:48 PM

Yes!!! Clear and beautiful,,,thanks!

valerie_VW's curator insight, June 1, 7:57 AM

Cela ne va pas être simple tout ça...

maria mora's curator insight, June 26, 10:09 AM

Educación 3.0

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PULP-O-MIZER: the custom pulp magazine cover generator

PULP-O-MIZER: the custom pulp magazine cover generator | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
PULP-O-MIZER: the retro sci-fi custom pulp magazine cover generator for web meme graphics, blog illustrations, coffee mugs, posters, notebooks and iPad covers

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This looks fun - definitely one to try!

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Randy Nichols's curator insight, May 1, 9:06 AM

couldn't resist!

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SlideDog - Freedom to present

SlideDog - Freedom to present | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
SlideDog is a powerful presentation tool that seamlessly switches between multimedia presentation files and makes it easy to present like a professional.

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This looks really good. Definitely one to try!

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tom jackson's curator insight, May 21, 6:57 AM

really a great way to prepare and present.  This does require download to your computer

tom jackson's curator insight, May 21, 6:57 AM

really a great way to prepare and present.  This does require download to your computer

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, June 6, 12:46 AM

A good presentation tool for NGOs

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Google for Education: Training Resources

Google for Education: Training Resources | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it

Via Dennis T OConnor
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Some of these look quite old but there's still some good tips here.

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Елена Гончарова's curator insight, May 17, 8:06 AM

добавить понимание ...

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, May 17, 2:54 PM

Google párr La Educación. Recursos de Formación.

Lara N. Madden's curator insight, May 20, 9:28 AM

More on Google!

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A Curated Journal of the Best Copyright-Free Contents Available Online: The Public Domain Review

A Curated Journal of the Best Copyright-Free Contents Available Online: The Public Domain Review | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
Online journal dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web

Via Robin Good, Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, giovanni nulli, Louise Robinson-Lay, Dennis T OConnor
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A fantastic resource comprising of artworks, essays, audio and books. You can also subscribe to the Public Domain newsletter to find out what has recently been featured.

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Lara N. Madden's curator insight, May 21, 11:39 AM

This could be a great resource for both educators and students.

Allan Tsuda's curator insight, May 21, 5:55 PM

Fantastic resource for digital content.

Linda Denty's curator insight, May 21, 6:55 PM

This is so awesome everyone should bookmark it.

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Picking the Perfect Presentation Software

Picking the Perfect Presentation Software | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges when creating a slideshow happens even before you begin production; knowing the right presentation software to use!

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A comparison of the features, scope and price of the 3 main tools. Also see emaze.com - more interesting than PowerPoint, less 'dangerous' than Prezi!

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Jose Pietri's curator insight, April 10, 12:21 AM

"Creatives"

Teri Thomas's curator insight, April 10, 7:07 AM

Yes, Prezi is an option for some presentations, the most universal information in this piece is the 2nd to last line.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, April 11, 9:38 AM
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The article compares three most used presentation tools - PowerPoint, Keynote and Prezi. There is a table that sums up pros and cons of each software and helps you decide which one is the best for you.

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Using social media for job hunting and recruitment

Using social media for job hunting and recruitment | Tools for Learning & Teaching | Scoop.it
We were invited to give a guest lecture about using social media to find jobs, promote yourself online and offer some tips on best practices. This is a summary of that lecture.

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Not new advice but good reminders - some excellent videos too.

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